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‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 1 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Big Fish’
‘Big Fish’ @ The Keegan Theatre
Sep 1 all-day
‘Big Fish’ @ The Keegan Theatre
The Broadway musical adaptation of Daniel Wallace’s novel and Tim Burton’s film comes to DC’s Keegan Theatre this August. The play focuses on Edward Bloom, a salesman who lives lavishly and loves sharing his outlandish tales with anyone who will listen. When Edward’s son, Will (who is about to become a father himself), looks to[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Playlist Live 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
For three days starting Friday, the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will host Playlist Live, which collects online creators, bloggers and digital influencers for sharing, networking and playing. The weekend kicks off with Business Day, dedicated to the industry of online influencers. The Expo Hall features vendors, exhibitors and interactive games and meetups. The Main Stage[...]
In the Tower: Theaster Gates 11:00 am
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art’s East Building presents this new, dynamic exhibit inside its Tower 3 galleries. American artist Theaster Gates will reveal a new body of work entitled The Minor Arts, with pieces that show how everyday objects can be turned into powerful art. In these elaborate creations, Gates incorporated the floor of a[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation 11:30 am
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 1 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
With the gallery dedicated to American presidents currently under renovation at the National Portrait Gallery, this temporary display will live in the west gallery’s second floor through Sept. 4 (the restored gallery will re-open Sept. 22). In this special space: “Hindsight is Always 20/20,” an installation by artist Luke DuBois that features word clouds that[...]
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 1 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Bonus Truckeroo 4:00 pm
Bonus Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bonus Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to The Bullpen near Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. This year, the event has added extra dates to increase the fun! About two dozen wheeled food sellers will show up this Friday, and there are picnic tables and shade[...]
2
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 2 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Big Fish’
‘Big Fish’ @ The Keegan Theatre
Sep 2 all-day
‘Big Fish’ @ The Keegan Theatre
The Broadway musical adaptation of Daniel Wallace’s novel and Tim Burton’s film comes to DC’s Keegan Theatre this August. The play focuses on Edward Bloom, a salesman who lives lavishly and loves sharing his outlandish tales with anyone who will listen. When Edward’s son, Will (who is about to become a father himself), looks to[...]
Page-to-Stage Festival
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 2 all-day
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage is celebrated for putting on one free performance every day of the year. When the Kennedy Center hosts the Page to Stage Festival over Labor Day weekend (Friday – Sunday), you can catch scores of free performances from more than 60 DC-area theater companies at stages throughout the venue. Seating begins[...]
Library of Congress National Book Festival 9:00 am
Library of Congress National Book Festival @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Library of Congress National Book Festival @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Bookworms young and old should flock to the National Book Festival, an annual free event that celebrates books of all shapes, sizes and topics. Bring the entire family to enjoy the presence of dozens of acclaimed authors, as well as discussions, presentations and activities centered on the written word (check out the full schedule). Pulitzer Prize-winner David[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Playlist Live 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
For three days starting Friday, the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will host Playlist Live, which collects online creators, bloggers and digital influencers for sharing, networking and playing. The weekend kicks off with Business Day, dedicated to the industry of online influencers. The Expo Hall features vendors, exhibitors and interactive games and meetups. The Main Stage[...]
DC VegFest 11:00 am
DC VegFest @ The Yards
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
DC VegFest @ The Yards
Whether you’re a vegetarian or not, this day-long event at Yards Park will educate on why eating plant-based food is the way to go. You can enter and sample food from more than 130 vendors free of charge, while learning how to be more health-conscious. Other perks include a beer garden, live music, cooking demonstrations,[...]
In the Tower: Theaster Gates 11:00 am
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art’s East Building presents this new, dynamic exhibit inside its Tower 3 galleries. American artist Theaster Gates will reveal a new body of work entitled The Minor Arts, with pieces that show how everyday objects can be turned into powerful art. In these elaborate creations, Gates incorporated the floor of a[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation 11:30 am
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 2 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
With the gallery dedicated to American presidents currently under renovation at the National Portrait Gallery, this temporary display will live in the west gallery’s second floor through Sept. 4 (the restored gallery will re-open Sept. 22). In this special space: “Hindsight is Always 20/20,” an installation by artist Luke DuBois that features word clouds that[...]
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 2 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
3
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 3 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 3 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Page-to-Stage Festival
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 3 all-day
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage is celebrated for putting on one free performance every day of the year. When the Kennedy Center hosts the Page to Stage Festival over Labor Day weekend (Friday – Sunday), you can catch scores of free performances from more than 60 DC-area theater companies at stages throughout the venue. Seating begins[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Playlist Live 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am
Playlist Live @ Marriott Marquis
For three days starting Friday, the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will host Playlist Live, which collects online creators, bloggers and digital influencers for sharing, networking and playing. The weekend kicks off with Business Day, dedicated to the industry of online influencers. The Expo Hall features vendors, exhibitors and interactive games and meetups. The Main Stage[...]
In the Tower: Theaster Gates 11:00 am
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art’s East Building presents this new, dynamic exhibit inside its Tower 3 galleries. American artist Theaster Gates will reveal a new body of work entitled The Minor Arts, with pieces that show how everyday objects can be turned into powerful art. In these elaborate creations, Gates incorporated the floor of a[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation 11:30 am
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
With the gallery dedicated to American presidents currently under renovation at the National Portrait Gallery, this temporary display will live in the west gallery’s second floor through Sept. 4 (the restored gallery will re-open Sept. 22). In this special space: “Hindsight is Always 20/20,” an installation by artist Luke DuBois that features word clouds that[...]
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
National Symphony Orchestra’s Labor Day Concert 8:00 pm
National Symphony Orchestra’s Labor Day Concert @ West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm
National Symphony Orchestra’s Labor Day Concert @ West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Say so long to summer with DC’s free Labor Day Capitol Concert. The annual performance featuring the National Symphony Orchestra is a majestic holiday tradition, complete with stunning scenery of the city’s monuments in the background. This year’s concert will also showcase vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Aoife O’Donovan. Music lovers can pack a picnic and enjoy a serene[...]
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‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 4 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 4 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Labor Day
Labor Day
Sep 4 all-day
Labor Day
Washington, DC is a great place to celebrate Labor Day and the preceding weekend, the last hurrah of the summer. From DC’s free museums filled with history to numerous outdoor activities to the Labor Day Capitol Concert, there’s no shortage of ways to revel in the holiday. Check out all of the ways to celebrate and make the[...]
Page-to-Stage Festival
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 4 all-day
Page-to-Stage Festival @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage is celebrated for putting on one free performance every day of the year. When the Kennedy Center hosts the Page to Stage Festival over Labor Day weekend (Friday – Sunday), you can catch scores of free performances from more than 60 DC-area theater companies at stages throughout the venue. Seating begins[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
In the Tower: Theaster Gates 11:00 am
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art’s East Building presents this new, dynamic exhibit inside its Tower 3 galleries. American artist Theaster Gates will reveal a new body of work entitled The Minor Arts, with pieces that show how everyday objects can be turned into powerful art. In these elaborate creations, Gates incorporated the floor of a[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation 11:30 am
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 4 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘America’s Presidents’ Temporary Installation @ National Portrait Gallery
With the gallery dedicated to American presidents currently under renovation at the National Portrait Gallery, this temporary display will live in the west gallery’s second floor through Sept. 4 (the restored gallery will re-open Sept. 22). In this special space: “Hindsight is Always 20/20,” an installation by artist Luke DuBois that features word clouds that[...]
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 4 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Carifesta 12:00 pm
Carifesta @ Woodrow Wilson Plaza
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carifesta @ Woodrow Wilson Plaza
Caribbean culture, fashion, food and music across 28 nations will be celebrated at this free arts festival, held at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza outside of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Dance through your Labor Day with eight hours of live music, from successful Caribbean artists to DJs from around the world. Grab[...]
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‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 5 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 5 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 5 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 5 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 5 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
6
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 6 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 6 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 6 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 6 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 6 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 6 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
7
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 7 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 7 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 7 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 7 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 7 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 7 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
8
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 8 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 8 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 8 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 8 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 8 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
VinoFest
VinoFest @ Canal Park
Sep 8 all-day
VinoFest @ Canal Park
Step into Canal Park in Capitol Riverfront and let the good vibes wash over you at VinoFest. Samples of more than 100 wines will be available, and you can also chat with roaming sommeliers, peruse an artisan market, grab a meal from a food truck and enjoy live music. There will also be a culinary stage, where[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
9
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 9 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 9 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 9 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 9 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 9 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
VinoFest
VinoFest @ Canal Park
Sep 9 all-day
VinoFest @ Canal Park
Step into Canal Park in Capitol Riverfront and let the good vibes wash over you at VinoFest. Samples of more than 100 wines will be available, and you can also chat with roaming sommeliers, peruse an artisan market, grab a meal from a food truck and enjoy live music. There will also be a culinary stage, where[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 9 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
2 Chainz 8:00 pm
2 Chainz @ Fillmore Silver Spring
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
2 Chainz @ Fillmore Silver Spring
One of hip-hop’s most prominent artists comes to the DC area for what will be a raucous Saturday night show at The Fillmore Silver Spring. 2 Chainz rose to superstardom with the release of Based on a T.R.U. Story in 2012 and has rarely been off the Billboard charts since. His distinctive style has led to monster hits[...]
Trevor Noah 9:30 pm
Trevor Noah @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 9 @ 9:30 pm
Trevor Noah @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
As the host of The Daily Show post-Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah has become a household name. The South African comedian will kick off the 2017-18 comedy season at the Kennedy Center with four shows on two consecutive nights. Fair warning: the first three have already sold out, so move quickly to get tickets to Noah’s last show. You will[...]
10
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 10 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 10 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 10 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Adams Morgan Day
Adams Morgan Day
Sep 10 all-day
Adams Morgan Day
The longest-running neighborhood festival in the District returns for its 39th edition this September. 18th Street in Adams Morgan will still be buzzing with live music, food vendors, for-sale artwork and family-friendly activities. Celebrate one of DC’s liveliest, most diverse neighborhoods with this day-long extravaganza.
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 10 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 10 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Nation’s Triathlon
Nation’s Triathlon @ West Potomac Park
Sep 10 all-day
Nation’s Triathlon @ West Potomac Park
This annual race has become one of the most popular of its kind in the country, and the only of its kind in the nation’s capital. Cheer on athletes as they embark on a 1.5k swim through the Potomac River, followed by a challenging 40k bike course. The triathlon concludes with a 10k through DC’s[...]
George Washington Patriot Run 8:00 am
George Washington Patriot Run @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am
George Washington Patriot Run @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
You will have a chance to run down the George Washington Memorial Parkway right up to George Washington’s mansion on Mount Vernon with this special September run. Both a 5K and 10K are offered starting at 8 a.m., and there will be a Kids Fun Run beginning at 9:45 a.m. After the race, you can enjoy concessions,[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles (Home Opener) 1:00 pm
Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles (Home Opener) @ FedExField
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm
Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles (Home Opener) @ FedExField
The Washington Redskins kick off their 2017-18 season with a matchup against their heated division rival, the Philadelphia Eagles. The game will be held at FedExField in Landover, Md. Cheer on the local team as quarterback Kirk Cousins, newly acquired wide receiver Terrelle Pryor and linebacker Ryan Kerrigan look to start the season with the victory, with[...]
11
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 11 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 11 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 11 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 11 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 11 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 11 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Big Boi 8:00 pm
Big Boi @ Fillmore Silver Spring
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Big Boi @ Fillmore Silver Spring
As one half of one of the greatest hip-hop groups of all-time, Big Boi set the stage for a remarkable solo career. OutKast began its rise to stardom in the early 1990s, with Big Boi’s Southern drawl and unmistakable flow working perfectly alongside the musings of André 3000. Now, the former is on his third[...]
12
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 12 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 12 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 12 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
13
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 13 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 13 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 13 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
14
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 14 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 14 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 14 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
15
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 15 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 15 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 15 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 15 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 15 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 15 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas 6:30 pm
Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas @ Jiffy Lube Live
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm
Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas @ Jiffy Lube Live
Two hip-hop titans come together for a night of rap classics at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. Ms. Lauryn Hill is most well-known for her work with The Fugees and her solo debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which remains one of the genre’s greatest albums ever. Nas has a legendary career of his own; in fact,[...]
16
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 16 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 16 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 16 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 16 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 16 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 16 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Fiesta DC
Fiesta DC @ National Mall
Sep 16 all-day
Fiesta DC @ National Mall
This annual celebration of Latino culture includes a parade and a festival on back-to-back days, both held in the heart of the District. Saturday’s Parade of Nations features Native Latino dance troupes and other local groups. Sunday’s festival will gather thousands with a beauty pageant, live musical and dance performances, plenty of food and much,[...]
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 16 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
Colonial Market & Fair 9:00 am
Colonial Market & Fair @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Colonial Market & Fair @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
You don’t need Doc Brown’s DeLorean to go back in time in the DC area this September. George Washington’s Mount Vernon hosts this annual colonial-style market and fair featuring everything you could possibly dream of at such an event. This includes 18th century music, a balloon launch, fire-eating, puppet and magic shows and chocolate-making. Artisans decked out[...]
President Lincoln’s Cottage Homecoming: Freedom 5K & Family Day 9:00 am
President Lincoln’s Cottage Homecoming: Freedom 5K & Family Day @ President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am
President Lincoln's Cottage Homecoming: Freedom 5K & Family Day @ President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home
President Lincoln’s Cottage will combine its Freedom 5K and Family Day for the first time this September. The day begins with the 5K, soon followed by a 100-yard Tot Dash. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Cottage offers free Family Day activities, including the chance to learn about Lincoln’s personal guards, enjoy pony rides,[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 16 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
H Street Festival 12:00 pm
H Street Festival @ H Street NE
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
H Street Festival @ H Street NE
One of DC’s most popular neighborhoods pulls out all the stops for its annual festival, one of the most well-attended in the District. The H Street Festival will feature live music, dance performances, family-friendly activities, contests and plenty of food vendors across its 14 staging areas, with more than 250 businesses participating. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for updates on[...]
Arcade Fire 7:30 pm
Arcade Fire @ Capital One Arena
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm
Arcade Fire @ Capital One Arena
Arcade Fire have gone from indie rock darlings to worldwide megastars. Their albums are journeys, from coping with loss to finding spirituality to dwindling in the suburbs to dancing through the night. The group’s latest release, Everything Now, dropped this summer, and now the group embark on an international tour that will touch down at Capital One Arena on Sept. 16. Their live shows are life-affirming[...]
17
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 17 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 17 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 17 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 17 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 17 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 17 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 17 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Fiesta DC
Fiesta DC @ National Mall
Sep 17 all-day
Fiesta DC @ National Mall
This annual celebration of Latino culture includes a parade and a festival on back-to-back days, both held in the heart of the District. Saturday’s Parade of Nations features Native Latino dance troupes and other local groups. Sunday’s festival will gather thousands with a beauty pageant, live musical and dance performances, plenty of food and much,[...]
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 17 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
Colonial Market & Fair 9:00 am
Colonial Market & Fair @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Colonial Market & Fair @ George Washington’s Mount Vernon
You don’t need Doc Brown’s DeLorean to go back in time in the DC area this September. George Washington’s Mount Vernon hosts this annual colonial-style market and fair featuring everything you could possibly dream of at such an event. This includes 18th century music, a balloon launch, fire-eating, puppet and magic shows and chocolate-making. Artisans decked out[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
New Painting by Mark Bradford 10:00 am
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
In what will be Mark Bradford’s first exhibition in DC, expect to be blown away by the scope and detail of this piece at the Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford’s piece will take up almost 400 feet of the Hirshhorn’s Inner Ring Galleries, forming what is called a “cyclorama” that will fully consume the viewer. Although specifics[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 17 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
18
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 18 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 18 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 18 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 18 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 18 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 18 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 18 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 18 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 18 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
19
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 19 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 19 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 19 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 19 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 19 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 19 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 19 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 19 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 19 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
20
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 20 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 20 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 20 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 20 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 20 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 20 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 20 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 20 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
Broken Social Scene 7:00 pm
Broken Social Scene @ 9:30 Club
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
Broken Social Scene @ 9:30 Club
Every few years, the Canadian indie rock ensemble known as Broken Social Scene (which once counted singer Feist as a member) emerges with an epic album and tour. Mark 2017 down as one of those years, as the acclaimed Hug of Thunder is currently making a home in headphones and the group is taking to the road.[...]
21
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 21 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 21 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 21 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 21 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 21 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 21 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
DC Fashion Week
DC Fashion Week
Sep 21 all-day
DC Fashion Week
Journey to the cutting edge of fashion during this four-day fashion spectacle that features a new event each night. Opening night goes down at Dirty Martini on Connecticut Avenue NW, featuring pop-up retail, a fashion show and live entertainment for free. The week closes out with an impressive International Couture Collections Show, as international designers[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 21 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 21 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 21 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ 12:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Gallery will host a special traveling exhibit from The GRAMMY Museum that honors legendary artist Leonard Bernstein. The display honors Bernstein’s centennial with more than 150 photographs, as well as personal artifacts like papers, scores, letters and even furniture. Leonard Bernstein at 100 will also feature interactive elements, including a listening bar,[...]
22
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 22 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Death of a Salesman’
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 22 all-day
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Arthur Miller’s classic is staged at the historic Ford’s Theatre. Get to know Willy Loman, whose pursuit of the American Dream is coming to an end. Across 24 hours, Willy looks back on fatherhood, his marriage and his career, filled with regret over a life that he feels failed to meet his own expectations. He looks[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 22 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 22 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 22 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 22 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 22 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
DC Fashion Week
DC Fashion Week
Sep 22 all-day
DC Fashion Week
Journey to the cutting edge of fashion during this four-day fashion spectacle that features a new event each night. Opening night goes down at Dirty Martini on Connecticut Avenue NW, featuring pop-up retail, a fashion show and live entertainment for free. The week closes out with an impressive International Couture Collections Show, as international designers[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 22 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 22 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ 10:00 am
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
Jost Amman was one of the popular printmakers and book illustrators of the late sixteenth century. This National Gallery of Art exhibit will examine Amman’s history and how his work stood apart from other artists who used similar techniques and methods during the time period. Visitors will be amazed by Amman’s precise and imaginative works.
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
Truckeroo 11:00 am
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to the Fairgrounds at Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from cookies and milk to Vietnamese sandwiches. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool.
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
America’s Presidents’ Re-Opening 11:30 am
America’s Presidents’ Re-Opening @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
America’s Presidents’ Re-Opening @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery’s famous permanent exhibit reopens after a detailed remodeling. Visitors can expect new interactive elements inside this display that includes multiple images of the past 44 U.S. presidents. The renovated exhibit will also feature a fully restored “Lansdowne” portrait of George Washington.
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ 12:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Gallery will host a special traveling exhibit from The GRAMMY Museum that honors legendary artist Leonard Bernstein. The display honors Bernstein’s centennial with more than 150 photographs, as well as personal artifacts like papers, scores, letters and even furniture. Leonard Bernstein at 100 will also feature interactive elements, including a listening bar,[...]
Frankie Cosmos 8:00 pm
Frankie Cosmos @ The Black Cat
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Frankie Cosmos @ The Black Cat
Born out of a bedroom, Greta Kline’s work as Frankie Cosmos is intimate, soothing, revelatory, simple. Her endearing pop songs have led to two critically acclaimed gems, 2014’s Zentropy and 2016’s Next Thing, that are prone to getting stuck in your head and not leaving. Her sincere songs cover a range of emotions, but never grow too large.[...]
23
‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 23 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Death of a Salesman’
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 23 all-day
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Arthur Miller’s classic is staged at the historic Ford’s Theatre. Get to know Willy Loman, whose pursuit of the American Dream is coming to an end. Across 24 hours, Willy looks back on fatherhood, his marriage and his career, filled with regret over a life that he feels failed to meet his own expectations. He looks[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 23 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 23 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 23 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
Playwright and Detroit native Dominique Morisseau wrote this heartfelt play that takes on issues in her own hometown. Three co-workers at Detroit auto-stamping plant – one pregnant, one planning for the future, one a long-time employee – worry about losing their jobs and a debt owed to them by their manager. Livelihoods are at stake[...]
‘The Arsonists’
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 23 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Max Frisch’s searing political drama comes to one of DC’s leading theaters for cutting-edge plays. Originally written as a take on the rise of both Nazism and Communism, this tale follows main character Biedermann and his attempt to deal with sweeping societal changes. Now more pertinent than ever, this play will be both thought-provoking and laugh-producing. Tickets
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 23 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square will display wall art pieces painted on metal by French artist Stephane Koerwyn inside its iCi Urban Bistro for most of this September. The 17 pieces by Koerwyn will be influenced by New York Fashion Week, and in turn, the Bistro will offer a special prix fixe menu inspired by the[...]
DC Fashion Week
DC Fashion Week
Sep 23 all-day
DC Fashion Week
Journey to the cutting edge of fashion during this four-day fashion spectacle that features a new event each night. Opening night goes down at Dirty Martini on Connecticut Avenue NW, featuring pop-up retail, a fashion show and live entertainment for free. The week closes out with an impressive International Couture Collections Show, as international designers[...]
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 23 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
Responsible for one of modern art’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter with strong ties to German Expressionism. The National Gallery of Art opens an exhibit containing 21 of his works on Sunday, Sept. 3, showcasing how Munch used color to invoke psychology and the spiritual world. Hours 
Walkingtown DC
Walkingtown DC
Sep 23 all-day
Walkingtown DC
Cultural Tourism DC showcases the incredible walkability of the nation’s capital during this week-long public tour program. More than 50 guided walking tours are held throughout the District, introducing attendees to the art, culture and history of the city. Tours come in many variations, from after-work “happy hour” soirees to long weekend tours. Historians, licensed tour[...]
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ 10:00 am
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have been an artistic duo for almost thirty years. The Hirshhorn Museum will display a range of their installations that date back to 1985, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures and outdoor works. Many of the pieces are inspired by the Kabakovs’ time in the Soviet Union, where they faced[...]
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ 10:00 am
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend’ @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
In Inuit culture, the narwhal (a small Arctic whale with a distinct spiral tusk) is an intriguing and spiritual animal. The National Museum of Natural History will showcase the Inuit perspective on the animal, as well as the latest scientific information, to reveal the complex nature of the narwhal. The exhibit will include tusks and skulls from[...]
Advertising War 10:00 am
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
At the outset of America’s involvement in World War I, art and illustration were the primary modes of mass communication. This exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases works that were used to inspire patriotism, enrollment in military forces, rationing and charity work. Visitors will be able to view what the America of[...]
Artist Soldiers 10:00 am
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the most popular in the nation, and the dynamic locale features an exhibit like few others in its history this summer. Artist Soldiers shows how war art drastically changed during World War I, when depictions went from heroic and romanticized to first-person accounts by professional artists[...]
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces 10:00 am
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
This landmark exhibit will officially announce the development of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native men and women inside Patriot Nations, which will feature rarely seen photographs and artifacts[...]
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now 11:30 am
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery‘s new exhibit, The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now, examines the cost of ongoing war through incredible portraits of soldiers. Several leading photographers and artists have contributed to the 56 works inside, which show the immense sacrifice and extraordinary experiences of common soldiers. The museum is free to enter.
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ 12:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
‘Leonard Bernstein at 100’ @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Gallery will host a special traveling exhibit from The GRAMMY Museum that honors legendary artist Leonard Bernstein. The display honors Bernstein’s centennial with more than 150 photographs, as well as personal artifacts like papers, scores, letters and even furniture. Leonard Bernstein at 100 will also feature interactive elements, including a listening bar,[...]
Snallygaster 1:00 pm
Snallygaster @ Yards Park
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Snallygaster @ Yards Park
Snallygaster is here to let you beast out with over 300 craft brews and ciders at the scenic Yards Park. Named after a mythical creature, the festival roars into its sixth year with a hefty lineup that also includes food trucks and plenty of live music. Greg Engert, one of the city’s leading beer connoisseurs,[...]
‘M&M’S Opera in the Outfield: Aida’ 7:00 pm
‘M&M’S Opera in the Outfield: Aida’ @ Nationals Park
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
‘M&M’S Opera in the Outfield: Aida’ @ Nationals Park
The Washington National Opera takes their fall production to the ballpark! For the final performance of its two-week run at the Kennedy Center, the production of Aida will be simulcast at Nationals Park, making for an evening filled with soaring vocals and drama outdoors. Giuseppe Verdi’s classic story will be accompanied by all the wonders of Nationals Park, including[...]
Art All Night 7:00 pm
Art All Night @ Various locations in DC
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
Art All Night @ Various locations in DC
An all-night arts festival? Sign us up. Yes, DC has that with Art All Night: Made in DC, which is spread over six neighborhoods. Art experiences don’t get much more lavish or expansive than this: Everything from painting to performing arts to music to sculpture will be showcased in both public and private spaces, indoors[...]
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‘A Little Night Music’
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 24 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
The Signature Theatre, located just outside of DC, stages a Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece that concerns a tangled web of love in 1900 Sweden. Winner of four Tony Awards, you’ll be dazzled by this play that concerns a married virgin, an aging actress, an eager divinity student and a foolish count. Take in glorious renditions of[...]
‘Death of a Salesman’
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 24 all-day
‘Death of a Salesman’ @ Ford’s Theatre
Arthur Miller’s classic is staged at the historic Ford’s Theatre. Get to know Willy Loman, whose pursuit of the American Dream is coming to an end. Across 24 hours, Willy looks back on fatherhood, his marriage and his career, filled with regret over a life that he feels failed to meet his own expectations. He looks[...]
‘Native Gardens’
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Sep 24 all-day
‘Native Gardens’ @ Arena Stage
Neighbors clash in this cultural comedy that comes to Arena Stage, one of DC’s most reputable playhouses. When Tania and Pablo move next door to DC couple Virginia and Frank, an epic battle ensues, filled with racial and political tension. Prepare for laughs as well as searing commentary on how cultures clash…and come together. Tickets
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 24 all-day
‘Posing for the Camera – Gifts from Robert B. Menschel’ @ National Gallery of Art
More than 60 photographs from the collection of Robert B. Menschel will be on display at the National Gallery of Art for this exhibition. Inside, visitors will discover how posing for a portrait changed as the medium evolved. Works in the exhibit stretch from the 1840s to the 1990s, and include portraits of famous figures such as[...]
‘Skeleton Crew’