Culture Agenda: Angkor Bronzes and Imperfectionists
Check out small photography, Revolutionary-era spies, and comic-book art this week
There are only a few more weeks to catch “Gods of Angkor” at the Freer and Sackler Galleries. The exhibit, which features bronze statues representing centuries of Cambodian art, closes January 23. 10 to 5:30.
Tuesday, January 4
Stop by the Torpedo Factory Art Center to see its Small Works Show. The photography exhibit features only works that are 12 by 12 inches or smaller. 10 to 5:30.
Wednesday, January 5
Thomas B. Allen, author of Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, discusses Britain’s Tories at the time of the American Revolution, his findings that many Americans remained loyal to Britain, and the role of espionage in the conflict. The talk is at the International Spy Museum. Noon.
Thursday, January 6
The National Symphony Orchestra joins forces with local young musicians at the Kennedy Center’s free Millennium Stage. The concert is in honor of the NSO’s Youth Orchestra Day. 6 PM.
Friday, January 7
Tom Rachman’s debut novel, The Imperfectionists, launched him onto the New York Times bestseller list. Rachman will be at Politics and Prose to celebrate the book’s release in paperback. 7 PM.
Saturday, January 8
One of the Arlington Arts Center’s current exhibitions, “Party Crashers,” juxtaposes contemporary pieces with their cousins in the world of comic-book art. The show continues until the end of next week. Noon to 5.
Sunday, January 9
The DC Maxecuters take to the skies as they fly their model airplanes around the National Building Museum’s Great Hall. 11 to 4.