#GWtoDo: Your Curated Arts and Events Agenda

Proud to Be GW celebration continues on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, plus a discussion on North Korea.

August 21, 2017


Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. Virginia Science and Technology Campus Proud to Be GW Celebration

Enterprise Hall Field
44983 Knoll Square

The Virginia Science and Technology Campus invites employees to its Proud to Be GW celebration. The event follows last week’s festivities on the Foggy Bottom Campus and will feature free food, music and games.



Coming Up:


Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. How to Handle North Korea: A Panel Discussion

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St., NW 

This panel discussion on the conflict in North Korea will include Georgetown University Professor Robert Gallucci, University Professor and Professor of International Affairs Amitai Etzioni and Professor of History and International Affairs Gregg Brazinsky. The discussion will be moderated by Director of the GW Institute for Korean Studies Jisoo Kim.


Sept. 2 at 11 a.m.-4p.m., Sept. 3 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebration of Textiles

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

Explore the art of recycling at this free festival held at the museum. Try your hand at weaving with recycled materials and designing a paper dress, watch local fiber artists at work, enjoy live music and dance and explore the ingenious designs in the exhibition “Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse.” Support for the 2017 Celebration of Textiles is provided in part by Cynthia and Alton Boyer.

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:


Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. King Crimson

Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW

Progressive rock icons King Crimson come to Lisner for two nights during their 2017 North American “Radical Action” tour. The band formed in the late 1960s and came to prominence after supporting the Rolling Stones at Hyde Park. Tickets will be on sale July 21 at 10 a.m. at gwutickets.com or the Lisner Auditorium Box Office.