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Spotlights
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection
Thru Sunday, February 1, 2015
National Gallery of Art

The final installation in a series of three exhibitions celebrating the generous bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen explores the first seven decades of 20th-century American art. The 37 works on view reveal a trend toward abstraction—from the light-dappled impressionism of Childe Hassam, through the jazz-inflected rhythms of Stuart Davis, to the vigorous brushy forms of David Smith.
Grace Hartigan: 1922–2008
Thru Sun, November 9
Strathmore

Her works are in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of Art, The Baltimore Museum of Art and many private collections and...on view at Strathmore, in the Mansion.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!
Wed, November 26
Strathmore

The Brian Setzer Orchestra, fronted by three-time Grammy Award-winner Brian Setzer, returns with their Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! tour.
George Winston, piano
Sun, November 30
Strathmore

Pianist George Winston weaves worlds with his playing
Stephen King
Wed, November 12
GW Lisner Auditorium
Beatrice Rana, piano
Sat, November 8
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts