Event Calendar: Washington, DC

Whenever you cannot visit Germany in person, rest assured that there are often events in your area that will bring you closer to Germany. Browse our regional calendar below to find out which events are scheduled in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

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German Cultural Events - Washington, DC

Bettina Pousttchi: World Time Clock @ The Hirshhorn

Jun 9, 2016 - May 14, 2017 | Washington, DC
Bettina Pousttchi

Until May 14, 2017 - German artist Bettina Pousttchi has often contemplated systems of time and space in her art. Between 2008 and 2016, she traveled around the globe to make World Time Clock, a series of twenty-four photographs taken in twenty-four different time zones.

Annual Fasching/Mardi Gras Prize Masquerade Ball of the Washington Sängerbund

Feb 25, 2017 | Fairfax, VA
2013 Washington Sängerbund Faschingsball

Saturday, February 25 - Join the Washington Sängerbund, the oldest German singing society in the Washington area, at its fun-filled Costume Prize Masquerade Ball in Fairfax, VA. Enjoy great live dance music by Mike Surrat and the Continentals.

Open House at Preschool and School Entry Level of the German School Washington D.C.

Mar 3, 2017 | Potomac, MD
German School Washington D.C.

Friday, March 3 - The Preschool and School Entry Level of the German School Washington D.C. will jointly host an Open House on Friday, March 3, 2017, from 9 am to 12 pm. Visit the schools to learn more about programs for 2, 3, 4 and 5-year-olds, meet teachers and explore the campus. Knowledge of German is not required for admission to the pre-K and Kindergarten programs.

PIANO BATTLE U.S. Tour Brings Dueling Pianos to the Mid-Atlantic

Apr 2, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017 | Newport News, VA and Frederick, MD
Piano Battle

Sunday, April 2 in Newport News, VA and Saturday, April 8 in Frederick, MD - Two pianists. Six rounds. You will be the jury! Part serious classical recital, part tongue-in-cheek competition, two internationally-acclaimed pianists go head-to-head in an interactive concert experience like no other.

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Washington DC Skyline, (c) iStockphoto.com/Jonathan Larsen

Download Kulturvergnügen


Looking for an overview of German cultural happenings in the greater Washington/ Baltimore region? Download Kulturvergnügen, the tri-annual cultural calendar published by the Goethe-Institut and German Embassy Washington.