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

@a_matos - Artwork at Smithsonian American Art Museum - Free Museum in Washington, DC

Catch these DC events, plays and museum exhibits you must experience before it's too late!

Many events, plays 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. Catch ‘em while you can!

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‘Underground Railroad Game’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - Performing Arts in Washington, DC

‘Underground Railroad Game’ – Ends April 29
The 2017 Obie Award Winner for Best New American Theatre Work comes to the Woolly Mammoth Theatre this April. Underground Railroad Game follows two teachers who get a bit carried away with a lesson on sex, race and power, going deep into U.S. history through brash comedy. The production will also incorporate the audience, so prepare for a wild evening full of historical connotations and belly laughs.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

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The Phillips Collection - Museums in Washington, DC

‘Ten Americans’ – Ends May 6
Swiss artist Paul Klee had an immense influence on Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painting in America in the mid-20th century, and this new exhibit at The Phillips Collection will fully explore this effect. Across more than 60 paintings, prints and drawings, visitors will see how Klee’s art and philosophy was interpreted by seminal American artists such as Gene Davis (a DC native), Jackson Pollock and Adolph Gottlieb.
Hours & Admission
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

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@abroadwife - Family at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum - Free museum in Washington, DC

‘In Her Words: Women’s Duty and Service in World War I’ – Ends May 8
The National Postal Museum explores the role of women during World War I in this new exhibit. The letters and artifacts of four women inform In Her Words, illuminating how important the war was for women’s rights and labor in the U.S., as thousands served in and alongside the military during the struggle.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. |  Free admission
National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

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