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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre

  • Through Monday, January 2, 2017

Peacock Room REMIX centers on Filthy Lucre, an immersive interior by painter Darren Waterston. 

Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D

  • Through Thursday, December 1, 2016

A sixth-century sculpture meets new technology in this interactive installation.


Sun • May 29, 2016


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Emperor's Nightingale

Adventure Theatre

This brand new adaptation set in eighteenth century China, brings to light the younger days of Emperor Qianlong, who would become one of the greatest rulers of the Middle Kingdom.

Categories: Family Oriented, Theater

Jumanji - A World Premiere Play

Adventure Theatre

When Judy and Peter find a mysterious old board game, they play it, hoping to alleviate their boredom. One live lion, an erupting volcano, and a dozen destructive monkeys later, the children are no longer bored.

Categories: Theater, Family Oriented

Open Studio: Symbolism in Stories

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Learn how photographs can tell stories about a place during this afternoon of free family-friendly activities. Discover Saudi Arabia through tours of the special exhibition Symbolic Cities: The Work of Ahmed Mater (12:30 and 2:30 pm). Experiment with art materials, solve creative challenges, and collaborate with friends and family. All ages are welcome with adult companions.

Categories: Family Oriented, Arts

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Portrait Discovery Kits are an interactive and imaginative way for visitors to learn more about people who are in the National Portrait Gallery.

Categories: Arts, Family Oriented, Free

Portrait Story Days: John James Audubon

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Young visitors and their families may drop by to listen to a story about John James Audubon and complete an art project. 

Self Guided Tour of O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street

The Mansion on O Street

Create your own adventure when you explore The O Street Museum and its collections. Tour through the themed rooms and search for secret doors, signed guitars (over 60 to find), memorabilia, art and much more on this one-of-a-kind journey.

Trio Sirenes

Calvary Lutheran Church

Trio Sirènes, comprised of flutist Marcia Kämper, violist Karin Brown and harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, enjoys pushing boundaries and highlighting the diverse sonic possibilities of their wind, string and percussion instruments. In addition to performing the standard repertoire, Trio Sirènes seeks to create innovative programs by presenting both works by contemporary composers and transcriptions from earlier time periods. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the trio performs throughout the East Coast and regularly appears on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Music by Candlelight Series.

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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