A unique gift and collaboration at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art will enable audiences to gain a broader understanding of how African and Omani history and culture shape and enrich the world, museum officials said.
The plot is age-old – boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, fate intervenes and the romance is doomed. But while the plot may not be new, the approach in Charles Randolph-Wright’s latest play, "Love in Afghanistan," is ...
Philanthropist couple Bernard and Shirley Kinsey spent nearly three decades gathering as many as 400 authentic and rare works of art, artifacts, books, documents and manuscripts, all which tell the often untold story of African-American achievement and contributions.
D.C. Fashion Week 2013, featuring the spring and summer 2014 collections of designers from around the world, kicked off its nineteenth cycle at the Woolly Mammoth Theater on Monday, Sept. 23, with an eco-friendly designer showcase.
Artist Faith Ringgold created artwork that proved controversial but are now among the most sought after and legendary pieces of art.
Dozens of pieces of art are on display as part of "The Art of Justice: Honoring and Continuing a Movement for Equality through Artistic Expression," an exhibit at the Mount Rainier Artist Lofts gallery in Mount Ranier, Md.
Artist Kerry James Marshall transformed his obsession with the Middle Passage into a body of artwork.
Plans to punctuate the Arts & Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeths East with a gospel music extravaganza may have been halted by the rain, but it didn’t put a damper on the spirit of the weekend celebration.
It would not be far-fetched to say that without the youth, vigor, energy and fearlessness of the young people who stood on the frontlines of the civil rights movement, it may have failed or achieved far less than it did.
The Humanities Council of Washington, DC and Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC announce the kickoff of the Arts & Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeths East on Saturday, July 27.
The Washington Performing Arts Society's mission to provide quality arts presentations and art education to the District of Columbia recently received a major boost.
For most of her 70 years, poet Nikki Giovanni has lived by the philosophy that there are things you stand up for because they're right.
For more than 40 years, Januwa Moja has designed exquisite African-inspired outfits far from the runways of London, Paris and Milan.
President Barack Obama will honor the Washington Performing Arts Society, one of the nation's leading performing arts presenters, with the National Medal of Arts on Wednesday.
The Folger Library exhibit, titled "A Book Behind Bars: The Robben Island Shakespeare," opened May 25. The exhibit also includes sketches of Robben Island locations by Nelson Mandela, which are being shown for the first time in the U.S.