Culture Communique: April 15 - April 21 Culture Communique: April 15 - April 21


Smithsonian Craft Show: Future Focus
Get inspired by 120 jury-selected contemporary craft artists, working in a range of media and price points. Enjoy new approaches to materials, techniques and sustainable design. The five-day Smithsonian Craft Show includes a preview night on Wednesday, April 20 featuring the First Look and Visionary Reception and the Night Party. The show is open Thursday, April 21 through Saturday, April 23 from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm, and Sunday, April 24 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Purchase your tickets here.

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia and the United States have a longstanding relastionship dating back to the 1930s, when American businessmen first traveled to the Kingdon to help develop the countys natural resouces. During Around the World Embassy Tour, on Satuerday, May 7, 2022, the embassy will open its doors for you to visit and leath about its culture. Enjoy henna body art, Arabic name writing and calligraphy, live music, traditional dancing, and more!

Friday, April 15
Qatar America Institute for Culture

Open House: Easter & Garangaao Celebration

Saturday, April 16
Ford's Theatre


Sunday, April 17
DC by Foot

National Mall & Tidal Basin Tour

Wednesday, April 20
Folger Shakespeare Library

Shakespeare Lightning Round: Missy Dunaway

Thursday, April 21
Japan Information & Culture Center

Art Talk with Smithsonian Curators:
Hiroshige's Compositions and Photography

Thursday, April 21
DAR Museum

Better than Boxed: The Historic Cost of Cake
(Virtual Talk)
Friday, April 15
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Art Chat @ Five: It Figures
Friday, April 15
National Building Museum

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition

Saturday, April 16
Southwest BID

Remember the Pearl: Freedom Festival

Saturday, April 16
National Cherry Blossom Festival


Wednesday, April 20
Museum of the Bible

The Via Dolorosa

Wednesday, April 20
Post Classical Ensemble
Mahler's Fourth: A Wicked New Look
Thursday, April 21
U.S. Botanic Garden

Ask an Expert: Spring Kitchen
Garden Preparations
Thursday, April 21
DC Environmental Film Festival

Earth Day Celebration!

Sunday, May 1
Tokiya Japan

Matcha Teabowls Special Exhibition

Tuesday, May 3
Austrian Cultural Forum

Classical Music Performance:
Prize-Winning Selini Quartet

Saturday, May 7
Street Art Museum Tours

Walking European Art Tour

Sunday, May 15
Choral Arts Society of Washington

Christopher Tin's To Shiver the Sky


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