DC Culture Communique June 24  

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Austrian Cultural Forum

The Austrian Cultural Forum Washington was created to serve as a focus of cultural exchange between Austrians/Europeans and Americans. An agency of the Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, it is integrated into the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC.

 

Ragnar Kjartansson Exhibit

Enjoy the final days of Ragnar Kjartansson exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum. This exhibition features Kjartansson's most celebrated works, including many never before seen in the US. Deeply personal themes such as birth, death, and family meld with satirical commentary on politics and Western culture. The exhibit closes January 8.

Things Get Lost

Identity politics have taken on importance over the past few years. Artist Michaela Pilar Brown's work has grappled with issues attendant to the black body and its relationship to larger cultural themes of age, gender, race, sexuality, history, and violence. In Things Get Lost, Brown assembles photography, collage, and installation artworks to examine the collecting of heirloom objects as a means of identity construction and community history. See this exhibit on display at the Honfleur Gallery through January 28.

 

Friday, January 6

Event - International Motorcycle Show
Washington Convention Center

Exhibit - No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting 
Embassy of Australia

Exhibit - Stuart Davis In Full Swing
National Gallery of Art

Event - First Friday For Artists
The L. Ron Hubbard House

Saturday, January 7


Event - Library of Congress Photo Safari
Washington Photo Safari

Event - Portrait Story Days - Inaguration Month: George Washington
National Portrait Gallery

Event - Inside Media: The Legacy of President Eisenhower
Newseum

Event - Private Tour: Bascilica of the National Shrine
Adventures for Creative Tourists

Sunday, January 8

Concert - Steinway Series: Christina and Michelle Naughton
American Art Museum

Theater - Copenhagen
Theater J

Event - Free Community Day
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Monday, January 9

Exhibit - Light from the Other Side: Shadowgraphs by Tim Otto Roth
Goethe-Institut 

Exhibit - Annual Creche Exhibit: The Wonderous Gift is Given
Washington National Cathedral

Exhibit - Hirshhorn Museum Highlight Tours
Hirshhorn Museum

Tuesday, January 10

Exhibit - District II
National Building Museum

Exhibit - Delimitations
Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, DC

Lecture - Republican Mothers Clothed with Purpose
DAR Museum

Wednesday, January 11

Event - Teen Workshop: Ceramics Unleashed!
Freer Sackler

Lecture - Global Terrorism, Espionage and Cybersecurity Update 
International Spy Museum

Exhibit - World War I: American Artists View the Great War
Library of Congress

Thursday, January 12

Lecture - Washington Art Scene in the 60s
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Event - The Gentleman from Ohio with Lori Stokes
International Spy Museum

Theater - Roe
Arena Stage

Newsletter for January 6 to January 12, 2017. Find more events on our calendar which presents the latest information on the city's most exciting cultural activities. It's all at your fingertips. To view our full calendar, visit our website.

     
January 13

The Art of Afghan Music
Freer Sackler

January 13

Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand 
GWU Lisner Auditorium

January 15

Architecture Month Poster Competition
District Architecture Center

January 21
Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf
Ford's Theatre

 

 

DC Vignettes Scented Candles

Whether you like lavender, rose, or pine, this collection of candles will sooth and relax you. Choose from six scents and order today. Cultural Tourism DC receives a portion of the proceeds. Click here to purchase DC Vignettes candles. Click here to purchase.

Bring DC Home for the New Year!

With amazing historical photographs and maps, Washington at Home is a book filled with interesting stories and images of DC's storied past. Click here to purchase a copy. 

Vintage DC Wines: Great Wine and Great Art 

Enjoy these Chilean wines with your family, friends, and co-workers. Artist Dana Ellyn created the beautiful labels, which represent selected DC Neighborhood Heritage Trails. Click here to purchase a bottle or the collection.

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