Do you love art and seeing how other people express themselves? Then, explore these amazing and unique art exhibits in D.C. this summer!

Art is an amazing tool that allows others to express themselves in unique ways! Artists are able to share experiences, perspectives, emotions, and messages through pieces that can reach out and touch others. And Washington, D.C., is filled to the brim with art exhibits that display works like this! So, if you're looking for something to do in your free time this summer, check out these cool art exhibits in D.C.!

"Unseen: Our Past in a New Light" | Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar

Courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution (Facebook)

When: Now – January 6, 2019
Where: National Portrait Gallery
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With "Unseen: Our Past in a New Light," you will see art that represents the underrepresented in American history! Titus Kaphar's paintings include canvas-covered famous American figures, such as Thomas Jefferson, to remind others that figures like this disguised prejudices, supported racial difference, and excluded African Americans' presence. Ken Gonzales-Day's photographs of busts, sculptures, and ethnographic casts from American and European museums show how notions of race and difference were reinforced.

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"Faberge Rediscovered"

Courtesy of Alex Braun, via Hillwoodmuseum.com

When: Now – January 13, 2019
Where: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
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Learn the stories and other interesting tidbits behind the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens' collection of Carl Faberge's works through "Faberge Rediscovered"! Lay your eyes on the finest pieces from the Hillwood's collection of Faberge's art and gain knowledge of new discoveries that allowed others to study and understand 19th- and 20th-century art in a different way.

"Marking the Infinite"

Courtesy of The Phillips Collection (Facebook)

When: Now – September 9, 2018
Where: The Phillips Collection
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Come out to "Marking the Infinite" and see the incredible artworks of Australian Aboriginal women! The showcase houses the work of nine Aboriginal artists and gives viewers a peek into the unique contemporary art practices of "Aboriginal Australia." Imagine all the cultural aspects you'll be able to learn about from viewing these pieces!

"No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man"

Courtesy of Ron Blunt, via americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/burning-man

When: Now – January 21, 2019
Where: Renwick Gallery
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Check out "No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man," the exhibit everyone is buzzing about! You'll have the chance to see pieces from Nevada's Black Rock Desert where larger-than-life, experimental works are put up every year. Room-sized installations, jewelry, costumes, and more will be waiting for you to look upon them in wonder!

Do you find any of these exhibits interesting? Do you plan to go? Leave us your comments in the section below!

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