Monthly Archives: March 2012

Washington Post’s Free and Easy 3/19-25


The Cherry Blossom Festival officially starts this week, and the Washington Post’s recommended free event for Saturday, 3/24 is a day of related activities at the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Other recommended museum events are the opening of a new … Continue reading

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Suprasensorial


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s new Suprasensorial exhibit is all about “light, color, and space.” The installations that comprise this exhibit indeed fit this theme: for example, an optical illusion sculpture, and an abstract light fixture that greets visitors ascending … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy 3/12-18


Happy Pi(e) Day! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Happy everything! This week’s recommended free events include an orchid tour and a Japanese tea party at the United States Botanic Garden on Sunday, 3/18. The event is geared toward kids ages 5 … Continue reading

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“Daughters conserve the virtues of their ancestors.”


I’ve blogged several times about women’s history and art at cultural sites in the DC area (at the US Capitol here and here, the American Red Cross Headquarters, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters, National Museum of Women in … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy: 3/5-11


It’s Women’s History Month! And next weekend is Daylight Savings Time! This week, the Going Out Gurus recommend that you head to Baltimore on Monday 3/5 for art talks at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and to the National … Continue reading

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