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Must-See Museum Exhibits, Events & More Ending Soon in Washington, DC

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Catch these can't-miss events, plays, museum exhibits and more before it's too late!

Many eventsplays and museum exhibits that have elevated Washington, DC’s arts and culture scene are ending soon. Fortunately, we’ve compiled our favorites here so that you have an exciting checklist of things to do in the nation's capital.

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Judy Chicago – 'The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction' – Through Jan. 20
The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the first venue to showcase this new series of work from Judy Chicago, one of the art world’s greatest revolutionaries. Through almost 40 pieces of glass and painted porcelain, you can pay witness to Chicago’s ruminations on species extinction and human mortality, all framed in her signature style that always challenges the status quo.
Hours & Admission
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005

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"Live Dangerously" exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC
‘Live Dangerously’ – Through Jan. 20
Photographs that depict women and their powerful connection to the natural world make up this fascinating exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Featuring work from preeminent photographers such as Janaina Tschäpe, Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Justine Kurland, Live Dangerously depicts women both at peace with nature and at war with it in their battle against patriarchy. Tschäpe’s 100 Little Deaths series is displayed in its entirety at the museum for the first time.
Hours & Admission
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005

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Félix Vallotton Passerby at Bonnard to Vuillard Exhibit at Phillips Collection
‘Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life’ – Through Jan. 26
This Phillips Collection offers the work of “Nabis” (a Hebrew phrase that translates to “prophet”), a group of European Post-Impressionist artists who started a creative revolution in the 1890s. The collective aimed to break down boundaries between the fine and decorative arts through painting, sculpture, lithography, stained glass and a range of other forms. The exhibit features pieces by Pierre Bonnard, Édouard Vuillard, Maurice Denis, Félix Vallotton and others.
Hours & Admission
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

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"Study of Flesh Color and Gold" exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC
‘The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art’ – Through Jan. 26
Roughly 70 pieces that use pastels to striking effect make up this exciting exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. The history of pastel, stretching from the Renaissance to today, accompany pieces that highlight the true potential and versatility of the medium. Artists featured include William Merritt Chase, Paul Huet, Edgar Degas and Claude Monet, among many others.
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m on Sunday | Free Admission
National Gallery of Art, 4th Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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‘My Iran: Six Women Photographers’ – Through Feb. 9
See life through the camera lens of six different Iranian woman photographers in this enthralling Sackler Gallery exhibition. Each artist captures distinct moments to examine and study, from protests in 1970s Tehran and post-revolutionary life to family photo albums and life abroad for displaced persons.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Free Admission
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC

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