Arts Desk

Arts Roundup: You Got Preserved Edition

The D.C. Preservation League has filed to protect interior spaces in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, meaning that if the building were sold, its new owners would have to allow for a public review of any changes to its interior. [Washington Post]

National Children's Museum sets a Dec. 14 opening date for its new location at National Harbor [Washington Business Journal]

Part of Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be filmed in D.C. in 2013. [DCist]

Listen to Volta Bureau's new Hot EP! [Soundcloud]

Sunday night's opening gala for the National Symphony Orchestra raised $1.3 million, in stark contrast to the dire straits faced by other symphonies across the country. [Post]

Steve Newsome, former director of the Anacostia Community Museum, died last week. He served in the role for 12 years until he retired in 2004. Before that, he was the founding director of the Banneker-Douglass Museum and Executive Director of the Maryland Commission on African American History. [Art 202]

Remember: October is National Arts and Humanities month. [Art 202]

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  • RT

    What won't these preservationist crazies do??

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