Sunday June 28th
“Celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Phillips’s Intersections contemporary art projects that invites artists to create work inspired by the art and spaces of the museum. Hear from the some of the series’ artists as they share insight on their projects and works that have entered the Phillips’s permanent collection.”
Monday June 29th
Maremi Hooff Andrezzi: POTOMAC SKIES @ The Art League
Haven’t seen it yet? Potomac Skies is entering it’s last week! “Focusing on the nuances of clouds and light, painter Maremi Hooff Andreozzi depicts the dramatic atmosphere above the river in her series “Potomac Skies.” Capturing and painting nightfall or daybreak, feels like “finding good luck – hopeful and timeless,” Andreozzi notes. Her first solo exhibit at The Art League Gallery will be featured from June 4 to July 6.”
Spotlight Talks @The Philips Collection
“15-minute spotlight tours, focused on different works of art, are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon.”
Free (w/admission). 12PM
Artist Siona Benjamin and director Hal Rifken in conversation following the screening!
$12 7PM – 9PM
“La Bomba!” is a FREE weekly stand up comedy show! Come watch some of the best comics from DC, Baltimore, and beyond perform in one of the best performance spaces the city has to offer! Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM at Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar (1104 H St. NE)!
FREE 7:30PM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday July 1st
Relax in one of the most beautiful sections of the Portrait Gallery. Bring your mat and relax with this new vinyasa yoga and art appreciation series. Participants will be invited to reflect on a Luce Center artwork of their choosing before a credentialed instructor from Flow Yoga Center leads a one hour, all levels class. Admission is $10 (cash only) at the door. Space is limited so reserve a stop online.
FREE 10AM – 7:30 AM
The DC Improv Comedy School is proud to present the “Five Minutes to Funny” Graduation Showcase. After four weeks of comedy school, freshly minted comics head to the Improv stage to showcase what they learned. Teacher Chris Coccia hosts what’s sure to be a funny and memorable evening for everyone involved.
Thursday July 2nd
“In celebration of recent major gifts, the Phillips presents for the first time a major photography exhibition drawn exclusively from the museum’s permanent collection. American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection features more than 140 photographs that capture the 20th-century American experience. More than 30 renowned artists are represented, and many of the works are new to the collection, including photographs by Esther Bubley & Bruce Davidson.”
$12 for adults; $10 for students & seniors; free for members & under 18// Open during Museum Hours
With warm summer weather approaching, patrons will be able to delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda. This series, produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, will feature free Thursday evening concerts during May, June, and July. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 14 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8pm in Veterans Park, located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues.
FREE 6:00PM – 8:00 PM
Friday July 3rd
Jazz in the Garden @ The National Gallery of Art
Jazz in the Garden every Friday evening May 22 – August 28, 2015, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
An eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the Sculpture Garden but may be purchased at the café. Admission is free.
‘MURRICA is an interactive star spangled shindig full of laughs, liberty and patriotic merriment! Wear your red, white and blue and come ready for a great time — that’s just Common Sense (by Thomas Paine). Where else will you reenact the Boston Tea Party via cornhole, publicly shame Benedict Arnold AND hear some of the District’s finest stand up comedy? Only in ‘MURRICA.
$10.00 in Advance / $12.00 at Door. 5PM – 8PM
CUBAN DANCE SOCIAL WITH DC CASINEROS @ DANCE PLACE
DC Casineros are proud to launch monthly Cuban Dance Socials. This is Brookland’s great new chance to dance, meet new friends and appreciate the richness of Cuban dance and art! Join the DC Casineros’ company of community DJs and dancers for an evening of Son, Songo, Timba, Guaguanco, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Guaracha, and Rumba.
The evening includes a special dance demonstration by old and new DC Casineros community dancers, as well as information about the DC Casineros history.
$12 7:30PM – 11:30 PM