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The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The three bronze ritual wine pouring vessels will be featured at the new exhibition at the National Museum of Asian Art. The exhibition, Anyang: Chinas Ancient City of Kings, is debuting on February 25, 2023 and will display works from Anyang, the captal city of the influential Shang dynasty.

Ancient bronze exhibit deserves a gold star

By Clara Young, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2023

3500 years ago the Bronze age was at its peak: metals were, for the first time, transformed from merely a lump into intricately detailed forms of art. During this period, the Shang Dynasty was born. At...

Exhibition visitors get to experience two of Kusamas famous infinity rooms. The second room visitors see is Infinity Mirrored Room - My Heart is Dancing Into the Universe; a small space filled with mirrors and paper lanterns that change color, giving the effect that the dots expand and continue forever.

Reach for infinity at Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition

By Leah Kreisler, Online Photo Manager March 30, 2023

Patterns can be found in many places throughout daily life: household objects, clothes and even furniture. But imagine seeing those simple, and sometimes crazy, patterns everywhere and at all times. On...

Titled Marshall with Family and the World, this is one of the pieces by the eight contemporary artists showcased at the Kinship exhibit, newly opened on Oct. 28, at the National Portrait Gallery.

Explore the mind and new art this fall with DC’s exhibits

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor December 2, 2022

If someone were to draw a Venn diagram of “fall” and “art”, most people would likely put Jack-o’-lanterns in the middle and then be stumped; what else could there be in the overlap between fall...

The Where Do Words Come From exhibit at the Planet Word museum in Washington, D.C. features a 22-foot-tall talking wall that tells the story of the English language.

You have our word: check out DC’s latest museum

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor November 25, 2021

Sprinkle. Kumquat. Bamboozle. These seemingly obscure and unrelated words all have one thing in common: they are all part of the English language. But how were these words created? How did they become...

The Hirshhorn museum’s unique newest exhibit celebrate the art of Yayoi Kusama. The museum included many different rooms for visitors to experience, along with individual art pieces on display.

Hirshhorn Draws Crowds, Media Attention

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor June 14, 2017

CHS students on social media may have recently come across posts of mirrored rooms decorated with odd yet beautiful art including red and white blobs, twinkling lights and even glowing polka dot pumpkins....

“Split Rocker” by Jeff Koons is an outdoor sculpture at the Glenstone Museum. In the spring and summer, it is covered with flowering plants.

New Glenstone Exhibit Brings Innovative Art to Potomac

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor March 31, 2017

The Glenstone museum is a private art collection, tucked away on Glen Road, that presents a modern, fresh and contemporary twist on a traditional museum setting. Established by the non-profit Glenstone...

The Botanic Garden contains miniatures of famous D.C. landscapes created entirely from plant material. Above is a miniature of the Lincoln Memorial and below is a reproduction of the Washington Monument.

Local Museums’ Holiday Exhibits Worth a Visit

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor November 30, 2015

The holidays are a time to be spent with family, and CHS students’ close proximity to Washington, D.C. allows them to spend time with family while also enjoying some of our nation’s tourist destinations...

AP Art History Classes Get Chance to Learn about Material Outside of Classroom

AP Art History Classes Get Chance to Learn about Material Outside of Classroom

By Ben Dross, Production Editor October 24, 2015

The AP Art History class took a field trip to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore in order to learn more about the ancient art work they were studying in class Oct. 21. The class examines artwork from...

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