Culture Communique: January 29 to February 4, 2021 Culture Communique: January 29 to February 4, 2021


A Mexican Portrait by Martha Gabriela Driessen

This online exhibition explores the identity of Mexican people through moments of their everyday life. Take in these beautiful black and white photographs of women carrying flowers, men and musical instruments, children playing in cemeteries, shoe shiners, hat sellers, and traditional dresses. Watch an interview with the artist and learn more about her work behind the scenes hereThe exhibition will be available until February 13, 2021.  

Old Korean Legation

The Old Korean Legation building is a meaningful space that has witnessed major events in both Korean and American history. Today, this building is the sole example preserving its original appearance among the extant nineteenth-century diplomatic mission buildings in DC. Although it is closed to the public due to the pandemic, you can visit it online and explore its marvelous rooms.

Friday, January 29, 2021 
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

2021 National Prayer Vigil for Life

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Zenith Gallery

Opening Reception: A New Era Begins,
Democracy Has Survived
Sunday, January 31, 2021
DC Jazz Festival

Big Chief Donald Harrison 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Alliance Française de Washington DC

La Chandeleur | Crêpes Party

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Beetle Adaptations for Survival with Floyd Shockley
Thursday, February 4, 2021
DC Public Library

Who's Kamala Harris?

Friday, January 29, 2021
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Open Studio

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Yunus Emre Institute

Virtual Film Festival!

Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Roedelius Cells

Monday, February 1, 2021
The Kennedy Center

Outdoor Exhibit: Unity, Peace, Forward

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Embassy of Finland, Washington DC

Nordic Women in Film: Tove

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Dante’s Others: A Presentation by Teodolinda Barolini

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art

Meet Iranian Filmmaker
Shahram Mokri

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Folger Shakespeare Library

Words, Words, Words: The Moor's Account
by Laila Lalami

Friday, February 12, 2021
Wolf Trap

Judy Collins: A Return to Her Legendary 1964 Concert

 Saturday, February 21, 2021
Edlavitch Jewish Community Center

Handmade for the Homeless


Thursday, February 25, 2021
National Law Enforcement Officers
Memorial Fund

Between Black and Blue

Friday, February 26, 2021
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Art Chat @ Five:
Between Friends
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