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‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 12 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
12:00 am
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 @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 12 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
12:00 am
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 @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 12 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
12:00 am
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 
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 13 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
12:00 am
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 @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 13 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
12:00 am
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 @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 13 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
12:00 am
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’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
10:00 am
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[...]
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
10:00 am
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’ @ 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
10:00 am
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 @ National Museum of American History
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
10:00 am
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 @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
10:00 am
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 @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
10:00 am
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[...]
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces @ National Museum of the American Indian
10:00 am
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 @ The Bullpen
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Truckeroo @ The Bullpen
11:00 am
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.
Sep 13 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
‘The Faces of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now @ National Portrait Gallery
11:30 am
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.
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘A Little Night Music’ @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Studio Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘Skeleton Crew’ @ Studio Theatre
12:00 am
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’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Sep 14 all-day
‘The Arsonists’ @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre
12:00 am
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 @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sep 14 all-day
Art Exhibition by Stephane Koerwyn @ Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
12:00 am
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 @ National Gallery of Art
Sep 14 all-day
Edvard Munch: Color in Context @ National Gallery of Art
12:00 am
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’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects’ @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
10:00 am
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[...]
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
‘In the Library: Jost Amman and Sixteenth-Century Woodcut Illustration’ @ National Gallery of Art
10:00 am
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’ @ 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
10:00 am
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 @ National Museum of American History
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Advertising War @ National Museum of American History
10:00 am
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 @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Artist Soldiers @ mithsonian National Air and Space Museum
10:00 am
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 @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Painting by Mark Bradford @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
10:00 am
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[...]