artguide

Washington, DC

artguide
  • Tuesday, January 1st 2013

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jacob Lawrence, Rothko, Wolfgang Laib Permanent Collection

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2016

    One of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary American and European art.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Peacock Room Comes to America

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    For the first time, the renowned Peacock Room has been restored to its appearance in 1908, when Freer used it to display Asian ceramics.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    James McNeill Whistler Freer & Whistler: Points of Contact

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The works exemplify both Freer's philosophy of collecting and Whistler's self-conscious synthesis of western and Asian artistic traditions.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Chinese Ceramics: 10th-13th Century

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    Two dozen Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection highlight glazes and the skills of Song dynasty artisans.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    These icons still represent specific Buddhist teachings. Commissioned by emperors and commoners, they convey the promise of peace.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Silk Road Luxuries from China

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Silk Road enabled the long-distance exchange of luxury goods—colorful silks, silver and gold objects, and delicate glass.
  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Korean gallery reopens with an exhibition embodying the evolution of the distinctive Korean ceramic decoration known as sanggam.