Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Art

DC Grants Around $4 Million to Create Anacostia Arts District

DC has awarded $4 million to the Anacostia Business Improvement District to fund the creation of an Anacostia Arts and Culture District.

Kennedy Center Honorees to Include U2, George Clooney, Gladys Knight

The Kennedy Center announced it is planning to honor Amy Grant, George Clooney, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2 at its 45th annual celebration. 

District Puts Vacant Buildings in Use for Local Artists of Color 

DC has launched a program that allows artists of color to create artworks on vacant and blighted buildings across the city.

National Gallery Of Art Reopens East Building Which Closed in February

The National Gallery of Art’s East Building is reopening on June 30, after remaining closed for three months due to renovations. 

New Immersive Exhibit in DC Focuses on Korean Pop Culture 

DC is hosting a Korean pop culture exhibition featuring BTS and Oscar-winning Parasite through virtual reality from May 27 to June 9.

Smithsonian Museums Return to Seven Days a Week Schedule

The Smithsonian announced that a majority of its museums will go back to their regular schedule by Memorial Day, May 30.

Smithsonian Announces End of Indoor Mask Mandate for Visitors

Visitors will be able to enter the Smithsonian's museums and the National Zoo without wearing face masks as of Friday, March 11.

DC Comedians to Appear in Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Specials

Dave Chappelle's new Netflix comedy series "Chappelle's Home Team" will feature DC comedians Earthquake and Donnell Rawlings.