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Old textiles inspire new ones in Sourcing the Museum.
The Textile Museum
Old textiles inspire new ones in Sourcing the Museum.

(March 23-Aug. 19) Sourcing the Museum
Washington’s Textile Museum recently invited eleven artists to browse its collection in search of muses. The result is Sourcing the Museum opening today and showing through mid-August. Historical works are presented alongside the contemporary pieces they inspired.

(March 24-May 12) American Pictures
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and you can see if that holds true with the American Pictures series beginning tomorrow at the American Art Museum. Iconic American images are discussed by eminent American writers, artists, and historians.

(March 24-25) Necessary Weather
A choreographer and a lighting designer inspired each other to create Necessary Weather. The production pushes the boundaries of traditional dance with very little sound and lots of innovative interactions of light and movement. The American Dance Institute stages the acclaimed show Saturday and Sunday in Rockville.

Music: “(Can You) Feel It, Pt. 1” by James Brown


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