Results tagged “Museums” from Spotlight

"Dragons, Nagas and Creatures of the Deep" is a playful, colorful exhibition presenting a global selection of textiles depicting dragons and related fantastical creatures of legend, all in honor of 2012 being the Year of the Dragon on the East Asian calendar. Through Jan. 6, 2013. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donation of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or ... [Read]

Coinciding with the artist's 80th birthday, Robert Ryman: Variations & Improvisations presents Ryman's ongoing examination of painting, including the effects of light and shadow and the painting's relation to surrounding space. Through Sept. 12. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Call 202-387-2151 or visit phillipscollection.org. ... [Read]

Yves Klein at The Hirshhorn

Posted by Randy Shulman
July 19, 2010 1:30 PM |
This is the first American retrospective of the influential French artist Yves Klein, whose talents span from composing to photo-conceptualizing to performance art to judo mastering. On display through Sept. 12. Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave. and Seventh St. SW. Call 202-633-1000 or visit hirshhorn.si.edu. ... [Read]

Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain focuses on three women designers pivotal in transforming Britain from a country devastated by World War II into an optimistic consumer society: Lucienne Day, Jacqueline Groag and Marian Mahler. On display through Sept. 12. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donation of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or visit The Textile Museum. ... [Read]