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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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2014_DC_Miss_DC_America_1404051942014 Miss DC Bindhu Pamarthi and Miss America Nina Davuluri reception @ Meiwah Restaurant
Please join the Miss DC Board of Directors as our guest for a reception with Miss America. Both Miss DC 2013 (Bindhu Pamarthi), Miss America 2014 (Nina Davuluri) and Miss DC 2009 (Jen Corey) were part of the presentation.
2014_DC_Miss_DC_SendOff_1408271692014 Miss DC Teresa Davis Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Please join us in wishing Teresa Davis, Miss DC 2014 the best of luck at Miss America!
2014_DC_Pageant_1Other_140615752014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-program Pics
2014_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_140615372014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2014_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_140615922014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2014_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_140615762014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2014_DC_Pageant_5Inter_140615732014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
2014_DC_Pageant_6Talent_140615912014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
2014_DC_Pageant_7Evening_140615982014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening
2014_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1406151242014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards
Contestants 2014

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

Lola Adeoye
Platform: Holistically Whole: Promoting Holistic Health in Young America
Talent: Vocal
Howard...
2014_DC_Pageant_9Post_1406151322014 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-award Pictures
2014_DC_HP_Abrashoff_140402134th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Capt. D. M. Abrashoff Keynote
Capt. D. M. Abrashoff
At the age of 36, the Navy selected Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold - at the time, the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet. The immediate challenges that faced him on this underperforming Naval war ship were staggering: exceptionally low morale, high...
2014_DC_HP_Powell_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Colin Powell keynote
General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, Powell's deep commitment to democratic values and freedom has been felt...
2014_DC_HP_Baez_140402174th Annual HP Software Government Summit -- Ramon Baez keynote
Ramón Baez
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Ramón Baez is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of HP, responsible for the global information technology (IT) strategy and all of the company's IT assets that support HP employees and help...
2014_DC_Lincoln_Other_140322123Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium -- Other
Pictures that aren't part of anything else.
2014_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_140322158Abraham Lincoln 2014 Symposium -- Speakers
17th Annual Symposium: The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship
The 17th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium takes place this year at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Symposium speakers and topics:
* Welcome: Allen Carl Guelzo, President, Abraham Lincoln Institute
* National Archives...
2014_DC_Holbrook_140618281AFI Docs 2014 -- "Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey" (w/Hal Holbrook and Scott Teems) @ Newseum
HOLBROOK/TWAIN: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
Celebrated actor Hal Holbrook has carved out a prolific career in film, television and theater, but one role, which he has played since 1954, has become indelibly associated with him: Mark Twain. For 60 years, Holbrook has been touring with his award-winning one-man...
2014_DC_Virunga_14102961AFI Docs 2014 -- "Virunga" (w/Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara, Emmanual de Merode & Andre Bauma) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
AFI Docs and Netflix invite you and a guest to a special screening of VIRUNGA
A film by Orlando von Einsiedel
Q&A following the film with Director Orlando von Einsiedel, producer Joanna Natasegara, Virgunga National Park Director Emmanual de Merode & Virunga National Park Ranger Andre Bauma. Moderated...
2014_DC_CalTort5California Tortilla
Including:
* Former Gallery Place staff starting up a new place
* New folks @ Gallery Place
2014_DC_Wharton_14091660Capitol Hill History Project -- Kira Wharton ("History of the US Marine Band")
A History of the U.S. Marine Band
On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Marine Band's historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band's origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Known...
2014_DC_Anderson_14020482Capitol Hill History Project -- Leslie Anderson ("Who Was Michael Shiner?")
Reserve Now for February 4 Overbeck Lecture: Who Was Michael Shiner?
On Tuesday, February 4, Leslie Anderson will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the remarkable life of Michael Shiner, a freed slave who worked at the Washington Navy Yard, rose to prominence in the Capitol Hill community, and...
2014_DC_No_Vote_14111762Capitol Hill History Project -- Nelson Rimensnyder ("Why DC Has No Vote in Congress")
Overbeck Lecture: Why DC Has No Vote in Congress
Among all the capital cities of all the democracies in the world, only Washington, DC has no voting representation in its national legislature. How did this happen? And why, after two centuries of trying to rectify the problem, do citizens here still...
2014_DC_Grant_14040886Capitol Hill History Project -- Stephen H. Grant ("Collecting Shakespeare")
On Tuesday, April 8, Stephen H. Grant will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the lives of Henry and Emily Folger, who amassed the world's greatest collection Shakespeare treasurers, including 82 First Folios, and built a library on Capitol Hill to house them.
Based on his new book Collecting...
2014_DC_Cato_Surveil_141212147Cato Institute -- "2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference"
The 2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference
Never in human history have people been more connected than they are today — nor have they been more thoroughly monitored. Over the past year, the disclosures spurred by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have drawn public attention...
2014_DC_Tyranny_14111348Cato Institute -- "The Tyranny of Silence" (w/Flemming Rose and Jonathan Rauch)
The Tyranny of Silence (Cato Institute Press, 2014)
A special one-on-one conversation with the author Flemming Rose, Foreign Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten; interviewed by Jonathan Rauch, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and author of Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150A_14071228DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Artillery
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150M_14071296DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Miscellaneous
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150P_14071297DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Program
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens150T_14071215DC -- 150th Anniversary of the Battle Fort Stevens -- Walking Tour
The official commemorative program is tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 10 AM with local dignitaries and historians Ed Bearss and C.R. Gibbs giving brief keynotes.
AND a cannon will be fired from Fort Stevens at the conclusion of the program. We expect that will be the first time in about 150...
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_14112118DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Friday)
History Network – visit with organizations engaged in history and preservation
Friday Book Talks
* Julia King -- George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City
* Scott Einberger -- The History of Rock Creek Park: Wilderness and Washington, D.C.
* Michael Lisicky -- Woodward & Lothrop: A Store...
2014_DC_DCHist_Books_14112219DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Books (Saturday)
Saturday Book Talks
* Nathania Branch Miles -- Prince George's County and the Civil War: Life on the Border
* Stephen McKevitt -- Meridian Hill: A History
* Charles Clark -- The American Nazi Party in Arlington
* Rohulamin Quander -- Omega - 50+ Inspired Years; Nellie Quander, Alpha Kappa Alpha...
2014_DC_DCHist_Broadway_14112253DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Film: Black Broadway on U
Black Broadway on U
Run time: 5 minute/trailer * Executive Producer/Creator Shellée Haynesworth
Description: This production is (multi-platform) project sheds light on the under-told story and rich heritage of African American community within Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor, aka "Black...
2014_DC_DCHist_Striner_14112049DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Lecture w/Richard Striner
Letitia Woods Brown Lecture: "Reflections on Historic Preservation in Washington."
History professor, author, and veteran Washington preservationist Richard Striner -- co-author of the newly-published book Washington and Baltimore Art Deco (Johns Hopkins University Press) -- looks back upon his...
2014_DC_DCHist_OpenRec_14112075DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Reception
2014_DC_DCHist_Other_1411165DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other images
2014_DC_DCHist_P01_14112176DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Penary Session w/Stephen Fuller
Plenary Session – Washington D.C.: From Company Town to Global Business Center
Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D. (Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor, Director, Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy, George Mason University)
Fuller looks at the economic history of the District...
2014_DC_DCHist_P02_14112126DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Deciding What and How to Preserve
Deciding What and How to Preserve: A Century of Historic Site Designation
This roundtable will be led by Tom Luebke, Secretary of the Commission of Fine Arts, and author of the recent book A Century of Design: The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, 1910 – 2010.
Richard Williams, the grandson of David...
2014_DC_DCHist_P03_1411215DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.
Gallaudet University and Washington, D.C.: Celebrating 150 Years of A Deaf Community in A Hearing City
Gallaudet University has experienced institutional growth, social change, and economic challenges in its 150 years of existence in the District of Columbia. Its graduates have overcome racial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P04_14112111DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Home Rule and Gentrification
Home Rule and Gentrification
* Freedom's Long Journey: The Legislative Path to Home Rule for the District of Columbia. Christopher Anglim
* Home Rule & Who Shall Rule At Home. Jerome Paige
* Gentrification and Inequitable Opportunity in the Nation's Capital. Nora Wiseman
2014_DC_DCHist_P05_14112133DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: Mapping Segregation
Mapping Segregation: How Racially Restricted Housing Shaped Washington, D.C., 1900-1948
* Researching Racially Restrictive Covenants in Washington, D.C. Amina Ndiaye
* Setting the Context for Housing Segregation in Washington. Amanda Huron
* Mapping Legal Challenges to Restrictive Covenants in...
2014_DC_DCHist_P06_14112119DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
* The 1814 Removal Debate. Kenneth Bowling
* The British are Coming! How the Declaration of Independence and Federal Constitution were saved by an Ox Cart. Peter Aschenbrenner
* The Washington Brewery at Navy Yard. Garrett Peck
2014_DC_DCHist_P07_1411218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
Activism for Youth in the Nation's Capital
* Total Involvement Approach to Teen Age Problems: The Bakers Dozen Solution. Dr. Ida Jones
* Shaping Social Welfare: The Washington City Orphan Asylum and the Development of Dependent Child Care in the District of Columbia. Jamalin Harp
* When Parents...
2014_DC_DCHist_P08_14112153DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
The contemporary outdoor mural cycle came to Washington in the early 1970s when artists picked up on the vibrant energy that changed the urban landscape throughout the country and brought art out of the galleries and into the streets. From early depictions of ethnic...
2014_DC_DCHist_P09_1411215DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: History Writing with Public Housing Residents
History Writing with Public Housing Residents
This panel brings together three community scholars who have worked with public housing residents to write their histories. These three community scholars have all worked specifically in the Potomac Gardens public housing project located at 13th and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P10_1411216DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: Vision for a Digital D.C.
Vision for a Digital D.C.: Documenting D.C.’s cultural history through online resources
This panel bring s together practitioners creating digital vehicles for navigating and learning about the city’s r i ch cultural history. Cultural institutions are working to increase visibility of their...
2014_DC_DCHist_P11_14112132DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: The Legacy of Marion Barry
ROUNDTABLE: The Legacy of Marion Barry
* Steven Diner, author of “Washington, The Black Majority: Race and Politics in the Nation’s Capital,” in Snowbelt Cities: Metropolitan Politics in the Northeast and Midwest since World War II. 1990. (chair)
* Jonetta Rose Barras, journalist, author of The Last...
2014_DC_DCHist_P13_14112229DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 13: Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
Capturing and Celebrating Heritage in a Transforming Community: Southwest Washington D.C.
The largest development [or what?] is the $1.5 billion Wharf project. Extending along Washington’s historic waterfront, this 27-acre mixed-use development is activating the currently underutilized waterfront and...
2014_DC_DCHist_P14_14112238DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 14: Renovation plans
Renovation plans for the D.C. Archives, the MLK Jr. Memorial Library, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.: A roundtable discussion
The D.C. Archives, Washingtoniana Division of the Martin Luther King Library, and the Historical Society of Washington will be moving into newly-designed...
2014_DC_DCHist_P15_14112218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 15: Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies
Preserving Spaces, Preserving Legacies:
Oral Histories of Long-term D.C. Residents Four panelists, each of whom will give presentation based on oral history research conducted in the spring of 2014 with long-term Washingtonians as part of Dr. Amanda Huron’s class, The History of the District of...
2014_DC_DCHist_P16_1411226DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 16: Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
Youthful Takes on D.C. Neighborhood History
For the past eight years, the DC Community Heritage Project has funded citizen groups exploring and documenting the heritage and history of their communities. Recognizing the need for preserving the history and heritage through youth, DCCHP projects have...
2014_DC_DCHist_P17_1411224DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 17: Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
Combining Public Data and Public Engagement to Map D.C.'s Past
A conversation based on a pilot effort at the MLK Library to empower citizens to map local history, visualize their work globally via mapstory.org, and build vital STEM and civic literacy s kills along the way. The MLK Library spatial...
2014_DC_DCHist_P18_14112211DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 18: Activism and Public Works
Activism and Public Works
* The Role of Howard University, through its Faculty and Graduates, in the Integration of the Public Utility Industry in the District of Columbia. Phylicia Bowman
* Cleaner Water during the Environmental Decade: Social Action to Protect the Potomac in the 1970s. John...
2014_DC_DCHist_P19_1411227DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 19: Honoring the History before Us
Honoring the History before Us: I Saw! DC Student Research Presentation on African American Communities in Early Washington
Presentation of research project on Early African American 19th century communities in Georgetown (including Tudor Place) and extended areas of Washington, D.C.
* Khari Eyen...
2014_DC_DCHist_P20_14112211DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 20: Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
Digitization and Social media for D.C. 's History
* Mapping the City of Words. Jonathan Marino
* Digitizing for Access. Karen Needles
* Building a Local History Community Online: Old Time D.C., Facebook, and Public History Through Social Media. Ryan Shepard, Tim MacKinnon, Jon Wilson
2014_DC_DCHist_P21_1411225DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 21: The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
The 1960s: Protest and Cultural Politics
* Cosmopolitan Folk: The Cultural Politics of the North American Folk Music Revival in Washington, D.C.. Stephen Lorenz
* To Show the World We Have No Fear: The Howard University Student Takeover of 1968 and its Impact on Washington, D.C.. Jocelyn Imani
*...
2014_DC_DCHist_P22_1411224DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 22: Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Transforming Parks for the New Washingtonians
Perhaps more than most other urban centers in the United States, Washington D.C. has an abundance of parks and green space. They are used by both residents of the city as we ll as visitors for a variety of reasons, such as commemoration, recreation,...
2014_DC_DCHist_P23_14112218DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 23: War and Consequences
War and Consequences
* Washingtonians Marooned In Europe at the Outbreak of World War I. Sandra Schmidt
* Commemoration through Community Action: The Memorial Building to the Women of the World War. Allison Finkelstein
* Washington Women at War: How World War II Government Girls Transformed the...
2014_DC_DCHist_P24_14112229DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 24: Remembering Arlington
ROUNDTABLE: Remembering Arlington: Historical Consciousness in a Changing Community
This roundtable tackles the conference theme, "Historical Consciousness in a Changing City," by bringing together various experts on and stakeholders in the history of Arlington County. Originally part of the 100...
2014_DC_DCHist_P25_14112226DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 25: Social Issues and Social Control
Social Issues and Social Control
* Mangy Curs and Stoned Horses: Animal Control in the District of Columbia from the Beginnings to the 1930s. Hayden Wetzel
* Schools under Siege: Reactions to the Crack Epidemic in Washington, D.C., Schools. Kathryn Gillon
* The United Order of Dope Fiends – Opium...
2014_DC_DCHist_P26_1411227DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 26: Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
Women's Work: Shaping the mid-19th century National Capital
* Myrtilla Miner (1815 - 1864): Her Vision and Legacy. Christopher Anglim
* Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A New Washingtonian. Jenny Masur
* “Practical Clubwork”: A History of the Women's Bindery Union in Washington, D.C.. Jessica French
2014_DC_DCHist_P27_14112212DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 27: Civil War and Aftermath
Civil War and Aftermath
* “An Odious Discrimination”: Ecclesiastical Disputes and the Military’s Requisition of Episcopal Churches in Civil War Washington. Sean Scott
* Alexander T. Augusta - The Life of an African American Civil War Surgeon in Washington, D.C.. Heather Butts
* Making the March...
2014_DC_DCHist_P28_1411225DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 28: Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact
Exploring Howard University's Cultural Impact: Donna Wells Memorial Session
* Laying Foundations: Rev. Jesse Moorland and African American Washington in the Progressive Era. Kenvi Phillips
* What Kind of Man is this? The Life and Times of Andrew Fowler. John Fowler, II
* Dorothy Porter Wesley at...
2014_DC_DCHist_P29_14112270DC -- 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 29: Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
Public Archaeology in Washington, D.C.
The current building boom in the District has increased the number of projects requiring compliance archaeology. Construction at parks, schools, and for infrastructure resulted in the identification of new sites from nearly every prehistoric and historic time...
2014_DC_Adams_Morgan17DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2014_DC_AACW19DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2014_DC_Katzen_Kuspit_14012542DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014A Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
Gallery Talk: Donald Kuspit on Agustin Fernandez
The work of Agustin Fernandez is most recognizable for its ambiguous and precariously balanced forms, erotic overtones, surreal juxtapositions, and metallic palette. Inspired by the demands of survival in an urban environment and the mundane objects that...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14012556DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014A Opening Reception
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014A121DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014A Winter Exhibition
2014 Winter Exhibition including:
* Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
* Washington Art Matters II: 1940s-1980s
* Sightlines: Ann Pibal, Jill Downen,

Agustín Fernández: Ultimate Surrealist
January 25 to March 16, 2014
The work of Agustín Fernández is most recognizable for its ambiguous...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B88DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014B Early Spring Exhibition
Spring Exhibitions
AU Museum opens spring with;
Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists; MFA Studio Art Exhibitions; MYND ALIVE: BK Adams. I AM ART; In Residence Colloquium: The Neighbors; Brink and Boundary; and Sightlines.

Double Mirror: Korean-American Artists
April 1 – June 1, 2014
Curated by...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14040530DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014B Opening Reception
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014B287DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014B2 Late Spring Exhibition
Perambulators: 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition
April 26 – May 12, 2014

American University's Department of Art proudly presents the work of MFA Thesis candidates in the late spring exhibition Perambulators. The multidisciplinary Studio Art program showcases an exciting range of artwork including works in...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14042624DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014B2 Opening Reception
2014_DC_KatzenO_1406148DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014C Opening Reception
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014C128DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014C Summer Exhibition (Franz and Virginia Bader Fund, Continental Drift, Washington Print Club at 50, Syzygy)
Opening night for the Summer 2014 exhibitions.

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act
June 14 – August 17, 2014
Conceived by legendary Washington art dealer Franz Bader and his wife, Virginia, The Bader Fund extends the benefits of their lifetime devotion to art onto others. Since the first...
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014D34DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014D Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2014 Late Fall exhibition including:
* Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
* Memorial Modeling: Peter Belyi and Petr Shvetsov

Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos
September 6 through October 19, 2014
Curated by...
2014_DC_Katzen_Lay_14110837DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014E Artist Talk: Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti
Gallery Talk: Lay of the Land (Updated 10/30)
Join artists Alan Sonfist and Karin F. Giusti for a discussion of their joint exhibition, Lay of the Land: Surface Memory by Alan Sonfist and Three Season at Black Forest Farm by Karin Giusti. This event is free and open to the public. The late fall artists...
2014_DC_KatzenO_14110813DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014E Opening Reception
2014_DC_KatzenX_2014E60DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2014E Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the 2014 Winter Exhibition including:
* Lay of the Land: Alan Sonfist & Karin F. Gusti
* The Intimate Diebenkorn: Works on Paper, 1949–1992
* Prague, the City of Eugenic Minds
* Sculpture Now 2014: WSG 30th Anniversary
* Ad Infinitum
* My Oyster #7: Michelle Grabner & Brad...
2014_DC_Disabled_Mem57DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
The memorial had its official opening the day before I got by to see it. Interesting use of water in a memorial and the first time I'd seen an eternal flame bubbling out of water.
2014_DC_OAS_Modern39DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic"
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection
On view October 16, 2014- February 1, 2015
Modern and Contemporary Art in the Dominican Republic: Works from the Customs Office Collection is an initiative of the Cultural Heritage Foundation of the...
2014_DC_Atlas_Theater19DC -- Atlas Theater
2014_DC_AwesomeA_140419141DC -- Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Artists
Folks shown here: George Perez, Timothy Zahn, Dirk Benedict, Raphael Sbarge, Richard Horvitz, Maurice Lamarche, Veronica Taylor, John K. Snyder III, Joe Sutliff, Rob Balder ("Elfworld.com"), Steve Artley, SL Gallant ("GI Joe"), Andrew Aydin ("March"), ???, Nicholas Brendon, Veronica Taylor (again), Phil...
2014_DC_AwesomeM_14041929DC -- Awesome Con DC (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2014_DC_Blue_Plains121DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
2014_DC_Blue_PlainsVC21DC -- Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant -- Visitor Center
2014_DC_Brookland4DC -- Brookland area
2014_DC_Cannon_HOB14DC -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2014_DC_Pride_Festival_14060855DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2014)
2014_DC_CapHill3DC -- Capitol Hill area
I never noticed the Star Spangled Banner trail signs before.
2014_DC_CIS54DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2014_DC_Carnegie_Lib16DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
2014_DC_Cherry97DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2014)
2014_DC_CBrown_Mem55DC -- Chuck Brown Memorial Park
The memorial opened a few days prior.
2014_DC_Ft_Stevens8DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2014_DC_City_Center12DC -- City Center complex
2014_DC_CBMSO125DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
They're having a soft opening next weekend.
2014_DC_CBMSO_Tour_14022864DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Tour w/Civil War Trust
2014_DC_Corcoran_Amer5DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Paley100DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
June 28, 2014 to September 28, 2014

American Metal presents a retrospective survey of the art of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. It covers all aspects of his nearly 50-year career, starting with his work as a jeweler and...
2014_DC_Corcoran_Cont4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran_Eur37DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2014_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaeous
The Corcoran gallery space is scheduled to close on October 1. It's being acquired by the National Gallery of Art, with its collection being split up. I wanted to see it before it closed.
2014_DC_DOI_Murals62DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
Abbreviated tour during the museum open house.
2014_DC_DOI_Museum_CAmer34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Exhibit: See America
From July 21 through September 30, 2014 the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum is hosting the “See America” exhibition, presented by Creative Action Network and the National Parks Conservation Association. Featured in this temporary show are 50 posters by 46 different artists depicting natural,...
2014_DC_SIPG_Bldg54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including snow on courtyard roof and schoolkids ready for a tour.
2014_DC_SIPG_Painting89DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2014_DC_SIPG_Portrait96DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Radio_Talent68DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits -- Detail: Miguel Covarrubias’s "Radio Talent"
Radio Talent:
Miguel Covarrubias’s 1938 caricature, Radio Talent, depicted a cloud of popular celebrities who came to fame during the heyday of American radio broadcasting. At the depths of the Depression, radio’s two major networks—NBC and CBS—provided a cultural glue that helped bind the country...
2014_DC_SIPG_Sculpture26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2014_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Bravo4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_CW26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Discord24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord (Group Portraits)
2014_DC_SIPG_Angelou2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
In Memoriam: Maya Angelou
May 29, 2014 – June 12, 2014
In memory of writer, poet, and activist Maya Angelou (1928-1914), on view is a portrait of her painted by Ross Rossin and unveiled in a ceremony Angelou attended in April 2014. Angelou wrote a series of seven autobiographical novels that are an...
2014_DC_SIPG_Rooney1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – May 28, 2014
On view is a portrait of actor Mickey Rooney (1920-2014) with frequent costar Judy Garland. Born into a vaudeville family, Rooney took the stage as a toddler and began making movies at age five. Over the course of a 10-decade career, he made more...
2014_DC_SIPG_Seeger1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
January 28, 2014 – March 3, 2014
On view is a photograph of American musician and social activist Pete Seeger (1919-2014) taken by Sid Grossman in the late 1940s. Seeger recorded more than 100 albums during his career, which spanned labor rallies in the 1930s and 1940s,...
2014_DC_SIPG_Williams1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Robin Williams
In Memoriam: Robin Williams
August 12, 2014 – September 9, 2014 (new closing date)
A photograph of Robin Williams (1951-2014), taken for Time magazine by Michael Dressler in 1979, is on view. Williams was a madcap genius in performances of all types of entertainment, from stand-up to feature films....
2014_DC_SIPG_Katy2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Cupcake Katy
Cupcake Katy
June 18, 2014 – July 6, 2014
“Cupcake Katy” features Perry wearing a dress designed by New York academic portrait painter Will Cotton and constructed by designer Cynthia Rowley. In her portrait, Perry reigns over the teenage consumer culture she has so successfully navigated. Perry was...
2014_DC_SIPG_Colbert6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Portrait of Stephen Colbert
December 20, 2014 – April 20, 2015
In recognition of the end of Stephen Colbert’s decade-long persona for Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, the museum has borrowed Colbert’s portrait, which was created for the final season of the show.
In 2008, Colbert contacted the...
2014_DC_SIPG_Recent24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2014)
Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 1, 2015
New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance to the permanent collection exhibition American Origins. The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin...
2014_DC_SIPG_DayLife50DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries
A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries from the Archives of American Art
September 26, 2014 – February 28, 2015
Reading an artist’s diary is the next best thing to being there. Direct and private, diaries provide firsthand accounts of appointments made and met, places seen, and work in progress—all laced...
2014_DC_SIPG_Monuments111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Monuments Men
This exhibition was tied into the release of the Monuments Men movie.
Monuments Men: On the Frontline to Save Europe's Art, 1942–1946
February 7 to April 20, 2014
During World War II, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting European cultural sites, monuments, and...
2014_DC_SIPG_Experience58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Experience America
Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent
The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Through President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the federal government paid them to paint and sculpt and urged them to look to the nation’s land and people for their subjects. For the next...
2014_DC_SIPG_Folk5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
To see a more complete view of the Folk Art collection taken over the years, ...
2014_DC_SIPG_Our_America24DC -- 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
This exhibition reveals the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. Drawn from the museum's...
2014_DC_SIPG_Roby82DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Sara Roby Foundation Collection
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
February 28, 2014 – August 17, 2014
70 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the 1910s to the 1980s by such artists as Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Arthur Dove, Nancy Grossman, Edward Hopper, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo...
2014_DC_SIPG_Singing162DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
October 31, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Some 50 works by more than a dozen contemporary artists who employ avian imagery as a conduit for understanding contemporary culture are on view. The exhibition explores the following themes:
* How we...
2014_DC_SIPG_Modern54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2014_DC_SIPG_Singing_MP_14103032DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Press Preview: Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art Exhibit
2014_DC_Holiday_Market12DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2014_DC_Dupont2DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2014_DC_Eastern_Market36DC -- Eastern Market
2014_DC_RI_Mural51DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro)
2014_DC_Ashes44DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery in celebration of Black History Month is hosting “From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit.” This unique exhibit kicks off with a reception that is open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 4.
Each participating artist...
2014_DC_Postcards237DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Postcards from the Trenches
Postcards from the Trenches
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War centers on the art created by German and American soldiers on opposite sides of No Man's Land. Hand-painted trench postcards, sketches, ink...
2014_DC_Rockville_AL45DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Rockville Art League – Member Show
Rockville Art League – Member Show
November 11 through December 18, 2014
Members of the Rockville Art League, a non-profit organization since 1957, will be exhibiting at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW Washington, DC, from November 11 thru December 18, 2014. A very diverse juried...
2014_DC_Ashes_Opening_14021583DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery in celebration of Black History Month is hosting “From the Ashes: Rebirth of the Human Spirit.” This unique exhibit kicks off with a reception that is open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 4.
Each participating artist...
2014_DC_Rockville_ALO_14112146DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Rockville Art League – Member Show
Rockville Art League – Member Show
November 11 through December 18, 2014
Members of the Rockville Art League, a non-profit organization since 1957, will be exhibiting at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW Washington, DC, from November 11 thru December 18, 2014. A very diverse juried...
2014_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2014_DC_Emb_Argentina91DC -- Embassy of Argentina
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Food tasting, wine tasting, Yerba mate tasting, Tango and Folk shows, guided tours, art exhibits, free tango lessons, tourism clips, kid entertainment.
2014_DC_Emb_Austria21DC -- Embassy of Austria
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover why Austria and Vienna rank high for quality of life. Listen to Austrian music, taste fine Austrian wines and pastries. Enjoy Viennese roasted Meinl coffee and watch a chef skillfully preparing apple strudel, a traditional Austrian dish.
2014_DC_Emb_Canada13DC -- Embassy of Canada
2014_DC_EC_25Yrs74DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
2014 marks the Embassy’s 25th anniversary on Pennsylvania Avenue, America’s Main Street. To mark the occasion, the Embassy’s art gallery will host an exhibit from Monday, September 29, 2014 through to the beginning of January 2015.
This exhibit traces the...
2014_DC_Emb_Chile4DC -- Embassy of Chile
2014_DC_Emb_China4DC -- Embassy of China
2014_DC_Emb_Costa_Rica19DC -- Embassy of Costa Rica
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Visitors will enjoy Costa Rican food, drinks, music, traditional dance, national products, and tourism materials. Diplomatic staff will be at hand to interact with guests. A representative from the Institute of Tourism will offer presentations as well.
2014_DC_Emb_Ecuador24DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Short film on (green energy) Rum tasting, Typical Food, Cultural/Tourism Desk, Foto Artist, Identity & Magic: Folkonic dances with the Dominican Republic.
2014_DC_Emb_France4DC -- Embassy of France
2014_DC_Emb_Gabon48DC -- Embassy of Gabon
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Dance, art, traditional instruments, batik displays, performances
Also included here was the ambassador, Michael Moussa-Adamo. I thought this was the most open of all of the embassies on this day. You actually could walk into his office. Very cool!
2014_DC_Emb_Britain1DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Winston Churchill, arm raised with "V" for VIctory, is roughly across the street from Nelson Mandela, arm raised in a defiant fist. South Afirca used to be British territory.
2014_DC_Emb_Guinea9DC -- Embassy of Guinea
Part of Passport DC 2014
2014_DC_Emb_Indonesia23DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
The new statue.
2014_DC_Emb_Iran5DC -- Embassy of Iran
2014_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan62DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The embassy will be glad to welcome guests to showcase its rich cultural heritage and tourism opportunities of Kazakhstan, including traditionally dressed ladies for photos opportunities and traditional instruments. We are also selling scarves.
Included here at Kairat Umarov,...
2014_DC_Emb_Lithuania3DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2014_DC_Emb_MexicoCI46DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2014_DC_Rivera_Crossroads200DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads" exhibit
Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads"
Open through May 17th, 2014 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Museums present the exhibition Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera's Mural at Rockefeller Center,...
2014_DC_Emb_Micronesia14DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
There will be a variety of activities including handicrafts, products, and a video presentation of the Micronesian culture.
Included here is Yosiwo P. George, ambassador to the US.
2014_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Welcome to Peru and its culture. Enjoy its food, dance, music and get the opportunity to know more about our fascinating country and its commercial possibilities. Live music and dances, cooking and pis-co sour lessons and tasting, soft drinks tasting, exhibition and sale of...
2014_DC_Emb_Philippines44DC -- Embassy of Philippines
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Come by the Philippines Embassy and enjoy a martial arts presentation, a fashion show of traditional Filipino attire, wood carvers, and grab a bite of a very popular pork dish of suckling pig or lechon.
2014_DC_Emb_Serbia23DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Presentation of fashion and traditional costumes, food and dance!
2014_DC_Emb_Slovakia48DC -- Embassy of Slovakia
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover Slovakia through all your senses. Experience the Slovak natural beauty, culture, art and culinary delights. Come and enjoy the folk art display and folk music performance in traditional costumes. Meet the embassy staff and learn about our work.
Part of the events...
2014_DC_Emb_SAfrica11DC -- Embassy of South Africa
The new Nelson Mandela statue.
2014_DC_Emb_Spain_Tapas107DC -- Embassy of Spain -- TAPAS: Spanish Design for Food
'TAPAS. Spanish Design for Food'
Fri, January 24 – Sun, March 23, 2014
This exhibition provides a rich panorama of the most recent Spanish design as applied to cuisine, a creative taster menu of 'tapas' from all the fields in which design plays a role in the act of eating.
Curated by Juli Capella...
2014_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC 2014:
To showcase Sri Lanka's cultural heritage and to provide an opportunity to taste pure Ceylon tea and an authentic culinary spread.
Included here is H.E. Jaliya C. Wickramasuriya
2014_DC_Emb_Congo16DC -- Embassy of the Congo
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Folk tales for children, paintings and sculptures, gospel singer, language class
2014_DC_Emb_Trinidad48DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will delight visitors with an all day cultural extravaganza featuring cultural exhibits, culinary delights, steel drums and products from Trinidad and Tobago.
2014_DC_Emb_Row_Hotel20DC -- Embassy Row Hotel collection (Fiji, Uganda, League of Arab States)
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Fiji: Explore the Embassy of Fiji and get a chance to win two tickets to Fiji on Fiji Airways.
2014_DC_SIHG_Lost_Bird11DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden -- Lost Bird Project
The Lost Bird Project
March 27, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Location: Haupt Garden (south of Castle) and Bird Garden (northwest of Natural History)
Bronze memorials by Todd McGrain depict extinct species of North American birds: the great auk, Labrador duck, heath hen, and Carolina parakeet (Haupt Garden)...
2014_DC_GovDelivery_14101480DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Annual Federal Communications Summit
ANNUAL FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS SUMMIT
Hosted by Federal Consulting Group (FCG) & GovDelivery

Be a part of one of the largest gatherings of Federal communications professionals in the country at this year’s 8th Annual Federal Communications Summit. You’ll connect with hundreds of your colleagues,...
2014_DC_FTC1DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2014_DC_Folger175DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2014_DC_Folger_Thing97DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Shakespeare's the Thing
Shakespeare's the Thing
January 28 - June 15, 2014
Kick off William Shakespeare's 450th birthday year with this wide-ranging, often unexpected display drawn from our unequalled Shakespeare holdings.
From Russian and Czech translations to a musical score by Felix Mendelssohn, from centuries-old...
2014_DC_FolgerOH_14040625DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Various pictures including some of Stephen H. Grant's talk about the Folgers.
2014_DC_Bao_Bao_14082320DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Bao Bao's first birthday event
This was Bao Bao's first birthday.
2014_DC_SINZ_Reed_140521165DC -- FONZ Talk -- Former Director Ted Reed's Legacy
Celebrating 125 years at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo: How Former Director Ted Reed Envisioned the Modern Zoo
Celebrating the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s 125th anniversary, this free public lecture celebrates the late Dr. Theodore Reed and his vision and lasting legacy for the modern zoo....
2014_DC_Zoofari_14051546DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2014)
2014_DC_Fords_Technology81DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership -- Technology of War
2014_DC_Ft_StevensNC23DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2014_DC_Boston_Bombing_14051434DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Boston Marathon Bombing panel
Keynote Panel: Boston Marathon Bombing: A Collaborative Approach to Catch a Terrorist
* Ed Davis, Former Commissioner, City of Boston Police Department
* Richard DesLauriers, Former Special Agent In Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Division
* Moderator: Brian McGrory, Editor, The...
2014_DC_FDR28DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
A focus on the signs this time.
2014_DC_SIFG_BW26DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Bountiful Waters
Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art
March 8–September 14, 2014
The waters that surround the islands of Japan and flow from its mountain ranges to form rivers and lakes host plants and animals that have sustained human life since prehistoric times. This exhibition features a selection of...
2014_DC_SIFG_Fine35DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
October 18, 2014 – Indefinitely
In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, twenty-six atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler. This precipitous act marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership. The...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_1Ven_14110130DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 1 Venue
Pictures of the Mayer Brown lobby, building, and dining room.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_2Rec_141101171DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 2 Reception
Pictures of the reception before the dinner. Welcome message by GAHF President Hardy von Auenmuller.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier,...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_3Auc_14110114DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 3 Silent Auction
Pictures of the silent auction table.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of BAYER Corp. as 2014...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_4Din_14110165DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 4 Dinner
Pictures of the dinner before the formal presentations. Opening remarks by Michelle K. Brooks and Erik J. Hotmire. Remarks by Rudiger Bohn, German Embassy.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_5Ent_14110134DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 5 Entertainment
Musical Berlin Showcase.
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
Vocalists: Mr. Burnett Thompson and Ms. Debra Tidwell. Bassist: Dave Marsh.
* There'll be a Hot Time in the Town of Berlin
* Cabaret
* Du and I (from Golowin Lieder)
* My Ship
* I'm Beginning To See...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_6Pre_14110171DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 6 Presentation
Keynote Address by Dr. Ron Docksai, GAHF 1st Vice President
Remarks by Hardy von Auenmuller, GAHF President
Presentation of Award to Helge H. Wehmeier
Closing remarks by Michelle K. Brooks and Erik Hotmire

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of...
2014_DC_GAHM_Gala_7Pos_14110137DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2014 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 7 Post
The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA Board of Direction and the Council of 1000 cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual Award and Fundraising Gala honoring
Helge H. Wehmeier, former Vice-Chairman, President & CEO of BAYER Corp. as 2014 Distinguished German-American of the...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinW22DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Fall of the Berlin Wall
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_Karneval173DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: German Karneval - Then & Now -- incl Setting Up
"German Karneval - Then & Now":
Since the rich, colorful, and diverse Karneval traditions, celebrated in many regions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for centuries, are largely unknown in North America, we are very happy to showcase an unprecedented mix of Karneval artifacts, vintage costumes, and...
2014_DC_GAHM_Utopia47DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Utopia
Exhibit: "Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America" at the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA
Sep 6, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 | Washington, DC
Five-hundred people left their homeland together, in order to live together in their Utopia. They came from all over Germany, all led by one ideal. The...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWO_141102128DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_GAHM_BerlinWOP_14110279DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: Fall of the Berlin Wall photo exhibit -- Presentation
Join us for the Official Opening of "The Fall of the Berlin Wall" Photo Exhibit!
The distinguished San Francisco-based photographer Colin Campbell will unveil his photo exhibit at the GAHM. Called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall Seen From an American Perspective" this exhibit will take you back to the day...
2014_DC_Longfellow4DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2014_DC_IDBCC_Flow32DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "FLOW"
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean
June 6 to August 29, 2014
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean showcases works by 27 artists from 14 countries. Drawing from the IDB Art Collection, as well as private...
2014_DC_SIIG_Visions33DC -- International Gallery ("Visions From the Forests")
2014_DC_Spy_1Intro8DC -- International Spy Museum -- 1. Introduction to Espionage
2014_DC_Spy_2Covers6DC -- International Spy Museum -- 2. Covers & Legends
2014_DC_Spy_3School189DC -- International Spy Museum -- 3. School for Spies
2014_DC_Spy_4History139DC -- International Spy Museum -- 4. Secret History of History
2014_DC_Spy_5Among150DC -- International Spy Museum -- 5. Spies Among Us
2014_DC_Spy_6Bond228DC -- International Spy Museum -- 6. Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years Of Bond Villains
2014_DC_Spy_721st25DC -- International Spy Museum -- 7. 21st Century
2014_DC_Jefferson_Hotel23DC -- Jefferson Hotel
2014_DC_JAWilson_Barry_141205124DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Marion Barry viewing and departure
Marion Barry's life sentence as mayor for life of DC comes to an end.
2014_DC_Witherspoon4DC -- John Witherspoon Memorial
2014_DC_Lincoln_Flannery9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2014_DC_Judiciary21DC -- Judiciary Square area
2014_DC_Gibran_Memorial25DC -- Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden
2014_DC_Honors_141207188DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2014)
Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Sting and Lily Tomlin To Receive 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the five individuals who will receive the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at the 37th annual...
2014_DC_Leno_14101964DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2014 -- Jay Leno)
Recently retired “Tonight Show” host and longtime stand-up club comedian Jay Leno will receive the Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Leno, 64, is best known for hosting the “The Tonight Show” for 22 years. He left the most hallowed desk in late-night TV barely four months ago,...
2014_DC_Lamond_Riggs8DC -- Lamond Riggs Neighborhood
2014_DC_Legacy_Pk8DC -- Legacy Memorial Pk
2014_DC_LOC2DC -- Library of Congress
2014_DC_LOC_SWCorner18DC -- Library of Congress -- 2nd Floor Southwest Corner (TJeff Library Room) Art
2014_DC_LOC_SorensenP_14042954DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Jen Sorensen -- Presentation
Jen Sorensen, 2014 Herblock Prize Winner!
March 4, 2014
For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2014 – Jen Sorensen was named the winner of the 2014 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.Sorensen is the first female to win the Prize since it began in 2004.

Jen Sorensen’s cartoons appear...
2014_DC_LOC_SorensenS_14042956DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Jen Sorensen -- Presentation -- Slide Show
Most of these are the Herblock cartoon slides that Bob Woodward showed during his talk.
2014_DC_LOC_SorensenR_140429150DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize: Jen Sorensen -- Reception
The reception after the formal presentation. Good times had by all!
Folks here include: Jen Sorensen, Bob Woodward, Steve Artley, Mike Jenkins, Joe Sutliff, Clay Bennett, Barbara Dale, Warren Bernard, Matt Wuerker, Mike Rhode, Joe Carabeo, Carolyn Belefski, Nick Galifianakis, Michael Cavna, Tom Toles,...
2014_DC_Charter_141209172DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter
“Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter” Symposium
David Rubenstein to Interview U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta’s political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of...
2014_DC_LOC_Bibles5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
The Giant Bible of Mainz and the Gutenberg Bibles are on view in the East Corridor on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. The Bibles are surrounded by six murals collectively referred to as The Evolution of the Book.
These murals depict the process of...
2014_DC_LOC_CRA1964240DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Civil Rights Act of 1964
2014_DC_LOC_Herblock21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2014)
Herblock Gallery
Herblock Looks at 1964: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons

During the first year of his presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) made the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a priority, honoring slain President John F. Kennedy’s (1917–1963) legacy. The legislation...
2014_DC_LOC_Magna115DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor
November 6, 2014–January 19, 2015
This exhibition commemorates the 800th anniversary of the creation of Magna Carta, the charter of liberties that England’s King John granted to his barons in 1215 in order to halt their rebellion and restore their allegiance to his throne....
2014_DC_LOC_Mapping20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping A New Nation
Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784
On September 3, 1783, American and British representatives signed the Treaty of Paris that formally concluded the American Revolution and recognized the United States as an independent nation. In March 1784, only six months later, Abel...
2014_DC_LOC_TJLib9DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Thomas Jefferson’s Library
Thomas Jefferson’s Library
“I cannot live without books.” Thomas Jefferson, June 10, 1815
Throughout his life, books were vital to Thomas Jefferson’s education and well being. His books provided Jefferson with a broader knowledge of the contemporary and ancient worlds than many of his contemporaries...
2014_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2014_DC_LOC_Shakespeare17DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Shakespeare's 450th
Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare (1564-2014)!
To celebrate, select items from the Library of Congress's diverse collections show just a few of the ways artists have illustrated Shakespeare's plays and characters over hundreds of years. A reduced facsimile edition of the First Folio shows Martin...
2014_DC_LOC_YRC21DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Young Readers Center (YRC)
2014_DC_LOC_GH3DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
2014_DC_LOC_GHX18DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2014_DC_Lincoln_Mem13DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2014_DC_Lincoln_Theater3DC -- Lincoln Theater
2014_DC_Literary_HillBF_140504104DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2014) @ Eastern Market
Come to the Literary Hill BookFest on Sunday, May 4th from 11am-3pm at the North Hall, Eastern Market (225 7th Street, SE) for another great afternoon of discussions, readings, and signings with Capitol Hill's best writers of memoirs and fiction, politics and poetry, history and sports, food and...
2014_DC_Logan14DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2014_DC_Logan_Statue20DC -- Major John Logan Statue
2014_DC_Many_One31DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Out of Many, One portrait
2014_DC_MLK_Mem9DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2014_11_05F_Bethune95DC -- Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_Meridian80DC -- Meridian Hill Park
2014_DC_Meritalk_14011626DC -- Meritalk 2013 Cloud Computing Brainstorm
Thank you for registering to attend the Cloud Computing Brainstorm on Thursday, January 16 in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Our diverse program promises to provide you with multiple perspectives on the state of Federal cloud computing, including the following...
2014_DC_MBT15DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2014_DC_Mitchell_Park13DC -- Mitchell Park
2014_DC_Mt_Vernon3DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2014_DC_SIAIR_Hawaii64DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Hawaii By Air
Hawaii by Air
July 25, 2014 – July 2015
You may not realize it, as you while away the time on your long flight from the mainland to Hawaii, but you are traveling to one of the most remote places on Earth. Jetliner travel makes it easy to forget how challenging it once was to reach Hawaii by air. The...
2014_DC_SIAIR_Universe36DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 111: Explore the Universe
2014_DC_SIAIR_Moving_Beyond41DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 113: Moving Beyond Earth
2014_DC_SIAIR_Space_Race6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race
2014_DC_SIAIR_Planets30DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 207: Exploring the Planets
2014_DC_Signatures215DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures:
An exhibition at the National Archives, Washington, DC Opening March 21, 2014

A signature can be as routine as a mark on a form or as extraordinary as a stroke of the pen that changes the course of history. For example, the 56 men who signed the...
2014_DC_NBF_Collins_14083038DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Billy Collins and Karen Romagna
Billy Collins:
Former Poet Laureate (2001-2003) Billy Collins has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Bruce Weber of The New York Times has called Collins “the most popular poet in America.” While he was Poet...
2014_DC_NBF_OMalley_14083027DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Bryan Lee O'Malley
Award-winning cartoonist, writer and artist Bryan Lee O’Malley is best known for his New York Times best-selling Scott Pilgrim series. O’Malley first captivated readers with the story of Scott Pilgrim, a 23- year-old slacker-sometimes-musician on a mission to defeat the seven evil exes of his love...
2014_DC_NBF_Sibley_1408307DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- David Sibley
Ornithologist, author and illustrator David Sibley first published “The Sibley Guide to Birds” in 2000, a book that quickly became known as the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Sibley has received the Roger Tory Peterson Award from the American Birding Association for lifetime...
2014_DC_NBF_Marciuliano_14083020DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Francesco Marciuliano
Francesco Marciuliano has, since 1997, been the writer of the “Sally Forth” comic strip. One of his early best-sellers is “I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats.” It was on both the New York Times and Los Angeles Times best-seller lists and, according to IndieBound, was the No. 2 best-selling book...
2014_DC_NBF_Yang_14083083DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Gene Luen Yang
Two separate events with Gene. Once on his own and once with Mike Cavna.
Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. His work “American Born Chinese” is a creative text that chronicles the Asian-American experience in a way that resonates with teen readers. It was the first graphic...
2014_DC_NBF_Books2Movies_14083015DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Great Books to Great Movies
Great Books to Great Movies:
Why are we drawn to movies based on the books we love? Is seeing believing or is reading enough? In this dynamic multimedia presentation and panel discussion, four great American novelists discuss and present film clips from movies that were based on their books. They...
2014_DC_NBF_Shabazz_14083015DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Ilyasah Shabazz
Iyasah Shabazz is the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. She is a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker and author of the critically acclaimed “Growing Up X.” Shabazz is co-editor with Herb Boyd of “The Diary of Malcolm X” and worked with illustrator A.G. Ford on her new book,...
2014_DC_NBF_Smith_14083078DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Jeff Smith
Cartoonist Jeff Smith is best known for creating the comic book and graphic novel series “Bone,” a publication characterized by both light-hearted comedy and dark fantasy. The idea for the Bone cousins, lead characters in the series, began to formulate when Smith was just a kid, inspired by the cartoons...
2014_DC_NBF_JBrown_14083050DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Jeffrey Brown
Ignatz Award winner Jeffrey Brown began his career with the self-published “Clumsy.” He earned an MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago School as a painter, but he soon found his niche in drawing comics. He is the author-illustrator of “Star Wars: Jedi Academy No. 2: Return of the Padawan” (Scholastic),...
2014_DC_NBF_Lewis_14083017DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Andrew Aydin:
Andrew Aydin is an aide to Rep. John Lewis and co-author of the first book of the Congressman's graphic novel memoir trilogy, “March” (Top Shelf Productions).

Rep. John Lewis:
John Lewis has served as the U.S. States representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District since 1987....
2014_DC_NBF_Blake_1408309DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Kendare Blake
Adopted from South Korea when she was 7 months, Kendare Blake was raised in the United States. She arrived with the following advice: “Feed her lots of chocolate.” Blake’s debut novel focused on four friends who came of age after 9/11. Her young adult horror novels have received wide acclaim, including...
2014_DC_NBF_Literacy_14083093DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Literacy Awards Presentation
Library of Congress Literacy Awards Presentation:
Winners of the second annual Library of Congress Literacy Awards will be announced. Through the generosity of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to...
2014_DC_NBF_Donnelly_14083038DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Liza Donnelly
Author and cartoonist Liza Donnelly is best known for her career with The New Yorker, where she has been drawing cartoons on culture and politics for more than 30 years. Her work has been featured in several notable publications, such as The New York Times, The Harvard Business Review and The Nation,...
2014_DC_NBF_Misc_14083060DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Miscellaneous
Folks here include Richard Moe, Joe Sutliff and his family, Maryland writer Elizabeth Dahl ("Genie Wishes"), and James Billington
2014_DC_NBF_Kotz_1408305DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Nick Kotz
As an acclaimed journalist and author, Nick Kotz has conveyed important stories to the American people on topics such as government corruption, national defense, civil rights and social justice. For his work as a journalist for The Des Moines Register and The Washington Post, Kotz has been honored with...
2014_DC_NBF_Telgemeier_14083051DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. Her graphic novels “Smile” and “Drama” are both No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. “Smile,” Telgemeier’s autobiographical account of her childhood dental drama, is a Boston Globe-Horn Award Honor title and an Eisner award winner for Best...
2014_DC_NBF_5thBeatle_14083038DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Vivek Tiwary and Kyle Baker ("Fifth Beatle")
Vivek Tiwary:
Vivek Tiwary is an author, Broadway theater producer and founder of Tiwary Entertainment Group. Tiwary’s debut graphic novel, “The Fifth Beatle” (Dark Horse), tells the true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager behind the spotlight who led the Beatles to stardom. Despite his...
2014_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
Including the Big Maze.
2014_DC_NGAAH22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2014_DC_NGA_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2014_DC_NGAEW_Bldg22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2014_DC_NGA_Dancer25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Degas's Little Dancer
Degas's Little Dancer
October 5, 2014 – January 11, 2015
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (1878–1881), Edgar Degas’s groundbreaking statuette of a young ballerina that caused a sensation at the 1881 impressionist exhibition, takes center stage in an exploration of Degas’s fascination with ballet and his...
2014_DC_NGA_Monuments59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Monuments Officers and the NGA
Monuments Officers and the NGA
Introduction:
During World War II the National Gallery of Art (NGA) was deeply involved in efforts to protect art, archives, libraries, historical buildings, and monuments in war theaters.
Several hundred men and women—including art historians, museum and art...
2014_DC_NGA_Danae3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Titian’s Danaë
Titian’s Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
July 1 – November 6, 2014
One of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian’s Danae? (1544–1545) from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples—will be on view at the Gallery to celebrate the commencement of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of...
2014_DC_NGA_de_Hooghe23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
From the Library: The Book Illustrations by Romeyn de Hooghe
September 20, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Artistically gifted and socially well connected, Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708) can help us to unravel the complexities of the late Dutch Golden Age, particularly through his vast and varied oeuvre of book...
2014_DC_NGA_Planning16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: City Planning and Improvements
From the Library: Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books
March 1 – September 1, 2014

The Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books allows the National Gallery of Art Library to expand its holdings of books in all areas of architectural studies. One of our main areas of...
2014_DC_NGAP59DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2014_DC_NGAS5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2014_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2014_DC_NGS_Cosmic2DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Cosmic Calendar
2014_DC_NGS_Food240DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Food
FOOD: Our Global Kitchen
October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015
Explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates how our world eats and the future...
2014_DC_NGS_Mars24DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
August 5, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Experience the excitement, science, challenge and eye-opening wonder of one of the most ambitious space expeditions ever undertaken in this stunning exhibition. Featuring the latest images taken by the Curiosity rover, many with surprising colors and...
2014_09_26H_NGS_Spinosaurus140DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Meet Spinosaurus. At over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and weighing in at 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth — even bigger than T. rex. This bus-sized dino’s extraordinary features... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_NGS13DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall
2014_DC_NGS_Garden2DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Outdoor Sculpture Garden
2014_DC_Mall1DC -- Natl Mall area
2014_DC_SINMAA30DC -- Natl Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
2014_DC_SIAH_WorldsFair40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 1965 Ford Mustang and World's Fair
1965 Ford Mustang
April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015
A silver-blue 1965 Ford Mustang made in October 1964 and donated to the museum in 2004 by Eleanor McMillan, a former Smithsonian employee, is on display. The first Mustang was revealed to the public by Henry Ford II at the World’s Fair in New York...
2014_DC_SIAH_Nisei6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Heroes (Nisei medalion)
American Heroes
February 19, 2014 – June 2, 2014
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, President Roosevelt issued an executive order which resulted in the removal and imprisonment of over 110,000 ethnic Japanese in camps through the western U.S. Almost two-thirds of those...
2014_DC_SIAH_Stories46DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
2014_DC_SIAH_Bollywood40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Beyond Bollywood
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
February 27, 2014 – August 16, 2015
Learn about the history and contemporary experiences of Indian Americans as they have grown to be one of the more diverse and well-recognized communities in the United States. Photographs, artifacts, video, and...
2014_DC_SIAH_Purse35DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Camilla's Purse
Camilla's Purse
January 24, 2014 – May 4, 2014
Holocaust survivor Camilla Gottlieb’s ordinary life in Vienna was upended by World War II into crisis, imprisonment, and ultimately a new life in the United States. Her purse, discovered by her family after her death in 1964, contained letters and papers...
2014_DC_SIAH_Google4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Google Cork Board server
Preview Case: American Enterprise
September 14, 2013 – January 13, 2015
This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server.
2014_DC_SIAH_ModernM72DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Making a Modern Museum
Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Museum of American History
May 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Learn about the origins of the National Museum of American History (originally the Museum of History and Technology) and consider what those origins mean for the...
2014_DC_SIAH_PopCult24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2014_DC_SIAH_Puppetry63DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Puppetry in America (phase 2 of 2)
Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014
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, and learn about the...
2014_DC_SIAH_Ext10DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2014_DC_SIAH_Int7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2014_DC_SINH_Fossils4DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Fossil Mammals/Dinosaurs
2014_DC_SINH_Natures_Best70DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2014)
2014_DC_SINH_Billions46DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
June 24, 2014 – January 3, 2016 (new closing date)
An amazing diversity of birds—some in breathtaking abundance—once inhabited the vast forests and plains of North America. But starting around 1600, species began to disappear, as humans altered...
2014_DC_SINH_Walk11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
Walk Among Dinosaurs! Augmented Reality Experience
May 21, 2014 – September 2, 2014
Walk with Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Troodon of the Late Cretaceous, through the use of augmented reality and motion tracking. Visitors see themselves on a large LED video wall allowing them to interact with a...
2014_DC_SINH_Wilderness71DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Wilderness Forever
Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places
September 3, 2014 – Through summer 2015
This juried photography exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, one of our nation's most successful pieces of conservation legislation, and illustrates the...
2014_DC_SINH_Human_Origins117DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Hall of Human Origins
The Kochs financed this exhibit, a large portion of which is dedicated to showing how humans can adjust to temperature change. The Kochs don't believe that global warming is happening and, even if it is, they figure that this exhibit proves that the human species can adjust to climate change. Ignoring...
2014_DC_SINH_Qrius19DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Q?rius
Q?rius is a new way for teens and tweens – and their families and educators – to connect science with everyday experiences. With a name chosen to inspire curiosity and the excitement of discovery, Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental learning space that brings the unique assets of...
2014_DC_AmerInd11DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2014_DC_AmerInd_Nation254DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Nation to Nation
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014–Fall 2018
From a young age, most Americans learn about the Founding Fathers, but are told very little about equally important and influential Native diplomats and leaders of Indian Nations. Treaties lie...
2014_DC_NMWA_Helena25DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
MAY 12–NOV 14 2014
The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
On view at the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center. Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel Z mého dětství (From My Childhood) is widely acknowledged to be...
2014_DC_SIPM2DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2014_DC_SIPM_Communities44DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Customers and Communities
2014_DC_SIPM_PacificX54DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Pacific Exchange: China & US Mail
Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail
March 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015 (new title)
Examine the relationship between China and the United States through stamps and mail. Rare stamp proofs from the China Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1912-1928) reveal commerce and culture between 1860 and 1980, while...
2014_DC_SIPM_Gross130DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
2014_DC_WWII5DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014)
2014_DC_WWIIC1_140524143DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony
Ceremony Program:
* Master of Ceremonies: Leon Harris, Award-winning Journalist and Newscaster
* Introduction of Official Party
* Presentation of the Colors: United States Armed Forces Color Guard
* National Anthem: US Navy Ceremonial Band
* Retiring of the Colors: United States Armed Forces...
2014_DC_WWIIC3_14052479DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony -- Wreath Laying and aftermath
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2014_DC_WWIIA1_140524152DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Mingling Before and After
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2014_DC_SINZ_Const5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2014_DC_SINZ_Panda41DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant panda cub (2014)
Another chance to visit Bao Bao, the new panda cub. Also the one-year birthday event for him -- with surprisingly bad access for members.
2014_DC_SINZ_Invert3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
The exhibit is closed.
2014_DC_SINZ_Main4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
They're still working on constructing the new parking garage.
2014_DC_SINZ_125th8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Signage: 125th Anniversary
2014_DC_Naval_Lodge8DC -- Naval Lodge Masonic Hall
2014_DC_Newseum14DC -- Newseum
Various:
* The Trabant was there for the Berlin Wall anniversary.
* Pam D'Arcy's last day.
* Sign for Michel du Cille
2014_DC_NewseumV54DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Inlcuding Al Sharpton in "Justice for All" march in DC
2014_DC_Octagon74DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2014_DC_Octagon_181220DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: War of 1812
2014_DC_Old_Post12DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion -- Outside
Under construction while it undergoes its Trump makeover.
2014_DC_Penn_Qtr23DC -- Penn Quarter area
2014_DC_Penn3DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2014_DC_Petersen_House16DC -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died)
2014_DC_PProse6DC -- Politics & Prose
The guitar scene downstairs.
2014_DC_POB_Spongebob5DC -- Post Office Box -- Spongebob Squarepants
2014_DC_Murals38DC -- Public Murals
2014_DC_SIRG3DC -- Renwick Gallery
2014_DC_777Vw26DC -- Residences @ Gallery Place -- Views from...
2014_DC_RI_Bridge45DC -- Rhode Island Avenue Metro Bridge
2014_DC_RTaft_Memorial16DC -- Robert A. Taft Memorial
2014_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem28DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2014_DC_Thunder_14052419DC -- Rolling Thunder @ Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2014_DC_Hahnemann20DC -- Samuel Hahnemann Monument
2014_DC_Sixth_I11DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
2014_DC_Sixth10th42DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- 10th anniversary receptions
Two social receiptions downstairs. One after Joyce Carol Oates and the other after Neil Patrick Harris.
2014_DC_Folklife_China71DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- China
Performers include: Ih Tsetsn Ensemble from Inner Mongolia
Artists include: Thanjin Clay Figurine Zhang Workshop, and Zhang Baolin Dough Modeling, and Yan Gao (Yangliuqing Fine Arts Press New Year's Print Making by Tianjin)
2014_DC_Folklife_Kenya29DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2014) -- Kenya
Entertainers: Highlands to Lake Shores
2014_DC_SI_Castle9DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Mask15DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask
First 3-D Printed Presidential Life Mask and Bust
December 2, 2014 – December 31, 2014
The first presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data are on display. The portraits of President Barack Obama were created based on data collected by a Smithsonian-led team of 3-D digital imaging specialists...
2014_DC_SI_Castle_Views21DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Views from the Tall Tower
Views from the Tall Tower
August 1, 2012 – Indefinitely
In 1863, artist Titian Ramsey Peale took a series of 8 photographs from the roof of the Castle’s tall north tower that form a panoramic view of Washington. A corresponding set of 8 images, taken from the exact same vantage points in 2012, shows a...
2014_DC_Mansion_O211DC -- The Mansion on O Street
2014_DC_Yards39DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2014_DC_Tidal3DC -- Tidal Basin
2014_DC_THEARC8DC -- Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus (THEARC)
2014_DC_Toynbee15DC -- Toynbee tiles/Stickman Robots
Including some of the new 2013 vintage Toynbee tiles.
2014_DC_U_Street10DC -- U Street Heritage area
2014_DC_Union_Station42DC -- Union Station
2014_DC_Norway_Xmas_141201110DC -- Union Station -- Norway's Christmas tree lighting ceremony
Last year it was a scream. This year Norway’s Christmas tree at Union Station will be a roar!
Senator Amy Klobuchar, Santa Claus, Ambassador Kåre Aas, Sami Performance, and Christmas Carols at December 1, 6:15 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony
Last year the Norwegian Christmas tree had 700 ornaments with...
2014_DC_Soldiers_Cem60DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
2014_DC_USASF_Books_140479DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Book Section
Authors here:
* (Friday) Michio Kaku
* (Saturday) George D. Morgan ("Rocket Girl"), Loralee Leavitt ("Candy Experiments"), Joe Schwarcz ("The Right Chemistry"), Andrea Beaty ("Rosie Revere, Engineer"), Steve Wolf ("The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects"), Theodore Gray ("The...
2014_DC_USASF_Booths_1404259DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Booths and Booth Folks
2014_DC_USASF_Staffs_140450DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Festival Staff
2014_DC_USASF_Public_1404563DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) -- Public
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042523DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Guiness Record for Natl Geographic
National Geographic Kids Sets 9th GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title For Smallest Magazine Cover
April 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2014)—National Geographic Kids today claimed its ninth GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Smallest Magazine Cover, using technology from IBM, at the USA Science &...
2014_DC_USASF_P02_1404255DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Microsoft STEM
2014_DC_USASF_P03_14042530DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: Steve Wolf
Learning Science Through Action and Adventure with a Hollywood Stuntman
by Steve Wolf

Are you looking for real action adventure while boosting your science IQ? Steve Wolf, Hollywood movie stuntman and special effects expert, is your man! During his 20 years in the business, Steve has been shot,...
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042533DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- Program: VIP Greetings
Speakers here included:
* Emcees: Autria Godfrey and Jummy Olabanji
* Larry Bock
* Ray O. Johnson (Lockheed Martin)
* Gregory O'Dell (head of Events DC)
* Stephen Green (Chevron)
2014_DC_USASF_VIP_14042512DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Friday) -- VIP Reception
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042617DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Art Benjamin
Mathemagician
by Art Benjamin, the Mathemagician

Join us for a truly amazing presentation of mental mathematical gymnastics that will seemingly turn math into magic. Watch as mathemagician and math whiz Arthur Benjamin “out-calculates” an electronic calculator and figures out the weekday of any...
2014_DC_USASF_P08_14042627DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy Takes You Deep Inside the Fascinating and Entertaining World of Science
by Bill Nye

Bill Nye - scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor - is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and...
2014_DC_USASF_P06_1404266DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Chris Hackett
Surviving an Apocalypse or Zombie Invasion
by Chris Hackett

He's often called America's consummate DIYer - a professional tinkerer and Road Warrior-like recycler with a passion (even obsession) for teaching others how to turn forgotten items of junk into ingenious tools of survival just in case...
2014_DC_USASF_P05_1404268DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Crystal Lee
Be Inspired By Miss California and Runner-Up Miss America!
by Crystal Lee

Crystal Lee's dream to succeed in the higher echelons of pageants began when she was 15 years old and reached a dramatic pinnacle this year when she was crowned Miss California and this fall named first runner-up of the 2013...
2014_DC_USASF_P09_140426112DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: David Macaulay
The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body
by David Macaulay, author of Building Big

Ever wondered how we breathe, or why? Or what happens to broccoli once your teeth have finished with it? Or how your eyes turn at the same time and in the same direction? Most of us don't stop to...
2014_DC_USASF_P10_14042624DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Michio Kaku
Michio Kaku -- The Future of the Mind
by Michio Kaku

Special Note: Michio Kaku will perform on the Einstein Stage on Saturday at 4:00 PM.
Michio Kaku is a noted physicist, bestselling author, and one of the most widely recognized science figures in the world today. He is an internationally...
2014_DC_USASF_P11_14042612DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Mike Rowe
2014_DC_USASF_P02_14042633DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: NBA Folks
Fast Break Action: STEM in Basketball
by Former Professional Basketball Players Theo Ratliff, Jerome Williams, and Bernard Robinson
Lockheed Martin stage

Imagine having the chance to interact directly with dynamic former NBA stars in a challenging series of agility and speed drills as these...
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042624DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Science Cheerleaders
The Science Cheerleaders! ProCheerleaders-Turned-Scientists
by The Science Cheerleader

The Science Cheerleader and Going Pro Entertainment present, the Science Cheerleaders: professional cheerleaders-turned-scientists! Watch them perform science-themed dances; join them for free cheerleading...
2014_DC_USASF_P03_1404268DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: Sphereland
Flatland Filmmakers and Actress-Mathematician Danica McKellar Take You Inside the Math Behind Hit Film "Sphereland"
by Flatland Filmmakers Seth Caplan and Dano Johnson
Lockheed Martin stage

Movie fans will remember the hit animated film Flatland: The Movie, and its 2012 sequel, Flatland 2:...
2014_DC_USASF_P07_14042678DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Saturday) -- Program: They Might Be Giants
Grammy Award-Winners 'They Might Be Giants'
by They Might Be Giants

Not too many bands today can boast a 30-year career, let alone a career that includes 16 studio albums (including four beloved albums for children), two Grammy Awards, and a history of embracing science and other emerging...
2014_DC_USASF_P08_1404278DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Apollo Robbins
Sleight- of-Hand: Explore the Science of Illusion
by Apollo Robbins

His act is so smooth and benign that Forbes magazine calls him the "artful manipulator of awareness." Adding to the reputation of this maestro of the sleight-of-hand is the fact he once picked the pockets of the Secret Service...
2014_DC_USASF_P01_14042711DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Art Benjamin
Mathemagician
by Art Benjamin, the Mathemagician

Join us for a truly amazing presentation of mental mathematical gymnastics that will seemingly turn math into magic. Watch as mathemagician and math whiz Arthur Benjamin “out-calculates” an electronic calculator and figures out the weekday of any...
2014_DC_USASF_P05_14042715DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy Takes You Deep Inside the Fascinating and Entertaining World of Science
by Bill Nye

Bill Nye - scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor - is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and...
2014_DC_USASF_P07_1404276DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Brian Malow
Laugh and Explore with Noted Science Comedian Brian Malow
by Brian Malow
Lockheed Martin stage

Through his unique combination of wit, humor and science savvy, prepare to laugh and explore with Brian Malow, Earth’s Premier Science Comedian (self-proclaimed), in this unforgettable stage...
2014_DC_USASF_P03_1404278DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Extreme Sports
The Science of Extreme Sports
by Top X-Athletes Chris Lieto, Ironman Triathlon champion; Maya Gabeira, extreme surfing champion; and world-record breaking kayaker Tao Berman

Extreme sports – ranging from competitive big-wave surfing, downhill skiing and mountain climbing to skydiving and the...
2014_DC_USASF_P09_1404275DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Meet the Women Leaders
Meet the Women Leaders Spearheading Cool and Fascinating Ways to Inspire Girls in STEM
by Karen Panetta, Lindsey Shepard and Andrea Beaty

Research shows that the earlier kids get interested in STEM, the more likely they are to go into those fields as adults. Unfortunately, girls are losing interest...
2014_DC_USASF_P04_14042729DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Mike Rowe
From the DIY Movement to Saving Lives -- Skilled Trades Pack a Powerful Punch!
by Mike Rowe

Skilled trade jobs rock! In a powerful panel presentation conducted by Mike Rowe, star of TV's Dirty Jobs series and founder and CEO of the mikeroweWorks Foundation, you'll discover how skilled trades are...
2014_DC_USASF_P10_14042713DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Mr. Freeze
The Very Cool Mr. Freeze
by Fermilab
Lockheed Martin stage

In an exciting and explosive presentation, learn the basics of gases, liquids and solids using cryogenics -- a branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures. In demonstrations with liquid nitrogen,...
2014_DC_USASF_P02_14042728DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: NBA Folks
Fast Break Action: STEM in Basketball
by Former Professional Basketball Players Theo Ratliff, Jerome Williams, and Bernard Robinson
Lockheed Martin stage

Imagine having the chance to interact directly with dynamic former NBA stars in a challenging series of agility and speed drills as these...
2014_DC_USASF_P06_14042774DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2014) (Sunday) -- Program: Space Exploration (w/Bill Nye, Mike Rowe, Ray Johnson, Dave Mosher, and the Chromatics)
Space Exploration - Live Broadcast of Planetary Radio with Special Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy
by Planetary Radio Host Mat Kaplan

With Special Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy

Planetary Radio is world-renowned for its fascinating weekly interviews with innovators who are at the center of space...
2014_DC_Botanic8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2014_DC_Botanic_Xmas180DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas
2014_DC_Capitol30DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images)
2014_DC_CapitolI110DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior images)
2014_DC_Naval_Center1DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
APRIL 2014 - APRIL 2015
YEAR OF COAST GUARD
The US Navy Memorial is honoring the Year of the Coast Guard, recognizing the guardians of America's shores and waterways. Although the smallest of the five military branches, the Coast Guard has a long and diverse history that has brought together five...
2014_DC_Naval_USCG23DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the Coast Guard
2014_DC_WRAMC13DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2014_DC_WCCVw1DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2014_DC_Marriott_Marquis32DC -- Washington Marriott Marquis
2014_DC_Wash_Mon15DC -- Washington Monument
It's nice to see the scaffolding gone.
2014_DC_Wash_MonI84DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior shots
2014_DC_Wash_MonV254DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
Including views of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's "Out of Many, One" portrait on the Mall.
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningC_140512124DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
Speakers in sequence:
* Musical Prelude: United States Navy Ceremonial Band
* Welcome: Robert A. Vogel, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks
* Master of Ceremonies: Al Roker, Co-anchor,...
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningE_140512130DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Except Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall today announced that Al Roker, the TODAY show’s weather anchor and author, will join Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell,...
2014_DC_Ballpark_Ext1DC -- Washington Nationals ballpark -- Exterior
2014_DC_NCath_Main62DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral
2014_DC_NCath_Xmas84DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Christmas Creches and flowers
2014_DC_NCath_Winterbottom13DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Gothic Resilience: Colin Winterbottom
“Gothic Resilience,” a selection of photographs from an ongoing collaboration between photographer Colin Winterbottom and Washington National Cathedral will be on exhibit in the Garrett Lounge of the Perry Observation Gallery (seventh floor of the Cathedral; accessible by the west narthex elevators)....
2014_DC_NCath_Quake59DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Quake results
2014_DC_NCath_Views1DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...
2014_DC_NCath_Wilson_14122845DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Wreath Laying at President Woodrow Wilson's Tomb
A wreath is laid at President Woodrow Wilson's tomb at the Washington National Cathedral each year on December 28, his birthday. The ceremony is conducted by the honor guard of the Military District of Washington in cooperation with the clergy of the Cathedral.
2014_DC_WNY6DC -- Washington Navy Yard
2014_DC_WNY_Artillery11DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- Artillery Demo
2014_DC_WNY_Chapel9DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- Chapel
2014_DC_WNY_Barry133DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- Display Ship Barry (DD 993)
2014_08_24H_WNY_PrideII43DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- Pride of Baltimore II
As part of the anniversary of the burning of Washington DC, THE PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, came to visit at the Washington Navy Yard. (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus199DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus_Art41DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum -- Art gallery section
The separate art museum at the yard closed several years ago for refurbishing. These days, a selection of art appears in the main museum.
2014_DC_WNY_NavyMus_181247DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum -- War of 1812 temporary exhibit
2014_DC_WNY_Parks23DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- Willard and Dahlgren (?) Parks
2014_DC_Waterfront25DC -- Waterfront area
De-construction begins.
2014_DC_WHCD_140503127DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2014)
Shown here include: Madeleine Albright, Randi Weingarten (President of the American Federation of Teachers). Henry Waxman, Julia Louise-Dreyfus, Donna Brazile, Russell Wilson, Clarence and Lisa Page, Katie Couric, Robby Novak ("Kid President"), Rosario Dawson, Chris Dodd, Joanna Coles, Dan Bucatinsky,...
2014_DC_WHVC313DC -- White House Visitor Center
The White House Visitor Center reopened the previous week after an extensive remodeling job.
2014_DC_Mohr_Opening_14112016DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit Opening: War from the Victims' Perspective
War from the Victims’ Perspective: Photographs by Jean Mohr Exhibit
The Wilson Center will be hosting an exhibit from November 21, 2014 to February 6, 2015 consisting of a collection of photographs by acclaimed Swiss photographer Jean Mohr and is entitled, “War from the Victims’ Perspective”.
One of...
2014_DC_Wilson_House_IGW52DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Images of the Great War
Images of the Great War: The European Offensives 1914-1916
World War I Prints and Drawings from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library
The centennial of World War I provides an opportunity to revisit the tragedy of this first global conflict and to reflect upon the suffering...
2014_DC_Wilson_Center4DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2014_DC_Sky_Landscape5DC -- "Sky Landscape" sculpture (Louise Nevelson) (1101 VT Ave NW)
2014_DC_DCC_CARToons_140228129DC Conspiracy -- CARToons exhibition closing
CARToons Exhibit!
Original and limited edition artwork by DC area cartoonists: Steven George Artley, Michael Auger, Carolyn Belefski, Andrew Cohen, Matt Dembicki, David Hagen, Teresa Roberts Logan, and Rafer Roberts
2014_DC_EFF_Credits9Env Film Festival -- Festival Screen Credits
2014_DC_Parrot_Confide_14032527Env Film Festival @ Atlas Theater -- "Parrot Confidential" (w/Allison Argo)
PARROT CONFIDENTIAL (USA, 2013, 60 min.)
Meet Lou. Abandoned in a foreclosed home, Lou is one of thousands of parrots in need of rescue. From the wilds of Costa Rica to suburban America, a lovable, quirky cast of parrots will reveal their unforgettable tales and the bittersweet world they share with...
2014_DC_Paw_Project_14032579Env Film Festival @ Atlas Theater -- "Paw Project" (w/Megan McAndrew)
THE PAW PROJECT (USA, 2013, 58 min.)
An inspiring against-all-odds story of a grassroots movement to protect felines, both large and small, from the cruelty of declawing and of how the movement has prevailed, despite the efforts of well-funded professional veterinary associations. In the United States...
2014_DC_EFF_Thankyou_14041538Env Film Festival @ B Too -- Volunteer Thank You Happy Hour
2014_DC_City_Fixes_14032352Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- City Fixes (shorts) (w/Mark Decena, Steve Ellington, Bob Nesson, and Mark Kulsdom)
City Fixes - Shorts Program
Shorts Program shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
OUR POWER (USA, 2014, 8 min.) Washington, D.C. Premiere The Navajo people in Black Mesa, Arizona are trying to protect their aquifer from a nearby coal mining plant’s pollution. The cities of Phoenix and Flagstaff get...
2014_DC_EFF_Closing_14033090Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Festival Closing Reception
2014_DC_Protecting_Nature_14033062Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Protecting and Restoring Nature and Community (w/Annie Kaempfer, David Conover, and Stephanie Meeks)
Protecting and Restoring Nature and Community - Shorts Program

MIDNIGHT BLUE (France, 2013 8 min.) U.S. Premiere This immersive ecological tale takes us to the heart of the underwater world, between night and light, where everything happens at a different pace. Using sand as the medium of animation,...
2014_DC_Mongolia_14032348Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Stories from Mongolia
Stories from Mongolia
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Mongolia, this film series features stunning landscapes and traditional ways of life closely tied to nature.
Thanks to the Trust for Mutual Understanding for their support of this program.

SINGER FROM THE TAIGA (Mongolia, 2011,...
2014_DC_Sustainable_140321117Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Sustainable DC (shorts)
Sustainable DC:
Thanks fo Booz Allen Hamilton for their support of this program.
Sustainable DC, the city-wide initiative to make Washington, D.C. “the greenest, healthiest and most livable city in the nation,” is spotlighted in this program of short films and discussion with D.C. government...
2014_DC_Chattahoochee21Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Chattahoochee Unplugged" (w/Jonathan Wickham)
CHATTAHOOCHEE UNPLUGGED
Directed by: Rhett Turner and Jonathan Wickham

CHATTAHOOCHEE UNPLUGGED (USA, 2013, 56 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere The producers of the Emmy award-winning documentary, Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision, provide a new adventure on one of the Southeast’s largest...
2014_DC_Come_Hell_14033087Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Come Hell or High Water" (w/Leah Mahan and Derrick Evans)
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: THE BATTLE FOR TURKEY CREEK (USA, 2013, 60 min.)
Shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
Washington, D.C. Premiere Follow the painful, inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast community of Turkey Creek, first settled by...
2014_DC_Damnation_14033099Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Damnation" (w/Travis Rummel, Ben Knight, and Matt Stoecker)
The Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy, a new award in this year's Festival, will be presented to DamNation (USA, 2014, 94 min.),a film capturing the growing momentum behind river restoration and dam removal. Directors Travis Rummel and Ben Knight will receive the award at the film's...
2014_DC_GMO_OMG_14032365Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "GMO OMG" (w/Elizabeth and Dennis Kucinich and Joshua Brau)
GMO OMG
Chipotle Food and Agriculture Film Series
Director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet and our freedom of choice? And, perhaps the ultimate question: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in...
2014_DC_Uranium_Drive_In_14032136Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Uranium Drive-In" (w/Suzan Bereza)
URANIUM DRIVE-IN (USA, 2013, 70 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere In a boom-bust uranium mining community in rural, southwestern Colorado, a heated battle is raging over a proposed new uranium mill – the first, if approved, to be built in the United States in more than 25 years. This latest film from...
2014_DC_Forest_14031977Env Film Festival @ Embassy of France -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet)
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_ForestR_14031984Env Film Festival @ Embassy of France -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) -- Reception
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_EFF_Filmmakers_140322196Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Festival Filmmakers Reception
2014_DC_MoeR_14032098Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Reception following awards.
2014_DC_Moe_140320144Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner ("Amazing Grace") w/Rowan Pybus, Peter Stonier, and David Evans
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award:
Screening of Winner and Finalists
Welcome by Gregory McGruder, VP for Public Programs, National Geographic Society. Introduced by Flo Stone, Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.

GOOD HABITS IN 60 SECONDS (Brazil, 2011, 1 min.) U.S....
2014_DC_Argo_14032584Env Film Festival @ THEARC -- Tales from the Wild with Allison Argo (both sessions)
Tales from the Wild with Allison Argo
(Suggested Ages 4-8)
Award-winning filmmaker Allison Argo will take you on a journey into the world of captivating creatures, such as parrots, elephants and frogs. Allison will show video clips from her unforgettable films and share personal stories about some...
2014_DC_EFF_Launch_140313312Env Film Festival @ Warner Bldg Atrium -- Festival Launch Party
Festival Launch Party
Venue: Warner Building Atrium
Please join us to celebrate the 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival!
Open Bar with Specialty Cocktails by Alex Bookless, The Passenger and Adam Bernbach, 2 birds 1 stone
* Light Show by DC Night Lights *
* Live Painting by IP Brand *
*...
2014_DC_Kevin8Family -- Kevin, Pam, and Zoe
2014_DC_4th_Fireworks_140704129Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2014) from the Lincoln Memorial
2014_DC_CB_Fireworks_14040574Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2014)
2014_DC_Trabant_14110867International Spy Museum -- 8th Annual Parade of Trabants
Eighth Annual Parade of Trabants
Where were you when the Wall fell? The Berlin Wall is long gone, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany...
2014_DC_Metro_NY1Metro Station -- New York Avenue
2014_DC_Metro_RI14Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2014_DC_Kennesaw_14101043Natl Archives -- Adam Eisenberg and Anthony Winegar ("Kennesaw: One Last Mountain")
Kennesaw: One Last Mountain
In the predawn hours of June 27, 1864, Union officers received an order from Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman to assault Confederate forces entrenched along the Kennesaw Mountain line, anchored by an imposing precipice known as the “Gibraltar of Georgia.” Sherman’s mission:...
2014_DC_Egerton_14013150Natl Archives -- Douglas Egerton ("Wars of Reconstruction")
The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era:
The brief years of Reconstruction marked the United States’ most progressive moment prior to the civil rights movement. Congressional action ended slavery and gave the vote to black men, and in 1870 the first...
2014_DC_Varon_14040417Natl Archives -- Elizabeth Varon ("Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War")
Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a popular image of a moment of patriotism untainted by ideology. But Elizabeth Varon reveals that this rosy image conceals a seething debate over what the surrender meant and...
2014_DC_Holzer_14102340Natl Archives -- Harold Holzer ("Lincoln and the Power of the Press")
Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
Tonight’s talk and conversation will focus on press and politics in the age of Abraham Lincoln, including Lincoln’s dabbling in journalism, and his use of political patronage to secure and maintain press support. Lincoln scholar Harold...
2014_DC_Gates_14101691Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ("Finding Your Roots")
Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Finding Your Roots.Join us this evening as Gates discusses practical information for...
2014_DC_Blum_14022133Natl Archives -- Howard Blum ("Dark Invasion: 1915")
Dark Invasion: 1915–Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America:
Howard Blum tells the gritty, true–life tale of German espionage and terror on American soil during World War I and how a New York Police Department inspector helped uncover the plot. A team of German...
2014_DC_Getty_Story_14021286Natl Archives -- Jake Boritt, Gabor Boritt, and Stephen Lang (discussing "The Gettysburg Story")
The Gettysburg Story:
Join us on the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln for a special screening of filmmaker Jake Boritt’s monumental work, The Gettysburg Story (2013, 60 min). Aerial cinematography, motion-control time lapse, and 3-D animated maps bring the stories of Lincoln, Lee, Meade, and...
2014_DC_Webb_14052233Natl Archives -- James Webb ("I Heard My Country Calling")
I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir
James Webb, former U.S. Senator; Secretary of the Navy; recipient of the Navy Cross, Silver Star, and Purple Heart as a combat Marine; and a self-described “military brat,” has written an extraordinary memoir of his early years and his love of country and service. A...
2014_DC_Shaw_14031227Natl Archives -- John Shaw ("JFK in the Senate")
JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency:
Before John F. Kennedy became a legendary young President, he was the junior Senator from Massachusetts, where JFK’s Presidential ambitions were first realized. Author John Shaw looks at how the young Senator catapulted himself onto the national stage and...
2014_DC_Ellis_14060941Natl Archives -- Joseph Ellis ("Revolutionary Summer")
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
The summer of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Ellis discusses his book Revolutionary Summer and the influential figures and events of those months when the...
2014_DC_Thompson_14012424Natl Archives -- J. Lee Thompson ("Never Call Retreat")
Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War
J. Lee Thompson provides a look at the final years of Theodore Roosevelt and the way in which the U.S. was drawn into the First World War. At the center of this story is the personal and political battle waged between Roosevelt and President...
2014_DC_N2Nation_14112022Natl Archives -- Kevin Gover and Suzan Shown Harjo ("Nation to Nation")
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
Kevin Gover, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, and Suzan Shown Harjo, guest curator of the “Nation to Nation” exhibit, explore the promises, diplomacy, and betrayals involved in treaties and treaty...
2014_DC_Cheney_14091226Natl Archives -- Lynne Cheney ("James Madison: A Life Reconsidered")
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
Best-selling author Lynne Cheney offers a new biography of James Madison, a modest man who audaciously changed the world. Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary political philosophy and...
2014_DC_NAOscL_14030115Natl Archives -- Margaret Parsons (introducing Live Action Short Film Nominees)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Perry_14042334Natl Archives -- Mark Perry ("The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur")
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur
Gerneral Douglas MacArthur–imperious, headstrong, and vain–is also remembered as a brilliant commander. Mark Perry examines how this paradoxical man overcame his personal and professional challenges to lead his countrymen in World War...
2014_DC_Gilbert_14091397Natl Archives -- Melissa Gilbert ("My Prairie Cookbook)"
My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food from My Little House to Yours
In My Prairie Cookbook, Melissa Gilbert, star of Little House on the Prairie, offers fans comforting family recipes and childhood favorites. From prairie breakfasts and picnic lunches to treats inspired by Nellie’s...
2014_DC_JazzDip_14042489Natl Archives -- Panel -- Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America's Music to the World
Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America’s Music to the World
Beginning in the 1950s, the U.S. Government used jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. John Edward Hasse—author, curator, biographer of Duke Ellington and founder of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra—leads a discussion focusing on...
2014_DC_Monuments_14021998Natl Archives -- Panel -- Monuments Men (w/Robert Edsel, Greg Bradsher, Nancy Yeide, Michael Kurtz, and Stuart Eizenstat)
The Monuments Men with Robert Edsel
Robert Edsel has dedicated years to painstaking research about the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program–the group known as the Monuments Men–and has written several books including The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in...
2014_DC_Tucker_14031813Natl Archives -- Phillip Thomas Tucker ("George Washington’s Surprise Attack")
George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle that Decided the Fate of America:
Phillip Thomas Tucker takes an in-depth look at the Battle of Trenton in George Washington’s Surprise Attack. Using firsthand accounts from officers and soldiers on both sides, he brings to life the...
2014_DC_Looted_14050886Natl Archives -- Press Conference -- Donation of "Hitler Album" of Looted Art
National Archives and the Monuments Men Foundation Announce Press Conference for the Donation of “Hitler Album” of Looted Art
Opportunity to examine original “Hitler Album” and meet Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger
WHAT: To mark the May 8 anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe in 1945, the...
2014_DC_Signatures_Press_14031846Natl Archives -- Press Conference -- Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures (plus tour)
A special press-only “sneak preview” to launch the new National Archives’ exhibit: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
A signature can be as routine as a mark on a form or as extraordinary as a stroke of the pen that changes the course of history. It can save lives or end them. This sweeping...
2014_DC_Monuments_14013051Natl Archives -- Robert Edsel (introducing and responding to "The Monuments Men")
Special Advance Screening of "The Monuments Men":
The National Archives is pleased to host a special advance screening of the forthcoming film The Monuments Men on January 30, 2014, in the William G. McGowan Theater in Washington, DC.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history,...
2014_DC_Constitution_14011445Natl Archives -- Stephen Breyer ("Conversations on the Constitution")
Conversations on the Constitution:
We launch a series of conversations with the Supreme Court Justices of the United States with an evening with Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Yale law professor and Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar will lead the discussion, focusing on ideas, viewpoints, and...
2014_DC_Healy_14010925Natl Archives -- Thomas Healy ("The Great Dissent")
Thursday, January 9, at noon
William G. McGowan Theater
The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind—and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
No right seems more fundamental to American life than freedom of speech. Yet well into the 20th century, Americans were regularly...
2014_DC_DSS_1403026Natl Archives -- Tom Nastick (introducing the Documentary Short Subject Nominees)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_NAOscA_14030123Natl Archives -- WIFV and Animator's Roundtable members (introducing the Animated Short Film Nominees)
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_20Feet_14022625Natl Archives -- Willie Waffle (introducing "20 Feet from Stardom")
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Cutie_14030212Natl Archives -- Willie Waffle (introducing "Cutie and the Boxer")
10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
The National Archives hosts the tenth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories–Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.
The...
2014_DC_Drama_141106111Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Congressional Drama: Midterm Election Analysis
Congressional Drama: Midterm Election Analysis:
A bipartisan group of former Members of Congress and other political experts will examine the November 4 midterm election results. The panel will discuss America’s current political climate focus as well as the issues that brought voters to the polls, the...
2014_DC_Anthem_140614109Natl Museum of Amer History -- Raise It Up! Anthem for America -- Misc
Join us on June 14th as we host Raise It Up! Anthem for America, a national celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. On that day, people around the world will unite to sing our national anthem at 4:00 PM EDT and kick-off a Star-Spangled summer.
Here are three ways to celebrate...
2014_DC_Navy_1812_14082470Naval Heritage Center -- Commemorates The Fallen At The Battle of Bladensburg, War of 1812
As part of the Star Spangled Summer, a series of events in the DC region highlighting the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy Memorial will honor the loss of Navy Sailors and Marines of the Battle of Bladensburg with a commemorative wreath laying ceremony. The battle on August 24, 1814 was a momentous day for...
2014_DC_Canstruction_140823302NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2014
Despite what you learned as a child, playing with food is exactly the point of Canstruction 2014. The nationwide program, which is organized in DC by the Washington Architectural Foundation, challenges teams of architecture, construction, and engineering professionals to interpret a theme using stacked...
2014_DC_Dissent_14120162Newseum -- Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media (w/panel)
Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media
National security, government secrecy and a free press don’t easily mix – but the Constitution says they must. Join contributors to a new book, “Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media,” for a discussion sponsored by the American Bar Association’s...
2014_DC_Brokaw_14103061Newseum -- Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw (w/Luke Russert)
Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw
For nearly 50 years, NBC’s Tom Brokaw has reported on the world’s most important and historic events, including Watergate, the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, Brokaw recounts some of the biggest...
2014_DC_Yes_VirginiaFD_14112934Newseum -- Family Day -- Yes Virginia
“Yes, Virginia” Family Day
On Saturday, Nov. 29, join us for our 16th annual “Yes, Virginia” celebration, a day of special events inspired by Francis P. Church’s 1897 New York Sun editorial assuring 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon that there was, indeed, a Santa Claus.
Kids 18 and younger will receive...
2014_DC_Press_Freedom_14110582Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Press Freedom in the 21st Century
Press Freedom in the 21st Century
The Newseum Institute and Free Speech Now!, a London-based but globally-focused campaign from spiked magazine, offer a unique one-day conference discussing press freedom in the 21st century. The event brings together leading American and European editors and...
2014_DC_Kuchus_14121172Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- We Are Kuchus w/Daniella Zalcman
We Are Kuchus: Investigating the roots of homophobia in Uganda @ Knight Conference Center
Photojournalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman discusses her work documenting Uganda’s defiant community of LGBT activists, and their country’s ongoing efforts to criminalize sexual identity. Zalcman...
2014_DC_CartoonsP_14111324Newseum -- Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet (w/Flemming Rose)
Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet
In 2005, a series of cartoons satirizing the prophet Mohammed were published in a Danish newspaper, sparking worldwide protest from Muslims and igniting a global discussion on free speech, free press, religious freedom and blasphemy – along with riots and threats...
2014_DC_Dunsmore_14110833Newseum -- Inside Media w/Barry Dunsmore (Eyewitness to History)
Eyewitness to History: Former ABC Reporter Barrie Dunsmore
Dunsmore, who covered foreign affairs for ABC News for 30 years, recounts his live coverage from Berlin on the night the Berlin Wall fell. During his career at ABC, Dunsmore focused on events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union as the Iron...
2014_DC_Spizer_140216100Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bruce Spizer ("Beatles Invade America")
Inside Media: The Beatles Invade America
"The Beatles are Coming! The Birth of Beatlemania in America"
Guest: Bruce Spizer
On the 50th anniversary of the arrival of The Beatles in the United States, Beatles historian Bruce Spizer talks about their historic first trip here and the evolution of...
2014_DC_Todd_14122054Newseum -- Inside Media w/Chuck Todd ("The Stranger")
Inside Media: “Meet the Press” Moderator Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd, moderator and managing editor of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” discusses his new book, “The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House.”
In the book, Todd draws upon his sources to chronicle Obama’s tumultuous White House years and provide a...
2014_DC_Brack_14020181Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dennis Brack ("Presidential Picture Stories") w/Charles Dharapak
Inside Media: Press Access to the Obama White House
"Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House" by Dennis Brack
Guests: Dennis Brack and Charles Dharapak
White House photographers Dennis Brack and Charles Dharapak talk about restrictions on press access to President Barack...
2014_DC_Polshek_140510104Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Stewart Polshek ("Build, Memory")
Inside Media: A Life in Architecture
James Stewart Polshek's "Build, Memory"
Newseum architect James Stewart Polshek discusses his new book, "Build, Memory."
In the book, Polshek surveys his life's work and focuses on the process of designing a building and working with clients to implement their...
2014_DC_Morris_14101163Newseum -- Inside Media w/John Morris and Susan Stamberg ("Get the Picture" screening)
The Newseum presents a screening of the documentary “Get the Picture,” which chronicles the life and work of John Morris, former picture editor of Life magazine.
Morris, who has been called the most influential photo editor of the 20th century, began his career in the 1930s. He worked alongside many of...
2014_DC_CR50_14062839Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joseph McNeil and Dion Diamond (Civil Rights at 50)
Inside Media: Civil Rights at 50: Joseph McNeil and Dion Diamond
Joseph McNeil of the "Greensboro Four" and original Freedom Rider Dion Diamond recount their experiences on the front lines of the civil rights movement 50 years ago.
In 1960, McNeil was one of four students from North Carolina...
2014_DC_Craig_14041231Newseum -- Inside Media w/Lee A. Craig ("Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times")
Progressive Politics and the New South
As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as Secretary of the Navy during World War I, he became one of the most important...
2014_DC_Bradlee_14102634Newseum -- Inside Media w/Leonard Downie, Jr., Mary Hadar, and George Solomon (Remembering Ben Bradlee)
Inside Media: Remembering Ben Bradlee
The Newseum looks back at the career and impact on American journalism of legendary Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee.
From Watergate to the Pentagon Papers, Bradlee oversaw the newspaper’s history-making coverage of some of the most momentous stories...
2014_DC_Leibovich_14121339Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Leibovich (“Citizens of the Green Room")
Inside Media: The New York Times Magazine’s Mark Leibovich
Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, talks about his new book, “Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion.”
The book is a collection of Leibovich’s profiles for the magazine of...
2014_DC_Whitaker_14102533Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mark Whitaker ("Cosby: His Life and Times")
Inside Media: The Life and Times of Bill Cosby
On the 30th anniversary of the debut of “The Cosby Show,” Mark Whitaker talks about his new book, “Cosby: His Life and Times,” the first major biography of comedian Bill Cosby.
Whitaker had unprecedented access to Cosby and more than 60 of his closest...
2014_DC_Escaping_14111573Newseum -- Inside Media w/panel (Escaping East Germany)
Inside Media: Escaping East Germany
Throughout the Cold War, the border between East and West Germany seemed impenetrable. But despite the risk, some East Germans still found the courage to cross the border.
On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, two former East German citizens talk...
2014_DC_Butler_14012656Newseum -- Inside Media w/Wil Haygood (The Making of "Lee Daniels' The Butler") w/ Charles Allen
Inside Media: The Making of "Lee Daniels' The Butler"
Guests: Wil Haygood and Charles Allen
Washington Post reporter Wil Haygood talks about his newspaper article that inspired the 2013 blockbuster film, "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
In 2008, Haygood profiled Eugene Allen, an African-American butler who...
2014_DC_OHanlon_14112929Newseum -- Inside Media w/W. Joseph Campbell, James Temple, and Nick Hromalik (Meet the O'Hanlon Family)
Inside Media: Meet the O’Hanlon Family
Explore the backstory of American journalism’s most beloved editorial with journalism professor and author W. Joseph Campbell and descendents of Virginia O’Hanlon, James Temple and Nick Hromalik.
2014_DC_Newseum_Hat_140821134Newseum -- Members' Event -- Pharrell's Hat artifact unveiling
Join us for a VIP preview and reception to unveil Pharrell's Hat as a new artifact to be featured at the Newseum
Music provided by DJ Scientific.
Folks included Paul Brown (CEO of Arby's), and Jim Duff (CEO of the Newseum)
2014_DC_NewseumMN_14040771Newseum -- Members' Night -- The Source and Wolfgang Puck Catering
Members' Night at the Newseum featuring The Source by Wolfgang Puck and Wolfgang Puck Catering
Join us for a special evening with Chef Scott Drewno of The Source by Wolfgang Puck and Chef Tom Blundell of Wolfgang Puck Catering.
Watch a live cooking demonstration by Chef Scott and sample delicious hors...
2014_DC_NewseumM_1412154Newseum -- Members' Night -- Winter
A couple of quickies...
2014_DC_Writing_14110819Newseum -- NewseumDocs -- "Writing on the Wall" (w/John Michalczyk)
NewseumDocs: “Writing on the Wall: Remembering the Berlin Wall”
The film memorializes the history of the wall as an oppressive structure dividing East and West Berlin and features interviews with those who lived through the challenging times of the Cold War. The film will be followed by a Q&A with...
2014_DC_Resignation_14080788Newseum -- Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later (w/Carl Bernstein, Douglas Brinkley, Luke Nichter, and Marvin Kalb)
The Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later
Forty years ago, Richard M. Nixon became the first U.S. president to resign from office. He stepped down on Aug. 9, 1974, following the exposure of White House involvement in the cover-up of the Watergate scandal.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the resignation,...
2014_DC_Poverty_14010966Newseum -- Poverty in America: Reporting the Story (w/Brian Williams, Paul Ryan, Krissy Clark, John Sharify, David Stoeffler, and Brian Charles)
Members Only: "Poverty in America: Reporting the Story"
Guests: Brian Williams and Rep. Paul Ryan
NBC News and the Newseum will host a program to discuss news coverage of poverty in America. "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams will interview Rep. Paul Ryan in a rare one-on-one...
2014_DC_POYI_Ceremony_140425270Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 71st Reception and Ceremony
Winners of the Seventy-First Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition
Judged February 5 through February 25, 2014
Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.

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2014_DC_Food_Scene_14051984Newseum -- Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Special Event: The Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Internationally renowned chef José Andrés joins Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema to discuss the blossoming Washington food scene.
Andrés also will share his experiences as one of the country's foremost...
2014_DC_Freedom_Summer_14061687Newseum -- "Freedom Summer" screening (w/Gwen Ifill, Mark Samels, Bob Moses, Rita Schwerner Bender and Stanley Nelson)
Freedom Summer premieres on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 on PBS.
Guests: Gwen Ifill, Mark Samels, Bob Moses, Rita Schwerner Bender and Stanley Nelson
It was called Freedom Summer, a campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to send hundreds of young people into the heart of...
2014_DC_Rosewater_14110988Newseum -- "Rosewater" screening (w/Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, Gwen Ifill, and Joel Simon)
THE NEWSEUM invites you and a guest to join JON STEWART FOR A SCREENING AND DISCUSSION OF HIS FILM "ROSEWATER"
Join Jon Stewart for a screening of his new film, Rosewater, which chronicles the true story of journalist Maziar Bahari, who was arrested in 2009 while covering the Iranian presidential...
2014_DC_Yes_Virginia_14112932Newseum -- "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus" (w/Macy's Santa Claus, Nick Hromalik, and Mehren O'Hanlon)
“Yes, Virginia” Reading with Special Guest Mehren O’Hanlon and a Visit From the One-and-Only Macy’s Santa Claus
Join us as 8-year-old Mehren O’Hanlon reads her great-great grandmother Virginia O’Hanlon’s famous 1897 letter to the New York Sun that inspired history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial....
2014_DC_Vietnam37_14120573Nixon Legacy Forum) -- Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords
Nixon Legacy Forum: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords
The National Archives hosts a Nixon Legacy Forum on President Richard M. Nixon, Vietnam, and the Paris Peace Accords. This event is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum in...
2014_DC_NPC_Bookfair_141118105NPC -- 37th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night
The 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night in partnership with P&P
Politics & Prose is proud to partner with the National Press Club for a night of pols, pundits and prose in the National Press Club Ballroom. Come meet authors Maureen Corrigan, Senator James Webb, Misty Copeland,...
2014_DC_Kalb_14041731NPC -- Kalb Report: "45 Words" (w/Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
The Kalb Report: 45 Words
A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the First Amendment
One sentence, just 45 words in length, proclaims and promises the freedoms that define American democracy. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the...
2014_DC_Kalb_14021054NPC -- Kalb Report: "A Conversation on Freedom" (w/Tom Friedman)
The Kalb Report: A Conversation on Freedom with New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas FriedmanAs the fall-out from Edward Snowden’s leak to the media of the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs—including recent court rulings involving the constitutionality of these...
2014_DC_Kalb_141020113NPC -- Kalb Report: "Writing History" (w/Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
WRITING HISTORY:
Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein and Journalism's Finest Hour
On June 17, 1972 a simple botched break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC captured the attention of two intrepid reporters who uncovered a trail of corruption that led all the way up to our...
2014_DC_NPC_Spots_140607103NPC -- Member tour of Battle of Wilderness/Spotsylvania Courthouse with Civil War Trust w/Don Pfanz
Civil War Trust Day/Battle of the Wilderness: June 7
Battle of the WildernessThe Club’s annual Civil War battlefield trip will commemorate the Battle of the Wilderness with a visit on Saturday, June 7, to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. The trip will take place one month...
2014_DC_Mankoff_14040277Politics & Prose -- Bob Mankoff ("How About Never -- Is Never Good for You?")
Bob Mankoff - How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
It’s the burning question of every New Yorker reader: how do you win the caption contest? Mankoff, the magazine’s cartoon editor and a veteran contributor in the medium, recounts how he got his start as a cartoonist at age...
2014_DC_Novak_140208124Politics & Prose -- B.J. Novak ("One More Thing")
B. J. Novak - One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories:
The multi-talented actor, director, stand-up, and writer for the Emmy-award winning The Office makes his debut as a short-story writer with this funny and diverse collection of 64 works of fiction. Averaging about four pages each, these stories...
2014_DC_Carla_PrizeM_140511133Politics & Prose -- Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners (w/Anthony Marra and David Finkel) -- Mingling
The Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners:
Established by friends and family of the founding owner of Politics & Prose, this annual award recognizes two authors of first or second books, one fiction, one nonfiction. Join us to celebrate the exceptional work of Anthony Marra, author of A...
2014_DC_Carla_PrizeP_14051197Politics & Prose -- Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners (w/Anthony Marra and David Finkel) -- Presentation
The Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners:
Established by friends and family of the founding owner of Politics & Prose, this annual award recognizes two authors of first or second books, one fiction, one nonfiction. Join us to celebrate the exceptional work of Anthony Marra, author of A...
2014_DC_Todd_14120266Politics & Prose -- Chuck Todd ("The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House")
Chuck Todd - The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House:
An outsider may be more aware of the flaws in a system than someone used to the status quo, but making effective changes often requires insider savvy. Todd, host of Meet the Press, frequent political commentator, and coauthor of How Obama Won,...
2014_DC_Barry_14030675Politics & Prose -- Dave Barry ("You Can Date Boys When You're Forty")
Dave Barry - You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About:
Barry’s new essay collection is “about many things,” but foremost among them is the popular humorist’s role as a parent. Thanks to his teenage daughter, the sixty-five-year-old writer...
2014_DC_Doctorow_14012153Politics & Prose -- E.L. Doctorow ("Andrew's Brain")
E.L. Doctorow - Andrew's Brain:
Andrew's Brain (Random House, $26), the latest novel from the author of bestsellers including Ragtime, The March, and Homer and Langley is a vivid examination of whether or not a man can know his own mind. Cast as a kind of dialogue, the narrative follows Andrew and an...
2014_DC_Sherman_14020746Politics & Prose -- Gabriel Sherman ("The Loudest Voice in the Room")
Gabriel Sherman - The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News—And Divided a Country:
Rupert Murdoch tapped Roger Ailes in 1996 to develop Fox News, and neither the media nor the political landscape has been the same since. Sherman, New America Foundation...
2014_DC_Chast_14051391Politics & Prose -- Roz Chast ("Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?")
Roz Chast - Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
While her style is inimitably her own, Chast’s story of aging parents will resonate with many. In four-color cartoon panels, photos, and text, Chast, a New Yorker contributor since 1978 and the author/illustrator of a dozen books, recounts her...
2014_DC_King_14111251Politics & Prose -- Stephen King ("Revival") @ Lisner Auditorium
Stephen King - Revival — at GW Lisner Auditorium
Think of the many different meanings of revival—and you'll still be amazed by what King, author of more than 50 worldwide bestsellers, has in store in his latest supernatural mystery-thriller, Revival. The strange haunting of Jamie Morton begins when...
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Play_14080972Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Beach Balls and Kinetic Sand
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Crafts_140809156Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Crafts
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Kinikia_14080976Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Kinikia
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_Beach_FD_Oasis_14080950Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Beach Party Family Festival -- Oasis Island Sounds
Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island Sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome. There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Crafts_14041266Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Crafts
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Kimono_14041267Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Kimono Demonstration
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Drums_140412127Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Nen Daiko Taiko Drum Ensemble
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CBlossomFD_Onoe_14041247Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Cherry Blossom -- Onoe Ryu Dancers
Cherry Blossom Family Festival
Spring has arrived! Celebrate D.C.’s famous cherry blossom season with floral-themed craft activities, live music, Japanese screen painting and a gardening demonstration from Smithsonian Gardens. Explore how Japanese art and culture have influenced American artists...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Costume_14012565Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Chinese Student Arts and Performance Trouple, UMD (Folk Costume)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Crafts_14012593Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Crafts
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Dance_14012568Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe (Dance)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Misc_14012549Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Miscellaneous
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Panda_14012523Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Panda performer
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Puppets_14012572Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Tianjin Arts Troupe (Puppets)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Music_14012534Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Washington Guzheng Society (Musicians)
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_CNY_FD_Lions_14012548Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2014) -- Yong Han Lion Dance Troupe
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a fun and educational day for the whole family! Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China, the day will begin with "awakening the Lion" for a Lion Dance performed by the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance group. Enjoy puppetry performances by the...
2014_DC_FallFD_141011216Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Fall Family Day (2014)
Celebrate the changing seasons with stilt walkers, ghost stories, and a performance by the Banjo Man, Frank Cassel. Enjoy fall-themed craft activities or a scavenger hunt to find autumn scenes in the museum's galleries.
2014_DC_ReunionFD_140614157Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Family Reunion Celebration
Summer is the perfect time to reconnect with family members near and far. The American Art Museum welcomes families to come and create memory books, make art collages, design patriotic scratch-offs, receive photos from our photo booth and our specially designed tattoos of items in the museum’s...
2014_DC_HispanicFD_140913155Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Hispanic Heritage Family Festival
Hispanic Heritage Family Festival/Día para la familia
Bring the whole family to the Smithsonian’s kickoff celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! Held in conjunction with the exhibition Portraiture Now: Staging the Self, the day includes musical performances, interactive demonstrations, arts and...
2014_DC_Italian_FD_141213228Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2014)
Celebrate the holiday season with the American Art Museum, the Embassy of Italy, and the Italian Cultural Institute. Enjoy seasonal music and costumed performers that embody Italian culture, and join us as we make festive arts and crafts you can keep for yourself or give to your loved ones. Author...
2014_DC_MothersFD_140510151Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Mother's Day
Celebrate your family and the caregivers in your life during this family day. Make portraits of your loved ones like the ones artist Fasanella did of his parents; create a bouquet of paper flowers to give to someone special; and make a decorative family tree to display in your home with artist Alyson...
2014_DC_PresFD_140215306Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2014)
Presented by the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.
This program is sponsored in part by the Reinsch Family Education Endowment.
Activities will take place in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard unless otherwise noted.
Hands-on activities:
* Dress up and add yourself...
2014_DC_TGiving_FD_141115168Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Thanksgiving Family Festival (2014)
Every Turkey Day celebration needs a well-dressed table! Start at the museum and make your very own Thanksgiving Day decorations to display. Learn to contra dance with caller Anna Rain and live music with Callithump featuring Glyn Collinson, David Knight, and Andrew Marcus. Then create your centerpiece,...
2014_DC_Womens_History_14030179Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Women's History Month (2014)
Women’s History Month Family Day:
Stop by the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Women’s History Month with a family day event that includes art activities, tours in English and Spanish, music and dance. 
Check out a display of artwork created by students of the Fairfax County Family Literacy...
2014_DC_Janis_14050429Reynolds Center -- Michael Janis (JRA Distinguished Artist Talk)
JRA Distinguished Artist Talk with Michael Janis
Michael Janis is an architect-turned-glass-artist who works with powdered glass, high-fire enamels, and decals to create dreamlike imagery. Join Janis as he elaborates on his techniques, work, and career.
2014_DC_Indie_Arcade_141207213Reynolds Center -- Special -- Indie Arcade
Indie Arcade
For one day, MAGFest and American University’s Game Lab are turning American Art’s courtyard into an Indie Arcade! This takeover includes free classic arcade games like Asteroids, Pac Man, Tron, Star Wars, Arkanoid, Donkey Kong and many more. Visitors can play old favorites, learn to build...
2014_DC_SIPG_Pop_Quiz_14051413Reynolds Center -- Special -- National Portrait Gallery Pop Quiz: Space: The Final Frontier
Can you unlock the mysteries of the universe? Prove it at a space-themed trivia night featuring the out-of-this-world collection of the National Portrait Gallery. The winning team receives a prize at the end of the evening.
2014_DC_Viewpoint_1402141Reynolds Center -- Special -- Viewpoint of Billions: Portrait of America (w/Google Glass)
Viewpoint of Billions: Portrait of America
Saturday, Feb. 15 through Monday, Feb. 17
Portrait of America, from David Datuna’s “Viewpoint of Billions” series, is a 12-foot multimedia Google Glass activated American flag covered in hundreds of eyeglass lenses. See the portrait in the Great Hall, third...
2014_DC_SIPG_Cool_1402086Reynolds Center -- Tour -- American Cool crowd w/Frank Goodyear
Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, leads a tour of the American Cool exhibition.
2014_DC_Many_One_14100181Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada (Meet the Artist)
Join Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada at the National Portrait Gallery to discuss the process of creating this image. He will also display some previous projects, explore important themes in his work, and consider the exciting interplay between art and engineering. Free; no reservations required; seating is first...
2014_DC_Gornik_140401130Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- April Gornik (James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture)
Artist April Gornik:
April Gornik discusses her dramatic American landscapes including Virga, recently added to the museum’s collection. Gornik’s images—roiling seas, ominous skies, mountains overlooking endless plains—capture the power of nature and endeavor to create a suspended moment of calm. This...
2014_DC_Worlds_141113102Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- David Beck and Olympia Stone ("Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck")
Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck
David Beck is a master sculptor, carver, painter, and craftsman. Join us for a film screening of Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck (2014, 68 min.), an intimate portrait of one of America’s most accomplished and original artists. A...
2014_DC_Fischl_14091770Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Eric Fischl ("On and Off the Canvas") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Artist Eric Fischl
Internationally acclaimed artist Eric Fischl first received critical attention for depicting the dark, disturbing undercurrents of mainstream American life. His paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints have been the subject of...
2014_DC_Saltz_14102289Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Jerry Saltz ("A Year in the Life of an Art Critic") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Critic Jerry Saltz: A Year in the Life of an Art Critic: The Good, the Bad, and the Very Bad
Jerry Saltz is the senior art critic for New York Magazine and has been an energetic and persuasive voice in the art world for more than two decades. In...
2014_DC_Foster_141105104Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Kathleen Foster ("They’re Saved! They’re Saved!:Winslow Homer and The Life Line") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art
Scholar Kathleen Foster: They’re Saved! They’re Saved!:Winslow Homer and The Life Line
Kathleen Foster is the Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art and director of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A...
2014_DC_Klinger_14040612Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Unplugged -- David Klinger
2014_DC_Bohemian_14042596Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- An Evening with Ella
Take 5! An Evening with Ella
During Jazz Appreciation Month, join us for a special evening performance by The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra as we celebrate the First Lady of Song’s birthday. The Orchestra will highlight Ella Fitzgerald’s collaborations with big bands, including the Count Basie...
2014_DC_Take5_14042517Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Crafts and Games @ An Evening with Ella event
Take 5! An Evening with Ella
During Jazz Appreciation Month, join us for a special evening performance by The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra as we celebrate the First Lady of Song’s birthday. The Orchestra will highlight Ella Fitzgerald’s collaborations with big bands, including the Count Basie...
2014_DC_Take5_14011623Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Crafts and Games @ Duende Quartet event
Take 5! with the Duende Quartet and Pop-up Handi-hour
Enjoy free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard as the Deunde Quartet explores intersection of Latin Jazz with the cool Blue Note sounds of the 1960s. Free craft projects are offered during the concert as part of Handi-hour's pop-up program.
2014_DC_Duende_140116115Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Duende Quartet
The Duende Quartet is devoted to exploring the intersection of Latin Jazz with the cool Blue Note sound of the 1960s. In this concert, the group performs arrangements of compositions by such jazz icons as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Donald Byrd, and Andrew Hill. The quartet includes...
2014_DC_Geist_14060584Sixth & I -- Bill and Willie Geist ("Good Talk Dad")
Bill and Willie Geist:
In Good Talk, Dad: The Birds, The Bees, and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have, the New York Times bestselling authors, father-son team, and TV hosts of CBS Sunday Morning, NBC’s Today, and Morning Joe riff on everything from music and sports to summer camp, driving lessons,...
2014_DC_Rudder_14092296Sixth & I -- Christian Rudder ("Dataclysm") w/Megan Garber
Christian Rudder, OkCupid Co-founder, In Conversation with Megan Garber
Dataclysm (da tə kli zəm) n.: the deluge of digital information reshaping our view of the world.

Half of Americans under 35 check Facebook first thing in the morning.
People have already tweeted more words than in every book...
2014_DC_Digital_14022791Sixth & I -- Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen ("New Digital Age")
Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Billions of people are coming online in the next decade. Their physical lives, human rights, and civic relationships will be forever altered. Technology is reshaping human society in ways we never imagined, and the story for the future is one of promise and innovation.
In...
2014_DC_Google_140930100Sixth & I -- Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg ("How Google Works") w/Elise Hu
Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg In Conversation with Elise Hu
Note: This program does not include a book signing.
In How Google Works, Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, and Rosenberg, advisor to the CEO, pull back the curtain on a company that has changed the way we work and redefined what it...
2014_DC_Rubin_14010868Sixth & I -- Gretchen Rubin ("Happier at Home")
Gretchen Rubin:
When Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project was published in 2009, it soon became a #1 New York Times bestseller and a cultural phenomenon, sparking powerful dialogues about the human quest for joy and satisfaction in life.
Understanding that happiness can be a continual process, in...
2014_DC_Rivers_140702103Sixth & I -- Joan Rivers ("Diary of a Mad Diva") w/Hanna Rosin
Joan Rivers In Conversation with Hanna Rosin
Sometimes in life, a synagogue gets lucky. Twice. Sixth & I hosted Joan Rivers in 2012, and we’re beyond excited to welcome her back this summer.
Following up on her New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone…Starting With Me, the unstoppable comedienne is...
2014_DC_Oates_14091877Sixth & I -- Joyce Carol Oates ("Lovely, Dark, Deep") w/Louis Bayard
Joyce Carol Oates In Conversation with Louis Bayard
WeAre10 -- A FREE event as part of Sixth & I’s 10th anniversary celebration!
From the legendary literary master and winner of the National Book Award, Lovely, Dark, Deep is a collection of ten mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkness within...
2014_DC_Samuelsson_14111337Sixth & I -- Marcus Samuelsson ("Marcus Off Duty") w/Joe Yonan
Marcus Samuelsson In Conversation with Joe Yonan
In Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home the award-winning celebrity chef shares 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes that he cooks for those nearest and dearest to him.
For Marcus and his wife, gatherings in their Harlem brownstone are opportunities...
2014_DC_Batali_14102671Sixth & I -- Mario Batali ("America Farm to Table") w/Jim Webster and Joe Yonan
Mario Batali In Conversation with Jim Webster and Joe Yonan
In America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers, the bestselling author and James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur pays homage to the American farmer – from Maine to California – in stories, photos, and...
2014_DC_Leibovich_14043056Sixth & I -- Mark Leibovich ("This Town") w/Franklin Foer and David Brooks
Mark Leibovich, In Conversation with Franklin Foer and David Brooks
Hailed as a “hysterically funny portrait of the capital’s vanities and ambitions” (The New Yorker), This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America’s Gilded Capital captured America’s attention as the...
2014_DC_NPHarris_141018113Sixth & I -- Neil Patrick Harris ("Choose Your Own Autobiography") w/Madhulika Sikka
Neil Patrick Harris In Conversation with Madhulika Sikka
Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick...
2014_DC_Baer_14102767Sixth & I -- Robert B. Baer ("Perfect Kill") w/James Risen
Robert B. Baer In Conversation with James Risen
For Baer, one of the most accomplished agents to ever work for the CIA, assassination is a source of endless fascination, speculation, and intrigue. Over several decades, Baer served as an operative, from Iraq to New Delhi and beyond; notably, his career...
2014_DC_Brock_14111961Sixth & I -- Sean Brock ("Heritage") w/Michele Kayal
Sean Brock In Conversation with Michele Kayal
Sean Brock is the James Beard Award-winning chef of Husk and McCrady’s in Charleston and of Husk Nashville. His much-anticipated first cookbook, Heritage, reveals how the Wise County, Virginia native is transforming American flavors by exploring our...
2014_DC_Sliver_14032458Sixth & I -- Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd ("A Sliver of Light")
Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd
In summer 2009, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly crossed into Iran and were captured by a border patrol. Accused of espionage, the three Americans ultimately found themselves in Tehran’s infamous...
2014_DC_Sixth_Wall140Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2014_DC_Candidate_140928155Sixth & I and JCRC -- DC Candidate Forum (2014)
DC Candidate Forum
Candidates for mayor and attorney general, DC’s newest elected office, share their vision for the District and answer your questions at this community-wide forum.
Mayoral Candidates:
* Muriel Bowser (Invited) -- DIDN'T COME
* Nestor Djonkam (Invited) -- DIDN'T COME
* Faith...
2014_DC_Mayor_140327220Sixth & I and JCRC -- DC Mayoral Debate (2014)
DC Mayoral Debate:
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington and Sixth & I invite all District residents to a debate with Washington D.C. mayoral candidates.
The 2010 Gray-Fenty debate held at Sixth & I was one of the best attended forums of that election season. Candidates...
2014_DC_Pop_Culture_141209157Sixth & I and NPR -- Pop Culture Happy Hour (w/Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Barrie Hardymon)
Every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR contributors Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, and Glen Weldon gather for a thoughtful, funny, spirited discussion of the best and worst in pop culture – movies, TV, books, music, theater, comics, and video games.
Additional participants: Kat Chow. Matt Thompson,...
2014_DC_Cohen_141206137Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Andy Cohen ("Andy Cohen Diaries") w/Wolf Blitzer
Andy Cohen
With a nod to the 1989 bestseller The Andy Warhol Diaries, Cohen’s new book— The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year—is a pop-culture time capsule covering a year in his life. Cohen lets readers inside the world of New York City celebrity. Nothing is off-limits as he recounts...
2014_DC_Mitchell_14091718Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- David Mitchell ("The Bone Clocks")
An elegant conjurer of interconnected tales, David Mitchell—the author of number9dream and Cloud Atlas—has become one of the leading literary voices of his generation. The Bone Clocks is his spellbinding new novel.
Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on...
2014_DC_Greenwald_14051485Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Glenn Greenwald ("No Place To Hide")
Glenn Greenwald
In May 2013, Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations...
2014_DC_Stevens_14050569Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- John Paul Stevens ("Six Amendments") w/David Tatel
Justice John Paul Stevens:
By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more than three decades on the Court, during which he was involved with many of the defining decisions of the...
2014_DC_Waters_14061151Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- John Waters ("Carsick") w/Louis Bayard
John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads “I’m Not Psycho,” he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers. But who should we be more worried about, the delicate film...
2014_DC_Panetta_14101492Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Leon Panetta ("Worthy Fights") w/Mike Allen
Leon Panetta In Conversation with Mike Allen
Leon Panetta’s first career as a public servant began as an army intelligence officer and included a 35-year run in Congress, culminating in his role as Clinton’s budget czar and White House chief of staff. He then “retired” to establish the Panetta...
2014_DC_Kristof_14092980Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Nicholas Kristof ("Half the Sky")
From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky comes A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity—a unique narrative about making a difference in the world and a road-map to becoming a conscientious global citizen.
Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, A Path...
2014_DC_Lear_141013139Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Norman Lear ("Even This I Get To Experience") w/Jacki Lyden
Norman Lear In Conversation with Jacki Lyden
Book signing to follow event, though books will be stamped by Mr. Lear rather than signed.
The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear remade our television...
2014_DC_Thiel_14092368Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Peter Thiel ("Zero to One") w/Bradley Graham and Blake Masters
Peter Thiel
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won’t create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them.
If you do what has never been done and you can do...
2014_DC_Warren_14050178Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Senator Elizabeth Warren ("A Fighting Chance")
Senator Elizabeth Warren
An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works—and really doesn’t
As a child in Oklahoma, Warren yearned to become an elementary school teacher—an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early...
2014_DC_Gillibrand_14091066Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Senator Kirsten Gillbrand ("Off the Sidelines") w/Andrea Mitchell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand In Conversation with Andrea Mitchell
Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of...
2014_DC_Kidd_14011359Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Sue Monk Kidd ("Invention of Wings")
Sue Monk Kidd:
From the author of The Secret Life of Bees comes The Invention of Wings, a novel that looks at one of the most devastating wounds in American history through two women struggling for liberation, empowerment, and self-expression.
Hetty “Handful” Grimke, a ten-year-old urban slave in...
2014_DC_Geithner_14052244Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Timothy F. Geithner ("Stress Test") w/Ben Bernanke
Timothy F. Geithner - Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
In Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises (Crown), the former Secretary of the Treasury explains the hard choices and politically unpalatable decisions that he and others in the Obama administration made to save the U.S. economy...
2014_DC_Isaacson_14110462Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Walter Isaacson ("Innovators")
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, as well as a guide to how innovation really happens.
What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs...
2014_DC_So_Called_141218179Sixth & I and SpeakeasyDC -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2014)
My So-Called Jewish Life: A SpeakeasyDC Production
During Chanukah, join us for the sixth annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish.
Storytellers include (in sequence):
* Layla McCay - global health...
2014_DC_Confidence_Gap_140512107Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Claire Shipman and Katty Kay ("Confidence Code") w/James Bennet
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman:
The Atlantic’s editorial features will once again be coming to life — this time examining “The Confidence Gap,” the magazine’s May cover story from broadcast journalists Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, based on their new book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of...
2014_DC_Futures_14041677Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- James and Deborah Fallows ("American Futures") w/James Bennet
American Futures
The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Deborah will appear to discuss what they’ve learned in the past few months on their “American Futures” project of exploring America’s heartland by small plane.
Fallows, a former White House Speech writer, China expert, and the author of many...
2014_DC_Shenk_14090846Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Joshua Wolf Shenk ("Powers of Two") w/Alix Spiegel
Joshua Wolf Shenk In Conversation with Alix Spiegel
When is the work of two people together greater than what either could do on their own? In Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, Shenk breaks the myth of the lone genius apart and draws on new scientific research to show...
2014_DC_Daddy_Track_14021865Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Liza Mundy ("The Daddy Track") w/Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Daddy Track:
In the January/February issue of The Atlantic, New America Foundation Director of Work and Family Liza Mundy explores paternity leave as a transformational equalizing force that draws men into the domestic sphere while enabling women to excel at work.
Building on the article’s...
2014_DC_Reparations_14061271Sixth & I and The Atlantic -- Ta-Nehisi Coates ("The Case for Reparations") w/Jeffrey Goldberg
The Case for Reparations
Just days before the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, will sit down with Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss Coates’ provocative June cover story making the case for reparations. The product of...
2014_DC_Mattea_14030168Sixth & I and WPAS -- Concert -- Kathy Mattea
Kathy Mattea:
GRAMMY Award-winner and environmental activist Kathy Mattea has explored music’s most basic human essence—”timeless narratives and melodies steeped in emotion—delivered with beauty by an unmistakable voice. Known for such hits as “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses,” “Where’ve You Been,”...
2014_DC_Pastis_14060276Washington Post -- Stephan Pastis
An evening with cartoonist and author Stephan Pastis, sponsored by the Washington Post. Stephan will be speaking about both Pearls and Timmy Failure, and signing books after.
2014_DC_Gortemaker_14112048Wilson Center -- Heike Görtemaker ("Eva Braun: Life with Hitler")
Eva Braun: Life with Hitler
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program, in cooperation with The Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, present Eva Braun: Life with Hitler
German historian...
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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)
2017_04_22B_CWT_Coastal114CWT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2017) in Pensacola, FL -- Pensacola's Coastal Fortification Tour
Tour guide: David Ogden with the National Park Service. (Partially reviewed)
2017_05_10E1_Artifacts80DC -- Artifacts and Laura and David @ Comet Ping Pong
Live! The Artifacts Jerrett Murray - Jack Rasmussen - Peter Starr - Courtney Surls w/special guests Laura DeNardis - David Keplinger (Partially reviewed)
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