Washington, D.C.

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Shoes (1916) with live film score by Alexis Cuadrado
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Shoes (1916) with live film score by Alexis Cuadrado

Spanish bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado performs the new original film score composed for the 1916 silent film, “Shoes,” directed by the American pioneer female filmmaker Lois Weber.

Sep 18, 2018

Dominio Público (Public Space) by Roger Bernat
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Dominio Público (Public Space) by Roger Bernat

Award-winning Spanish artist Roger Bernat presents the U.S. premiere of “Dominio Público,” a unique participatory theater spectacle that aims to map societal structures.

Sep 17, 2018

Urban Crisis & Creative Destruction: Barcelona Resilient City
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

Urban Crisis & Creative Destruction: Barcelona Resilient City

Rafael de Balanzo, director of the Action Without Borders Project for the Social Habitat Work Program, offers a Q&A session after the screening of “Encaixonats,” a documentary about urban resilience in Barcelona.

Sep 17, 2018

Emma Ríos at SPX 2018
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Emma Ríos at SPX 2018

SPX (Small Press Expo) 2018, the premier event for indie comics, cartooning and graphic novels, presents Spanish graphic novelist Emma Ríos.

Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2018

Blanca Muñoz at Women to watch 2018: Heavy Metal
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Blanca Muñoz at Women to watch 2018: Heavy Metal

“Heavy Metal,” the fifth installment in NMWA’s Women to Watch exhibition series, showcases contemporary artists working in metal, and includes works by Spanish sculptor Blanca Muñoz.

Jun 28 – Sep 16, 2018

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean

Visitors to the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can see how Catalan people channel their creativity to ensure the vitality of their local cultures and livelihoods.

Jun 27 – Jul 8, 2018

Around Spanish Contemporary Women Sculpture. The Work of Blanca Muñoz
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Around Spanish Contemporary Women Sculpture. The Work of Blanca Muñoz

On the occasion of NMWA’s new exhibit, sculptor Blanca Muñoz will discuss her work and her insights into the women sculpture scene of Spain in a conversation with associate curator Virginia Treanor and Sofía Barroso, president of Around Art in Madrid.

Jun 25, 2018

The Silence of Others at AFI Docs
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

The Silence of Others at AFI Docs

Winner of the Berlinale Audience Award, “The Silence of Others” reveals the enduring struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under Franco.

Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2018

In Sides by Javier Moreno at DC Jazz Festival
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

In Sides by Javier Moreno at DC Jazz Festival

As part of DC Jazz Festival, bassist Javier Moreno presents “In Sides,” a new project of contemporary Jazz and improvisation that reflects roots, longings, ruptures, and hopes.

Jun 14, 2018

Noche Iberoamericana 2018
  • Culinary Arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Noche Iberoamericana 2018

The Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association (AACIA) presents “Noche Iberoamericana,” a night of food, music, art, and more.

Jun 8, 2018

Contemporary Dance from Spain: Joaquín Collado
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Contemporary Dance from Spain: Joaquín Collado

Contemporary choreographer and dancer Joaquín Collado, founder of Antes Collado Company, offers a performance with students from the Company E Summer Dance Intensive.

Jun 8, 2018

Pedro Larrea at Maratón de la Poesía 2018
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Pedro Larrea at Maratón de la Poesía 2018

Teatro de la Luna presents its 26th Poetry Marathon in Spanish, “La Pluma y la Palabra,” with the participation of Spanish poet Pedro Larrea.

Jun 8 – Jun 9, 2018

EuroAsia Shorts 2018
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

EuroAsia Shorts 2018

A selection of short films from Europe, Asia, and the United States will be screened at embassies and cultural centers throughout Washington, D.C.

Jun 4 – Jun 8, 2018

Mural by Daniel Muñoz
  • Urban Culture
  • Washington, D.C.

Mural by Daniel Muñoz

Muralist Daniel Muñoz visits the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain to recreate the cover he designed for our current catalog, before traveling to San Antonio, TX, to take part in the 300th anniversary of the city.

Jun 4 – Jun 9, 2018

Spanish Cinema Now 2018
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Cinema Now 2018

The second edition of Spanish Cinema Now comes to D.C. bringing a selection of the best recent Spanish films along with several Spanish filmmakers.

May 31 – Jun 3, 2018

Enrique Bunbury on Tour in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Enrique Bunbury on Tour in Washington, D.C. Canceled

Enrique Bunbury, the emblematic and enduring Spanish classic rocker, tours the United States to present his latest album, “Expectativas.”

May 15, 2018