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2016_DC_Miss_DC_DMA_160620912016 Miss District of Columbia and Miss America Event @ Daniel Morgan Academy
Please join the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation and the Daniel Morgan Academy for a reception honoring Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell and the newly crowned Miss DC 2016, Cierra Jackson. Entertainment on cello was provided by Benjamin Gates. Among the guests was Elizabeth Dole.
2016_DC_Pageant_1Other_1606191002016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-Program Pics
2016_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_160619662016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
Opening Production -- Welcome to the Jungle
Haely Jardas, Miss District of Columbia 2015, and Jade Parchment, Miss District of Columbia's Outstanding Teen 2015
2016_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_160619312016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2016_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_160619642016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2016_DC_Pageant_5Inter_160619392016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
Emcee: Ashley Boalch, Miss DC 2011
2016_DC_Pageant_6Talent_160619752016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
Emcee: Bindhu Pamarthi, Miss DC 2013
2016_DC_Pageant_7Evening_1606191312016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening Wear
2016_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1606191942016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Cierra Jackson crowned)
2016 Contestants:
* ...
2016_DC_Pageant_9Post_1606191362016 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post Shots and Party
2016_DC_Miss_DC_Send_1608251612016 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Cierra Jackson to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Join us for a Miss America Send Off for Miss DC!
Host Committee:
Miss DC 1985 Cherie Ward,
Miss DC 1988 Tricia Lloyd,
Miss DC 1997 Sonya Gavankar,
Miss DC 2005 Shannon Schambeau Patterson,
Miss DC 2009 Jen Corey Baca,
Miss DC 2011 Ashley Darby,
Miss DC 2014 Teresa Davis and
Miss DC 2015...
2016_DC_Herzog_16062475AFI Docs 2016 -- Guggenheim Symposium and Screening of "Lo and Behold" (w/Werner Herzog) w/Ramin Bahrani
GUGGENHEIM SYMPOSIUM AND SCREENING OF LO AND BEHOLD
Advance tickets for the Guggenheim Symposium are no longer available. There will be a standby line at the screening for any unclaimed seats. Limited seating will also be available for AFI DOCS pass holders, please visit our Passes page for more...
2016_DC_HBO_Reception_16062460AFI Docs 2016 -- HBO Documentary Films Reception @ Prequel
The American Film Institute invites you and a guest to attend
HBO Documentary Films Reception
at AFI Docs 2016
celebrating the HBO documentary films featured at AFI Docs this year.
Filmmakers seen here include Olivia Booker ("Pit Stop"), David Farrier ("Tickled"), Tom Fassaert ("A Family Affair"),...
2016_DC_Check_It_160625126AFI Docs 2016 -- "Check It" (w/Dana Flor and Check It folks) @ Newseum
CHECK IT
Spotlight Screening
In the heart of the nation's capital, the Check It is a street gang comprised of gay and transgender teens who support each other in the face of outside bullying, attacks and discrimination. The group struggles with an existence underscored by violence, poverty and...
2016_DC_Crashing_16061552AFI Docs 2016 -- "Crashing the Party" (w/David Sigal, Don Baer, Jonathan Martin, Matt Bai, and Eleanor Clift) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
The American Film Institute invites you and a guest to
CRASHING THE PARTY
Panel and Q&A after the film with:
* Don Baer (moderator)
* Jonathan Martin
* Matt Bai
* Eleanor Clift
CRASHING THE PARTY
With the very survival of the Democratic Party on the line after the three worst presidential...
2016_DC_Life_Animated_160625157AFI Docs 2016 -- "Life Animated" (w/Roger Ross Williams, Ron, Cornelia, Walter, and Owen Suskind) @ Newseum
LIFE, ANIMATED
Spotlight Screening
At the age of three, Owen Suskind was diagnosed on the autism spectrum and nearly four years passed without any verbal communication between him and his family. One day Owen's father posed a question to his son using a hand puppet of the bird Iago — from the Walt...
2016_DC_Mapplethorpe_16032825AFI Docs 2016 -- "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures" (w/Randy Barbato) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
The American Film Institute invites you to "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures". Conversation after the film with filmmaker Randy Barbato.
Emmy® winners Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (HBO’s “Wishful Drinking”) offer a revealing portrait of one of the most important artists of the 20th century in the...
2016_DC_No_Mas_16011131AFI Docs 2016 -- "No Mas Bebes" (w/Renee Tajima-Pena) @ Landmark E Street Cinema
NO MÁS BEBÉS tells the story of a little-known, but landmark event of women’s history and reproductive rights, a struggle that unfolded four decades ago in Los Angeles. The film recounts how a small group of Mexican immigrant mothers and activists sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government...
2016_DC_Lear_160626222AFI Docs 2016 -- "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" (w/Norman Lear, Heidi Ewing, and Rachel Grady)
NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU
Closing Night Gala
Dir. Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady; 2015; 91 min
At 93, an energetic, funny and thoughtful Norman Lear looks back on a career that defined television comedy in the 1970s and beyond, including classics such as ALL IN THE FAMILY, THE JEFFERSONS...
2016_DC_Shorts_Reception_16062524AFI Docs 2016 -- "Shorts at AFI Docs 2016 Reception" @ The Source
The American Film Institute invites you and a guest to attend the
Shorts at AFI Docs 2016 Reception
celebrating the short films featured at AFI Docs this year.
Film personnel photographed include Gunnar Bergdahl ("Tracks").
2016_DC_Zero_Days_160622135AFI Docs 2016 -- "Zero Days" (w/Alex Gibney, Ann Hornaday, David Sanger, Liam O'Murchu, and Eric Chien) @ Newseum
Zero Days
Opening Night Gala
North American Premiere
When independent Internet technicians discovered a chillingly powerful computer virus unlike anything they'd seen before, signs pointed not merely to recreational or criminal hackers, but to a high-stakes game of cyber warfare between nations....
2016_DC_Goisern_160312280Austrian Embassy -- Hubert Von Goisern concert
CONCERT | Hubert Von Goisern
Hubert von Goisern was born as Hubert Achleitner on 17th November 1952 in Bad Goisern in the Austrian Salzkammergut region. At the age of 5 he told his parents that he wanted to be a conductor. When he was 12 he joined the local brass band and was loaned his first...
2016_DC_Stewart_16092855Busboys Takoma and Politics & Prose -- David O. Stewart ("The Babe Ruth Deception")
@ BUSBOYS AND POETS TAKOMA - DAVID O. STEWART - THE BABE RUTH DECEPTION
With The Summer of 1787, Impeached, and American Emperor, Stewart, a former lawyer, established himself as a historian. Later, with The Lincoln Deception and The Wilson Deception, he took up historical fiction, spinning credible...
2016_DC_Douglass_160509118Capitol Hill History Project -- Bob Sonderman and Ka'mal McClarin ("Frederick Douglass in Washington")
Overbeck Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Washington
On Monday, May 9, the Overbeck History Lecture Series welcomes National Park Service museum curators Bob Sonderman and Ka'mal McClarin for an illustrated presentation on Frederick Douglass's years in Washington, including a display of some of the great...
2016_DC_Blood_Oil_16011348Cato Institute -- "Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World" (w/Leif Wenar)
Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World:
Featuring the author Leif Wenar, Chair of Philosophy and Law, King’s College London; with comments by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; and Bruce W. Jentleson, Professor of Public Policy and...
2016_DC_Tea_Party_16031027Cato Institute -- "Whatever Happened to the Tea Party?"
#CatoConnects: Whatever Happened to the Tea Party?
Featuring Ben Domenech, Publisher, The Federalist; John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute; and Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.
Libertarians and...
2016_11_24F_Critters7Critters -- Squirrel and bird near the American Indian Museum (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_CWT_March_160206307CWT Generations: March Through American History @ Anderson House (Society of the Cincinnati) (2016)
“March Through American History”:
This FREE event is part of our Generations Program, which aims to connect younger and older generations while exploring America’s history in fun, educational ways. During this Cadet Conference, our team will “walk” with youngsters—ages 6-16—through the three wars that...
2016_11_18C_1301PA18DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_02D_1301PA21DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_1301PA12DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW
2016_DC_1333H8DC -- 1333 H St NW
2016_DC_1437RI9DC -- 1437 Rhode Island Ave NW (The Zenith)
2016_DC_2315Mass5DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2016_DC_DCHist_Other_16110456DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other (Friday)
Including History Network Participants:
* 1882 Project Foundation
* Arlington Historical Society
* Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
* Cleveland Park Historical Society
* DC By Foot
* DC Council for History Education & the African American Civil War Memorial Museum
* DC...
2016_DC_DCHist_P01_16110451DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Once Upon a Time in D.C.: Stories Hiding in the Stacks
Once Upon a Time in D.C.: Stories Hiding in the Stacks
Moderator: Izetta Autumn Mobley, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “From Private Thoughts to the Pilot District Project: Mining Collections for Characters,” Anne McDonough, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Out of Sight, Out of...
2016_DC_DCHist_P02_16110417DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Mapping D.C.
Mapping D.C.
Moderator: Lauren Martino, DC Public Library
* “DC Buildings Historical Geodatabase,” Brian Kraft, JMT Technology Group
* “Wymer’s D.C.: Picturing Washington in the Mid-20th Century,” Jessica Smith, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Mapping Washington, D.C.’s Archaeological...
2016_DC_DCHist_P03_16110412DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Land, Community and Change: The Barry Farm Post-Civil War Community
Land, Community and Change: The Barry Farm Post-Civil War Community
Moderator: Ruth Trocolli, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “This Old House: Attic Archaeology on Stanton Road SE,” Jennifer Saunders, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research
* “Barry Farm: The Landscape of Community,”...
2016_DC_DCHist_P04_16110419DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Weathering the Storm: Innovative Flood Management
Weathering the Storm: Innovative Flood Management on the National Mall Room 144 A
Moderator: Joan M. Brierton, U.S. General Services Administration
Panelists:
* Nicholas Bonard, National Capital Planning Commission
* Jane Passman, Smithsonian Institution
* Nancy Witherell, U.S. General Services...
2016_DC_DCHist_P05_16110430DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: D.C.’s Salvadoran Stories: Community, Language, and Belonging
D.C.’s Salvadoran Stories: Community, Language, and Belonging
Moderator: Ranald Woodaman, Smithsonian Latino Center
* “Language and Belonging: A Rationale for Sociolinguistics in Local History,” Amelia Tseng, American University
* “Theater, Poetry, and immigrant History in the Nation’s Capital,...
2016_DC_DCHist_P06_16110412DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Digging Up History
Digging Up History
Moderator: Christine Ames, Capital City Fellow, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “An Architectural and Cultural Analysis of Obscured Slavery Contexts on Elite Properties in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia,” Julianna Jackson, District Leadership Program Intern, DC Historic...
2016_DC_DCHist_P07_16110528DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: “Who Comes Here?”
Donna M. Wells Memorial Session Room
“Who Comes Here?” African American Fraternal Organizations in the District of Columbia
Moderator: Ida E. Jones, Morgan State University
* “The Social Impact of Prince Hall Freemasonry in Washington, D.C.,” Tehuti Evans, Prince Hall Masons
* “True Reformers: Men...
2016_DC_DCHist_P08_1611057DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: Archaeology Without Digging
Archaeology Without Digging Room
Moderator: Ruth Trocolli, Ph.D., District Archaeologist, DC HPO
* “The Civil War at Fort McNair: Geophysical and Archaeological Investigations of the Washington Arsenal and District of Columbia Penitentiary,” Scott Seibel, AECOM
* “Putting Geophysics to Work in D.C....
2016_DC_DCHist_P09_1611055DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: District Lives Matter
District Lives Matter
Moderator: Samir Meghelli, Anacostia Community Museum
* “Police Brutality is a Disgrace to the Nation’s Capital: African American Women and Politics of Interracial Police Violence in Washington, D.C., 1928-1945,” Mary-Elizabeth Murphy, Eastern Michigan University
* “Carding...
2016_DC_DCHist_P10_1611056DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: D.C.’s University for the People
D.C.’s University for the People
Moderator: John Suau, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
* “Andrew Carnegie’s Vision for Libraries,” Alison K. Hoagland, Michigan Technological University
* “Changing Spaces to Meet Changing Visions,” Emily Eig, EHT/Traceries
* “Current Status of the Library...
2016_DC_DCHist_P11_16110510DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: The Man in the Knit Cap
The Man in the Knit Cap: The Yarrow Mamout Archaeological Project
Moderator: Chardé Reid, DC Historic Preservation Office
* “Crowd-Sourcing Archaeology: Creating a New Archaeological Support Network at the Yarrow Mamout Archaeological Site,” Chardé Reid
* “Searching for Yarrow in the Archaeological...
2016_DC_DCHist_P12_16110564DC -- 43rd Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 12: Washington Free Press 50th Anniversary Reunion Panel
Washington Free Press 50th Anniversary Reunion Panel
Moderator: Jeff Krulik, independent filmmaker
Panelists:
* Art Grosman, founder, Washington Free Press
* Frank Speltz, founder, Washington Free Press
* Pete Novick, aka Fooman Zybar, drug columnist, Washington Free Press
* Dick Ochs, former...
2016_DC_4th_Parade_160704165DC -- 4th of July parade (2016)
I made it through most of the parade this year. Various floats and folks including:
* Gay Vietzke (Superintendent of National Mall and Memorial Parks),
* Deshauna Barber (Miss USA 2016),
* Cierra Jackson (Miss DC 2016),
* Nilah Pettus (Miss DC Outstanding Teen 2016),
* Hannah Brewer (Miss...
2016_DC_4th_ArchivesB_16070464DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Breakfast (2016)
Program:
* Patrick Madden, Executive Director, National Archives Foundation
* David Ferriero, Chief Archivist of the United States
* A’Lelia Bundles, Chair and President, National Archives Foundation
* ???, from John Hancock Insurance
In the audience were various folks including Congressman...
2016_DC_4th_Archives_160704118DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2016)
Program:
* Greeting by Allison Seymour, Fox 5 News Anchor
* Presentation of colors by the Continental Color Guard
* National Anthem by Caleb Green
* Performance by the Fife and Drum Corps
* Remarks by the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero
* Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of...
2016_DC_806_15th11DC -- 806 15th St NW (Sofitel Hotel)
2016_DC_900NY7DC -- 900 NY Ave NW
2016_DC_930_Worlds_Fair_160105105DC -- 9:30 World's Fair 2016
9:30 World's Fair 2016
A double-annivsary multimedia experience. Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 9:30 Club & 20 years in the current location. You're in the Inner Perisphere January 5th from 7-9pm get an exclusive sneak peek of the 9:30 World's Fair before it opens to the public! Also -- get a...
2016_DC_Activist_Comics17DC -- Activist Comics signs @ Capital Hill
Democracy Spring protest signs near the Capitol.
2016_12_03G2_Adams_Morgan2DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Adams_Morgan4DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2016_DC_AFLCIO83DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
2016_DC_AFLCIO_Movies12DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- Labor Movie Posters
2016_DC_DC_Snow13DC -- After a snowfall
It's fascinating to watch some of these machines devouring the snow and sending into the waiting line of dump trucks, which drive off into the distance with the stuff.
2016_12_15B_AIA_Awards94DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2016 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards
Please join us at the District Architecture Center as we celebrate our award winners for the 2016 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards.
Mix and mingle over refreshments with celebrated architects from around the region as we recognize the award winners.
We will also... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_AIA_Scale73DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Built to Scale
Built to Scale
Wednesday, June 8 2016 to Saturday, August 27 2016
Built to Scale celebrates the power of scale models and the important role models play in the creative and technical development of design projects.
Scale models are communicative tools in three-dimension that give designers the power...
2016_DC_Dumont_Mem2DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2016_12_03J_All_Souls6DC -- All Souls Unitarian Church (1500 Harvard St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Red_Cross38DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
I finally toured the inside of the building.
2016_DC_Red_Cross_ARC38DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters -- ARC building
The ARC building on 20th and E, NW this time.
2016_DC_Red_CrossI114DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters -- Interior tour
I finally toured the inside of the building.
2016_DC_Katzen7DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
Sunset.
2016_DC_Stout_16013012DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016A Winter Artist Talk: Renee Stout
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016A120DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016A Winter Exhibition
Renée Stout — Tales of the Conjure Woman
January 23 through March 13, 2016
The exhibition features recent work by DC-based Renée Stout, who is best known for her exploration of vestigial retentions of African cultural traditions as manifested in contemporary America. For many years, the artist has...
2016_DC_Schoettler_16030827DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016A Winter Gallery Talk: Pushing Boundaries with Ellouise Schoettler
Pushing Boundaries with Elouise Schoettler
A special one-woman show by nationally known Maryland storyteller Ellouise Schoettler in conjunction with Impact! The Legacy of the Women's Caucus for Art and Women’s History Month.
Local cable host, producer, and nationally known storyteller, Ellouise...
2016_DC_KatzenO_16013060DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016A Winter Opening Reception
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016B109DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016B Spring Exhibition
Kevin MacDonald: The Tension of a Suspended Moment
April 2 through May 29, 2016
An empty booth at a diner. The façade of a suburban cottage. Factory chimneys outlined against a gray sky. These are just a few of the images rendered in color pencil, pastel, or oil paint by the artist Kevin MacDonald....
2016_DC_Dunlap_16040173DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016B Spring Gallery Talk: William Dunlap
Members Only Preview:
Director Jack Rasmussen invites members to preview the Spring exhibitions early. At 6 pm, artist William Dunlap will discuss the artist’s work in Look At It — Think About It.
2016_DC_KatzenO_16040142DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016B Spring Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Folks include James Symington, Jack Rasmussen, and Glenn Marcus.
2016_DC_DC_Art_Rock_16052161DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016B2 Spring II DC Art Jam
A jam session featuring special guest artists from the art rock bands Twisted Teenage Plot, Urban Verbs, The Slickee Boys and Danger Painters.
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016B286DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016B2 Spring II Exhibition
Kevin MacDonald: The Tension of a Suspended Moment
April 2 through May 29, 2016
An empty booth at a diner. The façade of a suburban cottage. Factory chimneys outlined against a gray sky. These are just a few of the images rendered in color pencil, pastel, or oil paint by the artist Kevin MacDonald....
2016_DC_Korea_16081386DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016C Summer Closing Gallery Talk: Hannah Joo and BG Muhn
Please join us for the Closing Reception for "Contemporary North Korean Art: The Evolution of Socialist Realism" on Saturday August 13 at 5 pm in the AU Museum.
The evening includes Korean snacks, a discussion of contemporary North Korean art in the exhibition with Curator B.G. Muhn followed by a tour...
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016C131DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016C Summer Exhibition
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil
June 18 through August 14, 2016
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints explores how the ancient cultures of Africa blended with indigenous and colonial Portuguese traditions to form the vibrant and complex cultural mosaic of modern...
2016_DC_BGMuhn_16061889DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016C Summer Gallery Talk: BG Muhn
Gallery Talk with BG Muhn
Join Georgetown professor, artist, and curator BG Muhn for a tour of two exhibitions of North and South Korean contemporary art and a discussion on the impact of culture on the artistic style of each republic.
During his talk, BG pointed out several people in the audience...
2016_DC_KatzenO_16061862DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016C Summer Opening Reception
Artists photographed here include: Frida Larios ("Underwater Serpent", "Underworld Fireflies", and "Underworld"), Chawky Frenn, Joan Belmar ("Trans-Lucid #IV, Al Fin del Mundo, At the End of the World"), Irene Clouthier (paper airplanes), and Carolina Mayorga (performance artist).
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016D186DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016D Early Fall Exhibition
It Takes a Nation: Art for Social Justice
WITH EMORY DOUGLAS, AND THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY, AFRICOBRA, AND CONTEMPORARY WASHINGTON ARTISTS
Curated by Sandy Bellamy
September 6 through October 23, 2016
In the Alper Initiative space, Washington artists respond to the graphics of Black Panther artist...
2016_DC_Alien_160910165DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016D Early Fall Gallery Talk: Daughter of China, Resident Alien w/Hung Liu
Gallery Talk: Daughter of China, Resident Alien
Chinese-born American artist Hung Liu will speak about two timely themes that are reflected in her current body of work: refugees and heroines.
2016_DC_Silos_16090980DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016D Early Fall Gallery Talk: Jeffreen Hayes (Silos) w/Ellington Robinson, Wesley Clark, and Yaw Agyeman
Member's Preview
Director and Curator Jack Rasmussen invites members to a first look at the Early Fall Exhibitions, including a tour of Silos with curator Jeffreen Hayes, Ph.D.
2016_DC_Letelier_160922278DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016D Early Fall Letelier-Moffitt commemoration
Mural event with Chilean president Michelle Bachelet.
Speakers in sequence:
* ???
* Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
* Francisco Letelier, artist, "Todas las Manos"
* Mural unveiling and tour
* Michelle Bachelet, President of...
2016_DC_KatzenO_16091036DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016D Early Fall Opening Reception
During the event, Aviva Kempner introduced me to Francisco Letelier who was there with his Todas Las Manos exhibition.
2016_DC_KatzenX_2016E89DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Exhibition
Melissa Ichiuji: Make You Love Me
November 12 through December 18, 2016

By its role and emotional density, the doll reminds us of the first objects that comforted us in childhood. For Melissa Ichiuji, it helped to renew the creative energies within the family space. The doll, with its suggestive and...
2016_11_29A_Vandalism148DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Just(ified) Vandalism w/Aneta Georgievska-Shine
Gallery Talk: Just(ified) Vandalism
Several years ago, the government of the Republic of Macedonia embarked on an expensive “urban renewal” of the capital city, Skopje. Most of this renewal consisted of large monuments of “historic” figures and new quasi-classical facades over old buildings. In spring... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_KatzenXT_16111187DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Melissa Ichiuji, Martha Wilson, Sylvia Snowden, and Carol Brown Goldberg
The member night preview included talks by several artists:
* Martha Wilson: Martha Wilson & Franklin Furnace
* Sylvia Snowden: The Feel of Paint
* Melissa Ichiuji: Make You Love Me
* Carol Brown Goldberg (w/Ramon Osuna): The Studio: A Place of Transformation
Coordinating them was museum...
2016_DC_Carmwath_16111233DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Squeak Carnwath
Gallery Talk with Squeak Carnwath
Squeak Carnwath has explored monoprinting, etching, aquatint, and numerous other techniques that allow her to build layers of color and imagery. Learn about her journey through media as she tours selected works from 30 years of artmaking.
2016_DC_KatzenO_1611114DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Opening Member Reception (Friday)
2016_DC_KatzenO_16111268DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2016E Late Fall Opening Reception (Saturday)
Late Fall Opening Reception
Meet and mingle with the artists, curators, and fellow museum patrons at the opening reception. Free and open to the public.
Artists photographed during the opening reception were:
* Melissa Ichiuji: Make You Love Me
* Martha Wilson: Martha Wilson & Franklin Furnace
...
2016_DC_Mellon_Fountain20DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
The National Gallery of Art had taken over the fountain and started it running on March 17.
2016_DC_APhA167DC -- APhA Headquarters Building (2215 Constitution Avenue NW)
2016_DC_APhA_Vw28DC -- APhA Headquarters Building (2215 Constitution Avenue NW) -- View from ...
2016_DC_AFRH20DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
The Capitol dome seen through the trees.
2016_02_26D_AFRH_Museum101DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home) -- Museum (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_OAS_Belize3512DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Belize 35"
Belize 35
35-Year Independence Anniversary Exhibit
On view February 11-March 13, 2016

The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas presents an exhibition with artist Santiago Cal and photo journalist Karl Villanueva to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Belize’s independence using an approach that is...
2016_11_18D2_OAS_Eye60DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "José Gómez Sicre’s Eye: Works from AMA’s Collection"
José Gómez Sicre’s Eye: Works from AMA’s Collection at AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, OAS
August 18, 2016-August 6, 2017
A half-century ago, Cuban-born curator José Gómez-Sicre took the reins of the OAS’s art program, thrusting himself head-on into the rapidly expanding Latin American art world,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_OAS_Streams9DC -- 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...
2016_11_18D1_OAS_Swindle34DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "The Great Swindle: Works by Santiago Montoya"
The Great Swindle: Works by Santiago Montoya at AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, OAS
October 20, 2016 - March 26, 2017
Washington, DC: The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas in collaboration with the Halcyon Gallery, London present The Great Swindle: Works by... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_OAS_ArtXiomas86DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "(Art)Xiomas - CUBAAHORA: The Next Generation"
(Art)Xiomas - CUBAAHORA: The Next Generation
A Contemporary Cuban Art Exhibition at AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, OAS
Washington, D.C. June 9 - August 7, 2016
On June 9, 2016 AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the OAS will present (Art)xiomas, a contemporary Cuban art exhibit organized with...
2016_DC_Art_Soiree_16110467DC -- Art Soiree Presents: Annual Political Cartoon Exhibit: Hillary vs Trump
Hillary vs Trump Cartoon Debate @ The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown
For over 500 years the art of political cartoons has been used to convey social and political messages through the use of images familiar to all of the people in a society. And this time it's no different!
Join us for the latest overview...
2016_DC_SISG_Buddah25DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D
Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D
January 30, 2016 – December 2016
Like all Buddhas (fully enlightened beings), the Cosmic Buddha, a life-size limestone figure of Vairochana, is wrapped in the simple robe of a monk. What makes this sixth-century Chinese object exceptional are the detailed...
2016_DC_SISG_Heart53DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Heart of an Empire: Herzfeld's Discovery of Pasargadae
Heart of an Empire: Herzfeld's Discovery of Pasargadae
February 13, 2016 – July 31, 2016
Located in the dasht-i murghab, or “plain of the water bird,” in southwestern Iran, Pasargadae was the first capital of the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire (circa 540 BCE) and the last resting place of Cyrus the...
2016_DC_SISG_Lost_Symphony39DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art
The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art
January 16, 2016 – May 30, 2016
Three Girls would have been a seminal work in the stylistic development of American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)—if he had completed it. He intended to hang the large painting opposite his Princess from...
2016_DC_SIAAI4DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2016_DC_Asbury14DC -- Asbury United Methodist Church (926 11th St NW)
2016_DC_Atlas85DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2016_DC_Avalon15DC -- Avalon Theatre
2016_DC_Blagden_Alley75DC -- Blagden Alley (between M and N, 9 and 10 NW)
2016_12_03D2_Brightwood1DC -- Brightwood area (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_CEA70_160211194DC -- Brookings Institution -- The Council of Economic Advisers: 70 Years of Advising the President
The Council of Economic Advisers: 70 Years of Advising the President:
The White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) was created by Congress in 1946 to advise the president on ways “to foster and promote free competitive enterprise” and “to promote maximum employment, production and purchasing...
2016_DC_Build_Grow17DC -- Build-Grow sculpture by Richard Hunt (700 11th Street, NW)
2016_DC_Callbox27DC -- Callboxes
2016_DC_Canal_Park4DC -- Canal Park
2016_DC_Cannon_HOB18DC -- Cannon House Office Bldg
2016_DC_Ornamental_Spirit33DC -- Capital Hill -- Ornamental Spirit artwork
2016_DC_CapHill27DC -- Capitol Hill area
2016_DC_CIS2DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2016_DC_Carnegie_Lib2DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
The moon over the hand sculpture.
2016_DC_District_16010645DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- DISTRICT photo exhibit opening
Desperation. Beauty. Energy. The every-day in the capital city. Presented by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and Joseph Mills, DISTRICT explores Washington during the 1960s and 1970s through the extraordinary eye of photographer Chris Earnshaw.
Exhibit will then be on view in the Historical...
2016_DC_Carter_Woodson26DC -- Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
2016_DC_CSIS23DC -- Center for Strategic and International Studies
2016_DC_Cherry150DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2016)
2016_12_01B_Comet2DC -- Chevy Chase -- Comet Ping Pong
The Comet Ping Pong restaurant near the Politics and Prose store had been targeted with fake news trying to drive it out of business. The world of Trump-provoked truthiness continues to ooze like a plague. From https://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/11/22/how-fake-news-articles-fabricated-child-traffick... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_03C_Comet1DC -- Chevy Chase -- Comet Ping Pong (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_09_Comet48DC -- Chevy Chase -- Comet Ping Pong
The #standwithcomet folks had announced this as the day of support for the nutjob-targetted restaurant. I was the first in line to get in. I have pizza fairly often but it had been years since I had a calzone so that's what I got. Good and filling! You weren't allowed to take real photographs inside... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Chevy_Chase14DC -- Chevy Chase area
2016_DC_Chinatown56DC -- Chinatown area
Including the new Chinese themes in the crossing section.
2016_DC_St_Agnes30DC -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes
2016_DC_Ft_DeRussy28DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort DeRussy
2016_12_03E_Ft_Stevens37DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Park_Van_Ness25DC -- Cleveland Park -- Park Van Ness (formerly Van Ness Square)
2016_12_26C_Cleveland_Pk3DC -- Cleveland Park area (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Cleveland_Pk10DC -- Cleveland Park area
2016_11_24H_Cong_Cem158DC -- Congressional Cemetery
The Marion Barry memorial (kind of tacky) had been unveiled the day before. The covering tent and heater appliances were still there. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_JLewis_Office42DC -- Congressman John L Lewis' Office
2016_12_07I_1700G3DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_1700G23DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW)
They're refurbishing an entire block by my old office site, the office of the US Trade Representative.
2016_DC_CrossLines_160528125DC -- CrossLines @ Arts and Industries Bldg
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center is mounting CrossLines, a two-day art exhibition, at the Arts and Industries Building over Memorial Day weekend. Subtitled "a culture lab on intersectionality," more than forty artists will present new works that explore the connections of race, class,...
2016_12_15A1_Pritzker58DC -- CSIS -- Free Trade, Innovation, Technology and Jobs (w/Penny Pritzker)
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to
Free Trade, Innovation, Technology, and Jobs
A conversation with Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Reconnecting_16102581DC -- CSIS -- Reconnecting Asia (w/Zbigniew K. Brzezinski)
The CSIS Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy and Simon Chair in Political Economy are pleased to announce the launch of a major new initiative: Reconnecting Asia
A geoeconomic contest is underway to shape Asia’s future. Regional powers are putting forward ambitious plans for building roads, railways,...
2016_DC_CSIS_USTR_16091267DC -- CSIS -- Trade Agreements and American Interests: a Discussion (w/Four Former USTRs)
CSIS cordially invites you to Trade Agreements and American Interests: a Discussion with Four Former USTRs

A discussion with
* William E. Brock, United States Trade Representative (1981-1985)
* Carla A. Hills, United States Trade Representative (1989-1993)
* Susan Schwab, United States Trade...
2016_12_28D_GeorgetownC6DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Webster30DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2016_DC_Streetcar34DC -- DC Streetcar
Opening day!
2016_DC_Deanwood_Lib14DC -- Deanwood Library and Community Center
2016_DC_Decatur_Neighborhood57DC -- Decatur House -- Exhibit: President's Neighborhood
The President's Neighborhood
May 5 - September 27, 2016
Since the White House was first occupied by President John Adams in 1800, influential people and organizations—or those who hoped to have influence—have bought property and built homes and offices along the streets surrounding the White House....
2016_DC_Defenders6DC -- Defenders of Wildlife (1130 17th St NW)
2016_DC_DOC6DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2016_12_02A_DOJ17DC -- Dept of Justice building
Nathan Hale statue. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Treasury2DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2016_12_10C_SIPG_Bldg22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Bldg108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the trees in the courtyard being replaced and the Jonathan Borofky sculpture installed outside the building.
2016_12_10E_SIPG_Painting9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Painting3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2016_12_10D_SIPG_Portrait58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Portrait98DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2016_DC_SIPG_Sculpture24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
The Martin Puryear piece that was the centerpiece of the previous Puryear exhibit has been moved into the modern art section.
2016_DC_SIPG_Vw22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2016_DC_SIPG_Pres51DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the swapped George Washington portrait.
2016_12_02F2_SIPG_Viola75DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait
Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait
November 18, 2016 – May 7, 2017
Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he first picked up a video camera as an art student in 1970, he was captured by the technology. The exhibition Bill Viola and the Moving Portrait... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Viola12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait (Preparation)
Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait
November 18, 2016 – May 7, 2017
Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he first picked up a video camera as an art student in 1970, he was captured by the technology. The exhibition Bill Viola and the Moving Portrait...
2016_DC_SIPG_Bravo42DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
Including the Chuck Jones sculpture that I'd never seen before.
2016_DC_SIPG_Dylan2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Bob Dylan
Celebrate: Bob Dylan
October 17, 2016 – October 30, 2016
The Nobel Prize committee broke with precedent—and recognized those who make it new—by awarding the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature to Bob Dylan. The prize will surprise, and perhaps anger, some. It will delight many. Dylan’s career has been a...
2016_DC_SIPG_Peck1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Gregory Peck
Celebrate: Gregory Peck
April 1, 2016 – April 10, 2016
1916 was the year that National Park Service was created and the Boy Scouts of America were incorporated. It was also the year that legendary actor Gregory Peck was born. In honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth, the Portrait Gallery honors...
2016_DC_SIPG_Champions19DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2016_DC_SIPG_CW10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2016_DC_SIPG_Double_Take20DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Double Take: Daguerreian Portrait Pairs
Double Take: Daguerreian Portrait Pairs
June 17, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Often we associate one image with a person from history especially in a museum setting. This show highlights the depth of the National Portrait Gallery’s early photography collection, featuring fourteen historic daguerreotypes—two...
2016_DC_SIPG_Eye_Pop64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
May 22, 2015 – July 10, 2016
Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Peter Dinklage, Eminem, Michelle Obama, Sonia Sotomayor, Eva Longoria, Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant, are some of the people featured in Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze. This exhibition features...
2016_DC_SIPG_CW_Discord39DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord
2016_DC_SIPG_CelebrityC31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Hollywood and Time: Celebrity Covers
Hollywood and Time: Celebrity Covers
April 1, 2016 – September 11, 2016
Hollywood personalities who once graced theater marquees across America are featured in original cover art commissioned by Time magazine. Included are vintage portraits of stars like Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon...
2016_DC_SIPG_Palmer2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer
In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer
September 26, 2016 – October 30, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of professional golfer Arnold Palmer with an oil painting by Paul Burns.
With his thrilling brand of “go for broke” play and his charismatic appeal,...
2016_DC_SIPG_Ali5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Muhammad Ali
In Memoriam: Muhammad Ali
June 6, 2016 – July 6, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of “The Greatest”—Muhammad Ali—with a photograph by Yousuf Karsh. The image, taken in 1970, is installed in the museum’s In Memoriam space. The Portrait Gallery has...
2016_DC_SIPG_Reagan1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Nancy Reagan
In Memoriam: Nancy Reagan
March 7, 2016 – March 28, 2016
A graduate of Smith College, Nancy Davis appeared in eleven movies, including Night into Morning (1951) and Hellcats of the Navy (1957), the only film she made with Ronald Reagan.
Ronald and Nancy met in 1949 and married in 1952. The Reagans...
2016_DC_SIPG_Prince14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Prince
In Memoriam: Prince
April 22, 2016 – May 31, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of Prince Nelson with a photograph by Lynn Goldsmith. The image was taken in 1993.
Prince’s music fused soul and rock ’n’ roll with incandescent showmanship and...
2016_12_10B_SIPG_Glenn4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memorium: John Glenn
Portrait of John Glenn now on view
In memory of the life and accomplishments of John Glenn, the National Portrait Gallery has put on view one of our eight pieces depicting the American icon. View Glenn's portrait on the first floor of the museum in the "In Memoriam" space.
The 1988 portrait by Henry... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Groove34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In the Groove: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard
In the Groove: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard
August 5, 2016 – February 20, 2017
Enthralled by the music and those who made it, Herman Leonard (1923–2010) began haunting the New York’s jazz clubs after opening his first studio in Greenwich Village in 1948. Armed with his Speed Graphic camera,...
2016_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2016_DC_SIPG_Contemporaries23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Lincoln's Contemporaries
Lincoln's Contemporaries
May 13, 2016 – May 12, 2019
Who were Abraham Lincoln’s contemporaries? They included many fascinating people beyond the politicians and military leaders of the Civil War. This exhibition features Mathew Brady’s portraits of twenty celebrities—from showman P.T. Barnum and...
2016_DC_SIPG_Babe32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Babe Ruth
One Life: Babe Ruth
June 24, 2016 – May 21, 2017
This American baseball legend was an icon and media sensation. Before the commercialization of sports superstars became commonplace, Ruth’s name and image fueled a marketing frenzy. His memorable persona is highlighted in a selection of historic prints,...
2016_DC_SIPG_Huerta21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Dolores Huerta
One Life: Dolores Huerta
July 3, 2015 – May 15, 2016
One Life: Dolores Huerta highlights the significant role of this Latina leader in the California farm workers movement of the 1960s and 70s. This eleventh installment in the “One Life” series is the first devoted to a Latina. It illuminates Huerta...
2016_DC_SIPG_Boochever85DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today
March 12, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition features 43 pieces including sculptures, mixed-media pieces, photographs, paintings and drawings. The jurors considered this exhibition a synopsis of historical and cultural events that have unfolded in the...
2016_DC_SIPG_Spacey9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Kevin Spacey as President Francis J. Underwood
Kevin Spacey as President Francis J. Underwood
February 24, 2016 – October 10, 2016
The Portrait Gallery unveiled a new portrait of Kevin Spacey as his Golden Globe-winning character Frank Underwood from the Netflix original series, House of Cards. The monumental painting, which measures six feet by...
2016_DC_SIPG_Recent34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2016)
2016_DC_SIPG_Renovating86DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
November 17, 2007 – Permanent
This small exhibition commemorates the opening of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, the final phase of a major renovation of the National Historic Landmark building that houses the Smithsonian American Art...
2016_DC_SIPG_BoocheverP_16031181DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
Press preview for the new exhibition, “The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today” and announcement of the winner of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
WHO:
* Kim Sajet, director, National Portrait Gallery
* Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture and competition...
2016_DC_SIPG_Source18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Finding: Source Material in the Archives of American Art
Finding: Source Material in the Archives of American Art
April 22, 2016 – August 21, 2016
In this exhibition, the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art reveals how artists find inspiration. The Archives’ collections hold a kaleidoscopic array of source materials; many of these materials are somewhat...
2016_DC_SIPG_Legacy11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Expanding the Legacy: New Collections on African American Art
Expanding the Legacy: New Collections on African American Art
September 23, 2016 – March 19, 2017
In celebration of the 2016 grand opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Archives of American Art presents selections from recently acquired collections...
2016_DC_SIPG_Folk48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
Folk and Self-Taught Art
October 21, 2016 – Ongoing
The works in SAAM’s galleries for folk and self-taught art represent the powerful vision of America’s untrained and vernacular artists, embodying diverse American narratives and reminding us that creativity flourishes independent of formal art...
2016_12_02F1_SIPG_Gene_Davis20DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Gene Davis: Hot Beat
Gene Davis: Hot Beat
November 17, 2016 – April 2, 2017
Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gene Davis (1920-1985). Remarkably original when they first appeared in the 1960s, these paintings became the signature expression for one of the leading... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_10F_SIPG_Gene_Davis3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Gene Davis: Hot Beat (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Harlem30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten
August 26, 2016 – March 19, 2017
This installation, presented in celebration of the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, features thirty-nine images, all works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s...
2016_11_28I_SIPG_Noguchi81DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
November 11, 2016 – March 19, 2017
Location: 1st Floor, West
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was among the most innovative American sculptors of the twentieth century, creating works that were far ahead of his time. His design for Sculpture to Be Seen from Mars (1947)... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_02F3_SIPG_Noguchi29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
November 11, 2016 – March 19, 2017
Location: 1st Floor, West
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was among the most innovative American sculptors of the twentieth century, creating works that were far ahead of his time. His design for Sculpture to Be Seen from Mars (1947)... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Brooks41DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Romaine Brooks
Romaine Brooks
June 17, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Romaine Brooks (1874–1970) lived most of her life in Paris where she was a leading figure of an artistic counterculture of upper-class Europeans and American expatriates, many of whom were creative, bohemian, and homosexual. Brooks crafted an androgynous...
2016_DC_SIPG_Watch_This4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
September 9, 2016 – March 6, 2017
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image is a series of rotating exhibitions drawn from SAAM’s media arts collection.
This presentation of Watch This! is the fifth in the series and presents...
2016_11_28G_Holiday_Market9DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_02G_Holiday_Market4DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Dupont_Underground4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground
2016_DC_Patterson12DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2016_DC_Dupont_Circle1DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2016_DC_Dupont105DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2016_DC_Engine183DC -- Eastern Market -- Engine 18 (414 8th St SE)
2016_DC_CarnavalT_160305145DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Artist Talk: Carnaval: Celebrations of the African Diaspora
Black Artists of DC & Art Impact USA Present the Third Annual Black History Month Juried Art Exhibition
Artists' Talk and Wine & Cheese Reception
Carnaval: Celebrations of the African Diaspora - Artist Talk
Pepco Edison Place Gallery
702 Eighth Street NW, Washington DC 20001
Curated by Carol R....
2016_DC_CarnavalT_160311150DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Closing Reception and Artist Talk: Carnaval: Celebrations of the African Diaspora
Black Artists of DC & Art Impact USA Present the Third Annual Black History Month Juried Art Exhibition
Curated by Carol R. Dyson and Carolyn Goodridge
Closing Reception: Friday, March 11, 2016, 5-8 PM
2016_DC_Art_ImpactP_160129168DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Closing: Art Impact International 2016 -- Formal Presentation
Art Impact International 2016 is having a wine and cheese closing reception and artist talk for the Millennium Art Salon members and other distinguised guests.
Program:
Welcoming remarks from:
* Gallery Director, Pepco Edison Place
* Carolyn Goodridge, Curator & President, Art Impact USA
*...
2016_DC_Art_ImpactC_16012966DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Closing: Art Impact International 2016 -- Mingling
Art Impact International 2016 is having a wine and cheese closing reception and artist talk for the Millennium Art Salon members and other distinguised guests.
2016_DC_Art_Impact79DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Art Impact International 2016
2016_DC_Carnaval96DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Carnaval: Celebrations of the African Diaspora
CARNAVAL: CELEBRATIONS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
February 2 - March 11
This exhibition is about joy and celebration. The artists are asked to interpret this using their respective media. You don't have to be African American to exhibit, nor does the work have to be about bacchanal. Just an expression of...
2016_DC_Burke_Statue11DC -- Edmund Burke Statue
2016_12_07H_OEOB8DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Eman_Concert_16041671DC -- Emancipation Day (2016) -- Concert @ Freedom Plaza
The Abolition of Slavery in Washington DC took place on April 16, 1862. Over 3,000 enslaved persons were freed nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation liberated slaves in the south.
Join Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 154th Anniversary of the District of Columbia Emancipation! Festivities at...
2016_DC_Fireworks_EDay_16041648DC -- Emancipation Day (2016) -- Fireworks
The Abolition of Slavery in Washington DC took place on April 16, 1862. Over 3,000 enslaved persons were freed nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation liberated slaves in the south.
Join Mayor Muriel Bowser for the 154th Anniversary of the District of Columbia Emancipation! Festivities at...
2016_DC_Emb_Albania34DC -- Embassy of Albania
Part of Passport DC 2016
Greeting visitors was Ambassador Floreta Faber.
2016_DC_Emb_Australia5DC -- Embassy of Australia
2016_DC_Emb_Austria12DC -- Embassy of Austria
2016_DC_Emb_Austria_Lessing42DC -- Embassy of Austria -- Exhibit: Lessing Presents Lessing
THE JEWISH MUSEUM VIENNA ON INTERNATIONAL COURT: ERICH LESSING. ANDREW MEZVINSKY
Exhibition dates: JAN 20, 2016 – MAR, 18, 2016
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
The two exhibitions LESSING PRESENTS LESSING, works by noted photographer Erich Lessing and A GOOD...
2016_DC_Emb_Botswana19DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_DC_EC_Exploring16DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Exploring Canada: Manulife Art Collection
Manulife art collection
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to host a selection of works from the Manulife art collection. Exploring Canada includes pieces from various regions, genres and artistic talents from Canada. The exhibit provides a unique view into the dynamic artistic pieces that were produced...
2016_DC_EC_Hudson_River29DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Hudson River School of Painting sculptures on portico
2016_DC_EC_Murals30DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train
Embassy gallery exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train
In 1953, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) purchased 173 brand-new stainless steel rail cars from the Budd Company of Philadelphia. With the glass ceiling design in its Vista Dome cars, “The Canadian” became the quintessential cross-country...
2016_DC_EC_Freedom25DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: North is Freedom
Embassy gallery exhibit: North is Freedom
North is Freedom is a photographic essay that celebrates the descendants of freedom-seekers who escaped slavery in the United States by fleeing to Canada.
In the years before the American Civil War, approximately 30,000 fugitive slaves followed the “North...
2016_DC_Emb_Chile1DC -- Embassy of Chile
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_DC_Emb_China1DC -- Embassy of China
2016_DC_Emb_Colombia2DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_12_03H1_Emb_Cuba38DC -- Embassy of Cuba (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Emb_EU12DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2016
EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION
www.euintheus.org
Learn how 28 countries work together and travel to any of them in our photo booth! Win prizes for right answers and take home souvenir chocolate Euro coins.
Among those seen was David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United...
2016_12_16A_Emb_FranceR82DC -- Embassy of France -- Residence (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Emb_Germany171DC -- Embassy of Germany (w/France)
Part of the EU Open House 2016
Join France and Germany for a celebration of European friendship.
Germany and France showcase their friendship and highlight the best of their two countries at their shared Open House. This year, the German Embassy in Washington, DC, will host this popular annual event,...
2016_DC_Emb_Guatemala17DC -- Embassy of Guatemala
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_DC_Emb_Haiti38DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of Passport DC 2016.
Present to greet the tourists was His Excellency Paul Altidor, the ambassador.
2016_DC_Emb_Iraq4DC -- Embassy of Iraq
2016_DC_Emb_JapanR29DC -- Embassy of Japan -- Ambassador's Residence
2016_DC_Emb_Kenya2DC -- Embassy of Kenya
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_DC_Emb_Korea35DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC 2016
2016_12_03H2_Emb_Lithuania37DC -- Embassy of Lithuania (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_03H4_Emb_MexicoCI1DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_03H3_Emb_Spain3DC -- Embassy of Spain (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Emb_Switzerland26DC -- Embassy of Switzerland -- Residence
2016_DC_Emb_UAE6DC -- Embassy of United Arab Emirates
2016_12_03D1_Emory50DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Engine1614DC -- Engine Company 16 (1018 13th St., NW)
2016_DC_Fantom_FCBD_16050713DC -- Fantom Comics -- Free Comic Book Day
It's that time of year again, Fantomites!
Free Comic Book Day 2015 was one of our biggest FCBDs ever, and we're gonna make this year's event EVEN BIGGER!
We're giving away 6,000 books composed of 50 made-for-FCBD comics!
Special guests JOE KEATINGE and LEILA DEL DUCA, the creative team behind one of...
2016_DC_Rafer_16032632DC -- Fantom Comics -- Rafer Roberts Comics Workshop/Signing!
HEY! Local creator, Rafer Roberts, is the new writer for Archer and Armstrong, an action-adventure/buddy comedy colliding a drunk, delinquent immortal who has given up on saving the world and the idealistic young man who needs him ...
So join us to celebrate the launch of ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 with a...
2016_DC_Farmers4DC -- Farmers Market by Gallery Place
I spotted chef Jose Andres near the Farmers Market.
2016_DC_Farragut35DC -- Farragut Square
2016_DC_FTC2DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2016_DC_FCUCC21DC -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
My first visit inside.
2016_DC_Folger_Americas128DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: America's Shakespeare
America's Shakespeare
Apr 07 – Jul 24, 2016
What makes the words, ideas, and characters of William Shakespeare—an Englishman—so central to American life and thought?
Through a fascinating selection of rare letters, costumes, books, and more, America's Shakespeare reveals how Americans have made...
2016_DC_Folger_Will_Jane168DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity
Aug 06 – Nov 06, 2016
Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity will take a close look at these two celebrated authors’ literary afterlives—and find some surprising parallels. For both, adaptations and parodies in different...
2016_DC_FONZ_Washed_16061136DC -- FONZ Event -- Washed Ashore introduction w/Angela Haseltine Pozzi
Starting May 27 until September 5 at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, experience the devastating effects of the ocean's deadliest threat—trash.
"Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea" is a massive art exhibit made completely of plastic debris collected from beaches. Zoogoers of all ages are invited to get...
2016_DC_FONZ_Viewing_16010814DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Pandas: Meet Bei Bei
Your chance to meet giant panda cub, Bei Bei, is almost here! FONZ member preview week begins January 8.
2016_DC_FONZ_Viewing_16011132DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Pandas: Meet Bei Bei
Your chance to meet giant panda cub, Bei Bei, is almost here! FONZ member preview week begins January 8. This time the little booger was much more active!
2016_11_28F_Fords_Museum15DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
"LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS" 151 YEAR OLD ASSASSINATION EYEWITNESS PAINTING NOW ON DISPLAY
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY ANNOUNCE DISPLAY OF CARL BERSCH’S OIL PAINTING "LINCOLN BORNE BY LOVING HANDS"
PAINTING DEPICTS THE STREETSCAPE AS PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S BODY WAS CARRIED... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Franklin11DC -- Franklin School
2016_DC_Franklin_Sq44DC -- Franklin Square
2016_12_02E_FPlaza7DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_FPlaza2DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2016_DC_SIFG_Closing_16010224DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Closing Weekend
2016_DC_SIFG6DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2016_12_28E_Georgetown_WFPk6DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Future_Misc_16042310DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Miscellaneous
Science Meets Science Fiction!
Presented with the participation of NASA, The Smithsonian magazine's "Future Is Here" festival features a series of visionary talks on what's on the horizon in an array of fields before an avid crowd of researchers, industry experts and tech and science enthusiasts.
2016_DC_Future_P2_16042311DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: Alexandra Cousteau
Alexandra Cousteau
Explorer, Storyteller, Environmental Advocate
A National Geographic Emerging Explorer, filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. She has...
2016_DC_Future_P1_16042314DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: Céline S. Cousteau w/Jeremy Collins
Céline S. Cousteau
Explorer, Filmmaker, Creative
As Director/Producer at CauseCentric Productions, Céline Cousteau creates cause focused multi-media content to amplify the reach of humanitarian and environmental stories. Céline is Founder and President of the nonprofit organization The Céline Cousteau...
2016_DC_Future_P3_16042314DC -- Future Is Here Festival @ Lansburgh -- Program: William Shatner
William Shatner:
William Shatner has cultivated a career spanning over 50 years as an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer, recording artist, and horseman. He is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures and a major philanthropist.
Among his accomplishments in television, film and stag,...
2016_DC_Gallery_Place_Hecht52DC -- Gallery Place areas -- Hecht Company/Terrell Place (7th and F St, NW)
Including ESI Design's interactive wall display at Terrell Place.
2016_DC_Gallery_Place_OBA7DC -- Gallery Place areas -- Oriental Bldg Assn
2016_12_11E_Gallery_Place3DC -- Gallery Place building (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Gallery_Place7DC -- Gallery Place building
2016_DC_Gallup_Bldg7DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
It looks like the Masonic side of the building is getting new tenants.
2016_DC_GAR11DC -- GAR Memorial
2016_DC_Hancock_Mem1DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
2016_12_28F_Wash_Harbor12DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_28B_Georgetown_Glow78DC -- Georgetown Glow (Outdoor Light Art Exhibition)
Experience the sparkle of the season at the 3rd Annual Georgetown GLOW, the region's only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations. Set against the historic backdrop of DC's oldest neighborhood, it's a whole new way to shine.

The 2016 Georgetown GLOW invites visitors to re-imagine... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_GAHM_Pencils31DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: In Praise of the Pencil
In Praise of the Pencil:
The German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™ is proud to host another exhibit from a member organization. On Thursday, April 14th, 2016, the Museum will open In Praise of the Pencil, carefully researched and curated by the staff of the German-American Heritage Center in...
2016_DC_GAHM_Lawyers45DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Exhibit: Lawyers Without Rights
“LAWYERS WITHOUT RIGHTS”
On January 30, 1933 German President Paul von Hindenburg reluctantly named Adolf Hitler to the post of Chancellor of Germany. Not even 2 months later one of the most impactful actions to destroy the rule of law was taken: Jewish judges, prosecutors and lawyers were disbarred...
2016_DC_GAHM_PencilsO_16041444DC -- German-American Heritage Museum -- Opening: In Praise of the Pencil
2016_DC_Haiku6DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2016_DC_GWU_Brady45DC -- GWU -- Brady Art Gallery -- Exhibit: The Other 90%
The Other 90%: Works from the GW Permanent Collection
March 16 - June 3, 2016
Exhibit at the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery displays rarely seen works from GW’s permanent collection including an early Norman Rockwell oil painting.
2016_DC_GWU11DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
2016_DC_GWU_Art43DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Art
2016_DC_GWU_Plaques12DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Plaques
2016_DC_Hart_SOB9DC -- Hart Senate Office Building
I wanted to see if Calder's "Mountains and Clouds" sculpture had been reinstalled. Nope!
2016_DC_Longfellow11DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2016_DC_Shepard_16031048DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Geoff Shepard ("The Real Watergate Scandal")
The Real Watergate Scandal: Collusion, Conspiracy, and the Plot That Brought Nixon Down, featuring author Geoff Shepard
The Watergate cover-up trial is one of the most dramatic political show trials in modern American history. It resulted in the convictions on all counts of President Nixon’s top aides:...
2016_DC_Coates_16011931DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Victoria Coates ("David's Sling")
A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art: Featuring author Victoria C. G. Coates

Throughout Western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements. Yet despite the enduring appeal of these...
2016_DC_HI_Washington6DC -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2016_DC_Hill_Center49DC -- Hill Center
2016_DC_SIHIR_Meyers37DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Linn Meyers: Our View from Here (In Progress)
Linn Meyers: Our View from Here
May 12, 2016 – May 14, 2017
Linn Meyers (American, b. Washington, DC, 1968) creates her largest work to date, Our View from Here, at the Hirshhorn this spring. The site-specific wall drawing, which occupies the entire circumference of the inner ring galleries covers...
2016_DC_SIHIR_Masterworks93DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection
Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection
June 9, 2016 – August 6, 2016
This new rehanging of the third-level permanent collection galleries, features highlights of Joseph Hirshhorn’s original gift alongside some of the newest additions to the collection. Featuring more than 75 works in virtually all...
2016_DC_SIHIR_With_Words42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Painting with Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty
Painting with Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty
April 16, 2016 – July 24, 2016
Poetry, painting, and calligraphy: Known as the “Three Perfections,” these genres were regarded as the ultimate expressions of Chinese literati culture during the Ming dynasty (1369–1644). Members of the Wu...
2016_11_15C_SIHIR_Ragnar52DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
Ragnar Kjartansson
October 14, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition is the first comprehensive mid-career survey of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson (b. Reykjavik, 1976) and charts his wide-ranging practice across film, performance, painting, and drawing. Kjartansson’s work draws from a varied... (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16G1_SIHIR_Ragnar8DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
I wanted to see one of the other performers. They said there are 13 local guitarists performing Ragnar's chord for the length of the exhibit. (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_11C2_SIHIR_Ragnar9DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
The "Women in E" again...

From http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/hirshhorn-debuts-ragnar-kjartansson-s-first-major-us-survey-exhibition-oct-14-0
In a Hirshhorn first, visitors will be able to experience a live performance of Kjartansson’s monumental “Woman in E” (2016) every day of the 12-week run of... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIHIR_Irwin29DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change
Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change
April 7, 2016 – September 5, 2016
The first museum exhibition to focus exclusively on Irwin’s (American, b. Long Beach, California, 1928) extraordinary trajectory between 1958 and 1970 charts the artist’s remarkable course from the early small abstractions and...
2016_11_16G2_SIHIR_Still_Life4DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
August 6, 2016 – Summer 2017
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle features a car being crushed by a volcanic boulder with a comical smiley face painted on it. This slapstick disaster scene is one of the most well-known works of art by artist Jimmie Durham, a sculptor who... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIHIR_Still_Life22DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
August 6, 2016 – Summer 2017
Still Life with Spirit and Xitle features a car being crushed by a volcanic boulder with a comical smiley face painted on it. This slapstick disaster scene is one of the most well-known works of art by artist Jimmie Durham, a sculptor who...
2016_12_11C1_SIHIR_Pumpkin7DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: (Outside) Pumpkin
Pumpkin
December 10, 2016 – Through spring 2017
Legendary painter, sculptor and performance artist Kusama (b. 1929, Tokyo, Japan) uses the pumpkin as a signature form, embracing the gourd as both an allegory and a form of self-portraiture in paintings, drawings, sculptures, and some of her most... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIHIR_Vw8DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) -- View from Terrace
2016_DC_Hotel_Monaco1DC -- Hotel Monaco
2016_DC_Howard_Theatre12DC -- Howard Theatre (and Duke Ellington "Encore" Statue)
2016_DC_Howard_Chapel25DC -- Howard University -- Chapel
2016_DC_Howard_Founders84DC -- Howard University -- Founders Library
Including exhibit cases and a backstage tour by Clifford Muse, Jr., Associate Director/University Archivist for the Moorland Spingarn Research Center.
2016_DC_Howard_NTHP_160229119DC -- Howard University -- National Trust for Historic Preservation announcement about Founders Library
We'd like to invite you, as a member and supporter from the Washington, D.C. area, to join us at Howard University’s Founders Library for a special announcement about the historic site on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at 2 p.m.
From the grand reading rooms to its iconic clock tower, The Founders Library has...
2016_DC_Howard41DC -- Howard University area
2016_11_28H_HP_Protest11DC -- HP protest
From https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20161123-protests-against-hps-complicity-in-israeli-occupation/

Protests against HP’s complicity in Israeli occupation
November 23, 2016
Global activists will launch on Friday a week of action targeting what they describe as Hewlett-Packard’s “complicity in... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_I39554DC -- I-395 -- Construction continues
2016_DC_Teamsters90DC -- IBT (Teamsters) HQ -- DC LaborFest tour
Find out how the horses on the Teamster logo got their names and lots of other fascinating Teamster labor history at this guided tour of the historical exhibits at the Teamsters headquarters building. Teamster historian Karin Jones leads the tour.
2016_DC_Teamsters_Vw25DC -- IBT (Teamsters) HQ -- View from...
Find out how the horses on the Teamster logo got their names and lots of other fascinating Teamster labor history at this guided tour of the historical exhibits at the Teamsters headquarters building. Teamster historian Karin Jones leads the tour.
2016_DC_IDBCC_Resilience24DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Resilience: Reclaiming History and the Dominican Disaspora"
RESILIENCE: RECLAIMING HISTORY AND THE DOMINICAN DIASPORA
October 27, 2016 - January 2017
Resilience is defined as the human ability to cope with difficult times and bounce back from personal trauma. In much the same way, when a society is confronted with the aftermath of a collective hardship –...
2016_12_03I_ISS124DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois Statue Society joins in welcoming you to a reception at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.
An evening hosted by His Excellency Rolandas Krisciunas
Illinois Statehood Day at the Lithuanian Embassy.
Program:
* Welcome: Terry T. Campo, President, Illinois State Society
* Keynote... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Intelsat10DC -- Intelsat building -- 3400 Connecticut Ave NW
2016_DC_IBEW45DC -- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers HQ (900 7th St NW)
A very special guided tour of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) museum. The IBEW museum presents an interactive history of the IBEW from its founding until today, tracing the fascinating development of the electrical industry over the last century through displays of equipment...
2016_DC_IBEW_Museum81DC -- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers HQ (900 7th St NW) -- Museum
A very special guided tour of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) museum. The IBEW museum presents an interactive history of the IBEW from its founding until today, tracing the fascinating development of the electrical industry over the last century through displays of equipment...
2016_DC_IBEW_Vw61DC -- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers HQ (900 7th St NW) -- Views from building
A very special guided tour of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) museum. The IBEW museum presents an interactive history of the IBEW from its founding until today, tracing the fascinating development of the electrical industry over the last century through displays of equipment...
2016_DC_IntDrive_Pk7DC -- International Drive park
2016_DC_IUOE13DC -- International Union of Operating Engineers (1125 17th St NW)
A duck couple had taken up refuge at their fountain.
2016_DC_Garfield_Mem2DC -- James A. Garfield Monument
2016_DC_McPherson18DC -- James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2016_DC_Kennedy_Center3DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2016_DC_MoultrieCH5DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW)
2016_DC_Fire_Dog_Mem4DC -- Judiciary Square -- Natl Fire Dog Memorial
2016_DC_KSt39DC -- K Street area
2016_DC_Aquatic167DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2016_DC_Kennedy_Future8DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Building the Future (Expansion Project Model)
2016_DC_Kennedy_Mexico16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Con Los Brazos Abiertos--Embracing Mexico
In the Hall of States, the installation Con Los Brazos Abiertos--Embracing Mexico by Mexican graffiti artist "SANER" will be on display. The installation will feature portraits of 25 Mexican artists and icons, celebrating the significant contributions they've made to arts and culture. The installation...
2016_DC_Kennedy_JFK1001DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: JFK 100
2016_12_04_Honors174DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2016)
Folks shown here are: Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave), Cal Ripken Jr., ???, Lynda Carter, Robert Altman, ???, Gayle King, Albert Small, Carol Schwartz, Patrick Leahy, Bob Seger, Robert Kennedy Smith, Nancy Pelosi, Gabriella Anwar, Chris O'Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Michele Lee, Vernon Jordan, Yo-Yo Ma,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Murray_16102340DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2016 -- Bill Murray)
On Sunday, October 23, 2016, an outstanding lineup of entertainers will gather in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Bill Murray, recipient of the 19th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala...
2016_DC_LIU1DC -- Laborers International Union of North America (905 16th St NW)
More half-mast flags.
2016_11_18F_Lafayette_Square27DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Lafayette_Square4DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2016_DC_Lansburgh6DC -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company
2016_DC_Le_Droit_Bldg5DC -- Le Droit Bldg (800-812 F St NW) (International Spy Museum bldg)
2016_DC_FioreP_16052473DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2016): Mark Fiore -- Presentation
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer -- Mark Shields
Prize Winner -- Mark Fiore
Presenters in sequence:
* David Mao, Acting Librarian of Congress
* Marcela Brane, President/CEO of the Herblock Foundation
* Mark Fiore, accepting the prize (and...
2016_DC_FioreR_16052494DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2016): Mark Fiore -- Reception (and anything non-program)
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer -- Mark Shields
Prize Winner -- Mark Fiore
2016_DC_LlosaC_16041173DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Living Legends Mario Vargas Llosa -- Ceremony
Library of Congress to Honor Mario Vargas Llosa:
Famed Peruvian Novelist to Receive Living Legend Award:

The Library of Congress will present its Living Legend award to Mario Vargas Llosa, the renowned Peruvian novelist, journalist, public intellectual and political commentator, at the Library’s...
2016_DC_LlosaP_16041173DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Living Legends Mario Vargas Llosa -- Panel: Novelists Speak
Library of Congress to Honor Mario Vargas Llosa:
Famed Peruvian Novelist to Receive Living Legend Award:
The Library of Congress will present its Living Legend award to Mario Vargas Llosa, the renowned Peruvian novelist, journalist, public intellectual and political commentator, at the Library’s...
2016_DC_Yang_160107152DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature: Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang Named Fifth National Ambassador For Young People’s Literature, 2016–2017
Yang Champions Diversity with his Platform, “Reading Without Walls”
The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council (CBC) and Every Child a Reader (ECAR) have announced the appointment of Gene Luen Yang,...
2016_DC_Walter_Award_160318208DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Walter Dean Myers Award
The Walter Dean Myers Award Ceremony
We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) will present the inaugural Walter Dean Myers Award on March 18, 2016, at 10AM at the Library of Congress in collaboration with the Center for the Book and the Young Readers Center.
The award is given in honor of the beloved children’s...
2016_DC_500th_Ghetto_160524117DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: 500th Anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice @ Kluge Center
Law Library Program to Mark 500th Anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice

The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, will mark the 500th anniversary of the establishment of...
2016_DC_Inouye_16041972DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Norman Mineta and Alan Simpson @ Second Inouye Lecture
Norman Mineta and Alan Simpson Discuss Privacy and Civil Liberties at Second Inouye Lecture, Apr. 19—Dispatch March 18, 2015
The second annual Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture at the Library of Congress will feature former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and former U.S. Sen....
2016_DC_LOC_Diff_Shapes18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Books in Different Shapes
Books with Different Shapes
Many special format books are used as a learning tool in diverse countries and languages, such as the Japanese cloth book on display, Good Morning. "Pop-up" books are usually three-dimensional or movable books, first created in the 13th century by Benedictine monks....
2016_DC_LOC_Parks29DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Parks
Three cases of park history.
2016_DC_LOC_Poet_Laureate19DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
Poetry on High: 80 Years of Poets Laureate
The US Poet Laureate serves as the nation's official lightning rod for the poetic impulse of Americans. During his or her term, the Poet Laureate seeks to raise the national consciousness to a greater appreciation of the reading and writing of poetry.
The...
2016_11_16C1_LOC_Elections31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Presidential Elections Through the Years (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_LOC_WWI46DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): World War I: American Artists View the Great War
World War I: American Artists View the Great War
May 7, 2016–May 6, 2017
Heeding the call from artist Charles Dana Gibson to “Draw ‘til it hurts,” hundreds of leading American artists galvanized public interest in the Great War (1914–1918). Although the United States participated as a direct combatant...
2016_DC_LOC_Jazz_Singers58DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Jazz Singers
Jazz Singers
February 11–July 23, 2016
What is a jazz singer? The answer can be as varied as the practitioners of the art form. This exhibit offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Drawn largely from the Library of Congress Music Division’s collections, including...
2016_DC_LOC_OperaB440DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): #Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
#Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955
August 11, 2016–January 21, 2017
The Charles Jahant Collection in the Library of Congress Music Division contains nearly 2,000 photographs of opera singers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, many of which are inscribed to him. Jahant began...
2016_DC_LOC_America_Reads91DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: America Reads
America Reads
June 16–December 31, 2016
Knowing that opinions can be as varied as the number of people you ask, we urged the public to name "other books that shaped America" and to tell us which of the eighty-eight core books on our list were most important to them. That survey forms the basis of this...
2016_DC_LOC_Herblock44DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2016)
Herblock Looks at 1966: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Determined to improve the quality of the lives of all Americans through his “War on Poverty,” President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973) promoted legislation that secured medical care for the elderly, equal opportunity housing, and the...
2016_11_16C4_LOC_Mapping50DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood
Ongoing exhibition, open September 1, 2016
Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This important... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_LOC_Swann38DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Swann Gallery
March 18, 2011–Ongoing
The exhibition reveals the power of cartoons to illuminate both human nature and history as well as provoke laughter and reflection. The diverse selection of images on display here represents the fascinating world of caricatures, political cartoons, comics, animation art, graphic...
2016_11_16C2_LOC_Ceremonial36DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_LOC_Ceremonial23DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor)
October 10, 2016
Library of Congress Ceremonial Office Opened for Public Viewing
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that the historic and architecturally beautiful Ceremonial Office in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building will be open to the public. Previously, the room was visited...
2016_DC_LOC_Members16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
2016_11_16C3_LOC_GH4DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_LOC_GH86DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
2016_DC_LOCVw3DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2016_DC_LA_Small12DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
The building is getting ready to be moved as part of the building over I-395.
2016_DC_LA_Small_Move_161103204DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum -- The move!
Make History With Us
The 1876 synagogue is moving again!
Bring your family and friends to witness the historic building make its SECOND move, an exciting step in our transformation. The move is estimated to take an hour.
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum will move 30-40 feet into Third Street,...
2016_DC_Lincoln_BHM_160226120DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Black History Month Program with Brent Leggs
A Black History Month Program with Brent Leggs: Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories
On Friday February 26 at 1:30 PM, join President Lincoln's Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home in commemorating Black History Month at our annual partner program. This year's program will...
2016_DC_LCFD_Bucktails_17091088DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Family Day 2016 -- Bucktails
Family Day at President Lincoln’s Cottage is back! You’re invited to join us on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home as the Lincoln family did at the fifth annual President Lincoln’s Cottage’s Family Day event. Family members of all ages will enjoy the live entertainment and creative...
2016_DC_LCFD_Else65DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Family Day 2016 -- Everything Else
Family Day at President Lincoln’s Cottage is back! You’re invited to join us on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home as the Lincoln family did at the fifth annual President Lincoln’s Cottage’s Family Day event. Family members of all ages will enjoy the live entertainment and creative...
2016_DC_LCFD_Unity_17091082DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Family Day 2016 -- Unity
Family Day at President Lincoln’s Cottage is back! You’re invited to join us on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home as the Lincoln family did at the fifth annual President Lincoln’s Cottage’s Family Day event. Family members of all ages will enjoy the live entertainment and creative...
2016_DC_Two_Faces_16081777DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Immigration
Two Faces Comedy Series: Immigration
Drawing inspiration from Abraham Lincoln’s legendary humor and self-deprecation, President Lincoln’s Cottage and The DC Improv are partnering to present Two Faces Comedy, the first comedy series performed at the Cottage. This comedy series is recommended for adult...
2016_DC_Two_Faces_16101873DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Improv
President Lincoln’s Cottage is thrilled you will be joining us for the third show of the Two Faces Comedy Series. We look forward to seeing you tonight for a fun evening of comedy. We are excited to say that the show is SOLD OUT.
Drawing inspiration from Abraham Lincoln’s legendary humor and...
2016_DC_Two_Faces_160907123DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Politics
Two Faces Comedy Series: Immigration
Drawing inspiration from Abraham Lincoln’s legendary humor and self-deprecation, President Lincoln’s Cottage and The DC Improv are partnering to present Two Faces Comedy, the first comedy series performed at the Cottage. This comedy series is recommended for adult...
2016_DC_Holzer_16011449DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Harold Holzer ("A Just and Generous Nation")
Harold Holzer, co-author of the new book A Just and Generous Nation, will discuss Lincoln’s beliefs and policies on economic rights and opportunity. Mr. Holzer, winner of The 2015 Gilder-Lehrman Lincoln Prize, is one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of...
2016_DC_Blumenthal_16051962DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Sidney Blumenthal ("A Self-Made Man”) w/Jonathon Karl
Cottage Conversation: Sidney Blumenthal’s “A Self-Made Man”
Join us on Thursday, May 19, as Sidney Blumenthal discusses A Self-Made Man: the Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849, the first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius—from his obscure beginnings to his presidency,...
2016_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Belief3DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: American By Belief
2016_DC_Lincoln_CVC_MPIR60DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Museum Power, Influence, and Responsibility: A Public Art Installation
Museum Power, Influence, and Responsibility: A Public Art Installation
On view through June 23, 2016
This May and June, enjoy the outstanding and thought-provoking outdoor art exhibit, Museum Power, Influence, and Responsibility. Commissioned by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), this art...
2016_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Im198611DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Immigration Act
originALs: Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Immigration Act
On view through December 2016
President Lincoln’s Cottage and the National Archives are proud to collaborate in the first-ever public display of the Immigration Reform and Control Act signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in November 1986. The...
2016_DC_Lincoln_Cottage10DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
An attempt to photograph the dome of the Capitol from the cannons by the gazebo.
2016_DC_Literary_HillBF_160501229DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2016) @ Eastern Market
The Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.
Folks pictured here include: Nick Auclair, Nick Mann, Karen Branan, Diane Wilson Onwuchekwa, James Herbert, Colleen Shogan, Louise...
2016_DC_Logan40DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2016_DC_Luther_Place_MC14DC -- Luther Place Memorial Church
2016_DC_Thomas_Statue12DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue
2016_DC_GAFG9DC -- Mall -- German-American Friendship Garden
2016_12_07G_WCCanal11DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_WCCanal2DC -- Mall -- Washington City Canal House
2016_DC_MLK_Mem9DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2016_DC_MLKLib_Plans17DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2016_DC_Meridian95DC -- Meridian Hill Park
2016_DC_Metro_AME21DC -- Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
2016_12_03G1_Mt_Pleasant11DC -- Mt Pleasant area (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Mt_Vernon70DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2016_DC_55519DC -- Murals in 555 11th Street NW (Lincoln Square)
2016_DC_NAB3DC -- National Assn of Broadcasters
2016_DC_NAEYC19DC -- National Association for the Education of Young Children (1313 L St NW)
2016_DC_SIAIR_Mars29DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Mars: Fantasy, Fact, and Fiction (boards)
2016_12_11B2_SIAIR_Milestones13DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
John Glenn flowers and marker. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAIR_Milestones158DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
The updated gallery is prepared.
2016_DC_SIAIR_America3DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
Including the military band playing the 4th of July concert there.
2016_DC_SIAIR_Welcome121DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise model and new information desk get installed.
2016_12_11B1_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAIR_Bldg9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
Flag-raising on the 4th.
2016_DC_Amending224DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Amending America
New exhibit explores the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights
Washington, DC – On March 11, 2016, the National Archives will open a new exhibition, Amending America. Featuring more than 50 original documents from the National Archives, this exhibit highlights the remarkably American story of how we...
2016_DC_Archives13DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2016_DC_NAHB8DC -- Natl Association of Home Builders
2016_DC_NBF_Shaped_16092438DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- A Book That Shaped Me Contest / Letters About Literature
A Book That Shaped Me Contest
"A Book That Shaped Me” is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region. Top winners...
2016_DC_NBF_Becker_1609247DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Aaron Becker
Aaron Becker
Illustrator Aaron Becker attended Pomona College and performed his first illustration job designing t-shirts for the water polo team. He is best known for his wordless children’s book, “Journey,” which received a Caldecott Honor in 2014. “Journey” is followed by “Quest” and the latest book...
2016_DC_NBF_Beaty_1609243DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Andrea Beaty
Andrea Beaty
Andrea Beaty is a best-selling author of children’s books. Her published works include “Rosie Revere, Engineer,” “Iggy Peck, Architect,” “Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies,” “Hide and Sheep” and “Artist Ted.” Beaty has received the Friends of American Writers Award, Parents Choice Silver and...
2016_DC_NBF_TJefferson_16092419DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf
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." Her first book was the...
2016_DC_NBF_Breathed_16092471DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Berkeley Breathed
Berkeley Breathed
Berkeley Breathed is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator, director and screenwriter best known for the comic strip Bloom County. His children’s books include “Pete and Pickles,” “Flawed Dogs: The Shocking Raid on Westminster” and “Mars Needs...
2016_DC_NBF_Woodward_16092423DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward has worked for The Washington Post since 1971. He has won nearly every American journalism award, and the Post won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for his work with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal. In addition, Woodward was the main reporter for the Post’s articles on the...
2016_DC_NBF_Gingrich_1609249DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Callista Gingrich
Callista Gingrich
Callista Gingrich is the best-selling author of the Ellis the Elephant children’s book series. She is the president of Gingrich Productions and produces historical and public policy documentaries with her husband, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Previously, she worked for...
2016_DC_NBF_Trillin_1609245DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin is a journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist. He is best known for his humorous work on food and eating, but he also writes serious journalism, comic verse and fiction books. After a stint in the U.S. Army, Trillin worked as a reporter for Time...
2016_DC_NBF_Millard_16092410DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Candice Millard
Candice Millard
Candice Millard is a former writer and editor for National Geographic magazine. Her first book, "The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey," was a New York Times best-seller and was named one of the best books of the year by, among others, The New York Times, The...
2016_DC_NBF_BR_16092479DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Darrin Bell and Michael Ramirez
Darrin Bell
Darrin Bell is an award-winning comics artist and writer best known for his work on nationally syndicated comic strip “Candorville” and “Rudy Park.” He is also a syndicated editorial cartoonist for the Washington Post Writers Group and a storyboard artist. Bell’s work challenges social,...
2016_DC_NBF_CL_1609246DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Doreen Cronin
Doreen Cronin majored in journalism in college and after graduation spent years in publishing before deciding to go to law school. She practiced law in New York before turning to writing children's books full time. Her best-selling, award-winning books include "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows...
2016_DC_NBF_Brinkley_16092420DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Douglas Brinkley
Douglas Brinkley
Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and American Heritage. He is the author of more than 20 books and the Chicago Tribune has dubbed him “America's new past master.” Seven of Brinkley’s books have been selected as New...
2016_DC_NBF_Piskor_16092462DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Ed Piskor
Ed Piskor
Ed Piskor is the researcher, writer and artist of Hip Hop Family Tree, the New York Times best-selling series that won the 2015 Eisner Award for best reality-based work. Hip Hop Family Tree is a thoroughly researched, richly detailed history that channels the music, style and language of the...
2016_DC_NBF_HP_16092418DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Elizabeth Hand and Hannah Pittard
Elizabeth Hand
Elizabeth Hand is a best-selling author known for her Cass Neary crime novel series. She has received many honors, including a Mythopoeic Award, a Tiptree Award, four World Fantasy Awards, two Nebula Awards, two Shirley Jackson Awards and three International Horror Guild Awards. Hand is...
2016_DC_NBF_Yang_16092468DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. His first graphic novel “American Born Chinese” is about a teenager struggling with his identity – a theme that is common in much of Yang’s work, which emphasizes the...
2016_DC_NBF_Brooks_1609242DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Geraldine Brooks
Geraldine Brooks
Geraldine Brooks grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia. She worked as a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald for three years as a feature writer with a special interest in environmental issues. She also worked for The Wall Street Journal, where she covered crises in the...
2016_DC_NBF_Tullet_1609241DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Hervé Tullet
Hervé Tullet
Hervé Tullet is the award-winning author-illustrator of more than 20 children’s books. He is considered one of the most innovative children’s authors and his works have been translated into 25 languages worldwide. Tullet’s titles include “The Big Book of Art,” “The Giant Game of...
2016_DC_NBF_Meacham_16092411DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham is the executive editor and executive vice president at Random House. During his career, he has been editor-in-chief of Newsweek, a contributing editor to Time Magazine, editor-at-large of WNET and a commentator on politics, history, and religious faith in America. Meacham’s...
2016_DC_NBF_Medina_16092410DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Juana Medina
Juana Medina
Juana Medina is an illustrator and author of children’s books, as well as a teacher at George Washington University. She grew up in Bogotá, Colombia and studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. Medina was the first winner of the Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship, an award given yearly...
2016_DC_NBF_Abdul_Jabbar_16092415DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a six-time National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, the NBA's all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points and a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. His published works include “Mycroft Holmes,” “Giant Steps,” “Kareem,” “Black...
2016_DC_NBF_Beaton_16092413DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Kate Beaton
Kate Beaton
Cartoonist Kate Beaton is well-known for her online work “Hark! A Vagrant!” and her first published book of the same name was a best-seller. Her illustrations have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's and Marvel's Strange Tales anthology. Beaton has received several Harvey awards, an Ignatz...
2016_DC_NBF_Paterson_16092411DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Katherine Paterson
Katherine Paterson
Katherine Paterson is a former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, an honor co-sponsored by the Library of Congress Center for the Book and the Children’s Book Council. Her international fame rests not only on her widely acclaimed novels but also on her efforts to...
2016_DC_NBF_Taylor_1609242DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is an assistant professor in Princeton University's Center for African American Studies. Her research often examines race and public policy, including American housing policies. Taylor’s articles have been published in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black...
2016_DC_NBF_Burns_16092425DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Ken Burns
Ken Burns
Ken Burns may be best known for his monumental documentary "The Civil War," which was viewed by more than 40 million people when it premiered in 1990, but he has been producing groundbreaking documentaries for more than 30 years, including "Baseball," "Jazz" and "The Brooklyn Bridge." He has...
2016_DC_NBF_Alexander_16092411DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Kwame Alexander
Kwame Alexander
Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator and best-selling author of 21 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, the NCTE Charlotte Huck...
2016_DC_NBF_MJefferson_1609248DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Margo Jefferson
Margo Jefferson
The winner of a Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Margo Jefferson is a former theater and book critic for Newsweek and The New York Times. Her writing has appeared in various publications including Vogue, New York magazine and The New Republic. Jefferson’s first published book was “On...
2016_DC_NBF_MRobinson_16092429DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Marilynne Robinson
Marilynne Robinson
The winner of the 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Marilynne Robinson is the acclaimed author of “Housekeeping” (Picador) and Pulitzer Prize-winning “Gilead.” Robinson has also received the 2012 National Humanities Medal and published numerous essays, book reviews...
2016_DC_NBF_Roach_1609244DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Mary Roach
Mary Roach
Mary Roach is a best-selling author and writer known for her popular science and humor work. Her articles have appeared in many publications including Discover, Outside, National Geographic, New Scientist, Reader’s Digest, Wired and The New York Times Magazine. Roach has received an...
2016_DC_NBF_Sweet_1609243DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Melissa Sweet
Melissa Sweet
Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children’s books ranging from board books to nonfiction titles. Her artwork has also appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Madison Park Greetings and Smilebox. Sweet has received various honors including a Sibert Medal, two...
2016_DC_NBF_Misc_16092472DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Miscellaneous
Several less-renowned authors were autographing books. Alton Carter was signing "The Boy Who Carried Bricks" at the Oklahoma booth. C.L. Pullella was signing "Finley's Fall" at the Politics and Prose book sale section. Also seen here were David S. Mao from the Library of Congress, Gareth Hinds and...
2016_DC_NBF_GI_1609249DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Newt Gingrich and Steven Israel
Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich is a former U.S. Speaker of the House and the best-selling author of more than 25 books. Currently, he is a contributor to Fox News, a senior advisor for Dentons law firm and a senior scientist at Gallup. Gingrich’s nonfiction books include “Breakout: Pioneers of the Future,...
2016_DC_NBF_Stevenson_16092441DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Noelle Stevenson
Noelle Stevenson
Cartoonist and writer Noelle Stevenson is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her debut graphic novel “Nimona” won the Slate Cartoonist’s Studio Prize, was nominated for a Harvey Award, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was a finalist for the National Book Award,...
2016_DC_NBF_Telgemeier_16092439DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. Her graphic novels “Smile” and “Drama” are both No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. “Smile,” Telgemeier’s autobiographical account of her childhood dental drama, is a Boston Globe-Horn Award Honor title and an Eisner award...
2016_DC_NBF_Arroyo_1609242DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Raymond Arroyo
Raymond Arroyo
Best-selling author Raymond Arroyo is an internationally-acclaimed and award-winning journalist and producer. He is the news director and lead anchor of EWTN News, the news division of Eternal World Television Network—Global Catholic Network, as well as the creator and host of The World...
2016_DC_NBF_March3_16092434DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Rep. John Lewis
John Lewis has served as the U.S. States representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District since 1987. He is senior chief deputy whip for the Democratic Party. Rep. Lewis had been serving America long before his congressional career began, as he is revered as a major civil rights...
2016_DC_NBF_Rushdie_16092411DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie is an Indian-British novelist and essayist. His novels include "Midnight's Children," "The Satanic Verses," "The Ground Beneath Her Feet," "The Enchantress of Florence" and his latest, " Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights” (Random House). For his writing, he...
2016_DC_NBF_Hale_1609246DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Shannon Hale
Shannon Hale
New York Times best-selling author Shannon Hale started writing books at age 10 and never stopped, eventually earning an MFA in creative writing. After 19 years of writing and dozens of rejections, she published "The Goose Girl," the first book in her award-winning Books of Bayern series,...
2016_DC_NBF_SRobinson_16092410DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Sharon Robinson
Sharon Robinson
Sharon Robinson, daughter of legendary baseball hero and civil rights pioneer Jackie Robinson, is the author of several books for young readers, including the acclaimed "Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America" and the fiction novels "Safe at Home" and "Slam Dunk." As an...
2016_DC_NBF_Rhimes_16092425DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes is an award-winning television producer and writer well-known for her groundbreaking series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” She is also the executive producer of the acclaimed series “How to Get Away with Murder.” Rhimes has received numerous awards, including a Golden...
2016_DC_NBF_Blackall_16092414DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Sophie Blackall
Sophie Blackall
Sophie Blackall is an Australian illustrator and creator of best-selling children’s books. Her editorial illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Time, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Town & Country and many other publications. Blackall...
2016_DC_NBF_King_16092411DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Stephen King
Stephen King
Stephen King is the international best-selling author of more than 50 books and almost 200 short stories. Many of his works have been adapted for film or other media and his books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. His recent books include “Mr. Mercedes,” “Finders Keepers”...
2016_DC_Building_Icebergs25DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Icebergs
ICEBERGS
July 2, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Visit ICEBERGS in the Museum's Great Hall. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, the installation opens as part of the annual Summer Block Party series, July 2 - September 5.
Visitors will:
* Explore a fantastical glacial sea designed by landscape...
2016_DC_Building_Meigs40DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Montgomery Meigs
2016_DC_NGAEW_Bldg56DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2016_DC_NGAEW_Kruger23DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Barbara Kruger
In the Tower: Barbara Kruger
September 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017
A focused exhibition featuring the work of American artist Barbara Kruger (b. 1945) reopens the East Building Tower Gallery after nearly three years of renovation to the space. Inspired by the Gallery's recent acquisition of Kruger's...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Dwan89DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
September 30, 2016 – January 29, 2017
Overview: The remarkable career of gallerist and patron Virginia Dwan will be featured front and center for the first time in an exhibition of some 100 works, featuring highlights from Dwan's promised gift of her...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Reinvented26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
September 30, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Overview: The collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker brings together works of critically important artists who have changed the course of photography through their...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Folks_16093013DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Folks during reopening day
I ran into several folks on the reopening day: Mara Mayor (with her granddaughter and friend), Perry Chin (being interviewed by Voice of America), and James Ponti (author of "Framed! A T.O.A.S.T. Mystery").
Perry Chin was an associate of I.M. Pei, the original architect who designed the East Wing back...
2016_DC_NGAEW_Galleries360DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2016_DC_NGAEW_RT21DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Roof Terrace
2016_DC_NGA_History82DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: History
2016_DC_NGA_Mellon102DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: In Celebration of Paul Mellon
In Celebration of Paul Mellon
May 8 – September 18, 2016
Paul Mellon played many crucial roles at the National Gallery of Art in carrying out the founding vision of his father, Andrew, who had laid plans for the museum before his death in 1937. The younger Mellon was a major donor of funds and works...
2016_DC_NGA_Recent_Drawings27DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings
Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings
July 3, 2016 – January 3, 2017
West Building, Ground Floor - Gallery 22
Overview: Recent Acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish Drawings encompasses landscapes, seascapes, portraits, still lifes, and history subjects that demonstrate the originality of...
2016_11_28A_NGA_Davis214DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
November 20, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Stuart Davis (1892–1964) was an American original. Born in Philadelphia to artists and raised in East Orange, New Jersey, he dropped out of high school to study painting in Manhattan with Robert Henri, the legendary teacher who urged his... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_NGA_3Centuries171DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Three Centuries of American Prints
Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art
April 3 – July 24, 2016
Since opening in 1941, the Gallery has amassed an outstanding collection of American prints representing the history of American art from the early 18th century to the present. Timed to coincide with the...
2016_11_28B_NGAP93DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
The Corcoran acquisitions have been incorporated further. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_NGAS8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2016_DC_NGASG12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Taking down the ice skating ring.
2016_11_28C_NGA_Shaw16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Shaw Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Jewell_16041983DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Event: Secretary Jewell Address on Conservation
Secretary Jewell to Deliver Major Address on Conservation During National Park Week
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, April 19, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will deliver a major speech on the Obama Administration’s approach to conservation and the need for a course correction in order to ensure...
2016_DC_NGS_Boundaries15DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Invisible Boundaries
2016_12_07A_Law4DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Law9DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2016_DC_LawVC29DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Visitor Center
They're working on the new one.
2016_11_16F_Mall4DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Mall35DC -- Natl Mall area
2016_12_07F_Mall_Floodwall12DC -- Natl Mall area -- Floodwall
The DC Historical Society Annual Conference talked about this. I had never noticed it before. From https://www.ncpc.gov/DocumentDepot/LeveeFactSheet.pdf
Following significant regional storm events, the Potomac River sometimes overflows its banks. As a result of several floods that extended all the way... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Firefighting17DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Always Ready: Firefighting in the 19th Century
Always Ready: Firefighting in the 19th Century
September 16, 2016 – TBD
Firefighting has always been a duty that depends upon the participation of the community. However, the role of citizens in fighting fire changed dramatically over the 19th century. Populations grew and buildings rose in size,...
2016_03_10H_SIAH_On_Move50DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_07I_SIAH_Enterprise138DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_08E1_SIAH_Enterprise706DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_10F_SIAH_Enterprise39DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Enterprise (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Stories35DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Stories
2016_DC_SIAH_Dollhouse34DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Bradford Dolls' House
2016_DC_SIAH_Celebration20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Celebration: Snapshots of African American Communities
Celebration: Snapshots of African American Communities
September 9, 2016 – December 27, 2016
To celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Museum of American History presents a special display of 25 photographs that reflect the diversity of the...
2016_DC_SIAH_Cyrus42DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Cyrus Field and the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
Cyrus Field and the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
July 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016
In the mid-19th century, the world suddenly became smaller when an underwater telegraph cable joined two nations divided by the sea, Ireland and Newfoundland, Canada. Using Archives Center collection materials, this...
2016_03_02G_SIAH_Lighting256DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Electricity: Lighting the World (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Gowns2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
The Nancy Reagan RIP sign was up.
2016_DC_SIAH_Sidney39DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: George Sidney: Creativity and Innovation in Golden Age Hollywood
George Sidney: Creativity and Innovation in Golden Age Hollywood
January 19, 2016 – March 21, 2016
George Sidney (1916-2002), was an Oscar-winning director of musicals, dramas, and comedies during the Golden Age of Hollywood from the 1930s through the1950s. Sidney was under contract to...
2016_12_02B2_SIAH_Giving104DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
Giving in America
November 29, 2016 – Permanent
Giving in America, a permanent exhibit that looks at the history of philanthropy’s role in shaping the United States, opened November 29 which is also #Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. The exhibit showcases four major themes of American... (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_11H1_SIAH_Burden335DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Burden119DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2016_DC_SIAH_Piano9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Grand Piano
Grand Piano made by Bluthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900
August 13, 2014 – Ongoing
The piano was made by the Blüthner firm in Leipzig, which remains one of the most respected German piano builders. This piano has a version of the ornate Jubilee cast-iron plates Blüthner produced from 1898 to 1907. It also...
2016_DC_SIAH_Fire_Engine10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hand-Pumped Fire Engine, 1842
2016_DC_SIAH_Hooray45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Hooray for Politics!
Hooray for Politics!
February 1, 2016 – Indefinitely
This display juxtaposes historic voting devices with contemporary candidate rally signs to encourage our visitors to reflect on the relationship between the nation’s democratic traditions and the current swirl of election news, and draw visitors...
2016_11_28E_SIAH_Inventing47DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Inventing in America (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_CWDraft8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: Civil War Draft Wheel
2016_DC_SIAH_John_Bull10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive
2016_DC_SIAH_Laughing25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Laughing Matters
Laughing Matters
July 22, 2016 – October 3, 2016
Laughing Matters is a display that looks into the stories of three comedians who changed the face of comedy. The showcase highlights the power of laughter in the realm of social and political discussion through the careers of Phyllis Diller, Carol...
2016_DC_SIAH_Many_Voices8DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Many Voices, One Nation
The Columbia figure destined for the upcoming Many Voices, One Nation exhibit.
2016_11_28D_SIAH_Muppets44DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Muppets and Puppets
Muppets and Puppets
November 23, 2016 – January 8, 2017
In time for the winter holidays, this showcase presents a selection of Muppets and marionetts from the museum’s collection illustrating the evolution of puppetry. Included in the display are an Italian Prince and Princess marionette from 1900, an... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Guano51DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Norie Atlas and the Guano Trade
The Norie Atlas and the Guano Trade
February 17, 2016 – January 4, 2017
This display will highlight John Norie's unique Marine Atlas, a large bound book of sea charts dating to the early 19th century, within the historical context of the guano and nitrate trades, in which many of the swiftest and...
2016_03_08H_SIAH_On_Water156DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: On the Water: Stories from Maritime America (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_10G_SIAH_On_Water265DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: On the Water: Stories from Maritime America (Partially reviewed)
2016_03_07H_SIAH_Places_Invent120DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Places of Invention (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_PopCult9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
The exhibit space is closed for a year while they prepare the new displays.
2016_03_18K_SIAH_Power70DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Power121DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Power Machinery
2016_DC_SIAH_Yellow_Cloud14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Prince's "Yellow Cloud" Electric Guitar
Prince's "Yellow Cloud" Electric Guitar
April 26, 2016 – September 5, 2016
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recognizes the life and legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 – 2016) by displaying his “Yellow Cloud” electric guitar. The guitar was made in 1989 and used during Prince’s...
2016_DC_SIAH_Ray29DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ray Charles: "The Genius"
Ray Charles: "The Genius"
February 22, 2016 – June 26, 2016
Ray Charles was one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the 20th century. This display explores his ability to overcome blindness, poverty, and segregation, as well as the musical talent and flair for performance that made him...
2016_DC_SIAH_Recent9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions
Items from "Mad Men" and ...
2016_12_02B3_SIAH_Solar58DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Solar on the Line
Solar on the Line
November 29, 2016 – TBD
Solar on the Line explores the innovation and technology behind solar power as a renewable energy resource. It introduces visitors to the history of solar energy use in the U.S. as well as how it is both a part of the electrical grid as well as an off-grid... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Tucker19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Tucker automobile #39, 1948
Tucker automobile #39, 1948
Ongoing
Preston Tucker (1903-1956), an automotive engineer who helped design Miller racing cars before World War II, almost realized his ambition of producing a "completely new" passenger automobile after the war. He and his business associates leased a former Dodge...
2016_12_02B1_SIAH_Ext16DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIAH_Ext7DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
The museum lowered the US flag to half staff for Nancy Reagan but kept the Smithsonian flag at full staff. I went to the security office to complain about it -- the US flag has to be higher than the rest so the Smithsonian flag should have been lowered too -- but the guy said those were the orders he...
2016_DC_SIAH_Int3DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2016_DC_SINH_100NPS71DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: 100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire
100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire
August 4, 2016 – August 2017
The National Park Service turns 100 this year! To celebrate, the National Park Service has teamed up with the National Museum of Natural History to present over 50 images by award-winning photographers,...
2016_DC_SINH_Gems14DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Geology, Gems, and Minerals
2016_DC_SINH_Natures_Best99DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2016)
21st Annual Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards
October 19, 2016 – September 2017
See Nature at its Best. Nature photographers travel the globe to document its vast beauty and diversity. They brave the elements to create images that transport us into the natural world...
2016_DC_SINH_Turtle_Ocean17DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Turtle Ocean
Turtle Ocean
June 8, 2016 – Closing TBD
An art installation by Angela Haseltine Pozzi of the Washed Ashore Project composed entirely of marine debris, Turtle Ocean depicts an entangled Hawksbill turtle swimming in an environment of water bottle sea jellies and beached flip flop anemones along with...
2016_11_24E_AmerInd_Dance40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Northwest Coast Dance
A Native American Heritage Month Celebration of Northwest Coast Dance
Experience a three-day Northwest Coast dance celebration with internationally renowned West Coast First Nations mask-dancing group Git Hayetsk (People of the Copper Shield) from Vancouver B.C. and the award-winning multi-generational... (Partially reviewed)
2016_01_21A_AmerInd_Hawaii125DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation
Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation
January 17, 2016 – January 2017
Hawai`i was an independent kingdom until 1893, when non-Native businessmen, supported by U.S. diplomats and Marines, overthrew the monarchy and declared themselves the new government. Ua Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_NMWA39DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts
2016_DC_NMWA_Guerrilla_Girls8DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Guerrilla Girls
Guerrilla Girls items outside of the auditorium.
2016_DC_NMWA_Salon16DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Salon Style
Salon Style: French Portraits from the Collection on view January 29–May 22, 2016:
The biennial Salon of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris was the preeminent exhibition venue for artists in the 18th century. In order to exhibit their work, artists had to be members of the Academy....
2016_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2016_DC_SIPM_Guiana14DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
June 4, 2015 – November 2017
The National Postal Museum will display the world’s rarest postage stamp, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta. The exhibition of the stamp will be the longest and most publicly accessible showing ever.
No postage stamp is rarer...
2016_DC_SIPM_Royal_Mail12DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: From Royal Mail to Public Post
From Royal Mail to Public Post
October 21, 2016 – January 16, 2017
The United Kingdom’s postal service, Royal Mail, observes its 500th anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion, the National Postal Museum presents a temporary display of original documents from 1635 and 1840, pivotal years in the...
2016_DC_SIPM_Trailblazing177DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
June 9, 2016 – March 25, 2018
Did you know that a village at the bottom of the Grand Canyon eats most of its mail? Or that America’s newest national park was once so secret it used an undercover address? Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks...
2016_DC_NPC4DC -- Natl Press Club
2016_DC_NPCV8DC -- Natl Press Club -- Views from the top floor
2016_12_07E_WWII2DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2016) (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_07D1_WWII_Pearl255DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2016) -- Remember Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Commemoration
Nearly 75 years ago, Imperial Japan launched a surprise military attack on United States military installations on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The main attack occurred at Pearl Harbor; however, other targets included Ford Island, Hickam Field, Wheeler... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINZ_Amazonia4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2016_DC_SINZ_Bison4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Bison
2016_DC_SINZ_BV8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail
2016_DC_SINZ_Art3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Artwork
2016_DC_SINZ_Bear1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2016_DC_SINZ_Const3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2016_DC_SINZ_Elephant5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House
2016_DC_SINZ_Washed_Ashore99DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Installation: Washed Ashore
Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea
May 27, 2016 – September 5, 2016
This summer, experience Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, a larger-than-life exhibit of 17 marine wildlife sculptures—from jellyfish to sharks—made entirely of plastic pollution directly recovered from oceans. Placed throughout the...
2016_DC_SINZ_Main12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2016_DC_SINZ_Prairie3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2016_DC_SINZ_Primate5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2016_DC_SINZ_125th44DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Signage: 125th Anniversary
2016_12_26B_Zoo_LightsGB45DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights -- Gingerbread house competition and trains (2016) (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_26A_Zoo_Lights74DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2016) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_NY_Ave7DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA)
2016_11_15D_Newseum1DC -- Newseum
Gwen Ifill sign. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Newseum4DC -- Newseum
Including the Rio Olympics step decals and the Free Justine Tice banner.
2016_DC_Newseum_Rio_Olympics4DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- Rio Olympic Steps
2016_DC_Newseum_Gumby7DC -- Newseum -- Gumby and Pokey
The architectural firm that designed the Newseum -- James S. Polshek FAIA, Robert D. Young AIA of Polshek Partnership Architects -- leave 4 inch tall Gumby and Pokey action figurines in their buildings.
2016_DC_NewseumV27DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2016_10_15H3_SINMAA_Changing190DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C1) A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Changing8DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C1) A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
2016_10_11I_SINMAA_Defining140DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_12F_SINMAA_Defining132DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_19E3_SINMAA_Defining137DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968 (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Defining3DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968
2016_10_11H_SINMAA_Slavery274DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_12E_SINMAA_Slavery93DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_15H1_SINMAA_Slavery65DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_19E2_SINMAA_Slavery73DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877 (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_11D_SINMAA_Century47DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) A Century in the Making (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_CCourt19DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court
2016_DC_SINMAA_Explore6DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More!
2016_10_11F2_SINMAA_Making16DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Making29DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way
2016_10_11F3_SINMAA_Military194DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Military History (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_15G1_SINMAA_Military22DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Military History (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Military1DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Military History
2016_10_11F1_SINMAA_Place94DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Power of Place (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Place4DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Power of Place
2016_10_15G3_SINMAA_Sports189DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Sports: Leveling the Playing Field (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Sports41DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
2016_DC_SINMAA_Expressions40DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Cultural Expressions
2016_10_11G2_SINMAA_Musical98DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Musical Crossroads (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_12D4_SINMAA_Musical133DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Musical Crossroads (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_15F2_SINMAA_Musical114DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Musical Crossroads (Partially reviewed)
2016_10_12D3_SINMAA_Stage154DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Taking the Stage (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Visual89DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Visual Arts Gallery
2016_12_02C1_SINMAA6DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_07C_SINMAA3DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA6DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2016_12_02C3_SINMAA_Int1DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Int52DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
2016_12_02C2_SINMAA_Vw9DC -- NMAAHC -- View from... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SINMAA_Vw20DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2016_DC_Gregg_Mem6DC -- Norris B. Gregg Memorial Bldg/American Coatings Assn (1500 Rhode Island Ave NW)
2016_DC_OSt_Market33DC -- O Street Market
2016_DC_Old_Post_Opening_16091239DC -- Old Post Office -- Event: Trump Hotel opening day
2016_DC_Old_PostI14DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2016_11_18B_Old_Post4DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside
Parts of the sidewalks have been sealed off to block protesters. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Old_Post47DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside
Having the huge "Coming 2016 Trump" sign on Pennsylvania Avenue always reminds me of an alternate reality. Joe McCarthy would be so proud! And then the nightmare became true...
2016_DC_OAS25DC -- Organization of American States Building
2016_DC_OAS_Letelier78DC -- Organization of American States Building -- Exhibit: Orlando Letelier: Life and Death
The Embassy of Chile, the Mission of Chile in the Organization of American States and the Chilean Museun of Memory and Human Rights, have the pleasure of inviting you to the Orlando Letelier Tribute Exhibition at Marcus Garvey Hall, 200 17th Street, in the main building of the OAS. The exhibit displays...
2016_DC_Party_Animals6DC -- Party Animals
2016_DC_Ensor_16010470DC -- PDC/UDC -- David Ensor ("How Washington Can Win the Information War")
Ensor Discusses Winning Information War at Next Forum:
In the next First Monday Forum, former Voice of America director David Ensor discusses his recent article in Foreign Policy, “How Washington Can Win the Information War”. In the article, Ensor offers a strategy for making better use of our...
2016_DC_Bennett_16050293DC -- PDC/USC -- Amanda Bennett ("Change at the Voice of America")
You are invited to join us for the next PDC / USC Washington DC Communication Leadership lunch forum. Our guest will be Amanda Bennett, the new Director of the Voice of America.
The speaker was introduced by Adam Clayton Powell III, President, Public Diplomacy Council, and Director, Washington...
2016_DC_Peace_Mon3DC -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2016_DC_1000F20DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House)
2016_DC_Penn_Qtr60DC -- Penn Quarter area
2016_DC_Pershing18DC -- Pershing Park
2016_DC_Politico_Govs_160219196DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Sixth Annual State Solutions Conference (w/John Hickenlooper, Jack Markell, Peter Shumlin, Jay Nixon, Bill Haslam, Asa Hutchinson, Matt Mead, and Phil Bryant)
Join POLITICO for the Sixth Annual State Solutions Conference as the National Governors Association comes to town. The conference will feature a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex...
2016_12_01A_PProse16DC -- Politics & Prose
Juana Medina's murals decorate the front windows. And the restaurant in the basement is doing well! (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_03B_PProse11DC -- Politics & Prose (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_PProse9DC -- Politics & Prose
The new "The Den" is open.
2016_DC_Ethiopia_March_1609299DC -- Protest March: Ethiopia protest @ Lafayette Park
Grand #OromoProtests Rally in Washington DC
2016_DC_LP_DenyNAI_16051210DC -- Protest: DenyNAI @ Lafayette Park
Aviation workers picket White House over Norwegian Air
Bart Jansen , USA TODAY
May 12, 2016

WASHINGTON – Norwegian Air International, a low-fare airline that recently won its first step toward approval for flights to the U.S., drew protests Thursday from rival workers who contend the bargain jets...
2016_11_16A_Murals12DC -- Public Murals
By NOMA including the DC government building with the paint job. (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_03F_Murals8DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_28C_Murals6DC -- Public Murals (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Murals50DC -- Public Murals
2016_DC_Murals_Liz2DC -- Public Murals -- Liz Taylor (G. Byron Peck)
2016_DC_REI_Opening11DC -- REI Opening Block Party
2016_DC_SIRG3DC -- Renwick Gallery
The "Dedicated to [the Future of] Art" neon sign has been removed. It was controversial when it was put up for Wonder exhibit.
2016_DC_SIRG_Connections251DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Connections
Connections: Contemporary Craft from the Permanent Collection at the Renwick Gallery
July 1, 2016 – Indefinitely
The permanent collection returns to the Renwick Gallery with a dynamic new presentation of 80+ objects celebrating craft as a discipline and an approach to living in the modern world. The...
2016_DC_SIRG_Visions236DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016
"Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016"
"Visions and Revisions" presents the work of emerging artists Steven Young Lee, Kristen Morgin, Jennifer Trask and Norwood Viviano, who take innovative approaches to their chosen mediums--including raw clay, bone, ceramics, glass and metal--and who...
2016_DC_SIRG_Wonder27DC -- 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...
2016_DC_SIRG_Connect_MP_16063013DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: Connections Exhibit
2016_DC_SIRG_Visions_MP_16090822DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016 Exhibit
2016_DC_777Vw43DC -- Residences @ Gallery Place -- Views from...
2016_DC_RTaft_Memorial21DC -- Robert A. Taft Memorial
2016_DC_Emmet_Mem11DC -- Robert Emmet Memorial
2016_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem34DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2016_DC_Rock_Cap_Stones49DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Capital Stones
2016_05_28E_Peirce_Mill149DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Peirce Mill (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Intersection_16052619DC -- Russell Senate Office Bldg -- Intersection of Religious Freedom and Freedom of Expression
The Intersection of Religious Freedom and Freedom of Expression
The Impact of Blasphemy Laws Abroad
Recent years have seen a rise in the passage and enforcement of blasphemy laws in countries including Pakistan, Sudan and Saudi Arabia. Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and the Senate...
2016_DC_Hahnemann29DC -- Samuel Hahnemann Monument
2016_DC_Scott_Circle5DC -- Scott Circle memorial
2016_DC_Scottish176DC -- Scottish Rite Temple
My first inside tour in ten years. Apparently the Burl Ives room is not on the public tour anymore.
2016_DC_Sewall_Belmont4DC -- Sewall-Belmont House and Museum
2016_DC_Shaw_Lib6DC -- Shaw Library
2016_DC_Shaw108DC -- Shaw neighborhood
2016_DC_Sheridan1DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2016_11_18E_Bolivar_Statue11DC -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Bolivar_Statue15DC -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
Venezuelan protest group at the statue.
2016_DC_SixthVw23DC -- Sixth and I Historic Synagogue -- Views from Roof
2016_DC_Folklife_16063033DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2016)
Including entertainment by the Gauden Bat Dancers and David Romtvedt & Caitlin Belem.
2016_DC_SI_Castle31DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2016_DC_SI_Castle_BldgH16DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: History of Castle
2016_DC_SI_Castle_NMAAHC11DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Exhibit: Model of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Model of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
September 16, 2016 – January 31, 2017
The architectural design model submitted by Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smithsonian Group to the Museum design competition in 2011 is on view. The firm continued to refine the plan after the model was...
2016_DC_SI_Castle_Crypt35DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Smithson Crypt area
2016_DC_SI_Castle_Commons43DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2016_DC_Cincinnati71DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2016_DC_Cincinnati_Isabel69DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Adventurous Life of Isabel Anderson
The Adventurous Life of Isabel Anderson
March 24 — September 18, 2016

Philanthropist. War nurse. Political commentator. World traveler. Patriot. Author. Arts patron. Isabel Anderson filled her life — spanning the centennial of the American Revolution and World War II — with pursuits that both...
2016_DC_Cincinnati_Faces54DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Faces of Revolution
Faces of Revolution: Portraits from the War for Independence
September 17, 2015 — March 13, 2016

For many of the men who fought for American independence, the Revolutionary War was the defining experience of their lives. They paid artists to paint their portraits, identifying themselves for...
2016_DC_Spanish_Steps4DC -- Spanish Steps
2016_DC_St_Josephs32DC -- St Joseph's on Capitol Hill
2016_DC_St_Matthews80DC -- St Matthew's Cathedral
2016_DC_St_Patrick8DC -- St Patrick's Catholic Church
2016_DC_St_Thomas19DC -- St Thomas Parish
2016_11_24G_Toynbee4DC -- Stickman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_11A_Toynbee6DC -- Stickman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Toynbee9DC -- Stickman Robots
2016_DC_SQCC44DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC)
2016_DC_Sumner111DC -- Sumner School Museum and Archives
2016_DC_Supreme_Ct35DC -- Supreme Court Building
They're working on the outside sculptures.
2016_DC_Supreme_CtX_Brazil14DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Bound for Brazil: Charles Evans Hughes' Diplomatic Trip
2016_DC_Supreme_CtX_2nd3DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Court's Second Home
2016_DC_Supreme_CtI5DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior
2016_DC_Supreme_CtI_Scalia8DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior -- Scalia draping
The Monday after Justice Scalia's viewing. From http://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/press/pressreleases/pr_02-16-16
In accordance with Supreme Court tradition, Justice Antonin Scalia's Bench Chair and the Bench directly in front of it have been draped with black wool crepe in memoriam. In addition,...
2016_DC_Scalia_16021931DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Line to see Justice Scalia in repose
By the time I got there, they said the line was about 4-1/2 hours deep. My bladder reminded me that that wasn't going to work out very well so I photographed the line and reporters for awhile and left. Sorry about that!
2016_DC_TechWorld23DC -- TechWorld
2016_DC_Yards87DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area) -- incl Light Yards Projection Cubes)
Light Themed Art Installation at The Yards: Two-Week-Long Installation Melding Light, Sculpture and Music to Create Wonder
Light Yards: the innovative art installation spanning two weeks and three weekends at The Yards Park will kick off on Saturday, February 20 from 7pm to 10pm with a large-scale...
2016_DC_Thomas_Circle8DC -- Thomas Circle areas
2016_DC_Tidal30DC -- Tidal Basin
2016_DC_Gift_Shop_16051454DC -- Transformer gallery: Gift Shop opening reception
Gift Shop | Curated by NoMüNoMü -- Opening Reception
May 14 - June 18, 2016
Transformer presents Gift Shop, a large scale installation curated by DC based artist collective NoMu NoMu (joseph orzal & Nora Müeller), that questions boundaries of commerce within cultural institutions. Merging the realms...
2016_11_16E_Grant_Mem6DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
The scaffolding's finally down! (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_24C_Grant_Mem19DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
All of the barriers are gone now. (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Union_Station136DC -- Union Station
All of the scaffolding in the main room has been removed now.
2016_10_15A2_US_Restoration141DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Completion of Restoration (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_US_Restoration28DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Completion of Restoration
They had added another display about the history of the place.
A Journey Through History
Augmented Reality Experience
October 14, 2016 - November 13, 2016
2016_DC_Union_Trust6DC -- Union Trust Building (740 15th St NW)
2016_DC_UHPrayer23DC -- United House of Prayer for All People
2016_DC_USIP10DC -- United States Institute of Peace
2016_DC_USIP_Bush_16031543DC -- United States Institute of Peace -- Laura Bush on Afghan Women's Leadership for Peace
Laura Bush on Afghan Women's Leadership for Peace: A Conversation with the former First Lady:
Mrs. Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, has long been an advocate for expanding the rights and opportunities of women in Afghanistan. Please join us at the U.S. Institute of Peace on March 15...
2016_DC_USIP_Mohamud_16042065DC -- United States Institute of Peace -- Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
Somalia: A Talk with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
Political and Security Developments in a Critical Year
For more than two decades, Somalia has been cited in public discussion as an archetype of a failed state—a country controlled by terrorists and warlords, lacking an effective government and...
2016_DC_Soldiers_Cem41DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
2016_DC_UDC8DC -- University of the District of Columbia
2016_DC_USRes1965DC -- US Reservation 196
2016_DC_USASF_Public_1604332DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016)-- Public
2016_DC_USASF_Booths_1604183DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) -- Booths and Booth Folks
2016_DC_USASF_Staffs_160412DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) -- Festival Staff
2016_DC_USASF_P06_1604169DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: 3M Visiting Wizards
3M Visiting Wizards
Explore the mysteries of chemistry, air pressure, sound and music, and the science of the ultra-cold with the amazing 3M Visiting Wizards, whose unforgettable hands-on demonstrations and experiments will show that science is truly FUN!
Using exciting interactive activities from...
2016_DC_USASF_P03_16041636DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: Live from the International Space Station
Live from the International Space Station: A Conversation with Astronaut Jeff Williams
LIVE FROM SPACE: Don't Miss a Live Downlink from the International Space Station with NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams! Join us for an amazing conversation with NASA astronaut Jeff Williams at the USA Science &...
2016_DC_USASF_P02_16041625DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: Schmitty The Weather Dog LIVE!
Schmitty The Weather Dog LIVE!
She's been on The Ellen Show! She's been on Stage with Oprah in Central Park! Now you can see 4-pound celebrity pup & STEM Star Schmitty The Weather Dog on stage with Meteorologist Ron and Author Elly. Come join in for a fun weather sing-along. Bring your weather/science...
2016_DC_USASF_P08_16041622DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: The Mathemagician (Art Benjamin)
The Mathemagician: Art Benjamin, Professor of Mathematics and Magician
Join us for a truly amazing presentation of mental mathematical gymnastics that will seemingly turn math into magic. Watch as mathemagician and math whiz Arthur Benjamin “out-calculates” an electronic calculator and figures out the...
2016_DC_USASF_P04_16041658DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants, Grammy-Award Winning Band
2015 is already shaping up to be a huge year for the two-time Grammy Award-winning band They Might Be Giants (aka TMBG), with two albums slated for release and national and international touring taking them across the globe. But for TMBG fans and science...
2016_DC_USASF_P01_16041696DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: Time, Einstein and the Coldest Stuff in the Universe
Event preceded by opening remarks by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Time, Einstein and the Coldest Stuff in the Universe: Dr. William Phillips, Nobel Prize winning Physicist
How did Einstein view time? What is an atomic clock? Why does it work better when its atoms are incredibly cold? What is the...
2016_DC_USASF_P07_16041642DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: Tracking Sharks with Chris Fischer
Tracking Sharks with Chris Fischer
Chris Fischer, Expedition Leader and Founding Chairman of Ocearch
OCEARCH is a recognized world leader in generating critical scientific data related to tracking (telemetry) and biological studies of keystone marine species such as great white sharks, in conjunction...
2016_DC_USASF_P05_16041610DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Saturday) -- Program: Who Wants to be a Mathematician?
Who Wants to be a Mathematician?
American Mathematical Society
Here’s your chance to see the world’s most exciting and fun math contest, cheer on the contestants, and test your wits at the same time. Eight of the area’s sharpest math students will compete in this event sponsored by the American...
2016_DC_USASF_P02_16041550DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sneak Peak Friday) -- Marillyn A. Hewson opening of Lockheed Martin booth
2016_DC_USASF_P01_16041547DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sneak Peak Friday) -- Ribbon Cutting Press Conference
2016_DC_USASF_P02_16041715DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sunday) -- Program: Erik Weihenmayer: Living a No Barriers Life
Erik Weihenmayer: Living a No Barriers Life
What if adversity weren’t the enemy? Join blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer on his quest to harness adversity, redefine expectations, and live a life without barriers. In this session, find out why you don’t need perfect sight to have a powerful vision.
2016_DC_USASF_P05_16041755DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sunday) -- Program: It's not Magic, IT'S SCIENCE!
2016_DC_USASF_P03_16041746DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sunday) -- Program: Meet Actor Wil Wheaton
Meet Actor Wil Wheaton
Wil Wheaton is known by millions for his recurring role in the Star Trek: The Next Generation series, and as the “evil” version of himself on The Big Bang Theory. Wil got his first big breakthrough in Hollywood with the Rob Reiner coming-of-age film Stand by Me in 1986. After...
2016_DC_USASF_P01_16041747DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sunday) -- Program: National Science Foundation: Generation Nano Competition Award Ceremony
National Science Foundation: Generation Nano Competition Award Ceremony
Come meet the three National Science Foundation Generation Nano Competition finalists in person at the Expo in the National Science Foundation’s exhibit space April 16-17. American actor Wil Wheaton will announce the winners on...
2016_DC_USASF_P04_16041784DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2016) (Sunday) -- Program: Science Cheerleaders
Science Cheerleaders
The Science Cheerleader and Going Pro Entertainment present, the Science Cheerleaders: professional cheerleaders-turned-scientists! Watch them perform science-themed dances; join them for free cheerleading clinics; then meet them in the Science Cheerleader area where they will...
2016_11_24B_Botanic35DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Botanic8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2016_12_22B_Botanic_40Thieves12DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Christmas (2016) -- 40 Thieves (performance)
Concert: Season's Greenings
40 Thieves, Irish rock
Evenings in the Conservatory are magical! Join us for live seasonal music in the Garden Court. Please note: Limited seating will be available on a first come, first served basis. (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_24A1_Botanic_Xmas373DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2016)
Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places
November 24 - January 2, 2017
Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of the season in our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings. See thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_22A_Botanic_XMas120DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2016)
Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places
November 24 - January 2, 2017
Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of the season in our annual holiday show Season’s Greenings. See thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Democracy_Spring_16041119DC -- U.S. Capitol -- #DemocracySpring protest
News reports varied their estimates of the crowd -- "hundreds", "300+", "400+" and even "thousands". From the democracyspring.org website:
Now is the time to take mass nonviolent action on a historic scale to save our democracy. Following a ten-day, 140-mile march from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia...
2016_12_22C_CapitolX15DC -- U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree (2016) (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D2_Capitol_VC1DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D1_Capitol17DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
The inaugural stuff started going up before the election. Apparently you won't be able to get anywhere near the holiday tree this year due to security concerns. I don't really understand because all of the crazies with guns and bombs are Trump supporters, not opponents. (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_24D_Capitol1DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Capitol73DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2016_11_16D7_Capitol_C28DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D3_Capitol_I28DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D6_Capitol_NSH29DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D4_Capitol_SC22DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Old Supreme Court Chamber (Partially reviewed)
2016_11_16D5_Captiol_R85DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Forest21DC -- U.S. Forest Service visitor center
2016_DC_Arboretum18DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2016_DC_Arboretum_Grass53DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- Grass Roots: The Exhibit
Grass Roots: The Exhibit
A first-of-its-kind interactive outdoor exhibit at the National Arboretum focuses on new cultivars of turf developed through research programs—including the Arboretum’s—and science-based management of lawns and turfgrass. The primary message of the exhibit is that the best...
2016_DC_Naval_Marines30DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the Marine Corps
Year of the Marine Corps
April 2016 - March 2017
2016 marks the launch of the U.S. Navy Memorial’s “Year of the Marine Corps” exhibit.
The new exhibit honors the Marine Corps’ proud tradition of service, running through March 2017. It showcases the history of the Marine Corps as well as its current...
2016_DC_Naval_Memorial8DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2016_DC_Verizon2DC -- Verizon Center
2016_DC_Victims3DC -- Victims of Communism Memorial
2016_DC_901KVw43DC -- View from Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center
The view was from the 11th and 12th floors of 901 K St. NW
2016_DC_Jones_Day_Vw4DC -- View of Capitol from Jones Day Building
2016_DC_Coliseum34DC -- Washington Coliseum (Uline Arena) -- REI Co-Op
The REI DC store had its grand opening the previous day. It's just the ground level of the Coliseum, the rest being offices or something.
2016_DC_WCCVw19DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2016_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument
A "No Drone" sign near the monument.
2016_DC_WP_I81DC -- Washington Post -- Interior
Touring the new place with Michael Cavna and some subsequent visits.
2016_DC_WP13K6DC -- Washington Post (13th and K NW) -- Exterior
2016_DC_WP15L263DC -- Washington Post (15th and L NW) -- Exterior
Tearing down the old building
2016_DC_West_End4DC -- West End area
2016_DC_White_House2DC -- White House
Flags are still half-mast from the Orlando mass murders.
2016_DC_Wilson_Center_LFolio35DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Last Folio
January 28, 2016 to March 31, 2016
Last Folio is an exhibition from the celebrated Slovak/ Canadian artist and photographer Yuri Dojc and film producer Katya Krausova. Last Folio is an iconic collection of images reflecting their joint, decade-long journey through Slovakia. The stunning photographs in...
2016_DC_Wilson_Center_Mem15DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Memory of Unconsciousness
June 9, 2016 to October 1, 2016
Beginning on June 8, 2016 the Woodrow Wilson Center will host a personal exhibition "Memory of unconsciousness" by Victor Sydorenko, the famous Ukrainian contemporary artist, director of the Modern Art Research Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine. The...
2016_DC_Wilson_PPP38DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Preparedness, Peace, Prosperity
Preparedness, Peace, Prosperity is an exploration of the lesser known accomplishments of Woodrow Wilson’s first term as president. From buying Caribbean islands to establishing an 8-hour work day, Wilson helped change many aspects of American life which still affect us today. Exhibition will be on...
2016_DC_WB4DC -- World Bank
2016_DC_WB_Sunstein_16061543DC -- World Bank Group InfoShop Bookstore -- Cass R. Sunstein ("World According to Star Wars") w/Phil Hay
The World According to Star Wars
Cass R. Sunstein, moderator Phil Hay (Communications Advisor, World Bank Group)
This fun, erudite, and often moving book explores the lessons of Star Wars as they relate to childhood, fathers, the Dark Side, rebellion, and redemption. As it turns out, Star Wars also...
2016_DC_WB_Stiglitz_160929100DC -- World Bank Group InfoShop Bookstore -- Joseph E. Stiglitz ("The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe") w/Kaushik Basu
"The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe"
Presented by author JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ Professor, Columbia University
Moderator KAUSHIK BASU Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
Can Europe prosper without the euro? The 19 countries that share the euro currency...
2016_DC_Sky_Landscape7DC -- "Sky Landscape" sculpture (Louise Nevelson) (1101 VT Ave NW)
2016_DC_DCJCC11DCJCC -- Building
2016_DC_Sepetys_160203152Embassy of Lithuania and Politics & Prose -- Ruta Sepetys ("Salt to the Sea")
Ruta Sepetys - Salt to the Sea — at The Embassy of Lithuania **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
When the Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine in 1945, it became the single deadliest maritime disaster in history: over 9,000 soldiers and civilians perished, far more casualties than those of the...
2016_DC_EFF_Thankyou_16040632Env Film Festival @ B Too -- Volunteer Thank You Happy Hour
2016_DC_Reception_16031836Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Reception by the Iris Fund for Science Documentaries
The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries sponsored the "License to Krill" and "Catching the Sun" showings as well as the reception between the two.
2016_DC_Birth_Of_Sake_160322133Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Birth of Saké" w/Erik Shirai
The Birth of Saké
Winner of the 2016 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film!
The 144-year-old Yoshida Saké Brewery does things the old-fashioned way: dedicated artisans work in concert with natural forces — the temperature and humidity of the air, the chemistry of the water, the swirling koji mold...
2016_DC_Moe_160317119Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Bluebird Man" w/Matthew Podolsky, Emily Bender, and Ted Wood
Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award
The Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award is co-presented by the National Wildlife Federation.
Established for the 2014 Festival by Julia and Richard Moe in memory of their son, Eric, to honor his strong interest in film and his commitment to sustainability, this award...
2016_DC_Catching_16031875Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Catching the Sun" w/Shalini Kantayya
CATCHING THE SUN (USA, 2015, 74 min.) D.C. Premiere
Presented by The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries

As the global race to lead the clean energy future kicks into full gear, an unlikely ensemble of characters in the U.S. and China make radical moves: activist Van Jones transitions from leading a...
2016_DC_Circle_16031987Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Circle of Poison" w/Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post, Nick Capezzera, and Elizabeth Kucinich
Circle of Poison:
Pro-business loopholes allow the American chemical industry to export pesticides to other countries even after they’d been federally banned for their harmful effects. On top of damaging already-marginalized communities abroad, produce treated with these chemicals often returns to the...
2016_DC_City_Trees_160316123Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "City of Trees" -- Pre-screening Reception
City of Trees:
At the height of the recession, a DC nonprofit struggles to implement an ambitious “green jobs” program that hires 150 unemployed residents to plant trees in underserved parks. With only six months until their grant money runs out, serious obstacles block their path and speak to deep...
2016_DC_City_Trees2_160316134Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "City of Trees" -- Screening and Q+A w/Brandon Kramer, Lance Kramer, Steve Coleman, Charles Holcomb, and James Hubbard
City of Trees:
At the height of the recession, a DC nonprofit struggles to implement an ambitious “green jobs” program that hires 150 unemployed residents to plant trees in underserved parks. With only six months until their grant money runs out, serious obstacles block their path and speak to deep...
2016_DC_Let_Go_160326150Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "How to Let Go of the World" -- Award and Q+A w/Josh Fox, Tim DeChristopher, Aria Doe and Lennox Yearwood
How to Let Go of the World - Closing Night Event!
Winner of Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy!
Join us at the Carnegie Institution, as we close the 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital with the Washington, DC premiere of How to Let Go of the World (and Love All...
2016_DC_Let_GoR_160326105Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "How to Let Go of the World" -- Closing Reception
How to Let Go of the World - Closing Night Event!
Winner of Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy!
Join us at the Carnegie Institution, as we close the 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital with the Washington, DC premiere of How to Let Go of the World (and Love All...
2016_DC_Krill_16031874Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "License to Krill" w/David Sington and Brian Hunt
LICENSE TO KRILL (UK/France, 2015, 87 min.) D.C. Premiere
Presented by The Iris Fund for Science Documentaries
Antarctic krill may be tiny, but they’re massively important: a whole ecosystem depends on these little crustaceans, with whales, seals, and penguins all relying on them as a primary food...
2016_DC_River_Of_Gold_16032683Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "River of Gold" w/Reuben Aaronson, Sarah duPont, Enrique Ortiz, and Tom Lovejoy
RIVER OF GOLD (USA, 2016, 66 min.) World Premiere
Amazon Aid Foundation is proud to announce the world premiere of our new film River of Gold at the 2016 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital!
Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, River of Gold is the...
2016_DC_Sherpa3_160315110Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sherpa" -- Post-screening Reception
Sherpa - Opening Night Event!
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Join us at the Carnegie Institution, as we launch the 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and celebrate its theme: Parks: Protecting Wild and the DC premiere of...
2016_DC_Sherpa_160315108Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sherpa" -- Screening and Q+A w/Ken Sauls, Norbu Tenzing, and Lakpa Rita Sherpa
Sherpa - Opening Night Event!
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Join us at the Carnegie Institution, as we launch the 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital and celebrate its theme: Parks: Protecting Wild and the DC premiere of...
2016_DC_Not_Without_16081839Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "Not Without Us" (w/Mark Decena)
Not Without Us
Follows seven grassroots activists from around the world as they head to Paris for the 21st session of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21).
Discussion with director Mark Decena will follow the screening.
2016_DC_Unlocking_16083143Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "Unlocking the Cage" (w/Natalie Prosin and Monica Miller)
Unlocking the Cage
Follows a legal team as they build an unprecedented court case to advance animal rights through the writ of habeas corpus.
Discussion with film subjects Natalie Prosin and Monica Miller will follow the screening.
The moderator for the event was Maryanne Culpepper, executive...
2016_DC_EFF_Benefit_160210362Env Film Festival @ Japanese Ambassador's Residence -- 10th Annual Benefit Reception
10th Annual Benefit Reception Under the Patronage of Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Mrs. Nobuko Sasae Embassy of Japan Honoring:
Wade Davis and Gail Percy
Champions of Endangered Cultures and Ecosystems
DCEFF is pleased to honor Wade Davis and Gail Percy for their work in protecting endangered...
2016_DC_Seer_160324206Env Film Festival @ National Geographic Society -- "The Seer" w/Laura Dunn, Jef Sewell, and Mary Berry
The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award!
From a hillside office in his native Henry County, Kentucky, Wendell Berry captures in writing the changing landscape and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture. The Seer...
2016_DC_Written_Water_16032096Env Film Festival @ National Museum of Women in the Arts -- "Written on Water" w/Merri Lisa Trigilio and Kaitlin Whitman
WRITTEN ON WATER (USA, 2016, 57 min.) D.C. Premiere
Against the immense and unforgiving landscape of the High Plains, farmers and local politicians in places like Olton, Texas, fight to keep their towns alive against the decline of the life-giving Ogallala Aquifer. In these communities and others like...
2016_DC_FNA_16031440Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Amending America" member event
Speakers were A'Leila Bundles, David Ferriero, and ???.
2016_DC_Goethe19Goethe-Institut -- Closing the old, opening the new
2016_DC_Goethe_Sommerfest_16082674Goethe-Institut -- Event: Open House Sommerfest
Open House Sommerfest
Discover your German island in DC! Join us for a summer party at our new building in our new neighborhood. Check out our digs while learning about the work of the Goethe-Institut, chatting with staff and others interested in German culture and language, enjoying German beer, and...
2016_DC_Berlin_Back19Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: Berlin and Back Again
2016_DC_Goethe_Escape_Routes14Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: Escape Routes
EXHIBITION: ESCAPE ROUTES
Thu, 06/16/2016 - Wed, 08/31/2016
A cooperation between Martin and Rotraut Keil
In Escape Routes, a project by the group REINIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT, digital drawings and pictures made from lace depict migration movements and their causes. The stylized narratives focus on the...
2016_DC_Kaminski_16110335Goethe-Institut -- Film|Neu: "Me and Kaminski" w/Thomas Wendrich and reception @ E Street Cinema
OPENING NIGHT
Thursday, 11/3, 7 pm
Me and Kaminski (Ich und Kaminski)
Ger., 2015, 124 min., D: Wolfgang Becker
In this tragicomic road movie, unsuccessful young journalist Sebastian Zöllner (Daniel Brühl) is writing an article on the legendary but almost forgotten painter Manuel Kaminski. Based on...
2016_DC_Trabant_16110536International Spy Museum -- 10th Annual Parade of Trabants
Tenth Annual Parade of Trabants
It’s been more than 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, but one Cold War icon is still chugging away—the Trabant. Despite their questionable performance and smoky two-stroke engines, these little cars are now affectionately regarded as a symbol of East Germany and the...
2016_11_28L_Metro_NY16Metro Station -- New York Avenue (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Metro_RI15Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2016_DC_Kempner_16020436Natl Archives -- Aviva Kempner (discussing "Rosenwald") w/A'Leila Bundles
Rosenwald: A Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities:
Rosenwald is the story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school but rose to become the president of Sears. Influenced by the writings of Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces...
2016_12_07B1_Nelson76Natl Archives -- Craig Nelson ("Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness")
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness
According to author Craig Nelson, the America we live in today was born, not on July 4, 1776, but on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese suddenly and savagely attacked the United States, killing 2,403 men—and forced America’s entry into World War II. Pearl Harbor:... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_NAOscA_1602272Natl Archives -- Crowd at Animated Short Film Nominees screening
2016_DC_Roberts_16101732Natl Archives -- History, Trends & Predictions: 2016 Presidential Election: Cokie Roberts w/A'Lelia Bundles
The National Archives Foundation invites you and a guest to attend a Signers Circle exclusive
History, Trends & Predictions: 2016 Presidential Election
Reception and Conversation with Cokie Roberts w/A'Lelia Bundles
For many, the 2016 presidential election seems unique, but is history repeating...
2016_DC_Berlin_16021039Natl Archives -- Ira Berlin ("The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States")
Ira Berlin: "The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States"
Answers to questions about who ended slavery, how, and why remain fiercely contested more than a century and a half after the passage of the 13th Amendment. In The Long Emancipation, Ira Berlin offers a framework for...
2016_11_15B1_Conroy158Natl Archives -- James Conroy ("Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime")
Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime
Author James Conroy will discuss Lincoln’s White House, a book that brings to life the executive mansion and the people who knew it. Conroy explores daily life and day-to-day business during the most tumultuous Civil War years. Drawing on primary... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Bilder_16031168Natl Archives -- Mary Sarah Bilder ("Madison's Hand")
Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention:
James Madison’s Notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention has acquired nearly unquestioned authority as the description of the Constitution’s creation. But by drawing on digital technologies and traditional textual analysis, Mary Sarah Bilder...
2016_DC_Wedding_16100734Natl Archives -- Michael McConnell and Jack Baker ("Wedding Heard 'Round the World")
The Wedding Heard ’Round the World: America’s First Gay Marriage
On September 3, 1971, Michael McConnell and Jack Baker exchanged vows in the first legal same-sex wedding in the United States. Repercussions were immediate: Michael’s job offer at the University of Minnesota was rescinded, leading him to...
2016_DC_AALife_160413144Natl Archives -- Panel -- African American Life in Washington, DC, Before Emancipation
African American Life in Washington, DC, Before Emancipation:
As Washington became the focus of abolitionism before the Civil War, antislavery activists argued that the sight of slavery and slave dealers in the nation’s capital disgraced the nation and its ideals. A panel will explore life before the...
2016_DC_ERA_160616111Natl Archives -- Panel -- Equal Rights Amendment: Yesterday and Today
The Equal Rights Amendment: Yesterday and Today
Written in 1921 by suffragist Alice Paul, the Equal Rights Amendment was introduced into every session of Congress between 1923 and 1972, when it was passed and sent to the states but failed to achieve the necessary three-fourths ratification. Proponents...
2016_DC_Memorials_4Future_160608141Natl Archives -- Panel -- Memorials for the Future
Memorials for the Future:
Washington, DC, offers a rich commemorative landscape filled with monuments that evoke a sense of national heritage and identity. But how might we develop and experience the next century’s memorials, telling more of America’s stories? Tonight, an expert panel moderated by...
2016_DC_Places_16082580Natl Archives -- Panel -- Places of Healing and Expression: National Parks in the Next Century
Places of Healing and Expression: National Parks in the Next Century
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, we present a screening of short archival and contemporary films about national parks. Following the screening, Julia Washburn, the Associate Director for...
2016_DC_Why_Bill_16031084Natl Archives -- Panel -- Why the Bill of Rights Was Made (w/Joe Ellis, Jack Rakove, Kenneth Bowling, Mary Sarah Bilder, and John Milewski)
Why the Bill of Rights Was Made
In celebration of our new exhibition, “Amending America,” which reveals the stories behind why some proposed amendments successfully became part of the Constitution, we present a panel discussing the story behind the Bill of Rights, the Ratification of the Constitution,...
2016_DC_Lincoln_Matters_160218103Natl Archives -- Panel -- "Why Lincoln Still Matters" (w/Harold Holzer, Martha Hodges, Craig Symonds, and Lucas Morel)
Why Lincoln Still Matters:
On the 207th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, a panel of Lincoln scholars will discuss how Lincoln can still guide and inspire our nation in the face of 21st–century challenges. Panelists include Harold Holzer, Martha Hodges, Craig Symonds, and Lucas Morel. Book...
2016_DC_Amending_Press_16030829Natl Archives -- Press Preview -- Exhibit: Amending America
The media presentation about the new exhibit. Speakers included David Ferriero, A'Leila Bundles, and co-curator Christine Blackerby.
2016_DC_Amending_Tour_1603087Natl Archives -- Press Preview -- Exhibit: Amending America tour
Touring the new exhibit.
2016_DC_Ross_160331158Natl Archives -- Special -- Rodney Ross retirement event
2016_DC_Puleo_16101134Natl Archives -- Stephen Puleo ("American Treasures")
American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address
In American Treasures, Stephen Puleo charts the little-known journeys of the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. The book weaves in...
2016_11_18A1_Boston130Natl Archives -- Talmage Boston ("Cross-Examining History")
Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents
Talmage Boston seeks out what made our major Presidents tick and what caused their lives to play out as they did. In Cross-Examining History, Boston interviews Presidential insiders to get insights about America's past... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Reflections_16042769Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Congress, Presidents, and American Politics (w/Lee Hamilton, Ray LaHood, and Tom Edsall)
Congress, Presidents, and American Politics: 50 Years of Writings and Reflections with Lee Hamilton
Recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, former member of Congress Lee Hamilton reflects on Congress and the Presidency and the lessons to be learned from years past. When he joined the...
2016_DC_NPC_USWWI_160126151Natl World War I Memorial -- Announcement of Memorial Design Team @ Natl Press Club
U.S. WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL COMMISSION SELECTS "THE WEIGHT OF SACRIFICE" FOR WASHINGTON DC MEMORIAL
LEAD DESIGNER IS A 25 YEAR-OLD ARCHITECT-IN-TRAINING

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission has picked 'THE WEIGHT OF SACRIFICE" for the new national World War I Memorial project....
2016_DC_USWWI_16051882Natl World War I Memorial -- Commission Press Event @ Natl Press Club
The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will host a media event at the National Press Club. The event will provide an update on Centennial Commission activities, to include new international partnerships, and will introduce new members of the Special Advisory Board. 
Among the new Special Advisors...
2016_DC_NPC_USWWI_160302107Natl World War I Memorial -- Meeting the Memorial Design Team and Site Tour @ Natl Press Club
Winners of WWI Memorial Design Contest Will Discuss their Vision at a National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference 10 a.m., March 2; Walking Tour of Site To Follow
Washington – Architect Joe Weishaar and Sculptor Sabin Howard, the design team selected to create the new World War I Memorial in...
2016_DC_USWWI_Plan39Natl World War I Memorial -- The Weight of Sacrifices boards @ Natl Press Club
2016_DC_WWI_Jury_16010662Natl World War I Memorial presentations @ Jones Day
WWI MEMORIAL DESIGN FINALIST TEAMS GIVE FINAL PRESENTATIONS TO DESIGN JURY
WASHINGTON DC: On Wednesday, 6 January 2016, the WWI Memorial Design Finalists will provide their final presentations to the Design Competition Jury. These presentations are open to the public, and to media members. 
The...
2016_DC_Reid_16050427Naval Heritage Center -- Chipp Reid ("Lion in the Bay: The British Invasion of the Chesapeake, 1813-1814")
“AUTHORS ON DECK”
LION IN THE BAY: THE BRITISH INVASION OF THE CHESAPEAKE, 1813-14
The United States Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” book lecture series proudly welcomes Chipp Reid to discuss his new book Lion in the Bay: The British Invasion of the Chesapeake, 1813-1814 (Naval Institute Press,...
2016_DC_Building_BigBuild_16101537NBM -- The Big Build (2016)
The Big Build
Join us for a day filled with hands-on family fun. Discover what it's like to be a builder and meet plumbers, ironworkers, landscape architects, woodworkers and experts in many other fields. Learn all about their professions and hobbies, and experience what they do! In addition, this year...
2016_DC_Fighting_ISIS_16070740New America -- Fighting ISIS in the Information Space (w/Peter Bergen)
Fighting ISIS in the Information Space
Many ISIS fighters, sympathizers, recruits, recruiters, and “lone-wolf” attackers often have something in common: they have been radicalized online or have been exposed to extremist content via online channels. Whether it’s through Twitter accounts, YouTube, or...
2016_DC_Future_Army_16070828New America -- The Future of the Army (w/Peter Bergen and Patrick J. Murphy)
International Security Events The Future of the Army: A Conversation with the Under Secretary of the Army
War is experiencing a major inflection point. The future of warfare will be shaped by new technologies such as: the role of ever-smaller drones and robots on the battlefield; offensive cyber war...
2016_DC_Rubenstein_16070762Newseum -- A Conversation with David M. Rubenstein
To celebrate the opening of the Newseum's newest exhibit, you're invited to an evening of conversation about American freedom.
1776 — Breaking News! Independence
As the United States celebrates the 240th anniversary of its independence from Great Britain, the Newseum's newest exhibit showcases an...
2016_DC_Women_Frontlines_160427110Newseum -- Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines (w/Lara Logan, Michelle Ferrier, Molly McCluskey, Arzu Geybullayeva, and Martha Raddatz)
Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines:
How do gender-related threats to journalists affect freedom of the press around the world? Journalists who are also women can be vulnerable to online harassment, physical attacks, and institutional discrimination. At the same time, those who suffer such...
2016_DC_Genocide_16042179Newseum -- Bearing Witness to Genocide: The Plight of Religious Minorities in Iraq (w/panel)
Human rights law scholars and practitioners and social justice NGO leaders will gather to discuss the Holocaust Museum's 2015
Bearing Witness to Genocide: The Plight of Religious Minorities in Iraq
To many Americans, ISIS is a terrorist organization responsible for deadly plots in Paris and Brussels,...
2016_DC_Berman_160621149Newseum -- Chris Berman (Winning Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media)
AL NEUHARTH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE MEDIA
Veteran ESPN sports broadcaster Chris Berman is the 2016 recipient of the Newseum Institute’s Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The annual award will be presented June 21 at the Newseum during the weeklong Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism...
2016_12_14A_Lewis127Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
U.S. Rep. John Lewis and co-author Andrew Aydin talk about their graphic novel “March: Book Three,” the stunning conclusion to the award-winning and best-selling trilogy chronicling the civil rights movement.
“March: Book Three”... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_CNN_Politics2016_160418101Newseum -- CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect (w/Jeff Zucker, Jake Tapper, Nia-Malika Henderson, Chris Moody, and Ashley Codianni)
“CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect” Special Program
Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, will moderate a discussion about the 2016 “social election” with CNN’s top political team. The panel features Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper, Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika...
2016_11_15E1_Considering105Newseum -- Considering the Future of Journalism (w/Richard Gingras, Michael Oreskes, and Jeffrey Herbst)
CONSIDERING THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
The digital era has disrupted the news industry, making us reexamine what we consider journalism — and whom we consider journalists. From mainstream media outlets to emerging global information sources, including social media platforms and search engines, our... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Free_Speech_16102058Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Free Speech: Still the ‘American Way’?
Free Speech: Still the ‘American Way’?
From college campuses to social media to athletic sidelines, there are calls to screen us from free expression in the name of safety, public tranquility and patriotism. Questions are continually raised about the extent to which the First Amendment can and should...
2016_DC_Religious_Freedom_16100739Newseum -- First Amendment Center and Brigham Young University -- International Protection of Religious Freedom
International Protection of Religious Freedom
The Pew Research Center estimates that 77% of the world’s population lives in countries that experience a high or very high level of religious restrictions, and other studies reveal that such restrictions increase social violence and migration. Concerns...
2016_DC_Lens_16080660Newseum -- Inside Media w/ Ken Geiger and William Snyder (Lens on the Olympics)
On the opening weekend of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers Ken Geiger and William Snyder talk about their coverage of past Olympic Games.
Geiger and Snyder were photographers for The Dallas Morning News when they won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for spot news...
2016_DC_Courage_16061079Newseum -- Inside Media w/Adriane Ohanesian, Heidi Levine, and Paula Bronstein (Courage in Photojournalism)
Inside Media: Courage in Photojournalism
Adriane Ohanesian, winner of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, and Paula Bronstein, who received honorable mention, discuss their award-winning work in Africa and parts of Asia.
Heidi Levine, who won the award in 2015, will also...
2016_DC_Hornaday_16022840Newseum -- 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 88th 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...
2016_DC_One_Year_160109121Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson ("Charlie Hebdo: One Year Later")
Inside Media: Charlie Hebdo: One Year Later
Pulitzer Prizing-winning editorial cartoonists Ann Telnaes of The Washington Post and Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News will talk about the role of political cartoonists and will reflect on the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo massacre...
2016_DC_Hollywood_16110558Newseum -- Inside Media w/Arch Campbell, Ann Hornaday and Bill Newcott ("Hollywood's White House")
Inside Media: Hollywood’s White House: The Top Ten Movie Presidents
Three days before the nation selects the next president of the United States, movie critics Arch Campbell, Ann Hornaday and Bill Newcott present their choices for the top 10 portrayals of presidents on film.
The program will...
2016_DC_Black_Panthers_161029108Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames ("Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers")
Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale and photographer Stephen Shames talk about their new book “Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers.”
Published on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, the book chronicles the controversial and revolutionary social...
2016_DC_Weather_Gang_16021398Newseum -- Inside Media w/Capital Weather Gang
Inside Media: The Capital Weather Gang
Jason Samenow, Angela Fritz and Kevin Ambrose, members of the Washington Post’s popular blog “The Capital Weather Gang,” will talk about the science of forecasting, current climate trends and why so many of us are obsessed with the weather.
The gang will review...
2016_DC_Hill_160507153Newseum -- Inside Media w/Clint Hill (“Five Presidents") w/Lisa McCubbin
Inside Media: Protecting the President:
Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill talks about his new memoir, “Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford,” which chronicles an eventful career that witnessed history up close.
Co-written with award-winning...
2016_DC_Press_FreedomIM_16042766Newseum -- Inside Media w/Dana Priest, Richard Tofel, Ana Therese Day, Vanessa Tucker, and Will Fitzgibbon (State of World Press Freedom)
Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.
Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes freedom around the world, will announce changes in the...
2016_DC_Kaczynski_16013153Newseum -- Inside Media w/David Kaczynski ("Story of the Unabomber")
Inside Media: The Story of the Unabomber:
David Kaczynski, brother of Ted Kaczynski, whom the FBI branded the “Unabomber,” talks about his new memoir “Every Last Tie: The Story of the Unabomber and His Family.”
For 17 years, Ted Kaczynski sent homemade bombs targeting universities, airlines and...
2016_DC_Cowan_16042158Newseum -- Inside Media w/Geoffrey Cowan ("Let the People Rule")
On the eve of the February presidential primaries, author Geoffrey Cowan talks about his new book “Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary.”
The book chronicles the story of Theodore Roosevelt’s campaign to challenge his handpicked successor, William Howard...
2016_DC_Cronkite_16092549Newseum -- Inside Media w/Jim Korinke ("Cronkite")
“Cronkite”
The Newseum presents a special performance of “Cronkite,” a multimedia, one-man show about legendary journalist Walter Cronkite.
Equity actor Jim Korinke stars in the show, which is adapted from an appearance by Cronkite in September 2002 on CNN’s “Larry King Live.” The show evokes memories...
2016_DC_Stahl_16051453Newseum -- Inside Media w/Lesley Stahl (“Becoming Grandma")
Inside Media: “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lesley Stahl
“60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl talks about her new book, “Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting,” which explores how becoming a grandmother transforms a woman’s life.
Stahl said becoming a grandmother was more...
2016_DC_Pulitzer_16013042Newseum -- Inside Media w/Roy Harris Jr. and Doug Pardue (100 Years of Pulitzer)
Inside Media: 100 Years of Pulitzer:
Roy Harris Jr. and Doug Pardue will talk about the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor that each year recognizes the best in reporting, commentary, criticism and photography.
Harris is the author of “Pulitzer’s Gold: A Century of...
2016_DC_Photo911_160911108Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ruth Fremson and Angel Franco (The Photographers: Remembering 9/11)
PULITZER PRIZE AT 100: THE PHOTOGRAPHERS: REMEMBERING 9/11:
On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York Times photographers Ruth Fremson and Angel Franco talk about the newspaper’s coverage which resulted in multiple Pulitzer Prizes in 2002, including the photography staff’s...
2016_DC_SE_Cupp_16070950Newseum -- Inside Media w/S.E. Cupp
Inside Media: CNN Contributor S.E. Cupp:
On the opening week of the Newseum’s newest exhibit “1776 – Breaking News: Independence,” CNN contributor S.E. Cupp discusses the role of Colonial journalists in spreading the news about the Declaration of Independence.
In the exhibit’s exclusive video, Cupp...
2016_DC_McDonell_16100955Newseum -- Inside Media w/Terry McDonell ("Off the Record")
INSIDE MEDIA: OFF THE RECORD STORIES FROM SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, ROLLING STONE AND ESQUIRE
Terry McDonell, a former top editor at Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone and Esquire, talks about what really happens when editors and writers work together as deadlines loom.
McDonell is the author of the new...
2016_DC_Dark_Web_16012160Newseum -- Inside Today’s FBI: Tales from the Dark Web (w/Shawn Henry, Steve Chabinsky, and Deborah Feyerick) incl reception
Inside Today’s FBI: Tales from the Dark Web
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, former top FBI cybercrime officials Shawn Henry and Steve Chabinsky share their stories about how the FBI deploys special agents across the world to counter cyberattacks.
Henry is a former executive assistant...
2016_DC_Newseum_Curators_16050449Newseum -- Members' Evening with the Curator: Media Bias: A Revolutionary Idea
Think that the media have never been so polarizing? You're not alone.
But bias in the American press is nothing new. Blurring the line between patriotism and partisanship, printers and editors in Colonial America had a political agenda. Stretching the facts in one-sided reports, papers rallied against...
2016_DC_One_Year_16010662Newseum -- One Year After Charlie Hebdo (w/panel)
One Year After Charlie Hebdo

Join the Newseum Institute, Reporters Without Borders and the Washington Foreign Law Society for a discussion of the worldwide impact on a free press and free expression after the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine staff on Jan. 7, 2015, and on the public at...
2016_DC_Behrakis_16101745Newseum -- Pulitzer Prizes at 100: Yannis Behrakis
PULITZER PRIZES AT 100: THE PHOTOGRAPHERS: 2016 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER YANNIS BEHRAKIS
Yannis Behrakis, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography, talks about his award-winning work.
Behrakis, a photographer for Reuters, was part of the team awarded the prize for the coverage of...
2016_DC_JMem_160606157Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2016)
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 20 journalists who represent those who died in 2015.
Speakers:
* Welcoming Remarks:...
2016_11_28K1_Newseum_VRM90Newseum -- Special -- NEWSEUM VR Meets: News and Storytelling reception
Jeffrey Herbst, Newseum president and chief executive officer, invite you and a guest to
NEWSEUM VR Meets: News and Storytelling
Explore how virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive technologies are changing news, journalism and storytelling in a conversation with Newseum Chief Technology... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Press_FreedomA_16042732Newseum -- State of World Press Freedom announcement
Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.
Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes freedom around the world, will announce changes in the...
2016_DC_Pear_16061558Newseum -- "Pear v. the United States" mock trial
The issues involved in the Apple cell phone controversy will be argued in front of a mock U.S. Supreme Court held at the Newseum as “Pear v. the United States.”

Experts in First Amendment law, cyber security, civil liberties and national security issues will make up the eight-member High Court, and...
2016_DC_Race4WH_16030638Newseum -- "Race for the White House" (w/Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Timothy Naftali)
Special Screening: “Race for the White House”
The Newseum presents a special sneak preview of the premiere episode of “Race for the White House,” a new six-part CNN Original Series narrated by Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey.
Using rare archival footage, interviews and stylized dramatizations, each...
2016_11_17A1_Refugee158Newseum -- "Refugee" Opening Program w/Tom Stoddart, Mariela Shaker, and Kimberly Dozier
‘REFUGEE’ OPENING PROGRAM
To commemorate the Newseum’s opening of “REFUGEE,” a groundbreaking exhibit by the Annenberg Space for Photography, internationally acclaimed photographer Tom Stoddart will talk about his work featured in the exhibit that depicts refugees throughout the world.
In addition,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Watching_Moon_16041355Newseum -- "Watching the Moon at Night" (w/panel)
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in cooperation with the Newseum Institute and the Rabin Chair Forum of George Washington University, invites you to a film screening of “Watching the Moon at Night,” a 90-minute creative documentary with a personal tone. Filmed in six countries, Watching the...
2016_DC_Ebola_16101323Newseum & CSIS -- “Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear” (w/Helene Cooper, Ray Suarez, and J. Stephen Morrison)
Documentary Screening:
“Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear”
Please join us for a screening of the groundbreaking documentary “Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear,” produced by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. A panel discussion on how Americans experienced Ebola in 2014, and the news media’s role...
2016_DC_Breyer_16022544Newseum & Supreme Court Fellows Alumni Association -- Court and the World w/Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams
The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will discuss his latest book, “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities,” with NBC Supreme Court correspondent Pete...
2016_11_18H_NPC_Bookfair203NPC -- 39th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night
39th Annual Book Fair & Authors' Night, in partnership with Politics & Prose
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 39th year! The National Press Club Journalism Institute is once again partnering with landmark local book seller Politics & Prose for a night of pols, pundits... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Kalb_Magic_Hat_1608278NPC -- Deborah Kalb ("George Washington & The Magic Hat in Washington")
NPC Children's Book Rap with Deborah Kalb: George Washington & The Magic Hat
Travel back in time to meet George Washington during a magical morning for the whole family at the National Press Club. On Saturday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m., the NPC’s Book and Author Committee will present a family-friendly Book...
2016_DC_Kalb_16051273NPC -- Kalb Report: "American Story: A Master Class with David McCullough"
The American Story: A Master Class with David McCullough
From his Pulitzer-prize winning biographies John Adams and Truman, to his distinctive narration of Ken Burns’ seminal documentaries “The Civil War” and “Baseball,” David McCullough is perhaps America’s most recognized storyteller.
On this...
2016_DC_NPC_Kalb_16042079NPC -- Kalb Report: "Covering Washington and the World" (w/Judy Woodruff)
In a distinguished network television career that began with her coverage of Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign for NBC News, Judy Woodruff has remained at the pinnacle of broadcast journalism for 40 years. Having served as chief White House correspondent for NBC and PBS, the host of CNN’s Inside...
2016_DC_Levinson_16032942NYU -- A Conversation with Sanford Levinson
Join NYU Washington, DC in welcoming author and renowned legal scholar Sanford Levinson for a discussion on his new book, An Argument Open to All: Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century. This program is made possible by NYU Washington, DC through collaboration with the Brennan Center for Justice at...
2016_DC_Inside_Politics_16102579NYU -- Inside American Politics (w/David Gregory, Doug Thornell, Steve McMahon, SE Cupp, and Crystal Wright)
Inside American Politics:
Join the NYU Brademas Center, in collaboration with NYU La Pietra Dialogues, and NYU DC Dialogues for a discussion with a group of American political insiders as they discuss the current electoral scene in the lead up to the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Republican and...
2016_DC_Salon_160331119NYU & British Council -- Salon Series: A Conversation with Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides
Salon Series: A Conversation with Zadie Smith and Jeffrey Eugenides

The NYU Washington, DC Salon Series: Conversations with Writers & Artists presents an opportunity for the NYU and Washington, DC community to meet and engage in dialogue with acclaimed writers and artists as they reflect on their...
2016_DC_NYU_Cartoons_160211237NYU & Goethe-Institut -- Cartoons and Taboos: Dancing in a Visual Minefield w/Lectrr, KAL, Ann Telnaes and Matt Wuerker
New York University: Cartoons and Taboos: Dancing in a Visual Minefield
Satire Between the Freedom of Expression and the Freedom of Religion - When Art Challenges What Fundamentalists Insist On...
Some people have demanded that lines should be drawn with respect to “acceptable” and “unacceptable”...
2016_DC_Kehlmann_16101249NYU & Goethe-Institut -- Salon Series: A Conversation with Daniel Kehlmann
Salon Series: A Conversation with Daniel Kehlmann
NYU Washington, DC and the Goethe-Institut Washington present Daniel Kehlmann, renowned German-language author and Eberhard Berent Goethe Chair at New York University.
The NYU Washington, DC Salon Series: Conversations with Writers & Artists offers an...
2016_DC_Rushdie_16033097NYU, Goethe-Institut & British Council -- Can / Must Good Art be Politically Correct? with Salman Rushdie
Can / Must Good Art be Politically Correct? with Salman Rushdie:
Join NYU Washington, DC and the European Union National Institutes of Culture in welcoming acclaimed writer, and Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU, Salman Rushdie for a reading of an except of his...
2016_DC_Hochschild_16032982Politics & Prose -- Adam Hochschild ("Spain in Our Hearts")
Adam Hochschild - Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939:
Often overshadowed by later global conflicts, the Spanish Civil War, which lasted from July 1936 to April 1939, destroying the Spanish republic and putting Spain under the long dictatorship of General Franco,...
2016_11_16H1_Sanders153Politics & Prose -- Bernie Sanders ("Our Revolution") w/E.J. Dionne @ Lisner Auditorium
Bernie Sanders - Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in — at GW Lisner Auditorium
While Sanders didn’t become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, his was one of the defining voices of the 2016 election year, and as this spirited account of his campaign shows, he is ready to carry on the fight... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Barry_16102852Politics & Prose -- Dave Barry ("Best State. Ever: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland")
DAVE BARRY - BEST. STATE. EVER.: A FLORIDA MAN DEFENDS HIS HOMELAND
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, Barry made his name with a weekly humor column for The Miami Herald. Through more than thirty books, ranging from fiction to essays to memoir, Barry has consistently found the light side of...
2016_DC_Guerrero_16050741Politics & Prose -- Diane Guerrero ("In the Country We Love")
Diane Guerrero - In the Country We Love: My Family Divided:
Guerrero is a well-known actress on hit shows including Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. She has also appeared on CNN to discuss immigration issues, which she knows both personally and through her work with the nonprofit Immigrant...
2016_DC_Rehm_16040558Politics & Prose -- Diane Rehm ("On My Own") w/Deborah Tannen
Diane Rehm - On My Own:
As the host of WAMU’s The Diane Rehm Show since 1979, Rehm needs little introduction—either in D.C. or within earshot of the sixty radio stations that now carry the program. Readers have also been able to follow Rehm’s career and personal life in her memoirs, Finding My Voice,...
2016_DC_Showalter_16032393Politics & Prose -- Elaine Showalter ("Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe")
Elaine Showalter - The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography:
Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) was a prolific poet and playwright before and after she wrote the lyrics for “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” She kept writing despite her husband’s disapproval, and also raised six children, led the struggle...
2016_12_03A_Mitchell67Politics & Prose -- George J. Mitchell and Alon Sachar ("A Path to Peace")
George J. Mitchell and Alon Sachar - A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East
In his memoir, Mitchell, the longtime Maine senator and Senate majority leader from 1989 to 1995, characterized himself as The Negotiator. But while his work on... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Trudeau_16082962Politics & Prose -- G.B. Trudeau ("Yuge! 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump")
G. B. TRUDEAU - YUGE!: 30 YEARS OF DOONESBURY ON TRUMP
Trump first announced that he was available to run for president back in 1987. While most people may have not have taken the news seriously, Trudeau sensed the significance of the moment. He also knew a character with comedic potential when he saw...
2016_DC_Smith_16070648Politics & Prose -- Jean Edward Smith ("Bush")
Jean Edward Smith: Bush:
When George W. Bush decided to invade Iraq, Smith shows in this comprehensive look at the forty-third president, he relied on his deep sense of foreign policy as a battle of good vs evil, and this religious sense of mission outweighed any advice he got from his national...
2016_DC_Kinney_161101150Politics & Prose -- Jeff Kinney ("Double Down") @ Avalon Theater
Jeff Kinney - Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11) — at Avalon Theatre
Double the laughter. Double the trouble. Double the fun. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down
Attend the North American launch of the newest book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!
In Greg Heffley's latest adventure, he is...
2016_DC_Feinstein_16031211Politics & Prose -- John Feinstein ("The Legends Club")
John Feinstein - The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry:
Some sports rivalries are so intense they neither start nor end with the game, and they always involve more than just the players. In his 36th book, Feinstein, member of the halls of...
2016_DC_Stiglitz_16090868Politics & Prose -- Joseph E. Stiglitz ("The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe")
JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ - THE EURO: HOW A COMMON CURRENCY THREATENS THE FUTURE OF EUROPE
In his latest book, Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 Nobel Prize-winning economist, asks whether the Eurozone is united or divided by its common currency. Criticizing the European Central Bank for policies, such as austerity,...
2016_DC_Abdul_Jabbar_16082467Politics & Prose -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ("Writings on the Wall") w/Bruce Johnson
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
Selected as a U.S. Culture Ambassador in 2012, Abdul-Jabar demonstrates a forceful diplomacy in this book addressing today’s divided nation. His well-reasoned yet passionate arguments draw on statistics,...
2016_DC_Alexander_16040581Politics & Prose -- Kwame Alexander ("Booked")
Kwame Alexander - Booked:
In this novel in verse, middle schooler Nick seems to have it all going for him. He and his best friend, Coby, are talented soccer players; a beautiful girl seems to like him back; and his linguistics professor father has seen to it that Nick has an incredible vocabulary. It’s...
2016_DC_Dallek_16071045Politics & Prose -- Matthew Dallek ("Defenseless Under the Night")
Matthew Dallek -- Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security:
In his second book, Dallek, assistant professor of political management at George Washington University and the author of The Right Moment, traces the history of the Office of Civilian Defense,...
2016_DC_Cartoons_16103094Politics & Prose -- Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles ("The Madhouse Effect") and Kevin Kallaugher ("Daggers Drawn")
Michael E. Mann And Tom Toles - The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, And Driving Us Crazy & Kevin Kallaugher - Daggers Drawn: 35 Years Of Kal Cartoons In The Economist
In this inspired partnership, Mann, Distinguished Professor of...
2016_DC_Yockelson_16031245Politics & Prose -- Mitchell Yockelson ("Forty-Seven Days")
Mitchell Yockelson - Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I:
Launched with a volley of commemorations, films, and books, 2014 marked the centennial of the start of the First World War. The anniversary continues, and Yockelson, a professor of...
2016_DC_Philbrick_16051166Politics & Prose -- Nathaniel Philbrick ("Valiant Ambition")
Nathaniel Philbrick - Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution:
Philbrick’s acclaimed narrative histories include In the Heart of the Sea, winner of the National Book Award—and the basis for the recent Ron Howard film—Mayflower, awarded the...
2016_DC_Tucker_16083071Politics & Prose -- Neely Tucker ("Only the Hunted Run") w/Tayla Burney
Neely Tucker -- Only the Hunted Run: A Sully Carter Novel
A staff writer at The Washington Post Sunday Magazine and author of the memoir, Love in the Driest Season, Tucker is also the creator of Sully Carter, a former war correspondent now covering the local D.C. news—and solving some tough mysteries...
2016_DC_Picture_Book_160501154Politics & Prose -- Panel -- "No Words Needed—The Value and Many Uses of Wordless Picture Books" w/Henry Cole, Raúl Colón, Marla Frazee, Stephen Savage, and David Wiesner
Fourth Picture Book Panel: No Words Needed—The Value and Many Uses of Wordless Picture Books
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine, then, the value of a story told entirely through images. In the latest installment of our popular panel series exploring topics relating to picture...
2016_DC_Race_In_America_160823124Politics & Prose -- Panel -- "Race in America Today" w/April Ryan, Eddie Glaude Jr., Julianne Malveaux, Victoria Christopher Murray, and F. Michael Higginbotham
RACE IN AMERICA TODAY: A PANEL DISCUSSION
Join April Ryan, Washington Bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks and author of The Presidency in Black and White, for the third in an ongoing series of discussions focusing on race in America. As she has in previous presentations, Ryan will moderate a...
2016_DC_ODonnell_16031380Politics & Prose -- Patrick K. O'Donnell ("Washington's Immortals")
Patrick K. O'Donnell - Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution:
O’Donnell specializes in military history and his books include Beyond Valor, Dog Company, and First SEALs. He’s also served as historical consultant to documentarians at...
2016_DC_Bergen_16020951Politics & Prose -- Peter Bergen ("United States of Jihad")
Peter Bergen - United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists:
In authoritative books including Manhunt, Holy War, Inc., and The Longest War, Bergen, a CNN security analyst and New America vice president, has explored terrorism throughout the Middle East, including profiles of...
2016_DC_Cozzens_16102651Politics & Prose -- Peter Cozzens ("The Earth is Weeping")
PETER COZZENS - THE EARTH IS WEEPING: THE EPIC STORY OF THE INDIAN WARS FOR THE AMERICAN WEST
Winner of the American Foreign Service Association’s William R. Rivkin Award, presented annually to a Foreign Service Officer for exemplary moral courage, integrity, and creative dissent, Cozzens in his latest...
2016_DC_Nader_16100172Politics & Prose -- Ralph Nader ("Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think")
Ralph Nader - Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think
One of The Atlantic’s hundred most influential figures in human history, Nader has been instrumental in the founding of scores of citizens groups as well as in the establishment of watchdog agencies including OSHA and the EPA. In dozens of...
2016_DC_Levine_16022036Politics & Prose -- Robert S. Levine ("Lives of Frederick Douglass")
Robert S. Levine - The Lives of Frederick Douglass:
Much of what we know about Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) comes from his autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, first published in 1845. But in addition to being a reformer, orator, and author, Douglass was something of a...
2016_DC_Hersh_16050853Politics & Prose -- Seymour Hersh ("Killing of Osama Bin Laden")
Seymour M. Hersh - The Killing of Osama Bin Laden:
Hersh has been synonymous with top investigative reporting for decades; he won a Pulitzer in 1970 for his revelations of the My Lai massacre and cover-up, and in subsequent work, much of it for The New York Times, he’s exposed repressed facets of...
2016_DC_Kidder_16100767Politics & Prose -- Tracy Kidder ("A Truck Full of Money")
Tracy Kidder -- A Truck Full of Money
Kidder is one of the best narrative nonfiction writers around, and his eleventh book combines the biographical flair of Mountains Beyond Mountains with the technological fluency that earned The Soul of a New Machine the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award....
2016_DC_Ripken_16030367Politics & Prose @ MLK Memorial Library -- Cal Ripken, Jr. ("The Closer")
Cal Ripken, Jr. - The Closer — at MLK Library:
Danny is living in the shadow of his older brother, Joey, a hotshot ball player who’s attracting the attention of college scouts. Danny’s parents and even his own baseball team seem to wonder why he’s not as good as Joey, and he’s determined to prove that...
2016_DC_MDLFD_160312173Renwick Gallery -- Family Day -- Museum Day Live!
Who runs the world? Girls! Celebrate women and girls of color and their many contributions to our communities with a day of live music, performances, and crafts at the Renwick. Part of Museum Day Live!, an initiative hosted by Smithsonian Digital to promote our nation’s dynamic heritage and cultural...
2016_DC_Angus_16041072Renwick Gallery -- Talk: Jennifer Angus ("In the Midnight Garden") w/Sean Brady
Artist Jennifer Angus joins Seán Brady, chair of the Entomology Department at the National Museum of Natural History, to discuss the brilliantly colored insects in her work, In the Midnight Garden, and the importance of insects to the natural world.
2016_DC_Maya_Lin_16022679Renwick Gallery -- Talk: Maya Lin
Artist and architect Maya Lin designs artworks inspired by landscape and ecosystems that are critical to a sustainable environment. Lin talks about her work and her WONDER installation, Folding the Chesapeake, a deluge of glass marbles that flows across the gallery walls and floor to form a map of the...
2016_DC_Viviano_16101359Renwick Gallery -- Talk: Norwood Viviano
Renwick Invitational Artist Talk with Norwood Viviano:
Norwood Viviano combines traditional sculpture methods with 3D printing technology to create works that explore cultural and societal change. Through his work, he looks at changing landscapes and how we are effected by the growth and decline of...
2016_DC_America_Now_16070954Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- America Now
Join SAAM for the third and final program in this year’s exciting series that celebrates the ways Americans participate in our democracy—through art, music, storytelling, and service. The program features performances by D.C. hip-hop artist Tarica June, and bluegrass bands Steep Canyon Rangers and...
2016_DC_America_NowSS_160709108Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- America Now -- Seldom Scene
Join SAAM for the third and final program in this year’s exciting series that celebrates the ways Americans participate in our democracy—through art, music, storytelling, and service.
This page features the performance of ...
2016_DC_America_NowSCR_160709163Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- America Now -- Steep Canyon Rangers
Join SAAM for the third and final program in this year’s exciting series that celebrates the ways Americans participate in our democracy—through art, music, storytelling, and service.
This page features the performance of the ...
2016_DC_America_NowTJ_16070943Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- America Now -- Tarica June
Join SAAM for the third and final program in this year’s exciting series that celebrates the ways Americans participate in our democracy—through art, music, storytelling, and service.
This page features the performance of ...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Acro_160130196Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Acrobatics by Henan Performance Group
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Cere_16013045Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Ceremony
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Crafts_16013089Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Crafts
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Else_16013033Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Everything Else
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Lions_16013073Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Lions
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_ChineseFD_Music_16013043Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Music by Henan Performance Group
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the year of the monkey with fun craft activities, traditional performances, artists, and demonstrations.
Full Schedule of Events:
* Lion Awakening Ceremony and...
2016_DC_CNY_Setup_16012950Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2016) -- Setup
2016_DC_MuertosFD_161105136Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Dia de los Muertos
Dia de los Muertos Family Day
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with SAAM. Enjoy traditional Mexican folk dance performances throughout the day, add your own artwork to our mural, and leave your handmade ofrendas (offerings) including paper marigolds, calaveras (skull masks), and paper...
2016_12_10A3_Italian_FD334Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2016) -- Commedia dell’Arte with Faction of Fools Theatre Company
Italian Holiday Festival
There's no place like SAAM for the holidays. To celebrate the vibrant culture of Italy, Simona Rodano returns as The Italian Fairy to engage kids with the beauty of her native language. Along with winter-themed crafts and holiday photo ops, she’ll be joined by The Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_10A1_Italian_FD45Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2016) -- Crafts etc
Italian Holiday Festival
There's no place like SAAM for the holidays. To celebrate the vibrant culture of Italy, Simona Rodano returns as The Italian Fairy to engage kids with the beauty of her native language. Along with winter-themed crafts and holiday photo ops, she’ll be joined by The Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_10A4_Italian_FD487Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2016) -- Italian Fairy
Italian Holiday Festival
There's no place like SAAM for the holidays. To celebrate the vibrant culture of Italy, Simona Rodano returns as The Italian Fairy to engage kids with the beauty of her native language. Along with winter-themed crafts and holiday photo ops, she’ll be joined by The Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_10A2_Italian_FD256Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Italian Holiday Festival (2016) -- The Washington School of Ballet
Italian Holiday Festival
There's no place like SAAM for the holidays. To celebrate the vibrant culture of Italy, Simona Rodano returns as The Italian Fairy to engage kids with the beauty of her native language. Along with winter-themed crafts and holiday photo ops, she’ll be joined by The Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_OlympicFD2_16082033Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Olympic Celebration -- Aniekan Udofia
The Olympics may be in Rio de Janeiro, but you can join the festivities right here at SAAM! Listen to the Samba-Reggae rhythms of Afro-Brazilian drum band, Batalá, or enjoy crafts and games that celebrate the culture of Rio and the athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games. Whatever your sport, you...
2016_DC_OlympicFD3_16082091Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Olympic Celebration -- Batalá
The Olympics may be in Rio de Janeiro, but you can join the festivities right here at SAAM! Listen to the Samba-Reggae rhythms of Afro-Brazilian drum band, Batalá, or enjoy crafts and games that celebrate the culture of Rio and the athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games. Whatever your sport, you...
2016_DC_OlympicFD_16082051Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Olympic Celebration -- Crafts
The Olympics may be in Rio de Janeiro, but you can join the festivities right here at SAAM! Listen to the Samba-Reggae rhythms of Afro-Brazilian drum band, Batalá, or enjoy crafts and games that celebrate the culture of Rio and the athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games. Whatever your sport, you...
2016_DC_PresFD_Crafts_16021383Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2016) -- Crafts
Presidential Family Fun Day
Visitors and their families can celebrate American commanders-in-chief over Presidents Day weekend at the Family Fun Day. From calligraphy workshops to scavenger hunts, games, music and hands-on activities, there will be something for everyone.
Performances covered:
*...
2016_DC_PresFD_Corps_160213148Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2016) -- Linton Hall Fife and Drum Corps
Presidential Family Fun Day
Visitors and their families can celebrate American commanders-in-chief over Presidents Day weekend at the Family Fun Day. From calligraphy workshops to scavenger hunts, games, music and hands-on activities, there will be something for everyone.
Performances covered on this...
2016_DC_PresFD_Racing_16021364Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2016) -- Racing Presidents
Presidential Family Fun Day
Visitors and their families can celebrate American commanders-in-chief over Presidents Day weekend at the Family Fun Day. From calligraphy workshops to scavenger hunts, games, music and hands-on activities, there will be something for everyone.
Performances covered on this...
2016_DC_CBlossomFD_Crafts_16040963Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration -- Crafts
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM for a celebration of Japanese culture and the arrival of the cherry blossoms! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the afternoon, followed by other traditional Japanese music and dance, face painting, and cherry-blossom themed crafts. Colleagues from the...
2016_DC_CBlossomFD_JMP_16040947Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration -- Japanese Musical Performance
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM for a celebration of Japanese culture and the arrival of the cherry blossoms! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the afternoon, followed by other traditional Japanese music and dance, face painting, and cherry-blossom themed crafts. Colleagues from the...
2016_DC_CBlossomFD_SSM_160409109Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration -- Shizumi Shigeto Manale
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM for a celebration of Japanese culture and the arrival of the cherry blossoms! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the afternoon, followed by other traditional Japanese music and dance, face painting, and cherry-blossom themed crafts. Colleagues from the...
2016_DC_CBlossomFD_Taiko_160409179Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration -- Taiko Drumming by Nen Daiko
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM for a celebration of Japanese culture and the arrival of the cherry blossoms! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the afternoon, followed by other traditional Japanese music and dance, face painting, and cherry-blossom themed crafts. Colleagues from the...
2016_DC_SummerFD_160618179Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Summer in the City
Looking to stay cool this summer? Come and celebrate the hottest season in our indoor courtyard. With water scrims to play in, steel drums by Oasis Island Sounds to dance to, and crafts and games for the whole family, what’s not to love about summer
in the city!
Performance Schedule:
Noon-1 p.m.:...
2016_DC_BigTopFD_AC_161022164Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Under the Big Top Family Day (Acrobatic Conundrum)
Under the Big Top Family Day
The circus is in town! SAAM takes you under the Big Top for an afternoon of dazzling feats with performers from Acrobatic Conundrum (we hope you’re not afraid of heights!) Try your hand at carnival games, grab a tasty bag of popcorn, or make a mask inspired by your favorite...
2016_DC_BigTopFD_16102299Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Under the Big Top Family Day (Except Acrobatic Conundrum)
Under the Big Top Family Day
The circus is in town! SAAM takes you under the Big Top for an afternoon of dazzling feats with performers from Acrobatic Conundrum (we hope you’re not afraid of heights!) Try your hand at carnival games, grab a tasty bag of popcorn, or make a mask inspired by your favorite...
2016_11_19C_Hot_Beat198Reynolds Center -- Gene Davis: Hot Beat at SAAM!
You're Invited!
Join DC's coolest cats for a 1960's-inspired dance party celebrating the opening of Gene Davis: Hot Beat at SAAM!
We're throwing a party inspired by Davis's colorful, rhythmic paintings from the 1960's! Dance to retro beats by DJ Harry Hotter and enjoy delicious party fare,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Foster_16022845Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company
The well-known contemporary dance company in the Washington, D.C. area, Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company will perform this Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The new dance piece is inspired by the Civil War and mourning photographs in the exhibition "Dark Fields of the...
2016_DC_Gates_1603316Reynolds Center -- Performance (Non-sponsored) -- Cellist Benjamin Gates
Cellist Benjamin Gates playing outside the Donald Reynolds Center.
2016_DC_Peck_16040345Reynolds Center -- Reel Portraits: Gregory Peck (w/Cecilia Peck)
Reel Portraits: Gregory Peck:
Spend the afternoon celebrating Gregory Peck's 100th birth anniversary. We will screen not one, but two Peck films: To Kill a Mockingbird and A Conversation with Gregory Peck. 
The screenings will include a discussion of the latter film led by its producers, Barbara...
2016_DC_Indie_Arcade_160116167Reynolds Center -- Special -- Indie Arcade (2016)
For one day, MAGFest, American University's Game Lab and SAAM present an indie arcade! Play some of your favorite video games, participate in game building workshops, and try new indie games—courtesy of the International Game Developers Association's Indie Arcade: Coast to Coast competition. Classic...
2016_DC_Indie_ArcadeC_16011630Reynolds Center -- Special -- Indie Arcade (2016) -- Class
For one day, MAGFest, American University's Game Lab and SAAM present an indie arcade! Play some of your favorite video games, participate in game building workshops, and try new indie games—courtesy of the International Game Developers Association's Indie Arcade: Coast to Coast competition. Classic...
2016_12_02H_SIPG_Celebrate3Reynolds Center -- Staff -- Celebrate 2016
Celebrate 2016
Please join the Public Programs team in saying goodbye to 2016 and rining in another year full of exciting programs! (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_SIPG_Sweet_HeART_16022333Reynolds Center -- Staff -- SAAM Volunteer Sweet HeART Meet-up
SAAM Public Programs would love to invite you to a celebration in your honor! Let us know if you can make it for some mingling and light snacks.
2016_DC_Luna_16011639Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Identify: James Luna
IDENTIFY: James Luna
IDENTIFY, the National Portrait Gallery’s performance art series, focuses attention on activism, visibility and experimentation through portrayal. James Luna portrays Ishi, the last member of the Yahi, a Native American tribe indigenous to Northern California. In their performance...
2016_DC_McCracken_16020473Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Identify: J.J. McCracken
IDENTIFY: J.J. McCracken:
IDENTIFY is the Portrait Gallery's first-ever performance art series. J.J. McCracken performs "The Mouth of the Scold," a conceptual portrait of Anne Newport Royall of Capitol Hill, one of America’s first female journalists. Arrested in 1829 for arguing in public, Royall’s...
2016_DC_FEFA_160514228Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Identify: María Magdalena Campos-Pons
IDENTIFY: María Magdalena Campos-Pons
IDENTIFY is the Portrait Gallery's first-ever performance art series. María Magdalena Campos-Pons works with her husband, saxophonist and composer Neil Leonard, to reinsert the black body into historical narratives—under the name FEFA—using personal stories, music...
2016_DC_Richardson_16110465Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Richardson Symposium: Racial Masquerade in American Art and Culture w/Eric Lott
Richardson Symposium: Racial Masquerade in American Art and Culture
Throughout American history, different forms of racial masquerade have been used to engage issues of difference and group identity. While this kind of dress up has sometimes been a celebratory act, or used by oppressed communities to...
2016_DC_Strike_1611034Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Strike a Prose: Cultural Identity
Strike a Prose: Cultural Identity
Spark your imagination and let "The Outwin 2016" inspire you in an informal creative writing session for adults. Materials are provided; register at www.eventbrite.com…
2016_DC_NSO_Chamber_16010949Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra -- Chamber Music
A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra:
Four separate events:
* Musical instrument “petting zoos” will allow youngster of all ages to experiment with instruments that they’ll see and hear in concert.
* A performance of chamber music with Jane Stewart and Susan Midkiff on violin, Denise...
2016_DC_NSO_Orch_16010994Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra -- Full Orchestra
A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra:
Four separate events:
* Musical instrument “petting zoos” will allow youngster of all ages to experiment with instruments that they’ll see and hear in concert.
* A performance of chamber music with Jane Stewart and Susan Midkiff on violin, Denise...
2016_DC_NSO_Petting_16010954Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra -- Petting Zoo
A Day of Music with the National Symphony Orchestra:
Four separate events:
* Musical instrument “petting zoos” will allow youngster of all ages to experiment with instruments that they’ll see and hear in concert.
* A performance of chamber music with Jane Stewart and Susan Midkiff on violin, Denise...
2016_DC_Butterfield_161019185Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Deborah Butterfield (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Deborah Butterfield and Horse Sculptures
Deborah Butterfield's sculptural forms are based on her unique subject, horses. Constructed in wood, and cast in bronze, the freestanding sculptures are shown in two scales: life size works and smaller bronzes. With...
2016_DC_Rothstein_16110268Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Edward Rothstein (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Outrageous Form: In Search of the American Sublime
In the 18th century, no discussion of art would have been complete without considering the nature of beauty and the sublime. But now, it often seems as if no two concepts are more irrelevant for discussions...
2016_DC_Ella_Dunn_160423108Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Performance -- Happy Birthday Ella -- Dan Dunn Speed Painting
Happy Birthday Ella
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month and as a part of our annual birthday salute to Ella Fitzgerald, SAAM presents the Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Ensemble performing the timelsss works of the "First Lady of Song."
Internationally acclaimed "speed painter" Dan Dunn joins our...
2016_DC_Ella_Misc_16042348Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Performance -- Happy Birthday Ella -- Dancers and Miscellaneous
Happy Birthday Ella
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month and as a part of our annual birthday salute to Ella Fitzgerald, SAAM presents the Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Ensemble performing the timelsss works of the "First Lady of Song."
Internationally acclaimed "speed painter" Dan Dunn joins our...
2016_DC_Ella_Jazz_160423142Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Performance -- Happy Birthday Ella -- Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Ensemble
Happy Birthday Ella
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month and as a part of our annual birthday salute to Ella Fitzgerald, SAAM presents the Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Ensemble performing the timelsss works of the "First Lady of Song."
Internationally acclaimed "speed painter" Dan Dunn joins our...
2016_DC_Seeber_16061654Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Aaron Seeber Quintet
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...
2016_DC_ANorris_16012136Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Alexander Norris 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.
Trumpeter Alex Norris, bass clarinetist Todd Marcus, alto sax Russell Kirk, trombonist Christian Hizon, piano player Mark Meadows, bassist Jeff...
2016_DC_SIPG_Take5_16061629Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- ArtJamz @ Aaron Seeber Quintet
2016_DC_Take5_16012112Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Crafts and Games @ Alexander Norris Ensemble
2016_DC_Marcus_16042173Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Todd Marcus Quintet
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...
2016_12_11F4_Esther4230Sixth & I -- An Evening to Thank and Celebrate Esther Safran Foer -- All Else
An Evening to Thank and Celebrate Esther Safran Foer
Our outgoing Executive Director reflects on what it was like to be part of creating Sixth & I from the very beginning as well as the surprises, moments of inspiration, and lessons learned across a decade of pioneering leadership, in conversation with... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_11F1_Esther165Sixth & I -- An Evening to Thank and Celebrate Esther Safran Foer -- Formal Program
An Evening to Thank and Celebrate Esther Safran Foer
Our outgoing Executive Director reflects on what it was like to be part of creating Sixth & I from the very beginning as well as the surprises, moments of inspiration, and lessons learned across a decade of pioneering leadership, in conversation with... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Huffington_16042557Sixth & I -- Arianna Huffington ("Sleep Revolution")
Arianna Huffington:
With her #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive, Huffington kicked off a global dialogue about redefining success through well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving. Thrive touched on the importance of sleep, and the topic struck such a powerful chord with audiences that she realized it...
2016_DC_Aldrin_160516118Sixth & I -- Buzz Aldrin ("No Dream is Too High") w/Christina Korp
Buzz Aldrin In Conversation with Christina Korp
Half a century after walking on the moon, icon and astronaut Buzz Aldrin reflects on a lifetime of achievements and what he’s learned through it all in No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon, co-authored with Ken Abraham....
2016_DC_Simon_16110373Sixth & I -- Carly Simon ("Boys in the Trees") w/Hanna Rosin
Carly Simon In Conversation with Hanna Rosin
Simon’s memoir Boys in the Trees hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list when it published last year. She’ll join us on the occasion of its paperback release. In the book, Simon reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the...
2016_DC_Pollin_160512175Sixth & I -- Irene Pollin ("Irene and Abe: An Unexpected Life") w/George Solomon
Irene Pollin In Conversation with George Solomon
Pollin, a Sixth & I founder, psychotherapist, and health advocate, details her life's journey with her husband, from falling in love as teenagers through their experience bringing NBA basketball and NHL hockey to the Nation's Capital, and ultimately, to...
2016_DC_Grey_160223121Sixth & I -- Joel Grey ("Master of Ceremonies") w/Leon Wieseltier
Joel Grey In Conversation with Leon Wieseltier
The Tony, Golden Globe, and Oscar-winning actor, producer, and director is a tireless showman, acting in countless movies and TV shows after decades spent on and off Broadway. Grey is perhaps best known for his iconic role as master of ceremonies in the...
2016_DC_FoerR_16091286Sixth & I -- Jonathan Safran Foer ("Here I Am") w/Jeffrey Goldberg -- Pre-Event Reception
Jonathan Safran Foer, In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg
In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, “Abraham!” to order him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham responds, “Here I am.” Later, when Isaac calls out, “My father!” to ask him why there is no animal to slaughter, Abraham responds, “Here I...
2016_DC_Foer_160912107Sixth & I -- Jonathan Safran Foer ("Here I Am") w/Jeffrey Goldberg -- Presentation
Jonathan Safran Foer, In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg
In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, “Abraham!” to order him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham responds, “Here I am.” Later, when Isaac calls out, “My father!” to ask him why there is no animal to slaughter, Abraham responds, “Here I...
2016_DC_Atlas_Obscura_160929102Sixth & I -- Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton ("Atlas Obscura") w/David Plotz
Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton In Conversation with David Plotz
“Atlas Obscura may be the only thing that can still inspire me to leave my apartment.”
—Lena Dunham
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide To The World’s Hidden Wonders is the definitive guide to the most astonishing, curious,...
2016_12_07K1_Graham84Sixth & I -- Lauren Graham ("Talking As Fast As I Can") w/Linda Holmes
Lauren Graham In Conversation with Linda Holmes
The Nation’s Capital will exude the charm of Stars Hollow when Graham, the star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, stops by to share her first work of nonfiction, Talking As Fast As I Can.
In this collection of personal essays, Graham – who grew up in... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Moby_160518111Sixth & I -- Moby ("Porcelain") w/Lisa Fletcher
Moby In Conversation with Lisa Fletcher
an ideal fit for the New York club scene of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. In an underground world of unfettered hedonism, he was a poor, skinny kid from Connecticut, a devout Christian, and a vegan. He was a rare oddity in the New York of Palladium, of Mars,...
2016_DC_Voices_160307110Sixth & I -- Panel -- "Voices in a Promised Land" (w/Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aleksandar Hemon, and Cecilia Muñoz)
Voices in a Promised Land: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aleksandar Hemon, and Cecilia Muñoz
In partnership with the 92nd Street Y’s 7 Days of Genius, a series of events that invite the public to consider what genius is, why it matters, and how it evolves.
In collaboration with the John D. and Catherine...
2016_DC_Malina_160607162Sixth & I -- The TEN: An Alternative Shavuot Experience Featuring Joshua Malina w/Shira Stutman
The TEN: An Alternative Shavuot Experience Featuring Joshua Malina
Did you vote Jed Bartlet for President? Are all your meetings a walk and talk? Then Sixth & I is your place to be for The TEN – our innovative take on the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, traditionally celebrated by studying Torah and...
2016_11_19B_Sixth_Wall1Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_05C_Sixth_Wall2Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_07L_Sixth_Wall14Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_11G_Sixth_Wall1Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Sixth_Wall22Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2016_DC_Cumming_160926116Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Alan Cumming ("You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams") w/Ari Shapiro
Alan Cumming In Conversation with Ari Shapiro
Described by Time magazine as one of the most fun people in show business, Alan Cumming is an award-winning stage, television, and film actor, as well as an artist, writer, activist, photographer, and raconteur.
In You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life is...
2016_12_05A_Kelly88Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Megyn Kelly ("Settle for More") w/Katty Kay
Megyn Kelly In Conversation with Katty Kay
In the two and half years since her show The Kelly File premiered on the Fox News Channel, anchor Megyn Kelly has cemented her reputation as one of the most respected and hardest hitting journalists in America. Tackling issues from both sides of the aisle,... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Booker_160217131Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Senator Cory Booker ("United") w/Julian Castro
Senator Cory Booker:
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in northern New Jersey, Booker was a star high school athlete who received a football scholarship to Stanford. He then attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar before earning his law degree from Yale. Following graduation, he moved to...
2016_11_19A_Noah89Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Trevor Noah ("Born a Crime") w/Cory Booker
Trevor Noah In Conversation with Senator Cory Booker
Noah is a sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race, and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his relatively young life. As host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, he provides viewers... (Partially reviewed)
2016_12_17A_So_Called284Sixth & I and Story District -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2016)
My So-Called Jewish Life
Experience the 8th 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):
* ... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Operationalizing_160204132SWAN and WIIS -- Operationalizing Combat Integration @ Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Operationalizing Combat Integration:
On April 1, 2016, the U.S. military will begin integrating women into historically all-male ground combat units and occupations. This historic change will permanently alter the face of the U.S. military and represents a significant organizational change effort. To...
2016_DC_Medina_16100630Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Juana Medina ("Juana and Lucas")
JUANA MEDINA - JUANA AND LUCAS **BILINGUAL EVENT
Juana loves her native city of Bogotá, Colombia, maybe even as much as she loves her canine “furry amigo” Lucas. He is one smart perro: he knows how to warn Juana when Mami is coming to yell at her for staying up too late, and even how to be a fútbol...
2016_DC_Chan_160407124Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Ruth Chan ("Where's the Party?")
Ruth Chan - Where's the Party? — at Takoma Park Library (MD):
Georgie the cat loves his friends; he loves cake; but most of all, he loves eating cake with his friends at… parties! One morning, he is inspired to throw the biggest and best bash of them all; he dons his party hat, packs up a cake, and...
2016_DC_THIS_Amazing_160506320THIS for Diplomats A-May-Zing Gala @ Swiss Ambassador's Residence
THIS for Diplomats and the Embassy of Switzerland are delighted that you will join us for the…
A-MAY-ZING Gala!
At the Residence of His Excellency Martin Dahinden and Madame Anita Dahinden
2016_DC_Bordewich_16060831USCHS -- Fergus M. Bordewich ("The First Congress")
US Capitol Historical Society presents...
The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government
Join historian Fergus M. Bordewich for a discussion of his work on the First Federal Congress (1789-1791). Copies of the book will be available...
2016_DC_Ozer_16082427USCHS -- Mark Ozer ("Washington DC: The National Shrine 1890-1940")
Mark Ozer, independent historian, will give a book talk on Washington, DC: The National Shrine 1890-1940.
2016_DC_Waddell_16081778USCHS -- Peter Waddell ("An Artist's Insight on Historical Paintings")
US Capitol Historical Society presents...
Peter Waddell, artist-in-residence, Tudor Place, will offer “An Artist’s Insight on Historical Paintings.”
2016_11_16B_OHarrow70USCHS -- Robert O'Harrow Jr. ("The Quartermaster")
Please join us for a book talk from Robert O'Harrow Jr., author of "The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army."
O'Harrow brings us a new side of Civil War history in this commanding, dramatic, and intensely personal account of Montgomery Cunningham... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_diGiacomantonio_16083129USCHS -- William C. diGiacomantonio ("Representations of George Washington in visual art")
William C. diGiacomantonio, USCHS chief historian, will lecture on representations of George Washington in visual art.
2016_DC_WJFF_Slides_16030154Washington Jewish Film Festival (2016) -- Festival Slide Show
The slide show of credits etc before the movies.
2016_DC_Compared_16030195Washington Jewish Film Festival (2016) @ Avalon Theatre -- "Compared to What?" (w/Sheila Canavan, Michael Chandler, Barney Frank, and Jim Ready)
SPOTLIGHT EVENING | COMPARED TO WHAT?
The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank
Dir. Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler

Followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Michael Chandler and Sheila Canavan as well as Barney Frank and his husband Jim Ready. The moderator for the event was Bob Cusack (Executive Editor...
2016_DC_Aviva_Party_160302111Washington Jewish Film Festival (2016) @ Party at Aviva Kempner's
2016_DC_WP_Addiction_160504133Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- A policy conversation about addiction in America
May 4 Coffee@WaPo: A policy conversation about addiction in America
Addiction in America @ The Washington Post | May 4, 2016
Deaths due to prescription opioids and heroin use are at a record high. As the epidemic continues to worsen, efforts to curb its rise have emerged from government agencies,...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers0_16051842Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (0): Miscellaneous (w/Bob Woodward, Martine Rothblatt, Michael Cavna, and Neely Tucker)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.
Folks here include Michael Cavna, Bob Woodward, Martine Rothblatt (founder of Sirius...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers1_1605184Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (1) Language of Life (w/Eric Schulze)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(1) THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE: Is DNA the cosmic tool or the universal messenger?
*...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers2_16051823Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (2) Ask Us Anything (w/Steve Huffman and Emmett Shear)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(2) ASK US ANYTHING: Platforms are creating communities, building businesses and...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers3_16051837Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (3): Free Radical (w/Craig Venter)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(3) FREE RADICAL: A CONVERSATION WITH CRAIG VENTER: The pioneering geneticist...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers4_16051818Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (4): Sponsored Content (w/Shankar Chandran)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(4) SPONSORED CONTENT | TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY: INVESTING IN THE FUTURE
*...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers5_16051830Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (5): Are We There Yet? (w/Helen Greiner and David Strickland)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(5) ARE WE THERE YET? A roboticist and a policy shaper draw a roadmap for...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers6_16051852Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (6): Techsplain IT to Me (w/Vinton Cerf)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

WELCOME BACK
* Lois Romano, Editor, Washington Post Live

(6) TECHSPLAIN IT TO...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers7_16051848Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (7): Everyday AI (w/David Kenny and Julia Ross)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

(7) EVERYDAY AI: It’s out of the lab and into your life.
* David Kenny, General...
2016_DC_WP_Transformers8_16051898Washington Post -- Coffee @ WaPo -- Transformers (8) Roporter Winners and Prime Time (w/Jeff Bezos)
Science and technology pioneers, business leaders and policymakers gathered in Washington Wednesday to examine advances pushing the boundaries of knowledge, upending industries and dramatically changing everyday life.

WELCOME BACK
* Lois Romano, Editor, Washington Post Live

(8) ROPORTER WINNERS...
2016_DC_WP_Cities_16092862Washington Post Live -- Connected Cities
Join The Washington Post September 28 as we explore the future of connected cities at The Switch Live: Connected Cities. How can technology make cities more efficient? How do cities and industries work together to change the urban experience? Policymakers, urban strategists and industry innovators will...
2016_12_07J1_Shirley89White House Historical Association -- Craig Shirley (Pearl Harbor and the White House)
Pearl Harbor and the White House
Please join us for a lecture and book signing to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The lecture will feature Craig Shirley, best-selling author of "December 1941", who will speak on the topic of "The White House in December 1941." The book... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Highland_16060642White House Historical Association -- Sara Bon-Harper (James Monroe's Highland)
James Monroe's Highland:
Please join us for a lecture on the recent research and exciting archeological excavation of the home of President James Monroe. Dr. Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director at James Monroe's Highland, will be the speaker. A light reception will follow the lecture.
2016_DC_Greenberg_16012947Wilson Center -- David Greenberg ("Republic of Spin") w/Peter Baker
Book Launch: Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency
Join us for a discussion of David Greenberg's latest book: Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency.
In Republic of Spin, presidential historian David Greenberg recounts the rise of the White House spin...
2016_DC_Billington_16011578Wilson Center -- Panel -- Celebrating James Billington, The Librarian of Congress Emeritus: A Lifetime of Advancing Knowledge in the Public Service
Celebrating James Billington, The Librarian of Congress Emeritus: A Lifetime of Advancing Knowledge in the Public Service
The Wilson Center is proud to host a distinguished panel of commentators who will discuss the many contributions of James Billington—professor, author, Director of the Wilson Center...
2016_DC_Ukraine_16060884Wilson Center -- Panel (Engaging the Arts for a Vibrant, International Ukraine) and "Memory of Unconsciousness" art opening
Society and Culture: Engaging the Arts for a Vibrant, International Ukraine
Jamala's victory at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest reminded the Ukrainian political class of the critical role arts and culture play in foreign relations and their unique ability to promote national interests. Ukraine’s...
2016_DC_Oil_Collapse_16020231Wilson Center -- Panel (Implications of the Collapse of Oil Prices for the Middle East)
The Middle East Program presents Implications of the Collapse of Oil Prices for the Middle East:
The collapse of the oil prices has shocked both producers and consumers worldwide. As the most important producing region of the world, the Middle East has been particularly affected; state revenues are...
2016_DC_Moniz_16020230Wilson Center -- Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on Iran's Nuclear Agreement
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on Iran's Nuclear Agreement:
The International Atomic Agency (IAEA) has certified that Iran has curbed its nuclear program by taking a number of steps including dismantling two-thirds of its installed centrifuge capacity, reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium and...
2016_DC_Schneer_16022215Wilson Center and National History Center -- Jonathan Schneer ("Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and the War Cabinet")
Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and the War Cabinet
It seems impossible now to imagine Great Britain during World War Two being led by anyone other than Winston Churchill. It was not impossible at the time, however, as Jonathan Schneer will show in this presentation. Moreover, despite a legend to...
2016_DC_Pedersen_1603078Wilson Center and National History Center -- Susan Pedersen ("The League of Nations and the Imperial Order: Contest or Collusion")
We think of the First World War as a European War, but in the Middle East, Africa and the Pacific territories also changed hands. At the Paris Peace conference, the victorious allies reluctantly agreed to administer the former German colonies and Ottoman Middle East provinces under “mandate” from the...
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2017_10_28C_Ambassador50248DC -- Ambassador Theater 50th Anniversary Celebration
On Saturday, October 28, come honor the 50th anniversary of DC’s legendary Ambassador Theater, the psychedelic dance hall in Adams Morgan that played host in 1967 to Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Moby Grape, The Hollies, John Lee Hooker, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Vanilla Fudge, The Paul Butterfield Blues... (Partially reviewed)
2017_12_03_Honors163DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2017)
Folks pictured here: Leona Lewis, David Rubenstein, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, LL Cool J, Jon Secada, Anthony Anderson, Emily Estefan, ???, Julie Chen, Leslie Moonves, Norman Lear, Mark Warner, Edward Villella, Herbie Hancock, Busta Rhymes, Black Thought and Questlove (both members of The Roots... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_06B_North_Korea101DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Panel: Reaching Out to North Korea with Public Diplomacy
Join us for the next monthly USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum: U.S. Public Diplomacy outreach to North Korea. Welcoming Remarks: * Adam C. Powell III, President, Public Diplomacy Council, and Director, Washington Programs, USC Annenberg Center on Communcation Leadership and Policy Presentation: * Robe... (Partially reviewed)
2017_11_18C1_Price146Natl Museum of African Art -- "The Price" w/Anthony Onah and Amil Ameen
Seyi, a bright young Nigerian-American working on Wall Street, must navigate complicated family expectations, a turbulent romantic relationship, and a system of cultural complexities caused by class and race. With a dying father, a burgeoning romance with a white girlfriend, and dangerous new opport... (Partially reviewed)
2017_12_05C_Murphy83Politics & Prose -- Cullen Murphy ("Cartoon County")
Cullen Murphy - Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe Murphy, editor at large at Vanity Fair and the author of books including God’s Jury, grew up in the middle of a thriving community of illustrators and cartoonists in southwestern Connecticut. His father, John... (Partially reviewed)


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