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2017_DC_Pageant_1Other_170618432017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 9) -- Non-Program Pics
2017_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_170618792017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 9) -- Welcome
2017_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_170618482017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 9) -- Interstitials
2017_DC_Pageant_4Swimsuit_170618562017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 9) -- Swimsuit
2017_DC_Pageant_5Inter_170618632017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (5 of 9) -- Interviews
2017_DC_Pageant_6Talent_170618892017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (6 of 9) -- Talent
2017_DC_Pageant_7Evening_170618482017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (7 of 9) -- Evening Wear
2017_DC_Pageant_8Awards_170618472017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (8 of 9) -- Awards (Briana Kinsey)
Pageant Contestants:

BRIANA KINSEY ** MISS DC 2017 **

Isabella Basco
Nikol Bouknight
Caroline Chisolm
Alexandra Chittams
Katelynne Cox
Madeline Cuddihy
Alexandra Curd
Emily Curtis
Olivia Henry-Jackson
Katrina Kincade
Judy Mabone
Jocelyn Near
Glory Nix
Emily Sanders
Jordann...
2017_DC_Pageant_9Post_170618902017 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (9 of 9) -- Post Shots and Party
2017_DC_Miss_DC_Send_1708241632017 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Briana Kinsey to Miss America Pageant @ Gallery Place Residences
Miss America Send Off Party
Help us send Briana Kinsey off to Atlantic City - purchase your tickets to the Miss America Send Off Party!
Each ticket includes a buffet dinner catered by Tony Cheng's Restaurant and an open bar!
Come see a sneak peek of Miss DC's official (and never-before-seen) Miss...
2017_DC_Poitras_17061649AFI Docs 2017 -- Guggenheim Symposium @ Newseum (w/Laura Poitras)
GUGGENHEIM SYMPOSIUM
Each year, the AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors masters of the non-fiction art form who inspire audiences by documenting and exploring the human experience. The Symposium takes place during the documentary festival and celebrates a master documentary filmmaker and their...
2017_DC_Look2Right_17061769AFI Docs 2017 -- Look to the Right @ Landmark (w/Ann Hornaday and Michael Pack)
LOOK TO THE RIGHT: A CONVERSATION WITH ANN HORNADAY AND MICHAEL PACK
In recent years, conservative documentaries have achieved impressive reach with audiences despite being largely absent from the festival, art-house and TV circuits. Filmmaker Michael Pack (THE FALL OF NEWT GINGRICH) discusses how...
2017_DC_Evidence_17061547AFI Docs 2017 -- "I Am Evidence" (w/Mariska Hargitay and Trish Adlesic)
I AM EVIDENCE
Dir. Trish Adlesic, Geeta Gandbhir; 2017; 89 min
Thousands of untested sexual assault evidence kits are languishing in storage facilities across the U.S. — and law enforcement inaction means serial perpetrators are at liberty to strike again. This urgent and eye-opening film investigates...
2017_DC_Icarus_17061473AFI Docs 2017 -- "Icarus" @ Newseum (w/Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan)
Icarus
An amateur American cyclist opts to up his game and experiment with performance-enhancing drugs. But his research leads him to a notorious Moscow lab director — and he soon finds himself entangled in the highest levels of the Russian government. – Mimi Brody
Tickets to the Opening Night gala of...
2017_DC_Muhi_1706171AFI Docs 2017 -- "Muhi" @ Landmark (w/Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander)
Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander at the step and repeat.
2017_DC_Tough_Guys_170615110AFI Docs 2017 -- "Tough Guys" (w/Morgan Spurlock, Henry Roosevelt, W.B. Zullo, Bill Viola and Frank Caliguri)
TOUGH GUYS
Dir. Henry Roosevelt, W.B. Zullo; 2017; 78 min
Told through the colorful stories of scrappy brawlers and amateur promoters, TOUGH GUYS brings to life the birth of mixed martial arts competitions in 1980s Pittsburgh. The idea to legitimize street fighting by putting it in the ring brought...
2017_DC_AAAM_Reception_170824225Association of African American Museum Annual Conference Welcoming Reception
Association of African American Museum (AAAM) 39th Annual Conference welcoming reception @ Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
The annual conference will broaden the perspectives of those in attendance by promoting an understanding of the social...
2017_DC_Transit_17102535Cato Institute -- "The Future of Public Transit"
The Future of Public Transit
Featuring:
* Art Guzzetti, Vice President -- Policy, American Public Transportation Association; 
* Randal O’Toole (@antiplanner), Senior Fellow, Cato Institute;
* Tom Firey, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute (Moderator)
The nation’s public transit industry faces some...
2017_DC_Free_Speech_17020330Cato Institute -- "Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?" (w/Flemming Rose, Robert Corn_Revere, and Francis H. Buckley)
Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?
Featuring:
* Flemming Rose, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute;
* Robert Corn-Revere, Partner,
* Francis H. Buckley, Foundation Professor, George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law; author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America and...
2017_DC_Critters2Critters -- Squirrel @ FTC
2017_DC_Penn_Qtr_Tour_17092012Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
WTDC - The Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
The Federal Triangle was first conceived as an integral component of the 1901 McMillan Commission's plan to extend the L’Enfant Plan and beautify the monumental core of Washington.
Starting with the 1926 Public Buildings Act, the Triangle was...
2017_DC_1299PA9DC -- 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue
2017_DC_1301PA133DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW
2017_DC_1400_16th17DC -- 1400 16th St NW
2017_DC_Ft_Stevens153_170708157DC -- 153rd Anniversary of Battle of Fort Stevens
Program:
* Musical prelude: Takoma Park Band
* Official Opening: Kym Elder, NPS Program Manager, Civil War Defenses of Washington
* Presentation of Colors: Walter Reed Army Institute of Joint Forces' Color Guard Team
* National Anthem: Annette Singletary
* Greetings: Julia Washburn, Rock Creek...
2017_DC_1700M17DC -- 1700 M St NW
The existing building is gradually demolished.
2017_DC_YMCA3DC -- 1701 Rhode Island Ave (the old YMCA)
2017_DC_1800K6DC -- 1800 K St NW
2017_DC_2000K10DC -- 2000 K St NW
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A1_17030921DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 1: Tower (2016): Keith Maitland
Screening and Discussion – TOWER (2016), Keith Maitland
The History Film Forum opens with a discussion with South by Southwest Grand Jury award-winning director Keith Maitland on his use of archival material and animation in his groundbreaking film Tower. On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A2_17030943DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 2: Slavery by Another Name (2012): Sam Pollard, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard
Screening - Slavery by Another Name (2012) *, Sam Pollard
Slavery by Another Name recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, keeping hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A3_17030941DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 3: Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon and Emmy-Award winning producer Sam Pollard as they are interviewed by Jeff Bieber, Vice President of Content Development and Production from WETA television, about their careers and the challenges inherent...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A4_170309121DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History
The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped our...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B1_1703109DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 1: The Real Mad Men of Advertising, Smithsonian Channel
"Mad Men" gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and what...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B2_17031066DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 2: Responsibilities of History Filmmakers: A. Scott Berg, Ed Ayers, Melissa Haizlip, Nancy Buirski and Sheila Curran Bernard
In his keynote address at the inaugural History Film Forum in 2015, filmmaker Ric Burns said “When you traffic in film and history, fiction or nonfiction, you are borrowing the authority and power and majesty of the real and counting on its potency to lift your tale. You, therefore, have a contract with...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B3_17031027DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 3: The Loving Story (2011): Nancy Buirski
Oscar-shortlist selection The Loving Story, the debut feature by Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder Nancy Buirski, is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B4_17031064DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 4: The Great War (American Experience, 2017): A. Scott Berg, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Mark Samels, and Stephen Ives
Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of never before seen footage from the new film from PBS’s American Experience series: The Great War. The Great War is a six-hour, three-night event that will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C1_17031175DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 1: Women in History Filmmaking: Nancy Buirski, Lynn Novick, Hannah Ayers, Melissa Haizlip and Laurens Grant
Panel - Women in History Filmmaking
Across the top-grossing 1,100 films that debuted between 2002 and 2012, only 4.4% were created by female directors. As a study by Dr. Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg school discovered, of 129 top grossing G, PG, and PG-13 films theatrically released between 2006 and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C2_17031169DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 2: Inside Crash Course: Nicholas Jenkins, Blake de Pastino, Nicole Sweeney, Raoul Meyer, Stan Muller, and Ed Ayers
Panel - Inside Crash Course
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C3_17031148DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 3: An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
Screening - An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
The History Film Forum is proud to present the premiere of An Outrage, a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C4_17031155DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 4: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016), Eric Stange
Screening – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016)*, Eric Stange
The Forum presents an exclusive advanced screening of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which will have its exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere on the “American Masters” series in fall 2017 on PBS. Edgar Allan Poe is among the most famous and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D1_17031240DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 1: Innovative Formats in History Media
Innovative Formats in History Media
The Forum explores three interactive documentary projects for the:
* Between the Waters, South Carolina ETV’s immersive transmedia website showcasing lowcountry culture and history,
* Walden, a game, a first person simulation of the life of American philosopher...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D2_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 2: Chinese Exclusion Act (2017): Ric Burns, Li-Shin Yu and Martin Gold
Screening and Discussion - The Chinese Exclusion Act (2017), Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
On May 6th, 1882 – on the eve of the greatest wave of immigration in American history – President Chester A. Arthur signed into law a unique piece of federal legislation, called the Chinese Exclusion Act. Unlike any...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D3_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 3: Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film, Sam Pollard, April Reign, Fath Favis Ruffins, Nicholas Wiggins and Caty Borum Chattoo
Panel - Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film
Two years after #OscarsSoWhite began trending, the History Film Forum and The Undefeated examine the state of Black history on the screen. The African American Film Critics Association called 2016 the best year ever for black people in cinema, with films...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D4_17031258DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 4: Jazz Ambassadors
Performance and Discussion – Jazz Ambassadors *, Hugo Berkeley
What better way to close the History Film Forum than with jazz and history! In the late ’50s, U.S. government officials eager to make a case for America’s superiority to Communist regimes found a new vehicle to deliver the message to a...
2017_DC_2200Penn4DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue
2017_DC_DCHist_Author_17110410DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Author Talks
Author Talks
Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
D.C.'s massive social transformations are chronicled here--from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the...
2017_DC_DCHist_Other_17110429DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Other (Saturday)
2017_DC_DCHist_P01_17110429DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 01: Wiping African American Neighborhoods off the Map
Wiping African American Neighborhoods off the Map
Sanctuary
Moderator: G. Derek Musgrove, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County
* “The Demise of Ward 4’s Historic African American Communities,” Mara Cherkasky, Historian, Prologue DC, and Co-founder, Mapping...
2017_DC_DCHist_P02_1711045DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 02: Paper Trails: Self-rule, Emergency Preparedness, and the Legal Language of Riots
Paper Trails: Self-rule, Emergency Preparedness, and the Legal Language of Riots
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Kyla Sommers, History Doctoral Candidate, George Washington University
* “1968: Landmark gains for DC Self-Rules,” Christopher Anglim, Reference Librarian/Archivist, University of the...
2017_DC_DCHist_P03_1711045DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 03: Transition, Migration, and Gathering Places: Immigration & Community Spaces in the District
Transition, Migration, and Gathering Places: Immigration & Community Spaces in the District
Lincoln Chapel
Moderator: Ranald Woodaman, Exhibitions and Public Programs Director, Smithsonian Latino Center
* “The Central American Women of D.C.: Immigrants, Mothers, Workers, and Community Builders,”...
2017_DC_DCHist_P04_17110460DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 04: Howard Theatre’s Crucial Role in the Community Before and After the 1968 Riots
Howard Theatre’s Crucial Role in the Community Before and After the 1968 Riots
Moderator: Dave Tevelin, Author and Independent Scholar
Park Level
* “The Howard Theatre's Role in the Community in 1968,” Dave Tevelin, Author
* TBD, Blair Ruble, Vice President for Programs, Woodrow Wilson Center
*...
2017_DC_DCHist_P05_17110414DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 05: A Right to the City: Reflections on the History and Legacy of Neighborhood Organizing
A Right to the City: Reflections on the History and Legacy of Neighborhood Organizing
Sanctuary
Moderator: Samir Meghelli, Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
* Samir Meghelli, Ph.D., Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
* Hilary Malson, Research Assistant, Smithsonian...
2017_DC_DCHist_P06_1711044DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: A Complicated Path Toward 1968: History, Corruption, Trauma, and Protest in 19th-century Washington, D.C.
A Complicated Path Toward 1968: History, Corruption, Trauma, and Protest in 19th-century Washington, D.C.
Lincoln Chapel
Moderator: Mark Herlong, Independent Scholar
* “The Murtagh Conspiracy: Corruption, Blackmail, and the Press in Gilded Age Washington,” Mark Herlong, Independent Scholar
* “The...
2017_DC_DCHist_P07_17110416DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 07: Race and Redevelopment
Race and Redevelopment
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Ashley Bakelmun, Urban Strategy Consultant
* “The Urban Renewal of Columbia Heights: Urban Design, Inequality, and Race,” Ashley Bakelmun, Urban Strategy Consultant
* “Anti-Blackness in Chocolate City,” Izetta Autumn Mobley, American Studies...
2017_DC_DCHist_P08_17110421DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: Community Conversation: The Radical Roots of Federal City College
Community Conversation: The Radical Roots of Federal City College
Sanctuary
Moderator: Amanda Huron, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
* Howard Croft, Professor of Urban Studies, Federal City College
* Jennifer Ragins, Federal City...
2017_DC_DCHist_P09_1711047DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 09: Reliving the Movement: Music, Images, and Oral Histories
Reliving the Movement: Music, Images, and Oral Histories
Park Level
Moderator: Louis Hicks, Grants Manager, HumanitiesDC
* “Meet Me at the Y,” Paulette C. Holloway, Executive Director, Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, Inc.
* “Reminiscences of DC’s ’70s LGBTQ Community from the Pat Gertschen Photographic...
2017_DC_DCHist_P10_17110417DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 10: A Radical Archaeology: Burial Grounds, Slavery, and White Supremacy
A Radical Archaeology: Burial Grounds, Slavery, and White Supremacy
Lincoln Chapel
* “Lost and Found: The Archaeology and Physical Anthropology of the Q Street NW Burials,” Chardé Reid, College of William and Mary; David Hunt, Smithsonian Institution; Ruth Trocolli, DC Historic Preservation Office
...
2017_DC_DCHist_P11_1711049DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 11: Costs, Myths, and Mobilization: Integration and Desegregation in the District of Columbia
Costs, Myths, and Mobilization: Integration and Desegregation in the District of Columbia
Peter Marshall Hall
Moderator: Tikia Hamilton, National Academy of Education Spencer Research Fellow. George Washington University Visiting Scholar
* “The Costs of Integration in the Nation’s Capital: Exploring...
2017_DC_DCHist_Poster_17110420DC -- 44th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Poster Session
Poster Participants
* Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell, Cintia Cabib, Documentary Filmmaker
* The Archaeology of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction Project, Southeast, Washington, DC, Susan Bupp, Senior Cultural Resources Specialist and Henry Ward,...
2017_DC_900NY14DC -- 900 New York Ave NW
2017_DC_Adams_Morgan17DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2017_DC_AERA_Brown_17101995DC -- AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research (14th) w/Alfredo J. Artiles
14th Annual AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research
by American Educational Research Association
This year, Alfredo J. Artiles (Arizona State University), Dean of Graduate Education and the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education, has been selected to present the 2017 Brown Lecture.
Lecture...
2017_DC_AFLCIO44DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
2017_DC_AFLCIO_Movies31DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
2017_DC_MacLean_17121915DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- Nancy MacLean ("Democracy in Chains")
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
An explosive exposé of the right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution.
“The Koch project has brought us to the worst political crisis in...
2017_DC_2001K13DC -- Alexander Court (2001 K St NW)
2017_DC_Ambassador50_171028214DC -- 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...
2017_DC_American_Legion4DC -- American Legion Bldg (1608 K St, with 1612 K sometimes)
One of the "A" letters from the American Legion logo had fallen off onto the public sidewalk. I stopped to photograph it and some woman from the building asked me not to -- saying I should only photograph positive things. I ignored her and she blocked me. Very odd!
2017_DC_Red_Cross_ARC7DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters -- ARC building
2017_DC_Changing_Land_17110169DC -- American University -- Event: Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond (w/Joshua Green and Jonathan Allen)
The Changing Political Landscape: 2016 and Beyond
Two best-selling authors who covered opposing campaigns will recount behind-the-scenes drama during the greatest upset in American political history. In his book, The Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the American...
2017_DC_Toomey_17092648DC -- American University -- Event: Drawing Inspiration with Cartoonist Jim Toomey
Drawing Inspiration with Cartoonist Jim Toomey
Nationally syndicated cartoonist Jim Toomey, who has been drawing the newspaper comic strip "Sherman's Lagoon" for almost two decades, uses live drawing to demonstrate how he weaves an environmental message into his work, and how he has taken what he has...
2017_DC_Katzen4DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017A181DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Exhibition
Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-71
January 13 through February 12, 2017
Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike, Paris 1967-71 explores the profound friendship between California artist Marion Pike and legendary designer Coco Chanel. This exhibition features five portraits of...
2017_DC_Wolfe_17012833DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Gallery Talk: Julie Wolfe
Curator Claire D'Alba and artist Julie Wolfe discuss her paintings and drawings in her solo-exhibition Quest for a Third Paradise on view through March 13.
2017_DC_KatzenXT_17012778DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Gallery Talk: Various
The member preview included a number of speakers:
* Artist Julie Wolfe discussing her "Quest for a Third Paradise" exhibit
* Curator Danielle Mysliwiec discussing "New Ruins"
* Photographer Joe Cameron discussing his "Touching Air" exhibit
* Sculptor Mike Shaffer discussing his "Towers &...
2017_DC_Artifacts_17030455DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Member's Party w/The Artifacts
Member's party featuring classical "Rock" music performed by The Artifacts: CAS Dean Peter Starr, Museum Director Jack Rasmussen, Courtney Surls and Jarrett Murray.
Note: Two versions of the performance images are usually posted. The red light on the stage made the pictures, um, interesting but hard to...
2017_DC_KatzenO_17012711DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Opening Member Reception (Friday)
2017_DC_KatzenO_17012836DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017A Winter Opening Reception (Saturday)
In addition to lots of folks, two artists were also here in their galleries:
* Photographer Joe Cameron -- "Touching Air"
* Sculptor Mike Shaffer -- "Towers & Monuments"
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017B281DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Exhibition
Elzbieta Sikorska: Time Stands Still
April 1 - May 28, 2017
No matter how we reflect on time, it is a contemplative and complicated subject. Time affects everything: people, animals, woodlands, earth, stone, and artifacts. These are the elements that Elzbieta Sikorska uses in her large scale,...
2017_DC_KatzenXT_170331123DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Gallery Talk: Foon Sham, Laura Roulet, Sharon Wolpoff, Tammra Sigler, Elzbieta Sikorska, and Carlos Luna
Director and Curator Jack Rasmussen invites members to preview the Spring exhibitions. Talks were made by:
The event also included talks by:
* Foon Sham and Laura Roulet (curator) -- "Escape: Foon Sham"
* Sharon Wolpoff and Tammra Sigler -- "Sharon Wolpoff and Tammra Sigler: Geometry and Other...
2017_DC_Larios_17040682DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Gallery Talk: Frida Larios
Gallery Talk and Reception with Frida Larios
Hosted by the Embassy of El Salvador, the evening includes remarks by Ambassador Claudia Ivette Canjura de Centeno, a discussion with the artist Frida Larios, and a reception with tastes of Central America.
2017_DC_KatzenXT_17040118DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Gallery Talk: Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff
Gallery Talk with Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff:
Learn more about the artists and their friendship behind the exhibition Geometry and Other Myths with Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff.
2017_DC_KatzenO_1703313DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Most of the people pictures from this member reception are shown under the Artist Talk page.
2017_DC_KatzenO_17040189DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017B Spring Opening Reception (Saturday)
Various artists were here for the opening:
* Foon Sham and Laura Roulet (curator) -- "Escape: Foon Sham" (with a visit by Yumi Hogan, wife of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan)
* Elzbieta Sikorska and Aneta Georgievska-Shine (curator) -- "Time Stands Still: Elzbieta Sikorska"
* Carlos Luna -- "Green...
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017C65DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017C Summer Exhibition
Frederic Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor
The work of Frederic Kellogg belongs within—and extends—what could be called a river of traditional American landscape, figural and still-life painting; a broad, quarter-millennium course flowing from John Singleton Copley and Thomas Cole to Milton Avery...
2017_DC_Keyzer_17061734DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017C Summer Gallery Talk: Carl De Keyzer
Join the artist, Carl De Keyzer, and American University faculty Louis Goodman, Sarah Gordon and Leena Jayaswal and Georgetown professor, artist, and curator BG Muhn for a discussion on the state of North Korea and Cuba, as represented in De Keyzer’s series of 60 photographs from the Communist-led...
2017_DC_KatzenO_17061766DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017C Summer Opening Reception
Summer Opening Reception
Mix and mingle with artists, curators and fellow museum patrons at the opening of four new Summer Exhibitions: States of Being: Cuba and North Korea by Carl De Keyzer, Frederic Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor, Val Lewton: From Hollywood to Breezewood, and Performing the...
2017_DC_Katzen_I_Am_17090875DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Auditorium Talk: I Am
Program:
* Welcome: Mr. Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum
* Remarks: His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain
* Introduction to CARAVAN and I AM Exhibition: Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler, Founding President, CARAVAN
*...
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017D_7DSins76DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Exhibition -- William Woodward: Seven Deadly Sins
William Woodward: The Seven Deadly Sins
Sept 5 - Dec 17, 2017
For the past two decades, William Woodward has delved into the rich history and aesthetic possibilities of the seven deadly sins. The master drawings and narrative paintings in this exhibition owe a great deal to the films of Federico...
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017D169DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Exhibition (except William Woodward: Seven Deadly Sins)
I AM: An East-West Arts Initiative Organized by CARAVAN
September 5 - October 22, 2017
I AM is a strategic peace-building exhibition organized by CARAVAN that showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women as they confront issues of culture, religion and social reality in a rapidly...
2017_DC_KatzenXT_Barjeel_17090948DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Gallery Talk: Barjeel Art Foundation
Gallery Talk: The Barjeel Art Foundation (Updated 8/2)
Curators from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Karim Sultan and Mandy Merzaban, discuss the ideas and inspiration behind the current exhibition Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea and the methods Arab artists employ to expose and comment on...
2017_DC_KatzenO_170908115DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Opening Member Reception (Friday)
Folks here include Sylvia Burwell (the new president of American University), H.E. Shaikh Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa (Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain), H.E. Fayçal Gouia (Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia), and Salah A. Sarhan (Ambassador, the League of Arab States).
Artists include Marwa Al...
2017_DC_KatzenO_17090993DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017D Early Fall Opening Reception (Saturday)
Photos include artists William Woodward (in his "The Seven Deadly Sins" exhibit) and Foon Sham.
2017_DC_KatzenX_2017E97DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2017E Late Fall Exhibition
RADIX: The Eternal Feminine
November 11 – December 17, 2017
RADIX is a collaboration of three Washington artists: Anne Marchand, Pat Goslee and Cianne Fragione. All three work with ideas contained in the concept of the Eternal Feminine, as an original dynamic and cosmic force, in paintings and...
2017_DC_Anacostia30DC -- Anacostia
2017_DC_Big_Chair4DC -- Anacostia -- Chair (The Big Chair)
2017_DC_SIAM_Gateways95DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture -- Exhibit: Gateways/Portales
Gateways/Portales
December 5, 2016 – August 6, 2017
Gateway: any entrance or passage that may be opened and closed.
What does it mean for Latino migrants and immigrants to make a home in a U.S. city? Both struggle and triumph. Through the gateways of social justice, community access, and public...
2017_DC_Anacostia_RT_DC65DC -- Anacostia River Trail (DC portion)
2017_DC_Sakharov4DC -- Andrei Sakharov statue
2017_DC_Mellon_Fountain44DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2017_DC_OAS_Museum14DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- Building Interior
2017_DC_OAS_AOTA56DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Art of the Americas"
Art of the Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States
On view August 17, 2017-October 28, 2018
Art of the Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States is a rigorous and comprehensive look at the...
2017_DC_OAS_Landscapes7DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Human Landscapes"
Human Landscapes
September 28 - November 26, 2017Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the OAS and the Embassy of Argentina in the United States, present Human Landscapes,...
2017_DC_SISG_Chinamania40DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Chinamania
Chinamania
July 9, 2016 – June 4, 2017
Chinamania, the craze for Chinese blue-and-white ceramics, swept London in the nineteenth century and still endures in the West. Contemporary artist Walter McConnell, inspired by his travels in China and the kilns as Jindgzhen, interrogates this phenomenon...
2017_DC_SISG_Felines111DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt
October 14, 2017 – January 15, 2018
Cats’ personalities have made them internet stars today. In ancient Egypt, cats were associated with divinities, as revealed in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt. Cat coffins and representations of the cat-headed goddess...
2017_DC_SISG_Encountering116DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia
October 14, 2017 – November 29, 2020
Visitors can step into a Tibetan Buddhist shrine, linger at a Sri Lankan stupa, travel with an eighth-century Korean monk and discover remarkable objects in Encountering the Buddha. The exhibition draws upon the...
2017_DC_SISG_Feast54DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Feast Your Eyes
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
October 14, 2017 – Indefinitely
Originally open in 2012, in celebration of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's 25th anniversary, a selection from the Freer and Sackler's extraordinary collection of luxury metalwork from ancient Iran—an area extending...
2017_DC_SISG_Elephant26DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Glazed Elephant: Ceramic Traditions in Cambodia
The Glazed Elephant: Ceramic Traditions in Cambodia
April 15, 2017 – TBA
Water-pouring elephants; lime pots shaped like birds, rabbits, and lions; bottles with human faces and hands folded in reverence: these vessels feature in the ceramic traditions of the Angkor kingdom (802–1431). The Glazed...
2017_DC_SISG_Perspectives7DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Perspectives: Michael Joo
Perspectives: Michael Joo
July 2, 2016 – July 9, 2017
Inspired by the migration patterns of Korean red-crowned cranes, Brooklyn-based artist Michael Joo (b. 1966, Ithaca, NY) has created a monumental installation specifically for the Freer|Sackler. The birds’ movements are visualized as lines in space...
2017_DC_SISG_Resound26DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Resound: Bells of Ancient China
Resound: Bells of Ancient China
October 14, 2017 – TBD
Musical innovations in the Bronze Age meld with today’s digital technology in this interactive exploration of ancient Chinese bells. Thousands of years ago, Chinese musicians worked with foundry technicians to cast matched sets of bronze bells of...
2017_DC_SISG_Gupta14DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Terminal: Subodh Gupta
Subodh Gupta
October 14, 2017 – June 24, 2018
Internationally acclaimed artist Subodh Gupta transforms familiar household objects, such as stainless steel and brass vessels often found in India, into wondrous structures. The Freer|Sackler features the artist’s monumental installation Terminal....
2017_DC_SISG_Quran46DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Art of the Qur'an
The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
October 22, 2016 – February 20, 2017
In recognition of one of the world’s extraordinary collections of Qur’ans, the Freer|Sackler is hosting a landmark exhibition, the first of its kind in the United States. Almost seventy of...
2017_DC_SISG_Monkeys48DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely
This whimsical sculpture was originally created as a temporary display by expatriate Chinese artist Xu Bing (b. 1955) for the 2001 exhibition Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing. In order for it to remain on permanent view, it was re-created...
2017_DC_SISG5DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_DC_Artifacts_17051061DC -- Artifacts and Laura and David @ Comet Ping Pong
Live! The Artifacts
Jerrett Murray - Jack Rasmussen - Peter Starr - Courtney Surls
w/special guests
Laura DeNardis - David Keplinger
2017_DC_SIAAI6DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2017_DC_Atlas26DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2017_DC_AUSA133DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017)
Amond other images, authors here include:
* Brian D. Laslie ("Architect of Air Power")
* Robert S. Allen ("Forward with Patton")
* David T. Zabecki ("Lossberg's War: The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff")
* Richard W. Anderson ("The Battle of Kursk", "The Lasi-Kishinev Operation",...
2017_DC_AUSA_McCarthy_17100930DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- Joint Press Conference w/Ryan McCarthy and Mark Milley
Press Conference: Acting Secretary of the Army, Ryan McCarthy and Chief of Staff General Mark A. Milley.
2017_DC_AUSA_Wills_171010180DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- Mark Wills Concert (w/Downrange)
Country music artist Mark Wills is going to perform at a free concert on the second night of the Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Wills, who has eight Top 10 hits to his name, will appear Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom at the Walter E. Washington Convention...
2017_DC_AUSA_WWI42DC -- AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (2017) -- World War I exhibits
2017_DC_Bar_Deco13DC -- Bar Deco (717 6th St, NW)
2017_DC_Bens_Mural30DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl -- Mural
The new mural by Aniekan Udofia. Features (left to right): Dick Gregory, Dave Chappelle, Marion Barry (top), Jim Vance (top), Eleanor Holmes Norton (top), Wale, Taraji P. Henson (top), Russ Parr, Donnie Simpson, Roberta Flack (top), Chuck Brown, Mohammad Ali, Prince, Harriet Tubman (top), Michelle and...
2017_DC_Juarez_Statue9DC -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2017_DC_deGalvez_Statue39DC -- Bernardo de Gálvez (statue)
2017_DC_Bikeshare20DC -- Bike Sharing
The new dockless brand comes in.
2017_DC_Brightwood5DC -- Brightwood area
2017_DC_Brookland31DC -- Brookland area
2017_DC_Callbox175DC -- Callboxes
2017_DC_CapHill14DC -- Capitol Hill area
2017_DC_CIS5DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2017_DC_Carnegie_Lib10DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
2017_DC_Carter_Woodson39DC -- Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
2017_DC_Catharsis_201760DC -- Catharsis on the Mall
2017_DC_Cato6DC -- Cato Institute Building (View from)
View of construction from the conference room windows.
2017_DC_DocHist1F_170428215DC -- Celebration of the publication of the last volumes of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress @ Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati, The George Washington University, Johns Hopkins University Press, and the Editors
invite you to a reception celebrating the publication of Volumes 21 and 22 and the completion of the
Documentary History of the First Federal Congress
Partial list of planned speakers:
*...
2017_DC_Comet1DC -- Chevy Chase -- Comet Ping Pong
2017_DC_Chevy_Chase_CC3DC -- Chevy Chase Community Center/Library
2017_DC_Chinatown3DC -- Chinatown area
New recycle cans appear.
2017_DC_Ft_DeRussy11DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort DeRussy
2017_DC_Ft_Reno24DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Reno Park and Reservoir
2017_DC_Ft_Stevens19DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2017_DC_City_Center12DC -- City Center complex
2017_DC_Cleveland_Pk5DC -- Cleveland Park area
2017_DC_Columbia_Square21DC -- Columbia Square building
Linn Meyers' new work is in the lobby.
2017_DC_Common_Ground70DC -- Common Ground: Our American Garden @ NMAH
2017_DC_1700G12DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW)
Construction continues.
2017_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2017_DC_Albright_17013023DC -- CSIS -- America's Place in the World (w/Madeleine Albright)
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to America's Place in the World
A conversation with Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global Forum
Introduced...
2017_DC_Schieffer_17102459DC -- CSIS -- Book Launch: Bob Schieffer's "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News" (w/H. Andrew Schwartz)
CSIS cordially invites you to Schieffer Series: Bob Schieffer's Book Party for the new book Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
A discussion with author Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz
Moderated by John J. Hamre
2017_DC_Lagarde_17030757DC -- CSIS -- Economic Imperative of Empowering Women (w/Christine Lagarde)
The Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative cordially invites you to
The Economic Imperative of Empowering Women
A conversation with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
Moderated by Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Co-Chair, Fortune Global...
2017_DC_GeorgetownC9DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2017_DC_Streetcar_1Yr_17030430DC -- DC Streetcar -- 1 Year anniversary community greeting
2017_DC_Decatur4DC -- Decatur House
2017_DC_USDA14DC -- Dept of Agriculture building
2017_DC_DOC13DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2017_DC_DOIM_Asylum58DC -- Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Architecture of an Asylum w/Sarah A. Leavitt
Architecture of an Asylum:
Join Sarah A. Leavitt, Ph.D., Curator, National Building Museum we explore the history and future of St. Elizabeths, formerly known as the Government Hospital for the Insane. Established by the Department of the Interior in 1852 under Secretary Stuart, the hospital went on...
2017_DC_DOJ25DC -- Dept of Justice building
2017_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2017_DC_Combat_Int_17040597DC -- Dirksen Senate Office Bldg -- Combat Integration Update Briefing
In 2013, the Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced the repeal of the rule that prohibited women from being assigned to combat jobs and combat units. The Services were directed to develop and complete integration implementation plans by the end of 2015. The Services are...
2017_DC_Discus_Thrower6DC -- Discus Thrower (Statue)
2017_DC_SIPG_Bldg24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the holiday courtyard decortations at night (which remind me of the images of Melania's White House decorations) as well as a visit by Gareth Hinds, Alison Morris, and Alexis and Kristen Frederick-Frost.
2017_DC_SIPG_Painting4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2017_DC_SIPG_Portrait16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2017_DC_SIPG_Rentals10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Rentals
Preparing for the Pence inaugural party. I wonder what they did with all the artwork displaying women, clothed and otherwise.
2017_DC_SIPG_Pres74DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
The presidential gallery had reopened the previous weekend while I was covering the Baltimore Comic-Con so this was my first chance to see it.
2017_DC_SIPG_Temp_Pres60DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents Temporary Installation (incl Hindsight is Always 20/20)
America's Presidents Temporary Installation
March 24, 2017 – September 4, 2017
While the regular gallery space is being refurbished and updated, America’s Presidents will be temporarily installed in the west gallery on the second floor. The exhibition will move back into the newly refreshed gallery...
2017_DC_SIPG_Ante_Brady26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady
Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady
June 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018
Mathew Brady may be best known today for his Civil War–era photographs, but he established his reputation as an internationally acclaimed portrait photographer more than a decade before the war. Brady opened his first daguerreotype...
2017_DC_SIPG_Gillespie3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Dizzie Gillespie
Dizzie Gillespie
October 26, 2017 – November 26, 2017
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery honors the life and legacy of jazz trumpeter, composer and band leader Dizzy Gillespie on the centennial of his birth.
Gillespie first rose to fame in the 1940s and maintained an influential presence in...
2017_DC_SIPG_Ella2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
Celebrate: Ella Fitzgerald
April 13, 2017 – May 14, 2017
April 25 marks the 100th birthday of American jazz and popular song vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. The museum is recognizing the anniversary by displaying her photograph by William Gottlieb for the first time in the museum.
The photograph pictures...
2017_DC_SIPG_CelebrateJFK6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrate: John F. Kennedy
Celebrate: John F. Kennedy
May 19, 2017 – July 9, 2017
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery joins the nationwide celebration of the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the centennial of his birth, illuminating his contributions, policies and challenges he feared in the wake of the...
2017_DC_SIPG_50Years44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Celebrating Fifty Years
Celebrating Fifty Years
August 11, 2017 – January 6, 2019
In 1968, following major renovations, the Old Patent Office Building opened as the permanent home for two Smithsonian museums, the National Collection of Fine Arts (since renamed the Smithsonian American Art Museum) and the National Portrait...
2017_DC_SIPG_CW_Bateman110DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: Horatio Bateman's "Reconstruction"
Print shows a grand allegory of the reconciliation of North and South through the federal program of Reconstruction. Visionary in its breadth and scale, the work is a remarkable combination of religious and patriotic ideology. In "Bateman's National Picture" (as the print is termed in a published key)...
2017_DC_SIPG_Berry6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
In Memoriam: Chuck Berry
March 21, 2017 – April 9, 2017
The National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry with a collage by Red Grooms (1978), currently installed in the museum’s In Memoriam space on the first floor.
An inaugural inductee of the...
2017_DC_SIPG_Hefner3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Hugh Hefner
2017_DC_SIPG_Dietrich53DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image
Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image
June 16, 2017 – April 15, 2018
Marlene Dietrich brought androgyny to the silver screen through her roles in such movies as Morocco (1930) and Seven Sinners (1940). The biggest Hollywood star at a time when “talkies” were still new, Dietrich captured men’s hearts...
2017_DC_SIPG_Plath62DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Sylvia Plath
One Life: Sylvia Plath
June 30, 2017 – May 20, 2018

One Life: Sylvia Plath is the first exploration of the poet and writer’s life in an art and history museum. The exhibition reveals how Plath shaped her identity visually as she came of age as a writer in the 1950s. Visitors will get a look into...
2017_DC_SIPG_Trump3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Donald J. Trump
Portrait of Donald J. Trump
January 13, 2017 – February 26, 2017
A photo portrait of President-elect Donald J. Trump will go on display at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Jan. 13, 2017, and remain on view throughout the inauguration festivities.The photograph, taken in 1989 by photographer...
2017_DC_SIPG_Switzerland18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of the World: Switzerland
Portraits of the World: Switzerland
December 15, 2017 – November 12, 2018
Portraits of the World: Switzerland is the inaugural exhibition of a series that will highlight the global context of American portraiture. Each year, the National Portrait Gallery will showcase a portrait created by an...
2017_DC_SIPG_Recent37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2017)
Recent Acquisitions
November 17, 2017 - November 4, 2018
The annual exhibition “Recent Acquisitions” displays the latest portraits to enter into the museum’s renowned collection. Figures who have made lasting contributions in such areas as medicine, music, literature, art and social justice are...
2017_DC_SIPG_Sweat84DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers
November 3, 2017 – September 3, 2018
The Sweat of Their Face combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Dorothea Lange, Elizabeth Catlett, and Lewis...
2017_DC_SIPG_B4ICats54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM Archives) -- Exhibit: Before Internet Cats: Feline Finds from the Archives of American Art
Before Internet Cats: Feline Finds from the Archives of American Art
April 28 - October 29, 2017
Long before cats clawed their way onto the Internet, they made themselves at home in the Archives of American Art. This exhibition explores the myriad ways in which cats are represented in rare documents...
2017_DC_SIPG_JFK_Visionary61DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times
American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times
May 3, 2017 – September 17, 2017
President John F. Kennedy’s administration coincided with a golden age of photojournalism in America. American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times brings together images culled from the John F. Kennedy...
2017_DC_SIPG_Sultan17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
May 26, 2017 – September 4, 2017
In the 1980s Donald Sultan (born 1951) began his industrial landscape series the Disaster Paintings. He worked with the subject for nearly a decade, using images of actual events drawn from the daily newspaper. Sultan’s Disaster...
2017_DC_SIPG_Mean_Streets14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Down These Mean Streets
Down These Mean Streets
May 12, 2017 – August 6, 2017
The exhibition examines how Latino photographers depicted America’s urban streets when notions of the inner city began to emerge. The title of the exhibition is taken from Piri Thomas’ bestselling memoir Down These Mean Streets (1967), in which the...
2017_DC_SIPG_Walker37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)
October 13, 2017 – March 11, 2018
The Smithsonian American Art Museum presents the complete set of Kara Walker's print series, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) for the first time since it was acquired in 2008....
2017_DC_SIPG_Lumia37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
October 6, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light reveals this groundbreaking artist and his spellbinding light compositions for the first time in nearly fifty years. As early as 1919—well before the advent of consumer television...
2017_DC_SIPG_Tamayo70DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Tamayo: The New York Years
Tamayo: The New York Years
November 3, 2017 – March 18, 2018
Rufino Tamayo’s lushly colored paintings portraying modern Mexican subjects earned him widespread acclaim as an artist who balanced universal themes with a local sensibility. Tamayo (1899-1991) was drawn to New York City in the early...
2017_DC_SIPG_JFK_VisPP_17050247DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Press Preview: American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times
Press Preview for "American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times"
Participants:
* Stephanie Stebich, The Margaret and Terry Stent Director
* John Jacob, McEvoy Family Curator for Photography
* Lawrence Schiller, exhibition organizer and curator, Wiener Schiller Productions
The...
2017_DC_Duke_Birth10DC -- Duke Ellington Birthplace -- Duke Ellington Building (2121 Ward Court NW)
2017_DC_Dupont_Underground10DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground
2017_DC_Blaine_House7DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2017_DC_Patterson5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2017_DC_Dupont_Circle23DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2017_DC_Dupont27DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2017_DC_Eastern_Market4DC -- Eastern Market
2017_DC_Eclectic_Fusion29DC -- Eclectic Fusion exhibition @ NBC4's Asman Gallery
NBC4's Asman Gallery is proud to present the third two-woman show of fine artists Zenobia A. Rickford and E. L. Whitley, with guest encaustic artist Carolyn Goodridge. You are invited to attend the opening reception of this exquisite art exhibition Eclectic Fusion.
2017_DC_Eclectic_FusionO_17050681DC -- Eclectic Fusion opening @ NBC4's Asman Gallery
NBC4's Asman Gallery is proud to present the third two-woman show of fine artists Zenobia A. Rickford and E. L. Whitley, with guest encaustic artist Carolyn Goodridge. You are invited to attend the opening reception of this exquisite art exhibition Eclectic Fusion.
2017_DC_Murals_RI51DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro)
2017_DC_Emulsion4DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Emulsion 2017
EMULSION 2017 is an open call to all artists who reside or work in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area within a 50 mile radius of East City Art’s offices on Capitol Hill. This is an opportunity for artists from the central Mid-Atlantic to showcase the extraordinary diversity and excellence in...
2017_DC_EmulsionO_17030312DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Emulsion 2017
I didn't have time to see the opening ceremony but I got some of the crowds.
2017_DC_Murrow_Park4DC -- Edward R. Murrow Park
2017_DC_OEOB11DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2017_DC_Ike_Mem20DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
They've finally closed off Maryland Avenue and the block where the memorial will be placed.
2017_DC_Ellipse7DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2017_DC_Eman_Concert_17040823DC -- Emancipation Day (2017) -- Concert @ Freedom Plaza
Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the celebration of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day in Washington, DC. Emancipation Day honors President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act in 1862, which freed over 3,100 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia. As Mayor Bowser...
2017_DC_Fireworks_EDay_17040831DC -- Emancipation Day (2017) -- Fireworks
2017_DC_Emb_Argentina5DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW)
2017_DC_Emb_Bulgaria2DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
2017_DC_Emb_Canada6DC -- Embassy of Canada
2017_DC_Can150th_170701163DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Canada 150 Celebration
The Embassy of Canada in Washington invites you and a guest to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday and the biggest Canada Day yet!
The 150th anniversary of Canada, also known as the 150th anniversary of Confederation and promoted by the Canadian government as Canada 150, occurs in 2017 as Canada marks...
2017_DC_EC_Arctic137DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Into the Arctic
Into the Arctic
January 10, 2017 until February 28, 2017
The Canadian Arctic is one of the last great wilderness regions on earth. It is seldom travelled and painted even less.
Over the course of four extensive, back-breaking Arctic expeditions, artist Cory Trépanier pushed north past the tree line...
2017_DC_EC_Kinngait19DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Kinngait Stories
Kinngait Stories
As the Embassy of Canada in Washington DC marks the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we are pleased to partner with the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) to present Kinngait Stories, the first solo exhibition of renowned Cape Dorset artist Ningiukulu Teevee. It is also the first...
2017_DC_Emb_CanadaX13DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2017_DC_Emb_Ecuador4DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
2017_DC_Emb_Guatemala4DC -- Embassy of Guatemala (2220 R St NW)
2017_DC_Emb_Indonesia15DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
2017_DC_Emb_Lithuania2DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2017_DC_Emb_MexicoCI73DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2017_DC_Emb_MexicoCIX_B45th76DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art
SEPTEMBER 5 - DECEMBER 29, 2017 AT THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art explores how Southern California-based Chicano and Latino artists worked tirelessly in an effort to shed light on the economic, political, and social injustices faced over the...
2017_DC_Emb_New_Zealand23DC -- Embassy of New Zealand
2017_DC_Emb_Poland_Regained25DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Exhibit: Poland Regained (Posters)
Hello neighbors,
As some of you may have noticed, our historic Embassy has taken on a splash of color in recent days. A total of 21 Polish posters now adorn our Embassy fence as part of the “Poland Regained” exhibit created in cooperation with the Poster Museum at Wilanów, the oldest museum of its type...
2017_DC_Emb_Slovenia2DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
2017_DC_Emb_Sweden3DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2017_DC_Challenges_17062768DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden) -- Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Welcome to a Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Join us for a public conversation on challenges facing Northern Europe and the scope for cooperation and collaboration across the Atlantic.
Welcome Remarks:
* Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United...
2017_DC_Emb_Thailand2DC -- Embassy of Thailand
2017_DC_Emb_Turkey7DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2017_DC_Emb_Ukraine3DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
2017_DC_Emb_Venezuela4DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
2017_DC_Emory87DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens)
2017_DC_Engine167DC -- Engine Company 16 (1018 13th St., NW)
2017_DC_FDIC3DC -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Exhibit
2017_DC_FTC32DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2017_DC_Flashpoint_Spark22DC -- Flashpoint Gallery ("Sparkplug Collective")
Sparkplug Collective – Selfie: Me, Myself, And Us:
Selfie: Me, Myself, and Us features innovative work by eight local artists who will examine our cultural obsession with selfies and our narcissistic desire to record and manipulate digital representations of ourselves.
Do selfies represent the...
2017_DC_Foggy_Bottom5DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2017_DC_Folger_Oxford103DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
500 Years of Treasures from Oxford
Feb 4 - April 30, 2017
Founded 500 years ago in 1517, Corpus Christi College, one of the oldest of the 38 self-governing colleges at the modern University of Oxford, is a repository of extraordinary treasures, few of which have ever been seen by the public. To mark...
2017_DC_Folger_1stFolio44DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour
Nov 19, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library sent First Folios to all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. This exhibition celebrates their return to the Folger, and is the largest...
2017_DC_Folger_Painting42DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Painting Shakespeare
Painting Shakespeare
May 13, 2017 – Feb 11, 2018
Discover the paintings collection at the Folger—its stories, its glories, and Shakespeare’s power to inspire visual artists. From humble oil sketches to international masterpieces, this exhibition presents a sometimes surprising, and always...
2017_DC_Fords8DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2017_DC_Francis_CaseVw5DC -- Francis Case Memorial Bridge -- View from...
2017_DC_FSKey_Park13DC -- Francis Scott Key Park
2017_DC_FDR_Archives4DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives)
2017_DC_Douglass14DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Exterior Images
2017_DC_DouglassVw22DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Views from...
2017_DC_FPlaza24DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2017_DC_SIFG_Press_17101149DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
What: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
Who:
* John Davis, Under Secretary for Museums and Research/Provost, Smithsonian
* Julian Raby, The Dame Jillian Sackler Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art
* Massumeh Farhad, chief...
2017_DC_SIFG_Courtyard17DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Inner Courtyard
2017_DC_SIFG_Peacock35DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
Including a day when the shutters were open.
2017_DC_SIFG_See_Beauty33DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Power to See Beauty: Charles Lang Freer
2017_DC_SIFG126DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2017_DC_Georgetown_WFPk61DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2017_DC_Gallery_Place_Hecht4DC -- Gallery Place areas -- Hecht Company/Terrell Place (7th and F St, NW)
2017_DC_Gallup_Bldg1DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
2017_DC_GAR24DC -- GAR Memorial
The trees around the memorial bloomed early this year.
2017_DC_San_Martin12DC -- General Jose de San Martin Memorial
2017_DC_Meade7DC -- George Meade Memorial
2017_DC_Exorcist5DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
I hadn't seen the new plaque that had been installed October 30, 2015.
2017_DC_Wash_Harbor3DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2017_DC_Whitehurst_UPass11DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2017_DC_Georgetown13DC -- Georgetown areas
2017_DC_Golden_Garden14DC -- Golden Streets (Golden Triangle Tree Box Garden Contest)
2017_DC_Haiku9DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_CV65DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: A Collector's Vision
A Collector’s Vision: Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
A new selection of maps, letters, prints, and artifacts on display from the museum’s Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection includes recent acquisitions and rare treasures.
Mr. Small, a third-generation...
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_Found116DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Foundations for a Nation
Foundations for a Nation: Architectural Images from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
To today’s visitor, the U.S. Capitol and White House buildings are so familiar they feel both permanent and inevitable. In the early nineteenth century, however, the look and use of these symbols of...
2017_DC_GWU_Museum_Ebony90DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Through July 24, 2017
For fifty years, the Ebony Fashion Fair shaped a new vision of black America through contemporary fashion. This exhibition of stunning ensembles by leading designers tells the story of the fair’s creator Eunice W. Johnson, who...
2017_DC_GWU5DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
2017_DC_GWU_Art16DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Art
2017_DC_GWU_Plaques1DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Public Plaques
2017_DC_Hart_SOB17DC -- Hart Senate Office Building
The "Mountains" part of the Calder sculpture is back.
2017_DC_Gingrich_17011229DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Newt Gingrich (Understanding Trump and Trumpism: Part 2)
Understanding Trump and Trumpism: Part Two
Following Speaker Gingrich’s previous address on “The Principles of Trumpism,” he continues his reflections this month in a 6-part series of presentations on understanding the incoming President and the phenomenon of Trumpism as well as the policy challenges...
2017_DC_EU_Future_17011217DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Panel: Future of the EU
The Future of the EU: Understanding the Roots of Political Fragmentation in Europe
Across the Atlantic, support for populist, antiestablishment parties is on the rise. Concern about political fragmentation in Europe is gaining steam. In France, Marine Le Pen of the Front National is a leading candidate...
2017_DC_HeritageV7DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from...
2017_DC_HI_Washington3DC -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2017_DC_Hill_Center33DC -- Hill Center
2017_DC_SIHIR_Trace72DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn
Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn
June 28, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Ai Weiwei’s monumental installation Trace portrays individuals from around the world whom the artist and various human rights groups consider to be activists, prisoners of conscience, and advocates of free speech. Each of these 176...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Belief28DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt
2017_DC_SIHIR_Utopian117DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects
September 7, 2017 – March 4, 2018
The exhibition, spanning 1985 through present day, features more than 20 of the Kabakovs’ maquettes, whimsical models, for projects realized and unrealized, including monuments, allegorical narratives, architectural structures...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Bradford34DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge
November 8, 2017 – November 12, 2018
Internationally renowned artist Mark Bradford (b. 1961) debuts Pickett’s Charge, a monumental new commission inspired by artist Paul Philippoteaux’s nineteenth-century cyclorama in Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania....
2017_DC_SIHIR_Lupertz35DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History
Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History
May 24, 2017 – September 10, 2017
The Hirshhorn celebrates the pioneering early works of Markus Lüpertz (b. Liberec, Czech Republic, 1941), one of the most influential contemporary German artists, with an in-depth exploration of his groundbreaking paintings from the...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Party27DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset
Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset
June 7, 2017 – October 1, 2017
Sunrises and sunsets are among the only moments in the day when we are reminded, as the sun appears and disappears at the edge of the sky, that the universe is vast and its measure of time infinite. Set into this perspective, everything...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Orchids31DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: orchids: A MOMENT
orchids: A MOMENT
January 14, 2017 – May 14, 2017
The Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanic Garden 2017 Orchid Exhibition, showcases over 100 orchids in a limited-time display amidst the Hirshhorn’s unique architecture. Selected from the collections of both Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S....
2017_DC_SIHIR_Ragnar14DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Ragnar Kjartansson
Another performer for the Chord of E.
2017_DC_SIHIR_Still_Life1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Still Life with Spirit and Xitle
2017_DC_SIHIR_Summer_Ono21DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Summer of Yoko Ono
Summer of Yoko Ono
June 17, 2017 – September 17, 2017
In celebration of the tenth anniversary of Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree for Washington, DC, the Hirshhorn presents a selection of the artist’s most iconic and emotionally charged installations and performances.
A gift from the artist in 2007, Wish Tree is...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Absence66DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: What Absence Is Made Of
What Absence Is Made Of
October 19, 2017 – Summer 2019
More than 70 recent acquisitions and rarely shown works reimagine the extensive permanent collection. Prompted by today’s increasing focus on the material and digital worlds, the exhibition explores the compelling and enigmatic ways in which...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Infinity211DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (pictures from 5 visits)
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
February 23, 2017 – May 14, 2017
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is a celebration of the legendary Japanese artist’s sixty-five-year career and promises to be one of 2017’s essential art experiences. Visitors have the unprecedented opportunity to discover six of Kusama’s...
2017_DC_SIHIR_Vw9DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- View from Terrace
2017_DC_SIHIRO24DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2017_DC_Holodomor_Mem4DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933
2017_DC_Italiana8DC -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana
2017_DC_Hotel_Monaco6DC -- Hotel Monaco
2017_DC_HotelW6DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2017_DC_HotelW_Vw83DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) -- Views from rooftop cafeteria
2017_DC_I39545DC -- I-395 Overpass Work
2017_DC_Inaug_17012026DC -- Inaugural events (2017) -- Around the Politico event
Given that I was at the Politico inaugural event, I wasn't anywhere near the Mall for the inauguration. Which was fine since I'm not exactly a fan of the new regime. So just a few photos on the way to the Politico event and of the vandalism that happened during the inauguration.
2017_DC_Inaug_Parade_17012068DC -- Inaugural events (2017) -- Parade from Hotel W
2017_DC_IRS14DC -- Internal Revenue Service building
2017_DC_IBEW34DC -- 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...
2017_DC_IBEW_Museum20DC -- 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...
2017_DC_IBEW_Vw57DC -- 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...
2017_DC_Spy40DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location)
The new location goes up in L'Enfant Plaza.
2017_DC_IWB88DC -- Iron Workers Bldg (1750 New York Ave NW)
Exclusive guided tour of the Iron Workers headquarters, featuring handmade motorcycles, a spectacular wall mural, historic tools, photos, convention paraphernalia, World Trade Center mementos and more!
2017_DC_IWB_Vw15DC -- Iron Workers Bldg (1750 New York Ave NW) -- Views from...
2017_DC_Islamic_Center8DC -- Islamic Center of Washington
2017_DC_Garfield_Mem1DC -- James A. Garfield Monument
2017_DC_James_Monroe_Pk4DC -- James Monroe Park (20th and Penn Ave)
2017_DC_JAWilson16DC -- John A. Wilson Building
Colored lights at night.
2017_DC_Kennedy_Center8DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2017_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw27DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2017_DC_JPJ21DC -- John Paul Jones Memorial
2017_DC_Pike_Statue21DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue
I'm curious how this statue will survive the current movement nationwide to purge the Confederate memorials from our landcape.
The Albert Pike statue is the only Confederate military officer to have an outside public statue in Washington DC. (There are a bunch of other Confederate statues in places...
2017_DC_MoultrieCH13DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW)
2017_DC_Chess_Players11DC -- Judiciary Square -- Chess Players Statue
2017_DC_CourthousePk27DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it)
2017_DC_Marshall_Statue7DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue
2017_DC_Lily_Pond24DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lily Pond Sculpture
2017_DC_Blackstone5DC -- Judiciary Square -- Sir William Blackstone Statue
2017_DC_JB_Bench_170626117DC -- Julian Bond bench dedication @ Chevy Chase Community Center
A bench was dedicated to Julian Bond in front o the Chevy Chase Community Center. Speakers at the event:
* Randy Speck, Chair, ANC 3/4G
* Honorable Mayor Muriel Bowser
* Honorable Councilmember Mary Cheh
* Honorable Councilmember Brandon Todd
* Pam Horowitz (Julian Bond's widow)
Folks also...
2017_DC_JW_Marriott1DC -- JW Marriott Washington DC (1331 Penn Ave)
2017_DC_FBI1DC -- J. Edgar Hoover (FBI) Building
2017_DC_KSt14DC -- K Street area
2017_DC_Aquatic257DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2017_DC_Kennedy_JFK100Ev16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Event: JFK 100 Celebration Setup
2017_DC_Kennedy_Future10DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Building the Future (Expansion Project Model)
2017_DC_Kennedy_C_Yellin17DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies
2017_DC_Kennedy_JapanB10DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Fantasy in Japan Blue
Exhibit: Fantasy in Japan Blue
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017
In honor of Japan’s historic ties to the Kennedy Center and its support of the newly renovated Terrace Theater, world leader in textile design and production Reiko Sudo brings her internationally acclaimed textiles to...
2017_DC_Kennedy_JFK10011DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: JFK 100
2017_DC_Kennedy_Bernstein94DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Exhibition: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Sunday, November 5, 2017
As part of the worldwide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein—one of America’s greatest composers and conductors—the GRAMMY Museum® brings a free special traveling exhibition to the Kennedy...
2017_DC_Kennedy_Risko28DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: The Art of Robert Risko
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Exhibit: The Art of Robert Risko
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Explore a showcase of work by today’s most celebrated caricaturist, Robert Risko, who has created the caricatures for the Kennedy Center Mark Twain prize since 2002. Risko began...
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_DC_Letterman_17102246DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2017 -- David Letterman)
The 20th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: David Letterman
At a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy, the Kennedy Center presents the 20th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman. This year's ceremony marks the 20th consecutive year that the...
2017_DC_LEnfant27DC -- L'Enfant Plaza areas
2017_DC_Lafayette_Square19DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2017_DC_Lansburgh20DC -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company
2017_DC_Lansburgh_Backstage30DC -- Lansburgh Theatre: Shakespeare Theatre Company -- Backstage Tour
Backstage tour of Sidney Harman Hall andKing Charles III.
2017_DC_Letelier_Mem4DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial
2017_DC_BollingP_17032972DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2017): Ruben Bolling -- Presentation
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer: Representative John Lewis
Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling
Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network.

Speakers in sequence:
* Carla Hayden,...
2017_DC_BollingR_170329107DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2017): Ruben Bolling -- Reception
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer: Representative John Lewis
Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling
Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network.

Folks photographs outside of the program...
2017_DC_LOC_Tour_17100521DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: AOC and USCHS tour of Library of Congress
2017_DC_Nolan_17110238DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Christopher Nolan In Conversation (w/Carla Hayden)
Director Christopher Nolan In Conversation
Critically acclaimed film director, producer and writer Christopher Nolan joins Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden for a conversation about Nolan's recent films (including Dunkirk, Interstellar, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and Inception) and...
2017_DC_Blair_Witch_17102768DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Creating Modern Ghost Stories: The Blair Witch Project
Creating Modern Ghost Stories: The Blair Witch Project
Three of the film's creators -- co-director Eduardo Sanchez, history fabricator Julia Myrick and co-producer Michael Monello -- will examine the craft of developing a modern classic ghost story and the cultural impact of "The Blair Witch Project."...
2017_DC_Carter_170616104DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Lynda Carter (w/Carla Hayden)
Library of Congress Presents: Library of Awesome: Lynda Carter:
During "Library of Awesome," a pop-up exhibition featuring items from the Library's comic-book collections presented in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. Awesome-Con comics convention, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden interviewed...
2017_DC_Courtroom_Artists_170427105DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Panel -- "Justice Through the Perspective of an Eyewitness Artist" (w/Marilyn Church, Pat Lopez and Bill Robles)
Marilyn Church, Pat Lopez and Bill Robles to Discuss "Justice Through the Perspective of an Eyewitness Artist," April 27
The Law Library of Congress will host a panel discussion on “Justice Through the Perspective of an Eyewitness Artist,” featuring courtroom artists Marilyn Church, Pat Lopez and Bill...
2017_DC_Preserving_PP1_17110384DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 1: Origins (w/Ervin Duggan, Nicholas Johnson, Bill Siemering, and Cokie Roberts) and Welcome
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introductions and Welcoming Remarks:
* Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress
* Patricia Harrison, President and CEO, CPB
* Jon Abbott, President and CEO,...
2017_DC_Preserving_PP2_17110354DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 2: News and Talk Shows (w/Jim Lehrer, Dick Cavett, Cokie Roberts, Hugo Morales, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, and Judy Woodruff)
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* Henry Becton, Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees; President of WGBH Educational Foundation

Panel 2 (of 4): News and Public...
2017_DC_Preserving_PP3_17110340DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 3: Style and Archives (w/David Fanning, Clayborne Carson, Stephen Gong, Margaret Drain, and Patricia Aufderheide)
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* ???

Panel 3 (of 4): Documentaries: Style and the Use of Archives (seated left to right):
* Patricia Aufderheide, university...
2017_DC_Preserving_PP4_17110347DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 4: Educational Uses (w/Lloyd Morrisett, Paula Apsell, Kathryn Ostrofsky, and Jennifer Lawson) and Conclusion
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting

Introduction to panel:
* Henry Becton, Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees; President of WGBH Educational Foundation

Panel 4 (of 4): Educational Uses of...
2017_DC_LOC_Sheet_Music_17040458DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress
“World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress: America’s War, as Viewed by Publishers and the Public”
Paul Fraunfelter, Music Division
American sheet music from the period of the First World War reflects the confidence and challenges of a new economic and industrial giant, suddenly thrust into a...
2017_DC_LOC_JMW37DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Art of Etching: Masterpieces by James McNeill Whistler
2017_DC_LOC_BFG_WWI20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): British, French, German Artists View the First World War
2017_DC_LOC_Cooking25DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Cooking...
2017_DC_LOC_Feminist27DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Feminist Music
2017_DC_LOC_CivilLib39DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Fight for Civil Liberties During World War I
2017_DC_LOC_JFK33DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): JFK Manuscripts
2017_DC_LOC_Luther17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Martin Luther
2017_DC_LOC_Eisner22DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): William Eisner
2017_DC_LOC_AwesomeC7DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items more...
2017_DC_LOC_ScoresC17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Coolidge): Movie Scores
2017_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose78DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
Drawn To Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists
November 18, 2017 - October 20, 2018

Features the rich collections of the Library of Congress and brings to light remarkable but little-known contributions made by North American women to the art forms of illustration and cartooning....
2017_DC_LOC_WWI50DC -- 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...
2017_DC_LOC_Baseball55DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game
“Baseball’s Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game” Exhibit Opens Feb. 9

Long before the speakers at Wrigley Field blasted Steve Goodman’s “Go, Cubs, Go” after each triumphant Cubs game and long before players approached the batter’s box with their signature walk-up songs, music and baseball...
2017_DC_LOC_Awesome68DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Pop-up): Library of Awesome
Library to Celebrate the World of Comics
The Library of Congress is gearing up for a super summer treat celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in promoting literacy, as collectibles, in the arts, advertising, sociology, popular culture and history. Making a variety of collection items more...
2017_DC_LOC_Halloween93DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Pop-up): LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery
The Library of Congress is presenting a host of tricks and treats with an autumn pop-up exhibition that embodies seasonal traditions of fantasy and folklore. Making a variety of rarely seen collection items more accessible to the general public, “LOC Halloween: Chambers of Mystery” will show-and-tell...
2017_DC_LOC_Presidential76DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Pop-up): Presidential Inaugurations
Presidential Inaugurations
Jan. 23 to Feb. 4, 2017
Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address Will Be on View

A two-week display on inaugurations, at the Library of Congress, will feature presidential treasures—the handwritten speeches of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln—and...
2017_DC_LOC_DJustice141DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration
April 27–October 28, 2017
Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration showcases the Library’s extensive collections of original art by talented artists hired by both newspapers and television to capture the personal dynamics of legal trials....
2017_DC_LOC_Echoes561DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Echoes of the Great War
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I 
April 4, 2017–January 2019
Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it— both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that...
2017_DC_LOC_Herblock43DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2017)
Herblock Looks at 1967: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons, Part I
Exhibition dates: March 18, 2017–September 9, 2017
In 1967, during the third year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s (1908–1973) administration, Herblock drew some of his most powerful cartoons on issues about which he cared deeply....
2017_DC_LOC_Gershwin83DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Here to Stay: The Legacy of George and Ira Gershwin
2017_DC_LOC_BHope127DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
2017_DC_LOC_Hamlisch10DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Marvin Hamlisch PEGOT display
2017_DC_LOC_War_Garden21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: World War I Victory Gardens
2017_DC_LOC_Ext40DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
I never noticed the male statues in the fountain before -- two were totally naked and one had a figleaf. Also shown is the new Toni Morrison bench.
2017_DC_LOC_Asian24DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Asian Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_CRR28DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Congressional Reading Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Coolidge3DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Coolidge Auditorium (Ground floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Mahogany48DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2017_DC_LOC_MRR14DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2017_DC_LOC_Members34DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Members' Room (1st Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_SWGal26DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Southwest Gallery (2nd Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_Whittall25DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Whittall Pavilion (Ground Floor)
2017_DC_LOC_GH47DC -- Library of Congress -- The Great Hall
2017_DC_LOC_Tunnel13DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnel work
They removed the book conveyor belt system between the Madison and Jefferson buildings.
2017_DC_LOCVw2DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2017_DC_LOC_MadisonVw8DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg -- Views from...
2017_DC_LA_Small5DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
2017_DC_Bourbon_Blue_170507128DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Bourbon and Bluegrass -- (1 of 2) All except the bluegrass bands
We invite you to lounge on Lincoln's front lawn, sip bourbon, and enjoy live bluegrass music as part of our third annual Bourbon and Bluegrass event, benefiting preservation efforts at President Lincoln's Cottage.
All proceeds from the event go toward preservation efforts at President Lincoln’s...
2017_DC_Bourbon_Blue4_17050756DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Bourbon and Bluegrass -- (2 of 2) Justin Trawick and The Common Good, then By & By
We invite you to lounge on Lincoln's front lawn, sip bourbon, and enjoy live bluegrass music as part of our third annual Bourbon and Bluegrass event, benefiting preservation efforts at President Lincoln's Cottage.
All proceeds from the event go toward preservation efforts at President Lincoln’s...
2017_DC_Lincoln_Debating_170303101DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Debating Emancipation school visit
2017_DC_Lincoln_I_See_170307151DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: I See Lincoln school visit
2017_DC_Lincolns_Hat_171017171DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln's Hat school visit
2017_DC_Ideas_Forum_170413111DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln Ideas Forum (2017)
Join us on Thursday, April 13th as we bring together experts, scholars, and the public in an exploration of injustice, division, fear, and hate, alongside the stories and ideas of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, for the annual Lincoln Ideas Forum.

Speakers include:

Opening Remarks:
Erin...
2017_DC_White_17042062DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Jonathan White ("Midnight in America") w/Michael Bishop
Cottage Conversation: Midnight In America
On Thursday, April 20th, join us as author Jonathan White and Michael Bishop of the George Washington University’s National Churchill Library, discuss White’s book, Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams During the Civil War.
Mr. White is an...
2017_DC_Lincoln_Cottage97DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2017_DC_Lincoln_Mem21DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2017_DC_Literary_HillBF_170507152DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2017) @ Eastern Market
The Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.
Folks pictured here (more or less in sequence): Quintin Peterson, Frederick Reuss, Louise Farmer Smith, Christopher Datta, Nick Mann,...
2017_DC_Logan27DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2017_DC_Luther_Place_MC12DC -- Luther Place Memorial Church
2017_DC_Thomas_Statue4DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue
2017_DC_HVA_Lowrider32DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- Gypsy Rose lowrider
Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2017) – The McGee Roadster hot rod, Hirohata Merc radical custom and Gypsy Rose lowrider became part of history today. They were announced as the 16th, 17th and 18th vehicles to be added to the National Historic Vehicle Register in recognition of their significance in...
2017_DC_WCCanal11DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2017_DC_Candlelight_17020458DC -- March: Candlelight Walk #MuslimBanProtestDC
People plan to gather in front of the Islamic Center of Washington and walk over to the Naval Observatory, holding a candlelight vigil outside Mike Pence's residence. At one point, Congressman Sandy Levin (D-MI) came out and talked to us.
2017_DC_Global_Gag_17030849DC -- March: Protest the Gag Rule @ Freedom Plaza
Trump's global gag rule is a grotesque expansion of a failed, deadly policy that prohibits foreign organizations that receive U.S. global health assistance from providing or even discussing abortions with patients. This rule threatens access to safe abortion and other basic health care for millions of...
2017_DC_Womens_March_170121368DC -- March: Women's March on Washington
The Women’s March on Washington is a grassroots effort comprised of dozens of independent coordinators at the state level. The effort is helmed by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee who are working around the clock to pull it all together.
On January 21, 2017 we will unite in...
2017_DC_MLKLib4DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
Closed for renovations.
2017_DC_MLKLib_Wash34DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Washingtoniana section
2017_DC_MemDay_Parade_170529433DC -- Memorial Day parade (2017)
The National Memorial Day Parade, held annually along Constitution Avenue in our nation’s capital – Washington, DC – shares the story of American honor and sacrifice from across the generations. The parade, commemorating its thirteenth year, is our nation’s largest Memorial Day event, drawing hundreds...
2017_DC_Meridian32DC -- Meridian Hill Park
2017_DC_Metro_Yards8DC -- Metro Yards
2017_DC_MBT193DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2017_DC_MBT_28Blocks29DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail -- Public Art: 28 Blocks (mural by Garin Baker)
2017_DC_Mt_Vernon45DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2017_DC_Bible_Mus1_Entry23DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 1 (Lobby and Orientation)
2017_DC_Bible_Mus2_Impact106DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 2: Impact of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus3_Stories45DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 3: Stories of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus4_History18DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 4: History of the Bible
2017_DC_Bible_Mus5_Group11DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: Group Areas (Conference, Theatre, Hallway)
2017_DC_Bible_Mus5_View19DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Floor 5: View of City
2017_DC_Bible_Mall20DC -- Museum of the Bible -- Promotion on the Mall
2017_DC_Bible_Museum35DC -- Museum of the Bible (Outside)
Including pre-opening construction and some folks after opening day.
2017_DC_Khalsa_1704085DC -- National Khalsa Day Parade Washington DC
Just a couple of pass-by photos.
2017_DC_WWI_GBreaking_171198327DC -- National World War I Memorial -- Groundbreaking Ceremony
CENTENNIAL COMMISSION TO HOST CEREMONIAL GROUNDBREAKING FOR AMERICA'S WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL
Event at DC's Pershing Park to thank supporters & partners in the creation of the newest national memorial in the nation's capital
The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will host a ceremonial groundbreaking...
2017_DC_WWI_Panels187DC -- National World War I Memorial -- Panels: Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace
Fields Of Battle, Lands Of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-1918
Washington, D.C. – Nov. 9 – Dec. 3, 2017, Pershing Park
World War I was the first “modern” war. Industry enabled weapons and explosives to be manufactured in vast quantities that brought death and destruction on a scale never previously...
2017_DC_SIAIR_Artist199DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
Artist Soldiers: Artistic Expression in the First World War
April 6, 2017 – November 11, 2018
Artistic expression during the war contributed to this transformation. Before World War I, war art largely depicted heroic military leaders and romanticized battles, done long after the fact, far from the...
2017_DC_SIAIR_WWI_Aviation63DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: World War I Aviation (boards)
2017_DC_SIAIR_Milestones58DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2017_DC_SIAIR_Welcome35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Star Trek Enterprise model is now lit 30 minutes a day. I'd never seen this before and just happened to be there at the right time so this was a first for me.
2017_DC_SIAIR_Bldg6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2017_DC_Remembering_Vietnam187DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam
Remembering Vietnam Exhibition
Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War
November 10, 2017–January 6, 2019
This exhibition presents both iconic and recently discovered National Archives records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War. They trace the policies and decisions made by the...
2017_DC_Remembering_Copters26DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam -- Helicopters on front lawn @ Opening
Special display of helicopters outside the National Archives building!
Presented in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Bell Helicopter. 
In partnership with the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (who are the custodians of the aircraft), see and...
2017_DC_Archives39DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2017_DC_NBF_Stavridis_17090210DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Adm. James Stavridis
Adm. James Stavridis
A retired Navy admiral, James Stavridis is dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and chairman of the board of the U.S. Naval Institute. He retired from the Navy after 37 years...
2017_DC_NBF_McDermott_17090211DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Alice McDermott
Alice McDermott
Writer and university professor Alice McDermott won the National Book Award for her 1998 novel, “Charming Billy.” McDermott is the Johns Hopkins Richard A. Mackery Professor of the Humanities. Her 2006 novel, “After This,” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her novel “Someone” was a...
2017_DC_NBF_King_1709024DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Amy Sarig King
Amy Sarig King
Amy Sarig King is an award-winning young adult novelist from Pennsylvania and a faculty member at the Vermont College of Fine Arts writing for children and young adults program. Her recently published young adult novels include “Still Life with Tornado,” which follows a teenaged artist...
2017_DC_NBF_Berg_17090218DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- A. Scott Berg
A. Scott Berg
With the publication of his first book, “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius,” in 1978, A. Scott Berg won a National Book Award. His third book, “Lindbergh,” about the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998. Just 12 days after Katharine Hepburn died in 2003, Berg...
2017_DC_NBF_Van_Dusen_1709026DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Chris Van Dusen
Chris Van Dusen
Chris Van Dusen is an author and illustrator of children’s picture books. He began his career as an illustrator at a magazine for teenagers and as a freelance illustrator, until he wrote his first children’s book, “Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee.” He has been writing and illustrating...
2017_DC_NBF_Toibin_17090212DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Colm Toíbín
Colm Toíbín
Colm Tóibín is the author of seven novels, including “The Master,” winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and “Brooklyn,” winner of the Costa Book Award and now a major motion picture. He is also the author of best-selling “Nora Webster” and “The Testament of Mary.” Tóibín is currently...
2017_DC_NBF_Rice_17090214DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Condoleezza Rice (w/David Rubenstein)
Condoleezza Rice
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is the second woman and the second African American to hold the office. She was secretary of state in 2005-2009 and national security adviser in 2001-2005 for President George W. Bush. She has been on the faculty of Stanford University since...
2017_DC_NBF_Chaon_17090214DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Dan Chaon
Dan Chaon
Dan Chaon is a novelist and short story writer. Chaon completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern and received his M.A. from Syracuse. His work “Among the Missing” was a 2001 finalist for the National Book Award. Currently, he is the Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing and...
2017_DC_NBF_Baldacci_17090213DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David Baldacci
David Baldacci
David Baldacci is the best-selling author of more than 30 novels, several of which have been adapted for film and television. His books have been published and sold in over 45 languages and 80 countries, and have more than 110 million copies in print worldwide. A tireless advocate for...
2017_DC_NBF_McCullough_17090244DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David McCullough (w/David Rubenstein)
David McCullough
Former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning...
2017_DC_NBF_Gabaldon_17090214DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon
The best-selling author of the wildly popular Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon has written eight Outlander novels, which have sold more than 28 million copies. Her new book, “Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction” (Delacorte) comprises seven novellas of...
2017_DC_NBF_EO_MM_1709025DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Ellen Oh and Meg Medina
Ellen Oh
A former lawyer who taught academic research and writing, Ellen Oh has a curiosity for ancient Asian history which has inspired her work on the young adult Prophecy series. When she found a lack of material on Korean history in local bookstores, her father assisted her research by translating...
2017_DC_NBF_Yang_17090250DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Gene Luen Yang (w/Michael Cavna, then Mike Lester and Ann Telnaes)
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...
2017_DC_NBF_HK_KK_1709026DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Hari Kunzru and Katie Kitamura (Conversation: A Literary Power Couple)
Hari Kunzru
London-born Hari Kunzru is the author of five novels. His work has been translated into 21 languages, and his short stories and journalism have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian and The New Yorker. He is the recipient of fellowships from the...
2017_DC_NBF_Cooper_17090212DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Helene Cooper
Helene Cooper
A frequent commentator on Washington public affairs television shows, Helene Cooper is a Pentagon reporter for The New York Times. She was previously the newspaper’s assistant editorial page editor, a diplomatic correspondent and White House correspondent. In 2015, the newspaper won a...
2017_DC_NBF_Rogneby_1709025DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Jenny Rogneby
Jenny Rogneby
Jenny Rogneby is a Swedish crime and thriller author who currently lives in Malta and Barcelona. She studied criminology, sociology, law and psychology at Stockholm University and later was a criminal investigator in the Stockholm City Police Department for seven years. Her work inspired...
2017_DC_NBF_Scalzi_17090211DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- John Scalzi
John Scalzi
John Scalzi is an award-winning author of science fiction and a popular blog writer. His debut novel, “Old Man's War,” won him science fiction's John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. His novel “Redshirts” won the 2013 Hugo Award for best novel. Material from his blog, The Whatever,...
2017_DC_NBF_Vasquez_17090213DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Juan Gabriel Vásquez (w/Scott Simon)
Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Juan Gabriel Vásquez is the author of the best-selling “The Sound of Things Falling” as well as the award-winning “The Informers” and “The Secret History of Costaguana.” His books have been published in 26 languages worldwide. Vásquez has received an International IMPAC Dublin...
2017_DC_NBF_Vance_17090214DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- J.D. Vance (w/David Rubenstein)
J.D. Vance
The author of the New York Times No. 1 best-selling “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” (HarperCollins), J.D. Vance was raised in the southwestern Ohio city of Middletown and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky. His book has struck a chord in the national...
2017_DC_NBF_DiCamillo_1709023DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo is a former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature of the Library of Congress and the Children’s Book Council (2014-2015). Her novel “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures” won the 2014 Newbery Medal. DiCamillo also won the Newbery for “The Tale of...
2017_DC_NBF_Glasgow_1709028DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kathleen Glasgow
Kathleen Glasgow
Being a writer was Kathleen Glasgow’s childhood aspiration. While she was always good at making her own stories, she never considered herself a writer until she started getting poems and stories published in literary journals. Her debut novel, “Girl in Pieces” (Delacorte), was an...
2017_DC_NBF_KM_TO_SL_17090211DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Kathy McKeon, Thomas Oliphant, and Steven Levingston
Kathy McKeon
Kathy McKeon spent 13 years as Jacqueline Kennedy’s personal assistant and occasional nanny. McKeon was hired as Kennedy’s assistant in 1964, when McKeon was just 20 years old and recently arrived from Ireland. Rose Kennedy, Jacqueline’s mother-in-law, referred to McKeon as “Jackie’s girl”...
2017_DC_NBF_Melvin_1709023DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin is an engineer, NASA astronaut and former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions. He served on the space shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist and was named the NASA associate administrator for education in October 2010. He also served as the co-chair of the White House’s...
2017_DC_NBF_Peirce_17090261DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Lincoln Peirce (w/Michael Cavna and Roz Chast)
Lincoln Peirce
Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist and writer from Portland, Maine. His comic strip, “Big Nate,” was syndicated in 1991 and currently appears in over 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is also the author and...
2017_DC_NBF_Shetterly_17090220DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Margot Lee Shetterly
Margot Lee Shetterly
While growing up in Hampton, Virigina, Margot Lee Shetterly came to know many of the women who worked there with her father, who was a research assistant. These women included those who would later become the subject of her best-selling debut book, “Hidden Figures: The American...
2017_DC_NBF_Lu_1709027DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Marie Lu
Marie Lu
Marie Lu is the author of the best-selling “Legend” and “The Young Elites” series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games and getting stuck...
2017_DC_NBF_Lewis_17090214DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Michael Lewis (w/Mitch Albom)
Michael Lewis
Most of the books of Michael Lewis have been New York Times best-sellers. He is well-known for his nonfiction accounts of the global financial crisis such as “The Big Short,” “Flash Boys” and “Boomerang.” His book about an African-American who was adopted by white evangelical Christians,...
2017_DC_NBF_Curato_1709027DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Mike Curato
Mike Curato
A polka-dotted elephant was the subject of Mike Curato’s first book, “Little Elliot, Big City," which has been translated into more than 10 languages. There are now four books in the series. Curato has also provided illustrations for other writers’ books, such as J.J. Austrian’s “Worm Loves...
2017_DC_NBF_ML_AT_17090279DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Mike Lester and Ann Telnaes (w/Michael Cavna, Gene Yang, then Roz Chast)
Mike Lester
Mike Lester is an award-winning editorial cartoonist and illustrator whose work is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group. His children’s book “A Is for Salad” (Puffin) was a New York Times best-seller in 2000. In 2012, he created and launched the comic strip “Mike du Jour.” He has...
2017_DC_NBF_Misc_17090272DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous things. The Politics and Prose book sale area, the Pavilion of States, the Library of Congress Town Square, etc. Folks include authors Bruce White and William Seale at the White House Historical Association, Gareth Hinds and Alison Morris, Peter Slen (the C-Span interviewer), Megan...
2017_DC_NBF_Hill_1709026DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Nathan Hill
Nathan Hill
Nathan Hill’s short fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including The Iowa Review, AGNI, The Gettysburg Review and Fiction, which awarded him its annual Fiction Prize. His best-selling debut book, “The Nix” (Vintage), was named one of the best books of 2016 by The New York...
2017_DC_NBF_Russell_17090220DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Nikki Russell and Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki Russell
Daughter of the best-selling author Rachel Renee Russell, Nikki Russell has been a member of the writing world for years as the namesake of the main character of the Dork Diaries series. For many years she has done the illustrations for the Dork Diaries books. Her most recent work, done...
2017_DC_NBF_Cozzens_17090217DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Peter Cozzens
Peter Cozzens
Peter Cozzens recently retired as a Foreign Service officer at the State Department after 30 years. While at State, he wrote 17 books on the Civil War and the American West. His new book is “The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West” (Knopf). A starred...
2017_DC_NBF_Saujani_1709029DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani
Reshma Saujani is a lawyer, politician and founder of the tech organization Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that works to close the gender gap in technology. In 2015, she was named to Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 list. Saujani has also been named one of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women Changing...
2017_DC_NBF_White_17090217DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Ronald C. White
Ronald C. White
The New York Times said of Ronald C. White’s latest book, “American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant” (Random House): “White delineates Grant’s virtues better than any author before.” White has also written three book on the 16th president, including “A. Lincoln: A Biography,” which...
2017_DC_NBF_Chast_17090251DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Roz Chast (w/Michael Cavna, Ann Telnaes, Mike Lester, then Lincoln Pierce)
Roz Chast
Roz Chast is an award-winning cartoonist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, among other publications. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received her Bachelor of Fine...
2017_DC_NBF_Palacio_1709028DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- R. J. Palacio
R. J. Palacio
R. J. Palacio is a children’s book author, illustrator and graphic designer of book covers who lives in New York City. Her first novel, “Wonder,” was a No. 1 New York Times best-seller and award-winner. It follows a 10-year-old boy with a facial disfigurement and the difficulties of being...
2017_DC_NBF_Turow_17090211DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Scott Turow
Scott Turow
The author of many best-selling works, including the No. 1 New York Times best-selling novel “Innocent,” Scott Turow is one of the legal thriller genre’s most successful writers. His works have been translated into more than 40 languages and have sold over 30 million copies worldwide. When...
2017_DC_NBF_Moses_1709028DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Shelia P. Moses
Shelia P. Moses
Poet, author, playwright and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of 10 children. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, "Callus on My Soul," as well as the award-winning author of several books for young readers: "The Legend of Buddy Bush," "The Return of Buddy Bush,"...
2017_DC_NBF_SR_JR_1709023DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Sherri Duskey Rinker and John Rocco
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Sherri Duskey Rinker is a children’s book author and graphic designer whose first book, “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site,” was a No. 1 New York Times best-seller. Her first book was inspired by her young son’s fascination with trucks and their bedtime ritual of imagining...
2017_DC_NBF_Blumenthal_17090222DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Sidney Blumenthal
Sidney Blumenthal
Journalist Sidney Blumenthal has been an aide to President Bill Clinton and was an adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. He has also been on the staff of the Clinton Foundation. He has worked for The New Yorker, The Washington Post and The New Republic, and he...
2017_DC_NBF_Stone_17090210DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Tanya Lee Stone
Tanya Lee Stone
Tanya Lee Stone is an award-winning author of picture books, nonfiction and young adult books who teaches writing at Champlain College. Awards for her children’s nonfiction work include the NAACP Image Award for “Courage Has No Color,” the Robert F. Silbert Medal for “Almost Astronauts:...
2017_DC_NBF_Friedman_17090213DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman
New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman is a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize—two for his reportage and one for commentary. He is internationally recognized for his writing on the Middle East, foreign affairs and the environment. Friedman is also the author of the...
2017_DC_NBF_TF_EL_1709022DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Travis Foster and Ethan Long
Travis Foster
Travis Foster graduated from the Ringling College of Art & Design in 1989 (illustration) and has worked full time as a freelance illustrator for more than 25 years. In 2015 Foster started to offer his services as an agent to other artists. His previous books include “What’s New at the...
2017_DC_Building7DC -- Natl Building Museum
2017_DC_Building_Hive18DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Hive
The National Building Museum and Studio Gang present Hive, the latest Summer Block Party installation in the Great Hall.

Soaring to the uppermost reaches of the Museum, Hive is built entirely of more than 2,700 wound paper tubes, a construction material that is recyclable, lightweight, and renewable....
2017_DC_NGA_Bldg5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
2017_DC_NGAEW_Bldg15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2017_DC_NGAEW_Concourse9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse
2017_DC_NGAEW_Weems41DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
Carrie Mae Weems’s Kitchen Table Series established her as one of the leading artists of her generation. The series, consisting of 20 carefully staged photographs depicting Weems herself sitting at a kitchen table under a lamp,...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Bazille123DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
April 9 – July 9, 2017

A scion of a Protestant upper-middle-class family from Montpellier in southern France, Frédéric Bazille (1841–1870) seemed destined for a career in medicine. In 1862 he traveled to Paris, ostensibly to pursue his medical studies,...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Truitt8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: In the Tower: Anne Truitt
In the Tower: Anne Truitt
November 19, 2017 – April 1, 2018
Anne Truitt was one of the leading figures associated with minimalism, the sculptural tendency that emerged in the 1960s featuring pared-down geometric shapes scaled to the viewer’s body and placed directly on the floor. Born in Baltimore in...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Pollock19DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural"
November 19, 2017 – October 28, 2018
A special installation in the Gallery’s East Building features Mural (1943) by Jackson Pollock, on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Originally commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim for her New York City townhouse, the early...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Recent10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions: Made in California
Recent Acquisitions: Made in California
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
Seven recent acquisitions on view are connected by a profound common denominator—individuality.
Produced across many decades by artists of different backgrounds and orientations, the works cover such movements as Light and...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Steinberg78DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
This special installation of 18 drawings, two photographs, and an assortment of small sculptures by Saul Steinberg (1914–1999) is part of an initiative—dating from the reopening of the East Building galleries in 2016—to include selected modern drawings,...
2017_DC_NGAEW_Galleries50DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Permanent Galleries
2017_DC_NGAEW_RT4DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Roof Terrace
2017_DC_NGA_Adoration12DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds
c. 1764/1765
Mengs, Anton Raphael
German, 1728 - 1779
2017_DC_NGA_Collects_French136DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
May 21 – August 20, 2017
When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon, arrived in the United States in 1815, he brought with him his exquisite collection of eighteenth-century French paintings. Put on public view, the works caused a sensation,...
2017_DC_NGA_Robbia100DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Della Robbia
Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
February 5 – June 4, 2017
Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), a master sculptor in marble and bronze, invented a glazing technique for terracotta sculpture that positioned him as one of the most innovative artists of the 15th century. Today,...
2017_DC_NGA_Munch24DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Edvard Munch: Color in Context
Edvard Munch: Color in Context
September 3, 2017 – January 28, 2018
In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, and the optical sciences provoked new thought about the physical as well as the spiritual world. Aspects of that thought are revealed in...
2017_DC_NGA_Fragonard58DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures
October 8 – December 3, 2017
Combining art, fashion, science, and conservation, this revelatory exhibition brings together—for the first time—some 14 of the paintings known as the fantasy figures by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806). He is considered among the most...
2017_DC_NGA_Mansen11DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Matthias Mansen: Configurations
Matthias Mansen: Configurations
July 23 – December 13, 2017
Matthias Mansen (German, born 1958) creates large-scale woodcuts that explore abstraction and figuration. He advances the tradition of woodblock printing by transforming pieces of scavenged wood—discarded floorboards or fragments of abandoned...
2017_DC_NGA_Posing65DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel
Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel
September 17, 2017 – January 28, 2018
A selection of some 60 photographs in the Gallery’s collection made possible by Robert B. Menschel are on view in an exhibition that examines how the act of posing for a portrait changed with the invention of...
2017_DC_NGA_Urban26DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
February 26 – August 6, 2017
American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints in this...
2017_DC_NGA_Woodner121DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
March 12 – July 16, 2017
Some 100 drawings dating from the 14th to the 20th century are presented in an exhibition of masterworks donated by one of the great connoisseurs of the 20th century, Ian Woodner, and his daughters, Dian and Andrea....
2017_DC_NGA_Vermeer126DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
October 22, 2017 – January 21, 2018
This landmark exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries from the mid-1650s to around 1680, when they reached the height of their technical ability and...
2017_DC_NGAP2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2017_DC_NGAS3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2017_DC_NGASG5DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
Ice skating rink is still open.
2017_DC_NGS_Admin32DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Admin Bldg
2017_DC_NGS7DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall
2017_DC_LawVC37DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum
2017_DC_Law59DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Work begins on adding the names from 2016 to the memorial.
2017_DC_Mall43DC -- Natl Mall area
Including New York Times "Truth is" ad at the bus stop across from the National Archives.
2017_DC_SIAfri1DC -- Natl Museum of African Art
2017_DC_SIAfri_Currents46DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Currents: Water in African Art
Currents: Water in African Art
July 2016 – Indefintely
Diverse and wide-ranging in material, time period, style, and intended use, the objects in Currents span the continent of Africa to explore the importance of water for both practical and artistic purposes. Objects on view include Akan fish-shaped...
2017_DC_SIAfri_Visionary91DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
November 4, 2017 – Permanent
This exhibition comprises the largest long-term presentation of the National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection to date. This installation represents the broadest possible range of Africa’s creative visual expressions....
2017_DC_SIAH_AdWar30DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Advertising War
Advertising War
April 6, 2017 – October 1, 2017
Before the advent of radio and motion pictures, art and illustration were the primary forms of mass communication. With the outbreak of World War I, governments, militaries, and service organizations hired artists and illustrators to depict the ravages...
2017_DC_SIAH_Democracy563DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: American Democracy: The Great Leap of Faith
2017_DC_SIAH_BigBand40DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Big Band
Big Band
March 31, 2015 – Indefinitely
“Big Band” is by American painter LeRoy Neiman, who was known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events. Completed in 2005, this work depicts performers he saw in concert from the 1950-80s....
2017_DC_SIAH_CBarton_Amb12DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
This ambulance is one of eleven vehicles purchased by the Central Cuban Relief Committee of New York for use by Clara Barton and the American National Red Cross. The committee sent the ambulance to Camp Thomas, an army debarkation camp in Chickamauga, Georgia,...
2017_DC_SIAH_Righting181DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Executive Order 9066
Executive Order 9066
February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2018
February 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. This three-page document signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the course of history for a segment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in America, and...
2017_DC_SIAH_Pershing15DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
Gen. John J. Pershing and World War I, 1917-1918
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
General John J. Pershing insisted the United States military have an independent American army on the ground when the U.S. entered the Great War. By recreating Pershing’s war office, this display gives the visitor a sense of...
2017_DC_SIAH_JFK10013DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: JFK Centennial Celebration
JFK Centennial Celebration
May 25, 2017 – August 27, 2017
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s birth on May 29, the Museum displays nine photographs of the 35th President and his family within the American Presidency exhibition. The photographs, taken in 1961 by...
2017_DC_SIAH_GWStatue11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2017_DC_SIAH_LEGO_Liberty9DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO Statue of Liberty
2017_DC_SIAH_Many_Voices25DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Many Voices, One Nation
2017_DC_SIAH_ModMed62DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Modern Medicine and the Great War
Modern Medicine and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – January 2019
World War I provided a testing ground for the application of new medical technologies and procedures, and in some cases accelerated their general acceptance or development. At the same time, wartime medical practice reflected the larger...
2017_DC_SIAH_Recent1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (Fantasia cel)
2017_DC_SIAH_TTelevision36DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: T is for Television
T is for Television
November 21, 2017 to July 4, 2018
From the earliest days of television to today, performers and producers have created beloved characters that teach children about getting along with others and understanding the world around them. This exhibition will feature treasured objects from...
2017_DC_SIAH_Ella44DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
The First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100
March 30, 2017 – April 2, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was one of the greatest American singers. She had a warm and lovely voice, superb rhythmic sense, considerable versatility, meticulous intonation, and exceptional talent at “scat” singing,...
2017_DC_SIAH_TNWBT14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Nation We Build Together exhibit cases
2017_DC_SIAH_Uniformed19DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Uniformed Women and the Great War
Uniformed Women and the Great War
April 6, 2017 – Indefinitely
Of the many ways World War I divided the past from the future, none was more significant than the reordered place of women in society. Tens of thousands of middle- and upper-class women donned military-style uniforms to serve at home and...
2017_DC_SIAH_Unity_Square20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Wallace H. Coulter Unity Square
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_1703128DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Ambassadors of Jazz)
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_17031039DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (World War I)
The medical group brought out some World War I-related items from storage.
2017_DC_SIAH_Ext4DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Exterior Shots
2017_DC_SIAHV3DC -- Natl Museum of American History, Behring Center -- Views from...
Views from the not-yet-opened third floor.
2017_DC_SINH_Bldg16DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2017_DC_SINH_Lounge65DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Garden Lounge
The Garden Lounge
November 16, 2017 – Indefinitely
The Garden Lounge serves as a welcoming interior garden rest and recharge area for visitors featuring live plants and a relaxing atmosphere with botany content as a frame. Bright sunlight, enhanced seating and designated outlets for charging mobile...
2017_DC_SINH_Narwhal109DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
August 3, 2017 – 2019 TBD
Narwhals are among the most fascinating and elusive animals on the planet, and have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries. Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend dives deeply into narwhal biology, behavior, and cultural history,...
2017_DC_SINH_Natures_Best77DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2017)
2017_DC_SINH_Wonder194DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Objects of Wonder
Objects of Wonder
Explore the breadth, scope and splendor of the world’s most extensive natural history research collection—more than 145 million artifacts and specimens. The exhibition examines how scientists use Smithsonian collections to enlighten and illuminate our understanding of nature and human...
2017_DC_AmerInd40DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2017_DC_Tarzan_170209153DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: From Tarzan to Tonto
From Tarzan to Tonto: Stereotypes as Obstacles to Progress Toward a More Perfect Union
A Special Program Examining the Pervasiveness of Stereotypes in American Culture
As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation. Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone...
2017_DC_AmerInd_Patriot71DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
Patriot Nations: Native American in our Nation’s Armed Forces
January 27, 2017 – January 2018
This banner exhibition chronicles the largely unknown history of Native American veterans. Native peoples have served the U.S. in every major military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts...
2017_DC_AmerIndV1DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- View from...
2017_DC_SIPM_FellowO_170405121DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I Opening
The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum cordially invites you to the opening of the museum's newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I.
This special exhibition commemorates the centennial of America's involvement in World War I and uncovers this rich history through compelling...
2017_DC_SIPM_Enholm_17041946DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Robert Enholm (Woodrow Wilson's presidency)
This April marks the centennial of the United States’ involvement in World War I. The National Postal Museum’s newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters From World War I commemorates this anniversary. Please join us for a Lunchtime Lecture on Wednesday, April 19 highlighting this topic. Our speaker...
2017_DC_SIPM_Wings15DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Letters With Wings (Preview)
Letters With Wings: The Dream of Airmail, 1918-1938
In 2018, the National Postal Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of regularly scheduled airmail by presenting a special exhibition tentatively titled "Letters With Wings".
These cases contain a sampling of the material that will be included...
2017_DC_SIPM_Recent25DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Recent Acquisitions
2017_DC_SIPM_Mail_Trolleys28DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Trolley Car Mail
Trolley Car Mail
May 19, 2017 – September 10, 2017
In 1892 St. Louis, Missouri added specially-outfitted cars to their mail vehicles. The service sped up mail deliveries, making it especially popular with businesses. Twelve other cities across the country jumped on board. By 1908 there were mail...
2017_DC_SIPM_Blooms68DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 6): Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps
October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
This exhibition highlights the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and explores artistic themes that emerged during this period. For...
2017_DC_SIPM_Mail_Call_WWI21DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 7): Mail Call: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
April 6, 2017 – November 29, 2018
Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and...
2017_DC_SITES_Mail_Call128DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Mail Call (SITES exhibit @ Rayburn HOB)
2017_DC_WWII8DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017)
2017_DC_WW2_Doolittle_170418104DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017) -- 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid
Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the World War II Memorial
On Tuesday, April 18th, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentation at the World War II Memorial's Pacific Arch to mark the 75th anniversary of America's daring...
2017_DC_SINZ_Const4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2017_DC_Zoo_Lights46DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2017)
2017_DC_Naval_Observatory6DC -- Naval Observatory
From outside the gate only.
2017_DC_NBC480DC -- NBC4 Television Station (4001 Nebraska Ave NW)
2017_DC_NY_Ave20DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA)
2017_DC_NY_Pres102DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
2017_DC_MLK_Commem_170404122DC -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church -- Event: 49th Observance of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The DC Black History Celebration Committee, the DC Host Committee and the Commission on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will host a tribute next week to the civil rights icon in observance of the 49th year of his assassination.
The April 4 tribute will be held 7 p.m. at the New York Avenue...
2017_DC_Newseum11DC -- Newseum
2017_DC_Newseum_Weiwei2DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (1) Artist Ai Weiwei's Portrait in Lego
Artist Ai Weiwei's Portrait in Lego
Internationally renowed artist and activist Ai Weiwei created this self-portait from Lego bricks for the exhibit, "Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn" at the Hirshhorn Museum now through Jan. 1, 2018.
"Trace" features 176 portraits that Ai made of activists, prisoners of...
2017_DC_Newseum_JMemorial2DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Journalists Memorial
More Gumby and Pokey pictures and new flowers on the anniversary of the helicopter crash.
2017_DC_Newseum_Gumby12DC -- Newseum -- Gumby and Pokey
2017_DC_NewseumV56DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
Including work on the Mellon Fountain.
2017_DC_Climate_NewseumV_170429152DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace of People's Climate March
People's Climate March:
Trump’s game plan has been to relentlessly attack our communities and shock us into despair.
It hasn’t worked because our people-powered movement is stronger than he is — together, the resistance stopped his attempts to overturn the Affordable Care Act and stymied his...
2017_DC_Bible_Tour_17103032DC -- Newseum Friends tour of Museum of the Bible
On the Scene: Museum of the Bible
This 430,000-square-foot building is the newest addition to D.C.'s robust museum roster. As a Friends Society member, you can get a closer look at religious freedom, one of the five freedoms of the First Amendment, with this exclusive preview of the Museum of the Bible...
2017_DC_SINMAA_Charter_17093012DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Charter Member Open House
We are delighted that you will be joining us this Saturday, September 30th for the National Museum of African American History and Culture's First Anniversary Charter Members' Open House! The evening will be a special opportunity for members like you to explore the entire Museum and to mix and mingle...
2017_DC_Mudbound_17113088DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Cinema + Conversation: Mudbound (w/Dee Rees, Rob Morgan, Jason Mitchell, and Garrett Hedlund)
A screening of acclaimed director Dee Rees’ new film MUDBOUND in the Oprah Winfrey Theater. Based on a book by Hillary Jordan, the film illustrates the lives of white and black families in rural Mississippi as they confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming and friendship in a divided World War...
2017_DC_Souza_171120217DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Former White House photographer, Pete Souza has collected more than three hundred of his most iconic photographs into a comprehensive visual chronicle of the Obama presidency. These photographs, some of which have never been published, document the most...
2017_DC_Quincy_Jones_17113050DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: On Art and Creativity: Quincy Jones
On Art and Creativity a Conversation between Quincy Jones and Dwandalyn Reece:
Listen as 2017 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner, Quincy Jones, talk about his incomparable career as a composer, arranger, and producer in the television, film and recording industries. Dwandalyn Reece, PhD,...
2017_DC_SINMAA_Picture_170504194DC -- NMAAHC -- Event: Opening for "More Than A Picture" exhibit
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director
National Museum of African American History and Culture
invites you to the Opening Reception for
More Than A Picture
Selections from the Photography Collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
2017_DC_SINMAA_Slavery18DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877
Including Ed Ayers' first visit to the museum.
2017_DC_SINMAA_CCourt13DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court
2017_DC_SINMAA_Making3DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way
2017_DC_SINMAA25DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
2017_DC_SINMAA_Int6DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
I'd never seen the Oprah Winfrey Theater before.
2017_DC_SINMAA_Vw4DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2017_DC_Gregg_Mem15DC -- Norris B. Gregg Memorial Bldg/American Coatings Assn (1500 Rhode Island Ave NW)
2017_DC_Octagon105DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2017_DC_Octagon_CODAworx60DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: The CODAworx CODAawards
The CODAworx CODAawards Exhibition
On display through October 2017
Discover today’s best commissioned art. Featuring the winners of the 2016 CODAawards and the CODAvideo programs, the CODAawards Exhibition presents an international array of the world’s best site-specific design + art.
Come explore...
2017_DC_OCC9DC -- Old Convention Center (site) / CityCenterDC
2017_DC_ONO5DC -- Old Naval Observatory
2017_DC_Old_Post_Museum48DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
This is the photo gallery in the basement on the route to the elevator.
2017_DC_Old_PostI11DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2017_DC_Old_Post7DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside
2017_DC_Old_PostV29DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2017_DC_OAS19DC -- Organization of American States Building -- Exterior
2017_DC_PAHO5DC -- Pan American Health Organization (World Health Organization) Bldg
2017_DC_Peace_Mon5DC -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2017_DC_1000F2DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House)
2017_DC_Penn_Qtr15DC -- Penn Quarter area
2017_DC_Penn13DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2017_DC_Climate_March_17042992DC -- People's Climate March -- March down Pennsylvania Avenue
People's Climate March:
Trump’s game plan has been to relentlessly attack our communities and shock us into despair.
It hasn’t worked because our people-powered movement is stronger than he is — together, the resistance stopped his attempts to overturn the Affordable Care Act and stymied his...
2017_DC_Climate_Rally_170429111DC -- People's Climate March -- Rally by Washington Monument
People's Climate March:
Trump’s game plan has been to relentlessly attack our communities and shock us into despair.
It hasn’t worked because our people-powered movement is stronger than he is — together, the resistance stopped his attempts to overturn the Affordable Care Act and stymied his...
2017_DC_Pershing17DC -- Pershing Park
2017_DC_Muhlenberg_Mem7DC -- Peter Muhlenberg Memorial
2017_DC_Sheridan_Statue22DC -- Philip Sheridan Statue
2017_DC_Politico_Inaug_17012057DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Miscellaneous
2017 Inauguration Hub
On January 20, POLITICO will transform the top floor of the W Hotel into our 2017 Inauguration Hub. With prime views of the Inauguration Parade route from our all-day networking lounge, the Inauguration Hub will be the premier destination for DC influencers to experience this...
2017_DC_Politico_Inaug2_17012030DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump (Matt Schlapp and David Urban)
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 1: Advisors to President-Elect Donald Trump, Matt Schlapp and David Urban
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman
Sponsored by Bank of America.

* Anna Palmer is...
2017_DC_Politico_Inaug3_17012021DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and Creator of House of Cards Beau Willimon
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 2: Oscar Nominated Screenwriter and Creator of House of Cards Beau Willimon
Moderators: Co-Author of Playbook, Anna Palmer and Editor-in-Chief of The Wrap, Sharon Waxman
2017_DC_Politico_Inaug4_17012014DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 3: 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Candidate Carly Fiorina
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Conversation 3: 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Candidate Carly Fiorina
Moderators: Authors of Playbook, Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman
2017_DC_Politico_Inaug5_17012036DC -- POLITICO Inaugural Hub @ Hotel W -- Panel 4: Coming Together: The Environment (Michael McKenna, Collin O’Mara, and Fisher Stevens)
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for POLITICO's Inauguration Hub.
Playbook Live Programming:
Coming Together: The Environment and the Next Four Years Panel Programming
Michael McKenna, Former Energy Transition Head to President-Elect Donald Trump
Collin O’Mara, President & CEO, National...
2017_DC_Politico_GovsB_170224144DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Seventh Annual State Solutions Conference: Afternoon Session (w/Rick Scott, Asa Hutchinson, Chris Sununu, Butch Otter, Dannel Malloy, and Steve Bullock)
Join POLITICO for the seventh annual State Solutions Conference featuring a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex problems.
Afternoon Session:
- Introduction by John F. Harris,...
2017_DC_Politico_GovsA_170224103DC -- POLITICO @ Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center -- Seventh Annual State Solutions Conference: Morning Session (w/Ricky Rosselló, John Hickenlooper, Bill Walker, Gary Herbert, and Sam Brownback)
Join POLITICO for the seventh annual State Solutions Conference featuring a series of one-on-one conversations with governors from across the country focusing on innovative approaches their states have taken to address complex problems.
Morning Session:
- Introduction by Luiza Savage, Editorial...
2017_DC_PProse1DC -- Politics & Prose
2017_DC_PProse_Wharf7DC -- Politics & Prose (DC Wharf Location)
2017_DC_Dakota_1703094DC -- Protest/Rally: Dakota Access Pipeline @ Constitution Ave
2017_DC_LP_DenyNAI_1704055DC -- Protest: DenyNAI @ Lafayette Park
2017_DC_Fancy_Animal72DC -- Public Art: Hung Yi's A Fancy Animal Carnival
The unveiling of the Fancy Animal Carnival, which is bringing five larger-than-life animal sculptures by renowned Taiwanese artist Hung Yi installed at CityCenterDC and in the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID). Through a partnership with the National Park Service, the Government of the...
2017_DC_Pandamania1DC -- Public Art: Pandamania
2017_DC_Toynbee9DC -- Public Art: Stickman Robots
2017_DC_Murals81DC -- Public Murals
2017_DC_Murals_Politics1DC -- Public Murals -- Politics
2017_DC_LP_Inaug_Band_1701186DC -- Rally: Army Band assembles for Inauguration @ Lafayette Park
2017_DC_Immigration_17012520DC -- Rally: Immigration @ Lafayette Square
Several hundred protestors showed up after Trump announced his wall and immigration suppression changes. Among them were demands that any locality that resisted his demands would be punished.
This reminds me of the ...
2017_DC_Rayburn_HOB2DC -- Rayburn House Office Bldg
2017_DC_SIRG_Bldg4DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2017_DC_SIRG_Schwarcz54DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation
June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation
March 10, 2017 – August 20, 2017
The exhibition will be the first retrospective spanning of the artist's entire career including works never seen before in public from her personal collection. June Schwarcz was the foremost enamelist in the country and known for...
2017_DC_SIRG_Murder_Hobby119DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Murder Is Her Hobby
Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
October 20, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deathexplores the unexpected intersection between craft and forensic science. Frances Glessner...
2017_DC_SIRG_Parallax34DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Parallax Gap
Parallax Gap
July 1, 2017 – February 11, 2018

Parallax Gap transforms the Renwick Gallery's Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon into a visual puzzle. This immersive, site-specific installation explores examples of interplay between craft and architecture through a ceiling-suspended structure running the...
2017_DC_SIRG_Araluce25DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Rick Araluce: The Final Stop
Rick Araluce: The Final Stop
October 20, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Rick Araluce: The Final Stop transforms a gallery into an abandoned underground subway platform in the artist’s first large-scale installation on the East Coast. Stepping on to the platform, visitors are enveloped in the illusion of an...
2017_DC_SIRG_Voulkos59DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years
Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years
April 7, 2017 – August 20, 2017
This is the first exhibition to focus on the early career of Peter Voulkos, who completely re-invented his medium of proper ceramics technique and form. Aproximately thirty-five examples from this crucial body of early work will be...
2017_DC_SIRG_Minis_PP_17101953DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: Murder Is Her Hobby and Rick Araluce
You are invited to a press preview for the exhibitions:
Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death explores the surprising intersection between craft and forensic science. Frances Glessner Lee (1878-1962) crafted her extraordinary "Nutshell Studies of...
2017_DC_RI_Ave3DC -- Rhode Island Avenue Metro area
2017_DC_Rock_Creek_Pk3DC -- Rock Creek Park
2017_DC_Rock_Cap_Stones69DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Capital Stones
2017_DC_Rock_Creek_Stables7DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Stables
2017_DC_Rosedale12DC -- Rosedale Conservancy
2017_DC_Russell_SOB17DC -- Russell Senate Office Bldg
2017_DC_Donaldson_1712132DC -- Sam Donaldson @ Union Station
I ran into Sam Donaldson at Union Station on my way to an event. We talked about the previous evening's defeat of Roy Moore and other things.
2017_DC_Scott_Circle9DC -- Scott Circle memorial
2017_DC_Shaw4DC -- Shaw neighborhood
2017_DC_Sheridan29DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2017_DC_Bolivar_Statue12DC -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
2017_DC_SixthVw4DC -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- Views from Roof
2017_DC_Folklife_Circus203DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Circus Arts
Demos here include: Mexican Tortas with Chorizo, Eggs, and Breakfast Potatoes (Raymond Slizewski)
2017_DC_Folklife_Hebei26DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Circus Arts -- Hebei Golden Eagle Acrobatic Troupe
2017_DC_Folklife_Wallenda245DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Circus Arts -- Wallenda Family Troupe
The Flying Wallendas taught kids how to walk the wire and then did a performance outside. The members included:
* Tino Wallenda -- the patriarch of the family
* Alida Wallenda (Tino's daughter)
* Aurelia Wallenda (Tino's daughter) on her “cloudswing” rope
* Alessandro "Alex" Wallenda (Tino's...
2017_DC_Folklife_Move87DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- On The Move
Folks here include:
* Christylez Bacon, Progressive Hip-Hop Artist
* Unbroken Scottish, Irish & English Ballad Traditions
* Spending time with Chelove and Maspaz.
Also Lonnie Bunch and his wife.
2017_DC_Folklife_Opening_170629268DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Opening Ceremony
Help us ring in the opening of the Festival's 50th anniversary! Visitors will get the first glimpse of Circus Arts and On the Move, with short performances by aerialist Dolly Jacobs, UniverSoul Circus, Circus Juventas, taiko players PJ and Roy Hirabayashi, and conjunto band Los Texmaniacs. 
We'll also...
2017_DC_Folklife_Sailor_170629215DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Sailor Circus Performance
Sailor Circus Academy is America’s oldest youth circus, teaching the circus arts to students in the fourth through twelfth grades. Located in Sarasota, Florida (known as the circus capital of the world), students gain distinctive knowledge of the performing arts through their interactions with...
2017_DC_Folklife_Misc7DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2017) -- Signs are up
2017_DC_SIHG28DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden
2017_DC_SIMLRG40DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Mary Livingston Ripley Garden
2017_DC_SI_Castle16DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2017_DC_SI_Castle_M8DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
2017_DC_Cincinnati19DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2017_DC_Cincinnati_FBooks76DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
Books in the Field: Studying the Art of War in Revolutionary America
September 27, 2017 — March 4, 2018

"In a country where every gentleman is a soldier, and every soldier a student in the art of war, it necessarily follows that military treatises will be considerably sought after, and attended...
2017_DC_Cincinnati_Crusade76DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
The Great Crusade: World War I and the Legacy of the American Revolution
April 7 — September 17, 2017
The American Revolution articulated ideals of universal liberty, but for more than a century the United States had little political or diplomatic involvement with other nations. A republic in a world...
2017_DC_Cincinnati_Sword_170414142DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Lunch Bites: Robert Anderson's Civil War Presentation Sword
Lunch Bites; Robert Anderson's Civil War presentation sword
Garry Adelman, director of history and education for the Civil War Trust, shares Maj. Robert Anderson’s presentation sword given to him by the city of Philadelphia for his defense of Fort Sumter. Anderson commanded Union troops at Fort Sumter...
2017_DC_SQCC_Sinbad48DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Exhibit: From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy
"From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy" 10 July - 30 September

Come with us as we sail the high seas alongside some of history’s most famous explorers and navigators – Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, and Ahmad Ibn Majid - and visit different Omani ports of call. Each leg of this journey will...
2017_DC_Supreme_Ct4DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
2017_DC_Takoma4DC -- Takoma
2017_DC_Temperance3DC -- Temperance Fountain
2017_DC_Signs37DC -- Temporary Signs
2017_DC_Eldbrooke_UMC24DC -- Tenleytown -- Eldbrooke United Methodist Church
2017_DC_Tenleytown29DC -- Tenleytown Heritage Area
2017_DC_TPC27DC -- The Phillips Collection
2017_DC_TPC_Condo55DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: George Condo: The Way I Think
George Condo: The Way I Think
March 11 - June 25, 2017
The Phillips presents a survey of drawings and paintings by George Condo (b. 1957, Concord, New Hampshire), a prolific painter whose career spans three decades and is best known for his rich pictorial inventions, existential humor, and imaginative...
2017_DC_TPC_Intersections21DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Intersections: Arlene Shechet: From Here On Now
Intersections: Arlene Shechet: From Here On Now
October 20, 2016 - May 7, 2017
New York-based sculptor Arlene Shechet is known for glazed ceramic sculptures that are off-kilter yet hang in a balance between stable and unstable, teetering between the restraint of intellect and the insistence of...
2017_DC_TPC_Renoir_Friends84DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Renoir and Friends
RENOIR AND FRIENDS: Luncheon of the Boating Party
October 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Recognized as one of the greatest achievements of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s career, Luncheon of the Boating Party (Le Déjeuner des canotiers) (1880–81) is a marvel of plein-air painting on a grand scale. The first...
2017_DC_TPC_Toussaint17DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: The Life Of Toussaint L'ouverture
The Life Of Toussaint L'ouverture
Jacob Lawrence
January 7 - April 30, 2017
This exhibition features 15 rarely seen silkscreen prints created by American artist Jacob Lawrence (1917–2001) between 1986 and 1997. The series portrays the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture (1742–1803), the former slave turned...
2017_DC_TPC_TL163DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque
Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque
February 4 - April 30, 2017
Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque presents an extraordinary collection of iconic and rare prints and posters from nearly the entire period of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s lithographic career. The legendary French...
2017_DC_Jeff_Mem4DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2017_DC_Jeff_MemVC149DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial -- Visitor Center (downstairs)
2017_DC_TBC6DC -- Thompson Boat Center
2017_DC_Trot4Hunger_17112312DC -- Trot for Hunger 2017
2017_DC_U_Street3DC -- U Street Heritage area
2017_DC_Grant_Mem33DC -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2017_DC_Union_Station13DC -- Union Station
2017_DC_Union_StationX19DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display
2017_DC_United_Methodist13DC -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE)
2017_DC_Saaba_171025104DC -- United States Institute of Peace & AFI Docs -- "Saaba" Documentary Series w/Panel Discussion
A Sahel Community Confronts Security Threats: Film Premiere
USIP and AFI DOCS Film Festival Present 'Saaba,’ a Documentary Series, with a Panel Discussion
The recent killing of four U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Niger as they were training local troops, as well as an August attack that claimed...
2017_DC_Knell_17050183DC -- USC/PDC -- Gary Knell (Public/Private Diplomacy from "Sesame Street" to National Geographic)
Public/Private Diplomacy from "Sesame Street" to National Geographic w/Gary Knell:
Gary Knell, President and CEO of the National Geographic Society, addresses the PDC / USC First Monday lunch forum. Knell oversees the Society’s vast nonprofit activities globally, and he also serves as chair of the...
2017_DC_Shulman_17071055DC -- USC/PDC -- Holly Cowan Shulman ("How the Voice Has Changed")
Topic of the next monthly USC / PDC lunch forum: "How the Voice Has Changed: Looking Back at the Origins of the Voice of America"
Our speaker will be historian Holly Cowan Shulman, author of The Voice of America: Propaganda and Democracy, 1941-1945, “The Voice of America, US Propaganda and the...
2017_DC_Sharma_17030658DC -- USC/PDC -- Vikas Sharma ("Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary With Public Diplomacy")
Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary With Public Diplomacy
Public Diplomacy Council
The Public Diplomacy Council and the University of Southern California Annenberh Center for Communication Leadership and Policy present a lunch forum celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary, with Vikas Sharma,...
2017_DC_Finland100_17100261DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Kirsti Kauppi ("How Finland Celebrates Its Centennial with Public Diplomacy")
You are invited to join us for the next monthly USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum: How Finland Celebrates Its Centennial with Public Diplomacy
Our guest will be Kirsti Kauppi, Finland's Ambassador to the United States.
The speaker was introduced by Adam Clayton Powell III (from PDC) and Amb. Cynthia Efird...
2017_DC_North_Korea_17110685DC -- 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 (seated...
2017_DC_Digital_Dipl_17091175DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Panel: State and Art of Digital Diplomacy
USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum:
16 Years after 9/11, "The State and Art of Digital Diplomacy" will focus on new methods the U.S. must embrace to communicate effectively in a changing environment. Moderated by Shawn Powers, Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, the panel...
2017_DC_Botanic34DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2017_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi2DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2017_DC_Botanic_Xmas302DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2017)
Season's Greenings: Roadside Attractions

November 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018
This year, take a trip across America as our annual holiday show Season's Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In our model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of...
2017_DC_Botanic_CAC_17122813DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2017) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
December 2017 holiday concert series:
Dec. 28: Capital Accord Chorus (choral)
2017_DC_Botanic_Production214DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility Tour
USBG Production Facility
Tour: Horticultural Backstage Pass: The USBG Production Facility Collection Highlights
Go behind-the-scenes on this guided horticultural highlights tour of the U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility. Featuring almost two acres of greenhouses, this facility is the largest...
2017_DC_Taylor_17051622DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Elizabeth Dowling Taylor ("Original Black Elite")
"The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era"
Please join us on Tuesday, May 16 for the Senate Library Book Talk featuring Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow, Elizabeth Dowling Taylor.
Taylor's latest work is a cultural biography covering the life of one of the...
2017_DC_Love_Out_Loud_17112917DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Love Out Loud event
"Love Out Loud" is a Teleflora Flower Delivery promotion for holiday flowers. They set up a display near the Capitol and every one of one thousand holes in the display was filled with flowers were available first-come first-served to anyone who wanted them. The sign said:
Start here.
This wall is an...
2017_DC_Capitol_Fight415_1702159DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally/Protest: FIght for $15
2017_DC_Taxes_17121910DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally/Protest: Tax Cut for the Rich protest (tail end)
2017_DC_Capitol_SForRel_1705167DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Senate Foreign Relations gathering
2017_DC_Capitol_VC8DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
2017_DC_Capitol134DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2017_DC_CapitolX106DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Christmas Tree (2016 and 2017)
Last week for the 2016 tree and, later in the year, the first weeks for the 2017 tree.
2017_DC_Capitol_C18DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Crypt
2017_DC_Capitol_Westward6DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals
2017_DC_Capitol_I112DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2017_DC_Capitol_NSH57DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2017_DC_Capitol_R65DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Rotunda
2017_DC_Capitol_Brumidi254DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Senate Brumidi Corridor
Halls of the Senate
Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. 30-minute tour to an area not visited on the Capitol Tour.
2017_DC_Capitol_Amateis13DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors
2017_DC_Capitol_Erie7DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Painting: Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Erie, by William Henry Powell, 1865
The frame of this monumental painting is made from 20- and 30-foot long pieces of wood. The painting itself commemorates the moment when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry transferred his flag from his damaged flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the...
2017_DC_Forest5DC -- U.S. Forest Service visitor center
2017_DC_Holocaust3DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2017_DC_Holocaust_Justice101DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: "I Want Justice!"
“I Want Justice!”
Since the Holocaust, national and international organizations have struggled to build a foundation of laws, courts, and legal procedures to hold perpetrators of the world’s worst crimes accountable.
“I Want Justice!” explores the history of efforts to hold perpetrators of genocide...
2017_DC_Arboretum55DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2017_DC_Naval_Center6DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
2017_DC_Naval_9117DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Navy After September 11
2017_DC_Naval_WWI12DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: World War I (cases)
2017_DC_Naval_MCPON12DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of MCPON
2017_DC_Verizon7DC -- Verizon Center
2017_DC_Viet_Wall37DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2017_DC_Viet_Vet_171111154DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- 2017 Veterans Day Observance at the Wall
2017 Veterans Day Observance At The Wall
Each year on Veterans Day, thousands of veterans and their families congregate at The Wall to remember and to honor those who served in the U.S. armed forces. On these special days, prominent Americans from all walks of life come to the Memorial to deliver...
2017_DC_901KVw37DC -- View from Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center
2017_DC_Warner_TheatreT7DC -- Warner Theatre -- Tiles
2017_DC_Wash_Circle8DC -- Washington Circle (George Washington Equestrian Statue)
2017_DC_WCC6DC -- Washington Convention Center
2017_DC_WCC_Art185DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Art
2017_DC_WCC_Art_Tour_17092911DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Tour: Art of the DC Convention Center
Join us for a FREE tour of the Art at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Bring your cameras and your thirst for art knowledge and most importantly your walking shoes.
2017_DC_WCCVw3DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2017_DC_Wash_Mon17DC -- Washington Monument
Including a sunset and photos of some tourists.
2017_DC_NCath_Xmas133DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Christmas Creches
2017_DC_NCath_Quake40DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Quake Work
2017_DC_NCath_AGN13DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: American Glass Now: 2017
American Glass Now: 2017
A juried exhibition of Contemporary Stained Glass Sponsored by the American Glass Guild
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC. June 4 – September 8, 2017
2017_DC_NCath_I149DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass)
2017_DC_NCath_O102DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Outside Images
2017_DC_NCath_Glass42DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained glass
2017_DC_NCath_CSA21DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained Glass -- Confederate Windows
By the time I got there, the windows were already gone and the workman was cleaning up the moldings and such.
The Cathedral announced the previous day:
After considerable prayer and deliberation, the Cathedral Chapter voted Tuesday to immediately remove the windows. The Chapter believes that these...
2017_DC_NCath_Views65DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...
2017_DC_WP15L32DC -- Washington Post (1100 15th St NW -- Old Bldg) -- Exterior
2017_DC_WP_I4DC -- Washington Post (1301 K St NW -- New Bldg) -- Interior
2017_DC_Waterfront66DC -- Waterfront area (District Wharf)
2017_DC_Watergate16DC -- Watergate complex (and HoJo)
2017_DC_WGateG_ReclaimingX27DC -- Watergate Gallery -- Exhibit: Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom
Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom
Collaborative Exchange Project and Exhibition for Poets and Artists
A project of ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM; dedicated to raising awareness and inspiring action on human trafficking in the Washington DC metro area and all around the world. This non-profit organization...
2017_DC_WGateG_ReclaimO_17100799DC -- Watergate Gallery -- Exhibit: Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom -- Opening Event
Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom
Collaborative Exchange Project and Exhibition for Poets and Artists
A project of ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM; dedicated to raising awareness and inspiring action on human trafficking in the Washington DC metro area and all around the world. This non-profit organization...
2017_DC_WGateG_PArt8DC -- Watergate Gallery -- Public Art Outside of Gallery
2017_DC_Willard27DC -- Willard InterContinental Washington
2017_DC_ClintonFB37DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
2017_DC_Woodies10DC -- Woodies Bldg (1025 F St NW) incl Forever 21
2017_DC_Wilson_House1DC -- Woodrow Wilson House
2017_DC_Wilson_Images47DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: Images of the Great War: 1917-1918
Images of the Great War: 1917-1918
World War I Prints and Drawings from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library –
Starting April 6, 2017
The centennial of the US entry into World War I provides an opportunity to revisit the tragedy of this first global conflict and to...
2017_DC_Wilson_House_Ghost33DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Exhibit: The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay
The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay
October 27, 2017 – February 2018

In the middle of the Potomac in Mallows Bay, lies the largest shipwreck fleet in the Western Hemisphere, a haunting legacy of WWI. In April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson approved the greatest shipbuilding program in history: an order...
2017_DC_Wilson_Center2DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
#WilsonSmart Selfie Station
2017_DC_Wilson_Plaza11DC -- Woodrow Wilson Plaza (between Clinton and Reagan buildings)
2017_DC_WB2DC -- World Bank
2017_DC_RosenwaldR_17110780DC -- "Rosenwald" reception @ Israeli Embassy
The Israeli Embassy will host a reception after the screening. The Israeli cultural attaché, Ms. Delphine Gamburg, initiated this partnership. “We need to continue the dialogue on the long-standing African-American and Jewish alliances. It is essential, particularly in the climate of tension as we know...
2017_DC_RosenwaldP_17110780DC -- "Rosenwald" screening and panel discussion @ UDC
Rosenwald
Directed by Aviva Kempner
Panel discussion (seated left to right):
* Charlene Drew Jarvis, Daughter of Dr. Charles Drew
* Katherine Shelley Broderick, Dean, David A. Clarke UDC Law School
* Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean , Howard University School of Law
* Aviva Kempner, Director,...
2017_DC_Trails_Logan25DC Heritage Trails: A Fitting Tribute: Logan Circle Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_Anacostia103DC Heritage Trails: An East of the River View: Anacostia Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_UStreet6DC Heritage Trails: City Within a City: Greater U Street Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_GreaterH32DC Heritage Trails: Hub, Home, Heart: Greater H Street NE Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_FTriangle5DC Heritage Trails: Make No Little Plans: Federal Triangle Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_SW18DC Heritage Trails: River Farms to Urban Towers: Southwest Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_Adams19DC Heritage Trails: Roads to Diversity: Adams Morgan Heritage Trail
2017_DC_Trails_Tenleytown23DC Heritage Trails: Top of the Town: Tenleytown Heritage Trail
2017_DC_DCJCC6DCJCC -- Building and Sculpture
2017_DC_Animation_17032638Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- 25th Anniversary Festival Animation Retrospective (w/Flo Stone)
Join us for a 25th Anniversary Festival Animation Retrospective!
With dazzling animation and effects, these Environmental Film Festival favorites capture some of the most important and enduring issues affecting our planet, during the past 25 years. Introduction by Festival founder Flo...
2017_DC_EFF_Misc9Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Miscellaneous Shots
2017_DC_Risk_17031842Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Shorts: Risk and Resistance ("How to Stop a Pipeline" and "The Hudson: A River At Risk")
Presented with Working Films as part of the Risk and Resistance shorts program.
...
2017_DC_EFF_CIS_Screens6Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Slide show
2017_DC_EFF_VR35Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- Virtual reality demo
Virtual Reality: ‘Under the Canopy’ + ‘Valen’s Reef’
Presented by Conservation International
Through the magic of virtual reality, journey with Conservation International to the Amazon, earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem, and into the crystal-clear waters of the Bird’s Head Seascape in Indonesia, the...
2017_DC_B4_FloodR_17031878Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Before the Flood" Post-Screening Reception
Before the Flood
Winner of the 2017 Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace,...
2017_DC_B4_Flood_170318101Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Before the Flood" (w/Trevor Davidowski, Dr. Lesley Ott, Michael Mann, and Jeremy Jackson)
Before the Flood
Winner of the 2017 Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy
If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace,...
2017_DC_Flint_17031862Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Flint: A Work-In-Progress" w/Anthony Baxter, Talia Buford, Nayyirah Shariff; and Anurag Mantha
Flint: A Work-In-Progress
A work-in-progress screening by one of the UK’s leading documentary filmmakers Environmental Film Festival alum Anthony Baxter (A Dangerous Game, You’ve Been Trumped) will show exclusive footage taken for his upcoming film Flint (UK/USA 2017), collected during more than two...
2017_DC_Happening_170325116Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Happening: A Work-in-Progress" (w/Jamie Redford, Jill Tidman, and Ray Mabus)
Happening: A Work-in-Progress
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier. Unlikely...
2017_DC_Naledi_17032642Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale" (w/Geoff Luck)
Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale
Naledi tells the true story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in the Botswana wilderness. When she’s suddenly orphaned at one month, the keepers and scientist looking after the herd become tireless surrogate mothers to keep her alive. Camp scientist Mike Chase...
2017_DC_Poisoned_River_17032440Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Poisoned River" (w/Michelle Latimer)
RISE: Poisoned River
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Rise is a Viceland Series, which examines indigenous life in the modern age and gives viewers a rare glimpse into the front line of indigenous-led resistance. Brazil’s Krenak People struggle to survive...
2017_DC_Sacred_Water_17032459Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sacred Water: Standing Rock" (w/Michelle Latimer and Caro Gonzales)
Sacred Water: Standing Rock
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
Part of RISE: A VICELAND Series.
VICELAND’S RISE heads to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to meet the Lakota and Dakota youth joining forces to protect their sacred water from the ‘black...
2017_DC_Sea_Of_Hope_170315122Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Sea of Hope" (w/Robert Nixon, Sylvia Earle, Max Kennedy, and Rob Edwards)
Sea of Hope: America's Underwater Treasures
Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.
SEA OF HOPE: AMERICA’S UNDERWATER TREASURES follows iconic ocean explorer and conservationist Dr. Sylvia Earle, renowned underwater National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry,...
2017_DC_Seasons_170326155Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "Seasons" (w/Jacques Perrin and Jacque Cluzaud)
Seasons
Winner of the Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
Presented in partnership with the Embassy of France.
After traveling the world alongside migrating birds (Winged Migration) and diving the oceans with whales and manta rays (Oceans), Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud return to more...
2017_DC_Consequences_170321106Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "The Age of Consequences" (w/Jared P. Scott, Sophie Robinson, Sharon Burke, and Sherri Goodman)
The Age of Consequences
Presented in partnership with Bank of America.
The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth, The Age of Consequences investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability....
2017_DC_Last_Pig_17032685Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst -- "The Last Pig" (w/Allison Argo)
The Last Pig
Special Advance Screening
The Last Pig is a lyrical meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. For over a decade, Bob Comis has provided a humane—even idyllic—life for the pigs he farms. But as he cares for the pigs, he develops a respect that begins to...
2017_DC_EFF_Tesla56Env Film Festival @ Carnegie Inst and Jefferson Hotel -- Tesla cars exhibited
Jamie Redford and Bill Stetson checking out the vehicles.
2017_DC_Dead_Donkeys_17062942Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas"
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas
June 29, 7:00 pm, E Street Theater (555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC 20014)
DC Premiere
(Sweden/Germany/Finland, 2017, 80 min.) Around the globe, there is a massive commercial rush for farmland – the new green gold. One of the most profitable new spots for farming is...
2017_DC_From_Ashes_17082433Env Film Festival @ E Street Cinema -- "From the Ashes" (w/Sidney Beaumont, Mary Anne Hitt and Steven Mufson)
From the Ashes (2017, USA, 82 min) captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on...
2017_DC_EFF_Filmmakers_170319114Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Festival Filmmakers Reception
Filmmakers present included (pretty much in sequence) David G. Conover ("Behold the Earth"), Daniel Koehler ("A House Without Snakes"), Anthony Baxter ("Flint"), Steve Ellington ("Instruments of Change: Lessons from the Rainforest"), Niall Doran and Justin Smith ("Sixteen Legs"), Jeremy Jackson ("Before...
2017_DC_EFF_Reception_17032569Env Film Festival @ Jefferson Hotel -- Penultimate Evening's Reception
Various film folk here: Allison Argo ("The Last Pig"), Jacques Perrin ("Seasons"), and Jill Tidman and Jamie Redford ("Happening").
2017_DC_Moe_170320115Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner
Eric Moe Award: Screening and Discussion
National Geographic Society 7:00pm, March 20th
Presented with 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,...
2017_DC_MoeR_17032042Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Finalists and Winner -- Pre-Event Reception
Eric Moe Award: Screening and Discussion
National Geographic Society 7:00pm, March 20th
Presented with 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,...
2017_DC_LostCityZ2_17032372Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Lost City of Z" (w/James Gray) -- Presentation and Q&A
The Lost City of Z
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award! Special Advance Screening.
Based on David Grann’s best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a...
2017_DC_LostCityZ_17032362Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Lost City of Z" (w/James Gray) -- Rehearsal and pre-reception
The Lost City of Z
Winner of the William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award! Special Advance Screening.
Based on David Grann’s best-selling book of the same name, The Lost City of Z is the true-life drama which centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a...
2017_DC_Water_Power_170314138Env Film Festival @ Natl Geographic Society -- "Water & Power: A California Heist" (w/Adam Keats)
Water & Power: A California Heist
Water & Power takes a look at the incredible drought that has gripped the valley’s of California for years. While the barons of the water profit from the scarce commodity, every-day folk, small communities, and family farmers struggle every day in a state of crisis....
2017_DC_EFF_Benefit_170216223Env Film Festival @ New Zealand Embassy -- 25th Anniversary Benefit Reception honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
25th Anniversary Benefit Reception Honoring Flo Stone and Roger D. Stone
Hosted by Ambassador Tom Groser, Embassy of New Zealand.
Itinerary:
* Welcome: Ambassador Tim Groser
* Opening: Maryanne Culpepper, EFF Executive Director
* Acknowledgements: E. William Stetson III, Host Committee...
2017_DC_Goethe_Privacy15Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: Privacy on Display
Privacy on Display
Wed, 01/25/2017 - Tue, 03/07/2017
Privacy today is not what it used to be. Digitalization is rapidly transforming our world – ranging from individual to governmental relationships - and this provides fertile ground for artists to probe questions such as “What does privacy mean in...
2017_DC_Topol_1708193International Spy Museum -- Allan Topol ("Washington Power Play")
Allan Topol - Washington Power Play
In-Store Book Signing
Join us at the International Spy Museum for an in-store book signing of Washington Power Play by Allan Topol. Allan is the author of thirteen novels of international intrigue. Two of them, Spy Dance and Enemy of My Enemy, were national best...
2017_DC_McCain_17052485Jewish Primary Day School & Sixth and I -- Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture: Senator John McCain ("Between Realism and Idealism") w/Leon Wieseltier
Senator John McCain In Conversation with Leon Wieseltier
The U.S. Senator from Arizona and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services sits down with Leon Wieseltier, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, for the Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation’s Capital Yitzhak Rabin Memorial...
2017_DC_Metro_DU13Metro Station -- Dupont Circle
2017_DC_Metro_EM5Metro Station -- Eastern Market
2017_DC_Metro_MC19Metro Station -- Metro Center (art)
2017_DC_Metro_RI16Metro Station -- Rhode Island Avenue
2017_DC_NHC_CWMon_17102372National History Center -- Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments @ Rayburn House Office Building
The National History Center invites you to attend our
Congressional Briefing on the History of Civil War Monuments
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044
The recent violence in Charlottesville accelerated debate about Confederate monuments in public spaces across the US. While some regard these...
2017_DC_History_EO_17021757National History Center @ Rayburn House Office Bldg -- History of Executive Orders
The History of Executive Orders:
The National History Center will hold a Congressional briefing on the history of executive orders in the Rayburn House Office Building.
How does the flurry of executive orders issued by President Trump in his first few weeks in office compare to previous presidents’...
2017_DC_Miller_17050259Natl Archives -- Adrian Miller ("The President’s Kitchen Cabinet")
The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families
Award-winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the Presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First...
2017_DC_Forgotten_Irish_17031674Natl Archives -- Damian Shiels ("The Forgotten Irish") w/David T. Gleeson and Michael Hussey
The Forgotten Irish: Irish Emigrant Experiences in America
On the eve of the Civil War, 1.6 million Irish-born people were living in the United States, most in the major industrialized cities of the North. For The Forgotten Irish, Damian Shiels researched Civil War pension records to craft the stories...
2017_DC_JFK100_17050366Natl Archives -- Douglas Brinkley and Stephen Kennedy Smith ("JFK: A Vision for America")
JFK100—JFK: A Vision for America
JFK: A Vision for America brings together Kennedy’s greatest speeches alongside essays by America’s top historians, political thinkers, writers, and artists. Edited by historian Douglas Brinkley and JFK’s nephew Stephen Kennedy Smith, is the definitive compendium of...
2017_DC_Ayers_17112942Natl Archives -- Edward L. Ayers ("The Thin Light of Freedom")
The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
Edward L. Ayers retells the story of the Civil War on a human scale by focusing on two communities in the Great Valley: Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. During the war, the valley saw pitched...
2017_DC_Van_Cleve_17102339Natl Archives -- George William Van Cleve ("We Have Not a Government")
We Have Not a Government: The Articles of Confederation and the Road to the Constitution
Monday, October 23, at noon
In professor George William Van Cleve’s book, We Have Not a Government, we encounter a sharply divided America and a Congress that grudgingly agreed to support the 1787 Constitutional...
2017_DC_Vietnam_BN_17101795Natl Archives -- Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ("The Vietnam War") w/Cokie Roberts
The Vietnam War with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Cokie Roberts will moderate a discussion with directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War, in conjunction with the November 10 opening of the National Archives exhibit, "Remembering Vietnam," in our Lawrence F....
2017_DC_Schwartz_17052311Natl Archives -- Marie Jenkins Schwartz ("Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves")
Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves
In Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves, Marie Jenkins Schwartz examines the relationships that developed between the First Ladies and their slaves in the households of the Founding Fathers from Virginia. Martha Washington, Martha...
2017_DC_35Wall_17111187Natl Archives -- Panel -- 35th Anniversary of The Wall
35th Anniversary of The Wall
In partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), we present a panel discussion about the history and legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated on November 13, 1982. The program will stream live on YouTube.
Welcoming Remarks:
* The Honorable David...
2017_DC_CJournalism_171207142Natl Archives -- Panel -- Conflict Journalism in South East Asia (w/Ted Koppel, Tony Hirashiki, Barrie Dunsmore, and Terry Irving)
Conflict Journalism in South East Asia
In conjunction with our exhibit, Remembering Vietnam, we present a panel discussion on the role of the television journalist during the Vietnam War, and how it influenced subsequent conflicts. Participating on the panel will be journalist and former anchor of...
2017_DC_Tubman_17022894Natl Archives -- Panel -- Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage and Vision
Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage and Vision
In celebration of the March 2017 grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor’s Center, we join the National Park Service in presenting a panel discussion examining the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman and the ongoing preservation of...
2017_DC_Remembering_Press_17110835Natl Archives -- Press Preview -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam
Press Preview for National Archives “Remembering Vietnam” Exhibit Nov. 8
WHAT: A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War” before it opens to the public on Friday, November 10, 2017. The 3,000-square-foot...
2017_DC_Gates_17012640Natl Archives -- Robert M. Gates ("A Passion for Leadership") w/Michael Allen
A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service
Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates discusses his latest book. Having led change successfully at three monumental organizations—the CIA, Texas A&M University, and the Department of Defense—he offers us the...
2017_DC_Rushay_17041934Natl Archives -- Sam Rushay [via Skype?] (Truman Doctrine and the Origins of the Cold War)
The Truman Doctrine and the Origins of the Cold War
Sam Rushay, supervisory archivist at the Harry S. Truman Library, will discuss the historical significance of the Truman Doctrine in observation of its 70th anniversary. Presentation materials available at...
2017_DC_Miller_17030846Natl Archives -- Scott Miller ("Agent 110")
Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII
In Agent 110, Scott Miller describes how newly minted spy Allen Dulles met with and facilitated the plots of the German Underground. In this work, Dulles exposed the political maneuverings of the Soviets. A book signing will follow the...
2017_DC_Stahr_17082241Natl Archives -- Walter Stahr ("Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary")
Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary
Award-winning author Walter Stahr tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. A book signing follows the program.
The speaker was introduced by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States.
2017_DC_Sacrifice_17041393Natl Archives & Natl World War I Memorial -- 100 Years: World War I and The Weight of Sacrifice
100 Years: World War I and The Weight of Sacrifice
April 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of American entry into World War I. In partnership with the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission, we present a program honoring Americans who served in the war. The Commission is building a National WWI memorial...
2017_DC_Vietnam_Lesson_17111668Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored
Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored
What lessons have we learned—and must we learn—from the Vietnam War? How does the war continue to reverberate in our politics today? A bipartisan group of former Members of Congress join experts on the Vietnam War to examine the tumultuous Vietnam era. Many...
2017_DC_Glass_Ceiling_17030284Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Women’s History Month: The Glass Ceiling, Broken or Cracked?
Women’s History Month: The Glass Ceiling, Broken or Cracked?
When a major political party nominated the first woman for the American Presidency, was the proverbial glass ceiling broken or just cracked? A bipartisan group of former Congresswomen will discuss their paths to public service, the challenges...
2017_DC_Price120Natl 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...
2017_DC_SIAH_Gown_17102058Natl Museum of Amer History -- Melania Trump Inaugural Gown Donation
First Lady Melania Trump will donate the gown she wore to the 2017 inaugural balls to the First Ladies Collection at the National Museum of American History. The vanilla silk crepe off-the-shoulder gown with a slit skirt, ruffled accent trim from neckline to hem and claret ribbon around the waist was...
2017_DC_SIAH_NWB_Opening_17062878Natl Museum of Amer History -- The Nation We Build Together Opening
Introducing: The Nation We Build Together
This June, we are thrilled to throw open the doors to our newly complete west wing on the museum's second floor. Featuring new signature exhibitions, powerful stories, an interactive space for visitors of all ages, free experiences, hands-on activities, and...
2017_DC_SIAH_WD_Donation_171010140Natl Museum of Amer History -- Walking Dead Artifact Donation -- Event
Cast and production executives from the award-winning TV series The Walking Dead will donate memorabilia to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Who:
* John Gray, director, National Museum of American History
* Eric Jentsch, museum curator, National Museum of American History
...
2017_DC_SIAH_WD_Items_17101050Natl Museum of Amer History -- Walking Dead Artifact Donation -- Items
Items donated:
* "Bicycle Girl" Bust (pilot episode)
* "Carl Grimes" Costume (seasons 1-2)
* Child's Walker Costume (pilot episode)
* "Daryl Dixon's" Crossbow (season 1+)
* "Glenn Rhee's" Costume (seasons 1-2)
* "Hershel Greene's" Head Prop (season 4)
* "Merle Dixon's" Weaponized Hand Rig...
2017_DC_SINH_Amazon_Adv_170418145Natl Museum of Natural History -- World premier of "Amazon Adventure 3D"
The Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, HHMI Tangle Bank Studios and SK Films invite you and a guest to the world premier of :
Amazon Adventure 3D: A True Story of Scientific Discovery

Amazon Adventure 3D
Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates'...
2017_DC_AUSA_WWI_Coin72Natl World War I Memorial -- Commemorative Coin Unveiling @ AUSA
Today, the U.S. Mint officially unveiled their new collectible commemorative coin that marks the 100th anniversary of American participation in World War I. 
The unveiling was hosted by the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Army, Ryan McCarthy & Chief of Staff General Mark Millie, and took place at the...
2017_DC_Canstruction_171122101NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2017
2017 Theme: CANnect with Nature
Build Out: Sunday, November 19, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates: Sunday, November 19 - Sunday, November 26, 2017
Location: National Building Museum
Canstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise awareness about hunger. In DC, Canstruction is organized by the...
2017_DC_Tech_Existential_17100565New America -- Is Big Tech An Existential Threat? (w/Franklin Foer)
Is Big Tech An Existential Threat?
Tech companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook have revolutionized our lives, connecting us in ways that were once unimaginable — to each other, to information, and to entertainment. Conventional wisdom leads us to believe that the technologies unleashed by...
2017_DC_Buzzfeed_17012571Newseum -- Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum (w/Joaquin Castro)
Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum
We are excited to announce Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) will be joining Wednesday’s panel, co-sponsored by BuzzFeed, to discuss the post-inaugural forecast.
Guests will enjoy an open bar and passed bites during this casual program series.
The event was intrtoduced by...
2017_DC_JFK100_17050898Newseum -- Celebrating the Centennial of John F. Kennedy (w/Robert Dallek, Fredrik Logevall, Stephen Kennedy Smith, and Edward Widmer)
Celebrating the Centennial of John F. Kennedy
To commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, some of the nation’s leading historians discuss the life and legacy of the nation’s 35th president.
The program will also focus on the book, “JFK: A Vision for America,” a compendium of...
2017_DC_Epstein_17020218Newseum -- Edward Jay Epstein ("How America Losts Its Secrets")
How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man And The Theft
Explore the controversial and the ongoing enigma that is the Edward Snowden affair with Edward Jay Epstein, author of the new book, How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man and the Theft.
Epstein’s book is the first...
2017_DC_Crossroads_17032155Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- American Muslims at the Crossroads
American Muslims at the Crossroads:
Over the past two years and amidst a deeply divisive presidential election cycle, American Muslims have found themselves at the center of heated social and political debates. One byproduct of this increased attention has been a spike in negatively charged rhetoric...
2017_DC_Forbidden_17103153Newseum -- Forbidden Stories launch
You are invited to the launch of Forbidden Stories
“The voices of journalists killed, threatened, and imprisoned will never be silent again”
Reporters Without Borders and Freedom Voices Network invite you to the launch of Forbidden Stories:
The goal of Forbidden Stories is to secure and continue...
2017_DC_Stone_17040518Newseum -- Geoffrey R. Stone ("Sex and the Constitution")
Sex and the Constitution
Author Geoffrey R. Stone talks about his new book, “Sex and the Constitution,” which chronicles the epic story of how sex came to be legislated in America.
The book explores how two centuries of American law have imposed regulations over contraception, abortion, obscenity and...
2017_DC_Ind_Journalism_17011838Newseum -- Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Over the past several decades, broadcast media has increasingly depended on advertisers, ratings and clicks in order to produce journalism. Yet as we enter a new presidential administration and simultaneously face...
2017_DC_Hornaday_17022654Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Hornaday (Oscar Preview)
Oscar Preview With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 89th annual Academy Awards and discusses some of the biggest hits of the year.
The program will feature clips from some of the Oscar-nominated films.
Hornaday, a critic with The Post...
2017_DC_Hornaday_17081940Newseum -- Inside Media w/Ann Hornaday ("How to Watch Movies")
Inside Media: “How to Watch Movies” With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday talks about her new book, “Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies.” The book provides a guide for those looking to understand and interpret the medium that continues to educate and...
2017_DC_Baier_17010757Newseum -- Inside Media w/Bret Baier ("Three Days in January")
Inside Media: Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier On The Legacy Of President Eisenhower
Bret Baier, chief political anchor for Fox News Channel, talks about his new book, “Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission.”
The book chronicles Eisenhower’s last three days in office as president and...
2017_DC_Abrams_17043041Newseum -- Inside Media w/Floyd Abrams ("The Soul of the First Amendment")
Inside Media: Floyd Abrams on "The Soul of the First Amendment":
Floyd Abrams, an award-winning legal scholar and America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer, talks about his new book, “The Soul of the First Amendment,” which examines how American law protects free speech.
Abram’s book argues that...
2017_DC_Graham_17022571Newseum -- Inside Media w/Mary Graham ("Use And Abuse Of Hidden Presidential Power")
Inside Media: The Use And Abuse Of Hidden Presidential Power
Author Mary Graham talks about her new book “Presidents’ Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power,” which highlights three moments in history when the need for secrecy and openness clashed and when presidents’ choices altered American...
2017_DC_Press_FreedomIM_17042847Newseum -- Inside Media w/panel (State of World Press Freedom)
The State of World Press Freedom
After the 10:30 a.m. map unveiling, the Newseum and Freedom House will host two special programs in the Knight TV Studio assessing the state of press freedom throughout the world as well as here in the United States.
The first panel (left to right)
* Vanessa Tucker,...
2017_DC_Souza_171216167Newseum -- Inside Media w/Pete Souza ("Obama: An Intimate Portrait")
Inside Media: Former White House Photographer Pete Souza @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Pete Souza, former chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, talks about and displays images from his new book, “Obama: An...
2017_DC_Regime_Change_17021252Newseum -- Inside Media w/Regime Change (w/David Muse and Drew Lichtenberg)
Inside Media: Regime Change and Freedom of the Press: How Does the New Play "King Charles III" Mirror Reality?
To mark the opening of the new play “King Charles III” at Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Newseum partners with the company to discuss the play’s themes, which include regime...
2017_DC_Simon_17041542Newseum -- Inside Media w/Scott Simon ("My Cubs: A Love Story")
Inside Media: NPR's Scott Simon
Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” talks about his new book, “My Cubs: A Love Story,” which chronicles his long history as a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
The book takes readers back to Simon’s adolescence in Chicago as a die-hard fan and tells the story...
2017_DC_Levingston_17100151Newseum -- Inside Media w/Steven Levingston ("JFK, MLK And The Civil Rights Movement")
Inside Media: JFK, MLK And The Civil Rights Movement
The Washington Post’s Steven Levingston talks about his new book, “Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights,” which tells the story of the contentious but ultimately revolutionary relationship between the nation’s...
2017_DC_Slants_170416104Newseum -- Inside Media w/the Slants ("The First Amendment and Rock 'n' Roll")
Inside Media: The First Amendment and Rock ’n’ Roll
Members of the Asian American rock band The Slants talk about their landmark Supreme Court case against the United States Trademark Office over the band’s name.
In 2011, band leader Simon Tam applied to register the band’s name as an exclusive...
2017_DC_China_17020783Newseum -- Panel -- How Should The U.S. Approach China?
How Should The U.S. Approach China? Policy Recommendations For A New Administration
Members of a high-level task force on U.S. policy toward China will disclose their expert recommendations for the new Trump administration on maintaining the nation’s crucial bilateral relationship with China. The...
2017_DC_Rebuilding_Trust_17111763Newseum -- Panel -- Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Join The Trust Project and the Newseum Institute for a discussion on efforts to rebuild the public's trust in journalism. Get insights from news industry leaders like Google's VP of News Richard Gingras and Mic Publisher Cory Haik, and hear about on-the-ground...
2017_DC_Inside_FBI_NY2_17041249Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Presentation
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was...
2017_DC_Inside_FBI_NY_17041276Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Step and Repeat
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was...
2017_DC_Schieffer_17111140Newseum -- President and the Press: Bob Schieffer
The President And The Press: Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer, one of America’s pre-eminent television journalists and former host of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” talks about his new book, “Overload: Finding Truth in Today’s Deluge of News.”
From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news...
2017_DC_Van_Susteren_17111841Newseum -- President and the Press: Greta Van Susteren ("Everything You Need to Know About Social Media")
The Newseum continues its series “The President and the Press” with former MSNBC host and Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren who talks about her new book, “Everything You Need to Know About Social Media,” which provides a simple step-by-step guide to the major social media platforms.
In the book, Van...
2017_DC_Pres_Press1_17041227Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 1 -- David Fahrenthold
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press2_17041235Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 2 -- Mike Allen, Ari Fleischer, and Jennifer Palmieri
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press3_17041226Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 3 -- Sean Spicer and Greta Van Susteren
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press4_17041242Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 4 -- Bret Baier, Jim Acosta, Julie Pace, Charlie Spiering, Glenn Thrush, and Kristen Walker,
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press5_17041228Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 5 -- Kellyanne Conway and Michael Wolff
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press6_17041223Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 6 -- Brian Stelter, Carrie Budoff Brown, David Kirkpatrick, and Cecilia Vega
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_Pres_Press7_17041223Newseum -- President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days: Session 7 -- Bob Schieffer
“The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days”
On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Newseum will host “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” a half-day forum that will explore the many facets of the relationship with the press in the critical...
2017_DC_RFK_Award_170523185Newseum -- Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards (2017)
Please join Ethel Kennedy & Kerry Kennedy to Celebrate the Winners of the 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards
Program:
* Welcome: Jeffrey Herbst, President & CEO of the Newseum
* Introduction: Michael Beschloss
* Remarks: Kerry Kennedy
* Presentation of the 49th Annual Robert F....
2017_DC_Newseum_SBee_1704284Newseum -- Samantha Bee bus (Not the White House Correspondents Dinner)
2017_DC_Press_FreedomA_17042860Newseum -- State of World Press Freedom announcement
The State of World Press Freedom
The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in 13 years in 2016, says Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes press freedom around the world.
Freedom House cites unprecedented threats to...
2017_DC_Capturing_17092880Newseum -- The President's Photographer: Capturing History w/Kenneth T. Walsh, Eric Draper, and Callie Shell
The President's Photographer: Capturing History
To mark the opening of "Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe," Eric Draper, President George W. Bush's chief photographer, and Callie Shell, President Barack Obama's photographer from 2004 through his historic campaign and...
2017_DC_Wawa_1706136Newseum -- Wawa publicity pending news announcement
Wawa was having a press event that evening to announce that were opening five to ten Wawas in DC with plans to double that in five years. This was their publicity tent for the event.
2017_DC_Lublin_17051039Newseum -- Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers (w/Joann Lublin)
Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers:
Joann Lublin of the Wall Street Journal and author of “Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World,” talks about her own experiences in journalism and what she learned from the women news media leaders she...
2017_DC_Yes_Virginia_171202105Newseum -- "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" (w/Macy's Santa Claus)
Celebrate the season with a reading of the heart-warming editorial, Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus. Afterward, the One-and-Only Santa Claus will make a special guest appearance to read “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” and pose for photos with good boys and girls. The Figgy Puddings Holiday...
2017_DC_NPC_Bookfair_171110121NPC -- 40th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2017)
Pols, Pundits & Cultural Legends
Book Fair & Authors' Night
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 40th year! The National Press Club Journalism Institute is once again partnering with landmark local book seller Politics & Prose for a night of pols, pundits and...
2017_DC_Kalb_17040885NPC -- Kalb Report: "Fight for Freedom of the Press" (w/Jake Tapper and David Fahrenthold)
The Fight for Freedom of the Press
The White House has launched an all-out war against the press terming several news organizations, including CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and The New York Times, the “enemy of the American people,” and their work, “fake news.” The president’s chief strategist has called the...
2017_DC_Kalb_17101677NPC -- Kalb Report: "Guardians of the Fourth Estate" (w/Dean Baquet and Marty Baron)
The Kalb Report: Guardians of the Fourth Estate
The President of the United States has challenged the legitimacy of journalism. What is his intent and can he succeed? What is the proper response from the journalistic community? Are some news organizations “out to get him” as backers of the president...
2017_DC_Metheny_17061222NYU & DC Jazz Fest -- Salon Series: A Conversation with Pat Metheny
Salon Series: A Conversation with Pat Metheny
NYU Washington, DC and DC Jazz Fest present Meet the Artist: featuring Pat Metheny. Pat Methany is a renowned jazz guitarist and composer, earning both commercial success and a reputation as a sophisticated and respected guitar improvisor.
Jazz in the...
2017_DC_Great_War_17040385PBS American Experience's "The Great War" Preview and Discussion @ Newseum
Join us for a special preview of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's upcoming miniseries, The Great War. A panel discussion with special guests from the film will follow the screening, including:
* Stephen Ives, The Great War series producer
* A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of Wilson
*...
2017_DC_Franken_171003103Politics & Prose -- Al Franken ("Al Franken, Giant of the Senate")
Al Franken - Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
Senator Al Franken has represented Minnesota in the United States Senate since 2009. He was first elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2014. His memoir is about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an...
2017_DC_Waters_17102937Politics & Prose -- Alice Waters ("Coming to My Senses")
Alice Waters - Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook
Waters’s memoir combines anecdotes, letters, photos, and recipes to tell the remarkable story of how she opened Chez Panisse and helped launch the local organic food movement. Her path from a conventional suburban upbringing to...
2017_DC_McCarthy_17040949Politics & Prose -- Andrew McCarthy ("Just Fly Away")
Andrew McCarthy - Just Fly Away:
Fifteen-year-old Lucy has a perfectly normal life and a drama-free family. Although her parents can be embarrassing sometimes, she has never questioned how much they love her. When Lucy learns she has a half-brother from her father’s secret affair eight years ago, she...
2017_DC_Hornaday_17072943Politics & Prose -- Ann Hornaday ("Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies")
Ann Hornaday - Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies
To get the most out of a film, Hornaday argues, viewers need to be as actively engaged in watching it as the filmmakers were in creating it. Film critic for The Washington Post, Hornaday guides us through the movie-making process and shows how to...
2017_DC_Blitt_171029102Politics & Prose -- Barry Blitt ("Blitt") w/Mike Allen
Barry Blitt - Blitt — in conversation with Mike Allen
From the Obama fist bump to Hillary Clinton in the boxing ring to Donald Trump in a tiara, Blitt’s drawings have indelibly captured key political moments. A cartoonist and illustrator, Blitt has published several books for children, including The 39...
2017_DC_Overload_17120466Politics & Prose -- Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz ("Overload")
Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz - Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News
Host of Face the Nation from 1991 to 2015, Schieffer has been with CBS News since 1969. He’s one of the few journalists to have covered the White House, the Pentagon, Congress, and the State Department, work...
2017_DC_Meltzer_17011171Politics & Prose -- Brad Meltzer ("I Am Jim Henson")
Brad Meltzer - I Am Jim Henson:
You may know Jim Henson as the beloved voice of Kermit the Frog, and the creative mind behind The Muppets and Sesame Street. But did you know that he made his first Kermit puppet out of his mother’s old sweater? Brad Meltzer gives insight into the puppeteer’s childhood...
2017_DC_Matthews_17110464Politics & Prose -- Chris Matthews ("Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit")
Chris Matthews - Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Matthews, political commentator and host of MSNBC’s Hardball, uncovered new facets of JFK in his acclaimed Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero. Now he looks closely at the brilliant younger brother Jack often overshadowed. Drawing on extensive research and...
2017_DC_Roberts_17030269Politics & Prose -- Cokie Roberts ("Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation")
Cokie Roberts - Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
So many women throughout history have been key drivers for our nation’s progress, but too often they go unrecognized for their contributions. Acclaimed political commentator and author, Roberts, has written an informational picture book...
2017_DC_Murphy_17120567Politics & 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...
2017_DC_Jones_17092044Politics & Prose -- Dan Jones ("The Templars")
Dan Jones - The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors
The Knights Templar was a Catholic military order established in 1119, just after the First Crusade. Charged with protecting Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land, the order was supported by the wealthy and powerful of Europe...
2017_DC_Dorsen_17040919Politics & Prose -- David M. Dorsen ("The Unexpected Scalia")
David M. Dorsen - The Unexpected Scalia: A Conservative Justice's Liberal Opinions
In his comprehensive analysis of Antonin Scalia’s judicial philosophy, Dorsen, Of Counsel with Sedgwick, LLP, former Assistant Chief Counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee, and author of Henry Friendly, finds that the...
2017_DC_Sesno_17022399Politics & Prose -- Frank Sesno ("Ask More")
Frank Sesno - Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change
Perhaps the most essential skill for solving problems, Sesno says, is simply asking questions. Questions help define parameters, gauge needs, and fuel creativity. But framing the right questions at the...
2017_DC_Grisham_17062866Politics & Prose -- John Grisham ("Camino Island") w/David Grann
John Grisham - Camino Island
Join us for an exclusive evening with John Grisham for his new book, Camino Island. This thriller starts with a spectacular heist: thieves break into a vault in Princeton's Firestone Library and get away with rare books and manuscripts insured for $25 million—and probably...
2017_DC_Applegate_17092666Politics & Prose -- Katherine Applegate ("Wishtree")
Katherine Applegate - Wishtree
Trees tell stories, in the rings on their trunks and in the spirits whispering in their leaves. This story chronicles a community through the perspective of the neighborhood “wishtree”, where individuals pin their hopes and dreams. When a new family moves into the...
2017_DC_Wainwright_17090659Politics & Prose -- Loudon Wainwright III ("Liner Notes")
Loudon Wainwright III - Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things
A revered singer, songwriter, and actor, Wainwright has recorded nearly thirty albums since the late 1960s. Many of his songs have an autobiographical inspiration, and his...
2017_DC_Bowden_170829105Politics & Prose -- Mark Bowden ("Hue 1968") w/Bob Woodward
Mark Bowden - Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam — in conversation with Bob Woodward
Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam, was the country’s third-largest city in 1968 when it became the center of the Tet Offensive. The North Vietnamese stormed Hue from hidden outposts, surprising...
2017_DC_Kalb_17102193Politics & Prose -- Marvin Kalb ("The Year I Was Peter the Great")
Marvin Kalb - The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 — Khrushchev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia
1956 is known in Russia as “the year of the thaw” for the anti-communist uprisings that followed Khrushchev’s denunciation of Stalin. That year, Kalb was a diplomatic attaché at the U.S....
2017_DC_Korda_17092739Politics & Prose -- Michael Korda ("Alone")
Michael Korda - Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory
1940 was a year of world-changing events: Germany plowed through the Maginot Line and invaded France, trapped Allied troops were evacuated from Dunkirk, and Winston Churchill replaced Neville Chamberlain as prime minister and...
2017_DC_Curato_17091263Politics & Prose -- Mike Curato ("All the Way to Havana")
Margarita Engle and Mike Curato - All the Way to Havana
We are delighted that your child’s class will be joining us at Politics and Prose Bookstore on September 12 for a visit with author Margarita Engle and illustrator Mike Curato to celebrate their first picture book collaboration, All the Way to...
2017_DC_Dallek_17110890Politics & Prose -- Robert Dallek ("Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life")
Robert Dallek - Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life
One of the country’s premier presidential historians, Dallek is the author of studies including the classic An Unfinished Life, Camelot’s Court, and the award-winning Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945. His new book, the...
2017_DC_Stone_17070851Politics & Prose -- Roger D. Stone ("The Lives of Dillon Ripley")
Roger D. Stone - The Lives of Dillon Ripley: Natural Scientist, Wartime Spy, and Pioneering Leader of the Smithsonian Institution
With its nineteen museums and galleries, nine research facilities, and the National Zoo, The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Much...
2017_DC_Collins_17111268Politics & Prose -- Ronald K. L. Collins ("The Judge") w/Adam Liptak
Ronald K. L. Collins - The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons — in conversation with Adam Liptak
It’s a given that judges should be above merely political concerns. The more realistic view, however, is that the judicial decision-making of both legal realists and originalists is entirely political. In this...
2017_DC_Quinn_17091148Politics & Prose -- Sally Quinn ("Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir")
Sally Quinn - Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir
A quintessential Washingtonian, Quinn is an author, television reporter, and journalist who has worked and socialized with the city’s movers and shakers for several decades. Her memoir chronicles her work at The Washington Post and her marriage to its...
2017_DC_Simon_17051089Politics & Prose -- Scott Simon ("My Cubs: A Love Story")
Scott Simon - My Cubs: A Love Story
Simon, the award-winning host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, is a life-long Cubs fan. His heartfelt and vivid memoir of growing up in Chicago reflects on how the team shaped the neighborhood and the city, and how it influenced the boy Simon was and the man he...
2017_DC_Isaacson_17110657Politics & Prose -- Walter Isaacson ("Leonardo Da Vinci")
Walter Isaacson - Leonardo Da Vinci
As great a scientist as he was an artist, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) produced aesthetic masterpieces such as The Last Supper and Mona Lisa alongside The Vitruvian Man, which was also a study in proportions. Most of his projects drew on multiple disciplines, and...
2017_DC_Hogeland_17052223Politics & Prose -- William Hogeland ("Autumn of the Black Snake")
William Hogeland - Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West
In his fifth book, Hogeland, an independent historian whose works include The Whiskey Rebellion and Declaration, looks back to 1791, when a seemingly inconsequential encounter between a...
2017_DC_Siegel_17120531Politics & Prose @ Chevy Chase Library -- Mark Siegel ("5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior")
Mark Siegel - 5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior — at Chevy Chase Library (DC)
Award-winning writer and illustrator Mark Siegel shares The Sand Warrior, the first book of the sci-fi/fantasy adventure series 5 Worlds, providing a behind-the-scenes look at making an epic graphic novel series. The Five Worlds...
2017_DC_Baldwin_17111448Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen ("You Can't Spell America Without Me")
Alec Baldwin - You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (a So-Called Parody) — at GW Lisner Auditorium
GW and Politics and Prose Present Alec Baldwin with Kurt Andersen
Working the special magic of political satire,...
2017_DC_Rather_17110975Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- Dan Rather ("What Unites Us") w/Jonathan Capehart
Dan Rather - What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism — at GW Lisner Auditorium
“The world is a better place when we have an open exchange of ideas,” Rather states on News and Guts, his Facebook news feed and social media platform. Adding millions of followers to the legions of viewers he won across a...
2017_DC_HR_Clinton_17091827Politics & Prose @ Warner Theater -- Hillary Rodham Clinton ("What Happened")
Join Hillary Rodham Clinton this Fall as she travels the United States. She’ll connect with audiences in a conversation about a story that’s personal, raw, detailed and surprisingly funny. She’ll take you with her on her journey and talk about What Happened, what’s next, and what’s on your mind.
What...
2017_DC_Hanks_17102035Politics & Prose @ Warner Theater -- Tom Hanks ("Uncommon Type") w/Ann Patchett
Tom Hanks, an avid typewriter collector, is releasing his first book of short stories, Uncommon Type, which is filled with typewriters, and with stories about dreams and nightmares come true. Hanks follows an Eastern European man from his war-torn home to a new life in America and explores how bowling a...
2017_DC_Lincolns1st_170118172Remembering Lincoln's First Inaugural Address @ Old Naval Hospital (Hill Center)
Remember Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address at the Old Naval Hospital
The program includes delivery of the Address by George Buss of Freeport, Illinois, who delivers the Gettysburg Address at the annual Gettysburg ceremony every November 19th. A panel discussion will be led by Michelle Krowl of the...
2017_DC_SIRG_Murder_Party_171020116Renwick Gallery -- Murder Is Her Hobby Opening Party with SAAM and BYT
Murder Is Her Hobby Opening Party with SAAM and BYT
Get ready for: A murdery after hours to kick off the Halloween season featuring exclusive access to the BRAND NEW exhibition Murder is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Lee and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death! Madame Gandhi will be DJing, open...
2017_DC_ChineseFD_Acro_170128195Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Acrobats
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;...
2017_DC_ChineseFD_Crafts_17012855Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Crafts and Miscellaneous
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;...
2017_DC_ChineseFD_Lions_17012893Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Lion Awakening Ceremony and Visitors
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;...
2017_DC_ChineseFD_Music_17012890Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Chinese New Year (2017) -- Music
Join SAAM as we open our doors to the Chinatown and DC community for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Help us "awaken the lion" and ring in the New Year. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day including: traditional paper cutting; bristle dolls;...
2017_DC_HispanicFD_BF_171007140Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day -- Ballet Folklorico Mi Herencia Mexicana
Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at SAAM! Dance in the courtyard, create colorful crafts, and participate in a museum-wide scavenger hunt! Discover works by Latino artists, which are part of a major initiative at SAAM to build a significant collection of Latino art...
2017_DC_HispanicFD_CA_17100719Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day -- Cantare
Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at SAAM! Dance in the courtyard, create colorful crafts, and participate in a museum-wide scavenger hunt! Discover works by Latino artists, which are part of a major initiative at SAAM to build a significant collection of Latino art...
2017_DC_HispanicFD_M_17100792Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day -- Crafts etc
Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at SAAM! Dance in the courtyard, create colorful crafts, and participate in a museum-wide scavenger hunt! Discover works by Latino artists, which are part of a major initiative at SAAM to build a significant collection of Latino art...
2017_DC_CBlossomFD_Misc_17032557Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Crafts and Miscellaneous
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a...
2017_DC_CBlossomFD_Music_17032538Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Japanese Musical Performance
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a...
2017_DC_CBlossomFD_Drums_170325192Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Taiko Drumming by Nen Daiko
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a...
2017_DC_CBlossomFD_Dance_17032549Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Traditional Dance by Onoe Ryu
SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music and dance performances, face painting, and cherry blossom themed crafts. Make your own tatebanko (a...
2017_DC_SafariFD2_170916101Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM on Safari -- Bowen McCauley Dancers
Family Day: SAAM on Safari
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture on a jungle safari? Take a walk on the wild side with SAAM and find out! Challenge yourself with a photo scavenger hunt—see if you can spot the animals hiding throughout the museum. Make your own binoculars at one of the...
2017_DC_SafariFD_17091633Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM on Safari -- Crafts
Family Day: SAAM on Safari
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture on a jungle safari? Take a walk on the wild side with SAAM and find out! Challenge yourself with a photo scavenger hunt—see if you can spot the animals hiding throughout the museum. Make your own binoculars at one of the...
2017_DC_Ella_Concert_17042936Reynolds Center -- Performance -- Ella Turns 100 concert w/Duke Ellington School of the Arts New Washingtonians Jazz Ensemble
Ella Turns 100
Jazz’s first lady of song turns 100! Join SAAM as we celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s musical legacy with vocalist, Sharón Clark and her ensemble as they perform works that span Fitzgerald’s extensive career and highlight the timelessness of Ella’s rich repertoire. The Duke Ellington School...
2017_DC_Martha_Graham_17030376Reynolds Center -- Performance (SAAM) -- Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance (1 of 2) -- Discussion
Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance Performance
This spring, Martha Graham Dance Company presents Cave of the Heart at SAAM. This powerful, one-act performance features a set and costume created by Noguchi that is considered an extension of the dancer’s movements. Join us for this...
2017_DC_Martha_GrahamP_17030382Reynolds Center -- Performance (SAAM) -- Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance (2 of 2) -- Performance
Martha Graham and Isamu Noguchi: Cave of the Heart Dance Performance
This spring, Martha Graham Dance Company presents Cave of the Heart at SAAM. This powerful, one-act performance features a set and costume created by Noguchi that is considered an extension of the dancer’s movements. Join us for this...
2017_DC_Skorton_17112010Reynolds Center -- Secretary Skorton Checks Out Visitor Services
2017_DC_Morell_171115149Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Abelardo Morell ("The Universe Next Door") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door
Abelardo Morell is a Boston-based artist born in Havana, Cuba. Morell earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Bowdoin College in 1977, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University School of Art in 1981. Morell’s work has...
2017_DC_Cobb_17111355Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Jodi Cobb: Stranger in a Strange Land
Join veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career spanning four decades. One of only four female staff photographers, she is known for breaking through barriers and lifting a curtain on hidden societies. Her landmark story 21st-Century Slaves...
2017_DC_WAS60s_17011239Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Washington Art Scene in the 60s
Washington Art Scene in the 60s
Gene Davis was at the center of the DC art scene in the 1960s, a time of bold experimentation with color and abstraction. Join Benjamin Forgey, independent art critic, Jean Lawlor Cohen, consulting curator, Jack Rasmussen, director and curator of the American University...
2017_DC_Smee_17102556Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Sebastian Smee ("Art and Darkness") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Art and Darkness: The Benefits and Otherwise of Being in the Dark
Sebastian Smee is the art critic at The Boston Globe and won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011. He is the author of six books and has written for numerous international publications,...
2017_DC_Yount_17091370Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Sylvia Yount ("Breaking Boundaries: American Art and the 21st-Century Museum") (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Sylvia Yount is the Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she oversees fine and decorative arts from the colonial period to the early twentieth century. In her curatorial and administrative practice, Yount works to expand and enrich...
2017_DC_JS_Williams_17111668Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- J. S. Williams Ensemble Pays Tribute to Alan Shorter
J. S. Williams Ensemble Pays Tribute to Alan Shorter
Join SAAM as J. S. Williams honors the life and music of fellow trumpeter Alan Shorter. Both musicians share many similarities: each briefly studied at Howard University before pursuing their music in New York City, both played in military bands, and...
2017_DC_Jenner_17042773Sixth & I -- Caitlyn Jenner ("The Secrets of My Life") w/Buzz Bissinger
Caitlyn Jenner:
In The Secrets of My Life, Jenner shares details of her childhood as Bruce Jenner and rise to fame as a gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete; her marriages and her relationships with her children; her transition; and her experience as the world’s most famous transgender woman. In...
2017_DC_Sesno_17011290Sixth & I -- Frank Sesno ("Ask More") w/Chuck Todd
Frank Sesno In Conversation with Chuck Todd
The year of 2017 is the year of questions: questions for the new president, for the country, for ourselves as citizens of a changing planet. Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things. But few...
2017_DC_Bush_171026126Sixth & I -- Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush ("Sisters First") w/Frank Bruni
Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
In Conversation with Frank Bruni
Grab your sister (or a friend who is just like one!) for an event with former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush during their Sisters First Tour this fall. Settle in for an evening of personal stories and...
2017_DC_Sixth_Wall8Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2017_DC_So_Called_171219231Sixth & I and Story District -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2017)
My So-Called Jewish Life
During Chanukah, experience the 9th annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish. Storytellers (in sequence):
* Cody Pomeranz is a speechwriter from Cincinnati. He is the youngest...
2017_DC_SITES_Briefing_171005224Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference -- Briefing on the Hill @ Rayburn House Office Building
Briefing on the Hill: Smithsonian Around the Country
Foyer, Rayburn House Office Building, Capitol Hill
Affiliate participants are invited to attend a briefing in the foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The briefing...
2017_DC_Alexis_FF_17041767Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Alexis Frederick-Frost ("Hocus Focus")
Alexis Frederick-Frost - Hocus Focus — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
Imagine how frustrated you’d be if you worked for a wizard and never learning any magic! The Knight knows this feeling well, and he’s determined to change it. His plan is simple: find a book of spells, whip up a potion, steal the...
2017_DC_USCHS_Freedom2_17091285USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Formal Presentation
Program:
* Welcome: The Honorable Ronald A. Sarasin, President, US Capitol Historical Society
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska
* 2017 Freedom Award Presentation:...
2017_DC_USCHS_Freedom_17091298USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Mingling Before and After
Program:
* Welcome: The Honorable Ronald A. Sarasin, President, US Capitol Historical Society
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
* Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska
* 2017 Freedom Award Presentation:...
2017_DC_Foner_17051174USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Keynote: Eric Foner
May 11 Evening Keynote Address: Eric Foner (Columbia University)
Columbia University’s Eric Foner will deliver the keynote address, “The Significance of Reconstruction in American History."
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars...
2017_DC_USCHS_P1_17051257USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 1: Award Presentation (Fafa Nutor) and Paul Finkelman (Thaddeus Stevens)
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P2A_17051280USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 2: Brook Thomas (Horatio Bateman’s "Reconstruction")
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P3A_17051243USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 3: Michael Vorenberg (14th Amendment)
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P4A_17051241USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 4: Spencer Crew (Reconstruction at NMAAHC)
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P5A_17051225USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 5: L. Diane Barnes (Frederick Douglass)
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P6A_17051232USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 6: Lucy Salyer (Expatriation)
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_USCHS_P7_17051224USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2017 "Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation" -- Presentation 7: Final group Q&A
USCHS Annual Spring Symposium:
Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.”...
2017_DC_Adams_17061448USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Carl Adams ("Nance: The First Slave Freed by Abraham Lincoln")
Brown Bag Book Talk and Lecture with Carl Adams (Nance: The First Slave Freed by Abraham Lincoln)
Carl Michael Adams was born and raised in Alton, Illinois, and has been a lifelong Lincoln scholar. Carl earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville...
2017_DC_Holzer_17021588USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Harold Holzer (Depictions of Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation in the Capitol)
Harold Holzer To Speak At Free U.S. Capitol Historical Society Event:
Talk Will Focus on Depictions of Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation in the Capitol
Award-winning writer and lecturer Harold Holzer will give the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2017 Black History Month Lecture on Wednesday, February...
2017_DC_Ozer_17110814USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Mark Ozer ("Washington DC: The World Capital in The American Century 1941-1990")
USCHS Fall Lecture Series
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present five lunchtime lectures this fall, including book talks and discussions about DC and Capitol art, history, and memorials.
Mark Ozer
Book Talk on Washington DC: The World Capital in The American Century 1941-1990
2017_DC_Scott_17121377USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Pamela Scott ("An Historical Atlas of Washington, DC")
Pamela Scott, Independent scholar
"An Historical Atlas of Washington, DC, 1780s to 2015"
2017_DC_Winick_17081625USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Stephen Winick (American Folklife Center)
Stephen Winick, American Folklife Center “Dipping from the Well: Treasures from the American Folklife Center Archive”
2017_DC_Book_Present_17110810USCHS -- Presentation of "The American Spirit" to Senators on Capitol Hill
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a fan of David McCullough's work, helped distribute some copies of McCullough's book "The American Spirit" to other senators as a board member of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. These were photos taken when officials from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society stopped by the...
2017_DC_USCHS_Showcase_170912254USCHS -- Showcase to Honor Congress for its Support of the Humanities
Master of Ceremonies: Murray Horwitz
Special Guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Program:
Welcome Remarks: Ronald A. Sarasin, President, U. S. Capitol History Society; Former Member of Congress (R-CT)

Aquila Theatre: Our Warrior Chorus:
* Introduction by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
* Desiree...
2017_DC_77Steps_170521112Washington Jewish Film Festival (2017) @ DCJCC -- "77 Steps" (w/panel)
77 STEPS
Dir. Ibtisam Mara'ana (56 min, Israel, 2010)
The personal journey of the director Ibtisam Mara’ana, who leaves her Arab-Muslim village and moves to Tel-Aviv. In an attempt to find an apartment in the city, she encounters discrimination and refusal by most landlords because of her Arab...
2017_DC_Heckerling_170525148Washington Jewish Film Festival (2017) @ DCJCC -- "Clueless" (w/Amy Heckerling)
CLUELESS (Spotlight) Dir. Amy Heckerling
(97 min, United States, 1995)
Pampered Beverly Hills do-gooder Cher Horowitz plays matchmaker to her fellow high schoolers in Amy Heckerling’s iconic 90s teen comedy starring Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd.
As If, A Clueless Night!
Dress to the nine(ties),...
2017_DC_Fannys_Journey_17052875Washington Jewish Film Festival (2017) @ DCJCC -- "Fanny's Journey" and Closing Night Reception
CLOSING NIGHT
Sponsored by Elise and Marc Lefkowitz
FANNY’S JOURNEY
Dir. Lola Doillon
Based on a true story, Fanny’s Journey is an incredible tale of bravery, strength, and survival, centered on a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fears no one.
In 1943, 13-year-old Fanny and her...
2017_DC_Bar_Crawl_17052853Washington Jewish Film Festival (2017) @ On Rye and Bar Deco -- "Walk a Mile in My Shoes (Shorts Program)" (w/Lindsey Sitz)
WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES (SHORTS PROGRAM)
(98 min, CanadaIsraelSwitzerlandUnited KingdomUnited States, 2015-17)
Have you ever woken up and found that you’re living someone else’s life? That you’ve traded places, for good or for ill? This collection of comedic short films centers on this key moment of...
2017_DC_WP_Balance_17111683Washington Post -- A World in Balance
A World in Balance: Solutions for Sustainability
Humans are changing the Earth in unprecedented ways. Global population growth, changes in behavior and migration, and new trends in industry and technology may leave lasting impacts on natural resources and the environment.
On November 16, The...
2017_DC_WP_Branson_17042834Washington Post -- CEO Series -- Sir Richard Branson
On Friday, April 28, The Washington Post continues its CEO Series Executive Actions with Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group. The Post’s Jonathan Capehart will talk one-on-one with Branson about his expansive career – spanning sea, land, sky and space. They will discuss the role of...
2017_DC_WP_MastHead1Washington Post -- Masthead
The "Democracy Dies in Darkness" tagline is on the masthead now.
2017_DC_WP_Health202_17102576Washington Post Live -- Health 202
The Health 202 Live
On Wednesday, October 25, The Washington Post will bring together elected officials, members of the business community and experts who are shaping the policy, regulation and practice of health care for a live news program examining the issues, questions and stories dominating the...
2017_DC_WP_Infrastructure_170308107Washington Post Live -- Infrastructure: The Road Ahead
President Trump has promised to rebuild America’s highways, railways, bridges, airports, and pipelines. As his administration formulates its infrastructure plan and lawmakers in Congress voice their priorities, The Washington Post will bring together industry experts and policymakers to examine what’s...
2017_DC_Vietnam_War_17061383WETA and PBS @ Newseum -- Sneak preview of "The Vietnam War" w/Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Bill Plante
“The Vietnam War”
A Conversation with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
The Newseum, in partnership with WETA and PBS, presents a special sneak preview of “The Vietnam War,” the newest film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The screening will focus on the media and the Vietnam War.
Following the screening,...
2017_DC_Doyle_17052446White House Historical Association -- William Doyle ("PT-109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy")
Please join us for a lecture by William Doyle, best-selling author of "PT-109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy." The story of PT-109 is intricately intertwined with the presidency of John F. Kennedy. While discussing the story of the sinking of PT-109 and the rescue...
2017_DC_Darpa_17032146Wilson Center -- Sharon Weinberger ("Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA")
The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World
In The Imagineers of War, author Sharon Weinberger gives us a definitive history of the agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly 60 years. Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of...
2017_DC_Breen_17022725Wilson Center and National History Center -- Timothy Breen (An Appeal to Heaven)
WHS: An Appeal to Heaven with Timothy Breen (Northwestern University)
T.H. Breen investigates how supporters of the American Revolution, many of them living in small communities not directly affected by military campaigns, managed so successfully to sustain political and military resistance to Great...
2017_DC_Taubman_17102365Wilson Center and National History Center -- William Taubman ("Gorbachev: His Life and Times") w/Svetlana Savranskaya and Michael Dobbs
Gorbachev: His Life and Times
In his Gorbachev biography, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy turned into the Soviet system’s gravedigger, why the Communist regime allowed him to destroy it, why Gorbachev’s dream of democratizing the USSR foundered, how he and President Ronald Reagan turned out to...
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What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2018_10_01A1_Stars_Stripes222Newseum -- Screening of "The World's Most Dangerous Paper Route" (w/David Patraeus, Steve Kroft, Lindsay Graham, Tom Philpott)
Celebrating an Icon of American Journalism: Stars and Stripes The Newseum and Stars and Stripes present the world premiere screening of the new documentary film, “The World’s Most Dangerous Paper Route.” The film heralds the history, heritage, and achievements of Stars and Stripes, the “hometown new... (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_28A_Captain2076AFI -- Captain 20 Returns!
Captain 20 Returns! Everybody's favorite alien, Captain 20, is making a very special appearance at AFI Silver to host a program of cartoons and kid-show favorites from the old days, including ULTRAMAN, SPEED RACER and Bugs Bunny and Friends! There might even be some gerbil races. Do you still have y... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_03A_Blechman52DC -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Event: An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman
An Afternoon with R. O. Blechman The creator of what are now considered by many to be the earliest graphic novels, R. O. Blechman, will discuss his first work, The Juggler of Our Lady. This cartoon retelling of the medieval legend was first published in 1953 and later adapted into an award-winning s... (Partially reviewed)
2018_11_04D1_Kinney141Politics & Prose @ UDC Theater of the Arts -- Jeff Kinney ("The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13")
Jeff Kinney - The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13) — UDC Theater of the Arts Countdown to The Meltdown! In celebration of the launch of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: The Meltdown, join us for an imaginative evening at Wimpy Kid Live: The Meltdown Show, an interactive author experience hosted by JEFF ... (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_17B_Ellis63Natl Archives -- Joseph Ellis ("American Dialogue")
American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us The story of history is often a conversation between past and present, and in American Dialogue, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Joseph J. Ellis focuses on the often-asked question, “What would the Founding Fathers think?” Ellis gives us a deeply insig... (Partially reviewed)


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