Flutist Joshua Smith plays on two pieces in next week's Concert: Musicians from Marlboro. Smith was chosen as a principal in the Cleveland Orchestra when he was just 20 years old. Get your tickets to see him live, along with other talented young musicians.
Today, BETTY and Darren Waterston reunite in #FilthyLucre, a contemporary take on Whistler's Peacock Room. Hear BETTY perform their soundscape at 12 and 1 pm, and then participate in an informal conversation with Waterston and BETTY at 3 pm.
"In one Quran, that asterisk looks like an eyelash; it directs the reader to look for the missing verse on the edge of the page. In another, the writer corrected a wrong word by covering it with gold. 'It's the gold white out,' Farhad says." —NPR (and chief curator Massumeh Farhad) on #artofquran
#Reposting @blainsouthern with @instarepost_app -- Morning light in Washington DC glimmering off of #MichaelJoo's painting 'Collective,' included in his new installation made for the Smithsonian’s Freer Sackler galleries. #regram @freersackler #MichaelJoo #FreerSackler #conceptualart #Smithsonian #painting
Support the Freer|Sackler on GivingTuesday! More than ever, we are committed to being a place where people from different backgrounds learn from one another. Help us foster compassion through the power of art.
Bring the #artofquran to your iPad. Our new (and free!) app allows you to turn the pages of a selection of works, getting a closer look at the calligraphy and illumination while learning about the manuscripts' history.
We're thankful for the Turquoise Mountain artisans who are changing lives in Afghanistan and here in DC. Read Sushmita Mazumdar's story about how Afghan artist Sughra Hussainy is inspiring art in Arlington, Virginia.