#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Get into the holiday spirit with festivities on the Foggy Bottom and Virginia campuses this week. Plus, don’t miss tango classes, a play on changing attitudes toward sexual assault and gender norms and a performance from the Christmas Revels.

December 04, 2017


Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. GW Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff

Marvin Center, Third Floor
800 21st St., NW

The annual university holiday party will celebrate how faculty and staff have contributed to strengthening GW’s academic excellence while incorporating GW Values into our community. Stop by the party for seasonal refreshments and entertainment. 


GW staff members have created works of art on doors all over campus for the holiday door decorating contest. Vote for your favorite on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses here until Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. First place winners will be announced at the party.



Coming Up:


Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. #UStoo and Onwards

Studio XX
814 20th St., NW 

Students from the Theatre for Social Change Class will deliver the 50-minute piece, “Changing Attitudes Towards Sexual Assault and Gender Norms.” The performance will also include a short discussion with the actors and playwrights.


Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Virginia Science and Technology Campus GW Holiday Party

Enterprise Hall, First Floor Dining Area
44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn

Don’t miss delicious treats and live music at the Virginia Campus’s holiday party. President LeBlanc and Dean Ali Eskandarian will make remarks and announce the winners of this year’s door decorating contest. You can vote for your favorite door decoration until Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. here. If the holiday spirit makes you want to give back, you can design cards for children in hospitals and learn about contributing to GW's student-run food pantry, The Store.


Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. The 35th Annual Christmas Revels: A French-Canadian Celebration of Winter

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW 

This Québécois winter celebration will feature joyous carols, toe-tapping dances and foot-stomping instrumentals, blending old French traditions with New World ingenuity. Be prepared for a mysterious bargain, a ride in a flying canoe, thrilling tales and more.  Join a cast of more than 100 individuals, ages 8 to 80, to sing along and dance in the aisles. Welcome Yule!


Now-Dec. 15 Years of Exhibitions at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

801 21st St., NW

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery with works from some of the gallery’s most memorable collaborators and exhibitors, including GW alumni.


Sept. 2-Jan. 7 Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
701 21st St., NW 

“Scraps” presents the work of three designers who have pioneered creative approaches to recycling textiles: Luisa Cevese of Riedizioni in Milan, Christina Kim of Dosa in Los Angeles and Reiko Sudo of Nuno in Tokyo. The show was organized by Cooper Hewitt and Smithsonian Design Museum. 


Save the Date:


Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. Damien Escobar

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW

Damien Escobar returns to Washington for his Heart & Soul tour. The American violinist, known from his work with the duo Nuttin' But Stringz, is considered one of the most dynamic instrumentalists touring today.