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ANA­COS­TIA ARTS CEN­TER Non­profit with a cafe, the­ater, bou­tiques, sev­eral gal­leries. Tu-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 10 am3 pm. Some events free. 1231 Good Hope Road SE, 202.631.6291 AR­LING­TON ARTS CEN­TER For more than 40 years, a venue ad­dress­ing is­sues pro­mot­ing so­cial change. Open stu­dios and solo shows. W-Su noon-5 pm. Free. 3550 Wil­son Blvd., Ar­ling­ton, Va., 703.248.6800 Metro: Va. Square- GMU D.C. A.C. Adams Mor­gan space for guest- cu­rated shows of con­tem­po­rary art. Live acous­tic mu­sic some days ($5), ex­per­i­men­tal the­ater (call for per­for­mances and prices). W-Su 27 pm. 2438 18th St. NW, 2nd floor, 202.462.7833 GLEN ECHO PHOTOWORKS In Art Deco struc­ture in a for­mer amuse­ment park, work­shops and pho­tog­ra­phy ex­hi­bi­tions. Su-M 1-8 pm, Sa 14 pm and dur­ing classes (of­ten evenings). 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Bethesda, Md., 301.634.2274 JA­PAN IN­FOR­MA­TION & CUL­TURE CEN­TER Ex­hi­bi­tions, plus film screen­ings, lec­tures, etc. spon­sored by the Em­bassy of Ja­pan. M- F 9 am-5 pm. 1150 18th St. NW, Suite 100, 202.238.6900 KOREAN CUL­TURAL CEN­TER Or­ga­ni­za­tion for the study of Korean cul­ture with film screen­ings, art ex­hi­bi­tions, mu­sic per­for­mances. M- F 9 am-5:30 pm. Most events free. 2370 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW, 202.939.5688 TOR­PEDO FAC­TORY ART CEN­TER World War II mu­ni­tions plant, now three floors of 82 artist stu­dios, ar­chae­ol­ogy museum, gal­leries. Free. Most open daily 10 am- 6 pm, Th 10 am9 pm. Artist-led tours 1 pm. 105 N. Union St., Alexan­dria, Va., 703.838.4565 GAL­LERIES AD­DI­SON/ RIPLEY FINE ART On a north Ge­orge­town cor­ner, works by, among oth­ers, Car­roll, Cleary, Day, Dun­lap, Evans, Gold­berg, Hecht, Kahn, Kep­ple, Kuhnle, Lin, Manalo, Osher, Parker, Treado, Von Eichel. Tu-Sa 11 am-5:30 pm. 1670 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW at Reser­voir Road, 202.338.5180 ARTIST’S PROOF In­ter­na­tional (Brus­sels to Beijing) in­ven­tory of con­tem­po­rary art in Ge­orge­town. Pho­tos by Fred Ma­roon and acrylic and Chinese ink works by Bel­gian artist Jean- Fran­cois De­bong­nie, among oth­ers. Ac­qui­si­tion talks and meet­the-artists. Tu-Sa 10 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 1533 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 202.803.2782 DTR MOD­ERN GAL­LERIES In Ge­orge­town, con­tem­po­rary and 20th- cen­tury masters from a pri­vately held col­lec­tion of works by artists like Pi­casso, Dali, Botero, Mars, Warhol, Basquiat, Hirst. M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon-7 pm. 2820 Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW, 202.338.0625 LONG VIEW GALLERY Ex­pan­sive, track- lit quar­ters just west of the Con­ven­tion Cen­ter for shows by emerg­ing artists. W-Sa 11 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 1234 Ninth St. NW, 202.232.4788 MAR­SHA MATEYKA In a Dupont Cir­cle town house, con­tem­po­rary art since 1983. Rep­re­sent­ing Jim San­born, Sam Gil­liam, Jae Ko, Kitty Klaid­man, Athena Tacha, Wil­liam T. Wi­ley and es­tates of Nathan Oliveira and Gene Davis. Th 11 am-5 pm, other days by appt. 2012 R St. NW, 202.328.0088 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) NEP­TUNE FINE ART With Robert Brown Gallery in a Ge­orge­town row house, works by Avery, Bochner, Franken­thaler, Kelly, Ri­ley, et. al. W-Sa noon- 6 pm. 1662 33rd St. NW, 202.338.0353 WASH­ING­TON PRINTMAKERS GALLERY Cel­e­brat­ing many years of show­ing orig­i­nal, con­tem­po­rary hand-pulled works on paper by fine artists. Th-Sa 11 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 1641 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, Wash­ing­ton, 202.669.1497 ZENITH Gallery cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of ex­hi­bi­tions, show­ing whim­si­cal, fig­u­ra­tive work in all me­dia, some sited in a sculp­ture gar­den in for­mer swim­ming pool, where var­ied works cre­ate a “won­der­land.” W-Sa noon- 6 pm or by ap­point­ment. 1429 Iris St. NW, 202.783.2963 MU­SE­UMS AMER­I­CAN UNIVER­SITY MUSEUM AT THE KATZEN Dra­matic build­ing with museum and per­for­mance spaces of Amer­i­can Univer­sity. Three floors of chang­ing ex­hi­bi­tions by Wash­ing­ton and in­ter­na­tional artists. “Ralph Stead­man: A Ret­ro­spec­tive,” the famed il­lus­tra­tors works span­ning 60 years, high­light­ing col­lab­o­ra­tions with Hunter S. Thom­spon, through

Aug. 12. Tu-Su 11 am- 4 pm. Free. Gift shop and cafe. Ward Cir­cle, 4400 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW, 202.885.1300

NA­TIONAL GALLERY OF ART/ EAST BUILD­ING I.M. Pei-de­signed museum holds mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­can and Euro­pean paint­ings, sculp­tures, prints by Matisse, Stella, Warhol and Pi­casso. Ren­o­vated with more space, sky­light tower gal­leries high­light­ing works by Alexan­der Calder, Mark Rothko. Roof ter­race with sculp­tures and views of the Capi­tol. Vil­lareal LED pas­sage to West Build­ing. “Spaces: Works From the Col­lec­tion, 1966-1976,” key min­i­mal­ist and post-min­i­mal­ist in­stal­la­tions in the vein of the in­flu­en­tial Dwan Gallery high­light­ing the East Build­ing’s ar­chi­tec­tural fea­tures, open­ing Aug. 4. Jack­son Pol­lock’s “Mu­ral,” the mod­ern artist’s 20-foot-long work from 1943, on­go­ing. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su 11 am6 pm. Free. Gift shop and cafes. Con­sti­tu­tion Ave. NW be­tween 3rd & 4th sts., 202.737.4215 Metro: Ar­chives-Navy Me­mo­rial NA­TIONAL GALLERY OF ART/ WEST BUILD­ING One of the world’s finest col­lec­tions of Amer­i­can and Euro­pean paint­ings and sculp­ture dat­ing from the 13th cen­tury, in­clud­ing “Ginevra de’ Benci,” this hemi­sphere’s only da Vinci paint­ing. “Shar­ing Im­ages: Re­nais­sance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze,” more than 90 ob­jects high­light­ing the im­por­tance of Re­nais­sance draw­ings on these materials, through

Aug. 5. “Wa­ter, Wind, and Waves: Ma­rine Paint­ings From the Dutch Golden Age,” more than 50 works ex­am­in­ing the im­por­tance of wa­ter to the Dutch in the 17th cen­tury,

through Nov. 25. “Sense of Hu­mor,” from Re­nais­sance car­i­ca­tures to to­day’s comics, the funny side of art, on­go­ing. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su 11 am6 pm. Free. Gift shop, cafés, sculp­ture gar­den. Con­sti­tu­tion Ave. NW be­tween 4th & 7th sts., 202.737.4215 Metro: ArchivesNavy Me­mo­rial NA­TIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS Pi­o­neer­ing museum ded­i­cated to fe­male artists with 4,500-plus works. “Heavy Metal: Women to Watch 2018,” show­cas­ing con­tem­po­rary artists work­ing in metal, through

Sept. 16. “Bound to Amaze: In­side a Book- Col­lect­ing Ca­reer,” museum cu­ra­tor emerita Krystyn Wasser­man’s unique tomes made us­ing in­ven­tive tech­niques like carv­ing and pleat­ing, through Nov. 25. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon5 pm. $10, stu­dents/se­niors $8, 18 and un­der free. Free ad­mis­sion on “Com­mu­nity Days,” the first Sun­day of each month. Mez­za­nine Cafe. New York Ave. & 13th St. NW, 202.783.5000 Metro: Metro Cen­ter THE PHILLIPS COL­LEC­TION The coun­try’s first museum of mod­ern art (1921) pro­vid­ing an in­ti­mate set­ting for a renowned col­lec­tion: Renoir, Matisse, El Greco, Miró, Monet, O’Ke­effe and Pi­casso. “Mark­ing the In­fi­nite: Con­tem­po­rary Women Artists from Abo­rig­i­nal Aus­tralia,” nine lead­ing cre­atives with works laud­ing the nat­u­ral world,

through Sept. 9. “Women of In­flu­ence (Part II),” key fig­ures in the daily work­ings of the museum over six decades,

through Dec. 30. Tu-Sa 10 am5 pm, Th un­til 8:30 pm, Su noon-7 pm. Spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion, week­end ad­mis­sion: $12. Per­ma­nent col­lec­tion free week­days with sug­gested do­na­tion. Gift shop. 21st & Q sts. NW, 202.387.2151 Metro: Dupont Cir­cle (North) SMITH­SO­NIAN IN­STI­TU­TION AMER­I­CAN ART MUSEUM Na­tional col­lec­tions from folk art to LED in­stal­la­tions and one gallery ded­i­cated to video and time-based art­work. “Do Ho Suh: Al­most Home,” largescale, ethe­real “hub” sculp­tures evok­ing houses, through

Aug. 5. “Trevor Pa­glen: Sites Un­seen,” mid-ca­reer sur­vey in­clud­ing the artist’s early pho­to­graphs, sculp­tural pieces and new AI work ex­am­in­ing things we aren’t meant to see, on

go­ing. “Diane Ar­bus: A Box of Ten Pho­to­graphs,” trac­ing the his­tory of this cru­cial col­lec­tion es­tab­lish­ing the pho­tog­ra­pher’s post­hu­mous ca­reer,”

on­go­ing. Daily 11:30 am-7 pm. Gift shop. Ko­god Courtyard with Nor­man Fos­ter-de­signed canopy, free Wi-Fi and a cafe un­til 6:30 pm. 8th & F sts. NW, 202.633.1000 Metro: Gallery PlChi­na­town ARTHUR M. SACK­LER GALLERY Re­cently re­opened space fea­tur­ing a num­ber of newly in­stalled col­lec­tions. In a dra­matic un­der­ground build­ing, Asian and Near East­ern art­works span­ning 6,000 years. “The Prince and the Shah: Royal Por­traits From the Qa­jar Iran,” paint­ings on can­vas, lac­quer­ware and pho­to­graphs ex­plor­ing this genre dur­ing a trans­for­ma­tive time, through

Aug. 5. Daily 10 am-5:30 pm. Gift shop. 1050 In­de­pen­dence Ave. SW, 202.633.1000 Metro: Smith­so­nian FREER GALLERY Re­cently re­opened fea­tur­ing reimag­ined spaces for dis­play­ing East­ern and South Asian and Is­lamic art in an Ital­ian-style villa. James McNeill Whistler’s “The Pea­cock Room Comes to Amer­ica” re­stored to its orig­i­nal 1908 ap­pear­ance. Daily 10 am-5:30 pm. Films, gift shop. Jef­fer­son Drive and 12th St. SW, 202.633.1000 Metro: Smith­so­nian HIR­SH­HORN MUSEUM AND SCULP­TURE GAR­DEN De­signed by Gor­don Bun­shaft, dough­nut-shaped build­ing holds Joseph H. Hir­sh­horn’s gift col­lec­tion plus later ac­qui­si­tions. Works by Dubuf­fet, Pi­casso, Rothko, Calder, Warhol and cur­rent stars. “Baselitz: Six Decades,” mark­ing the artist’s 80th birth­day with a com­pre­hen­sive ret­ro­spec­tive of his paint­ings, works on paper and sculp­tures from the 1950s to to­day,

through Sept. 16. Daily 10 am5:30 pm. Sculp­ture Gar­den (7:30 am- dusk). Tours week­days at 12:30 and 3:30 pm. Sev­enth St. & In­de­pen­dence Ave. SW, 202.633.1000 Metro: L’En­fant Plaza-Smith­so­nian NA­TIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART Sub-Sa­ha­ran African art: masks, tex­tiles, re­galia. “World on the Hori­zon: Swahili Arts Across the In­dian Ocean,” more than 160 art­works break­ing down bar­ri­ers be­tween Africa and Asia; “Vi­sion­ary: View­points on Africa’s Arts,” wide-rang­ing dis­play il­lus­trat­ing five per­spec­tives on more than 300 pieces,” both on­go­ing. Daily 10 am-5:30 pm. Gift shop. 950 In­de­pen­dence Ave. SW, 202.633.4600 Metro: Smith­so­nian NA­TIONAL POR­TRAIT GALLERY Famed vis­ages through­out U.S. his­tory. Only com­plete col­lec­tion of pres­i­den­tial por­traits (in­clud­ing new Oba­mas) out­side the White House. “Un­seen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gon­za­les-Day and Ti­tus Kaphar,” high­light­ing un­der­and mis-rep­re­sented mi­nori­ties in por­trai­ture; “One Year: 1968, An Amer­i­can Odyssey,” look­ing back at an im­por­tant year in his­tory, when the museum opened, the Civil Rights Act was signed and the Viet­nam War reached a turn­ing point,

both on­go­ing. Daily 11:30 am7 pm. Gift shop, cafe. Eighth & F sts. NW, 202.633.1000 Metro: Gallery Pl-Chi­na­town RENWICK GALLERY Revamped Sec­ond Em­pirestyle museum across from White House de­signed by James Renwick Jr. in 1859. Amer­i­can fine crafts, plus mod­ern works. “No Spec­ta­tors: The Art of Burn­ing Man,” largescale works from the an­nual boho gath­er­ing, on­go­ing. Daily 10 am-5:30 pm. Gift shop. 17th St. & Penn­syl­va­nia Ave. NW, 202.633.1000 Metro: Far­ragut West

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