Stories for January 2012

The Art of Video Games: Announcing GameFest

January 26, 2012

Join us for the documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters To celebrate the opening of The Art of Video Games exhibition, we will be holding three jam-packed days of events and activities from Friday, March 16 through...

Q and Art: Silhouettes

January 24, 2012

This post is the first of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art" and is the successor to our series "The Best of Ask Joan of Art." Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art was the longest-running arts-based...

Pilgrimage: Five Questions with Annie Leibovitz

January 20, 2012

Annie Leibovitz, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2009, © Annie Leibovitz. From Pilgrimage (Random House, 2011) Pilgrimage is a personal journey by photographer Annie Leibovitz, celebrated over the decades for her astute portraits of the cultural landscape. In Pilgrimage, the landscape...

Five Questions: Opera at the Renwick

January 17, 2012

Washington National Opera Principal Coach for the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Ken Weiss provides some insider information on how he selected the artists and repertoire for the upcoming January 22 performance in the Renwick Gallery's Grand Salon, in a discussion with...

Renwick Postcard Competition

January 11, 2012

Cross stitch postcard celebrating the Renwick's 40 years by Katie Crooks. The Renwick Gallery is celebrating a milestone year in 2012, its 40th! To give our audience a chance to participate in the fun, we're holding a postcard design contest....