Post Tagged with: "exhibit"


Exploring the Complexities of Communication at the Hirshhorn

Known for pushing the boundaries of artistic expression, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s latest exhibit, “The Message: New Media Works,” challenges its viewers to re-examine their human experiences. Comprised of five unique film installations, each of which portrays a different aspect of modern life, the exhibit speaks to the[Read More…]


Exploring ‘Visionary’ at the National Museum of African Art

“Our primary goal is simply, ‘Look closely, see further,’” said Kevin Dumouchelle, exhibit co-curator, during the press preview for the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art’s upcoming exhibit, “Visionary.” Opening on Nov. 4 and remaining in the museum as part of its permanent collection, “Visionary” will be the largest long-term[Read More…]

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Walking into the “Artists Femina” exhibit at Zenith Gallery is an arresting experience. The walls, floors, tables — every possible surface — are covered in an almost dizzying, captivating array of art. Founded in 1978 by artist Margery Goldberg, Zenith Gallery is a contemporary and modern art gallery located in[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Exploring Absence and Loss at The Hirshhorn

What is absence made of? How can we materialize absence? Is that even possible? The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s new exhibit, “What Absence Is Made Of,” confronts these questions through a variety of artworks and mediums. The exhibit is separated into five major subthemes: “The Dematerialization of the Art[Read More…]


Museum Exhibits Across the District

“Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of D.C.’s premier art galleries, attracting millions of visitors each year with its eye-catching exhibits. In 2007, during the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Hirshhorn installed “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.,” a sculpture by Yoko Ono[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide

A Voyage Through JFK’s Legacy

The Smithsonian American Art Museum recently unveiled its newest exhibit, “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” a fascinating photo gallery that explores and celebrates the life and legacy of the 35th president. Visitors might ask, what exactly is it that makes Kennedy an “American visionary,” and an international[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 0 comments Features, The Guide
Ode to Women Misses Its Cue

Ode to Women Misses Its Cue

When you think of rock and roll, many names come to mind: The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, to name a few. What most people unfortunately forget is the loud and proud legacy of kick-ass women of rock and roll.  The National Museum of Women in the Arts[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Walsh Exhibit Blends Art and Science

Walsh Exhibit Blends Art and Science

I can’t decide if the creation before me reminds me more of an autumn leaf or a fire. It’s three-dimensional, with wispy, irregular paper formations that jump off the surface in a way that reminds me of fall. Perhaps this is because the season is fast approaching, but given that[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Exhibit Explores Human Experience

La Maison Francaise, the cultural arm of the French embassy, currently hosts an exhibit by Washington-based artist Danielle Bensky, whose husband is a professor of French at Georgetown. The show,efFUSIONS, combines bronze sculpture and acrylic painting, unified by their muted tones and curving lines. “It’s about the human spirit — the emotions —[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Abstract Sculptor Gets Inventive With Intriguing Results

Abstract Sculptor Gets Inventive With Intriguing Results

A collection of abstract sculptures, paintings, drawings and photographs, “David Smith Invents,” is showing now through May 15 at the Phillips Collection in Dupont Circle. Best known for his unique sculpture work, Smith worked primarily in upstate New York during the mid-20th century. Several of Smith’s steel sculptures are the[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide