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Blood From Gay Donors in Art Exhibit Protesting FDA’s Ban

A Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

08/13/2015

The Synth Series 002 art exhibit is in an abandoned building in D.C. (Credit: Kris Ankarlo/NewsRadio 99.1)

Howard Grads Create Adventurous Art Exhibit

It’s a space between the in-between. A building so forgotten that the city has forgotten to demolish it, contrary to a handbill pasted to the wall warning of demolition more than a year ago.

08/05/2015

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Best Andy Warhol Exhibits in the U.S.

Are you a fan of Andy Warhol’s art? Check out the best places in the country to view his work according to Deborah Davis, author of “The Trip: Andy Warhol’s Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure.”

07/29/2015

A lawyer for Bill Cosby's first accuser on Tuesday questioned his self-described ability to "read" people's sexual cues given that her client is gay. (FILE PHOTO. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby’s Art Collection to Remain on View at Smithsonian

While many companies and universities have distanced themselves from Bill Cosby as sexual misconduct allegations mounted, Smithsonian officials have concluded an exhibit showcasing his art collection should continue.

07/12/2015

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Art Lover’s Walking Tour of Washington, D.C.

D.C. is easily walkable; you can walk around for hours exploring the different neighborhoods. And, because the city is filled with a number of different museums and attractions, you can plan out a fun walking tour. If you are an art lover, a walking tour of some of the city’s wonderful arts institutions would be a great idea. Start with this itinerary and then explore on your own.

06/08/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Washington DC

There is no shortage of museums in Washington, D.C. There are museums dedicated art, history, science, crime and more. That means there is always some interesting and informative exhibits going on in the city. Whatever subject you are interested there is bound to be an exhibit that you want to see. These are the best upcoming museum exhibits in Washington, D.C.

05/11/2015

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Best Places to Do Arts & Crafts for the Whole Family D.C.

Arts and crafts are not just for grade school and camp activities. The whole family can enjoy spending time making things together. Whether you want to try pottery, painting, basket weaving or something else, there are many fun places in D.C. you can try. These are the best places to do arts and crafts for the whole family in Washington, D.C.

05/01/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands. (Photo by Ian Waldie - Pool/Getty Images)

Japan’s Prime Minister Announces $1M Gift to Smithsonian

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian’s Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.

04/30/2015

The distinctive, Victorian-style towers of the Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Family Loans 19 Paintings to Smithsonian American Art

Rarely seen American paintings from a private family collection in Maryland will be going on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

03/13/2015

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Md. Woman Uses Sister’s Art to Highlight Mental Illness

A Baltimore woman who lost her sister, Carolyn Anne Watts, to depression is looking to open up a discussion on mental illness through her sister’s art, WNEW’s Jenny Glick reports.

03/11/2015

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