Consider closing the year or beginning the new one at a museum. Whether your interests lie in history, art, religion, literature, or industry, December and January present your last chances to see these exhibits in the Mid-Atlantic region.
- 1966: Civil Rights at 60, The Newseum. Through January 2, 2017
- Then & Now: Baltimore in the Public Eye, Baltimore Museum of Industry. Through January 1, 2017
- Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting, Zwaanendael Museum. Extended to January 28, 2017
- Headed to the White House, National Constitution Center. Through December 31, 2016.
- I Found God In Myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls, African American Museum in Philadelphia. Through January 2, 2017
- Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Through January 8, 2017
- Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution, National Museum of American Jewish History. Through January 16, 2017
- “One Manly Soul”: White Masculinities in late Colonial America, Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Through January 27, 2017
- Jet, Black, Brown, and Tan: The Legacy of John H. Johnson, African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey. Through December 30, 2016
- Frank Sinatra: The Man, The Voice, and The Fans, Hoboken Historical Museum. Through December 30, 2016.
- New Work: Newark in 3D, Newark Museum. Through December 31, 2016.
- Newark Stories: Four Newarkers Who Made a Difference, Newark Museum. Through January 8, 2017.
- 70 Years in the Service of Peace and Justice, United Nations Visitors Centre. Through December 28, 2016
- Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel, New York Public Library. Through December 31, 2016
- Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will, The Morgan Library and Museum. Through January 2, 2017
- Word and Image: Martin Luther’s Reformation, The Morgan Library and Museum. Through January 2, 2017
- The Battle of Brooklyn, New-York Historical Society. Through January 8, 2017
- Who Shot Sports? A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present, Brooklyn Museum. Through January 8, 2017
Did we miss a must-see exhibition that closing in December or January? Think some of these should get a more in-depth look? Tell us about it in the comments, or suggest a news item.