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2023_DC_BID_Annual_2306211762023 DowntownDC BID Annual Meeting @ Planet Word
2023 DowntownDC BID Annual Meeting
Come and discover the Unparalleled Opportunity that is DowntownDC.
By DowntownDC Business Improvement District
Planet Word 925 13th Street Northwest Washington, DC 20005
You're invited to join us for the DowntownDC BID's 2023 Annual Meeting and Networking event....
2023_DC_Pageant_1Other_2306101332023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (1 of 9) -- Other
2023_DC_Pageant_2Welcome_230610832023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (2 of 9) -- Welcome and In-Between Presentations
2023_DC_Pageant_3Inter_230610692023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (3 of 9) -- Interviews
2023_DC_Pageant_4Athletic_230610872023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (4 of 9) -- Athletic Wear
2023_DC_Pageant_5ARoberts_230610502023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (5 of 9) -- Goodbye -- Alivia Roberts stage appearances
2023_DC_Pageant_6Talent_2306102172023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (6 of 9) -- Talent
2023_DC_Pageant_7Evening_2306101172023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (7 of 9) -- Evening Wear
2023_DC_Pageant_8Top5_230610552023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (8 of 9) -- Determing the Top 5
2023_DC_Pageant_9Crown_2306102152023 Miss District of Columbia Competition (9 of 9) -- Crowning (Jude Maboné) and Afterward
Miss District of Columbia Class of 2023

* JUDE MABONÉ -- 2023 Miss District of Columbia

* Hannah Cartwright
* Maloreigh Todd
* Nicole Linder
* Anna Ross
* Tatenda Rameau
* Monica Waldau
* Tiera Williams
* Emma Grimes
* Anna Kelly
* Ashley Hollis
* Brelynn Hunt
* Georgia...
2023_DC_Miss_DC_Send_2312062472023 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Jude Maboné to Miss America Pageant @ GFWC
Please join us to celebrate Miss DC 2023 Jude Maboné at the Miss DC Send Off Party for Miss America
General Federation of Women’s Clubs
1734 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC
www.gfwc.org
2023_DC_DCHist_Recept_23032412549th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- After Hours
DC History Conference: After Hours
Join us after Friday’s final session for an evening of food, drink, music, and dancing! The conference “after hours” will include a short address from the conference partners, appetizers, drinks, and live music. Come celebrate a weekend of DC history with us!
Music...
2023_DC_DCHist_Network_2303246349th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- History Network
2023_DC_DCHist_Nunley_23032313749th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Opening Lecture w/Tamika Nunley
Black Women’s History as American History and the Everyday Struggles of Liberty and Justice
The DC History Conference celebrates historian and educator Letitia Woods Brown with this lecture featuring a distinguished scholar of DC history. With the support of the Murray family, we honor Letitia Woods...
2023_DC_DCHist_Voting_2303245449th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Voting Rights
Voting rights -- who can vote and who cannot -- and what representation citizens have in their government is a fundamental question in the United States political system. The lack of enfranchisement in DC offers its own unique case study. This panel spotlights three distinct moments in DC’s long fight...
2023_DC_Lincoln_230325178Abraham Lincoln 2023 Symposium @ Fords Theatre
Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposiums
“The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship”
Twenty-Sixth Annual Symposium

Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. (ALI), provides free, ongoing education on the life, career, and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ALI offers resources for...
2023_DC_Reilly_Awards_230504156American University -- Event: 2023 William K. Reilly Awards
2023 William K. Reilly Awards
Join SPA's Center for Environmental Policy in celebrating the 2023 William K. Reilly Award winners Shalanda Baker, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, US Department of Energy, and Vickie Patton, General Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund.
The William K....
2023_DC_Leonhardt_23112993American University -- Event: 2nd Fall Thurber Dialogues on Democracy with David Leonhardt
2nd Fall Thurber Dialogues on Democracy with David Leonhardt
The Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at SPA and the Kennedy Political Union invites you to the 2nd Fall Thurber Dialogues on Democracy with David Leonhardt and AU Professor Ron Elving on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 6pm....
2023_DC_JRead_23100967American University -- Event: James Read ("Sovereign of a Free People: Abraham Lincoln on Respecting Election Results")
"Sovereign of a Free People:" Abraham Lincoln on Respecting Election Results
Join SPA's Political Theory Institute (PTI) for an in-person conversation with James Read (College of St. Benedict and St. John's University) on his book Sovereign of a Free People': Abraham Lincoln on Respecting Election...
2023_DC_Edmundson_23092860American University -- Event: Lincoln Scholars Lecture: Mark Edmundson
You are invited to the Lincoln Scholars Lecture: Mark Edmundson!
Date: Thursday, September 28th, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM ET
Location: McDowell Formal Lounge
Why has American culture gotten so polarized and so judgmental? And is it any accident that, as we have gotten more judgmental, we have also gotten...
2023_DC_Madison_Prize_23050199American University -- Event: Madison Prize for Constitutional Excellence award (w/Amy Klobuchar and Rob Portman) @ America's Square (Jones Day Bldg)
Madison Prize for Constitutional Excellence award ceremony with Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Sen. Rob Portman: May 1, 2023
CCPS and the School of Public Affairs at American University are excited to announce this year’s winners of the Madison Prize for Constitutional Excellence: Senator Amy Klobuchar...
2023_DC_Burton_23102632American University -- Event: Tara Burton ("Self Made: Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians")
PTI Event: Tara Burton Self Made: Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians
Self Made: Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians
Join SPA's Political Theory Institute (PTI) Director Alan Levine for a conversation with writer, novelist, and contributing editor of American...
2023_DC_OAS_Petrona20Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Petrona Viera: Endless creation
Petrona Viera: creación sin fin" (Petrona Viera: Endless creation)
On view June 15-September 27, 2023
The exhibition "Petrona Viera: creación sin fin" (Petrona Viera: Endless creation), at the Art Museum of the Americas (AMA), represents for Uruguay and for us, at the National Museum of Visual Arts...
2023_DC_OAS_Picasso11Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Picasso: A Dialog with the Americas
Picasso: A Dialog with the Americas
June 6 - September 20, 2023

Six days after the death of Pablo Ruiz Picasso (b. 1881, d. 1973) at the age of 91, the OAS General Assembly adopted the Tribute to Pablo Picasso resolution, recognizing his "enormous influence on the contemporary art of the Americas,"...
2023_DC_OAS_About_Woman43Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Sobre una mujer / About a Woman
Sobre una mujer / About a Woman
On view July 27-October 8, 2023
Curated by Elda Harrington and Silvia Mangialardi
The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas and the FLA-Fundación Luz Austral, with the support of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) Sobre una mujer (About a Woman), an exhibition...
2023_DC_AwesomeA69Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Artists
Artists shown here on Saturday include:
John Gallagher, Chris Mariano, Mark Mariano, Arsia Rozegar ("Shahnameh for Kids"), David Finch, Katie Cook, Simon Bisley, Sean Murphy, Harold Buchholz, Dawn Griffin, Dan Parent, and Aaron Reynolds ("Effin' Birds").

Artists shown here on Sunday...
2023_DC_AwesomeJr_DG_2306175Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Awesome Con Jr. Workshops -- Art Celebration: Alien Invasion with Dawn Griffin
Art Celebration: Alien Invasion with Dawn Griffin
Watch out! The Aliens are invading! Artists of all ages are welcome to join cartoonist, Dawn Griffin for this cosmically fun workshop. Using simple shapes and inspiration from animals, artists will create their own awesome aliens.
2023_DC_AwesomeJr_CB_2306174Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Awesome Con Jr. Workshops -- Emoji Comics with Carolyn Belefski
Emoji Comics with Carolyn Belefski
We’ve used them in texts and social media, now cartoonist Carolyn Belefski shows you how to use emojis in comics. From designing these easy-to-draw icons to using them to tell a story, this workshop will surely play with your emotions.
2023_DC_AwesomeJr_JG_23061715Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Awesome Con Jr. Workshops -- Making Max Meow with John Gallagher
Making Max Meow with John Gallagher
Where do story ideas come from? How do you draw Max Meow? Cartoonist John Gallagher shares insight on writing and drawing comics stories of inspiration for his Max Meow book series.
2023_DC_AwesomeM146Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Miscellaneous
2023_DC_Awesome_Burton_23061815Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Panel: Boldly Go with LeVar Burton
Boldly Go with LeVar Burton
Don't take our word for it: From Roots, to Reading Rainbow, to Star Trek: The Next Generation, LeVar has been captivating audiences around the world with his authentic charm and passion for storytelling, for over forty years. He is an accomplished producer, director and...
2023_DC_Awesome_Clone_23061817Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Panel: Clone Wars 15th Anniversary Panel with Ashley Eckstein, Matt Lanter, & James Arnold Taylor
Clone Wars 15th Anniversary Panel with Ashley Eckstein, Matt Lanter, & James Arnold Taylor
These Jedi Knights may have led the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army... but they did have time to stop at Awesome Con for a quick Spotlight Panel. Hear from Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), Matt...
2023_DC_Awesome_Who_23061835Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Panel: Doctor Who Cast Spotlight: Jodie Whitaker and Mandip Gill
Doctor Who Cast Spotlight: Jodie Whitaker and Mandip Gill
Join the Doctor Who "fam" for this Q&A on the Main Stage! Jodie Whittaker shattered the TARDIS' glass ceiling when she become the first female to play the role of The Doctor on Doctor Who. She is joined on the Main Stage alongside Mandip Gill,...
2023_DC_Awesome_LOTR_23061736Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Panel: Lord of the Rings Cast Spotlight: Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, & Andy Serkis
Lord of the Rings Cast Spotlight: Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, & Andy Serkis
My precious... Lord of the Rings stars Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, and Andy Serkis take the Main Stage! Sean Astin has portrayed such iconic roles as Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, Samwise Gamgee in the Lord...
2023_DC_Awesome_PB_23061739Awesome Con DC (2023) -- Panel: Take Over the World with Maurice LaMarche & Rob Paulsen
Take Over the World with Maurice LaMarche & Rob Paulsen
Maurice LaMarche and Rob Paulsen are well known for their beloved roles on Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain. Did you know that Maurice has voiced characters from Hey Arnold!, Inspector Gadget, and Futurama? Or that Rob has voice characters from...
2023_DC_Public_AI_23121367Brookings Institution -- Assembling public perspectives on AI
Assembling public perspectives on AI
Co-hosted with the Center for New Democratic Processes (CNDP)
The voice of the public has generally been left out of policy debates on the governance of AI. In October 2023, Syracuse University Professor Baobao Zhang partnered with the Center for New Democratic...
2023_DC_Gonzalez_23062149Brookings Institution -- Online speech after Gonzalez v. Google
Online speech after Gonzalez v. Google
In spring 2023, with the U.S. Supreme Court set to rule on Gonzales v. Google, it seemed possible that the Court might upend the future of internet law by significantly narrowing the scope of Section 230, the law that protects online platforms from liability for...
2023_DC_Aggression_23033089Brookings Institution -- Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the international legal order
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the international legal order
The ninth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law
Russia’s full-scale invasion of its neighbor Ukraine last year – following on its seizure and annexation of Crimea in 2014 and subsequent proxy war in eastern...
2023_DC_WCNationalism_230208172Brookings Institution -- Understanding the threat of white Christian nationalism to American democracy today
Understanding the threat of white Christian nationalism to American democracy today
Findings from the PRRI and Brookings Christian Nationalism Survey
Join the conversation on Twitter using #ChristianNationalism
The rising influence of white Christian nationalism in some circles of American politics...
2023_DC_Hinds_23050780Busboys Takoma -- Event: Gareth Hinds (A Busboys and Poets Book Presentation)
Gareth Hinds (VOTA) | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation
Voices of Takoma Authors is an ongoing series of programs sponsored by Historic Takoma featuring presentations by authors in and around Takoma Park about their works, their approach to writing, and their inspirations. This project draws on...
2023_DC_Carnegie_Lib_HF27Carnegie Library of Washington, DC -- Hall of Fame Stars
2023_DC_Kingdoms_23091427Cato Institute -- "All the Kingdoms of the World: On Radical Religious Alternatives to Liberalism"
All the Kingdoms of the World: On Radical Religious Alternatives to Liberalism
Published By Oxford University Press * 2023
In the past few years, a new intellectual trend has appeared among America’s Christian conservatives: “post-liberalism.” Its pioneers include a handful of Catholic scholars called...
2023_DC_40Cities_23100273Cato Institute -- "Centers of Progress: 40 Cities That Changed the World" (w/Chelsea Follett)
Centers of Progress: 40 Cities That Changed the World
Book Forum
There is no question that certain places, at certain times in history, have contributed disproportionately toward making the world a better place. In this book forum, Chelsea Follett will discuss her debut book that tells the story of 40...
2023_DC_Declassification_23092642Cato Institute -- "Declassification Engine" (w/Matthew Connelly)
The Declassification Engine: What History Reveals About America's Top Secrets
The American national security state -- and its accumulated millions of pages of classified records -- has become a fixture of our political, social, and cultural life. Yet prior to World War I, the United States had no...
2023_DC_Gonzalez_23030242Cato Institute -- "Gonzalez v. Google at the Supreme Court" (w/panel)
Gonzalez v. Google at the Supreme Court
Join the conversation on Twitter using #CatoTechnology. Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute.
Featuring:
* Thomas A. Berry, Research Fellow, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional...
2023_DC_CByProxy_2311029Cato Institute -- "Government Censorship by Proxy" (w/Andrew M. Grossman and David Inserra)
Government Censorship by Proxy
During the pandemic, governments placed significant public and private pressure on social media companies to remove speech protected by the First Amendment, blurring the line between acceptable government speech and unconstitutional censorship by proxy. Concerns about...
2023_DC_Liar_23110742Cato Institute -- "Liar in a Crowded Theater" (w/Jeff Kosseff, Catherine J. Ross, Will Duffield, and Jennifer Huddleston)
Liar in a Crowded Theater
Published By Johns Hopkins University Press • 2023
Featuring:
* Jeff Kosseff, Associate Professor of Cybersecurity Law, United States Naval Academy
* Catherine J. Ross, Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
* Will Duffield, Adjunct...
2023_DC_Pinball_23060165Cato Institute -- "Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game" (w/Austin and Meredith Bragg)
Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game
Please join us at the Cato Institute’s newly renovated, state-of-the-art F. A. Hayek Auditorium for a reception and screening of the award-winning feature film Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game followed by a Q&A session with the film’s directors, Austin and...
2023_DC_Korea70th_23071948Cato Institute -- "Thawing a Frozen Conflict: The Korean War Armistice at 70 Years"
Thawing a Frozen Conflict: The Korean War Armistice at 70 Years
 Policy Forum
On July 27, 1953, an armistice took effect, pausing the Korean War. Although much has changed over the last 70 years—North Korea becoming a nuclear state, South Korea becoming a democracy and major economic power, and China...
2023_DC_Iraq_War_230316105Cato Institute -- "The Iraq War at 20 Years" (w/panels including Sen. Tim Kaine)
The Iraq War at 20 Years
On March 20th, 2003, the United States and an allied coalition launched a bombing campaign against Iraq and began the Iraq War to overthrow Saddam Hussein. A protracted campaign led to U.S. occupation and nation–​building long after the fall and capture of Hussein. Twenty years...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Student14Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: 2022 Student Art Competition
2022 Student Art Competition
This exhibition showcases 12 selected winning pieces from our 2022 student art competition. With the theme “Our Environment: 25 Years Later,” over 300 students from U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China participated in the competition, each presenting their own...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Bruce_Lee78Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: Bruce Lee: American Son and International Icon
Bruce Lee: American Son and International Icon
Open July 20, 2023
A new exhibit commemorates the cultural superstar on the 50th anniversary of his passing revealing both his Hollywood qualities and his sensitivities as an artist, philosopher and family man. On display are rarely seen images, personal...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Qipao54Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: Fashioning Identity in Qipao: The Image of Modern Women
Fashioning Identity in Qipao: The Image of Modern Women
June 17, 2023
Qipao 旗袍 was the quintessential dress for Chinese women in the Republic Era (1912-1949). Its origin and history are closely intertwined with women’s quest for equality and independence during China’s rapid modernization and...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Taoism42Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: Taoism: Pursuing Harmony Between Human And Nature
Taoism: Pursuing Harmony Between Human And Nature
Taoism or Daoism is a religion and philosophy that has shaped Chinese values, daily life, and spirituality for thousands of years. Like other major Chinese religions such as Confucianism and Buddhism, the doctrines and ethics of Taoism are not...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Corky79Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: Thank You, Corky Lee
Thank You, Corky Lee: The Unofficial Photographer Laureate of Asian Americans
Open July 20, 2023 - January 26, 2024
Many people knew the late activist-photographer, Corky Lee, as someone who took candid photographs of Asian communities. Look deeper to see that he created an authentic space for Asian...
2023_DC_CAMDC_Mao37Chinese American Museum DC -- Exhibit: Traditional And Contemporary: Bertrand Mao And Lin-Lin Mao
Traditional And Contemporary: Bertrand Mao And Lin-Lin Mao
Bertrand Mao was born in 1932 in Jiangsu Province, China. He served as a government official in the line of education and cultural affairs. He has practiced as a lifetime hobby in Chinese calligraphy and traditional landscape painting. After...
2023_DC_DOI_Murals_Tour_23092025Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: U.S. Department of the Interior Murals
The History, Art and Architecture of the Stewart Lee Udall DOI Building
Discover the art and architecture that made the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building a "symbol of a new day" during the Great Depression. Designed by local architect Waddy Butler Wood and completed in 1936, the...
2023_DC_Overthrust6DC -- Adams Morgan -- Overthrust Fault
2023_DC_Scottish_DCSR1DC -- Adams Morgan -- Scottish Rite Temple -- DCSR (2800 16th St NW)
2023_DC_Adams_Morgan8DC -- Adams Morgan neighborhood
2023_DC_AU31DC -- American University
2023_DC_Katzen7DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center
2023_DC_KatzenXT_Rebhan_23020550DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Gallery Talk: About Time --- The Deeply Social Art of Gail Rebhan
Gallery Talk: About Time --- The Deeply Social Art of Gail Rebhan
Reconsidering the many ways Rebhan jumps the narrow lane of art-for-art’s sake in terms of resisting the simple power of the mute single image by exploring with a variety of formal techniques the imbricated categories of...
2023_DC_KatzenXT_Roulet_23021117DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Gallery Talk: Laura Roulet
I ran into Laura Roulet, the curator for the "Eastern Front – Western Front: World War II Photojournalism by Georgi Zelma and Constance Stuart Larrabee" exhibit while she was showing some people around the exhibit.
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023A_EWFront91DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Spring Exhibit: Eastern Front -- Western Front
Eastern Front – Western Front
World War II Photojournalism by Georgi Zelma and Constance Stuart Larrabee
Corcoran Legacy Collection/Project Space
Laura Roulet, Curator
February 4 – March 19, 2023

A history of combat photography and photojournalism during World War II with little-known views into...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023A_Madayin97DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Spring Exhibit: Madayin
Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala
February 4 – May 14, 2023

“The land has everything it needs. But it couldn’t speak. It couldn’t express itself. Tell its identity. And so it grew a tongue. That is the Yolŋu. That is me. We are the tongue of the land. Grown...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023A_BGColl121DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Spring Exhibit: The Barlow Gilotty Collection
The Barlow Gilotty Collection
Philip Barlow, Lisa Gilotty, collectors
Vivienne Lassman, curator
February 4–May 21, 2023

“In addition to art telling a story, the pattern of collecting tells our story.”
-- Khanh Le, First New Home, 2008
The Barlow Gilotty Collection is the culmination of over 30...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023A_Trawick60DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Spring Exhibit: The Trawick Prize
The Trawick Prize
20th Anniversary Emerald Award
February 4 – March 19, 2023

The Trawick Prize is a regional contemporary art award that began in 2002 to recognize and support local DC, Maryland, and Virginia artists. The competition’s founder and funder, Carol Trawick, is a longtime community...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023A_Rebhan61DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023A Spring Exhibit: (Alper) Gail Rebhan: About Time
Gail Rebhan: About Time
Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art
Gail Rebhan, artist
Sally Stein, curator
February 4 – May 21, 2023

For better and worse, nothing stays still. DC artist Gail Rebhan (b. 1953) knows that well and this, her first museum retrospective, explores her many...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_Elements102DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Exhibit: At One with the Elements
At One with the Elements
Leigh Wen, Artist
Sarah Tanguy, Curator
June 17 – August 13, 2023
Internationally recognized artist Leigh Wen explores the power of nature while nurturing a sense of connectivity and stewardship for our endangered planet.

Exhibition Overview
Discover how artist Leigh...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_Blue14DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Exhibit: Blue and Gray: This Era of Exile
Blue and Gray: This Era of Exile
A Project Space* Exhibition
June 17 – August 13, 2023
Artwork by Kebedech Tekleab
Poetry by E. Ethelbert Miller
Curated by David Keplinger

Exhibition Overview
The recent fratricidal war in Ethiopia; the constant turmoil in Somalia; the current wars between...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_Pilar35DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Exhibit: Pilar Albarracín: Take a Knife and Open My Heart
Pilar Albarracín: Take a Knife and Open My Heart
Pilar Albarracín, Artist
Pia Ogea, Curator
June 17 – August 13, 2023
“My work delves into the most internationalized stereotypes of Spanish culture and its evolution over the last 30 years and focuses on (among other concepts) the violence of...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_Chicano27DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Exhibit: Rupert Garcia and the Chicano Art Movement
Rupert Garcia and the Chicano Art Movement:
Prints and Posters from the Corcoran Legacy Collection
June 17 – August 13, 2023
“Rupert Garcia has a profoundly sophisticated understanding of color, form, negative space, and the power of restraint. Garcia’s work is a masterclass in efficiency because it...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_View25DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Exhibit: View from Within
View from Within
Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art*
Rhoda Baer, Artist
June 17 – August 13, 2023
“In truth, I still think it’s all magic.”
-- Rhoda Baer

Exhibition Overview:
Laminating clear optical glass with colored minerals to make glass sculptures is a complicated and...
2023_DC_KatzenXT_Wen_23071596DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Gallery Talk: At One with the Elements w/Leigh Wen
Gallery Talk: At One with the Elements
Curator, Sarah Tanguy & the artist, Leigh Wen, will discuss the exhibition "At One with the Elements" in a gallery talk.
Discover how artist Leigh Wen weaves personal and cultural histories into her practice. At One with the Elements explores her intimate bond...
2023_DC_KatzenXT_LostE_230620169DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Gallery Talk: Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories
Gallery Talk - Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories
By Embassy of the Czech Republic
Join us for a gallery talk followed by a special reception with photographers Jan Dobrovský and Martin Wágner in connection to the exhibition Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories curated by Milena Kalinovska.
The...
2023_DC_KatzenXT_Albar_23061725DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Gallery Talk: Pilar Albarracín
Gallery Talk: Pilar Albarracín, Take a Knife and Open My Heart
Curator and Artist, Pia Ogea and Pilar Albarracín present on the exhibition "Pilar Albarracín: Take a Knife and Open My Heart"
This discussion will be held in-person by the artist and curator to highlight the exhibition "Pilar Albarracín:...
2023_DC_KatzenO_230617134DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B Opening Reception (Public)
Exhibition artists shown here during the reception included: Rhoda Baer, Kebedech Tekleab, E. Ethelbert Miller, Leigh Wen, and Pilar Albarracín.
Others include: Glenn Marcus, Jack Rasmussen, Eden Raskin (Jamie Raskin's sister), Thora Colot, Margaret Otto (Politics and Prose), and Chawky Frenn.
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023B_Lost82DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023B/C Exhibit: Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories
Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories
June 17–August 13, 2023
September 9–December 10, 2023
Folks:
* Karel Cudlin, Photographer
* Jan Dobrovský, Photographer
* Martin Wágner, Photographer
* Milena Kalinovska, Curator
“Through these photographs, you’ll step into a country with a dramatic...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023C_Cushner39DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Exhibit: Cushner
CUSHNER
Steven Cushner, Artist
September 9–December 10, 2023
CUSHNER consists of 34 artworks by artist Steven Cushner, whose work is included in AU Museum’s holdings at the university where Cushner served as an adjunct faculty member from 1995 through 2000.
The exhibition refers to and builds upon a...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023C_Abensohn29DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Exhibit: Lillian Klein Abensohn: Song of Songs: Fruitful Relationships
Lillian Klein Abensohn
Song of Songs: Fruitful Relationships
Lillian Klein Abensohn, Artist
September 9–October 15, 2023
Lillian Klein Abensohn asks “What’s really important?” These playful still lifes offer a tongue-in-cheek take on fundamental and complex human relationships.
Initially, the...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023C_NTapestry21DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Exhibit: Nature’s Tapestry
Nature’s Tapestry
A Project Space* Exhibition
Bernis von zur Muehlen, Artist
Ori Z. Soltes, Curator
September 9–December 10, 2023

“Bernis von zur Muehlen is a magician and an artist …who engages the realm of the spiritual and the everyday, creating by re-visioning reality again and again.”
--...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023C_Rotenberg48DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Exhibit: Rachel Rotenberg
Rachel Rotenberg
Rachel Rotenberg, Artist
Jane Livingston, Curator
September 9–December 10, 2023
Using cedar planks and other materials, Rotenberg has managed to build works on a heroic scale without sacrificing intimacy, and to craft small sculptures that attain a kind of conceptual...
2023_DC_KatzenX_2023C_FWhite30DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Exhibit: (Alper) Franklin White: An American in Venezuela
Franklin White: An American in Venezuela
Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art
Dr. Chantelle E. Bernard, Curator
September 9 – December 10, 2023
White invites you to examine the way mother-nature generously gifted Merida, Venezuela with a bounty of beautiful things… and taught him new...
2023_DC_DFaust_23091661DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Gallery Talk: Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories A Day in Kyiv (w/Daniel Faust)
Gallery Talk: Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memorie: A Day in Kyiv
Photographer Daniel Faust, with guests present on the exhibition "Lost Europe: On the Edge of Memories" in a talk titled "Day in Kyiv"
This talk will be moderated by Jack Rasmussen, Director of AU Museum, Daniel Faust, Photographer,...
2023_DC_KatzenXT_Cushner_231007125DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2023C Gallery Talk: Steven Cushner w/Architect David Jameson and George Hemphill
Artist, Steven Cushner and special guest Architect David Jameson, will discuss the exhibition "Cushner" in a gallery talk.
Cushner refers to and builds upon a solidly stylistic through-line from Steven Cushner’s past work to present work. More importantly, through the conscious manipulation of an array...
2023_DC_Mellon_Fountain20DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2023_DC_AFRH43DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2023_DC_SISG_Anyang119DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Anyang: China's Ancient City of Kings
Anyang: China's Ancient City of Kings
February 25, 2023 – April 28, 2024
Anyang: China’s Ancient City of Kings is the first major exhibition in the United States dedicated to Anyang, the capital of China’s Shang dynasty (occupied ca. 1250 BCE–ca. 1050 BCE). The source of China’s earliest surviving...
2023_DC_SISG_AyO76DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Ay-Ō's Happy Rainbow Hell
Ay-Ō's Happy Rainbow Hell
March 25, 2023 – September 10, 2023
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Immerse yourself in Ay-Ō’s world of sensory experience, exploration, and fun.
Born in 1931, the Japanese artist Ay-Ō (pronounced “eye-oh”) moved to New York in 1958, where he would soon become a member of the...
2023_DC_SISG_Connecting36DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Connecting Stories at the National Museum of Asian Art
Connecting Stories at the National Museum of Asian Art
April 29, 2023 – Ongoing
The National Museum of Asian Art opened in 1923, becoming the first art museum on the National Mall. At the museum, we continually renew our commitment to the communities represented by the works in our collections and to...
2023_DC_SISG_Unfolds65DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Palace Life Unfolds: Conserving a Chinese Lacquer Screen
Palace Life Unfolds: Conserving a Chinese Lacquer Screen
July 15, 2023 – January 28, 2024
On display for the first time after a major conservation project, this Chinese lacquer screen dated to 1672 is a delight, featuring newly revealed intricate details that had been obscured by centuries of wear and...
2023_DC_SISG_Gathering37DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Park Chan-kyong: Gathering
Park Chan-kyong: Gathering
October 7, 2023 – October 13, 2024
Seoul-based artist Park Chan-kyong has gained international recognition for his use of photography and film to examine the complex history of modern Korea. Park Chan-kyong: Gathering is the first solo presentation of his work in a major...
2023_DC_SISG_Knowing58DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas
The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas
March 25, 2023 – TBA
The Art of Knowing brings together highlights from our collections to explore religious and practical knowledge across time, space, and cultures. Featuring stone sculptures, gilt bronzes, and painted manuscripts...
2023_DC_SISG_Shrine8DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
March 5, 2022 – Indefinitely
The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room includes more than two hundred bronzes, paintings, silk hangings, and carpets that were created in Tibet, China, and Mongolia between the thirteenth and early twentieth centuries. Arranged to reflect Tibetan...
2023_DC_SISG4DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_SIAIB19DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
2023_DC_Atlas10DC -- Atlas District neighborhood
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening_23082563DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 1 (of 6). Miscellaneous
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening2_23082530DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 2 (of 6). Welcoming Remarks
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening3_23082560DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 3 (of 6). Panel 1: The National Mall: Local, National, Transnational
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening4_23082586DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 4 (of 6). Panel 2: Envisioning Democracy: Artist Roundtable
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening5_23082556DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 5 (of 6). Artist Program: Wendy Red Star, Indigenous Archives
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Convening6_23082568DC -- Beyond Granite @ US Inst of Peace -- Legacies and Futures of the National Mall -- 6 (of 6). Closing Keynote Conversation
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Convening – Legacies and Futures of the National Mall

A dynamic day of discussions where artists, curators, and project leaders from Beyond Granite: Pulling Together converge with creators, scholars, activists, and practitioners from the monument landscape. Explore...
2023_DC_Beyond_Granite205DC -- Beyond Granite: Pulling Together
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together
The Future Of Commemoration Is Not Written In Stone
In Summer 2023, Beyond Granite will present a dynamic new series of installations designed to create a more inclusive, equitable, and representative commemorative landscape on the National Mall. The Beyond Granite...
2023_DC_Bikeshare5DC -- Bike Sharing / Racks
2023_DC_Brookland7DC -- Brookland neighborhood
2023_DC_Callbox73DC -- Callboxes
2023_DC_Pride_23061197DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2023)
2023_DC_700PennAve10DC -- Capitol Hill -- 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SW
2023_DC_700PennAveVw43DC -- Capitol Hill -- 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SW -- View from...
This was the view from:
Samsung D.C. Office
700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 6th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20003
2023_DC_Eastern_Market4DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)
2023_DC_Folger24DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)
The Folger will reopen in September 2023.
2023_DC_St_MarksDC7DC -- Capitol Hill -- St. Mark's Capitol Hill (301 A St SE)
2023_DC_United_Methodist15DC -- Capitol Hill -- United Methodist Bldg (100 Maryland Ave NE)
2023_DC_VFW29DC -- Capitol Hill -- Veterans of Foreign Wars-US (200 Maryland Ave NE)
2023_DC_CapHill16DC -- Capitol Hill neighborhood
2023_DC_Cherry139DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2023)
A couple of visits. For the first one, the blossoms weren't at their peak yet -- it took some Tucker Carlson-like editing to make it seem like there were enough blossoms to photograph -- but the weather forecast didn't look great so I photographed early.
2023_DC_PProseKC30DC -- Chevy Chase -- Politics & Prose -- Katie's Illustrated Covers
2023_DC_PProse27DC -- Chevy Chase -- Politics & Prose (Main Store @ 5015 Connecticut Ave NW)
2023_DC_CChase_Circle18DC -- Chevy Chase Circle
2023_DC_Conrad_HotelVw14DC -- Chinatown -- Conrad Hotel -- View from...
2023_DC_Conrad_Hotel37DC -- Chinatown -- Conrad Hotel (960 New York Ave, NW)
2023_DC_Sixth_I2DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)
2023_DC_Techworld4DC -- Chinatown -- TechWorld
2023_DC_Chinatown_Pk34DC -- Chinatown -- US Reservation 72 (Chinatown Park)
2023_DC_Chinatown11DC -- Chinatown neighborhood
2023_DC_City_CenterC30DC -- CityCenterDC -- Canopy
2023_DC_City_Center_Xmas56DC -- CityCenterDC -- Installation: Christmas Decorations
2023_DC_City_Center_Grove12DC -- CityCenterDC -- Installation: The Grove
2023_DC_City_Center5DC -- CityCenterDC complex
2023_DC_Adas_Israel4DC -- Cleveland Park -- Adas Israel Congregation
2023_DC_Klingle_Valley_Br15DC -- Cleveland Park -- Klingle Valley Bridge/Park
2023_DC_Sams_PandR6DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sam's Park & Ride
2023_DC_Sidwell11DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sidwell Friends School
2023_DC_DRR_Durrett_231116188DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sidwell Friends School -- Event: Daryl Reich Rubenstein Lecture w/Nekisha Durrett
We are delighted to welcome Nekisha Durrett to campus on Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. for our annual Daryl Reich Rubenstein lecture. From vast freestanding sculptures to intimate gallery installations, Nekisha Durrett’s work leverages unexpected materials to make visible the historical connections...
2023_DC_Sidwell_Durrett135DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sidwell Friends School -- Exhibit: Nekisha Durrett (3 exhibits)
2023_DC_Sidwell_Gilliam20DC -- Cleveland Park -- 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.
2023_DC_Sidwell_GilliamT_23091824DC -- Cleveland Park -- Sidwell Friends School -- Exhibit: Sam Gilliam Selected Works ... tour of
Curator Aaron Brophy took several us through the Gilliam gallery.
2023_DC_Uptown_Theater5DC -- Cleveland Park -- Uptown Theater
2023_DC_Yenching_Palace16DC -- Cleveland Park -- Yenching Palace (3524 Connecticut Ave. NW)
2023_DC_Cleveland_Pk_Lib26DC -- Cleveland Park Library
2023_DC_Bomb_23012395DC -- Cleveland Park Library -- Event: Steve Sheinkin & Nick Bertozzi ("Bomb Graphic Novel: The Race to Build - And Steal - The World's Most Dangerous Weapon")
Steve Sheinkin & Nick Bertozzi -- Bomb Graphic Novel: The Race to Build - And Steal - The World's Most Dangerous Weapon -- In Partnership with DCPL at Cleveland Park Library
Politics and Prose is delighted to partner with DC Public Library to present Bomb Graphic Novel by Steve Sheinkin and Nick...
2023_DC_Cleveland_Pk91DC -- Cleveland Park neighborhood
2023_DC_All_Souls2DC -- Columbia Heights -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2023_DC_Meridian13DC -- Columbia Heights -- Meridian Hill Park (Malcolm X Park)
2023_DC_Columbia_Heights40DC -- Columbia Heights neighborhood
2023_DC_Corcoran_Salon46DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2023_DC_Corc_GHours_23020213DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Event: Golden Hours: Meet the Room
Golden Hours: A Salon Doré Event Series
The Salon Doré, Corcoran's 18th century French "Golden Lounge," is a unique space in the Flagg Building that many either don't know exists or assume is off-limits. Come learn more about the history of the room and its material makeup to be inspired about its...
2023_DC_Corc_Rethinking93DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit @ Brady Gallery: Rethinking Legacy and Memory: Behind the Image of Ulysses S. Grant
Rethinking Legacy and Memory: Behind the Image of Ulysses S. Grant
May 1-19, 2023
Luther W. Brady Art Gallery
For the first time, students in the Museum Studies and the Exhibition Design program in the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design have collaborated on an original exhibition, Rethinking...
2023_DC_Corc_Next_Art224DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design -- Exhibit: NEXT Festival Art Exhibition
2023_DC_Corc_School21DC -- Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (2014-forward)
2023_DC_Crestwood2DC -- Crestwood neighborhood
2023_DC_CrittersDC27DC -- Critters -- Miscellaneous
Including:
* Squirrel at Meridian Hill Park
* Young bird on the MLK Library terrace
* Squirrel at the National Law Enforcement Memorial.
2023_DC_DOI26DC -- Dept of Interior Building
2023_DC_DOI_Murals146DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- Murals
2023_DC_DOIVw27DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- View from terrace
We got to go out on the terrace to take pictures!
2023_DC_DOI_Museum140DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2023_DC_Treasury2DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2023_DC_SIPG_Bldg8DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
They were working on maintaining Luis Jimenez' Vaquero piece which is installed outside of the building. Brent Glass came by and asked about the use of 9,000 denim jeans in the courtyard canopy.
2023_DC_SIPG_Courtyard12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Kogod Courtyard
2023_DC_SIPG_Portrait101DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2023_DC_SIPG_Sculpture7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2023_DC_SIPG_Staff_Picks69DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (Archives of American Art) -- Exhibit: Staff Picks: Our Favorite Things from the Collection
Staff Picks: Our Favorite Things from the Collection
June 1, 2023 – September 21, 2025
Founded in 1954, the Archives of American Art is the most widely used research center in the world that tells the story of visual art in the United States through primary sources. A letter, a scrapbook, a...
2023_DC_SIPG_1898251DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions
1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions
April 28, 2023 – February 25, 2024
On the 125th anniversary of the Spanish-American-Cuban-Philippine War, 1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions is the first exhibition to examine this pivotal period through the lens of portraiture and visual culture. The...
2023_DC_SIPG_Lincoln_WFKT14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Abraham Lincoln by W.F.K. Travers
Abraham Lincoln by W.F.K. Travers
February 10, 2023 - December 31, 2027

The National Portrait Gallery is proud to announce the installation of a life-size painting of President Abraham Lincoln by artist W.F.K. Travers. Created from life in 1865, the 9-foot-tall oil on canvas is one of three known,...
2023_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2023_DC_SIPG_Bravo45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2023_DC_SIPG_CW110DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2023_DC_SIPG_CW_MoralID57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Moral Identity
2023_DC_SIPG_CW_Pre31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Prelude to the Civil War: A Precarious Balance
2023_DC_SIPG_CW_Recon58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Reconstruction
2023_DC_SIPG_Oprah5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Commissioned Portrait of Oprah Winfrey
Commissioned Portrait of Oprah Winfrey
December 13, 2023 – October 20, 2024
Chicago-based artist Shawn Michael Warren painted Winfrey in a purple taffeta dress amidst a lush garden at her California home. The near life-size portrait was commissioned for the museum’s permanent collection.
As a global...
2023_DC_SIPG_Honor32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Duty, Honor, Country: Antebellum Portraits of West Pointers
Duty, Honor, Country: Antebellum Portraits of West Pointers
June 23, 2023 – June 9, 2024
In the years leading up to the Civil War, the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, emerged as a vital training ground for men who built the nation’s infrastructure, played decisive roles in its...
2023_DC_SIPG_Forces47DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Forces of Nature: Voices that Shaped Environmentalism
Forces of Nature: Voices that Shaped Environmentalism
October 20, 2023 – September 2, 2024
Forces of Nature: Voices that Shaped Environmentalism presents some of the key people -- scientists, politicians, activists, writers, and artists -- whose work has influenced attitudes toward the environment in...
2023_DC_SIPG_I_Dream22DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker's Portraits of Remarkable Black Women: Part II
I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker's Portraits of Remarkable Black Women: Part II
February 10, 2023 – September 10, 2023
The Portrait Gallery recently acquired all 75 portraits from the Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer’s series and is celebrating the acquisition with a two-part...
2023_DC_SIPG_Rosalynn6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: In Memoriam: Rosalynn Carte
In Memoriam: Rosalynn Carter, 1927–2023
November 21, 2023 – January 3, 2024
Rosalynn Carter was the first lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In her words, she “grew up three years and three miles apart” from her future husband Jimmy Carter in Plains, Georgia. Seven years into their 1946...
2023_DC_SIPG_Douglass86DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Frederick Douglass
One Life: Frederick Douglass
June 16, 2023 – April 21, 2024
One Life: Frederick Douglass illuminates the legacy of one of the 19th century’s most influential writers, speakers and intellectuals through prints, photographs, and ephemera. After escaping slavery in 1838, Douglass published three...
2023_DC_SIPG_Recent37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2023)
Recent Acquisitions
Recent Acquisitions showcases 21 additions to the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. The latest iteration of this annual display focuses exclusively on portraits representing women or made by women. Subjects include singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, artists Ruth Asawa, Shigeko...
2023_DC_SIPG_1898R_23042758DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Opening Reception: 1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions
2023_DC_SIPG_1898PP_23042735DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: 1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions
Press preview for “1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions” at the National Portrait Gallery
WHO:
* Michael Hussey, director of history, restorative history and research, National Portrait Gallery
* Taína Caragol, curator of painting, sculpture and Latino art and history, National Portrait...
2023_DC_SIPG_DouglassPP_23061546DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Press Preview: One Life: Frederick Douglass
Press preview for “One Life: Frederick Douglass” at the National Portrait Gallery
WHO:
* John Stauffer, Sumner R. and Marshall S. Kates Professor of English and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
* Ann Shumard, consulting curator and senior curator of photographs, National...
2023_DC_SIPG_Weems21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Carrie Mae Weems: Looking Forward, Looking Back
Carrie Mae Weems: Looking Forward, Looking Back
September 22, 2023 – July 7, 2024
Legendary artist Carrie Mae Weems has been described as an icon, national treasure, and genius. She is a moral compass in the field, entwining art and activism to address racism, sexism, classism, colonialism, and...
2023_DC_SIPG_Thomas31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Composing Color: Paintings by Alma Thomas
Composing Color: Paintings by Alma Thomas
September 15, 2023 – June 2, 2024
Alma Thomas is a singular figure in the story of twentieth-century American art. She developed her exuberant form of abstract painting late in life, after retiring from a long career as a schoolteacher. Blossoming in the...
2023_DC_SIPG_Wests146DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea
Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea
July 28, 2023 – January 14, 2024
Ideas about the American West, both in popular culture and in commonly accepted historical narratives, are often based on a past that never was, and fail to take into account important events that actually occurred. The...
2023_DC_SIPG_Musical37DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Musical Thinking: New Video Art and Sonic Strategies
Musical Thinking: New Video Art and Sonic Strategies
June 23, 2023 – January 29, 2024
Musical Thinking: New Video Art and Sonic Strategies explores the powerful resonances between recent video art and popular music. The exhibition focuses on video art that employs the strategies of musical creation --...
2023_DC_SIPG_Contemp236DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Galleries for Modern and Contemporary Art
Galleries for Modern and Contemporary Art
September 22, 2023 – Ongoing
The Smithsonian American Art Museum reopens its modern and contemporary galleries with a new installation of its permanent collection that freshly examines the explosion of possibility in American art between the 1940s and today....
2023_DC_SIPG_Luce2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2023_DC_SIPG_Julien4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM/NPG) -- Exhibit: Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour -- Frederick Douglass
Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour -- Frederick Douglass
December 8, 2023 – December 6, 2026
Sir Isaac Julien’s moving image installation Lessons of the Hour (2019) interweaves period reenactments across five screens to create a vivid picture of nineteenth-century activist, writer, orator, and...
2023_DC_American_Legion4DC -- Downtown -- American Legion Bldg (1608 K St, with 1612 K sometimes)
2023_DC_ACofW116DC -- Downtown -- Arts Club of Washington (formerly James Monroe's house) (2017 I St NW)
2023_DC_St_Agnes8DC -- Downtown -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes (1215 Mass. Ave NW)
2023_DC_Eaton28DC -- Downtown -- Eaton DC (1201 K St NW)
2023_DC_OEOB34DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)
2023_DC_Farragut10DC -- Downtown -- Farragut Square and David G. Farragut Statue
2023_DC_Franklin_SqW8DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square -- Winter Festival
2023_DC_Franklin_Sq59DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (incl Commodore John Barry statue)
2023_DC_Hay_Adams1DC -- Downtown -- Hay-Adams Hotel (800 16th St NW)
2023_DC_HI_Washington4DC -- Downtown -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2023_DC_Intl_Square15DC -- Downtown -- International Square (1875 I St NW)
2023_DC_LIUNA14DC -- Downtown -- Laborers International Union of North America (905 16th St NW)
2023_DC_McPherson4DC -- Downtown -- McPherson Square and James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
The park was closed for major renovations.
2023_DC_NGS22DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)
2023_DC_WP13K4DC -- Downtown -- New Washington Post Bldg (1301 K St NW) -- Exterior
2023_DC_NY_Pres7DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave, NW)
2023_DC_WP15L1DC -- Downtown -- Old Washington Post Bldg --> Midtown Center (1100 15th St NW) -- Exterior
2023_DC_PW_Between_23111859DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Event: Enchanted Pages Community Day -- Between the Lines w/Jason Reynolds and Tony Keith, Jr.
Between the Lines with Jason Reynolds and Tony Keith, Jr.
Stories can entertain, instruct, inspire, and even change the world. But what makes a story, and what makes stories so uniquely powerful? Bestselling author Jason Reynolds explores these questions and more in an intimate discussion with Tony...
2023_DC_PW_Chalk18DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Event: Enchanted Pages Community Day -- Chalk R!ot
Collaborative Sidewalk Chalk Art with Chalk R!ot
2023_DC_PW_Pages38DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Event: Enchanted Pages Community Day -- Misc
Enchanted Pages Community Day
Planet Word’s Schwarzman Family Library is growing, and that’s something to celebrate! In honor of the 24 new books being added to the interactive collection this fall, Planet Word presents Enchanted Pages Community Day. This free, all-day celebration will feature pop-up...
2023_DC_PW_Author_23111822DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Event: Enchanted Pages Community Day -- The Author Is In
The Author Is In
Meet and learn from four authors featured in Planet Word’s Library, including Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Pablo Cartaya, Michelle Coles, and Derrick Barnes.
2023_DC_Planet_Word_Lex25DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Exhibit: Lexicon Lane
Lexicon Lane
Get ready for a word-sleuthing adventure and discover mysteries galore in our special puzzle room. Reserve a puzzle case and search for clues along Lexicon Lane — great for team bonding or solo sleuthing!
2023_DC_Planet_Word_Lib129DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Exhibit: The Library
The Library
Enter a magical library where books come to life before your eyes. Find the hidden door to a serene poetry nook, and discover other secrets hidden in the stacks.

The official reason for the Enchanted Pages Community Day event was to celebrate the two dozen new books that have been added...
2023_DC_Planet_Word_TSW13DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Exhibit: The Spoken World
The Spoken World
Dive headfirst into the awe-inspiring diversity of languages from around the world. Meet speakers and signers from all over the globe, and let them introduce you to what’s unique about their own language.
2023_DC_Planet_Word_WCF11DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Exhibit: Where Do Words Come From?
Where Do Words Come From?
The 22-foot-tall wall of words speaks for itself — literally! Our talking word wall shares the story of the English language, exploring the many forces that shaped the words we use today.
2023_DC_Planet_Word_WW5DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Exhibit: Word Worlds
Word Worlds
Paint with words! Dip your brush into verdant, surreal, or luminous and thrill as you transform the room around you with color, sound, and motion.
2023_DC_Planet_Word_MR12DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- Mansard Room
2023_DC_Planet_WordVw43DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word -- View from...
2023_DC_Planet_Word50DC -- Downtown -- Planet Word (925 13th St. NW in Franklin School)
2023_DC_Sofitel25DC -- Downtown -- Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square (806 15th St NW)
2023_DC_3rdCCS3DC -- Downtown -- Third Church of Christ, Scientist (1600 K St NW)
2023_DC_UClub45DC -- Downtown -- University Club (1135 16th St. NW)
2023_DC_USRes1755DC -- Downtown -- US Reservation 175 (Triangle - New York Ave., between 9th & K Sts., NW)
2023_DC_USRes0705DC -- Downtown -- US Reservation 70 (Mass. Ave, between 11th and L St, NW, next ot Mt Vernon Place United Methodist Church)
2023_DC_VOC78DC -- Downtown -- Victims of Communism Museum
2023_DC_VOC_CFFair_231107107DC -- Downtown -- Victims of Communism Museum -- Event: Victims of Communism International Cultural & Food Fair
Victims of Communism International Cultural & Food Fair
Join us on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 4-8 pm to mark Victims of Communism Memorial Day with our International Cultural and Food Fair.
Each year in early November, VOC honors the more than 100 million killed and 1.5 billion still enslaved by...
2023_DC_VOC_Gulag26DC -- Downtown -- Victims of Communism Museum -- Exhibit: The Gulag Collection
The Gulag Collection
ADVISORY: THIS CONTENT MIGHT NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES.
The Gulag Collection is a unique collection of 50 paintings by Ukrainian artist and Gulag survivor Nikolai Getman, who spent eight years in Siberia and then worked for 40 years to create this stunning visual chronicle of...
2023_DC_VOC_Ukraine48DC -- Downtown -- Victims of Communism Museum -- Exhibit: Ukraine and Holodomor
2023_DC_Downtown76DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2023_DC_Holiday_Market13DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2023_DC_DukeEll_Br17DC -- Duke Ellington Bridge
2023_DC_1771N7DC -- Dupont Circle -- 1771 N St. NW (National Assn of Broadcasters until 2023, USC afterward)
2023_DC_1771NVw80DC -- Dupont Circle -- 1771 N St. NW (USC) -- View from...
2023_DC_Brookings5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Brookings Institution (1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW)
I noticed the Shelter In Place Kit underneath the sink during a previous event and wanted to photograph the bucket.
2023_DC_St_Matthews69DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (1725 Rhode Island Ave., NW)
2023_DC_CAMDC63DC -- Dupont Circle -- Chinese American Museum DC (1218 16th St NW)
2023_DC_Cosmos_Club13DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cosmos Club (2121 Mass. Ave NW)
2023_DC_DupontC_Hotel7DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Circle Hotel (1500 New Hampshire NW)
Artwalk Dupont Description:
Drawing inspiration from Dupont Circle, painter Maggie O’Neill shows her “Dreaming in Color” on the café of the Doyle’s Dupont Circle Hotel. The show is an immersive oasis of creativity and lush floral design by Brightly Ever After. Linger on the terrace at the Doyle and be...
2023_DC_Dupont_Underground31DC -- Dupont Circle -- Dupont Underground
2023_DC_Ettlinger_23081363DC -- Dupont Circle -- Fantom Comics -- Event: Emily Ettlinger ("Skeleanor The Decomposer")
Skeleanor The Decomposer Author Event With Emily Ettlinger!
Local creator Emily Ettlinger will be stopping by the store for an author event about the all-ages book SKELEANOR THE DECOMPOSER! Emily will be reading some of the book, as well as running a drawing workshop and signing copies!
Skeleanor...
2023_DC_GFWC67DC -- Dupont Circle -- General Federation of Women’s Clubs (1734 17th Street, NW)
2023_DC_IAA5DC -- Dupont Circle -- IA&A at Hillyer (9 Hillyer Court NW)
2023_DC_JHU_SAIS11DC -- Dupont Circle -- Johns Hopkins University -- SAIS (1740 Mass. Ave. NW)
2023_DC_MEI17DC -- Dupont Circle -- Middle East Institute (1763 N Street NW)
2023_DC_Gandhi4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Mohandas Gandhi statue (2100 Q St NW)
2023_DC_MPP37DC -- Dupont Circle -- Museum of the Palestinian People (1900 18th Street NW)
The Museum of the Palestinian People is pleased to invite visitors to explore our new permanent exhibit, which tells the story of the Palestinian people, highlighting parts of Palestinian history that are often overlooked. Now on exhibit are a series of paintings that capture traditional Palestinian...
2023_DC_Dog_Park_S16DC -- Dupont Circle -- S Street Dog Park (17th and S St. NW)
2023_DC_Scott_Circle10DC -- Dupont Circle -- Scott Circle memorial
2023_DC_Slow_Down20DC -- Dupont Circle -- Slow Down Market (1710 Connecticut Ave NW) -- Martina Sestakova
The Slow Down Market is hosting an exhibit with artist Martina Sestakova and invites you to discover her abstract paintings inspired by words and their role in our lives. Born in the Czech Republic and residing in Kensington, MD, Martina is fascinated by how the meaning of words may be captured in...
2023_DC_Cincinnati145DC -- Dupont Circle -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2023_DC_Cincinnati_Affairs101DC -- Dupont Circle -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Exhibit: Affairs of State: 118 Years of Diplomacy and Entertaining at Anderson House
Affairs of State: 118 Years of Diplomacy and Entertaining at Anderson House
February 24, 2023 - December 31, 2023
Diplomacy and entertaining have always gone hand in hand in the nation’s capital. Anderson House, the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati, has played a historic role in that...
2023_DC_Stead17DC -- Dupont Circle -- Stead Playground
2023_DC_StudioG_7Sisters30DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Carolee Jakes and Ellie Jakes: The Seven Sisters
The Seven Sisters: An Exploration of Time and Place
By Carolee Jakes and Ellie Jakes
Curated by Gaby Mizes
August 30th - September 23rd, 2023

An Embarrassment of Riches by Carolee Jakes
The Seven Sisters, more formally called the Pleiades, is an open star cluster. Perhaps because of its relative...
2023_DC_StudioG_Bearss14DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Cheryl Ann Bearss: Society of Solitude
Society of Solitude
Cheryl Ann Bearss
Curated by Mira Hecht
May 24 - June 17, 2023
My search for solitude - seeking time alone with thoughts and away from everyday demands - is found walking in nature among trees or on a secluded beach at sunrise.
The society I seek is the company of trees, birds,...
2023_DC_StudioG_FGround30DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Chris Corson and Gary Anthes: Figure and Ground
Figure and Ground
By Chris Corson and Gary Anthes
Curated by Gaby Mizes
August 30th - September 23rd, 2023

In Figure and Ground, the human form speaks through the eyes and hands of photographer Gary Anthes and sculptor Chris Corson. Their works find humanity in unexpected places and ways — in...
2023_DC_StudioG_Coburn18DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Deborah Addison Coburn: Mishpocha (Family)
Mishpocha (Family)
Deborah Addison Coburn
Curated by Adah Rose Bitterbaum
May 24 - June 17, 2023
I've been fortunate to recently inherit my parents’ albums of old family photos. While I can't identify many of the folks pictured, their faces are vibrant and full of personality. Some had been in this...
2023_DC_StudioG_Freda24DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Freda Lee-McCann: After Tradition
After Tradition
Freda Lee-McCann
Curated by Adah Rose Bitterbaum
May 24 - June 17, 2023
I have always painted Chinese landscapes. Sometimes I have introduced new elements into the classical paintings - stronger colors, adding collages of my own calligraphy and my paintings, or less traditional...
2023_DC_StudioG_Thomas8DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Iza Thomas: Magpies and Mannequins
Magpies and Mannequins
By Iza Thomas
Curated by Deborah Addison Coburn and Miriam Keeler
August 30th - September 23rd, 2023

I saw a lot of magpies when I was growing up in Leszno, Poland more than here in the US. The myth of magpies has always appealed to me, the glinting flash of precious jewelry...
2023_DC_StudioG_Duncan9DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Jennifer Duncan: Jots and Tittles
Jots and Tittles
By Jennifer Duncan
Curated by Deborah Addison Coburn and Miriam Keeler
August 30th - September 23rd, 2023

Using hand-painted and printed paper and cardboard, I have pieced together disjointed memories from my unusual upbringing to construct small assembled vignettes. Just a single...
2023_DC_StudioG_Microcosm31DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Microcosm-Macrocosm
Microcosm-Macrocosm
A group photography exhibit featuring
* Suliman Abdullah
* Lynda Andrews-Barry
* Gary Anthes
* Iwan Bagus
* Lisa Battle
* Bob Burgess
* Suzanne Goldberg
* Harriet Lesser
* Jo Levine
* Beverly Logan
* Steven Marks
* Susan Raines
Curated by Carolee Jakes and...
2023_DC_StudioG_Water26DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Of Water Too Are the Grasses
Of Water Too Are the Grasses
Irene Pantelis
Curated by Aneta Georgievska-Shine
October 25th - November 18th, 2023

“Of water too are the grasses/De agua somos” by Irene Pantelis
The works in this show were inspired by lawns and weeds, like the ones found in my suburban neighborhood in Maryland. As...
2023_DC_StudioG_Paige9DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery -- Exhibit: Wayne Paige: Around the Edge
Around the Edge
Wayne Paige
Curated by Deborah Addison Coburn and Miriam Keeler
May 24 - June 17, 2023
Since 1997 I have retreated to a life inside an imaginary inkwell- a black and white world of duality sprinkled with social commentary and Dreamscape imagery. In the current exhibition “Around the...
2023_DC_StudioG7DC -- Dupont Circle -- Studio Gallery (2108 R St NW)
2023_DC_Sumner_School5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Sumner School Museum and Archives (1201 17th St NW)
2023_DC_Cairo14DC -- Dupont Circle -- The Cairo (1615 Q St NW)
2023_DC_Mansion_O10DC -- Dupont Circle -- The Mansion on O Street
2023_DC_Ven_Blackhair51DC -- Dupont Circle -- The Ven -- Exhibit: “BlackHair” by Marvin Bowser
The Ven Hotel at Embassy Row is pleased to present “BlackHair” by Marvin Bowser. “BlackHair" is a captivating exhibition where art meets identity, and every strand tells a unique story. Celebrate the photography of Marvin Bowser in his extraordinary solo show that delves into the heart of black culture...
2023_DC_Masaryk19DC -- Dupont Circle -- Tomas Masaryk statue
2023_DC_Vital_Voices2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Vital Voices Global Partnership (1509 16th St NW)
2023_DC_ADAWDC_Sinel27DC -- Dupont Circle -- Washington Center of ADA University -- Exhibit: Ellen Sinel
Washington Center of ADA University, ADA Art Gallery is an extension of ADA University’s Art Program. This Friday, the Art Gallery will feature works by Ellen Sinel. Her paintings are influenced by the places she's been and events in her life – growing naturally through progressive change, passing...
2023_DC_ADAWDC_3Body64DC -- Dupont Circle -- Washington Center of ADA University -- Exhibit: The Three-Body Problem: Dale Appleman, Michal Hunter, Jack Rasmussen
The Three-Body Problem:
Dale Appleman, Michal Hunter, Jack Rasmussen
The Three-Body Problem is a science fiction novel by Chinese writer Liu Cixin. Cixin observes that when two celestial objects get close to each other, their gravitational attraction influences the paths they take in a way that a...
2023_DC_ADAWDC28DC -- Dupont Circle -- Washington Center of ADA University (1627 21st Street NW)
2023_DC_Dupont_Circle55DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2023_DC_Tanner_Pk14DC -- Eckington -- Alethia Tanner Park
2023_DC_Eckington6DC -- Eckington neighborhood (incl Metro Yards)
2023_DC_Edgewood1DC -- Edgewood neighborhood (incl Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center)
2023_DC_Ike_Mem4DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
2023_DC_BSM12DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial
2023_DC_1stDiv1DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2023_DC_Ellipse6DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2023_DC_Emb_Argentina22DC -- Embassy of Argentina
2023_DC_Emb_Argentina_Think15DC -- Embassy of Argentina -- Exhibit: Own Thinking
The Embassy of Argentina presents Lorena Cabrera’s exhibition, “Own Thinking,” an exhibition of textiles and mixed technics using ink, pastel, and drawings. The show is an expression that seeks to convey a work process that the artist calls "visual thinking," – the act of putting ideas or thoughts into...
2023_DC_Emb_Argentina_Iki44DC -- Embassy of Argentina -- Exhibit: “IKIGAI” by Anahí Roitman
Embassy of Argentina is hosting two new shows: “Monstrina” by María Verónica Ramírez and “IKIGAI” by Anahí Roitman. Monstrina, with more than 100 illustrations, proposes a journey through the different aspects of the character's life, in which peace is always present, and shows us how this little girl...
2023_DC_Emb_Argentina_Monst74DC -- Embassy of Argentina -- Exhibit: “Monstrina” by María Verónica Ramírez
Embassy of Argentina is hosting two new shows: “Monstrina” by María Verónica Ramírez and “IKIGAI” by Anahí Roitman. Monstrina, with more than 100 illustrations, proposes a journey through the different aspects of the character's life, in which peace is always present, and shows us how this little girl...
2023_DC_Emb_Australia86DC -- Embassy of Australia
2023_DC_Emb_Australia_IKT66DC -- Embassy of Australia -- Exhibit: Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu | Past & Present Together
Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu | Past & Present Together
Exhibition Dates: 25 September to 22 December, 2023
"These old men has a picture in their mind from country and ceremony, and they were starting to think about how they were going to do that new form of painting. From there it blew up like a balloon....
2023_DC_Emb_Bolivia105DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
2023_DC_Emb_CanadaX14DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2023_DC_Emb_Cuba1DC -- Embassy of Cuba
2023_DC_Emb_Czech7DC -- Embassy of Czech Republic
2023_DC_Emb_Czech_XMarket_231104110DC -- Embassy of Czech Republic -- Event: Czech Christmas Market 2023
Czech Christmas Market 2023:
Tis the season to be jolly! The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to its annual Czech Christmas Market on November 4, 2023, from 9:00 am to 6 pm. We look forward to bringing you the magic of the season. Browse stands filled with beautiful handcrafted ornaments,...
2023_DC_Emb_EU2DC -- Embassy of European Union
2023_DC_Emb_Finland3DC -- Embassy of Finland
2023_DC_Emb_Britain22DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
2023_DC_Emb_Greece8DC -- Embassy of Greece
2023_DC_Emb_Hungary49DC -- Embassy of Hungary
2023_DC_Emb_Iran1DC -- Embassy of Iran
2023_DC_JICC_Kaidan_23080368DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Event: From Kaidan to J-Horror | Rewriting the Ghost for Stage & Film
From Kaidan to J-Horror | Rewriting the Ghost for Stage & Film
Lecture
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan
The Japan Information & Culture Center is proud to welcome Dr. Jennifer Yoo as we delve into the adaptation of traditional Japanese ghost stories for stage and film.
With a rich and flourishing...
2023_DC_JICC_Chanoyu37DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Exhibit: Chanoyu Culture: Invitation to Tea Exhibition
Chanoyu Culture: Invitation to Tea Exhibition
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan in collaboration with Omotesenke Domonkai Eastern Region, USA.
Jul 25 - Sept 8, 2023
The Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan is proud to present our latest summer exhibition Chanoyu Culture: Invitation...
2023_DC_JICC_G4Broke103DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Exhibit: Go For Broke
Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts Exhibition
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan
September 21 - December 15, 2023 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm JICC
The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, together with the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA), is...
2023_DC_JICC_Superlative1109DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Exhibit: The Superlative Artistry of Japan Exhibition (Part 1)
The Superlative Artistry of Japan Exhibition
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and The Japan Foundation
Part I: May 17 - Jun 9, 2023 Part Ii: Jun 16 - Jul 12, 2023 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm JICC
We are proud to bring a new audience the opportunity to experience the meticulousness and devotion of Japan's...
2023_DC_JICC_Superlative261DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Exhibit: The Superlative Artistry of Japan Exhibition (Part 2)
The Superlative Artistry of Japan Exhibition
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and The Japan Foundation
Part I: May 17 - Jun 9, 2023 Part Ii: Jun 16 - Jul 12, 2023 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm JICC
We are proud to bring a new audience the opportunity to experience the meticulousness and devotion of Japan's...
2023_DC_JICC_Lego2DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Item: Lego thing
2023_DC_Emb_Korea23DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
2023_DC_Emb_Korea_Webtoons84DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS) -- Exhibit: Beyond the Scene: Korean Webtoons
Beyond the Scene: Korean Webtoons Special Exhibition & Opening Celebration
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. (KCCDC) proudly presents Beyond the Scene, a special exhibition featuring hit Korean webtoons The Red Sleeve and Jeong-Nyeon that highlights the narrative and artistic prowess of this...
2023_DC_Emb_Korea_WebtO_230930119DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS) -- Exhibit: Beyond the Scene: Korean Webtoons -- Opening Celebration
Beyond the Scene: Korean Webtoons Special Exhibition & Opening Celebration
Opening Celebration: Saturday, Sept. 30, 1 – 6 PM
1:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Exhibition viewing and webtoon photo zone
1:30 – 1:35 p.m. | Official opening remarks by KCCDC Director Junghoon Kim, KOMACON President Shin Jong-chul, and...
2023_DC_Emb_Korea_KAnim27DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS) -- Exhibit: K-Animation with Literature
K-Animation with Literature
Exhibition: March 24 - December 29, 2023
Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C.
2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. (KCCDC) proudly presents a new special exhibition in collaboration with celebrated Korean...
2023_DC_Emb_Latvia4DC -- Embassy of Latvia
2023_DC_Emb_Lithuania_Vil8DC -- Embassy of Lithuania -- Fence Exhibit: Vilnius: 700 Years of Youthful Exuberance
2023_DC_Emb_MexicoCI20DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute
2023_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Dialogue64DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Dialogue and Creation in the Americas
Exhibit | Diálogo y Creación en las Américas (Dialogue and Creation in the Americas )
Welcome to Dialogue and Creation in the Americas, an exhibit that features a diverse selection of 52 pieces from 28 Member States, presented in collaboration with the Permanent Missions to the OAS, the Art of the...
2023_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Talavera40DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Talavera: Puebla's Heritage World Heritage
2023_DC_Emb_Moldova3DC -- Embassy of Moldova
2023_DC_Emb_Morocco4DC -- Embassy of Morocco
2023_DC_Emb_Norway48DC -- Embassy of Norway
2023_DC_Emb_Panama67DC -- Embassy of Panama
2023_DC_Emb_Peru3DC -- Embassy of Peru
2023_DC_Emb_Peru_Cesamo27DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Art, Dances, and Memories by Cesamo
Art, Dances, and Memories
by Cesamo
December 13, 2023 - January 19, 2024

Within the framework of the visual arts exhibition program, the exhibition “Art, Dances and Memories” by the Peruvian artist César Sánchez Morazzani (CESAMO) was inaugurated, being the fourth exhibition of the year at the Art...
2023_DC_Emb_Poland_Super12DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Fence Exhibit: Academy of Polish Superheroes
Poland: Where real superheroes come from
The tied-in Academy of Superheroes website at https://akademiasuperbohaterow.pl/en/ provides a free e-book where you can read about these and other usually STEM-related heroes from Poland. The following is the introduction for the e-book:

Everyone knows at...
2023_DC_Emb_Poland_Sands44DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Fence Exhibit: Against the Sands of Time
Against the Sands of Time
Docmentation and Reconstruction of World Heritage -- The Polish Experience

An exhibition presenting the Polish contribution towards the protection of World Heritage opened at the UNESCO seat in Paris on 19th April 2017. It was inaugurated by the Director-General of UNESCO,...
2023_DC_Emb_Portugal5DC -- Embassy of Portugal
2023_DC_Emb_Portugal_Cas34DC -- Embassy of Portugal -- Exhibit: “Terra Firme/Terra Fragil” by Elizabeth Casqueiro
The Embassy of Portugal is showing “Terra Firme/Terra Fragil” by Elizabeth Casqueiro. The artist is fascinated by the intricate interplay between nature, the built environment, and the individual self. Her work seeks to explore and capture the ways in which these three worlds intersect and interact,...
2023_DC_Emb_SAfrica31DC -- Embassy of South Africa
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Arts53DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Terraza_230628155DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Event: La Terraza 2023
LA TERRAZA 2023: SKETCHING THE FUTURE
The 3rd edition of “La Terraza,” the Cultural Office’s Summer Party, is back with live music, an exhibition opening, Mahou beer, and more.
Celebrated at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, a D.C. historic architectural landmark, La Terraza is a...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Baton_230628142DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Event: Passing the Baton
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Falla14DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: 100th anniversary of Manuel de Falla's seminal opera
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Dialogues32DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Dialogues between art and science
Dialogues between art and science
CNIO Arte presents the exhibition “Dialogues between art and science,” the culmination of the fourth edition of the Spanish National Cancer Research Center’s initiative connecting two fields often regarded as unrelated or even as opposite.
CNIO Arte establishes...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Casals14DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Honoring Pablo Casals
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Mujer6DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: La mujer del alféizar by Carmen Segovia
La mujer del alféizar by Carmen Segovia
Spanish illustrator Carmen Segovia explores the idea of returning to the outside world in this third intervention on the windows of the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain in Washington, D.C.

It was certainly a very appealing invitation: the chance to...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Ode9DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Ode to Dune Plants by Lula Goce
Ode to Dune Plants by Lula Goce
The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain hosts the fifth edition of “Not Your Regular Wall” with Spanish muralist Lula Goce as a guest of honor for the hall intervention.
Not Your Regular Wall was born in 2018 with the purpose of giving Spanish artists the...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Circo3DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Pan y Circo by Axel Void
Pan y Circo by Axel Void
The third edition of Not Your Regular Wall hosts Spanish muralist Axel Void as a guest of honor and showcases his work titled Pan y Circo.
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Pres1DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Spain's Presidency of the Council of the EU by democràcia estudio
Spain's Presidency of the Council of the EU by democràcia® estudio
Sat, July 01 - Sun, December 31, 2023
On the occasion of Spain’s Presidency of the EU Council, the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC presents a banner with a graphic design to show the union between Spain and...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Meadows36DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: The Meadows Museum – SMU visits Washington, DC
The Meadows Museum – SMU visits Washington, DC
Thu, September 28 - Fri, November 17, 2023
The Meadows Museum presents an exhibit commissioned by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. to showcase the museum’s history and programs.
The Meadows Museum, located on the campus of...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Store16DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Washington Store by Jesús Madriñán
Washington Store by Jesús Madriñán
Jesús Madriñán is the third guest of DC.es, a project where five Spanish photographers from the Spanish Academy in Rome share their gazes of Washington through their lenses — gazes as personal, singular and unique as the city itself.
The third work within DC.es...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Lideresas25DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Fence Exhibit: Lideresas by Ana Amado
Lideresas by Ana Amado
Wed, Mar 08, 2023 - Sat, Jan 20, 2024

“Lideresas” is the new work of Spanish artist Ana Amado that recreates historical photographs of male leaders, displayed at the fence of the Embassy of Spain’s Cultural Office.
The inequality between men and women, especially in positions...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Pollin11DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Lawn Exhibit: Around Pollinators by Lucía Loren
Around Pollinators by Lucía Loren
In “Around Pollinators,” environmental Spanish artist Lucía Loren raises a reflection on the fundamental role of native biotopes in generating resilience in the face of the serious threat of climate change.
With this purpose in mind, Lucía Loren proposes the creation...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_CPun3DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Lawn Exhibit: C’est la vie? Raising Awareness on Capital Punishment through Art
C’est la vie? Raising Awareness on Capital Punishment through Art
Tue, October 10 - Fri, November 10, 2023
On the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty on October 10th, different Member States of the EU Delegation are featuring reproductions of works of art created by prisoners on death...
2023_DC_Emb_Spain_Not_Only3DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Lawn Exhibit: Not Only What, But Also How
Not Only What, But Also How
Signed in September 2015 at the 70th United Nations General Assembly, the 2030 Agenda outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals agreed to by 193 Heads of State or Government from all over the world. This plan provides a new road map for the fight against poverty and...
2023_DC_Emb_Sweden8DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2023_DC_Emb_Ukraine6DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
2023_DC_PETA_Speciesism15DC -- Exhibit: Scuptures by Quill Hyde against Speciesism @ Mall
2023_DC_Colorectal_Cancer_23032032DC -- Exhibit: United in Blue National Mall Installation @ Washington Monument
United in Blue National Mall Installation
According to their website ( https://fightcolorectalcancer.org/united-in-blue/ ) :
This installation represents our community's desire for more research, more treatment options, more funding, and more lives saved. The installation is a visual representation of...
2023_DC_FAA1DC -- Federal Aviation Administration HQ (600 and 800 Independence Ave SW)
2023_DC_DOC4DC -- Federal Triangle -- Dept of Commerce Building (Herbert C. Hoover Bldg)
2023_DC_JAWilson9DC -- Federal Triangle -- John A. Wilson Building
The main screen declares DC's support for Ukraine against Putin's invasion.
2023_DC_Archives2DC -- Federal Triangle -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2023_DC_Old_PostI13DC -- Federal Triangle -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2023_DC_Old_PostV26DC -- Federal Triangle -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2023_DC_Old_Post4DC -- Federal Triangle -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside
2023_DC_2000PennVw38DC -- Foggy Bottom -- 2000 Penn Ave NW -- View from...
2023_DC_OAS_Museum3DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Art Museum of the Americas (201 18th St NW) -- Museum Bldg Interior
2023_DC_Juarez_Statue3DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2023_DC_Discus_Thrower11DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Discus Thrower (Statue)
2023_DC_FRB26DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Federal Reserve Building (Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Bldg) (2051 Const Ave. NW and 300 21st St NW)
2023_DC_OAS_GS8DC -- Foggy Bottom -- OAS General Secretariat Building (1889 F Street, N.W.)
2023_DC_Octagon1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2023_DC_OAS1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior
2023_DC_RinggoldMM5DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Ringgold-Marshall Museum (DACOR) (1801 F St NW)
2023_DC_USIP25DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace
2023_DC_USTR1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- USTR Building (Winder Building) (604 17th St. NW)
2023_DC_Foggy_Bottom7DC -- Foggy Bottom neighborhood
I noticed this odd atrium display in the building (GSA?) on 18th and E NW from the street. I'm curious if you can see this from the inside.
2023_DC_Fords26DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2023_DC_FDR31DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2023_DC_FDR_VC32DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial -- Visitor Center
2023_DC_SIFG_Egypt78DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: A Collector's Eye: Freer in Egypt
A Collector's Eye: Freer in Egypt
January 28, 2023 – Ongoing
A short distance from the steps of the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C, rises the Washington Monument, one of the city’s most distinct icons and an embodiment of America’s attraction to Egypt’s ancient past. Like many cultured...
2023_DC_SIFG_Mounting19DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: A Journey of Taste: Freer and Japanese Scroll Mounting
A Journey of Taste: Freer and Japanese Scroll Mounting 
April 15, 2023 – March 3, 2024
At times overlooked, the fabric mountings that surround East Asian paintings are often carefully calibrated additions that not only provide structural support but also enhance our appreciation of a work’s subject...
2023_DC_SIFG_Peacock8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2023_DC_SIFG_Whistler110DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change
Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change
November 18, 2023 – May 4, 2024
Experience the National Museum of Asian Art’s unparalleled collection of works by American expatriate artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) in a groundbreaking exhibition that explores European cities in an era of rapid change....
2023_DC_SIFG_Words33DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Words of Wisdom: Buddhist Calligraphy from Japan
Words of Wisdom: Buddhist Calligraphy from Japan
April 1, 2023 – February 25, 2024
Historical records suggest that writing began in Japan around the year 552 when political and religious emissaries from the Korean kingdom of Baekje arrived, equipped with handheld Buddhist sculptures and sutras in...
2023_DC_SIFG28DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_FriendshipDC_LordT22DC -- Friendship Heighst (DC) -- Lord and Taylor site
2023_DC_FriendshipDC_Mazza118DC -- Friendship Heights (DC) -- Mazza Gallerie site
2023_DC_FriendshipDC28DC -- Friendship Heights (DC) neighborhood
2023_DC_GNP_FoonO_23102193DC -- Gallery Neptune & Brown -- Exhibit: Foon Sham: Persistence In Color And Form Opening
FOON SHAM: PERSISTENCE IN COLOR AND FORM
Gallery Neptune & Brown
October 21st - December 2nd, 2023
Foon Sham, one of America's foremost contemporary artists, delights us with a new body of sculpture and works on paper in his fourth exhibition at gallery neptune & brown.
Foon's preparation for...
2023_DC_Gallery_Place_OBA12DC -- Gallery Place areas -- Oriental Bldg Assn (600 F St NW)
2023_DC_Gallery_Place2DC -- Gallery Place building
2023_DC_San_Martin11DC -- General Jose de San Martin Memorial
2023_DC_Meade_Mem2DC -- George Meade Memorial
2023_DC_GeorgetownC53DC -- Georgetown -- C&O Canal NHP
2023_DC_DumbartonH94DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton House (2715 Q St NW)
2023_DC_DumbartonO_BO30DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Bliss and Orientation Galleries
Bliss and Orientation Galleries
A small space located immediately to the right of the Museum lobby, the Bliss Gallery is used for small-scale, rotating exhibitions related to the founders of Dumbarton Oaks, Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss. Selected artworks highlight themes relevant to the collections...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_BC180DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Byzantine Collection
Byzantine Collection
The Byzantine Collection, which encompasses the imperial, ecclesiastical, and secular realms, is one of the finest collections of portable, sumptuous objects in the world. Selected objects are on display in the Byzantine Gallery and Courtyard Gallery.
The Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_C21DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Exhibit: Contemporaries: Twentieth-Century Painting at Dumbarton Oaks
Contemporaries: Twentieth-Century Painting at Dumbarton Oaks
May 9–December 3, 2023 | The exhibition provides a cross-sectional view of the House Collection through a chronological lens, in order to illustrate how objects from across the collection relate to one another, how the narratives of...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_L32DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Library Exhibit: Garden and Nature in the Medieval World
Garden and Nature in the Medieval World
February 13–July 2023 | Snapshots of medieval gardens in a global comparative framework and medieval peoples’ relationship to gardens and nature through their art.

This exhibition presents snapshots of medieval gardens in a global comparative framework,...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_MR49DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Music Room
Music Room
European paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and antique furnishings from the House Collection are displayed in the Music Room. Framed by two sixteenth-century Italian Verona marble arches and a sixteenth-century French chimneypiece, the room is essentially Renaissance in character. Artworks...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_PC194DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Pre-Columbian Gallery
Pre-Columbian Gallery
Objects from the Pre-Columbian Collection are on display in the Pre-Columbian Gallery, which opened to the public in 1963. This building is comprised of eight circular domed galleries, with an open-air fountain at the center, all set within a perfect square. Composed of curving...
2023_DC_DumbartonO_T15DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Textile Gallery: Clothing for the Afterlife
Textile Gallery
The Textile Gallery features changing exhibitions of Andean and Byzantine textiles. Garments, hangings, and other light-sensitive objects illustrate weaving styles, iconographic elements, and the use and function of cloth in early societies. The Gallery’s floor bears a Byzantine mosaic...
2023_DC_DumbartonO21DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks (1703 32nd St NW)
2023_DC_4Seasons3DC -- Georgetown -- Four Seasons (2800 Penn Ave NW)
2023_DC_Gavankar_23070297DC -- Georgetown -- Gavankar 50th Anniversary Excursion
2023_DC_Georgetown_ZionC64DC -- Georgetown -- Mount Zion Cemetery (Washington, D.C.)
2023_DC_1201Wisc3DC -- Georgetown -- PNC Bank (1201 Wisconsin Ave NW)
2023_DC_Georgetown_RosePk19DC -- Georgetown -- Rose Park
2023_DC_Wash_Harbor37DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2023_DC_Georgetown_Glow65DC -- Georgetown Glow (Outdoor Light Art Exhibition) (2023)
FREE OUTDOOR LIGHT ART EXPERIENCE

GLOW is returning for its 9th edition, with works lit from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. nightly from Friday, December 1, 2023 – Sunday, January 7, 2024. The popular holiday celebration will feature national and international artists and their commissioned works, on display at...
2023_DC_Georgetown39DC -- Georgetown neighborhood
2023_DC_GeorgetownV1DC -- Georgetown view of the Potomac River and Rosslyn
2023_DC_Georgetown_WFPk47DC -- Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2023_DC_Ghost_Bike17DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here)
2023_DC_GoGoT_23061510DC -- Go Go Truck
2023_DC_Golden_Streets13DC -- Golden Streets (Golden Triangle Tree Box Garden Contest)
2023_DC_Golden_Parklets10DC -- Golden Triangle Arts -- Parklets
2023_DC_Golden_Haiku426DC -- Golden (Triangle) Haiku (2023)
In theory, there were 142 unique signs this year. Over five photo excursions, I checked every sidewalk in the Golden Triangle BID and found 128 unique signs.

Golden Haiku: 2023 Winners
The 2023 Golden Haiku competition was another record-breaking year. We received entries from 75 countries, all 50...
2023_DC_GWU_Betts1DC -- GW Betts Theatre
2023_DC_Middle_Income_231204115DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Event: The Economic Prospects of Middle-Income Countries (w/Indermit Gill)
The Economic Prospects of Middle-Income Countries
Come join us on December 4th, 2023 at 5:30 PM for a conversation with Indermit Gill,Chief Economist of the World Bank
By Elliott School of International Affairs
We invite you to join us on December 4th, 2023 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm ET for a...
2023_DC_Boniadi_23120575DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Event: Woman, Life, Freedom (w/Nazanin Boniadi)
"Woman, Life, Freedom"
The Role of Unity in Advancing Democracy in Iran
A Conversation with Actress and Activist Nazanin Boniadi
Moderated by Alyssa Ayres, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs
with remarks from Dr. Mary Ellsberg, Executive Director and Founding Director of the Global...
2023_DC_GWU_Water4DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Exhibit: The Shape of Water
2023_DC_GWU_Slovakia91DC -- GWU -- Elliott School -- Exhibit: We Want Freedom: The Fall Of The Communist Regime In Slovakia In 1989
We Want Freedom: The Fall Of The Communist Regime In Slovakia In 1989
It has been 30 years since the citizens of Czechoslovakia expressed their desire for freedom and democracy through a series of peaceful mass protests against the communist regime. The Velvet Revolution of 1989 has become a...
2023_DC_GWU_Elliott13DC -- GWU -- Elliott School of International Affairs
2023_DC_GWU_ElliottVw106DC -- GWU -- Elliott School of International Affairs -- View from...
2023_DC_GWU_Museum_Lindberg22DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Anne Lindberg: what color is divine light?
Anne Lindberg: what color is divine light?
Through July 1, 2023
Contemporary artist Anne Lindberg’s immersive installation transforms light and thread into a site for contemplation and reflection on connections with ourselves, communities and individual conceptions of the divine. A series of programs...
2023_DC_GWU_Museum_CWash80DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Classical Washington
Classical Washington
Through November 18, 2023
Public architecture and monuments across the city of Washington reveal the influence of the ancient world. Organized with GW professor Elise Friedland, this exhibition demonstrates how the Founding Fathers and subsequent government leaders favored Greek...
2023_DC_GWU_Museum_HQuilts32DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Handstitched Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts
Handstitched Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts
Handstitced Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts
Through December 23, 2023
Quilts, like maps, trace the personal stories and experiences of makers and their communities, often illuminating larger historical events and cultural trends. Handstitched Worlds...
2023_DC_GWU_Museum_Prayer18DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: Prayer and Transcendence
Prayer and Transcendence
Through July 1, 2023
In the Muslim faith, carpets create physically and spiritually “clean” spaces during the daily ritual of prayer. Drawn from five collections, this exhibition introduces the purpose and iconography of classical prayer rugs from across the Islamic world, as...
2023_DC_GWU_Museum_NavalM50DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Exhibit: The New Naval and Military Map of the United States
The New Naval and Military Map of the United States
Through November 18, 2023
The Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection holds a rare map of North America during the Civil War, which is embellished with portraits of political and military leaders, nationalistic scenes and statistical charts. GW...
2023_DC_GWU_Art7DC -- GWU -- Public Art
2023_DC_GWU11DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
2023_DC_GWU_LLC5DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Law Learning Center
2023_DC_GWU_Presidents89DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- President's House (1925 F St. NW)
2023_DC_GWU_Seattle12DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Visit Seattle Pop-up
2023_DC_Longfellow3DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2023_DC_Morel_23022870DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Lucas Morel ("Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass")
February 28, 2023 The Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist, Advocate, and Statesman
Co-hosted by The Douglass Leadership Institute
We're looking back at the life and legacy of one of the most renowned Black Americans, Frederick Douglass. Kean Collection / Getty Images
Featuring:
*...
2023_DC_HeritageV30DC -- Heritage Foundation -- Views from...
2023_DC_HillwoodVC28DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Ellen MacNeille Charles Visitor Center
2023_DC_HillwoodDW111DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Exhibit: Determined Women
Determined Women: Collectors, Artists, and Designers at Hillwood
02/18/2023 - 06/18/2023
Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post was an astute business executive, discerning collector, and committed philanthropist. As a strong woman in a male-dominated world, she greatly admired her...
2023_DC_HillwoodGH34DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Greenhouse
2023_DC_HillwoodI1195DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Interior (1st Floor)
2023_DC_HillwoodI2225DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Interior (2nd Floor)
2023_DC_HillwoodO192DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Outside
2023_DC_HillwoodRSA27DC -- Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens -- Russian Sacred Arts Gallery
Russian Sacred Arts Gallery
The second floor hosts a peaceful gallery dedicated to sacred Russian Orthodox ecclesiastical objects: icons created for the veneration of saints, elaborate chalices used for communion, and vestments, chalice covers, altar cloths, and other religious textiles.
The Soviet...
2023_DC_SIHIR_Holzer39DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Jenny Holzer, THE PEOPLE
Jenny Holzer, THE PEOPLE
Sept. 17-21, 7:15-11pm
Jenny Holzer is a celebrated American artist who uses language as her primary medium. In the late 1970s, she created her Truisms, a series of one-line aphorisms such as “Abuse of power comes as no surprise” and “Bad intentions can yield good results.”...
2023_DC_SIHIR_Diamond25DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Jessica Diamond: Wheel Of Life
Jessica Diamond: Wheel Of Life
July 14, 2023 – June 2, 2024
The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will present the largest museum installation to date by American conceptual artist Jessica Diamond. Wheel Of Life will fill the Hirshhorn’s second-floor inner-circle galleries with 15...
2023_DC_SIHIR_Leigh64DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- Exhibit: Simone Leigh
Simone Leigh
November 3, 2023 – March 3, 2024
This exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of the richly layered work of Simone Leigh (b. 1967, Chicago) who is among the most respected artists of her generation.
The exhibition surveys approximately twenty years of highly disciplined production...
2023_DC_SIHIR_Vw8DC -- Hirshhorn Museum -- View from Terrace
2023_DC_SIHIRO42DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2023_DC_SIHIRO_SG17DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) -- Sculpture Garden
2023_DC_Holodomor_Mem17DC -- Holodomor Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933
2023_DC_LittleR9_23041193DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: Little Rock Nine: Transforming American History Into Swedish Culture
Little Rock Nine: Transforming American History Into Swedish Culture
Little Rock Nine: Transforming American Historical Material Into Contemporary Swedish Literature and Performing Art
The Little Rock Nine were the group of nine African-American students who attended a racially segregated school in...
2023_DC_Sweden_Natl_23060464DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: Sweden's National Day 2023
Celebrate Sweden's National Day 2023 together with us at House of Sweden!
2023 is a year of celebration for Sweden as we're turning 500! Ahead of Sweden’s National Day on June 6, join us to celebrate in House of Sweden.
Come have strawberry cake and coffee, walk through our current exhibitions, enjoy...
2023_DC_Emb_Sweden_Faraway42DC -- House of Sweden -- Exhibit: Faraway So Close
Faraway So Close
Faraway So Close: Swedish Artists Look at the United States, an exhibition with photography and video art, shows how American culture and society have been depicted by prominent Swedish artists. Documentary images from the 1960s are shown in parallel with contemporary Swedish artists'...
2023_DC_Emb_Sweden_HRights108DC -- House of Sweden -- Exhibit: Her rights!
Her rights! Money, power, autonomy

Women’s economic empowerment is necessary for global sustainable development. 
Her rights! Money, power, autonomy explores the ways in which women’s economic equality and autonomy are connected to, dependent on, and a prerequisite for all other aspects of gender...
2023_DC_Emb_Sweden_Lars31DC -- House of Sweden -- Exhibit: Lars Tunbjörk: A View From the Side
EXHIBITION: A View From The Side: By World-Renowned Swedish Photographer Lars Tunbjörk
House of Sweden, Washington, D.C.
On display until August 27, 2023
Lars Tunbjörk is one of Sweden’s most internationally renowned photographers. His photographs reveal warmth and humor and a deep fascination for...
2023_DC_Emb_Sweden_Green47DC -- House of Sweden -- Exhibit: Pioneer the Possible: Accelerating the Green Transition
EXHIBITION: Pioneer the Possible: Accelerating the Green Transition
House of Sweden, Washington, D.C.
On display until March 2024
We know climate change can feel overwhelming and tempting to avoid. But the immense shift to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and mitigate the looming climate crisis...
2023_DC_Emb_SwedenV12DC -- House of Sweden -- Views from rooftop terrace
2023_DC_IDBCC_Voices99DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Emerging Voices
Emerging Voices
This exhibition of recent acquisitions of the IDB Art Collection seeks to highlight the important shift in the collecting practices of the IDB to bring a more diverse and inclusive experience to the Bank’s staff and to our wider audience, while offering a platform for artists in the...
2023_DC_IHS_23061314DC -- Innovative Housing Showcase (2023) @ Mall
Innovative Housing Showcase
June 9 - 11, 9 AM to 6 PM

The Innovative Housing Showcase is a three-day event featuring new building technologies and housing solutions that are making housing more innovative, resilient, and affordable for American families. More than 2,500 people, including...
2023_DC_Bruner_23020811DC -- Institute of World Politics -- Event: Bill Bruner ("The Coming Hypersonic Revolution")
The Coming Hypersonic Revolution and its Impact on International Security
Mr. Bill Bruner will discuss the future implications and consequences of hypersonic weaponry on the international security landscape.
About the Speaker: Bill Bruner is the co-founder and CEO of New Frontier Aerospace, a...
2023_DC_Campbell_23020938DC -- Institute of World Politics -- Event: Peter Campbell ("General to Statesman: Ulysses S. Grant, Military Realism & Foreign Policy")
General to Statesman: Ulysses S. Grant, Military Realism & Foreign Policy
Dr. Peter Campbell will discuss how military experience plays a role in the national security decision-making process.
About the Lecture:
Is American politics and foreign policy being militarized? Is the health of American...
2023_DC_Signs_Gaza23DC -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2023_DC_Kennedy_Center22DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2023_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw60DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2023_DC_Newseum10DC -- Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center (2020 onward, formerly the Newseum)
Johns Hopkins students are taking classes now.
2023_DC_CourthousePk4DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it)
2023_DC_Darlington9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Darlington Memorial Fountain
2023_DC_LA_Small17DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum
2023_DC_LA_Small_CRA232DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum -- Exhibit: Connect. Reflect. Act.
Connect. Reflect. Act.
Ongoing
Welcome to the heart of the Capital Jewish Museum! Here you can read, listen, talk, and engage with interactives throughout this colorful, lively space. Dig deep into local Jewish history, discover Jewish perspectives on social justice issues facing the world today, and...
2023_DC_LA_Small_Sanc9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum -- Exhibit: The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary
Ongoing
Enter one of the Museum’s most treasured artifacts – a synagogue opened in 1876, in time for the US centennial. Since then, the building has been relocated several times to accommodate construction in a changing city. Today, it provides a space for visitors to imagine the...
2023_DC_LA_Small_WJW208DC -- Judiciary Square -- Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum -- Exhibit: What Is Jewish Washington?
What is Jewish Washington?
Ongoing
Step into history -- a 19th-century synagogue -- as you explore local Jewish stories in DC and the Maryland and Virginia suburbs. This exhibition uses photographs, artifacts, and an interactive model to introduce visitors to the people and organizations that built...
2023_DC_Taffers_Tavern12DC -- Judiciary Square -- Taffers Tavern
2023_DC_USDC6DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)
They were preparing for the arrival of the former child president for his arraignment later.
2023_DC_Judiciary6DC -- Judiciary Square neighborhood
2023_DC_Gibran_Memorial15DC -- Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden
2023_DC_Ataturk8DC -- Kemal Ataturk statue @ Sheridan Circle
2023_DC_Kennedy_Wire_23040933DC -- Kennedy Center -- Event: RiverRun Festival Film Screening: Man on Wire and Q&A with Philippe Petit
RiverRun Festival Film Screening: Man on Wire and Q&A with Philippe Petit
Following a screening of Man on Wire, legendary French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, whose incredible feats include tight-rope walks across Niagara Falls and between the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral, will relate his...
2023_DC_Kennedy_AAI93DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Art and Ideals: President John F. Kennedy
2023_DC_Kennedy_CrossingB33DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: Crossing Borders (by Helen Zughaib)
Crossing Borders
2nd year Social Practice Resident, Helen Zughaib, opens her new exhibit Crossing Borders in the Hall of Nations on World Refugee Day, June 20, 2023. Helen's new installation exhibits wooden tiles with patterns and colors inspired by many different countries and memorializes the people...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Kehayoglou21DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Alexandra Kehayoglou: Paraná de las Palmas River
Alexandra Kehayoglou: Paraná de las Palmas River
Alexandra Kehayoglou (Argentina/Greece) brings a large immersive textile work of hand-tufted wool carpet that is an outcry against deforestation and devastation.
Mar. 22 - Apr. 22, 2023
Alexandra Kehayoglou’s enchanting works are poems in wool,...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Weaving22DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Ari Bayuaji: Weaving the Ocean
Ari Bayuaji: Weaving the Ocean
Ari Bayuaji (Canada/Indonesia) addresses marine pollution and the destruction of aquatic life through his art installation Weaving the Ocean, using a conciliatory approach that endeavors to transform the “negative” into a “positive.”
Apr. 4 - 16, 2023
Much of the 12...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Shape26DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Celia Ledón: The Shape of Water
Celia Ledón: The Shape of Water
Celia Ledón (Cuba), in an installation created from plastic waste, draws inspiration from the female figure as a personification of mythological deities associated with water.
Mar. 22 - Apr. 22, 2023
“The Shape of Water” is both a lyrical ode to the Potomac River and a...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Spiral9DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) FABELOHUNG: Spiral
FABELOHUNG: Spiral
Apr. 4 - 16, 2023
FABELOHUNG (Roberto C. Fabelo Hung) (USA/Cuba) symbolizes the waves of the headwaters of rivers, flowing with vivid colors, in his large metal sculpture covered with UV impressions and resin.
Roberto Fabelo Hung’s artistic expressions are very different from those...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Flying17DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Kaarina Kaikkonen: Flying Rivers
Kaarina Kaikkonen: Flying Rivers
Kaarina Kaikkonen (Finland) uses hundreds of shirts to create an installation that addresses the “flying rivers” that carry vital water vapor along major air currents.
Mar. 22 - Apr. 22, 2023
Two of Kaarina Kaikkonen’s signature leitmotifs—flying and men’s shirts—come...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Colors10DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Nicolas Floc’h: Mississippi Colors
Nicolas Floc’h: Mississippi Colors
Photographer Nicolas Floc’h (France) traveled 12,500 miles along the Mississippi watershed to document the water cycle and the impact of humans on their environment.
At first glance, the seven images of water on view appear to be purely abstract rectangles of...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Campos76DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Raiz Campos: Portraits of Wisdom
Raiz Campos: Portraits of Wisdom
Raiz Campos (Amazon/Brazil) creates graffiti portraits that represent the Amazon’s flora, fauna, and native peoples’ lives outlined in vibrant colors and mixed techniques.
Mar. 22 - Apr. 22, 2023
Raiz Campos is one of the greatest graffiti artists in the North region...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Raupa12DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Raupa: River Walk
Raupa: River Walk
Walk along a floor installation by Cuban artist Raupa that intertwines the names of more than 400 rivers in a single flowing stream.
The world’s 165 major rivers and thousands of smaller waterways connect human beings in innumerable ways. What happens to one—good or bad—affects us...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Island45DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) River Island | Isla de Ríos
River Island | Isla de Ríos
In this immersive environment created by award-winning author and illustrator Edwin Fontánez, visitors can enter the lush landscapes of Puerto Rico, an island with more than 220 rivers. River Island features a bilingual play space for children and a fanciful recreation of a...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Szucs16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Robert Szucs: River Basin Map
Robert Szucs: River Basin Map
Robert Szucs (Hungary) is a digital cartographer turned artist who turns nature’s patterns into colorful contemporary artwork in scientifically accurate visualizations of the world’s watersheds.
Robert Szucs is a digital cartographer turned artist who saw the potential to...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Survivors16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Roberto Fabelo: Survivors (Sobrevivientes)
Roberto Fabelo: Survivors (Sobrevivientes)
Roberto Fabelo (Cuba) conjures up a herd of life-size rhinoceroses with one tied with a ribbon as a symbolic gift from nature.
Mar. 22 - Apr. 22, 2023
Roberto Fabelo frequently uses his masterful technique to craft arresting art works that urge viewers to...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Stans378DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Stan's Café Theatre: Of All The People In All The World
Stan's Café Theatre: Of All The People In All The World
One grain of rice equals one person in this elegantly complex installation from Stan’s Café Theatre (UK) that visualizes statistics on rivers and environmental issues, putting them in the context of the wider world.
Apr. 4 - 16, 2023
One grain...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Steamboats22DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) Steamboats: The Heartbeat of a Growing Nation
Steamboats: The Heartbeat of a Growing Nation
Steamboats were once the heartbeat of our nation, carrying cargo and culture deep into America’s heartland. The eternal romance of these boats is captured in the three detailed boat models selected by historian Taylor Abbott for display at RiverRun.
Mar....
2023_DC_Kennedy_RiverRun14DC -- Kennedy Center -- Exhibit: (RiverRun) (etc)
2023_DC_Kennedy_Honors_231203208DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2023)
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has selected the 46th Honorees for lifetime artistic achievements: actor and comedian Billy Crystal; acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming; British singer-songwriter producer, and member of the Bee Gees, Barry Gibb; rapper, singer, and actress Queen Latifah;...
2023_DC_Sandler_23031979DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2023 -- Adam Sandler)
Seen here include Dana Carvey, Ben Stiller, Dan Bulla, Josh Breckenridge ("Into the Woods"), Chris Rock (walk-by), David Rubenstein, Stephanie Stebich (director, Smithsonian American Art Museum), Robert Smigel, Mark Warner, Bret Baier, ???, Tim Meadows, Luis Guzman, Dana Carvey (again), Steve Buscemi,...
2023_DC_Kennedy_DOI5DC -- Kennedy Center -- Reach Document: The Declaration of Independence and Rubenstein portrait
2023_DC_Kennedy_Ladd16DC -- Kennedy Center -- Reach Sculpture: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (by Steven and William Ladd)
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Steven and William Ladd
2019, Fiber, ink, metal, wood, adhesive
During the two week Opening Festival of the REACH, Steven and William Ladd’s Scrollathon engaged 750 D.C. participants onsite in the Sardar Classroom and offsite in the community. Each participant made a...
2023_DC_Kennedy_Reach5DC -- Kennedy Center Reach
2023_DC_Korean_War13DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2023_DC_BLM_Plaza6DC -- Lafayette Square -- BLM Plaza (16th Street, north of Lafayette Park)
2023_DC_CofC131DC -- Lafayette Square -- Chamber of Commerce Bldg (1615 H St., NW)
2023_DC_Decatur82DC -- Lafayette Square -- Decatur House (748 Jackson Place NW)
2023_DC_Lafayette_Square86DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2023_DC_Letelier_Mem10DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial @ Sheridan Circle
Including coming by one day to find flowers around the memorial. Letelier and Moffitt were blown up at the site back on September 21, 1976 so these were an anniversary commemoration.
2023_DC_LOC_Shaped5DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Books That Shaped America pop-up
2023_DC_LOC_Construction13DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Construction of the National Library
2023_DC_LOC_Creating10DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Creating the United States
2023_DC_LOC_Home_Rule21DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): DC Home Rule at Fifty
2023_DC_LOC_Waldseemuller12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Waldseemuller's 1507 World Map
2023_DC_LOC_Winter_Warmth17DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Winter Warmth and Entertainment
2023_DC_LOC_Gottlieb23DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Performing Arts): William P. Gottlieb Collection of Photographs 1938-1948
William P. Gottlieb: Collection of Photographs 1938-1948
Shown here is a selection of Gottlieb's photographs images drawn from his collection, now held by the Library of Congress and consisting of nearly 1,800 images. The photographs are notable for Gottlieb's ability to capture the personalities of...
2023_DC_LOC_Herblock81DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Herblock Gallery (2023)
Herblock Looks at 1973: Fifty Years Ago in Editorial Cartoons
March 25, 2023–September 2023
As Richard M. Nixon began his second term as president in 1973, he had support throughout the United States. Evidence mounted for his knowledge and participation in such 1972-reelection scandals as the break-in...
2023_DC_LOC_Hamlisch28DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Marvin Hamlisch PEGOT display
2023_DC_LOC_Ext7DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2023_DC_LOC_Ext_Const15DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images -- Construction
2023_DC_LOC_Int_Const8DC -- Library of Congress -- Interior Images -- We're Building A Library For You
2023_DC_LOC_Int2DC -- Library of Congress -- Miscellaneous interior areas
2023_DC_LOC_Ceremonial20DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor)
2023_DC_LOC_MRRCC16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room -- Card Catalog
2023_DC_LOC_MRR73DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2023_DC_LOC_GH1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2023_DC_LOCVw_Dome137DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from Dome
2023_DC_LOCVw10DC -- Library of Congress -- Views from...
2023_DC_LOC_MadisonVw19DC -- Library of Congress Madison Bldg -- Views from...
2023_DC_LC_Home_23091696DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Homecoming at President Lincoln's Cottage 2023
Homecoming at President Lincoln's Cottage 2023
Join us for a full day of racing, music, and family fun at President Lincoln's Cottage!
During the Civil War, the Lincoln family called the Cottage home. On September 16, 2023, we welcome everyone to enjoy the grounds as the Lincoln family did with a full...
2023_DC_Ideas_Forum_23041388DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Lincoln Ideas Forum (2023): Threats to Democracy
Lincoln Ideas Forum: Threats to Democracy
Our 8th annual Lincoln Ideas Forum brings together experts and the public to explore the present-day ramifications of Lincoln's ideas.
Lincoln's presidency was marked by the biggest conflict over democracy's meaning that the United States has yet seen. At the...
2023_DC_Lincoln_CreateO_230117180DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Opening Reception for "Create To Free Yourselves"
Opening Reception and Artist Talk with George Adéagbo
Please join us at the unveiling of Create to Free Yourselves: Abraham Lincoln and the History of Freeing Slaves in America by George Adéagbo
Award-winning artist Georges Adéagbo (born 1942 in Cotonou, Benin), is known worldwide for his found-object...
2023_DC_Two_Faces_230925129DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Parenting
Two Faces Comedy Series at President Lincoln's Cottage
"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...
2023_DC_Two_Faces_231024111DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Two Faces Comedy Series: Sobriety
Two Faces Comedy Series at President Lincoln's Cottage
"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...
2023_DC_Lincoln_Create103DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Exhibit @ Cottage: Create To Free Yourselves
Create to Free Yourselves: Georges Adéagbo Installation
Award-winning sculptor and found-object artist Georges Adéagbo (born in 1942 in Cotonou, Benin) is a virtuoso of site-specific installation, has transformed President Lincoln’s Cottage for a month-long special exhibition titled: Create to Free...
2023_DC_Lincoln_CVC_Reflex120DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Exhibit @ Visitor Center: Reflections on Grief and Child Loss
Featured Exhibit: Reflections on Grief and Child Loss
Understanding History (and Ourselves) Through Empathy

When Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s son, Willie, died at 11 years old in February 1862, they once again experienced what is called “the greatest tragedy.” Willie was their second son to die from...
2023_DC_Lincoln_Cottage36DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2023_DC_Lincoln_Mem50DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2023_DC_Lincoln_MemV1DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
2023_DC_Free_LibraryDC24DC -- Little Free Library
2023_DC_Logan_Barbie_Pond35DC -- Logan Circle -- Barbie Pond on Avenue Q (1454-1/2 Q St. NW)
2023_DC_Luther_Place_MC15DC -- Logan Circle -- Luther Place Memorial Church (1226 Vermont Ave NW)
2023_DC_NCCC4DC -- Logan Circle -- Natl City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)
2023_DC_Logan2DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2023_DC_Longworth_HOB19DC -- Longworth House Office Bulding
2023_DC_Const_Gardens4DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2023_DC_Kite_Festival_23032638DC -- Mall -- Event: Blossom Kite Festival (2023)
2023_DC_WCF142DC -- Mall -- Event: World Culture Festival -- Kickoff
I didn't see much of this event. Everything I saw was basically an ad for a really expensive resort spa that was run by the group. The event was big on emphasizing numbers -- "A one-thousand-voice gospel choir performing together on one stage" -- and basically you couldn't see a damned thing if you...
2023_DC_Fallen_Freedom_23031288DC -- Mall -- Exhibit: Fallen for Freedom in Iran
Fallen for Freedom in Iran, a memorial displayed on 3/10/23, in Washington D.C, to honor the lives and sacrifice of women in Iran.
These women were killed for opposing the Islamic Republic gender-apartheid regime.
2023_DC_WCCanal13DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2023_DC_Stables29DC -- Mall -- U.S. Park Police Horse Stables and Education Center
2023_DC_MLK_Mem5DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2023_DC_McMillan86DC -- McMillan Sand Filtration Site
2023_DC_Metro_Buses9DC -- Metro -- Buses
2023_DC_Metro_Trains10DC -- Metro -- Trains
Including PRIDE and other trains
2023_DC_MBT1DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail (DC portion)
2023_DC_Moment_Pre_231112344DC -- Moment Magazine's 2023 Gala and Awards Dinner @ Adas Israel Congregation -- (Page 1 of 2) Pics except stage pgm and afterward
Moment's 2023 Benefit & Awards Gala
Come together for an inspiring evening with Moment
Sunday, November 12 at 6:30pm at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, DC
Master of ceremonies: Robert Siegel Special guests: Congressman Jamie Raskin and others
The evening will be a time to come together as a...
2023_DC_Moment_Stage_231112207DC -- Moment Magazine's 2023 Gala and Awards Dinner @ Adas Israel Congregation -- (Page 2 of 2) Pics of stage pgm and afterward
Moment's 2023 Benefit & Awards Gala
Come together for an inspiring evening with Moment
Sunday, November 12 at 6:30pm at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, DC
Master of ceremonies: Robert Siegel Special guests: Congressman Jamie Raskin and others
The evening will be a time to come together as a...
2023_DC_Busboys_5K3DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- Busboys and Poets -- 5th and K NW
I hadn't realized they had moved across the street.
2023_DC_Carnegie_Lib13DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC (Exterior)
2023_DC_Hemphill_Ilchi39DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- Hemphill Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi: We are forever folding into the night
Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi: We are forever folding into the night
November 11, 2023 - December 22, 2023
Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi's connection to nature, landscape, and geography provokes themes through which the painter focuses her lens. With each poured work, Ilchi elicits a new environment or dreamscape...
2023_DC_MVT_Photo_Walk13DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- MVT Photo Walk
MVT Photo Walk
“24 Hours of #LifeinMVT” is a photography exhibit on display in Prather’s Alley and the 400 block of K Street NW. It features images taken by four talented, local photographers who spent a day photographing in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. Viewing the neighborhood through their...
2023_DC_Art_No233DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle -- Public Art: No. 25, 2023 (Digital artwork by Adrienne Gaither)
2023_DC_Mt_Vernon21DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle neighborhood
2023_DC_NAS21DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg
2023_DC_Einstein22DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Albert Einstein Memorial
2023_DC_NAS_Art37DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Art Highlights
2023_DC_NAS_Altar5DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Altar (by Smriti Keshari)
Altar
By Smriti Keshari
September 15, 2022 - September 15, 2023
NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., East Gallery
Smriti Keshari intends to provide a visual and emotional understanding of the age of artificial intelligence (AI) in this installation. The sculpture enshrines the Python code...
2023_DC_NAS_Arctic_Ice34DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Arctic Ice: A Visual Archive
Arctic Ice: A Visual Archive
By Cy Keener, Justine Holzman, Ignatius Rigor, and John Woods
September 15, 2022 - February 15, 2023
NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Upstairs Gallery
Arctic Ice: A Visual Archive presents two new bodies of work -- Iceberg Portraiture and Sea Ice Daily...
2023_DC_NAS_BDreams29DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Blue Dreams
Blue Dreams
Rebecca Rutstein and the Ocean Memory Project
March 15, 2023 - September 15, 2023
This immersive video installation is inspired by the intricate workings of microbial networks in the deep sea and beyond. From abstract imagery to stunning undersea video footage and computer modeling, it...
2023_DC_NAS_Chaosmosis75DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Chaosmosis
Chaosmosis
Assigning Rhythm to the Turbulent
On view through February 23, 2024
Chaosmosis: Assigning Rhythm to the Turbulent is a new exhibition inspired by fluid dynamics, a discipline that describes the flow of liquids and gases. This unique exhibition draws from past submissions to the American...
2023_DC_NAS_Launching25DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Launching the Future: Looking Back to Look Forward
Launching the Future: Looking Back to Look Forward
September 30, 2022 - March 1, 2023
NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., West Gallery
Space exploration has inspired artists since its very beginning. The NASA Art Program began in 1962 with the recruitment of eight artists to view a rocket...
2023_DC_NAS_Poets37DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: Poets for Science
Poets for Science
Created by the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and Poet Jane Hirshfield
March 27, 2023 - September 8, 2023
From images generated by the Hubble Telescope and MRI machines to childhood cognitive development, biology, ecology, and natural history, this exhibition features...
2023_DC_NAS_Pollack48DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: “Julia Pollack: Collaborative Ecologies
Julia Pollack: Collaborative Ecologies
November 6, 2023 - June 7, 2024
Julia Pollack is curator and creator at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign where she creates artwork based upon her conversations and collaborations with scientists there....
2023_DC_NAS_Great_Hall21DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Great Hall
2023_DC_NAS_Members_Center10DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Members' Center
Members’ Center
Just inside the main entrance and to the left is the Members’ Center. Once the Academy’s Library, it is now used by visiting Academy members. A carved relief above the fireplace depicts the history and development of writing systems and technologies, with an obelisk at the center...
2023_DC_NAS_Members_Room21DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Members' Room
2023_DC_Mall_Pickleball_23092962DC -- National Mall of Pickleball
Welcome to the National Mall of Pickleball
For the first time ever, we’ll roll out pickleball courts on the National Mall for three days of exciting programming and activities, both on and off the courts. Whether you’re a pro pickler or a newbie, there will be something for all skill levels and all...
2023_DC_Pershing22DC -- National World War I Memorial (Pershing Park)
2023_DC_SIAIR_Revitalizing6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Board Exhibit: Building and Revitalizing: The National Air and Space Museum
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall102A34DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall103B4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 103: (b) Early Flight
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall107B6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: (b) Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age
2023_DC_SIAIR_Enterprise4DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 108: U.S.S. Starship Enterprise Model
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall203B9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: (b) Nation of Speed
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall205B11DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: (b) Exploring the Planets
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall206B16DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: (b) Destination Moon
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall207B1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 207: (b) One World Connected
2023_DC_SIAIR_Gall208A1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: (a) Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2023_DC_SIAIR_Bldg52DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2023_DC_SIAIR_Artley9DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Personal: Steve and Jennifer Artley visit
Another page records Steve's visit to the Natl Native American Veterans Memorial
2023_DC_Archives_Monroe29DC -- Natl Archives -- Case: 200th Anniversary of the Monroe Document
Featured Document Display: 200th Anniversary of the Monroe Document
Thursday, October 19, 2023 - Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Buried in a routine annual message to Congress, President James Monroe articulated the landmark foreign policy statement known today as the Monroe Doctrine. President Monroe’s...
2023_DC_Archives_MCession7DC -- Natl Archives -- Case: Diseños: An Impact of Mexican Cession
Featured Document Display: Diseños: An Impact of Mexican Cession
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - Wednesday, October 18, 2023
At the end of the Mexican-American War, the United States annexed more than half of Mexico’s territory under the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Under its terms, the U.S. promised to...
2023_DC_Archives_ROR212DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Records of Rights
2023_DC_Archives_Rotunda149DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda
2023_DC_Building16DC -- Natl Building Museum
2023_DC_Building_BrickW_23073043DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Event: Build-a-Brick Weekend
Build-a-Brick Weekend
Assist artist Rocco Buttliere in the construction of a 6-foot-tall LEGO® brick that will be on display in our new exhibition, Brick City! The gigantic brick requires 610 lbs of LEGO® bricks and lots of helping hands, so join us on Saturday, July 29 or Sunday, July 30.
2023_DC_Building_BrickC229DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Brick City
Brick City
On view through spring 2025
Brick City celebrates iconic architecture from cities around the world through carefully recreated constructions made from LEGO® bricks by U.K.-based artist Warren Elsmore. Visitors will take a world tour discovering new destinations across all seven continents...
2023_DC_Building_MiniMem117DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Mini Memories: Souvenir Buildings from the David Weingarten Collection
Mini Memories: Souvenir Buildings from the David Weingarten Collection
When you think of a place you’ve visited, what comes to mind? Maybe it is a popular tourist attraction, historic event, or even an impressive bridge? For centuries, travelers have sought to bring home remembrances of their...
2023_DC_Building_Meigs46DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Montgomery Meigs
2023_DC_Building_VC102DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Exhibit: Visitor Center
VISITOR CENTER
Ongoing
Tickets, information about upcoming programs, and a wall-size display of objects from our collection. In the rooms that follow, learn how we shape our world, and the large and small ways it shapes us.
2023_DC_Building_Look89DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Great Hall Installation: Look Here
Look Here
Opening Saturday, July 1
This summer, artist and architect Suchi Reddy, founder and principal of Reddymade Design Studio in New York, has been selected to transform the Museum’s Great Hall with an elegant and provocative new installation titled Look Here. Best known for her large-scale...
2023_DC_Building_Reflect38DC -- Natl Building Museum -- Outdoor Exhibit: Reflections: Embracing the Culture and Community of Our Schools
Reflections: Embracing the Culture and Community of our Schools Transform DC is a project where DC public school high schoolers work collaboratively to create large scale mural panels that are brought together as a part of a city-wide culminating public installation. The murals are a part of the...
2023_DC_Jazz_Blossoms_23040861DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Jazz & Blossoms @ Franklin Park
Jazz & Blossoms
A park jam celebrating cherry blossom season in DowntownDC.
Jazz & Blossoms will take over Franklin Park for a park jam Saturday, April 8. This free, outdoor event will celebrate the beauty and nature in the city with a musical backdrop, celebrating the National Cherry Blossom Festival...
2023_DC_Petalpalooza_23040876DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Petalpalooza @ Capitol Riverfront
Five Zones of Petalpalooza Fun
Blooming fun awaits. Here’s the breakdown
Capitol Riverfront at The Yards
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is taking over 400,000 square feet of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood with Petalpalooza® presented by Chase, a full day of live music and engaging...
2023_DC_NGAEW_Bldg8DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2023_DC_NGAEW_Concourse7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Concourse (incl Leo Villareal's Multiverse LED installation)
2023_DC_NGAEW_Guston_Now166DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Philip Guston Now
Philip Guston Now
March 2 – August 27, 2023
Philip Guston Now charts the 50-year career of one of America’s most influential modern artists through more than 150 paintings and drawings. Guston’s story is one of epic change—of artistic styles, from muralism to abstract expressionism to figuration, of...
2023_DC_NGAEW_Guston_Nixon85DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Poor Richard: Philip Guston's Nixon Drawings
2023_DC_NGAEW_Longo15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Robert Longo Drawings: Engines of State
Robert Longo Drawings: Engines of State
March 26 – July 9, 2023
Robert Longo (b. 1953) is perhaps best known as a leading artist of the “Pictures Generation”—a group of artists who were influenced by the self-reflective, critical principles of Conceptual and Pop Art during the 1970s and 1980s. They...
2023_DC_NGAEW_Interior_Life45DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: The Interior Life: Recent Acquisitions
The Interior Life: Recent Acquisitions
March 17 – September 10, 2023
Writer James Baldwin highlighted the power of people’s interior lives, specifically those of artists, to move our world forward. While our emotional, spiritual, and psychological existences often remain hidden, visual artists bravely...
2023_DC_NGAEW_Ancestors98DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: The Land Carries Our Ancestors: Contemporary Art by Native Americans
The Land Carries Our Ancestors: Contemporary Art by Native Americans
September 22, 2023 – January 15, 2024
East Building, Upper Level, West Bridge
Curated by artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (Citizen of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation), this exhibition brings together works by an...
2023_DC_NGAEWP15DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Paintings in common areas
2023_DC_NGAEW_RT_Pride29DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Roof Terrace and View from... -- of PRIDE
2023_DC_NGAEWS3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Sculpture in common areas
2023_DC_NGASG16DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
They were doing maintenance on some of the pieces.
2023_DC_NGAA_Buffalo6DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Alcove: Last of the Buffalo?
2023_DC_NGA_Bldg13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building
2023_DC_NGA_Canova145DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Canova: Sketching in Clay
Canova: Sketching in Clay
June 11 – October 9, 2023
How does a sculptor turn an initial idea into a finished work of marble? For Antonio Canova (1757–1822), the most famous artist of Europe’s revolutionary period, the answer was with clay.
Working with his hands and small tools, Canova produced...
2023_DC_NGA_Conversations13DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Conversations: Kerry James Marshall and John Singleton Copley
Conversations: Kerry James Marshall and John Singleton Copley
November 18, 2023 – January 31, 2025
Two centuries apart, American artists John Singleton Copley and Kerry James Marshall pushed the boundaries of history painting.
A special installation brings together three monumental paintings for a...
2023_DC_NGA_Lange127DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Dorothea Lange: Seeing People
Dorothea Lange: Seeing People
November 5, 2023 – March 31, 2024
During her long, prolific, and groundbreaking career, the American photographer Dorothea Lange made some of the most iconic portraits of the 20th century. Dorothea Lange: Seeing People reframes Lange’s work through the lens of...
2023_DC_NGA_Drawing_Britain107DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Drawing in Britain, 1700–1900: New Additions to the Collection
Drawing in Britain, 1700–1900: New Additions to the Collection
April 2 – August 6, 2023
Selected entirely from the National Gallery’s permanent collection, this exhibition of approximately 80 recently acquired drawings and watercolors provides an overview of two centuries of British art. Works on view...
2023_DC_NGA_Etched55DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Etched by Light: Photogravures from the Collection, 1840–1940
Etched by Light: Photogravures from the Collection, 1840–1940
October 15, 2023 – February 4, 2024
Discover an intriguing chapter in the history of photography.
In the 19th and 20th centuries innovative practitioners searched for and perfected a method to produce identical photographic prints in ink....
2023_DC_NGA_Dante52DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Going through Hell: The Divine Dante
Going through Hell: The Divine Dante
April 9 – July 16, 2023
Florentine poet, writer and philosopher Dante Alighieri’s (1265-1321) Divine Comedy called Commedia in Italian, was written in the Florentine vernacular that formed the basis for the modern Italian language. It describes Dante’s journey...
2023_DC_NGA_Looking_Up47DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Looking Up: Studies for Ceilings, 1550–1800
Looking Up: Studies for Ceilings, 1550–1800
January 29 – July 9, 2023
In modern architecture and contemporary interior design, ceilings have lost much of their original, complex meaning, becoming neutral fields or featuring generic decoration. However, in the European tradition that spanned nearly...
2023_DC_NGA_Shaw28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: Shaw Memorial
2023_DC_NGA_Britain82DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Exhibit: This is Britain: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s
This Is Britain: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s
January 29 – June 11, 2023
Britain experienced profound changes in the 1970s and 1980s, when it was racked by deindustrialization, urban uprisings, the controversial policies of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and the Troubles in Northern...
2023_DC_NGAP25DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings
2023_DC_NGAS1DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture
2023_DC_NGA_Renovate67DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Temporary Gallery Shifting During Renovation
2023_DC_NGA_Corcoran33DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing --The Corcoran Collection
2023_DC_LawVCA26DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Exhibit: Roll Out: Automotive Images from the Museum's Collection
Roll Out: Automotive Images from the Museum's Collection
Visit the National Law Enforcement Museum and take a look at over 50 years of law enforcement’s innovative use of the American automobile, which allowed officers to better protect our communities.
Roll Out is a selection of images from the...
2023_DC_LawVCM29DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Museum -- Inside Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_Law92DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
The annual candlelight event had been the previous weekend. I was supposed to photograph it but the rain kept me away.
2023_DC_Mall22DC -- Natl Mall area
Including some rat holes
2023_DC_SIAfri_Ideal29DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Before Nollywood … The Ideal Photo Studio
Before Nollywood … The Ideal Photo Studio
Before Nollywood . . . The Ideal Photo Studio is a living exhibition and an ongoing research and photography project that explores the lives of patrons from the Ideal Photo Studio and a history of Benin City and its community through the photographs of Solomon...
2023_DC_SIAfri_Create197DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Create to Free Yourselves: Abraham Lincoln and the History of Freeing Slaves in America
Create to Free Yourselves: Abraham Lincoln and the History of Freeing Slaves in America
November 18, 2023 – Fall 2024
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art partnered with President Lincoln’s Cottage in 2022 to commission an installation by Beninois artist Georges Adéagbo. Created with the...
2023_DC_SIAfri_Currents26DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: Currents: Water in African Art (Johannesburg, 2nd Greatest City after Paris)
Currents: Water in African Art
July 2016 – Indefintely
Diverse and wide-ranging in material, time period, style, and intended use, the objects in Currents span the continent of Africa to explore the importance of water for both practical and artistic purposes. Objects on view include Akan fish-shaped...
2023_DC_SIAfri_The_Deep43DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: From the Deep: In the Wake of Drexciya with Ayana V. Jackson
From the Deep: In the Wake of Drexciya with Ayana V. Jackson
April 29, 2023 – January 29, 2024
For her first monographic exhibition, acclaimed photographer Ayana V. Jackson was inspired by the Detroit-based 1990s techno band Drexciya (musicians James Stinson and Gerald Donald) whose albums imagined a...
2023_DC_SIAfri_I_Am24DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: I Am... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa (Last Supper Revisited)
I Am... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa
June 20, 2019 – March 15, 2020
Taking its name from a 1970’s feminist anthem, I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa draws upon a selection of artworks by women artists from the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection to reveal...
2023_DC_SIAfri_5Murmur30DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Exhibit: John Akomfrah: Five Murmurations
John Akomfrah: Five Murmurations
October 14, 2023 – TBA
Internationally renowned artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah addresses the global COVID-19 pandemic, murder of George Floyd, and worldwide protests in support of Black Lives Matter in this visual essay of our times. Drawing upon an extensive...
2023_DC_SIAfri12DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_SIAH_More_Perfect98DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: A More Perfect Union: American Artists and the Currents of Our Time
A More Perfect Union: American Artists and the Currents of Our Time
September 19, 2023 – October 1, 2023
In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Art in Embassies’ traveling exhibition, A More Perfect Union: American Artists and the Currents of Our Time, will be on view at the National Museum of...
2023_DC_SIAH_Entertainment18DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Entertainment Nation
2023_DC_SIAH_Gunboat91DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2023_DC_SIAH_Holzer20DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Jenny Holzer, THE PEOPLE
Jenny Holzer, THE PEOPLE
Sept. 17-21, 7:15-11pm
Jenny Holzer is a celebrated American artist who uses language as her primary medium. In the late 1970s, she created her Truisms, a series of one-line aphorisms such as “Abuse of power comes as no surprise” and “Bad intentions can yield good results.”...
2023_DC_SIAH_Latinas_Report69DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Latinas Report Breaking News
¡De última hora!: Latinas Report Breaking News
September 15, 2023 – 2024
¡De última hora!: Latinas Report Breaking News is an approximately 1,000 square foot, bilingual exhibition showcasing the work of seven Latinas on Spanish-language television, their eyewitness reporting on major stories, spanning...
2023_DC_SIAH_Mirror146DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Mirror, Mirror for Us All: Disney Parks and the American Narrative / Experience
Mirror, Mirror for Us All: Disney Parks and the American Narrative / Experience
April 28, 2023 – March 2024
“I can’t imagine that only a decade before this quintessential American photo was taken, my family was incarcerated at Poston Concentration Camp.”
-- Willie Funakoshi
This documents gallery...
2023_DC_SIAH_Weatherbreak17DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Reconstructing ‘Weatherbreak’ in an Age of Extreme Weather
Reconstructing ‘Weatherbreak’ in an Age of Extreme Weather
July 5, 2023 – July 28, 2023
This month-long exhibition will display the reconstruction of Weatherbreak—the first large-span geodesic dome to be erected in North America. The Dome is a 25 ft high, 49 ft wide spherical structure, that has...
2023_DC_SIAH_Trouble42DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Treasures and Trouble: Looking Inside a Legendary Blues Archive
Treasures and Trouble: Looking Inside a Legendary Blues Archive
June 23, 2023 – TBD
This exhibit explores the many treasures and troubles found within a recently acquired, one-of-a-kind music archive compiled by Robert “Mack” McCormick. McCormick (1930-2015), who worked during the 1960s and early...
2023_DC_SIAH_Int5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2023_DC_SINH_Bldg9DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History
2023_DC_SINH_Cellphone249DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Cellphone: Unseen Connections
Cellphone: Unseen Connections
June 23, 2023 – TBA
Cell phones are the most iconic technology of our age. For the first time in history, telecommunications connect people at a truly global level, rapidly transforming not only human culture but also humans themselves. Despite their ubiquity, and the...
2023_DC_SINH_Lights263DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Lights Out: Recovering Our Night Sky
Lights Out: Recovering Our Night Sky
March 23, 2023 – April 2025
Artificial lights have become such common nighttime fixtures that we take them for granted. But what do brighter nights mean for people and wildlife? The effects of light pollution go beyond our diminishing view of the stars, but the...
2023_DC_SINH_Rotunda9DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Rotunda
2023_DC_SINH_Ocean13DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Sant Ocean Hall
2023_DC_AmerInd_Houle101DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Robert Houle: Red Is Beautiful
Robert Houle: Red Is Beautiful
May 25, 2023 – June 2, 2024
Red is beautiful. For Robert Houle (b. 1947, Saulteaux Anishinaabe, Sandy Bay First Nation), color is powerful, expressive, and lies at the foundation of his artistic practice. Throughout his career, his work has embodied and expressed what he...
2023_DC_AmerInd_Int2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2023_DC_AmerInd4DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas
2023_DC_NMWA_Holding39DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Holding Ground: Artists’ Books for the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Holding Ground: Artists’ Books for the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Oct 21, 2023, to Oct 20, 2024
Nine new works by celebrated book artists inaugurate NMWA’s new Learning Commons and its reinvigorated Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center. Some of the artists reflect on NMWA as a...
2023_DC_NMWA_Hung_Liu17DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Hung Liu: Making History
Hung Liu: Making History
Oct 21, 2023, to Oct 20, 2024
“Weeping” paintings and prints by Hung Liu (1948 to 2021) features signature paint drips, layers of color, and cultural symbols that pay homage to overlooked figures in history, predominantly vulnerable women and children from the artist’s native...
2023_DC_NMWA_Impressive28DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Impressive: Antoinette Bouzonnet-Stella
Impressive: Antoinette Bouzonnet-Stella
Oct 21, 2023, to Oct 20, 2024
The Entrance of the Emperor Sigismond into Mantua (1675), an extraordinary series of 25 prints by 17th-century French artist Antoinette Bouzonnet-Stella (1641 to 1676) is presented at NMWA for the first time in almost 15 years. The...
2023_DC_NMWA_Focus6DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: In Focus: Artists at Work
In Focus: Artists at Work
Oct 21, 2023, to Sep 22, 2024
Enjoy a close-up look into the practices and perspectives of eight contemporary collection artists via short documentary-style videos. Presented in NMWA’s ground-floor Long Gallery, these captivating short films welcome visitors to the renewed...
2023_DC_NMWA_Remix191DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: Remix: The Collection
Remix: The Collection
Oct 21, 2023, to Oct 21, 2025
Remix showcases familiar collection favorites as well as never-before-exhibited recent acquisitions. Artworks are grouped around themes, in some cases anchored by a medium and in others by an idea, that resonate among global artists across time,...
2023_DC_NMWA_Sky89DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Exhibit: The Sky’s the Limit
The Sky’s the Limit
Oct 21, 2023, to Feb 25, 2024
Never-before-exhibited contemporary sculptures dangle from the ceiling, cascade down walls, and extend far beyond their footprint on the gallery floor. Process-focused sculptures were pioneered by women creators in the mid-20th century, and they...
2023_DC_NMWA_Library15DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Library
2023_DC_NMWA_Opening_23102143DC -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts -- Public Reopening Day
2023_DC_NativeAmer_Vet_Mem5DC -- Natl Native American Veterans Memorial (@ Natl Museum of the American Indian)
Including Steve Artley's visit.
2023_DC_SIPM14DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_SINZ_Cat20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2023_DC_SINZ_Bird167DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
Bird House
March 13, 2023 – Permanent
The Bird House exhibition invites visitors to flock this way and soar into the fascinating world of North American shorebirds, waterfowl, and songbirds. As guests make their way through the shores of the Delaware Bay, a lush prairie pothole and a tropical bird...
2023_DC_SINZ_Claws40DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Claws & Paws Pathway
This section, which I'd never seen, opened on May 27, 2022.
2023_DC_SINZ_Tile6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles
2023_DC_SINZ_Elephant68DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2023_DC_SINZ_PandaVC22DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2023_DC_SINZ_Panda84DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
My last chance to see them before the pandas were sent to China.
2023_DC_SINZ_Main46DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
I ran into Robert Greenberger and his wife while hanging around the oryx's.
2023_DC_SINZ_Prairie14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2023_DC_SINZ_Primate2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2023_DC_SINZ_Art47DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2023_DC_SINZ_RPanda35DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2023_DC_SINZ_Holt3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Science Resource and Collaboration Center (Holt House)
2023_DC_SINZ_125th13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Signage: 125th Anniversary
2023_DC_SINZ_Benches13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Signage: Bench Plaques
2023_DC_SINZ_History20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Signage: National Zoo History/Conservation/Care
2023_DC_Zoo_Lights30DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2022)
Daytime visit
2023_DC_NYAve_Bridge2DC -- New York Avenue Bridge (Neighborhoods: Eckington, Brentwood, Gallaudet, and NoMa)
2023_DC_SINMAA_AfroFuturism317DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit (Concourse Level): Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures
Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures
March 24, 2023 – March 24, 2024
Investigating Afrofuturist expression through art, music, activism and more, this exhibition explores and reveals Afrofuturism’s historic and poignant engagement with African American history and popular culture. From the...
2023_DC_SINMAA_Explore2DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More!
2023_DC_SINMAA_Highlights12DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Highlights of the NMAAHC Library Collection
Highlights of the NMAAHC Library Collection
September 12, 2022 – December 31, 2023
Eleven objects—books, videos, and more—significant to the African American story are featured in this exhibition of highlights from the National Museum of African American History and Culture Library, part of the...
2023_DC_SINMAA_Spirit75DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Spirit in the Dark: Religion in Black Music, Activism, and Popular Culture
Spirit in the Dark: Religion in Black Music, Activism, and Popular Culture
November 18, 2022 – November 2023
Spirit in the Dark examines Black religious life through a selection of photographs from the Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of Ebony, Jet, and Negro Digest. The images in the exhibition...
2023_DC_SINMAA_Reckoning40DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Visual Arts Gallery: Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
September 10, 2021 – Ongoing
Located in the museum’s Visual Art and the American Experience space, the exhibition explores the Black Lives Matter movement, violence against African Americans, and how art depicts Black resistance, resilience, and protest. The...
2023_DC_SINMAA_Int4DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere
2023_DC_NoMa_UPass19DC -- NoMa -- Metro Underpasses
2023_DC_NGMM_DC17DC -- NoMa -- National Guard Memorial Museum -- Exhibit: The National Guard: Defending Our Nation's Capital Region
2023_DC_NGMM382DC -- NoMa -- National Guard Memorial Museum (1 Mass. Ave NW)
2023_DC_NoMa16DC -- NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood
2023_DC_Octagon_Was6DC -- Octagon House -- Exhibit: I Was Here
I Was Here
Ongoing
Installed in December 2021, I Was Here is an art installation commemorating the lives of the enslaved people who built and worked at The Octagon. This is a part of The Octagon’s initiative to reveal the role enslaved craftspeople played in creating the architectural canon...
2023_DC_Old_Post_Museum25DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
It had been updated since the former child president sold the venture to the Waldorf Astoria.
2023_DC_PAHO3DC -- Pan American Health Organization (World Health Organization) Bldg
2023_DC_801Penn7DC -- Penn Qtr -- 801 Pennsylvania Ave. -- Paintings inside
2023_DC_Engine0214DC -- Penn Qtr -- Engine Company 02 (500 F St NW)
2023_DC_Gallery_Place_Hecht16DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hecht Company/Terrell Place (7th and F St, NW)
2023_DC_Gallery_Place_HVw76DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hecht Company/Terrell Place (7th and F St, NW) -- Views from...
2023_DC_1201Penn8DC -- Penn Qtr -- Heurich Bldg (1201 Penn Ave NW)
2023_DC_Hotel_Harrington6DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Harrington (436 11th St NW)
2023_DC_GAR6DC -- Penn Qtr -- Indiana Plaza -- GAR Memorial
Some spring blooms.
2023_DC_Le_Droit_Bldg5DC -- Penn Qtr -- Le Droit Bldg (800-812 F St NW) (Adams Bldg + old International Spy Museum bldg)
2023_DC_Tussauds3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1001 F St NW)
I didn't realize they had closed. As Wikipedia says:
The museum closed after March 17, 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure was announced as temporary, but the museum never reopened. In July 2021, the museum operator was seeking to sublease the entire space of the former museum to...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Mingering47DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Checkin' Out Mingering Mike: D.C.'s Imaginary Soul Superstar
Checkin' Out Mingering Mike: D.C.'s Imaginary Soul Superstar
Exhibit Dates: June 7-August 28, 2023
Presented in collaboration with Hemphill Artworks, Checkin' Out Mingering Mike: D.C.'s Imaginary Soul Superstar features hand-drawn album covers, drawings, and song lyrics by self-taught Washington, D.C....
2023_DC_MLKLib_Doo_Wop46DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Doo-Wop in D.C.: From the Street Corner to the Stage
Doo-Wop in D.C.
Doo-Wop in D.C.: From the Street Corner to the Stage
Exhibit Dates: June 1 - July 23, 2023
In a powerful tribute to the original pioneers of early Rhythm and Blues of the late 1940s through the early 1960s, The African American Music Association in partnership with the Atlanta Doo-Wop...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Till208DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See
Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See
Jan. 26 - Mar. 12, 2023 | Great Hall
Emmett Till and Mamie Till-MobleyEmmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See is a touring exhibition recommended for visitors ages 10 and up that shares the story of how a mother's bravery and fight for...
2023_DC_MLKLib_TillO_23012635DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See -- Opening
I had already registered for another event this evening so I missed the opening event but people were assembling for it as I was leaving. Description of the event I did not manage to attend:

Let the World See: Emmett Till and the Media
Produced in coordination with the opening of the DC Public...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Freedom4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Freedom is Not Guaranteed by Xaviera Simmons
Freedom is Not Guaranteed by Xaviera Simmons
About the Artwork
The phrase “Freedom is Not Guaranteed,” is taken from the title of a large-scale artwork by renowned artist Xaviera Simmons displayed on the 9th and G corner of the MLK Library this fall. An artist whose vast practice includes photography,...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Leo_Else48DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius -- All Else
Leonardo da Vinci
Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius
Exhibition: June 21 - Aug. 20, 2023
Note: This special Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is open during regular library hours, seven days a week. Capacity in the exhibit is limited for the protection of the...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Leo_Codex134DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius -- Codexes
Leonardo da Vinci
Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius
Exhibition: June 21 - Aug. 20, 2023
Note: This special Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is open during regular library hours, seven days a week. Capacity in the exhibit is limited for the protection of the...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Leo_Conf46DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius -- Confindustria
Leonardo da Vinci
Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius
Exhibition: June 21 - Aug. 20, 2023
Note: This special Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is open during regular library hours, seven days a week. Capacity in the exhibit is limited for the protection of the...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Leo_Lab22DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius -- Lab
Leonardo da Vinci
Imagining the future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the mind of an Italian genius
Exhibition: June 21 - Aug. 20, 2023
Note: This special Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is open during regular library hours, seven days a week. Capacity in the exhibit is limited for the protection of the...
2023_DC_MLKLib_LiteraryAP121DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Literary Arts Program
Literary Arts Program
Exhibit Dates: November 1, 2023 - April 7, 2024
Begun in 1970 by high school teacher David Aaronson, the Literary Arts Program (LAP) allowed high school students in the District of Columbia Public Schools to explore the creative arts and gain experience and skills in the media...
2023_DC_MLKLib_MotM44DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Mothers of the Movement
Companion Exhibit to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley:
Let the World See: Mothers of the Movement
Jan. 26 - Mar. 12, 2023 | Great Hall
Each location on the exhibit tour has been invited to contribute local content in response to the prompt, "What are the difficult truths in your community's...
2023_DC_MLKLib_First_Folio92DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Pass the Story On: Shakespeare’s First Folio at 400
Pass the Story On: Shakespeare’s First Folio at 400
Part of Searching for Shakespeare: Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare’s First Folio
Dates Sat, Apr 01 — Sun, Apr 30, 2023
Come see a First Folio — the book that gave us Shakespeare — and explore how some stories are preserved while others are...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Todas17DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: Todas las Manos
Todas Las Manos: Commemorating 50 Years Since the Military Coup in Chile
Exhibit Dates: September 9-October 22, 2023
Todas Las Manos: Commemorating 50 Years Since the Military Coup in Chile is a five-part mural installation created by Francisco Letelier and artists from the Latin American Youth...
2023_DC_MLKLib_BF178DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Exhibit: We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist D.C.
We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist D.C.
Mar. 30, 2023 – Sep. 2024
DDC Public Library is proud to host We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC, presented as part of a groundbreaking partnership with the National Women’s History Museum. We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC traces...
2023_DC_MLKLib_Vw44DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library -- Roof and view from...
2023_DC_MLKLib7DC -- Penn Qtr -- Martin Luther King Memorial Library (901 G St NW)
2023_DC_NMWA56DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave NW)
I have no idea if these sport jackets bolted to the sidewalk are part of an exhibit during the shut-down or some weird tie-in to the Nike Swoosh
2023_DC_NPC9DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Press Club (529 14th St NW)
2023_DC_Verizon5DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center
2023_DC_Willard41DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)
2023_DC_WMATA_HQ47DC -- Penn Qtr -- (Old) WMATA headquarters (600 5th St NW)
2023_DC_Penn_Qtr27DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2023_DC_Penn16DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
Including Ukrainian flags lining Pennsylvania Avenue, presumably for visit from Zelenskyy.
2023_DC_Loyalty_Upshur4DC -- Petworth -- Loyalty Bookstore @ 843 Upshur St.
2023_DC_MacFarland_Middle7DC -- Petworth -- MacFarland Middle School
2023_DC_Petworth_Lib10DC -- Petworth -- Petworth Neighborhood Library
2023_DC_Triangle_Pk_VKG7DC -- Petworth -- Triangle Park (Varnum & Kansas & Georgia)
2023_DC_Petworth8DC -- Petworth neighborhood
2023_DC_Jaisohn_Mem11DC -- Philip Jaisohn Memorial
2023_DC_Politico_EnergyEc_23072687DC -- POLITICO @ Samsung DC Office -- The New Energy Economy
To accelerate America’s transition to a cleaner energy economy and develop domestic manufacturing, Washington is placing big bets on the power of individual consumers. From tax credits to direct regulations, policymakers are looking to nudge Americans to adopt new behaviors and grow nascent...
2023_DC_Politico_Govs_230209195DC -- POLITICO @ Terrell Place -- The Fifty: America's Governors (w/Chris Sununu, JB Pritzker, Roy Cooper, Doug Burgum, Jay Inslee and Tim Walz)
In a divided Congress, more of the legislative and policy enforcement action will shift to the states, ensuring Governors set the agenda for much of the country. Join POLITICO on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 9:10 AM ET at World Wide Technology's D.C. Innovation Center on the 8th floor for The Fifty:...
2023_DC_Politico_Defense_231114246DC -- POLITICO @ The Schuyler -- Defense Summit
POLITICO’s Defense Summit will feature exclusive interviews and expert discussions on the state of our global security and the U.S. race to strengthen alliances and outpace adversaries. We’ll explore the latest in new weapons and procurement, advanced tech and AI, spending priorities and policy debates,...
2023_DC_Politico_Health_230607293DC -- POLITICO @ Waldorf Astoria -- Health Care Summit
POLITICO Health Care Summit
Checking the Pulse of America's Health Care System
Join POLITICO to explore how tech and innovation are transforming care and the challenges ahead for access and delivery in the United States.
The Covid-19 pandemic helped spur innovation in health care, from the wide...
2023_DC_LP_Ukraine_2304296DC -- Protest: Russian Invasion of Ukraine @ Lafayette Park
2023_DC_LP_Sudan_23042927DC -- Protest: Sudan @ Lafayette Park
2023_DC_Asphalt_Art3DC -- Public Art: Asphalt Art (art painted on sidewalks, intersections, and storm drains)
2023_DC_Golden_Circula7DC -- Public Art: Circula (by Tomek Rygalik) @ Edward R. Murrow Park
2023_DC_Golden_CGround9DC -- Public Art: Common Ground (by Risa Puno) @ Edward R. Murrow Park
2023_DC_ConnAve_Overlook6DC -- Public Art: Connecticut Avenue Overlook @ Dupont Circle
2023_DC_DC51_Murals9DC -- Public Art: DC 51 murals around the city
2023_DC_Art_Full_Count13DC -- Public Art: Full Count (sculpture by John Dreyfuss) @ Federal Reserve (Foggy Bottom)
2023_DC_Golden_Spike9DC -- Public Art: Golden Spike (by HYBYCOZO) @ Connecticut Avenue Overlook
2023_DC_Bachor_Potholes13DC -- Public Art: Jim Bachor's Pothole Tiles
2023_DC_Golden_Marker9DC -- Public Art: Marker (by Rania Hassan) @ Connecticut & K St NW
Monument & Marker
Installed in October 2020, Monument & Marker is a collaboration between Golden Triangle Arts and the Smithsonian that extends the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative – Because of Her Story beyond the walls of the Smithsonian and into the streets of Washington, DC. Launched...
2023_DC_NoMa_Color152DC -- Public Art: Murals -- Event: NoMa in Color Mural Festival
NoMa in Color Mural Festival
Saturday, September 9 – Friday, September 15 at Alethia Tanner Park
From September 9 - September 15, watch new murals come to life in NoMa and along the Metropolitan Branch Trail! Visit NoMa for the kickoff party, and all week for special events, including NoMa Nights:...
2023_DC_HeraO_230915116DC -- Public Art: Murals -- Event: Opening celebration: Women in Climate Action mural by German artist Hera
Opening celebration: Women in Climate Action mural by German artist Hera
Join us for an opening ceremony featuring uplifting acoustic music by award-winning singer/songwriter Emma G, and light refreshments!
By German Embassy Washington, DC
The German Embassy Washington and Street Art for Mankind...
2023_DC_Murals_ACavus3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Albus Cavus Art Collective
The one at the 14th and Girard Street Park has been mostly painted over.
2023_DC_Murals_AmandaP4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya
2023_DC_Murals_Limauro4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Andrea Limauro
2023_DC_Murals_Aniekan27DC -- Public Art: Murals by Aniekan Udofia
2023_DC_Murals_Arismendi4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Arismendi Professional Services LLC
WELCOME TO WASHINGTON, DC Mural
Mural by: Arismendi Professional Services LLC
Mural Date: August 26, 2023
For: Gregg Cardona Souadi
APS provided the client with different options for a mural on the corner of (addresses) To save costs, we worked with the wall's color and around the tags and proposed...
2023_DC_Murals_EazyYoke3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Aundrae Williams (EazyYokeArt)
2023_DC_Murals_Baghead4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Baghead
2023_DC_Murals_BSmith2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Bisco Smith
2023_DC_Murals_BJones1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Blake Jones
2023_DC_Murals_BKing4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Bryan King
His "An Oasis in the City" mural has been totally removed now.
2023_DC_Murals_CSharp24DC -- Public Art: Murals by Claire Sharp
Claire Sharp was at work at a mural abnove the Uptown Cleaners shop on Connecticut Avenue.
2023_DC_Murals_CoryB4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Cory Bernat (CoryB)
2023_DC_Murals_CStowers24DC -- Public Art: Murals by Cory Stowers
2023_DC_Murals_Moran2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Craig Moran
2023_DC_Murals_Crank3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Crank (ArtofCrank)
2023_DC_Murals_Pinder11DC -- Public Art: Murals by Demont Pinder
2023_DC_Murals_EEHamilton2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Elliott Hamilton (eehamilton)
2023_DC_Murals_EricB3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Eric B. Ricks
2023_DC_Murals_EDollar1DC -- Public Art: Murals by E$
2023_DC_Murals_GBaker9DC -- Public Art: Murals by Garin Baker
2023_DC_Murals_GPack2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Gentry Pack (_gpack)
2023_DC_Murals_GRabbit4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Golden Rabbit Silent Monkey (Henley Bounkhong)
2023_DC_Murals_Grace1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Grace
2023_DC_Murals_BPeck23DC -- Public Art: Murals by G. Byron Peck
2023_DC_Murals_HGlass3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Hamilton Glass (HamGlass)
2023_DC_Murals_Herakut20DC -- Public Art: Murals by Hera Herakut (Germany)
CLIMATE ACTION
Because we are in this together!
The German Embassy in Washington and Street Art for Mankind are bringing to life a massive Climate Action mural by German artist Hera in Washington DC, to accelerate awareness on climate change and the essential role that women play in tackling the...
2023_DC_Murals_JBergner12DC -- Public Art: Murals by Joel Bergner (aka Joel Artista)
2023_DC_Murals_JBailey3DC -- Public Art: Murals by John Bailey
2023_DC_Murals_JPineda3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Juan Pineda (CRI)
2023_DC_Murals_Kaliq13DC -- Public Art: Murals by Kaliq Crosby
2023_DC_Murals_Karlisima8DC -- Public Art: Murals by Karla "Karlisima" Rodas
2023_DC_Murals_Huertas2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Katty Huertas
2023_DC_Murals_KClark6DC -- Public Art: Murals by Keiona Clark
2023_DC_Murals_BlueHue6DC -- Public Art: Murals by Lea Craigie-Marshall (Blue Hue Studios)
2023_DC_Murals_Ledania14DC -- Public Art: Murals by Ledania (Brazil)
2023_DC_Murals_LWise2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Loveis_Wise
2023_DC_Murals_MaggieO1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Maggie O'Neill
2023_DC_Murals_Bode11DC -- Public Art: Murals by Mark Bode (or Vaughn Bode)
2023_DC_Murals_McFly3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Marly McFly
2023_DC_Murals_MSwift1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Martin Swift
2023_DC_Murals_MasPaz12DC -- Public Art: Murals by Mas Paz (Federico Frum)
2023_DC_Murals_Maxx1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Maxx Moses
2023_DC_Murals_Chelove16DC -- Public Art: Murals by Miss Chelove
2023_DC_Murals_JahOne3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Nessar Jahanbin (Jah One)
2023_DC_Murals_NiaKeturah8DC -- Public Art: Murals by Nia Keturah Calhoun @NiaKeturah
2023_DC_Murals_NicoleB6DC -- Public Art: Murals by Nicole Bourgea
2023_DC_Murals_No_Kings5DC -- Public Art: Murals by No Kings Collective (Brandon Hill, Peter Chang)
2023_DC_Murals_PWaddell5DC -- Public Art: Murals by Peter Waddell
2023_DC_Murals_Akino3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Rae Akino
2023_DC_Murals_Red_Swan2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Red Swan
2023_DC_Murals_RPradel10DC -- Public Art: Murals by Rodrigo Pradel and Mike Pacheco
2023_DC_Murals_RJaffe10DC -- Public Art: Murals by Rose Jaffe (sometimes with Kate DeCiccio)
2023_DC_Murals_SGilliam8DC -- Public Art: Murals by Sam Gilliam
2023_DC_Murals_SergioV6DC -- Public Art: Murals by Sergio Vasquez (Sergio Stuff)
2023_DC_Murals_Shao5DC -- Public Art: Murals by Stevie Shao
2023_DC_Murals_Tarika4DC -- Public Art: Murals by Tarika Campbell
2023_DC_Murals_TrapXBob3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Tenbeete Solomon (TrapXBob, Trap Bob)
2023_DC_Murals_Tommii2DC -- Public Art: Murals by Tommii Lim
2023_DC_Murals_Trasher3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Trasher (@trasheer)
2023_DC_Murals_Try1DC -- Public Art: Murals by Try Cheatham (Try Unique)
2023_DC_Murals_ResoluteRose3DC -- Public Art: Murals by Yewande Kotun Davis (@theresoluterose)
2023_DC_Murals_Yi5DC -- Public Art: Murals by Yiqiao Wang (Yi)
2023_DC_Murals74DC -- Public Art: Murals (not shown by artist)
2023_DC_Art_ObserverMcC6DC -- Public Art: Observer (by Keith McCarter) @ 1020 19th St
2023_DC_Penn_Pocket2DC -- Public Art: Penn Ave Pocket Park
Penn Ave Pocket Park
Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, H and 19th Streets NW -- this pocket park looks to improve pedestrian experience, while also providing a community space where everyone can gather.
2023_DC_Pole_ArtDC10DC -- Public Art: Pole art (not sure what to call these)
2023_DC_Golden_Sham19th35DC -- Public Art: Rain Gardens Sculptures (by Foon Sham) on 19th Street
2023_DC_Golden_Theberge24DC -- Public Art: Talisman Two (by Valerie Theberge) @ 19th and Penn Ave NW
2023_DC_Toynbee1DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles
2023_DC_TCB69DC -- Public Art: Traffic Control Boxes
2023_DC_MOW60_23082657DC -- Rally: 2023 March on Washington
The 2023 March on Washington will set the tone for 2024 exactly 60 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other Civil Rights Leaders organized the pivotal March on Washington in August 1963.
As the nation reckons with historic levels of violent hate crimes and threats to its democracy, we must...
2023_DC_Resilience3_23030743DC -- Rally: Farmers for Climate Action: Rally for Resilience -- March down Penn Avenue
Farmers for Climate Action: Rally for Resilience
11:00 am Rally with farmer speeches and musical performances, Freedom Plaza
1:00 pm March from Freedom Plaza to Capitol Hill

Background:
Every day, farmers work at the front lines of the climate crisis.
While the past year has seen significant...
2023_DC_Resilience_230307184DC -- Rally: Farmers for Climate Action: Rally for Resilience @ Freedom Plaza
Farmers for Climate Action: Rally for Resilience
11:00 am Rally with farmer speeches and musical performances, Freedom Plaza
1:00 pm March from Freedom Plaza to Capitol Hill

Performers
* John Mellencamp
* Willie Nelson (via video)
* Shirlette Ammons
* Lil Idli

Our Event Speakers
Rally...
2023_DC_LP_Imperialism_2303268DC -- Rally: Summit Against Hypocrisy @ Lafayette Park
[ A weird protest promoting peaceful relations with Russia, China, and North Korea, claiming that the these three countries, among the worst for using violence to promote their imperialistic ambitions, are no threat to us or the world and should be dealt with peacefully. They praised Trump on one of...
2023_DC_LP_TPS_230613124DC -- Rally: TPS @ Lafayette Park
This was a rally for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) at Lafayette Park after several children had met with President Biden at the White House. Afterward, Biden announced they would extend legal status by 18 months for more than 300,000 people from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaraqua, and Nepal. The...
2023_DC_Abortion_March_23062480DC -- Rally: We Won't Go Back Abortion Rights march to Supreme Court
On Saturday, one year after the Supreme Court overturned our right to abortion care in the disastrous Dobbs decision, we’re rallying and marching in Washington, D.C. – and we need you with us, Bruce!
We won’t go back! Day of Action 6.24.23 D.C. 12pm Columbus Circle & Nationwide
In the past year,...
2023_DC_Abortion_Rally_230624235DC -- Rally: We Won't Go Back Abortion Rights rally @ Columbus Circle
On Saturday, one year after the Supreme Court overturned our right to abortion care in the disastrous Dobbs decision, we’re rallying and marching in Washington, D.C. – and we need you with us, Bruce!
We won’t go back! Day of Action 6.24.23 D.C. 12pm Columbus Circle & Nationwide
In the past year,...
2023_DC_SIRG_Bldg6DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Bldg
2023_DC_SIRG_Janet188DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Janet Echelman's 1.8 Renwick
Janet Echelman’s 1.8 Renwick
Ongoing
"What drew me to want to be an artist was, I have always been interested in how the space I’m in changes the way I feel and therefore who I am at any given moment."
-- Janet Echelman
Janet Echelman’s colorful fiber and lighting installation examines the complex...
2023_DC_SIRG_Sharing137DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Exhibit: Sharing Honors and Burdens: Renwick Invitational 2023
Sharing Honors and Burdens: Renwick Invitational 2023
May 26, 2023 – March 31, 2024
The Renwick Invitational 2023 features artists Joe Feddersen (Arrow Lakes/Okanagan), Lily Hope (Tlingit), Ursala Hudson (Tlingit), Erica Lord (Athabaskan/Iñupiat), Geo Neptune (Passamaquoddy), and Maggie Thompson (Fond...
2023_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem98DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
2023_DC_Rock_Creek_Pk13DC -- Rock Creek Park
2023_DC_Roosevelt_High27DC -- Roosevelt High School
2023_DC_PurpleStride_23042937DC -- Run: PanCAN PurpleStride 2023
Join us for PanCAN PurpleStride 2023 on Saturday, April 29, 2023, in 60 events across the country!
PurpleStride is the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer. Wherever you are, you can help create that sea of purple to honor those we lost, celebrate survivors and raise funds for essential research like...
2023_DC_Trot4Hunger_2311235DC -- Run: Trot for Hunger 2023
America's Trot for Hunger
Presented by SOME (So Others Might Eat)

For the past 21 years, the SOME Trot for Hunger has been the largest and only Thanksgiving Day race in DC. But hunger isn't tied to one season, or even one place. This year, join us for America's Trot for Hunger as we shine a...
2023_DC_Howard_Theatre12DC -- Shaw -- Howard Theatre (and Duke Ellington "Encore" Statue) (620 T St., NW)
2023_DC_Shaw8DC -- Shaw neighborhood
2023_DC_ShepherdPk5DC -- Shepherd Park neighborhood
2023_DC_WSS15DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Washington Studio School
The Washington Studio School is thrilled to invite you to “See-and-be-Seen,” our summer-long community exhibition that includes YOU!!! A single self-portrait is a powerful statement of identity, gender, representation, history, family, and self-reflection. A room full of self-portraits in dialog with...
2023_DC_Sheridan4DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2023_DC_Sherman39DC -- Sherman Memorial
2023_DC_SIHG22DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2023_DC_SI_Vaccine1DC -- Smithsonian Institution -- Vaccines & Us posters
2023_DC_SI_Castle8DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
2023_DC_SI_Carousel10DC -- Smithsonsian Carousel on the Mall
2023_DC_Moskey_230404132DC -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House) -- Event: All the World’s a Stage (w/Stephen T. Moskey)
Lecture – All the World’s a Stage: The Role of Architecture and Interior Decor in Entertaining at Anderson House, 1905-1929
Anderson House, the winter home of Larz and Isabel Anderson between 1905 and 1937, stands as a testament to all that was gracious and in good taste in entertaining during the...
2023_DC_DCWaterHQ4DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- DC Water HQ (125 O St SE)
2023_DC_OSt_Pump25DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- DC Water O Street Pump Station (125 O St SE)
2023_DC_YardsV6DC -- Southeast -- The Yards -- View of Anacostia River from...
2023_DC_Yards14DC -- Southeast -- The Yards (and surrounding area)
2023_DC_Trans_Walk119DC -- Southeast -- Transportation Walk
2023_DC_Southeast9DC -- Southeast areas (Navy Yard vicinity)
2023_DC_WMATA_HQ211DC -- Southwest -- (New) WMATA Headquarters (7th and D St NW)
2023_DC_Southwest2DC -- Southwest neighborhood
2023_DC_NMAD163DC -- State Dept -- National Museum of American Diplomacy
2023_DC_SupremeP_2306309DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Affirmative Action and Anti-Death Penalty groups
2023_DC_Student_Debt_23022843DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Student Debt Relief Rally
This was a rally by student debt relief advocates outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill. I had another event to cover that morning so I was only there for fifteen minuntes but during that time, speakers included Bernie Sanders, Pramila Jayapal, Elizabeth Warren, and the mayor of some midwestern town...
2023_DC_Supreme_Ct10DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
Flags were half-staff at most government buildings due to the most recent mass-shooting (Nashville) including at the Supreme Court, which of course is largely responsible for the flood of assault rifles in our country.
2023_DC_SI_Ripley3DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center
2023_DC_SI_Ripley_Moment40DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Capturing the Moment: Photographs by the Smithsonian Community
Capturing the Moment: Photographs by the Smithsonian Community
May 3, 2022 – Ongoing
Photographs, and our reactions to them, make us think both about the moment captured and the moment we are in now. Divided into eight sections, these photographs capture events that are monumental and public, and...
2023_DC_SI_Ripley_HNature26DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Human/Nature: Why People Are Drawn to Living Things
Human/Nature: Why People Are Drawn to Living Things
September 30, 2023 – Summer 2025
Bringing plants and other elements from nature into our living spaces can help people stay connected to natural cycles. Dive into the notion of biophilia, the innate need for humans to connect with living things,...
2023_DC_SI_Ripley_Stories40DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Smithsonian Stories: African American Groundbreakers
Smithsonian Stories: African American Groundbreakers
March 6, 2023 – Ongoing
Since the Smithsonian’s founding in 1846, African Americans have made major, but often unacknowledged, contributions to the Institution. From our first African American staff members, Solomon G. Brown, to our Secretary Lonnie...
2023_DC_Taft_Br17DC -- Taft Bridge
2023_DC_Takoma48DC -- Takoma neighborhood
2023_DC_Fighting_Food_23072559DC -- Talks @ Pulitzer -- Fighting Food Insecurity in the Southeastern U.S.
Talks @ Pulitzer: Fighting Food Insecurity in the Southeastern U.S.
Join the Pulitzer Center for a discussion on food insecurity in the southeastern United States.
More than 30 million people in the United States are food insecure, according to the USDA. Please join the Pulitzer Center Reporting...
2023_DC_Signs121DC -- Temporary Signs
2023_DC_Signs_Reno48DC -- Temporary Signs -- Reno history
The Fort Reno exhibit was researched, organized, and written by students involved in the Community Coalition of Change club (CCC) at Jackson-Reed High School (formerly Wilson High School).  Research was conducted to explore the deep and varied history of Fort Reno from the Civil War era to the present...
2023_DC_TPC46DC -- The Phillips Collection
2023_DC_TPC_LLu11DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Intersections: Linling Lu: Soundwaves
Intersections: Linling Lu
Soundwaves
February 9-April 30, 2023
Linling Lu’s signature works are abstract paintings with concentric rings of bright, pulsating colors. These circular canvases (tondos) ranging in scale from small to human-size, have hypnotic as well as sonic qualities, inspiring...
2023_DC_TPC_Pour116DC -- The Phillips Collection -- Exhibit: Pour, Tear, Carve
Pour, Tear, Carve
Material Possibilities in the Collection
Special Exhibition
March 18-May 14, 2023
What types of materials and techniques do artists use, and how do these decisions shape the subject, composition, and style of a work and its meaning? What methods do artists employ to subvert...
2023_DC_Jeff_Mem18DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
They used lasers to clean up the memorial's dome. It looks amazing now!
2023_DC_Tidal44DC -- Tidal Basin
You don't always appreciate the adjective "tidal" in "Tidal Basin" but the tidal flooding was impressive!
2023_DC_Losers_Arraign_23080399DC -- Trump Losers Revolt -- Crowd outside the federal courthouse before another of Trump's arraignments
This was for one of the former child president's arraignments. I miss the days when disgraced politicians just killed themselves. I presume he knows he's lying the whole time he denies things but his brain is so Swiss cheesed that maybe he can't admit to himself that he does anything wrong.
2023_DC_DThomas_Circle6DC -- Truxton Circle -- Dave Thomas Circle (Florida Ave, NY Ave, 1st Street triangle)
2023_DC_Truxton_Circle1DC -- Truxton Circle neighborhood
2023_DC_HarrisonRC33DC -- U Street -- Harrison Recreation Center
2023_DC_U_Street34DC -- U Street Heritage neighborhood
2023_DC_Union_MarketD20DC -- Union Market District
2023_DC_Union_Market2DC -- Union Market District -- Union Market
2023_DC_Union_Columbus2DC -- Union Station -- Columbus Fountain
2023_DC_Union_Station4DC -- Union Station (exterior)
2023_DC_Union_StationI12DC -- Union Station (Interior)
2023_DC_Union_StationI_GPW12DC -- Union Station (Interior) -- Art on Amtrak: "A Great Public Walk" mural by Tim Doud
TIM DOUD
A Great Public Walk, 2023
Digital print on vinyl adhesive film
Washington Union Station, Passenger Waiting Area and North Hangar

The artwork commissioned for Union Station by the Art at Amtrak program, A Great Public Walk, considers the local, national and international spectrum of those...
2023_DC_James_Monroe_Pk5DC -- US Reservation 29 -- James Monroe Park (20th and Penn Ave)
2023_DC_Africa_Digital_231204134DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: Africa's Future: Technology, Innovation and the Digital Economy
You are invited to join us, in person or on line, on Monday, December 4, at 9 a.m. EST, for "Africa's Future: Technology, Innovation and the Digital Economy" with speakers from around Africa, and in person in Washington DC, Vint Cerf, the "Father of the Internet," Google's Vice President and Chief...
2023_DC_CChange_230828132DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: Climate Change
Africa's Future Series: Climate Change
You are invited to join us for "Africa's Future: "Climate Change," with speakers by video from around Africa and, in person here in Washington, Ambassador Charles Ray, Chair of the Africa Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
The forum will take place...
2023_DC_Africas_Future_230731109DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: Global Powers and Multilateralism
Africa's Future Series: Global Powers and Multilateralism
You are invited to join us, in person or on line, on Monday, July 31, at 9 a.m. EDT, for "Africa's Future: Global Powers and Multilateralism," with speakers by video from around Africa and, in person.
Africa-US forums are presented each month...
2023_DC_Kenya60_23071297DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: Kenya's 60 Years of Independence (w/H.E. Ambassador Lazarus Amayo)
You are invited to join us on Wednesday, July 12, for a forum on Kenya's 60 years of independence (rescheduled from June 14), featuring H.E. Ambassador Lazarus Amayo, Kenya's Ambassador to the U.S.; his bio: https://kenyaembassydc.org/ambassador/
Among those in the audience were Monsieur Frédéric Edem...
2023_DC_Attitudes_23080863DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: New Data on International Attitudes Towards the U.S.
Roundtable with Richard Wike of the Pew Research Center, who will present and discuss new data on international attitudes towards the U.S.
2023_DC_Cybersecurity_231106155DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- First Monday Forum: Election Cybersecurity as Public Diplomacy (w/Adam Clayton Powell III and Judy Kang)
Election Cybersecurity as Public Diplomacy Focus of November 6 First Monday Forum
Former PDC President Adam Clayton Powell III and USC Election Cybersecurity Manager Judy Kang will be the featured speakers at the November 6 First Monday Forum that will focus on Election Cybersecurity as Public...
2023_DC_Fulbright_231002116DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- First Monday Forum: Remembering Fulbright: The Senator, The Program, And Public Diplomacy (w/Lonnie R. Johnson)
Remembering Fulbright: The Senator, The Program, And Public Diplomacy
For more than three-quarters of a century, the Fulbright Program has been a global model for promoting peace through education and intercultural understanding. Its founder, Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright, was profoundly...
2023_DC_Bennett_230911140DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- First Monday Forum: USAGM: Looking to the Future (w/Amanda Bennett)
USAGM: Looking to the Future
Please join PDCA's September First Monday Forum with Amanda Bennett, CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media.
By The Public Diplomacy Council of America
Amanda Bennett, the CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, will discuss USAGM and its entities at a hybrid program on...
2023_DC_Expos_231204103DC -- USC/PDC/PDAA -- First Monday Forum: World Expos -- The Olympics of Public Diplomacy?
First Monday Forum: World Expos - the Olympics of Public Diplomacy?
Former Secretary of State for Minnesota Mark Ritchie will speak about World Expos. These events are known to draw millions of visitors. A global gathering of nations showcasing their countries and their abilities with pavilions and...
2023_DC_Botanic75DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2023_DC_Botanic_XMas127DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2023)
2023_DC_Little_Amal_230919138DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Little Amal visits the Capitol
Little shoes, big journeys
Little Amal walks through a sea of emergency blankets. A river of shoes appears, evoking the stories of millions of children on the move who seek safety within and across borders. Amal brings them to the feet of U.S. Representatives.
In partnership with The Laboratory for...
2023_DC_Yellowstone1923_23051780DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Panel: Native American Board School & "1923" viewing
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
With Co-Chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Sharice Davids
Presents
Paramount’s Critically Acclaimed Drama Series 
“Yellowstone” & “1923”
Join members of the cast and crew of Paramount Network's #1 TV show “Yellowstone”...
2023_DC_CapitolV2DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2023_DC_Capitol_Grounds4DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2023_DC_CapitolX13DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2023)
2023_DC_Peace_Mon11DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2023_DC_Capitol_SenatePk22DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Senate Park (Fountain, Reflecting Pool)
2023_DC_Grant_Mem4DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2023_DC_Capitol_VC5DC -- U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (Emancipation Hall)
2023_DC_Capitol56DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
Including scaffolding around the liberty statue.
2023_DC_Capitol_Westward33DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- House Westward Expansion Corridor Murals
2023_DC_Capitol_I69DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Miscellaneous areas
2023_DC_Capitol_NSH8DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- National Statuary Hall
2023_DC_Capitol_Amateis4DC -- U.S. Capitol (interior) -- Special: Amateis Doors
2023_DC_USGA_Dinner_230428235DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Opening Reception and Dinner
Opening Reception. Evening program and dinner
Presentation by Dr. Ryan Semmes, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library “The Grant Doctrine: Defining Citizenship during Ulysses S. Grant’s Presidency.”
2023_DC_USGA_Dinner_230429148DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Saturday Dinner
Evening Reception at the Decatur House
Dinner and Evening Program
Remarks by USGA Officers
John Y. Simon Award presentation -- to Edna Greene Medford
Presentation by Dr. Charles Calhoun "There Never Was Such a President in the White House: The Political Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant"
2023_DC_USGA_Lunch_230429165DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Saturday Lunch
Lunch. Welcome from Dr. Matthew Costello, vice President of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for the White House History and Senior Historian, The White House Historical Association
Presentation by Candice Shy Hooper "When Grant Made Kentucky Howl: The U.S. Mail and Passage of the Ku Klux Klan...
2023_DC_USGA_TourGWU_230429113DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Saturday Tours (GWU)
Tours of:
* New student-led exhibit, "Remembering Legacy and Memory: Behind the Image of Ulysses S. Grant," George Washington University, Brady Gallery of the Corcoran School of Art
* George Washington University President's House
2023_DC_USGA_Breakfast_23043053DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Sunday breakfast
U.S. Grant Association general membership meeting
2023_DC_USGA_TourPN_23043031DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Sunday tour (Presidential neighborhood)
Walking tour of Grant's presidential neighborhood with Michelle Krowl
2023_DC_USGA_Decatur_23042942DC -- U.S. Grant Association Annual Meeting (2023) -- Tour of Decatur House
2023_DC_Naval_Center9DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
2023_DC_Naval_Memorial3DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2023_DC_Viet_Wall13DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2023_DC_WRAMC71DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2023_DC_Wash_Circle4DC -- Washington Circle (George Washington Equestrian Statue)
2023_DC_WCC12DC -- Washington Convention Center
2023_DC_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2023_DC_NCath_RJustice_230923239DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Event: Racial Justice Windows Dedication service
We are excited to invite you to the unveiling and dedication of the Now and Forever windows by world-renowned artist and MacArthur Award winner Kerry James Marshall. In-person and online, the dedication will feature remarks from the artist on the new windows and a special reading by acclaimed poet...
2023_DC_NCath_Lego51DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: Let there be LEGO!
2023_DC_NCath_Poetry48DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: Poetry (Freedom Story and Dear Ukraine)
Poet David Hassler was there when I came by.
2023_DC_NCath_NCSCWP41DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Exhibit: The NCS Cathedral Windows Project
2023_DC_NCath_Disp19DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- History Displays
2023_DC_NCath_I30DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Interior Images (except stained glass)
2023_DC_NCath_Glass3DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained glass
2023_DC_NCath_CSA18DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Stained Glass -- Confederate Windows --> Now and Forever Windows
The new windows were finally exhibited.
2023_DC_NCath_Views17DC -- Washington Natl Cathedral -- Views from...
2023_DC_White_House7DC -- White House
2023_DC_WHouse_Penn5DC -- White House -- Pennsylvania Avenue section
2023_DC_WHHA_VC20DC -- White House Historical Association visitor center
2023_DC_Wilson_Center_CFB25DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Culture Fights Back: Ukrainian Artists at War
Culture Fights Back: Ukrainian Artists at War
After the full-scale invasion on February 24, 2022, the entire Ukrainian society united and stood up defending Ukraine. Not only the professional military but also cultural figures.
The Culture Fights Back project to share stories of artists and civil...
2023_DC_Golden_Windows13DC -- Windows by Golden Triangle
2023_DC_Golden_CarlosC49DC -- Windows by Golden Triangle -- DC Is My City (by Carlos Carmonamedina)
2023_DC_Kennedy_Warren15DC -- Woodley Park -- Kennedy-Warren Apartments
2023_DC_WB18DC -- World Bank
2023_DC_WWII25DC -- World War II Memorial
Including the new FDR D-Day Prayer Plaque @ Circle Of Remembrance which had opened that January.
2023_DC_PrayerD_230606201DC -- World War II Memorial -- Event: Dedication Of FDR D-Day Prayer Plaque
Former Sen. Rob Portman, Roosevelt Family, And Special Guests To Join Dedication Of FDR D-Day Prayer Plaque And Restoration Of Circle Of Remembrance At D-Day Ceremony At The National World War II Memorial

SUMMARY:
On June 6 at 10:00 a.m., former Sen. Rob Portman, Elliott “Toby” Roosevelt III, the...
2023_DC_Jones_Day4DC -- (East) East End -- Jones Day Bldg (51 Louisiana Ave NW)
2023_DC_Jones_Day_Vw69DC -- (East) East End -- Jones Day Bldg (51 Louisiana Ave NW) -- Views from...
2023_DC_Daser_230126223DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) @ Natl Academy of Sciences -- Arctic Ice
DASER: Arctic Ice: A Visual Archive of a Unique Collaboration
Our first in-person DASER since 2019 (Webcast available)!
By Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Location: National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue NW Fred Kavli Auditorium & Upstairs Gallery Washington, DC...
2023_DC_Daser_230907173DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) @ Natl Academy of Sciences -- Art/Science Collaborations and Ocean Research
DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Art/Science Collaborations and Ocean Research
In celebration of our exhibition Blue Dreams by Rebecca Rutstein and the Ocean Memory Project, join us for a conversation about art/science collaborations and...
2023_DC_Daser_230418197DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) @ Natl Academy of Sciences -- Poetry, Science, and Society
DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Poetry, Science, and Society
In celebration of National Poetry Month, join us for a conversation moderated by National Endowment for the Arts Chair Maria Rosario Jackson about poetry, science, and society featuring poet, naturalist, and best-selling author...
2023_DC_Franklin_Sq_ED_P_230417115DC Emancipation Day (2023) @ Franklin Park -- Program
D.C. Black History Celebration Committee Celebrates DC Emancipation Day
Date: Monday, April 17, 2023

Summary
Franklin Park location has been a site of civic and civil activity throughout the history of the District of Columbia's existence. DCBHCC along with the Downtown Bid are focusing efforts on...
2023_DC_Franklin_Sq_ED_RR_23041737DC Emancipation Day (2023) @ Franklin Park -- Richshaad Ryan
D.C. Black History Celebration Committee Celebrates DC Emancipation Day
Date: Monday, April 17, 2023

Summary
Franklin Park location has been a site of civic and civil activity throughout the history of the District of Columbia's existence. DCBHCC along with the Downtown Bid are focusing efforts on...
2023_DC_Franklin_Sq_ED_T_23041783DC Emancipation Day (2023) @ Franklin Park -- Tables
D.C. Black History Celebration Committee Celebrates DC Emancipation Day
Date: Monday, April 17, 2023

Summary
Franklin Park location has been a site of civic and civil activity throughout the history of the District of Columbia's existence. DCBHCC along with the Downtown Bid are focusing efforts on...
2023_DC_Vantage_Grant_230326203DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- DCEFF Vantage Grant @ Eaton DC
DCEFF Vantage Grant Pitch
Following a rigorous review of an open call for submissions, DCEFF has selected six projects from emerging BIPOC filmmakers working on environmental themes as finalists for the inaugural Vantage Grant. The project creators will receive extensive pitch training and mentorship...
2023_DC_Ukraine_23031848DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- Ukrainian Environmental Documentary Showcase (w/Kostyantyn Krynytskyi) @ Naval Heritage Center
Ukrainian Environmental Documentary Showcase
Presented in partnership with Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU), the Elva and Lawrence O'Brien Family Trust and the Wilson Center
The program will be followed by a conversation with Kostyantyn Krynytskyi, Head of Energy at Ecoaction (Ukraine's largest...
2023_DC_Breathes_23031794DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "All That Breathes" (w/Nadeem Shehzad, Mohammad Saud, and Dr. Jill Deppe) @ Naval Heritage Center
All That Breathes
Presented by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
Includes a post-screening conversation with film subject Nadeem Shehzad (Co-founder and Secretary, Wildlife Rescue) and Mohammad Saud (Co-Founder and President, Wildlife Rescue). Moderated by Dr. Jill Deppe (Senior Director, Migratory Bird...
2023_DC_Deep_Rising_230316128DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "Deep Rising" (w/Matthieu Rytz) @ Naval Heritage Center
Opening Night Event: Deep Rising
Followed by a conversation with Director Matthieu Rytz. Moderated by Juliet Eilperin (Deputy Climate and Environment Editor, The Washington Post).
“It’s a wonderful film that’s filled with art and love and passion and truth and science...It’s, hands down, the most...
2023_DC_Delikado_230324105DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "Delikado" (w/Karl Malakunas) @ Naval Heritage Center
Delikado
Followed by a conversation with Director Karl Malakunas. Moderated by Gregory McGruder (Director, Global Special Events, National Geographic Society; Board of Directors, Vice Chair, DCEFF).
William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award Winner
Within the idyllic Philippine tourist destination of...
2023_DC_Scale_23032572DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "The Scale of Hope" (w/Molly Kawahata) @ Naval Heritage Center
The Scale of Hope
Presented by the Hollomon Price Foundation; Co-presented with Grist
Followed by a conversation with Film Subject Molly Kawahata. Moderated by Claire Thompson (Associate Editor, Grist).
The Scale of Hope
Follows former Obama White House Climate Advisor, Molly Kawahata, as she...
2023_DC_To_End_230326156DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "To The End" (w/Rachel Lears) @ Naval Heritage Center
Closing Night Event: To The End
Followed by a conversation with Rachel Lears (Director) and John Paul Mejia (National Spokesperson, Sunrise Movement). Moderated by Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali (Executive Vice President, National Wildlife Federation; Board of Directors, DCEFF).
Drinks and light hors...
2023_DC_VS_Goliath_2303189DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "VS Goliath: Work-in Progress Sneak Preview & Panel Discussion" (w/panel) @ Naval Heritage Center
VS Goliath: Work-in Progress Sneak Preview & Panel Discussion
Co-presented with Grist
Panelists: Nate Birnbaum (Creator, Director, Producer), Sam Eilertsen (Creator, Director, Cinematographer), Maggie Lemere (Producer), Somah Haaland (Featured Subject), Russell Chisholm (Featured Subject), and Crystal...
2023_DC_DamBusters_23032515DC Env Film Festival (2023) -- "#DamBusters" (w/panel) @ Naval Heritage Center
#DamBusters
Co-presented with World Wildlife Fund and the Embassy of Finland
Followed by a conversation with Francisco Campos-Lopez Benyunes (Director) and Joshua Royte (Senior Conservation Scientist, The Maine Chapter of The Nature Conservancy). Moderated by Michele Thieme (Freshwater Vice President...
2023_DC_DCJCC9DCJCC -- Building
Including the "Love is all we need" and "Chalk Over Hate" chalk on the front porch.
2023_DC_First_Step2_230220106DCJCC -- "The First Step" -- Program
The First Step
Dir. The Kramer Brothers | 89 min
Documentary United States
English Limited Release
In a divided America, Van Jones controversially works across party lines on landmark criminal justice reform and a more humane response to America’s addiction crisis. Attempting to be a bridge builder...
2023_DC_First_Step_23022091DCJCC -- "The First Step" -- Reception
The First Step
Dir. The Kramer Brothers | 89 min
Documentary United States
English Limited Release
In a divided America, Van Jones controversially works across party lines on landmark criminal justice reform and a more humane response to America’s addiction crisis. Attempting to be a bridge builder...
2023_DC_4th_Fireworks_23070499Fireworks -- 4th of July Fireworks (2023) from the Lincoln Memorial
2023_DC_CB_Fireworks_230408125Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2023)
2023_DC_Lincoln_4th_23070454Fireworks -- Waiting @ Lincoln Memorial for 4th of July Fireworks (2023)
2023_DC_BetancourtD_2308313Friends -- Drinks after David Betancourt event
2023_DC_Mon_Future_23110287Goethe-Institut -- Event: Monuments of the Future - Thursday
Monuments of the Future - Thursday
A series of discussions, installations, and workshops about monuments and their statements of power and presence in public.
Collaborative ideation and discussion
Artist and community facilitator, Jessica Valoris, and Associate Professor of African American and US...
2023_DC_Husbands_230308125Goethe-Institut -- Event: “Give us our husbands back” - Civil Resistance in Nazi-Era Berlin -- Opening and Panel Discussion
“Give us our husbands back” - Civil Resistance in Nazi-Era Berlin Exhibit Opening Reception and Panel Discussion
By Goethe-Institut Washington
The German Embassy, the Rosenstrasse Foundation, and the Goethe-Institut have dedicated an exhibit to the Rosenstrasse Protest, the largest public...
2023_DC_Goethe_Bauhaus37Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: The bauhaus.photo Traveling Exhibition
The bauhaus.photo Traveling Exhibition
Learning New Ways of Seeing
To celebrate the Bauhaus centenary year, 100 photographs from Berlin’s Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung were shown across the USA during 2019 in a traveling exhibition. It offered a sensory introduction to life at the Bauhaus, as...
2023_DC_Goethe_Husbands39Goethe-Institut -- Exhibit: “Give us our husbands back” - Civil Resistance in Nazi-Germany
“Give us our husbands back” - Civil Resistance in Nazi-Germany
By Goethe-Institut Washington
The German Embassy, the Rosenstrasse Foundation, and the Goethe-Institut have dedicated an exhibit to the Rosenstrasse Protest, the largest public demonstration against the deportation of Jews in the Third...
2023_DC_Goethe10Goethe-Institut -- Miscellaneous
2023_DC_Behaving_Boldly_230119113Hirshhorn Museum -- Event: Behaving Boldly: Women Leading 21st-Century Museums (w/Melissa Chiu, Kaywin Feldman, Kim Sajet, Stephanie Stebich, and Sarah Thornton)
Behaving Boldly: Women Leading 21st-Century Museums
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
The Washington Post commissioned a special art work by feminist artist group Guerilla Girls calling attention to the lack of women represented at art museums in the nation’s capital. Nearly 15 years later, these...
2023_DC_Should_Care_230721118Hist Society of Wash DC -- Event: Why You Should Care About DC Statehood (w/Nolan Williams Jr., Derek Musgrove, Senator Paul Strauss, and Kelsye Adams)
Why You Should Care About DC Statehood
Join us for a screening of "Becoming Douglass Commonwealth" followed by a conversation about DC statehood and why you should care.
If you’re paying attention in DC, signs of the statehood movement are all around you. Driving through town, you see license plates...
2023_DC_HSW10Hist Society of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library
2023_DC_HSW_Carnegie_Lib43Hist Society of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square
2023_DC_HSW_HH44Hist Society of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: DC Hall of History
2023_DC_HSW_HR5078Hist Society of Wash DC @ Carnegie Library -- Exhibit: Home Rule 50
Home Rule 50
Featuring contemporary images by emerging photographers, DC Home Rule 50 explores urgent themes of self-governance, full citizenship, free elections, and DC statehood. The pop-up exhibit is located in the West Gallery and placed in conversation with the main exhibit, THE BIG PICTURE.
DC...
2023_DC_Bernhardt_23071332Hudson Institute -- How to Balance Economic and Energy Security While Preserving Public Lands (w/David Bernhardt)
How to Balance Economic and Energy Security While Preserving Public Lands
Join Hudson senior fellow Brigham McCown for a discussion with former Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about how the United States can maintain economic prosperity and energy security while preserving public lands for...
2023_DC_LessonsWWII_23072554Hudson Institute -- Lessons from the World War II Arsenal of Democracy
Lessons from the World War II Arsenal of Democracy
To defend Ukraine against Russia and deter China from invading Taiwan, the United States needs to rapidly increase weapons production and enhance its arms. Tapping American innovation and rebuilding the US defense industrial base will be crucial. The...
2023_DC_IAA_Odomore14IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Adam Odomore: To Harvest a Dream Buried in Dust -- On Care and Blackness
Adam Odomore
To Harvest a Dream Buried in Dust -- On Care and Blackness
September 2–October 1, 2023

In this group exhibition, curator, Adam Odomore, aims to center and provide space and opportunities for reimagination and interrogation of care as it relates to Black bodies in the built environment....
2023_DC_IAA_Substratum21IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Allan Rosenbaum: Substratum
Allan Rosenbaum
Substratum
November 4–November 26, 2023. The opening reception is Friday, November 3, 6 to 8 p.m.

Substratum presents a series of sculptures featuring meticulously modeled and painted surfaces and inset areas of fabric collage and felted wool. Celebrating materiality and a remixing...
2023_DC_IAA_Hladky22IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Andrew Hladky: Memories fade, soil deepens
Andrew Hladky
Memories fade, soil deepens
Memories fade, soil deepens presents paintings made of oil paint and bamboo sticks that are built into high sculptural relief, growing out towards the viewer like living organisms. They play between flat image and sculptural form, exploring the point at which...
2023_DC_IAA_Erne25IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Elaine M. Erne: They See All
Elaine M. Erne
They See All
The Lives and Traumas of Stuffed Animals is a continuing series of prints and large graphite drawings of Lanie Doll and her friends that represent individuals and their emotional relationships with themselves and others. In recurring stressful situations, people often...
2023_DC_IAA_Hanauer17IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Ellen Hanauer: The Life The Children Built
Ellen Hanauer
The Life The Children Built
November 4–November 26, 2023. The opening reception is Friday, November 3, 6 to 8 p.m.

Ellen Hanauer’s exhibition, The Life The Children Built offers visitors a thought-provoking journey into the world of two young child immigrants who arrived in America...
2023_DC_IAA_Shadow13IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: In the Shadow of Time (w/Magdolene Dykstra)
Magdolene Dykstra’s “In the Shadow of Time” investigates a key component of the architectural language of empire. Columns convey the hierarchical nature of the socio-political structure they represent. Their long shadows are a nod to the question posed by Grace Lee Boggs & Jimmy Boggs: “What time is it...
2023_DC_IAA_Tan28IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Mark Tan: Sight Unseen
Mark Tan
Sight Unseen
September 2–October 1, 2023

Sight Unseen is a representation of displacement, belonging, and defeat through the Department of Homeland Security’s Arrival/Departure Record, known as Form I-94, which is issued to aliens admitted to the United States. This form shows the terms of...
2023_DC_IAA_Wandera14IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Nicole Wandera: We Meet Again
Nicole Wandera
We Meet Again
September 2–October 1, 2023

We Meet Again is a visual narrative of personal growth, embracing the wisdom of the past and the aspirations for the future. This exhibition unites the past, present, and future, as the artist delves into themes of childhood, motherhood,...
2023_DC_IAA_Sensorial26IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Sensorial Africana Superrealities
Sensorial Africana Superrealities: Five Diaspora Contemporary Artists, curator Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet
(to the memory of Jeff Donaldson)
November 4–November 26, 2023. The opening reception is Friday, November 3, 6 to 8 p.m.

Weaving symbolic, poetic, political, and socio-cultural...
2023_DC_IAA_Quietly27IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Slip Quietly into My Arms (w/Katherine Burling)
Katherine Burling’s “Slip Quietly into My Arms” presents a selection of multimedia works on paper which imagine a world in which humankind, rather than nature, plays master engineer. In this colorful reverie, nature is no longer capable of sustaining itself, and humans intervene with mechanical,...
2023_DC_IAA_Rindone14IA&A at Hillyer -- Exhibit: Walter Rindone: Tales from the Deep Dark Web
Walter Rindone
Tales from the Deep Dark Web
The paradoxical implications of human activities and their impact on the planet. Actions to organize cultural and religious systems and society. Consumerism as the new ritual dimension of man. These are just some of the topics that form the background of the...
2023_DC_Mother_Jones_23091993Labor Heritage Foundation @ Busboys Takoma -- Mother Jones in Heaven
Mother Jones in Heaven
Through story and song, Vivian Nesbitt (Breaking Bad, The Night Shift, Longmire, Law & Order SVU) portrays Mary Harris “Mother” Jones.
By Labor Heritage Foundation
Through story and song, Vivian Nesbitt (Breaking Bad, The Night Shift, Longmire, Law & Order SVU) portrays Mary...
2023_DC_TelnaesP_23050890Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2023): Ann Telnaes -- Presentation (w/Jamie Raskin)
The Herblock Prize
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to the Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ann Telnaes, Ann Telnaes. Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post
Lecturer: Representative Jamie Raskin
Prize Finalist: Michael Ramirez, Editorial Cartoonist, Las Vegas...
2023_DC_TelnaesR_230508196Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2023): Ann Telnaes -- Reception
The Herblock Prize
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to the Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture.
Prize Winner: Ann Telnaes, Ann Telnaes. Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post
Lecturer: Representative Jamie Raskin
Prize Finalist: Michael Ramirez, Editorial Cartoonist, Las Vegas...
2023_DC_LOC_MemberT_23063032Library of Congress -- Event: Friends of the Library dome tour
2023_DC_LOC_MemberT_23092251Library of Congress -- Event: Friends of the Library dome tour
2023_DC_Gershwin_2303014Library of Congress -- Event: Gershwin Prize
They didn't allow photos so these were just some crappy after-event images of the stage.
2023_DC_LOC_Holiday_231214201Library of Congress -- Event: Holiday Celebration
Holiday Celebration (And, no, I had already left before Mariah Carey made her appearance. Sigh.)
Part of Live at the Library
Celebrate the season with musical performances, festive refreshments, story time with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and view the Library’s Hanukkah Menorah and the lighting...
2023_DC_Free_XPress_230523192Library of Congress -- Event: The Fight for Free Expression: Defending Cartoonists Around the World
The Fight for Free Expression: Defending Cartoonists Around the World
Join award-winning campaigner Terry Anderson and a panel of experts to learn more about the global trends threatening cartoonists, and why satirical art matters. Learn about the efforts of the Cartoonist Rights Network International...
2023_DC_Literary_HillBF_230917332Literary Hill BookFest (2023) @ Eastern Market
Literary Hill BookFest
Celebrating Books and Authors on Capitol Hill
SEE US AT EASTERN MARKET ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2023
This year, the BookFest is moving to the fall. Come join us from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th, as we celebrate the vibrant literary culture of Capitol Hill at our “home”...
2023_DC_Brandon_Croft_230215117Loyalty Bookstore @ 843 Upshur St. -- Event: Barbara Brandon-Croft ("Where I'm Coming From!") w/Sharon Pendana
Barbara Brandon-Croft and Sharon Pendana for Where I'm Coming From!
Loyalty is delighted to welcome Barbara Brandon-Croft and Sharon Pendana for an IN-PERSON event celebrating Where I'm Coming From! Join us at Loyalty's Petworth store at 7 PM on Wednesday, February 15th for a discussion, followed by a...
2023_DC_Murals_Nether4MD -- Public Art: Murals by Nether
2023_DC_Metro_DU22Metro Station -- Dupont Circle
2023_DC_Metro_FT47Metro Station -- Fort Totten
2023_DC_Metro_JS8Metro Station -- Judiciary Square
Work progresses on adding a canopy to the station.
2023_DC_Metro_EN4Metro Station -- L'Enfant Plaza
2023_DC_Metro_MC26Metro Station -- Metro Center
2023_DC_Metro_NY9Metro Station -- NoMa–Gallaudet U station on New York Avenue
2023_DC_Metro_TP9Metro Station -- Takoma Park
2023_DC_American_Taliban_23041730Middle East Institute -- Event: PBS FRONTLINE America and the Taliban" w/Martin Smith, Iulia-Sabina Joja
America and the Taliban
A FRONTLINE| PBS Documentary Screening & Conversation with Journalist Martin Smith
Please join the Middle East Institute (MEI) and FRONTLINE | PBS for an in-person screening of the first episode of the newly released investigative documentary series, America and the Taliban,...
2023_DC_MEI_River52Middle East Institute -- Exhibit: A River Flows Downstream
Join the Middle East Institute for their new exhibition “A River Flows Downstream.” The exhibition explores the theme of water and rivers in the Middle East and the impact of floods and droughts on communities, landscapes, and ecosystems. A River Flows Downstream takes viewers on a journey along rivers...
2023_DC_MEI_Perceptible73Middle East Institute -- Exhibit: Perceptible Rhythms/Alternative Temporalities
Perceptible Rhythms/Alternative Temporalities
Curated by Maya El Khalil | December 14, 2022 – April 28, 2023

Perceptible Rhythms/Alternative Temporalities features 12 artists from the Middle East and South Asia who explore the impact of conflict, urbanization and the climate crisis on their...
2023_DC_MEI_Sea_Of_Life53Middle East Institute -- Exhibit: The Sea of Life: Modern and Contemporary Art from The Kingdom of Bahrain
The Sea of Life: Modern and Contemporary Art from The Kingdom of Bahrain
Co-curated by Hayfa Aljishi and Lyne Sneige | November 29, 2023 - March 26, 2024
The Sea of Life features the works of fourteen artists spanning different art forms and generations, exploring their connection to their natural and...
2023_DC_Eig_23052188MLK Library Memorial and Politics & Prose -- Jonathan Eig ("King: A Life") w/ Eleanor Holmes Norton
Jonathan Eig -- King: A Life w/ Eleanor Holmes Norton -- at MLK Library
Join us to discuss Jonathan Eig's new book, King: A Life.
By Politics and Prose
Vividly written and exhaustively researched, Jonathan Eig's King: A Life is the first major biography in decades of the civil rights icon Martin...


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2024_03_23A1_Lincoln181Abraham Lincoln 2024 Symposium @ Fords Theatre (Page 1 of 2)
Abraham Lincoln Institute Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. (ALI), provides free, ongoing education on the life, career, and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ALI offers resources for educators, g... (Partially reviewed)
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Abraham Lincoln Institute Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium “The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship” Abraham Lincoln Institute, Inc. (ALI), provides free, ongoing education on the life, career, and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ALI offers resources for educators, g... (Partially reviewed)
2024_01_14B1_Gonna_Take196Labor Heritage Foundation @ McGinty's Public House -- MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" (Page 1 of 2)
MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" Recommit to Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice for all and celebrate Elise Bryant’s well-deserved retirement from LHF! By Labor Heritage Foundation Tickets are now FREE! Thanks to the Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, AFSCME 112, the International Association of Heat ...
2024_02_13B1_USCHS_Freedom218USCHS -- Freedom Award (2024) to Cheryl L. Johnson (Page 2 of 2) Everything else
We look forward to your attendance at the Freedom Award Reception honoring Cheryl L. Johnson, the 36th Clerk of the House of Representatives The U.S. Capitol Historical Society is honored to present its 2023 Freedom Award to Cheryl L. Johnson to recognize her exceptional leadership and pivotal role ... (Partially reviewed)
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Library Hosts Cast Members of CBS Comedy Ghosts Event to Feature Panel with Asher Grodman, Danielle Pinnock, Richie Moriarty, Rebecca Wisocky, Román Zaragoza, Library Items Curated for Each Ghost’s Time Period and Special Episode Screening The Library of Congress will host cast members from CBS’s hi... (Partially reviewed)


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