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Bethesda Fine Art: In Memoriam KENNETH VICTOR YOUNG

Kenneth Victor Young, Red Dance (1970), National Gallery of Art, 2016 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth Victor Young (1933-2017). Young had a far-reaching career as an artist, teacher and exhibit designer at the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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The Harlem Quartet, April 29 at The Kreeger Museum

The Harlem Quartet at The Kreeger Museum Saturday, April 29, 8 PM (doors open at 7) The Harlem Quartet, praised for its “panache” by The New York Times, is “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing … Continue reading

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Organization of American States: Punctured Landscape

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas | 201 18th Street NW | On view April 27 – July 30, 2017 | Opening reception Thursday, April 27, 6-8pm | RSVP Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm | AMAmuseum.org Programs Wednesday, May 24 at 3:30pm Panel discussion on the … Continue reading

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Films from Black Cinema House screening at the National Gallery of Art

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. East Building Auditorium – FREE Evenings at the Edge Black Cinema House is a project of the Rebuild Foundation, an organization founded and led by artist Theaster Gates that collaborates to extend … Continue reading

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FREE Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend

Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Stretch your legs and your mind during the 34th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 3 and 4, 2017). Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge … Continue reading

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Artomatic Thru May

Marketplace 2017 Open! Find one of a kind unique art pieces only at Artomatic 2017 in Crystal City! Come out and support your local artists! Programs This Week Partake in a full range of programs including music, film, poetry, dance, … Continue reading

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At the Phillips in May

EXHIBITIONS Admission: $12 for adults; $10 for students as well as visitors 62 and over; free for members and visitors 18 and under   May 27 through September 3, 2017           Markus Lüpertz The Phillips Collection presents … Continue reading

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Impressionist Edgar Degas Explored in Conservation Journal “Facture”

  Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History, Volume 3: Degas, edited by Daphne Barbour, senior object conservator and Suzanne Quillen Lomax, senior conservator scientist at the National Gallery of Art, Washington Dedicated to Edgar Degas (1834–1917) in the centennial year of … Continue reading

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Artomatic 2017

    What’s Happening this week at Artomatic 2017 March 30 through April 2nd DC’s one-of-a-kind art extravaganza has returned with more than 600 visual artists, musicians, filmmakers and performers! This week will feature performance artists and music on three … Continue reading

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Mellon Lectures: Sundays Beginning March 26/NGA East Building

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA)’s 66th annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts begin March 26. The renowned lecture series will be given by Alexander Nemerov, the department chair and Carl and Marilynn … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions: Bethesda Fine Art

Sam Gilliam, Kenneth Young, Jacob Kainen, Howard Mehring, Paul Reed SAM GILLIAM For the Fog series, 1996 mixed media, app. 45″ x 29″ KENNETH YOUNG Dance, c. 1970 acrylic on canvas, 40″ x 41″ JACOB KAINEN Loomings II, 1991 acrylic … Continue reading

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Jazz in the Garden concert series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden begins May 19

The widely popular Jazz in the Garden concert series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden begins its 17th season on May 19, 2017, with weekly performances on Fridays through August 25, 2017. The free concerts feature locally and … Continue reading

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April at the Phillips: Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque continues..

EXHIBITIONS Admission: $12 for adults; $10 for students as well as visitors 62 and over; free for members and visitors 18 and under through April 30, 2017 Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque Through his lithographs and posters, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec captured … Continue reading

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African American Art World in 20th-Century Washington Explored in Symposium at National Gallery of Art

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Symposium, entitled “The African American Art World in 20th-Century Washington, DC.” The two-day symposium will be … Continue reading

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Artomatic 2017

  Artomatic Registration Opening Soon! It’s almost time to register for Artomatic 2017. Remember, anyone & everyone can participate – there are no criteria to register, and space is allocated on a first-come, first serve basis. All artists, performers, filmmakers, … Continue reading

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Early Alma Thomas at Hemphill

February 4 – April 1, 2017 HEMPHILL is pleased to announce the exhibition, Early Alma Thomas opening on Saturday, February 4, with a reception from 6-8pm. The exhibition will remain on view through April 1, 2017. As a founding member of … Continue reading

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Impressionist Frederic Bazille at the NGA

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the artist’s birth, Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism brings together some 75 paintings that examine Bazille as a central figure of impressionism and is the most comprehensive retrospective of Bazille’s career, featuring … Continue reading

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Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art

The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries brings together for the first time the best of Ian Woodner’s collection with some of the works given and promised by his daughters, Dian and Andrea Woodner. More than 100 drawings dating … Continue reading

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Through August 6: American Prints of Urban Life Celebrated at the National Gallery of Art

American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints on view in The Urban Scene: … Continue reading

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Bethesda Fine Art

Gene Davis works on view in solo show “Hot Beat” at Smithsonian American Art Museum until April 2017 Popsicle, 1969 acrylic on canvas, 68″ x 67″ Renoir’s Curtain, 1977 acrylic and graphite on canvas, approx. 59″ x 95″ Black Watch Series, … Continue reading

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