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05/29/2017 (Monday 2am): Sorry but Sunday was a late night so I couldn't get through the pictures. Still in the queue: (Sunday) Washington Jewish Film Festival bar crawl and closing night reception and film ("Fanny's Journey") and the Kennedy Center lights for the JFK100 tribute. Number of pictures in the totally unreviewed queue: 1,600.
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2013_DC_Miss_DC_Send3_130901312013 Miss DC Bindhu Pamarthi Send-Off 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.
2013_DC_Miss_DC_Send1_130901902013 Miss DC Bindhu Pamarthi Send-Off 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 DC Bindhu Pamarthi Send-Off 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_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
Contestants:
* Allison Williams
* Allix Hillebrand
* Arienne Calingo
* Azah Awasum
* Bindhu Pamarthi -- WINNER!
* 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
2013_DC_AFI_Docs3AFI Docs 2013 -- Miscellaneous shots
2013_DC_Herblock_130620175AFI Docs 2013 -- "Herblock -- The Black and the White" @ Newseum (w/Michael Stevens, George Stevens Jr., and Ben Gazzale) (incl reception)
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_Jackie_130619227AFI Docs 2013 -- "Letters to Jackie" @ Newseum (w/Bill Couturie, Ben Gazzale, and Scott Keogh) (incl reception)
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" @ Donald Reynolds Center (w/Joshua Rofe)
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" @ Newseum (w/Matthew VanDyke)
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" @ Natl Archives (w/Penny Lane, Lee Huebner, Dwight Chapin, and Jake Tapper)
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...
2013_DC_Aldrin_13102612Air and Space Lecture -- Buzz Aldrin
Interview with Buzz Aldrin
Join us for an interview with NASA astronaut, Buzz Aldrin. In this talk moderated by Leonard David, Aldrin will discuss his book Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration.
In his book, Aldrin speaks out as an advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of...
2013_DC_CalTort5California Tortilla -- Gallery Place store remodels
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...
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...
2013_DC_NOMA_Tour26Cultural Tourism DC -- NoMa: From the Beatles to NPR Tour
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...
2013_DC_DCHist_Masur_13111490DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- 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 -- 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 -- Other shots from Saturday
2013_DC_DCHist_P01_13111622DC -- 40th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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...
2013_DC_77H_Ext11DC -- 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_Group30DC -- 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_Int88DC -- 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...
2013_DC_Adams_Morgan20DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2013_DC_Einstein14DC -- Albert Einstein Memorial
A nighttime visit.
2013_DC_AU1DC -- American University
2013_DC_Molodkin_13012613DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2013A Artist Talk: Andrei Molodkin
2013_DC_Bruskin_13012632DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2013A Artist Talk: Grisha Bruskin
2013_DC_KatzenO_13012648DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2013A Opening Reception
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_2013A128DC -- American University -- Katzen Art 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_13040618DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2013B Opening Reception
Includes photos of the artist Timothy App.
2013_DC_KatzenX_2013B31DC -- American University -- Katzen Art 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_Montgomery_13062933DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2013C Artist Talk: Nan Montgomery
2013_DC_Katzenx_2013C39DC -- American University -- Katzen Art 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 Art Center -- 2013D 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 Art Center -- 2013D Artist Talk: Tsibi Geva
Gallery Talk with Tsibi Geva
2013_DC_KatzenX_2013D61DC -- American University -- Katzen Art 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 Art Center -- 2013D Opening Reception
Join artists Tracy Miller and Hilary Harnischfeger with curator Tim Doud.
2013_DC_Anacostia13DC -- Anacostia
2013_DC_Archstone24DC -- Archstone First and M
2013_DC_ArchstoneVw44DC -- Archstone First and M -- Views from...
2013_DC_Mem_Bridge30DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
2013_DC_AFRH3DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
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...
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...
2013_DC_SIAAI3DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2013_DC_AwesomeA_13042142DC -- 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_AwesomeM_1304219DC -- 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!
2013_DC_Brightwood9DC -- Brightwood area
Ooh! A new mural!
2013_DC_Callbox5DC -- Callboxes
2013_DC_Canal_Park25DC -- Canal Park
2013_DC_Candlelight_13051234DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2013) -- Preparation for ceremony
2013_DC_Cannon_HOB30DC -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2013_DC_CapHill17DC -- Capitol Hill area
2013_DC_Carnegie_Lib26DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
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...
2013_DC_Chastleton14DC -- Chastleton Apartments
2013_DC_Cherry66DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2013)
Not quite there yet.
2013_DC_Christ_Church8DC -- Christ Church, Washington Parish
2013_DC_Ft_Stevens28DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2013_DC_Park_Van_Ness6DC -- Cleveland Park -- Park Van Ness (formerly Van Ness Square)
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...
2013_DC_Cong_Cem180DC -- Congressional Cemetery
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!
2013_DC_Corcoran_Amer127DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Cont39DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran_Eur33DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2013_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2013_DC_Corcoran_Salon6DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2013_DC_Costco2DC -- Costco @ New York Ave
The new gas station was expected to open later in the month at the DC Costco.
2013_DC_USDA44DC -- Dept of Agriculture building
2013_DC_DOC8DC -- Dept of Commerce building
Including security folks on the roof awaiting the president's arrival.
2013_DC_Treasury7DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2013_DC_WWI9DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
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.
2013_DC_SIPG_Painting146DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
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 ...
2013_DC_SIPG_Sculpture84DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
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 ...
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 ...
2013_DC_SIPG_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...
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.
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,...
2013_DC_SIPG_Renovating22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
November 17, 2007 – Permanent
This small exhibition commemorates the opening of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, the final phase of a major renovation of the National Historic Landmark building that houses the Smithsonian American Art...
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...
2013_DC_SIPG_Day_Museum19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archive) -- 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,...
2013_DC_SIPG_LIP12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Landscapes in Passing
Landscapes In Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes
July 26, 2013 – January 20, 2014
The American landscape has inspired generations of artists, but the 48 photographs in this presentation— by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick and Elaine Mayes— are a far cry from traditional...
2013_DC_SIPG_Shaker10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Mount Lebanon Shaker Society
2013_DC_SIPG_Our_America48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014
More than 90 works of art across all media by significant Latino artists active from the 1950s to today give voice to their broader American experience. Drawn from the museum’s pioneering permanent collection of Latino...
2013_DC_SIPG_Modern2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2013_DC_Dumbarton5DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
Just some shots from the street.
2013_DC_Blaine_House5DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2013_DC_Patterson8DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2013_DC_Dupont_Circle8DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2013_DC_Dupont49DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2013_DC_EPPV12DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2013_DC_Eastern_Star6DC -- Eastern Star International HQ (1618 New Hampshire Ave NW)
2013_DC_Glass_Clay73DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: International Glass and Clay 2013
International Glass and Clay 2013
March 1-23, 2013
The Downtown Business Improvement District (Downtown BID), in partnership with Artomatic, Inc., the Office of the Secretary for the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and Sunderland, England City...
2013_DC_OEOB2DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2013_DC_King_1308252DC -- Eisenstodts meet Floyd King
A chance encounter on the street with local actor Floyd King and friends Joan and Joel.
2013_DC_BSM15DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial
2013_DC_Ellipse3DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2013_DC_Emb_Afghanistan64DC -- Embassy of Afghanistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
There was also an art show upstairs. It included works by Nicolaus Aman.
2013_DC_Emb_Argentina6DC -- Embassy of Argentina
2013_DC_Emb_Azerbaijan17DC -- Embassy of Azerbaijan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Barbados29DC -- Embassy of Barbados
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Belize10DC -- Embassy of Belize
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
The ambassador, H.E Nestor Mendez, greeted vistors.
2013_DC_Emb_Bolivia36DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Brazil1DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2013_DC_EC_Accessible_Arctic36DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Accessible Arctic
The Accessible Arctic
Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian Geographic
April 1, 2013 – August 30, 2013
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to present a new art gallery exhibit, The Accessible Arctic: Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian...
2013_DC_EC_Arctic_Adv41DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Arctic Adventure
Arctic Adventure
September 16, 2013 – February 14th, 2014
In celebration of Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Embassy of Canada is pleased to present Arctic Adventure, a special exhibition developed and produced by Science North – a world renowned science center based in Sudbury,...
2013_DC_Emb_China2DC -- Embassy of China
2013_DC_Emb_Coite_Divoire24DC -- Embassy of Coite D'Ivoire
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Dominica20DC -- Embassy of Commonwealth of Domica + St. Kitts and Nevis @ Fraser Mansion
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Estonia15DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Estonia – the country of Skype and Internet Freedom, 1,500 islands, Song Festivals, and pure nature. Come visit the Embassy and be positively surprised. Test your knowledge with our quiz and enter the drawing to win a five-day trip for two to Estonia!
Greeting folks...
2013_DC_Emb_Greece6DC -- Embassy of Greece
2013_DC_Emb_Haiti1DC -- Embassy of Haiti
2013_DC_Emb_Indonesia22DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
2013_DC_Emb_Iraq2DC -- Embassy of Iraq
2013_DC_Emb_Japan1DC -- Embassy of Japan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
2013_DC_Emb_Latvia19DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy the exhibit “What does Amber have in mind?” Amber thread combines the mysteries of textile art and innovative science into art installations, showing that we still do not know the modern potential of Baltic amber. Visit historic Alice Pike Barney House and enjoy...
2013_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art7DC -- Embassy of Latvia (“What does Amber have in mind?” Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy the exhibit “What does Amber have in mind?” Amber thread combines the mysteries of textile art and innovative science into art installations, showing that we still do not know the modern potential of Baltic amber. Visit historic Alice Pike Barney House and enjoy...
2013_DC_Emb_Lithuania53DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

The photography exhibition of Vitas Luckus (1943-1987), the founder of conceptual photography in Lithuania, will be displayed in the Embassy’s historic stateroom. Visitors will also have a unique chance to be introduced to Lithuanian music and song tradition and...
2013_DC_Emb_Mexico3DC -- Embassy of Mexico
2013_DC_Emb_MexicoCI57DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2013_DC_Emb_MexicoCIX37DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Codex Mexico exhibit
"Codex Maxico: The Book as Art"
Open until June 29th at the Mexican Cultural Institute
On Friday, March 22nd, The Embassy of Mexico's Cultural Institute welcomed the Codex Mexico: The Book as Art exhibition to Washington, DC, in partnership with The Codex Foundation and Stanford University Libraries....
2013_DC_Emb_Nepal18DC -- Embassy of Nepal
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
Greeting folks was the ambassador, Dr. Shankar P Sharma.
2013_DC_Emb_Romania5DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Come and explore Romania through a video tour of its unspoiled natural treasures and vibrant  cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, and culture as well as other surprises will be  available at the Romanian Tourist Office’s booth. Enjoy an exciting per-...
2013_DC_Emb_Serbia37DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_SAfrica3DC -- Embassy of South Africa
It's still under construction.
2013_DC_Emb_Spain17DC -- Embassy of Spain
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy a taste of Spain at the recently renovated former residence of the Ambassador of Spain by sampling Spanish food and wine provided by local restaurants while viewing the groundbreaking photography exhibition Latino US Cotidiano.
Not wheelchair accessible
2013_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka10DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Turkey2DC -- Embassy of Turkey
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
2013_DC_Emb_Uruguay5DC -- Embassy of Uruguay
2013_DC_Emb_Venezuela49DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Zambia13DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Zimbabwe3DC -- Embassy of Zimbabwe
2013_DC_SIHG4DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2013_DC_Farmers22DC -- Farmers Market by Gallery Place
2013_DC_GovDelivery_131209112DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- The Power of the Message
Federal Digital Communications Event: The Power of the Message
Hosted by Federal Consulting Group (FCG) & GovDelivery
How do you use communications to attract and inform stakeholders? How can your communications engage stakeholders to take action – online or offline – to truly drive mission value for...
2013_DC_FTC4DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2013_DC_FONZ_Panda_13123041DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Pandas: Bao Bao pre-opening donor event
This was the first day donors were allowed to see the zoo's new panda cub, Bao Bao. We weren't allowed to post any pictures from the event until the little booger went on public display on January 18.
2013_DC_Zoofari_13051648DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2013)
I tended to focus tonight on the GEICO sand sculpture. Folks pictured include John Berry, Bob Lamb, Lisa Stevens, and Jim Schroeder
2013_DC_ZoofariC_13051698DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2013) -- Cake competition
2013_DC_Fords_CEL13DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
2013_DC_Fords_Not_Alone43DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership -- Not Alone: The Power of Response
Not Alone: The Power of Response

Letters of Support to the Parents of Matthew Shepard Following his Murder
September 10–November 3, 2013

After midnight on October 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay college student living in Laramie, Wyoming, was abducted, tied to a fence, beaten and left to die on...
2013_DC_Fords_Torn117DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership -- Torn in Two
Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

December 11, 2012-February 24, 2013
Special Exhibition in the Center for Education and Leadership

The American Civil War is one of the defining events in American history. To commemorate its 150th anniversary, Ford’s Theatre will present Torn in...
2013_DC_Fords_Museum25DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
2013_DC_Fords47DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
I hadn't seen the Presidential Box for some time. It's closed off during the summer due to crowds. Pictures also include a backstage tour during member's night.
2013_DC_Fords_Bricks58DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS -- Sidewalk Bricks
I had a request to photograph some of these for someone.
2013_DC_Forest_Hills14DC -- Forest Hills neighborhood
Peter Muhlenberg Memorial
Connecticut Ave at 36th and Ellicott Sts., NW
Sculptor: Caroline Muhlenberg Hufford, Architect: John F. Harbeson
Public Resolution No. 30, approved May 2, 1928, authorized the memorial to the eminent statesman, clergyman, and soldier of the Revolutionary War era. John Peter...
2013_DC_Ft_StevensNC34DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2013_DC_FOSE4DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
2013_DC_Grossman_1305146DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Dave Grossman (Lt. Col.)
2013_DC_McChrystal_13051456DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- General McChrystal
OPENING CEREMONY Co-located with GovSec
Tuesday, May 14 | 8:45 AM

Please join us! The opening ceremony of FOSE 2013 will include the presentation of colors and singing of the national anthem, followed by our special keynote General Stanley McChrystal, Ret’d, U.S. Army.

PRESENTATION OF...
2013_DC_Huddle_13051576DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Huddle reception
2013_DC_Theismann_13051531DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Joe Theismann
Joe Theismann
Former Washington Redskins Quarterback
In his charismatic and entertaining style, Joe Theismann draws parallels between his successful career as an NFL quarterback and YOU—the executive, manager, salesperson, group, or individual—with the goal of Managing to Win! He knows and understands...
2013_DC_VanRoekel_13051537DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Steven VanRoekel
Steven VanRoekel
U.S. Chief Information Officer, OMB
Steven VanRoekel is the second Chief Information Officer of the United States, appointed by President Obama on August 5th, 2011. Prior to his position in the White House, Mr. VanRoekel held two positions in the Obama Administration: Executive...
2013_DC_FSKey_Park20DC -- Francis Scott Key Park
2013_DC_FDR37DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2013_DC_FDR_VC29DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Finally photographed the visitor center.
2013_DC_Fraser18DC -- Frasier Mansion (Church of Scientology Office)
2013_DC_Douglass56DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS
A beautiful day for a view of the city.
2013_DC_FPlaza2DC -- Freedom Plaza
2013_DC_SIFG33DC -- Freer Gallery of Art
2013_DC_SIFG_Peacock7DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2013_DC_SIFG_Sylvan15DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan
Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan
May 18, 2013 – January 4, 2015
Museum founder Charles Lang Freer’s taste for Japanese art grew out of his affection for American tonalist paintings. Illuminating this connection, landscapes by American artist Thomas Dewing (1851–1938) are juxtaposed with...
2013_DC_SIFG_Neighborhood17DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
September 3, 2012 – September 3, 2013
James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) lived in London’s Chelsea neighborhood from 1863 until his death. Bordering the Thames, Chelsea was home to artists, aristocrats, tradesmen, and paupers. In the 1880s, a...
2013_DC_Gallery_I5DC -- Gallery @ I Street
2013_DC_Gallery_I_Seeds37DC -- Gallery @ I Street -- Seeds, Pods and Saplings: The Convergence of Three
Exhibition Opening | Seeds, Pods and Saplings: The Convergence of Three:
An exhibition, in cunjuction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, featuring Yuriko Yamaguchi, Michi Fujita and iona rozeal brown

Alongside hand-carved wooden forms resembling seeds, nests, and organic growths, Yuriko...
2013_DC_Gallery_I_SeedsR_130322102DC -- Gallery @ I Street -- Seeds, Pods and Saplings: The Convergence of Three -- Opening Reception
Speakers in sequence:
* ???
* Judith Terra
* Kristin Rohr
* Zoma Wallace
* Yurika Yamaguchi
* Lionell Thomas
2013_DC_GAR14DC -- GAR Memorial
2013_DC_Garfield_Pk48DC -- Garfield Park
Graffiti under the overpass.
2013_DC_Hancock_Mem4DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
2013_DC_Meade30DC -- George Meade Memorial
2013_DC_Exorcist2DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
2013_DC_StreetcarG7DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2013_DC_Georgetown8DC -- Georgetown areas
2013_DC_GAHM_Berlins36DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Berlins -- Made in USA
On June 27, 2013 the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ will be opening an unprecedented exhibition, BERLINS-MADE IN USA, about the many towns, villages, and communities throughout the United States named Berlin, after the German Capital. By telling their stories, we will highlight the many...
2013_DC_GAHM_BerlinsO_130627108DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Berlins: Made in USA exhibit
Join the German-American Heritage Museum and the City of Berlin for an exciting afternoon event when the Mayors of Berlin, USA meet Mayor Frank Henkel of Berlin, Germany!
The German-American Heritage Museum in Washington, DC is proud to announce the upcoming exhibit "Berlins - Made in USA" which, for...
2013_DC_Berlin50_130626179DC -- German-American Heritage Museum & City of Berlin -- Event: 50th Anniversary of JFK's Speech
The German-American Heritage Museum and the City of Berlin invite you to
A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy's Famous Speech made in Berlin, Germany June 26th, 1963
Honored Guests and Speakers to Include:
* Berlin Mayor and Minister of the Interior, Mr Frank...
2013_DC_GMFUS7DC -- German Marshall Fund of the US (1744 R St NW)
2013_DC_Glenwood62DC -- Glenwood Cemetery
2013_DC_GWU_Brady29DC -- GWU -- Brady Art Gallery -- Decenter NY/DC exhibition
DECENTER NY/DC: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show
September 11 - December 20, 2013

"On its 100th anniversary, we celebrate the Armory Show by posing the question: What is the legacy of Cubism in the hundred years since the Armory Show's radical display of modern art, and...
2013_DC_SMPA47DC -- GWU -- School of Media & Public Affairs
2013_DC_GWU107DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
2013_DC_SIHIR_Damage43DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Event: Damage Control Symposium (w/Yoko Ono)
Damage Control Symposium
This panel discussion with Yoko Ono and Raphael Montañez Ortiz, participants in the original 1966 Destruction in Art Symposium; artist Monica Bonvicini; and art historian Dario Gamboni will explore the ways in which artists have used destruction as a means of responding to...
2013_DC_SIHIR_Weiwei9DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Al Weiwei: According to What
2013_DC_SIHIR_Belief7DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt
2013_DC_SIHIRO137DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2013_DC_Italiana6DC -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana
2013_DC_Young_13082685DC -- Humanities Council of Washington DC -- Andrew Young ("Raising the Conscience of a Nation")
The Humanities Council of Washington, DC in partnership with the Andrew Young Foundation and CRP Inc. presents Raising the Conscience of a Nation, a special commemorative program reflecting 1963, the year that changed America. 
As the country approaches the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington...
2013_DC_ISAAG_Jimenez31DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- Dilsa Jimenez: Retratos
Dilsa Jiménez:
The artist assimilates calligraphy with graffiti referring to the tiny human figures that establish a dialogue with each other as contributors to balance the composition. Jimenez manages colorful hues and contrasts that often intervene with lines that divide the surface into irregular...
2013_DC_SIIG_VSA24DC -- International Gallery (VSA 12th: "In/finite Earth")
In/finite Earth: A National Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
October 24, 2013 – January 5, 2014 (new opening date
This exhibition features the work of emerging artists with disabilities, who present works that illuminate their innovative viewpoints at the...
2013_DC_Islamic_Center36DC -- Islamic Center of Washington
2013_DC_JAWilson57DC -- John A. Wilson Building
The building has pink lights showing on it for the cherry blossom season.
2013_DC_Ericsson17DC -- John Ericsson Memorial
2013_DC_JPJ16DC -- John Paul Jones Memorial
2013_DC_Lincoln_Flannery9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2013_DC_Pike_Statue12DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue
2013_DC_Marshall_Statue10DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue
2013_DC_Fire_Dog_Mem9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Natl Fire Dog Memorial
2013_DC_Judiciary32DC -- Judiciary Square area
2013_DC_Keegan_Theatre4DC -- Keegan Theatre
2013_DC_Aquatic139DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2013_DC_Honors_131208107DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2013)
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley Maclaine & Carlos Santana Will Receive 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 29, 2013 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the five...
2013_DC_Burnett_13102071DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2013 -- Carol Burnett)
Carol Burnett, the award-winning actress, comedian and Broadway performer, has been chosen by the Kennedy Center for the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
She is the first woman to win both the Mark Twain Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors, which she won in 2003. The 80 year-old is best known...
2013_DC_Korean_War42DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
A nighttime visit.
2013_DC_Kossuth6DC -- Kossuth House
2013_DC_KreegerB59DC -- Kreeger Museum -- Basement
2013_DC_KreegerM94DC -- Kreeger Museum -- Main Floor
2013_DC_KreegerO47DC -- Kreeger Museum -- Outside
2013_DC_Lafayette_Square65DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2013_DC_Letelier_Mem5DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial
2013_DC_Letelier13DC -- Letelier Theater
2013_DC_LOC_Gibson54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Gibson Girl's America
“The Gibson Girl’s America: Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on March 30

In the 1890s, illustrator Charles Dana Gibson created the "Gibson Girl," a vibrant, new feminine ideal—a young woman who pursued higher education, romance, marriage, physical well-being...
2013_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2013)
“Herblock Looks at 1963” Exhibition Opens March 30

In 1963, during the third and final year of his presidency, John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) faced repeated opposition to legislative initiatives—the nuclear test ban treaty with the Soviet Union, tax cuts to reduce economic stagnation, efforts to...
2013_DC_LOC_Ext1DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2013_DC_LOC_Madison27DC -- Library of Congress -- Madison Bldg
2013_DC_LOC_MRR34DC -- Library of Congress -- Main Reading Room (room itself)
2013_DC_LOC_Opera67DC -- Library of Congress -- Performing Arts Exhibit: A Night at the Opera
“A Night at the Opera” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress on Aug. 15
The grandeur of opera—its unforgettable music, stellar performers, and lavish scenery and costumes—has transfixed audiences for more than 400 years. The Library of Congress will celebrate the majestic art form with "A Night at...
2013_DC_LOC_Kaye60DC -- Library of Congress -- Performing Arts Exhibit: Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids from Brooklyn
February 14–July 27, 2013
This exhibition explores the many talents of the powerful entertainment duo Danny Kaye (1911–1987) and Sylvia Fine (1913–1991), both raised in Brooklyn, New York. Kaye’s career as an entertainer spanned six decades and...
2013_DC_LOC_PPD78DC -- Library of Congress -- Prints and Photographs Division pieces
2013_DC_LOC_GH14DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
2013_DC_LOCVw7DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2013_DC_Lincoln_Freedoms_131231157DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Freedom's Eve
President Lincoln’s Cottage Chairman Ruff Fant and Executive Director Erin Carlson Mast cordially invite you to the 2nd annual FREEDOM’S EVE
Ring in the New Year at PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S COTTAGE
December 31, 2013 ♦ 9:30 pm – 12:30 am
At the stroke of midnight, January 1, 1863, thousands of men, women...
2013_DC_Moe_13101778DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Richard Moe ("Roosevelt's Second Act")
October 17: Richard Moe, author of Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War and former president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, compares the presidencies of Lincoln and Roosevelt
Guests are invited to mingle with authors at a 6:00 pm cocktail reception in...
2013_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC6DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center
2013_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Diary11DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: AN See Diary
2013_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Case2DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Lincoln's Briefcase
2013_DC_Lincoln_Cottage54DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2013_DC_Lincoln_Mem76DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including at night.
2013_DC_Lincoln_MemVC40DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Exhibition Area
2013_DC_Lincoln_Pk23DC -- Lincoln Park
2013_DC_Tussauds205DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1 of 2) -- Presidential Section
The Presidential section.
2013_DC_Tussauds3187DC -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (2 of 2) -- Everything else
The other sections.
2013_DC_Const_Gardens23DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2013_DC_GAFG4DC -- Mall -- German-American Friendship Garden
2013_DC_WCCanal13DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House
2013_DC_Spying21DC -- March: Anti-Spying @ Capital Hill
Protesters marched on Capitol Hill in Washington on Saturday to protest the U.S. government's online surveillance programs, whose vast scope was revealed this year by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
People carried signs reading: "Stop Mass Spying," "Thank you, Edward Snowden" and "Unplug...
2013_DC_50MOW_Misc_130824119DC -- March: National Action to Realize the Dream March -- Crowds and other activities
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place 50 years ago on August 28th at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. It was during this march that Dr. King gave his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech that has reverberated for decades. While we celebrate all that was achieved in the 50 years since...
2013_DC_50MOW_Pgm_13082489DC -- March: National Action to Realize the Dream March -- Formal Program
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place 50 years ago on August 28th at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. It was during this march that Dr. King gave his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech that has reverberated for decades. While we celebrate all that was achieved in the 50 years since...
2013_DC_MLK_Mem61DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
Instead of fixing the quote "I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness", they decided to remove it entirely. The complete quote was "Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for...
2013_DC_MLKLib14DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2013_DC_Meritalk_13091223DC -- Meritalk Fall 2013 Telework Exchange Town Hall Meeting
2013_DC_Metro_Yards18DC -- Metro Yards
2013_DC_MBT27DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2013_DC_Gandhi7DC -- Mohandas Gandhi statue
2013_DC_Mt_Vernon48DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2013_DC_NAS134DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg
2013_DC_NBW1DC -- National Bank of Washington (301 7th St NW)
2013_DC_NPR6DC -- National Public Radio building
2013_DC_SIAIR_Goldilocks44DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: High Art / Searching for Goldilocks / Suited for Space
High Art
Open through December 1, 2013
High Art: A Decade of Collecting presents 50 works acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum from 2003 to 2013. They cover a range of styles from realism, commercial advertisement, surrealism, and impressionism to abstraction. The works are...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Leonardo10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
You weren't allowed to photograph the actual exhibit but these photos are of an area outside the display.
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
September 13, 2013 – October 22, 2013
Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated with flight and made observations of birds to try to discover how humans...
2013_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond86DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2013_DC_SIAIR_Wright24DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2013_DC_SIAIR_Nav206DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 213: Time and Navigation
2013_DC_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2013_DC_Archives_Entry7DC -- Natl Archives -- Entry Way renovation
They had done a major renovation of the entry way area which finished this year.
2013_DC_ROR155DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Records of Rights
A special press preview to launch “Records of Rights,” the new National Archives permanent exhibition in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery.
"Records of Rights" uses original documents, photographs, facsimiles, videos, and interactive exhibits to explore how Americans have worked to realize the ideals of...
2013_DC_Archives109DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2013_DC_CB_Race_13040724DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- 10 Mile Race
2013_DC_JStreet_13041355DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Japanese Street Festival (2013)
2013_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2013_DC_NGA_Furniture77DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Masterpieces of American Furniture
2013_DC_NGA_David14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Michelangelo's David-Apollo
Michelangelo's David-Apollo
December 13, 2012–March 3, 2013
The presentation of the David-Apollo, a marble statue by Michelangelo lent to the National Gallery of Art by the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence, opens the nationwide celebration 2013?The Year of Italian Culture. The graceful figure...
2013_DC_NGA_George7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Owned by George Washington
2013_DC_NGA_Dying_Gaul33DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Dying Gaul
The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome
December 12, 2013 – March 16, 2014
Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marks the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when...
2013_DC_NGA_Book29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Pre-Raphaelites and the Book
Pre-Raphaelites and the Book
February 17–May 19, 2013
Image: Many artists of the Pre-Raphaelite circle not only involved themselves in book design and illustration but were also highly regarded poets in their own right. Organized to complement Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848–1900, this...
2013_DC_NGA_Ovid39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Transformation of Ovid's Metamorphoses
From the Library: The Transformation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
August 10, 2013 – February 9, 2014
By the sixteenth century, Ovid’s Metamorphoses had become the most important single source for mythological lore from the ancient world. It was read in many different languages, from the original Latin to...
2013_DC_NGAP22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2013_DC_NGAS80DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2013_DC_NGASG6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2013_DC_Jap_Amer17DC -- Natl Japanese-American Monument
2013_DC_Mall29DC -- Natl Mall area
2013_DC_SINMAA58DC -- Natl Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
2013_DC_SIAH_Food46DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Food: Transforming the American Table
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950–2000
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000 explores some of the major changes in food and wine in postwar America. From the impact of innovations and new technologies, to the influence of social and cultural shifts, the exhibition considers how these...
2013_DC_SIAH_Fire_Engine11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hand-Pumped Fire Engine, 1842
2013_DC_SIAH_Patent5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Invention and the Patent Model
Invention and the Patent Model
June 20, 2013 – April 20, 2014
Between 1790 and 1880, the U.S. Patent Office required a three-dimensional working model of each submission to demonstrate how the invention worked and to compare it against previously patented inventions. The models reflect technological...
2013_DC_SIAH_Little59DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Little Golden Books
Little Golden Books
June 28, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Learn how Little Golden Books transformed children’s reading habits and became a catalyst for change in reading standards and traditions in the early 20th century. Prior to World War II, large-format, classic story books for children were...
2013_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2013_DC_SIAH_Puppetry60DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Puppetry in America (phase 1 of 2)
Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – March 26, 2014 (new closing date)
Howdy Doody and Kermit are only two of the beloved and familiar puppets in the museum's collection. Learn about the history and variety of puppets from marionettes and hand puppets to shadow puppets and ventriloquist figures,...
2013_DC_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2013_DC_SINH_Genome28DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Genome: Unlocking Life's Code:
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code:
June 14, 2013 - September 1, 2014
The year 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of Watson and Crick’s discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA and the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project (and the generation of the first human genome...
2013_DC_SINH_Natures_Best56DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2013)
2013_DC_SINH_Orchids62DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Orchid Show
Orchids of Latin America
January 26, 2013 - April 21, 2013
Do you want to stroll through a tropical rain forest on a cold winter's day? Visit this year’s orchid exhibition to explore the rich crossroads where orchid botany, horticulture, and Latin American cultures meet. Learn about the importance of...
2013_DC_SIPM14DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2013_DC_Postal_CWD21DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Displays
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_Postal_CWI59DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Interior Shots
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_Postal_CWG30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- NBM Tour Group
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_SIPM_Gross225DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
Named after its primary benefactor, the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is the world’s largest gallery dedicated to philately. It provides an experience available nowhere else and offers something for everyone, from casual visitors to experienced collectors.
As visitors...
2013_DC_NPC4DC -- Natl Press Club
2013_DC_NPCV24DC -- Natl Press Club -- Views from the top floor
2013_DC_WWII163DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2013)
More photos at dusk. The day turned out to be the anniversary of the end of World War II.
2013_DC_SINZ_Bird33DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2013_DC_SINZ_Carousel10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Carousel
2013_DC_SINZ_Elephant47DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House
2013_DC_SINZ_Panda14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant pandas (2013)
2013_DC_Zoo_LightsGB_201295DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights -- Gingerbread house competition and trains (2012)
Friends of the National Zoo: 2012 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition -- A Winter's Tail on American Trail:
'Twas the night before ZooLights, and all through the Trail,
Not a keeper was stirring; they’d turned in their pails.
The creatures were opening enclosures with care,
All ready to party in...
2013_DC_Zoo_LightsGB_2013111DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights -- Gingerbread house competition, trains and Andy Byers Fantastical Paper Animals (2013)
Friends of the National Zoo: 2013 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition
Stalking in a Zoolights Wonderland
"Tiger stripes laced with snowflakes
A winter evening, cubs are awake!
A beautiful sight,
They're playing outside tonight
Stalking in a ZooLights wonderland!"
This year’s Gin-GRR-bread Habitat...
2013_DC_Zoo_Lights_201292DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2012)
2013_DC_Zoo_Lights_2013100DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2013)
2013_DC_NY_Ave60DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA)
Including some shots taken during the Cultural Tourism NOMA tour.
2013_DC_Changing_13111365DC -- News Literacy Project @ Lisner Auditorium -- America's Changing Role in the World (w/Gwen Ifill, Thomas Friedman, and Andrea Mitchell)
America's Changing Role in the World and How the Press Covers It - The News Literacy Project's major fall event will be "America's Changing Role in the World and How the Press Covers It" on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Gwen Ifill of PBS is the moderator; the panelists are Thomas L. Friedman,...
2013_DC_Newseum20DC -- Newseum
Traffic was up at the private museums open during the govt shutdown.
2013_DC_NewseumV100DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2013_DC_SINMAA_Install_131117184DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Installation of Railroad car and Guard Tower
Witness the installation of the Museum's first objects inot the museum on the National Mall: A Southern Railway (segregated) car built in 1920 and a 1930s-era guard tower from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will install two of its...
2013_DC_Old_PostV14DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Views from tower
The Japanese street festival goes on below. I tried to photograph it from the Old Post Office but, dang! They replaced all of the protective wiring. Before, you used to have a loose or missing wire on each side of the tower but not anymore.
2013_DC_OAS11DC -- Organization of American States Building
2013_DC_Party_Animals7DC -- Party Animals
2013_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
Bob Levey was our bus captain.
2013_DC_Peace_Mon11DC -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2013_DC_Penn_Qtr14DC -- Penn Quarter area
2013_DC_Penn5DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2013_DC_Pershing32DC -- Pershing Park
2013_DC_Petersen_House8DC -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died)
2013_DC_Politico_13121847DC -- POLITICO Playbook @ Newseum (w/Peter Baker, Mark Leibovich, Kelly O'Donnell, and Jake Tapper)
Join POLITICO’s Mike Allen as he takes POLITICO Playbook live for a Special Media Roundtable about policy, politics and the news of the day.

Featuring:
* Peter Baker, White House Correspondent, The New York Times, and author, "Days of Fire"
* Mark Leibovich, Chief National Correspondent, The New...
2013_DC_PProse24DC -- Politics & Prose
I love the "line forms here" markers.
2013_DC_Pepco924DC -- Potomac Electric and Power Company building (999 E St NW)
2013_DC_Cannon_Protest_13112014DC -- Protest: Pro-Immigration @ Cannon Office Building
I ran into this protest for comprehensive immigration reform at the Cannon Office Building while I was visiting Congressman Lewis' office. Some of the participants had just been arrested inside Representative Eric Cantor's (VA) office and the others were showing solidarity. There were rules about this...
2013_DC_Murals143DC -- Public Murals
Including Byron Peck's new Liz Taylor mural at 7th and Q NW as well as the brick-by-brick removal of Byron Peck's mural in Adams Morgan.
2013_DC_Liz_13100395DC -- Public Murals -- Liz Taylor mural opening
Byron Peck and Ivo Koytchev's mural ceremony with city officials etc.
2013_DC_Rayburn_HOB13DC -- Rayburn House Office Bldg
2013_DC_SIRG29DC -- Renwick Gallery
2013_DC_RI_Ave33DC -- Rhode Island Avenue Metro area
2013_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem86DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2013_DC_RRB6DC -- Ronald Reagan Building
The building has lights showing pink blossoms on it for the cherry blossom season.
2013_DC_Scottish11DC -- Scottish Rite Temple
2013_DC_Shaw4DC -- Shaw neighborhood
Heineken mural at 7th and S NW.
2013_DC_Sheridan22DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2013_DC_Sixth_I7DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Lots of panoramas!
2013_DC_SixthVw21DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Views from Roof
View from the roof of Sixth and I.
2013_DC_Folklife_Hungary65DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2013) -- Hungarian Heritage
Hungarian Heritage
Roots to Revival

The Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival program demonstrates not only the diversity and authenticity of contemporary traditions in music, dance, arts and crafts, gastronomy, and family life, but also the significance of the Hungarian folk revival movement...
2013_DC_Folklife_1World14DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2013) -- One World, Many Voices
One World, Many Voices
Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage

Of the more than 7,000 languages spoken in the world today—many of them unrecorded—up to half may disappear in this century. As languages vanish, communities lose a wealth of knowledge about history, culture, the natural environment,...
2013_DC_Folklife_Urban58DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2013) -- Urban Artistry (dance)
Urban Artistry:
Urban Artistry is a collective of musicians, emcees, disc jockeys, graffiti writers, and dancers who perform in a wide variety of urban dance styles, including b-boying / b-girling, popping, locking, strutting, hip hop, house dance, waacking, and vogueing. Through classes, school...
2013_DC_SI_Castle8DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2013_DC_SI_Castle_BS62DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Backstage items
A trip upstairs.
2013_DC_SI_Castle_CWP42DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Civil War Photography
Civil War Photography Comes to Life at the Smithsonian Castle
Exhibit Explores the Advancements of Photography for “Civil War 150”

A photo exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, “Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront,” opens in the...
2013_DC_SI_Castle_Souvenir84DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Souvenir Nation
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios
Opens August 9, 2013
Smithsonian Castle
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios will feature a selection of diminutive and personal objects that Americans have taken, made and saved as historical mementos from the Early Republic up to the present...
2013_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt4DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2013_DC_SI_Volunteer_13040840DC -- Smithsonian Volunteer Appreciation Reception @ Ripley Center
The Office of Visitor Services cordially invites you to attend the Volunteer Appreciation Reception
2013_DC_Cincinnati201DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2013_DC_Southwest18DC -- Southwest areas
2013_DC_St_Marys_Cem9DC -- St Mary's Cemetery
2013_DC_Sunset2DC -- Sunset
2013_DC_Supreme_Ct31DC -- Supreme Court Building
I had not been inside the Supreme Court building since 2005 and decided it was time!
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple77DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
The Supreme Court Building: America’s Temple of Justice:
The Supreme Court of the United States celebrates the 75th anniversary of the construction of the Supreme Court Building with an exhibition commemorating its history and sculptural program. For the first 145 years of the Supreme Court’s...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Steinb7DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Curious Courtroom Sketches of Harris B. Steinberg:
The Curious Courtroom Sketches of Harris B. Steinberg:
On April 22, 1949, attorney and amateur artist Harris B. Steinberg sketched the Justices on the Bench while waiting for his case to be heard before the Court. At the end of the day the Marshal requested the sketches and they have remained unseen in...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_IWAP43DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: In War and Peace
In War and In Peace: The Supreme Court and the Civil War:
Marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this exhibition looks at the Supreme Court during this volatile period in American history and the conflict’s impact on the
institution. Facing an unprecedented rebellion, the President and...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Campbell5DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John A. Campbell: In Pursuit of Peace
John A. Campbell: In Pursuit of Peace:
Highlighting a letter from John A. Campbell to Benjamin R. Curtis, dated July 20, 1865, this exhibit explores the life of a Supreme Court Justice during the Civil War. Campbell resigned from the Court in 1861 and served as Assistant Secretary of War for the...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Marshall12DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John Marshall statue
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Karsh5DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Portraits by Yousuf Karsh
Recent Acquisitions: Portraits by Yousuf Karsh
In late 2012, the estate of portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh donated thirteen prints to the Supreme Court's collection, six of which are shown here. All were taken in 1963 as part of the same project as the three framed prints on the wall above, the book...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner16DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2013_DC_Supreme_CtX_OConnor19DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court:
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan, and served from 1981 until 2006. Beginning with her childhood growing up on her family’s ranch, the exhibition recalls her life before joining the Supreme...
2013_DC_Supreme_CtI97DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior
2013_DC_Taft_Br27DC -- Taft Bridge
2013_DC_Takoma4DC -- Takoma
Byron Peck mural by the train station.
2013_DC_Extra_Mile25DC -- The Extra Mile Points of Light Volunteer Pathway
2013_DC_TPC123DC -- The Phillips Collection
2013_DC_TPC_History37DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: History in the Making
2013_DC_TPC_Inter24DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Intersections
2013_DC_Yards31DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2013_DC_Jeff_Mem1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2013_DC_Tidal30DC -- Tidal Basin
2013_DC_Titanic19DC -- Titanic Memorial (Waterside Park)
2013_DC_Toynbee96DC -- Toynbee tiles/Stickman Robots
They're back! 2013 versions of Toynbee tiles!
2013_DC_Union_Station51DC -- Union Station
2013_DC_Union_StationX12DC -- Union Station -- Christmas Display
2013_DC_Earth_Month_13040627DC -- Union Station -- Earth Month
STEM Science Fair. Mostly from the NASA section of it.
2013_DC_Soldiers_Cem10DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
2013_DC_Botanic36DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2013_DC_Botanic_Xmas114DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas
2013_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2013_DC_CapitolX26DC -- U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree (2013)
2013_DC_CapitolVC8DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2013_DC_Capitol35DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images)
Full moon rises.
2013_DC_CapitolI249DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior images)
Including the new Rosa Parks statue.
2013_DC_Holocaust15DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2013_DC_Arboretum75DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2013_DC_Naval_Women27DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of Military Women
April 2013 - April 2014
Year Of Military Women
The United States Navy Memorial pays special tribute to our brave servicewomen with Year of Military Women, a yearlong exhibit and series of events held at the Memorial’s Naval Heritage Center.
2013_DC_Victims9DC -- Victims of Communism Memorial
2013_DC_Coliseum4DC -- Washington Coliseum (Uline Arena)
2013_DC_WCCVw28DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2013_DC_Wash_Mon84DC -- Washington Monument
The scaffolding goes up again.
2013_DC_Waterfront9DC -- Waterfront area
2013_DC_WPPV7DC -- West Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2013_DC_White_House5DC -- White House
2013_DC_WHCD_130427259DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2013)
Including Bill O'Reilly, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bloomberg, Kevin Spacey, Andy Cohen, Gordon Peterson, Kathleen Turner, Steve Zahn, Amy Poehler, Gayle King, Jeff Krulik, Geraldo Rivera, Nicole Kidman, Fred Armisen, Jason Sudekis and Olivia Wilde, Clarence and Lisa Page, Tracy Morgan, Hayden Panettiere,...
2013_DC_Willard2DC -- Willard InterContinental Washington
2013_DC_ClintonFB1DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
2013_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem31DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial
2013_DC_Pritzker_13062662Dept of Commerce -- Swearing in ceremony for Penny Pritzker (w/Joe Biden)
Penny Pritzker was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Please join me and your colleagues for her swearing-in ceremony in the HCHB Auditorium with the Vice President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
2013_DC_Hastings_13100884Eisenhower Institute -- Sir Max Hastings ("Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War")
The Eisenhower Institute cordially invites you to an Author Series Event on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 featuring Sir Max Hastings and his new book:
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War
The event will include a brief reception followed by a lecture with an introduction by Susan Eisenhower, a question...
2013_DC_Student_13032090Env Film Festival @ American University -- Environmental Student Short Film Festival (w/Chris Palmer)
Student Short Environmental Film Festival
Venue: American University, Center for Environmental Filmmaking

Student Short Environmental Film Festival

Screening EFF-selected student films and films by the 2012/2013 Scholars at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University, the...
2013_DC_Lost_Rivers_13031331Env Film Festival @ Canadian Embassy -- "Lost Rivers" (w/Katarina Soukup)
LOST RIVERS (Canada, 2012, 72 min.) 
Washington, D.C. Premiere Once flowing through nearly every developed city in the world, rivers provided the infrastructure upon which modern metropolises were built. Why did they disappear and how? Could we see them again? In this adventurous and revelatory look...
2013_DC_Ocean_130319105Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Ocean Health at Risk (w/Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting)
Ocean Health at Risk: Economy and Ecology at Odds
Presented by: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Screenings, Panel Discussion and Reception
Drawing on Pulitzer Center reporting currently in progress for major news media outlets by award-winning journalists, this program will include a selection of...
2013_DC_Rivers_Lost_13032410Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Rivers Lost, Found and Turned-Around (w/Jeremy Monroe)
Rivers Lost, Found and Turned-Around
Films by Jeremy Monroe and shown as part of the Rivers Program
Introduced by Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers.
THE HIDDEN RIVERS OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIA (USA, 2013, 6 min.) World Premiere Biodiversity. It’s in the rivers of the Amazon, the jungles of...
2013_DC_Matsula_13031749Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Selections from Matsula Nature Film Festival, Estonia (w/Tiit Mesila, Riho Vastrik, and Liina Trishkina)
Selections from Matsalu Nature Film Festival, Estonia
Program introduced by Tiit Mesila, Festival Director, Matsalu Nature Film Festival.

OLD MAN AND THE MOOSE (Estonia, 2009, 36 min.) Harri has been studying moose and their inner natures for more than 30 years. For him, moving around with the...
2013_DC_Fruit_Hunters_13032490Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Fruit Hunters" (w/Noris Ledesma)
THE FRUIT HUNTERS (Canada, 2012, 95 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere You can find them deep in the jungles of Borneo, in the hills of Umbria and perhaps even in your own backyard. They are the fruit hunters. Inspired by Adam Gollner’s 2010 book of the same name and directed by Yung Chang (Up the...
2013_DC_Harmony_130321132Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Harmony" (w/Julie Bergman Sender)
HARMONY - Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
2013 Winner of the Environmental Film Festival's fourth annual Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film

HARMONY (USA, 2012, 90 min.) Washington, D.C. Premiere For three decades, The Prince of Wales has worked side-by-side with a dynamic...
2013_DC_Hot_Water_130312110Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Hot Water" (w/Liz and Donald Rogers, Elizabeth and Dennis Kucinich, Kevin Flint)
HOT WATER - Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital:
HOT WATER (USA, 2013, 65 min.) WORLD PREMIERE Join filmmakers Lizabeth Rogers, Kevin Flint on a journey through the American West to expose uranium mining and our atomic legacy for what it really is. Initially they travel to South Dakota...
2013_DC_Gasland2_13071038Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "Gasland II" (w/Josh Fox)
Special Screening of Gasland Part II and Q&A with Filmmaker Josh Fox
 What: Special screening of Gasland Part II (USA, 2013, 120 min.) Discussion with director Josh Fox and Jessica Ennis, Legislative Representative, Earthjustice, follows screening. 
Who: Presented by the Environmental Film Festival...
2013_DC_Chasing_130316204Env Film Festival @ Letelier Theater -- "Chasing the Hill" (w/Brent Roske, Richard Schiff, Melissa Fitzgerald, Corinne Becker, Tulsi Gabbard, and Jaymay)
Richard Schiff presents CHASING THE HILL (USA, 2012, 90 min.)
This special screening will feature an exclusive edit of the show with never before seen footage.
VIP Ticket-Holder Reception to follow screening with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Emmy-winner Richard Schiff, actors Melissa Fitzgerald & Corinne...
2013_DC_Prosek_13031589Env Film Festival @ Natl Academy of Sciences -- "Secrets of the Eel" and "Picture of Leviathan" (w/James Prosek)
An Evening with JAMES PROSEK
Presented with The Nature Conservancy
Film, Discussion and Book Signing 
Welcome by J.D. Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS). Introduced by Flo Stone, President and Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s...
2013_DC_EFF_Launch_130307122Env Film Festival @ Warner Bldg Atrium -- Festival Launch Party
Join Us to Celebrate the 21th Annual Environmental Film Festival!
* Wine, Beer, and a special FRESHFARM Markets cocktail *
* Contemporary Art and Music * Hors d’oeuvre * Silent Auction *
* Musical performance by Grammy-nominated Carolyn Malachi
* Food by Restaurant Nora
* Tacos by Chipotle
*...
2013_DC_4th_Fireworks_13070487Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2013) from the Lincoln Memorial
2013_DC_CB_Fireworks_13040626Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2013)
2013_DC_LLMalice_13093011Ford's Theatre -- Living Lincoln Series -- With Malice Toward None: Judy Shepard
With Malice Toward None: Judy Shepard, A Mother’s Response to Hate
Join us for a free panel discussion with Judy Shepard, hosted by Cokie Roberts.
In October 1998, Judy and Dennis Shepard lost their 21 year-old son, Matthew, to a murder motivated by anti-gay hate. Matthew’s death moved many thousands...
2013_DC_Fords_Member_13120939Ford's Theatre -- Member Holiday Open House
2013_DC_TornR_13010924Ford's Theatre -- Reception for "Torn in Two" exhibit
You and a guest are invited to a special after-hours private viewing of the newest exhibition “Torn in Two”.
The American Civil War is one of the defining events in American history. To commemorate its 150th anniversary, Ford’s Theatre presents Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. This...
2013_DC_G40_Art186G-40: The Summit art show (2013) @ Blind Whino -- Art
Art Whino returns in 2013 for the fourth edition of the G40 Art Summit. This year Art Whino will be teaming up with Suite Nation to present a month-long, multi- experiential Art Summit with musical performances throughout the month. This year’s theme is the “Art of transformation” and the exploration of...
2013_DC_G40_People30G-40: The Summit art show (2013) @ Blind Whino -- People
Art Whino returns in 2013 for the fourth edition of the G40 Art Summit. This year Art Whino will be teaming up with Suite Nation to present a month-long, multi- experiential Art Summit with musical performances throughout the month. This year’s theme is the “Art of transformation” and the exploration of...
2013_DC_Goethe_Film_Night_13062771Goethe-Institut & German-American Heritage Museum -- Event: Film Night “Ich bin ein Berliner”
Film Night “Ich bin ein Berliner”:
On June 26, 1963, those four words made history. With his commitment to West Berlin, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was honoring the steadfastness of the West Berliners during the Cold War.
The German-American Heritage Museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of...
2013_DC_Trabant_13110967International Spy Museum -- 7th Annual Parade of Trabants
2013_DC_Clinton_13061463Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia -- Catherine Clinton
The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia presents Catherine Clinton - Madame President, Mary Todd Lincoln.
Dr. Clinton is visiting Washington from her post at Queen's College in Belfast to share her knowledge on Mrs. Lincoln, and her own experiences as one of the most unique historians of our...
2013_DC_Metro_An23Metro Station -- Anacostia
2013_DC_Metro_DU10Metro Station -- Dupont Circle
2013_DC_Metro_FN20Metro Station -- Farragut North
2013_DC_Metro_FT3Metro Station -- Fort Totten
Some weak sunset shots.
2013_DC_Metro_MC15Metro Station -- Metro Center
They have a memorial to Metro employees who died in the line of duty.
2013_DC_Metro_RI6Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2013_DC_Clinton_13032932Natl Archives -- Catherine Clinton ("Mourning in America")
Mourning in America: Death in the Civil War White Houses
During their presidencies, both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis suffered the death of a child—a not uncommon event for most American parents in the 19th century. Starting with the death of Willie Lincoln in 1862 and the tragic accident that...
2013_DC_Lewis_13060685Natl Archives -- Congressman John Lewis ("An Evening with...") w/Scott Simon
An Evening with Congressman John Lewis:
Often called “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,” John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights and securing civil liberties. NPR correspondent and Peabody Award winner Scott Simon talks with Lewis about his...
2013_DC_Girls_Atomic_13031384Natl Archives -- Denise Kiernan ("Girls of Atomic City")
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II:
The Tennessee town of Oak Ridge was created from scratch in 1942 as one of the Manhattan Project’s secret cities. It was home to more than 75,000 people, many of them young women recruited from small towns across the...
2013_DC_Cavett_13041941Natl Archives -- Dick Cavett ("Talk Show")
Talk Show: Confrontations, Pointed Commentary, and Off-Screen Secrets
From 1968 to 1982, Dick Cavett hosted the nation’s most famous personalities on his late-night talk show. Listen to Cavett’s best tales—one-upping Bette Davis, testifying on behalf of John Lennon, scheming with John Updike—from his...
2013_DC_Goodwin_13111226Natl Archives -- Doris Kearns Goodwin ("The Bully Pulpit")
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism:
Doris Kearns Goodwin’s latest book, The Bully Pulpit, is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era. Goodwin discusses the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor,...
2013_DC_Klein_13050992Natl Archives -- Gerda Weissmann Klein ("All But My Life")
A Conversation with Gerda Weissmann Klein:
Gerda Weissmann Klein captivates audiences worldwide with her powerful message of hope, inspiration, love, and humanity. In commemoration of Jewish American Heritage month, we will show the Academy Award-winning HBO documentary of her life, One Survivor...
2013_DC_Frank_13021959Natl Archives -- Jeffrey Frank ("Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage")
Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage:
Eisenhower and Nixon had a twenty-year political and personal relationship despite differences in age and temperament. Their association helped to shape the nation’s political ideology, foreign policy, and domestic goals, from civil rights to the...
2013_DC_Walker_13050331Natl Archives -- Jimmie Walker ("Dynomite! Good Times, Bad Times, Our Times")
Dynomite!: Good Times, Bad Times, Our Times—A Memoir:
Jimmie Walker got his start performing comedy in small clubs, and ultimately became a 1970s icon playing J.J. Evans on Good Times. Walker was the first successful young black sitcom star, and his catchphrase—“Dyn-o-mite!”—remains an indicator of the...
2013_DC_Kelley_13011095Natl Archives -- Kitty Kelley ("Capturing Camelot") w/Scott Simon
Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys
Photojournalist Stanley Tretick was sent by United Press International to follow the Kennedy campaign in 1960. When Kennedy became President, Tretick was given extensive access to the White House, and the picture magazine Look hired him...
2013_DC_Kelley_130912100Natl Archives -- Kitty Kelley ("Let Freedom Ring") w/Marian Wright Edelman, Soledad O’Brien, and Garrick Jordan
Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, despite searing heat, over 250,000 people from all corners of the country marched on our nation’s capital. In the shadow of the Washington Monument, all the marchers shared the same dream: equality for the...
2013_DC_Live_Action_13022310Natl Archives -- Margaret Parsons (introducing Live Action Short Film Nominees)
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_Pres_Photo_131030138Natl Archives -- Panel -- 9th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications ("Communicating the Presidency") w/Dee Dee Myers, Eric Draper, Sharon Farmer, David Hume, and David Valdez
Ninth Annual McGowan Forum on Communications: Communicating the Presidency: Presidential Photographers:
What is it like to photograph the most powerful person in the world? The Presidential photographer documents history, capturing official events, and private moments. A panel moderated by Dee Dee...
2013_DC_Documerica_130418127Natl Archives -- Panel -- Documerica: The Photographers
DOCUMERICA: The Photographers:
For the DOCUMERICA project, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired nearly 100 freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s. A panel of these photographers discuss their work shown in...
2013_DC_Freedom_Natl_130124100Natl Archives -- Panel -- Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865
Pulitzer prize–winning author Annette Gordon-Reed leads a panel discussion of emancipation, Lincoln, and the Civil War. Panelists include James McPherson, Pulitzer prize–winning historian and professor emeritus at Princeton...
2013_DC_100Yrs_130411102Natl Archives -- Panel -- One Hundred Years: From the Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington
One Hundred Years: From the Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington:
Explore the journey from slavery to freedom between the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the 1963 March on Washington. The panelists will discuss the Emancipation Proclamation, and the continuing struggle for freedom,...
2013_DC_ROR_Press57Natl Archives -- Press Conference -- Records of Rights
A special press preview to launch “Records of Rights,” the new National Archives permanent exhibition in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery.
"Records of Rights" uses original documents, photographs, facsimiles, videos, and interactive exhibits to explore how Americans have worked to realize the ideals of...
2013_DC_Bart_13102530Natl Archives -- Sheldon Bart ("Race to the Top of the World")
Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole:
Richard Byrd and Roald Amundsen competed to be the first to fly over the North Pole. Author Sheldon Bart discusses their race and the epic struggle that ended in an enduring mystery: who was the first man to fly over the...
2013_DC_DSS_1302249Natl Archives -- Tom Nastick (introducing the Documentary Short Subject Nominees)
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_Harper_13041677Natl Archives -- Valerie Harper ("I, Rhoda")
I, Rhoda:
Valerie Harper, star of the Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, discusses her book I, Rhoda, and her life on and off the screen. On-screen, she represented a self-reliant new identity for women of the 1970s while off-screen she fought alongside feminists Gloria Steinem and Bella Abzug for equal...
2013_DC_ASFN_13022313Natl Archives -- WIFV members (introducing Animated Short Film Nominees)
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_5Broken_13022423Natl Archives -- Willie Waffle (introducing "5 Broken Cameras")
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_Gatekeepers_1302207Natl Archives -- Willie Waffle (introducing "Gatekeepers")
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_Searching_13022016Natl Archives -- Willie Waffle (introducing "Searching for Sugar Man")
9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects:
The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories—Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short...
2013_DC_Equality_13110774Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- A Path to Equality
A Path to Equality: The Impact of the Civil Rights Acts of the 1960s:
In celebration of the upcoming December opening of the David M. Rubenstein Gallery "Records of Rights" permanent exhibition, and in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress, we present a distinguished panel...
2013_DC_Foes_13051566Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Congress and the White House: Partners or Foes?
Congress and the White House: Partners or Foes?
Former Members of Congress will discuss how the White House and Congress can work together. They will explore how the two branches interacted in the past to try to solve our nation’s biggest problems. Anecdotal evidence of bipartisanship and common ground...
2013_DC_Naval_BlessingN_13041350Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2013) -- Indoor events
2013_DC_Naval_BlessingF_130413140Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2013) -- Outdoor ceremony
22nd Annual Blessing of the Fleets
What is the Blessing of the Fleets?
Passed down through generations of mariners and navies around the world, the annual Blessing of the Fleets tradition will be held for the 22nd consecutive year at the United States Navy Memorial on Saturday, April 13 at 1:00pm....
2013_DC_EFD_13021682NBM -- Engineering Family Day (2013)
Discover Engineering Family Day 2013:
Every February, the National Building Museum and the National Engineers Week Foundation invite you to debunk the myths of engineering and discover how professional engineers turn an idea into reality. Celebrate National Engineers Week by participating in this free,...
2013_DC_Stone_13110153Newseum -- A Conversation With Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Special Program: A Conversation With Oliver Stone
Guests: Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone talks about his career and his provocative 1991 movie "JFK."
Stone's film, which will be newly released on Blu-ray Nov. 12, received eight Oscar nominations, including...
2013_DC_Lewis_13091851Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero (w/John Lewis and Andrew Aydin)
Members Only: ‘Civil Rights Superhero’ with John Lewis
Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis discusses his new comic book-style memoir “March,” the first in a trilogy of graphic novels the congressman is writing about his remarkable personal history. Rooted in Lewis’s personal story, “March” provides a...
2013_DC_King_13082296Newseum -- Covering Civil Rights (w/Bernice King and Simeon Booker)
Special Program: Honoring Rev. Bernice King
Guests: Elder Bernice King and Simeon Booker
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum, in partnership with the National Council of Negro Women, will host the free evening program "Covering Civil Rights: On the Front...
2013_DC_Eyewitness_13112087Newseum -- Eyewitness to History: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later (w/Clint Hill, Bob Schieffer, and Jake Tapper)
Eyewitness to History: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later:
Guests: Clint Hill and Bob Schieffer
Two days before the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, former Secret Service agent Clint Hill and Bob Schieffer of CBS News share their memories of that day.
Hill was in...
2013_DC_Anchorman_13111640Newseum -- Inside Media w/Arch Campbell and Wendy Rieger ("Anchorman" exhibit)
Inside Media: 'Anchorman' Opening Weekend
Guest: Arch Campbell and Wendy Rieger.
On the opening weekend of "Anchorman: The Exhibit," the Newseum presents a special "Inside Media" with ABC7 reporter Arch Campbell, who has reported on movies, theater and entertainment in Washington, D.C., since the...
2013_DC_Martin_13061543Newseum -- Inside Media w/Betsy Fischer Martin (Behind the Scenes at "Meet the Press")
Inside Media: Behind the Scenes at "Meet the Press":
Guest: Betsy Fischer Martin
Just what goes into the making of the No. 1-rated Sunday morning public affairs program and the longest-running television program in the world?
"Meet the Press" senior executive producer Betsy Fischer Martin takes us...
2013_DC_Stelter_13051238Newseum -- Inside Media w/Brian Stelter ("Top of the Morning")
Inside Media: The Cutthroat World of Morning TV: Top of the Morning
Guest: Brian Stelter
In his new book "Top of the Morning," New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter reveals the dish and dirt behind the polite smiles and perky demeanors of morning television.
The book examines the most...
2013_DC_Scherman_13082566Newseum -- Inside Media w/Chris Szwedo, Rowland Scherman, and Edith Lee Payne ("Eye on the Sixties" screening)
Film Screening: Eye on the Sixties: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman"
Guests: Rowland Scherman and Edith Lee Payne
The Newseum presents a special screening of the new documentary "Eye on the Sixties: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman."
The film is an intimate portrait of Scherman...
2013_DC_Folkenflik_13110332Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Folkenflik ("Murdoch's World")
Inside Media: Inside Rupert Murdoch's Empire
Guest: David Folkenflik
National Public Radio media correspondent David Folkenflik talks about his new book "Murdoch’s World," which profiles media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The book delves into the world of Murdoch's company News Corporation, considered to be...
2013_DC_Reflections_131122100Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dean Owen (Reflections on President Kennedy) w/Roger Wilkins, Lillian Brown, David Rusk, and Mortimer Caplin
Inside Media: Reflections on President Kennedy
Dean R. Owen:
"November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy"
Guests: Dean R. Owen, Roger Wilkins, Lillian Brown, David Rusk and Mortimer Caplin
Veteran journalist Dean R. Owen talks about his new book,...
2013_DC_Epstein_13040739Newseum -- Inside Media w/Edward Jay Epstein ("Annals of Unsolved Crime")
Inside Media: History's Most Famous Crimes: "The Annals of Unsolved Crime" by Edward Jay Epstein
Author Edward Jay Epstein looks back at history's most famous crimes and their tangled histories as chronicled in his new book "The Annals of Unsolved Crime."
From the Lincoln assassination to the...
2013_DC_Photo_Viet_13102672Newseum -- Inside Media w/Hal Buell and Santiago Lyon ("Vietnam: The Real War")
Inside Media: A Photographic History of the Vietnam War
Hal Buell and Santiago Lyon
To cover the Vietnam War, the Associated Press gathered an extraordinary group of photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the great photographic legacies of the 20th century.
The new book "Vietnam: The...
2013_DC_Rosenfeld_13120772Newseum -- Inside Media w/Harry Rosenfeld ("Memoirs of a Newspaperman") and Leonard Downie Jr.
Inside Media: Memoirs of a Newspaperman
Guests: Leonard Downie Jr. and Harry Rosenfeld
Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, interviews former Washington Post and New York Herald Tribune editor Harry Rosenfeld on his new book, "From Kristallnacht to Watergate: Memoirs of...
2013_DC_Swanson_13112255Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson ("End of Days")
Inside Media: Best-Selling Author James Swanson on the JFK Assassination
Best-selling author James Swanson talks about his new book, "End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy." The book offers a comprehensive understanding of that fateful day with details culled from vast historic...
2013_DC_Kelley_13101360Newseum -- Inside Media w/Kitty Kelley ("Capturing Camelot")
Inside Media: Kitty Kelley
Best-selling author Kitty Kelley talks about her two recent books "Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys" and "Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the March on Washington."
Both books feature the photography of acclaimed...
2013_DC_2012Review_13010538Newseum -- Inside Media w/Monica Hesse and Dan Zak (2012 Year in Review)
Inside Media: 2012 Year in Review
Guest: Monica Hesse and Dan Zak
Washington Post staff writers Monica Hesse and Dan Zak look back at the events of 2012 and explain what’s in and what’s out as 2013 begins.
Hesse and Zak are authors of “The List,” the annual column that has graced the front page of...
2013_DC_OBrien_13080351Newseum -- Inside Media w/M.J. O'Brien ("We Shall Not Be Moved")
“WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED”
Author M.J. O’Brien discusses his new book, “We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired.” The book chronicles the 1963 sit-in that reinvigorated the civil rights movement in Jackson, Miss and the iconic photograph that captured an...
2013_DC_Davis_13110939Newseum -- Inside Media w/Sid Davis (Covering the Kennedy Assassination)
Inside Media: Covering the Kennedy Assassination: Sid Davis
Sid Davis, a former reporter for Westinghouse Broadcasting, talks about his experience covering the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
After covering the assassination of Kennedy, Davis was one of three...
2013_DC_JFK_50th_13112237Newseum -- JFK Assassination 50th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous (incl Black Watch)
The Newseum had a JFK Remembrance Day on November 22. In addition to the regular exhibits in the museum, they showed a number of documentaries, had book talks, and special events.
This page includes pictures from the Black Watch. The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, or 3 SCOTS, is an infantry battalio...
2013_DC_Brokaw_13050151Newseum -- JFK Remembered (w/Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney)
Special Program: "JFK Remembered": A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney
"JFK Remembered," a special program with Tom Brokaw of NBC News and legendary journalist Nick Clooney, will mark the opening of the Newseum's newest exhibit "JFK" and commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F....
2013_DC_Evers_13060586Newseum -- Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers (w/Julian Bond, Myrlie Evers, Gwen Ifill, and Jerry Mitchell)
Special Program: "The Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers"
The Newseum marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers with a special program looking back at his life and legacy.
Myrlie Evers, Medgar's widow and chair of the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute,...
2013_DC_MacNeil_Lehrer_13052164Newseum -- MacNeil/Lehrer on the JFK Assassination (w/Judy Woodruff)
"MacNeil/Lehrer on the JFK Assassination":
Guests: Robert MacNeil, Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff
Legendary broadcast journalists Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer share their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in a special "Members Only" event at the Newseum.
As NBC's White House...
2013_DC_NewseumMN_13041729Newseum -- Members' Night -- Inside Look at Camelot
2013_DC_FOI_130315156Newseum -- National Freedom of Information Day 2013 (w/panels)
The 2013 National Freedom of Information Day
Friday, March 15, 2013

8:30 a.m. Welcome to 15th annual conference
-- Ken Paulson, President and CEO, First Amendment Center
-- Patrice McDermott, OpenTheGovernment.org
-- Gene Policinski, Newseum/First Amendment Center

8:35 a.m. American Library...
2013_DC_CBS_Coverage_13112259Newseum -- Special -- CBS's Breaking News Coverage from Nov. 22, 1963 (incl Taps)
Special Event: CBS's Breaking News Coverage from Nov. 22, 1963
On the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum presents a real-time rebroadcast of CBS News coverage of the Nov. 22, 1963, shooting in Dallas.
Beginning with the first bulletin that shots were fired at the...
2013_DC_Whistleblowers_13041662Newseum -- "War on Whistleblowers" screening (w/panel)
Special Event: Special Screening and Panel Discussion: "War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State."
The Newseum presents a special screening of the new documentary "War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State."
The film profiles four government...
2013_DC_FIA_131205134Newseum & Future of Information Alliance -- Panel -- The Future of the Digital Present: Archiving the Ephemera of the Information Age
Special Program: The Future of the Digital Present: Archiving the Ephemera of the Information Age
Future of Information Alliance
Guests: Paul Sparrow, Daniel Russell, Howard Besser, Miles Ludwig and Anne Wootton. NOTE: Miles Ludwig did not attend.
The Newseum will host a program exploring the...
2013_DC_Secret_War_130328123NPC -- George Colburn and Evan Thomas ("Eisenhower's Secret War")
Eisenhower’s Secret War
Join former president of the National Press Club Richard Ryan, producer George Colburn, and author Evan Thomas for a special screening of this new documentary.
Eisenhower’s Secret War is producer George Colburn’s 8th prime-time special on Ike since 1991. It tells the story of...
2013_DC_Kalb_13040166NPC -- Kalb Report: " On Deadline: American Newspapers In The Digital Age" (w/Martin Baron and Kevin Merida)
On Deadline: American Newspapers In The Digital Age
w/Martin Baron (The Washington Post Executive Editor) and Kevin Merida (The Washington Post Managing Editor).
Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron and Managing Editor Kevin Merida join Marvin Kalb to discuss how our nation’s great newspapers...
2013_DC_Kalb_13112273NPC -- Kalb Report: "A Presidency: A Legacy and a Day That Changed America" (w/Dan Rather)
A Conversation with Dan Rather on a Presidency, a Legacy and a Day that Changed America
On November 22, 1963 time stood still as the nation and the world grappled with the sudden and tragic loss of an extraordinary leader. Now 50 years since that fateful day, we remember the life and legacy of...
2013_DC_Kalb_13012895NPC -- Kalb Report: "Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates" (w/Bob Schieffer, Martha Raddatz, and Jim Lehrer)
The Kalb Report - "Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates"
Candy Crowley, Jim Lehrer, Martha Raddatz, and Bob Schieffer, the four respected journalists selected by the Commission on Presidential Debates to moderate the 2012 debates, join Marvin Kalb to discuss the impact of...
2013_DC_Kalb_130827173NPC -- Kalb Report: "Remembering a March, a Movement and a Dream!" (w/John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond, Gwen Ifill, John Wilson, and Dorothy Gilliam)
Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a distinguished panel of civil rights legends, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital...
2013_DC_Where_13110499NPC -- Panel -- "Where Were You When Kennedy Was Shot?" (w/Bob Schieffer, Jim Lehrer, Marianne Means, and Sid Davis)
Four journalists who went on to prominent careers share their experiences in Dallas on Nov. 22 1963 when Lee Harvey Oswald’s shots changed their lives – and the life of the nation – forever.
CBS News Senior Correspondent Bob Schieffer was a cub reporter on the Fort Worth Star Telegram when he answered...
2013_DC_Balz_13080747Politics & Prose -- Dan Balz ("Collision 2012")
Dan Balz - Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America:
Obama’s re-election was strikingly different from his 2008 victory. In this detailed review of the 2012 presidential race, Balz, Washington Post correspondent and Washington Week panelist, looks at both the Obama and...
2013_DC_Swanson_13111661Politics & Prose -- James L. Swanson ("End of Days") w/Ron Collins
James L. Swanson - End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Rife with theories, reports, and legends, the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy have had long afterlives. Swanson delved into the first in his bestselling Manhunt, and now looks at the second, taking readers through an...
2013_DC_Reston_13101938Politics & Prose -- James Reston, Jr. ("The Accidental Victim")
James Reston, Jr. - The Accidental Victim
Expanding on the Time cover story he wrote for the 25th anniversary of the JFK assassination, Reston revisits the historic event to ask if the man who died was the one Oswald meant to kill. Rejecting not only conspiracy theories but the assumption that Oswald’s...
2013_DC_Shyamalan_13110668Politics & Prose -- M. Night Shyamalan ("I Got Schooled") w/Chris Matthews
M. Night Shyamalan - I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America’s Education Gap
Shyamalan wanted to do more than help just a few individuals with the foundation he and his wife started—he wanted to effect lasting improvements in the...
2013_DC_Gaiman_130621112Politics & Prose -- Neil Gaiman ("Ocean at the End of the Lane") @ Lisner Auditorium
Politics & Prose Bookstore is pleased to present Neil Gaiman for The Ocean at the End of the Lane at GW Lisner Auditorium.
From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers—#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman—comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at...
2013_DC_Graphic_Novels_130916102Politics & Prose -- Panel -- "Art and Style of Graphic Novels" -- w/Glen Weldon, Laura Lee Gulledge, Rutu Modan, Matt Phelan, and Gene Yang
The Art and Style of Graphic Novels: Panel Discussion:
Join moderator Glen Weldon, author and a contributor to NPR’s pop culture blog and podcast, for the second P&P graphic novel panel with some of today’s most innovative artists. Discussing and demonstrating their work with Weldon are graphic...
2013_DC_Dickson_13011943Politics & Prose -- Paul Dickson ("Words from the White House")
Paul Dickson - Words from the White House:
There’s British English and American English—and it’s been that way for a long time. The Founding Fathers saw coining words as a way to build a distinct culture, and Dickson’s latest fascinating compendium is a gathering of terms and phrases contributed by...
2013_DC_Moe_13092768Politics & Prose -- Richard Moe ("Roosevelt's Second Act")
Richard Moe - Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War:
In deciding to run for an unprecedented third term as president, FDR weighed a number of factors, from domestic politics and the odds that another Democrat could defeat the Republican candidate, Wendell Wilkie, to the...
2013_DC_Rashke_13011932Politics & Prose -- Richard Rashke ("Useful Enemies")
Richard Rashke - Useful Enemies:
The author of The Killing of Karen Silkwood and Escape from Sobibor investigates this country’s post-war immigration policy, which admitted many former Nazis who had technical skills useful to space and science programs, while denying entry to Holocaust victims....
2013_DC_Wilson_13081946Politics & Prose -- Robert Wilson ("Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation")
Robert Wilson - Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation:
Mathew Brady is remembered as perhaps the Civil War photographer—but in fact he couldn’t stomach battlefields and assigned others to take the pictures that his photographic service then managed. Wilson, American Scholar editor and biographer of...
2013_DC_Sotomayor_13011867Politics & Prose -- Sonia Sotomayor ("My Beloved World") @ Lisner Auditorium
Politics & Prose Bookstore presents The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
How does a Latina from a Bronx housing project work her way up to a spot on the Supreme Court? Sotomayor, the High Court's first Hispanic member, knew from early on that she wanted to be a lawyer; by age forty, she was a federal district...
2013_DC_Hess_13021479Politics & Prose -- Stephen Hess ("Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012")
Stephen Hess - Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012:
In the seventh—and concluding—volume of his Newswork series, Hess returns to the nearly 500 reporters whose work he surveyed first in 1978, looking at career trajectories and soliciting ideas about the field. Hess—whose own career...
2013_DC_Meltzer_131023120Politics & Prose @ MLK Memorial Library -- Brad Meltzer ("History Decoded") w/Scott Rolle
Brad Meltzer - History Decoded — at MLK Memorial Library:
Starting with Meltzer’s signature What if...these ten enduring cases—all featured on the popular TV series—combine history, legend, and great storytelling. From the whereabouts of the Confederacy’s lost treasure to what might or might not be...
2013_DC_SIRG_Hurrah_131205146Renwick Gallery -- Last Hurrah!
Join us for the Last Hurrah!
As you know, the Renwick Gallery is closing for a 2 year renovation. We want to invite you all to help us say goodbye (for now!) to our beloved building and share in some holiday cheer.
2013_DC_Puryear_13042870Renwick Gallery -- Talk: Marvin Puryear (James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Lecture)
Michael Puryear is a designer, teacher, and studio furniture maker who has been practicing his craft for over thirty years. Join him as he discusses his work, process, and medium as part of the James Renwick Alliance's Distinguished Lectures series.
2013_DC_BaseballFD_130810166Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Baseball (2013) (w/Scott Hairston and Chad Tracy)
Root for the home team! The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum bring back the boys of summer to celebrate America's favorite pastime. Meet players from the Washington Nationals Baseball Club, take a picture, and create your own keepsake frame to remember the day.
Scott...
2013_DC_CivilWar_FD_130309235Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Civil War
Civil War Family Day: Join the troops who have set up camp in the Kogod Courtyard for an afternoon of crafts, games, and music, including silhouette art, period photography, and a scavenger hunt, all inspired by popular activities during the Civil War.
Also included here:
* Susquehanna Travellers...
2013_DC_Collage_FD_13041346Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Collage
Gluing and cutting won't be the only way you can collage at this Family Day! Come enjoy a game of collage roulette, with mystery pieces and a surprise design. For a totally new experience, a DJ will layer and mix tunes to create an audio collage while you work on crafts and projects the whole family...
2013_DC_DeadFD_131102175Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Day of the Dead
Explore the museum’s new Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art exhibition and celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos).
Enjoy performances at noon and 2 p.m. by Bailes de Mi Tierra and try out craft activities, including making paper marigolds, papel picado (a decorative...
2013_DC_FarmFD_130112123Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Farm-to-Table
Farm-to-Table Family Day:
The American Art Museum joins the National Portrait Gallery's second farm-to-table event. Enjoy live music, learn about the "slow food" movement from local community organizations, and participate in hands-on activities that get your hands a little dirty. You'll be ready to...
2013_DC_FarmFD_RICO_13011291Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Farm-to-Table -- Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra
Farm-to-Table Family Day:
The American Art Museum joins the National Portrait Gallery's second farm-to-table event. Enjoy live music, learn about the "slow food" movement from local community organizations, and participate in hands-on activities that get your hands a little dirty. You'll be ready to...
2013_DC_HolidayFD_13121485Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Holiday Festival
Come in from the cold and celebrate the holidays with us! Stop by our craft tables to make a wintry art project. We'll also have themed scavenger hunts, hot apple cider, and festive music to get you into the holiday spirit.
2013_DC_PresFD_130216150Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2013)
Start off your Presidents' Day weekend at a patriotic family day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation's past leaders. Stick around to meet some special guests, and pose for your own Presidential...
2013_DC_Gates_Portrait_130222207Reynolds Center -- Special -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. portrait celebration
Please join Wendy Wick Reaves, Interim Director, National Portrait Gallery and Sheila and Steven Hamp
at a portrait celebration for Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Yugi Wang
2013_DC_SIPG_CWBS_13020121Reynolds Center -- Tour -- Backstage Civil War tour
2013_DC_Blight_130405130Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- David Blight ("From Days of Mourning to Days of Jubilee?")
From Days of Mourning to Days of Jubilee? Frederick Douglass and the Meaning of The Civil War Talk with David W. Blight
Yale University professor and Civil War scholar David W. Blight shares his analysis of the impact of the Civil War on the ideas and psyche of Frederick Douglass.
2013_DC_Ramos_13102588Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- E. Carmen Ramos ("What Is Latino About American Art?")
Our America exhibition curator, E. Carmen Ramos, examines how Latino artists working since the mid-twentieth century have participated in American art movements and recalibrated key themes in American art.
2013_DC_Essenhigh_13030756Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Inka Essenhigh (James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture)
This inaugural lecture honors James F. Dicke II, the museum's former Commission Chair, for his outstanding leadership and contributions to the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Artist Inka Essenhigh discusses "Cartoons and Myths: Reviving Pan and Diana for the 21st Century" as she describes her...
2013_DC_Brubeck_130422147Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet
Dave Brubeck: Across Time:
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Don't miss this special Jazz Appreciation Month tribute to the legendary jazz musician and composer, performed by the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet from the University of the Pacific: Thomas Kelley, alto sax;...
2013_DC_Thor_13071067Sixth & I -- Brad Thor ("Hidden Order") w/Jamie Weinstein
Brad Thor:
The #1 New York Times best-selling author has penned 12 thrillers featuring Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative, Scot Harvath. In his next release, Hidden Order, a string of high-profile kidnappings has Washington, D.C. in a frenzy. When the victims begin turning up dead,...
2013_DC_Fagen_13102985Sixth & I -- Donald Fagen ("Eminent Hipsters") w/Cary Sherman
Donald Fagen In Conversation with Cary Sherman
For over four decades, Steely Dan has been rock-and-roll royalty, going from “the perfect musical antiheroes for the Seventies,” according to Rolling Stone, to the 2001 Grammy winners for Album of the Year, one of the biggest upsets in Grammy history....
2013_DC_Desbois_13040898Sixth & I -- Father Patrick Desbois ("The Holocaust by Bullets") w/Jonathan Safran Foer
Father Patrick Desbois in Conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer:
In commemoration of Yom Hashoa, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the French Catholic priest committed to documenting unmarked mass graves of the Holocaust speaks with Foer, bestselling author and recent appointee to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial...
2013_DC_Walls_13061245Sixth & I -- Jeanette Walls ("The Silver Star")
Jeannette Walls:
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Glass Castle comes The Silver Star, a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world—a triumph of imagination and storytelling.
It is 1970 in a small town in California....
2013_DC_Gaffigan_130604115Sixth & I -- Jim Gaffigan ("Dad Is Fat") w/Scott Simon
Jim Gaffigan In Conversation with Scott Simon:
Jim Gaffigan never imagined he would have kids. Though he grew up in a large Irish-Catholic family, Jim was satisfied with the nomadic, nocturnal life of a standup comedian, and was content to be "that weird uncle who lives in an apartment by himself in...
2013_DC_Child_13091052Sixth & I -- Lee Child ("Never Go Back")
Over the course of three #1 New York Times bestsellers—61 Hours, Worth Dying For, and A Wanted Man—Jack Reacher has been on a journey. In Lee Child's latest suspense novel, however, he throws Reacher for a loop that will change the man forever, and send him into his most perilous mission yet.
Finally...
2013_DC_Bittman_13050466Sixth & I -- Mark Bittman ("VB6")
Mark Bittman: In VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health...for Good, the bestselling author and New York Times columnist presents a straightforward way to take meat out of your diet as much as you feel comfortable, with all the health benefits, and none of the...
2013_DC_Rhee_130207112Sixth & I -- Michelle Rhee ("Radical: Fighting to Put Students First") w/Richard Whitmire
In Radical: Fighting to Put Students First, Michelle Rhee recounts her experiences as a teacher and administrator, and issues an urgent call to arms for those who share her concern about the future of American education and the long-term ramifications of its failure.
Rhee chronicles her own awakening...
2013_DC_Katzen_13091772Sixth & I -- Mollie Katzen ("Heart of the Plate") w/Sally Swift
Mollie Katzen:
With The Moosewood Cookbook, Mollie Katzen changed the way a generation cooked and brought vegetarian cuisine into the mainstream. In The Heart of the Plate, the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame inductee reinvents the vegetarian repertoire with a collection of 250 healthful and unfussy...
2013_DC_Sparks_130928106Sixth & I -- Nicholas Sparks ("Longest Ride") w/Angie Goff
Nicholas Sparks In Conversation with NBC Washington’s Angie Goff
In the tradition of his first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with a story of two couples whose parallel love stories intersect in profound and surprising ways in his latest novel, The...
2013_DC_Krugman_13013069Sixth & I -- Paul Krugman ("End This Depression Now!")
When End This Depression Now! was published in April 2012, it changed the national debate. New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman reminded us that we had forgotten John Maynard Keynes's central dictum: “The boom, not the slump, is the time for austerity.”

Krugman has...
2013_DC_McChrystal_13021268Sixth & I -- Stanley McChrystal ("My Share of the Task")
General Stanley McChrystal, commanding officer of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, a West Point graduate and a four-star general, witnessed and participated in some of our military’s most challenging struggles. In his work leading the Joint Special Operations Command he steered the collection...
2013_DC_Gray_130311116Sixth & I -- Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray ("New Jewish Table")
Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray:
image When Chef Todd Gray married Ellen, their union brought about his initiation into the world of Jewish cooking. In 1999, Todd combined his love for farm-to-table ingredients with his passion for Jewish cuisine, opening the locally acclaimed Equinox Restaurant.
In...
2013_DC_UCB_13061562Sixth & I -- Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company:
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company brings the very best of its theatres in New York City and Los Angeles directly to you. It’s your chance to see the comedic stars of today and tomorrow live on stage from the theatre that brought you comedy greats like...
2013_DC_Sixth_Wall173Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2013_DC_Farmer_13050789Sixth & I and HooksBookEvents.Com -- Dr. Paul Farmer ("To Repair The World") w/Dr. Claire Pierre
Dr. Paul Farmer In Conversation with Dr. Claire Pierre
To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation is a collection of short speeches by the charismatic doctor and social activist. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Dr....
2013_DC_Junkie_130116193Sixth & I and NPR -- Political Junkie Road Show: Have a Pre-Inauguration Ball
NPR’s “Political Junkie Road Show”: Have a Pre-Inauguration Ball
With Ted Koppel, Nina Totenberg and Clarence Page
Every Wednesday on NPR's Talk of the Nation, listeners hear host Neal Conan and 'Political Junkie' Ken Rudin tackle America's true pastime with plenty of insight and laughs. Ahead of the...
2013_DC_Sandberg_130314103Sixth & I and NPR -- Sheryl Sandberg ("Lean In") w/Michele Norris
Sheryl Sandberg In Conversation with Michele Norris:
From the COO of Facebook comes Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, a riveting book that asks: Why do men still hold the majority of top positions in government and industry, thirty years after women became the majority of college graduates?...
2013_DC_McMillan_13042092Sixth & I and Pen/Faulkner Foundation -- Terry McMillan ("Learning to Breathe") w/Lisa Page
Learning to Breathe: An Evening with Terry McMillan
The acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, Mama, Disappearing Acts, and The Interruption of Everything reads from her recent work and speaks about the writing process with Lisa Page, a visiting...
2013_DC_Gore_13013178Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Al Gore ("The Future")
From the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Inconvenient Truth comes a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come.
From his earliest days in public life, Al Gore has been warning us of the promise and peril of...
2013_DC_Greenspan_13102468Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Alan Greenspan ("Map and the Territory") w/Liaquat Ahamed
Alan Greenspan In Conversation with Liaquat Ahamed
Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. No one with any meaningful role in economic decision making in the...
2013_DC_Gilbert_13100793Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Elizabeth Gilbert ("Signature of All Things")
Elizabeth Gilbert’s first novel in 12 years, The Signature of All Things, is a story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning across much of the 19th century. The novel follows the fortunes of the brilliant Alma Whittaker (daughter of a charismatic botanical explorer) as she comes into her own within...
2013_DC_Ensler_13050285Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Eve Ensler ("In the Body of the World")
Eve Ensler:
From the bestselling author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek's 150 Women Who Changed the World, In The Body of the World (Metropolitan, $25) is a memoir of separation and connection to the body, the self, and the world. The playwright, author, and activist has devoted her life...
2013_DC_Gladwell_13101683Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Malcolm Gladwell ("David and Goliath") w/David Plotz
Malcolm Gladwell, In Conversation with David Plotz
In David and Goliath, Gladwell—the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw—challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against,...
2013_DC_Maron_130611105Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Marc Maron ("Attempting Normal")
From standup to television to his popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Maron is a disarmingly honest and intensely smart comic who finds wisdom in the strangest places.
Attempting Normal is Maron’s journey through the wilderness of his own mind, a collection of painfully funny stories about hope and...
2013_DC_Pollan_13042593Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Michael Pollan ("Cooked")
Politics & Prose Bookstore is pleased to present an evening with Michael Pollan for his latest book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation.
A food writer and activist, Pollan was named as one of Time magazine’s hundred most influential people in the world in 2010. Pollan is a longtime contributor...
2013_DC_OConnor_13031853Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Sandra Day O'Connor ("Out of Order")
Sandra Day O'Connor:
From the first woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court, Out of Order sheds light on the centuries of change and upheaval that transformed the Supreme Court from its uncertain beginnings into the institution that thrives today.
From the early days of circuit-riding to the...
2013_DC_Cain_13020669Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Susan Cain ("Quiet") w/Angie Kim
After spending over 41 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and sparking a national conversation about introversion, QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, will soon be published in paperback.
A self-proclaimed introvert herself, Susan Cain argues that our culture...
2013_DC_Ottolenghi_131021107Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi ("Ottolenghi: The Cookbook") w/Joan Nathan
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, In Conversation with Joan Nathan
Yotam Ottolenghi wrote Ottolenghi: The Cookbook with Sami Tamimi, his business partner and co-chef, before Plenty and the New York Times bestselling Jerusalem. Now, their debut cookbook comes to America for the first time.
Ottolenghi...
2013_DC_So_Called_131203166Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2013)
My So-Called Jewish Life: A SpeakeasyDC Production
During Chanukah, join us for the fifth annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish. Storytellers include:
* Daren Firestone - New York actor turned...
2013_DC_STN_131115283Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2013) @ National Museum of Natural History
2013_DC_Kincannon_130107204US Census Bureau -- Funeral Service for Louis Kincannon
This was the funeral service for former US Census Bureau director, Louis Kincannon, 1940 - 2012.
Among those paying their respects were Barbara Everitt Bryant (Census Director 1989 -1993), Tom Mesenbourg (acting director, 2012-), Robert Groves (Census Director 2009-2012)
People speaking at the...
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2017_05_07A_Literary_HillBF223DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2017) @ Eastern Market
The Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market. Folks pictured here (more or less in sequence): Quintin Peterson, Frederick Reuss, Louise Farmer Smith, Christopher Datta, Nick Mann... (Partially reviewed)
2017_05_19A_GBF_Reception333Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Author Reception
Among those authors shown here are (pretty much in sequence) Jud Ashman, Chris Van Dusen, Alex George, Jessica B. Harris, Salina Yoon, Phil Bildner, Kim Alexander, Todd Moss, Alison Wilgus, Penelope Bagieu, Booki Vivat, Dave Roman, Erin Teagan, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Christina Kovac, Kate Messner, C... (Partially reviewed)
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Tour guide: David Ogden with the National Park Service. (Partially reviewed)
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Live! The Artifacts Jerrett Murray - Jack Rasmussen - Peter Starr - Courtney Surls w/special guests Laura DeNardis - David Keplinger (Partially reviewed)
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Welcome Reception and Dinner, beachside (Partially reviewed)


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