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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.

House and Home

  • Through Monday, May 1, 2017

Take a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, which challenge our ideas about what it means to live at home in America. 

Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D

  • Through Thursday, December 1, 2016

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


Tue • October 25, 2016


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New Culture Exhibition Preview Case!

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Recent acquisitions representing the museum’s Division of Culture and the Arts will be on display to preview an upcoming exhibition on American culture.

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation

National Museum of the American Indian

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation takes visitors through the history of the Hawaiian Nation, from the consolidation of the islands by King Kamehameha I in 1810 and the establishment of a society based on law, literacy, and diplomacy; through the undermining of Hawai`i's independence and its annexation by the United States; to the rise of the Hawaiian rights movement in the late 1960s and the resurgence of Hawaiian nationalism today.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

Laughing Matters

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

"Laughing Matters," is a display that looks into the stories of three comedians who changed the face of comedy.

Medical Museum Science Cafe: "The Hard Science of the "X-Files""

National Museum of Health and Medicine

Gene editing technology is on the frontier of medical advancements, but it’s already part of sci-fi lore. How? Anne Simon, a virologist at the University of Maryland and science advisor to the “X-Files”, will share her experiences as the sci-fi show’s science advisor and how she “nudged” producers to include scientifically-accurate storylines.

Categories: Discussion, History, Free

Tom Freeman: Illuminating the Past

National Museum of the United States Navy

Tom Freeman: Illuminating the Past Exhibition Celebrates Naval History
Exhibit Opens on the United States Navy’s Birthday on October 13

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building

An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Arts

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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