A Pop-Up Beer Garden, the East of the River Art Show, and the Pride Parade Gone Mobile: Things to Do in DC, June 10-13

Illustration by Hannah Good.

Hello!

We’ve got Pride’s mobile parade, a tea party, and lots of outdoor fun.


See flapper dresses, glittering gems, and more from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s collection.

Here’s what you should check out this weekend:

Look up: A new art installation at the National Museum of Women in the Arts is a visual representation of the 19th amendment’s ratification following the centennial. Marilyn Artus created “Her Flag” collaborating with artists in the 36 states that ratified it by 1920. Artus incorporated each artwork as a stripe on the bigger flag and traveled around the

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6 things to do this week: Multnomah County Fair, ‘Vanport’s Siren Song,’ art at the Oregon Garden

As spring comes to a close and the summer events season starts to heat up, check out our list of Memorial Day weekend events including Italian opera, a slimmed down version of the Multnomah County Fair and music and movies at Zidell Yards.

Soprano Arwen Myers and theorbo player John Lenti perform. Image courtesy of Portland Baroque Orchestra

17th Century Italian Love Songs

Portland Baroque Orchestra presents a virtual concert of songs about love and loss. Soprano Arwen Myers and theorbo player John Lenti perform 400-year-old Italian songs including works by Barbara Strozzi and Monteverdi.

7:30 p.m. Friday, May 28;

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As London honors Covid-19 victims and key workers with a blossom garden, experts consider the power of memorials

Written by Nina Avramova, CNNLondon

While the global Coronavirus death toll continues to climb each day, some people are beginning to ask: how can we mark the colossal loss of life that has been experienced around the world?

A team of local creative workers in London are among those offering an answer. This week, a Covid-19 memorial garden has been unveiled in the capital’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Made from reclaimed materials and featuring 33 newly planted blossoming trees, the London Blossom Garden is a tribute to key workers and a space for quiet reflection for anyone wishing to

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A New Museum, Norwalk Art Space, Opens June 5 With Exhibit Tours, Outdoor Music, Sculpture Garden, Cafe

A new art museum is opening Saturday, June 5 in central Norwalk with a free weekend celebratory party. The museum will include an exhibition gallery, a sculpture garden with regular live music on weekends, a cafe, studios for artists, a classroom and workspaces for students.

— an announcement from The Norwalk Art Space

The Norwalk Art Space is located at 455 West Ave., next to Mathews Park (the location of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum). The museum building is the former Norwalk First Church of Christ Scientist.

The Norwalk Art Space building

Photo from The Norwalk Art Space

The building is the former location of

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Thursdays at Columbus Museum of Art Feature Bar, Art & Music in the Garden

When walking into the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., on a recent Thursday, you could hear the recognizable sound of laughter and music as you approached the entrance. Peeking into the outdoor garden space brought a welcome sight – an artist at an easel, a DJ spinning top-40, and fancy cocktails being enjoyed by visitors sitting at tables tucked between the trees around The Mountain, a sculpture and fountain that serves as the centerpiece of the Museum’s outdoor sanctuary.

After a year of uncertainty, this scene can’t help but give a feeling of optimism for a

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Fine Arts: Garden State Watercolor Society Members Exhibition is an online event this year

Because of current health restrictions, the annual Garden State Watercolor Society’s annual Members Exhibition usually held at the Middletown Arts Center is an online event this year, thus giving art lovers in our area a convenient way to visit the show.

This exhibit is unique for the organization each year because it highlights not only traditional water media works, but gives members an opportunity to exhibit the broader reach of their talents in non-water media work.

There were 167 entries in this nonjuried show and, from those, Juror of Awards Margaret Fanning selected 10 paintings for special awards. An added

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