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Save the Date

Stop and stare.

ROLL
American Cool
What:
Spot Jay-Z and 99 other enigmatic national icons in a photography show that underscores the history of our best national export: charisma.
Why: Make snap(shot) judgments.
When: Feb. 7-Sept. 7.
Where: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, 800 F St. NW, at 8th St. (202-633-8300). Admission is free.

CLICK
The Download
What: Apps, movies, books, and more Web fodder that caught our eye.
Why: New Netflix offerings, the word of the year, and thirteen hummus recipes.
When: You need a virtual snack.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

FREEZE
Garry Winogrand
What:
Marvel at decades of midcentury American street style captured by the insatiably creative photographer.
Why: Everything old is new again — many of the pictures come from the 25,000 rolls of film Winogrand shot but never printed before his death in 1984.
When: Mar. 2-June 8.
Where: National Gallery of Art, 6th St. NW, at Constitution Ave. (202-737-4215). Admission is free.

DAZZLE
Made in the USA
What:
Survey 200 treasures by 120 artists (including Mark Rothko, Georgia O’Keeffe) that map the creation of the nation’s first museum dedicated to modern art.
Why: The show is large enough to take up two-thirds of the building’s galleries.
When: Mar. 1-Aug. 31.
Where: The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW, at Q St. (202-387-2151). Admission is $12.

IMAGINE
The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley
What:
Find inspiration for your spring garden among the works of the jolly green giant of midcentury landscape architecture.
Why: It’s all about the grid — and Versailles.
When: Feb. 8-May 18.
Where: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW, b/t 4th & 5th Sts. (202-272-2448). Admission is $8.

CURTSY
Passion of the Empress
What:
Take your shades to the exhibition of Catherine the Great’s art collection; the display from the (literal) golden age of Russian culture is dazzling.
Why: You crave a different kind of buzz.
When: Feb. 15-June 8.
Where: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, at Tilden St. (202-686-5807). Admission is $15.

Photo: Julian Wasser / Courtesy of Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California

LOCATIONS
4155 Linnean Ave NW
@ Tilden St
Washington, DC 20008
202-686-5807
6th St NW
@ Constitution Ave
Washington, DC 20565
202-737-4215
800 F St NW
@ 8th St
Washington, DC 20004
202-633-8300
401 F St NW
bt 4th & 5th Sts
Washington, DC 20001
202-272-2448
1600 21st St NW
@ Q St
Washington, DC 20009
202-387-2151
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