museums

Virtual Museum: FIT Celebrates Bacall

An online exhibit reminds us how chic the actress was.

August 6, 2020

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Virtual Museum: Black Artists and Modernism

The Phillips Collection shines light on a gap in modern art.

July 23, 2020

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Virtual Museum: Shades of Gray

A clever exhibit fills in the picture of architect Eileen Gray.

June 26, 2020

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Virtual Museum: Raphael in Rome

The Renaissance master is celebrated 500 years after his death.

June 19, 2020

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Masks With An Artful Purpose

Creative ways to face up to our new reality.

June 16, 2020

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Virtual Museum: Fairy Tale Fashion

The Museum at FIT offers an escapist fantasy from its archive.

May 21, 2020

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Virtual Museum: The Road North

The Phillips Collection hosts Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ online.

May 8, 2020

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Virtual Museum: No Stone Unturned

Some Hillwood treasures are precious . . . and semi-precious.

April 23, 2020

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Virtual Museum: Do the Rijks Thing

From Amsterdam, a novel way to ‘collect’ art

March 29, 2020

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Virtual Museum: A ‘Visit’ to the Ballet

The ballerina has influenced fashion, and vice-versa.

March 19, 2020

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A ‘Spectrum of Fashion’ in Baltimore

A new exhibit at the Maryland Historical Society tells the story of famous and everyday Americans.

December 15, 2019

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Trim the Tree With Meaning

Alexander Hamilton, meet Harriet Tubman, in my living room.

December 12, 2019

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Wear Pants Like Hepburn

Thinking of what to wear for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Channel Hepburn’s elegance.

November 26, 2019

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Hidden Treasure . . . for Almost 500 Years

A precious French Jewish find has traveled to New York.

November 7, 2019

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Katharine Hepburn’s Costumes Tell Her Story

A new exhibit at the Frick Pittsburgh shows how Katharine Hepburn combined style with substance in life and on stage and screen.

October 22, 2019

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Clothes Encounters of the Historical Kind

Two new exhibits show us some truths about fashion.

October 1, 2019

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It’s Jacket Time

The Smithsonian’s Craft2Wear show next week has you covered.

September 26, 2019

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New Artists at Smithsonian Craft2Wear

Psst. There will be lots of new arty clothing and jewelry.

September 17, 2019

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