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2009_DC_Miss_DC_0901132402008 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Kate Marie to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics
The Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Organization invites you to the Miss America Send-Off Reception for Kate Marie Grinold, Miss District of Columbia 2008, at the Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington DC.

Also shown are a number of the previous Miss DC winners...
2009_DC_Pageant_0907121972009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program through talent portion)
The 2009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant took place on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC at 6:30 pm. Pictures in this section include stage events through the talent portion of the pageant.

The Miss DC 2009 contestants were as follows:
...
2009_DC_Pageant2_0907121772009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program, gowns and award sections)
The 2009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant took place on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC at 6:30 pm. Pictures in this section include stage events after the talent portion of the pageant. This includes the crowning of Miss DC as well as the crowning of Miss Teen...
2009_DC_PageantT_090712912009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 4) -- The Miss Teen DC Pageant (stage program)
Pictures here are of the Miss Teen DC portion of the pageant. The winner of the Miss Teen DC portion was announced during the Miss DC pageant presentation.

The Miss Teen DC 2009 contestants were as follows:
Nhari Frederick Bryant
Veronica Yvonne Beverly
Nirvana Chavez
Breanna Valencia...
2009_DC_PageantO_0907121822009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 4) -- Other (incl posed photos afterward)
Everything except the pageant on stage.including the audience and various posed photos
2010_DC_Miss_DCM_1001132312009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_Miss_DCP_1001131152009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_PageantO_1006202072010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 4) -- Other (incl posed photos afterward)
Pictures of everything except the formal program -- crowd shots, posing afterward, miscellaneous.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya Khakazi
L. Ashton...
2010_DC_Pageant1_1006201342010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- introductions, swimsuit, and interview)
Pictures of the first three portions of the formal program -- introductions, the swimsuits, and the interviews.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya...
2010_DC_Pageant2_100620922010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- talent)
Pictures of the middle, talent portion of the formal program.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya Khakazi
L. Ashton Kunkle
Vanessa Patterson
Lauren...
2010_DC_Pageant3_1006202102010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- gowns and crowns)
Pictures of the last part of the formal program -- evening dresses and the final crowning. Congratulations to Stephanie Williams!

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely...
2010_DC_Miss_DC_WB_1006211262010 Miss District of Columbia Reception -- Stephanie Williams @ John A. Wilson Bldg
Stephanie Williams, the newly-crowed Miss DC, came for a reception at the Wilson Building hosted by Paul Strauss (DC's "Shadow Senator" to the US Congress) and Michael Brown (At Large Representative).
2011_DC_Miss_DCM_1101051572010 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 2) -- Stephanie Williams to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off Party! Stephanie Williams heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2011
Join Us to celebrate at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

ALSO FEATURING:
* Jen Corey – Miss DC 2009
* Kate Marie Grinold – Miss DC 2008
...
2011_DC_Miss_DCP_1101051582010 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 2) -- Stephanie Williams to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off Party! Stephanie Williams heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2011
Join Us to celebrate at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.
Tickets can be purchased at MissDC.org by clicking “SUPPORT” or e-mail...
2011_DC_Pageant_1Other_1107101282011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 7) -- Other
Among others shown here are this year's judges:
* Mario Acosta Velez
* Dennis Momyer
* Chartese Burnett
* John Kelly
* Angie Goff
* Chef Spike Mendelsohn
2011_DC_Pageant_2Swimsuit_110710622011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 7) -- Welcome and Swim Suit
2011_DC_Pageant_3Inter_110710642011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 7) -- Interviews (Miss DC)
2011_DC_Pageant_4Talent_110710942011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 7) -- Talent
2011_DC_Pageant_5InterT_110710692011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 7) -- Interviews (Miss Teen DC)
2011_DC_Pageant_6Awards_110710772011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 7) -- Awards (Ashley Boalch)
2011 Miss District of Columbia: Ashley Boalch
2011 Miss District of Columbia Outstanding Teen: Lauren Seely

The 2011 contestants for Miss District of Columbia were as follows:

...
2011_DC_Pageant_7Post_1107101572011 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 7) -- Post Award Pictures
2011_DC_Miss_DCM1_111215952011 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 4) -- Ashley Boalch to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off
Ashley Boalch heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2012. [The pageant airs at 9pm EST on Saturday, January 14, 2012.]
Join us to celebrate
6:30-8:30 pm
Thursday, December 15
The Institute of World Politics

Also Featuring:
* Jen...
2011_DC_Miss_DCP1_111215732011 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 4) -- Ashley Boalch to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation except dresses
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off
Ashley Boalch heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2012. [The pageant airs at 9pm EST on Saturday, January 14, 2012.]
Join us to celebrate
6:30-8:30 pm
Thursday, December 15
The Institute of World Politics

Also Featuring:
* Jen...
2011_DC_Miss_DCP2_111215452011 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (3 of 4) -- Ashley Boalch to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation dresses
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off
Ashley Boalch heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2012. [The pageant airs at 9pm EST on Saturday, January 14, 2012.]
Join us to celebrate
6:30-8:30 pm
Thursday, December 15
The Institute of World Politics

Also Featuring:
* Jen...
2011_DC_Miss_DCM2_111215702011 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (4 of 4) -- Ashley Boalch to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Posed pictures after presentation
The Miss District of Columbia Send-off
Ashley Boalch heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America 2012. [The pageant airs at 9pm EST on Saturday, January 14, 2012.]
Join us to celebrate
6:30-8:30 pm
Thursday, December 15
The Institute of World Politics

Also Featuring:
* Jen...
2011_DC_Miss_Amer_CHC_1103292692011 Miss District of Columbia / America Experience @ Capital Hill Club
For this reception, the Miss America contestants were joined by Teresa Scanlan, 2011 Miss America.
2011_DC_Miss_Amer_CB_110329682011 Miss District of Columbia / America Experience @ Cherry Blossoms
2011_DC_Miss_Amer_Newseum_110329372011 Miss District of Columbia / America Experience @ Newseum
2011_DC_Miss_Amer_VSA_110329742011 Miss District of Columbia / America Experience @ Van Scoyoc Associates
2012_DC_Pageant_0Rehearse_1206171262012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (0 of 9) -- Rehearsal
2012_DC_Pageant_1Other_120617642012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Other
2012_DC_Pageant_2Teen_1206171082012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Teen competition portion
2012_DC_Pageant_3Welcome_120617352012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Welcome portion
2012_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_120617862012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit portion
2012_DC_Pageant_5Inter_120617792012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interview portion
2012_DC_Pageant_6Talent_1206171232012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent portion
2012_DC_Pageant_7Evening_1206171452012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening Wear portion
2012_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1206171302012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Allyn Rose)
Congratulations Allyn Rose, Miss District of Columbia 2012!

Miss DC contestants for 2012:

Rachel de Maree
Jaqueline Garcia
MacKenzie Green
Helen Hua
Haely Jardas
Giovanna Jean-Baptiste
Rachall Lawrence
Casey Valerie Linsey
Chelsea Partridge
Joanna Preston
Anna Alexandra Rojo
Allyn Rose...
2012_DC_Pageant_9Post_120617912012 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-awards
2012_DC_Miss_DC_SendM_1212182352012 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 2) -- Allyn Rose to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
Help send Allyn off to Miss America
Come show your support for Allyn at Miss America, get a sneak peek of her competition wardrobe, and recognize the Miss District of Columbia class of 2012!
These were the pictures of the mingling before and after the presentation
2012_DC_Miss_DC_SendP_1212181452012 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 2) -- Allyn Rose to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation
Help send Allyn off to Miss America
Come show your support for Allyn at Miss America, get a sneak peek of her competition wardrobe, and recognize the Miss District of Columbia class of 2012!
The celebration will be Tuesday, December 18 from 6-8pm at the Institute of World Politics, 1521 16th Street...
2013_DC_Pageant_1Other_130609702013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-program pics
Judges this year were:
* Tina Sauerhammer, former Miss Wisconsin, doctor at Children's National Medical Center 
* Michael Steele, former RNC chair, MSNBC contributor 
* Erin Blakely, Pie Sisters
* Alberto Avendaño, Washington Post/El Tiempo Latino
* Myrna Farmer, US State Department Office of...
2013_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_130609462013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
Contestants:
* Allison Williams
* Allix Hillebrand
* Arienne Calingo
* Azah Awasum
* Bindhu Parmathi -- WINNER!
* Brooke Rowland
* Dakota Beach
* Jachele Velez
* Jill Duckworth
* Katie Peditto
* Lesley Pace
* Lola Adeoye
* Melissa Allen
* Michelle Pierrot
* MonaLesa...
2013_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_130609572013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2013_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_130609422013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2013_DC_Pageant_5Inter_130609632013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
2013_DC_Pageant_6Talent_130609732013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
2013_DC_Pageant_7Evening_130609982013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening Gowns
2013_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1306091102013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Bindhu Pamarthi)
Contestants:
* Bindhu Pamarthi ** MISS DC 2013 **
* Allison Williams
* Allix Hillebrand
* Arienne Calingo
* Azah Awasum
* Brooke Rowland
* Dakota Beach
* Jachele Velez
* Jill Duckworth
* Katie Peditto
* Lesley Pace
* Lola Adeoye
* Melissa Allen
* Michelle Pierrot
* MonaLesa...
2013_DC_Pageant_9Post_130609942013 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-award pictures
2014_DC_Miss_DC_America_1404051942013 Miss District of Columbia Reception -- Bindhu Pamarthi and Miss America Nina Davuluri @ Meiwah Restaurant
Please join the Miss DC Board of Directors as our guest for a reception with Miss America. Both Miss DC 2013 (Bindhu Pamarthi), Miss America 2014 (Nina Davuluri) and Miss DC 2009 (Jen Corey) were part of the presentation.
2013_DC_Miss_DC_Send1_130901902013 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 3) -- Bindhu Pamarthi to Miss America Pageant @ Meiwah Restaurant -- Mingling Before
Celebrate another great year of the Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Program!
Get a sneak peek at Bindhu Pamarthi ’s competition wardrobe for Miss America.
Meet the Miss District of Columbia class of 2013 at Meiwah Restaurant, 1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW.
2013_DC_Miss_DC_Send2_130901582013 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 3) -- Bindhu Pamarthi to Miss America Pageant @ Meiwah Restaurant -- Outfits
Updated September 15: Note: Originally, this page didn't include the formal gowns that Bindhu was showing. These weren't to be shown until the Miss America pageant was over.
Celebrate another great year of the Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Program!
Get a sneak peek at Bindhu Pamarthi’s...
2013_DC_Miss_DC_Send3_130901312013 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (3 of 3) -- Bindhu Pamarthi to Miss America Pageant @ Meiwah Restaurant -- Mingling After
Celebrate another great year of the Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Program!
Get a sneak peek at Bindhu Pamarthi’s competition wardrobe for Miss America.
Meet the Miss District of Columbia class of 2013 at Meiwah Restaurant, 1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW.
2014_DC_Pageant_1Other_140615752014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-program Pics
2014_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_140615372014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2014_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_140615922014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2014_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_140615762014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2014_DC_Pageant_5Inter_140615732014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
2014_DC_Pageant_6Talent_140615912014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
2014_DC_Pageant_7Evening_140615982014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening
2014_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1406151242014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Teresa Davis)
Contestants 2014

Teresa Davis *** CROWNED MISS DC 2014 ***
Platform: Five Star Families: A Salute To Our Military and Their Families
Talent: Piano
University of Georgia

Lola Adeoye
Platform: Holistically Whole: Promoting Holistic Health in Young America
Talent: Vocal
Howard...
2014_DC_Pageant_9Post_1406151322014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-award Pictures
2015_DC_Miss_DC_America_1504083092014 Miss District of Columbia Reception Honoring Miss America @ Capital Hill Club
Miss America 2014, Kira Kazantsev, was honored at this reception.
2014_DC_Miss_DC_SendOff_1408271692014 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Teresa Davis to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Please join us in wishing Teresa Davis, Miss DC 2014 the best of luck at Miss America!
2015_DC_Pageant_1Other_1506141422015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-program Pics
2015_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_150614552015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2015_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_150614952015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2015_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_150614622015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2015_DC_Pageant_5Talent_1506141072015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Talent
2015_DC_Pageant_6Evening_150614812015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Evening
2015_DC_Pageant_7Inter_150614872015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Interviews
2015_DC_Pageant_8Awards_150614822015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Haley Jardas)
2015 Contestants

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2015_DC_Pageant_9Post_1506141162015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-Award Pictures
Posed Haely Jardas post-award photos.
2015_DC_Miss_DCM_1508261422015 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off 1 (1 of 2)-- Haely Jardas to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences -- Mingling
Join us!
Miss DC 2015, Haely Jardas Miss American Send Off Party.
Buffet by Tony Cheng's. Special performance by LaTiDo.
2015_DC_Miss_DCP_1508261062015 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off 1 (2 of 2)-- Haely Jardas to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences -- Presentation and Posed Photos Afterward
Join us!
Miss DC 2015, Haely Jardas Miss American Send Off Party.
Buffet by Tony Cheng's. Special performance by LaTiDo.
2015_DC_Miss_DCM_150827702015 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off 2 (1 of 3)-- Haely Jardas to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Mingling
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2015_DC_Miss_DCP_1508271032015 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off 2 (2 of 3)-- Haely Jardas to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Presentation
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2015_DC_Miss_DCP3_150827732015 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off 2 (3 of 3)-- Haely Jardas to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Posed Photos w/Haely Jardas
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2005_DC_Navy_05101550230th Navy Birthday Concert (Ernest Borgnine) @ DAR Constitution Hall
Navy veteran and Academy Award winning actor ...
2014_DC_HP_Abrashoff_140402134th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Capt. D. M. Abrashoff Keynote
Capt. D. M. Abrashoff
At the age of 36, the Navy selected Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold - at the time, the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet. The immediate challenges that faced him on this underperforming Naval war ship were staggering: exceptionally low morale, high...
2014_DC_HP_Powell_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Colin Powell keynote
General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, Powell's deep commitment to democratic values and freedom has been felt...
2014_DC_HP_Baez_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Ramon Baez keynote
Ramón Baez
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Ramón Baez is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of HP, responsible for the global information technology (IT) strategy and all of the company's IT assets that support HP employees and help...
2014_DC_Lincoln_Other_140322123Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
Pictures that aren't part of anything else.
2014_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_140322158Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
17th Annual Symposium: The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship
The 17th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium takes place this year at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Symposium speakers and topics:
* Welcome: Allen Carl Guelzo, President, Abraham Lincoln Institute
* National Archives...
2007_DC_JHFranklin_07041581Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Conversation with John Hope Franklin
A Conversation with Pre-eminent American Historian John Hope Franklin: Reflections on African American History and Abraham Lincoln: Second in a series of discussions by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Led by Kurt L. Schmoke, Howard University Law School Dean and hosted by the New York...
2010_DC_Lincoln_Final_10041957Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Final Meeting
WASHINGTON – The national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC) will convene its final meeting on Monday, April 19, 2010, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington. President Abraham Lincoln established the Department of Agriculture in 1862, calling it the “people’s...
2010_DC_Lincoln_Studies_10041985Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- State of Lincoln Studies w/Matthew Pinsker
The Future of Lincoln:
Welcome and Video Presentation -- Harold Holzer, ALBC Co-Chairman
Introduction -- Darrel Bigham, ALBC Commissioner
Remarks -- Matt Pinsker
Q&A -- Moderated by Jim Horton, ALBC Commissioner
Closing Remarks -- Harold Holzer

The State of Lincoln Studies:

WASHINGTON – The...
2013_DC_AFI_Docs3AFI Docs 2013 -- Miscellaneous shots
2013_DC_Caucus_130622114AFI Docs 2013 -- "Caucus" (w/AJ Schnack, Nathan Truesdell, Chris Cillizza, Matt Beynon, and Alice Stewart) @ Donald Reynolds Center
Caucus: US Premiere:
While the GOP leadership race in 2012 played itself out for the nation on primetime television with camera ready sound bytes and speeches, a documentary film crew led by filmmaker AJ Schnack went behind the scenes to capture the not-so-ready-for-primetime moments that culminate in...
2013_DC_Herblock_130620175AFI Docs 2013 -- "Herblock -- The Black and the White" (w/Michael Stevens, George Stevens Jr., and Ben Gazzale) (incl reception) @ Newseum
Herblock -- The Black and the White:
Filmmaker Michael Stevens paints a lively portrait of influential Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herbert Block whose distinguished 55-year career spanning 13 presidents earned him three Pulitzer Prizes and the Medal of Freedom. Covering a time when cartoons...
2013_DC_Burn_13062232AFI Docs 2013 -- "Let the Fire Burn" (w/Jason Osder) @ Newseum
Let the Fire Burn: Jason Osder
USA, 2013, 95 minutes
On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia’s municipal authorities battling the black liberation group MOVE dropped incendiary, military-grade explosives onto an Osage Avenue row house. The ensuing six-alarm inferno killed five children and six adults,...
2013_DC_Jackie_130619227AFI Docs 2013 -- "Letters to Jackie" (w/Bill Couturie, Ben Gazzale, and Scott Keogh) (incl reception) @ Newseum
Letters to Jackie:
When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the world came to a crashing halt as the nation grieved for its leader whose promise of a brighter future was cut tragically short. During this time the president's widow, Jacqueline Kennedy, received thousands of letters from...
2013_DC_Lost4Life_13062262AFI Docs 2013 -- "Lost for Life" (w/Joshua Rofe) @ Donald Reynolds Center
Lost for Life -- World Premiere:
Is it right for juvenile offenders to receive lifetime prison sentences without parole? This thought-provoking film explores the complex issue with input from both the perpetrators – all charged with first degree murder – and the victims' families. As they revisit the...
2013_DC_Not_Anymore_13062316AFI Docs 2013 -- "Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution" (w/Matthew VanDyke) @ Newseum
Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution:
This vivid film explores the Syrian revolution as told through the experiences of two of its deeply affected citizens. Mowya is a dedicated male rebel fighter and Nour a young female journalist who risks her life in pursuit of the truth. By sharing their harrowing...
2013_DC_Our_Nixon_130622112AFI Docs 2013 -- "Our Nixon" (w/Penny Lane, Lee Huebner, Dwight Chapin, and Jake Tapper) @ Natl Archives
Washington, DC, premiere of Our Nixon:
Throughout Richard Nixon’s Presidency, three of his top White House aides (John Erlichman, H.R. Haldeman, Dwight Chapin) documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. The documentary Our Nixon presents those home movies for the first time, along...
2014_DC_Holbrook_140618281AFI Docs 2014 -- "Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey" (w/Hal Holbrook and Scott Teems) @ Newseum
HOLBROOK/TWAIN: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
Celebrated actor Hal Holbrook has carved out a prolific career in film, television and theater, but one role, which he has played since 1954, has become indelibly associated with him: Mark Twain. For 60 years, Holbrook has been touring with his award-winning one-man...
2014_DC_Virunga_14102961AFI Docs 2014 -- "Virunga" (w/Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara, Emmanual de Merode & Andre Bauma) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
AFI Docs and Netflix invite you and a guest to a special screening of VIRUNGA
A film by Orlando von Einsiedel
Q&A following the film with Director Orlando von Einsiedel, producer Joanna Natasegara, Virgunga National Park Director Emmanual de Merode & Virunga National Park Ranger Andre Bauma. Moderated...
2015_DC_Hot_Type_15061952AFI Docs 2015 -- "Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation" (w/Barbara Kopple) @ Newseum
HOT TYPE: 150 YEARS OF THE NATION
Two-time Oscar® winner Barbara Kopple (Harlan County, USA) focuses on the esteemed weekly The Nation. Founded in 1865 by abolitionist Republicans, the iconic progressive publication accepts no revenue from advertisers, enabling its ahead-of-the-pack critiques of the...
2015_DC_Moore_15111640AFI Docs 2016 -- "Where To Invade Next" (w/Michael Moore, Tia Lessin, and Jason Dick) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO THE AFI DOCS SCREENING OF THE NEW COMEDY FROM MICHAEL MOORE
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "stand down" — he will do the invading for...
2011_DC_Freezer33Albus Cavus Classroom @ Freezer
Peter Krsko (Albus Cavus) had mentioned that Chor Boogie was in town, working on his next show. I wanted to visit!
2010_DC_Fridge28Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge
2011_DC_Fridge12Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge
2011_DC_Fridge_Chor33Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge -- Chor Boogie's "This Ain't No Place For No Hero" -- Artwork
Chor Boogie Opening: This Aint No Place For No Hero
Chor Boogie has been in residency at The Freezer for three weeks preparing for his latest show at The Fridge -- This Aint No Place For No Hero!
Please join us Saturday night from 7:00 - 10:00 PM for the opening reception!
For more info on this show,...
2011_DC_Fridge_ChorO_11040929Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge -- Chor Boogie's "This Ain't No Place For No Hero" -- Opening
Chor Boogie Opening: This Aint No Place For No Hero
Chor Boogie has been in residency at The Freezer for three weeks preparing for his latest show at The Fridge -- This Aint No Place For No Hero!
Please join us Saturday night from 7:00 - 10:00 PM for the opening reception!
For more info on this show,...
2010_DC_Call_Mom80Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge -- "Call Your Mom" mural project
2011_DC_Fridge_Fridge525Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge -- "Fridge5" exhibit
The Fridge is pleased to announce FRIDGE5, a group show featuring some of our best-loved "street" and gallery artists from around the United States, each of whom has previously shown at The Fridge -- inside and outside of the gallery. The show will feature all-new, original work created specifically for...
2009_DC_Inaug_AABall1_090120156All American Inaugural Ball (2009) -- 1 of 2 -- Pictures taken before 11:25pm (before presentations)
Seldom in our lifetime is an event of such high importance as to claim a prominent position in history. On January 20th, 2009 the inauguration of America’s 44th President is just such an occasion.
The All American Ball Inaugural Committee is proud to announce that the 4th All American Inaugural Ball...
2009_DC_Inaug_AABall2_090120153All American Inaugural Ball (2009) -- 2 of 2 -- Pictures taken during award presentation and afterward (taken after 11:25pm)
Seldom in our lifetime is an event of such high importance as to claim a prominent position in history. On January 20th, 2009 the inauguration of America’s 44th President is just such an occasion.
The All American Ball Inaugural Committee is proud to announce that the 4th All American Inaugural Ball...
2007_DC_ALAC145American Library Association 2007 conference in Washington, DC -- Authors
2007_DC_ALA81American Library Association 2007 conference in Washington, DC -- Other
2010_DC_ALA131American Library Association 2010 conference in Washington, DC
Including various authors: Keith R.A. DeCandido, Michael Alan Nelson, Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff ("Queen of your Own Life"), Lucy Christopher ("Stolen"), Henry Cole, Pamela Duncan Edwards ("While the World Is Sleeping"), Alison Formento ("This Tree Counts!"), Amy Clipston, Lindsay George, Jackie...
2011_DC_Portrait_11021637American University -- Eisenhower portrait unveiling
The university unveiled a Karsh portrait of Eisenhower. The unveiling was done by:
* Louis W. Goodman, Dean, School of International Service, American University
* Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.
2011_DC_Nichols_11021668American University -- Event: 3rd Annual Eisenhower Symposium w/David Nichols
The third annual Eisenhower Symposium was held at American University's Abramson Family Founders Room in American University’s new School of International Service Building. The title of the symposium is Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis-Suez and the Brink of War, a “book launch” of the...
2009_DC_SISG_KirbySG46Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Event: Michael Kirby's "Falnama" chalk art
Photographs over four days:
(Day 1) He starts with outlines.
(Day 2) He paints a base using paint mixed with sugar.
(Day 3) He's mostly done with it at this point. (I got there after he'd gone back to Baltimore for the day so he's not in these pictures.)
(Day 4) All done! He covers it with a...
2008_DC_ArtomaticO83Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Other
Including the band Oh No Not Stereo.
2008_DC_ArtomaticP240Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Paintings
2008_DC_Artomatic_Peeps14Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Peeps Show II
2008_DC_ArtomaticS174Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Sculptures
2009_DC_ArtomaticO81Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Other
Including a lot of belly dancing.
2009_DC_ArtomaticP145Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Paintings
2009_DC_Artomatic_Peeps52Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Peeps Show III
2009_DC_ArtomaticS233Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Sculpture
2006_DC_Franken_06092912Borders -- Al Franken ("The Truth (with Jokes)")
Al Franken: Intelligent, insightful, inspiring, and funny, Al's political satire is poised to become the most talked-about book. Armed with an additional chapter, the paperback edition of this book is ready to take the fight to the Bush administration and its right-wing cronies, once again.
2005_DC_Andrea_0509144Borders -- Andrea Mitchell ("Talking Back...")
Veteran broadcast Journalist, Andrea Mitchell, signed copies of her book "Talking Back...To Presidents, Dictators and Assorted Scoundrels". Andrea has also been a trailblazer for women everywhere and her personal journey is not only inspiring, it is exciting.
2005_DC_BB_King_05091210Borders -- BB King ("B.B. King Treasures")
Just in time for his 80th birthday this month, B.B. King delivers "The B.B. King Treasures," a scrapbook following the path of his storied life and career. Included in this coffee table-worthy showpiece is perhaps the greatest treasure of all: a 60-minute CD filled with unreleased interviews and jam...
2006_DC_Newhart_06092218Borders -- Bob Newhart ("I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This")
Legendary comic Bob Newhart discusses his new book "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" in conversation with American Film Institute director and NPR commentator, (and former Barnum & Bailey clown) Murray Horwitz. "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" is The first book ever from an icon of American comedy. A...
2006_DC_Sheehan_0609257Borders -- Cindy Sheehan ("Peace Mom")
Cindy Sheehan: The woman who turned grief into action and took her anti-war message to the President's doorstep tells her story in her own words -- a wrenching tale of heroism that will inspire a new generation of activists.
2007_DC_Barry_07092116Borders -- Dave Barry ("History of the Millennium (So Far)")
Dave Barry: Thucydides, Gibbon, Tuchman, McCullough - to the names of the world's great historians must now be added the name of Dave Barry, who has taken a long, hard look at our new millennium (so far) and, when he stopped hyperventilating, written it all down, because nobody would believe it...
2007_DC_Cheadle_07050232Borders -- Don Cheadle and John Prendergast ("Not On Our Watch")
"Not On Our Watch" is an empowering book, offering six strategies readers can implement about Darfur. Don Cheadle 3.5 million Sudanese are going hungry, 2.5 million have been displaced by violence, and 400,000 have died in Darfur to date. Both shocked and energized by this ongoing tragedy, Don Cheadle...
2005_DC_Collins_0504275Borders -- Judy Collins (performance)
2007_DC_Johnson_07030248Borders -- Marcus Johnson (performance)
Marcus Johnson: Jazz great Marcus Johnson and his trio help us celebrate the grand opening of our cool new cafe with a hot jazz set.
In attendance in the audience was former Redskin Barry Wilburn (#45) who asked for a photo with Marcus so that's here too.
2005_DC_Nader_0507258Borders -- Ralph Nader
2007_DC_Nader_0706149Borders -- Ralph Nader ("An Unreasonable Man")
Leader of the modern Consumer Movement himself Ralph Nader signs copies of his critically acclaimed DVD, An Unreasonable Man. The documentary follows Nader as a public interest lawyer to the man who today boasts a legislative record longer than most politicians in office today. Now you can meet this man...
2005_DC_Watts_0509075Borders -- Steven Watts ("Henry Ford")
Steven Watts: Henry Ford, a major architect of modern America, has lived on in the imagination of his fellow citizens as an enduring figure of fascination, an inimitable individual, a controversial personality, and a social visionary from the moment his Model T brought the automobile to the masses and...
2006_DC_EK_0604279Borders -- Ted Kennedy ("America Back On Track")
This was a book-signing event for "America Back on Track," billed as Kennedy's first major policy book in more than forty years. Just the week before, he had been named as one of the U.S. top 10 Senators by Time magazine.
Their list: Thad Cochran, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Jon Kyl, Arlen Specter,...
2005_DC_Uncle_Earl_05110418Borders -- Uncle Earl (performance)
From http://www.uncleearl.net/about.htm

Call it old-time for our times: with their infectious energy, undeniable charisma, sharp musicianship, and unique repertoire of original and traditional songs, Uncle Earl is bringing the string band legacy proudly into the modern era. The band’s national debut...
2007_DC_Fox_07101116Borders -- Vincente Fox ("In Revolution of Hope")
Vicente Fox:

In Revolution of Hope, President Fox outlines a new vision of hope for the future of the Americas. He speaks out forcefully on hot global topics like immigration, the war in Iraq, racism, globalization, the role of the United Nations, free trade, religion, gender equity, indigenous...
2003_DC_BABA_03121193British-American Business Assn (BABA) 2nd Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening
2006_DC_BABA_061115102British-American Business Assn (BABA) 5th Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening
2004_DC_BABA_04022644British-American Business Assn (BABA) Evening Networking Reception @ Reagan Building
2005_DC_BABA_05042795British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ Bank of America building 15th and G
This event was held at the Bank of America building on 15th and G. Talk about incredible views!
2004_DC_BABA_040331122British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ British Embassy
This event was held at the British Embassy.
2015_DC_Klobuchar_15090850Busboys 14&V and Politics & Prose -- Senator Amy Klobuchar ("The Senator Next Door")
Senator Amy Klobuchar - The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland
The senior senator from Minnesota, Klobuchar was elected in 2006—the first woman to serve her state as a U.S. senator. Her forthright and often funny account of her career is as much a chronicle of politics as it is the story of...
2015_DC_Captive_Cove_15110161Busboys Brookland and Politics & Prose -- Rebecca Goldfield, Matt Dembicki, Mike Short, and Evan Keeling ("Captive of Friendly Cove")
@ Busboys and Poets Brookland: Rebecca Goldfield, Matt Dembicki, Mike Short, and Evan Keeling - Captive of Friendly Cove: Based on the Secret Journals of John Jewitt:
Goldfield is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on PBS and National Geographic. Her previous collaboration...
2015_DC_Williams_15052028Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Cindy Williams ("Shirley, I Jest!") w/Jen Chaney
Busboys and Poets Takoma: Cindy Williams - Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life:
Williams, aka Shirley Feeney of the popular TV show Laverne & Shirley—which drew audiences of as many as 60 million—is as warm and funny on the page as she’s been on both the large and small screen. In her lively memoir, the...
2015_DC_Kalman_15111131Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Maira Kalman ("Beloved Dog") w/Jane Mayer
@ Busboys and Poets 14th & V: Maira Kalman - Beloved Dog
Kalman’s distinctive artwork has graced untold numbers of The New Yorker and she’s illustrated books ranging from Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style to Michael Pollan’s Food Rules. Her own books are favorites of both young and adult readers...
2015_DC_Manzano_15090640Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Sonia Manzano ("Becoming Maria")
Busboys and Poets Takoma: Sonia Manzano - Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Writer and recently retired Sesame Street star Manzano remembers her journey from a thoroughfare in the Bronx to the most beloved street on television. A colorful yet complicated childhood provided both...
2015_DC_Hayden_15050381Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Tom Hayden ("Listen, Yankee!") w/John Angelos
@ Busboys and Poets Takoma: Tom Hayden - Listen, Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters
As Cuba and the U.S. look ahead to rapprochement, Hayden fills in the revolutionary background—of both nations. The author of the seminal Port Huron Statement and a former California state legislator, Hayden gives an...
2015_DC_Bernard_15101981Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Warren Bernard ("Cartoons for Victory")
@ Busboys and Poets Takoma: Warren Bernard - Cartoons for Victory
World War II needed heroes on the home front as well as on the battlefields abroad, and many comic artists provided just that. Bernard, executive director of Small Press Expo, whose vast collection and vaster knowledge of comic art has...
2014_DC_CalTort5California Tortilla
Including:
* Former Gallery Place staff starting up a new place
* New folks @ Gallery Place
2012_DC_CalTort4California Tortilla -- Gallery Place
Bob and Lisa from the Gallery Place store. And then the new owners.
2013_DC_CalTort5California Tortilla -- Gallery Place store remodels
2011_DC_CalTort9California Tortilla -- Halloween costumes @ Gallery Place
2009_DC_CalTort10California Tortilla -- Promotion @ Gallery Place
2005_DC_CalTort2California Tortilla -- "Good Bob" @ Gallery Place
2011_DC_DT101_11021773Capitol -- Domestic Terrorism 101
Domestic Terrorism 101

WMAL, The Heritage Foundation, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Westminster Institute invite you to a panel discussion to explore the various aspects of the growing threat of domestic terrorism: counter-terrorism, home-grown plots, staying ahead of the threat, Sharia...
2003_DC_Pitch_0309163Capitol Hill History Project -- Anthony Pitch (The Burning of Washington)
Author Anthony S Pitch came in to discuss his book "The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814" which included stories about the city as well as the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.
2012_DC_Hays_12020796Capitol Hill History Project -- Cindy Hays (Past and Future of Congressional Cemetery)
Overbeck Lecture: The Past and Future of Congressional Cemetery
On Tuesday, February 7, Cindy Hays will deliver an illustrated Overbeck History Lecture on Congressional Cemetery, its significance to the Capitol Hill community, and its impressive, ongoing restoration by concerned neighbors and friends....
2009_DC_Janke_09092237Capitol Hill History Project -- Cindy Janke ("The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill")
Overbeck Lecture: The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill:
Don’t miss it. On Tuesday evening, September 22, local historian Cindy Janke will present an illustrated Overbeck History Lecture on William Prout, the 18th century owner of the land that today comprises most of the Capitol Hill Historic...
2008_DC_Brown_08040852Capitol Hill History Project -- C. Dudley Brown (Capitol Hill Row House Designs)
On the evening of Tuesday, April 8, the highly respected historic restoration expert C. Dudley Brown will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the unique character and features of Capitol Hill’s historic row houses. His presentation will include a pictorial tour along with commentary on the mistakes...
2010_DC_Wolf_10030250Capitol Hill History Project -- Dick Wolf (Capitol Hill Restoration Society)
Wolf, a longtime leader in neighborhood preservation, will offer an “unauthorized review” of the struggles and accomplishments of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society since its founding in 1955. The storied organization has fought repeatedly and, for the most part, successfully against the destruction...
2006_DC_Marolda_0604116Capitol Hill History Project -- Edward Marolda (History of the Navy Yard)
A History of the Navy Yard from the Navy’s Top Historian: Few people today are aware of how great a role the Washington Navy Yard has played in the life and development of Capitol Hill. The walled facility at the foot of 8th Street was once the biggest builder of Navy ships in the country, and then...
2011_DC_Brown_11110852Capitol Hill History Project -- Gordon Brown ("Captain Who Burned His Ships")
Reserve Now for Nov. 8 Overbeck Lecture: "The Captain Who Burned His Ships"
On Tuesday, November 8, local author Gordon S. Brown will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the growth of the Washington Navy Yard under its first commandant, Captain Thomas Tingey, and the terrible choice he faced...
2012_DC_Morley_12091857Capitol Hill History Project -- Jefferson Morley ("Snow-Storm in August")
The Overbeck History Lecture Series kicks off its new season on September 18th with a gripping account of Washington's first race riot and the criminal trials that followed, prosecuted by the city's politically ambitious district attorney, Francis Scott Key.
Salon Washington correspondent Jefferson...
2008_DC_Vlach_08021210Capitol Hill History Project -- John Vlach (African American Housing in 19th Century DC)
On Tuesday, February 12, the Overbeck History Project welcomes the noted folklife historian John M. Vlach, who will share findings from his recent studies of African American housing in 19th century DC, offering a visual survey slave quarters, alley dwellings and other residences. This is a return...
2003_DC_Vlach_0304086Capitol Hill History Project -- John Vlach (Capitol Hill Before L'Enfant)
This was an interesting discussion entitled "Capitol Hill Before L'Enfant" about how Washington DC was founded including the various families whose holdings formed the core of the city. I'd never really understood how it worked but basically the farmers agreed to give up farming and become real estate...
2009_DC_Wennerstein_09041450Capitol Hill History Project -- John Wennersten and Robert Pohl ("Abraham Lincoln and the end of Slavery in the District of Columbia")
The Overbeck History Project continues its Lincoln bicentennial theme with a lecture by Capitol Hill historians John R. Wennersten and Robert Pohl on the end of slavery in Washington, DC. Emancipation in the District came on April 16, 1862, nine months prior to the general Emancipation Proclamation,...
2005_DC_Browne_0509136Capitol Hill History Project -- Joseph Browne (Adolf Cluss)
A friend and follower of Karl Marx in his native Germany, Adolf Cluss arrived on Capitol Hill with grand ideas for reforming society and becoming a major architect. He eventually cooled on Communism, but succeeded spectacularly as a designer of some of Washington’s most distinctive landmarks, including...
2011_DC_Smith_11030827Capitol Hill History Project -- Kathryn Schneider Smith ("Washington at Home")
On Tuesday, March 8, Kathryn Schneider Smith will present an Overbeck History Lecture based on the completely updated second edition of her book Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation's Capital.
Using Capitol Hill as a starting point, Smith will explore how DC became...
2014_DC_Wharton_14091660Capitol Hill History Project -- Kira Wharton ("History of the US Marine Band")
A History of the U.S. Marine Band
On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Marine Band's historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band's origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Known...
2014_DC_Anderson_14020482Capitol Hill History Project -- Leslie Anderson ("Who Was Michael Shiner?")
Reserve Now for February 4 Overbeck Lecture: Who Was Michael Shiner?
On Tuesday, February 4, Leslie Anderson will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the remarkable life of Michael Shiner, a freed slave who worked at the Washington Navy Yard, rose to prominence in the Capitol Hill community, and...
2006_DC_Janke_0602073Capitol Hill History Project -- Lucinda Janke (Breweries of Capitol Hill)
“The Breweries of Capitol Hill”: Not a trace of them remains today, but in the late 19th century Capitol Hill boasted two of Washington’s largest breweries, complete with beer gardens and brass bands. Please join us on Tuesday, February 7, for our next Overbeck History Lecture, as we figuratively raise...
2013_DC_Murray_13110565Capitol Hill History Project -- Martin Murray ("Walt Whitman")
On Tuesday evening, November 5, the Overbeck History Lecture Series will explore Walt Whitman's immersion in the life of his adopted city, Washington, DC, during the Civil War and the following decade. Whitman scholar Martin G. Murray will discuss the poet's many roles here, sharing visual images and...
2007_DC_Canning_07041010Capitol Hill History Project -- Mike Canning (Hollywood on the Potomac)
On Tuesday evening, April 10, Hill Rag film critic Michael Canning will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the strange, ill-informed and occasionally accurate ways that Hollywood moviemakers have depicted Washington, DC. With clips from films spanning most of the twentieth century, Canning will...
2013_DC_Canning_13020564Capitol Hill History Project -- Mike Canning ("Hollywood on the Potomac")
On Tuesday evening, February 5, Hill Rag film critic Mike Canning will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture based on his new book Hollywood on the Potomac: How the Movies View Washington, DC.

Canning has long been fascinated by the ways that moviemakers have depicted our nation's capital. With clips...
2014_DC_No_Vote_14111762Capitol Hill History Project -- Nelson Rimensnyder ("Why DC Has No Vote in Congress")
Overbeck Lecture: Why DC Has No Vote in Congress
Among all the capital cities of all the democracies in the world, only Washington, DC has no voting representation in its national legislature. How did this happen? And why, after two centuries of trying to rectify the problem, do citizens here still...
2008_DC_Berg_08090931Capitol Hill History Project -- Scott W. Berg ("L'Enfant's Grand Avenues")
Overbeck Lecture: L’Enfant’s Grand Avenues: The Overbeck History Lecture Series resumes with a new look at the French visionary who designed Washington, DC.  Pierre L’Enfant’s critical role in the creation of the federal city will be examined by George Mason University writer and teacher Scott W. Berg...
2014_DC_Grant_14040886Capitol Hill History Project -- Stephen H. Grant ("Collecting Shakespeare")
On Tuesday, April 8, Stephen H. Grant will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the lives of Henry and Emily Folger, who amassed the world's greatest collection Shakespeare treasurers, including 82 First Folios, and built a library on Capitol Hill to house them.
Based on his new book Collecting...
2012_DC_Boasberg_121120109Capitol Hill History Project -- Tersh Boasberg (experiences as head of DHPRB)
Longtime champion of DC historic preservation Tersh Boasberg will deliver our next Overbeck History Lecture on the evening of Tuesday, November 20, reflecting on his experience as chairman of the District's Historic Preservation Review Board, the DC Zoning Commission, and other leadership roles. A noted...
2004_DC_Kelly_04041311Capitol Hill History Project -- Tom Kelly (Sights and Sounds from the 1930s)
Capitol Hill native and longtime journalist Tom Kelly, who is currently writing his memoirs, described sights, sounds and characters from his childhood here in the Jazz Age and the Great Depression. Tom Kelly's first newspaper job was as a copy boy at the Washington Post in 1939. After serving in the...
2004_DC_CHRS_04061631Capitol Hill Restoration Society -- Architect of the Capitol
Alan Hantman, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), and Beverly Wood presented their plans for a study to replace the 25-year-old master plan for the Capitol. The Capitol Hill Restoration Society, a citizen's group, heard the plans for the study and then asked a number of questions about how the study...
2014_DC_Cato_Surveil_141212147Cato Institute -- "2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference"
The 2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference
Never in human history have people been more connected than they are today — nor have they been more thoroughly monitored. Over the past year, the disclosures spurred by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have drawn public attention...
2007_DC_CatALA_07062435Cato Institute -- "ALA Reception" (w/PJ O'Rourke, David Boaz, Michael Tanner, Brink Lindsey, and Jim Harper)
This book event was tied into the ALA conference. It was a nice evening of free food, spirits, and books. Speakers were:
* P.J. O'Rourke ("On The Wealth of Nations"),
* David Boaz ("Libertarianism: A Primer"),
* Michael D. Tanner ("Leviathan on the Right: How Big Government Conservatism Brought...
2012_DC_Cato_Clash_12051128Cato Institute -- "Clash of Economic Ideas" (w/Lawrence White, Sylvia Nasar, and James Dorn)
The Clash of Economic Ideas (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
The last 100 years have seen dramatic experiments in economic policy, from the Bolshevik Revolution to the World Trade Organization. All the while government's role in the economy has steadily grown. The recent global housing bubble and its...
2006_DC_CatCG_06080114Cato Institute -- "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy" (w/Carlos Gutierrez)
Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy: Policy Forum: Featuring The Hon. Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce.

In January 2004, President Bush called upon Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform that would secure our borders, meet our economic needs, and uphold our best...
2015_DC_Deceit_15120828Cato Institute -- "Deceit on the Road to War" (w/John Schuessler, etc)
Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy
Liberal democracy improves foreign policy. That, at least, is the view of most political scientists and the idea behind the U.S. Constitution’s assignment of war powers to both executive and legislative branches. The need for...
2006_DC_CatNE_06090722Cato Institute -- "Design for a New Europe" (w/John Gillingham and John Bruton)
"Design for a New Europe" (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
The European Union appears to be in trouble. The rise of economic nationalism among member states has thrown the Lisbon Agenda’s goal of European economic revival into disarray, and Europe’s trade protectionism has contributed to the...
2006_DC_CatEI_06101912Cato Institute -- "End of Iraq" (w/Peter Galbraith and Marina Ottaway)
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End (Simon & Schuster, 2006)
Author Peter W. Galbraith offers a stinging criticism of the Bush administration’s abortive nation-building policies in Iraq. Galbraith argues that it would have been nearly impossible to ever develop Iraq...
2007_DC_CatKLA_07030918Cato Institute -- "Facing a Challenge" (w/Václav Klaus)
Facing a Challenge of the Current Era: Environmentalism: Featuring Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.
President Václav Klaus of the Czech Republic, one of the leading market reformers of the post socialist era, will be speaking at the Cato Institute about contemporary environmental issues...
2006_DC_CatFA_06101813Cato Institute -- "Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda" (w/Andrew Mwenda)
Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda
The international aid lobby claims that increased foreign aid will help to solve Africa’s problems. But, as the case of Uganda shows, foreign aid can exacerbate those problems. Foreign aid, Andrew Mwenda writes in a recent Cato study,...
2007_DC_CATFF_07042622Cato Institute -- "Freeing the Farm" (w/Clayton Yeutter and David Orden)
Freeing the Farm: A Farm Bill for All Americans: Policy Forum.
The 2007 farm bill will be written at a crucial time. Budgetary pressures, the foundering Doha Round of trade negotiations, and record-high prices for many commodities all point to the need for serious reform of U.S. agricultural policy....
2006_DC_CatNeg_06092016Cato Institute -- "In Defense of Negativity" (w/John Geer and Jeremy Mayer)
In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns"
Americans think negative campaign ads undermine elections and even democratic government itself. But John G. Geer argues that when political candidates attack each other, raising doubts about each other’s views and qualifications,...
2007_DC_CATIPS_0705109Cato Institute -- "Invasion of the Party Snatchers" (w/Vic Gold)
"Invasion of the Party Snatchers: How the Holy-Rollers and the Neo-Cons Destroyed the GOP"), Featuring the author Victor Gold.

Vic Gold was deputy press secretary for Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign, which launched the conservative revolution in the Republican Party. He went on to...
2007_DC_CATPJO_07010924Cato Institute -- "On the Wealth of Nations" (w/P.J. O'Rourke)
P.J. O’Rourke will give a modern-day spin on The Wealth of Nations and Adam Smith’s revolutionary theories on liberty: pursuit of self-interest, division of labor, and freedom of trade. Employing Smith’s insights, P. J. will tackle such present day topics as outsourcing, blogs, central banks, and...
2006_DC_CatBlo_06121326Cato Institute -- "Overblown: How Politicians etc Inflate National Security Threats" (w/John Mueller and James Gilmore III)
Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them
Featuring:
* John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University;
* James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of Virginia and Chair of the Advisory Panel...
2006_DC_CatAgr_06083122Cato Institute -- "Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy" (w/Mike Johanns, Cal Dooley, and Robert Thompson)
Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy –With or without Doha
In the next six to nine months, a new farm bill will be written in the United States. The World Trade Organization's Doha Development Agenda negotiations were an oft-cited reason for reforming U.S. agricultural policy. Now that...
2014_DC_Tyranny_14111348Cato Institute -- "The Tyranny of Silence" (w/Flemming Rose and Jonathan Rauch)
The Tyranny of Silence (Cato Institute Press, 2014)
Journalists face constant intimidation. Whether it takes the extreme form of beheadings, death threats, government censorship or simply political correctness—it casts a shadow over their ability to tell a story.
No one knows this better than Flemming...
2007_DC_CATTPA_07061811Cato Institute -- "Trade Promotion Authority, RIP?" (w/Dooley, Cal)
Capitol Hill Briefing.
Every U.S. president since 1974 has been granted authority by Congress to negotiate agreements with other nations to expand trade. At the end of June, the Bush administration¦s ability to negotiate such agreements and submit them to Congress for an up-or-down vote, known as Trade...
2006_DC_CatMCI_06110214Cato Institute -- "U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency" (w/Jeffrey Record, Thomas Ricks, and Conrad Crane)
The U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency: What We Have Learned in Iraq and Afghanistan
America’s conventional military supremacy has failed to deliver decisive results against irregular forces employing unconventional military tactics. The U.S. military learned some useful counterinsurgency lessons in...
2006_DC_CatWOT_06090826Cato Institute -- "War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11" (w/Robert Pape, Rand Beers, Andrew Kohut, Flynt Leverett, and Dana Priest)
The Cato Institute had a Policy Forum on "The War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11".
The horrific events of September 11, 2001, dramatically demonstrated the threat posed by suicide terrorism. With the precipitous rise of suicide attacks against democracies, particularly in the five years since...
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Din_150717100Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Dinner
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Etc_15071716Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Et cetera
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_EH_15071729Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Explore History!
Explore History! Discover how NMAH can bring history alive in your classroom.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_OS_15071762Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Objects Out of Storage
Objects Out of Storage; Learn more about our Military and Photographic History collections. Presented by the NMAH curatorial staff.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_OT_15071724Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Opening Talk
Opening Talk: Remarks from the CWT and NMAH.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_PF_15071731Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Price of Freedom
Price of Freedom: Explore the Exhibition.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Th_15071733Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Theater
When history comes to life
By NMAH, March 24, 2009

Like many of you, I love the idea of inanimate objects having a secret life. The people leave, the lights go out, the door closes and then— magic, stuffed animals, toy cowboys, and Teddy Roosevelt come to life. Hollywood is particularly good at...
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_WW2_15071741Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- World War II Memorial tour
w/James Percoco
2008_DC_Acts_II_08081631Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Acts II Band
The Emory United Methodist Church's Acts II Band played jazz next to the church as part of the heritage trail opening events.
2008_DC_TrailR_08081670Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
2008_DC_TrailC_08081659Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was the opening event for the opening of the Battleground to Community: Brightwood Heritage Trail.
2010_DC_TrailR_1011138Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
Tour folks at Point Reno as well as at the fire station.
2010_DC_TrailC_10111396Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was an event to dedicate the new "Top of the Town", the Tenleytown Heritage Trail. The event was held at the Fort Reno park.
Speakers, in sequence (more or less), were:
- Music by the Middle C Music Brass Ensemble
- Linda Harper, Executive Director, Cultural Tourism DC
- (Co-Host) Chris...
2010_DC_McDevitt_Tour45Cultural Tourism DC -- James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination
Ford Theatre’s Detective James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination:
Join the reenactment as Detective James McDevitt revisits and reexamines the sites and clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.
Presented by Cultural Tourism DC member organization Ford’s...
2007_DC_Metro_Tour_07042218Cultural Tourism DC -- Story Behind the Artwork At Metro Stations Tour
Art on Line: The Story Behind the Artwork at Metro Stations: Led by Michael McBride, manager of the WMATA Art in Transit program, this riding and walking tour tells the fascinating stories behind the unique works of art at Metro stations. Hear about the artists who created the murals, sculptures, and...
2008_DC_Peck_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Artist G. Byron Peck's Shaw/U Street Murals
Artist G. Byron Peck’s Shaw/U Street Mural Tour:
Take a tour of murals created by prominent DC mural and mosaic artist G. Byron Peck and his associated non-profit, City Arts. Get an eyeful of the landmark mural of Duke Ellington, the Dupont Circle Mural, and the Mayan Mural, all within blocks of each...
2007_DC_U_Tour_0704217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Before Harlem, There Was U Street
Before Harlem, There Was U Street:
Take a walk along Washington's "Black Broadway" where Duke Ellington grew up and was inspired, and where musical greats such as Cab Calloway and Dizzy Gillespie played into the wee hours of the morning. Here in the shadow of Howard University, African Americans...
2010_DC_Tivoli_Tour_10052317Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
This behind-the-scenes tour of GALA Hispanic Theatre, DC’s premier Latino arts organization, will touch on the history of the old historic Tivoli, including an introduction to the resident theater ghost, the redesign of the theater space by GALA...
2010_DC_CHeights_Tour_10052314Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail:
The Columbia Heights Heritage Trail tour will begin and end in the heart of the 14th St. commercial area. We'll look at the boom, bust and boom of one of DC's hottest and most interesting neighborhoods. Covering most of Cultural Tourism...
2010_DC_Mt_Vernon_Tour_10052234Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood:
Sponsored by 425 Massachusetts Avenue Apartments and Steuart Investment Company
Walk the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood to learn about the history of this once forgotten neighborhood, including its rebirth, new retail, new offices, and new...
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks_Tour_09091921Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate
Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate:
Twin Oaks, the largest privately owned estate in Washington DC, was built in 1888 by Gardiner Hubbard, founder of the National Geographic Society. The 26-room house features the early colonial (Georgian) Revival style. From 1937 to 1978, Twin Oaks served as the...
2008_DC_Brookland_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: History of Brookland
History of Brookland:
This tour of central Brookland offers insight into the development of this one-time trolley suburb and its rich cultural heritage, including its original main street business area. Discover the work of architects such as John Joseph Early, Howard Mackey, and Hilyard Robinson. See...
2006_DC_Metro_Tour_06042217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Metro Behind the Scenes
Metro: Behind the Scenes:
As part of Metro's 30th anniversary, participants were taken around to the original Metro stations (the first was Rhode Island Avenue, and we also did Union Station, Judiciary Square, Gallery Place, Metro Center, and Farragut North) by Metro's interim general manager, Dan...
2009_DC_NOMA_Tour_09091946Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR
NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR:
This up-and-coming neighborhood north of Union Station is home to landmarks such as Uline Arena, site of the Beatles first North American concert in 1964. The New York Avenue Metro station opened in 2004, igniting the pace of development in NoMa. With lead anchors like...
2013_DC_NOMA_Tour_13100626Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa: From the Beatles to NPR
NoMa: From the Beatles to NPR
NoMa (the area north of Massachusetts Avenue) is a long-neglected part of DC that is now in the midst of a great renaissance. See where the Beatles played their first U.S. concert, hear the area’s rich history, and learn how the NoMa Metro station sparked the sleek new...
2008_DC_Peirce_MillWT_08042672Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Peirce Mill to Turn Again (interior tour)
Peirce Mill to Turn Again:
Peirce Mill, the last standing mill in the District, is nearing completion of a $1 million restoration program that will enable the 200-year-old mill to grind grain again. A visit to the mill will reveal the fish ladder at the dam that allows herring to migrate upstream for...
2008_DC_St_Elizabeth_Tour_08092024Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: St Elizabeth's East Campus
St. Elizabeth's East Campus Tour - Past, Present, and Future:
Tour historic St. Elizabeth's Hospital, a pioneer in therapeutic techniques in mental health. Opened in 1855, St. E’s has treated over 125,000 patients, including John Hinckley, Jr. Hear redevelopment plans for the campus that include mixed...
2009_DC_DOI_Murals_Tour_0909199Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: U.S. Department of the Interior Murals
U.S. Department of the Interior Murals Tour:
The U.S. Department of the Interior Main Interior Building was designed to be a “symbol of a new day” during the Great Depression. Explore more than 20 New Deal-era murals and learn how this public art project stimulated more than just the economy. Led by...
2008_DC_Ft_StevensWT_08042666Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Victory at Fort Stevens
Victory at Fort Stevens:
Explore Fort Stevens and its surrounding neighborhood to relive the historical highlights of the moral turning point of the Civil War. Highlights include the spot where Abraham Lincoln stood when he was almost shot by enemy fire and Battleground National Cemetery, the final...
2012_DC_Le_Droit_Tour_1209309Cultural Tourism DC -- Worthy Ambition: LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail Preview tour
Explore the unique architecture and historical figures of LeDroit Park durning this specail preview of Cultural Tourism DC’s LeDriot Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail, which is currently in development. The neighborhood was developed in 1873 as an exclusive white suburban enclave just beyond the...
2003_DC_CWPT_Endangered_03021132CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2003) w/Ron Maxwell, Stephen Lang, and Jeff Shaara
The third annual Civil War Preservation Trust round-up of the ten most endangered battlefields in the US included three special speakers involved with the movie "Gods and Generals" which premiered in DC the night before. These were Ronald Maxwell (the director), Stephen Lang (who played Stonewall...
2004_DC_CWPT_Endangered_04022429CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2004) w/Jay Winik and Benjamin Franklin Cooling
Speakers included Jay Winik (author of "April 1865: The Month that Saved America"), Benjamin Franklin Cooling, and James Lighthizer (president of the Civil War Preservation Trust). Among the people in the audience was Ed Bearss, the noted Civil War historian and tour leader. The top 10 "America's Most...
2005_DC_CWPT_Endangered_05022428CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2005) w/Darryl Worley
From the official CWPT announcement: The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) released an investigative report on the status of the nation’s battlefields at a news conference on Thursday, February 24, 2005. The report, entitled "History Under Siege: America’s Endangered Civil War Battlefields",...
2006_DC_CWPT_Endangered_06022848CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2006) w/Ben Stein
The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) hosted a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2006. Speaking at the news conference were Ben Stein (commentator and well-known movie and television personality), Dr. Libby O'Connell (historian of The History Channel), and James...
2007_DC_CWPT_Endangered_07031342CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2007) w/Charlie Wilson and Bob Mrazek
CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST UNVEILS REPORT ON MOST ENDANGERED BATTLEFIELDS

Former Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, descendant of Civil War soldier, and Former New York Congressman Bob Mrazek, noted Civil War novelist, join CWPT to announce report

(Washington, D.C.) - An historic West Virginia...
2008_DC_CWPT_Endangered_08031287CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2008) w/Trace Adkins
(Washington, D.C., 2/28/2008) – On Wednesday, March 12, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) will host a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2008. Joining CWPT at the news conference will be platinum-selling Country Music artist Trace Adkins. Adkins is a lover of...
2009_DC_CWPT_Endangered_090318104CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2009) w/Richard Dreyfuss
RICHARD DREYFUSS JOINS CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST TO UNVEIL REPORT ON ENDANGERED BATTLEFIELDS

Academy Award-Winning Actor Helps Unveil Report Identifying America’s Most Endangered Battlefields

(Washington, D.C.) A bucolic Maryland battleground threatened by a trash incinerator’s unsightly...
2010_DC_CWPT_Endangered_10051357CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2010) w/Jeff Shaara
Civil War Preservation Trust Releases Annual Report on Nation's Most Endangered Battlefields

Best-Selling Author Jeff Shaara Joins Trust to Unveil “History Under Siege” Report

(Washington, D.C.) – The iconic Pennsylvania battlefield synonymous with American valor, now facing a second attempt to...
2003_DC_CWPT_Lunch_03031919CWPT -- Lunch @ DC headquarters
2005_DC_CWPT_Green_0505167CWPT -- Press Conference: "Blue, Gray, and Green" (2005)
At a news conference at the National Press Club, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) unveiled a study on the economic benefits of battlefield preservation. The report, entitled Blue, Gray and Green: A Battlefield Benefits Guide for Community Leaders, provides concrete measures to help elected...
2010_DC_CWPT_Board_10030490CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Board meeting
2010_DC_CWPT_Reception_100305126CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Opening reception
2008_DC_CWPT_Photo_08092815CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Talk: Civil War Washington in Pictures (Garry Adelman)
"Capital at War: Civil War Washington in Pictures" was a journey through time to witness the transformation of Civil War Washington. It was given by Garry Adelman, the Vice President of the Center for Civil War Photography.
2008_DC_CWPT_Talk_08092648CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Talk: Lincoln Assassination (Ed Bearss)
The kick-off lecture for the Grand Review weekend was by Ed Bearss.
2008_DC_CWPT_LincMemI_08092828CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Lincoln Memorial (inside)
Pictures include pictures in the public chamber as well as in the underground portion of the tour.
2008_DC_CWPT_LincMemO_08092873CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Lincoln Memorial (outside)
2008_DC_CWPT_Group_08092818CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots
2009_DC_11001stV41DC -- 1100 1st Street, NE -- Views from...
These pictures from the 12th floor were taken during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the NOMA development area.
2008_DC_12001stV68DC -- 1200 1st Street, NE (scene of Artomatic) -- Views from...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150A_14071228DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Artillery demo
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150M_14071296DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Miscellaneous
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150P_14071297DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Program
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150T_14071215DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Walking Tour
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2007_DC_22WestCW_070915112DC -- 22 West -- Construction Watch Tour
Designed by Shalom Baranes Associates Architects, 95 luxury condominiums are being built in the heart of Washington's West End. Residence sizes range from 950 to 3,500 square feet and a stunning and unique zinc and glass façade.
2007_DC_22WestVw20DC -- 22 West -- Views from...
2011_DC_2200Penn13DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue
I saw this building last year on a construction watch tour. Parts of it have opened.
2010_DC_2200PennCW_Int_100904128DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Construction Watch Tour -- Building itself
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennCW_Grp_10090452DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Construction Watch Tour -- Tour group
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennVw40DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Views from building
2008_DC_2230Mass7DC -- 2230 Massachusetts Ave NW
2009_DC_2230Mass1DC -- 2230 Massachusetts Ave NW
2008_DC_2315Mass5DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2009_DC_2315Mass2DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2011_DC_2315Mass3DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2011_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_111103125DC -- 38th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Conference Reception @ Goethe-Institut
38th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- November 3-6, 2011

The mission of the Annual Conference on Washington D.C. Historical Studies is to bring together the community interested and engaged in documenting the many varied aspects of the history of the Washington D.C. area and its...
2013_DC_DCHist_Masur_13111490DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Formal Program
All-Conference Reception and Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture

Formal Program:
Welcome:
* Dr. Steven Knapp, President of the George Washington University
Introductions:
* Matthew Gilmore, Conference Chair
* Jane Freundel Levey
* Dr. Christopher Klemek, GW History...
2013_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_13111483DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Opening Reception
All-Conference Reception and Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture

Opening Reception. Catering provided by Ben’s Chili Bowl
Reception Remarks:
* Dr. Bernard Demczuk, GW Assistant Vice President for DC Relations
* Jennifer King, Interim Director of Special Collections, GW Libraries
2013_DC_DCHist_Other_13111615DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Other shots from Saturday
2013_DC_DCHist_P01_13111622DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 01: A Century of Federal Workers
A Century of Federal Workers
Moderator: Kate Masur, Northwestern University
* “‘The Picked Prostitutes of the Land’: National Perceptions and Local Realities”, I. Jessica Ziparo, Salem State University
* “Public Work, Social Mobility, and Racism: Swan Marshall Kendrick and Black Federal Employment...
2013_DC_DCHist_P02_13111612DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 02: Campus and Complex in the Nation's Capital
Campus and Complex in the Nation’s Capital
Sponsored by the Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
Moderator: Kim Hoagland, Michigan Technological University, emerita
* “Ministering to a Mind Diseased: Landscape, Architecture, and Moral Treatment at St. Elizabeths Hospital”,...
2013_DC_DCHist_P03_1311169DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 03: Public Facilities and Racial Equity
Public Facilities and Racial Equity
Moderator Kimberly Springle, Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives:
* “‘Central for Cardozo!’ School Transfers and the Fight for Educational Equity in D.C. in the pre-Brown Era”, Tikia K. Hamilton, Princeton University
* “Exercising One’s Civil Rights: The...
2013_DC_DCHist_P04_13111613DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 04: Washington Food Matters
Washington Food Matters
Moderator: Garrett Peck
* “Why Isn’t Washington a Culinary Capital? Inventing Food Traditions for D.C.”, Warren Belasco, Boston University
* “Historic Restaurants of Washington”, John deFerrari, Independent Historian
* “The First Beery Renaissance”, Michael V. M....
2013_DC_DCHist_P05_1311169DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 05: Prince Hall Freemasonry
Prince Hall Freemasonry
This session honors the memory of Howard University librarian Donna M. Wells, 1953-2009.
* “The Origins of Prince Hall Freemasonry in the District of Columbia”, Alton G. Roundtree, Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia
* “Prince Hall...
2013_DC_DCHist_P06_13111635DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 06: Alexandrian Retrocession
Alexandrian Retrocession and Regional Progress
Moderator: John Richardson, Arlington Historical Society
* “New Perspectives on the Alexandrian Retrocession of 1846”, Richard A. Balas, College of Charleston and the Citadel
* “A Little R&R: How Retrocession and the Railroad Determined the Future of...
2013_DC_DCHist_P07_13111611DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 07: HGIS: Digitally Mapping History in DC
HGIS: Digitally Mapping History in D.C. and Beyond
Bring your lunch and learn how Historical Geographic Information Systems create interactive online maps of historical data that show geographic patterns that otherwise might not be detectable and lead to fresh interpretations of the past.
* Brian...
2013_DC_DCHist_P08_13111634DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 08: A Crying Need
"A Crying Need”: 100 Years of Regulating Washington’s Public Utilities
Moderator: Betty Ann Kane, Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia
* “A Photographic History of the D.C. Public Service Commission’s First Century”, Mara Cherkasky and Bill Rice, RCR Associates
* “Bringing the...
2013_DC_DCHist_P09_1311169DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 09: War of 1812
War of 1812
Moderator: Aaron Marcavitch, Maryland Milestones/ATHA Inc.
Panelists:
* Christopher T. George, independent historian
* Patrick O'Neil, independent archaeologist and historian
* Christine Hughes, Naval History and Heritage Command

In anticipation of the guided bus tour “Bladensburg...
2013_DC_DCHist_P10_1311166DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 10: Citizens on the Front Lines of Place Making
Citizens on the Front Lines of Place Making
Moderator: Matthew Gilmore, H-DC www.h-net.org/~dclist
* “Life Inside a Monument and Monuments to Real Life: The Making of a Historic Landscape in Inner City Washington, D.C. Cameron Logan, University of Melbourne
* “Hope and Fear at 14th & U: The Frank...
2013_DC_DCHist_P11_13111611DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 11: Archaeology of DC Parks
The Archaeology of D.C. Parks
Moderator: Ruth Trocolli
* "A Park, a Playground, and a Problem: The Urban Archeology Corps at Fort Mahan in 2013”, Teresa Moyer, NPS Archeology Program, Mary Furlong, University of Maryland, Kathryn Birmingham, NPS, National Capital Parks East
* “Reviving and...
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_14112118DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Friday)
History Network – visit with organizations engaged in history and preservation
Friday Book Talks
* Julia King -- George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City
* Scott Einberger -- The History of Rock Creek Park: Wilderness and Washington, D.C.
* Michael Lisicky -- Woodward & Lothrop: A Store...
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_14112219DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Saturday)
Saturday Book Talks
* Nathania Branch Miles -- Prince George's County and the Civil War: Life on the Border
* Stephen McKevitt -- Meridian Hill: A History
* Charles Clark -- The American Nazi Party in Arlington
* Rohulamin Quander -- Omega - 50+ Inspired Years; Nellie Quander, Alpha Kappa Alpha...
2014_DC_DCHist_Broadway_14112253DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Film: Black Broadway on U
Black Broadway on U
Run time: 5 minute/trailer * Executive Producer/Creator Shellée Haynesworth
Description: This production is (multi-platform) project sheds light on the under-told story and rich heritage of African American community within Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor, aka "Black...
2014_DC_DCHist_Striner_14112049DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Lecture w/Richard Striner
Letitia Woods Brown Lecture: "Reflections on Historic Preservation in Washington."
History professor, author, and veteran Washington preservationist Richard Striner -- co-author of the newly-published book Washington and Baltimore Art Deco (Johns Hopkins University Press) -- looks back upon his...
2014_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_14112075DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Reception
2014_DC_DCHist_Other_1411165DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other images
2014_DC_DCHist_P01_14112176DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Penary Session w/Stephen Fuller
Plenary Session – Washington D.C.: From Company Town to Global Business Center
Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D. (Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor, Director, Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy, George Mason University)
Fuller looks at the economic history of the District...
2014_DC_DCHist_P02_14112126DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Deciding What and How to Preserve
Deciding What and How to Preserve: A Century of Historic Site Designation
This roundtable will be led by Tom Luebke, Secretary of the Commission of Fine Arts, and author of the recent book A Century of Design: The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, 1910 – 2010.
Richard Williams, the grandson of David...
2014_DC_DCHist_P03_1411215DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.
Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.: Celebrating 150 Years of A Deaf Community in A Hearing City
Gallaudet University has experienced institutional growth, social change, and economic challenges in its 150 years of existence in the District of Columbia. Its graduates have overcome racial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P04_14112111DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Home Rule and Gentrification
Home Rule and Gentrification
* Freedom's Long Journey: The Legislative Path to Home Rule for the District of Columbia. Christopher Anglim
* Home Rule & Who Shall Rule At Home. Jerome Paige
* Gentrification and Inequitable Opportunity in the Nation's Capital. Nora Wiseman
2014_DC_DCHist_P05_14112133DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: Mapping Segregation
Mapping Segregation: How Racially Restricted Housing Shaped Washington, D.C., 1900-1948
* Researching Racially Restrictive Covenants in Washington, D.C. Amina Ndiaye
* Setting the Context for Housing Segregation in Washington. Amanda Huron
* Mapping Legal Challenges to Restrictive Covenants in...
2014_DC_DCHist_P06_14112119DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
* The 1814 Removal Debate. Kenneth Bowling
* The British are Coming! How the Declaration of Independence and Federal Constitution were saved by an Ox Cart. Peter Aschenbrenner
* The Washington Brewery at Navy Yard. Garrett Peck
2014_DC_DCHist_P07_1411218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
* Total Involvement Approach to Teen Age Problems: The Bakers Dozen Solution. Dr. Ida Jones
* Shaping Social Welfare: The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Development of Dependent Child Care in the District of Columbia. Jamalin Harp
* When Parents...
2014_DC_DCHist_P08_14112153DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
The contemporary outdoor mural cycle came to Washington in the early 1970s when artists picked up on the vibrant energy that changed the urban landscape throughout the country and brought art out of the galleries and into the streets. From early depictions of ethnic...
2014_DC_DCHist_P09_1411215DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: History Writing with Public Housing Residents
History Writing with Public Housing Residents
This panel brings together three community scholars who have worked with public housing residents to write their histories. These three community scholars have all worked specifically in the Potomac Gardens public housing project located at 13th and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P10_1411216DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: Vision for a Digital D.C.
Vision for a Digital D.C.: Documenting D.C.’s cultural history through online resources
This panel bring s together practitioners creating digital vehicles for navigating and learning about the city’s r i ch cultural history. Cultural institutions are working to increase visibility of their...
2014_DC_DCHist_P11_14112132DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: The Legacy of Marion Barry
ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry
* Steven Diner, author of “Washington, The Black Majority: Race and Politics in the Nation’s Capital,” in Snowbelt Cities: Metropolitan Politics in the Northeast and Midwest since World War II. 1990. (chair)
* Jonetta Rose Barras, journalist, author of The Last...
2014_DC_DCHist_P13_14112229DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 13: Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
The largest development [or what?] is the $1.5 billion Wharf project. Extending along Washington’s historic waterfront, this 27-acre mixed-use development is activating the currently underutilized waterfront and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P14_14112238DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 14: Renovation plans
Renovation plans for the D.C. Archives, the MLK Jr. Memorial Library, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.: A roundtable discussion
The D.C. Archives, Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Library, and the Historical Society of Washington will be moving into newly-designed...
2014_DC_DCHist_P15_14112218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 15: Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies
Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies:
Oral Histories of Long-term D.C. Residents Four panelists, each of whom will give presentation based on oral history research conducted in the spring of 2014 with long-term Washingtonians as part of Dr. Amanda Huron’s class, The History of the District of...
2014_DC_DCHist_P16_1411226DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 16: Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
For the past eight years, the DC Community Heritage Project has funded citizen groups exploring and documenting the heritage and history of their communities. Recognizing the need for preserving the history and heritage through youth, DCCHP projects have...
2014_DC_DCHist_P17_1411224DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 17: Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
A conversation based on a pilot effort at the MLK Library to empower citizens to map local history, visualize their work globally via mapstory.org, and build vital STEM and civic literacy s kills along the way. The MLK Library spatial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P18_14112211DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 18: Activism and Public Works
Activism and Public Works
* The Role of Howard University, through its Faculty and Graduates, in the Integration of the Public Utility Industry in the District of Columbia. Phylicia Bowman
* Cleaner Water during the Environmental Decade: Social Action to Protect the Potomac in the 1970s. John...
2014_DC_DCHist_P19_1411227DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 19: Honoring the History before Us
Honoring the History before Us: I Saw! DC Student Research Presentation on African American Communities in Early Washington
Presentation of research project on Early African American 19th century communities in Georgetown (including Tudor Place) and extended areas of Washington, D.C.
* Khari Eyen...
2014_DC_DCHist_P20_14112211DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 20: Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
* Mapping the City of Words. Jonathan Marino
* Digitizing for Access. Karen Needles
* Building a Local History Community Online: Old Time D.C., Facebook, and Public History Through Social Media. Ryan Shepard, Tim MacKinnon, Jon Wilson
2014_DC_DCHist_P21_1411225DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 21: The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
* Cosmopolitan Folk: The Cultural Politics of the North American Folk Music Revival in Washington, D.C.. Stephen Lorenz
* To Show the World We Have No Fear: The Howard University Student Takeover of 1968 and its Impact on Washington, D.C.. Jocelyn Imani
*...
2014_DC_DCHist_P22_1411224DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 22: Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Perhaps more than most other urban centers in the United States, Washington D.C. has an abundance of parks and green space. They are used by both residents of the city as we ll as visitors for a variety of reasons, such as commemoration, recreation,...
2014_DC_DCHist_P23_14112218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 23: War and Consequences
War and Consequences
* Washingtonians Marooned In Europe at the Outbreak of World War I. Sandra Schmidt
* Commemoration through Community Action: The Memorial Building to the Women of the World War. Allison Finkelstein
* Washington Women at War: How World War II Government Girls Transformed the...
2014_DC_DCHist_P24_14112229DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 24: Remembering Arlington
ROUNDTABLE: Remembering Arlington: Historical Consciousness in a Changing Community
This roundtable tackles the conference theme, "Historical Consciousness in a Changing City," by bringing together various experts on and stakeholders in the history of Arlington County. Originally part of the 100...
2014_DC_DCHist_P25_14112226DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 25: Social Issues and Social Control
Social Issues and Social Control
* Mangy Curs and Stoned Horses: Animal Control in the District of Columbia from the Beginnings to the 1930s. Hayden Wetzel
* Schools under Siege: Reactions to the Crack Epidemic in Washington, D.C., Schools. Kathryn Gillon
* The United Order of Dope Fiends – Opium...
2014_DC_DCHist_P26_1411227DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 26: Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
* Myrtilla Miner (1815 - 1864): Her Vision and Legacy. Christopher Anglim
* Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A New Washingtonian. Jenny Masur
* “Practical Clubwork”: A History of the Women's Bindery Union in Washington, D.C.. Jessica French
2014_DC_DCHist_P27_14112212DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 27: Civil War and Aftermath
Civil War and Aftermath
* “An Odious Discrimination”: Ecclesiastical Disputes and the Military’s Requisition of Episcopal Churches in Civil War Washington. Sean Scott
* Alexander T. Augusta - The Life of an African American Civil War Surgeon in Washington, D.C.. Heather Butts
* Making the March...
2014_DC_DCHist_P28_1411225DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 28: Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact
Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact: Donna Wells Memorial Session
* Laying Foundations: Rev. Jesse Moorland and African American Washington in the Progressive Era. Kenvi Phillips
* What Kind of Man is this? The Life and Times of Andrew Fowler. John Fowler, II
* Dorothy Porter Wesley at...
2014_DC_DCHist_P29_14112270DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 29: Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
The current building boom in the District has increased the number of projects requiring compliance archaeology. Construction at parks, schools, and for infrastructure resulted in the identification of new sites from nearly every prehistoric and historic time...
2010_DC_425Mass12DC -- 425 Massachusetts
2010_DC_425MassVw17DC -- 425 Massachusetts -- Views from...
2003_DC_4th_Concert_03070323DC -- 4th of July Concert @ U.S. Capitol (2003) (dress rehearsal)
Personally, I find Fourth of July in downtown DC to be mostly about crowds, heat, and humidity. Having said that, the fireworks are spectacular and there's a wonderful free concert put on at the Capital which you can never get close enough to. I'm used to being within 50 feet of the stage at Wolf Trap....
2005_DC_4th_Concert_05070461DC -- 4th of July Concert @ U.S. Capitol (2005)
This year marks the 25th anniversary of A Capitol Fourth – a national Independence Day celebration where award-winning performers come together to pay tribute to the country they love for the enjoyment of millions of Americans.

THE PERFORMERS: ...
2009_DC_4th_Parade_0907045DC -- 4th of July parade (2009)
Just a pass by -- don't expect much.
2015_DC_4th_Parade_15070452DC -- 4th of July parade (2015)
2009_DC_4th_Archives_090704102DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2009)
Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
* Greetings from Bob Dotson, NBC News National Correspondent
* Presentation of Colors by the Continental Color Guard
* "National Anthem" led by Duane Moody
* Performance by the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard" Fife and Drum Corps
* Remarks by...
2015_DC_4th_Archives_150704156DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2015)
Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
* Greetings from Steve Scully, C-SPAN News Broadcaster
* Presentation of colors by the Continental Color Guard*
* National Anthem by Adalia Jimenez
* Performance by the Fife and Drum Corps*
* Remarks by Archivist of the United States David S....
2015_DC_4th_ArchivesB_15070469DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Member Breakfast (2015)
July 4th at the National Archives
Promise of America Breakfast: American Heritage Chocolate Tasting
Remarks:
* (Emcee) Patrick Madden, Executive Director, Foundation for the National Archives
* David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
* A’Lelia Bundles, Chair and President, Foundation for...
2009_DC_ArtomaticV60DC -- 55 M St SE (Artomatic site) -- Views from...
This was the site of Artomatic 2009.
2013_DC_77H_CWExt_13040611DC -- 77H -- Construction Watch Tour -- Exterior
Part of the ongoing H Street renaissance and development boom in NoMa, 77H is a new mixed-use project anchored by an 80,000-square-foot urban-format Walmart. Jim Woods of The JBG Companies leads a tour of this new project, which includes 10,000 square feet of retail on H Street and 303 residential...
2013_DC_77H_CWGrp_13040630DC -- 77H -- Construction Watch Tour -- Group
Part of the ongoing H Street renaissance and development boom in NoMa, 77H is a new mixed-use project anchored by an 80,000-square-foot urban-format Walmart. Jim Woods of The JBG Companies leads a tour of this new project, which includes 10,000 square feet of retail on H Street and 303 residential...
2013_DC_77H_CWInt_13040688DC -- 77H -- Construction Watch Tour -- Interior
Part of the ongoing H Street renaissance and development boom in NoMa, 77H is a new mixed-use project anchored by an 80,000-square-foot urban-format Walmart. Jim Woods of The JBG Companies leads a tour of this new project, which includes 10,000 square feet of retail on H Street and 303 residential...
2013_DC_77H_Vw8DC -- 77H -- Construction Watch Tour -- Views from
Part of the ongoing H Street renaissance and development boom in NoMa, 77H is a new mixed-use project anchored by an 80,000-square-foot urban-format Walmart. Jim Woods of The JBG Companies leads a tour of this new project, which includes 10,000 square feet of retail on H Street and 303 residential...
2006_DC_911DC7DC -- 9/11 illumination at Pentagon from East Potomac Park
One day before the five year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon sponsored the National "Freedom Walk." It started on the National Mall and finished at the Pentagon. Afterward, there was an illumination ceremony which featured 184 beams of light to commemorate each life lost in the attack on...
2003_DC_911DC2DC -- 9/11 two years later
It was the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Unlike for the previous year, there weren't any special events at my building. I went outside to see the flags flying and then decided to hop over to Virginia to see the Pentagon. That's described elsewhere.
2003_DC_Idle_03102711DC -- 9:30 Club -- Eric Idle
This was very cool! Eric Idle from Monty Python came to town. Because I'd read the tickets wrong, I showed up two hours before it started and got a front row seat. Afterward, he came out and signed (and sold) merchandise. He was considerably more approachable than John Cleese had been.
2015_DC_Lincoln_VisitsV_151203132DC -- Abraham Lincoln press conference @ VFW on Illinois Statehood Day
MISTER LINCOLN GOES TO WASHINGTON
Illinois Statehood Day, Thursday, December 3, 2015, will be commemorated with a presentation of “Abraham Lincoln – A Press Conference” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The event will take place at noon in Ketchum Hall of the VFW Building at 200 Maryland Avenue, NE,...
2009_DC_Adams_Morgan73DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2011_DC_Adams_Morgan11DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2013_DC_Adams_Morgan14DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2014_DC_Adams_Morgan12DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2007_DC_AFLCIO1DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
2008_DC_AFLCIO14DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
Featuring the mural by Lumen Winter, mosaic by Crovatto Mosaics.
From a postcard in their store:
In the lobby of AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington DC, two 15-by-71 foot mosaics of marble, glass and gold pay tribute to America's working families. Both murals were designed by Kansas-born Lumen Martin...
2004_DC_AACW12DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2007_DC_AACW23DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2008_DC_AACW14DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2009_DC_AACW44DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2010_DC_AACW19DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2014_DC_AACW19DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2008_DC_Burn_08091115DC -- After-movie panel discussion of "Burn After Reading"
This event started with an advanced viewing of the Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading" movie followed by a panel discussion about the movie and filming in DC by two Washington Post editors and writers and a representative from the DC Film Board. (Feel free to fill in names please!)
2007_DC_DC_Snow4DC -- After a snowfall
2007_DC_Dumont_Mem1DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2009_DC_Dumont_Mem2DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2010_DC_Santos_Dumont2DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Sculpture
2009_DC_All_Souls6DC -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2010_DC_All_Souls2DC -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2009_DC_Almas_Temple9DC -- Almas Temple (1315 K St NW)
2009_DC_American_Legion3DC -- American Legion Bldg (1608 K St, with 1612 K sometimes)
2004_DC_Red_Cross1DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2005_DC_Red_Cross10DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2006_DC_Red_Cross2DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2007_DC_Red_Cross1DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2010_DC_AU71DC -- American University
2011_DC_AU13DC -- American University
School of International Service Building.
2012_DC_AU4DC -- American University
Folks prepping for their graduation.
2013_DC_AU1DC -- American University
2015_DC_AU11DC -- American University
2010_DC_Katzen26DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2011_DC_Katzen16DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2015_DC_Katzen52DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010B80DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010B Early Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Early Spring exhibition:
* Art Department: Student Exhibitions
* CausalityLabs: New Projects
* Convergence: New Art from Lebanon -- WASN'T OPEN YET
* Pentimenti: After the Flood -- New Works by Don Kimes
* ANIMAR-TE: 20 Years of Computer Animation at U of Balearic...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010C33DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Late Spring exhibitions including:
* Georgia June Goldberg: Emergence
* inSPIRATion
* Emilie Brzezinski: Family Trees
* Santiago Sierra: NO, GLOBAL TOUR

Georgia June Goldberg, Emergence
May 4 through August 8, 2010
"Emergence," created specifically for the American...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10050815DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Opening Reception (Public)
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010D127DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Summer exhibitions including:
* Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Collection of Elizabeth French
* Soaring Voices: Recent Ceramics by Women of Japan
* Gery de Smet: See Something, Say Something!
* Norse Soul: The Legacy of Edvar Munch, Social Democracy, Old Myths,...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10061238DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Opening Reception (Public)
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010E83DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Early Fall exhibition including:
* Alan Binstock: Way-stations
* BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress
* Luciano Penay: Time, News, Paintings, and Natural Forms
* RE-VISION: American University Alumni

Alan Binstock: Way-stations
August 31 through October 24,...
2010_DC_KatzenO_100911104DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Artists here include BG Muhn and Alan Binstock.
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010F111DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Late Fall exhibition:
* Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
* Ed McGowin: Name Change (One Artist, Twelve Personas, Thirty Five Years). and
* Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters

Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
November 9 through...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10111313DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
2011_DC_Meyers_11021246DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011A Winter Artist Talk: Linn Meyers
Museum Gallery Talk with Linn Meyers:
"Linn Meyers: A Very Particular Moment" responds to the architecture of the museum by covering the walls with hand-drawn, repetitive, geometric lines, creating a hypnotic, meditative space. Meyers will discuss creating her largest temporary drawing to-date on a 23...
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011A51DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011A Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the 2011 Winter exhibition including:
* Nicole Cohen: Driving in Circles
* The Dark and Humorous Mind of Heather Wilcoxon
* Dafna Kaffeman: What Could be Sweeter Than Going to Paradise?
* Julie Linowes: Stain
* Marisa Baumgartner: Grande Avenues
* Linn Meyers: A Very Particular...
2011_DC_KatzenO_110129114DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011B56DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011B1 Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the Spring 2011 exhibition. Including:
* BRAVOS: Groundbreaking Spanish Design
* Sam Gilliam: Close to Trees -- NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED
* Robert D'Artista: Exceptional Glimpses of an Original
* A Cultural History of My Neighborhood: Photo Collages by Gail S. Rebhan
* Art...
2011_DC_KatzenO_11040254DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011B1 Spring Opening Reception (Public)
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011B281DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011B2 Spring II Exhibition
From the second part of the 2011 Spring Exhibition:

Art Department Student Exhibitions 2011 -- MFA Thesis Exhibition
April 23 to May 15, 2011
Emily Biondo
Jillian Bonahoom
Bobby Coleman
Michael Dotson
L. Kimberly Gillespie
Victoria Reeves Greising
Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi
Sarah Miller
Michael...
2011_DC_KatzenO_11042322DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011B2 Spring II Opening Reception (Public)
2011_DC_Katzen_Panel_11060485DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011C Summer Artist Talk: E.CO
E.CO Artist Talk with artists Iata Cannabrava from Brazil and Sergi Camara from Spain:
Join the American University Museum and artists Iata Cannabrava from Brazil and Sergi Camara from Spain in an artists' talk through the E.CO exhibition, photographic projects by twenty Latin American and European...
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011C42DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011C Summer Exhibition
Pictures from the 2011 Summer exhibition. Including:
* E • CO
* Registro 02, Mirar por segunda vez

E • CO
June 4 through August 14, 2011
E • CO presents photographic projects by twenty Latin American and European photographic collectives, each tasked with crafting a visual essay about one of...
2011_DC_KatzenO_11060420DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011C Summer Opening Reception (Public)
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011D100DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011D Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2011 Fall exhibition including:
* Inner Piece: Works from the Collection of Heather and Tony Podesta
* Re-viewing Documentary: The Photographic Life of Louise Rosskam
* Wayne Barrar: An Expanding Subterra
* Gifts of Duncan Phillips
* Seismic Dream: Sculpture & Sound...
2011_DC_Smith_11102994DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011E Late Fall Artist Talk: Courtney Smith
2011_DC_KatzenX_2011E38DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011E Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the Late Fall 2011 exhibition including:
* Courtney Smith: Insatiable Spaces:
* Nicole Eisenman: Works on Paper:

Courtney Smith: Insatiable Spaces:
October 29 through December 14, 2011
Courtney Smith is known for her furniture-based sculpture and her investigation into the...
2011_DC_KatzenO_11102931DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2011E Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Includes photos of artists: Courtney Smith, Laura Katzman, and Beverly W. Brannan
2012_DC_KatzenX_2012A117DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012A Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the 2012 Winter exhibition. On view at the American University Museum January 28-March 18, 2012:
* Raoul Middleman: City Limits
* Anil Revri: Faith and Liberation through Abstraction
* Gabarron's Roots
* Regarding Our Faculties: Zoë Charlton, Tim Doud, Deborah Kahn, and Luis...
2012_DC_Raoul_12021161DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012A Winter Gallery Talk: Raoul Middleman
Gallery Talk with Raoul Middleman
2012_DC_KatzenO_12012850DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
Several artists were there for this event: Anil Revri, Raoul Middleman, and Tim Doud.
2012_DC_Katzen_Panel_12012845DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012A Winter Panel: Anil Revri
Anil Revri’s paintings function as aids to meditation, while at the same time the process of their creation is itself an act of meditation. They are beautiful, their craft is breathtaking, but their success depends on whether they further us, and the artist, along in the process of our own...
2012_DC_KatzenX_2012B130DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012B Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2012 Spring Exhibition including:
* Like • Comment • Share •
* In the Studio: A Capstone Exhibition
* Nine Degrees
* Lou Stovall: Vertical Views
* Floating World: 19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints
* Tomokazu Matsuyama: Thousand Regards

Like • Comment • Share...
2012_DC_KatzenX_2012C68DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012C Summer Exhibition
Pictures from the 2012 Summer Exhibition including:
* Mexico: Expected/Unexpected
* Patrick Graham: Thirty Years—The Silence Becomes the Painting
* The Constant Artist

Mexico: Expected/Unexpected
June 9 through August 12, 2012
This exhibition of selected works from the Isabel and Agustín...
2012_DC_KatzenX_2012D36DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2012D Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2012 Late Fall exhibition:
* Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski
* Platforms: Washington Sculpture Group

Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski
September 15 through December 16
Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski...
2013_DC_Molodkin_13012613DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013A Winter Artist Talk: Andrei Molodkin
2013_DC_Bruskin_13012632DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013A Winter Artist Talk: Grisha Bruskin
2013_DC_KatzenX_2013A128DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013A Winter Exhibition
2013 Winter exhibition including:
* Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
* Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
* Andrea Way: Retrospective 1982–2012
* Susan Yanero

Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
January 26 through March 17, 2013
Contemporary Russian artist Grisha Bruskin's new sculpture project H-Hour examines the myth of...
2013_DC_KatzenO_13012648DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
Join artists and curators for the 2013 winter Artists' Reception from 6-9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The night will include a gallery talk by artists Grisha Bruskin at 5 p.m. and Andrei Molodkin at 6 p.m.
Pictures here include several of the artists -- Andrea Way and Susan Yanero.
2013_DC_KatzenX_2013B31DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013B Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2013 Spring Exhibition including:
* Lee Haner: Mischief
* Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature
* Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision, Forty-Five Years of Painting

LEE HANER: MISCHIEF
April 6 through May 26, 2013
Recent mixed-media works by a reclusive master....
2013_DC_KatzenO_13040618DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013B Spring Opening Reception (Public)
Includes photos of the artist Timothy App.
2013_DC_Montgomery_13062933DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013C Summer Artist Talk: Nan Montgomery
2013_DC_Katzenx_2013C39DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013C Summer Exhibition
Pictures from four exhibitions:
* Kitty Klaidman: Beneath the Surface
* Nan Montgomery: Opposite and Alternate
* Tim Tate: Sleepwalker
* Raya Bonardchuk: Form

TIM TATE: SLEEPWALKER
June 15 through August 11, 2013
Tim Tate is Washington, DC’s best known contemporary glass artist, but his...
2013_DC_Visiting_13110956DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013D Late Fall Artist Talk: Hilary Harnischfeger and Tracy Miller
Join artists Tracy Miller and Hilary Harnischfeger with curator Tim Doud in a gallery talk about the Visiting Artist Series, on exhibit through December 15.
2013_DC_Tsibi_13110910DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013D Late Fall Artist Talk: Tsibi Geva
Gallery Talk with Tsibi Geva
2013_DC_KatzenX_2013D61DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013D Late Fall Exhibition
2013 Late Fall exhibition including:
* TSIBI GEVA: PAINTINGS
* SIBERIA in the Eyes of Russian Photographers
* LISA MONTAG BROTMAN: WHAT CAN I SAY?
* ED BISESE: ALIVE
* JOEL D'ORAZIO: PULL UP A CHAIR
* VISITING ARTISTS SERIES w/Hilary Harnischfeger and Tracy Miller

TSIBI GEVA:...
2013_DC_KatzenO_13110919DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2013D Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Join artists Tracy Miller and Hilary Harnischfeger with curator Tim Doud.
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014A121DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Exhibition
2014 Winter Exhibition including:
* Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
* Washington Art Matters II: 1940s-1980s
* Sightlines: Ann Pibal, Jill Downen,

Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
January 25 to March 16, 2014
The work of Agustín Fernández is most recognizable for its ambiguous...
2014_DC_Katzen_Kuspit_14012542DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
The work of Agustin Fernandez is most recognizable for its ambiguous and precariously balanced forms, erotic overtones, surreal juxtapositions, and metallic palette. Inspired by the demands of survival in an urban environment and the mundane objects that...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14012556DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B88DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B Spring Exhibition
2014 Spring Exhibition pieces including:
* Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists
* MFA Studio Art Exhibitions
* MYND ALIVE: BK Adams. I AM ART
* In Residence Colloquium: The Neighbors
* Brink and Boundary
* Sightlines

Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists
April 1 – June 1,...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14040530DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B Spring I Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B287DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B2 Spring II Exhibition
Perambulators: 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition
April 26 – May 12, 2014

American University's Department of Art proudly presents the work of MFA Thesis candidates in the late spring exhibition Perambulators. The multidisciplinary Studio Art program showcases an exciting range of artwork including works in...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14042624DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014B2 Spring II Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014C128DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014C Summer Exhibition (Franz and Virginia Bader Fund, Continental Drift, Washington Print Club at 50, Syzygy)
Pictures from the Summer 2014 exhibitions:
* The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
* Continental Drift (Being Here and Being There)
* Passionate Collectors: The Washington Print Club at 50
* Syzygy

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
June 14 – August 17, 2014
Conceived by...
2014_DC_KatzenO_1406148DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014C Summer Opening Reception (Public)
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014D34DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014D Early Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2014 Early Fall exhibition including:
* Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
* Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov

Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
September 6 through October 19, 2014
Curated by...
2014_DC_Katzen_Lay_14110837DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Artist Talk: Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti
Gallery Talk: Lay of the Land (Updated 10/30)
Join artists Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti for a discussion of their joint exhibition, Lay of the Land: Surface Memory by Alan Sonfist and Three Season at Black Forest Farm by Karin Giusti. This event is free and open to the public. The late fall artists...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014E60DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2014 Late Fall Exhibition including:
* Lay of the Land: Alan Sonfist & Karin F. Gusti
* The Intimate Diebenkorn: Works on Paper, 1949–1992
* Prague, the City of Eugenic Minds
* Sculpture Now 2014: WSG 30th Anniversary
* Ad Infinitum
* My Oyster #7: Michelle Grabner & Brad...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14110813DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2014E Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
2015_DC_Levenson_15012440DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015A Winter Artist Talk: Silvia Levenson
Introductions were made by Cecilia Nahón, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the United States of America
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015A58DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015A Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the Winter 2015 Exhibition:
* Photoworks: Presence of Place:
* Identidad by Silvia Levenson
* Phyllis Plattner: Gods of War!
* Locally Sourced
* Dean Byington: Buildings Without Shadows

January 24 through March 15, 2015.

Photoworks: Presence of Place:
Forty years ago, in a...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15012430DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
Including some photos of the artist Phyllis Plattner.
2015_DC_Goldstein_1504048DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015B Early Spring Gallery Talk: Guy Goldstein
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015B104DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015B Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the Spring 2015 exhibitions including:
* YES! Glue: A Half-Century of Collage by Bruce and Jean Conner
* Transcription of Blue: Guy Goldstein
* V. Ramesh: Remembrances of Voices Past
* Drawings: Walter Kravitz
* [Insert Non-Pretentious Title Here]: MFA First Year...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15040420DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015B Spring I Opening Reception (Public)
Including V. Ramesh with one of his favorite pieces.
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015B248DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015B2 Spring II Exhibition
Pictures from the Late Spring 2015 exhibitions including:
* Stone, Silence and Speech: Sculptures by Sy Gresser
* Blueprint: MFA Thesis Exhibition
* Lost and Found: Young Art from Lithuania

Stone, Silence and Speech: Sculptures by Sy Gresser
Curated by Ori Z. Soltes
On view April 25 – August...
2015_DC_KatzenO_1504255DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015B2 Spring II Opening Reception (Public)
2015_DC_Atomic_70th_150805115DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Closing: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Atomic Bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this evening will include testimony by two Hibakushi (survivors of the atomic bombings) and a piano and choral performance by the children of Little Friends of Peace.
Program (in sequence):
* Melvin Hardy
*...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015C99DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Exhibition
Pictures from the Summer 2015 exhibitions including:
* Michael Gross: Abstraction
* Outliers: Kurt Godwin and Betsy Packard
* Realism Transformed: John Winslow's Wild New World
* Visvaldis Ziedins: Travels in the Imagination

Michael Gross: Abstraction
June 13 through July 26, 2015
Michael...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015C_Atomic244DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Exhibition -- Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
June 13 through August 16, 2015
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict...
2015_DC_AtomicT_15080553DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Gallery Talk: Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
June 13 through August 16, 2015
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict...
2015_DC_Ziedins_15061262DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Gallery Talk: Visvaldis Ziedins exhibit
Reception & Preview of Visvaldis Ziedins: Travels in the Imagination:
Join the exhibit preview with remarks by the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia H.E. Andris Razans. Visvaldis Ziedins exhibit Travels in the Imagination is part of Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union public...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15061211DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Opening Reception (Member)
2015_DC_Decision_15062353DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Panel Discussion: Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition: Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
This film screening and symposium will bring together a panel of prominent historians to reflect on the decision to drop the atomic bombs and its implications. Free and open to the public.
Film screening of "The Bomb" from...
2015_DC_Remember_150616151DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015C Summer Panel Discussion: To Remember and Reflect
Panel Discussion: To Remember and Reflect:
In conjunction with the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, this panel brings together several artists who have addressed war-related suffering in their own work. Panelists include Kristine Yuki Aono, Kitty Klaidman, Miriam Morsel Nathan, and Aida...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015D182DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015D Early Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the Early Fall 2015 exhibitions including:
* Blood Mirror
* Walter McConnell: Itinerant Edens
* Gerhardt Knodel: Let the Games Begin!
* Mary Shaffer: Reflections and Contradictions
* Pulse of the Future

Blood Mirror
September 12 through October 18, 2015
Blood Mirror,...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15091196DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015D Early Fall Opening Reception (Member)
Artists who spoke tonight included Walter McConnell, Gerhardt Knodel, and Mary Shaffer. The contemporary Chinese art community was represented by artists Shaowei Deng and Jie Wang, and BG Muhn helped the delegation.
2015_DC_KatzenO_15091265DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015D Early Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Artists who spoke tonight included Gerhardt Knodel and Mary Shaffer. The contemporary Chinese art community was represented by artists Shaowei Deng and Jie Wang, and BG Muhn helped the delegation. Other artists present included Chawky Frenn and Pat Goslee.
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015E89DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2015E Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the Late Fall 2015 exhibitions including:
* Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project
* Beverly Ress: The World Is a Narrow Bridge
* Joseph White: Post-It
* Susanne Kessler: Jerusalem
* Micheline Klagsbrun: Free Fall Flow
* Art and Design: Two Designers and Their Art
* Francis Cape &...
2014_DC_Disabled_Mem57DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
The memorial had its official opening the day before I got by to see it. Interesting use of water in a memorial and the first time I'd seen an eternal flame bubbling out of water.
2015_DC_Disabled_Mem14DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
2004_DC_Anacostia1DC -- Anacostia
2013_DC_Anacostia10DC -- Anacostia
2004_DC_Big_Chair2DC -- Anacostia -- Chair (The Big Chair)
2013_DC_Big_Chair3DC -- Anacostia -- Chair (The Big Chair)
2004_DC_SIAM4DC -- Anacostia Community Museum
2007_DC_SIAM7DC -- Anacostia Community Museum
2007_DC_SIAM_East_River35DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: East of the River: Continuity and Change
East of the River: Continuity and Change
September 15, 2007 – November 9, 2008
To celebrate the museum's 40th anniversary, this exhibition documents the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the...
2015_DC_SIAM_CWChanged177DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: How the Civil War Changed Washington
How the Civil War Changed Washington
February 2, 2015 – November 15, 2015
This exhibition examines the social and spatial impact of the Civil War on Washington, DC and the resulting dramatic changes in social mores, and in the size and ethnic composition of the city’s population. The population of the...
2015_DC_Anacostia_Park46DC -- Anacostia Park
2004_DC_Sakharov2DC -- Andrei Sakharov statue
2005_DC_Mellon_Fountain1DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2015_DC_Mellon_Fountain53DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
The National Gallery of Art had gotten permission from the National Park Service to take over maintenance of the fountain. The first steps involved sealing off the area and removing dead and rotting trees which is what they were working on today. I talked to a staffer and he said they hoped they could...
2009_DC_AT4G_09061038DC -- Annual Technology for Government Reception (w/Vinton Cerf)
The Annual Technology for Government Reception: Mayflower Hotel ~ Washington, DC:
TechAmerica, the country’s leading technology industry association, cordially invites you to attend the annual Technology for Government event. Our 2009 event will be held for the first time as a reception at the...
2009_DC_FP_Abortion_0909114DC -- Anti-Abortion display @ Freedom Plaza
Interesting idea. The handwriting on the notes I saw, however, seems to have all been done by the same person which seriously detracts from the presumed realism of the display.
2009_DC_Abortion_0901225DC -- Anti-Abortion rally on anniversary of Roe v Wade @ Penn Ave
2009_DC_APhA3DC -- APhA Headquarters Building (2215 Constitution Avenue NW)
2013_DC_Archstone24DC -- Archstone First and M
2013_DC_ArchstoneVw44DC -- Archstone First and M -- Views from...
2005_DC_Arena1DC -- Arena Stage
2010_DC_Arena47DC -- Arena Stage
Arena Stage on opening day.
2011_DC_Arena24DC -- Arena Stage
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Ext_090425128DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Exterior shots
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Int_090425119DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Interior shots
2009_DC_ArenaCW_Grp_09042559DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- NBM tour group
2009_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Views from structure
2011_DC_Arena_RWAC_1111274DC -- Arena Stage -- Rebel with a Cause panel talk
Rebel With a Cause
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Equivocation playwright Bill Cain, and director Bill Rauch for a discussion on rebellion and conspiracy from the Gunpowder Plot to today.
2010_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Arena Stage -- Views from...
2010_DC_ArenaBS_10102397DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Backstage tour
Pictures include the prop department, set shop, ???, and costume shop.
2010_DC_ArenaOE_101023119DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Presentations (except ribbon cutting)
External events (except the ribbon cutting) including the closing finale. Performers here included the Show Choir Spectacular, Feels So Good, Elk Soldiers, and the Grand Finale (including Brad Oscar, Matt Bogart, Alice Ripley, E. Faye Butler, and the cast of Oklahoma).
Also internal events with: E....
2010_DC_ArenaORC_101023126DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Ribbon cutting
ARENA STAGE OPENS THE MEAD CENTER FOR AMERICAN THEATER WITH A HOMECOMING GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION FEATURING FREE PERFORMANCES, ARTIST DISCUSSIONS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE CENTER

Participants include Alice Ripley, Kate Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, E. Faye Butler, the Manzari Brothers, Brad Oscar...
2007_DC_Arena_Preview_07050730DC -- Arena Stage Season Preview (2007)
Join us as Artistic Director Molly Smith guides you through an exclusive preview of 2007/08. This FREE event features Arena's Affiliated Artists in staged readings of selected scenes from each show. Mingle with Molly and the artists afterwards at a special reception.

The 2007/08 season:

"33...
2008_DC_Mem_Bridge4DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
2009_DC_Mem_Bridge35DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
More pictures of those Italian statues on the DC side of the bridges.
2013_DC_Mem_Bridge30DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
2005_DC_AFRH5DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2006_DC_AFRH6DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2007_DC_AFRH10DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2008_DC_AFRH91DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2009_DC_AFRH2DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2011_DC_AFRH4DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2012_DC_AFRH77DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
Including some of the masonry damage from the earthquake.
2013_DC_AFRH3DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2015_DC_AFRH22DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2004_DC_Armory1DC -- Armory
2005_DC_OAS_Museum4DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- Building Interior
2006_DC_OAS_Museum8DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- Building Interior
2011_DC_OAS_Museum2DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- Building Interior
2010_DC_OAS_50Years55DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "50 Years, 50 Works"
50 Years, 50 Works, 100th Anniversary
February 16-March 31, 2010

This exhibit was organized by the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS). It was first shown in 2009 in Medellín,...
2010_DC_OAS_Argentina37DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Argentina in Focus" and "Emilia Gutierrez"
Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept-Cristian Segura/Sergio Vega
September 15-November 21, 2010

Emilia Gutierrez: Drawings and Paintings
September 15-November 14, 2010

...
2009_DC_OAS_Bilateral53DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Bilateral Engagement"
Biltareral Engagement:
October 16, 2009 - January 15, 2010
A collaborative sculpture exhibition between the Washington Sculptors Group and the Art Museum of the Americas at the Organization of American States
Washington, DC: The Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) of the Organization of American States...
2006_DC_OAS_Breaking21DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Breaking Borders"
Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras
December 1, 2006-January 21, 2007
Washington D.C.: The Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the OAS announce the opening of Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras, an exhibition of photography and digital art by the Salvadoran...
2012_DC_OAS_Constellations51DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Constellations"
CONSTELLATIONS -- Constructivism, Internationalism, and the Inter-American Avant-Garde
An exhibit of the permanent collection. Curated by Abigail McEwen.
June 21 - September 23, 2012

Drawn from the permanent collection of the Art Museum of the Americas, Constellations surveys the dynamic,...
2011_DC_OAS_Corridor29DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Corridor"
Corridor
On view March 24 - June 26, 2011

AMA / Art Museum of the Americas announces the opening of Corridor, an unusual exhibition showcasing the work of twelve established artists, six from Baltimore and six from Washington, D.C., a show that flips the conventional artist-curator relationship on...
2008_DC_OAS_Facets23DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Facets"
F A C E T S
on view through August 22, 2008
Facets features some of the significant works by Latin American and Caribbean artists which the OAS has acquired since 1949. The more than fifty works exhibited convey in a synthesized fashion a sense of the breadth and strengths of the museum's holdings....
2013_DC_OAS_Fusion31DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Fusion"
FUSION : Tracing Asian Migration to the Americas through AMA’s Collection
On View: June 13, 2013 - Spring 2014
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Through AMA’s permanent collection, one of the most vital sources of modern and contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art in the United States, this exhibition...
2006_DC_OAS_Geometry10DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Geometry and Gesture"
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection
March- July 2006
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection is part of a continuing series of exhibits over the past year that have explored different facets of the OAS permanent collection. The current exhibit looks at the collection through the prism of...
2015_DC_OAS_Hidden16DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Hidden Identities"
Hidden Identities: Paintings and Drawings by Jorge Tacla
On view October 22, 2015- January 31, 2016

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Curated by María José Bunster Baeza (Museo de la Memoria)
AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in partnership with the Embassy of Chile in Washington, the Permanent Mission of...
2010_DC_OAS_House22DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "House of the Americas Turns 100"
2014_DC_OAS_Modern39DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic"
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection
On view October 16, 2014- February 1, 2015
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection is an initiative of the Cultural Heritage Foundation of the...
2010_DC_OAS_Mujeres26DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Mujeres en su Tinta"
OAS Inaugurates Cartoon Exhibit “Mujeres en su Tinta”

The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), the Museum of Art of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the hemispheric organization today inaugurated the exhibit, “Mujeres en su...
2012_DC_OAS_NY22DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "New York: Latin American and Spanish artists in New York"
ÑEW YORK: Latin American and Spanish artists in New York
Curated by Paco Cano, Eva Mendoza Chandas and Jodie Dinapoli
February 16 - May 20, 2012

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT
Ñew York, featuring works by young, outstanding Latin American and Spanish artists residing in New York City commemorates a long lost...
2013_DC_OAS_Common26DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "On Common Ground"
On Common Ground: Dominican Republic and Haiti
On View: February 13 - May 26, 2013
AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS), in conjunction with the Embassies of the Dominican Republic and Haiti in Washington, D.C., is proud to present On Common Ground: Dominican...
2008_DC_OAS_Niemeyer21DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Oscar Niemeyer"
Celebrating his 100th Birthday with Major Exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas
Oscar Niemeyer
September 10 - October 26, 2008

Regarded as one of the major contributors to the development of modern architecture, Oscar Niemeyer has produced roughly 700 public works in his homeland of Brazil and...
2009_DC_OAS_Salmona36DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces"
Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces
July 23 to September 30, 2009
The Art Museum of the Americas announces the opening of Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces, the first U.S.exhibition devoted entirely to the work of celebrated Colombian architect Rogelio Salmona (1929-2007)...
2009_DC_OAS_Space24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Space, Unlimited"
"Space, Unlimited" includes the work of seven contemporary artists who challenge the boundaries of physical, perceptual or psychological space.  Through a variety of mediums, from painting and photography to assemblage and video, these artists defy expectations that may be traditionally imposed over the...
2005_DC_OAS_Still_Life20DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Still Life Perspectives"
Still Life Perspectives from the Collection
September 15-December 18, 2005
Still Life Perspectives is the third in a series of exhibits drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. Several years ago the museum loaned three paintings from its collection to an exhibit entitled Latin American Still...
2015_DC_OAS_Streams24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Streams of Being"
Streams of Being: Selections from the Art Museum of the Americas
On view October 22, 2015- January 31, 2016

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Drawn from the permanent collection of AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, Streams of Beings brings to light a multiplicity of ideas and identities emerging within...
2009_DC_OAS_Disappeared16DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "The Disappeared"
The Disappeared
November 19, 2008-January 25, 2009
The Disappeared gathers the work of thirteen visual artists plus a collaborative work by thirteen others from Latin America who over the last 30 years have made art about the disappeared and addressed universal human rights concerns in a powerful and...
2011_DC_OAS_Light_Place32DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Traveling Light" and "Common Place"
CONTEMPORARY ART FROM CHILE:
2 Exhibitions, 7 Artists
Traveling Light Photo Gallery | Common Place Photo Gallery
September 15 - January 22, 2012

TRAVELING LIGHT - Ground Floor
Curated by Laura Roulet
Traveling Light, Five Artists from Chile, is an exhibition featuring five contemporary Chilean...
2015_DC_OAS_Waterweavers60DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Waterweavers"
Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture
On view June 24 - September 27, 2015
Organized by the Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York City. Curated by José Roca, with Alejandro Martín.
This presentation of Waterweavers at the OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas...
2011_DC_OAS_Wrestling58DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions"
Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions
On view January 21–March 10, 2011
 
The Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) announces the opening of Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions, an exhibition of contemporary art from twelve Caribbean countries. Featuring work by artists from the...
2015_DC_SISG_Art_Gift19DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
July 25, 2015 – December 13, 2015
The beauty and diversity of Asian art are evident throughout the collections of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Since the opening of the Freer in 1923 and the Sackler in 1987, generous gifts and funds...
2015_DC_SISG_Lucre69DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
May 16, 2015 – November 29, 2016
Filthy Lucre, an immersive installation by painter Darren Waterston, reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room—an icon of American art—as a decadent ruin collapsing under the weight of its own creative...
2015_DC_SISG_Shiota6DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
August 30, 2014 – June 7, 2015
Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist. Shiota studied at Kyoto Seike...
2015_DC_SISG_Baladi13DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Lara Baladi
Perspectives: Lara Baladi
August 29, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Egyptian-Lebanese artist Lara Baladi (born 1969) experiments with the photographic medium, investigating its history and its role in shaping perceptions of the Middle East—particularly Egypt, where she is based. This installation centers on Oum...
2015_DC_SISG_Travellers65DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
November 22, 2014–May 31, 2015
Travel shapes how we see the world. Long after a trip has ended, images made to guide, track, and represent travelers and their journeys continue to influence our views of other cultures and our own cultural identities. Featuring more...
2008_DC_SISG_Monkeys2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely
This whimsical sculpture was originally created as a temporary display by expatriate Chinese artist Xu Bing (b. 1955) for the 2001 exhibition Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing. In order for it to remain on permanent view, it was re-created...
2004_DC_SISG28DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SISG29DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2015_DC_SISG2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2003_DC_SIAAI41DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
Several visits:...
2004_DC_SIAAI61DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This museum building was closed to the public for renovations. I got permission from the James Smithson Society to come in and take pictures of the interior. It was a thrill to go to the upper floors and take pictures of this beautiful building.
2011_DC_SIAAI35DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2012_DC_SIAAI22DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2013_DC_SIAAI3DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2015_DC_SIAAI70DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This was the first time I'd been inside since 2004.
2008_DC_Arts_On_Foot29DC -- Arts on Foot
Marking its 16th anniversary, Arts on Foot presented by Wines of Argentina is a one-day, multimedia Festival that kicks off the fall arts season in Downtown DC’s Penn Quarter. Incorporating visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, and creative cuisine, it’s an interactive celebration the whole family...
2010_DC_Arts_On_Foot68DC -- Arts on Foot
2011_DC_Arts_On_Foot39DC -- Arts on Foot
2010_DC_ArtsNStreet36DC -- Arts on N Street Festival
Arts on N Street Festival Comes to Washington Convention Center
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center partner to organize Arts on N Festival, a free affordable art festival featuring work by District artists, organizations and local businesses.
The DC...
2006_DC_Asbury3DC -- Asbury United Methodist Church (926 11th St NW)
2015_DC_Atlas1DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2014_DC_Atlas_PAC19DC -- Atlas Performing Arts Center
2010_DC_Avalon6DC -- Avalon Theatre
2013_DC_AwesomeA42DC -- Awesome Con DC (2013) -- Artists
Artists shown here: Herb Trimpe, Larry Hama, Ernie Hudson, Joe Carabeo and Carolyn Belefski, Greg LaRocque (with Jess Siswick of http://www.tinymallet.com/ ), Nicholas Brendon, Billy West, Dawn Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Theo Crane, SL Gallant, Steve Conley, and Nick Galifianakis.
2013_DC_AwesomeM9DC -- Awesome Con DC (2013) -- Miscellaneous
2013_DC_AwesomeP2_13042120DC -- Awesome Con DC (2013) -- Panel: Art with Greg LaRocque
Art with Greg LaRocque:
Artist Greg LaRocque demonstrates his drawing techniques.
2013_DC_AwesomeP1_13042115DC -- Awesome Con DC (2013) -- Panel: The Carolyn and Joe Show Live Podcast Recording
The Carolyn and Joe Show Live Podcast Recording
The brainchild of mad scientist cartoonist Carolyn Belefski and Astray film director Joe Carabeo; created to fight the oncoming apocalypse one deadly word at time. With special guest Theo Crane from The Walking Dead!
2014_DC_AwesomeA141DC -- Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Artists
Folks shown here: George Perez, Timothy Zahn, Dirk Benedict, Raphael Sbarge, Richard Horvitz, Maurice Lamarche, Veronica Taylor, John K. Snyder III, Joe Sutliff, Rob Balder ("Elfworld.com"), Steve Artley, SL Gallant ("GI Joe"), Andrew Aydin ("March"), ???, Nicholas Brendon, Veronica Taylor (again), Phil...
2014_DC_AwesomeM29DC -- Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2005_DC_Bank_View16DC -- Bank of America Building @ 15th and G -- Views from...
2005_DC_Basilica_Cellar58DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2008_DC_Basilica_Cellar83DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2005_DC_Basilica_Main69DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2008_DC_Basilica_Main114DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2005_DC_Basilica_Out9DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2008_DC_Basilica_Out31DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2011_DC_Basilica_Out26DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
Mostly exterior shots but also including a couple who needed their photo by an icon.
2007_DC_Bens1DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
2008_DC_Bens23DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
2009_DC_Bens66DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
A couple of visits including after the inaugural weekend as well as after the founder, Ben Ali, died.
2013_DC_Bens_Mural10DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl -- Mural
2008_DC_Bens_50th_080822102DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl 50th anniversary block party
Ben's Celebrates Chili Power
Big Stars and Just Plain Folks Mark Eatery's 50-Year Run on U Street

By Keith L. Alexander
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, August 21, 2008; B01

It was 1996, and Nizam Ali had just gotten his law degree. Instead of heading to the courtroom, he had another...
2008_DC_Juarez_Statue2DC -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2015_DC_Juarez_Statue5DC -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2008_DC_Bikeshare3DC -- Bike Sharing
2005_DC_Portal7DC -- Bishop's House -- Christmas Lights
2012_DC_Portal34DC -- Bishop's House -- Christmas Lights
2005_DC_Law_BlueM_05051018DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2005)
Once a year, there's a National Police Week which honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. To kick it off is a "blue mass" at the nearby St Patrick's Cathedral. I happened on the event this year, which was the 11th annual one. Present was Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.
2010_DC_Law_BlueM_100504143DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2010)
All parishioners and friends of St. Patrick's Catholic Church are cordially invited to join hundreds of first responders from around the country at St. Patrick's 16th Annual Blue Mass. Held each year at the beginning of National Police Week, we pray for those in law enforcement and fire safety, remember...
2014_DC_Blue_Plains121DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
2014_DC_Blue_PlainsVC21DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant -- Visitor Center
2008_DC_Brightwood45DC -- Brightwood area
Including Emory United Methodist Church.
2013_DC_Brightwood9DC -- Brightwood area
Ooh! A new mural!
2008_DC_Brookland68DC -- Brookland area
2009_DC_Brookland10DC -- Brookland area
2014_DC_Brookland4DC -- Brookland area
2008_DC_BATF1DC -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bldg
2009_DC_BATF7DC -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bldg
2013_DC_BATF2DC -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bldg
2008_DC_Bus5DC -- Bus smokes up by Metro Center
I have no idea what happened with this bus. I heard a loud "boom" and noticed smoke. It was belching smoke like it had blown up or something. The people got off the bus, walked away (presumably to another bus), and eventually the bus started moving again, still smoking pretty heavily.
2008_DC_Busboys_14V3DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 14th and V
2015_DC_Busboys_14V34DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 14th and V
2009_DC_Busboys_5K5DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 5th and K NW
2015_DC_Busboys_Brookland14DC -- Busboys and Poets -- Brookland
2012_DC_CalTort_Party_12041761DC -- California Tortilla -- Brand Update Party
Join us to celebrate our Fresh New Look!
Come celebrate California Tortilla's brand update! Bring a guest and enjoy fresh food, signature cocktails and more!
2005_DC_Callbox1DC -- Callboxes
2009_DC_Callbox21DC -- Callboxes
2010_DC_Callbox6DC -- Callboxes
2011_DC_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes
2013_DC_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes
2005_DC_Calvary2DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2006_DC_Calvary12DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2008_DC_Calvary7DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2012_DC_Canal_Park7DC -- Canal Park
2013_DC_Canal_Park25DC -- Canal Park
2005_DC_Law_Candlelight_05051366DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2005)
17th Annual Candlelight Vigil: National Police Week 2005. There was a program which featured comments by Craig Floyd (the chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund), Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and others. After that, a reading of the names newly engraved on the Memorial...
2007_DC_Law_CandlelightC_07051360DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Ceremony
I was wayyyy back during the actual ceremony so don't expect those pictures to be great but the candlelight part went well as did the pictures afterward. You'll see some decent pictures of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Craig Floyd, Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial...
2007_DC_Law_CandlelightP_07051391DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Pre-ceremony events
2007_DC_Law_CandlelightR_07051390DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Related images
2008_DC_Law_CandlelightC_08051379DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Ceremony
The official program for the evening (not all of which I got on film) was as follows:
- Presentation of the Colors -- United States Park Police
- National Anthem -- Performed by Sergeant Michael Devine, New York City Police Department
- Invocation -- Reverend Kate Braestrup
- Welcoming Remarks...
2008_DC_Law_CandlelightP_08051339DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Pre-ceremony events
2008_DC_Law_CandlelightR_08051373DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Related images
2009_DC_Law_CandlelightC_09051392DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Ceremony
Program of the Evening:
- Opening Musical Tribute: Phoenix Police Department Honor Chorus
- Presentation of the Colors: United States Park Police
- National Anthem: Performed by Lieutenant Randy Sutton, Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department
- Invocation: Officer Steven V. Hillman,...
2009_DC_Law_CandlelightR_09051372DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Related images
2012_DC_Law_Candlelight_120513109DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2012) -- Pre-ceremony events
I didn't stick around for the ceremony. It's gotten so big that there's really no way to get close enough to see the stage anymore.
2013_DC_Law_Candlelight_13051234DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2013) -- Preparation for ceremony
2013_DC_Cannon_HOB30DC -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2014_DC_Cannon_HOB14DC -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2007_DC_Pride_Festival_07061045DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2007)
Stage performers here are Crystal Waters and Rachel Panay. The off-stage performers were also interesting!
2008_DC_Pride_08061569DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2008)
Performances include the following:
* BETTY
* DC Cowboys
* Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C.
* Wicked Jezabel

Descriptions:

BETTY:
Elizabeth, Alyson, and Amy -- BETTY -- is a five-piece pop rock band fronted by Elizabeth Ziff, Alyson Palmer and Amy Ziff (L to R above). The band’s...
2009_DC_Pride_09061435DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- except stage performances
2009_DC_PrideP_090614179DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- stage performances
Including performances by:
- DC Swoing,
- Sister Funk,
- DC Cowboys,
- Ella Fitzgerald (not that one),
- Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC,
- Odd Girl Out,
- Lori Michaels,
- Vanessa Conde,
- Martha Wash, and
- RuPaul
2010_DC_PrideW_10061351DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- Chely Wright
2010_DC_Pride_10061336DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- except Chely Wright
2011_DC_Pride_Festival_11061252DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2011)
2014_DC_Pride_Festival_14060855DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2014)
2007_DC_Pride_March_07060992DC -- Capital Pride March (2007)
Large contingent of churches joins Pride celebration
Mayor Fenty leads group of elected officials in parade

By LOU CHIBBARO JR
Friday, June 15, 2007
Surging crowds lining the parade route added to the enthusiasm of this year’s 32nd annual Pride festivities as thousands turned out for last...
2006_DC_CapHill7DC -- Capitol Hill area
2007_DC_CapHill2DC -- Capitol Hill area
2008_DC_CapHill5DC -- Capitol Hill area
2009_DC_CapHill101DC -- Capitol Hill area
2011_DC_CapHill24DC -- Capitol Hill area
Including Mark Warner, Governor of Virginia, being interviewed on the street.
2012_DC_CapHill25DC -- Capitol Hill area
2013_DC_CapHill17DC -- Capitol Hill area
2014_DC_CapHill3DC -- Capitol Hill area
I never noticed the Star Spangled Banner trail signs before.
2015_DC_CapHill5DC -- Capitol Hill area
2011_DC_Cap_Hill_Club19DC -- Capitol Hill Club
2007_DC_Steps47DC -- Capitol Steps (two appearances)
I saw this group twice this year:
(070112) With Margot -- her Christmas present to me,
(070118) Less than a week later as a component of the Gallup event I went to
2005_DC_Steps_0504276DC -- Capitol Steps @ Cognos Expo
2009_DC_CardozoV13DC -- Cardoza High School -- Views from...
2009_DC_Cardozo14DC -- Cardozo High School
2005_DC_CIS2DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2008_DC_CIS41DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2009_DC_CIS20DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2011_DC_CIS10DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2012_DC_CIS14DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2014_DC_CIS54DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2015_DC_Carnegie_Lib_ADA5DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2007_DC_Carnegie_Lib6DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2008_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2011_DC_Carnegie_Lib13DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2013_DC_Carnegie_Lib1DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2007_DC_Carnegie_LibI6DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2009_DC_Carnegie_LibI4DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2011_DC_Carnegie_LibI13DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
I had been told the previous month that the Historical Society of Washington had closed its facilities here. Yep! From their web site:
The Kiplinger Library of the Historical Society of Washington is temporarily closed because of ongoing financial difficulties. The Society's Board of Trustees is...
2013_DC_Carnegie_LibI22DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2014_DC_Carnegie_LibI16DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Interior)
2009_DC_Carter_Woodson3DC -- Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
2007_DC_Cato4DC -- Cato Institute Building
2012_DC_Cato3DC -- Cato Institute Building
2013_DC_CCWP_Dream_LOC_13020140DC -- CCWP Dream Day -- Group in Library of Congress
The Center for Civil War Photography is pleased to announce an upcoming one-day member event so special that it can only be entitled, THE CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHY DREAM DAY, with behind-the-scenes curators tours of the Smithsonian, the Library of Congress and more. Curators will unearth from storage and...
2013_DC_CCWP_Dream_SIPG_13020172DC -- CCWP Dream Day -- Group in Portrait Gallery
The Center for Civil War Photography is pleased to announce an upcoming one-day member event so special that it can only be entitled, THE CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHY DREAM DAY, with behind-the-scenes curators tours of the Smithsonian, the Library of Congress and more. Curators will unearth from storage and...
2013_DC_CCWP_Dream_Castle_13020127DC -- CCWP Dream Day -- Group in Smithsonian Castle
The Center for Civil War Photography is pleased to announce an upcoming one-day member event so special that it can only be entitled, THE CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHY DREAM DAY, with behind-the-scenes curators tours of the Smithsonian, the Library of Congress and more. Curators will unearth from storage and...
2005_DC_Mickey114DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations
2005_DC_MiKick_05031964DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations -- Kick-off event
This was the official kick-off event for the "Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations" event in Washington DC. After being split up to tour a variety of cities, the Mickey statues were brought back together in DC before going up to New York to be auctioned off at Sothebys. Highlights from the event included...
2005_DC_CTIA2DC -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association)
2008_DC_CTIA10DC -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association)
2005_DC_Chastleton4DC -- Chastleton Apartments
2013_DC_Chastleton14DC -- Chastleton Apartments
2003_DC_Cherry147DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2003)
I visited the blossoms three times this year. On the first day, I found myself in the midst of a photo shoot for a Cherry Blossom princess event and ended up helping out at one of their events later in the week.
2004_DC_Cherry139DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2004)
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
2005_DC_Cherry140DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2005)
I made six cherry blossom visits this year. This particular set includes: ...
2006_DC_Cherry131DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2006)
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
2007_DC_Cherry119DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2007)
I visited the blossoms three times this year.
2008_DC_Cherry142DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2008)
2009_DC_Cherry102DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2009)
Including Fran and her friend. Also including John and Pud, his cat that he takes for walks.
2010_DC_Cherry80DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2010)
It was interesting how many military helicopters just happened to be doing maneuvers on this beautiful day.
2011_DC_Cherry41DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2011)
2012_DC_Cherry72DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2012)
2013_DC_Cherry66DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2013)
Not quite there yet.
2014_DC_Cherry97DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2014)
2015_DC_Cherry127DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2015)
2011_DC_Chevy_Chase1DC -- Chevy Chase area
2011_DC_CChase_Circle50DC -- Chevy Chase Circle
2011_DC_CCPC55DC -- Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
2005_DC_Friendship_Arch10DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2008_DC_Friendship_Arch9DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2009_DC_Friendship_Arch15DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2010_DC_Friendship_Arch1DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2015_DC_Friendship_Arch1DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2008_DC_Surratt_Boarding5DC -- Chinatown -- Surratt Boarding House (604 H St NW)
2015_DC_Surratt_Boarding3DC -- Chinatown -- Surratt Boarding House (604 H St NW)
2007_DC_TechWorld2DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2008_DC_TechWorld11DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2009_DC_TechWorld4DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2007_DC_Chinatown5DC -- Chinatown area
2008_DC_Chinatown19DC -- Chinatown area
2009_DC_Chinatown11DC -- Chinatown area
2010_DC_Chinatown3DC -- Chinatown area
2012_DC_Chinatown2DC -- Chinatown area
2014_DC_Chinatown10DC -- Chinatown area
2012_DC_CNewYr_120129119DC -- Chinese New Year Parade
2013_DC_Christ_Church8DC -- Christ Church, Washington Parish
2005_DC_Heurich3DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2006_DC_Heurich18DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2015_DC_Heurich132DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2015_DC_HeurichV4DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) -- View from Fire Escape
2014_DC_CBrown_Mem55DC -- Chuck Brown Memorial Park
The memorial opened a few days prior.
2015_DC_CBrown_Mem65DC -- Chuck Brown Memorial Park
2009_DC_St_Agnes2DC -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes
2010_DC_St_Agnes3DC -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes
2005_DC_Epiphany16DC -- Church of the Epiphany
2006_DC_Epiphany12DC -- Church of the Epiphany
2008_DC_Ft_Bunker_Hill4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Bunker Hill
2015_DC_Ft_DeRussy11DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort DeRussy
2010_DC_Ft_Reno26DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Reno Park and Reservoir
2011_DC_Ft_Reno6DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Reno Park and Reservoir
2015_DC_Ft_Slocum7DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Slocum
2011_DC_Ft_Stanton4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stanton
2004_DC_Ft_Stevens4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2008_DC_Ft_Stevens38DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2013_DC_Ft_Stevens27DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2015_DC_Ft_Totten20DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Totten
2014_DC_City_Center12DC -- CityCenterDC complex
2008_DC_CBMSO3DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2010_DC_CBMSO35DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2012_DC_CBMSO83DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2014_DC_CBMSO61DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2015_DC_CBMSO61DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2015_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1510319DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Group tour w/Garrett Peck
Garrett Peck was leading a group through.
2012_DC_CBMSO_Opening_12041277DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Opening Preview
You are invited to a special preview of the Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office on April 12th. The April 12th event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of Clara Barton and will recognize the official partnership between the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and the General...
2010_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1011047DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour
After the tour of the new National Archives Discovering the Civil War Part 2 exhibit, those who wanted to could board buses and go to a tourism event at the Willard. The bus, provided by Cultural Tourism DC, stopped at Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office for a tour. Orientation on the bus was...
2014_DC_CBMSO_Tour_14022864DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Tour w/Civil War Trust
2010_DC_CBMSO_Placards3DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2012_DC_CBMSO_Placards6DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2014_DC_CBMSO_Placards40DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2015_DC_CBMSO_Placards60DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2014_DC_CBMSO_Doorsteps21DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: War on Our Doorsteps
Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
When Alexander Gardner’s stunning photographs of the Antietam battlefield were publicly displayed in 1862, they changed how Americans saw war forever. For a limited time, you can relive that sobering exhibition at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers...
2015_DC_Engine315DC -- Cleveland Park -- Engine Company 31 (Forest Hills Firehouse)
Sunset by the firehouse.
2013_DC_Park_Van_Ness6DC -- Cleveland Park -- Park Van Ness (formerly Van Ness Square)
2015_DC_Park_Van_Ness27DC -- Cleveland Park -- Park Van Ness (formerly Van Ness Square)
2004_DC_Cleveland_Pk1DC -- Cleveland Park area
2012_DC_Cleveland_Pk6DC -- Cleveland Park area
2013_DC_Cleveland_Pk2DC -- Cleveland Park area
2013_DC_Climate_March_130217101DC -- Climate Rally -- March to the White House
Join Us for the Largest Climate Rally Ever:
Join us in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, February 17 for the biggest climate rally in history. On President's Day weekend, we're calling on President Obama and all our leaders to take bold and decisive action on climate change.
We'll be joining groups like the...
2013_DC_Climate_Podium_13021786DC -- Climate Rally -- Podium Speakers
Join Us for the Largest Climate Rally Ever:
Join us in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, February 17 for the biggest climate rally in history. On President's Day weekend, we're calling on President Obama and all our leaders to take bold and decisive action on climate change.
We'll be joining groups like the...
2013_DC_Climate_Rally_13021741DC -- Climate Rally -- Rally On the Mall
Join Us for the Largest Climate Rally Ever:
Join us in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, February 17 for the biggest climate rally in history. On President's Day weekend, we're calling on President Obama and all our leaders to take bold and decisive action on climate change.
We'll be joining groups like the...
2009_DC_Clydes15DC -- Clyde's Restaurant @ Gallery Place
2011_DC_Coco_Sala1DC -- Co Co.Sala Chocolate Lounge & Boutique
2005_DC_Powell_0504274DC -- Cognos Expo -- Colin Powell
Colin Powell was here for a trade group event -- the Cognos 2nd Annual Government Forum ("Driving Performance and Accountability in the Public Sector”). After being introduced by Rob Ashe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cognos Inc, Powell gave a wonderful talk about outsourcing (imagine going...
2008_DC_Columbia_Heights42DC -- Columbia Heights area
2009_DC_Columbia_Heights112DC -- Columbia Heights area
Cultural Tourism DC has a new self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood. It was a beautiful day so I walked it.
2010_DC_Columbia_Heights73DC -- Columbia Heights area
2011_DC_Columbia_Heights2DC -- Columbia Heights area
2012_DC_Columbia_Heights1DC -- Columbia Heights area
2015_DC_Columbia_Square11DC -- Columbia Square building
2005_DC_Barry4DC -- Commodore John Barry statue
2005_DC_Cong_Cem53DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2008_DC_Cong_Cem352DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2013_DC_Cong_Cem180DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2015_DC_Cong_Cem102DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2015_DC_Cong_Cem_Goats19DC -- Congressional Cemetery -- Goats
Have you ever seen a green goat? Come to Historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill on Thursday, August 6th, and watch a herd of Browsing Green Goats in action. The goats will spend around two weeks at the cemetery helping to control invasive species that threaten this National Historic...
2013_DC_JLewis_Office19DC -- Congressman John L Lewis' Office
I visited the Congressman's office to drop off two copies of his graphic novel "March" to have signed. Amazing place! Note that he has no computer at his desk... or in fact any clear space on his desk at all. But all the accolades and photos... Amazing life!
2008_DC_Santa4DC -- Constitution Avenue -- Santa Clauses make an appearance
2003_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2004_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2005_DC_Corcoran1DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2007_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2008_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
I never noticed the wires holding the griffins in place before.
2009_DC_Corcoran9DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran_Amer2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Amer122DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Amer53DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Amer127DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Amer5DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Paley100DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
June 28, 2014 to September 28, 2014

American Metal presents a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. It covers all aspects of his nearly 50-year career, starting with his work as a jeweler and...
2010_DC_Corcoran_Cont2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Cont17DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Cont39DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Cont4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Eur23DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Eur59DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2011_DC_Corcoran_Eur34DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Eur33DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Eur37DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Glass3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Glasswork
2014_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaeous
The Corcoran gallery space is scheduled to close on October 1. It's being acquired by the National Gallery of Art, with its collection being split up. I wanted to see it before it closed.
2010_DC_Corcoran38DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2011_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2013_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2006_DC_Corcoran_Salon12DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2010_DC_Corcoran_Salon24DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2013_DC_Corcoran_Salon6DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2005_DC_Cosmos_Club2DC -- Cosmos Club
2012_DC_Costco16DC -- Costco @ New York Ave
The new Costco opens on New York Avenue.
2013_DC_Costco2DC -- Costco @ New York Ave
The new gas station was expected to open later in the month at the DC Costco.
2006_DC_Critters8DC -- Critters -- Bird and squirrel
Two critter sightings:
(060512) Baby black bird outside OAS building
(061215) Grey squirrel at Pershing Park
2007_DC_Critters2DC -- Critters -- Dog on the corner
2011_DC_Critters3DC -- Critters -- Racoon at Rhode Island Avenue shopping center
2015_DC_Critters3DC -- Critters -- Squirrel
Cooling off squirrel
2009_DC_Critters2DC -- Critters -- Squirrel at a trash can.
2003_DC_Critters8DC -- Critters -- Squirrels
One squirrel was on the Mall. He was sunning himself on a park bench and I decided to try to photos. He ended up climbing a tree and then coming down again, apparently expecting treats. The other was in Lafayette Park.
2005_DC_Critters7DC -- Critters -- Various
Three different casts:
(050427) The nesting duck at the Treasury Building got national coverage this year. It had settled by a tree in front of the Treasury Building and stayed there until the ducklings were born. People put out water bowls and surrounded it with metal fences and overhead netting for...
2008_DC_Critters9DC -- Critters -- Various
Including a wounded robin by the tulip beds of the Tidal Basin as well as an extroverted squirrel.
2004_DC_GeorgetownC5DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2008_DC_GeorgetownC12DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2010_DC_GeorgetownC9DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2005_DC_Webster5DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2008_DC_Webster1DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2008_DC_Gore_08071737DC -- DAR Constitutional Hall -- Al Gore's National Challenge on Energy and Climate
Vice President Gore will be issuing an unprecedented challenge to policymakers and entrepreneurs. He’ll push the "reset" button on how we think about energy and climate. And how we create American prosperity.

The audience included Tipper Gore, will.i.am (from the Black Eyed Peas), and Bob Barr (the...
2005_DC_DAR24DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2006_DC_DAR2DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2008_DC_DAR86DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2009_DC_DAR19DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2015_DC_DAR14DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2015_DC_DAR_Remembering72DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall -- Exhibit: Remembering the American Revolution 1776-1890
2009_DC_DangerousR_09102979DC -- DC Labor FilmFest -- Daniel Ellsberg ("The Most Dangerous Man in America") -- Pre-event Reception
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2009_DC_Dangerous_091029156DC -- DC Labor Filmfest @ US Capitol -- Daniel Ellsberg ("The Most Dangerous Man in America")
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2015_DC_Streetcar4DC -- DC Streetcar
2004_DC_Shakespeare_0405173DC -- Debate on Shakespeare's Henry Plays: Resolved: That The Invasion of France Was Justified @ Langsburgh
The Shakespeare Theatre held a debate called "Resolved: That the Invasion of France was Justified." I only saw part of it, thinking it would be pretty dry, while I was waiting for a booksigning at Olsson's. As it turns out, it had a number of guests: Kenneth Adelman (director of US Arms Control and...
2006_DC_Decatur19DC -- Decatur House
2015_DC_Decatur94DC -- Decatur House
2015_DC_Decatur_Gingerbread48DC -- Decatur House -- Exhibit: White House Gingerbread
2004_DC_Defenders2DC -- Defenders of Wildlife (1130 17th St NW)
2010_DC_USDA14DC -- Dept of Agriculture building
2013_DC_USDA44DC -- Dept of Agriculture building
2003_DC_DOC1DC -- Dept of Commerce building
The NOAA display from DOC main lobby.
2009_DC_DOC38DC -- Dept of Commerce building
Including the law library and the court yard which is being redone as the designated swing space for when the building is gutted.
2010_DC_DOC5DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2011_DC_DOC34DC -- Dept of Commerce building
Including:
* Temporary coral reef display in the lobby called "Our Changing Seas: A Coral Reef Story" by Courtney Mattison.
* New generator being lifted up to the Commerce Dept roof.
2012_DC_DOC21DC -- Dept of Commerce building
The Ron Brown memorial in detail. Also the holiday display in the Commerce lobby.
2013_DC_DOC8DC -- Dept of Commerce building
Including security folks on the roof awaiting the president's arrival.
2015_DC_DOC21DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2015_DC_DOC_SFT58DC -- Dept of Commerce building -- Sculpture of Federal Triangle exhibit
Sculpture of Federal Triangle display. It's been there for years but I never photographed it.
2011_DC_DOE_Museum15DC -- Dept of Energy -- Energy Museum
2009_DC_DOI4DC -- Dept of Interior
2009_DC_DOI_CafeV4DC -- Dept of Interior -- Views from Snack Bar
2005_DC_DOI_Murals2DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
2009_DC_DOI_Murals114DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
Including some Indian artwork as well.
2014_DC_DOI_Murals62DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
Abbreviated tour during the museum open house.
2005_DC_DOI_Museum34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2006_DC_DOI_Museum11DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2008_DC_DOI_Museum24DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2014_DC_DOI_Museum_CAmer34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Exhibit: See America
From July 21 through September 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum is hosting the “See America” exhibition, presented by Creative Action Network and the National Parks Conservation Association. Featured in this temporary show are 50 posters by 46 different artists depicting natural,...
2006_DC_DOJ1DC -- Dept of Justice building
2007_DC_DOJ2DC -- Dept of Justice building
2008_DC_DOJ3DC -- Dept of Justice building
2009_DC_DOJ9DC -- Dept of Justice building
2015_DC_DOJ24DC -- Dept of Justice building
2004_DC_Labor13DC -- Dept of Labor -- Views from rooftop cafe
2007_DC_State_Rm27DC -- Dept of State -- Diplomatic rooms
2005_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2006_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2007_DC_Treasury15DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2009_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
Views inside the Cash Room.
2013_DC_Treasury7DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2015_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2009_DC_EDiscovery_09030529DC -- DGI -- E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conf & Expo
E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conference & Expo : March 5, 2009:
Changing Rules, Technologies & Strategies
Join government and industry experts who will discuss current requirements, challenges, and examples of successful e-discovery and records management programs. Speakers: (not...
2012_DC_Cloud_1209209DC -- DGI -- Government Cloud Computing and Data Center Conference & Expo
Cloud-based services are now included in federal technology plans, and cloud-adoption within the government is moving forward.  Also moving forward is The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative which calls for reducing the number of data centers by 39% by 2015.  Government agencies are required to...
2004_DC_Edge_04091818DC -- Digital Edge Expo (2004)
This was a free expo at the Washington DC Convention Center sponsored by NBC4. It was an odd mix of consumer electronics, Independence Air, cars, etc. We had fun and Margot ran into an old co-worker and her fiance.
2011_DC_Dirksen_SOB9DC -- Dirksen Senate Office Building
2009_DC_Colombia135DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Heart art around town
Hearts 1-7 and 15 along Pennsylvania Avenue. Cumulative total seen = 8 of 40.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMA_090906133DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Audience
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMP_090906115DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Performance
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2004_DC_WWI3DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2006_DC_WWI1DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2007_DC_WWI20DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2009_DC_WWI10DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
After a snow.
2011_DC_WWI5DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
Being reconditioned.
2012_DC_WWI9DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2013_DC_WWI9DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2005_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2006_DC_SIPG_Bldg73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Pictures taken before July 2006 were of the outside of the building as they got it ready for its opening. They include some nighttime shots during pre-opening receptions. The building opened on July 1, 2006 so the pictures from that day forward include indoor shots.
2008_DC_SIPG_Bldg64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2009_DC_SIPG_Bldg50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the portrait gallery's recent acquisitions section which is being repainted.
2010_DC_SIPG_Bldg27DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Various visits:
(100128) They're setting up the Struggle for Justice exhibit.
(100131) I loved the patterns in the snow on the roof of the Kogod Courtyard.
(100213) There had been a painting bumped of its hanger in the morning which caused a crisis. After careful inspection and calls to the...
2011_DC_SIPG_Bldg21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including cracks after the earthquake.
2012_DC_SIPG_Bldg28DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2013_DC_SIPG_Bldg29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Various things including a new Calder being installed outside the building and redoing the main store.
2014_DC_SIPG_Bldg29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including snow on courtyard.
2015_DC_SIPG_Bldg41DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2007_DC_SIPG_Bldg64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (incl Kogod courtyard)
The Kogod courtyard opened on 11/18/2007. Pictures here include that day as well as on 11/20/2007, the first public day where the water was running in the Kogod courtyard. This provides a shallow pool of water that people can walk across.
2006_DC_SIPG_Painting159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2007_DC_SIPG_Painting34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2008_DC_SIPG_Painting120DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2009_DC_SIPG_Painting108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2010_DC_SIPG_Painting13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2011_DC_SIPG_Painting78DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2012_DC_SIPG_Painting23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2013_DC_SIPG_Painting146DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2014_DC_SIPG_Painting89DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2006_DC_SIPG_Portrait73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2007_DC_SIPG_Portrait27DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Portrait31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Portrait500DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2010_DC_SIPG_Portrait54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2011_DC_SIPG_Portrait60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2012_DC_SIPG_Portrait135DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2013_DC_SIPG_Portrait38DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Portrait96DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Portrait56DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
Including the Obama 3-D portrait as well as Sylvia Rivera, the gallery's first transgender portrait.
2014_DC_SIPG_Radio_Talent68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits -- Detail: Miguel Covarrubias’s "Radio Talent"
Radio Talent:
Miguel Covarrubias’s 1938 caricature, Radio Talent, depicted a cloud of popular celebrities who came to fame during the heyday of American radio broadcasting. At the depths of the Depression, radio’s two major networks—NBC and CBS—provided a cultural glue that helped bind the country...
2009_DC_SIPG_Rentals15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
2010_DC_SIPG_Rentals42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
The courtyard was being set up for a couple of special events including the Telling Stories Gala which I wasn't invited to.
2014_DC_SIPG_Rentals15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
2006_DC_SIPG_Sculpture66DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2007_DC_SIPG_Sculpture46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2008_DC_SIPG_Sculpture88DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2009_DC_SIPG_Sculpture93DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2010_DC_SIPG_Sculpture78DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Mostly sculpture by Paul Manship
2011_DC_SIPG_Sculpture15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
The license plate piece is back!
2012_DC_SIPG_Sculpture61DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Including The Museum sculpture.
2013_DC_SIPG_Sculpture84DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2014_DC_SIPG_Sculpture26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2015_DC_SIPG_Sculpture6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2010_DC_SIPG_Tour6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour
A really big highlights tour group due in large part to publicity in the Washington Post. (Article below)

Get a closeup of the National Portrait Gallery during its Docent's Choice Tours
Friday, January 8, 2010
Museums can be overwhelming: They're crowded. They're big. And they're chock-full of...
2014_DC_SIPG_Tour10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour
2015_DC_SIPG_Tour4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour: Garrett Peck
2006_DC_SIPG_Vw2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2007_DC_SIPG_Vw4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2009_DC_SIPG_Vw9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2008_DC_SIPG_Scholars5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts: Works in the Literary and Visual Arts (special installation)
June 22 through July 13

The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The...
2011_DC_SIPG_Scholars4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2011 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
2015_DC_SIPG_Obama3D11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 3-D Portrait of President Obama
3-D Portrait of President Obama
February 13, 2015 – February 16, 2015
In 2014, President Barack Obama became the first President to be scanned using 3-D technology. Data from the scan were used to create his portraits, and a 3-D printed bust will be on view for Presidents Day weekend Friday, Feb. 13,...
2012_DC_SIPG_Will_Of16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic
A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic
April 20, 2012 – September 2, 2013
Judith Murray (c. 1769) by John Singleton Copley and seven additional portraits of prominent American women from the late 18th century are on view to showcase both the important...
2006_DC_SIPG_Pres35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the long-gone Bill Clinton portrait. This one had attracted flak from the anti-Clinton folks because he didn't have a wedding ring which they claimed was a comment on him being a philandering. It turned out that men never had portraits done wearing jewelry -- the last portrait with a wedding...
2007_DC_SIPG_Pres5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Pres13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the new W Bush portrait.
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Pres220DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Pictures here include the newly unveiled Shepard Fairey iconic "Hope" image. Made of a composite of materials, it was only up temporarily and then they got to work trying to figure out how to conserve it.
Also here is the new Bill Clinton portrait, this time with a wedding ring!

I've photographed...
2010_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including yet another Bill Clinton portrait, this one by Chuck Close. They definitely have trouble getting a decent one of this guy!
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2011_DC_SIPG_Pres29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2012_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2013_DC_SIPG_Pres20DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the temporary Obama portrait from Chuck Close.
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Bally35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Ballyhoo!
What could be less subtle than the pictorial poster, blaring out its message with large scale, loud colors, and bold graphics? As the circus term “ballyhoo” suggests, boisterous hucksterism underlies the poster’s message and its roguish appeal. We are used to decoding the poster as advertising or...
2006_DC_SIPG_Bravo15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Bravo48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Bravo4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Bravo2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2006_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
I've photographed the entire Champions exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Champions52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
I've photographed the entire Champions exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2006_DC_SIPG_CW21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2007_DC_SIPG_CW7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_CW4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_CW102DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2011_DC_SIPG_CW68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2012_DC_SIPG_CW12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2013_DC_SIPG_CW45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_CW26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_CW23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_CW_GGen24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: OIe Peter Hansen Balling's "Grant and His Generals"
2011_DC_SIPG_CW_15th16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: "Fifteenth Amendment"
2009_DC_SIPG_Coins17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Coins
2013_DC_SIPG_Discord_Bound35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Bound For Freedom's Light
Bound for Freedoms Light: African Americans and the Civil War
February 1, 2013, through March 2, 2014
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Portrait Gallery will present “Bound for Freedom’s Light: African Americans and the Civil War.” This installation...
2012_DC_SIPG_Discord_Volck35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck
The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck
March 30, 2012 through January 21, 2013
The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert Volck is the second in our series of exhibitions marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Having emigrated to the United States in 1848 after Germany’s failed revolution,...
2011_DC_SIPG_Discord_Ells39DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Death of Ellsworth
150th Commemoration of the Civil War: The Death of Ellsworth
April 29, 2011 – March 18, 2012
On the site of a former Civil War hospital, the National Portrait Gallery marks the 150th anniversary of the war through a series of four alcove exhibitions—one each year—commemorating this period of American...
2014_DC_SIPG_Discord_Group24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Group Portraits
2013_DC_SIPG_Supremes5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Four Female Supreme Court Justices
Four Female Supreme Court Justices
October 29, 2013 – October 16, 2016
On view is a life-size portrait by Nelson Shanks of the four female Supreme Court justices: Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan.
2015_DC_SIPG_Token23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
June 19, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Beginning with George Washington’s administration, presidential portrait medals were created to promote peace and friendship between Euro-Americans and Native Americans. Made in multiple sizes at...
2008_DC_SIPG_Herblock10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Herblock
Coinciding with the nation's election of its forty-fourth president, this exhibition contains Herbert Block's original drawings of presidential cartoons from Franklin Roosevelt through Bill Clinton. Although respectful of the office, Block insisted that no president was "above caricature or comment."...
2015_DC_SIPG_Carlin1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: George Carlin
George Carlin
March 27, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Our “Recognize” wall seeks to commemorate Americans who have influenced politics, history, and culture. The public voted to honor comedian George Carlin for the Portrait Gallery’s most recent Recognize selection.
2014_DC_SIPG_Angelou2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
May 29, 2014 – June 12, 2014
In memory of writer, poet, and activist Maya Angelou (1928-1914), on view is a portrait of her painted by Ross Rossin and unveiled in a ceremony Angelou attended in April 2014. Angelou wrote a series of seven autobiographical novels that are an...
2014_DC_SIPG_Rooney1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – May 28, 2014
On view is a portrait of actor Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) with frequent costar Judy Garland. Born into a vaudeville family, Rooney took the stage as a toddler and began making movies at age five. Over the course of a 10-decade career, he made more...
2012_DC_SIPG_Armstrong1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Neil Armstrong
In Memoriam: Neil Armstrong
August 30, 2012 – November 4, 2012
A portrait of astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) by Louis Glanszman is on view. Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon on July 21, 1969, and said "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."
2014_DC_SIPG_Seeger1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
January 28, 2014 – March 3, 2014
On view is a photograph of American musician and social activist Pete Seeger (1919-2014) taken by Sid Grossman in the late 1940s. Seeger recorded more than 100 albums during his career, which spanned labor rallies in the 1930s and 1940s,...
2014_DC_SIPG_Williams1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Robin Williams
In Memoriam: Robin Williams
August 12, 2014 – September 9, 2014 (new closing date)
A photograph of Robin Williams (1951-2014), taken for Time magazine by Michael Dressler in 1979, is on view. Williams was a madcap genius in performances of all types of entertainment, from stand-up to feature films....
2011_DC_SIPG_Jobs1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs Portrait
October 12, 2011 – March 1, 2012
A portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) by photographer Diana Walker is on view.
2009_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2012_DC_SIPG_Low7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts
Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts
January 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013
The iconic painting of Juliet Gordon Low, a patent award, a membership pin, and photographs of Low when she commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Girl Scouts are on view. Low founded the American Girl...
2007_DC_SIPG_Motto4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
October 19, 2007 – March 2, 2008
The inaugural exhibition of the National Museum of African American History and Culture draws its name from the words of abolitionist and clergyman Henry Highland Garnet who advocated action when speaking to a...
2012_DC_SIPG_CW_Union21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals
Mathew Brady’s Photographs of Union Generals
March 30, 2012 - May 8, 2016
Mathew Brady’s Photographs of Union Generals is a part of the Portrait Gallery's series of exhibitions marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Although Brady may be best known for his photographic documentation of the...
2013_DC_SIPG_Meade22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Meade Brothers
Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography:
June 14, 2013 - June 1, 2014
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will open “The Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography,” an exhibition showcasing the lives and careers of 19th-century studio photographers Charles R. Meade and Henry...
2013_DC_SIPG_MrLW57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
December 13, 2013 – January 25, 2015
Large-format reproductions of original photographs, prints, drawings, and maps document how the Civil War affected patterns of life in the District of Columbia, especially the area around the Patent Office Building,...
2008_DC_SIPG_1Life2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Mask of Lincoln
Since no photography is allowed within the exhibit, most of these photos are of the lines outside the exhibit room waiting to get in.
2006_DC_SIPG_Boochever23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition (2006)
2009_DC_SIPG_Boochever55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition (2009)
These are pictures from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Every day we are inundated with faces. Images of celebrities, acquaintances, and friends -- in the news, on social networking sites, on the street -- are constantly changing. Portraits, on the other hand, slow us down. They capture...
2012_DC_SIPG_Waters2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Alice Waters
Portrait of Alice Waters
January 21, 2012 – November 30, 2012
A photographic portrait of chef Alice Waters, founder of the restaurant Chez Panisse and the Edible Schoolyard and champion of the Slow Food Movement, is on view. The portrait was commissioned by the museum from Dave Woody, winner of the...
2014_DC_SIPG_Katy2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Cupcake Katy
Cupcake Katy
June 18, 2014 – July 6, 2014
“Cupcake Katy” features Perry wearing a dress designed by New York academic portrait painter Will Cotton and constructed by designer Cynthia Rowley. In her portrait, Perry reigns over the teenage consumer culture she has so successfully navigated. Perry was...
2008_DC_SIPG_Colbert12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Colbert Portrait Hangs at Smithsonian
Jan. 17, 2008, 12:44 AM EST

Stephen Colbert was denied when he tried to run for president this year in South Carolina. Now the fake TV pundit is getting some love from the city of his birth.

His portrait was hung Wednesday at the Smithsonian Institution's...
2014_DC_SIPG_Colbert6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Portrait of Stephen Colbert
December 20, 2014 – April 20, 2015
In recognition of the end of Stephen Colbert’s decade-long persona for Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, the museum has borrowed Colbert’s portrait, which was created for the final season of the show.
In 2008, Colbert contacted the...
2007_DC_SIPG_SDay1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
March 30, 2007 – October 8, 2007
In October 2006, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor -- the first female associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States (1981-2006) -- sat for two 3-hour sessions with artists from The Painting Group, a New York-based group of 25...
2006_DC_SIPG_ColdWar11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Presidency and the Cold War
The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008
This gallery is devoted to exhibitions on presidential themes with the first theme focusing on The Presidency and the Cold War. This exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War, beginning at...
2009_DC_SIPG_Recent12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2009)
New Arrivals
January 30, 2009 – November 14, 2010
The recently acquired works displayed in this installation span more than two centuries of American history and culture. The breadth of works includes paintings of 19th-century statesman Daniel Webster by George Linen; a self-portrait by William...
2010_DC_SIPG_Recent29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2010)
Recent Acquisitions
November 19, 2010 – November 13, 2011
This exhibition of some 35 objects that have recently been added to the museum's collection spans centuries of American history and culture. The installation highlights a diverse group of journalists, artists, and leaders who have shaped the...
2011_DC_SIPG_Recent42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2011)
Recent Acquisitions
November 18, 2011 – November 4, 2012
On view are approximately 40 new works of art acquired by the museum from 2007 to 2011, including caricatures of Beverly Sills and Earl “Fatha” Hines by Al Hirschfeld, photographs of former first ladies Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush by Diana...
2012_DC_SIPG_Recent15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2012)
Recent Acquisitions
November 9, 2012 – October 27, 2013
On view are works recently aquired by the museum, including paintings of Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Adolph Ochs; a bronze of Ethel Waters; photographs of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Mary Pickford, and Muhammad Ali; and prints of George Washington...
2014_DC_SIPG_Recent24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2014)
Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 1, 2015
New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance to the permanent collection exhibition American Origins. The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin...
2015_DC_SIPG_Recent34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2015)
Recent Acquisitions
November 6, 2015 – October 30, 2016
From Frederick Douglass, Bob Hope, Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Aretha Franklin to Rita Moreno, Matilde Krim, Hank Aaron, Willie Nelson, and Rubén Blades, this annual exhibition features 29 objects that tell the story and identity of America...
2008_DC_SIPG_Recognize5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize!
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture
February 8, 2008 – October 26, 2008

This exhibition features images of hip hop stars by 7 artists who have explored the hip hop phenomenon. Since its inception in the 1970s, hip hop has been arguably the most influential and popular musical form in...
2009_DC_SIPG_Reflections75DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century
Reflections/ Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century: April 10, 2009 through August 16, 2009:
Louis Lozowick This exhibition of approximately 75 works will probe the complex issues of understanding identity in the past century. Included in the exhibition are self portraits by Edward...
2007_DC_SIPG_Renovating3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
2013_DC_SIPG_Renovating22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
2012_DC_SIPG_Black_List11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: The Black List
While photography was allowed in this special exhibit, I couldn't photograph most of the pieces because the reflective glass kept picking up everything around me instead of the piece itself.
2013_DC_SIPG_Day_Museum19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day at the Museum
A Day at the Museum:
January 14, 2013 - May 16, 2013 (new opening and closing dates)
Letters, sketchbooks, diaries, photographs, and oral history recordings reveal the many ways artists experience museums. Artists may gain inspiration and a sense of community from museums. Some travel long distances,...
2014_DC_SIPG_DayLife50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries
A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries from the Archives of American Art
September 26, 2014 – February 28, 2015
Reading an artist’s diary is the next best thing to being there. Direct and private, diaries provide firsthand accounts of appointments made and met, places seen, and work in progress—all laced...
2015_DC_SIPG_Yasuo31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
March 30, 2015 – July 10, 2015
In 1906, when Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1952) was just 16, he emigrated by himself from Japan to the United States with two hundred dollars in his pocket. Kuniyoshi eventually made his way to New York...
2013_DC_SIPG_HHC70DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Handmade Holiday Cards
Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art
November 27, 2013 – January 5, 2014
The cards featured in this exhibition -- selected from the hundreds in the Archives of American Art's collections -- reveal how artists imagined the holidays through whimsical watercolors, quirky collages, and...
2012_DC_SIPG_Pollock23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Jackson Pollock, Memories Arrested in Space
Memories Arrested in Space: a centennial tribute to Jackson Pollock from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art
January 28, 2012 – May 15, 2012
Exhibited in Washington, D.C. at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery
Jackson Pollock (1912–1956) is an American icon. Creator of rhythmic and energetic...
2010_DC_SIPG_Lists14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Lists
2015_DC_SIPG_Black_Books44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Little Black Books
Little Black Books: Address Books from the Archives of American Art
August 7, 2015 – November 1, 2015
This exhibition showcases a selection of personal address books of influential American artists, from Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner to Joseph Cornell and Ad Reinhardt. Like diaries, these...
2011_DC_SIPG_Big_Lives46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Little Pictures, Big Lives
Little Pictures, Big Lives: Snapshots from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
July 1, 2011 – October 3, 2011

Some 150 images of celebrated and famous artists offer clues to the intimate side of public personae: to the people and the things they cared about, where they’ve been, what they did,...
2014_DC_SIPG_Monuments111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Monuments Men
This exhibition was tied into the release of the Monuments Men movie.
Monuments Men: On the Frontline to Save Europe's Art, 1942–1946
February 7 to April 20, 2014
During World War II, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting European cultural sites, monuments, and...
2009_DC_SIPG_Xmas57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Season's Greetings
“Season’s Greetings: Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art” celebrates the personal style and sentiment of artists’ handmade holiday cards. This exhibit will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 10, 2010, in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for...
2008_DC_SIPG_Kisses6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Thousand Kisses
A Thousand Kisses: Love Letters from the Archives of American Art
On view in Washington, D.C. at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
January 25, 2008 through June 2, 2008
Love letters bring out the voyeur in most of us....
2011_DC_SIPG_Words8DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Words Cannot Express
Words Cannot Express: Death in the Archives
October 31, 2011 – December 31, 2011

Death is perhaps the only certainty in life. For those experiencing the death of a friend, family member, loved one, or an admired figure, words are often inadequate to give voice to the intense emotions involved. When...
2009_DC_SIPG_1934154DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
1934: A New Deal for Artists
Now through January 3, 2010

In 1934, Americans grappled with an economic situation that feels all too familiar today. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration created the Public Works of Art Program—the first...
2012_DC_SIPG_Abstract18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Abstract Drawings
Abstract DrawingsJune 15, 2012 – January 6, 2013
Abstract Drawings presents a selection of forty-six works on paper from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection that are rarely on public display. From simple sketches to highly finished compositions, these works represent the rich...
2012_DC_SIPG_Video_Games141DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Art of Video Games
The Art of Video Games
March 16, 2012 – September 30, 2012
Video games use images, actions, and player participation to tell stories and engage their audiences. In the same way as film, animation, and performance, they can be considered a compelling and influential form of narrative art. In this...
2015_DC_SIPG_Carving22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Direct Carving
Direct Carving
February 5, 2015 – Indefinitely
The exhibition includes approximately 24 sculptures from across the twentieth century, nearly all from the museum’s permanent collection. Direct carving is an unusual method of sculpting in which an artist works directly with a piece of stone or wood,...
2014_DC_SIPG_Experience58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Experience America
Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent
The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Through President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the federal government paid them to paint and sculpt and urged them to look to the nation’s land and people for their subjects. For the next...


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