Peggy McGlone

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering the arts in the Washington region

Education: Seton Hall University, B.A. in English; City University of New York, Ph.D. in English

Peggy McGlone is a reporter for The Washington Post, covering arts in the Washington region. Before coming to The Post, she worked for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey as a features writer and beat reporter covering arts and education.
Latest from Peggy McGlone

Museums for tragedies like 9/11 face a new challenge: Visitors too young to remember

“How do you understand the situation you are in if you don’t understand where it began?” asks Alice M. Greenwald, president of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

December 4, 2021

Redesigned Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden is finally approved

National Capital Planning Commission votes for a revised design that ends two years of discussion and compromise about the Smithsonian site.

December 2, 2021

The Bidens will attend Sunday’s Kennedy Center Honors, restoring a tradition that Trump rejected

Vice President Harris and husband Douglas Emhoff will also attend the celebration of arts luminaries.

December 1, 2021

Meet the management guru who is trying to fix the D.C. arts commission

Reggie Van Lee, the group’s new chairman, has prioritized equity in grant-making, even when it ruffles feathers.

November 24, 2021

Air and Space Museum will close in March for at least six months

The most popular Smithsonian museum needs to shut its doors to complete the first phase of a seven-year renovation.

November 23, 2021

Strathmore reaches agreement with ticket-sellers to end two-year standoff

If ratified, the agreement could mean the return of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to the North Bethesda venue.

November 11, 2021

The National Building Museum wants to be at the center of the climate change conversation

The Washington museum, under new director Aileen Fuchs, is launching a virtual program asking the field that helped to create the crisis to participate in its solution.

November 9, 2021

How a dispute with a handful of Strathmore ticket-sellers led to impasse with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, canceled concerts

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has gotten involved in the stalemate, pushing for resolution that would allow the orchestra to perform again in the North Bethesda concert hall.

November 5, 2021

Over chairman’s objections, D.C. Council approves two arts commission nominees he has called divisive

Phil Mendelson said he has received negative feedback from arts leaders, but the full council decided to back Cora Masters Barry and Natalie Hopkinson for three more years.

November 2, 2021

Landscape architect whose designs reclaim toxic sites wins international prize

Julie Bargmann, a University of Virginia professor, is the inaugural Oberlander Prize winner.

October 14, 2021