Photo by Lucy Hewett. The museums all have their main bases in South Kensington and will reopen before the end of the school summer holidays: Natural History Museum - 5 August, … Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A.: Friday, June 19 Bowers Museum, Santa Ana: Friday, June 19. Newsom warns of regional stay-at-home order as COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record. Gyms are open with limited capacity and all patrons must wear masks. The Louvre in Paris reports about 4,500 to 5,000 visitors a day, compared with about 15,000 a year ago. The Smithsonian's Enid A. Haupt Garden and Hirshhorn sculpture garden are open from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily with safety protocols in place. Outdoor spaces for museums may allow greater access. L.A. County tightens COVID-19 restrictions today: What you need to know. Reopening timeline set. Ryan Reynolds uses Taylor Swift’s ‘Love Story’ in a very 2020 ad for dating site Match — because this year has really gone to hell. RFK Stadium - Closed to the public until further notice. Animal Planet, HGTV enter streaming arena as Discovery launches new service. Indoor museums, cultural institutions, and performance arts centers are temporarily closed. National Building Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. 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. Social distancing and face coverings are required whenever possible. 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. A new social experiment. Visitors can enter through the entrance on Constitution Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets NW. Here’s the list. Craig Nakano is the arts and culture editor for the Los Angeles Times. 9:30 Club - Closed to the public until further notice. Fuller Craft Museum. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - All performances are canceled. Some museums, sculpture gardens and zoos across the area remain open, for now, with stringent social distancing precautions: “Thou shalt wear a face mask” is one of the Museum … … 978-456-3924, fruitlands.thetrustees.org. Entertainment and Sports Arena - 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. The coronavirus pandemic has affected events, attractions and other businesses throughout the Washington, DC area. Read more about the requirements for restaurants and peruse our list of open businesses, which includes restaurants. Smithsonian's National Zoo - Closed to the public until further notice. Library of Congress - Closed to the public until further notice. Metro has upped its deep cleaning of stations to four times that of the pre-Covid era. The National Museum of American History will open Friday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The city initiated Phase Two of reopening in June, which limits capacity of up to 50 people in enclosed rooms or exhibit spaces. The Times arts team will be tracking the scene in the weeks ahead, updating the following list of who’s reopening and when. 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. WMATA's enhanced cleaning measures include daily disinfecting of trains, buses and stations with mopping, wiping down high-touch surfaces or using electrostatic foggers. 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. U.S. Capitol Building, House and Senate office buildings - Closed to the public until further notice. The Anthem - Closed to the public until further notice. Opening to members Aug. 1. Read more about the city's requirements and note that outdoor attractions like the National Park Service Sites, Monuments and Memorials at the National Mall and around the city remain open. Tables are limited to 6 people max. 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? Chicago History Museum. Smithsonian Gardens and the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden and plaza are open, no passes required. Read more up-to-date information about traveling to the city to ensure the health and safety of visitors. Renwick Gallery - Temporarily closed as of Nov. 23 until further notice. Holiday gifts: A box set with 10 classic Yiddish films, including the best one ever made. The new rules, affecting stores, playgrounds and gatherings, are less severe than the stay-at-home order initiated in the spring. Review: Selena isn’t here to tell her story. What’s open: Chicago museums open now. Welcome to our comprehensive gift guide for the 2020 holiday season. These venues can open if granted a waiver to ensure social distance measures, contact tracing and other safety protocols by Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) to hold an arts, entertainment or cultural event. Newark Museum of Art. Lincoln Theatre - Closed to the public until further notice. Updated 11/17/20 at 10:31 AM. The city is currently in Phase Two of recovery, which allows many businesses to reopen. Find the best Museums near you on Yelp - see all Museums open now. 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. National Children's Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. 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. 408-298-5437. 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. 9:30 Club Presents at U Street Music Hall - Closed to the public until further notice. Many museums and galleries that have reopened, including eight Smithsonian museums, the National Gallery of Art and the Holocaust Museum, have temporarily closed due to recent surges of COVID-19. Arena Stage - Closed to the public until further notice. Metrorail service changes took effect Sunday, August 16, including the restoration of Silver Line service for the first time since Memorial Day. What you need to know (and how to cope), California breaks record for hospitalizations. What’s open and closed amid L.A.’s stricter COVID rules. Atlas Performing Arts Center - Closed until further notice, but check its marquee for inspiring social justice messages. 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. Wander the halls of the Smithsonian Institution museums, explore cool off-the-Mall knowledge centers and discover groundbreaking exhibits. Destination DC is committed to providing travelers with the most up-to-date i… National Law Enforcement Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. Public health officials in some counties are warning that unless the coronavirus surge can be stopped, hospitals could run out of beds in weeks. When are California museums reopening? “Selena: The Series” turns the focus to the men behind her — creating a self-serving, controlled narrative that fails to illuminate the late singer herself. Pentagon Tours - Closed to the public until further notice. The Jewish Museum The Jewish Museum is now open with free admission through December 31, 2020. 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. The Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles reopened Friday. We've got the latest info about what's open and safety guidelines in Washington, DC. Look for exhibitions and affiliate museums in your community. 1220 5th Ave, New York. Madame Tussauds - Closed to the public until further notice. Washington National Cathedral - Closed to the public until further notice. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. Alwun House. The city already requires individuals to socially distance and wear face coverings. Capacity for public gatherings is at 50 people since the beginning of Phase Two reopening. The coronavirus pandemic and the DC Mayor's stay-at-home order, which has been extended to May 15, has affected events, attractions and other businesses throughout the Washington, DC area. Visitors should socially distance and remain 6 feet from one another. Op-Ed: On the COVID frontlines, we’re tired of hearing lame excuses for risky behavior. You can also learn more about DC's parks and gardens and read details of currently reopened sites below. The museum sector got cleared for landing Aug. 20, when Gov. 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. Looking for upcoming events? Recreation centers, bowling alleys, climbing gyms, squash or racquetball clubs, skating rinks and skateboard parks may open with a 50-person capacity or at 50 percent capacity in Phase Two. 202-789-7000 / Fax 202-789-7037. Fruitlands Museum, Harvard. Begin your journey through the authentic side of the city with our collection of videos. The streaming wars are here. You can also check the status on outdoor dining options including beer gardens, patios and rooftop restaurants. 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.”. Some say its decline was inevitable, even before COVID. 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 … ReedPop announced Tuesday that it was retiring BookExpo, the largest publishing convention in the U.S. Gateway DC - Closed to the public until further notice. Children’s Museum: Members-only weekend beginning July 17, open to the public July 22. The home of cable networks HGTV, Animal Planet and ID is launching a direct-to-consumer service starting at $4.99 a month. Makeda Easter is an arts reporter. According to its website, the … Service is open for outdoor dining, and indoor dining at 50-percent capacity. In addition, Metro launched new touch-free SmarTrip service for iPhone and Apple Watch devices, becoming the first rail system in the U.S. to offer a full service, touch-free payment option at every single stop. To be announced (no stated timeline): Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument - 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. Metro has restored most rail and bus service to pre-Covid levels across the region in the largest – and likely most complex – service change in the system's 44-year history. State of the art: How museums are preparing to open amid coronavirus crisis Spoiler: There will be more "Do Not Touch" signs. 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. Food service cafes and retail are allowed to open in line with industry standards. Jay Inslee allowed museums to open “earlier” as part of Phase 2. Playgrounds remain closed. Free timed-entry passes are required for entry at most of our reopened museums, galleries, and the zoo. Old Post Office Tower - Closed to the public until further notice. Museum of the City of New York. Demonstration Center - Closed to the public until further notice. Dog parks, golf courses, parks, tennis courts, tracks and fields opened in Phase One. 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. 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 … Black Cat - Closed to the public until further notice. Indoor exhibitions remain closed. Open seven days a week prior to the pandemic, the museum will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Last week, the government confirmed that museums and galleries can open from Saturday, as can cinemas, pubs, restaurants, hotels, hairdressers, libraries, theme parks and zoos. ‘The Jewish Soul: Ten Classics of Yiddish Cinema,’ a new boxed set from Kino Lorber, is an excellent choice for cinephiles on your Hanukkah gift list. Read more about the city's requirements for retailers and check out ways that you can support some of these local businesses in the District. Jessica Gelt writes about arts and culture for the Los Angeles Times. Smithsonian National Museum of American History - Closed to the public until further notice. Europe’s Museums Are Open, but the Public Isn’t Coming Attendance at some major institutions is a third of what it was last year. Some of the Met’s exhibitions had only … Too soon? 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. With ‘Rival Peak,’ Facebook is launching a television experiment that’s betting on video games as appointment viewing with Tamagotchi-style loyalty. Trains are arriving more frequently at stations served by more than one line. Planet Word - Closed to the public until further notice. DC Armory - 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. Deborah Vankin is an arts and culture writer for the Los Angeles Times. Europe’s museums are open, but the public isn’t coming. On Sunday, August 23, new Metrobus schedules took effect across the region, including the restoration of bus service on routes that have not had service in months, adding significantly more frequent service on almost every line. Some outdoor museums may open, Newsom says, but what’s an outdoor museum? Booksellers are wistful but hardly surprised. Some already have. Entertainment businesses, cultural venues, and performance centers may reopen. Buildings will remain closed until further notice. 157 and Executive Order No 192, which are summarized below.. Movie theaters and other indoor entertainment centers, including performing arts centers and concert venues, must follow … Skate Park at RFK Campus - Closed to the public until further notice. Status: To be determined. (212) 534-1672. mcny.org. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Closed to the public until further notice. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m and 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays-Sunday. 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. Six Fairfax County stations reopened following planned summer work, resulting in 87 of 91 Metrorail stations open for customers. DAR Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. National Geographic Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. Reopened. Anderson House - Closed to the public until further notice. Museum of Fine Arts: Early fall reopening, with summer outdoor programming starting in August . One of Chicago’s most beloved institutions, the Field Museum showcases everything from ancient cultures to the ... Art Institute of Chicago. The Houston Museum of Natural Science plans to reopen on … 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. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - Closed to the public until further notice. U.S. National Archives - Closed to the public until further notice. Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian - Closed to the public until further notice. Here’s how the first virtual Sundance Film Festival will work. Bar areas are only open for seating without a bartender present. The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - Closed to the public until further notice. 180 Woz Way, San Jose. 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. A man wearing a mask walks past the Metropolitan Museum … 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 Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, and more. 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. Access to the outdoor campus at The REACH and Victura Park pop-up. The region’s museums and attractions are beginning to reopen after doors were closed months ago due to the coronavirus. Festival Grounds at RFK Campus - Closed to the public 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. Employees and patrons should socially distance and wear face coverings at all times. 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 … 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 Washington, DC 20001-3719 Status: Tentatively scheduled to open … Houston Museum of Natural Science. Get Carolina A. Miranda's weekly newsletter for what's happening, plus openings, critics' picks and more. Read more. Glenstone Museum - Closed to the public until further notice. Field Museum. Even Satan agrees. And Netflix’s new series fails to give her a voice. The gallery announced it will reopen on Oct. 2 and with a new exhibit on display. Washington, DC is in a league of its own when it comes to world-class museums, many of which are free to visit. The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and Enid A. Haupt Garden remain open. Asian Art Museum – SF (Civic Center) – Open – Museum had free “First Sunday Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture - Closed to the public until further notice.