This weekend, D.C.’s most conventional neighborhood will host the city’s weirdest holiday light display.
“Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea,” a new exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, takes a look at the representation of the Virgin Mary in Renaissance and Baroque Europe, long before she began appearing on potato chips and tortillas worldwide.
Fear not! Or, well, fear a lot. The Museum of Natural History’s T. rex is not collecting dust in some storage locker as he waits for the new dinosaur hall to open in 2019.
Forget planes, trains and automobiles. Try rickshaws, camels and boats.
If you’re the type of person who loves solving puzzles and cracking codes, there’s a book on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library that you may want to think twice about before looking at.
A yellowing piece of parchment covered in Latin, the Magna Carta now on view at the Library of Congress is as charming as a tax form.
At Artisphere in downtown Rosslyn, about 4,000 moths are beginning to hatch from their cocoons. Don’t worry; your sweaters are safe, says artist Elsabe Dixon.
From ancient cave drawings to Leonardo da Vinci’s flying machines, birds have always played a central role in art and imagination.
Commodore Joshua Barney was treated well after surrendering and handing over his sword to British Army General Robert Ross in 1814. Ross' descendant returned the sword and it is on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy.
For his show at the Phillips Collection, Bernardi Roig juxtaposed six eerie white sculptures with works by French caricaturist Honore Daumier.