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The National Portrait Gallery explores two centuries of images of American workers.

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The $500 million museum opens officially Friday with VIP dedication.

The object marks a milestone in the five-year renovation which will be finished in 2019

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.

Mayer worked with local women, artists and activists to create the work, on view through Jan. 5.

Tickets for the first few weekends are almost gone, but midweek passes are available.

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The Smithsonian’s African Art Museum reinstalls its permanent collection.

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His show at Gallery Neptune and Brown features drawings based on a painting by Giotto.

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Benjamin Genocchio, married to Hirshhorn’s Melissa Chiu, previously worked at Artnet.

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The Hirshhorn-commissioned “Pickett’s Charge” is complex picture of our world.

The National Gallery of Art director will retire in 2019 after more than a quarter century in charge.

Tangled relationships raise questions about the museum’s status as a nonprofit entity.

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Linling Lu’s paintings, at Hemphill, evoke the spirit of Noland and Johns, but stillness lies at their core.

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The National Museum of Women in the Arts looks at African American abstraction.

After waves of revisions, the urban park is expected to open in 2020.

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The painter, known for his portraits, tends toward abstraction in his latest local show.

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"Now Be Here #4" celebrates female artists working, often invisibly, in the Washington region. It is part of a project that aims to call attention to female artists.

The eerie, shrunken real-life crime scenes are the life’s work of a woman who was expected to be a socialite-homemaker.

Called the “Tomb of the Unknown Pharmacist,” the building was originally designed for Lincoln’s birthplace.

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Adah Rose Gallery showcases Susan Stacks’s visually dynamic sketches.

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  • Oct 19
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The National Gallery puts the beloved painter alongside other golden age masters

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