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11251.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 3/19/16

Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues

An exhibition pairing editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block's cartoons with the works of his conservative contemporaries reveals the range of editorial opinions that came from such topics as World War II, the Red Scare, the Cold War, the Vietnam War and more. At the Jefferson Building. See all Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues locations Library of Congress - James Madison Bldg. (2 locations)

 
11252.

Performing Arts | Through 8/9

This Lime Tree Bower

Quotidian Theatre Company stages Conor McPherson's coming-of-age story. The Writer's Center 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda, MD | 301-654-8664

 
11253.

Exhibit | Through 5/29/16

Face to Face: Portraits from the Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

An exhibition featuring 40 18th- and 19th-century portraits by Rembrandt Peale, George Romney, Sir Henry Raeburn, John Singleton and other artists. Museum of the Shenandoah Valley 901 Amherst St., Winchester, VA | 540-662-1473

 
11254.

Exhibit | Through 1/10/16

President Lincoln Is Dead: The New York Herald Reports the Assassination

To mark the anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, this exhibition features a collection of New York Herald special editions from April 15, 1865. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
11255.  

Performing Arts | 8/2 - 8/9

Snow White & the 7 Dwarves

A comedic puppet show. Best for ages 4 to 9. At the Puppet Co. Playhouse. The Puppet Company Playhouse 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD | 301-634-5380

 
11256.

Exhibit | Through 9/27

Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture

An exhibition focused on Colombia addresses the impact of rivers on communities. Art Museum of the Americas 201 18th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-370-0147

 

 
11257.

Music Event | 8/2

The Rodgers Family: A Century of Musicals

Steven Blier and several Wolf Trap Opera soloists present a program featuring Richard Rodgers' "Oklahoma," his daughter Mary Rodgers' "Once Upon A Mattress," his grandson Adam Guettel's "A Light in the Piazza" and more. Wolf Trap - The Barns 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA | 703-255-1900

 
11258.

Exhibit | Through 12/12/18

The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World

A large-scale fossil exhibition focused on the late Cretaceous period in North America allows visitors to view the fossils of Tyrannosaurus and other dinosaurs from a working preparation lab. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11259.

Exhibit | Through 8/16

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition

The 70th anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is marked with an exhibition featuring 25 artifacts collected from the debris, pictures drawn by Japanese children two years after the war's end and six folding screens depicting the bombings. American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-885-1300

 
11260.  

Exhibit | Through 9/7

Watch This! Revelations in Media Art

An exhibition of 45 works of art from 1941 to 2013 highlights the ways artists have used technological innovation to create artistic revolution. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11261.

Performing Arts | Through 8/9

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare's story of romance and magic is told through a blend of acrobatics, mime and dance. Synetic Theater 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA | 866-811-4111

 
11262.

Exhibit | 8/2

What is a Line

An exhibition examining the ways 20th- and 21st-century artists used lines in their art. Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia 155 Rugby Rd., Charlottesville, VA | 434-924-3592

 
11263.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 2/4/16

War Comes to Culpepper

The exhibit focuses on the Battle of Cedar Mountain and Culpepper native and spy Frank Stringfellow. See all War Comes to Culpepper locations Museum of Culpeper History (2 locations)

 
11264.

Exhibit | Through 6/5/16

Into Africa: Photographs by Frans Lanting

An exhibition offering a unique perspective of the continent through the lens of the famed National Geographic photographer. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11265.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/13

The Civil War in Virginia, Waging War

Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox 159 Horseshoe Rd. , Appomattox, VA

 
11266.

Exhibit | 8/2 - 9/20

Front Room: Sara VanDerBeek

An installation of sculpture and photography by the Baltimore-born artist. Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD | 443-573-1700

 
11267.

Performing Arts | 8/2

Let Them Eat Chaos

Chicago's Second City lampoons American culture. Woolly Mammoth Theatre 641 D St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-3939

 
11268.

Exhibit | Through 10/14

An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes

The exhibit features 45 pen-and-ink drawings by Forbes for Northern newspapers from 1862 to 1864. Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center 10209 Main St., Fairfax, VA

 
11269.  

Exhibit | Through 10/4

Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye

More than 40 paintings from 1875 through 1882 -- Caillebotte's most impressionistic period -- are displayed, providing a deeper understanding of his character, aesthetic and artistic contributions. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
11270.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/1

Not an American Practice: Lincoln's Life at Risk

Featuring objects and prints from the President Lincoln's Cottage collection, this exhibition highlights the efforts made to protect Lincoln at the Soldier's Home and the effect his assassination had on presidential security. See all Not an American Practice: Lincoln's Life at Risk locations Lincoln Cottage at the Soldiers' Home (2 locations)

 
11271.

Exhibit | Through 9/13

Organic Matters -- Women to Watch 2015

A showcase of female contemporary artists who focus on redefining the relationship among women, nature and art. Through a diverse array of media, the artists depict fragile ecosystems alongside landscapes. National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-5000

 
11272.

Exhibit | Through 5/1/16

Out of the Ashes: A New Library for Congress and the Nation

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the acquisition of Thomas Jefferson's 6,487-volume library, eight items, including Jefferson's inventory list, are displayed. At the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-9779

 
11273.

Exhibit | Through 12/13

The Full Story: Maryland, the Surratts, and the Crime Of the Century

The exhibit explores the role of Maryland in the Civil War and the Surratt family's involvement in the conspiracy to assassinate Lincoln. Surratt House Museum 9118 Brandywine Rd., Clinton, MD

 
11274.

Exhibit | Through 8/9

Black Box: Risto-Pekka Blom

The Finnish artist's 2013 work "Kurdrjavka [Little Ball of Fur]" is displayed as part of the museum's Black Box series. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11275.

Music Event | 8/8 - 12/26

Gipsy Rumba Guitar and Dinner

Catch 15 1518 K Street, NW, Washington, DC | 202-969-2858

 
11276.  

Exhibit | Through 10/12

The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington

This exhibition explores the District's role as a laboratory for social and political changes. The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum 701 21st St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-994-5200

 
11277.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/13

The Civil War in Virginia, Surviving War

Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox 159 Horseshoe Rd. , Appomattox, VA

 
11278.

Exhibit | Through 10/1/17

Cambodia 1975-1979

The exhibition examines the brutal policies and action undertaken by the Khmer Rouge regime, leading to the deaths of nearly 2 million people. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC | 202-488-0400

 
11279.

Exhibit | 8/2 - 12/27

Hand of Freedom: The Life and Legacy of the Plummer Family

The story of the Plummers -- a 19th century family in Prince George's County that was separated by slavery and struggled to reunite after the end of the Civil War -- is chronicled through one of its member's diary, video clips, artifacts and photographs. Anacostia Community Museum 1901 Fort Place SE, Washington, DC | 202-633-4820

 
11280.  

Music Event | 8/2

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy

The 20th-annual festival features cellist Zuill Bailey, composer Daron Hagen, violinist Elizabeth Adkins, conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech, soprano Arianna Zukerman and others. Wintergreen Resort Route 664, Wintergreen, VA | 800-266-2444, 434-325-2100

 
11281.  

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art

To celebrate the Rinpa aesthetic, the exhibition features 37 paintings, ceramics, woodblock-printed books and lacquers by Ogata Korin (1658-1716) and later artists inspired by the design movement. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11282.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/7

Divided Voices, Maryland in the Civil War

The exhibition examines Maryland's role in the Civil War in three acts. Maryland Historical Society 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore, MD | 410-685-3750

 
11283.  

Performing Arts | 8/2

Contemporary American Theater Festival

In addition to five new plays, the festival celebrates its 25th season with free lectures, readings, post-show discussions and salons. Shepherd University Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV | 304-876-3473

 
11284.

Exhibit | Through 3/19/16

Herblock Looks at 1965: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons

An exhibition celebrating the work of editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block features 10 original drawings by the artist from the Library of Congress's Herbert L. Block Collection. At the Jefferson Building. Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg. 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-707-9779

 
11285.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact

More than a dozen of James McNeill Whistler's paintings from the museum's collection are on display. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
11286.

Performing Arts | 8/2 - 8/16

Once

In this multiple Tony Award-winning musical, a Dublin musician finds new inspiration for his love songs when a woman takes interest in his work. At the Eisenhower Theater. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-467-4600

 

 
11287.  

Exhibit | 8/2

Mingering Mike's Supersonic Greatest Hits

An installation featuring objects from the museum's collection of more than 100 pieces of musical collectibles made between 1965 and 1979 by the self-taught D.C. artist known as Mingering Mike. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
11288.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/31

Freedman's Bureau: Educating the Newly Freed Slaves and the Prelude to Storer College

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Off US-Rte. 340 at Harpers Ferry, Harpers Ferry, WV | 304-535-6029

 
11289.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/2

Maysles Films Inc.: Performing Verite

Films by the late documentary filmmaker known for founding the influential "direct cinema" movement. At the Ground Floor Lecture Hall. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-842-6941

 
11290.

Exhibit | 8/2

Third National Juried Bonsai Pot Exhibition

Handmade bonsai containers by American artists, as well as a display of trees in American-made pots from the museum's permanent collection, Pennsylvania's Kennett Collection and other regional collections. U.S. National Arboretum 3501 New York Ave. NE, Washington, DC | 202-396-3510

 
11291.  

Exhibit | Through 10/4

Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566-1638)

The first monographic exhibition on the Dutch painter offers insight into his mannerist style and ability. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
11292.

Movie NR

Bound to Vengeance (Reversal)

 
11293.

Movie PG

The Seventh Dwarf 3D (Der 7bte Zwerg 3D)

 
11294.

Movie NR

Turkey Shoot Reloaded

 
11295.

Movie R

Electric Slide

 
11296.

Exhibit | 8/2 - 9/20

On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck

An exhibition of eight prints and drawings by artists Tauba Auerbach, Trisha Brown, Mona Hatoum and others. Each image is created by an action rather than being a representation of it. For instance, Brown pirouettes directly on an etching plate to show a spinning foot. Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD | 443-573-1700

 
11297.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 9/27

VMFA Explores the Art of Japanese Tattoo

Photographs of tattoos by seven tattoo artists inspired by the Japanese tradition of tattooing and influenced by the traditional Japanese arts of calligraphy. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA | 804-340-1400

 
11298.

Exhibit | Through 8/23

Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude

An exhibition celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act in 1714, which offered a reward for anyone who could come up with a practical way for ship crews to determine their longitudinal position at sea. Folger Shakespeare Library 201 East Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-544-4600

 
11299.

Exhibit | Through 10/25

Intersections @ 5: Contemporary Art Projects at the Phillips

This exhibition presents acquisitions by Intersections artists. Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-387-2151

 
11300.

Performing Arts | 8/2

Furia Flamenca

The skill and passion of flamenco choreographer Estela Velez de Paredez unites with the music of composer/musician Guillermo-Juan Christie and Middle Eastern dancer Yillah Natalie in an expanded version of their sold out 2014 show Recordando La Alhambra. Dance Place 3225 8th St. NE, Washington, DC | 202-269-1600

 
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