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America's first museum of modern art started as a house. (Credit: phillipscollection.com)

Phillips Collection Crowdfunding for Art Project

The Phillips Collection is turning to the crowd to raise money for a new program to accompany a major exhibition focused on the artwork of Jacob Lawrence.

11/10/2014

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Artist is Turning National Mall Into Massive Portrait

The iconic National Mall will soon transform into an enormous 6-acre portrait made out of sand and soil.

09/15/2014

This storefront in Anacostia displays debris that is supposed to resemble art, but neighbors say it is disrespectful. (Photo Credit: Matt DelSignore/All News 99.1)

Controversial Art Display in Anacostia is Made of Debris, Trash

People in the District of Columbia’s Anacostia neighborhood are confused and upset over two storefronts that have been filled with trash and debris for an art installation.

09/12/2014

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D.C. Judge Approves Merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

One of the nation’s oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation’s capital, a judge ruled Monday.

08/18/2014

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New Mural Being Unveiled at D.C. Aquatic Facility

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray will help unveil a new mural at a city aquatic facility near Eastern Market.

07/31/2014

'Art Cars' ride through downtown Baltimore during Artscape 2014 on July 19, 2014. (credit: Samantha Silver/All-News 99.1)

Baltimore Artscape: Abstract Art, Food and Attractions

Abstract artwork, lively music, aerial acrobatics, interactive games and face-painting – it is the wonder that is Artscape.

07/19/2014

Artwork hangs on display during the "Off the Wall" exhibit in Rockville, Maryland on July 11, 2014. (credit: Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

Montgomery County on the Verge of an Art Boom

Montgomery County may not be the first place you think of when looking for beautiful works of art in the D.C. Metro area, but you may want to reconsider.

07/12/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol Building. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland High Schooler Will Have Art on Display in U.S. Capitol

A high school student from Waldorf, Maryland, will have a piece of his artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

06/26/2014

The Renwick Gallery near the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Gets $5.4 Million For Renwick Gallery Project

Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.

06/23/2014

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Kennedy Center Plans Its First Musical

Artists from Spain and Portugal will be a centerpiece of the Kennedy Center’s next season, along with a first for the performing arts giant: its own new musical.

03/04/2014

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