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2015_DC_Miss_DCM_1508261422015 Miss DC Haely Jardas Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences -- Mingling
Join us!
Miss DC 2015, Haely Jardas Miss American Send Off Party.
Buffet by Tony Cheng's. Special performance by LaTiDo.
2015_DC_Miss_DCP_1508261062015 Miss DC Haely Jardas Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences -- Presentation and Posed Photos Afterward
Join us!
Miss DC 2015, Haely Jardas Miss American Send Off Party.
Buffet by Tony Cheng's. Special performance by LaTiDo.
2015_DC_Miss_DCM_150827732015 Miss DC Haely Jardas Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Mingling
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2015_DC_Miss_DCP3_150827732015 Miss DC Haely Jardas Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Posed Photos w/Haely Jardas
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2015_DC_Miss_DCP_1508271032015 Miss DC Haely Jardas Send-Off to Miss America Pageant @ John A Wilson Bldg -- Presentation
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and US Senator Paul Strauss cordially invite you to join them for a reception honoring:
Haely Jardas
Communications Director for the DC Statehood Congressional Delegation and the reigning 2015/2016 Miss District of Columbia...
2015_DC_Miss_DC_America_1504083092015 Miss DC Reception Honoring Miss America @ Capital Hill Club
2015_DC_Pageant_1Other_1506141422015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-program Pics
2015_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_150614552015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2015_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_150614952015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2015_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_150614622015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2015_DC_Pageant_5Talent_1506141072015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Talent
2015_DC_Pageant_6Evening_150614812015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Evening
2015_DC_Pageant_7Inter_150614872015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Interviews
2015_DC_Pageant_8Awards_150614822015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards
2015 Contestants

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2015_DC_Pageant_9Post_1506141162015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post-Award Pictures
Posed Haely Jardas post-award photos.
2015_DC_Moore_15111640AFI Docs 2016 -- "Where To Invade Next" (w/Michael Moore, Tia Lessin, and Jason Dick) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
YOU AND A GUEST ARE INVITED TO THE AFI DOCS SCREENING OF THE NEW COMEDY FROM MICHAEL MOORE
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "stand down" — he will do the invading for...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Norfleet_1504293Air and Space Lecture -- James Norfleet signing
George Norfleet was in the building promoting his book "A Pilot's Journey: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman Curtis Christopher Robinson"
2015_DC_Klobuchar_15090850Busboys 14&V and Politics & Prose -- Senator Amy Klobuchar ("The Senator Next Door")
Senator Amy Klobuchar - The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland
The senior senator from Minnesota, Klobuchar was elected in 2006—the first woman to serve her state as a U.S. senator. Her forthright and often funny account of her career is as much a chronicle of politics as it is the story of...
2015_DC_Captive_Cove_15110161Busboys Brookland and Politics & Prose -- Rebecca Goldfield, Matt Dembicki, Mike Short, and Evan Keeling ("Captive of Friendly Cove")
@ Busboys and Poets Brookland: Rebecca Goldfield, Matt Dembicki, Mike Short, and Evan Keeling - Captive of Friendly Cove: Based on the Secret Journals of John Jewitt:
Goldfield is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on PBS and National Geographic. Her previous collaboration...
2015_DC_Williams_15052028Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Cindy Williams ("Shirley, I Jest!") w/Jen Chaney
Busboys and Poets Takoma: Cindy Williams - Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life:
Williams, aka Shirley Feeney of the popular TV show Laverne & Shirley—which drew audiences of as many as 60 million—is as warm and funny on the page as she’s been on both the large and small screen. In her lively memoir, the...
2015_DC_Kalman_15111131Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Maira Kalman ("Beloved Dog") w/Jane Mayer
@ Busboys and Poets 14th & V: Maira Kalman - Beloved Dog
Kalman’s distinctive artwork has graced untold numbers of The New Yorker and she’s illustrated books ranging from Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style to Michael Pollan’s Food Rules. Her own books are favorites of both young and adult readers...
2015_DC_Manzano_15090640Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Sonia Manzano ("Becoming Maria")
Busboys and Poets Takoma: Sonia Manzano - Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Writer and recently retired Sesame Street star Manzano remembers her journey from a thoroughfare in the Bronx to the most beloved street on television. A colorful yet complicated childhood provided both...
2015_DC_Hayden_15050381Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Tom Hayden ("Listen, Yankee!") w/John Angelos
@ Busboys and Poets Takoma: Tom Hayden - Listen, Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters
As Cuba and the U.S. look ahead to rapprochement, Hayden fills in the revolutionary background—of both nations. The author of the seminal Port Huron Statement and a former California state legislator, Hayden gives an...
2015_DC_Bernard_15101981Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- Warren Bernard ("Cartoons for Victory")
@ Busboys and Poets Takoma: Warren Bernard - Cartoons for Victory
World War II needed heroes on the home front as well as on the battlefields abroad, and many comic artists provided just that. Bernard, executive director of Small Press Expo, whose vast collection and vaster knowledge of comic art has...
2015_DC_Deceit_15120828Cato Institute -- "Deceit on the Road to War" (w/John Schuessler, etc)
Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy
featuring the author
* John M. Schuessler, Associate Professor, Department of Strategy, Air War College
with comments by
* Elizabeth Saunders, Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington...
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Din_150717100Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Dinner
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Etc_15071716Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Et cetera
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_EH_15071729Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Explore History!
Explore History! Discover how NMAH can bring history alive in your classroom.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_OS_15071762Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Objects Out of Storage
Objects Out of Storage; Learn more about our Military and Photographic History collections. Presented by the NMAH curatorial staff.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_OT_15071724Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Opening Talk
Opening Talk: Remarks from the CWT and NMAH.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_PF_15071731Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Price of Freedom
Price of Freedom: Explore the Exhibition.
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_Th_15071733Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- Theater
When history comes to life
By NMAH, March 24, 2009

Like many of you, I love the idea of inanimate objects having a secret life. The people leave, the lights go out, the door closes and then— magic, stuffed animals, toy cowboys, and Teddy Roosevelt come to life. Hollywood is particularly good at...
2015_DC_CWT_Teachers_WW2_15071741Civil War Teacher Institute (2015) in Washington DC -- World War II Memorial tour
w/James Percoco
2015_DC_Critters3Critters -- Squirrel
Cooling off squirrel
2015_DC_4th_Parade_15070452DC -- 4th of July parade (2015)
2015_DC_4th_Archives_150704156DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2015)
Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
* Greetings from Steve Scully, C-SPAN News Broadcaster
* Presentation of colors by the Continental Color Guard*
* National Anthem by Adalia Jimenez
* Performance by the Fife and Drum Corps*
* Remarks by Archivist of the United States David S....
2015_DC_4th_ArchivesB_15070469DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Member Breakfast (2015)
July 4th at the National Archives
Promise of America Breakfast: American Heritage Chocolate Tasting
Remarks:
* (Emcee) Patrick Madden, Executive Director, Foundation for the National Archives
* David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
* A’Lelia Bundles, Chair and President, Foundation for...
2015_DC_Lincoln_VisitsV_151203132DC -- Abraham Lincoln press conference @ VFW on Illinois Statehood Day
MISTER LINCOLN GOES TO WASHINGTON
Illinois Statehood Day, Thursday, December 3, 2015, will be commemorated with a presentation of “Abraham Lincoln – A Press Conference” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The event will take place at noon in Ketchum Hall of the VFW Building at 200 Maryland Avenue, NE,...
2015_DC_AU11DC -- American University
2015_DC_Katzen52DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2015_DC_Levenson_15012440DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015A Artist Talk: Silvia Levenson
Introductions were made by Cecilia Nahón, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the United States of America
2015_DC_KatzenO_15012430DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015A Opening Reception
Including some photos of the artist Phyllis Plattner.
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015A58DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015A Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the Winter 2015 Exhibition:
* Photoworks: Presence of Place:
* Identidad by Silvia Levenson
* Phyllis Plattner: Gods of War!
* Locally Sourced
* Dean Byington: Buildings Without Shadows

January 24 through March 15, 2015.

Photoworks: Presence of Place:
Forty years ago, in a...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015B104DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015B Early Spring Exhibition
YES! Glue: A Half-Century of Collage by Bruce and Jean Conner
April 4 through May 24, 2015
Collage played a prominent and happily subversive role in the history of 20th century art; subversive because it undermined distinctions between "high" and "low" art by appropriating mass-produced images....
2015_DC_Goldstein8DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015B Gallery Talk: Guy Goldstein
2015_DC_KatzenO_15040420DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015B Opening Reception
Including V. Ramesh with one of his favorite pieces.
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015C48DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015C Late Spring Exhibition
Stone, Silence and Speech: Sculptures by Sy Gresser
Curated by Ori Z. Soltes
On view April 25 – August 16
Over more than six decades, Sy Gresser (1926-2014) wrestled with issues and ideas that define humanity. Beginning as a poet, he metamorphosed into a sculptor of stone and wood. If nothing is more...
2015_DC_KatzenO_1504255DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015C Opening Reception
2015_DC_Atomic_70th_150805115DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Closing: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Atomic Bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this evening will include testimony by two Hibakushi (survivors of the atomic bombings) and a piano and choral performance by the children of Little Friends of Peace.
Program (in sequence):
* Melvin Hardy
*...
2015_DC_AtomicT_15080553DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Gallery Talk: Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
June 13 through August 16, 2015
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict...
2015_DC_Ziedins_15061262DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Gallery Talk: Visvaldis Ziedins exhibit
Reception & Preview of Visvaldis Ziedins: Travels in the Imagination:
Join the exhibit preview with remarks by the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia H.E. Andris Razans. Visvaldis Ziedins exhibit Travels in the Imagination is part of Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union public...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15061211DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Opening Reception (Members)
2015_DC_Decision_15062353DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Panel Discussion: Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition: Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
This film screening and symposium will bring together a panel of prominent historians to reflect on the decision to drop the atomic bombs and its implications. Free and open to the public.
Film screening of "The Bomb" from...
2015_DC_Remember_150616151DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Panel Discussion: To Remember and Reflect
Panel Discussion: To Remember and Reflect:
In conjunction with the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, this panel brings together several artists who have addressed war-related suffering in their own work. Panelists include Kristine Yuki Aono, Kitty Klaidman, Miriam Morsel Nathan, and Aida...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015D99DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Summer Exhibition
Michael Gross: Abstraction
June 13 through July 26, 2015
Michael Gross, painter and printmaker, offers expressive and emotional filled works using a kaleidoscope of color. Gross creates art as “a means of grappling with the impulses and struggles that make up the way I see my place in the world.”...
2015_06_12D_KatzenX_Atomic176DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Summer Exhibition -- Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
June 13 through August 16, 2015
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict... (Partially reviewed)
2015_08_05A_KatzenX_Atomic29DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Summer Exhibition -- Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_KatzenX_Atomic_2015D62DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015D Summer Exhibition -- Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
Hiroshima-Nagaski: Atomic Bomb Exhibition
June 13 through August 16, 2015
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attacks, this powerful show will include 20 artifacts collected from the debris of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as 6 large folding screens that depict...
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015E182DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015E Early Fall Exhibition
Blood Mirror
September 12 through October 18, 2015
Blood Mirror, organized by artist Jordan Eagles, seeks to create an open dialogue and effect change around the US Food & Drug Administration's current discriminatory policy on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
In 2015, Jordan Eagles...
2015_DC_KatzenO_15091196DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015E Opening Reception (Members)
Artists who spoke tonight included Walter McConnell, Gerhardt Knodel, and Mary Shaffer. The contemporary Chinese art community was represented by artists Shaowei Deng and Jie Wang, and BG Muhn helped the delegation.
2015_DC_KatzenO_15091265DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015E Opening Reception (Public)
Artists who spoke tonight included Gerhardt Knodel and Mary Shaffer. The contemporary Chinese art community was represented by artists Shaowei Deng and Jie Wang, and BG Muhn helped the delegation. Other artists present included Chawky Frenn and Pat Goslee.
2015_DC_KatzenX_2015F89DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center -- 2015F Late Fall Exhibition
Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project
November 7 through December 13, 2015
This installation is a massive sculptural statement which weaves the artist's own work into the walls of a 19th century American house. Kaphar's most ambitious expression to date, The Vesper Project is a culmination of an intense...
2015_DC_Disabled_Mem14DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
2015_DC_SIAM_CWChanged177DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture -- Exhibit: How the Civil War Changed Washington
How the Civil War Changed Washington
February 2, 2015 – November 15, 2015
This exhibition examines the social and spatial impact of the Civil War on Washington, DC and the resulting dramatic changes in social mores, and in the size and ethnic composition of the city’s population. The population of the...
2015_DC_Anacostia_Park46DC -- Anacostia Park
2015_DC_Mellon_Fountain53DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
The National Gallery of Art had gotten permission from the National Park Service to take over maintenance of the fountain. The first steps involved sealing off the area and removing dead and rotting trees which is what they were working on today. I talked to a staffer and he said they hoped they could...
2015_DC_AFRH22DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2015_DC_OAS_Hidden16DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Hidden Identities"
Hidden Identities: Paintings and Drawings by Jorge Tacla
On view October 22, 2015- January 31, 2016

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Curated by María José Bunster Baeza (Museo de la Memoria)
AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in partnership with the Embassy of Chile in Washington, the Permanent Mission of...
2015_DC_OAS_Streams24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Streams of Being"
Streams of Being: Selections from the Art Museum of the Americas
On view October 22, 2015- January 31, 2016

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Drawn from the permanent collection of AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, Streams of Beings brings to light a multiplicity of ideas and identities emerging within...
2015_DC_OAS_Waterweavers60DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Waterweavers"
Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture
On view June 24 - September 27, 2015
Organized by the Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York City. Curated by José Roca, with Alejandro Martín.
This presentation of Waterweavers at the OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas...
2015_DC_SISG2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
2015_DC_SISG_Art_Gift19DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
Art of the Gift: Recent Aquisitions
July 25, 2015 – December 13, 2015
The beauty and diversity of Asian art are evident throughout the collections of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Since the opening of the Freer in 1923 and the Sackler in 1987, generous gifts and funds...
2015_05_22G_SISG_Lucre85DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre
May 16, 2015 – November 29, 2016
Filthy Lucre, an immersive installation by painter Darren Waterston, reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room—an icon of American art—as a decadent ruin collapsing under the weight of its own creative... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SISG_Shiota6DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
August 30, 2014 – June 7, 2015
Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist. Shiota studied at Kyoto Seike...
2015_DC_SISG_Baladi13DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Lara Baladi
Perspectives: Lara Baladi
August 29, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Egyptian-Lebanese artist Lara Baladi (born 1969) experiments with the photographic medium, investigating its history and its role in shaping perceptions of the Middle East—particularly Egypt, where she is based. This installation centers on Oum...
2015_DC_SISG_Travellers65DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
November 22, 2014–May 31, 2015
Travel shapes how we see the world. Long after a trip has ended, images made to guide, track, and represent travelers and their journeys continue to influence our views of other cultures and our own cultural identities. Featuring more...
2015_DC_SIAAI70DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This was the first time I'd been inside since 2004.
2015_DC_Atlas18DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2015_DC_Juarez_Statue5DC -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2015_DC_Busboys_Brookland14DC -- Brookland -- Busboys and Poets
2015_DC_Busboys_14V34DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 14th and V
2015_DC_CapHill5DC -- Capitol Hill area
2015_DC_Carnegie_Lib_ADA5DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_Cherry127DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2015)
2015_DC_Friendship_Arch1DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2015_DC_Surratt_Boarding3DC -- Chinatown -- Surratt Boarding House (604 H St NW)
2015_DC_Heurich132DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2015_DC_HeurichV4DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) -- View from Fire Escape
2015_DC_CBrown_Mem65DC -- Chuck Brown Memorial Park
2015_DC_Ft_DeRussy11DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort DeRussy
2015_DC_Ft_Slocum7DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Slocum
2015_DC_Ft_Totten20DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Totten
2015_DC_CBMSO121DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2015_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1510319DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Group tour
Garrett Peck was leading a group through.
2015_DC_Engine315DC -- Cleveland Park -- Engine Company 31 (Forest Hills Firehouse)
Sunset by the firehouse.
2015_DC_Park_Van_Ness27DC -- Cleveland Park -- Park Van Ness (formerly Van Ness Square)
2015_DC_Columbia_Square18DC -- Columbia Square building
Including screens for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Naitonal Memorial.
2015_DC_Cong_Cem102DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2015_DC_Cong_Cem_Goats19DC -- Congressional Cemetery -- Goats
Have you ever seen a green goat? Come to Historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill on Thursday, August 6th, and watch a herd of Browsing Green Goats in action. The goats will spend around two weeks at the cemetery helping to control invasive species that threaten this National Historic...
2015_DC_DAR14DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2015_DC_DAR_Remembering72DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall -- Exhibit: Remembering the American Revolution 1776-1890
2015_DC_Decatur94DC -- Decatur House
2015_DC_Decatur_Gingerbread48DC -- Decatur House -- Exhibit: White House Gingerbread
2015_DC_DOC31DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2015_DC_DOC_SFT58DC -- Dept of Commerce building -- Sculpture of Federal Triangle exhibit
Sculpture of Federal Triangle display. It's been there for years but I never photographed it.
2015_DC_DOJ44DC -- Dept of Justice building
2015_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2015_DC_Quixote_Rolph9DC -- Don Quixote statue by Miles Stafford Rolph, II
Miles Stafford Rolph, II life-size welded steel Don Quixote sculpture (1981) is located at 1776 G St. at 18th St. in Washington, DC
2015_DC_SIPG_Bldg51DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2015_DC_SIPG_Portrait56DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
Including the Obama 3-D portrait as well as Sylvia Rivera, the gallery's first transgender portrait.
2015_DC_SIPG_Sculpture6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2015_DC_SIPG_Obama3D11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 3-D Portrait of President Obama
3-D Portrait of President Obama
February 13, 2015 – February 16, 2015
In 2014, President Barack Obama became the first President to be scanned using 3-D technology. Data from the scan were used to create his portraits, and a 3-D printed bust will be on view for Presidents Day weekend Friday, Feb. 13,...
2015_DC_SIPG_Pres26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Bravo2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2015_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
They're refurbishing both the Champions and Bravo! exhibit space.
2015_DC_SIPG_CW24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2015_DC_SIPG_Token23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
June 19, 2015 – June 5, 2016
Beginning with George Washington’s administration, presidential portrait medals were created to promote peace and friendship between Euro-Americans and Native Americans. Made in multiple sizes at...
2015_DC_SIPG_Carlin1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: George Carlin
George Carlin
March 27, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Our “Recognize” wall seeks to commemorate Americans who have influenced politics, history, and culture. The public voted to honor comedian George Carlin for the Portrait Gallery’s most recent Recognize selection.
2015_DC_SIPG_Recent34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2015)
Recent Acquisitions
November 6, 2015 – October 30, 2016
From Frederick Douglass, Bob Hope, Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Aretha Franklin to Rita Moreno, Matilde Krim, Hank Aaron, Willie Nelson, and Rubén Blades, this annual exhibition features 29 objects that tell the story and identity of America...
2015_DC_SIPG_Yasuo31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art
March 30, 2015 – July 10, 2015
In 1906, when Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1952) was just 16, he emigrated by himself from Japan to the United States with two hundred dollars in his pocket. Kuniyoshi eventually made his way to New York...
2015_DC_SIPG_Black_Books44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Little Black Books
Little Black Books: Address Books from the Archives of American Art
August 7, 2015 – November 1, 2015
This exhibition showcases a selection of personal address books of influential American artists, from Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner to Joseph Cornell and Ad Reinhardt. Like diaries, these...
2015_DC_SIPG_Carving22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Direct Carving
Direct Carving
February 5, 2015 – Indefinitely
The exhibition includes approximately 24 sculptures from across the twentieth century, nearly all from the museum’s permanent collection. Direct carving is an unusual method of sculpting in which an artist works directly with a piece of stone or wood,...
2015_DC_SIPG_Masterworks25DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Masterworks
Special Installation of 19 American Masterworks
April 17 through August 16, 2015
Nineteen major paintings lent from the private collection of Thelma and Melvin Lenkin of Chevy Chase, MD, will be on view on the second floor galleries of the museum as part of a special installation from April 17 through...
2015_DC_SIPG_Measured37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave
July 3, 2015 – February 19, 2017
This one-gallery exhibition reveals the inner workings of the studio of Hiram Powers (1805-1873), who was among the most innovative sculptors of the nineteenth century, eagerly adapting long-standing sculpture traditions...
2015_DC_SIPG_Watch_This8DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
April 24, 2015 – September 7, 2015
Creative and commercial innovations in hi-fidelity stereo, broadcast television, videotape and satellite technologies ignited a frenetic pace of social change through the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, simultaneously shattering and...
2015_DC_SIPG_Penn_MP48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Press Preview: Irving Penn "Beyond Beauty" Exhibit
Press Preview for Irving Penn "Beyond Beauty" exhibit
Welcoming remarks by:
* Elizabeth (Betsy) Broun, The Margaret and Terry Stent Director
Guest Curatorial discussion by:
* Merry Foresta
2015_DC_Holiday_Market16DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2015_DC_Dupont_Circle13DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2015_DC_Gellman_15092284DC -- Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission & City Club of Washington: Irwin Gellman ("President and the Apprentice")
The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission & City Club of Washington cordially invite you to a presentation and book signing by author Dr. Irwin F. Gellman on his newly released book.
Sequence of Events:
* Reception
* National...
2015_DC_EPPV28DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2015_DC_AncestorsC_15030657DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Closing: Light of the Ancestors
Black Artists of DC presents Light of the Ancestors Exhibition at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery
February 11 – March 6, 2015
Meet the Artists Reception February 13, 2015 6 - 9 PM
Closing Reception and Artist Talk Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 - 9 PM.

The theme of Light of the Ancestors exhibition,...
2015_DC_AncestorsP_15030690DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Closing: Light of the Ancestors -- Formal Presentation
Black Artists of DC presents Light of the Ancestors Exhibition at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery
February 11 – March 6, 2015
Meet the Artists Reception February 13, 2015 6 - 9 PM
Closing Reception and Artist Talk Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 - 9 PM.

The theme of Light of the Ancestors exhibition,...
2015_DC_Ancestors75DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Light of the Ancestors
Black Artists of DC presents Light of the Ancestors Exhibition at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery
February 11 – March 6, 2015
Meet the Artists Reception February 13, 2015 6 - 9 PM
Closing Reception and Artist Talk Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 - 9 PM.

The theme of Light of the Ancestors exhibition,...
2015_DC_AncestorsO_150213110DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Light of the Ancestors
Black Artists of DC presents Light of the Ancestors Exhibition at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery
February 11 – March 6, 2015
Meet the Artists Reception February 13, 2015 6 - 9 PM
Closing Reception and Artist Talk Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 - 9 PM.

The theme of Light of the Ancestors exhibition,...
2015_DC_AncestorsP_15021397DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Light of the Ancestors -- Formal presentation
Black Artists of DC presents Light of the Ancestors Exhibition at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery
February 11 – March 6, 2015
Meet the Artists Reception February 13, 2015 6 - 9 PM
Closing Reception and Artist Talk Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 - 9 PM.
The theme of Light of the Ancestors exhibition,...
2015_DC_OEOB6DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2015_DC_1stDiv22DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2015_DC_Ellipse8DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2015_DC_Fireworks_EDay_1504168DC -- Emancipation Day (2015) -- Fireworks
2015_DC_Emb_Botswana8DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Canada25DC -- Embassy of Canada
Including the PRIDE flag as well as the Christmas tree.
2015_DC_EC_Seeway10DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: SEEWAY
SEEWAY, a collection of images reflecting Canadian artist Wanda Koop’s journey down the St. Lawrence Seaway
The Embassy of Canada will host SEEWAY, an exhibit from celebrated contemporary Canadian artist, Wanda Koop. In 2010, Koop joined the crew of the Canadian Steamship Line ocean freighter,...
2015_DC_Emb_Colombia47DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
Come visit the Embassy of Colombia. We'll have food, dancing, a live concert and much more!
Special guests:
Juan Valdez, Verny Varela, El Tayrona
2015_DC_Emb_Dominican16DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Egypt4DC -- Embassy of Egypt
2015_DC_Emb_France42DC -- Embassy of France -- Tributes after Friday the 13th attacks in Paris
Terrorists had attacked various places in Paris about 48 hours beforehand. I don't know when these commemorative items were put up but some were still being installed when I was there.
2015_DC_Emb_KoreaR10DC -- Embassy of Korea -- Residence
2015_DC_Emb_Latvia35DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Latvia through art, literature, and folklore! Enjoy Latvian folk music by the folk ensemble "Sudrabavots"! Dance along with folk dance group "Namejs"! Get to know Latvian contemporary literature by meeting Latvian writers! Explore Latvia through exiled painter...
2015_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art16DC -- Embassy of Latvia (Laimonis Eglitis "Retrospective" Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Latvia through art, literature, and folklore! Enjoy Latvian folk music by the folk ensemble "Sudrabavots"! Dance along with folk dance group "Namejs"! Get to know Latvian contemporary literature by meeting Latvian writers! Explore Latvia through exiled painter...
2015_DC_Emb_Libya5DC -- Embassy of Libya
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Malta4DC -- Embassy of Malta
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Malta, a unique archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Experience our traditional hospitality and homemade sweets. Learn about Malta’s amazing collection of archives and manuscripts that preserve the history and heritage of the Maltese...
2015_DC_25Years50DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- 25 Years/25 Artists exhibit
25 Years / 25 Artists:
February 24th through May 30th, 2015 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
"25 years 25 artists" is an exhibition celebrating the Mexican Cultural Institute's first 25 years. This visual arts exhibition presents works from several generations and artistic movements. From the...
2015_DC_25YearsO_150224119DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- 25 Years/25 Artists opening
25 Years / 25 Artists:
February 24th through May 30th, 2015 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
"25 years 25 artists" is an exhibition celebrating the Mexican Cultural Institute's first 25 years. This visual arts exhibition presents works from several generations and artistic movements. From the...
2015_DC_Emb_Morocco9DC -- Embassy of Morocco
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Mozambique23DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Nicaragua40DC -- Embassy of Nicaragua
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2015_DC_Emb_Portugal18DC -- Embassy of Portugal
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover the West Coast of Europe during your visit to the Portuguese Embassy. Get acquainted with a variety of Portuguese products, and view a photography exhibition, “Looking for Portugal”, by Jorge Serpa.
2015_DC_Emb_Romania26DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2015
By visiting the Romanian Embassy to the U.S., you will not only be delighted to see one of the finest examples of the Beaux-Arts style of architecture, but also to discover Romania’s traditions and culture through tasting local food and drinks. Exciting performances of...
2015_DC_Emb_Spain2DC -- Embassy of Spain
2015_DC_Emb_Turkey5DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2015_DC_SIHG48DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2015_DC_Lewis_15012553DC -- Fantom Comics -- Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin ("March Book Two")
2015_DC_Fantom_FCBD_15050214DC -- Fantom Comics -- Free Comic Book Day
Folks included Andrew Aydin and Jamie Noguchi
2015_DC_FDIC84DC -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Exhibit
2015_DC_FTC23DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2015_DC_FCUCC2DC -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2015_DC_Foggy_Bottom11DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2015_DC_Folger2DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2015_DC_Folger_Decoding22DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Decoding the Renaissance
Decoding the Renaissance
500 Years of Codes and Ciphers
November 11, 2014–February 26, 2015
The Renaissance was the first great age of mass communication, but it was also the period when the art of secret writing came into its own. The new science of codes and ciphers produced some of the period’s...
2015_DC_Zoofari_150514127DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2015)
2015_DC_Fords_Museum15DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
2015_DC_Fords45DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
That new collage portrait is gorgeous!
2015_DC_Fords_Bricks9DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS -- Sidewalk bricks
Donor bricks outside of Ford's Theatre.
2015_DC_Francis_CaseVw43DC -- Francis Case Memorial Bridge -- View from...
2015_DC_SIFG_Aramaki_15032811DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Shinji Aramaki
Cherry Blossom Anime: "Harlock: Space Pirate"
In person: Shinji Aramaki, director 3D screening! Watch the trailer. Inspired by a wildly popular 1970s television series, Harlock: Space Pirate is a 3D sci-fi adventure with eye-popping CGI effects. It tells the story of a mysterious loner who battles the...
2015_DC_Gallaudet71DC -- Gallaudet University
2015_DC_Gallaudet_ADA5DC -- Gallaudet University -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_Gallery_Place19DC -- Gallery Place building
2015_DC_GAR16DC -- GAR Memorial
Snow and a spring day.
2015_DC_Rawlins_Statue16DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2015_DC_Artigas_Statue10DC -- General Jose Gervasio Artigas Statue
2015_DC_Hancock_Mem9DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
Including Hancock memorial in the snow.
2015_DC_Mason6DC -- George Mason Memorial
2015_DC_Book_Hill4DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park
2015_DC_Georgetown_Lutheran6DC -- Georgetown -- Georgetown Lutheran Church
2015_DC_GeorgetownL31DC -- Georgetown -- Library
Including a visit to the Peabody Room.
2015_DC_Montrose_Pk8DC -- Georgetown -- Montrose and Dumbarton Park
2015_DC_Georgetown16DC -- Georgetown areas
2015_DC_GAHF_Gala_1Rec_151029106DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2015 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 1 Reception and Silent Auction
2015_DC_GAHF_Gala_5Post_15102990DC -- German-American Heritage Foundation -- 2015 Distinguished German-American of the Year gala event -- 2 Dinner and Final Photos
2015_DC_GAHM11DC -- German-American Heritage Museum
2015_DC_GAHM_Hollywood_15062038DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Event: 100 Years of Hollywood Panel Tie-In
Delve into 100 years of Hollywood history and learn about the contributions and achievements made by German-Americans this Saturday at our guided tour and film screening at the GAHM!
Stop by and celebrate the opening of this exciting new exhibit with us on Saturday, June 20th, 2015, from 11:00 AM -...
2015_06_18G_GAHM_Laemmle179DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
Exhibition: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
June 18 - September 30, 2015
This multimedia traveling exhibition explores the influence of German immigrants on the American film and entertainment industry from 1915 to today, and pays tribute to Hollywood visionary Carl Laemmle,... (Partially reviewed)
2015_06_20G_GAHM_Laemmle47DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
Filling in some pictures of the exhibit itself that I missed before. (Partially reviewed)
2015_10_10A_GAHM_Unity98DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Path to German Unity
THE PATH TO GERMAN UNITY
Travel back in time to the peaceful revolution of 1989, the fall of the wall, and the abolition of the East-German state.
Washington, DC: On display until December 31, 2015

Exhibition Summary:
This poster exhibit was created by the Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_GAHM_LaemmleO_150618173DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: 1915 – 2015: 100 Years of Hollywood – The “Laemmle Effect“
2015_DC_Grand_Review_150517102DC -- Grand Review of the Armies Parade
Join over 1,500 marchers, and spectators in viewing this commemoration of the Grand Review of the Armies
On May 23, 1865, the Army of the Potomac would march down Pennsylvania Avenue. Soldiers of the armies of Georgia and the Tennessee would take center stage the next day. In all, more than 150,000...
2015_DC_PlowShares27DC -- Guns into Plowshares Statue
2015_DC_GWU_Museum12DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum
2015_04_18K_GWU_Museum_Making106DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Civil War & Making of Modern Washington
The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington
March 21–October 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. underwent remarkable changes, both physically and politically, as a result of the American Civil War. The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington examines the city’s transformations from the beginning of... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Seat53DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Seat of Empire
Seat of Empire: Planning Washington, 1790–1801
March 21–October 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. was the result of political compromise and artistic imagination. In 1792, George Washington charged French-born architect Peter L’Enfant with a momentous task: to envision the capital of a new nation from a swath...
2015_DC_GWU_Museum_Textile24DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Unraveling Identity
Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories
March 21–August 24, 2015
The largest exhibition in Textile Museum history, Unraveling Identity unites textiles from across cultures to explore expressions of individual, cultural, political, and social identity throughout the ages.
Throughout time and...
2015_DC_Lisner15DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Lisner Auditorium
2015_DC_Hart68DC -- Hart Senate Office Building
2015_DC_Lincoln_VisitsH_15120310DC -- Hart Senate Office Building -- Lincoln Visits for Illinois Statehood Day
2015_DC_Heritage13DC -- Heritage Foundation
2015_DC_Kilmeade_15110632DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Brian Kilmeade ("Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates")
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History:
Brian Kilmeade and his co-author Don Yaeger return with another fascinating historical narrative. Like their bestseller George Washington's Secret Six, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates sheds light on a...
2015_DC_Shirley_15101920DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Craig Shirley ("Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan")
Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan featuring author Craig Shirley
His name in American politics is more cited than any other president. Both the Republican and Democratic parties are radically different today, mainly as a result of Ronald Reagan and the force of his ideas....
2015_DC_Loconte_15091718DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Joseph Loconte ("A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War")
A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918
Featuring author Joseph Loconte
The First World War laid waste to a continent and permanently altered the political and religious landscape of the West....
2015_DC_HeritageV40DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Hub42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection
In celebration of the Museum’s 40th anniversary, the Hirshhorn recently completed the first comprehensive renovation of the Third Level galleries, returning the sweeping, majestic spaces to architect Gordon Bunshaft’s original design.
The first exhibition in the new galleries is At the Hub of Things:...
2015_DC_SIHIR_LeOnde18DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence
Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914-1971)
August 22, 2015 – January 3, 2016
This exhibition of nearly 20 works from the museum’s collection follows Italian contributions to the transnational evolution of abstraction, through movements and tendencies such as futurism, spatialism, op art, and...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Shirin96DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Shirin Neshat: Facing History
Shirin Neshat: Facing History
May 18, 2015 – September 20, 2015
In her mesmerizing films and photographs, Shirin Neshat (Iranian-American, b. Qazvin, 1957) examines the nuances of power and identity in the Islamic world—particularly in her native country of Iran, where she lived until 1975. Shirin...
2015_DC_SIHIR_Speculative17DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Speculative Forms
Speculative Forms
Drawn from the Hirshhorn’s expansive collection, Speculative Forms reconsiders the historical development of sculpture since the early twentieth century and its critique of the autonomy of the object. Including more than fifty works, this two-floor exhibition collapses conventional...
2015_DC_SIHIR3DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2015_DC_SIHIRO39DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
Including annual maintenance on Juan Munoz, Last Conversation Piece, 1994-95
2015_DC_Holodomor_Mem75DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933
2015_DC_Holodomor_MemD15DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933 -- Dedication-related items
The dedication event was the next day but the designer, Larysa Kurylas, and Michael Kiminski, whose field in Manitoba provided the basis for the wheat sculpted, were in Union Station in preparation. Also around for the weekend events was the Holodomor National Awareness Tour, a project conceived by the...
2015_DC_Italiana53DC -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana
2015_DC_JBond_Tribute_150822123DC -- Honoring Julian Bond @ MLK Memorial
People Around The World Come Together To Remember Julian Bond
We are saddened with the passing of Julian Bond, who inspired Aviva Kempner to make the film when he talked about Julius Rosenwald at a lecture at the Hebrew Center 12 years ago on the Vineyard. The family is spreading his ashes in Florida...
2015_DC_I39540DC -- I-395 overpass work
(Washington DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced today that Property Group Partners (PGP), the developer of Capitol Crossing, will begin construction in the I-395/3rd Street Tunnel tomorrow, February 24, 2015. Work in northbound and southbound lanes will be performed between D...
2015_DC_Intellectucool14DC -- Intellectucool
2015_DC_JAWilson27DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2015_DC_WWI_Finalists_151215124DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: WWI Memorial Design Finalists
WWI MEMORIAL DESIGN FINALISTS ON EXHIBIT AT THE JOHN A. WILSON BUILDING, FROM 14-22 DECEMBER 2015
WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will publicly exhibit the five finalist design concepts, for the national World War I Memorial in Washington D.C.
This exhibit will consist of...
2015_DC_Kennedy_Center145DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2015_DC_Kennedy_C_Yellin22DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies
Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies
Commissioned and originally exhibited by New York City Ballet
Wednesday, April 1 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Born in California and raised in Colorado, Dustin Yellin (1975– ) now lives in Brooklyn, NY. In 2010, he founded Pioneer Works, a social sculpture and...
2015_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw35DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2015_DC_Witherspoon9DC -- John Witherspoon Memorial
2015_DC_Lincoln_Flannery3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2015_DC_Darlington3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Darlington Memorial Fountain
2015_DC_Marshall_Statue3DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue
2015_DC_Fire_Dog_Mem16DC -- Judiciary Square -- Natl Fire Dog Memorial
I hadn't known until I started Googling to file in descriptions on the site, but the memorial had been vandalized back in March. Of course they had cleaned it up by the time I got around to seeing it again in August but apparently the dog had been sprayed with blue paint and the letters "KKK" had been...
2015_DC_Judiciary96DC -- Judiciary Square area
2015_DC_KSt9DC -- K Street area
2015_12_06_Honors240DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2015)
In July, 2015, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the selection of six Honorees who will receive the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at the 38th annual national celebration of the arts are: American rock band the Eagles, singer-songwriter Carole King,... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Murphy_15101860DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2015 -- Eddie Murphy)
The 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
On Sunday, October 18, 2015, Dave Chappelle, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Brittany Howard, George Lopez, Sam Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Nealon, Trevor Noah, Jay Pharoah, Joe Piscopo, Chris Rock and Other Special Guests will gather in the Kennedy...
2015_DC_LEnfant28DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas
2015_DC_LIUNA4DC -- Laborers' International Union of North Ameirca
2015_DC_Lafayette_Square37DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2015_DC_Legacy_Pk54DC -- Legacy Memorial Pk
The park opened a week prior to this visit. Legacy Memorial Park pays tribute to the nine victims, first responders and others whose lives were altered by the collision of two southbound Metro trains between the Takoma and Fort Totten Metro stations on June 22, 2009.
2015_DC_LOC38DC -- Library of Congress
2015_DC_Americas_Award_150918182DC -- Library of Congress -- Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Duncan Tonatiuh and Margarita Engle
Library to Host 2015 Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature:
Authors Duncan Tonatiuh and Margarita Engle will receive the Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature during a special awards presentation on Friday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. in the Hispanic Division Reading Room,...
2015_DC_LOC_NCS_KingX_15052236DC -- Library of Congress -- Cartooning and Our Culture -- LOC sampler
The National Cartoonists Society and the LOC's Prints and Photographs Division present
Cartooning and Our Culture: A Panel of Top King Features Cartooning Talents Celebrating the Syndicate's Centennial
2015_DC_LOC_NCS_KingM_15052269DC -- Library of Congress -- Cartooning and Our Culture -- Mingling
The National Cartoonists Society and the LOC's Prints and Photographs Division present
Cartooning and Our Culture: A Panel of Top King Features Cartooning Talents Celebrating the Syndicate's Centennial
Panel:
* Patrick McDonnell -- Mutts
* Jeff Keane -- The Family Circus
* Brian Walker -- Hi and...
2015_DC_LOC_NCS_KingP_15052274DC -- Library of Congress -- Cartooning and Our Culture -- Presentation
The National Cartoonists Society and the LOC's Prints and Photographs Division present
Cartooning and Our Culture: A Panel of Top King Features Cartooning Talents Celebrating the Syndicate's Centennial
* Patrick McDonnell -- Mutts
* Jeff Keane -- The Family Circus
* Brian Walker -- Hi and Lois
...
2015_DC_LOC_NCS_KingS_150522108DC -- Library of Congress -- Cartooning and Our Culture -- Slideshow
The National Cartoonists Society and the LOC's Prints and Photographs Division present
Cartooning and Our Culture: A Panel of Top King Features Cartooning Talents Celebrating the Syndicate's Centennial
2015_DC_Ayers_15062481DC -- Library of Congress -- Ed Ayers ("The Shape of the Civil War") @ Kluge Center
Edward L. Ayers, noted historian and president of the University of Richmond, will deliver a lecture titled "The Shape of the Civil War" on Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m.
Hosted by the John W. Kluge Center, the event will occur in room 119 on the first floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10...
2015_DC_LOC_European21DC -- Library of Congress -- European Reading Room
2015_DC_LOC_Bibles11DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
Library of Congress Bible Collection
Ongoing exhibition, opened April 11, 2008.
In the Great Hall of the Library of Congress, two monumental Bibles face each other as if in dialogue: one, the Giant Bible of Mainz, signifies the end of the handwritten book—and the other, the Gutenberg Bible, marks the...
2015_DC_LOC_CRA196429DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Civil Rights Act of 1964
2015_DC_LOC_Exploring57DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
Exploring the Early Americas
Ongoing exhibition, opened December 12, 2007.
Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. It provides insight into...
2015_DC_LOC_Bay_Psalm51DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing
June 4, 2015–January 2, 2016
In 1640, less than two years after landing in Massachusetts Bay, Stephen Daye printed The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre, known as the Bay Psalm Book, the first...
2015_DC_LOC_Herblock77DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery
Herblock Gallery
Ongoing exhibition, opened March 18, 2011
Politically independent and a champion of the little guy, Herbert L. Block (1909–2001)—better known as “Herblock”—spared no one from the wrath of his art. His pointed commentaries offer an opportunity to reflect on history and culture—how much...
2015_DC_LOC_Pointing152DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
Pointing Their Pens: Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the Issues
March 21, 2015–March 19, 2016
Editorial cartoonists, like all Americans, do not always agree with one another. Issues on which the nation was particularly divided in the twentieth century—the question of U.S. intervention prior...
2015_DC_Kal_Exhibit_15050715DC -- Library of Congress -- Herblock Prize: Kevin Kallaugher -- Exhibit
2015_DC_Kal_P_15050762DC -- Library of Congress -- Herblock Prize: Kevin Kallaugher -- Presentation
Lecturer: Donald E. Graham
Prize Winner: Kevin Kallaugher (KAL)
2015_DC_Kal_R_150507142DC -- Library of Congress -- Herblock Prize: Kevin Kallaugher -- Reception
Folks here include: Michael Cavna, Teresa Roberts Logan, Tom Toles, Joe Carabeo, Carolyn Belefski, Steve Artley, Gwen Ifill, George Stevens Jr., Matt Wuerker, Donald Graham, Clarence Page, ???, Kevin Kallaugher, Ann Telnaes, Joe Sutliff, Donna Lewis, Amy Lago, Mike Rhode, and Barry Blitt.
2015_DC_LOC_Hispanic21DC -- Library of Congress -- Hispanic Reading Room
The reading room, named after the Hispanic Society in New York, was dedicated in 1939 to serve as a focal point to orient and assist readers interested in the Luso-Hispanic materials available throughout the Library of Congress. The Hispanic Reading Room is the primary access point for research related...
2015_DC_LOC_Adams98DC -- Library of Congress -- John Adams Bldg
2015_DC_Little_Nemo_150918106DC -- Library of Congress -- Josh O’Neill, Andrew Carl and Chris Stevens ("Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream")
Book talk- DRAWING ON HISTORY - Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream
Josh O’Neill, Andrew Carl and Chris Stevens of Locust Moon Press tell the fascinating story of the creation of the 2015 Eisner Award winning volume, Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream.
In 2014, Locust Moon Press started a Kickstarter...
2015_DC_LOC_Madison10DC -- Library of Congress -- Madison Bldg
2015_DC_Dudziak_15121058DC -- Library of Congress -- Mary Dudziak ("A Bullet in the Chamber") @ Kluge Center
“A Bullet in the Chamber: The Politics of Catastrophe and the Declaration of World War I”
As members of Congress gathered in April 1917 to decide whether to declare war on Germany, some legislators arrived with battle scars. For Civil War veterans, the memory of that catastrophic war would inform their...
2015_DC_LOC_Apostles29DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Apostle's Edition of Saint John's Bible
2015_DC_LOC_Engaging22DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Engaging Nature
2015_DC_LOC_Veterans19DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Faces of the Veterans History Project
2015_DC_LOC_JrFellows16DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Junior Fellows Program
A variety of exhibit cases from the Junior Fellows Program
2015_DC_LOC_Parks30DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Rosa Parks
2015_DC_LOC_SPX31DC -- Library of Congress -- Mini Exhibit: Small Press Expo Collection
2015_DC_LOC_Chamber_Music53DC -- Library of Congress -- Performing Arts Exhibit: Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Chamber Music: The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
August 13, 2015—January 23, 2016
In 1925 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (1864–1953) established the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress, an unprecedented gift that ensured her support for contemporary music would continue for many...
2015_DC_LOC_Illusion62DC -- Library of Congress -- Performing Arts Exhibit: Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
Grand Illusion: The Art of Theatrical Design
February 12–July 25, 2015
Grand Illusion: The Art of the Theatrical Design journeys from the Baroque courts of Europe to the Broadway stages of the United States. The exhibit draws from collections that document virtually all genres of theater: ballet,...
2015_DC_LOC_GH12DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
2015_DC_LocVw9DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2015_DC_Holocaust_15110959DC -- Library of Congress -- Writing the Holocaust (w/Anthony Pitch and Nancy Geise)
The Library’s European Division and its Hebrew Language Table will host "Writing the Holocaust," a discussion with authors Anthony Pitch and Nancy Geise, moderated by Michlean Amir of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Pitch will discuss his book, "Our Crime Was Being Jewish," featuring vivid memories...
2015_DC_LOC_Mahogany17DC -- Library of Congress -- "Mahogany Row" hallway by Kluge Center
2015_DC_LA_Small23DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
The building is going to get moved again in preparation of the I395 work.
2015_DC_13th_Amend_151211116DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: 13th Amendment at 150
Join President Lincoln's Cottage and the United States Commission on Civil Rights on Friday, December 11 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment!
Scholars Christian Samito, George Rutherglen, and Edna Green Medford will discuss the historical, legal, and contemporary impact of the 13th...
2015_DC_Lincoln_Anderegg_15111956DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Michael Anderegg ("Lincoln and Shakespeare") w/Michele Osherow
Join us Thursday, November 19 for our Cottage Conversation with Michael Anderegg and Michele Osherow. Together they will discuss Abraham Lincoln's fascination with William Shakespeare and what that reveals about the 16th president.
Dr. Anderegg, author of the new book Lincoln and Shakespeare, is...
2015_11_19B_Lincoln_CVC_Belief68DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: American By Belief
American by Belief:
October 2015 through October 2017
On July 4, 1864, the same day the Lincoln family moved to the Cottage for the last time, Abraham Lincoln signed into law An Act to Encourage Immigration. This legislation cemented Lincoln and the Republican Party’s platform pledging that... (Partially reviewed)
2015_12_11D_Lincoln_CVC_Belief130DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: American By Belief
American by Belief:
October 2015 through October 2017
On July 4, 1864, the same day the Lincoln family moved to the Cottage for the last time, Abraham Lincoln signed into law An Act to Encourage Immigration. This legislation cemented Lincoln and the Republican Party’s platform pledging that... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Death4DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Final Goblet & Death Arm Band
2015_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Risk31DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Not An American Practice: Lincoln's Life at Risk
Not an American Practice: Lincoln’s Life at Risk
January 2015 through September 2015

Abraham Lincoln risked his and his family’s safety to live at the Cottage for more than a quarter of his presidency. However, for much of this time, Lincoln rode to and from the White House alone and unguarded,...
2015_DC_Lincoln_Cottage35DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
President Lincoln’s Cottage Draped in Black
April 18-30, 2015. President Lincoln’s Cottage, 140 Rock Creek Church Road, NW Washington DC. Within days of President Lincoln’s death in 1865, staff and residents of the Soldiers’ Home (now known as the Armed Forces Retirement Home) draped the Cottage in...
2015_DC_Lincoln_Mem23DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including a couple who had just gotten engaged when I got there and a cat on a leash.
2015_DC_Lincoln_2nd_Pgm_150307165DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Sesquecentennial of Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Formal Program
Formal Program:
* Musical Prelude -- United States Marine Band Brass Quintet -- ??? Not Present ???
* Master of Ceremonies -- Bob Vogel, Regional Director National Capital Region, National Park Service
* Welcome -- Karen Needles, President, Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
*...
2015_DC_Lincoln_2nd_Misc_150307108DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Sesquecentennial of Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Miscellaneous
150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Inaugural Observed at Lincoln Memorial
Washington –Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC's Meet the Press and former chief White House correspondent for NBC News, will deliver the keynote address for a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's second...
2015_DC_Macys_Xmas25DC -- Macy's Holiday Windows
This was just after the 2015 windows unveiling. Santa and Snoopy headlined the Downtown-Metro Center Macy's holiday window unveiling on Saturday Nov.14, 2015 in Washington D.C. The department store is dedicating its window displays this year to Charles Schultz's Peanuts cartoon creations in...
2015_DC_Const_Gardens13DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2015_DC_Million_Man_15101017DC -- March: Million Man @ Mall
2015_DC_Mari_Vanna11DC -- Mari Vanna
Mari Vanna Russian restaurant
2015_DC_MLK_Mem15DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2015_DC_MLKLib5DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2015_DC_Selznick_150508109DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick
Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick
Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children's Books
The DC Public Library is proud to host the 2015 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture sponsored by The Association for Library Service to Children on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Martin...
2015_04_24K_MLKLib_Selznick72DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Brian Selznick exhibit
An exhibit to explore Selznick's images and process is on view in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from March 22-June 21. Featuring images from Selznick's books, historical photographs from the Library's Washingtoniana department, multimedia stations and interactive... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_MLKLib_Wash53DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Washingtoniana section
Various things in the Washingtoniana section
2015_DC_SIMLRG38DC -- Mary Livingston Ripley Garden
2015_DC_Moment_Gala2_15111554DC -- Moment Magazine's 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala @ French Embassy -- Auditorium Presentation
The 2015 Moment 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala, held at the French Embassy November 15, is Moment’s major benefit of the year. Proceeds support Moment, an influential, Washington, DC-based independent magazine known for its first-rate journalism, and its Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism...
2015_DC_Moment_Gala3_15111548DC -- Moment Magazine's 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala @ French Embassy -- Dinner Presentation
The 2015 Moment 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala, held at the French Embassy November 15, is Moment’s major benefit of the year. Proceeds support Moment, an influential, Washington, DC-based independent magazine known for its first-rate journalism, and its Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism...
2015_DC_Moment_Gala_151115206DC -- Moment Magazine's 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala @ French Embassy -- Mingling
The 2015 Moment 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gala, held at the French Embassy November 15, is Moment’s major benefit of the year. Proceeds support Moment, an influential, Washington, DC-based independent magazine known for its first-rate journalism, and its Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism...
2015_DC_Mt_Vernon89DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2015_DC_NBW12DC -- National Bank of Washington (301 7th St NW)
2015_DC_NPR55DC -- National Public Radio building
2015_DC_SIAIR_Above54DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
August 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation. Packed with interactive challenges; vehicle concept models and prototypes; immersive media presentations; and inspiring innovator stories, this exhibition invites you to experience what it takes to...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Airport_Tower49DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Art of the Airport Tower
Art of the Airport Tower
November 11, 2015 – November 2016
Art of the Airport Tower explores contemporary and historic air traffic control towers in the United States and around the world. This exhibition brings a heightened awareness to the simple beauty of these architectural structures and a call...
2015_DC_SIAIR_Outside35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
January 8, 2015 – June 8, 2015
Extra-vehicular activity, or EVA—working outside a spacecraft—changed the nature of human spaceflight. It made possible walking on the Moon, servicing the Hubble Space Telescope, and building the International...
2015_08_22F_SIAIR_Elephant10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Why Is This Elephant In This Room? (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAIR_Milestones170DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The Spirit of St. Louis was being checked out so it was on the floor of the museum for the first time in decades.
2015_DC_SIAIR_Golden_Age117DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 105: The Golden Age of Flight
2015_11_18D_SIAIR_Jets73DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 106: Jet Aviation (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAIR_Early_Flight111DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: Early Flight
2015_DC_SIAIR_Welcome12DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
2015_08_24G_SIAIR_How_Fly19DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 109: How Things Fly (Partially reviewed)
2015_08_24H_SIAIR_Space_Race162DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: Space Race (Partially reviewed)
2015_08_24I_SIAIR_Apollo51DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAIR_Bldg10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2015_DC_Spirited185DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Spirited Republic
“Spirited Republic” invites visitors to look at the government’s tolerance, oversight, and control of alcohol throughout our history.

“Spirited Republic” is free and open to the public, and will be on display in the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery of the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC,...
2015_DC_Archives44DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2015_DC_NBF_Gordon_Reed_1509057DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Annette Gordon-Reed
Annette Gordon-Reed, a professor of law and history at Harvard University, is one of the country's most distinguished presidential scholars. She received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in history for her book "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family" (Norton). Her first book was the acclaimed "Thomas...
2015_DC_NBF_Nafisi_1509054DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Azar Nafisi
Azar Nafisi is best known as the author of the national best-seller "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books," a vivid portrait of the Islamic revolution in Iran and how it affected one university professor and her students. She is the executive director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign...
2015_DC_NBF_Aldrin_15090533DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin, selected by NASA as one of the early astronauts, made the historic Apollo XI moon walk with Neil Armstrong in 1969. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he lectures and travels throughout the world to pursue and discuss the latest concepts and ideas for exploring the universe....
2015_DC_NBF_Bell_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Cece Bell
A Virginia-born author and illustrator, Cece Bell enjoys limeade and lives in an old church. She majored in art at the College of William and Mary, where she met her author-illustrator husband, Tom Angleberger. Her works include “Bee-wigged,” “Itty Bitty,” “Food Friends,” “Busy Buddies” and the Sock...
2015_DC_NBF_Appy_1509056DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Christian G. Appy
Christian G. Appy is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of three books on the Vietnam War, including “Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam” and “Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides,” which won the Massachusetts Book...
2015_DC_NBF_Leo_Ghost_1509057DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Christian Robinson and Mac Barnett ("Leo: A Ghost Story")
Christian Robinson is an illustrator and animator. He has worked with Pixar Animation Studios and The Sesame Street Workshop. Robinson is the illustrator of several best-selling and acclaimed picture books, including “Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker,” “Gaston,” “Last Stop on Market...
2015_DC_NBF_Baldacci_15090513DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- David Baldacci
David Baldacci is the best-selling author of more than 25 novels, of which several have been adapted for film and television. His books have been published and sold in over 45 languages and 80 countries, and have more than 110 million copies in print worldwide. A tireless advocate for literacy and the...
2015_DC_NBF_Maraniss_15090521DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- David Maraniss
David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post who has recently published “Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story” (Simon & Schuster). Maraniss is a three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and won the Pulitzer for national reporting in 1993 for his newspaper coverage of then presidential...
2015_DC_NBF_McCullough_15090536DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- David McCullough
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning miniseries on HBO. He is...
2015_DC_NBF_Larson_1509054DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Edward J. Larson
Historian and author Edward J. Larson is a professor of history and holds the Hugh & Hazel Darling Chair in Law at Pepperdine University. He received the Pulitzer Prize in History for his book “Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion.” His other...
2015_DC_NBF_Fenn_1509057DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Elizabeth A. Fenn
Pulitzer Prize-winning Elizabeth A. Fenn is an associate professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is a distinguished scholar whose studies focus on the early American west, epidemic disease, Native American history and environmental history. Her dissertation was published in...
2015_DC_NBF_Osnos_1509056DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Evan Osnos
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Evan Osnos is a staff writer for The New Yorker and covers foreign affairs and politics. He is also a contributor to “This American Life,” “Frontline” and PBS. During his career, Osnos has reported from the Middle East and China and worked as the Beijing bureau chief at...
2015_DC_NBF_Thomas_15090520DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Evan Thomas w/David Rubenstein
Noted journalist and best-selling author Evan Thomas is well-known to viewers of the Washington public affairs show “Inside Washington,” which ceased production in 2013. He has worked for Time magazine, and has been editor-at-large at Newsweek since 2006. His book “The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge,...
2015_DC_NBF_Anderson_1509053DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Gerald Anderson and Susan Orlins
Still Standing: How an ex-con found salvation in the floodwaters of Katrina
2015_DC_NBF_Graphic1_150905184DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Graphic Novels Part 1: Knight, Alcaraz, Stantis w/Michael Cavna
Keith Knight is a musician and cartoonist. His works include The K Chronicles, (Th)ink and The Knight Life series. He has received the Comic-Con Inkpot Award for career achievement, multiple Glyph Awards for best comic strip and the Harvey Kurtzman Award for best syndicated comic strip. His art has...
2015_DC_NBF_Graphic2_15090576DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Graphic Novels Part 2: Noomin, Lasko-Gorss, Robbins
Diane Noomin is a comics artist best known as the creator of Didi Glitz. She is one of the original contributors to Wimmen's Comix and is the editor of the anthology series Twisted Sisters. Her work has appeared in many books, magazines and underground comic publications, including Weirdo, Young Lust,...
2015_DC_NBF_Geronimo_15090510DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Harlyn Geronimo
Harlyn Geronimo is a Mescalero and Chiricahua Apache medicine man and the great-grandson of legendary Chiricahua Apache Chief Geronimo. He belongs to the Eastern Chiricahua Apaches known as Shá'i'ánde whose homelands are the Gila wilderness. The book “In Geronimo’s Footsteps: A Journey Beyond Legend”...
2015_DC_NBF_Wiencek_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Henry Wiencek
Henry Wiencek is a journalist, historian, editor and author of “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). His other books include “The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White,” which won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award in biography, and “An...
2015_DC_NBF_Reed_1509054DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Ishmael Reed
Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and a finalist for two National Book Awards, Ishmael Reed is a novelist, poet, playwright, editor, lyricist and essayist with more than 25 published books. His works include “Yellow Black Radio Broke-Down,” “The Last Days of Louisiana Red,” “Mixing It Up: Taking on the...
2015_DC_NBF_Winik_1509055DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Jay Winik
Best-selling author Jay Winik is a senior scholar of history and public policy at the University of Maryland who is best known for his book “April 1864: The Month That Saved America.” He is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal and his work is often published in The New York Times and The...
2015_DC_NBF_Theoharis_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Jeanne Theoharis
A professor of political science at the City University of New York’s Brooklyn College, Jeanne Theoharis is also an author of literature on civil rights struggles and political issues surrounding race in the U.S. Her latest work, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks” (Beacon Press), is a 2014 NAACP...
2015_DC_NBF_Holm_1509058DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Jennifer L. Holm
Jennifer L. Holm is a New York Times best-selling children’s author inspired by her own childhood. She has written the Newbery Honor-receiving novels “Turtle in Paradise,” “Penny from Heaven” and “Our Only May Amelia,” as well as the “Boston Jane” series. Instead of fighting with him for the comics...
2015_DC_NBF_Scieszka_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Jon Scieszka
Jon Scieszka was the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, a program sponsored by the Library of Congress Center for the Book and the Children’s Book Council. His zany, somewhat subversive sense of humor is evident in such best-sellers as “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid...
2015_DC_NBF_Ellis_15090536DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Joseph Ellis w/David Rubenstein
Joseph Ellis, a professor teaching in the Leadership Studies program at Williams College, is a nationally recognized historian whose work focuses on the founders of the United States. The author of nine books, he has received the National Book Award in Nonfiction for "American Sphinx: The Character of...
2015_DC_NBF_Herrera_15090510DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Juan Felipe Herrera
Juan Felipe Herrera is the 2015-2016 Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress. In 2012, he was named poet laureate of California. Herrera is a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for “Half the World in Light” and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for...
2015_DC_NBF_Bray_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Libba Bray
Libba Bray is the author of the Gemma Doyle trilogy, “Beauty Queens,” and the young adult novel “Going Bovine,” a winner of the Michael L. Printz Award. She has also written the Diviners series, whose latest addition is “Lair of Dreams: A Diviners Novel” (Hachette). In her spare time she sings and plays...
2015_DC_NBF_James_1509051DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Marlon James
Teacher and author Marlon James was born in Jamaica in 1970. He has written the novels “The Book of Night Women” and “John Crow’s Devil.” His most recent work is “A Brief History of Seven Killings” (Riverhead), which explores the political turmoil of late 1900s Jamaica through multiple perspectives....
2015_DC_NBF_Hope_1509057DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan ("Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland")
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mary Jordan is an author and a national correspondent at The Washington Post, where she has covered a wide range of subjects including style, education and politics. For several years Jordan was the founding editor and moderator for Washington Post Live. She has hosted...
2015_DC_NBF_Misc_15090562DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Miscellaneous
2015_DC_NBF_Sis_1509054DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Peter Sis
Peter Sis is a critically acclaimed children’s author, illustrator and filmmaker. He is a MacArthur Fellow and has received three Caldecott Honors, a Robert Silbert Medal, four Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards and the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration. His books include “The Wall: Growing up...
2015_DC_NBF_Suarez_1509053DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Ray Suarez
Ray Suarez is a broadcast journalist and currently the host of the daily program “Inside Story” on Al Jazeera America. He has been a senior correspondent for PBS “NewsHour,” host of the international news program “America Abroad,” host of the NPR program “Talk of the Nation” and a correspondent for CNN....
2015_DC_NBF_Atkinson_15090512DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Rick Atkinson
A three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Rick Atkinson has received acclaim for both his contemporary journalism as well as his historical writing. Atkinson has been a reporter for The Kansas City Times and The Washington Post. His first book was “The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point’s...
2015_DC_NBF_Tahir_1509053DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Sabaa Tahir
Best-selling author Sabaa Tahir spent her childhood reading and listening to the radio in the Mojave Desert and dreaming of growing up as a pirate or bear. After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, she became an editor for the Washington Post. Her wildly popular debut novel, “An...
2015_DC_NBF_Moses_1509056DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Shelia P. Moses
Poet, author, playwright and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of 10 children. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, "Callus on My Soul," as well as the award-winning author of several books for young readers: "The Legend of Buddy Bush," "The Return of Buddy Bush," "Joseph's Grace,"...
2015_DC_NBF_Manzano_1509057DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Sonia Manzano
Sonia Manzano has touched the lives of millions since the early 1970s as the actress who defined the role of Maria on the acclaimed television series “Sesame Street.” She has won 15 Emmy Awards for her television writing and is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Arts and...
2015_DC_NBF_Pastis_15090597DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Stephan Pastis w/Michael Cavna
Stephan Pastis used to be a lawyer. Now, he is the award-winning cartoonist who creates “Pearls Before Swine,” a syndicated daily comic strip that runs in 750 newspapers around the world. The humorous comic strip’s host of friends—Rat, Pig, Goat and Zebra—deliver a smart, witty and painfully honest...
2015_DC_NBF_Isaacson_1509052DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Walter Isaacson
Walter Isaacson is the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in the District of Columbia. He has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and editor of Time magazine. His biography of the visionary former head of Apple Inc., “Steve Jobs,” is a...
2015_DC_NBF_Mosley_1509054DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Walter Mosley
Walter Mosley is the author of more than 40 books, including the critically acclaimed Easy Rawlins mystery series. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages and spans genres including literary fiction, science fiction, mystery and young adult novels. His first Easy Rawlins novel, “Devil...
2015_DC_Building79DC -- Natl Building Museum
2015_DC_Building_Beach66DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: The BEACH
The National Building Museum presents a one-of-a-kind destination for visitors, an interactive architectural installation that brings the quintessential summer experience of going to the beach to downtown Washington, D.C. Spanning across the Museum’s Great Hall, the BEACH, created in partnership with...
2015_DC_CB_Parade_150411252DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Parade
2015_DC_NGAAH28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Armand Hammer Collection
2015_DC_NGA_Corcoran62DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: American Masterworks from the Corcoran, 1815-1940
American Masterworks from the Corcoran, 1815-1940
February 7 – May 3, 2015
In 2014 the National Gallery of Art assumed stewardship of the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, and photographs. Two installations featuring highlights...
2015_DC_NGA_Memory32DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund
May 3 – September 13, 2015
The Memory of Time presents work by contemporary artists who investigate the richness and complexity of photography’s relationship to time,...
2015_DC_NGA_Flesh35DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions of Italian Renaissance Prints: Ideas Made Flesh
Recent Acquisitions of Italian Renaissance Prints: Ideas Made Flesh
June 7 – October 4, 2015
Prints were a primary form of artistic expression in sixteenth-century Italy. Better than any other art form, prints satisfied an exploding demand for the images of the day. They ranged from depictions of the...
2015_DC_NGA_Florentine30DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- From the Library: Florentine Publishing in the Renaissance
From the Library: Florentine Publishing in the Renaissance
February 1 – August 2, 2015

With neither a unified state nor even a common vernacular language among the various regions of the Italian peninsula, printing presses were established in every city and in many smaller towns. The needs of the...
2015_DC_NGAP70DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2015_DC_NGAS10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2015_DC_NGASG14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2015_DC_NGS_Admin25DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Admin Bldg
2015_DC_NGS_Indiana_JonesA95DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology -- Artifact portion
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
May 14, 2015 – January 3, 2016

For over 30 years, audiences around the world have followed Indiana Jones on his quests for adventure, fortune, and glory. The exhibition features real fascinating archaeological artifacts, along with an extensive...
2015_DC_NGS_Indiana_JonesF192DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology -- Film portion
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
May 14, 2015 – January 3, 2016

For over 30 years, audiences around the world have followed Indiana Jones on his quests for adventure, fortune, and glory. The exhibition features real fascinating archaeological artifacts, along with an extensive...
2015_08_01A_NGS_Monster_Fish99DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants
Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants
March 26, 2015 – October 11, 2015

Beneath the surface of the world’s rivers swim mysterious giants. Join Zeb Hogan, National Geographic explorer and host of the Nat Geo WILD series Monster Fish, on a journey to find and protect the world’s largest... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_NGS_Spinosaurus5DC -- 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...
2015_DC_Law10DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2015_DC_Mall46DC -- Natl Mall area
Still working to rehab the Mall.
2015_DC_SINMAA19DC -- Natl Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
2015_DC_SIAH_On_Move490DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2015_DC_SIAH_Enterprise45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise
2015_DC_SIAH_Stories68DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
Including the mini-exhibit Giving in America
December 1, 2015 – Indefinitely
The two Giving in America preview cases explore civic philanthropy over the past century. By the turn of the 20th century, a new generation of wealthy Americans increasingly supported secular as well as religious-based...
2015_DC_SIAH_BigBand5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Big Band
Big Band
March 31, 2015 – Indefinitely
“Big Band” is by American painter LeRoy Neiman, who was known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events. Completed in 2005, this work depicts performers he saw in concert from the 1950-80s....
2015_DC_SIAH_EV111DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: EV1 Electric Car
EV1 Electric Car
June 10, 2015 – September 30, 2015
The EV1 was the first modern electric car designed for a mass market. Beginning in 1996, General Motors built 1,117 of the cars and leased most of them to consumers in California, Arizona, and Georgia. The EV1 became the focal point of a national...
2015_DC_SIAH_Fantastic66DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910
Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910
July 1, 2015 – February 26, 2017
This exhibition explores the intersecting influences of science, innovation, industry, and the Victorian creative imagination through books from the Smithsonian Libraries and selected historical objects from Smithsonian...
2015_DC_SIAH_Sinatra9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Frank Sinatra at 100
Frank Sinatra at 100
November 20, 2015 – March 2016
The National Museum of American History marks the centennial of one of the giants of the entertainment world, Frank Sinatra (1915-98), with a display focused on his popular music, jazz, and motion picture career. This display showcases Sinatra’s...
2015_08_26I1_SIAH_Gunboat59DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAH_Hart_Celler23DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hart-Celler Act
Hart-Celler Act
October 2, 2015 – January 20, 2016
The Hart-Celler Act had far-reaching effects upon immigration to the United States by opening the possibility of coming to this nation for many people from around the world. Passage of the Act in 1965 was a water-shed event in configuring contemporary...
2015_DC_SIAH_Voice51DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hear My Voice
"Hear My Voice": Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound
January 26, 2015 – October 25, 2015
Alexander Graham Bell is best remembered as the inventor of the telephone, but he was also instrumental in the development of sound recording at his Volta Laboratory in Washington, D.C. See...
2015_DC_SIAH_Innovation20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Innovation Wing
2015_DC_SIAH_Inventing53DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Inventing in America
2015_DC_SIAH_CWDraft5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Civil War Draft Wheel
2015_DC_SIAH_Counter9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Greensboro Lunch Counter
2015_DC_SIAH_InnovationL4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO flag (from Innovation wing opening)
2015_DC_SIAH_LCarriage15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lincoln's Carriage
Lincoln's Carriage
March 23, 2015 – May 25, 2015
A special display of the carriage that transported the President, Mary Todd Lincoln, Major Henry Rathbone and his fiancée Clara Harris to Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865; on loan from the Studebaker National Museum.
The open barouche model carriage...
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Civil196DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Civil War
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold106DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Exp111DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Expansion/Imperialism
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind153DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_WW122DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War I
2015_DC_SIAH_Price_WW2229DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2015_05_09I_SIAH_AALens152DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Through the African American Lens
Through the African American Lens: A Preview of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
May 8, 2015 – TBA
In this preview of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, see a sampling of artifacts that demonstrate the richness and diversity of the African American... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAH_Toys18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Toys and Childhood
Toys and Childhood
November 20, 2015 – Ongoing
In time for the winter holidays, this showcase presents a selection of cast-iron and tinplate toys from the museum’s collection dating from the 1870s to the 1950s, illustrating the ever-evolving nature of American childhood and home life and bringing to...
2015_DC_SIAM_12Years194DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975
Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975
December 14, 2015 – October 23, 2016
During this period, Washingtonians experienced their first meaningful presidential vote, elected a city council and mayor for the first time in a century, and became the largest majority African American city...
2015_07_17A6_SIAH_Value65DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Value of Money (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIAH_Value5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Value of Money
2015_DC_SIAH_Storage34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Civil War)
Various Civil War-related items were pulled out of storage to show the visiting teachers.
2015_DC_SIAH_Ext6DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2015_DC_SIAH_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2015_DC_Crime3DC -- Natl Museum of Crime & Punishment
The museum was closing two days after these pictures were taken. I had visited the museum several years ago. Photography was allowed without any apparent restrictions and I did one of my normal obsessive jobs of photographing everything. Several years later, I got a cease and desist letter from them...
2015_DC_SINH_Into_Africa79DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Into Africa
National Geographic Into Africa: The Photography of Frans Lanting
June 4, 2015 – Summer 2016
Take a personal journey into the wonders of wild Africa as seen through the lens of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting. Over the past three decades his images have created an enduring vision of the...
2015_DC_SINH_Last130DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Last American Dinosaurs
The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World
November 25, 2014 – 2018 (TBA)
Explore how we learn about past ecosystems and organisms through the study of their fossils and take a peek "behind the curtain" to see what goes into making a new, large-scale fossil exhibition. See “Hatcher” the...
2015_DC_SINH_Natures_Best152DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2015)
Nature's Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International Awards Presents: The Best of the Best
October 24, 2015 – Fall 2016
Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photo exhibition. Selected from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe,...
2015_DC_SINH_Orchids77DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Orchid Show
Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty
January 24, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Explore the rich crossroads where orchid botany, horticulture, and technology connect. Featuring orchids from the Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection and the United States Botanic Garden Orchid Collection, the exhibit looks...
2015_07_23C_SINH_Primordial64DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
July 2, 2015 – April 2017, TBA
Photographer Feodor Pitcairn and poet Ari Trausti Guðmundsson reveal a land of fire, ice, hardy life, and natural beauty. Experience the remote beauty of Iceland, a land sculpted by the elements and forged by active geologic... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SINH_Qrius_NOAA_15061716DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Q?rius -- NOAA
The Search for Captain America Began with Surveying the Ocean!
When Captain America crashed the Hydra bomber in the Arctic, how did Howard Stark begin the search? It started on the ocean floor, with hydrographic surveying. Learn how we may our oceans and use exixting charts to help with...
2015_DC_SINH_Rotunda47DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
African Elephant
September 4, 2015 – Permanent
Our iconic 8-ton, 14-foot-tall African Elephant has undergone a remake! The elephant made its debut in 1959 and has been restored several times since then. The newest setting explores the evolution of elephants from their earliest predecessors to the...
2015_DC_AmerInd9DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2015_02_24H_AmerInd_Dakota76DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota-U.S. War of 1862
Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota—U.S. War of 1862
January 14, 2015 – December 29, 2015
In the late summer of 1862, a war raged across southern Minnesota between Dakota akicitas (warriors) and the U.S. military and immigrant settlers. In the end, hundreds were dead and thousands more would lose... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_AmerInd_Our_Univ10DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
2015_08_22E_AmerInd_Algonquian18DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake
Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake
November 13, 2006 – Permanent
Through photographs, maps, ceremonial and everyday objects, and interactives, this small display provides an overview of the history of the Native peoples of the Chesapeake Bay region (what is now Delaware,... (Partially reviewed)
2015_08_22C_AmerInd_Inca_Road245DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
June 26, 2015 – June 1, 2018
Construction of the Inka Road stands as one of the monumental engineering achievements in history. A network more than 20,000 miles long, crossing mountains and tropical lowlands, rivers and deserts, the Great Inka Road linked... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPM90DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2015_DC_SIPM_Binding45DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Binding the Nation
2015_DC_SIPM_Freedom165DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Freedom Just Around the Corner
Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights
February 12, 2015 – January 15, 2016
A chronicle of the African American experience told from the perspective of stamps and mail. Includes letters carried by enslaved Americans, mail to and from famous leaders of the civil...
2015_DC_SIPM_NYStamps37DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art
New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art
December 10, 2015 – March 13, 2017
This exhibition of original artwork explores the diversity of topics highlighting the cultural heritage of New York City. The exhibition provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the Postmaster General’s Art Collection...
2015_08_04K_SIPM_PostSecret115DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
August 3, 2015 – September 2016
The exhibition communicates a contemporary narrative of mail and the postal service, highlighting the aesthetics of the communication tool itself and the juxtaposition between anonymity and shared experiences. It also demonstrates a... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_SIPM_Gross207DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
2015_DC_SIPM_FreedomO_15021298DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Opening: Freedom Just Around the Corner
Opening Reception: Freedom Just Around the Corner
Reception
Remarks:
* Allen Kane, Director, Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
* Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art, Culture, Smithsonian Institution
* Ron Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Ribbon Cutting...
2015_DC_SIPM_Tour3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Tour
Allen Kane, the museum's director, was taking around a group.
2015_DC_NPC5DC -- Natl Press Club
2015_DC_NPC_USWWI_15052195DC -- Natl Press Club -- Announcement of National World War One Memorial design competition
NEW DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE NATIONAL WORLD WAR ONE MEMORIAL
WASHINGTON, DC: On May 21st, 2015, the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will open a design competition for a National World War I Memorial in Washington, DC.
This represents a rare opportunity for the public to witness - and...
2015_DC_NPCV10DC -- Natl Press Club -- Views from the top floor
2015_DC_WWII7DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015)
2015_DC_WWII_MemM_150525125DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Miscellaneous
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_MemP_15052587DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Presentation
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_MemW_150525106DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Wreath Laying
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl2_Cer_15120771DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Ceremony
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl1_Min_15120766DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Mingling
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl3_Wre_151207130DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Wreath-laying and afterward
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_VE70_FlyOver_150508148DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Arsenal of Democracy Fly-Over
Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover
* Trainer Formation (Boeing Stearmans, Piper L-Birds, North America T-6s/SNJs, Cessna/Beech Twin Bomber Trainers)
* Pearl Harbor (Curtis P-40 Warhawks,
* Doolittle Raid (North American B-25 Mitchells)
* Guadalcanal Campaign (Bell P-39...
2015_DC_VE70_Misc_150508141DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous
In the front row after the event were Senators Bob Dole and John Warner, both World War II vets. A lot of these pictures are people who wanted to be photographed with him and I'm always happy to oblige. (Some weirdo with some karma issues got upset with me for taking so many pictures. I left shortly...
2015_DC_VE70_Pgm_150508154DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Program
Speakers:
* Master of Ceremonies: Alex Kershaw ("The Bedford Boys")
* Musical stuff: U.S. Air Force Band "The Airmen of Note"
* Keynote: Ambassador Susan Rice (National Security Adviser)
* Welcoming Remarks: Karen Cucurullo (Acting Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks)
*...
2015_DC_VJ70_Misc_150902114DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2015_DC_VJ70_Pgm_150902110DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Program
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2015_DC_VJ70_Wreaths_150902134DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Wreath Laying
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2015_DC_SINZ_Panda57DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant pandas (2015)
Pandas as well as signs in the David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat.
2015_DC_SINZ_Main10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2015_DC_Zoo_LightsGB52DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights -- Gingerbread house competition and trains (2015)
2015_DC_Zoo_Lights67DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2015)
2015_DC_NY_Ave23DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA)
They're gutting the old DC Colliseum.
2015_DC_NY_Pres85DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
2015_DC_Final_Journey_15041846DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church -- Abraham Lincoln: The Final Journey
Abraham Lincoln – The Final Journey
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
This will be the first of the National Park Service's "funeral" stops commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Train and return of his body to...
2015_DC_Horton_150307137DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church -- An Evening with Bobby Horton
An Evening with Bobby Horton
At the New York Ave. Presbyterian Church, Lincoln's church, 7:30 p.m. Bobby Horton will lead us in songs of the Civil War soldier, northern and southern.
A seasoned performer, Horton is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and music historian. He has performed with...
2015_DC_NYASP20DC -- New York Avenue Sculpture Project
2015_DC_Newseum25DC -- Newseum
Including the Michel du Cille memorial and Star Wars storm troopers on the 2nd floor overlook.
2015_DC_Newseum_ADA12DC -- Newseum -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_Newseum_FreedomWk58DC -- Newseum -- Freedom Week banners go up
2015_DC_NewseumV52DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2015_DC_SINMAA_CFC_1511145DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Corona Projection
A dynamic 3D visual presentation projected on the Corona, our Museum’s signature façade, on the south (Madison Drive) and west (15th street facing Washington Monument) sides. The video presentation will explore the legacy of the African American Experience and how it has helped America live up to it...
2015_DC_SINMAA_CFP_151116127DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Program
Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
Cordially invites you to an outdoor program and video screening honoring three milestones in America’s struggle for freedom, justice and equality
2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the...
2015_DC_Oak_Hill19DC -- Oak Hill Cemetery
2015_DC_Octagon_Gold_Medal65DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: AIA Gold Medal Award
2015_DC_Octagon_Up45DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: Up from the Past
2015_DC_Old_Post8DC -- Old Post Office Pavilion
2015_06_29I_Old_Stone41DC -- Old Stone House (part of Rock Creek Park) (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Nelson_Party_15062084DC -- Party for Stanley Nelson @ Aviva Kempner's
2015_DC_1000F22DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House)
2015_DC_Penn_Qtr37DC -- Penn Quarter area
2015_DC_Penn15DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2015_DC_Pershing42DC -- Pershing Park
This is where the National World War I Memorial will be placed.
2015_DC_Cocktails_Castle_150611170DC -- Pride in Preservation: Cocktails in the Castle
Pride in Preservation – Cocktails in the Castle:
The Heurich House Museum will host its second annual Pride in Preservation: Cocktails in the Castle event on Thursday, June 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm. This official Capital Pride Week reception will honor and celebrate the National Park Service (NPS) LGBTQ...
2015_DC_LP_Ukraine_15012523DC -- Protest: Ukraine @ Lafayette Park
2015_DC_Murals23DC -- Public Murals
2015_DC_Earth_Day_15041860DC -- Rally: Earth Day (2015) @ Mall
Earth Day is throwing an all-day, star-studded 45th birthday bash on the Mall. Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day — part concert, part rally — will go heavy on an ending-poverty-and-climate-change message, and it won’t hold back on the music, either. This is one of just six shows that No Doubt, fronted by...
2015_DC_Earth_Day_FOB_15041861DC -- Rally: Earth Day (2015) @ Mall -- Fall Out Boy
The band here was vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.
2015_DC_SIRG80DC -- Renwick Gallery
2015_DC_SIRG_Wonder218DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: WONDER
WONDER
November 13, 2015 – July 10, 2016 (2nd Floor section closes May 8, 2016)
WONDER, the opening exhibition at the newly renovated Renwick Gallery, features site-specific installations that transform the galleries into a contemporary “cabinet of wonders.” Nine major contemporary artists, Jennifer...
2015_DC_SIRG_Wonder_MP_15111093DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: WONDER Exhibit
Renwick Gallery Reopens Nov. 13 Following Major Renovation of Historic Building with Inaugural Exhibition "WONDER"
The Renwick Gallery, home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's craft and decorative arts program, will open to the public Friday, Nov. 13, following a comprehensive two-year...
2015_DC_777Vw43DC -- Residences @ Gallery Place -- Views from...
2015_DC_RI_Bridge11DC -- Rhode Island Avenue Metro Bridge
The pedestrian bridge is finally open!
2015_DC_Rock_Creek_Pk3DC -- Rock Creek Park
2015_DC_Rock_Creek_Stables16DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Stables
2015_DC_RRB34DC -- Ronald Reagan Building
2015_DC_RRBVw24DC -- Ronald Reagan Building -- Views from...
2015_DC_Gompers_Mem13DC -- Samuel Gompers Memorial
2015_DC_Patentees17DC -- Settlers (Original Patentees) of the District of Columbia Memorial
2015_DC_Alice_Post_150930141DC -- Sewall-Belmont House -- Alice Award (2015) -- Luncheon and Post-event Mingling
2015_DC_Alice_Program_15093062DC -- Sewall-Belmont House -- Alice Award (2015) -- Program/Awards
Luncheon celebrating Senator Patty Murray & Senator Lisa Murkowski
Awards Program agenda:
* Welcome: Peggy Cifrino, 2015 Alice Award Co-Chair
* Alice Award Presentation: Diana Chasen Lipsey, President, Board of Directors, awarding...
*** Senator Patty Murray
* Alice Award Presentation: Lucy...
2015_DC_Alice_Pre_150930202DC -- Sewall-Belmont House -- Alice Award (2015) -- Setup and Pre-Event Mingling
2015_DC_Sewall_Belmont41DC -- Sewall-Belmont House and Museum
2015_DC_Bolivar_Statue15DC -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
2015_DC_Sixth_I1DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
2015_DC_Folklife_Peru152DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2015) -- Peru
Perú: Pachamama
Crisscrossed with paths connecting communities across geography and history, Peru boasts a stunning vertical landscape that integrates a diversity of ecosystems and cultures.
Peru is one of the world’s most biodiverse nations, containing ninety microclimates across extreme variances of...
2015_DC_SI_Secretary_151019214DC -- Smithsonian Installation of David J. Skorton as 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution @ Arts and Industries Bldg
The Board of Regents cordially invites you to attend the Installation of David J. Skorton as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The ceremony will take place on Monday, October 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Arts and Industries Building. Smithsonian staff, contractors, volunteers, fellows and...
2015_DC_SI_Castle7DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2015_DC_SI_Castle_BS24DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Backstage items
Including the mace upstairs.
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Earliest12DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Earliest Known Photograph of the Castle
The Earliest Known Photograph of the Castle
August 10, 2015 – Indefinitely
Brothers William and Frederick Langenheim of Philadelphia introduced a new process in 1849 they called hyalotype to produce glass lantern slides. These slides were mounted for individual viewing or projected using a magic...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH67DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Discovery36DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Preview: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder
Preview: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder
March 20, 2015 – Indefinitely
Preview the upcoming exhibition: The Smithsonian: A Story of Discovery and Wonder. The upcoming exhibition will introduce the history of the Smithsonian and explore its museums, research, and public programs in...
2015_DC_SI_Castle_Views22DC -- 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...
2015_DC_Cincinnati2DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2015_DC_Cincinnati_C1776_150419106DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Event: Saving Revolutionary War Battlefields
Saving Revolutionary War Battlefields
The American Revolution Institute has joined with the Civil War Trust, the nation's premier historic land preservation organization, to promote Campaign 1776, an ambitious program to preserve endangered battlefields of the Revolutionary War. Celebrate the...
2015_04_19E_Cincinnati_Hermione42DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Lafayette & L'Hermione: Symbols of French-American Friendship
Lafayette & L'Hermione: Symbols of French-American Friendship
April 3 — September 6, 2015
March 1780: The marquis de Lafayette is entrusted by his king with a message for George Washington. It is a message the American commander–in–chief has been hoping to receive for nearly five years—that France... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Sonny_Bono4DC -- Sonny Bono Memorial Park
2015_DC_Southwest7DC -- Southwest areas
2015_DC_St_Johns53DC -- St John's Church
2015_DC_St_Patrick27DC -- St Patrick's Catholic Church
2015_DC_St_Stephen21DC -- St Stephen Martyr Catholic Church
2015_DC_Toynbee37DC -- Stickman Robots
2015_DC_Supreme_Ct67DC -- Supreme Court Building
2015_08_19G_Supreme_CtX_Temple108DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple14DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Capture30DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Through public monuments and memorials, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848 – 1907) helped to establish American sculpture as a successful and popular art medium. Capturing Justice celebrates the sculptor's rich talent as seen in his depictions...
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Hughes36DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Power of Image: Charles Evans Hughes
The Power of Image: Charles Evans Hughes in Prints, Photographs, and Drawings
Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was one of the most accomplished public figures of the 20th century, and today is best remembered as Chief Justice from 1930-1941. From the moment in 1905 when he entered public life as a New...
2015_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner10DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2015_08_19F_Supreme_CtX_Reading72DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Reading the Law: Legal Education in America
Reading the Law: Legal Education in America
From apprenticeships to modern day law schools, Reading the Law: Legal Education in America explores the evolution of legal education teaching methodologies, beginning with the Inns of Court and continuing into the 20th century. Although attending law school... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Supreme_CtI23DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior
2015_DC_Taft_Br12DC -- Taft Bridge
2015_DC_Takoma5DC -- Takoma
2015_DC_Temperance12DC -- Temperance Fountain
2015_DC_Phillips111DC -- The Phillips Collection
2015_DC_Phillips_Duncan8DC -- The Phillips Collection -- David Duncan: Collector and Patron
2015_DC_3rdCCS13DC -- Third Church of Christ, Scientist
The old building, the Brutalist architecture structure, had been demolished and the new one was going up. The church had begun to hate the old, inefficient building but preservationists fought the demolition for awhile.
2015_DC_Grant_Mem35DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2015_DC_Union_Station35DC -- Union Station
New bus pods.
2015_DC_HolodomorUS195DC -- Union Station -- National Holodomor Memorial Exhibit
November 1-14, 2015
The 1932-1933 Famine-Genocide in Ukraine
On the occasion of the unveiling of the National Holodomor Memorial, this exhibit is dedicated to the victims of the man-made famine-genocide. The memorial will for eternity speak for them. This exhibit will help inform about what happened...
2015_DC_Lewis_15120231DC -- Upshur Books -- Tom Lewis ("Washington: A History of our National City")
Join us for a presentation by historian Tom Lewis about our home town and its role in the history of the nation.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Lewis paints a sweeping portrait of the capital city whose internal conflicts and promise have mirrored those of America writ large. Breathing life into the men and women...
2015_DC_USRes19611DC -- US Reservation 196
2015_DC_Botanic4DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2015_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi14DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2015_DC_BotanicCAC15DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Christmas -- Capital Accord Chorus
2015_DC_Botanic_XMas240DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas
Including some Christmas card family shots.
2015_05_22E_Botanic_Exposed47DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots
Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots
February 21 through October 13, 2015

Hidden Treasures:
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for all plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_2nd_InaugM_150304100DC -- U.S. Capitol -- 150th Anniversary Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Miscellaneous
Lincoln's Second Inaugural to be Commemorated at United States Capitol:
Actor Stephen Lang to Read Lincoln’s Immortal Inaugural Address

The Illinois State Society and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation (ALBF) will co-sponsor an official ceremony and reception in Statuary Hall of the...
2015_DC_2nd_InaugP_150304127DC -- U.S. Capitol -- 150th Anniversary Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Presentation
150th Anniversary Commemoration President Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
Statuary Hall – United States Capitol

SPONSORED BY:
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation
Illinois State Society of Washington, DC

PROGRAM
Welcoming Remarks:
* Harold Holzer, Chair, Abraham Lincoln...
2015_DC_Lincoln_VisitsC_15120363DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Lincoln Visits the Capitol for Illinois Statehood Day
On behalf of the Illinois State Society of Washington DC and the Abraham Lincoln Association, we invite you to celebrate Illinois Statehood Day with a visit by Illinois’s greatest citizen, Abraham Lincoln (in the person of renowned Lincoln presenter George Buss from Freeport, Illinois).
When Abraham...
2015_DC_CapitolV10DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2015_DC_CapitolX42DC -- U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree (2015)
2015_DC_Capitol29DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior images)
2015_DC_Capitoli25DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior images)
2015_DC_Capitol_LincolnRm18DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior images) -- Lincoln Room
2015_DC_Forest4DC -- U.S. Forest Service visitor center
2015_DC_Holocaust15DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2015_04_05F_Holocaust_Protocols66DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion:
Prejudice against or hatred of Jews—known as antisemitism—has plagued the world for more than 2,000 years. The Holocaust, the state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945, is... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Holocaust_Action8DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide
From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide:

“When we say ‘never again,’ what does it mean?”
—Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor

From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide introduces visitors to the concept and law of genocide, and to three contemporary cases of...
2015_04_05E_Holocaust_Neighbors221DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust
Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust:
Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration & Complicity in the Holocaust addresses one of the central questions about the Holocaust: How was it possible? The central role of Hitler and other Nazi Party leaders is indisputable. Less well... (Partially reviewed)
2015_04_05C9_Holocaust_P9_After68DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Afterwards (Partially reviewed)
2015_04_05C2_Holocaust_P2_Union130DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Anschluss (Union) (Partially reviewed)
2015_04_05C1_Holocaust_P1_Begin137DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Beginnings (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Holocaust_P0_Vilna18DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Eishishok (near Vilna)
2015_DC_Holocaust_P7_Exterm54DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Extermination Camps
2015_04_05C4_Holocaust_P4_Final156DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Final Solution (Partially reviewed)
2015_04_05C8_Holocaust_P8_Resist147DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Resistance (Partially reviewed)
2015_04_05C6_Holocaust_P6_Camps193DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: The Camps (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Holocaust_P5_Warsaw34DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: Warsaw Uprising
2015_DC_Holocaust_P3_War57DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Permanent: War!
2015_DC_Naval_Center34DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
April 2015 - April 2016
The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
2015_DC_VFW11DC -- Veterans of Foreign Wars building
2015_DC_Victims4DC -- Victims of Communism Memorial
2015_DC_Viet_Wall15DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2015_DC_VOA_Murals51DC -- Voice of America -- Murals Tour
2015_DC_Waggaman1DC -- Waggaman Auctioneer Bldg (917 F St NW)
2015_DC_Warner_Theatre21DC -- Warner Theatre
2015_DC_Warner_TheatreT87DC -- Warner Theatre -- Tiles
2015_DC_Wash_Circle15DC -- Washington Circle (George Washington Equestrian Statue)
2015_DC_Coliseum53DC -- Washington Coliseum (Uline Arena)
2015_DC_WFI_Oscars4_150222115DC -- Washington Film Institute -- Oscar Red Carpet Party
Washington Film Institute cordially invites you to our fundraiser Red Carpet Party at Malmaison. We’re rolling out the Red Carpet, so please join us for a Party to watch the Awards live on Sunday February 22, 2015! Glam it up, and join us as we rally behind our favorite movies of 2014!
2015_DC_WFI_Oscars_150222217DC -- Washington Film Institute -- Oscar Red Carpet Party -- Posers
Washington Film Institute cordially invites you to our fundraiser Red Carpet Party at Malmaison. We’re rolling out the Red Carpet, so please join us for a Party to watch the Awards live on Sunday February 22, 2015! Glam it up, and join us as we rally behind our favorite movies of 2014!

Judges for...
2015_DC_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument
2015_DC_WP_Russia_151203120DC -- Washington Post -- Russia Beyond the Headlines Holiday Cocktail Party @ Mari Vanna
You are invited to attend the Russia Beyond the Headlines Holiday Celebration this evening from 6-8 p.m. at Mari Vanna located at 1141 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
2015_DC_Waterfront27DC -- Waterfront area
2015_DC_Watergate1DC -- Watergate complex (and HoJo)
2015_DC_Star_Wars_DanceA82DC -- Whino on H -- Star Wars Dance Party -- Art
Storm troopers and Jedis from galaxies far and near rejoice for Art Whino's: Star Wars Dance Party! Show us your best moves as you traverse through our intergalactic 9000sqft terrain as we celebrate the release of the much anticipated movie. Grab a frosty beverage at Chalmun's Cantina while you watch...
2015_DC_Star_Wars_DanceP_151219125DC -- Whino on H -- Star Wars Dance Party -- People
Storm troopers and Jedis from galaxies far and near rejoice for Art Whino's: Star Wars Dance Party! Show us your best moves as you traverse through our intergalactic 9000sqft terrain as we celebrate the release of the much anticipated movie. Grab a frosty beverage at Chalmun's Cantina while you watch...
2015_DC_White_House4DC -- White House
Security
2015_DC_WHVC38DC -- White House Visitor Center
2015_DC_Willard_2nd_Misc_15030799DC -- Willard Hotel -- Lincoln Inaugural Banquet -- Misc
Lincoln Inaugural Banquet
Come and join us as we celebrate the 2nd Inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. Our guest speaker will be Professor Lucas Morel, from Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Virginia, will be discussing the impact of Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural to the...
2015_DC_Willard_2nd_Pgm_150307107DC -- Willard Hotel -- Lincoln Inaugural Banquet -- Pgm
Lincoln Inaugural Banquet
Come and join us as we celebrate the 2nd Inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. Our guest speaker will be Professor Lucas Morel, from Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, Virginia, will be discussing the impact of Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural to the...
2015_DC_Willard11DC -- Willard InterContinental Washington
2015_DC_ClintonFB110DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
2015_DC_ClintonFBI279DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building -- Mural Tour
2015_DC_Wilson_House90DC -- Woodrow Wilson House
2015_DC_Wilson_100thWed_15121818DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Event: Woodrow & Edith Wilson’s 100th Wedding Anniversary
Woodrow & Edith Wilson’s 100th Wedding Anniversary
Celebrate the Wilsons’ anniversary with cake and champagne, visit the exhibition The Gifts of Love, and vote on your favorite wedding cake.
Presentations were made by Robert Enholm, Executive Director of the President Woodrow Wilson House.
2015_DC_Wilson_House_Ellen_Art24DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson
The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson
The President Woodrow Wilson House welcomes back The Art of Ellen Axson Wilson -- American Impressionist.
The body of work Mrs. Ellen Axson Wilson left behind is valuable not only in documenting her skill as a developing artist, but also as a record of her...
2015_DC_Wilson_House_Love41DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Gift of Love
2015_DC_Wilson_House_Italy38DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: War & Art: Destruction and Protection of Italian Cultural Heritage During World War I
War & Art: Destruction and Protection of Italian Cultural Heritage during World War I
Opens to the public on Friday, April 10, 2015
The First World War broke upon the world without precedent. The tragedy involved not only human casualties but also the damage and destruction of cultural heritage,...
2015_DC_Wilson_Center18DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2015_DC_Wilson_Center_ADA6DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_DOC_Budget_15020554Dept of Commerce -- Budget Briefing
Secretary Penny Pritzker, Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews and Department of Commerce bureau heads participated in an all-hands employee meeting to discuss the Commerce Department’s FY2016 budget, which was released Monday, February 2. Secretary Pritzker delivered remarks about the budget and the...
2015_DC_Planetary_150328136Env Film Festival and World Wildlife Fund @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Planetary" -- Program
Planetary
Premiere, Planetary Experience and Earth Hour Celebration
Presented with World Wildlife Fund
Join us for the Washington, D.C. premiere of PLANETARY, a stunning visual portrait of our planet, followed by a reception with a Planetary Experience and celebration of Earth Hour, a global annual...
2015_DC_PlanetaryR_150328215Env Film Festival and World Wildlife Fund @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Planetary" -- Reception and Earth Hour
Planetary
Premiere, Planetary Experience and Earth Hour Celebration
Presented with World Wildlife Fund
Join us for the Washington, D.C. premiere of PLANETARY, a stunning visual portrait of our planet, followed by a reception with a Planetary Experience and celebration of Earth Hour, a global annual...
2015_DC_Shorts_15032930Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Living Wild: Wildlife Shorts Program (w/Robin Moore and Roshan Patel)
Living Wild: Wildlife Shorts Program

THE FROG PHOTOGRAPHER (USA, 2014, 17 min.) Conservation biologist, amphibian specialist and nature photographer Robin Moore documents some of the smallest four-legged creatures in the Costa Rican rainforest on the Osa Peninsula, home to 2.5 percent of all the...
2015_DC_EFF_Misc_15032925Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Miscellanous Shots
Pictures taken between shows.
2015_DC_Bikes_Cars2_15031772Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Bikes Vs. Cars" (w/Fredrik Gertten and Margarete Jangard) -- Presentation
Welcome:
* Stephanie Flack, Executive Director, Environmental Film Festival
Opening:
 * Dr. Matthew P. Scott, President, Carnegie Institution for Science
Remarks:
 * Alex Liftman, Global Environment Executive, Bank of America
Introduction of BIKES vs CARS:
 * Peter Fox-Penner, Principal, The...
2015_DC_Bikes_Cars_150317204Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Bikes Vs. Cars" (w/Fredrik Gertten and Margarete Jangard) -- Reception
Join us to celebrate the Festival’s launch and its theme: Climate Connections.
Traffic gridlock around the world is frustrating people, wasting their time, polluting the air and contributing to climate change. Director Fredrik Gertten (BANANAS! and Big Boys Gone Bananas!) investigates the daily global...
2015_DC_City_Sea_15032949Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "City Under the Sea" (w/Guy and Anita Chaumette)
City Under the Sea
Beneath the waves lies a city where predators pillage, impostors loot and con artists dupe competitors. Dive below for an epic exploration of the most densely populated city on earth. Using highly specialized macro cinematography, the filmmakers capture interactions among marine...
2015_DC_Gardeners_15032981Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Gardeners of Eden" (w/Kristin Davis and Rob Brandford) incl reception
Gardeners of Eden
Africa’s elephants are hurtling toward extinction as fuel for the worldwide ivory trade. While conservationists howl and corrupt governments fail to address the ongoing slaughter, one brave family has manned the front lines for decades, rescuing one elephant at a time. Go inside...
2015_DC_Extinction_150329118Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Racing Extinction" -- Award and Q+A w/Louie Psihoyos, Leilani Münter, Kirk Johnson, and Gina Papabeis
Racing Extinction
Closing Night, Premiere Screening, Award Presentation and Reception
Winner, Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
An invitation to the Festival’s grand finale: the Washington, D.C. premiere of Racing Extinction with Oscar-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos, who will receive the...
2015_DC_ExtinctionR_150329131Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Racing Extinction" -- Closing Reception
Racing Extinction
Closing Night, Premiere Screening, Award Presentation and Reception
Winner, Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
An invitation to the Festival’s grand finale: the Washington, D.C. premiere of Racing Extinction with Oscar-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos, who will receive the...
2015_DC_EWaste_15032523Env Film Festival @ Goethe-Institut -- Film: "E-Waste Tragedy" (w/Cosima Dannoritzer)
E-Waste Tragedy
Presented with the Embassy of Spain and the Goethe Institute
Every year millions of tons of discarded electronic waste – computers, television sets, mobile phones, household appliances – are shipped illegally to India, China or Africa. This film spans the world to reveal how greed and...
2015_DC_MoeR_15031946Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Reception
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award
Shorts Program
National Geographic Society 7:30pm, March 19th

SEEDING A DREAM (USA, 2014, 15 min.) Sheepscot General Store and Uncas Farm were revitalized into a thriving community food hub by ambitious young farmers. The farmers tackle challenges while bringing...
2015_DC_Moe_150319141Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner ("Silent River") w/Steve Fisher and Jason Jaacks
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award
Shorts Program
National Geographic Society 7:30pm, March 19th

SEEDING A DREAM (USA, 2014, 15 min.) Sheepscot General Store and Uncas Farm were revitalized into a thriving community food hub by ambitious young farmers. The farmers tackle challenges while bringing...
2015_DC_Monsoon_15032779Env Film Festival @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- "Monsoon" (w/Sturla Gunnarsson)
Monsoon: Winner, Polly Krakora Award For Artistry in Film
This visually stunning meditation on the annual rains that descend upon India explores their alternately disastrous and beneficial impact on Indian society, economy, agriculture and individual lives. Chasing the monsoon throughout the country,...
2015_DC_Racing_Extinction_15022498Env Film Festival @ Warner Theatre -- "Racing Extinction"
In Racing Extinction a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet.
Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species. The international wildlife trade...
2015_DC_CB_Fireworks_15040467Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2015)
2015_DC_Fords_150V_150414102Ford's Theatre -- 150th anniversary candlelight vigil
Candlelight Vigil
April 14 at 10:15 p.m.
On Tenth Street in front of Ford’s Theatre
Beginning at 10:15 p.m., Ford’s will host more than 150 Civil War living historians on Tenth Street to recreate the all-night vigil for Abraham Lincoln. Throughout the night, the historians will share first-person...
2015_DC_Fords_150A_15041431Ford's Theatre -- 150th anniversary daytime
The Lincoln Tribute
April 14-15, 2015

This around-the-clock event will mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.

First-Person Accounts
Throughout the day and night
Living historians will provide first-person accounts about the end of the Civil War, the experience being inside the...
2015_DC_Fords_Wreath_150415143Ford's Theatre -- Lincoln's Death Wreath Laying
Wreath-Laying Ceremony
April 15 at 7:22 a.m.
On Tenth Street in front of the Petersen House
On the morning of April 15, Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service will host a wreath-laying ceremony beginning at 7:22 a.m. on the steps of the Petersen House (the house where Lincoln died). The...
2015_DC_G40_Art201G-40: The Summit art show (2015) @ Whino on H -- Art
Presented by Art Whino, the annual G40 Art Summit group art show brings together world-renowned artists for a month long exhibition, with works in Low Brow and street culture expression, that reflect a particular theme.
The 2015 G40 event will once again be a building ‘takeover,’ showcased at a 20,000...
2015_DC_G40_Opening20G-40: The Summit art show (2015) @ Whino on H -- People @ Opening Reception
Presented by Art Whino, the annual G40 Art Summit group art show brings together world-renowned artists for a month long exhibition, with works in Low Brow and street culture expression, that reflect a particular theme.
The 2015 G40 event will once again be a building ‘takeover,’ showcased at a 20,000...
2015_DC_Otto_15082031Goethe-Institut -- Opening Reception: hyder flares w/Justine Otto
Opening of hyder flares with artist Justine Otto and Vesela Sretenovic, Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Phillips Collection
Leading German contemporary figurative painter Justine Otto (b. Poland 1974) won The Phillips Collection’s second annual Emerging Artist Prize following...
2015_DC_Klemm_15011469Goethe-Institut -- Opening Reception: Photographer Barbara Klemm
Invitation: Opening Reception with Photographer Barbara Klemm:
This solo exhibition presents photographs by one of Germany’s most distinguished women photographers. Spanning forty years, Barbara Klemm’s works bear witness to Germany’s recent history, and to a country that was divided for decades. Many...
2015_DC_Je_Suis_Charlie_150107103Je Suis Charlie vigil @ Newseum
In light of the horrendous attack that killed 12 people in Paris today, let's get together to stand peacefully in support of Charlie Hebdo and for freedom of the press. Bring your pencils and pens. #jesuischarlie
Suite a l'attaque qui a tuee 12 personnes a Paris aujourd'hui, regroupons nous ce soir...
2015_DC_Metro_FT2Metro Station -- Fort Totten
2015_DC_Metro_GAP37Metro Station -- Georgia Avenue-Petworth
2015_DC_Metro_RI2Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2015_DC_Amar_15052853Natl Archives -- Akhil Reed Amar ("Law of the Land")
The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic and Lincoln’s Constitutional Vision
Renowned legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar illustrates how geography, federalism, and regionalism have influenced some of the biggest questions in American constitutional law. While we may be united under...
2015_DC_Caroli_15110470Natl Archives -- Betty Boyd Caroli ("Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President")
Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President:
Betty Boyd Caroli restores Lady Bird to her rightful place in history, painting a vivid portrait of a marriage with complex but familiar and identifiable overtones. A book signing follows the program.
2015_DC_Raymond_15062450Natl Archives -- Emilie Raymond ("Stars for Freedom")
Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement:
The Stars for Freedom–a handful of celebrities both black and white–risked their careers by crusading for racial equality. Focusing on the “Leading Six” trailblazers—Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Sammy Davis, Jr.,...
2015_DC_Gateway_15020376Natl Archives -- Eric Foner ("Gateway to Freedom") w/Ed Ayers, Edna Greene Medford, and Adam Rothman
Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
Eric Foner builds on fresh evidence, including a secret, detailed record of slave escapes, to tell the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom. Ed Ayers, President of...
2015_DC_Lichtblau_15012049Natl Archives -- Eric Lichtblau ("Nazis Next Door")
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men
Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II. But as Pulitzer Prize–winning author Eric Lichtblau explains in The Nazis Next Door, the CIA and FBI brought thousands of former...
2015_DC_Winik_15102820Natl Archives -- Jay Winik ("1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History")
1944: FDR and the Year that Changed History:
It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it did, or that it would even end well. Jay Winik brings to life in gripping detail the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet...
2015_DC_Specter_15061833Natl Archives -- Jeffrey Kimball and William Burr ("Nixon’s Nuclear Specter")
Nixon’s Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War:
In 1969, Nixon and Kissinger used coercive diplomacy and excessive military force, including the specter of nuclear force, in their initial efforts to end the Vietnam War. Authors Jeffrey Kimball and William Burr...
2015_DC_Decade_15012747Natl Archives -- Joe Looby ("Decade of Discovery") w/Jason Baron, Gary Stern, and Anne Weismann
The Decade of Discovery
The Decade of Discovery follows events that unfolded between 2002 and 2012, when a government attorney took on a quest to find a better way to search White House email and a teacher took a stand for civil justice on the electronic frontier. Following the screening, there will be...
2015_DC_Urschel_15090921Natl Archives -- Joe Urschel ("The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt that Changed the Nation")
The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt that Changed the Nation
It’s 1933 and George “Machine Gun” Kelly, one of the most celebrated gangsters of the era, set his sights on the easy-money racket of kidnapping. His target: rich oilman Charles Urschel. Joe Urschel, executive director of the...
2015_DC_Ellis_15051256Natl Archives -- Joseph Ellis ("Quartet")
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution:
In 1776, 13 American colonies declared themselves independent states that only temporarily joined forces in order to defeat the British. Once victorious, they planned to go their separate ways. In The Quartet, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian...
2015_DC_Walsh_15042483Natl Archives -- Kenneth T. Walsh ("Celebrity in Chief")
Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom:
Award-winning White House correspondent and Presidential historian Kenneth T. Walsh looks at the history of America’s Presidents. He argues that modern Presidents need to be celebrities, building on their fame to rally public...
2015_DC_Plate_15031268Natl Archives -- Libby O'Connell, Corby Kummer ("American Plate")
American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites
In conjunction with the National Archives Museum’s “Spirited Republic: Alcohol in American History” exhibit, Libby O’Connell, chief historian and a senior vice president for the History Channel and A&E networks, discusses American culinary history,...
2015_DC_McGowan_151118110Natl Archives -- Panel -- 11th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications ("Drawn from the Headlines") w/David Sipress, Tom Toles, Jen Sorensen, Keith Knight, and Signe Wilkinson
11th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications
Drawn from the Headlines: Communication and Political Cartoons
A panel of award-winning political cartoonists discuss their work, inspiration, and motivation, as well as how these cartoons affect the political community and the public, and how technology has...
2015_DC_Monument_150915125Natl Archives -- Panel -- 9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (Monument to the Dream)
9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program: Monument to the Dream
Tonight's Guggenheim Documentary Center Tribute Program features Monument to the Dream, Charles Guggenheim’s third Academy Award®-nominated film. Recently restored by the National Park Service and Guggenheim Productions, Inc., the...
2015_DC_Rosenberg_15020596Natl Archives -- Panel -- Forum on the Rosenberg Case
Forum on the Rosenberg Case
Journalist Marvin Kalb moderates a discussion on the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. The panel will examine how the Soviet spy network that Julius Rosenberg set up worked and how it helped the Soviets. Panelists include Ronald Radosh, co-author of The Rosenberg...
2015_DC_Alcohol_Regs_15102280Natl Archives -- Panel -- History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation
The History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation:
Author and alcohol historian Garrett Peck (The Prohibition Hangover) moderates a discussion on the origins, effects, and current debate over the regulation of alcohol–exploring such topics as the three-tier system of alcohol distribution, recent industry...
2015_DC_MC_and_Const_15061565Natl Archives -- Panel -- Magna Carta and the Constitution
Magna Carta Day: Magna Carta and the Constitution
The National Archives and the Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource) present a discussion on the influence of Magna Carta on American constitutionalism, from the nation’s earliest days to the present. Moderated by Judge Royce Lamberth, Senior United...
2015_DC_Temperance_15033136Natl Archives -- Panel -- Temperance and Woman Suffrage
Temperance and Woman Suffrage: Reform Movements and the Women Who Changed America
The temperance and woman suffrage movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries created opportunities for women to organize for social, economic, and political change. Support for the temperance movement through the...
2015_DC_13th_Amend_15120750Natl Archives -- Panel -- The 13th Amendment at 150: Emancipation, America’s Second Founding, and the Challenges That Remain
The 13th Amendment at 150: Emancipation, America’s Second Founding, and the Challenges That Remain:
The 13th Amendment, which banned slavery throughout the United States, began a wave of constitutional transformations that followed through on President Lincoln’s promise of “a new birth of freedom” and...
2015_DC_SpiritedP_15030349Natl Archives -- Press Conference -- Spirited Republic
Press Preview for National Archives “Spirited Republic” Exhibit March 3
Spirited Republic explores the Federal Government’s efforts, successes, and failures to change our drinking habits, from whiskey rations to the Continental Army to the Whiskey Rebellion to Prohibition and beyond. The exhibit uses...
2015_DC_Inskeep_15091456Natl Archives -- Steve Inskeep ("Jacksonland")
Monday, September 14, at noon
William G. McGowan Theater & US National Archives YouTube Channel
Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab
Journalist Steve Inskeep’s Jacksonland is the story of two men—President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee chief...
2015_DC_Smiley_15041058Natl Archives -- Tavis Smiley ("My Journey with Maya") w/Michel Martin
My Journey with Maya with Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley, the host of PBS's “Tavis Smiley” and Public Radio International's “The Tavis Smiley Show,” recounts the story of his enduring friendship with Maya Angelou. Michel Martin, National Public Radio journalist, joins Smiley. Presented in partnership with...
2015_DC_Marvel_15042250Natl Archives -- William Marvel ("Lincoln's Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton")
Lincoln’s Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton
Edwin Stanton wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. William Marvel reexamines Stanton's life, career, and legacy. A book signing follows the...
2015_DC_First_Ladies_150423116Natl Archives & C-SPAN -- Panel -- First Ladies; Private Lives, Public Image
First Ladies: Private Lives, Public Image:
Susan Swain, president and co-chief operating officer of C-SPAN, leads a discussion on all forty-five First Ladies—their lives, their ambitions, and their unique partnerships with their Presidential spouses. A book signing will follow the program.
Carl...
2015_DC_Veterans_15110555Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- In Honor of Our Veterans: Caring for Our Heroes
In Honor of Our Veterans: Caring for Our Heroes:
What has Congress done to aid active service members, veterans, and their families? What lessons can we learn from how veterans from previous conflicts were supported upon their return? What challenges do we face as the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq...
2015_DC_Partisan_15012176Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis
The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis
Is Congress incapable of reforming itself? Former chairs of the Democratic and Republican House campaign committees, Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX), in their book The Partisan Divide, dissect the causes of legislative gridlock and argue a common-sense,...
2015_DC_SIAH_ADA18Natl Museum of Amer History -- ADA steps and booths
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_Backstory_Live_151122101Natl Museum of Amer History -- BackStory Live (100th anniversary of "The Birth of a Nation")
Please join us for a live presentation of the award-winning BackStory with the American History Guys, featuring Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh.
This lively, interactive, and thought-provoking show will examine the historic D.W. Griffith film, "The Birth of a Nation" at the 100th anniversary of...
2015_DC_SIAH_Fischer_1507244Natl Museum of Amer History -- Chuck Fischer ("White House Pop-Up Book")
Chuck Fischer was on-hand to sign his "White House Pop-Up Book".
2015_DC_SIAH_InnovationO_15070165Natl Museum of Amer History -- Innovation Wing opening
Inlcuding the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Quintet, DJ Will Eastman, and the ribbon cutting ceremony along with some crowds.
Ribbon cutters included Michelle K. Lee (Director of the USPTO), John Gray (director of the American History Museum), and Richard Kurin (Under Secretary of History,...
2015_DC_SIAH_InnovationL_15070119Natl Museum of Amer History -- Innovation Wing opening -- LEGO flag
Including the two LEGO masters who worked on the flag -- father and son team Dan and Chris Steininger
2015_DC_GNSI_Sequential_15091636Natl Museum of Natural History -- GNSI-DC Sequential Art in Science Communication
GNSI-DC Sept 16th - Sequential Art in Science Communication by David Clarke
The word “comics” might bring to mind well-thumbed copies of Scrooge McDuck, Spiderman, or the newspaper's Sunday funny pages, but today sequential art is being used to communicate and teach subjects such as science, medicine...
2015_DC_Moon3Nature -- Moon shots
2015_DC_Naval_BlessingF_15041190Naval Heritage Center -- Blessing of the Fleets (2015) -- Outdoor ceremony
Blessing of the Fleets 2015
Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2015)– Passed down through generations of mariners and navies, the U.S. Navy Memorial’s 24th annual Blessing of the Fleets will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1:00-4:00 pm. A popular attraction during the National Cherry Blossom...
2015_DC_Canstruction_15112592NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2015
November 22 - Monday, November 30, 2015
Join us at Canstruction on Black Friday as an alternative to the excess of shopping as we raise awareness about hunger in DC. Bring a can to get a dollar off of your admission to the National Building Museum and then use the can to vote for your favorite project....
2015_DC_CRA50_150503183Newseum -- 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Voting Rights Act (w/Barney Frank, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Steven Roberts)
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Voting Rights Act

Join Moment Magazine and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute for a celebration of the golden anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moderated by journalist Steven V. Roberts, the event will feature Former Congressman...
2015_DC_Lewis_15022561Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
As the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery approaches, Rep. Lewis will recount his involvement and also talk about his new graphic novel “March: Book Two.” Joining Lewis is the book’s co-author...
2015_DC_Yes_VirginiaFD_15121250Newseum -- Family Day -- Yes Virginia
Reporting Live from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®! 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Step in front of a camera and report “live” from the annual Macy’s parade at our special “Be a TV Reporter” experience!
* “Yes, Virginia” Film Screening every 30 minutes, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Relax and watch the 22-minute 2009...
2015_DC_Reinvigorating_151015109Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- First Amendment in the 21st Century: Reinvigorating Old Rights for New Times
The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Reinvigorating Old Rights for New Times
In Europe and America, liberty is not in good shape. Hate-speech laws continue to proliferate; universities are beset by campus speech codes; the religious are told that their faith is discriminatory; and the press is...
2015_DC_Religious_Freedom_15041640Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Religious Freedom & Foreign Policy
Religious Freedom & Foreign Policy
The British Council, the Religion Newswriters Foundation, the Center on Religion and the Professions at Missouri School of Journalism, Lancaster University (UK), and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute invite you to join us for a timely and...
2015_DC_Katrina10_15081964Newseum -- Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later (w/Douglas Brinkley, Mark Morial, and Shepard Smith)
Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later
Hurricane Katrina was the most destructive hurricane in American history. It made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, packing 127-mph winds, shredding the Mississippi coast and putting 80 percent of New Orleans under water.
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the...
2015_DC_Mays_15062141Newseum -- Inside Media w/Andrea Mays ("In Search of Shakespeare’s Greatest Works")
Inside Media: In Search of Shakespeare’s Greatest Works
Author Andrea Mays talks about her new book, “The Millionaire and the Bard,” which tells the story of the making of William Shakespeare’s First Folio and the obsessive hunt three centuries later by American industrialist Henry Folger to track it...
2015_DC_Hornaday_15022150Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Hornaday (Oscar Preview)
Inside Media: Oscar Preview With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 87th annual Academy Awards and discusses some of the biggest hits — and misses — of the year.
The program will feature clips from some of the Oscar-nominated...
2015_DC_JUnder_Attack_15011158Newseum -- Inside Media w/Delphine Halgand and Nikahang Kowsar (Journalists Under Attack)
Inside Media: Journalists Under Attack
In the wake of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Paris that targeted the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, the Newseum presents a special program exploring free expression and the dangers journalists face worldwide.
Delphine Halgand, U.S. director of...
2015_DC_Civil_Rights50_15011763Newseum -- Inside Media w/Eleanor Holmes Norton and Bill Plante (Civil Rights at 50)
Inside Media: 1965: Civil Rights at 50
On the opening weekend of the Newseum’s newest exhibit, “1965: Civil Rights at 50,” Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and CBS News White House correspondent Bill Plante talk about their memories of the civil rights movement.
“1965: Civil Rights at 50” tells the...
2015_DC_Holzer_15021425Newseum -- Inside Media w/Harold Holzer ("Lincoln and the Power of the Press")
Inside Media: Lincoln and the Power of the Press
Harold Holzer talks about his new book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press,” which examines how the president used the press to shape public opinion.
The program coincides with opening weekend of the Newseum’s newsest exhibit “President Lincoln is...
2015_DC_Songs_15091261Newseum -- Inside Media w/Hugo Keesing ("Next Stop is Vietnam")
Inside Media: Songs From the Vietnam War Era
Music historian Hugo Keesing talks about and samples songs inspired by the Vietnam War.
The broad range of protest songs from the Vietnam era covered a wide spectrum of viewpoints, from the war’s strongest advocates to its most passionate...
2015_DC_Swanson_15041243Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson (Lincoln Assassination)
Inside Media: James Swanson on the Lincoln Assassination
To mark the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, author and historian James Swanson looks back at the event that shocked the nation.
Swanson is the author of the New York Times best-seller “Manhunt: The 12-Day...
2015_DC_Reporting_150523113Newseum -- Inside Media w/Jan Scruggs and Steve Northup (Reporting Vietnam)
Inside Media: “Reporting Vietnam” Opening Weekend
On the opening weekend of the Newseum’s new exhibit, “Reporting Vietnam,” Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund founder and president Jan Scruggs and former UPI photographer Steve Northup share their memories of the Vietnam War.
Scruggs, a wounded and...
2015_DC_Simon_15020728Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joel Simon ("The New Censorship")
Inside Media: Journalists Under Threat
Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about his new book, “The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom.”
The book examines how journalists are increasingly vulnerable to attack by authoritarian...
2015_DC_Hubble_15042568Newseum -- Inside Media w/John Mace Grunsfeld and Zoltan Levay (25th Anniversary of the Hubble Telescope)
Inside Media: The 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Telescope
On the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Telescope, veteran astronaut John Mace Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA, and Zoltan Levay of the Space Telescope Science Institute offer their...
2015_DC_Newsies_15061348Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ken Cerniglia and W. Joseph Campbell (The Making of "Newsies")
Inside Media: The Making of “Newsies”
Ken Cerniglia, dramaturg and literary manager of Disney Theatrical Group, talks about the making of “Newsies,” the Tony Award-winning musical about a group of newsboys in New York City at the turn of the 20th century.
Cerniglia will be joined by W. Joseph...
2015_DC_Exposing_15031584Newseum -- Inside Media w/MaryAnne Golon, Lucian Perkins and Michael Abramowitz (Exposing the Darkness)
Inside Media: Exposing the Darkness: Photography in Conflict Zones
Award-winning photographers MaryAnne Golon and Lucian Perkins share their experiences of recording crises around the world and putting themselves in harm’s way to capture conflict on the human level.
They will be joined by Michael...
2015_DC_Press_Access_15011046Newseum -- Inside Media w/Sally Buzbee and Susan Page (Press Access and the Obama White House)
Inside Media: Press Access and the Obama White House
Associated Press Washington bureau chief Sally Buzbee and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page discuss restrictions on press access to President Obama.
In recent months, the Washington press corps has spoken out against what they call...
2015_DC_Smiley_15041170Newseum -- Inside Media w/Tavis Smiley ("My Journey with Maya")
Inside Media: Tavis Smiley: My Journey With Maya
Author and broadcaster Tavis Smiley shares the story of his 28-year friendship with renowned author, poet and activist Maya Angelou, the subject of his new book, “My Journey With Maya.”
Smiley first met Angelou when he accompanied her on a trip to Ghana...
2015_DC_Haygood_15101036Newseum -- Inside Media w/Wil Haygood ("Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America")
Inside Media: The Life of Thurgood Marshall
Best-selling author Wil Haygood talks about his new book, “Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.”
The book profiles the first African American Supreme Court justice using the contentious five-day Senate hearing to...
2015_DC_Gannon_15060820Newseum -- Journalism/Works -- Kathy Gannon
Journalism/Works: A Conversation with Kathy Gannon:
A conversation with Kathy Gannon, veteran Associated Press correspondent who was shot and seriously wounded in Afghanistan in 2014 in an attack by an Afghan policeman in which her AP colleague, photographer Anja Niedringhaus, was killed. Gannon will...
2015_DC_Newseum_Curators_15040741Newseum -- Members' Evening with the Curator
The Newseum invites you and a guest to an exclusive Evening with the Curator: Discovering Treasures at the Newseum
With more than 35,000 newspapers and magazines spanning six centuries, the Newseum collection holds many historic treasures.
But our recent discovery of an unknown edition of the April...
2015_DC_King_150318146Newseum -- Members' Night -- A Life in Broadcasting: A Conversation with Larry King (w/Leon Harris)
A Life in Broadcasting: A Conversation With Larry King
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, legendary broadcaster Larry King recounts some of the biggest stories and interviews of his career. The program also incorporates footage of King’s most famous interviews.
From 1985 to 2010, King...
2015_DC_Nationals10_150824133Newseum -- Members' Night: Nationals at 10: Baseball Makes News (w/Mark Lerner, Mike Rizzo, Thomas Boswell, and Charlie Slowes) incl reception
Washington Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner and general manager and president Mike Rizzo talk about the history of the Nationals at a special members-only event at the Newseum.
Joining them will be Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell and Nationals radio play-by-play announcer Charlie...
2015_DC_ReportingP_150521113Newseum -- Members' Opening for Reporting Vietnam exhibit -- Presentation
Eyewitness to History: Reporting Vietnam
To mark the opening of its new exhibit “Reporting Vietnam,” the Newseum presents a special invitation-only program featuring four veteran journalists who will share their memories of reporting the Vietnam War.
Bob Schieffer was a reporter at the Fort Worth...
2015_DC_ReportingR_15052182Newseum -- Members' Opening for Reporting Vietnam exhibit -- Reception
Eyewitness to History: Reporting Vietnam
To mark the opening of its new exhibit “Reporting Vietnam,” the Newseum presents a special invitation-only program featuring four veteran journalists who will share their memories of reporting the Vietnam War.
Bob Schieffer was a reporter at the Fort Worth...
2015_DC_Comey_15120967Newseum -- National Security and the First Amendment (w/James B. Comey) incl reception
National Security and the First Amendment
7 p.m. Program in the Annenberg Theater
8 p.m. Reception in the ABC News Changing Exhibits Gallery
Join us for a rare public appearance by FBI Director James B. Comey. He will participate in a discussion with Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst on "National Security...
2015_DC_News_Lose_150204142Newseum -- News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom (w/panel)
The News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom
In conflict and crisis, journalists put themselves in peril to bring news to the world. With journalists being killed and imprisoned in record numbers, the Newseum presents a special program examining these threats and the rise of new...
2015_DC_40Chances_151005122Newseum -- Special -- 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World (w/Howard Buffett, Tony Blair, Emmanuel de Merode, and Judy Woodruff)
To mark the opening of the new exhibit “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World — The Photography of Howard G. Buffett,” the Newseum presents a special evening program featuring Buffett, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and conservationist Emmanuel de Merode.
The exhibit features 40 of...
2015_DC_JMem_150608109Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2015) w/Kathy Gannon
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 14 journalists who represent those who died in 2014.
Kathy Gannon is an award-winning...
2015_DC_Charlie_March_150111126Newseum -- Special -- Silent March in Memory of the Victims of the Attacks in France
Silent March to Start at Newseum in Memory of the Victims of the Attacks in France (Je Suis Charlie)
The Embassy of France is organizing a silent march on Sunday, January 11, following the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The march will take place starting at 2 pm between the Newseum (starting point) and...
2015_DC_Without_News_15060824Newseum -- Special -- #WithoutNews
#WithoutNews -- Each day, our "Today's Front Page" exhibit displays 1,200 front pages from around the world, containing the work of thousands of dedicated men and women whose job is to bring you the news.
Today, this exhibit goes dark to pay tribute to journalists who gave their lives in the pursuit of...
2015_DC_NewseumMOH_1512059Newseum -- Winter Member Open House
Join fellow members for an afternoon at the Newseum. Beat the cold and enjoy cookies and cocoa in our private members' lounge, explore our newest exhibits, attend a special program presented by the Newseum Institute and stay after-hours for a members-only gallery talk in our newest exhibit.

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2015_DC_Dateline_Saigon_15092897Newseum -- "Dateline: Saigon" screening (w/Neil Sheehan, George Packer, and Thomas Herman) incl reception
The Newseum presents the Washington, D.C., premiere of the new documentary “Dateline – Saigon,” which profiles five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who covered the Vietnam War.
“Dateline – Saigon” chronicles the controversial and groundbreaking work of The New York Times’s David Halberstam, UPI’s...
2015_DC_Yes_Virginia_15121261Newseum -- "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus" (w/Macy's Santa Claus, Bret Baier, and Mehren O'Hanlon)
Come celebrate the season at our 17th annual “Yes, Virginia” Family Day. The day of festivities for the child in all of us is inspired by Francis P. Church’s 1897 New York Sun editorial, which assured 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon that there was, indeed, a Santa Claus.
Join us as Fox News Channel’s Bret...
2015_DC_Vietnamerica_151017216Newseum -- “Vietnamerica” Screening, Reception and Panel
“Vietnamerica” Screening, Reception and Panel
The Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation and the Newseum present the Washington, D.C., premiere of the new documentary “Vietnamerica,” which tells the story of how more than 2 million Vietnamese fled to America in the years following the Vietnam...
2015_DC_Cameras_15091640Newseum Institute -- Panel -- Cameras, Cops and Accountability
Cameras, Cops and Accountability:
Cities and states across the country are experimenting with the use of police body cameras as a way of holding law enforcement officers accountable and building public trust in government. But proposed and existing body camera policies vary greatly, especially with...
2015_DC_Public_Eye_15061765Newseum Institute -- Panel -- In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution
In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution:
When body cams, dash cams and other citizen cams combine with news media cameras to record public situations, questions arise about the balance between accountability, police procedures, public access to government records and privacy concerns....
2015_DC_10Movies_15062280Newseum & AARP -- 10 Movies That Shaped the Boomers (w/Arch Campbell, Ann Hornaday and Bill Newcott)
10 Movies That Shaped the Boomers
Baby boomers have always had an intimate relationship with the movies. Born in the age of Saturday matinees, boomers came of age just as the movies began to awaken to the radical changes taking place in American culture.
In a special Newseum program co-sponsored by...
2015_DC_Seventies_15062542Newseum & CNN -- The Seventies (w/Wolf Blitzer, Adam Kinzinger and Tulsi Gabbard)
CNN will be hosting a special screening of “The Seventies” at 7pm on Thursday, June 25th here at the Newseum. Following the screening will be a special discussion featuring Wolf Blitzer, Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).
2015_DC_With_Cash_15121555Newseum & Hudson Institute & Freedom House -- "From Russia With Cash" (w/panel)
US Premiere of "From Russia With Cash" Documentary:
Join us for a screening and discussion with the film's creative consultant and two cast members
In July 2015, the UK documentary "From Russia with Cash" frayed political nerves when it revealed how real estate agents in Great Britain can be key...
2015_DC_NPC_Bookfair_151117121NPC -- 38th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night
Pictured here (in sequence): Stephen Hess, Garrett Peck, David Maraniss, Wil Haygood, Stephanie Steinberg, Eleanor Herman, Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Roland Mesnier, Paul Dickson, Jen Chaney, Garrett Peck (again), Evan Thomas, Marvin Kalb, Lisa Leff, David Maraniss (again), Eleanor Herman...
2015_DC_Kalb_151109101NPC -- Kalb Report: "Sunday Talk" (w/Chuck Todd and John Dickerson)
For more than 60 years, Americans have turned to network television on Sunday morning for intelligent, insightful discourse on issues of politics and public policy. A proud history, however, does not guarantee future success in a digital world and a dramatically changing television landscape. On this...
2015_DC_Explorers_Guild_151023139NPC -- Kevin Costner, Jon Baird, and Rick Ross ("The Explorers Guild")
Kevin Costner along with co-authors Jon Baird and Rick Ross will discuss their new book "The Explorers Guild" on October 23 at 12:00 p.m. in the Conference Rooms.
The Explorers Guild, a clandestine group of adventurers who bravely journey to those places in which light gives way to shadow and reason...
2015_DC_Marra_15101678Politics & Prose -- Anthony Marra ("Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories")
Anthony Marra - The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories
Marra’s stunning first novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, won the National Book Critics Circle inaugural John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, and Politics & Prose’s inaugural Carla Cohen Literary Prize. His second...
2015_DC_Ashes_15020879Politics & Prose -- Aviva Kempner, Menachem Rosensaft, Michael Brenner, and Matt Nosanchuk ("God, Faith & Identity from the Ashes")
Aviva Kempner, Menachem Rosensaft, Michael Brenner, and Matt Nosanchuk - God, Faith & Identity from the Ashes: Reflections of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors
Marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Rosensaft, general counsel of the World Jewish Congress, who has a...
2015_DC_Carla_PrizeM_15051655Politics & Prose -- Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners (w/Atticus Lish and Bryan Stevenson) -- Miscellaneous
2014 Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners:
Established last year 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 Atticus Lish, author...
2015_DC_Carla_PrizeP_15051683Politics & Prose -- Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners (w/Atticus Lish and Bryan Stevenson) -- Presentation
2014 Carla Furstenberg Cohen Literary Prize Winners:
Established last year 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 Atticus Lish, author...
2015_DC_Clinton_15092429Politics & Prose -- Chelsea Clinton ("It's Your World")
Chelsea Clinton - It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
In a book that tackles the biggest challenges facing us today, Chelsea Clinton combines facts, charts, photographs and stories to give readers a deep understanding of the world around them—and how anyone can make a difference....
2015_DC_Baldacci_15112456Politics & Prose -- David Baldacci ("The Guilty")
David Baldacci - The Guilty:
Starting with The Innocent, Will Robie staked his claim as one of the most coldly efficient professional killers any government could have on retainer. On his fourth international mission, however, Robie chokes. He can’t pull the trigger. To go forward, Robie must go...
2015_DC_Maraniss_15092934Politics & Prose -- David Maraniss ("Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story")
David Maraniss - Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story:
Journalist, historian, biographer, and a Washington Post associate editor, the award-winning Maraniss has written critically acclaimed books on events including the Vietnam War and the 1960 Rome Olympics, and turned out thorough, even definitive...
2015_DC_Waller_15102545Politics & Prose -- Douglas Waller ("Disciples")
Douglas Waller - Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan
Waller, a former correspondent for Newsweek and Time, and the author of A Question of Loyalty and other books of military and intelligence history, follows up his biography of Wild Bill Donovan...
2015_DC_Hart_15072068Politics & Prose -- Gary Hart ("Republic of Conscience")
Gary Hart - The Republic of Conscience:
Hart, Colorado senator from 1975 to 1987 and currently the U.S. special envoy to Northern Ireland, is both a political progressive and a self-described “political…fundamentalist.” In his latest work of political theory, the author of The Courage of Our...
2015_DC_Xi_Governance_150917109Politics & Prose -- Gua Weimin, Di Dongsheng, and Ross Terrill ("Xi Jinping: The Governance of China")
Xi Jinping - The Governance of China:
In anticipation of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States this month, Politics and Prose is hosting a special event at the store on September 17 featuring several Chinese authorities. Participants were:
* Gua Weimin, deputy director of the...
2015_DC_Eisenberg_15112070Politics & Prose -- Jesse Eisenberg ("Bream Gives Me Hiccups")
Jesse Eisenberg - Bream Gives Me Hiccups:
To accomplishments that include writing and acting in plays—most recently with Vanessa Redgrave—publishing in The New Yorker, and being nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Social Network, Eisenberg now adds a lively collection of short fiction....
2015_DC_Klein_15102024Politics & Prose -- Joe Klein ("Charlie Mike: A True Story of Heroes Who Brought Their Mission Home")
Joe Klein - Charlie Mike: A True Story of Heroes Who Brought Their Mission Home
In his seventh book, Klein, author of the legendary Primary Colors and the award-winning Time “In the Arena” columnist, tells the inspiring story of Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL who was eager to put his military...
2015_DC_Friedlander_15113045Politics & Prose -- Judah Friedlander ("If the Raindrops United")
Judah Friedlander - If the Raindrops United: Drawings and Cartoons:
A stand-up comic and actor, Friedlander appeared in American Splendor and is best known for his work in 30 Rock. But he’s not just a multi-talented performer—Friedlander has written the karate primer, How to Beat Up Anybody, and he’s...
2015_DC_Abdul-Jabbar_15103161Politics & Prose -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ("Mycroft Holme")
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Mycroft Holme:
In his first novel for adults, the NBA-legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, author of On the Shoulders of Giants and, not-incidentally, a long-time fan of the Holmes mysteries, focuses on Sherlock’s older, smarter but, according to Arthur Conan Doyle, less industrious,...
2015_DC_Explorers_Guild_151024112Politics & Prose -- Kevin Costner, Jon Baird, and Rick Ross ("The Explorers Guild") w/Keith Donohue
Kevin Costner, Jon Baird, Rick Ross - The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala
Costner, the actor, director, and producer, created The Explorers Guild with his Horizon co-writer, Jon Baird, who is a former editor of Harvard Lampoon and author of Day Job and Songs From Nowhere Near the...
2015_DC_MasurMcP_15051351Politics & Prose -- Louis Masur ("Lincoln's Last Speech") and James McPherson ("War That Forged A Nation")
Louis P. Masur - Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion & James M. McPherson - The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters
Lincoln oversaw the start of the Civil War but was not there for its end or, more importantly, for the Reconstruction of the...
2015_DC_Art_of_RT_150109106Politics & Prose -- Nick Galifianakis, Gene Weingarten, and David Apatoff ("Art of Richard Thompson")
Nick Galifianakis, Gene Weingarten,and David Apatoff - The Art of Richard Thompson
Named the Outstanding Cartoonist of 2010 by the National Cartoonists Society, Richard Thompson is best known for his syndicated series, Cul de Sac. But his work encompasses much more, and in this colorful career...
2015_DC_Picture_Book_151108109Politics & Prose -- Panel --"Too Good to Miss -- Picture Books for Older Readers" w/Julie Danielson, Jason Chin, Christopher Myers, John Parra, Chris Soentpiet, and Jacqueline Woodson
Third Annual Picture Book Panel: Too Good to Miss—Picture Books for Older Readers:
Two years ago, a spellbinding event with author and editor David Levithan and author Jacqueline Woodson made us eager to hear more conversations between major figures in children's and young adult literature. To create...
2015_DC_Smith_15100991Politics & Prose -- Patti Smith ("M Train") w/Maureen Corrigan @ Lisner Auditorium
Patti Smith - M Train — at GW Lisner Auditorium
Musician, writer, poet—the artist known as Patti Smith is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has a record on the list of top 100 albums of all time. The French Ministry of Culture has declared her a Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, and she...
2015_DC_Price_15030256Politics & Prose -- Richard Price (writing as Harry Brandt) ("The Whites")
Richard Price (writing as Harry Brandt) - The Whites
Writing as Harry Brandt, Price has concocted a fast-paced literary thriller that pays homage as much to Melville as it does to today’s urban realities. Billy Graves has barely hung on in the NYPD since he accidentally shot a ten-year-old boy nearly...
2015_DC_Reich_15100267Politics & Prose -- Robert B. Reich ("Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few")
Robert B. Reich - Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few
Reich’s distinguished career spans three administrations, including a tenure as Clinton’s secretary of labor. He has been awarded the Vaclav Havel Foundation Prize for work in economic and social thought, and is the author of a dozen books,...
2015_DC_McCloud_150206110Politics & Prose -- Scott McCloud ("The Sculptor") w/Michael Cavna
Scott McCloud - The Sculptor
Would you sell your soul for art? Faust did, and in McCloud’s update on the deal-with-the-devil theme the young and ambitious David Smith, does too. This powerful and moving story by the award-winning comics artist follows Smith as he trades life-span for the ability to...
2015_DC_Hess_150118103Politics & Prose -- Stephen Hess ("Professor and the President")
Stephen Hess - The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House:
Having served in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, Daniel Patrick Moynihan may have seemed an unlikely choice to advise Nixon on social policies. Nixon brought the liberal academic on board shortly...
2015_DC_Weiner_15073041Politics & Prose -- Tom Weiner ("One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon")
Tim Weiner - One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon:
Director of the Carey Institute’s nonfiction residency program and an Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies at Princeton, Weiner has won the Pulitzer for reporting on secret government programs and the National Book Award...
2015_DC_Stiles_15110233Politics & Prose -- T. J. Stiles ("Custer's Trials")
T. J. Stiles - Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America:
Stiles won multiple awards for his debut biography on Jesse James. With his next work, The First Tycoon, a life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, he earned both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. Now, in his eagerly awaited third...
2015_DC_Cohen_15070244Politics & Prose -- William S. Cohen ("Collision")
William S. Cohen - Collision:
Now running the Cohen Group, an international consulting firm, Cohen served as secretary of defense under Clinton and spent twenty-four years in public office in the Senate and U.S. Congress. He is the author of several books on race in America and has written on politics...
2015_DC_Campbell_15021565Politics & Prose -- W. Joseph Campbell ("1995: The Year the Future Began")
W. Joseph Campbell - 1995: The Year the Future Began:
What were you doing in 1995? If you were Bill Clinton, you were making the acquaintance of Monica Lewinsky. If you were a computer geek, you were on-line. If you lived in Oklahoma City, you may have witnessed the nation’s deadliest terrorist attack...
2015_DC_SIRG_HandiHour_151113101Renwick Gallery -- Handi-Hour
DC's premier DIY happy hour returns home! Get your craft on with three crafting stations where you can make jewelry inspired by Maya Lin's Folding the Chesapeake, stationery with cars and ink pads inspired by Chakaia Booker's work, and make a holiday wreath inspired by Patrick Dougherty's pods, with the...
2015_DC_SIRG_Festival_151114142Renwick Gallery -- Renwick Opening Festival
Experience the Renwick Gallery as never before, with craft making, artist demonstrations, musical performances, and more. Come see the new contemporary art installations of the WONDER exhibition and enjoy a fun-filled day with activities for all ages.
Events:
* Stilt walkers at entrance
* John...
2015_DC_SIRG_Opening3_15111352Renwick Gallery -- Reopening Day -- Entertainers
Presentations by:
* Amy Conley, piano
* The Matt Richardson String Trio
* Drymill Road, bluegrass
* Excelsa Quartet
* Book signing with Nicholas Bell, Nora Atkinson, and Charles Robertson
* Opera Performance with University of Maryland School of Music
* Josanne Francis, steel pan jazz
2015_DC_SIRG_Opening2_15111364Renwick Gallery -- Reopening Day -- Folks Inside
2015_DC_SIRG_Opening_15111365Renwick Gallery -- Reopening Day -- Ribbon Cutting
The 10am ribbon cutting ceremony was shorter than expected because of a Vice Presidential motorcade that was due at 10:15. Ribbon cutters:
* Elizabeth Broun, director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
* David Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian
* David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle...
2015_DC_SIPG_ADA19Reynolds Center -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Artists_15021450Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Artists
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Cere_150214134Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Ceremony
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Crafts_15021453Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Crafts
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Else_15021436Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Everything else
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Fairfax_15021458Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Lions_15021447Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Lions
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_ChineseFD_Shaanxi_15021472Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2015) -- Shaanxi Folk Arts Group
Chinese New Year Family Festival
This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
American Art is proud to open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community in celebration of the 2015 Lunar New Year! Help us bring in the year of the sheep with an afternoon of...
2015_DC_FallFD_Crafts_15091262Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Fall Family Day (2015) -- Crafts
Celebrate the start of the fall season at American Art with an afternoon of festive activities and performers including: face painting, scavenger hunts, craft making, stilt walkers and a "cake walk".
Join local artist Susan Goldman in a printmaking workshop or kick up your heels to lively Americana...
2015_DC_FallFD_Printing_15091287Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Fall Family Day (2015) -- Printmaking
Celebrate the start of the fall season at American Art with an afternoon of festive activities and performers including: face painting, scavenger hunts, craft making, stilt walkers and a "cake walk".
Join local artist Susan Goldman in a printmaking workshop or kick up your heels to lively Americana...
2015_DC_FallFD_Music_15091297Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Fall Family Day (2015) -- RockCandy Cloggers
Celebrate the start of the fall season at American Art with an afternoon of festive activities and performers including: face painting, scavenger hunts, craft making, stilt walkers and a "cake walk".
Join local artist Susan Goldman in a printmaking workshop or kick up your heels to lively Americana...
2015_DC_GamerFD_150815156Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Gamer Family Festival
Gamer Family Festival
Imagine a whole day inspired by the video games in the museum’s collection! Play the game Flower; create pixel art and other crafts; catch up with our partners at MAGFest, who will be bringing multiple console stations and games including Pong, Duck Hunt, Sonic Adventure 2, Super...
2015_DC_GamerFDP_15081556Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Gamer Family Festival -- Performance by Mega Ran and K-Murdock
Gamer Family Festival
Imagine a whole day inspired by the video games in the museum’s collection! Play the game Flower; create pixel art and other crafts; catch up with our partners at MAGFest, who will be bringing multiple console stations and games including Pong, Duck Hunt, Sonic Adventure 2, Super...
2015_DC_HalloweenFDC_151017122Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Halloween -- Crafts
Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky craft activities, scavenger hunts, and live music and performances. Whether in new costume or an old favorite, all are welcome to arrive wearing their Halloween best!
This program is generously supported by Booz Allen...
2015_DC_HalloweenFDJ_15101793Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Halloween -- Junk Man
Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky craft activities, scavenger hunts, and live music and performances. Whether in new costume or an old favorite, all are welcome to arrive wearing their Halloween best!
This program is generously supported by Booz Allen...
2015_DC_HalloweenFDM_15101740Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Halloween -- Magician
Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky craft activities, scavenger hunts, and live music and performances. Whether in new costume or an old favorite, all are welcome to arrive wearing their Halloween best!
This program is generously supported by Booz Allen...
2015_DC_Italian_FDCH_15120535Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Family Festival (2015) -- Capital Hearings
Co-sponsor: Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season and Italian culture. Enjoy colorful performances by The Italian Fairy and traditional Italian bagpipers, the lively theatrics of a commedia dell’arte troupe, festive craft activities, face...
2015_DC_Italian_FDC_15120541Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Family Festival (2015) -- Crafts and other
Co-sponsor: Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season and Italian culture. Enjoy colorful performances by The Italian Fairy and traditional Italian bagpipers, the lively theatrics of a commedia dell’arte troupe, festive craft activities, face...
2015_DC_Italian_FDF_15120540Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Family Festival (2015) -- FLUSSO dance project
Co-sponsor: Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season and Italian culture. Enjoy colorful performances by The Italian Fairy and traditional Italian bagpipers, the lively theatrics of a commedia dell’arte troupe, festive craft activities, face...
2015_DC_Italian_FDIF_15120547Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Family Festival (2015) -- Italian Fairy
Co-sponsor: Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season and Italian culture. Enjoy colorful performances by The Italian Fairy and traditional Italian bagpipers, the lively theatrics of a commedia dell’arte troupe, festive craft activities, face...
2015_DC_Italian_FDZ_15120525Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Family Festival (2015) -- Zampognari (Italian Pipes)
Co-sponsor: Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute
Celebrate the wonders of the holiday season and Italian culture. Enjoy colorful performances by The Italian Fairy and traditional Italian bagpipers, the lively theatrics of a commedia dell’arte troupe, festive craft activities, face...
2015_DC_PresFD_Crafts_15021529Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2015) -- Crafts etc
Presidential Family Fun Day
Celebrate President’s Day weekend during a patriotic family day at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation’s famous past-leaders.
Meet Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in person and enjoy several art...
2015_DC_PresFD_GWAL_15021522Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2015) -- George Washington and Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Family Fun Day
Celebrate President’s Day weekend during a patriotic family day at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation’s famous past-leaders.
Meet Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in person and enjoy several art...
2015_DC_PresFD_Corps_15021589Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2015) -- Linton Hall Fife and Drum Corps
Presidential Family Fun Day
Celebrate President’s Day weekend during a patriotic family day at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation’s famous past-leaders.
Meet Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in person and enjoy several art...
2015_DC_PresFD_Heads_15021558Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2015) -- Washington Nationals' Racing Presidents
Presidential Family Fun Day
Celebrate President’s Day weekend during a patriotic family day at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation’s famous past-leaders.
Meet Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in person and enjoy several art...
2015_DC_Winter_FD_150110162Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Winter Festival
Don’t fly south for the winter, flock to the museum! Join us for feathery fun as the whole family enjoys crafting for the birds to celebrate The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art, including a printmaking workshop with Lily Press, origami with Smithsonian Gardens, "Take-out Library" with...
2015_DC_Enough_15061734Reynolds Center -- Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton ("Enough To Live On")
Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton from 217 Films present the premiere of Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA. The film celebrates the eightieth anniversary of the Works Progress Administration and the Federal Art Project and tells the story of how the New Deal used the arts to bring a message of...
2015_DC_SIPG_Gehring_15052238Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Bo Gehring
Modern dance company Pilobolus will fill the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard with movement, music and performance while artist Bo Gehring projects video portraits of the troupe on the courtyard’s walls at this special Friday before Memorial Day event. Join free dance workshops open to all or watch...
2015_DC_SIPG_Pilobolus_15052221Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Pilobolus
Modern dance company Pilobolus will fill the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard with movement, music and performance while artist Bo Gehring projects video portraits of the troupe on the courtyard’s walls at this special Friday before Memorial Day event. Join free dance workshops open to all or watch...
2015_DC_Sleepy_Class_Garl_15013142Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- Class: Garland Dance
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_Class_Warm_15013142Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- Class: Warmup
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_Misc_150131154Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- Crafts, Audience, Etc
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_B_Ghosts_15013164Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- (1) Intros and Ghosts
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_B_Laundry_15013196Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- (2) Laundry Dance
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_B_Crane_15013197Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- (3) Ichabod Crane
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Sleepy_B_Group_15013186Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Sleepy Hollow Ballet -- (4) Group and Dance
Sleepy Hollow: Ballet and American Art

American Art is excited to collaborate with The Washington Ballet and artistic director Septime Webre for a production of Sleepy Hollow. Dancers perform never-before-seen excerpts from the upcoming world premiere of the full-length ballet based on Washington...
2015_DC_Supersonic_Crafts_150314168Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Supersonic Rewind -- Crafts and Mingering Mike
Supersonic Rewind::
Put on your dancing shoes and join the party as we travel back in time. Our DJ spins the soul hits of the 1960s and 70s that influenced Mingering Mike’s work. Meet the artist and check out his self-made album covers in our exhibition, Mingering Mike’s Supersonic Greatest Hits to...
2015_DC_Supersonic_Vybe_150314127Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Supersonic Rewind -- Vybe and Dancers
Supersonic Rewind::
Put on your dancing shoes and join the party as we travel back in time. Our DJ spins the soul hits of the 1960s and 70s that influenced Mingering Mike’s work. Meet the artist and check out his self-made album covers in our exhibition, Mingering Mike’s Supersonic Greatest Hits to...
2015_DC_Shimonura_15082038Reynolds Center -- Roger Shimomura ("An American Diary")
Artist Roger Shimomura’s work juxtaposes everyday images with racially charged imagery as he confronts Asian American political and ethnic issues. Shimomura discusses paintings, prints and experimental theater pieces that span his career. This program is a collaboration with the Smithsonian American Art...
2015_DC_Amer_Now_Music_150627157Reynolds Center -- Special -- America Now! Innovation in Art -- Good Co. and DJ Eliazar
America Now! Innovation in Art:
Come explore how artists are using technology to propel their work! Join:
* Digital paint pioneer Jeremy Sutton as he paints on an iPad, with the image projected on a large screen using motion capture technology. He paints to the beats of electro-swing band Good Co....
2015_DC_Amer_Now_Sutton_15062759Reynolds Center -- Special -- America Now! Innovation in Art -- Jeremy Sutton
America Now! Innovation in Art:
Come explore how artists are using technology to propel their work! Join:
* Digital paint pioneer Jeremy Sutton as he paints on an iPad, with the image projected on a large screen using motion capture technology. He paints to the beats of electro-swing band Good Co....
2015_DC_Amer_Now_Misc_15062753Reynolds Center -- Special -- America Now! Innovation in Art -- Miscellaneous (incl courtyard floating ribbon)
America Now! Innovation in Art:
Come explore how artists are using technology to propel their work! Join:
* Digital paint pioneer Jeremy Sutton as he paints on an iPad, with the image projected on a large screen using motion capture technology. He paints to the beats of electro-swing band Good Co....
2015_DC_Amer_Now_Starry_15062736Reynolds Center -- Special -- America Now! Innovation in Art -- Starry Heavens and Ribbon
America Now! Innovation in Art:
Come explore how artists are using technology to propel their work! Join:
* Digital paint pioneer Jeremy Sutton as he paints on an iPad, with the image projected on a large screen using motion capture technology. He paints to the beats of electro-swing band Good Co....
2015_DC_Amer_Now_Video_15062723Reynolds Center -- Special -- America Now! Innovation in Art -- Video Games
America Now! Innovation in Art:
Come explore how artists are using technology to propel their work! Join:
* Digital paint pioneer Jeremy Sutton as he paints on an iPad, with the image projected on a large screen using motion capture technology. He paints to the beats of electro-swing band Good Co....
2015_DC_Drawing_15021322Reynolds Center -- Special -- Drawing At Dusk
Drawing at Dusk
Join us for a special evening session of our Draw and Discover! program. Sketch from a live clothed model in the Luce Foundation Center or take inspiration from one of the thousands of artworks on view. Basic drawing material are provided. Open to all ages and levels of artistic...
2015_DC_SIPG_Lincoln_15041430Reynolds Center -- Special -- Lincoln 150th Event
Screening of Spielberg’s Lincoln
At the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery
Join us for a free screening at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery of Steven Spielberg’s 2012 film Lincoln.
Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in this revealing drama that focuses...
2015_DC_SweetARTS_15021352Reynolds Center -- Special -- SweetARTS and Valentines
SweetARTS and Valentines
Need something special for your sweetie? Looking for a snarky card to send to your BFF? Tired of the same ol’ Valentine’s Day options? Look no further; American Art has what you need. Come on by to make the perfect, personalized card—we supply all the necessary materials at no...
2015_DC_SIPG_Volunteer_15040638Reynolds Center -- Special -- Volunteer Appreciation Event
2015_DC_WPA_Tour_15061734Reynolds Center -- Tour -- WPA New Deal tour
Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton from 217 Films present the premiere of Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA. The film celebrates the eightieth anniversary of the Works Progress Administration and the Federal Art Project and tells the story of how the New Deal used the arts to bring a message of...
2015_DC_Innov_FD_Crafts_150502165Reynolds Center w/U.S Patent and Trademark Office -- Family Day -- Innovation Family Festival -- Crafts and Technology
Innovation Family Festival
Highlighting themes of invention and containers, Saturday’s Innovation Family Day presents an array of activities—from the Bash the Trash’s instrument building and performance to demonstrations by Oasis Island Sounds and the All New Genetically Altered Jug Band to our...
2015_DC_Innov_FD_Hist_15050296Reynolds Center w/U.S Patent and Trademark Office -- Family Day -- Innovation Family Festival -- Historical Figures
Innovation Family Festival
Highlighting themes of invention and containers, Saturday’s Innovation Family Day presents an array of activities—from the Bash the Trash’s instrument building and performance to demonstrations by Oasis Island Sounds and the All New Genetically Altered Jug Band to our...
2015_DC_Innov_FD_Perf_150502113Reynolds Center w/U.S Patent and Trademark Office -- Family Day -- Innovation Family Festival -- Performers
Innovation Family Festival
Highlighting themes of invention and containers, Saturday’s Innovation Family Day presents an array of activities—from the Bash the Trash’s instrument building and performance to demonstrations by Oasis Island Sounds and the All New Genetically Altered Jug Band to our...
2015_DC_HandiHour_150723228Reynolds Center & James Renwick Alliance -- Handi-Hour
Handi-hour
DC’s premier DIY hour is back for a fun evening of all-you-can-craft activities. Enjoy craft beers specially selected for the event and live music by Practically Einstein. Use paint pens to create your own coffee mug design and concoct a tea blend you can enjoy from your mug with teas from...
2015_DC_Winters_151110104Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Dan Winters -- A Discussion With...
Award-winning portrait photographer Dan Winters is known for his use of light, color and depth to create evocative images. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, GQ, and Rolling Stone as well as multiple gallery exhibitions. Winters discusses street...
2015_DC_Holzer_15021554Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Harold Holzer ("Lincoln and the Power of the Press")
Meet the Author: Harold Holzer:
Harold Holzer is one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. Join Holzer in America's Presidents as he discusses his latest book Lincoln and the power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion.
2015_DC_McDonald_151017104Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Identify: Martha McDonald
IDENTIFY: Martha McDonald
Identify is the National Portrait Gallery’s first-ever performance art series, which focuses attention on activism, visibility and experimentation through portrayal. Martha McDonald is known for her work featuring handcrafted costumes and objects that are activated through...
2015_DC_WilsonIV_151010180Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Identify: Wilmer Wilson IV
IDENTIFY: Wilmer Wilson IV
Wilmer Wilson IV (b. 1989, Richmond, Virginia), is recognized internationally for his investigations of race. His practice involves creating a second skin over his body using everyday objects to address the formation of racial identity. In so doing, he confronts the tension...
2015_DC_Frohman_15101732Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Jesse Frohman (photographer)
A former protégé of Irvin Penn, photographer Jesse Frohman discusses his works on view in "Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze." Meet at the exhibition entrance on the first floor, south galleries.
2015_DC_Knight_15100742Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Christopher Knight ("Warhol's Wig") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Warhol's Wig: Cracking the Pop Art Code with critic Christopher Knight
A thorough analysis of the specific images chosen by Pop art's leading artists demonstrates that Pop’s actual subject is art culture, not pop culture. Commercial imagery drawn from mass media provided a relevant visual language with...
2015_DC_De_La_Torre_150503106Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Einar and Jamex de la Torre (Distinguished Artists Talk)
Distinguished Artists Talk with Einar and Jamex de la Torre:
Living and working in both México and California, brothers Einar and Jamex de la Torre became active in the glass-art world in the 1980s and are well known internationally for their colorful, assemblage style of work. Join the brothers as...
2015_DC_Weschler_15110462Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Lawrence Weschler ("Ed Kienholz at the Fraught Crossroads") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Ed Kienholz at the Fraught Crossroads Where Class, Race, Sex, and Violence Keep Converging across American History with scholar Lawrence Weschler:
Using assemblage artist Edward Kienholz’s harrowing 1970 lynching tableau Five Car Stud as a point of departure, New York Institute for the Humanities at...
2015_DC_Ejecta_15081514Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Artist Talk with Anthony Cervino and Shannon Egan
Luce Artist Talk with Anthony Cervino and Shannon Egan
Local artists discuss their work and process while relating what they do to artworks on view in the Luce Foundation Center. This series is presented in collaboration with CulturalDC’s Flashpoint Gallery. Free coffee or tea is available.
Sculptor...
2015_DC_Nag_Champa_15121048Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Unplugged -- Nag Champa
Luce Unplugged with Nag Champa:
Monthly concert series Luce Unplugged brings D.C.’s best up-and-coming acts to play in the museum’s Luce Foundation Center following an art talk on a work selected by the band. Nag Champa are a progressive, beat-driven electronic jazz and R&B group that, as D.C. Music...
2015_DC_SIPG_Unplugged_150522154Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Unplugged -- Pleasure Curses and Young Rapids
Explore the center’s thousands of artworks while listening to sets by local bands Pleasure Curses and Young Rapids, selected with the help of the Washington City Paper’s arts editor Christina Cauterucci. DC brewery Hellbender Brewing Company will be on hand to provide free tastings of select beers (ages...
2015_DC_Bradford_15042063Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Mark Bradford (James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture)
Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture with Mark Bradford
Mark Bradford is one of today’s most recognized contemporary artists and is known for his expansive, multi-layered collage paintings. He discusses his Amendment painting series that explores themes of democracy, power, and freedom as represented in...
2015_DC_SIPG_Fellows_15050865Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Fellows' Lectures in American Art
Fellows’ Lectures in American Art
Join the 2014–2015 Smithsonian American Art Museum fellows as they present new scholarship on topics ranging from John Sloan to Bruce Nauman, from depictions of the American frontier in nineteenth-century worlds’ fairs to the rise of self-taught artists in the...
2015_DC_Intersection_151023137Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Irving Penn at the Intersection of Art, Fashion and Photography
Irving Penn at the Intersection of Art, Fashion and Photography Forum:
Join us for a series of talks by experts and scholars who explore Penn’s legacy and how his work bridged the gap between art and fashion. Speakers include Vince Aletti, photography critic for The New Yorker; Charles Churchward,...
2015_DC_Mingering_150227106Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Mingering Mike, Roundtable Remix
Mingering Mike, Roundtable Remix
Exhibition curator Leslie Umberger sits down with the ever enigmatic Mingering Mike (in costume, of course); Dori Hadar, the man who saved the Mingering Mike collection; Tom Patterson, writer and art curator; and Carroll Hynson Jr., local radio personality and ‘60s and...
2015_DC_Take5_1510156Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- ArtJamz @ Samora Pinderhughes Ensemble
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an opportunity to paint your own canvas while you...
2015_DC_Take5_15091714Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- ArtJamz @ US Army Blues Band
Take 5! Jazz Series: U.S. Army Blues
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an opportunity...
2015_DC_DCJazz_15061813Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- DC Jazz Composers Collective
Take 5! Jazz Series - DC Jazz Composers Collective
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an...
2015_DC_JZimmerman_15082021Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- James Zimmerman Ensemble
Take 5! Jazz Series - James Zimmerman Ensemble
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an...
2015_DC_Organissimo_15052191Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Organissimo
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert.

Organissimo
Organissimo’s trio presents new, original music that is instantly identifiable yet constantly evolving, infusing elements of...
2015_DC_Samora_15101575Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Samora Pinderhughes Ensemble
Take 5! Jazz Series: Samora Pinderhughes Ensemble
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an...
2015_DC_US_Army_Blues_15091766Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- U.S. Army Blues
Take 5! Jazz Series: U.S. Army Blues
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert. Feeling inspired to create? Local artists from ArtJamz set up a temporary studio, offering an opportunity...
2015_DC_Paglen_15090968Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Trevor Paglen ("How to See the Surveillance State") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture: How to See the Surveillance State with artist Trevor Paglen:
From tapped fiberoptic cables at the bottom of the sea to football field-sized antennas in deep space, the architecture of state surveillance is as ubiquitous as it is invisible. In this talk, artist...
2015_DC_Kloss_15062447Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- William Kloss (Nineteen American Masterworks)
The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a "coming-of-age" period in American art. Gilded Age expatriate artists such as John Singer Sargent and Mary Cassatt pioneered impressionist styles abroad, challenging long-standing practice and rivaling their French counterparts. After 1900,...
2015_DC_Las_Bicicletas13Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Exhibit: Las Bicicletas
LAS BICICLETAS
March 5 - April 5
Moynihan Plaza
LAS BICICLETAS is an urban art exhibit created by Mexican artist Gilberto Aceves Navarro. It comprises 250 bicycle sculptures in black, white, red and orange; colors that were used by the Mayan culture to symbolize the four cardinal points. Our mission...
2015_DC_Diamant_15011337Sixth & I -- Anita Diamant ("Boston Girl") w/Gayle Wald
Anita Diamant, In Conversation with Gayle Wald
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night comes The Boston Girl, a novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism, told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early 20th...
2015_DC_Bergen_15041397Sixth & I -- Candice Bergen ("A Fine Romance") w/Madhulika Sikka
Candice Bergen In Conversation with Madhulika Sikka
In A Fine Romance, Candice Bergen shares with humor, honesty, and wisdom the big events of her life: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter...
2015_DC_Costello_15101564Sixth & I -- Elvis Costello ("Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink") w/Dan Kois
Elvis Costello In Conversation with Dan Kois
Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a jazz musician who became a successful radio dance band vocalist. Costello went into the family business and had...
2015_DC_6th_Hanukkah_15111816Sixth & I -- Hanukkah staff shoot
Hanukkah
2015_DC_Parker_15112361Sixth & I -- Mary-Louise Parker ("Dear Mr. You") w/David Plotz
Mary-Louise Parker In Conversation with David Plotz
"Dear Mr. You" renders the singular arc of a woman’s life through letters Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today. The literary debut from the Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress and...
2015_DC_Ricard_150613110Sixth & I -- Matthieu Ricard ("Altruism")
Matthieu Ricard:
In Happiness, Matthieu Ricard—a French-born Buddhist monk who left a career in cellular genetics to study Buddhism in the Himalayas over 45 years ago—demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness...
2015_DC_Kaling_150917120Sixth & I -- Mindy Kaling ("Why Not Me?") w/Laura Lippman
Mindy Kaling In Conversation with Laura Lippman
From the author of the New York Times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and the creator and star of The Mindy Project comes a collection of essays that are as hilarious and insightful as they are deeply personal.
In Why Not Me?, Kaling...
2015_DC_Oswalt_15011196Sixth & I -- Patton Oswalt ("Silver Screen Fiend") w/Dan Kois
Patton Oswalt In Conversation with Dan Kois
From the New York Times bestselling author, multifaceted comedian and actor comes Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film, a memoir of coming of age as a performer and writer while obsessively watching classic films at the legendary...
2015_DC_Doonan_15020967Sixth & I -- Simon Doonan ("The Asylum")
Simon Doonan, the creative ambassador for Barneys New York, has spent his entire career in fashion, so believe him when he says his peers in this multi-billion dollar industry are nuts. Style insiders see patterns and trends everywhere; they have a predilection for theatrical make-up and artfully...
2015_DC_Sixth_Wall95Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2015_DC_Axelrod_150211121Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- David Axelrod ("Believer") w/John Dickerson
David Axelrod In Conversation with John Dickerson
David Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates, or as senior adviser to the president, Axelrod held fast to his faith in the power of stories to...
2015_DC_McCullough_15051170Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- David McCullough ("Wright Brothers")
David McCullough:
On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were...
2015_DC_Barrymore_15110397Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Drew Barrymore ("Wildflower") w/Scott Simon
Drew Barrymore In Conversation with Scott Simon:
Descended from Hollywood royalty and working as an actress before she could walk and talk, Barrymore has had much of her private life on display for the whole world to see. Now, at the age of forty, Barrymore has increasingly and deliberately withdrawn...
2015_DC_Steinem_151028123Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Gloria Steinem ("My Life on the Road") w/Maxine Waters
Gloria Steinem In Conversation with Congresswoman Maxine Waters
In her first book in over twenty years, Steinem—writer, activist, and organizer—offers a candid account of how her early years led her to an on-the-road kind of life, traveling, listening to people, learning, and creating change.
In My...
2015_DC_Koppel_15111288Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Ted Koppel ("Lights Out") w/Robert Siegel
Ted Koppel - Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath:
During nearly four decades with ABC News, the last two as Nightline anchor, Koppel has been a bureau chief and has served variously as a foreign, domestic, and war correspondent, winning numerous Emmy Awards in the...
2015_DC_So_Called_151213192Sixth & I and Story District Productions -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2015)
My So-Called Jewish Life
A Story District Production
ASL interpreter provided
During Chanukah, join us for the 7th 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):
*...
2015_DC_PuppyA_15032630Sixth & I and Washington Humane Society -- Pet Adoption Event
Susan Orlean and Alexandra Horowitz:
Following National Puppy Day on March 23, join two funny, highly acclaimed, award winning authors – Susan Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin, The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker, and Alexandra Horowitz, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside...
2015_DC_Puppy_15032686Sixth & I and Washington Humane Society -- Susan Orlean and Alexandra Horowitz
Susan Orlean and Alexandra Horowitz:
Following National Puppy Day on March 23, join two funny, highly acclaimed, award winning authors – Susan Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin, The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker, and Alexandra Horowitz, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside...
2015_DC_Kaku_15030372Sixth & I In partnership with the 92nd Street Y’s 7 Days of Genius -- Michio Kaku ("Future of the Mind")
In The Future of the Mind, Dr. Michio Kaku—a theoretical physicist, renowned futurist, and popularizer of science— tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain. Dr. Kaku brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling...
2015_DC_Symantec_15041533Symantec Government Technology Summit
Morning Keynote
Robert S. Mueller, III, Director of the FBI (2001-2013)
Robert S. Mueller, III is a partner at WilmerHale in Washington, DC, where his practice focuses on investigations, crisis management, privacy, and cyber security work.
Mr. Mueller served as the sixth Director of the FBI from...
2015_DC_THIS_Jazz_150424189THIS for Diplomats All That Jazz Gala @ Korean Embassy (1 of 2)
THIS for Diplomats and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea are delighted that you will join us for… All That Jazz Gala!
At the Residence of His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young and Madame Ahn.
Other ambassadors who were present: Joseph Henry Smith (Ghana) and Walter Cutler (retired) .
2015_DC_THIS_Jazz2_150424200THIS for Diplomats All That Jazz Gala @ Korean Embassy (2 of 2)
THIS for Diplomats and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea are delighted that you will join us for… All That Jazz Gala!
At the Residence of His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young and Madame Ahn.
Other ambassadors who were present: Joseph Henry Smith (Ghana) and Walter Cutler (retired) .
2015_DC_Cohen_15111015Wilson Center -- Andrew Cohen ("Two Days in June")
Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History

In June 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy has been president of the United States for almost two and a half years. That spring he is grappling with the two seismic forces of the early 1960s: the proliferation of nuclear arms and the...
2015_DC_Pokalova_15100511Wilson Center -- Elena Pokalova (Russia's War against Terror)
Russia’s War against Terror: the North Caucasus and Beyond:
While the West is anxiously following Russia’s moves in Syria, the Russian government has once again declared its readiness to support the global struggle against terrorists. Dr. Elena Pokalova will address Russia’s experience combatting...
2015_DC_Transatlantic_15091693Wilson Center -- Filipe VI King of Spain (Transatlantic Conversation) plus panel
Transatlantic Conversation: Confronting Common Security Challenges
Special Keynote by His Majesty the King of Spain
Confronting common threats and security challenges, the United States and Europe are more and more at pains to find common solutions. Speaking at the Wilson Center, His Majesty the King...
2015_DC_Climate_Peace_15062284Wilson Center -- Panel (A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch))
The ultimate “threat multiplier,” climate change is increasing the challenges facing the U.S. development, diplomatic, and security communities. “A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks,” an independent report commissioned by the members of the G7, identifies seven compound...
2015_DC_Crossroads_15051583Wilson Center -- Panel (Is the United States at a Crossroads? Domestic and Global Dimensions) w/Madeleine Albright
Is the United States at a Crossroads? Domestic and Global Dimensions
Please join us for a half-day discussion with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and leading experts from journalism and academia, on the role of the United States in the world today and the future of U.S. immigration...
2015_DC_Marsudi_15092243Wilson Center -- Retno L.P. Marsudi, Foreign Minister of Indonesia
A Conversation with Her Excellency Retno L.P. Marsudi, Foreign Minister of Indonesia
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo swept to power in 2014 on a wave of popular support based on his promises for bold change. As leader of the world’s fourth largest country, third largest democracy, and largest...
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What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2017_03_09F1_Film_Forum_A4153DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped ... (Partially reviewed)
2017_02_13B1_UMd_Led_Zep161MD -- College Park -- UMd Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Event: Did Led Zeppelin Play Here?
Did Led Zeppelin Play Here?: Public Record vs. Public Memory Led Zeppelin Played Here, the most recent film by local filmmaker and UMD alumni Jeff Krulik, explores whether or not the iconic band added a last-minute gig at the Wheaton Youth Center to its tour schedule in January 1969—many in the alle... (Partially reviewed)
2016_08_27B3_RThompson_Memorial3218Richard Thompson Memorial Celebration @ National Press Club -- Presentation
RIchard Thompson Memorial Celebration: Welcome: * Amy Thompson Emcee: * Rudy Sanchez Featured Speakers: * Anita Auerbach, President of the Virginia Psychological Association * Brian Nicklas, friend and sandbox playmate * Andy Heinmendinger, friend, neighbor and gensis behind the film The Art of... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_03D1_Martha_Graham109Reynolds Center -- Performance (SAAM) -- Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance (1 of 2) -- Discussion
Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance Performance This spring, Martha Graham Dance Company presents Cave of the Heart at SAAM. This powerful, one-act performance features a set and costume created by Noguchi that is considered an extension of the dancer’s movements. Join us for th... (Partially reviewed)
2017_03_25D1_CBlossomFD_Music43Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Japanese Musical Performance
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a Jap... (Partially reviewed)


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