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Major D.C. Art Institutions To Merge

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolvi...

One Of The Nation's Oldest Art Museums Plans To Dissolve

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums, known for its daring contemporary art exhibitions next to the White House, is being taken over...

An Alien's Guide to D.C.

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The aliens are coming, the aliens are coming! Or, at least, they're coming in the next 10,000 years after human civilization has bee...

Drone Spotted Near White House

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Look up, D.C.! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... drone? See it? Look more closely: Not to worry, Washingtonians. The d...

These Museums Are Free On Saturday

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Let's face it: We're spoiled by free museums in Washington, D.C.. For those museums that do charge an entrance fee, we're always tryi...

LOOK: 'Mumbo Sauce' Coming To H St.

Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Corcoran Gallery of Art wraps their exhibit about the D.C. go-go and punk scenes of the 1980s this weekend. Contemporary Wing will c...

The Most Anticipated Show Of The Year

Posted 02.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the nation's capital produced two music scenes still being heard throughout the world, go-go and hard...

The Gossip At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 1. The Gossip At 9:30 Club Get down on a Monday night. Beth Ditto is one of the most captivating singers in rock an...

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

LOOK: Woman Gets Married And Divorced Once An Hour

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local artist Kathryn Cornelius' big day is this Saturday. She will celebrate her wedding day with people visiting the Corcoran Gallery. ...

John Mulaney, End Of Summer Bummer, Michael Hall Yoga Class: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 3, 4, 5

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 1. John Mulaney At DC Improv "S.N.L.'s" funniest person may be behind the scenes. This writer has released two near per...

LOOK: Art Exhibition Features Live Canaries

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Most of the works on display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art use traditional materials. And while the museum is certainly not a stranger ...

LOOK: Diebenkorn Exhibition Opens At Corcoran

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 06.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although you may never have heard of Richard Diebenkorn, fans of the American abstract painter can be a fantastically devoted bunch....

Weekend To-Do Guide: St. Patrick's Day Events Galore

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's St. Patrick's Day this weekend, but that doesn't mean the only things to do involve beer and the color green. Non-alcoholic even...

(PHOTOS) Obamas Wrap Up Weekend With Visit To Corcoran

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 01.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The first family wrapped up a busy weekend with a walk Sunday to the Corcoran Gallery of Art. President Barack Obama, first lady Michel...

Corcoran Exhibition Features Beer-Guzzling Astronaut, Lego Murals (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.01.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Corcoran Gallery of Art's newest exhibition is out of this world, literally. "Are We There Yet?," the first U.S. exhibition by Austr...

Culture And Colors: An Autumn Sojourn To New England's Small Museums

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In between museums I stop along the way... Late fall in New England offers some interesting exhibits for the cultural traveler and the last gas...

Corcoran Gallery Of Art: 'Agents Of Change' Features Exploration Of Poverty, Giant Books (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Corcoran Gallery of Art has a timely exhibit in Gallery 31, its free exhibition space. "Agents of Change" documents and explores pov...

Hide/Seek and Don't Ask Don't Tell

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alison Teal

In today's Washington, we find ourselves looking to the Portrait Gallery for leadership, not our elected officials.

Edward Burtynsky Oil Exhibit: Examining Our Crude Oil Consumption

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Edward Burtynsky Oil exhibit is on display now until December 13, 2009 at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. This exhibit features l...