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2018_DC_Pageant_1Other_180617522018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (1 of 10) -- Non-Program Pics
2018_DC_Pageant_9Post2_1806171342018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (10 of 10) -- After Party
2018_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_180617612018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (2 of 10) -- Welcome
2018_DC_Pageant_3Betweens_1806171412018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (3 of 10) -- Interstitials
2018_DC_Pageant_4Swimwear_1806171082018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (4 of 10) -- Swimwear
The end of an era for this portion of the competition.
2018_DC_Pageant_5Inter_180617972018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (5 of 10) -- Interviews
The interviews were conducted by Shayna Rudd.
2018_DC_Pageant_6Talent_1806171532018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (6 of 10) -- Talent
This section was moderated by Haely Jardas
2018_DC_Pageant_7Evening_1806171282018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (7 of 10) -- Evening Wear
Host: Teresa Davis.
2018_DC_Pageant_8Awards_1806171242018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (8 of 10) -- Awards (Allison Farris)
Pageant Contestants:

ALLISON FARRIS ** MISS DC 2018 **

Katelynne Cox
Alexandra Curd
Lily Donaldson
Daisy Flores
Sydney Hall
J'Lyn Henderson
Courtney Hocog
Laetitia Hua
​Emma Lutton
Judy Mabone
Mikayla Oberlton
Sutton Roach
Fasika Sanders
Jordynne Tucker
Sianey Wiggins
2018_DC_Pageant_9Post_180617962018 Miss District of Columbia Competition (9 of 10) -- Post Shots on Stage
2018_DC_Lincoln_Other_18031732Abraham Lincoln 2018 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Other
Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twenty-First Annual Symposium - March 17, 2018
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc..
2018_DC_Lincoln_Speakers_180317128Abraham Lincoln 2018 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
I don't do mornings anymore so I just covered the afternoon sessions.

Abraham Lincoln Institute
Twenty-First Annual Symposium - March 17, 2018
"The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship"

Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc.

Presentation of the Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize
*...
2018_DC_Census_Succeed_18042334AEI -- Making the 2020 Census Succeed
The 2020 decennial census is critically important. Businesses rely on official statistics to make key decisions, and those statistics must be accurate. Policymakers rely on official statistics as well, for decisions as important as setting interest rates throughout the economy. And the research...
2018_DC_James_18061472AFI Docs 2018 -- Guggenheim Symposium Honoring Steve James @ Natl Museum of American History
CHARLES GUGGENHEIM SYMPOSIUM HONORING STEVE JAMES
Interviewed by Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Including The East Coast Premiere Of Episode One Of The Starz Original Docu-Series AMERICA TO ME
The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors masters of the non-fiction art form who inspire...
2018_DC_Above_Beyond_18061567AFI Docs 2018 -- "Above And Beyond: NASA's Journey To Tomorrow" (w/Rory Kennedy, Charles Bolden, Ellen Stofan) @ National Air and Space Museum
AFI DOCS Special Screening of
ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
A film by Rory Kennedy
Panel discussion following the screening with Emmy® Award-winning director Rory Kennedy and others from the film.

ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY TO TOMORROW
Rory Kennedy tells the stories of the...
2018_DC_Personal_Stmt2_18061373AFI Docs 2018 -- "Personal Statement" (w/Juliane Dressner, Edwin Martinez, Karoline, Enoch and Christine) @ Newseum -- Presentation
For its 16th edition, AFI’s annual celebration of documentary film in the nation’s capital will open with the world premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT (DIRS Juliane Dressner and Edwin Martinez)
Three seniors at Brooklyn high schools are determined to get their entire classes to college, even though they...
2018_DC_Personal_Stmt_180613109AFI Docs 2018 -- "Personal Statement" (w/Juliane Dressner, Edwin Martinez, Karoline, Enoch and Christine) @ Newseum -- Receptions
For its 16th edition, AFI’s annual celebration of documentary film in the nation’s capital will open with the world premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT (DIRS Juliane Dressner and Edwin Martinez)
Three seniors at Brooklyn high schools are determined to get their entire classes to college, even though they...
2018_DC_Fourth_Estate_18051576AFI Docs 2018 -- "The Fourth Estate" (w/Liz Garbus, Jenny Carchman, Justin Wilkes, Elisabeth Bumiller, Peter Baker, Michael Shear) @ Naval Memorial
AFI Docs Film Series
The American Film Institute invites you and a guest to The Fourth Estate.
See the first episode of the four-part Showtime® documentary series the Fourth Estate.
Followed By A Conversation With:
* Liz Garbus – Director And Producer, The Fourth Estate
* Jenny Carchman –...
2018_DC_WPFD2_18042562BBG, GWU, & CPJ -- World Press Freedom Day -- Panel 2: Drivers etc (w/Haroon Ullah, Patrick Butler, Michael De Dora, Joan Mower, John Lansing, Vuthy Khin Huot, and Chris Decherd)
World Press Freedom Day with BBG, GWU & CPJ
Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs and the Committee to Protect Journalists for a conversation on challenges and new trends in international media freedom, access to information,...
2018_DC_WPFD_18042570BBG, GWU, & CPJ -- World Press Freedom Day - Panel 1: Challenges and New Trends (w/John Lansing, Amanda Bennett, Alberto M. Fernandez, Bay Fang, Paul Danahar, Greta Van Susteren)
World Press Freedom Day with BBG, GWU & CPJ
Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs and the Committee to Protect Journalists for a conversation on challenges and new trends in international media freedom, access to information,...
2018_DC_BABA_181009124British-American Business Assn (BABA) -- An Evening with Jo Salter, Britain's First Female Fast Jet Pilot
An Evening with Jo Salter, Britain's First Female Fast Jet Pilot
Join BABA and PwC on October 9th at a reception featuring Jo Salter, an innovative and dynamic leader.
As the first female fast jet fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force, Jo has first-hand experience of the many challenges in serving her...
2018_12_06B1_Facial_Recog140Brookings Institution -- Facial Recognition w/Brad Smith
Facial recognition: Coming to a street corner near you
Facial recognition technology raises issues that go to the heart of fundamental human rights protections, like privacy and freedom of expression. As this technology advances and is adopted at a global pace, we need to ensure that it is used in a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Employment_18120671Brookings Institution -- From Job Guarantees to Wage Subsidies: Panel 1 w/Robert Rubin, Denis McDonough, Donald Cravins Jr., Stephanie Aaronson, Emily Martin, Jay Shambaugh
From job guarantees to wage subsidies: Exploring policy options to promote employment
A Hamilton Project policy forum
Even as the unemployment rate reaches a 50-year low, and businesses across the U.S. report more vacancies than ever, the economic recovery remains uneven for many Americans. In fact,...
2018_DC_Employment2_18120637Brookings Institution -- From Job Guarantees to Wage Subsidies: Panel 2 w/Edwin Dolan, Darrick Hamilton, Thea Lee, David Neumark, and Soumaya Keynes)
From job guarantees to wage subsidies: Exploring policy options to promote employment
A Hamilton Project policy forum
Even as the unemployment rate reaches a 50-year low, and businesses across the U.S. report more vacancies than ever, the economic recovery remains uneven for many Americans. In fact,...
2018_DC_Panic_18121162Brookings Institution -- Premiere of "Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis"
Washington, D.C. premiere of ‘Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis’
On Tuesday, December 11, Brookings will host a screening of “Vice Special Report: Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis.” The film is a collaboration of Vice and HBO that “provides the definitive look...
2018_DC_Defense_Budget_18112049Brookings Institution -- The Future Of The Defense Budget
The future of the defense budget
The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act raised the U.S. national defense budget to $716 billion for the current fiscal year 2019. This was an increase of $82 billion relative to 2017, and begins to reverse the seven-year budgetary effects of the Budget...
2018_DC_Kyte_18111938Brookings Institution -- The New Dynamics Of Global Energy And Climate (w/Rachel Kyte)
The new dynamics of global energy and climate
A conversation with CEO of Sustainable Energy for All Rachel Kyte
On November 19, the Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate will host Sustainable Energy for All CEO Rachel Kyte in discussion with Initiative Co-Chair David G. Victor on...
2018_DC_Minority_Voters_18110144Brookings Institution -- The Role of Minority Voters in the 2018 Midterm Elections
The Role of Minority Voters in the 2018 Midterm Elections
High levels of minority voter turnout were credited with swinging the results of several high-profile special elections over the past year. As this year’s midterm elections draw near, it is clear that the votes of minority...
2018_DC_Rall_18021816Busboys Takoma -- Ted Rall ("Meet the Deplorables")
Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome political cartoonist Ted Rall to Takoma.
Legendary infiltration journalist HARMON LEON is at it again, this time teaming up with ferocious political cartoonist TED RALL to answer the question most of America has been asking: "What the hell happened in...
2018_DC_LaborFest_Roses_18041742Busboys Takoma and DC LaborFest -- Bread & Roses: 2018 DC LaborFest Sneak Preview!
Get an earlybird look at this year’s LaborFest! We’ll show trailers from the DC Labor FilmFest and preview the LaborFest schedule, plus Save The Date cards will be available and all attendees get a free pair of passes to the FilmFest!
2018_DC_Riverfront_Rev_18041971Capitol Riverfront Speaker Series: River Revitalization @ The Yards
Capitol Riverfront Speaker Series: River Revitalization
by Capitol Riverfront BID
2018 marks the "Year of the Anacostia," an invitation to celebrate the Anacostia River and its nearby communities, to honor its history, and to envision its future. The river serves as a valuable asset to the Capitol...
2018_DC_Coercive_18101834Cato Institute -- "Coercive Plea Bargaining" (w/Clark Neily, Somil Trivedi, Bonnie Hoffman, and Scott Hechinger)
Coercive Plea Bargaining
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has observed that “criminal justice today is for the most part a system of pleas, not a system of trials.”
Although nowhere mentioned in the text of the Constitution, plea bargaining has become the default mechanism for resolving criminal...
2018_DC_ORourke_18090626Cato Institute -- "None of My Business" (w/P.J. O'Rourke)
None of My Business: P.J. Explains Money, Banking, Debt, Equity, Assets, Liabilities, and Why He’s Not Rich and Neither Are You
P. J. O’Rourke, America’s leading political satirist and Cato H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, has been dubbed “the funniest writer in America” by the Wall Street Journal. In...
2018_DC_Trump_DoctrineBS_18013021Cato Institute -- "Trump Doctrine at One Year" -- Breakout Session: The Greater Middle East and the War on Terror
The Trump Doctrine at One Year
A year into President Trump’s term, what can we say about the Trump Doctrine? As a candidate, Trump promised dramatic changes for American foreign policy. As president, many would agree he has delivered on that promise. In just one year, Trump withdrew from the...
2018_DC_Trump_DoctrineGS_18013048Cato Institute -- "Trump Doctrine at One Year" -- General Session
The Trump Doctrine at One Year
A year into President Trump’s term, what can we say about the Trump Doctrine? As a candidate, Trump promised dramatic changes for American foreign policy. As president, many would agree he has delivered on that promise. In just one year, Trump withdrew from the...
2018_DC_Wennersten_180615324Commander Stewart Wennersten Retirement @ US Navy Yard
Captain Troy E. Mong, Commanding Officer, NROTC Maryland Consortium, Requests the pleasure of your company for a ceremony honoring
Commander Stewart M. Wennersten
on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Navy.
2018_DC_Mearsheimer_18101756CSIS -- Book Launch: John Mearsheimer's "The Great Delusion" (w/Seth Jones, and Charles Glaser)
CSIS hosts Book Launch: The Great Delusion
The CSIS Transnational Threats Project cordially invites you to a book launch event for John J. Mearsheimer’s newly released The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities (Yale University Press).
Featuring:
* John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell...
2018_DC_Abrahms_18120546CSIS -- Book Launch: Max Abrahms' "Rules for Rebels"
Book Launch: Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History
The CSIS Transnational Threats Project cordially invites you to a book launch event for Dr. Max Abrahm's newly released Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History (Oxford University Press).
Moderated by Seth...
2018_DC_Disinformation_18091045CSIS -- Countering Disinformation: Interdisciplinary Lessons for Policymakers
Countering Disinformation: Interdisciplinary Lessons for Policymakers
With the growth of social media, disinformation has become an increasingly potent political tool. State and non-state actors from various countries, among them Russia and China, have become adept at manufacturing and spreading...
2018_DC_10thSt_Park18DC -- 10th Street Park
2018_DC_1301PA14DC -- 1301 Penn Ave NW
2018_DC_1700M3DC -- 1700 M St NW
2018_DC_YMCA9DC -- 1701 Rhode Island Ave (the old YMCA)
2018_DC_300Mass2DC -- 300 Massachusetts Ave NW (Healey 1890 Bldg)
2018_DC_500NJ36DC -- 500 New Jersey Ave NW (National Association of Realtors)
2018_DC_AERA_Brown_181025119DC -- AERA Brown Lecture In Education Research (15th) w/H. Richard Milner IV
15th Annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research by American Educational Research Association
This year, the 2018 Brown Lecture will be given by H. Richard Milner IV, a leading scholar of urban education and teacher education. He is Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Education and Professor of...
2018_DC_AFLCIO112DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
2018_DC_AFLCIO_Tour_18050234DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- DC LaborFest tour
2018_DC_AFLCIO_Copley15DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- Exhibit: Richard Copley: Behind the Lens: Civil Rights Photography from Memphis to Present
2018_DC_Booth_18052545DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters -- "Heather Booth: Changing the World" (w/Heather Booth)
Heather Booth: Changing the World (with Paul Booth tribute) (LaborFest film)
The newest film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin is an inspiring look at how social change happens. Booth, a renowned organizer and activist, began her remarkable career at the height of the Civil Rights...
2018_DC_Wuerker_18020212DC -- After party @ Matt Wuerker's
Folks include Matt Wuerker, Kevin Kallaugher (KAL) and his wife Sue, Pat Bagley, and Patrick Chappatte.
2018_DC_AIA_Awards100DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2017 Unbuilt, Washingtonian Residential Design, and Chapter Design Awards
This exhibition combines award-winning projects from three of AIA|DC’s largest competitions:
* Unbuilt Washington Awards
* Washingtonian Residential Design Awards
* Chapter Design Awards
Each year, our competitions recognize practitioners, educators, and students within the architecture community...
2018_11_30D1_AIA_Awards74DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: 2018 Awards Show
The 2018 Awards Show
November 9 2018 to January 4 2019
This exhibition combines award-winning projects from two of AIA|DC’s largest competitions:
* Washingtonian Residential Design Awards
* Chapter Design Awards
Each year, our competitions recognize practitioners, educators, and students within... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_AIA_Portraits10DC -- AIA|DC -- Exhibit: Suman Sorg Gallery of architect portraits
2018_DC_AIA_Marvel6DC -- AIA|DC -- Marvel at the Magic of the Holiday Season
Marvel at the Magic of the Holiday Season
Season's Greetings, from the District Architecture Center
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_In_18062373DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Inside: Miscellaneous
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_Odd_18062342DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Inside: Oddisee
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_RVS_180623107DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Inside: Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_BD_18062368DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Outdoors: Batala Drummers
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_Out_18062315DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Outdoors: Miscellaneous
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_DRC_TM_1806235DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ DRC -- Outdoors: Tasty Morsels
Continue the night at SAAM and National Portrait Gallery for a block party and beer garden. A live concert at 9:30 p.m. closes out an unforgettable evening in the Kogod Courtyard. Admission is free, festive food and drinks available for purchase.
 
America Now is a three-museum collaboration between...
2018_DC_Solstice_NMAH_180623107DC -- America Now Solstice Saturday @ Natl Museum of Amer History
Revel in the solstice at this year’s America Now, when three of your favorite museums unite for an after-hours festival of Americana. Enjoy the extra daylight at a mid-summer moveable feast celebrating the best of art and history in DC. Gather for happy hour at the National Museum of American History...
2018_DC_AEI10DC -- American Enterprise Institute (1789 Massachusetts Ave NW)
2018_DC_American_Legion17DC -- American Legion Bldg (1608 K St, with 1612 K sometimes)
They finally replaced the "The American Legion" sign. The second "A" in "American" fell off on September 11, 2017.
2018_DC_Red_Cross12DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
The ARC building is being acquired by the State Department and they're moving over the staff and outside installation pieces.
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018A141DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018A Winter Exhibition
Pictures from the 2018 Winter exhibition including:
* Erik Thor Sandberg
* Frank DiPerna Retrospective
* Kateřina Vincourová: Arteria
* Thomas Downing and the Sublime Decorative
* Vital Signs
* Brian Dailey, WORDS

Erik Thor Sandberg
January 27 – March 11, 2018
This exhibition features a...
2018_DC_Tilahun_18012744DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018A Winter Gallery Talk: Abel Tilahun
Artist Abel Tilahun and curator Meskerem Assegued lead a tour of this immersive exhibition Vital Signs. Free and open to the public.
2018_DC_Sandberg_18020136DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018A Winter Gallery Talk: Erik Thor Sandberg
Erik Thor Sandberg
This exhibition features a series of new paintings by American artist Erik Thor Sandberg within the context of selected earlier works. Sandberg is known internationally for pushing the skillful illusionism of master oil painting to the current edge of Magic Realism on...
2018_DC_KatzenO_18012782DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018A Winter Opening Reception (Public)
Including photographs of artists Brian Dailey, Erik Thor Sandberg, Kateřina Vincourová, and Frank DiPerna.
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018B116DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2018 Spring exhibition including:
* Carol Brown Goldberg: Entanglement
* Master of Fine Art First Year and Thesis Exhibitions
* Francisco Toledo: Toledo Múltiple
* Kumo: Miya Ando
* Michael Clark: Washington Artist
* Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad...
2018_DC_Goldberg_18042685DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Gallery Talk: Carol Brown Goldberg
Gallery Talk: Carol Brown Goldberg
Washington artist Carol Brown Goldberg will discuss the intersection of philosophy and poetry in her ethereal images of densely-packed foliage. Free and open to the public.
2018_DC_Toledo_18041347DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Gallery Talk: Toledo Múltiple w/Fernando Gálvez de Aguinaga
Museum Members are invited to attend a special evening viewing of our new exhibitions, featuring a talk by the curator of Toledo Múltiple, Fernando Gálvez de Aguinaga.
Introductory comments were made by Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, the Mexican ambassador to the United States.
2018_DC_KatzenO_18041366DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018B Spring Opening Reception (Member)
Artists here this evening included Michael Clark, Jiha Moon, and Carol Brown Goldberg. Other folks present included Diane Rehm and Aviva Kempner.
2018_DC_Steadman_180616103DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Artist Talk: Ralph Steadman
Gallery Talk with Ralph Steadman
Join us for a lively session about the diverse and wide-ranging span of works in Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective. Ralph Steadman will be joined by Anita O'Brien from the Cartoon Museum in London, who curated the exhibition.
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018C_Steadman684DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Exhibition -- Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
June 16 – August 12, 2018
Originally curated by Anita O'Brien at the Cartoon Museum, London, the Ralph Steadman Retrospective offers phenomenal insights into the genius of one of the world's most acclaimed artists. This exhibition takes the viewer on a journey through...
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018C69DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Exhibition (except Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective)
Pictures from the 2018 Summer exhibition (except Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective which is covered elsewhere):
* Latitude: The Washington Women's Arts Center 1975-1987
* Things Unseen: The Fluency of Abstraction
* FIGURES: Kiley Ames, Janice Nowinski, Kyle Staver, Jo Weiss

Latitude: The...
2018_DC_KatzenO_18061671DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Opening Reception (Public)
Opening Reception
Mix and mingle with fellow museum patrons and meet the artists and curators behind the four new Summer exhibitions at the Opening Reception. Free and open to the public.
Folks shown here include several artists in the exhibit Kiley Ames and ???.
Also shown are folks who came for the...
2018_DC_4NoGood_1806214DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Screening of "For No Good Reason" documentary
Katzen -- Screening of "For No Good Reason"
Made over the course of fifteen years, For No Good Reason explores the connection between life and art through the eyes of the last original Gonzo visionary, Ralph Steadman. Take a trip through the wild and dark days of Steadman’s time with Hunter S. Thompson...
2018_DC_SteadmanS_18063051DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018C Summer Skype Session with Ralph Steadman and reception
Bring your sketchbook for some lunchtime inspiration! Guests will tour Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective before enjoying refreshments while Skyping with Ralph.
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018D98DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018D Early Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2018 Early Fall exhibition including:
* Finding a Path: Emilie Brzezinski and Dalya Luttwak: A Conversation
* Robert D'Arista: A Portrait
* D'Arista Legacy
* Selections from the Artery Collection
* Jim Sanborn: Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary...
2018_DC_Artifacts_18090756DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018D Early Fall Member's Party w/The Artifacts
Members' Preview
Join us for a private reception and gallery talk on the life and work of Robert D’Arista before closing out the night with a jam session by our Director’s band, The Artifacts.
The members of the band: CAS Dean Peter Starr, Museum Director Jack Rasmussen, Courtney Surls, ...
Folks in...
2018_DC_KatzenXT_18090767DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018D Early Fall Members Gallery Talk: Emilie Brzezinski, Dalya Luttwak, Aneta Georgievska-Shine, and Mika Brzezinski
Folks in the audience included Aviva Kempner, Joe Scarborough, Jack Rasmussen, Sharon Wolpoff, Carol Brown Goldberg, etc.
2018_DC_KatzenO_18090743DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018D Early Fall Opening Reception (Member)
The artist talk and Artifacts performance are on other pages. Check the links above.
Folks here include Jack Rasmussen, Sylvia Mathews Burwell (American University President), Carol Brown Goldberg, Joann Moser, Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Dalya Luttwak, and Lowell Gilbertson.
2018_DC_KatzenX_2018E139DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018E Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2018 Late Fall exhibition including:
* Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World
* Ian Jehle: Dynamical Systems
* Finding a Path: Emilie Brzezinski and Dalya Luttwak: A Conversation
* Jim Sanborn: Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity
* Selections...
2018_DC_Kaufman_18110919DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Joshua J. Kaufman ("The Art of Deception: Art Fakes and Forgeries")
Museum members are invited to join Joshua J. Kaufman, Esq. in taking a closer look at our ongoing exhibition Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity. Kaufman will examine the dark side of the art world in his lecture:
“The Art of Deception: Art Fakes and Forgeries.”
In this lecture,...
2018_DC_Tribe_18111063DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018E Late Fall Gallery Talk: Tribe
Tribe Gallery Talk
Join Curator Janet Bellotto and co-curator Dr. Woodman Taylor in conversation with several artists featured in our late fall exhibition Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World. This talk will explore broad, culturally specific themes as well as innovation by the...
2018_DC_KatzenO_18110923DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018E Late Fall Opening Reception (Member)
Ian Jehle and Laura Roulet were here as well as members.
2018_DC_KatzenO_18111046DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2018E Late Fall Opening Reception (Public)
Ian Jehle and Laura Roulet were here as well as some of their subjects. Also Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Melvin Hardy and others.
2018_DC_SIAM11DC -- Anacostia Community Museum
2018_DC_SIAM_Right140DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: A Right to the City
A Right to the City
April 21, 2018 – April 20, 2020
How Washingtonians have shaped and reshaped their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways
After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, Washington, DC, today is home to a rapidly growing population, rising rents and home prices, major...
2018_DC_SIAM_River11DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Capturing the Anacostia River
Capturing the Anacostia River
To mark the Year of the Anacostia—an effort to celebrate the rich history of the Anacostia River and progress toward its cleanup and sustainable health—the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum opens the photographic exhibition, “Capturing the Anacostia River,” that...
2018_DC_SIAM_Key8DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Key to the Community
2018_DC_SIAM_ACM5034DC -- Anacostia Community Museum -- Exhibit: Your Community, Your Story: Celebrating Five Decades of the Anacostia Community Museum, 1967-2017
Your Community, Your Story: Celebrating Five Decades of the Anacostia Community Museum, 1967-2017
September 15, 2017 – January 6, 2019
For fifty years, the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) has pushed the boundaries of what “museum” means. Conversations with neighbors have shaped exhibitions and...
2018_DC_Mellon_Fountain3DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2018_DC_OAS_AOTA73DC -- 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
The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas announces the second in a series of exhibitions accompanying Art of the Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of...
2018_DC_OAS_Szyszlo17DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Fernando de Szyszlo: A Memory"
Fernando de Szyszlo: A Memory
The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of Peru to the OAS announce Fernando de Szyszlo: A Memory, an exhibition of work by the Peruvian master. This exhibition features works by Szyszlo from the AMA’s permanent collection, and archival papers...
2018_DC_OAS_Transformers17DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Transformers"
Transformers: New Contemporary Sculpture by Darío Escobar and Patrick Hamilton
Christian Viveros-Fauné, Curator
April 19 - July 8, 2018

Washington, DC: The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, in collaboration with Embassy of Chile in Washington, the Permanent...
2018_DC_SISG_Prince32DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran
The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran
February 24, 2018 – August 5, 2018
In our age of social media and selfies, it may be difficult to grasp the importance of painted portraits and studio photographs in nineteenth-century Iran. During this time, known as the Qajar era, rulers such...
2018_DC_SISG_Dye_For23DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia
March 24, 2018 – July 29, 2018
With their brilliant designs, ikats are among the most distinct fabrics produced in Central Asia. The name, derived from the Malaysian word for “to tie,” refers to the distinct technique of making these textiles: bundles of threads are...
2018_DC_AwesomeA80DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Artists
(Friday)
Carolyn Belefski, Fabian Nicieza, Buzz, Dan Parent, Andrew Aydin, Evan Keeling, Tom King, Colleen Doran, John Gallagher, Mark Mariano, Chris Mariano, Thom Zahler, S.L. Gallant, Joe Carabeo, Amy Chu, Robert Wilson, ???
(Saturday)
Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Neal Adams, Evan Keeling, Tom...
2018_DC_AwesomeP3_18033110DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Kid Zone: Alien Art with Dawn Griffin
Alien Art with Dawn Griffin
The Kid Zone will be transformed into an alien factory when cartoonist, Dawn Griffin, shows you easy ways to draw wacky aliens.
2018_DC_AwesomeP2_18040117DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Kid Zone: The AaaaWoooooo Werewolf Workshop with Chris Flick:
The AaaaWoooooo Werewolf Workshop with Chris Flick:
Have a howling good time as cartoonist, Chris Flick, shows you how to draw werewolves of all shapes and sizes.
2018_DC_AwesomeM133DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Miscellaneous
Folks here include Evan Scola (Rocket Pop Inc.), some of the folks from District City, one of the folks from Metal Souls.
2018_DC_AwesomeP2_18033145DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Panel: Netflix's Lost In Space Exclusive Screening and Discussion: The Future of Space Travel
Netflix's Lost In Space Exclusive Screening and Discussion: The Future of Space Travel
Netflix presents an exclusive screening of the first episode of its upcoming original series Lost in Space premiering April 13 worldwide. The screening will be followed by a special talk with scientists and Lost in...
2018_DC_AwesomeP1_18033168DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Panel: Past, Present & Future: The 80th Anniversary of Superman
Past, Present & Future: The 80th Anniversary of Superman
From the son of Krypton's beginnings on the pages of Action Comics, to his rise to the silver screen, to series such as Smallville, come celebrate Superman's 80th annversary with the people that bring him to life. Join Comic Creator Scott Snyder...
2018_DC_AwesomeP1_18040129DC -- Awesome Con DC (2018) -- Panel: Star Trek: Michael Dorn & Rene Auberjonois Q&A
Star Trek: Michael Dorn & Rene Auberjonois Q&A:
Michael Dorn and Rene Auberjonois will discuss their exciting careers and answer audience questions.
2018_DC_Bikeshare9DC -- Bike Sharing
They're now doing scooter rentals.
2018_DC_Hill_18021347DC -- Black Power: Comic Art by Sean Damian Hill @ UDC -- Opening Reception
Opening reception for "Black Power: Comic Art by Sean Damian Hill"
The opening reception for "Black Power: The Art of Sean Damian Hill" is February 13, 6:30-8 pm, University of the District of Columbia: Gallery 42. Building 42, Room A-12. The show is in celebration of Black History Month and features...
2018_DC_Telnaes_180202107DC -- Book Party for Ann Telnaes and "Trump's ABC" @ Mott House
Book Party for Ann Telnaes and "Trump's ABC"
The Ann Telnaes Fan Club: Yogi, Conrad, Matt & Pat
@ The Mott House
Folks here include Ann Telnaes, Barbara Dale, Pat Bagley, Carolyn Belefski, Teresa Roberts Logan, Conrad Martin, Bono Mitchell, Amy Thompson, Kevin Kallaugher (KAL), Martha Kennedy, Dane...
2018_DC_Brookland6DC -- Brookland area
2018_DC_Callbox49DC -- Callboxes
2018_DC_Playoffs_18060452DC -- Capitals Play-Offs
Various crowd things related to the play-offs that were going on that night. I couldn't care less about sports but it was hard to avoid this.
2018_DC_Carnegie_Lib5DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
2018_DC_Catharsis_201845DC -- Catharsis on the Mall
2018_DC_Gates_1811016DC -- Cellist Benjamin Gates @ L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station
2018_DC_CCP_Defining171DC -- Center for Contemporary Political Art -- Defining the Art of Change in the Age of Trump
Defining the Art of Change in the Age of Trump
Defining, the first open-call exhibition presented by Washington’s new Center for Contemporary Political Art (CCPArt), invited artists from all fifty states and Puerto Rico to submit original work, challenging the artists to respond with art as powerful as...
2018_DC_CSIS14DC -- Center for Strategic and International Studies
2018_DC_Cherry19DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2018)
2018_DC_TechWorld15DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2018_12_08E_Chuck_XParty51DC -- Chuck's Christmas Party (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Ft_Ricketts12DC -- Circle Forts -- Battery Ricketts
2018_DC_Ft_Stevens26DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2018_DC_City_Center_Loop34DC -- CityCenteDC complex -- Art Installation: LOOP
LOOP Comes to DC
August 8th - September 16th
CityCenterDC invites Washingtonians and visitors alike to discover Loop, an original interactive installation by world renowned artists Olivier Girouard and Jonathan Villeneuve. The installation, which was first presented as part of the 7th edition of...
2018_DC_City_Center21DC -- CityCenterDC complex
2018_DC_City_Center_Winter61DC -- CityCenterDC complex -- Installation: Winter in Washington
Winter in Washington
Friday, December 7 - Sunday, December 9
Dreaming of snow this season? On Friday, December 7th at 4pm, CityCenterDC will bring winter to the city with a scenic snowy view of DC’s most beautiful monuments towering 12 feet high, built with over 50,000 pounds of ice. CityCenterDC’s...
2018_DC_CBMSO33DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2018_DC_CBMSO_Tour_18111777DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Richard Lyons tours
Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
Tour Clara Barton’s boardinghouse home and office with the man who saved it from destruction.
More than 20 years ago, Richard Lyons was on a routine inspection when he discovered a trove of 19th century artifacts tucked away in the attic of an old...
2018_DC_CBMSO_Placards9DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: Standard Placards
2018_DC_CBMSO_Doorsteps43DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Exhibit: War on Our Doorsteps
Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
When Alexander Gardner’s stunning photographs of the Antietam battlefield were publicly displayed in 1862, they changed how Americans saw war forever. For a limited time, you can relive that sobering exhibition at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers...
2018_DC_CBMSO_PW94DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Peter Waddell Mural
Several visits including one during which Peter Waddell was working on the piece.
2018_DC_1700G7DC -- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (1700 G St NW)
2018_DC_Corc_SpikedC_181003127DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Event: “Spiked”: A Conversation with Rob Rogers & Ann Telnaes
“Spiked”: A Conversation with Rob Rogers & Other Editorial Cartoonists
by The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design @ GW
Join us on the evening of October 3 to hear Rob Rogers and Ann Telnaes in an intimate panel talk at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design on the issues of censorship, freedom of...
2018_DC_Corc_Spiked48DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit: Spiked
Spiked
July 18 - October 14, 2018
After 25 years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers was fired in June 2018. Prior to his dismissal, the newspaper refused to publish a series of cartoons produced over three months, starting in March 2018. We invite you to Spiked: The...
2018_DC_Corc_Truths41DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit: We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident
We Hold These Truths to be Self Evident
November 5, 2018 - December 15, 2018
The Corcoran School of the Arts of Design at the George Washington University is proud to partner with For Freedoms to present:

We Hold These Truths to be Self Evident
By Zoë Buckman and Natalie Gwen Frank

*Please be...
2018_DC_Critters11DC -- Critters -- Squirrel, Hawk
Including a hungry squirrel outside of the Hirshhorn and a hawk (???) and a pigeon at the GAR memorial.
2018_DC_Webster4DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2018_DC_DC_In_DC_201824DC -- DC in DC -- Miscellaneous
2018_DC_Gotham_180112123DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: Batman: World Premiere of Gotham By Gaslamp
Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Premiere Screening (18+)
Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Premiere Screening (For Mature Audiences 18+ Years of Age) — Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment provide a new take on Batman as a steampunk Dark Knight hunts Jack the Ripper through the shadows of turn of the...
2018_DC_Aftermath_18011389DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: The Aftermath: Battle & Trauma In Comics
Panel: The Aftermath: Battle & Trauma In Comics
As part of the DC in D.C. event, this panel session is a thoughtful discussion about the lasting effects of battlefield trauma. DC’s Batman author and former CIA counter-terrorism operations officer Tom King takes on Jack Kirby’s Mister Miracle in a new...
2018_DC_Art_Matter_18011383DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: The Art of the Matter: From Sketch to Screen
The Art of the Matter: From Sketch to Screen
Just how do our favorite DC Super Heroes fly from the page to the screen? As part of the DC in D.C. event, this behind-the-scenes panel discussion on the creative process provides an “origin story” of how some of DC’s greatest Super Heroes on the page have...
2018_DC_Shades_180011393DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: The Many Shades Of Heroism: Through The African American Lens
The Many Shades Of Heroism: Through The African American Lens
As part of the DC in D.C. event, this panel discussion will look beyond the super suit to the African-American men and women who are heroes to their community. 2018 will not only bring Black Lightning, a new African-American DC Super Hero to...
2018_DC_Pride_18011378DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: The Pride Of DC: The Art Of LGBTQ Inclusion
The Pride Of DC: The Art Of LGBTQ Inclusion
As part of the DC in D.C. event, this wide-ranging panel discussion with Warner Bros. Television creatives and DC writers explores inclusion for LGBTQ characters.On December 8, history was made with the debut of Freedom Fighters: The Ray, a new animated...
2018_DC_Wonder_180113101DC -- DC in DC -- Panel: Wonder Women
Wonder Women
As part of the DC in D.C. event, this super-powered panel includes WBTV stars plus DC writers and artists. Last summer, DC and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman took charge of screens in an unprecedented way, toppling the cinematic patriarchy and paving the way for even more super women....
2018_DC_SIPG_Bldg26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2018_DC_SIPG_Vaquero_Move33DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building -- Vaquero statue reinstall
They reinstalled the statue. I was covering the Washington Ballet event during the actual move but there's during and after here.
2018_DC_SIPG_Portrait25DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2018_DC_SIPG_Tour_18060911DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour: Garrett Peck
2018_DC_SIPG_Pres57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Former President Barack Obama by Artist Kehinde Wiley
On February 13, 2018, the official portraits of the 44th President, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama were installed in America’s Presidents and Recent Acquisitions, respectively.
Barack Obama made history in 2009 by becoming the first...
2018_DC_SIPG_Pres_Obamas55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents -- Lines for Barack and Michelle Obama
Visitor traffic in the Donald Reynolds Center (Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery) has been huge!
In 2017, DRC was the 7th most popular Smithsonian museum at 1.3 million visitors:
#1 = National Air and Space Museum[7m],
#2 = National Museum of Natural History [6m],
#3 =...
2018_DC_SIPG_Black_Out108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019
Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition explores...
2018_DC_SIPG_CW4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2018_DC_SIPG_5Decades21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
June 15, 2018 – June 2, 2019
The 2018 installation of the Daguerreian Gallery celebrates the National Portrait Gallery’s golden anniversary by highlighting fifty years of daguerreotype collecting by the museum. Included are portraits of such iconic figures as...
2018_DC_SIPG_Eye2I88DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today
November 4, 2018 – August 18, 2019
Drawing from the National Portrait Gallery’s vast collection of self-portraits, this exhibition explores and thinks critically about how American artists have chosen to portray themselves over the past two centuries....
2018_DC_SIPG_Discord_AJ21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Faces of Discord -- Andrew Johnson
2018_DC_SIPG_Lacks6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Henrietta Lacks
Henrietta Lacks
May 15, 2018 – November 4, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life of Henrietta Lacks with the installation of a 2017 portrait by Kadir Nelson. It was jointly acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African...
2018_DC_SIPG_BBush3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
In Memoriam: Barbara Bush
April 18, 2018 – April 29, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life of Barbara Bush with a photograph by Diana Walker taken in 1989.
Admired for her candor and down-to-earth approach to public life, Bush enjoyed considerable popularity as the...
2018_DC_SIPG_Bush81DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: George Herbert Walker Bush
In Memoriam: George Herbert Walker Bush
December 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019
In memory of George Herbert Walker Bush, the National Portrait Gallery has added a drape to his portrait in the America's Presidents gallery. Visitors may pay their respects and record their thoughts in a journal next to the...
2018_DC_SIPG_King3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
April 4, 2018 – April 30, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by displaying his likeness by Jack Lewis Hiller. Under King’s inspired leadership, nonviolent protest became the defining feature of the modern...
2018_DC_SIPG_Krim3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Mathilde Krim
In Memoriam: Mathilde Krim
January 22, 2018 – TBA
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of AIDS research pioneer Dr. Mathilde Krim with a photograph by Annie Leibovitz. In Leibovitz’s bust-length photo taken in 1998, Krim wears a looped AIDS-awareness pin...
2018_DC_SIPG_Shange2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Ntozake Shange
2018_DC_SIPG_Graham3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Reverend Billy Graham
In Memoriam: Reverend Billy Graham
February 22, 2018 – March 25, 2018
The National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of Rev. Billy Graham with a photograph by Yousuf Karsh taken in 1972. Evangelical Protestantism has been a major religious movement, as well as a social and...
2018_DC_SIPG_McCain7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Senator John S. McCain III
In Memoriam: Senator John S. McCain III
August 27, 2018 – September 9, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and legacy of late Senator and former presidential nominee John S. McCain III with a photograph by the British-born photographer Steve Pyke.
McCain, who was born...
2018_DC_SIPG_Wolfe3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Tom Wolfe
2018_DC_SIPG_Yr196834DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey
June 29, 2018 – May 19, 2019
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey, a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and...
2018_DC_SIPG_Korea26DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of the World: Korea
Portraits of the World: Korea
December 14, 2018 – November 17, 2019
Pioneering feminist artist Yun Suk Nam (born 1939) uses portraiture to gain insights into the lives of women, past and present. A wood assemblage portrait of her mother is the centerpiece of this exhibition, which includes portraits...
2018_DC_SIPG_Recent30DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2018)
Recent Acquisitions
November 16, 2018 – November 3, 2019
The Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were just two of several prized artworks acquired by the National Portrait Gallery during its 50th anniversary. As the Portrait Gallery turns the corner on a new decade of its legacy, the...
2018_DC_SIPG_Anthony3DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize: Marc Anthony
Recognize
May 3, 2018 – June 3, 2018
In April, the Portrait Gallery invited its followers to cast their votes across the museum’s social media platforms for one of three portraits of celebrities who are turning 50 in 2018 and whose portraits are included in the museum’s permanent collection. The...
2018_DC_SIPG_RFK2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
Remembering Robert F. Kennedy
June 6, 2018 – July 8, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Robert (“Bobby”) Kennedy with a portrait created by Roy Lichtenstein in 1968, commissioned for the cover of Time magazine.
After winning the California presidential...
2018_DC_SIPG_UnSeen73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
March 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019
The exhibition highlights the work of two leading contemporary artists who grapple with the under- and misrepresentation of certain minorities in portraiture and American history. Gonzales-Day and...
2018_DC_SIPG_UnSeen_Book35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar -- Comment Book
I was impressed that after just 4-1/2 days, both of the comment books were already 80-90% full.
2018_DC_SIPG_Eye2IPP_18110120DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: Eye 2 I exhibit
2018_DC_SIPG_Yr1968PP_18062833DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey exhibit
Press preview for “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey”
Speakers:
* Kim Sajet, director, National Portrait Gallery
* James Barber, historian, National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” an exhibition highlighting a time of...
2018_DC_SIPG_UnSeenPP_18032264DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
As the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery marks its 50th anniversary, it will not only honor the past with special exhibitions but also shape the museum’s next chapter. The first contemporary exhibition of the museum’s anniversary season, “UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus...
2018_DC_SIPG_Beaten51DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Off the Beaten Track
Off the Beaten Track: A Road Trip through the Archives of American Art
December 8, 2017 - June 3, 2018
Join us on a road trip through the Archives of American Art. The photographs, sketches, diaries, correspondence, and video recordings on view reveal how artists have shaped and are shaped by their...
2018_DC_SIPG_Pushing59DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art
Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art
August 10, 2018 – January 4, 2019
Beginning in the 1960s, artists from around the world looked to the postal system as an alternative means of producing, distributing, and receiving art. Mail art (alternatively called “correspondence...
2018_12_29A2_SIPG_Traylor176DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor
September 28, 2018 – March 17, 2019
Bill Traylor (ca. 1853–1949) is regarded today as one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. A black man born into slavery in Alabama, he was an eyewitness to history: the Civil War, Emancipation,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIPG_Almost_Home57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Do Ho Suh: Almost Home
Do Ho Suh: Almost Home
March 16, 2018 – August 5, 2018
Do Ho Suh’s immersive, dreamlike work explores the nature and meaning of home, fastening ties between personal space and shared experience. Encountering his large-scale fabric sculptures is both deeply familiar and profoundly alien as the ordinary...
2018_DC_SIPG_Love4Ward10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Kelsey Montague's "Love It Forward"
2018_DC_SIPG_Paglen159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen
Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen
June 21, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Artist Trevor Paglen’s work explores surveillance, state secrecy, data collection, and the ways in which technology is altering humans’ relationship with the land around us. His subtly unnerving photographs are rooted in classical landscape...
2018_DC_SIPG_PaglenPP_18062048DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Press Preview: Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen exhibit
Press preview for the exhibition “Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen”
Trevor Paglen is an award-winning artist whose work blurs the lines between art, science and investigative journalism to construct unfamiliar and at times unsettling ways to see and interpret the world around us. “Trevor Paglen: Sites...
2018_DC_KSt11DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2018_DC_Holiday_Market16DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
Including performing by Split String Soup (bluegrass).
2018_DC_Dumbarton_Br13DC -- Dumbarton Bridge
2018_DC_Blechman_18110343DC -- 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...
2018_DC_Dumbarton_Museum17DC -- Dumbarton Oaks Museum
2018_DC_Dumbarton_Juggling33DC -- Dumbarton Oaks Museum -- Exhibit : Juggling the Middle Ages
Juggling the Middle Ages
October 16, 2018–February 28, 2019
See how one tale has transformed over time, captivating medieval and modern audiences alike with its enduring messages. Art is miraculous!
A humble juggler-turned-monk struggles to think of a gift worthy of the Virgin Mary, before delivering...
2018_DC_Dupont_Underground12DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground
2018_DC_Dupont_WPP171DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground -- Exhibit: World Press Photo
Dates: 27 Oct - 25 Nov (closed on Mondays and on Thanksgiving)
The World Press Photo Exhibition represents the year's best visual journalism. It is seen by 4 million people in 100 cities across the globe, every year. Lightscape brings the exhibition to Washington DC to bring perspective the complex...
2018_DC_Blaine_House2DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2018_DC_Patterson7DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2018_DC_Dupont8DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2018_DC_EPPV1DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2018_DC_FRB6DC -- Eccles Building (Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building)
2018_DC_Golden18DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Golden
Art Impact™ International's Third Annual Juried Exhibition "GOLDEN" will come to a close on May 30, 2018. The artwork being exhibited during National American Elders Month features 81 Artists from over fourteen countries including Canada, Croatia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New...
2018_DC_Burke_Statue1DC -- Edmund Burke Statue
2018_DC_Murrow_Park3DC -- Edward R. Murrow Park
Jack Champions untitled piece from the No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick has been installed in the park.
2018_DC_Ike_Mem36DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
2018_DC_1stDiv8DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2018_DC_Ellipse7DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2018_DC_Emb_Australia10DC -- Embassy of Australia
2018_DC_Emb_Bulgaria1DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
EMBASSY OF BULGARIA
www.bulgaria-embassy.org
Explore the Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria at EU Open House.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
2018_DC_Emb_Canada6DC -- Embassy of Canada
The Pride flag is out.
2018_DC_EC_Belonging26DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts
Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts
February 15 to April 27, 2018
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers, and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting...
2018_DC_EC_Comer44DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
May 4 to July 20, 2018
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay features artefacts, photographs, voice recordings and facial casts of the Inuit people that Captain George Comer (1858-1937) met and interacted with during his Arctic expeditions...
2018_DC_EC_Diversity39DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher
Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher
July 30, 2018 through October 27, 2018
Renée duRocher has taken her place in the Canadian visual arts community through patience and determination. Her exhibition, Diversity and Identity, is inspired by a recent visit to northern Vietnam and the literary work of...
2018_DC_EC_NHL17DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The 100 Greatest NHL Players
The 100 Greatest NHL Players
November 6, 2018 to February 28, 2019
The 100 Greatest NHL Players is a centerpiece in honoring 100 years of NHL hockey. A Blue Ribbon panel comprised of 58 distinguished members of the hockey community - including executives, media members and NHL alumni - selected the...
2018_DC_EC_WW1_Remembers7DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The World Remembers (1917/1918)
The World Remembers: The Display of Names of Those Killed in 1917

The World Remembers will display the names of those who lost their lives in names-display installations in participating nations. They will be seen in a network of schools or other organisations, on our website, and on phones and...
2018_DC_Emb_CanadaX33DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2018_DC_Emb_Cyprus20DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
EMBASSY OF CYPRUS
www.cyprusembassy.net
@CyprusEmbassyUS awaits you all to experience #Cyprus in DC at #EUOpenHouse in May!
2018_DC_Emb_Estonia1DC -- Embassy of Estonia
EMBASSY OF ESTONIA
www.estemb.org
In 2018 Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary. You’re welcome to join the jubilee celebrations!
2018_DC_Emb_France10DC -- Embassy of France
2018_DC_Emb_Greece24DC -- Embassy of Greece
EMBASSY OF GREECE
www.mfa.gr/usa
“All Time Classic” places, gastronomy, culture on display: Explore the Greek way of life and enjoy unique flavors! Organized for the second consecutive year in collaboration with our partner, North Events -- Greece.
2018_DC_Emb_Luxembourg2DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
EMBASSY OF LUXEMBOURG
www.washington.mae.lu/en
Discover not only the mansion, purchased in 1941 by H.R.H. Grand Duchess Charlotte, that hosts until today the Luxembourg Embassy to the US, but learn also about modern day Luxembourg.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
2018_DC_Emb_Mexico5DC -- Embassy of Mexico
2018_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
2018_DC_Emb_Peru_Illum25DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Illumination (Enrique Polanco)
The art gallery of the Embassy of Peru in the United States is honored to present one of the most representative Peruvian painters of the last decades, Enrique Polanco, who will exhibit his pictorial work for the first time in the United States capital.
The paintings that make up the exhibition are, in...
2018_DC_Emb_Peru_Beauty30DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Peruvian Beauty
"Peruvian Beauty" is a photographic project that, through a series of portraits of women from different social and geographical areas throughout Peru, seeks to redefine the concepts of beauty that determine how Peruvians perceive and value themselves.
Throughout his career, photographer Yayo Lopez, has...
2018_DC_Emb_Philippines6DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2018_DC_Emb_Thailand2DC -- Embassy of Thailand
2018_DC_Emb_Tunisia4DC -- Embassy of Tunisia
2018_DC_Emb_Uzbekistan4DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan
2018_DC_Emory38DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens)
2018_DC_Engine025DC -- Engine Company 02 (500 F St Nw)
2018_DC_Engine0313DC -- Engine Company 03 (439 NJ Ave NW)
2018_DC_Engine164DC -- Engine Company 16 (1018 13th St., NW)
2018_DC_Equitable2DC -- Equitable Bank Bldg (915 F St NW)
2018_DC_Falun_18062052DC -- Falun Gong protesters @ Pennsylvania Avenue
2018_DC_FTC9DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2018_DC_1stBaptist3DC -- First Baptist Church of DC
2018_DC_Foggy_Bottom6DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2018_DC_Folger4DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
They're doing maintenance work on the outside.
2018_DC_Folger_Beyond30DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare
Feb 24 – Jun 03, 2018
The Folger exhibition Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare shows how images in early modern books are as full of meaning as the text they illustrate. Explore portraits, views of daily life, maps, and...
2018_DC_Folger_Churchill79DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibit: Churchill's Shakespeare
Churchill's Shakespeare
Oct 06, 2018 – Jan 06, 2019
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm
A towering leader during World War II, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also a lifelong admirer of Shakespeare. Compelling materials from Cambridge’s Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill’s home Chartwell, and...
2018_DC_Douglass8DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Exterior Images
2018_DC_DouglassVw8DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Views from...
2018_DC_DouglassVC67DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS -- Visitor Center
2018_DC_FPlaza3DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2018_DC_SIFG_Screens23DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
For Love of Place: Japanese Screens
May 5, 2018 – November 4, 2018
Japanese landscape paintings on folding screens had religious and political purpose as early as the eleventh century. Surrogates for the land, these works were employed in rituals to secure the realm’s prosperity.
Throughout ensuing...
2018_DC_SIFG_Spreading28DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Spreading the Word: Buddhist Art in Japan
Spreading the Word: Buddhist Art in Japan
May 18, 2018 – November 12, 2018
For centuries after the Historical Buddha’s death, his followers continued to share his teachings, the dharma. Crossing land and sea, disciples, monks, and pilgrims carried the dharma from its origins in India across Asia. Even...
2018_DC_SIFG12DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
The high winds blew down one of the outside banners.
2018_DC_Georgetown_WFPk8DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2018_DC_Rawlins_Statue22DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2018_DC_Georgetown_Amazon16DC -- Georgetown -- Amazon Books (store)
I finally visited the one that opened in Georgetown. Gees, it's huge!
2018_DC_AnthropologieM9DC -- Georgetown -- Anthropologie (3222 M St NW)
2018_DC_Grace_Episcopal1DC -- Georgetown -- Grace Episcopal Church (1041 Wisc Ave, NW)
2018_DC_1201Wisc2DC -- Georgetown -- PNC Bank (1201 Wisconsin Ave NW)
2018_DC_Georgetown8DC -- Georgetown areas
2018_12_25F1_Georgetown_Glow100DC -- Georgetown Glow (Outdoor Light Art Exhibition)
The popular holiday celebration returns for its fifth edition, featuring outdoor public light art installations lit nightly from 5 p.m.–10 p.m., inviting visitors to re-imagine the season of light.

(1) RUN BEYOND
Angelo Bonello, Italy
In collaboration with Light Art Collection and Amsterdam Light... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_GeorgetownU67DC -- Georgetown University
2018_DC_Glover_Archbold47DC -- Glover-Archbold Park
I kept hearing about the condemned railroad trestle that is ultimately going to be torn down instead of repaired and I wanted to get a few pictures before it disappeared.
2018_DC_Haiku40DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku
2018_DC_Greyhound10DC -- Greyhound Bus Station
2018_DC_GWU_Brady_Venice35DC -- GWU -- Brady Art Gallery -- Exhibit: Howard Hodgkin in Venice & Italy Inspiration
Howard Hodgkin in Venice
British painter Howard Hodgkin (1923-2017) completed over one hundred twenty lithographs, etchings, and screenprints during his career. The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery recently received a gift of ten prints including the breathtaking series “Venetian Views” (1995). This suite...
2018_DC_GWU_ElliottVw38DC -- GWU -- Elliott School of International Affairs -- View from...
2018_DC_Lisner3DC -- GWU -- Lisner Auditorium
2018_DC_GWU_Museum_FD_18111048DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Event: Family Day: I Can See My House From Here! (w/Peter Waddell)
Family Day: I Can See My House From Here!
Featuring Peter Waddell, "Eye of the Bird" artist and historian
Washington looks quite grand, even from above. Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities designed to help you see D.C. from a bird’s eye perspective. Contribute to our three-dimensional map by...
2018_DC_GWU_Waddell_18120353DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Event: Painting L’Enfant’s Washington (w/Peter Waddell)
Lecture: Painting L’Enfant’s Washington
Peter Waddell, "Eye of the Bird" artist and historian
See Washington, D.C., as it looked more than 200 years ago, through new bird’s eye view paintings depicting the city’s origins, on view in Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.’s Past. Artist Peter...
2018_DC_GWU_Museum_Eye152DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past (1st visit)
Eye of the Bird: Visions and Views of D.C.'s Past
Through December 23, 2018
This exhibition examines the evolution of Washington, D.C., through two newly commissioned panoramic landscape paintings by local artist Peter Waddell and related works. One painting shows the grand city that planner Peter...
2018_DC_GWU_Churchill45DC -- GWU -- The National Churchill Library and Center
2018_DC_Gingrich_18052238DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Newt Gingrich ("Trump's America")
Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback
Featuring The Honorable Newt Gingrich, 50th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Hosted by: Kay Coles James, President, The Heritage Foundation
No one understands the "Make America Great Again" effort with more insight and...
2018_DC_Hate_Speech_18101622DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Panel: Will America Ban Hate Speech?
Will America Ban Hate Speech?
#OurConstitution
Featuring (seated left to right):
* John York, (Moderator) Policy Analyst, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, The Heritage Foundation
* Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School, Former...
2018_DC_HeritageV10DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from...
2018_DC_HI_Washington2DC -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2018_DC_SIHIR_Brand_New128DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s
Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s
February 14, 2018 – May 13, 2018
It’s the 80s as you’ve never seen it before. Explore the iconic decade when artwork became a commodity and the artist, a brand. Razor-sharp, witty, satirical and deeply subversive, these nearly 150 works examine the origins and...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Von_Heyl48DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes
Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes
November 8, 2018 – January 27, 2019
The largest U.S. museum survey to date of work by painter Charline Von Heyl (b. Mainz, Germany, 1960; active in New York and Marfa, TX). The exhibition explores Von Heyl’s groundbreaking practice since 2005, presenting deeply visceral...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Baselitz85DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Georg Baselitz: Six Decades
Georg Baselitz: Six Decades
June 21, 2018 – September 16, 2018
Georg Baselitz is the first major US retrospective in more than twenty years of one of Germany’s greatest living artists, marking the artist’s 80th birthday. With more than 100 works highlighting every phase of Baselitz’s six-decade career...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Pulse23DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse
November 1, 2018 – April 28, 2019
Three major installations from Lozano-Hemmer’s “Pulse” series and six public-art documentaries come together for the first time in Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse, filling the museum’s entire second-floor galleries with evocative, immersive...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Anthology24DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Tony Lewis: Anthology 2014–2016
Tony Lewis: Anthology 2014–2016
Mar 06–May 28, 2018
Anthology 2014–2016 is an installation of thirty-four original collage-poems by the Chicago-based artist Tony Lewis. Exhibited at the Hirshhorn for the first time in its entirety, this series of evocative black-and-white works draws on an unlikely...
2018_DC_SIHIR_Wish_Tree13DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.
June 23, 2018 – September 3, 2018
A summer favorite, Ono’s interactive artwork “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” invites visitors to tie handwritten wishes to branches of a living Japanese dogwood tree in the museum’s sculpture garden. Starting June 23 through Labor Day...
2018_DC_SIHIR10DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
The new Dolcezza Coffee and Hiroshi Sugimoto lobby. Plus the $20 suggested donation box, which I'd never seen in a Smithsonian museum before.
2018_DC_Holodomor_Mem7DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933
2018_DC_Italiana3DC -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana
2018_DC_Hotel_Monaco4DC -- Hotel Monaco
I never noticed they had put up banners to emulate the front of the Donald Reynolds Center.
2018_DC_Howard_Theatre_WOF11DC -- Howard Theatre -- Walk of Fame
2018_DC_Howard_Theatre2DC -- Howard Theatre (and Duke Ellington "Encore" Statue)
2018_DC_Howard2DC -- Howard University area
2018_DC_HRC9DC -- Human Rights Campaign HQ (1640 RI Ave, NW)
2018_DC_I39531DC -- I-395 Overpass Work
2018_DC_IDBCC_Questions43DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: A City of Questions: DC Artists Encouraging Inclusive Development
A City of Questions: DC Artists Encouraging Inclusive Development
Art can make us see hidden realities, hear silenced voices, and discover forgotten narratives. It has the power to make us stop, think, and potentially change our mind. With the rise of digital technology and connectivity, access to...
2018_DC_IDBCC_Fashioning51DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow
IDB presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow
Installation features contemporary Argentine fashion that merges science, technology, and creativity
The IDB Cultural Center presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow in recognition of the...
2018_DC_IDB_SAAG_6x670DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- 6 x 6 Ceramic Tile Exhibition
6 x 6 Ceramic Tile Exhibition
6x6 is the IDB Staff Association's (SA) first project of collective artists through the IDB Staff Association Art Gallery and the Country Offices (COFs). With 6x6, we intend to link the cultures, thoughts, and aesthetic concepts common in member countries of the IDB...
2018_DC_IDB_SAAG_Pisces27DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- Exhibit: Fiat Pisces -- The photos of Pedro Genaro
Pedro Genaro (Dominican Republic)

Fiat Pisces (Dominican Republic)
The photos of Pedro Genaro

The show speaks of the intricate and mythical relationship between man and the sea. The images are full of symbolisms evoking beliefs and common elements between distant and close cultures such as the...
2018_DC_Spy12DC -- International Spy Museum (New Location)
2018_DC_James_Monroe_Pk4DC -- James Monroe Park (20th and Penn Ave)
2018_DC_JAWilson39DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2018_DC_Barry_Statue_180303245DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Unveiling of Marion Barry Statue
On Saturday, March 3, at 11 am, Mayor Bowser, Chairman Phil Mendelson and the DC Council, and other dignitaries will dedicate and unveil the historic statue of the late four-term Mayor of the District of Columbia, The Honorable Marion S. Barry, Jr., outside of the John A. Wilson Building. The eight-foot...
2018_DC_Johns_Hopkins9DC -- Johns Hopkins University
2018_DC_Jones_Day15DC -- Jones Day Bldg (51 Louisiana Ave NW)
2018_DC_MoultrieCH3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Carl Moultrie Courthouse (DC Superior Court) (500 Indiana Ave NW)
2018_DC_Darlington7DC -- Judiciary Square -- Darlington Memorial Fountain
2018_DC_USDC4DC -- Judiciary Square -- E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse (US District Court for DC)
2018_DC_Fire_Dog_Mem7DC -- Judiciary Square -- Natl Fire Dog Memorial
2018_12_02_Honors300DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2018)
Folks here include: (Rehearsal) Amanda Seyfried, Melissa Peterman (Barbara Jean on "Reba"), Charles Kelley (from Lady Antebellum), Bobby Bones ("Dancing with the Stars"), Christopher Neal Jackson ("Hamilton" and "Bull"), Emilio Estefan, Christopher Neal Jackson, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Lovano, Esperanza... (Partially reviewed)
2018_10_21_Dreyfus50DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2018 -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus)
21st Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor celebrating Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Sunday, October 21, 2018 8:00 PM
An outstanding lineup of entertainers will gather in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recipient of the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
At a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Lafayette_Square6DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2018_DC_SuttonP_180509102DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ward Sutton
Lecturer: Scott Simon

Speakers in sequence:
* Gayle Osterberg, Library of Congress
* Marcela Brane, President/CEO of the Herblock Foundation
* Ward Sutton, honoree
...
2018_DC_SuttonR_180509120DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2018) -- Ward Sutton -- Reception
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ward Sutton
Lecturer: Scott Simon

Folks pictured here include (pretty much in sequence): Mike Rhode, Joe Sutliff, Mary Hadar, Kevin Klose (President Emeritus of NPR), Ryan Flanders, Sam...
2018_DC_Drawn2PurposeP_180315129DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Drawn to Purpose (w/Whitney Sherman, Barbara Brandon-Croft and Jillian Tamaki)
“In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists” featuring Whitney Sherman, Barbara Brandon-Croft and Jillian Tamaki
Note: Carla Hayden was not available so curator Martha Kennedy from the Library of Congress moderated the panel.
Librarian...
2018_DC_Getty_Address155_18111995DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Gettysburg Address 155 -- Letters to Lincoln Challenge
On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Library of Congress will recognize the 155th anniversary of this historic speech with a one-day celebration, including work stations for a hands-on experience transcribing Lincoln documents using the...
2018_DC_Hidden_Figures_18031475DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Hidden Figures conversation w/Margot Lee Shetterly and Donna Gigliotti
“In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Hidden Figures” featuring Margot Lee Shetterly and Donna Gigliotti
Note: Carla Hayden was sick and Marie Arana handled the moderating duties for the evening.
Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story...
2018_DC_Burns_18040590DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: National Cherry Blossom Festival Poster Talk w/Thomas Burns
Thomas Burns, creator of the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival poster, will present a lecture about the poster, including his design process and ideas for the poster, from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in the Mary Pickford Theater on the third floor of the James Madison Memorial Building, 101...
2018_DC_Superman_180329108DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Paul Levitz and Dan Jurgens ("80 Years of Superman")
Library of Congress and DC Entertainment Celebrate 80 Years of Superman
Live Interview Featuring Legendary Paul Levitz and Dan Jurgens
The Library of Congress will celebrate the 1000th issue of seminal DC comic book series Action Comics, a commemoration of 80 years of Superman, with a live interview...
2018_DC_LOC_16thSt20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
2018_DC_LOC_Rudolph18DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Century of Architect Paul M. Rudolph
2018_DC_LOC_Comics16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Comics Yesterday / Comics Today
2018_DC_LOC_Douglass31DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Frederick Douglass Bicentennial
February 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass, touted by Abraham Lincoln as "the most meritous man in the United States." After escaping from slavery, Douglass risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer and writer. In 1847 he founded the North...
2018_12_27D4_LOC_Wonderful26DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): It's a Wonderful Life (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_LOC_L2L21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Letter to Lyrics (Hamilton)
2018_DC_LOC_Frankenstein21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
2018_DC_LOC_Geppi52DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts
The Library of Congress has a new display of select items from the Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts from Nov. 6, 2018, through Feb. 11, 2019
The Library of Congress announced in May that collector and entrepreneur Stephen A....
2018_DC_LOC_Drawn2Purpose100DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Drawn To Purpose
I went through the public comment book to see what people might have drawn. Barbara Dale's drawing is still winner and champion!
2018_DC_LOC_Baseball219DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Baseball Americana
Baseball Americana
June 29, 2018–Summer 2019
Americans had been playing baseball long before they agreed on the rules or even settled on how to spell it.
Base-Ball (1787)
base-ball (1799)
base ball (1818)
Base Ball (1845)
baseball (1899)
They didn't always call it baseball either—in some...
2018_DC_LOC_Bibles17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
They set up new cases for the bibles.
2018_DC_LOC_Cherry_Posters36DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Cherry Blossom Festival Posters
2018_DC_LOC_Exploring16DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas
2018_DC_LOC_Herblock54DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2018)
Herblock Looks at 1968: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
Currently on exhibit: March 17–September 8, 2018
In 1968, during the fourth and final year of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration, Herblock focused on the presidential election. Having called attention to Richard M. Nixon’s...
2018_DC_LOC_Mapping32DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Mapping a Growing Nation: Southeastern States / Midwestern States
They keep rotating items.
2018_DC_LOC_Ext2DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2018_DC_LOC_NWCorner17DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2018_12_27D3_LOC_GHX47DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
This year, the tree wasn't in the Great Hall. They had to place it one floor above because putting it in the Great Hall conflicted with Paul Ryan's farewell event. Pictures also include the wreaths set up by some of the shops downstairs. (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_27D5_LOC_Tunnel20DC -- Library of Congress -- Tunnels (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_LOCVw11DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
The view from the Prints and Photographs section overlooks the residential section of DC.
2018_DC_LA_Small6DC -- Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
2018_DC_Masur_18022658DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Kate Masur ("They Knew Lincoln")
Cottage Conversation: They Knew Lincoln
Join us as historian Kate Masur, along with co-presenter and President Lincoln’s Cottage Executive Director, Erin Carlson Mast, discuss Masur’s most recent project, They Knew Lincoln.
Originally published in 1942 and now reprinted for the first time, They Knew...
2018_DC_Ideas_Forum_180413112DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln Ideas Forum (2018)
Towards the end of his Second Annual Message to Congress in 1862, Abraham Lincoln implored his countrymen to remember that future generations would be looking back at the Civil War era:
"Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history," he wrote."We of this Congress and this Administration will be...
2018_DC_Two_Faces_18111467DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: 200th Anniversary of Mary Lincoln's Birthday
Two Faces Comedy Series
“I leave it to my audience: If I had two faces, would I be wearing this one?”
– Abraham Lincoln, 1858

Back by popular demand, and drawing inspiration from Abraham Lincoln’s legendary humor and self-deprecation, President Lincoln’s Cottage and The DC Improv are again...
2018_DC_Two_Faces_181016108DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Mental Health
"If I had two faces, would I be wearing this one?"
-- Abraham Lincoln during the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates after being accused of "two-faced" politics by Stephen Douglas
Back by popular demand, and drawing inspiration from Abraham Lincoln's legendary humor and self-deprecation, President Lincoln's...
2018_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC9DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center
2018_DC_Lincoln_CVC_DOI6DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Declaration of Independence
2018_DC_Lincoln_Cottage26DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2018_DC_Literary_HillBF_180506268DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2018) @ Eastern Market
Literary Hill BookFest 2018
Celebrating Books & Authors on Capitol Hill
he Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.

This year's author list:
Brett Abrams, Richard Agemo, Nick...
2018_DC_Logan2DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2018_DC_Lunch_1805082DC -- Lunch with Randy, Xavier, and John
2018_DC_Macys_XMas21DC -- Macy's Holiday WIndows (2018)
2018_DC_Mall_Carousel15DC -- Mall -- Carousel
2018_DC_Lincoln_LestP_180410111DC -- Mall -- Event: Lest We Forget Exhibition Opening Program
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln...
2018_DC_Lincoln_Lest143DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Lest We Forget
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln...
2018_DC_OPL83DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Ocean Plastics Lab
Ocean Plastics Lab coming to Washington’s National Mall, June 4-17
NOAA sponsored exhibit showcases global problem and solutions to ocean plastic pollution
May 16, 2018
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is among the U.S. sponsors and participants of the Ocean Plastics Laboffsite...
2018_DC_Prescribed_18041422DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Prescribed to Death Memorial
Facing an Everyday Killer
NSC Prescribed to Death Memorial Visits D.C. April 12-18
One in four Americans has been directly impacted by the opioid crisis, but 40% still do not consider it to be a threat to their family, according to National Safety Council poll results.
In an attempt to end this...
2018_DC_HVA_1918Cadillac52DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- 1918 Cadillac U.S. 1257X
April 24 – 30: 1918 Cadillac Type 57 - U.S. 1257X
Before the Jeep became the standardized and ubiquitous military vehicle, the United States military tried a little of everything. WWI saw an interesting mishmash of cars on the battlefield, but it was the Cadillac Type 57 that was predominantly favored...
2018_DC_HVA_Bullitt23DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – Bullitt – '559
April 17 – 23, 2018:
1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – Bullitt – '559
The “Highland Green” Mustang piloted by legendary car enthusiast and actor Steve McQueen through the streets of San Francisco in the visceral cops-and-mobsters flick Bullitt has become an indelible part of international car culture. By...
2018_DC_HVA_ModelT55DC -- Mall -- Historic Vehicle Association display -- Fifteen-Millionth Ford
April 3 – 9: 1927 Ford Model T - Fifteen-Millionth Ford
The impact of the Ford Model T on American history is undisputed. This touring car, with hand stamped VIN 15000000, marked the end of “Tin Lizzy’s” almost 19-year production run that totaled over 15 million Fords. On May 26, 1927, Edsel and Henry...
2018_DC_WCCanal88DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
There was supposed to be an official ribbon-cutting opening Lockkeepers House #0 but Hurricane Frances killed that idea.
2018_DC_WeAreMacedonia_18030328DC -- Mall -- Rally: #WeAreMacedonia
Washington, DC #WeAreMacedonia Rally
Enough is Enough! We will send a clear message to the United States Administration and Congress, to the Macedonian President, Government, Parliament, and Opposition.
We won't tolerate our very existence to be negotiated.
We won't tolerate re-defining of Macedonia...
2018_DC_MLK_Mem12DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
This was the day after the 50th anniversary of his assassination so there were some wreaths at the memorial, including one from the Embassy of Venezuela.
2018_DC_MLKLib15DC -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library
2018_DC_Mayer_Brown9DC -- Mayor Brown LLP (1999 K St NW)
2018_DC_McMillan9DC -- McMillan Sand Filtration Site
2018_DC_MBT69DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail
2018_DC_MBT_28Blocks20DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail -- Public Art: 28 Blocks (mural by Garin Baker)
2018_DC_WP15L30DC -- Midtown Center (1100 15th St NW -- Old Washington Post Bldg) -- Exterior
2018_DC_Gandhi2DC -- Mohandas Gandhi statue
2018_DC_Moment_Pgm_181111111DC -- Moment Magazine's 2018 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Ceremony Itself
Moment’s Gala & Awards Dinner
Honoring Amazing Women
Master of Ceremonies: Robert Siegel
Award presentations to:
* Esther Coopersmith, Former U.S. Representative to the UN
* Carol Brown Goldberg, Visionary Artist -- Introduced by Diane Rehm
* Jane Mayer, Investigative Reporter and Author
*...
2018_DC_Moment_Dinner_18111171DC -- Moment Magazine's 2018 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Dinner and Post-Event Mingling
Folks here include Nina Totenberg, Robert Siegel, Diane Rehm, Jack Rasmussen, Aviva Kempner, Brent Glass, Brenda Pascal, Jane Mayer, Joan Nathan, Carol Brown Goldberg, Esther Coopersmith.
2018_DC_Moment_Pre_181111114DC -- Moment Magazine's 2018 Gala and Awards Dinner @ National Press Club -- Pre-dinner mingling
Folks here include: Robert Siegel, Bert Foer, Diane Rehm, Carol Brown Goldberg, Aviva Kempner, Joan Nathan, Jane Mayer, Jack Rasmussen, and Judy Woodruff.
2018_DC_Mt_Vernon8DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle area
2018_DC_NAS20DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg
2018_DC_Einstein15DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Albert Einstein Memorial
2018_DC_NAS_Art62DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Art Highlights
2018_DC_NAS_Board_Room31DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Board Room
2018_DC_NAS_Endangered30DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Endangered: From Glaciers to Reefs: A Multi-Media Exhibition by Diane Burko
Endangered: From Glaciers to Reefs: A Multi-Media Exhibition by Diane Burko
August 15, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Diane Burko blurs the lines between art, science, and the environment. Since 2006, her practice has been devoted to communicating climate change issues. She synthesizes information from her...
2018_DC_NAS_Ground_Truth28DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Ground Truth: Corona Landmarks
Ground Truth: Corona Landmarks
An Exhibition by Julie Anand and Damon Sauer
September 24, 2018 - February 22, 2019
In this series of photographs of what remains of the Corona project, Julie Anand and Damon Sauer investigate our relationship to the vast networks of information that encircle the globe....
2018_DC_NAS_Service47DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: In Service to the Nation
2018_DC_NAS_Great_Hall36DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Great Hall
2018_DC_NAS_Great_HallX9DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Great Hall Xmas Display
2018_DC_NAS_Members_Room14DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Members Room
2018_DC_NBW_619G18DC -- National Bank of Washington (619 G St NW)
2018_DC_First_Look_18111165DC -- National World War I Memorial -- A First Look
On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, The United States World war One Centennial Commission put up several tents in Pershing Park. One tent -- "First Look" Pavilion -- provided a look at the new memorial, including the miniature of the planned sculpture. Another tent -- "First Look Special...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Spruce_Goose18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: Hughes H-4 Spruce Goose
2018_DC_SIAIR_Barmecide105DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Exhibit: The Barmecide Feast (2001: A Space Odyssey room)
The National Air and Space Museum will host a special temporary exhibition of the immersive art installation “The Barmecide Feast,” a fully realized, full-scale reflection of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001:...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Foodcourt11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Food Court
The last time I'd been in the foodcourt area was when it was a McDonald's. My brother Kevin and his wife and granddaughter were in town on June 27, 2014. Summer museum lines were long and they needed to eat. Since they were already in the Air and Space Museum, we ate at the McDonald's which they said...
2018_DC_SIAIR_Milestones31DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: Milestones of Flight
2018_12_29C3_SIAIR_West_Gallery37DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 104/204: Unmanned (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIAIR_Welcome25DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: Welcome Center
The Enterprise lights come on again.
2018_DC_SIAIR_Looking4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 110: Looking at Earth
The gallery has been closed for the renovation.
2018_DC_SIAIR_Apollo5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
Another one of the galleries closed for the renovation.
2018_DC_SIAIR_Bldg11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2018_DC_SIAIR_Jurassic10DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Jurassic World LEGO set
2018_DC_SIAIR_POP28DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
2018_DC_SIAIR_SWPromo6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Star Wars Last Jedi Costume (Promo)
2018_DC_Archives_VietCopters32DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Remembering Vietnam -- Helicopters on front lawn @ Veterans Day Week
2018_DC_Archives22DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
Including being closed during the government shut-down.
2018_DC_NBF_Corchado_1809015DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Alfredo Corchado
Alfredo Corchado
Alfredo Corchado is the Mexico border correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and author of “Midnight in Mexico.” He is a Nieman, Lannan, USMEX, Woodrow Wilson and Rockefeller fellow and the winner of the Maria Moors Cabot and Elijah Parish Lovejoy awards for courage in journalism....
2018_DC_NBF_Tan_18090110DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Amy Tan w/Marie Arana
Amy Tan
Amy Tan is the author of “The Valley of Amazement,” “The Joy Luck Club,” “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” “The Hundred Secret Senses,” “The Bonesetter’s Daughter” and “The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life.” She has also penned two children’s books: “The Moon Lady” and “Sagwa,” which has...
2018_DC_NBF_Proulx_18090137DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Annie Proulx w/Carla Hayden and Marie Arana
Annie Proulx
Annie Proulx is the 2018 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Her novel “The Shipping News” won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and was adapted into a major motion picture. Her short story “Brokeback Mountain” (from the story collection...
2018_DC_NBF_Meltzer_18090113DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer is the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author of “The Inner Circle,” “The Book of Fate” and nine other best-selling thrillers, including “The Tenth Justice,” “The First Counsel,” “The Millionaires” and “The President’s Shadow.” His newest book is “The Escape Artist” (Grand...
2018_DC_NBF_Kilmeade_1809019DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Brian Kilmeade
Brian Kilmeade
One of the co-hosts of “Fox & Friends,” Brian Kilemeade is also an author of history books such as “George Washington’s Secret Six” and “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.” His new work, “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny”...
2018_DC_NBF_Selznick_18090118DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Brian Selznick w/Barrie Hardymon
Brian Selznick
Brian Selznick’s books have garnered countless accolades worldwide and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the No. 1 New York Times best-sellers “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” adapted into Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning movie...
2018_DC_NBF_Grabenstein_1809013DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Chris Grabenstein
Chris Grabenstein
Chris Grabenstein is the No, 1 New York Times best-selling author of “Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library,” “Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics,” “Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race” and “The Island of Dr. Libris.” He has co-written numerous bestselling books with James Patterson....
2018_DC_NBF_CK_EAD_18090129DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Conversation: Founders and Their Slaves w/Catherine Kerrison and Erica Armstrong Dunbar w/Eric Deggans
Catherine Kerrison
Catherine Kerrison is an associate professor of history at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses in colonial and revolutionary America and women's and gender history. She holds a Ph.D. in American history from the College of William and Mary. Her...
2018_DC_NBF_Ignatius_1809016DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- David Ignatius w/Stephanie Merry
David Ignatius
David Ignatius is an associate editor for The Washington Post. Since 2003, he has been the author of a twice-weekly, globally distributed column on global politics, economics and international affairs. He has held important positions at the International Herald Tribune and The Wasll...
2018_DC_NBF_Goodwin_18090142DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Doris Kearns Goodwin w/David Rubenstein
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin’s interest in leadership began more than half a century ago as a teacher at Harvard. Her experiences working for LBJ in the White House and later assisting him on his memoirs led to “Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream.” She followed up with the Pulitzer...
2018_DC_NBF_Wood_18090111DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Gordon S. Wood w/David Rubenstein
Gordon S. Wood
An emeritus professor of history at Brown University, Gordon S. Wood is the author of “Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787,” which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970, and “The Radicalism of the American Revolution,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
2018_DC_NBF_McDonnell_18090154DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Graphic Novels 1 of 4: Patrick McDonnell w/Michael Cavna
Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the comic strip “Mutts,” which is syndicated in more than 700 newspapers in 20 countries. He is also the author of the children’s books “The Gift of Nothing” and a Caldecott Honor book “Me . . . Jane,” among others.
2018_DC_NBF_PB_TW_18090179DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Graphic Novels 2 of 4: Pénélope Bagieu and Tillie Walden w/Michael Cavna
Pénélope Bagieu
Pénélope Bagieu was born in Paris in 1982 to Corsican and Basque parents. She is a best-selling graphic novel author, and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. In America, her graphic novels include “Exquisite Corpse,” “California Dreamin’” and, most...
2018_DC_NBF_Piskor_18090153DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Graphic Novels 3 of 4: Ed Piskor w/Michael Cavna
Ed Piskor
Ed Piskor is the writer and artist behind “X-Men: Grand Design” (Marvel). This deeply personal and heavily researched reimagining of the origins of the world famous X-Men incorporates the past 40 years of the title’s history and has been met with critical acclaim from all corners of the...
2018_DC_NBF_Gay_18090115DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Graphic Novels 4 of 4: Roxane Gay w/Michael Cavna
Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay’s writing appears in “Best American Mystery Stories 20140,” “Best American Short Stories 2012,” “Best Sex Writing 2012,” and the magazines Harper’s Bazaar, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review and many others....
2018_DC_NBF_Swanson_1809018DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- James L. Swanson
James L. Swanson
James L. Swanson is the award-winning author of the best-seller “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer.” His other books include his newest: “Chasing King’s Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassin” (Scholastic). Swanson has also written “Chasing Lincoln's...
2018_DC_NBF_Meacham_18090117DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian. A contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review and a contributing editor of Time magazine, he is the author of the New York Times best-sellers “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,”...
2018_DC_NBF_KD_HB_18090110DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Kate DiCamillo and Harry Bliss
Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo is the beloved author of many books for children, including “Flora & Ulysses” and “The Tale of Despereaux,” both of which received Newbery Medals. Her most recent middle-grade novel, “Raymie Nightingale,” was an instant No. 1 New York Times best-seller and a National Book...
2018_DC_NBF_Albright_18090112DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Madeleine Albright w/David Rubenstein
Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright served from 1997 until 2001 as the first woman secretary of state. She was born in the former Czechoslovakia, and her family immigrated to the United States in 1948. She followed in her father’s footsteps by also becoming a diplomat. Prior to being secretary of...
2018_DC_NBF_Misc_18090138DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous things. The Poltics and prose book sale area, the Pavilion of States, the Library of Congress Town Square, etc.
Folks include Carla Hayden, Michelle Krowl, Martha Kennedy, Joe Wos, Robert Pohl, Stephanie Stebich, Peter Slen (the C-Span interviewer), and Carlos Lozada.
2018_DC_NBF_Monumental_18090117DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Panel: Monumental Decisions w/Kirk Savage, Kristin Ann Hass, Brent D. Glass, and James Reston Jr.
Kirk Savage
Kirk Savage has been writing about public monuments and collective memory for over 30 years. He is the author of “Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America” (Princeton University), now available in a new edition, and “Monument Wars: Washington...
2018_DC_NBF_Chernow_18090115DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Ron Chernow w/Colleen Shogan
Ron Chernow
Ron Chernow is the prize-winning author of six previous books and the recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal. His first book, “The House of Morgan,” won the National Book Award. “Washington: A Life” won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and “Alexander Hamilton”—the inspiration for...
2018_DC_NBF_Sotomayor_18090144DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Sonia Sotomayor w/Carla Hayden
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia Sotomayor, an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in the Bronx, New York. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She served as assistant district attorney in New York County and then as a litigator...
2018_DC_NBF_Coll_18090113DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Steve Coll
Steve Coll
Steve Coll was appointed Dean of Columbia Journalism School in 2013 after serving as president of New America Foundation (2007-2012). He joined the New Yorker as a staff writer in 2005 and continues to write for the publication on politics, national security and the media. Coll is also the...
2018_DC_NBF_Eizenstat_18090117DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Stuart E. Eizenstat w/David Rubenstein
Stuart E. Eizenstat
Stuart E. Eizenstat is a diplomat and an attorney. His work as a lawyer focuses on resolving international trade problems and business disputes between the United States and other governments. Eizenstat was the U.S. ambassador to the European Union in 1993-1996 and deputy secretary...
2018_DC_NBM_Sham14DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Vascular Form XI. Spirit (by Foon Sham)
Foon Sham was named the Asian Influence/American Design Visionary Artist of the 2018 Smithsonian Craft Show. As part of the award, he was commissioned to construct a piece which ended up on exhibit outside of the museum. This pine piece is called Vascular Form XI, Spirit.
2018_DC_CB_Parade_180414313DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Parade (2018)
A number of folks here include:
* Eleanor Holmes Norton
* Shinsuke Sugiyama, Japan's ambassador to the United States
* Miss USA Kara McCullough
* Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2018 Jessica Baeder
* Miss District of Columbia's Outstanding Teen and Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen
* Carla...
2018_DC_NGA_Bldg9DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Building
The NPS put up some signs for the Garfield assassination which took place in the train station that used to occupy the site of the building.
2018_DC_NGAEW_Outliers83DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Outliers and American Vanguard Art
Outliers and American Vanguard Art
January 28 – May 13, 2018
Self-taught artists—variously termed folk, primitive, visionary, naïve, and outsider—have played a significant role in the history of modernism, yet their contributions have been largely disregarded or forgotten. Again and again in the...
2018_DC_NGAEW_Whiteread80DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Rachel Whiteread
Rachel Whiteread
September 16, 2018 – January 13, 2019
As the first comprehensive survey of the work of British sculptor Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963), this exhibition brings together some 100 objects from the course of the artist’s 30 year career, including drawings, photographs, architecture-scaled...
2018_DC_NGA_Barye39DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Antoine-Louis Barye Animal Sculptor
2018_DC_NGA_Cezanne81DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Cézanne Portraits
Cézanne Portraits
March 25 – July 1, 2018
Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted to the famed post-impressionist’s portraits. The exhibition explores the unconventional aspects of his portraiture, the role his portraits play in the development of his radical style and method, and the range...
2018_DC_NGA_Corot54DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Corot: Women
Corot: Women
September 9 – December 31, 2018
Camille Corot is best known as the great master of landscape painting in the 19th century who bridged the French neoclassical tradition with the impressionist movement of the 1870s. His figure paintings constitute a much smaller, less well-known portion of...
2018_DC_NGA_Daumier3661DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Daumier's Portrait Busts (36 French Leaders)
2018_DC_NGA_Parks14DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
November 4, 2018 – February 18, 2019
During the 1940s American photographer Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught photographer making portraits and documenting everyday life in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional shooting for...
2018_DC_NGA_Heavenly22DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
February 25 – July 8, 2018
The Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia (1612) depicts the monastery and dramatic rocky terrain of La Verna, the site where Saint Francis received the stigmata. The gifted baroque draftsman Jacopo Ligozzi was hired to...
2018_DC_NGA_Joan_Of_Arc31DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Joan of Arc series (Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel)
2018_DC_NGA_Sittow28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
January 28 – May 13, 2018
Considered Estonia's greatest Renaissance artist, Michel Sittow (c. 1469–1525) was sought after by the renowned European courts of his day, including those of King Ferdinand of Aragón and Queen Isabella of...
2018_DC_NGA_Mann20DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
March 4 – May 28, 2018
For more than forty years, Sally Mann (American, born 1951) has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s...
2018_DC_NGA_Humor186DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sense of Humor
Sense of Humor
July 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Humor may be fundamental to human experience, but its expression in painting and sculpture has been limited. Instead, prints, as the most widely distributed medium, and drawings, as the most private, have been the natural vehicles for comic content....
2018_DC_NGA_Sharing123DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze
April 1 – August 5, 2018
Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this...
2018_DC_NGA_Chiaroscuro75DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
October 14, 2018 – January 20, 2019
Chiaroscuro woodcuts—color prints made from the successive printing of multiple blocks—flourished in 16th-century Italy, interpreting designs by leading masters such as Raphael, Parmigianino, and Titian, while boasting...
2018_DC_NGA_Water77DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
July 1 – November 25, 2018
The Dutch rose to greatness from the riches of the sea. During the seventeenth century they became leaders in marine travel, transport, commerce, and security as their massive cargo carriers and warships...
2018_DC_NGAP25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Paintings
2018_DC_NGAS28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture
2018_DC_NGS_XSH151DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here
National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here
Permanent Exhibition
Where and when did exploration get its start at National Geographic?
Find out in "National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here," a permanent exhibition showcasing the greatest hits from our long and storied history of discovery. Go on...
2018_DC_NGS_Titanic334DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Titanic: The Untold Story
Titanic: The Untold Story
Discover the surprising link between a top secret Cold War mission and the 1985 discovery of the sunken Titanic by legendary oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard in our fascinating exhibition. Developed in collaboration with the National...
2018_DC_NGS_Tomb93DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Exhibit: Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience
Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience
November 15, 2017 - January 06, 2019
Be virtually transported to Jerusalem and discover the fascinating history of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in an immersive 3-D experience unlike anything you’ve seen in a museum before. Your groups...
2018_DC_NGS15DC -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall
2018_DC_LawVC197DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
2018_DC_Law_OpeningCD_18101373DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Event: Grand Opening Community Day
Join us for a free Grand Opening Community Day celebration 10 am until 5 pm as we proudly open our Museum doors to the public for the first time. There’ll be plenty to see and do inside and out.

We’re starting our Community Day with a celebration so big, we’ve taken over the block! This free event...
2018_DC_LawVCH178DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Exhibit: History
2018_DC_LawVCR42DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Exhibit: Reel to Real
2018_DC_Law10DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2018_DC_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
Interesting human inflated balls.
2018_DC_Mall_Floodwall2DC -- Natl Mall area -- 17th Street Levee (Floodwall)
2018_DC_SIAH_Cultivating47DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Cultivating America's Gardens
Cultivating America's Gardens
May 4, 2017 – August 2018
Using books and objects from Libraries and Gardens collections of the Smithsonian, Cultivating America’s Gardens highlights early horticulture publications; 19th century popular and new “exotic plants”; prominent landscape designers; changing...
2018_DC_SIAH_YCollect58DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Dibner Library Exhibit: Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect
Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect
November 7, 2018 – July 1, 2020
The impulse to collect is human. We collect for many reasons: to gather information about the world, to preserve the past, and to follow our interests and desires. For some, it is a lifelong pursuit. Pioneering collectors shaped...
2018_DC_SIAH_Listening39DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America's Listening
America's Listening
October 19, 2018 – TBA
America's Listening tells the story of recorded sound and five of the innovations that contributed to how we consume music and movies today. Artifacts on view include Thomas Edison’s phonograph, Alexander Graham Bell’s graphophone, Emile Berliner’s...
2018_DC_SIAH_Art_Industry30DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Art in Industry
Art in Industry
March 22, 2018 – TBA
Art in Industry looks back at a time when Americans embraced artistic skills as a way to build a consumer-oriented industrial economy. This display features artistic industries as varied as publishing and pottery from the 1830s to the 1930s through three lenses:...
2018_DC_SIAH_City_Hope49DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
December 15, 2017 – Indefinitely
City of Hope commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s daring vision to end poverty in the United States. With newly discovered photographs and videos, the exhibition encourages visitors to...
2018_DC_SIAH_Gowns11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
I had not seen the Melania Trump gown since it had been installed.
2018_DC_SIAH_Giving45DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Giving in America
The exhibit had been updated with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton costume.
2018_DC_SIAH_LEGO_Liberty14DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: LEGO Statue of Liberty
2018_DC_SIAH_Get_It_Right53DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Let's Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s
Let's Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s
July 27, 2018 – November 2018
Let’s Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s explores how employers encouraged their workforce. The display features 16 posters from the early 20th century including a WWI poster and posters from Mather...
2018_DC_SIAH_Moreno12DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Luisa Moreno
Luisa Moreno
July 20, 2018 – January 2019
A temporary display, Luisa Moreno, in the permanent American Enterprise exhibition examines the lasting legacy of Moreno, the Guatemala-born labor organizer, who brought together more than 100 groups in 1938 for El Congreso de Pueblos de Habla Española, the...
2018_DC_SIAH_AmCult52DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ruby Slippers and American Culture Displays
Ruby Slippers and American Culture Displays
October 19, 2018 – Indefinitely
Dorothy's Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz return to view as one of eight installations displaying American history through culture, entertainment, and the arts. Other artifacts on view include a New York Yankee Stadium...
2018_DC_SIAH_SpecialO24DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Special Olympics at 50
Special Olympics at 50
July 10, 2018 – June 2019
Special Olympics has been in operation for 50 years, using sports competition to expose and react against societal discrimination of adults and children with intellectual disabilities. This highlights case explores Special Olympics through five case...
2018_DC_SIAH_Superheroes54DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Superheroes
Superheroes
November 20, 2018 – TBA
This showcase display presents artifacts from the museum’s collections that relate to superheroes, including comic books, original comic art, movie and television costumes and props, and memorabilia.
2018_DC_SIAH_TTelevision29DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: T is for Television
T is for Television
November 27, 2017 – September 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 features treasured objects from...
2018_DC_SIAH_Batmobile79DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: The Batmobile
Partway through the year, they replaced the reflective floor under the Batmobile with a patterned floor. This had been planned for awhile. They said the mirror-like flooring before showed up dirt and fluff too easily so this was easier to maintain.
2018_DC_SIAH_Waterloo_Boy13DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Waterloo Boy
Waterloo Boy
Ongoing
In the early 1900s farmers switched from horses to tractors. While much of the world continued to rely on human brawn or draft animals, Americans adopted the new technology of gasoline-powered tractors.
The development and use of gasoline-powered tractors in the early 1900s...
2018_DC_SIAH_Ext1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots
2018_DC_SIAH_Perf10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Historical Performers
2018_DC_NMAJMH63DC -- Natl Museum of American Jewish Military History
2018_DC_SINH_Bldg19DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
Including lines outisde for spring break and the new cafe area. I had no idea it had been moved.
2018_DC_SINH_Outbreak149DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
May 18, 2018 – 2021
Our world is more interconnected than ever before—by global travel and trade, by technology, and even by our viruses.
When people move into or change an environment, pathogens—microbes that cause illness—can “jump” from wildlife to humans...
2018_DC_SINH_Sea_Monsters88DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Sea Monsters Unearthed, Life in Angola's Ancient Seas
Sea Monsters Unearthed, Life in Angola's Ancient Seas
November 9, 2018 – 2020
Stunning fossils from Angola reveal an ancient ocean ecosystem where giant reptiles ruled the waves. After the South Atlantic Ocean basin formed 120 million years ago, mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, and sea turtles thrived along...
2018_DC_AmerInd8DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Gal87DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- Gallery
Americans -- Room: Gallery
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names, advertising, and that holiday in November. Americans invites visitors to take a closer look, and to...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Que59DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- Queen of America
Americans -- Room: Queen of America: Why did Pocahontas captivate people in her own time and every generation that followed?
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names,...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Win63DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- The Indians Win
Americans -- Room: The Indians Win: The Battle of Little Bighorn was one of the most shocking events in American history
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names,...
2018_DC_Amerind_Amer_Act99DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Americans -- The Removal Act
Americans -- Room: The Removal Act: Trail of Tears: Not what you think. Not even close.
January 18, 2018 – 2022
American Indians represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet names and images of Indians are everywhere: military weapons, town names, advertising, and that holiday in...
2018_DC_AmerInd_Design39DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Design Competition for National Native American Veterans Memorial
Five Designs Competing for the National Native American Veterans Memorial to built in Washington, D.C.
Five potential designs for a National Native American Veterans Memorial can be seen through May 30 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and Washington, D.C. From the...
2018_12_27E3_AmerInd_Nation36DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Nation to Nation
Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014 – December 2021
From a young age, most Americans learn about the Founding Fathers, but are told very little about equally important and influential Native diplomats and leaders of Indian nations.... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_AmerInd_Tears78DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal
April 12, 2018 – January 2019
This powerful exhibition takes a deeper look at Indian removal from the Cherokee perspective. How did it happen? Who made the decisions? What was the human cost? Trail of Tears: A Story of Cherokee Removal dispels misconceptions...
2018_DC_AmerInd_Int34DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
Tourists posing in the prism light.
2018_DC_NMWA50DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts
2018_DC_NMWA_Bound46DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Bound to Amaze
Bound to Amaze: Inside a Book-Collecting Career on view July 20–November 25, 2018
This focus exhibition celebrates the vision of Krystyna Wasserman, curator emerita, who assembled NMWA’s collection of more than 1,000 artists’ books over a thirty-year period. Although Wasserman also procured exquisite...
2018_DC_NMWA_Hung_Liu21DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Hung Liu In Print
Hung Liu In Print on view January 19–July 8, 2018
Hung Liu In Print invites viewers to explore the relationship between the artist’s multi-layered paintings and the palpable, physical qualities of her works on paper. To make her prints, Liu (b. 1948) uses an array of printing and collage techniques,...
2018_DC_NMWA_Rodarte225DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Rodarte
Rodarte on view November 10, 2018–February 10, 2019
The celebrated American luxury fashion house Rodarte, founded by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, is featured this fall in the first fashion exhibition organized by NMWA. Rodarte showcases the designers’ visionary concepts, impeccable craftsmanship,...
2018_DC_NMWA_House42DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Women House
Women House on view March 9–May 28, 2018
Featuring work by thirty-six global artists, Women House challenges conventional ideas about gender and the domestic space. The exhibition is inspired by the landmark project Womanhouse, developed in 1972 by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. With works that...
2018_DC_NMWA_Living33DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Library Exhibit: Making a Living: Women Artists Illustrating Books
Making a Living: Women Artists Illustrating Books
MAR 26 2018–JULY 27 2018
Many women artists in the first half of the twentieth century found work illustrating books. Working for large or niche publishing houses, creating cartoons or caricatures, or writing and illustrating their own books, these...
2018_DC_SIPM1DC -- Natl Postal Museum
2018_DC_SIPM_Her_Words20DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): In Her Words: Women's Duty and Service in World War I
In Her Words: Women's Duty and Service in World War I
February 2, 2018 – May 8, 2018
World War I was a watershed for global political, economic, and social change, and for women’s rights and labor in the United States. During the war, women officially served in and alongside the military in...
2018_DC_SIPM_Lennon9DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): John Lennon: The Green Album
John Lennon: The Green Album
September 7, 2018 – February 3, 2019
John Lennon’s boyhood stamp album—including 565 stamps on more than 150 pages are on display. The exhibition coincides with the U.S. Postal Service’s issuance of the John Lennon Forever stamp, honoring the legendary singer and...
2018_DC_SIPM_Stamps_World33DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 1): World of Stamps
2018_DC_SIPM_Mail_Marks30DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 3): Mail Marks History
2018_DC_SIPM_Hamilton62DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Gross Gallery 7): Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
May 25, 2018 – March 3, 2019
Explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and...
2018_DC_SIPM_Postmen_Skies47DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 2A): Postmen of the Skies
Postmen of the Skies
May 1, 2018 – May 27, 2019
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
May 15, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the world’s first regularly scheduled airmail service. President Wilson was on hand in Washington, DC to watch the historic take off. At first the service only operated...
2018_DC_SIPM_Badge108DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 5): Behind the Badge
2018_DC_SIPM_Mail_Call_WWI32DC -- 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...
2018_DC_NPC4DC -- Natl Press Club
2018_DC_Zoo_Lights29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2018)
No gingerbread house competition this time!
2018_DC_NY_Ave11DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA)
2018_DC_NY_Ave_UPass6DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) -- Metro Underpasses
In April 2015, the NoMa Parks Foundation announced that Thurlow Small and NIO architecten had been selected to create a design for the M Street Underpass.
The LED light installation, called Rain, was installed in late October 2018. It features 4,000 polycarbonate tubes with LED lights. The lights...
2018_DC_NY_Ave_Art65DC -- New York Avenue area (NOMA) -- Public Art (ignoring Metropolitan Branch Trail)
2018_DC_NYASP34DC -- New York Avenue Sculpture Project -- Betsabeé Romero
The New York Avenue Sculpture Project is the only public art space featuring changing installations of contemporary works by women artists in Washington, D.C.
The Sculpture Project illustrates the museum’s long-term commitment to the artistic beautification of New York Avenue, fostering a vibrant new...
2018_DC_Newseum9DC -- Newseum
Al Neuharth's typewriter is on display now.
2018_DC_Newseum_MS_JH44DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (3) Cartoons of Michael Sloan and Jake Halpern
The 2018 Pulitzer Prize–Winning Editorial Cartoons of Michael Sloan and Jake Halpern
The heartbreaking yet hopeful saga of two families who fled civil war in Syria for a better life in the United States became “Welcome to the New World,” a graphic narrative that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for...
2018_DC_Newseum_Dunnigan14DC -- Newseum -- Exhibits -- (4) Remembering Alice Allison Dunnigan
Remembering Alice Allison Dunnigan: Pioneering White House Reporter
September 21, 2018 - December 16, 2018
On Sept. 21, a new sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African American woman to receive press credentials to cover the White House and Congress, will go on display at the...
2018_DC_NewseumV30DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace
2018_DC_March_4RL_NewsV_18032493DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace of March For Our Lives
2018_DC_March_4RL_NewsV_1803234DC -- Newseum -- Views from terrace of March For Our Lives prep
2018_DC_SINMAA1DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images
Long lines to get in.
2018_DC_SINMAA_Oprah128DC -- NMAAHC -- Temporary Exhibit (Concourse Level): Watching Oprah
Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture
June 8, 2018 – June 30, 2019
This exhibition explores the era that shaped Oprah Winfrey’s life and early career in TV, her talk show that dominated daytime TV for 25 years, and the ways in which she has influenced American popular culture. It...
2018_DC_SINMAA_Vw6DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...
2018_DC_Octagon40DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2018_DC_Octagon_Young56DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: 50 Years After Whitney Young Jr.
Few individuals have had as lasting an impact on AIA as civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr.
​From his monumental AIA speech in 1968 to the architecture award that bears his name, Young’s legacy continues to challenge architects to create a more responsible and equitable field.
Exhibit on...
2018_DC_Octagon_Lundy45DC -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg -- Exhibit: Victor Lundy: Artist Architect
We're excited to share that this week marks the opening of a new exhibit at the Octagon:
Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the Library of Congress. An immersive gallery showcases drawings, images, and works from his Beaux Arts...
2018_DC_OCC14DC -- Old Convention Center (site) / CityCenterDC
2018_DC_Old_Post_Museum31DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
It hadn't been finished the first time I visited.
2018_DC_Old_Post3DC -- Old Post Office -- Outside
2018_DC_OAS29DC -- Organization of American States Building -- Exterior
2018_DC_1000F2DC -- Penn Qtr -- 1000 F St NW block (near Petersen House)
2018_DC_900F3DC -- Penn Qtr -- 900 F St NW (Penn Qtr Courtyard)
2018_DC_Ollies40DC -- Penn Qtr -- Ollie's Trolley
2018_DC_Penn_Qtr5DC -- Penn Quarter area
2018_DC_Pershing10DC -- Pershing Park
2018_DC_Petersen_House3DC -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died)
2018_DC_Petworth7DC -- Petworth Neighborhood
2018_DC_Jaisohn_Mem7DC -- Philip Jaisohn Memorial
2018_DC_2Crises_18101821DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (1) Scott Gottlieb
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2018_DC_2Crises2_18101827DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (2) Opiod Abuse
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2018_DC_2Crises3_18101826DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (3) Diabetes
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2018_DC_PProse12DC -- Politics & Prose
The new addition is open.
2018_DC_PProse_Wharf14DC -- Politics & Prose (DC Wharf Location)
Including the new mural done by Juana Medina.
2018_DC_PProse_UM10DC -- Politics & Prose (Union Market Location)
2018_DC_WHouse_Passby2DC -- Presidential Motorcade drive-by or Helicopter flyby (pick one)
2018_DC_LP_Nigeria_18043021DC -- Protest: Biafran Protest Aganst Nigerian President @ Lafayette Park
Thousands of Igbo, an ethnic group in Southeastern Nigeria, have begun arriving Washington DC for a major protest against 75-year old Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) would storm the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC on April 30 when...
2018_DC_Murals_Oasis1DC -- Public Art: As Oasis in the City (mural by Bryan King and G. Byron Peck)
2018_DC_Chess_Players9DC -- Public Art: Chess Players (by Lloyd Little) @ Judiciary Square
The chess board between the two characters has been removed. It had been heavily vandalized over the years.
2018_DC_ConnAve_Overlook6DC -- Public Art: Connecticut Avenue Overlook @ Dupont Circle
2018_DC_KSt_Sham3DC -- Public Art: Foon Sham sculptures (Droplet, Turning Point, Ductile, Vascular Form #10) @ 19th and L St
2018_DC_Full_Count20DC -- Public Art: Full Count (by John Dreyfuss) @ Federal Reserve
2018_DC_Gateway_Wings1DC -- Public Art: Gateway Wings (by Kent Bloomer) @ NY Ave
2018_DC_Sky_Landscape6DC -- Public Art: Sky Landscape (by Louise Nevelson) @ 1101 VT Ave NW
2018_DC_Toynbee12DC -- Public Art: Stickman Robots
A new version of the Stickman Robot outside of the National Museum of American History
2018_DC_Murals27DC -- Public Murals
2018_DC_March_4RL_Trucks_18032379DC -- Rally: March For Our Lives @ downtown -- Advertising Trucks
Richard Kirkman who does the "Baby Blues" comic strip reached out for someone to photograph some billboard trucks they had worked on for the March. I'm always game!
2018_DC_March_4RL_Folk_18032419DC -- Rally: March For Our Lives @ downtown -- Folks and Friends
I ran into several people I knew at the march this time -- Flo Stone (founder of the Environmental Film Festival), Joan Eisenstodt and Joel Levy, Nikahang Kowsar (political cartoonist), and Jordan Klepper (Comedy Central's The Opposition with...).
2018_DC_March_4RL_Prep_18032314DC -- Rally: March For Our Lives @ downtown -- Preparation
2018_DC_March_4RL_Items_1803248DC -- Rally: March For Our Lives @ Items
I didn't pick up many things at the March because I was busy taking pictures. What I did pick up:
* A pair of Evil Eye Gloves (including a note from the three knitters in New Haven),
* An Evil Eye patch (this one with the name of Aaron Feis, the football coach who tried to shield students during...
2018_DC_March_4RL_180324172DC -- Rally: March For Our Lives @ Penn Ave
2018_DC_Science_March_180414115DC -- Rally: March for Science
From Washington D.C. to Abuja, Nigeria, science supporters across the globe are mobilizing. March for Science events energize science advocates from multiple spheres to create tangible change and call for greater accountability of public officials to enact evidence-based policy that serves all...
2018_DC_M4O_18060993DC -- Rally: March for the Ocean (M4O) @ Washington Monument
March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet. But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide - restore and protect what we love.
March for the Ocean - for water - for our future and say NO to offshore oil testing, leasing, drilling and spilling; YES to Corporate...
2018_DC_Rayburn_HOB17DC -- Rayburn House Office Bldg
2018_DC_Reliable_Tavern11DC -- Reliable Tavern
2018_DC_SIRG_Bldg10DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2018_DC_SIRG_Disrupting101DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018
Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018
November 9, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Disrupting Craft presents the work of Tanya Aguiñiga, Sharif Bey, Dustin Farnsworth, and Stephanie Syjuco, four artists who challenge the conventional definitions of craft by imbuing it with a renewed sense of emotional...
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_Beyond136DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick
No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick
In addition to the in-gallery presentation of No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, the Renwick is expanding beyond its walls for the first time through an outdoor extension of the exhibition entitled No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick, displaying sculptures from...
2018_12_24B1_SIRG_Burning_Art79DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_Art498DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_Man3DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_BOD_180330103DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Opening Day: No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick Walking Tour
Discover the Golden Triangle neighborhood and the outdoor sculptures of No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick during this walking tour with Nora Atkinson, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft. Meet outside Renwick Gallery entrance, Pennsylvania Avenue. (Weather permitting.)
No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick,...
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_AOD_18033040DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Opening Day: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
Folks here included Stephanie Stebich, Betsy Broun, David Best (designed the Temple), Serge Beaulieu (of Hybycozo) (Deep Thought), Richard Wilks (Evotrope), and Christopher Schardt (Nova).
2018_DC_SIRG_DisruptPP_18110869DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018 Exhibit
Press preview for "Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018"
Featuring:
* Abraham Thomas, The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge
* Tanya Aguiñiga, featured artist
* Sharif Bey, featured artist
* Dustin Farnsworth, featured artist
* Stephanie Syjuco, featured artist

“Disrupting...
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_BPP_18032994DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick Walking Tour
The artists involved in the Beyond the Renwick portion of the No Spectators exhibit explained their sculptures. Folks here were:
* Mischell Riley's Maya’s Mind
* HYBYCOZO (Serge Beaulieu spoke), Golden Spike
* Laura Kimpton's XOXO
* Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson's Ursa Major
* Kate Raudenbush's...
2018_DC_SIRG_Burning_APP_18032991DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Press Preview: No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
Press preview for the exhibitions “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man” and “No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick”
Speakers:
* Stephanie Stebich, The Margaret and Terry Stent Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
* Kim Cook, Director of Art & Civic Engagement, Burning Man Project
* Leona...
2018_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem147DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2018_DC_Law_Thunder_18052645DC -- Rolling Thunder @ Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2018_DC_RRB2DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Exterior Images)
2018_DC_Russell_SOB10DC -- Russell Senate Office Bldg
2018_DC_Rayburn_SARDAA3DC -- SARDAA Schizophrenia Exhibit @ Rayburn House Office Bldg
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) presents...
This was their interactive audio/visual installation in the Rayburn Office Building Foyer.
2018_DC_See_ChangeP1_18062653DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (1 of 3) Panel 1: David O'Sullivan, Maros Sefcovic, Sally Jewell, Sherri Goodman
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2018_DC_See_ChangeP2_18062673DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (2 of 3) Panel 2: Gary Machlis, Gilles Kleitz, Mark Wenzler, Sally Jewell
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2018_DC_See_ChangeP3_18062631DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (3 of 3) Exhibition Viewing
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2018_DC_Sheridan8DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2018_DC_Sidwell10DC -- Sidwell Friends School
2018_DC_Sidwell_Gilliam15DC -- Sidwell Friends School -- Exhibit: Sam Gilliam Selected Works
Sam Gilliam Selected Works from the art collection of The Honorable Ann Brown '55 and Mr. Don Brown.
2018_DC_Bolivar_Statue15DC -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
2018_DC_Folklife_Armenia95DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2018) -- Armenia
2018_DC_Folklife_ArmeniaP_18062853DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2018) -- Armenia -- Performance: Panali
PANALÎ means "key" in Armenian. Made up of six members of Armenian Navy Band and led by GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist and percussionist Arto Tunçboyaciyan, PANALÎ performs avant garde Armenian folk.
2018_DC_Folklife_Cata_18062865DC -- Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2018) -- Catalonia
2018_DC_SIBG23DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Poliinator Garden (Butterfly Habitat Garden) @ Natural History Museum
2018_DC_SI_Castle_M1DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- Photo Mosaic
2018_DC_Cincinnati5DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2018_DC_Cincinnati_Hamilton63DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
March 15 — September 16, 2018
Alexander Hamilton arrived in America in 1772 at the age of fifteen—a poor, self-taught, ambitious immigrant from the West Indies. He settled in New York City in the midst of the colonial crisis, when oppressive taxes and other...
2018_DC_Southeast6DC -- Southeast areas
2018_DC_Sentry_Tower20DC -- Southeast areas -- Sentry Tower
2018_DC_Southwest15DC -- Southwest areas
2018_DC_State_Dept_DRR203DC -- State Dept -- Diplomatic Reception Rooms
From https://diplomaticrooms.state.gov/

The Diplomatic Reception Rooms are among the most beautiful rooms in the world. For fifty years, the art of diplomacy has thrived in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms against a stunning backdrop of American art and architecture from the time of our country’s...
2018_DC_Strong_John2DC -- Strong John Thompson Elementary School
2018_DC_SQCC35DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC)
2018_DC_SQCC_Oxy68DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Oil and Gas in Oman
Oil and Gas in Oman
Her Excellency Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy and Mr. Sandy A. Lowe, Executive Vice President and Group Chairman Middle East, Occidental Petroleum invite you to join us for this special program on Occidental Petroleum's oil and gas operations in Oman.
Featured Speakers:
*...
2018_DC_SQCC_Goes_18041032DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources (w/Dr. Joaquim I. Goes)
Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources
A public lecture by Dr. Joaquim Goes, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University and 2017 SQCC Research Fellow
Of the many oceanic ecosystems experiencing climate-driven changes worldwide, the Arabian Sea...
2018_DC_1317F16DC -- Sun Building (1317 F St NW)
2018_DC_SunTrust_2Mass9DC -- SunTrust (2 Mass Ave NW)
2018_DC_Supreme_CtX_AT4C54DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: All Together for the Camera
All Together for the Camera: 150 Years of Group Photographs
Few visual cues say “Supreme Court” better than its group photograph, the first of which was taken in 1867. Although this 150-year old custom occurred infrequently in the beginning, it has since become one of the Court’s most popular and...
2018_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple3DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
2018_DC_Supreme_CtX_Fassett39DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
Forgotten Legacy: Judicial Portraits by Cornelia Adèle Fassett
While many female artists of the nineteenth century depicted scenes from everyday life, Cornelia Adèle Fassett (1831-1898) gained recognition as a painter of presidents and politicians. During her distinguished career, Fassett also captured...
2018_DC_Supreme_CtX_LLaw79DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: In Re Lady Lawyers
In Re Lady Lawyers: The Rise of Women Attorneys and the Supreme Court
In the early 1900s, an employee in the Office of the Clerk began to keep a list of women admitted to the Supreme Court Bar. Kept in an envelope titled In Re Lady Lawyers, the list records the women who carved a path for future female...
2018_DC_Supreme_Ct2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
Protester.
2018_DC_Supreme_CtI32DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior
2018_DC_TakomaF48DC -- Takoma -- Warehouse Fire
A warehouse along the Red Line had burned on May 9, 2018. I saw the smoke coming out the previous day before the fire trucks arrived. They were still cleaning up.
2018_DC_Signs52DC -- Temporary Signs
Including Facebook disclaimers and Reject Kavanagh signs near the Capitol.
2018_DC_Cairo13DC -- The Cairo (1615 Q St NW)
2018_DC_Yards_ECC17DC -- The Yards -- Earth Conservation Corps Pump House
2018_DC_Yards23DC -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2018_DC_Touchstone_Inch102DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Exhibit: Inch By Inch
"Inch by Inch" 120+ Artists, each artwork ~100 sq.in.On display: December 5 - 23, 2018
Touchstone Gallery is pleased to present Inch By Inch , our seasonal 120-artist group exhibition celebrating the diversity of our local arts community. The group of artists consists of Spotlight Art Series@Touchstone...
2018_DC_Touchstone_InchO38DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Inch By Inch Opening
"Inch by Inch" 120+ Artists, each artwork ~100 sq.in.On display: December 5 - 23, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 8, 2 - 4pm
Passed hors d'oeuvres by Catering by LT
Touchstone Gallery is pleased to present Inch By Inch , our seasonal 120-artist group exhibition celebrating the diversity of...
2018_DC_Tudor_Place43DC -- Tudor Place
2018_DC_Tudor_PlaceDH13DC -- Tudor Place -- Dower House
2018_DC_Union_Drinkery29DC -- Union Drinkery
2018_DC_Union_Market9DC -- Union Market (NOMA area)
2018_DC_Union_Station5DC -- Union Station
Including inside pigeons.
2018_DC_Union_StationX44DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display
2018_DC_GardensUS113DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Gardens (Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation)
Gardens: Lithuania's Statehood Centennial Art Installation
Ray Bartkus is a conceptual artist who explores our visual comprehension of space, color, light, and forms. His large-scale installations, which range from ethereal to imposing, from unsettling to whimsical, open up new ways for hte viewer to...
2018_11_29C_Norway_Xmas103DC -- Union Station -- Norway's Christmas tree lighting ceremony (2018)
Holiday Celebration at Union Station
Co-presented by Washington Performing Arts, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce - Mid-Atlantic Chapter, the Bach Project, and Union Station
Presented in association with Brightest Young Things, the Library of Congress, the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Union_Station_Area2DC -- Union Station / NY Ave area (NOMA)
2018_DC_United_Methodist5DC -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE)
2018_DC_USRes1969DC -- US Reservation 196
2018_DC_USASF_MarsInc_18040711DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Booth 604 Mars Incorporated
The National Zoological Park's Brian Gratwicke talks salamanders and frogs.
2018_DC_USASF_Laser_18040720DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Laser Light Show
2018_DC_USASF_18040731DC -- USA Science & Engineering Festival (2018) -- Public
2018_DC_Fernandez_18042359DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez (MBN President)
CCLP Washington D.C. Forum with Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez
Join CCLP for a discussion with Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez, the president of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN). In this role, he oversees MBN’s multimedia operations in the U.S. and across the Middle East, including...
2018_DC_Core_180910110DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Jim Core ("U.S. Preparations for World's Fairs")
Our guest at the next next PDC / PDAA / USC Annenberg lunch forum will be Jim Core, Director of the International Expositions Unit in the State Department Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. His bio is at https://www.state.gov/r/expo/280204.htm
Also presenting was...
2018_DC_Baise_18020574DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Matthew Baise ("Protests in Iran and US Public Diplomacy")
You are invited to attend the next monthly USC / PDC / PDAA.lunch forum on Monday, February 5th, at 12 noon, on Protests in Iran and U.S. Public Diplomacy.
Speaker:
* Matthew Baise, Director, Digital Strategy, Voice of America
2018_DC_Duffin_18010870DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Michael Duffin (“How Cities Are Collaborating to Combat Violent Extremism”)
“How Cities Are Collaborating to Combat Violent Extremism” with Michael Duffin of the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, author of https://blogs.state.gov/stories/2017/05/17/en/role-cities-countering-violent-extremism
Program:
* Adam C. Powell III,...
2018_DC_NGA_Global_18060474DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- Tiffany Shackelford, NGA Global
You are invited a lunch forum on "Governors as the New Ambassadors: Public Diplomacy at the State Level" at the George Washington University Elliott School;.
The sudden expansion of governors and states in global culture, energy, environment and scientific exchange and outreach will be discussed by...
2018_DC_Botanic11DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2018_12_27G1_Botanic_XMas135DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2018) (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Botanic_XMas282DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2018)
Season's Greenings: All Aboard!
November 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019
This year, explore America by train as our annual holiday show Season's Greenings showcases historic railroad stations across the country. In our model train show, trains chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations...
2018_DC_Botanic_Orchids39DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Orchid Spectrum
Orchid Spectrum
February 23 - April 8, 2018
From February 23 through April 8, immerse yourself in the U.S. Botanic Garden's annual orchid show, presented in collaboration with Smithsonian Gardens. Found on every continent except Antarctica, orchids showcase a wide spectrum of diversity in color,...
2018_DC_Botanic_Murals14DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals
Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals
January 31 - October 15, 2018
Stop and take a look at the murals covering our city walls and you'll notice plants are often featured. Plants in murals communicate the aesthetic, ecological, and historic importance of plants in the urban environment. This exhibit features...
2018_DC_Botanic_CAC_18122726DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Performance: Christmas (2018) -- Capital Accord Chorus (choral performance)
Capital Accord Chorus (choral)
Capital Accord Chorus is a women's chorus performing four-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style. Their fun and engaging repertoire ranges from jazz to pop, through standards and show tunes -- they sing it all
2018_DC_Parkland_1Month_180314106DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally/Protest: Gun control one month after Parkland Shooting
Speakers in the Congressional Solidarity Walk-Out included Chris Van Hollen, Al Green, Steny Hoyer, Bernie Sanders, Ted Deutch, Jamie Raskin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, John Lewis, and lots of students. There were also others who spoke before I got there.
2018_DC_DALCA_18061310DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Rally: DALCA (Fix DACA, but mostly for Indian immigrants)
Very pro-Trump group including GOP reps. One sign said RHC 58%: Clear GC Backlog in 5 Yrs. We will pay $25B for the Wall. It sounded a lot like screw the others who are here for health and safety reasons but please keep up here for economic ones.

This was an odd protest. This group is protesting an...
2018_DC_RFK_Human_180605237DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Robert F. Kennedy 2018 Human Rights Award
Robert F. Kennedy 2018 Human Rights Award
Mrs. Robert Francis Kennedy & The Board Of Directors Of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Invite You To Honor The Youth Activists Of Today
* Color of Change
* The International Indigenous Youth Council
* March for Our Lives
* United We Dream
Recipients Of...
2018_DC_Graham_1802287DC -- U.S. Capitol -- State tribute for Billy Graham
The outdoor lines only. I wasn't interested in seeing him lying in state.
2018_DC_Bush_18120450DC -- U.S. Capitol -- State tribute for George H.W. Bush
2018_DC_Capitol_Grounds13DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2018_DC_Peace_Mon3DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2018_12_27F2_Capitol_Signs21DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Signs (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Grant_Mem21DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
I wanted to get some shots of the Capitol tree in the background. The Capitol dome worked out pretty well too.
2018_DC_Capitol17DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2018_12_27F4_CapitolX72DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Christmas Tree (2018)
2018 -- Noble Fir -- 82 feet (25 m) -- Willamette National Forest -- Oregon
The tradition of the Capitol Christmas Tree, or "The People’s Tree," began in 1964 when Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John W. McCormack (D-MA) placed a live Christmas tree on the Capitol lawn. This tree lived... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Capitol_GrpPhoto4DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior) -- Group photos
Two group photographs including one with Congressman Jim Costa.
2018_DC_Capitol_I16DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2018_DC_Forest1DC -- U.S. Forest Service visitor center
2018_DC_Holocaust3DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
2018_DC_Diarists_181108126DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Event: 80 Years after Kristallnacht: Diarists of the Holocaust
Event: 80 Years after Kristallnacht: Diarists of the Holocaust
Eighty years after Kristallnacht, we reflect on the repercussions of this dangerous turning point in Holocaust history using the vivid observations of young diarists. Their accounts reveal the escalating persecution against Jews that...
2018_DC_Holocaust_Witnesses19DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: American Witnesses
American Witnesses
In April 1945, young Americans serving in the US military encountered the Nazi concentration camps. Few, even those hardened in battle, expected such a shock. “I do not know words that are strong enough or expressive enough to describe the horror I saw in those few days,” one US Army...
2018_DC_Holocaust_Americans281DC -- U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: Americans and the Holocaust
Americans and the Holocaust
Opened April 23, 2018
This exhibition is a portrait of American society that shows how the Depression, isolationism, xenophobia, racism, and antisemitism shaped responses to Nazism and the Holocaust. It reveals how much information was available to Americans at the time and...
2018_DC_Naval_Center1DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
2018_DC_Naval_NCM34DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: National Chief's Mess
2018_DC_Naval_91131DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: The Navy After 9-11
2018_DC_Naval_MCPON19DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center -- Exhibit: Year of the MCPON
2018_DC_Naval_Memorial4DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
A wreath was out for the anniversary of the Battle of Midway.
2018_DC_Victims11DC -- Victims of Communism Memorial
2018_DC_Viet_Wall13DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2018_DC_WRAMC28DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2018_DC_Warner_Theatre23DC -- Warner Theatre
2018_DC_Wash_Mon12DC -- Washington Monument
2018_12_16A2_NCath_Xmas155DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Christmas Creches (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NCath_WWI_181111131DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: WWI Commemorative Service
WWI COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE
Sunday, November 11, 2018 | 10:00am
November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Together with the World War One Centennial Commission, Washington National Cathedral hosts this sacred interfaith worship service. Through special music, prayers and...
2018_DC_NCath_I38DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass)
Including the temporary marker for Matthew Shepard.
2018_DC_NCath_O45DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Outside Images
2018_DC_NCath_Views57DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...
2018_DC_WNY9DC -- Washington Navy Yard
2018_DC_WNY_NavyMus1DC -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum
2018_DC_WP13K7DC -- Washington Post (1301 K St NW -- New Bldg) -- Exterior
2018_DC_Waterfront75DC -- Waterfront area (District Wharf)
2018_DC_Wawa6DC -- Wawa (1111 19th St. NW)
2018_DC_WHouse_Tree46DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2018)
This was during the Christmas government shutdown. The tree is part of the National Park Service which didn't have funding. A big donor agreed to fund the Christmas lights and trains but not trash pick-up.
2018_DC_WHouse_Garden70DC -- White House Garden Tour (2018)
This spring, the White House will open its gardens and grounds to visitors. The grounds will be open on Saturday, April 14, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, April 15, from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. On these days, visitors can discover the beauty of the South Lawn of the White House. The Jacqueline...
2018_DC_WHVC30DC -- White House Visitor Center
They'd updated a few sections for "Donald J. Trump" -- I guess they're required to use his middle initial every time they refer to him.
2018_DC_WHVC_Lego23DC -- White House Visitor Center -- Exhibit: Lego White House
LEGO White House Exhibit
11/20/2018 - 01/27/2019
The White House Historical Association and National Park Service will open a new temporary exhibit at the White House Visitor Center featuring a scale-size LEGO model of the White House.
The LEGO White House was originally created as a part of LEGO’s...
2018_DC_Willard35DC -- Willard InterContinental Washington
2018_DC_ClintonFB5DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
2018_DC_Wilson_Center_Czech72DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Czechs and Slovaks on Their Difficult Road to Peace and Independence
Czechs and Slovaks on Their Difficult Road to Peace and Independence:
The Wilson Center is pleased to host an opening exhibition with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic commemorating the centennial anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia. 
World War I redrew...
2018_DC_Wilson_House32DC -- Woodrow Wilson House
2018_DC_Wilson_GreatWar_18110872DC -- Woodrow Wilson House -- Event: The Great War in America (w/Garrett Peck, Donald Shomette, and Edwin Fountain)
Join us for a special event at the President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C.!
This National Trust Historic Site is hosting a book launch, reception, and panel discussion on Thursday, November 8, at 6 p.m. for The Great War in America by Garrett Peck. This new book reexamines the American...
2018_DC_Wilson_Center2DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2018_DC_Wilson_Center_Vw30DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars -- Views from...
2018_DC_Wilson_Plaza6DC -- Woodrow Wilson Plaza (between Clinton and Reagan buildings)
2018_DC_WB_VC26DC -- World Bank -- Visitor Center
The World Bank's bookstore closed in 2016 and they replaced it with a new Visitor Center. It opened November 15, 2017 but this was the first time I'd seen it.
2018_DC_WB_VC_Art16DC -- World Bank -- Visitor Center -- Art Gallery
The World Bank's bookstore closed in 2016 and they replaced it with a new Visitor Center. It opened November 15, 2017 but this was the first time I'd seen it.
2018_DC_Trails_Anacostia12DC Heritage Trails: An East of the River View: Anacostia Heritage Trail
2018_DC_Trails_CW2CR44DC Heritage Trails: Civil War to Civil Rights: Downtown Heritage Trail
2018_DC_Trails_GreaterH36DC Heritage Trails: Hub, Home, Heart: Greater H Street NE Heritage Trail
2018_DC_Trails_GeorgiaPP30DC Heritage Trails: Lift Every Voice: Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail
2018_DC_Trails_FTriangle30DC Heritage Trails: Make No Little Plans: Federal Triangle Heritage Trail
2018_DC_DCJCC2DCJCC -- Building
2018_DC_EFF_Benefit_180205191Env Film Festival (2018) -- Benefit Gala honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle @ Embassy of France in the US
Environmental Film Festival In The Nation's Capital invites you to attend the Benefit Gala.
This annual event raises critical funds for the upcoming Festival in Washington, DC from March 15-25, 2018.
Honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle as DCEFF’s Environmental Champion for her extraordinary work in ocean...
2018_DC_Moe_1803226Env Film Festival (2018) -- Eric Moe Award Winner -- "Water Warriors" wMichael Premo @ Tabard Inn
WATER WARRIORS
Winner: Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability
Water Warriors is the story of a community’s successful fight against the oil and natural gas industry in New Brunswick, Canada, A multicultural group of unlikely warriors set up a series of road blockades, sometimes on fire,...
2018_DC_EFF_Filmmakers_180318108Env Film Festival (2018) -- Festival Filmmakers Reception @ Jefferson Hotel
Some of the filmmakers who were present included: Ashley Bell ("Love & Bananas"), David Schumacher ("The New Fire"), Eric Balaz ("Tatra Mountains -- Life on the Edge"), Kate Brooks ("The Last Animals"), Ilana Lapid and Kristi Drexler ("Yochi"), Peter Byck ("Earth Optimism Shorts; Soil Carbon...
2018_DC_EFF_Tesla25Env Film Festival (2018) -- Tesla cars exhibited @ Jefferson Hotel
2018_DC_EFF_VR_201815Env Film Festival (2018) -- Virtual Reality @ Carnegie Inst and @ Natl Geographic Society
2018_DC_Tatra_18031864Env Film Festival (2018) -- "Tatra Mountains: Life on the Edge" (w/Erik Balaz; Peter Lim and Tereza Gemeranova) @ Carnegie Inst
Tatra Mountains: Life on the Edge
Co-Presented in partnership with EKOTOP Film Festival and with the support of the Trust for Mutual Understanding.
The Tatra mountain range looms high above the clouds like an island – the smallest high mountain group on earth. A unique environment with unique...
2018_DC_Last_Animals_18031597Env Film Festival (2018) -- "The Last Animals" -- Program @ Natl Geographic Society
The Last Animals
Presented by the Reva and David Logan Foundation.
The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists, and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from the edge of extinction.
Director: Kate Brooks
(US/UK, 2017, 92 min.) DC...
2018_DC_Last_AnimalsR_180315172Env Film Festival (2018) -- "The Last Animals" -- Receptions and Preparation @ Natl Geographic Society
The Last Animals
Presented by the Reva and David Logan Foundation.
The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists, and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from the edge of extinction.
Director: Kate Brooks
(US/UK, 2017, 92 min.) DC...
2018_DC_UntamedR_18031869Env Film Festival (2018) -- "Untamed Romania" Reception (w/ Tom Barton Humphreys; Sarah Titcombe, and Paul Lister) @ Carnegie Inst
Untamed Romania
A feature-length film celebrates Romania’s astounding natural beauty and sheer diversity of wild animals. Vast mountains, ancient forests and expansive wetlands provide undisturbed habitats to many of the continent’s iconic creatures.
Q&A – Tom Barton Humphreys (Director); Sarah...
2018_DC_WastedR_18031751Env Film Festival (2018) -- "Wasted!" Reception @ Carnegie Inst
"WASTED!"
Every year 80% of the world’s water, 40% of the world’s land, and 10% of the world’s energy is dedicated to growing the food we eat, yet in the same year 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown out. Narrated by Anthony Bourdain, WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste, how it's directly...
2018_DC_Wasted_180317105Env Film Festival (2018) -- "Wasted!" (w/Anna Chai, Tim Ma, Asha Carter, Jeremy Brosowsky, and Tim Carman) @ Carnegie Inst
"WASTED!"
Every year 80% of the world’s water, 40% of the world’s land, and 10% of the world’s energy is dedicated to growing the food we eat, yet in the same year 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown out. Narrated by Anthony Bourdain, WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste, how it's directly...
2018_DC_Yochi_18031836Env Film Festival (2018) -- "Yochi" (part of Shorts Program 5) (w/Kristi Drexler; Ilana Lapid; H.E. Francisco Daniel Gutierez) @ Carnegie Inst
Yochi
Showing as part of Shorts Program 5.
Yochi, a 9-year-old selectively mute Mayan boy, guards a nest of endangered Yellow-Headed Parrots in Belize’s pine savannah. When his beloved older brother, Itza, returns from the city, Yochi learns that he’s in debt and has turned to poaching – setting the...
2018_DC_CB_Fireworks_18040749Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2018)
2018_DC_Hechelhammer_18041046Goethe-Institut -- Bodo Hechelhammer ("Double Agent Heinz Felfe Discovers America")
Presentation “Double Agent Heinz Felfe Discovers America”
Dr. Bodo Hechelhammer, the Chief Historian of the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND), will give a presentation at the Goethe-Institut on his new book about the double agent, Heinz Felfe. In addition to his talk, he will show photos and...
2018_DC_Goethe_Projecting18Goethe-Institut -- Exhiibit: Early UFA Film Posters: Projecting Women
Early UFA Film Posters: Projecting Women
03/01/2018 - 04/30/2018
Posters from famous as well as rarely seen or lost Berlin UFA films from the 1920s and 30s portray women as heroines or seductresses, debutantes or harlots. From Sumurun to Metropolis, women are vying for power in male-dominated...
2018_DC_JRA_Annual_181105102James Renwick Alliance Annual Meeting @ Katzen Arts Center
James Renwick Alliance Annual Meeting
You're invited! Come learn about the James Renwick Alliance as we announce the donations and awards we have made in support of our mission. Hear about exciting programs, upcoming trips, and the ways that you can get more involved. Socialize with other members, meet...
2018_DC_Marching_18042387March on Washington Film Festival -- Marching to Progress: Women in 2018 @ NYU
Marching to Progress: Women in 2018 is presented by The March on Washington Film Festival, Raben_Impact, and the NYU Brademas Center. This event will commemorate the Women’s March and assess how we are moving women from marching to voting and further activism. Clips from Robin Hamilton's Fannie Lou...
2018_DC_Metro_NM6Metro Station -- Archives Navy Memorial Penn Quarter
2018_DC_Metro_FW6Metro Station -- Farragut West
2018_DC_Metro_GP5Metro Station -- Gallery Place
A new canopy is going up over the escalator.
2018_DC_Metro_GAP7Metro Station -- Georgia Avenue-Petworth
2018_12_09A1_Meyers157National Gallery of Art -- Artist talk: linn meyers: work
linn meyers: work
linn meyers, artist and cofounder, STABLE, in conversation with Jonathan Frederick Walz, director of curatorial affairs and curator of American art, Columbus Museum
Artist linn meyers creates works that reveal the expansive potential of drawing. In monumental installations drawn... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_NHC_Trade_18062949National History Center -- Congressional Briefing on the History of U.S. Trade Policy @ Cannon House Office Bldg
The National History Center invites you to attend our
Congressional Briefing on the History of U.S. Trade Policy
The president's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and threats to impose other protectionist measures have sparked renewed controversy over US trade policy. But debates over free trade...
2018_DC_Ayers_18043058National History Center -- Ed Ayers ("Thin Light of Freedom") @ Wilson Center
The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
Edward Ayers, winner of the Lincoln Prize for 2018, will explore the American Civil War and its consequences from the ground up. Building on a pioneering digital archive that offers a comprehensive view of a Virginia...
2018_DC_Cashin_18012244National History Center -- Sheryll Cashin ("Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America") @ Wilson Center
Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy
Drawing from the earliest chapters in US history, legal scholar Sheryll Cashin reveals the enduring legacy of America’s original sin, tracing how we transformed from a country without an entrenched construction of race to a...
2018_12_13E1_NAS_Recep78Natl Academy of Sciences -- Event: AGU Art and Science Gallery Talks and Reception w/Diane Burko, Julie Anand, and Damon Sauer
AGU Art and Science Gallery Talks and Reception
by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Geophysical Union Art and Science Committee for a private reception celebrating the exhibitions Endangered: From Glaciers... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Burko_18110235Natl Academy of Sciences -- Event: Meet the Artist: Diane Burko
Endangered: From Glaciers to Reefs: A Multi-Media Exhibition by Diane Burko
Diane Burko blurs the lines between art, science, and the environment. Since 2006, her practice has been devoted to communicating climate change issues. She synthesizes information from her own on-site investigations together...
2018_DC_NAOscA_1803036Natl Archives -- Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees
The National Archives hosts the 14th annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film. The screenings are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in partnership...
2018_DC_Souza_180508185Natl Archives -- An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza
An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza
He captured President Reagan and President Obama, now it's your turn to see the man behind the famous photographs. Join us for an exclusive program with Pete Souza, President Barack Obama's Chief Official White House Photographer! Souza will...
2018_DC_Drury_18102926Natl Archives -- Bob Drury ("Valley Forge")
Bob Drury and Tom Clavin: Valley Forge: The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury has written an inspiring account of Valley Forge, the Continental Army winter camp where George Washington turned the tide of the American Revolution. At the end of 1777, the Continental Army was starving; the men were...
2018_DC_Folktales_18011060Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar ("The Annotated African American Folktales") w/A'Lelia Bundles
African American Folktales
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar will discuss their book, The Annotated African American Folktales. The illustrated book celebrates nearly 170 stories across several continents and is a kaleidoscopic study of the African American folklore tradition. It presents fairy...
2018_DC_Abrams_18030727Natl Archives -- Jeanne E. Abrams ("First Ladies of the Republic")
First Ladies of the Republic
Jeanne E. Abrams takes a look at the First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role. The position of First Lady was not officially authorized or defined, but they worked to project a public persona...
2018_DC_Reeves_18061340Natl Archives -- John Reeves ("The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee")
The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon
In his latest book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, historian John Reeves tells the story of the forgotten legal and moral case that was made against the Confederate general after the Civil War. The actual...
2018_DC_Ellis_18101740Natl 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...
2018_DC_Boot_18011760Natl Archives -- Max Boot ("The Road Not Taken")
The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
In this biography of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, military historian Max Boot demonstrates how America’s giant military bureaucracy in Vietnam crushed Lansdale’s policy of diplomacy to win the trust of the Vietnamese...
2018_DC_Women_FS_18041973Natl Archives -- Panel -- 11th Annual Forum on Women in Leadership ("Women in Foreign Service") w/Cokie Roberts, Susan Rockwell Johnson. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Fay Hartog-Levin, and Melanne Verveer
11th Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: Women in Foreign Service
Women leaders in Foreign Service, including ambassadors, diplomats, and academics, will discuss their experiences, explore critical viewpoints, and offer advice to young women entering the field of American Foreign Service....
2018_DC_Glen_Echo_18051797Natl Archives -- Panel -- Before the Freedom Riders: The Fight to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park
Before the Freedom Riders: The Fight to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park
See exclusive, advance clips from Emmy award–winning filmmaker Ilana Trachtman’s documentary in progress, Ain’t No Back to a Merry-Go-Round (2019). The film will tell a little-known and groundbreaking story of the integration of...
2018_DC_Remembering_18111489Natl Archives -- Panel -- Remembering Vietnam: A Conversation About What Happens after Duty, Honor, Country
Remembering Vietnam: A Conversation About What Happens after Duty, Honor, Country
As part of a week-long schedule of activities to celebrate and honor Vietnam War veterans, ...
2018_DC_Viet_Photogs_181101150Natl Archives -- Panel -- Vietnam Photographers: Capturing the War on Film
Vietnam Photographers: Capturing the War on Film
In partnership with the U.S. Army Center of Military History and in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a panel of combat photographers who served in Vietnam as part of the Army’s Special Photographic Office will discuss their role and...
2018_DC_Brown_18030560Natl Archives -- Panel -- "Harold Brown: Offsetting the Soviet Military Challenge, 1977-1981" w/Harold Brown, Charles Duncan, and Robert Work
Harold Brown: Offsetting the Soviet Military Challenge, 1977–1981
Edward Keefer, author of Harold Brown: Offsetting the Soviet Military Challenge, 1977–1981, will moderate a discussion on how the former Secretary of Defense Brown worked to counter the Soviet Union’s growing military strength during the...
2018_DC_Golway_18121158Natl Archives -- Terry Golway ("Frank and Al")
Frank and Al: FDR, Al Smith, and the Unlikely Alliance that Created the Modern Democratic Party
In his latest book, Frank and Al, editor and author Terry Golway tells the untold story of an unlikely political partnership—between a to-the-manor-born Protestant (Franklin D. Roosevelt) and a Lower East...
2018_DC_Tokyo_Trials_181115190Natl Archives -- U.S. Premier of "The Tokyo Trials"
U.S. Premiere of “The Tokyo Trials”
Lasting more than two and a half years, the Tokyo War Crimes Trial became the longest legal proceeding ever, producing reams of records that set the precedent for modern military tribunals. In observance of the 70th anniversary of the trial’s adjournment in 1948, the...
2018_DC_Catch_Wave_18102478Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Catch the Wave: Voter Discontent During Wave Elections
Catch the Wave: Voter Discontent During Wave Elections
Are the 2018 midterms going to be a wave election? While the party controlling the White House traditionally loses congressional seats during midterm elections, there are numerous instances of wave elections, where one party suffers an...
2018_DC_Charts_18121351Natl Endowment for Democracy & CIMA -- Reading the Charts: What Data Can Tell Us About Defending the Info Space
Reading the Charts: What Data Can Tell Us About Defending the Info Space
by Center for International Media Assistance
For nearly two decades, the Media Sustainability Index (MSI) has provided in-depth analysis of the conditions for independent media in 80 countries across the world.
The latest...
2018_DC_NED_4thE_18061943Natl Endowment for Democracy & CIMA -- Supporting the Fourth Estate: What's Been Done to Bolster Independent Media?
An initiative of the National Endowment for Democracy
The Center for International Media Assistance is pleased to invite you to a discussion on
Supporting the Fourth Estate: What's Been Done to Bolster Independent Media?
The world has reached a tipping point in the state of vibrant news media. Press...
2018_DC_2Centuries_18062038Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Panel: Two Centuries of American Innovation and 10 Million Patents
Two Centuries of American Innovation and 10 Million Patents
Co-sponsor USPTO, CPIP
Signed by President George Washington, the first US Patent was issued in 1790. This June, the USPTO will issue patent number 10,000,000. These ten million utility patents represent two centuries of breakthroughs that...
2018_DC_SIAH_Storage_18062311Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Solstice Saturday)
2018_DC_SIPM_StampC_18050188Natl Postal Museum -- Event: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue: Air Mail
U.S. Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony (Stamp Dedication)
The U.S. Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two U.S. Air Mail Forever stamps this year. The first, depicted in blue, commemorates the pioneering spirit of the brave pilots who first flew the mail in...
2018_DC_Moon2Nature -- Moon shots -- By Newseum levels
2018_DC_Canstruction434NBM -- Washington Architectural Foundation's Canstruction® 2018
Join the Washington Architectural Foundation at the National Building Museum to see the build-out for CANstruction 2018!
2018 Theme: CAN't Stop the Beet!
Build Out: Sunday, November 18
On View: Monday, November 19 - Sunday, November 25, 2018
Canstruction is a nationwide program that aims to raise...
2018_DC_Facebook_18040562New America -- Facebook After Cambridge Analytica: What Should We Do Now?
Facebook After Cambridge Analytica: What Should We Do Now?
The recent scandal over how political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica was able to access personal information about tens of millions of Facebook users has turbo-charged the public conversation about online privacy generally and Facebook’s...
2018_DC_Klepper_180323100Newseum -- A Conversation with Jordan Klepper
Comedy Central and the Newseum invite you to "A Conversation with Jordan Klepper"
Join us as Jordan Klepper, host of Comedy Central's "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" discusses his daily late-night series.
The program, which debuted in September 2017, satirizes the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise...
2018_DC_Role_18121370Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Increasing Role Of Women As Heads Of Religious Freedom Organizations
Increasing Role Of Women As Heads Of Religious Freedom Organizations
We have recently seen several long-time leaders in the field of religious freedom — with various political perspectives and of diverse faiths — step down from their positions, some to seek other opportunities and others to enjoy a...
2018_DC_Discourse_18102994Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Religion in the National Discourse
Religion in the National Discourse
Americans today are divided on a range of issues at the intersection of religion and state power. So much of our national discourse has been centered on questions like: Can government officials use religion to justify government policies? Should politicians use...
2018_DC_Hefner_Awards_180604196Newseum -- Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards (2018)
Christie Hefner cordially invites you to attend the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards on June 4, 2018 at the Newseum.
This year's panel of judges consisted of Michael Bamberger, Senior Counsel at Denton's and General Counsel at Media Coalition, Shelby Coffey III, Vice Chair of Newseum and Senior...
2018_DC_Midterm_Wrap_18111039Newseum -- Inside Media w/Chris Cillizza And Leigh Munsil (Midterm Election Wrap-Up)
Inside Media: Midterm Election Wrap-Up With CNN’s Chris Cillizza And Leigh Munsil
CNN’s Chris Cillizza and Leigh Munsil analyze the results of the 2018 midterm elections which saw Democrats regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans increase their majority in the U.S....
2018_DC_Tapper_18060960Newseum -- Inside Media w/Jake Tapper ("The Hellfire Club")
Inside Media: CNN’s Jake Tapper
CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper talks about his new novel, “The Hellfire Club,” a political thriller set in the 1950’s McCarthy Era in which figures such as Sen. John F. Kennedy, Vice President Richard Nixon and President Eisenhower appear as...
2018_DC_Swanson_18042846Newseum -- Inside Media w/James Swanson ("Chasing King’s Killer")
Inside Media: The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author James Swanson talks about his new book, “Chasing King’s Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassin,” which chronicles the assassination of the nation’s most celebrated civil rights leader.
"Chasing King’s Killer" tells the...
2018_DC_Lipman_18020359Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joanne Lipman ("That's What She Said")
Inside Media: "That's What She Said": Closing the Gender Gap in the Workforce
Joanne Lipman, former editor in chief of USA TODAY, talks about her new book, “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together.”
With reports of sexual harassment and assault...
2018_DC_Code_War_18102044Newseum -- Inside Media w/John Carlin and Garrett Graff ("Cyber Security Threat Against the United States")
Inside Media: The Cyber Security Threat Against the United States
The Russian attack on the 2016 election grabbed headlines, but it’s only the latest incident of America being attacked by adversaries in cyberspace following on the heels of assaults by China, North Korea and Iran.
In their new book,...
2018_DC_Williams_18101369Newseum -- Inside Media w/Juan Williams ("President Trump's Record on Civil Rights")
Inside Media: President Trump’s Record on Civil Rights
Fox News Channel’s Juan Williams talks about his new book, “What the Hell Do You Have to Lose? Trump’s War on Civil Rights,” which delivers a critique of the president’s record on civil rights.
Williams, a civil rights historian and political...
2018_DC_Rosenstein_18050158Newseum -- Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein (w/Ron Collins)
A Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General of the United States
To commemorate Law Day, the Newseum Institute presents a special program featuring Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general of the United States, in a wide-ranging discussion on the rule of law, the First Amendment...
2018_DC_Opioid_Diaries_18030669Newseum -- Opioid Diaries - Photographs by James Nachtwey
The Opioid Diaries - Photographs by James Nachtwey
TIME photographer James Nachtwey has spent decades documenting war, famine and terrorism around the world. In a special new TIME project, Nachtwey turns his lens on the crippling epidemic at home.
The Newseum and TIME present a program featuring...
2018_DC_Marines_Tet_180125120Newseum -- Panel -- The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War
The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War
To mark the opening of the Newseum’s newest exhibit, “The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War,” the Newseum looks back at the 1968 Battle of Huê´, the bloodiest single battle of the Tet Offensive and a turning point that...
2018_DC_Kurtz_18021743Newseum -- President and the Press: Howard Kurtz ("Media Buzz")
The President and the Press: Fox News Channel’s Howard Kurtz
Howard Kurtz, host of Fox News Channel’s “Media Buzz,” talks about his new book, “Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War Over the Truth.”
The book chronicles what happened behind the scenes of some of the biggest controversies...
2018_12_06D1_Rise_Up123Newseum -- Rise Up: A Conversation with Judy and Dennis Shepard (w/Jonathan Capehart)
Rise Up: A Conversation With Judy And Dennis Shepard
Join us, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, for a conversation with Judy and Dennis Shepard who will talk about their work honoring their son Matthew, whose tragic murder in 1998 brought national... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Rise_Up_18060589Newseum -- Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement (w/Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank, and Joshua Johnson)
Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) appear together for a conversation on legislative and societal challenges and victories that helped shape the long struggle for LGBTQ rights.
Baldwin was elected to the Senate in 2012 and...
2018_DC_RFK_Awards_180522251Newseum -- Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards (2018)
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights celebrated World Press Freedom Day by announcing the winners of its 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards. The winning book selection and first place winners in 13 categories as well as the Journalism Grand Prize winner and the John Seigenthaler Prize for Courage...
2018_DC_Stars_Stripes_181001148Newseum -- 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 news”...
2018_DC_JMem_18060493Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2018) w/Holly Williams
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 18 journalists who represent those who died in 2017.
Keynote speaker: CBS News...
2018_DC_POYI_Ceremony_180405166Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 75th Reception and Ceremony
The Newseum invites you to the Pictures of the Year Opening Reception.
Join us for a special preview and reception of "Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World's Best Photography."
The groundbreaking photography show features seven decades of award-winning images from the archives of Pictures of...
2018_12_15B1_Special_Counsel145Newseum -- What's special about a Special Counsel? (w/Stuart E. Eizenstat, Kenneth Starr, Jonathan Turley, Greta Van Susteren)
What's special about a Special Counsel?
As Robert Mueller seems near to ending the controversial investigation into Russian interference in 2016’s presidential election and possible collusion by the Trump presidential campaign, the Freedom Forum Institute will convene an expert panel to examine the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Equality_18042577Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 1: Equality in Newsrooms
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Welcoming Remarks:
* Jan Neuharth, chair and CEO, The Newseum Forum
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC...
2018_DC_Equality3_18042554Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 2: Newsroom Leadership
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Transition Remarks:
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC News producer

Panel II: Newsroom Leadership:...
2018_DC_Press_Freedom_18011798Newseum & CPJ -- Panel -- Journalism in the Trump Era: Assessing Press Freedom in the United States
Journalism in the Trump Era: Assessing Press Freedom in the United States 
As the nation marks the first year of the Donald Trump administration, a panel of journalists will examine the state of press freedom in the United States.
Introduction:
* Jan Neuharth, chief executive officer, Freedom...
2018_12_01D1_Sports_Writers186Newseum & Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism -- Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
The Freedom Forum Institute and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland are pleased to host a special program, “Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?”
This program is the latest... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Branches37_180430118Nixon Legacy Forum & Natl Archives -- Building the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress
Nixon Legacy Forum: Building the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress
President Nixon achieved enviable legislative successes with a Congress dominated by Democrats. Today, a distinguished panel of Nixon Administration alumni including Tom Korologos, Wallace Johnson, and John Lehman,...
2018_DC_Panther_18102522NMAAHC -- Press Preview: Black Panther costume
Media Availability: First Display of Black Panther Costume At Smithsonian African American Film Festival
Smithsonian African American Film Festival organizers will be available to discuss the inaugural Film Festival. The Black Panther costume will also be on-site during the availability for its...
2018_DC_NPC_Bookfair_181102105NPC -- Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2018)
The Capitol region’s premiere holiday book event is back for the 41st 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 prose.

Daniel de Visé -- The Comeback: Greg LeMond, the True King of...
2018_DC_Reel_Story_18030755NYU -- The Reel Story: Reporting in Washington
The Reel Story: Reporting in Washington
WH Press Corps
Reporting in Washington is so glamorous that Hollywood wants in. Good and bad journalism make great and awful movies. It's more than The Post and All The President's Men. There's Shock and Awe, Broadcast News, Shattered Glass, The Pelican Brief,...
2018_DC_Midterms_18112926NYU Law -- Sidney Austin Forum: Assessing the 2018 Election Results -- 1 (of 3): Keynote w/Henry Olsen
Assessing the 2018 Election Results: Governance and Political Implications
Sidley Austin Forum
Sidley Austin LLP and NYU School of Law are proud to host the 3rd Annual Sidley Austin Forum.
The program will examine the results of the 2018 congressional midterms and state and local contests around the...
2018_DC_Midterms2_18112938NYU Law -- Sidney Austin Forum: Assessing the 2018 Election Results -- 2 (of 3): Panel 1 w/Bob Bauer, Megan Mcardle, Sam Stein, and Ben Wittes
Assessing the 2018 Election Results: Governance and Political Implications
Sidley Austin Forum
Sidley Austin LLP and NYU School of Law are proud to host the 3rd Annual Sidley Austin Forum.
The program will examine the results of the 2018 congressional midterms and state and local contests around the...
2018_DC_Midterms3_18112946NYU Law -- Sidney Austin Forum: Assessing the 2018 Election Results -- 3 (of 3): Panel 2 w/David Axelrod, Emily Ekins, Ronald Klain, and Doug Thornel
Assessing the 2018 Election Results: Governance and Political Implications
Sidley Austin Forum
Sidley Austin LLP and NYU School of Law are proud to host the 3rd Annual Sidley Austin Forum.
The program will examine the results of the 2018 congressional midterms and state and local contests around the...
2018_DC_Unfinished_18040346NYU & Brennan Center for Justice -- Revolution Unfinished: Remembering MLK's Vision for a Nation Transformed (w/Michael Steele and Donna Edwards)
Revolution Unfinished: Remembering MLK's Vision for a Nation Transformed
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is largely remembered for his campaigns against segregation, his calls for racial brotherhood, and his unwavering commitment to nonviolence. He is less often remembered, however, for his...
2018_DC_McCormack_180521114NYU, Embassy of Ireland, and Solas Nua -- Salon Series: A Conversation with Author Mike McCormack w/Alice McDermott and Sarah Davis-Goff
Salon Series: A Conversation with Author Mike McCormack
NYU Washington, DC, the Embassy of Ireland, Solas Nua, and the EU Delegation European Month of Culture present acclaimed author Mike McCormack.
Mike McCormack is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from County Mayo in Ireland. His...
2018_DC_Stephens_181028162Politics & Prose -- Alice Stephens ("Famous Adopted People")
Alice Stephens - Famous Adopted People
Stephens’s debut novel follows Lisa and Mindy, South Koreans and best friends since their childhood adoption by American parents. In their twenties as the novel opens, the two meet in Seoul at Mindy’s insistence to track down their birth parents. But Lisa has just...
2018_DC_Bloom_18022531Politics & Prose -- Amy Bloom ("White Houses")
Amy Bloom - White Houses
Bloom’s fourth novel is told from the point of view of Lorena Hickok and recounts her long relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt. Starting with Hickok’s unhappy childhood in Wisconsin, the narrative follows her escape from an abusive home, her struggle to finish school, and the...
2018_DC_Ryan_18090444Politics & Prose -- April Ryan ("Under Fire")
April Ryan - Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
Ryan has been a White House correspondent for the American Urban Radio Networks since the Clinton administration, but with Trump’s arrival she has become part of the story she’s covering. Her new book is both a reporter’s...
2018_DC_Press_1803257Politics & Prose -- Bill Press ("From the Left")
Bill Press - From the Left: A Life in the Crossfire
Press grew up in a segregated working-class Delaware town. Part of a Catholic family, he was raised to believe that divorce, abortion, and homosexuality were sins, and he entered a seminary to prepare for a lifetime of defending his faith. Yet instead...
2018_DC_Mann_18020121Politics & Prose -- Charles C. Mann ("The Wizard and the Prophet") w/Scott Stossel
Charles C. Mann - The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World — in conversation with Scott Stossel
Mann’s award-winning histories, 1491 and 1493, looked back to Columbus and his world-changing expeditions. His new book profiles two...
2018_DC_LeDuff_18052461Politics & Prose -- Charlie LeDuff ("Sh*tshow!")
Charlie LeDuff - Sh*tshow!: The Country's Collapsing . . . and the Ratings Are Great
LeDuff, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of Detroit, didn’t predict the Trump presidency, but already in 2013 he sensed the country was at a breaking point. To document this, he set out on a...
2018_DC_Kurtz_Phelan_18041578Politics & Prose -- Daniel Kurtz-Phelan ("The China Mission") w/Evan Thomas
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan - The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947 — in conversation with Evan Thomas
In 1945 Truman dispatched General George Marshall to China as his special presidential envoy. Marshall was charged with negotiating peace between the Chinese Nationalists and...
2018_DC_Blight_18102957Politics & Prose -- David W. Blight ("Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom")
David W. Blight - Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Blight, the award-winning author of histories including American Oracle and Race and Reunion, is perhaps the foremost Frederick Douglass scholar at work today. He’s edited the annotated editions of Douglass’s first two autobiographies, and he...
2018_DC_Pelecanos_18090966Politics & Prose -- George Pelecanos ("The Man Who Came Uptown")
George Pelecanos - The Man Who Came Uptown
In some twenty mystery-thrillers, Pelecanos has created unforgettable and utterly human characters, placed them in situations offering no obvious right choices, and has illuminated the life of D.C. neighborhoods better than any sociology text could. In his...
2018_DC_New_Power_18041553Politics & Prose -- Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms ("New Power")
Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms - New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--And How to Make It Work for You
If you compare traditional institutions like the military, hospitals, and schools to digital-age organizations like Black Lives Mater, Airbnb, and Reddit, you get a snapshot of two...
2018_DC_Lipman_18022035Politics & Prose -- Joanne Lipman ("That's What She Said") w/Susan Page
Joanne Lipman - That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) about Working Together — in conversation with Susan Page
Lipman’s groundbreaking handbook for achieving gender parity in the workplace grew out of her 2014 Wall Street Journal article, “Women at Work: A Guide for...
2018_DC_Califano_18031367Politics & Prose -- Joseph A. Califano, Jr.("Our Damaged Democracy")
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. - Our Damaged Democracy: We the People Must Act
This authoritative and passionate primer on the three branches of government reveals the changes--political, cultural, constitutional, technological, institutional--that render our government completely dysfunctional, and the...
2018_DC_Rad_Girls_180911101Politics & Prose -- Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl ("Rad Girls Can") w/Mary Beth Tinker
Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl - Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women — In conversation with Mary Beth Tinker
What do the young women in this book have in common? Quite simply, they're amazing. The real-life heroines profiled are making it happen in a range of fields:...
2018_DC_Davis_18021961Politics & Prose -- Lanny J. Davis ("The Unmaking of the President 2016")
Lanny J. Davis - The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency
Davis’s analysis of the 2016 election argues that the contest was effectively over, decided in Trump’s favor, on October 28. That day James Comey informed Congress that the FBI would be...
2018_DC_Speak_18020662Politics & Prose -- Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll ("Speak: The Graphic Novel")
Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll - Speak: The Graphic Novel — in the Children & Teens Dept. **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
The novel, Speak, a National Book Award finalist, is now available in graphic form, illustrated by Emily Carroll. It is the story of a girl, Melinda, who becomes an outcast at...
2018_DC_Callanan_18041514Politics & Prose -- Liam Callanan ("Paris by the Book")
Liam Callanan
Paris by the Book
Callanan’s third novel is a playful literary mystery that starts with the search for a missing man and ends in a family finding a new life as proprietors of a Paris bookstore. When Leah’s husband disappears, the only clues—if they are clues—are the manuscript of his...
2018_DC_Square_18051151Politics & Prose -- Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen ("Square")
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen - Square
Following on the success of 2017’s Triangle, Barnett and Klassen are back with another geometric story. Here, blockish Square has set to work creating a portrait of Circle from stone. Square’s work crumbles. However, when Circle sees her reflection in a puddle, she...
2018_DC_Bittman_18052063Politics & Prose -- Mark Bittman ("How to Grill Everything") w/Anna Spiegel
Mark Bittman - How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food — in conversation with Anna Spiegel
Written with Bittman’s signature clarity and verve, the latest in his How to Cook Everything series is a wide-ranging sampling of the possibilities of the grill. Featuring more than...
2018_11_19E_Kalb107Politics & Prose -- Marvin Kalb ("Enemy of the People") w/Andrea Mitchell
Marvin Kalb - Enemy of the People: Trump's War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy — in conversation with Andrea Mitchell
For Kalb, a journalist and media observer for more than six decades, when Trump called the press an “enemy of the American people,” alarm bells... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Philbrick_18030853Politics & Prose -- Nathaniel Philbrick ("Second Wind")
Nathaniel Philbrick - Second Wind: A Sunfish Sailor, an Island, and the Voyage That Brought a Family Together
Originally published in 1999, Philbrick’s warm and engaging memoir is a personal odyssey of sorts, charting the author’s adjustment to midlife changes. The narrative unfolds during the spring...
2018_DC_Scovell_180325101Politics & Prose -- Nell Scovell ("Just the Funny Parts")
Nell Scovell - Just the Funny Parts...and a Few Hard Truths about Sneaking Into the Hollywood Boys' Club — in conversation with Alexandra Petri
With more than thirty years of experience as a writer, producer, and director, Scovell knows how the entertainment industry works. She came to Hollywood as a...
2018_DC_Eisen_1809099Politics & Prose -- Norman Eisen ("The Last Palace")
Norman Eisen - The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House
Eisen’s rich profile of Prague’s Petschek Villa, now the residence of the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic, combines political history and memoir for an illuminating look at Europe in the last century....
2018_DC_Womens_March_180123102Politics & Prose -- Panel -- Women's March Organizers ("Together We Rise: The Women's March")
Women's March Organizers, featuring Janaye Ingram, Mia Ives-Rublee, Caitlin Ryan, Melanie Campbell, and more - Together We Rise: The Women's March--Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World
With more than three million participants, the Women’s March on January 21, 2017 marked the largest...
2018_DC_Race_In_America_18011585Politics & Prose -- Panel -- "Race in America Today" (5th) w/April Ryan, Mary Frances Berry, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Wesley Lowery, and Jason Riley
Race in America Today
A Panel Discussion with Mary Frances Berry, Bishop T. D. Jakes, Wesley Lowery, and Jason Riley
Moderated by April Ryan
Join April Ryan for the fifth in an ongoing series of discussions focusing on race in America. As in previous presentations, Ryan will moderate a panel of...
2018_DC_Nader_18092374Politics & Prose -- Ralph Nader ("To the Ramparts")
Ralph Nader - To the Ramparts: How Bush and Obama Paved the Way for the Trump Presidency, and Why It Isn't Too Late to Reverse Course
Since the release of Unsafe at Any Speed in 1965, Nader has led the charge against destructive and exploitative corporate power. The co-founder of public interest groups...
2018_DC_Penn_18041511Politics & Prose -- Sean Penn ("Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff") w/Laura Lippman
Sean Penn - Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff — in conversation with Laura Lippman
Ironically named and brilliantly drawn, Bob Honey, the protagonist of Penn's first novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, is bitter about his divorce, fed up with Tweets, and tired of being mined for Big Data. He has a day job...
2018_DC_McChrystal_18110362Politics & Prose -- Stanley McChrystal ("Leaders: Myth and Reality") w/Jeff Eggers and Jason Mangone
Stanley McChrystal - Leaders: Myth and Reality — in conversation with Jeff Eggers and Jason Mangone
McChrystal, a retired four-star general and now a senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, has studied leadership intensively, both in the military and in other fields. In this...
2018_DC_Daniels_18120364Politics & Prose -- Stormy Daniels ("Full DIsclosure") w/Sally Quinn
Stormy Daniels - Full Disclosure — in conversation with Sally Quinn
Stormy Daniels offers a conversational, wide-ranging, and forthright account of her life in her new memoir, Full Disclosure. A bright kid from Louisiana who wanted to be a writer and loved horses, Daniels grew up in a dysfunctional...
2018_DC_Eizenstat_18042495Politics & Prose -- Stuart Eizenstat ("President Carter: The White House Years")
Stuart E. Eizenstat: President Carter: The White House Years
The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments--drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.
Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter's side from his...
2018_DC_Clapper_180523104Politics & Prose @ GWU Jack Morton Auditorium -- James Clapper ("Facts and Fears") w/Dana Bash
James Clapper - Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence — in conversation with Dana Bash — at the GW Jack Morton Auditorium
When he stepped down in January 2017 as United States director of national intelligence, James Clapper had been President Obama’s senior intelligence adviser for...
2018_DC_Roulette_180327135Politics & Prose @ GWU Jack Morton Auditorium -- Michael Isikoff and David Corn ("Russian Roulette")
At GW Jack Morton Auditorium
Star journalists Michael Isikoff and David Corn have made headlines with their reports on the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia—and made it into Rep. Nunes’ memo on surveillance to the House Intelligence Committee. In Russian Roulette, they present the incredible account of...
2018_DC_Woodward_18092782Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- Bob Woodward ("Fear") w/Michael Schmidt
Bob Woodward - Fear — In conversation with Michael Schmidt at GW Lisner Auditorium
Bob Woodward, one of the most notable journalists and non-fiction authors in the country, is best known for his original news reporting on the Watergate scandal in the 1970s with fellow reporter Carl Bernstein. Since...
2018_DC_Comey_18043046Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- James Comey ("A Higher Loyalty") w/Mike Allen
James Comey - A Higher Loyalty — in conversation with Mike Allen — at GW Lisner
In A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares never-before-told experiences from the highest-stakes situations of his career. From prosecuting the Mob to changing U.S. policy on torture, overseeing the Clinton...
2018_DC_Andres_18091457Politics & Prose @ GWU Lisner -- José Andrés ("We Fed An Island") w/Tim Carman
José Andrés - We Fed an Island — in conversation with Tim Carman — at GW Lisner Auditorium
Four days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, José Andrés arrived on the island and started to cook. Andrés, whose 29 restaurants have earned him Michelin Stars and two James Beard “Outstanding Chef” awards,...
2018_DC_Kingsolver_18101765Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Barbara Kingsolver ("Unsheltered") w/Diane Rehm
Barbara Kingsolver - Unsheltered — in conversation with Diane Rehm at Sidwell Friends Meeting House
Since she published The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver has been not only a bestselling novelist but a strong moral voice for our country. Her novels have won the National Humanities Medal, the...
2018_DC_Gillibrand_18111369Politics & Prose @ St. Paul's Lutheran Church -- Kirsten Gillibrand ("Bold & Brave") w/Symone Sanders
Kirsten Gillibrand - Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote—at St. Paul's Lutheran Church
United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand presents an uplifting collection of short biographies of American suffragists, inspired by the women who, one hundred years ago, won the right to vote, as...
2018_DC_Telnaes_18012461Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- Ann Telnaes ("Trump's ABC")
Ann Telnaes - Trump's ABC — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
In an inspired matching of form to content, Telnaes presents her series of cartoons on Trump in the shape of a children’s board book. But this collection of satirical wit is for adults, and Telnaes draws, rhymes, and critiques Trump with...
2018_DC_Fleming_18110726Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- Crystal M. Fleming ("How to Be Less Stupid about Race")
Crystal M. Fleming - How to Be Less Stupid about Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
The U.S. exists in a state of racial ignorance, Fleming contends, noting that the same attitudes that justified slavery, let Jim Crow control the South, and...
2018_DC_Kennedy_18090517Politics & Prose @ The Wharf -- Martha H. Kennedy ("Drawn to Purpose")
Martha H. Kennedy - Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists — at Politics and Prose at The Wharf
Kennedy’s ground-breaking survey presents in detail the lives and work of eighty women illustrators from the late nineteenth century to today. Starting with Golden Age artists Mary...
2018_DC_Kinney_181104107Politics & 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...
2018_DC_Fitzgerald_18102344Politics & Prose @ Union Market -- Ali Fitzgerald ("Drawn to Berlin")
Ali Fitzgerald - Drawn to Berlin: Comic Workshops in Refugee Shelters and Other Stories from a New Europe — at Politics and Prose at Union Market
Fitzgerald spent eight years in Berlin teaching her illustrating craft to centers asylum seekers from countries like Syria and Afghanistan – people who have...
2018_DC_Clinton_180607176Politics & Prose @ Warner Theater -- Bill Clinton and James Patterson ("The President is Missing") w/Paul Begala
Politics and Prose Presents Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Please join President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President is Missing, offering candid insights into their unique collaboration and research, as well as the...
2018_DC_Best_180503128Renwick Gallery -- Artist Talk: David Best and The Temple Crew
Join artist David Best and his 'Temple Crew' as they discuss the ephemerality of the Burning Man temples and other site-specific work. Enjoy listening to the artist and his collaborators underneath the temple built specifically for the exhibition.
2018_DC_SIRG_Handihour_18041196Renwick Gallery -- Event: Handi-Hour (2018 Apr, Art of Burning Man)
Inspired by the 10 principles of Burning Man, including Radical Self-expression, Participation, and Leaving No Trace, transform old T-shirts into something fabulous at DC’s original crafting happy hour. Make a bag, necklace: -> https://youtu.be/TTGWkexJ0-o, brooch, headband, or something of your own...
2018_DC_SIRG_Handihour_18091363Renwick Gallery -- Event: Handi-Hour (2018 Sep, Art of Burning Man)
DC's first crafting happy hour throws back to the '70s with macrame. Learn knotting and fiber techniques to make a wall hanging, bracelet, or pot hanger. Enjoy beers from Denizens and live music by Emma G while you work. Tickets are $25 and available beginning August 27. Ticket price includes two beers,...
2018_DC_SIRG_Murder_180126155Renwick Gallery -- Event: Renwick: Murder at Midnight
Renwick: Murder at Midnight
Join us for late-night fun at the Renwick Gallery! The museum will stay open until midnight giving you the chance to explore Murder is her Hobby and The Final Stop before they close on Sunday, January 28. Enjoy a scavenger hunt through the Nutshells, a DJ in the Grand Salon,...
2018_DC_TechnologyFD_Etc_18092233Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- All Else
Technology Family Day
Discover how technology and art intersect and influence our lives. Explore the Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen exhibition and then join us in the courtyard to learn binary code to create jewelry, see how game developers use pixels to create pictures, and hear music that turns...
2018_DC_APacFD_18051222Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Family Day
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Family Day
Bring the whole family for a day filled with art, performances from different regions, and a variety of crafting activities. Make a parol lantern from the Philippines, or a rubbing inspired by Korean artist Do Ho Suh:
2018_DC_TechnologyFD_BTT_18092259Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Bash The Trash
Technology Family Day
Discover how technology and art intersect and influence our lives. Explore the Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen exhibition and then join us in the courtyard to learn binary code to create jewelry, see how game developers use pixels to create pictures, and hear music that turns...
2018_DC_MuertosFD_Else_181027106Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Dia de los Muertos -- All else
Dia de los Muertos Family Day
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with SAAM! Enjoy Mexican folk dance performances throughout the day and leave your handmade ofrendas (offerings) including paper marigolds, calaveras (skull masks), and paper monarch butterflies on our Day of the Dead...
2018_DC_MuertosFD_Ballet_181027172Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Dia de los Muertos -- Ballet Folklorico Mi Herencia Mexicana
Dia de los Muertos Family Day
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with SAAM! Enjoy Mexican folk dance performances throughout the day and leave your handmade ofrendas (offerings) including paper marigolds, calaveras (skull masks), and paper monarch butterflies on our Day of the Dead...
2018_DC_MuertosFD_MADC_18102726Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Dia de los Muertos -- Mariachi Aguila DC
Dia de los Muertos Family Day
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with SAAM! Enjoy Mexican folk dance performances throughout the day and leave your handmade ofrendas (offerings) including paper marigolds, calaveras (skull masks), and paper monarch butterflies on our Day of the Dead...
2018_DC_BalletFD_Else_18120125Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Holiday Ballet Family Day -- Crafts and Face Painting
Celebrate the holidays with SAAM and The Washington Ballet. Acclaimed Artistic Director Julie Kent gives an introduction of how the ballet of the nation's capital puts on their annual performance of The Nutcracker before dancers perform excerpts from the charming holiday classic.
Enjoy making festive,...
2018_12_01B1_BalletFD_Perf156Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Holiday Ballet Family Day -- Performances
Celebrate the holidays with SAAM and The Washington Ballet. Acclaimed Artistic Director Julie Kent gives an introduction of how the ballet of the nation's capital puts on their annual performance of The Nutcracker before dancers perform excerpts from the charming holiday classic.
Enjoy making festive,... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SAAM_JAM_18040737Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Jazz Family Day
Come and jam at SAAM during Jazz Appreciation Month! SAAM celebrates jazz’s influence on artists with activities and performances. Improvise with your own jazz-themed crafts, complete a swinging scavenger hunt, and bop to jazz performances throughout the day.
Listen to a range of jazz songs from Billie...
2018_DC_TechnologyFD_PTR_18092229Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Pepper the Robot
Technology Family Day
Discover how technology and art intersect and influence our lives. Explore the Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen exhibition and then join us in the courtyard to learn binary code to create jewelry, see how game developers use pixels to create pictures, and hear music that turns...
2018_DC_PresFD_18021760Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day
Celebrate President's Day and fifty years of our hallmark exhibition America's Presidents with live music, art activities, tours with historians, and a special appearance by Washington Nationals' Running Presidents. Also featured was music from the past five decades: "Original" Moonligjhters band....
2018_11_01F_MuertosFD44Reynolds Center -- Family Day (NPG) -- El Día de los Muertos Celebration
El Día de los Muertos Celebration
Join us for an evening of music, dancing and crafts in celebration of Latin American heritage, including special performances by the DC-based band Los Gallos Negros and dancers from the Maru Montero Dance Company. (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_SAAM_Staff_18011191Reynolds Center -- Staff -- American Art Staff Recognition Party
2018_DC_Utterback_18051222Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Artist Talk: Camille Utterback
Artist Talk: Camille Utterback
Join MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Stanford University professor Camille Utterback discuss her interactive digital work featured in “Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now.” Utterback uses coding and computer software to create an interactive digital work that reacts to...
2018_DC_UnSeen_Opening_180322115Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Artist Talk: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
Artist Talk: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar
Join photographer and interdisciplinary artist Ken Gonzales-Day, and painter and sculptor Titus Kaphar, as the artists discuss their practice, inspiration, and the theme of the presence of absence. Both artists address issues of race, equality, and...
2018_DC_NSO_Orch_18010666Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: NSO Day of Music and Art at the National Portrait Gallery
NSO Day of Music and Art at the National Portrait Gallery:
Enjoy a day of performances and educational activities that explore the connections between music and portraiture. The program is organized in partnership with the National Symphony Orchestra.
2018_DC_Paglen_180620126Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Artist Talk: Trevor Paglen (The Planet is a Sensor)
Celebrating the opening of the new exhibition, Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen, artist Trevor Paglen presents a series of projects exploring planet-scale sensing systems. From fiber optic cables under the earth’s oceans and reconnaissance satellites in earth’s orbit, to the autonomous vision systems and...
2018_DC_Roberts_18032957Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Eldredge Prize: Jennifer L. Roberts ("The Moiré Effect: Print and Interference")
Jennifer L. Roberts, the Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, was awarded the 2017 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for her book, Transporting Visions: The Movement of Images in Early America. Join her for a talk entitled “The Moiré Effect: Print and Interference.”
2018_DC_Molesworth_18091274Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Helen Molesworth (Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture)
Join Helen Molesworth, former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, for a lecture exploring the work of sculptor Ruth Asawa.
 The Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art highlight excellence and innovation in American art through evenings with an outstanding artist,...
2018_DC_Contemporary_180404120Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel -- Contemporary Artists in Conversation with History: 1968 (w/Lava Thomas, Alfredo Jaar, and Sam Gilliam)
Contemporary Artists in Conversation with History: 1968:
April 4 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a defining moment in American history. How do issues of racial equality and civil rights reverberate through the practice of artists working today? Find...
2018_DC_Sites_18102667Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Panel: Sites Unseen (w/Trevor Paglen, Kate Crawford, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun and Alvaro Bedoya)
Sites Unseen Panel Discussion
Artist Trevor Paglen is joined by artificial intelligence experts Kate Crawford and Wendy Hui Kyong Chun and Georgetown law professor Alvaro Bedoya for a discussion of the role of surveillance in our lives. They explore how artists and institutions fit into the age of AI,...
2018_DC_Sight_Machine_181025122Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Performance -- Sight Machine with Kronos Quartet and Trevor Paglen
Sight Machine with Kronos Quartet and Trevor Paglen
SAAM presents Sight Machine, a collaboration of Trevor Paglen and the Kronos Quartet. Come see the string quartet’s performance as it’s run through artificial intelligence surveillance algorithms developed by Paglen and projected onto a screen above....
2018_DC_InclusionAM_180914156Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Symposium: Radical Inclusion and Tales from the Playa: Talks on Art, Inspiration, and the History of Burning Man -- (1 of 2) Morning Sessions
Radical Inclusion and Tales from the Playa: Talks on Art, Inspiration, and the History of Burning Man
Join SAAM, five of the original founders of Burning Man, artists from No Spectators: the Art of Burning Man, and other Burners for a day of storytelling, short films, and discussions about the history...
2018_DC_InclusionPM_180914263Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Symposium: Radical Inclusion and Tales from the Playa: Talks on Art, Inspiration, and the History of Burning Man -- (2 of 2) Afternoon Sessions
Radical Inclusion and Tales from the Playa: Talks on Art, Inspiration, and the History of Burning Man
Join SAAM, five of the original founders of Burning Man, artists from No Spectators: the Art of Burning Man, and other Burners for a day of storytelling, short films, and discussions about the history...
2018_DC_Afro_Bop_180517130Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Afro Bop Alliance
Take 5! Afro Bop Alliance
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard every third Thursday. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments. For added fun, borrow a board game to play during the concert.
Latin Grammy Award--winning drummer and bandleader Joe McCarthy leads the Afro Bop...
2018_DC_Pieper_18101839Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Take 5! -- Paul Pieper and Band
Take 5! Paul Pieper and Band
Relax and Take 5! with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Cafe for refreshments. For added fun, borrow a board game to play during the concert.
Guitarist Paul Pieper presents the DC premiere of his group the ‘Paul Pieper New Sextet’, in a...
2018_DC_Marsh_1810248Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Talk: Joanna Marsh (Conversation Pieces)
SAAM -- Conversation Pieces
Want to deepen your understanding and appreciation of contemporary art? Join Joanna Marsh, senior curator of contemporary interpretation, for this popular ongoing series of gallery talks. Marsh uses a single artwork from the museum’s collection to spark conversation and...
2018_DC_Memory_Palace_18010656Sixth & I -- Memory Palace w/Nate DiMeo
The Memory Palace
The Memory Palace tells short, surprising stories from the dustier corners of American history, set to music. They’re sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, and often a bit of both. Its host and creator, Nate DiMeo, is a journalist, television writer, and author of an actual...
2018_DC_Sixth_Wall8Sixth & I -- Wall of Fame
2018_DC_Goodwin_18101883Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Doris Kearns Goodwin ("Leadership in Turbulent Times") w/Ezra Klein
Doris Kearns Goodwin - Leadership in Turbulent Times — at Sixth & I
Few people have studied leadership more closely than Doris Kearns Goodwin. A world-acclaimed presidential historian, she has devoted five decades to best-selling and critically acclaimed works of history that include The Bully Pulpit,...
2018_DC_Kerry_180908138Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- John Kerry ("Every Day is Extra") w/David Ignatius
John Kerry - Every Day Is Extra — at Sixth & I
John Kerry has devoted his life to public service. Since he testified in front of Congress as a decorated young Vietnam veteran disillusioned with the war, he’s placed himself at the heart of American political life, serving as a five-term Senator and as...
2018_DC_Castro_18101592Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Julián Castro ("An Unlikely Journey") w/Jonathan Allen
Julián Castro - An Unlikely Journey — at Sixth & I
Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Barack Obama, is one of the American left’s rising stars. In this memoir, reminiscent of Barack Obama’s Dreams from my Father, Castro tells the story of his...
2018_DC_Albright_18041644Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Madeleine Albright ("Fascism: A Warning") w/Jeffrey Goldberg
Madeleine Albright - Fascism: A Warning — with Jeffrey Goldberg
Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Madeleine Albright is the first woman ever to serve as U.S. Secretary of State. Over her long career as a diplomat, Albright watched Fascism rise and endure. In Fascism: A Warning, she shows us how its...
2018_DC_Wolff_18011896Sixth & I and Politics & Prose -- Michael Wolff ("Fire and Fury") w/Jonathan Capehart
Michael Wolff - Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House — at Sixth & I
Michael Wolff's account of the first year of the Trump administration delves behind the barrage of tweets, accusations, denials, and belligerence to find out what's really been going on in the White House. In this astonishing...
2018_12_05E1_So_Called258Sixth & I and Story District -- My So-Called Jewish Life (2018)
My So-Called Jewish Life
10th Annual Show
During Chanukah, experience the 10th annual night of funny, poignant, powerful, and peculiar autobiographical stories about all things Jewish, not-so-Jewish, and wanna-be Jewish. We’re bringing back the best storytellers and most memorable stories from the... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Dish_Tell_181115115Sixth & I and WeWork -- Dish & Tell: Food Entrepreneurs’ Recipes for Success (w/Rose Previte, Chris Brady, Andrew Dana, and Daniel Pink)
Dish & Tell: Food Entrepreneurs’ Recipes for Success
Hosted by Daniel Pink
If you live to eat, eat to live, or want to make a living feeding others, hear from Rose Previte—owner of Maydan and Compass Rose—and Chris Brady and Andrew Dana—co-owners of Timber Pizza—about their unexpected paths to...
2018_DC_Long_Convo_18120734Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Miscellaneous Images
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
2018_12_07C1_Long_ConvoS1A229Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 1 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Skorton, Larisa Martinez, Michael Govan, Obi Felten, Danny Hillis, Liz Cottrell, Carla Hayden, Cheech Marin, Jacqueline Suskin, and Mily Treviño-Sauceda
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind... (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_07D1_Long_ConvoS2A285Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 2 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Rubenstein, Scott Bolton, Jessica O. Matthews, Roy Wood Jr., Mercedes Lopez-Morales, Bei Yang, Naomi Wadler, Alfre Woodard, Bruce Friedrich, Laura Esserman, Sasha Velour, and Malak Wazne
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind... (Partially reviewed)
2018_12_07E1_Long_ConvoS3A225Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 3 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, Malak Wazne, David Brooks, Jon Grinspan, Hawah Kasat, Troy Carter, Nick Pyenson, Spike Gjerde, Jean Bennett, and C. Brian Williams
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_USCHS_P1_18050466USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 1: Orville Vernon Burton
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_USCHS_P2_18050462USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 2: Paul Finkelman, Gabriel "Jack" Chin, and Alysa Landry
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_USCHS_P3_18050427USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 3: Brandi C. Brimmer
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_USCHS_P4_18050422USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 4: Rebecca E. Zietlow
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_USCHS_P5_18050450USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 5: Mark Summers
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_USCHS_P6_18050444USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2018 "Reconstructing the Constitution" -- Presentation 6: Final Q&A and Reception
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will hold its annual symposium on May 4, 2018. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially the Fourteenth Amendment, which was ratified 150...
2018_DC_CCapHill_BL_180618140USCHS -- Book Launch: "Creating Capitol Hill"
Please join us for an evening of living history!
The Official Launch of Creating Capitol Hill
Book-themed walking tour begins following program (appx. 6:30 PM)
Join us at USCHS Headquarters on the evening of June 18 to meet the authors, enjoy refreshments, and hear about the selection of the site for...
2018_11_28C2_USCHS_Freedom2164USCHS -- Freedom Award (2018) to Architect of the Capitol -- Formal Presentation
Please join the U.S. Capitol Historical Society in recognizing the extraordinary agency that has carried the Capitol Building from conception to construction and beyond. In addition to recognizing the remarkable legacy of this historic institution, we will unveil the official portrait of retiring... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_USCHS_Freedom_18112888USCHS -- Freedom Award (2018) to Architect of the Capitol -- Mingling Before and After
Please join the U.S. Capitol Historical Society in recognizing the extraordinary agency that has carried the Capitol Building from conception to construction and beyond. In addition to recognizing the remarkable legacy of this historic institution, we will unveil the official portrait of retiring...
2018_DC_Aiseirithe_18022819USCHS -- Lunch Talk: A J Aiséirithe (“Frederick Douglass’s Indelible Mark on Washington”)
2018 Black History Month Lecture Discusses Frederick Douglass
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present a Black History Month lecture February 28. A J Aiséirithe, Ph.D. will present a lecture titled “Frederick Douglass’s Indelible Mark on Washington.”
A defier of convention in so many ways,...
2018_DC_Heidler_18102440USCHS -- Lunch Talk: David and Jeanne Heidler ("The Rise of Andrew Jackson")
October 24: David and Jeanne Heidler, "The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics"
Andrew Jackson’s improbable ascent to the White House occurred because of the activities of handlers and propagandists. One of their most effective tactics was to attack President...
2018_DC_Busch_18111446USCHS -- Lunch Talk: John Laurence Busch ("Steam Diplomacy: Sending a Subtle Message in Leutze's Westward Ho!")
John Laurence Busch, "Steam Diplomacy: Sending a Subtle Message in Leutze's Westward Ho!"
Busch will illustrate, through a combination of contextual and circumstantial evidence, why the artist Emanuel Leutze (of Washington Crossing the Delaware fame) painted a steamship in the Capitol's Westward the...
2018_DC_Overby_18111945USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Marvin Overby ("Calling It Quits! Voluntary Departures from the U.S. Senate, 1919-2018")
Calling It Quits! Voluntary Departures from the U.S. Senate, 1919-2018
Marvin Overby, fellow at the Library of Congress' Kluge Center, explores the rise of the voluntary departures as the primary source of Senate turnover. This talk, which compliments the exhibit, Congress and the Separtaion of Powers,...
2018_DC_Costello_18022136USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Matthew Costello (American Sepulcher: George Washington's Tomb in the US Capitol)
American Sepulcher: George Washington’s Tomb will explore the history of the empty tomb beneath the Capitol Rotunda reveals how American hero worship evolved and transformed during the first half of the nineteenth century. Federalists attempted to fuse European hero worship traditions with American...
2018_DC_Einberger_18100338USCHS -- Lunch Talk: Scott Einberger ("With Distance in His Eyes: The Environmental Life and Legacy of Stewart Udall")
Scott Einberger, "With Distance in His Eyes: The Environmental Life and Legacy of Stewart Udall"
One of the most significant players of the modern environmental movement, Stewart Udall served as the U.S. secretary of the interior under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. During these...
2018_DC_CCapHill_WT_18061818USCHS -- "Creating Capitol Hill"-themed walking tour
Please join us for an evening of living history!
The Official Launch of Creating Capitol Hill
Book-themed walking tour begins following program (appx. 6:30 PM)
2018_DC_ThorntonO_181130119USCHS & University of Aberdeen -- Imagining the Capitol: The Enlightened Life of William Thornton @ Octagon
Imagining the Capitol: The Enlightened Life of William Thornton
U.S. Capitol Historical Society
On Friday, November 30, 2018, the United States Capitol Historical Society (USCHS), in partnership with the University of Aberdeen, Scotland will present a special half-day symposium to celebrate the 225th...
2018_DC_ThorntonT_18113031USCHS & University of Aberdeen -- Thornton 225: Evening Reception @ Tudor Place
A fitting ending to a wonderful day! The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and The University of Aberdeen invite you to an evening reception at historic Tudor Place. We'll continue our encounter with the life and times of William Thornton at one of the distinctive homes he designed. After docent-led tours...
2018_DC_SeparationP1_18092538USCHS & US CVC -- "Congress and the Separation of Powers" -- Panel 1: Audacious Vision
Congress and the Separation of Powers: Audacious Vision, Uneven History, and Uncertain Future
Panel 1 - Audacious Vision: Why a Separation of Powers?
Seated left to right:
* John Haskell (moderator)
* Gene Healy
* Alison LaCroix
* James I. Wallner

Join us for this discussion that will bring...
2018_DC_SeparationP2_18092541USCHS & US CVC -- "Congress and the Separation of Powers" -- Panel 2: Uneven History
Congress and the Separation of Powers: Audacious Vision, Uneven History, and Uncertain Future
Panel 2 - Uneven History: Separation of Powers and the Struggle for Equal Rights
* Ron Elving (moderator)
* Jesse J. Holland
* Yuval Levin
* Victoria Frances Nourse

Join us for this discussion that...
2018_DC_SeparationP3_18092539USCHS & US CVC -- "Congress and the Separation of Powers" -- Panel 3: Uncertain Future
Congress and the Separation of Powers: Audacious Vision, Uneven History, and Uncertain Future
Panel 3 - Uncertain Future: Party Polarization and Legislative-Executive Balance
* James A. Thurber (Moderator)
* Norman Ornstein
* Manu Raju
* Sarah Binder

Join us for this discussion that will...
2018_DC_WJFF_Slides53Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) -- Festival Slide Show
2018_DC_GI_Jews_18050660Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC-- "GI Jews" (w/Lisa Ades, Amanda Bonavita and James E. Young)
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II
550,000 Jewish American men and women served in World War II. Lisa Ades’ GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII is a loving ode to their memory.
Like all American soldiers, they fought against fascism, but also waged a more personal fight—to save their brethren in...
2018_DC_Rich_180513117Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "Life is Rich" (w/Bonnie Rich) and "Under the Bar" (w/Craig Shattner and Inna Korpel)
Life Is Rich
Dir. Bonnie Rich | 46 min
A real-life comedy about Bonnie Rich, a filmmaker and Jewish mom on a mission—to persuade her millennial daughters to raise her unborn grandchildren Jewish.
While her daughters see little need for Jewish ritual that doesn’t involve food, Bonnie wants them to see...
2018_DC_Davis_180502101Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "Sammy Davis Jr." opening night
Opening Night Sponsored by The Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me
Dir. Sam Pollard | 100 min
Documentary United States 2017 English DC Premiere
Sammy Davis, Jr.’s career was indisputably legendary; so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope...
2018_DC_Museum_18050612Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ DCJCC -- "The Museum" (w/Ran Tal)
The Museum
A striking account of Israel’s most important cultural institution that explores the Israeli soul through the galleries, storerooms, and visitors of the Israel Museum. The documentary eschews the dry formula one might expect for such an undertaking however— managing to unpack the mysteries...
2018_DC_GI_Jews3_18050647Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ NMAJMH-- "GI Jews" Meet and Greet (w/Lisa Ades, Amanda Bonavita and James E. Young)
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II
550,000 Jewish American men and women served in World War II. Lisa Ades’ GI Jews: Jewish Americans in WWII is a loving ode to their memory.
Like all American soldiers, they fought against fascism, but also waged a more personal fight—to save their brethren in...
2018_DC_Two_Jews_18051022Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018) @ Reliable Tavern and Union Drinkery -- Two Jews Walk Into a Bar
Two Jews Walk Into A Bar
WJFF’s popular program Two Jews Walk into a Bar is back by popular demand! Join us for a cinematic pub crawl – $30 gets you 3 drinks and admission to the shorts film program.
How many disparate identities can co-exist within a person? How many do they let out into the public...
2018_DC_WP_Klepper_18042757Washington Post -- Cape Up Live: Jordan Klepper in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart
Cape Up Live: Jordan Klepper in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart
On Friday, April 27, Comedy Central’s Jordan Klepper, host of the “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper,” will sit down with Washington Post Opinion Writer and host of the “Cape Up” podcast, Jonathan Capehart, to talk about the...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P0_18061915Washington Post -- Free To State (0) -- Opening Remarks (w/Marty Baron)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P1_18061936Washington Post -- Free To State (1) -- The First Amendment and the Law (w/Jesse Panuccio, Susan N. Herman, Suzanne Nossel, Ruth Marcus)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P2_18061916Washington Post -- Free To State (2) -- One-on-One with the Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower (w/Christopher Wylie, Craig Timberg)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P3_18061932Washington Post -- Free To State (3) -- Let’s Talk About ‘Political Correctness’ (w/Hari Kondabolu, Melina Abdullah, Dylan Marron, Sarah Ellison)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P4_18061953Washington Post -- Free To State (4) -- What The End of Net Neutrality Means for Online Speech (w/Michael O’Rielly, Edward Markey, Jonathan Spalter, Robert Atkinson, and Brian Fung)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P5_18061935Washington Post -- Free To State (5) -- It’s No Joke: Comedy and Free Speech (w/Patton Oswalt, and Elahe Izadi)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
2018_DC_WP_Comey_18050846Washington Post -- James Comey w/Carol Leonnig
A Conversation with Former FBI Director James Comey
On Tuesday, May 8, former FBI Director James Comey sits down for a one-on-one conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Carol Leonnig. Comey discusses his new book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” and President...
2018_DC_WP_Harris_18012232Washington Post -- Robert Harris ("Munich") w/David Ignatius
Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius sat down with author Robert Harris to discuss his latest book, “Munich,” which has already achieved best seller status in the United Kingdom and was released in the United States on January 16. The two best-selling authors discussed their works, the geopolitical...
2018_DC_WP_WPFI_18042548Washington Post -- World Press Freedom Index 2018 -- Panel 1: Index Presentation w/Margaux Ewen and Karoun Demirjian
World Press Freedom Index 2018
On April 25, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) held a conversation on freedom of the press around the world, including a presentation of RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index, which examines the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations...
2018_DC_WP_WPFI2_18042556Washington Post -- World Press Freedom Index 2018 -- Panel 2: Perspectives w/J. Jesus Esquivel, Jason Rezaian, Alisa Sopova, Margaret Talev, and Dana Priest
World Press Freedom Index 2018
On April 25, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) held a conversation on freedom of the press around the world, including a presentation of RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index, which examines the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations...
2018_DC_Truman_18022871White House Historical Association -- Clifton Daniel (A Grandson's Reflections: Remembering the Truman White House)
A Grandson's Reflections: Remembering the Truman White House
Please join us for an evening lecture on President Harry Truman and the major White House renovations he oversaw during his time in office. As witnesses to our nation's history, first families often pass down stories of their time in the...
2018_12_10A_WHHA_Book_Fair79White House Historical Association -- Holiday Book Fair
Holiday Book Fair
The White House Historical Association is pleased to announce its upcoming Holiday Book Fair, a full day of holiday shopping and festivities with 12 authors available to sign copies of their award-winning books.will be available for purchase during the event, in addition to our full... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Faberge_18051061Wilson Center -- Faberge Rediscovered
Faberge Rediscovered
Since its founding in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Faberge’s creations have entranced the world with their beauty and intricacy. Thanks to the recent opening of Russian archives along with technological advancements, there has been a flurry of discoveries related to Faberge’s...
2018_DC_Wilson_Recon_18100929Wilson Center -- Panel ("Wilson's Legacy Reconsidered") -- (1) Foreign (w/Robert Litwak, Catherine Ashton, Mitchell Reiss, and Trygve Throntveit)
Wilson's Legacy Reconsidered
In celebration of the Wilson Center’s 50th anniversary, we invite you to two panels exploring the relevance of President Woodrow Wilson’s international and domestic record for today.
To what extent is the 28th president’s vision for world order still applicable in the face...
2018_DC_Wilson_Recon2_18100946Wilson Center -- Panel ("Wilson's Legacy Reconsidered") -- (2) Domestic (w/John Milton Cooper, Kathryn Lavelle, David Wessel, Eric Yellin, and Devin Fergus)
Wilson's Legacy Reconsidered
In celebration of the Wilson Center’s 50th anniversary, we invite you to two panels exploring the relevance of President Woodrow Wilson’s international and domestic record for today.
To what extent is the 28th president’s vision for world order still applicable in the face...
2018_DC_OToole_18050839Wilson Center -- Patricia O'Toole ("The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made")
The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made
The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made is a penetrating biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, Woodrow Wilson. In domestic affairs, Wilson was a progressive who enjoyed unprecedented...
2018_DC_WQ_18121037Wilson Center -- Wilson Quarterly reception
You are invited to a special Wilson Quarterly reception!
Join us to celebrate the latest issue of The WQ, featuring a discussion on the health of international governance today between Richard Solash, editor of The Wilson Quarterly, and Kyle Parker, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Helsinki Commission....
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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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2019_03_31B_ONeill48Politics & Prose -- Eric O'Neill ("Gray Day")
Eric O'Neill - Gray Day: My Undercover Mission to Expose America's First Cyber Spy A frequent speaker on espionage, national security, cybersecurity, corporate defense, hacking, and Russia, O’Neill got his experience early: at age twenty-six, he was assigned to investigate an FBI agent suspected of ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_03_16B1_LincolnS279Abraham Lincoln 2019 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers
Lincoln symposium. The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Opening Remarks at 9:00 a.m. This even... (Partially reviewed)
2019_04_15E1_Kalb175NPC -- Kalb Report: "50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing" (w/Michael Collins)
The Kalb Report: A Conversation with Astronaut Michael Collins on the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing In 1865, Jules Verne wrote the science fiction novel “From the Earth to the Moon and a Trip Around it.” Nearly 105 years later, Michael Collins “lived” what Jules Verne could only ima... (Partially reviewed)
2019_03_23A3_CBlossomFD_Drums268Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Taiko Drumming, with Nen Daiko
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture. A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day on our F Street plaza. Afterward, move into the Kogod Courtyard for a day of Japanese music and performances. Enjoy face painting, make cherry blossom crafts, deco... (Partially reviewed)
2019_03_18A1_Cumming156Newseum -- Rise Up: An Evening With Alan Cumming
Rise Up: An Evening With Alan Cumming To mark the opening of its new exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the Gay Rights Movement,” the Newseum presents an evening featuring Alan Cumming, an award-winning actor, singer producer, director and activist. Cumming will discuss the impact of Stonewall 50 year... (Partially reviewed)


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