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ConnerSmith is an ultra high end art gallery, essentially known to house contemporary and post war artworks. This prestigious art gallery, housed within the Smithsonian Institution and showcases art works by local as well as renowned artists. The gallery covers fields like performing art and figural realism. If you want want to spend a day immersed in appreciating magnificent artworks, visit ConnerSmith for a truly enriching experience.
Black Cat is the place to come to see the latest local bands. This club features rock, pop and rhythm-and-blues artists and has been known to book some big names, such as Morphine and The Foo Fighters frequently. Live acts perform in the main space while an eclectic mix of young party animals hangs out in the Red Room. Light fare is available, and the bar has microbrews on tap.
Designed by architect James Renwick, who also designed the Smithsonian Castle, this gallery was the home of the Corcoran Art Collection until it outgrew the building. Currently, the Renwick is among the foremost craft museums in the country. It includes a full array of the art form, from handwoven rugs to Shaker furniture. The museum shop is a treasure trove of art and books honoring fine craftsmanship. The place reopened in 2015 after undergoing 2 years of renovations.
In operation since 1982 Adamson Gallery is one of Washington DC's leading contemporary art galleries. Focusing on works by local and emerging artists, the gallery not only lends a platform to new artists to showcase their talent to the world but also lets visitors and to get a glimpse of the local art scene. Kate Moss, Adam Fuss and Vik Muniz are some of the talented artists whose works have been displayed here. Not only is the display a visual feast but the expertly-curated collection also brings attention to the keen eye of the curator. If you are in the mood to check out the local art scene, then a quick trip to Adamson Gallery won't let you down.
Tracing its history back to 1977, this intimate theater is well-known for hosting avant-garde performances from emerging theater artists. The theater changed hands in 2006, undergoing an extensive update to its facilities and today, is a prominent hotspot in the city's theater scene. From modern productions to dance recitals, Source offers something for everyone.