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A critic takes a second look at the city’s newest monumental architecture.

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Jon Rajkovich’s “Falling Interrupted” and Jeff Einhorn’s “A Portrait of the Artist as a Giant Deflating Head.”

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • 3 days ago
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The National Portrait Gallery unveils a meticulous reboot of its beloved “American Presidents” gallery.

Why it matters if pop culture tells black love stories

The latest episode of “Historically Black” explores black love and marriage from slavery to today.

He went searching for his roots, and found the most popular black fiddler in 1920s Missouri

A search for a family connection led one man to an online forum and his great-great-grandfather's music.

‘I don’t scare easily’: A 94-year-old judge’s refusal to bow to racism, death threats

Damon Keith is still crusading for justice as a U.S. Court of Appeals judge.

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A show at American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center has haunting subject: conflict.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • 4 days ago
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Jackson’s Indian policies, Wilson’s regressive actions toward women, Adams’s temper part of exhibit.

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“Termini — A Conversation on Death” includes containers for human remains.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Sep 14
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  • Perspective

At his best invisible, Drew Watt is the man with the story behind the art.

  • Perspective

The National Gallery of Art mounts a rare Vermeer show, and the Freer and Sackler reopen after renovating.

  • Review

History, self-perception and conflict are subtexts in Honfleur Gallery show.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Sep 7
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Kathy Tuchman developed the “Touch History” tour to bring the building’s beauty to life.

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15-artist show outside Sandy Spring Museum highlights nature as well as artifice.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Sep 6
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“Interdisciplinarium” at Arlington Arts Center spotlights combined media.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Sep 1
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Its parent company says a sale of the Pennsylvania Avenue building is on the table.

As old as the war itself, the staged battles have emerged as a novel form of “living history.” But in Charlottesville’s wake, even those dressed in uniform feel tension.

  • Mark Guarino
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  • Aug 25
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Show at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum hints at social strata of slaves, owners and others at the Alexandria establishment.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 24
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At the Zenith Gallery (and Busboys and Poets), it’s all about the message, and that’s anti-Trump.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 23
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Anomaly, music festivals, Maryland State Fair, a Civil War talk, art exhibits and more.

Museum interactive devices could breed bacterial culture.

  • Menachem Wecker
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  • Aug 18
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Current events are suddenly a common theme in many exhibitions.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Aug 18
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Bars and restaurants are getting in on the act with themed cocktails, while museum and science facilities will have telescopes and experts on hand to field questions.

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