Updated 11/17/20 at 10:31 AM. Childrenâs Museum: Members-only weekend beginning July 17, open to the public July 22. Today, you can enter a giant beating heart at the Franklin Institute, walk through a rainbow of blooms at Longwood Gardens, explore a mosaicked wonderland at Philadelphiaâs Magic Gardens, and more. If you find yourself in Washington, DC during this time and in need of a hotel, many DC-area hotels are open and ready to welcome guests. Schools, malls, museums and marketplaces will all begin to open in the coming days and weeks, after ministers voted overnight Monday to continue opening up the country. Newark Museum of Art. National Law Enforcement Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. 9:30 Club Presents at U Street Music Hall - Closed to the public until further notice. Smithsonian's National Zoo - Closed to the public until further notice. Anderson House - Closed to the public until further notice. It’s important to note that while some institutions are eager to serve their audiences once again and give employees a chance to return to work, others say it’s simply too early and not safe. Here’s how the first virtual Sundance Film Festival will work. The new rules, affecting stores, playgrounds and gatherings, are less severe than the stay-at-home order initiated in the spring. 978-456-3924, fruitlands.thetrustees.org. Read more up-to-date information about traveling to the city to ensure the health and safety of visitors. Some already have. Metrorail service changes took effect Sunday, August 16, including the restoration of Silver Line service for the first time since Memorial Day. Animal Planet, HGTV enter streaming arena as Discovery launches new service. Read more about these requirements. Indoor museums, cultural institutions, and performance arts centers are temporarily closed. While many in-person gatherings have been impacted, local businesses, museums and festivals are hosting virtual events, which we're tracking on weekdays and weekends. Getty Museum (Getty Center in Brentwood and Getty Villa in Malibu): Phased reopening, summer, dates TBD. L.A. museums had been given the go-ahead to reopen with modifications, but on July 1, the state announced that they must close indoor spaces for at least the next three weeks. Atlas Performing Arts Center - Closed until further notice, but check its marquee for inspiring social justice messages. Capital One Arena - Closed to the public until further notice. The Jewish Museum The Jewish Museum is now open with free admission through December 31, 2020. Takeout and delivery service also remains a safe dining option. Nonessential retail businesses may open to customers for indoor shopping if the number of persons in the establishment is at 50 percent occupancy and common areas are clearly marked for social distancing. Bar areas are only open for seating without a bartender present. Skate Park at RFK Campus - Closed to the public until further notice. Welcome to our comprehensive gift guide for the 2020 holiday season. The gallery announced it will reopen on Oct. 2 and with a new exhibit on display. Opening to members Aug. 1. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. The Brooklyn Museum shut its doors the day the highly anticipated exhibit âStudio 54: Night Magicâ was set to open, but the party is back on. Planet Word - Closed to the public until further notice. Make sure to check out our list of reopened businesses and read below for more details on restaurants, attractions and museums, including helpful safety information. Madame Tussauds - Closed to the public until further notice. 180 Woz Way, San Jose. Trains are arriving more frequently at stations served by more than one line. Many shops offer online shopping with the option for curbside pickup. Europeâs museums are open, but the public isnât coming. As you continue social distancing, we'... As you continue to practice social distancing and the city slowly reopens, we've gathered up some things to do, including... 901 7th Street NW, 4th Floor touch-free SmarTrip service for iPhone and Apple Watch devices, Metro has restored most rail and bus service to pre-Covid levels, 9:30 Club Presents at U Street Music Hall, Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC, What's Open, Reopening, Closed and Canceled in Washington, DC, The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum is open by reservation only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit the museum's. Some outdoor museums may open, Newsom says, but whatâs an outdoor museum? Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - Closed to the public until further notice. Wander the halls of the Smithsonian Institution museums, explore cool off-the-Mall knowledge centers and discover groundbreaking exhibits. Deborah Vankin is an arts and culture writer for the Los Angeles Times. R.I.S.E. Read more. Please stay safe, and if you can, stay home.”, Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A.: Friday, June 19, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana: Friday, June 19, Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, San Marino: Gardens reopened for members on Wednesday, June 17 and will reopen to the public July 1; incremental reopening of indoor galleries in September, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach: Reopened June 14, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach: Phased reopening started June 12, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles: Phased reopening starts with by-appointment visits July 7, San Diego Museum of Art: July 6-7 for members, July 9 for the public, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach: July 8 for members, July 15 for the public, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana: July 16, Wende Museum, Culver City: Phased reopening will start with outdoor programming in July, California Science Center, L.A.: Summer, date TBD. National Children's Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. Arena Stage - Closed to the public until further notice. â¦ Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Closed to the public until further notice. Taylor Swift and Ryan Reynolds give us the ‘match made in hell’ 2020 deserves. Booksellers are wistful but hardly surprised. U.S. Capitol Building, House and Senate office buildings - Closed to the public until further notice. Now, at the â¦ 9:30 Club - Closed to the public until further notice. U.S. Capitol Building, House and Senate office buildings -, Discover DC's Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, 20+ Hot Restaurants to Try Now in Washington, DC, up-to-date information about traveling to the city, National Park Service Sites, Monuments and Memorials, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ways that you can support some of these local businesses. Column: Stand with Georgia’s Gabriel Sterling to give Trump the Joe McCarthy moment he deserves, With his impassioned plea against threats to election workers, “This has to stop,” Georgia’s voting implementation manager became America’s conscience on Tuesday, echoing Joseph Welch’s historic 1954 takedown of Joe McCarthy: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?”, Reality TV meets video games ... on Facebook? The Louvre in Paris reports about 4,500 to 5,000 visitors a day, compared with about 15,000 a year ago. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture - Closed to the public until further notice. A new social experiment. History Colorado began unlocking its doors for in-person visits at eight museums across the state this week, including the Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center (open June â¦ The Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles reopened Friday. Wait times are reduced dramatically, with trains running every 8 minutes on each line during rush hours, and every 12 minutes on the Red Line and 15 minutes the Orange, Blue, Silver, Green, and Yellow Lines during off-peak times. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (De Young and Legion of Honor), Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, Ronald Reagan President Foundation and Institute, Simi Valley, Citing ‘devastating pandemic,’ Academy Museum once again delays opening — to April 2021, Originally scheduled to open in December, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has pushed back its public opening due to the “unprecedented and devastating pandemic.”. Public health officials in some counties are warning that unless the coronavirus surge can be stopped, hospitals could run out of beds in weeks. Holiday gifts: A box set with 10 classic Yiddish films, including the best one ever made. Reopening timeline set. 202-789-7000 / Fax 202-789-7037. Jessica Gelt writes about arts and culture for the Los Angeles Times. Whatâs open: Chicago museums open now. State of the art: How museums are preparing to open amid coronavirus crisis Spoiler: There will be more "Do Not Touch" signs. Entertainment businesses, cultural venues, and performance centers may reopen. You can also check the status on outdoor dining options including beer gardens, patios and rooftop restaurants. Gateway DC - Closed to the public until further notice. Note that many area theaters are offering virtual programming - make sure to check our things to do for the week and weekend to review options. Closed to the public until further notice. Mary Trump’s next book probes ‘America’s national trauma’ under Trump presidency, Mary Trump’s ‘The Reckoning,’ a follow-up to the bestselling exposé she wrote about her uncle Donald, will examine how ‘America is suffering from PTSD.’, A landmark publishing fair is on ice. What you do — how we ALL act in the next six weeks — will make the difference between an inconvenient fall and a disaster that will take years to overcome. Entertainment businesses must follow the mitigation requirements detailed in paragraphs 7 of page 13 of Executive Order No. The streaming wars are here. According to its website, the â¦ Tables are limited to 6 people max. The DC government currently requires visitors to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of traveling (and to show results if asked by a business, hotel or restaurant); to avoid visiting if you are a close contact of a confirmed positive case; and to get tested within 3-5 days of arrival if you are visiting for more than three days. While many in-person events have been impacted, local businesses, museums and attractions are hosting virtual events during weekdays and weekends. The city already requires individuals to socially distance and wear face coverings. As travelers know, DC is more than... Washington, DC is in a league of its own when it comes to world-class museums, many of which are free to visit. The Underground Museum, which this week was named a recipient of a Getty Foundation COVID-19 relief grant, issued a statement criticizing the city for providing “minimal guidelines and zero financial support, leaving small non-profits like ours to best guess how to keep our staff and our visitors safe.”, The museum, in L.A.’s Arlington Heights neighborhood, sounded a voice of caution about a pandemic that has hit Black and Latino populations disproportionately hard: “We are prioritizing the care of our community over calls to restart our economy. Free timed-entry passes are required for entry at most of our reopened museums, galleries, and the zoo. Makeda Easter is an arts reporter. Service is open for outdoor dining, and indoor dining at 50-percent capacity. The city is currently in Phase Two of recovery, which allows many businesses to reopen. You can also learn more about DC's parks and gardens and read details of currently reopened sites below. Some museums, sculpture gardens and zoos across the area remain open, for now, with stringent social distancing precautions: âThou shalt wear a face maskâ is one of the Museum â¦ The 2021 Sundance Film Festival will be a mostly virtual event, expanding access far beyond Park City, Utah, and utilizing arthouse partners around the country. Washington, DC is in a league of its own when it comes to world-class museums, many of which are free to visit. Things will operate a bit differently at the museum, which will only be open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Only 75 guests will be â¦ Read more about the requirements for restaurants and peruse our list of open businesses, which includes restaurants. We've got the latest info about what's open and safety guidelines in Washington, DC. ReedPop announced Tuesday that it was retiring BookExpo, the largest publishing convention in the U.S. Reopened. National Portrait Gallery - Closed to the public until further notice. Capacity for public gatherings is at 50 people since the beginning of Phase Two reopening. Jay Inslee allowed museums to open âearlierâ as part of Phase 2. Newsom warns of regional stay-at-home order as COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record. The Houston Museum of Natural Science plans to reopen on â¦ Explore other popular Arts near you from over 7 million businesses with over 142 million reviews and opinions from Yelpers. The Washington Ballet's Swan Lake - Postponed until May 2021, Rock 'n' Roll Marathon - Canceled, returning in 2021, Broccoli City Festival - Canceled, returning in 2021, Awesome Con - Canceled, returning in 2021, Capital Pride - All events postponed, launched virtual #StillWe Pride, By the People Festival - 2020 edition canceled, Marine Corps Marathon - Will go virtual this year. What you need to know (and how to cope), California breaks record for hospitalizations. California museums have joined the reopening of the state: Despite rising coronavirus case counts in the region, the Petersen Automotive Museum in L.A. and the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana began welcoming visitors again Friday, and more museums have set reopening dates for July. Dog parks, golf courses, parks, tennis courts, tracks and fields opened in Phase One. Washington National Cathedral - Closed to the public until further notice. Buildings will remain closed until further notice. She started at the Los Angeles Times in 2016 and received her bachelor’s degree in science, technology and international affairs at Georgetown University. Visitors should socially distance and remain 6 feet from one another. Photo by Lucy Hewett. The Broad, downtown L.A.: Phased reopening in midsummer, USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena: Aug. 17, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco: Mid-August, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, L.A.: Late summer, La Brea Tar Pits Museum, L.A.: Late summer, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena: Late summer or early fall, Palm Springs Art Museum: Likely not until October or November, A+D Museum closes in downtown L.A. and shifts to digital and pop-up exhibitions. Museum of Science and Industry. To support the effort, thousands of frontline Metro employees transitioned to new work schedules as the region continued its gradual recovery and attracted more customers. Barbershops and hair salons opened in Phase One with select services, Phase Two allows the reopening of tanning, tattoo, waxing, threading, electrolysis, cryotherapy, facial and other skin services and nail salons, requiring one client per employee, face coverings at all times and social distancing. DC Armory - Closed to the public until further notice. National Gallery, Tate and the Royal Academy are open already, however some smaller, non-commercial museums aren't yet able to open with the reduced visitor numbers necessary for â¦ Status: To be determined. Six Fairfax County stations reopened following planned summer work, resulting in 87 of 91 Metrorail stations open for customers. The Anthem - Closed to the public until further notice. Find the best Museums near you on Yelp - see all Museums open now.