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Sargent and Spain: A review by Lola Jiménez Blancoin 29 days
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Sargent and Spain: A review by Lola Jiménez Blanco

Spanish art historian Lola Jiménez-Blanco will go over Sargent’s fascination with Spain, placing him in the so called “Spanish crazed” in the U.S. in the late 1800.

Nov 2, 2022

Inner Borderlines at George Mason University's 2022 Spanish Film Festivalin 29 days
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Inner Borderlines at George Mason University's 2022 Spanish Film Festival

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages of George Mason University presents the “Spanish Film Festival” running Sept. 7-Nov. 2 and screening 5 contemporary films in Spanish language from around the world.

Nov 2, 2022

Mujeres de Cine Film Series 2022in 28 days
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Mujeres de Cine Film Series 2022

The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. presents the third edition, back with in-person screenings, of the film series “Mujeres de Cine,” bringing the best of Spanish women cinema directors to the D.C. screens.

Nov 1 – Nov 16, 2022

Intimate Farruquitoin 26 days
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Intimate Farruquito

Flamenco dancer Farruquito presents his new show, “Intimate Farruquito,” sharing the history of Flamenco dance with live dancers and music.

Oct 30, 2022

Ignacio Prego in concert at the NGAin 26 days
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Ignacio Prego in concert at the NGA

In celebration of the exhibition “Sargent and Spain,” currently on show at the National Gallery of Art, travel to Andalusia with a performance by the internationally renowned Spanish harpsichordist Ignacio Prego.

Oct 30, 2022

Sargent’s El Jaleo: What’s Goya got to do with it?in 14 days
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Sargent’s El Jaleo: What’s Goya got to do with it?

Janis Tomlinson shares her expertise about Spanish painter Goya and his relationship to the Spain lover and American painter Sargent.

Oct 18, 2022

Authentic Flamenco by the Royal Opera of Madrid in Washington, DCin 10 days
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Authentic Flamenco by the Royal Opera of Madrid in Washington, DC

The Royal Opera of Madrid, Spain’s major performing arts institution, presents “Authentic Flamenco,” a traditional Spanish flamenco show from award-winning dancer and choreographer Amador Rojas.

Oct 14 – Nov 6, 2022

Kids Euro Fest: Around Pollinators kids toursin 4 days
  • Kids
  • Washington, D.C.

Kids Euro Fest: Around Pollinators kids tours

Did you know pollinators play a huge part in our fight against climate change? Learn about how these tiny (and not so tiny!) bugs can improve our ecosystems, and how to plant seeds and flowers that enhance our journey to a greener planet!

Oct 8, 2022

An Evening with Elena Medel & Linda Chavezin 2 days
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

An Evening with Elena Medel & Linda Chavez

Spanish writer Elena Medel, author in residence at George Mason University, joins American writer Linda Chavez for a conversation about the literary scene.

Oct 6, 2022

Unveiling Memories & Quizstory: Spanish Friendshiptomorrow
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Unveiling Memories & Quizstory: Spanish Friendship

Join the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain and the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute and Iberdrola for the presentation of the book “Unveiling Memories” and the launch of the app “Quizstory: Spanish Friendship.”

Oct 5, 2022

Photography and Travel in Sargent’s Spainnow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Photography and Travel in Sargent’s Spain

“Photography and Travel in Sargent’s Spain” draws upon photographs and printed matter from Sargent’s contemporary, illustrating another view of Spain at his time.

Oct 3 – Dec 30, 2022

Recent Films from Spain at the National Gallery of Artnow
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Recent Films from Spain at the National Gallery of Art

On the occasion of the exhibition “Sargent and Spain,” on show at the National Gallery of Art, the institution is organizing a film series dedicated entirely to Spanish films.

Oct 2 – Dec 3, 2022

Sargent and Spainnow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Sargent and Spain

“Sargent and Spain” presents 120 oils, watercolors, and drawings rarely exhibited, paintings of the artist’s fascination with Spain. The exhibition also features 28 never-before published photographs from the artist’s travels.

Oct 2 – Jan 2, 2023

Not Only What, But Also Hownow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Not Only What, But Also How

“Not Only What, But Also How” offers a review of each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals conducted by Spanish artists and organizations that will provide the opportunity to take a closer look at the 2030 Agenda.

Sep 22 – Feb 22, 2024

ViTA: Cristina Lucasnow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

ViTA: Cristina Lucas

The new Video in The Atrium (ViTA) space in the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building will showcase video art from the UMD Art Gallery and new work from artists all around the world, starting with Spanish artist Cristina Luca’s work.

Sep 8 – Dec 3, 2022

Zero Hunger Mural by Lula Gocenow
  • Urban Culture
  • Washington, D.C.

Zero Hunger Mural by Lula Goce

The non-profit organization Street Art for Mankind (SAM) presents a street mural painted by Spanish artist Lula Goce as part of its “Zero Hunger Murals” initiative.

May 20 – Dec 31, 2022