Thursday, January 13
It’s Second Thursday Art Night at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, where you can meet artists and explore open studios and galleries. This week’s theme is Wintry Mix and includes a make-your-own-snowflake craft. 6 to 9.
Friday, January 14
Singer-songwriter Bob Franke performs at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage at 6 PM. His songs are often topical and tinged with humor.
Saturday, January 15
To celebrate its grand reopening, the Phillips Collection is offering free admission all weekend. There’ll also be a special installation of Sir Howard Hodgkin’s “As Time Goes By,” a vibrant pair of 20-foot-long hand-painted etchings, as well as a complimentary Champagne tasting and a display of birthday-cake designs. The museum is open from 10 to 5.
Sunday, January 16
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the National Museum of American History is hosting “To the Mountaintop: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” The Freedom Singers will perform songs from the Civil Rights movement, and actor Xavier Carnegie will read selections from Dr. King’s most stirring speeches. 3:30.
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