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2009_DC_Miss_DC_0901132402008 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off -- Kate Marie to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics
The Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Organization invites you to the Miss America Send-Off Reception for Kate Marie Grinold, Miss District of Columbia 2008, at the Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington DC.

Also shown are a number of the previous Miss DC winners...
2009_DC_Pageant_0907121972009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program through talent portion)
The 2009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant took place on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC at 6:30 pm. Pictures in this section include stage events through the talent portion of the pageant.

The Miss DC 2009 contestants were as follows:
...
2009_DC_Pageant2_0907121772009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program, gowns and award sections)
The 2009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant took place on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC at 6:30 pm. Pictures in this section include stage events after the talent portion of the pageant. This includes the crowning of Miss DC as well as the crowning of Miss Teen...
2009_DC_PageantT_090712912009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 4) -- The Miss Teen DC Pageant (stage program)
Pictures here are of the Miss Teen DC portion of the pageant. The winner of the Miss Teen DC portion was announced during the Miss DC pageant presentation.

The Miss Teen DC 2009 contestants were as follows:
Nhari Frederick Bryant
Veronica Yvonne Beverly
Nirvana Chavez
Breanna Valencia...
2009_DC_PageantO_0907121822009 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 4) -- Other (incl posed photos afterward)
Everything except the pageant on stage.including the audience and various posed photos
2010_DC_Miss_DCM_1001132312009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (1 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Mingling
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_Miss_DCP_1001131152009 Miss District of Columbia Send-Off (2 of 2) -- Jen Corey to Miss America Pageant @ Institute of World Politics -- Presentation
The Miss District of Columbia Send-Off: Jen Corey heads to Las Vegas to compete for the title of Miss America. Join us to celebrate at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 13th at The Institute of World Politics, 1521 Sixteenth Street, NW.

Also featuring:
* Kate Marie Grinold -- Miss DC 2008
* Shayna...
2010_DC_PageantO_1006202072010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (1 of 4) -- Other (incl posed photos afterward)
Pictures of everything except the formal program -- crowd shots, posing afterward, miscellaneous.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya Khakazi
L. Ashton...
2010_DC_Pageant1_1006201342010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (2 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- introductions, swimsuit, and interview)
Pictures of the first three portions of the formal program -- introductions, the swimsuits, and the interviews.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya...
2010_DC_Pageant2_100620922010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (3 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- talent)
Pictures of the middle, talent portion of the formal program.

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely Jardas
Tonya Khakazi
L. Ashton Kunkle
Vanessa Patterson
Lauren...
2010_DC_Pageant3_1006202102010 Miss District of Columbia Pageant (4 of 4) -- The Miss DC Pageant (stage program -- gowns and crowns)
Pictures of the last part of the formal program -- evening dresses and the final crowning. Congratulations to Stephanie Williams!

The Miss DC 2010 contestants were as follows:
Cassandra Allen
Jennifer Beatty
Michelle Beever
Katori Brown
Lauren Craig
Sophia Davis
Maria-Teresa Grinneby
Haely...
2010_DC_Miss_DC_WB_1006211262010 Miss District of Columbia Reception -- Stephanie Williams @ John A. Wilson Bldg
Stephanie Williams, the newly-crowed Miss DC, came for a reception at the Wilson Building hosted by Paul Strauss (DC's "Shadow Senator" to the US Congress) and Michael Brown (At Large Representative).
2005_DC_Navy_05101550230th Navy Birthday Concert (Ernest Borgnine) @ DAR Constitution Hall
Navy veteran and Academy Award winning actor ...
2007_DC_JHFranklin_07041581Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Conversation with John Hope Franklin
A Conversation with Pre-eminent American Historian John Hope Franklin: Reflections on African American History and Abraham Lincoln: Second in a series of discussions by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Led by Kurt L. Schmoke, Howard University Law School Dean and hosted by the New York...
2010_DC_Lincoln_Final_10041957Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Final Meeting
WASHINGTON – The national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC) will convene its final meeting on Monday, April 19, 2010, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington. President Abraham Lincoln established the Department of Agriculture in 1862, calling it the “people’s...
2010_DC_Lincoln_Studies_10041985Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- State of Lincoln Studies w/Matthew Pinsker
The Future of Lincoln:
Welcome and Video Presentation -- Harold Holzer, ALBC Co-Chairman
Introduction -- Darrel Bigham, ALBC Commissioner
Remarks -- Matt Pinsker
Q&A -- Moderated by Jim Horton, ALBC Commissioner
Closing Remarks -- Harold Holzer

The State of Lincoln Studies:

WASHINGTON – The...
2009_DC_Levy_09032546Air and Space Lecture -- David Levy ("Why Is Astronomy So Popular?")
Exploring Space Lectures: Why is Astronomy so Popular?
Speaker: David Levy
6:00 p.m. Special theater presentation in the Lockheed Martin Imax Theater: End of the World, with curator comments + Discovery Stations in the Museum
7:00 p.m. Meet the Lecturer
7:30 p.m. Lecture

Well-known interpreter of...
2003_DC_Lovell_03111412Air and Space Lecture -- James Lovell (astronaut)
Retired US Navy Captain James Lovell Jr came to talk about his experience in the space program, especially as team leader on the aborted Apollo 13 flight (he was played by Tom Hanks in the movie). He had previously flown in three other flights -- Gemini VII (1965) with Frank Borman, Gemini XII (1966)...
2003_DC_Young_03041110Air and Space Lecture -- John Young (astronaut)
The National Air and Space Society had a lecture featuring retired US Navy Captain and Astronaut John W. Young. He made six space flights (totalling 835 hours) in addition to having flown 14,750 hours as a naval aviator. He flew on Gemini 3 (with Gus Grissom), Gemini 10 (with Michael Collins), Apollo...
2008_DC_Malachowski_08032783Air and Space Lecture -- Nicole Malachowski (first female Thunderbird pilot)
What’s it like to be first? In March 2006, Maj. Nicole Malachowski debuted as the first woman pilot selected to fly in any American military demonstration team, in this case, the Air Force Demo Squadron better known as the Thunderbirds, flying F-16Cs. Major Malachowski’s two seasons as Thunderbird #3...
2008_DC_MalachowskiSS_08032743Air and Space Lecture -- Nicole Malachowski (first female Thunderbird pilot) -- Slide Show
2009_DC_Faber_09022682Air and Space Lecture -- Sandy Faber ("The Milky Way: Why We Need Her...")
"The Milky Way: Why We Need Her and How She Was Formed" by Dr. Sandy Faber
6:00 PM Screening of the documentary 400 Years of the Telescope (http://www.400years.org/)
7:00 PM Meet the lecturer
7:30 PM Lecture begins

A hundred years ago, astronomers did not know about galaxies, let alone that the...
2009_DC_Wright_09100773Air and Space Lecture -- World's First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer -- Presenters
The World’s First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer:
The culminating event of the year-long Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum observance of the Centennial of Military Aviation will be an evening public symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer. This...
2009_DC_WrightSS_091007130Air and Space Lecture -- World's First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer -- Slide show
The World’s First Military Airplane: A Public Symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer:
The culminating event of the year-long Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum observance of the Centennial of Military Aviation will be an evening public symposium on the 1909 Wright Military Flyer. This...
2010_DC_Fridge28Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge
2010_DC_Call_Mom80Albus Cavus Classroom @ Fridge -- "Call Your Mom" mural project
2009_DC_Inaug_AABall1_090120156All American Inaugural Ball (2009) -- 1 of 2 -- Pictures taken before 11:25pm (before presentations)
Seldom in our lifetime is an event of such high importance as to claim a prominent position in history. On January 20th, 2009 the inauguration of America’s 44th President is just such an occasion.
The All American Ball Inaugural Committee is proud to announce that the 4th All American Inaugural Ball...
2009_DC_Inaug_AABall2_090120153All American Inaugural Ball (2009) -- 2 of 2 -- Pictures taken during award presentation and afterward (taken after 11:25pm)
Seldom in our lifetime is an event of such high importance as to claim a prominent position in history. On January 20th, 2009 the inauguration of America’s 44th President is just such an occasion.
The All American Ball Inaugural Committee is proud to announce that the 4th All American Inaugural Ball...
2007_DC_ALAC145American Library Association 2007 conference in Washington, DC -- Authors
2007_DC_ALA81American Library Association 2007 conference in Washington, DC -- Other
2010_DC_ALA131American Library Association 2010 conference in Washington, DC
Including various authors: Keith R.A. DeCandido, Michael Alan Nelson, Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff ("Queen of your Own Life"), Lucy Christopher ("Stolen"), Henry Cole, Pamela Duncan Edwards ("While the World Is Sleeping"), Alison Formento ("This Tree Counts!"), Amy Clipston, Lindsay George, Jackie...
2008_DC_ArtomaticO83Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Other
Including the band Oh No Not Stereo.
2008_DC_ArtomaticP240Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Paintings
2008_DC_Artomatic_Peeps14Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Peeps Show II
2008_DC_ArtomaticS174Artomatic 2008 @ 1200 First Street, NE (NoMa) -- Sculptures
2009_DC_ArtomaticO81Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Other
Including a lot of belly dancing.
2009_DC_ArtomaticP145Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Paintings
2009_DC_Artomatic_Peeps52Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Peeps Show III
2009_DC_ArtomaticS233Artomatic 2009 @ 55 M St SE -- Sculpture
2006_DC_Franken_06092912Borders -- Al Franken ("The Truth (with Jokes)")
Al Franken: Intelligent, insightful, inspiring, and funny, Al's political satire is poised to become the most talked-about book. Armed with an additional chapter, the paperback edition of this book is ready to take the fight to the Bush administration and its right-wing cronies, once again.
2005_DC_Andrea_0509144Borders -- Andrea Mitchell ("Talking Back...")
Veteran broadcast Journalist, Andrea Mitchell, signed copies of her book "Talking Back...To Presidents, Dictators and Assorted Scoundrels". Andrea has also been a trailblazer for women everywhere and her personal journey is not only inspiring, it is exciting.
2005_DC_BB_King_05091210Borders -- BB King ("B.B. King Treasures")
Just in time for his 80th birthday this month, B.B. King delivers "The B.B. King Treasures," a scrapbook following the path of his storied life and career. Included in this coffee table-worthy showpiece is perhaps the greatest treasure of all: a 60-minute CD filled with unreleased interviews and jam...
2006_DC_Newhart_06092218Borders -- Bob Newhart ("I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This")
Legendary comic Bob Newhart discusses his new book "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" in conversation with American Film Institute director and NPR commentator, (and former Barnum & Bailey clown) Murray Horwitz. "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" is The first book ever from an icon of American comedy. A...
2006_DC_Sheehan_0609257Borders -- Cindy Sheehan ("Peace Mom")
Cindy Sheehan: The woman who turned grief into action and took her anti-war message to the President's doorstep tells her story in her own words -- a wrenching tale of heroism that will inspire a new generation of activists.
2007_DC_Barry_07092116Borders -- Dave Barry ("History of the Millennium (So Far)")
Dave Barry: Thucydides, Gibbon, Tuchman, McCullough - to the names of the world's great historians must now be added the name of Dave Barry, who has taken a long, hard look at our new millennium (so far) and, when he stopped hyperventilating, written it all down, because nobody would believe it...
2007_DC_Cheadle_07050232Borders -- Don Cheadle and John Prendergast ("Not On Our Watch")
"Not On Our Watch" is an empowering book, offering six strategies readers can implement about Darfur. Don Cheadle 3.5 million Sudanese are going hungry, 2.5 million have been displaced by violence, and 400,000 have died in Darfur to date. Both shocked and energized by this ongoing tragedy, Don Cheadle...
2005_DC_Collins_0504275Borders -- Judy Collins (performance)
2007_DC_Johnson_07030248Borders -- Marcus Johnson (performance)
Marcus Johnson: Jazz great Marcus Johnson and his trio help us celebrate the grand opening of our cool new cafe with a hot jazz set.
In attendance in the audience was former Redskin Barry Wilburn (#45) who asked for a photo with Marcus so that's here too.
2005_DC_Nader_0507258Borders -- Ralph Nader
2007_DC_Nader_0706149Borders -- Ralph Nader ("An Unreasonable Man")
Leader of the modern Consumer Movement himself Ralph Nader signs copies of his critically acclaimed DVD, An Unreasonable Man. The documentary follows Nader as a public interest lawyer to the man who today boasts a legislative record longer than most politicians in office today. Now you can meet this man...
2005_DC_Watts_0509075Borders -- Steven Watts ("Henry Ford")
Steven Watts: Henry Ford, a major architect of modern America, has lived on in the imagination of his fellow citizens as an enduring figure of fascination, an inimitable individual, a controversial personality, and a social visionary from the moment his Model T brought the automobile to the masses and...
2006_DC_EK_0604279Borders -- Ted Kennedy ("America Back On Track")
This was a book-signing event for "America Back on Track," billed as Kennedy's first major policy book in more than forty years. Just the week before, he had been named as one of the U.S. top 10 Senators by Time magazine.
Their list: Thad Cochran, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Jon Kyl, Arlen Specter,...
2005_DC_Uncle_Earl_05110418Borders -- Uncle Earl (performance)
From http://www.uncleearl.net/about.htm

Call it old-time for our times: with their infectious energy, undeniable charisma, sharp musicianship, and unique repertoire of original and traditional songs, Uncle Earl is bringing the string band legacy proudly into the modern era. The band’s national debut...
2007_DC_Fox_07101116Borders -- Vincente Fox ("In Revolution of Hope")
Vicente Fox:

In Revolution of Hope, President Fox outlines a new vision of hope for the future of the Americas. He speaks out forcefully on hot global topics like immigration, the war in Iraq, racism, globalization, the role of the United Nations, free trade, religion, gender equity, indigenous...
2003_DC_BABA_03121193British-American Business Assn (BABA) 2nd Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening
2006_DC_BABA_061115102British-American Business Assn (BABA) 5th Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening
2004_DC_BABA_04022644British-American Business Assn (BABA) Evening Networking Reception @ Reagan Building
2005_DC_BABA_05042795British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night
This event was held at the Bank of America building on 15th and G. Talk about incredible views!
2004_DC_BABA_040331122British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ British Embassy
This event was held at the British Embassy.
2009_DC_CalTort10California Tortilla -- Promotion @ Gallery Place
2005_DC_CalTort2California Tortilla -- "Good Bob" @ Gallery Place
2003_DC_Pitch_0309163Capitol Hill History Project -- Anthony Pitch (The Burning of Washington)
Author Anthony S Pitch came in to discuss his book "The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814" which included stories about the city as well as the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.
2009_DC_Janke_09092237Capitol Hill History Project -- Cindy Janke ("The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill")
Overbeck Lecture: The Onetime Owner of Most of Capitol Hill:
Don’t miss it. On Tuesday evening, September 22, local historian Cindy Janke will present an illustrated Overbeck History Lecture on William Prout, the 18th century owner of the land that today comprises most of the Capitol Hill Historic...
2008_DC_Brown_08040852Capitol Hill History Project -- C. Dudley Brown (Capitol Hill Row House Designs)
On the evening of Tuesday, April 8, the highly respected historic restoration expert C. Dudley Brown will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the unique character and features of Capitol Hill’s historic row houses. His presentation will include a pictorial tour along with commentary on the mistakes...
2010_DC_Wolf_10030250Capitol Hill History Project -- Dick Wolf (Capitol Hill Restoration Society)
Wolf, a longtime leader in neighborhood preservation, will offer an “unauthorized review” of the struggles and accomplishments of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society since its founding in 1955. The storied organization has fought repeatedly and, for the most part, successfully against the destruction...
2006_DC_Marolda_0604116Capitol Hill History Project -- Edward Marolda (History of the Navy Yard)
A History of the Navy Yard from the Navy’s Top Historian: Few people today are aware of how great a role the Washington Navy Yard has played in the life and development of Capitol Hill. The walled facility at the foot of 8th Street was once the biggest builder of Navy ships in the country, and then...
2008_DC_Vlach_08021210Capitol Hill History Project -- John Vlach (African American Housing in 19th Century DC)
On Tuesday, February 12, the Overbeck History Project welcomes the noted folklife historian John M. Vlach, who will share findings from his recent studies of African American housing in 19th century DC, offering a visual survey slave quarters, alley dwellings and other residences. This is a return...
2003_DC_Vlach_0304086Capitol Hill History Project -- John Vlach (Capitol Hill Before L'Enfant)
This was an interesting discussion entitled "Capitol Hill Before L'Enfant" about how Washington DC was founded including the various families whose holdings formed the core of the city. I'd never really understood how it worked but basically the farmers agreed to give up farming and become real estate...
2009_DC_Wennerstein_09041450Capitol Hill History Project -- John Wennersten and Robert Pohl ("Abraham Lincoln and the end of Slavery in the District of Columbia")
The Overbeck History Project continues its Lincoln bicentennial theme with a lecture by Capitol Hill historians John R. Wennersten and Robert Pohl on the end of slavery in Washington, DC. Emancipation in the District came on April 16, 1862, nine months prior to the general Emancipation Proclamation,...
2005_DC_Browne_0509136Capitol Hill History Project -- Joseph Browne (Adolf Cluss)
A friend and follower of Karl Marx in his native Germany, Adolf Cluss arrived on Capitol Hill with grand ideas for reforming society and becoming a major architect. He eventually cooled on Communism, but succeeded spectacularly as a designer of some of Washington’s most distinctive landmarks, including...
2006_DC_Janke_0602073Capitol Hill History Project -- Lucinda Janke (Breweries of Capitol Hill)
“The Breweries of Capitol Hill”: Not a trace of them remains today, but in the late 19th century Capitol Hill boasted two of Washington’s largest breweries, complete with beer gardens and brass bands. Please join us on Tuesday, February 7, for our next Overbeck History Lecture, as we figuratively raise...
2007_DC_Canning_07041010Capitol Hill History Project -- Mike Canning (Hollywood on the Potomac)
On Tuesday evening, April 10, Hill Rag film critic Michael Canning will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the strange, ill-informed and occasionally accurate ways that Hollywood moviemakers have depicted Washington, DC. With clips from films spanning most of the twentieth century, Canning will...
2008_DC_Berg_08090931Capitol Hill History Project -- Scott W. Berg ("L'Enfant's Grand Avenues")
Overbeck Lecture: L’Enfant’s Grand Avenues: The Overbeck History Lecture Series resumes with a new look at the French visionary who designed Washington, DC.  Pierre L’Enfant’s critical role in the creation of the federal city will be examined by George Mason University writer and teacher Scott W. Berg...
2004_DC_Kelly_04041311Capitol Hill History Project -- Tom Kelly (Sights and Sounds from the 1930s)
Capitol Hill native and longtime journalist Tom Kelly, who is currently writing his memoirs, described sights, sounds and characters from his childhood here in the Jazz Age and the Great Depression. Tom Kelly's first newspaper job was as a copy boy at the Washington Post in 1939. After serving in the...
2004_DC_CHRS_04061631Capitol Hill Restoration Society -- Architect of the Capitol
Alan Hantman, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), and Beverly Wood presented their plans for a study to replace the 25-year-old master plan for the Capitol. The Capitol Hill Restoration Society, a citizen's group, heard the plans for the study and then asked a number of questions about how the study...
2007_DC_CatALA_07062435Cato Institute -- "ALA Reception" (w/PJ O'Rourke, David Boaz, Michael Tanner, Brink Lindsey, and Jim Harper)
This book event was tied into the ALA conference. It was a nice evening of free food, spirits, and books. Speakers were David Boaz and P.J. O'Rourke. Book signings were by:
P.J. O'Rourke ("On The Wealth of Nations"), David Boaz ("Libertarianism: A Primer"), Michael D. Tanner ("Leviathan on the Right:...
2006_DC_CatCG_06080114Cato Institute -- "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy" (w/Carlos Gutierrez)
Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy: Policy Forum: Featuring The Hon. Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce.

In January 2004, President Bush called upon Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform that would secure our borders, meet our economic needs, and uphold our best...
2006_DC_CatNE_06090722Cato Institute -- "Design for a New Europe" (w/John Gillingham and John Bruton)
"Design for a New Europe" (Cambridge University Press, 2006). Featuring the author John Gillingham (Professor of History, University of Missouri-St. Louis) with comments by Ambassador John Bruton (Head of the European Union Delegation to the United States), moderated by Marian Tupy (Assistant Director,...
2006_DC_CatEI_06101912Cato Institute -- "End of Iraq" (w/Peter Galbraith and Marina Ottaway)
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Featuring the author, Peter W. Galbraith, Former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia and Senior Diplomatic Fellow, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; with comments by Marina S. Ottaway, Director of...
2007_DC_CatKLA_07030918Cato Institute -- "Facing a Challenge" (w/Václav Klaus)
Facing a Challenge of the Current Era: Environmentalism: Featuring Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.
President Václav Klaus of the Czech Republic, one of the leading market reformers of the post socialist era, will be speaking at the Cato Institute about contemporary environmental issues...
2006_DC_CatFA_06101813Cato Institute -- "Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda" (w/Andrew Mwenda)
Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda: Featuring Andrew Mwenda, Political Editor, Daily Monitor (Kampala, Uganda), with comments by Mauro De Lorenzo, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute.

The international aid lobby claims that increased foreign aid will help...
2007_DC_CATFF_07042622Cato Institute -- "Freeing the Farm" (w/Clayton Yeutter and David Orden)
Freeing the Farm: A Farm Bill for All Americans: Policy Forum.
Featuring: David Orden, International Food Policy Research Institute; Clayton Yeutter, Former Secretary of Agriculture and United States Trade Representative; and Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.
The 2007 farm bill will...
2006_DC_CatNeg_06092016Cato Institute -- "In Defense of Negativity" (w/John Geer and Jeremy Mayer)
Cato sponsored a Book Forum on "In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns", featuring the author John G. Geer (Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Vanderbilt University). The session was moderated by John Samples (Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato...
2007_DC_CATIPS_0705109Cato Institute -- "Invasion of the Party Snatchers" (w/Vic Gold)
"Invasion of the Party Snatchers: How the Holy-Rollers and the Neo-Cons Destroyed the GOP"), Featuring the author Victor Gold.

Vic Gold was deputy press secretary for Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign, which launched the conservative revolution in the Republican Party. He went on to...
2007_DC_CATPJO_07010924Cato Institute -- "On the Wealth of Nations" (w/P.J. O'Rourke)
P.J. O’Rourke will give a modern-day spin on The Wealth of Nations and Adam Smith’s revolutionary theories on liberty: pursuit of self-interest, division of labor, and freedom of trade. Employing Smith’s insights, P. J. will tackle such present day topics as outsourcing, blogs, central banks, and...
2006_DC_CatBlo_06121316Cato Institute -- "Overblown: How Politicians etc Inflate National Security Threats" (w/John Mueller and James Gilmore III)
Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them
Featuring the author, John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University; with comments by James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of Virginia and Chair of...
2006_DC_CatAgr_06083122Cato Institute -- "Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy" (w/Mike Johanns, Cal Dooley, and Robert Thompson)
The Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute presented a Policy Forum on "Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy –With or without Doha". Speakers were Mike Johanns (U.S. Secretary of Agriculture), Cal Dooley (President and CEO, Food Products Association) and Robert L. Thompson...
2007_DC_CATTPA_07061811Cato Institute -- "Trade Promotion Authority, RIP?" (w/Dooley, Cal)
Capitol Hill Briefing. Featuring the Hon. Cal Dooley, President and CEO, Grocery Manufacturers/Food Products Association, and Daniel Griswold, Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

Every U.S. president since 1974 has been granted authority by Congress to negotiate agreements...
2006_DC_CatMCI_06110214Cato Institute -- "U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency" (w/Jeffrey Record, Thomas Ricks, and Conrad Crane)
The U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency: What We Have Learned in Iraq and Afghanistan: Featuring: Jeffrey Record, Professor, Air War College, Author of Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win; Thomas E. Ricks, Senior Pentagon Correspondent, Washington Post, Author of Fiasco: The American Military...
2006_DC_CatWOT_06090826Cato Institute -- "War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11" (w/Robert Pape, Rand Beers, Andrew Kohut, Flynt Leverett, and Dana Priest)
The Cato Institute had a Policy Forum on "The War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11". It featured a presentation by Robert Pape (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago and author of "Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism"), followed by a discussion of U.S....
2010_DC_Hoover_10051852Charles Lindbergh Memorial Lecture -- Bob Hoover
Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture: Bob Hoover
Robert A. “Bob” Hoover is a fighter, military, and civilian test and air show pilot of legendary proportions. Using his superb piloting skills to fly aircraft to the edge of their performance capabilities, Hoover has left an indelible mark in aviation...
2009_DC_Engle_09052188Charles Lindbergh Memorial Lecture -- Joe Engle
Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture: To the Edge of Space and Beyond
Presenter: Major Gen. Joe Engle
Maj. Gen. Joe Engle is an exciting speaker with a multitude of experiences in air and space. He has logged more than 14,700 hours in the air piloting more than 185 different types of aircraft, and...
2008_DC_CM_0812156Contributing Membership event -- Donald Reynolds Center
2006_DC_Critters8Critters -- DC
Two critter sightings:
(060512) Baby black bird outside OAS building
(061215) Grey squirrel at Pershing Park
2007_DC_Critters2Critters -- Dog on the corner
2008_DC_Critters9Critters -- Miscellaneous
Including a wounded robin by the tulip beds of the Tidal Basin as well as an extroverted squirrel.
2009_DC_Critters2Critters -- Squirrel at a trash can.
2003_DC_Critters8Critters -- Squirrels
One squirrel was on the Mall. He was sunning himself on a park bench and I decided to try to photos. He ended up climbing a tree and then coming down again, apparently expecting treats. The other was in Lafayette Park.
2005_DC_Critters7Critters -- Various
Three different casts:
(050427) The nesting duck at the Treasury Building got national coverage this year. It had settled by a tree in front of the Treasury Building and stayed there until the ducklings were born. People put out water bowls and surrounded it with metal fences and overhead netting for...
2008_DC_Acts_II_08081631Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Acts II Band
The Emory United Methodist Church's Acts II Band played jazz next to the church as part of the heritage trail opening events.
2008_DC_TrailR_08081670Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
2008_DC_TrailC_08081659Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was the opening event for the opening of the Battleground to Community: Brightwood Heritage Trail.
2010_DC_TrailR_1011138Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
Tour folks at Point Reno as well as at the fire station.
2010_DC_TrailC_10111396Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was an event to dedicate the new "Top of the Town", the Tenleytown Heritage Trail. The event was held at the Fort Reno park.
Speakers, in sequence (more or less), were:
- Music by the Middle C Music Brass Ensemble
- Linda Harper, Executive Director, Cultural Tourism DC
- (Co-Host) Chris...
2010_DC_McDevitt_Tour45Cultural Tourism DC -- James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination
Ford Theatre’s Detective James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination:
Join the reenactment as Detective James McDevitt revisits and reexamines the sites and clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.
Presented by Cultural Tourism DC member organization Ford’s...
2007_DC_Metro_Tour_07042218Cultural Tourism DC -- Story Behind the Artwork At Metro Stations Tour
Art on Line: The Story Behind the Artwork at Metro Stations: Led by Michael McBride, manager of the WMATA Art in Transit program, this riding and walking tour tells the fascinating stories behind the unique works of art at Metro stations. Hear about the artists who created the murals, sculptures, and...
2008_DC_Peck_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Artist G. Byron Peck's Shaw/U Street Murals
Artist G. Byron Peck’s Shaw/U Street Mural Tour:
Take a tour of murals created by prominent DC mural and mosaic artist G. Byron Peck and his associated non-profit, City Arts. Get an eyeful of the landmark mural of Duke Ellington, the Dupont Circle Mural, and the Mayan Mural, all within blocks of each...
2007_DC_U_Tour_0704217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Before Harlem, There Was U Street
Before Harlem, There Was U Street:
Take a walk along Washington's "Black Broadway" where Duke Ellington grew up and was inspired, and where musical greats such as Cab Calloway and Dizzy Gillespie played into the wee hours of the morning. Here in the shadow of Howard University, African Americans...
2010_DC_Tivoli_Tour_10052317Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
This behind-the-scenes tour of GALA Hispanic Theatre, DC’s premier Latino arts organization, will touch on the history of the old historic Tivoli, including an introduction to the resident theater ghost, the redesign of the theater space by GALA...
2010_DC_CHeights_Tour_10052314Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail:
The Columbia Heights Heritage Trail tour will begin and end in the heart of the 14th St. commercial area. We'll look at the boom, bust and boom of one of DC's hottest and most interesting neighborhoods. Covering most of Cultural Tourism...
2010_DC_Mt_Vernon_Tour_10052234Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood:
Sponsored by 425 Massachusetts Avenue Apartments and Steuart Investment Company
Walk the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood to learn about the history of this once forgotten neighborhood, including its rebirth, new retail, new offices, and new...
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks_Tour_09091921Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate
Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate:
Twin Oaks, the largest privately owned estate in Washington DC, was built in 1888 by Gardiner Hubbard, founder of the National Geographic Society. The 26-room house features the early colonial (Georgian) Revival style. From 1937 to 1978, Twin Oaks served as the...
2008_DC_Brookland_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: History of Brookland
History of Brookland:
This tour of central Brookland offers insight into the development of this one-time trolley suburb and its rich cultural heritage, including its original main street business area. Discover the work of architects such as John Joseph Early, Howard Mackey, and Hilyard Robinson. See...
2006_DC_Metro_Tour_06042217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Metro Behind the Scenes
Metro: Behind the Scenes:
As part of Metro's 30th anniversary, participants were taken around to the original Metro stations (the first was Rhode Island Avenue, and we also did Union Station, Judiciary Square, Gallery Place, Metro Center, and Farragut North) by Metro's interim general manager, Dan...
2009_DC_NOMA_Tour_09091946Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR
NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR:
This up-and-coming neighborhood north of Union Station is home to landmarks such as Uline Arena, site of the Beatles first North American concert in 1964. The New York Avenue Metro station opened in 2004, igniting the pace of development in NoMa. With lead anchors like...
2008_DC_Peirce_MillWT_08042672Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Peirce Mill to Turn Again (interior tour)
Peirce Mill to Turn Again:
Peirce Mill, the last standing mill in the District, is nearing completion of a $1 million restoration program that will enable the 200-year-old mill to grind grain again. A visit to the mill will reveal the fish ladder at the dam that allows herring to migrate upstream for...
2008_DC_St_Elizabeth_Tour_08092024Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: St Elizabeth's East Campus
St. Elizabeth's East Campus Tour - Past, Present, and Future:
Tour historic St. Elizabeth's Hospital, a pioneer in therapeutic techniques in mental health. Opened in 1855, St. E’s has treated over 125,000 patients, including John Hinckley, Jr. Hear redevelopment plans for the campus that include mixed...
2009_DC_DOI_Murals_Tour_0909199Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: U.S. Department of the Interior Murals
U.S. Department of the Interior Murals Tour:
The U.S. Department of the Interior Main Interior Building was designed to be a “symbol of a new day” during the Great Depression. Explore more than 20 New Deal-era murals and learn how this public art project stimulated more than just the economy. Led by...
2008_DC_Ft_StevensWT_08042666Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Victory at Fort Stevens
Victory at Fort Stevens:
Explore Fort Stevens and its surrounding neighborhood to relive the historical highlights of the moral turning point of the Civil War. Highlights include the spot where Abraham Lincoln stood when he was almost shot by enemy fire and Battleground National Cemetery, the final...
2003_DC_CWPT_Endangered_03021132CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2003) w/Ron Maxwell, Stephen Lang, and Jeff Shaara
The third annual Civil War Preservation Trust round-up of the ten most endangered battlefields in the US included three special speakers involved with the movie "Gods and Generals" which premiered in DC the night before. These were Ronald Maxwell (the director), Stephen Lang (who played Stonewall...
2004_DC_CWPT_Endangered_04022429CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2004) w/Jay Winik and Benjamin Franklin Cooling
Speakers included Jay Winik (author of "April 1865: The Month that Saved America"), Benjamin Franklin Cooling, and James Lighthizer (president of the Civil War Preservation Trust). Among the people in the audience was Ed Bearss, the noted Civil War historian and tour leader. The top 10 "America's Most...
2005_DC_CWPT_Endangered_05022428CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2005) w/Darryl Worley
From the official CWPT announcement: The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) released an investigative report on the status of the nation’s battlefields at a news conference on Thursday, February 24, 2005. The report, entitled "History Under Siege: America’s Endangered Civil War Battlefields",...
2006_DC_CWPT_Endangered_06022848CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2006) w/Ben Stein
The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) hosted a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2006. Speaking at the news conference were Ben Stein (commentator and well-known movie and television personality), Dr. Libby O'Connell (historian of The History Channel), and James...
2007_DC_CWPT_Endangered_07031342CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2007) w/Charlie Wilson and Bob Mrazek
CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST UNVEILS REPORT ON MOST ENDANGERED BATTLEFIELDS

Former Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, descendant of Civil War soldier, and Former New York Congressman Bob Mrazek, noted Civil War novelist, join CWPT to announce report

(Washington, D.C.) - An historic West Virginia...
2008_DC_CWPT_Endangered_08031287CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2008) w/Trace Adkins
(Washington, D.C., 2/28/2008) – On Wednesday, March 12, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) will host a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2008. Joining CWPT at the news conference will be platinum-selling Country Music artist Trace Adkins. Adkins is a lover of...
2009_DC_CWPT_Endangered_090318104CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2009) w/Richard Dreyfuss
RICHARD DREYFUSS JOINS CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST TO UNVEIL REPORT ON ENDANGERED BATTLEFIELDS

Academy Award-Winning Actor Helps Unveil Report Identifying America’s Most Endangered Battlefields

(Washington, D.C.) A bucolic Maryland battleground threatened by a trash incinerator’s unsightly...
2010_DC_CWPT_Endangered_10051357CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2010) w/Jeff Shaara
Civil War Preservation Trust Releases Annual Report on Nation's Most Endangered Battlefields

Best-Selling Author Jeff Shaara Joins Trust to Unveil “History Under Siege” Report

(Washington, D.C.) – The iconic Pennsylvania battlefield synonymous with American valor, now facing a second attempt to...
2003_DC_CWPT_Lunch_03031919CWPT -- Lunch @ DC headquarters
2005_DC_CWPT_Green_0505167CWPT -- Press Conference: "Blue, Gray, and Green" (2005)
At a news conference at the National Press Club, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) unveiled a study on the economic benefits of battlefield preservation. The report, entitled Blue, Gray and Green: A Battlefield Benefits Guide for Community Leaders, provides concrete measures to help elected...
2010_DC_CWPT_Board_10030490CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Board meeting
2010_DC_CWPT_Reception_100305126CWPT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2010) in Washington, DC -- Opening reception
2008_DC_CWPT_Photo_08092815CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Talk: Civil War Washington in Pictures (Garry Adelman)
"Capital at War: Civil War Washington in Pictures" was a journey through time to witness the transformation of Civil War Washington. It was given by Garry Adelman, the Vice President of the Center for Civil War Photography.
2008_DC_CWPT_Talk_08092648CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Talk: Lincoln Assassination (Ed Bearss)
The kick-off lecture for the Grand Review weekend was by Ed Bearss.
2008_DC_CWPT_LincMemI_08092828CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Lincoln Memorial (inside)
Pictures include pictures in the public chamber as well as in the underground portion of the tour.
2008_DC_CWPT_LincMemO_08092873CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Lincoln Memorial (outside)
2008_DC_CWPT_Group_08092818CWPT Grand Review (2008) in Washington DC -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots
2009_DC_11001stV41DC -- 1100 1st Street, NE -- Views from...
These pictures from the 12th floor were taken during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the NOMA development area.
2008_DC_12001stV68DC -- 1200 1st Street, NE (scene of Artomatic) -- Views from...
2007_DC_22West112DC -- 22 West -- Construction Watch Tour
Designed by Shalom Baranes Associates Architects, 95 luxury condominiums are being built in the heart of Washington's West End. Residence sizes range from 950 to 3,500 square feet and a stunning and unique zinc and glass façade.
2007_DC_22WestVw20DC -- 22 West -- Views from...
2010_DC_2200Penn128DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Construction Watch Tour -- Building itself
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennG52DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Construction Watch Tour -- Tour group
Construction Watch Tour: 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue:
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, located on the former George Washington University Hospital site, is a mixed-use office, housing, and retail project designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Paul Quast, AIA, LEED®AP, senior associate with Hickok Cole...
2010_DC_2200PennVw40DC -- 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue -- Views from building
2008_DC_2230Mass7DC -- 2230 Massachusetts Ave NW
2009_DC_2230Mass1DC -- 2230 Massachusetts Ave NW
2008_DC_2315Mass5DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2009_DC_2315Mass2DC -- 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW
2010_DC_425Mass12DC -- 425 Massachusetts
2010_DC_425MassVw17DC -- 425 Massachusetts -- Views from...
2003_DC_4th_Concert_03070323DC -- 4th of July Concert @ U.S. Capitol (2003) (dress rehearsal)
Personally, I find Fourth of July in downtown DC to be mostly about crowds, heat, and humidity. Having said that, the fireworks are spectacular and there's a wonderful free concert put on at the Capital which you can never get close enough to. I'm used to being within 50 feet of the stage at Wolf Trap....
2005_DC_4th_Concert_05070461DC -- 4th of July Concert @ U.S. Capitol (2005)
This year marks the 25th anniversary of A Capitol Fourth – a national Independence Day celebration where award-winning performers come together to pay tribute to the country they love for the enjoyment of millions of Americans.

THE PERFORMERS: ...
2009_DC_4th_Parade_0907045DC -- 4th of July parade (2009)
Just a pass by -- don't expect much.
2009_DC_4th_Archives_090704102DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2009)
Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
* Greetings from Bob Dotson, NBC News National Correspondent
* Presentation of Colors by the Continental Color Guard
* "National Anthem" led by Duane Moody
* Performance by the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard" Fife and Drum Corps
* Remarks by...
2009_DC_ArtomaticV60DC -- 55 M St SE (Artomatic site) -- Views from...
This was the site of Artomatic 2009.
2006_DC_911DC7DC -- 9/11 illumination at Pentagon from East Potomac Park
One day before the five year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon sponsored the National "Freedom Walk." It started on the National Mall and finished at the Pentagon. Afterward, there was an illumination ceremony which featured 184 beams of light to commemorate each life lost in the attack on...
2003_DC_911DC2DC -- 9/11 two years later
It was the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Unlike for the previous year, there weren't any special events at my building. I went outside to see the flags flying and then decided to hop over to Virginia to see the Pentagon. That's described elsewhere.
2003_DC_Idle_03102711DC -- 9:30 Club -- Eric Idle
This was very cool! Eric Idle from Monty Python came to town. Because I'd read the tickets wrong, I showed up two hours before it started and got a front row seat. Afterward, he came out and signed (and sold) merchandise. He was considerably more approachable than John Cleese had been.
2009_DC_Adams_Morgan75DC -- Adams Morgan Neighborhood
2008_DC_AFL_CIO14DC -- AFL-CIO Headquarters
Featuring the mural by Lumen Winter, mosaic by Crovatto Mosaics.
From a postcard in their store:
In the lobby of AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington DC, two 15-by-71 foot mosaics of marble, glass and gold pay tribute to America's working families. Both murals were designed by Kansas-born Lumen Martin...
2004_DC_AACW12DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2007_DC_AACW23DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2008_DC_AACW14DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2009_DC_AACW44DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2010_DC_AACW19DC -- African-American Civil War Memorial
2008_DC_Burn_08091115DC -- After-movie panel discussion of "Burn After Reading"
This event started with an advanced viewing of the Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading" movie followed by a panel discussion about the movie and filming in DC by two Washington Post editors and writers and a representative from the DC Film Board. (Feel free to fill in names please!)
2007_DC_DC_Snow4DC -- After a snowfall
2009_DC_Einstein23DC -- Albert Einstein Memorial
Including after a snow.
2007_DC_Dumont_Mem1DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2009_DC_Dumont_Mem2DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Memorial
2010_DC_Santos_Dumont2DC -- Alberto Santos-Dumont Sculpture
2009_DC_All_Souls6DC -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2010_DC_All_Souls2DC -- All Souls Church, Unitarian (1500 Harvard St NW)
2004_DC_Red_Cross1DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2005_DC_Red_Cross10DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2006_DC_Red_Cross2DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2007_DC_Red_Cross1DC -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2010_DC_AU71DC -- American University
2010_DC_Katzen26DC -- American University -- Katzen Art Center
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010B80DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010B Early Spring Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Early Spring exhibition:
* Art Department: Student Exhibitions
* CausalityLabs: New Projects
* Convergence: New Art from Lebanon -- WASN'T OPEN YET
* Pentimenti: After the Flood -- New Works by Don Kimes
* ANIMAR-TE: 20 Years of Computer Animation at U of Balearic...
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010C33DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Exhibition
Join the American University Museum for an Artists' Reception celebrating the opening of new 2010 Late Spring exhibitions. Exhibitions include:
* Georgia June Goldberg: Emergence;
* inSPIRATion;
* Emilie Brzezinski: Family Trees; and
* Santiago Sierra: NO, GLOBAL TOUR.

Georgia June...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10050815DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010C Late Spring Opening Reception
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010D127DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Exhibition
Five new 2010 Summer exhibitions opened tonight:
* Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Collection of Elizabeth French
* Soaring Voices: Recent Ceramics by Women of Japan
* Gery de Smet: See Something, Say Something!
* Norse Soul: The Legacy of Edvar Munch, Social Democracy, Old Myths,...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10061238DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010D Summer Opening Reception
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010E83DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Exhibition
Including pictures from four new 2010 Early Fall exhibitions:
* Alan Binstock: Way-stations
* BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress
* Luciano Penay: Time, News, Paintings, and Natural Forms
* RE-VISION: American University Alumni

Alan Binstock: Way-stations
August 31 through October 24,...
2010_DC_KatzenO_100911104DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010E Early Fall Opening Reception
Artists here include BG Muhn and Alan Binstock.
2010_DC_KatzenX_2010F111DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Exhibition
Pictures from the 2010 Late Fall exhibition:
* Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
* Ed McGowin: Name Change (One Artist, Twelve Personas, Thirty Five Years). and
* Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters

Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington Project for the Arts
November 9 through...
2010_DC_KatzenO_10111313DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2010F Late Fall Opening Reception
2004_DC_Anacostia3DC -- Anacostia
2004_DC_SIAM4DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
2007_DC_SIAM7DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
2007_DC_SIAM_East_River35DC -- Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture -- Exhibit: East of the River: Continuity and Change
East of the River: Continuity and Change
September 15, 2007 – November 9, 2008
To celebrate the museum's 40th anniversary, this exhibition documents the development of community life of neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River beginning with the original inhabitation by Native Americans up to the...
2004_DC_Sakharov2DC -- Andrei Sakharov statue
2005_DC_Mellon_Fountain1DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2009_DC_AT4G_09061038DC -- Annual Technology for Government Reception (w/Vinton Cerf)
The Annual Technology for Government Reception: Mayflower Hotel ~ Washington, DC:
TechAmerica, the country’s leading technology industry association, cordially invites you to attend the annual Technology for Government event. Our 2009 event will be held for the first time as a reception at the...
2009_DC_FP_Abortion_0909114DC -- Anti-Abortion display @ Freedom Plaza
Interesting idea. The handwriting on the notes I saw, however, seems to have all been done by the same person which seriously detracts from the presumed realism of the display.
2009_DC_Abortion_0901225DC -- Anti-Abortion rally on anniversary of Roe v Wade @ Penn Ave
2009_DC_APhA3DC -- APhA Headquarters Building (2215 Constitution Avenue NW)
2005_DC_Arena1DC -- Arena Stage
2010_DC_Arena47DC -- Arena Stage
Arena Stage on opening day.
2009_DC_ArenaCWX128DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Exterior shots
2009_DC_ArenaCWI119DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Interior shots
2009_DC_ArenaCWG59DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- NBM tour group
2009_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Arena Stage -- Construction Watch tour -- Views from structure
2010_DC_ArenaVw3DC -- Arena Stage -- Views from...
2010_DC_ArenaBS_10102397DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Backstage tour
Pictures include the prop department, set shop, ???, and costume shop.
2010_DC_ArenaOE_101023119DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Presentations (except ribbon cutting)
External events (except the ribbon cutting) including the closing finale. Performers here included the Show Choir Spectacular, Feels So Good, Elk Soldiers, and the Grand Finale (including Brad Oscar, Matt Bogart, Alice Ripley, E. Faye Butler, and the cast of Oklahoma).
Also internal events with: E....
2010_DC_ArenaORC_101023126DC -- Arena Stage Open House -- Ribbon cutting
ARENA STAGE OPENS THE MEAD CENTER FOR AMERICAN THEATER WITH A HOMECOMING GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION FEATURING FREE PERFORMANCES, ARTIST DISCUSSIONS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE CENTER

Participants include Alice Ripley, Kate Baldwin, Anna Deavere Smith, E. Faye Butler, the Manzari Brothers, Brad Oscar...
2007_DC_Arena_Preview_07050730DC -- Arena Stage Season Preview (2007)
Join us as Artistic Director Molly Smith guides you through an exclusive preview of 2007/08. This FREE event features Arena's Affiliated Artists in staged readings of selected scenes from each show. Mingle with Molly and the artists afterwards at a special reception.

The 2007/08 season:

"33...
2008_DC_Mem_Bridge4DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
2009_DC_Mem_Bridge35DC -- Arlington Memorial Bridge
More pictures of those Italian statues on the DC side of the bridges.
2005_DC_AFRH5DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2006_DC_AFRH6DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2007_DC_AFRH10DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2008_DC_AFRH91DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2009_DC_AFRH2DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2004_DC_Armory1DC -- Armory
2010_DC_OAS_50Years55DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "50 Years, 50 Works"
50 Years, 50 Works, 100th Anniversary
February 16-March 31, 2010

This exhibit was organized by the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS). It was first shown in 2009 in Medellín,...
2010_DC_OAS_Argentina37DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Argentina in Focus" and "Emilia Gutierrez"
Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept-Cristian Segura/Sergio Vega
September 15-November 21, 2010

Emilia Gutierrez: Drawings and Paintings
September 15-November 14, 2010

...
2009_DC_OAS_Bilateral63DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Bilateral Engagement"
Biltareral Engagement:
October 16, 2009 - January 15, 2010
A collaborative sculpture exhibition between the Washington Sculptors Group and the Art Museum of the Americas at the Organization of American States
Washington, DC: The Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) of the Organization of American States...
2006_DC_OAS_Breaking23DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Breaking Borders"
Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras
December 1, 2006-January 21, 2007
Washington D.C.: The Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the OAS announce the opening of Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras, an exhibition of photography and digital art by the Salvadoran...
2008_DC_OAS_Facets23DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Facets"
F A C E T S
on view through August 22, 2008
Facets features some of the significant works by Latin American and Caribbean artists which the OAS has acquired since 1949. The more than fifty works exhibited convey in a synthesized fashion a sense of the breadth and strengths of the museum's holdings....
2006_DC_OAS_Geometry22DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Geometry and Gesture"
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection
March- July 2006
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection is part of a continuing series of exhibits over the past year that have explored different facets of the OAS permanent collection. The current exhibit looks at the collection through the prism of...
2010_DC_OAS_House22DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "House of the Americas Turns 100"
2010_DC_OAS_Mujeres26DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Mujeres en su Tinta"
OAS Inaugurates Cartoon Exhibit “Mujeres en su Tinta”

The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), the Museum of Art of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the hemispheric organization today inaugurated the exhibit, “Mujeres en su...
2008_DC_OAS_Niemeyer21DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Oscar Niemeyer"
Celebrating his 100th Birthday with Major Exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas
Oscar Niemeyer
September 10 - October 26, 2008

Regarded as one of the major contributors to the development of modern architecture, Oscar Niemeyer has produced roughly 700 public works in his homeland of Brazil and...
2009_DC_OAS_Salmona36DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces"
Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces
July 23 to September 30, 2009
The Art Museum of the Americas announces the opening of Rogelio Salmona: open spaces / collective spaces, the first U.S.exhibition devoted entirely to the work of celebrated Colombian architect Rogelio Salmona (1929-2007)...
2009_DC_OAS_Space24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Space, Unlimited"
"Space, Unlimited" includes the work of seven contemporary artists who challenge the boundaries of physical, perceptual or psychological space.  Through a variety of mediums, from painting and photography to assemblage and video, these artists defy expectations that may be traditionally imposed over the...
2005_DC_OAS_Still_Life24DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "Still Life Perspectives"
Still Life Perspectives from the Collection
September 15-December 18, 2005
Still Life Perspectives is the third in a series of exhibits drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. Several years ago the museum loaned three paintings from its collection to an exhibit entitled Latin American Still...
2009_DC_OAS_Disappeared16DC -- Art Museum of the Americas -- "The Disappeared"
The Disappeared
November 19, 2008-January 25, 2009
The Disappeared gathers the work of thirteen visual artists plus a collaborative work by thirteen others from Latin America who over the last 30 years have made art about the disappeared and addressed universal human rights concerns in a powerful and...
2009_DC_SISG_KirbySG46DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Event: Michael Kirby's "Falnama" chalk art
Photographs over four days:
(Day 1) He starts with outlines.
(Day 2) He paints a base using paint mixed with sugar.
(Day 3) He's mostly done with it at this point. (I got there after he'd gone back to Baltimore for the day so he's not in these pictures.)
(Day 4) All done! He covers it with a...
2008_DC_SISG_Monkeys2DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Exhibit: Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely
This whimsical sculpture was originally created as a temporary display by expatriate Chinese artist Xu Bing (b. 1955) for the 2001 exhibition Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing. In order for it to remain on permanent view, it was re-created...
2004_DC_SISG28DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SISG29DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2003_DC_SIAAI41DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
Several visits:...
2004_DC_SIAAI61DC -- Arts and Industries Bldg
This museum building was closed to the public for renovations. I got permission from the James Smithson Society to come in and take pictures of the interior. It was a thrill to go to the upper floors and take pictures of this beautiful building.
2008_DC_Arts_On_Foot29DC -- Arts on Foot
Marking its 16th anniversary, Arts on Foot presented by Wines of Argentina is a one-day, multimedia Festival that kicks off the fall arts season in Downtown DC’s Penn Quarter. Incorporating visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, and creative cuisine, it’s an interactive celebration the whole family...
2010_DC_Arts_On_Foot68DC -- Arts on Foot
2010_DC_ArtsNStreet36DC -- Arts on N Street Festival
Arts on N Street Festival Comes to Washington Convention Center
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center partner to organize Arts on N Festival, a free affordable art festival featuring work by District artists, organizations and local businesses.
The DC...
2006_DC_Asbury3DC -- Asbury United Methodist Church (926 11th St NW)
2010_DC_Avalon6DC -- Avalon Theatre
2005_DC_Bank_View16DC -- Bank of America Building @ 15th and G -- Views from...
2005_DC_Basilica_Cellar58DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2008_DC_Basilica_Cellar83DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2005_DC_Basilica_Main69DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2008_DC_Basilica_Main114DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2005_DC_Basilica_Out9DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2008_DC_Basilica_Out31DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2007_DC_Bens1DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
2008_DC_Bens23DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
2009_DC_Bens66DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl
A couple of visits including after the inaugural weekend as well as after the founder, Ben Ali, died.
2008_DC_Bens_50th_080822102DC -- Ben's Chili Bowl 50th anniversary block party
Ben's Celebrates Chili Power
Big Stars and Just Plain Folks Mark Eatery's 50-Year Run on U Street

By Keith L. Alexander
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, August 21, 2008; B01

It was 1996, and Nizam Ali had just gotten his law degree. Instead of heading to the courtroom, he had another...
2008_DC_Juarez_Statue2DC -- Benito Juarez (statue)
2005_DC_Portal7DC -- Bishop's House -- Christmas Lights
2005_DC_Blue_05051018DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2005)
Once a year, there's a National Police Week which honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. To kick it off is a "blue mass" at the nearby St Patrick's Cathedral. I happened on the event this year, which was the 11th annual one. Present was Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.
2010_DC_Blue_100504143DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2010)
All parishioners and friends of St. Patrick's Catholic Church are cordially invited to join hundreds of first responders from around the country at St. Patrick's 16th Annual Blue Mass. Held each year at the beginning of National Police Week, we pray for those in law enforcement and fire safety, remember...
2008_DC_Brightwood45DC -- Brightwood area
Including Emory United Methodist Church.
2008_DC_Brookland68DC -- Brookland area
2009_DC_Brookland10DC -- Brookland area
2008_DC_Bus5DC -- Bus smokes up by Metro Center
I have no idea what happened with this bus. I heard a loud "boom" and noticed smoke. It was belching smoke like it had blown up or something. The people got off the bus, walked away (presumably to another bus), and eventually the bus started moving again, still smoking pretty heavily.
2009_DC_Busboys_5K5DC -- Busboys and Poets -- 5th and K NW
2005_DC_Callbox1DC -- Callboxes
2009_DC_Callbox21DC -- Callboxes
2010_DC_Callbox6DC -- Callboxes
2005_DC_Calvary2DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2006_DC_Calvary12DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2008_DC_Calvary7DC -- Calvary Baptist Church
2005_DC_Candlelight_05051366DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2005)
17th Annual Candlelight Vigil: National Police Week 2005. There was a program which featured comments by Craig Floyd (the chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund), Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and others. After that, a reading of the names newly engraved on the Memorial...
2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Cer60DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Ceremony
I was wayyyy back during the actual ceremony so don't expect those pictures to be great but the candlelight part went well as did the pictures afterward. You'll see some decent pictures of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Craig Floyd, Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial...
2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Pre91DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Pre-ceremony events
2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Rel90DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Related images
2008_DC_Candlelight_080513_Cer79DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Ceremony
The official program for the evening (not all of which I got on film) was as follows:
- Presentation of the Colors -- United States Park Police
- National Anthem -- Performed by Sergeant Michael Devine, New York City Police Department
- Invocation -- Reverend Kate Braestrup
- Welcoming Remarks...
2008_DC_Candlelight_080513_Pre39DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Pre-ceremony events
2008_DC_Candlelight_080513_Rel73DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2008) -- Related images
2009_DC_Candlelight_Cer_09051392DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Ceremony
Program of the Evening:
- Opening Musical Tribute: Phoenix Police Department Honor Chorus
- Presentation of the Colors: United States Park Police
- National Anthem: Performed by Lieutenant Randy Sutton, Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department
- Invocation: Officer Steven V. Hillman,...
2009_DC_Candlelight_Rel_09051372DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2009) -- Related images
2007_DC_Pride_Festival_07061045DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2007)
Stage performers here are Crystal Waters and Rachel Panay. The off-stage performers were also interesting!
2008_DC_Pride_08061569DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2008)
Performances include the following:
* BETTY
* DC Cowboys
* Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C.
* Wicked Jezabel

Descriptions:

BETTY:
Elizabeth, Alyson, and Amy -- BETTY -- is a five-piece pop rock band fronted by Elizabeth Ziff, Alyson Palmer and Amy Ziff (L to R above). The band’s...
2009_DC_Pride_09061435DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- except stage performances
2009_DC_PrideP_090614179DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2009) -- stage performances
Including performances by:
- DC Swoing,
- Sister Funk,
- DC Cowboys,
- Ella Fitzgerald (not that one),
- Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC,
- Odd Girl Out,
- Lori Michaels,
- Vanessa Conde,
- Martha Wash, and
- RuPaul
2010_DC_PrideW_10061351DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- Chely Wright
2010_DC_Pride_10061336DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2010) -- except Chely Wright
2007_DC_Pride_March_07060992DC -- Capital Pride March (2007)
Large contingent of churches joins Pride celebration
Mayor Fenty leads group of elected officials in parade

By LOU CHIBBARO JR
Friday, June 15, 2007
Surging crowds lining the parade route added to the enthusiasm of this year’s 32nd annual Pride festivities as thousands turned out for last...
2006_DC_CapHill7DC -- Capitol Hill area
2007_DC_CapHill2DC -- Capitol Hill area
2008_DC_CapHill7DC -- Capitol Hill area
2009_DC_CapHill115DC -- Capitol Hill area
2007_DC_Steps47DC -- Capitol Steps (two appearances)
I saw this group twice this year:
(070112) With Margot -- her Christmas present to me,
(070118) Less than a week later as a component of the Gallup event I went to
2005_DC_Steps_0504276DC -- Capitol Steps @ Cognos Expo
2009_DC_CardozoV13DC -- Cardoza High School -- Views from...
2009_DC_Cardozo14DC -- Cardozo High School
2005_DC_CIS2DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2008_DC_CIS41DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2009_DC_CIS20DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2007_DC_Carnegie_Lib13DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
2008_DC_Carnegie_Lib9DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
2009_DC_Carnegie_Lib18DC -- Carnegie Library of Washington, DC
Included here are some photos of Roland L. Freeman, guest curator for the "Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of our 44th President" exhibition at the museum:

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, as part of the city’s inaugural celebration activities presents, “Quilts for Obama,”...
2009_DC_Carter_Woodson3DC -- Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
2007_DC_Cato4DC -- Cato Institute Building
2005_DC_Mickey114DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations
2005_DC_MiKick_05031964DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations -- Kick-off event
This was the official kick-off event for the "Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations" event in Washington DC. After being split up to tour a variety of cities, the Mickey statues were brought back together in DC before going up to New York to be auctioned off at Sothebys. Highlights from the event...
2005_DC_CTIA2DC -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association)
2008_DC_CTIA10DC -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association)
2005_DC_Chastleton4DC -- Chastleton Apartments
2003_DC_Cherry147DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2003)
I visited the blossoms three times this year. On the first day, I found myself in the midst of a photo shoot for a Cherry Blossom princess event and ended up helping out at one of their events later in the week.
2004_DC_Cherry139DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2004)
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
2005_DC_Cherry140DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2005)
I made six cherry blossom visits this year. This particular set includes: ...
2006_DC_Cherry131DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2006)
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
2007_DC_Cherry119DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2007)
I visited the blossoms three times this year.
2008_DC_Cherry142DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2008)
2009_DC_Cherry102DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2009)
Including Fran and her friend. Also including John and Pud, his cat that he takes for walks.
2010_DC_Cherry80DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2010)
It was interesting how many military helicopters just happened to be doing maneuvers on this beautiful day.
2005_DC_Friendship_Arch10DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2008_DC_Friendship_Arch9DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2009_DC_Friendship_Arch15DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2010_DC_Friendship_Arch1DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2008_DC_Surratt_Boarding5DC -- Chinatown -- Surratt Boarding House (604 H St NW)
2007_DC_Chinatown5DC -- Chinatown area
2008_DC_Chinatown19DC -- Chinatown area
2009_DC_Chinatown11DC -- Chinatown area
2010_DC_Chinatown3DC -- Chinatown area
2005_DC_Heurich3DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2006_DC_Heurich18DC -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle)
2009_DC_St_Agnes2DC -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes
2010_DC_St_Agnes3DC -- Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes
2005_DC_Epiphany16DC -- Church of the Epiphany
2006_DC_Epiphany12DC -- Church of the Epiphany
2008_DC_Ft_Bunker_Hill4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Bunker Hill
2010_DC_Ft_Reno26DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Reno Park and Reservoir
2004_DC_Ft_Stevens4DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2008_DC_Ft_Stevens38DC -- Circle Forts -- Fort Stevens Park
2008_DC_CBMSO3DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2010_DC_CBMSO38DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
2010_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1011047DC -- Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Tour
After the tour of the new National Archives Discovering the Civil War Part 2 exhibit, those who wanted to could board buses and go to a tourism event at the Willard. The bus, provided by Cultural Tourism DC, stopped at Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office for a tour. Orientation on the bus was...
2004_DC_Cleveland_Pk1DC -- Cleveland Park area
2009_DC_Clydes15DC -- Clyde's Restaurant @ Gallery Place
2005_DC_Powell_0504274DC -- Cognos Expo -- Colin Powell
Colin Powell was here for a trade group event -- the Cognos 2nd Annual Government Forum ("Driving Performance and Accountability in the Public Sector”). After being introduced by Rob Ashe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cognos Inc, Powell gave a wonderful talk about outsourcing (imagine going...
2008_DC_Columbia_Heights45DC -- Columbia Heights area
2009_DC_Columbia_Heights112DC -- Columbia Heights area
Cultural Tourism DC has a new self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood. It was a beautiful day so I walked it.
2010_DC_Columbia_Heights73DC -- Columbia Heights area
2005_DC_Barry4DC -- Commodore John Barry statue
2005_DC_Cong_Cem53DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2008_DC_Cong_Cem352DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2008_DC_Santa4DC -- Constitution Avenue -- Santa Clauses make an appearance
2009_DC_Kennedy_09082936DC -- Constitution Avenue -- Ted Kennedy funeral procession
2003_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2004_DC_Corcoran4DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2005_DC_Corcoran1DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2007_DC_Corcoran2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2008_DC_Corcoran3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
I never noticed the wires holding the griffins in place before.
2009_DC_Corcoran9DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran_Amer2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Amer122DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Cont2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Contemporary Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Eur23DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2010_DC_Corcoran_Eur59DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Glass3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Glasswork
2010_DC_Corcoran38DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Miscellaneous
2006_DC_Corcoran_Salon12DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2010_DC_Corcoran_Salon24DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2005_DC_Cosmos_Club2DC -- Cosmos Club
2004_DC_GeorgetownC5DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2008_DC_GeorgetownC12DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2010_DC_GeorgetownC9DC -- C&O Canal NHP -- Georgetown
2005_DC_Webster5DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2008_DC_Webster1DC -- Daniel Webster statue
2008_DC_Gore_08071737DC -- DAR Constitutional Hall -- Al Gore's National Challenge on Energy and Climate
Vice President Gore will be issuing an unprecedented challenge to policymakers and entrepreneurs. He’ll push the "reset" button on how we think about energy and climate. And how we create American prosperity.

The audience included Tipper Gore, will.i.am (from the Black Eyed Peas), and Bob Barr (the...
2005_DC_DAR24DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2006_DC_DAR2DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2008_DC_DAR86DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2009_DC_DAR19DC -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2009_DC_DangerousR_09102979DC -- DC Labor FilmFest -- Daniel Ellsberg ("The Most Dangerous Man in America") -- Pre-event Reception
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2009_DC_Dangerous_091029156DC -- DC Labor Filmfest @ US Capitol -- Daniel Ellsberg ("The Most Dangerous Man in America")
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Presented by the DC Environmental Film Festival and The Impact Arts + Film Fund, The Project On Government Oversight
1971: America is embroiled in a dirty war based on lies. A president is abusing the power of his office,...
2004_DC_Shakespeare_0405173DC -- Debate on Shakespeare's Henry Plays: Resolved: That The Invasion of France Was Justified @ Langsburgh
The Shakespeare Theatre held a debate called "Resolved: That the Invasion of France was Justified." I only saw part of it, thinking it would be pretty dry, while I was waiting for a booksigning at Olsson's. As it turns out, it had a number of guests: Kenneth Adelman (director of US Arms Control and...
2006_DC_Decatur19DC -- Decatur House
2004_DC_Defenders2DC -- Defenders of Wildlife (1130 17th St NW)
2010_DC_USDA14DC -- Dept of Agriculture building
2003_DC_DOC1DC -- Dept of Commerce building
The NOAA display from DOC main lobby.
2009_DC_DOC38DC -- Dept of Commerce building
Including the law library and the court yard which is being redone as the designated swing space for when the building is gutted.
2010_DC_DOC5DC -- Dept of Commerce building
2009_DC_DOI4DC -- Dept of Interior
2009_DC_DOI_CafeV4DC -- Dept of Interior -- Views from Snack Bar
2005_DC_DOI_Murals2DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
2009_DC_DOI_Murals114DC -- Dept of Interior Murals
Including some Indian artwork as well.
2005_DC_DOI_Museum34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2006_DC_DOI_Museum11DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2008_DC_DOI_Museum24DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2006_DC_DOJ1DC -- Dept of Justice building
2007_DC_DOJ2DC -- Dept of Justice building
2008_DC_DOJ3DC -- Dept of Justice building
2009_DC_DOJ9DC -- Dept of Justice building
2004_DC_Labor13DC -- Dept of Labor -- Views from rooftop cafe
2007_DC_State_Rm27DC -- Dept of State -- Diplomatic rooms
2005_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2006_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2007_DC_Treasury15DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2009_DC_Treasury11DC -- Dept of Treasury building
Views inside the Cash Room.
2009_DC_EDiscovery_09030529DC -- DGI -- E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conf & Expo
E-Discovery, Records & Information Management Conference & Expo : March 5, 2009:
Changing Rules, Technologies & Strategies
Join government and industry experts who will discuss current requirements, challenges, and examples of successful e-discovery and records management programs. Speakers: (not...
2004_DC_Edge_04091818DC -- Digital Edge Expo (2004)
This was a free expo at the Washington DC Convention Center sponsored by NBC4. It was an odd mix of consumer electronics, Independence Air, cars, etc. We had fun and Margot ran into an old co-worker and her fiance.
2009_DC_Colombia135DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Heart art around town
Hearts 1-7 and 15 along Pennsylvania Avenue. Cumulative total seen = 8 of 40.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMA_090906133DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Audience
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMP_090906115DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Performance
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2004_DC_WWI3DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2006_DC_WWI1DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2007_DC_WWI20DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2009_DC_WWI10DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
After a snow.
2007_DC_Dont_Ask20DC -- Don't Ask, Don't Tell protest @ Mall (2007)
2005_DC_Quixote_Rolph2DC -- Don Quixote statue by Miles Stafford Rolph, II
2005_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2006_DC_SIPG_Bldg73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Pictures taken before July 2006 were of the outside of the building as they got it ready for its opening. They include some nighttime shots during pre-opening receptions. The building opened on July 1, 2006 so the pictures from that day forward include indoor shots.
2008_DC_SIPG_Bldg64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2009_DC_SIPG_Bldg65DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Including the portrait gallery's recent acquisitions section which is being repainted.
2010_DC_SIPG_Bldg89DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Various visits:
(100109) A really big highlights tour group due in large part to publicity in the Washington Post. (Article below)
(100128) They're setting up the Struggle for Justice exhibit.
(100131) I loved the patterns in the snow on the roof of the Kogod Courtyard.
(100213) There had...
2007_DC_SIPG_Bldg67DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building (incl Kogod courtyard)
The Kogod courtyard opened on 11/18/2007. Pictures here include that day as well as on 11/20/2007, the first public day where the water was running in the Kogod courtyard. This provides a shallow pool of water that people can walk across.
2006_DC_SIPG_Painting159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2007_DC_SIPG_Painting34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2008_DC_SIPG_Painting120DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2009_DC_SIPG_Painting108DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2010_DC_SIPG_Painting12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2006_DC_SIPG_Portrait73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2007_DC_SIPG_Portrait27DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Portrait31DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Portrait500DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2010_DC_SIPG_Portrait54DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
I've photographed pretty much the entire portrait exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2006_DC_SIPG_Sculpture66DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2007_DC_SIPG_Sculpture46DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2008_DC_SIPG_Sculpture88DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2009_DC_SIPG_Sculpture93DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2010_DC_SIPG_Sculpture74DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
Mostly sculpture by Paul Manship
2006_DC_SIPG_Vw2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2007_DC_SIPG_Vw4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2009_DC_SIPG_Vw9DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2008_DC_SIPG_Scholars5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts
2008 Presidential Scholars in the Arts: Works in the Literary and Visual Arts (special installation)
June 22 through July 13

The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The...
2006_DC_SIPG_Pres35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2007_DC_SIPG_Pres5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Pres13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the new W Bush portrait.
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Pres220DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Pictures here include:
(20090117) I got there just after they unveiled Shepard Fairey's iconic "Hope" image. The unveiling was apparently a private event so I missed the ceremony but I got to see the first crowds staring at the image.
(20090517) Including a new Bill Clinton portrait, this time with...
2010_DC_SIPG_Pres11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including yet another Bill Clinton portrait. They definitely have trouble getting a decent one of this guy!
I've photographed almost the entire America's Presidents exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Bally35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Ballyhoo!
What could be less subtle than the pictorial poster, blaring out its message with large scale, loud colors, and bold graphics? As the circus term “ballyhoo” suggests, boisterous hucksterism underlies the poster’s message and its roguish appeal. We are used to decoding the poster as advertising or...
2006_DC_SIPG_Bravo15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Bravo48DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
I've photographed the entire Bravo! exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2006_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
I've photographed the entire Champions exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_Champions52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
I've photographed the entire Champions exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2006_DC_SIPG_CW21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2007_DC_SIPG_CW7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2008_DC_SIPG_CW4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_CW102DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
I've photographed almost the entire Civil War exhibit over time. To see the whole exhibit, you should use ...
2009_DC_SIPG_CW_GGen24DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War -- Detail: OIe Peter Hansen Balling's "Grant and His Generals"
2009_DC_SIPG_Coins17DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Coins
2008_DC_SIPG_Herblock10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Herblock
Coinciding with the nation's election of its forty-fourth president, this exhibition contains Herbert Block's original drawings of presidential cartoons from Franklin Roosevelt through Bill Clinton. Although respectful of the office, Block insisted that no president was "above caricature or comment."...
2009_DC_SIPG_Jo_Davidson18DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
2007_DC_SIPG_Motto4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
October 19, 2007 – March 2, 2008
The inaugural exhibition of the National Museum of African American History and Culture draws its name from the words of abolitionist and clergyman Henry Highland Garnet who advocated action when speaking to a...
2008_DC_SIPG_1Life2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: One Life: Mask of Lincoln
Since no photography is allowed within the exhibit, most of these photos are of the lines outside the exhibit room waiting to get in.
2006_DC_SIPG_Comp23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
These are pictures from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.
2009_DC_SIPG_Comp55DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
These are pictures from the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Every day we are inundated with faces. Images of celebrities, acquaintances, and friends -- in the news, on social networking sites, on the street -- are constantly changing. Portraits, on the other hand, slow us down. They capture...
2008_DC_SIPG_Colbert12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portrait of Stephen Colbert
Colbert Portrait Hangs at Smithsonian
Jan. 17, 2008, 12:44 AM EST

Stephen Colbert was denied when he tried to run for president this year in South Carolina. Now the fake TV pundit is getting some love from the city of his birth.

His portrait was hung Wednesday at the Smithsonian Institution's...
2007_DC_SIPG_SDay1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
March 30, 2007 – October 8, 2007
In October 2006, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor -- the first female associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States (1981-2006) -- sat for two 3-hour sessions with artists from The Painting Group, a New York-based group of 25...
2006_DC_SIPG_ColdWar11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Presidency and the Cold War
The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008
This gallery is devoted to exhibitions on presidential themes with the first theme focusing on The Presidency and the Cold War. This exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War, beginning at...
2009_DC_SIPG_Recent12DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2009)
New Arrivals
January 30, 2009 – November 14, 2010
The recently acquired works displayed in this installation span more than two centuries of American history and culture. The breadth of works includes paintings of 19th-century statesman Daniel Webster by George Linen; a self-portrait by William...
2010_DC_SIPG_Recent29DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recent Acquisitions (2010)
Recent Acquisitions
November 19, 2010 – November 13, 2011
This exhibition of some 35 objects that have recently been added to the museum's collection spans centuries of American history and culture. The installation highlights a diverse group of journalists, artists, and leaders who have shaped the...
2008_DC_SIPG_Recognize5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Recognize!
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture
February 8, 2008 – October 26, 2008

This exhibition features images of hip hop stars by 7 artists who have explored the hip hop phenomenon. Since its inception in the 1970s, hip hop has been arguably the most influential and popular musical form in...
2009_DC_SIPG_Reflections75DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century
Reflections/ Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century: April 10, 2009 through August 16, 2009:
Louis Lozowick This exhibition of approximately 75 works will probe the complex issues of understanding identity in the past century. Included in the exhibition are self portraits by Edward...
2010_DC_SIPG_Lists14DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Lists
2009_DC_SIPG_Xmas57DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Season's Greetings
“Season’s Greetings: Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art” celebrates the personal style and sentiment of artists’ handmade holiday cards. This exhibit will be on display from Nov. 20 to Jan. 10, 2010, in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for...
2008_DC_SIPG_Kisses6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM archives) -- Exhibit: Thousand Kisses
A Thousand Kisses: Love Letters from the Archives of American Art
On view in Washington, D.C. at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
January 25, 2008 through June 2, 2008
Love letters bring out the voyeur in most of us....
2009_DC_SIPG_1934154DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
1934: A New Deal for Artists
Now through January 3, 2010

In 1934, Americans grappled with an economic situation that feels all too familiar today. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration created the Public Works of Art Program—the first...
2006_DC_SIPG_Folk44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
To see a more complete view of the Folk Art collection taken over the years, ...
2008_DC_SIPG_Folk28DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
To see a more complete view of the Folk Art collection taken over the years, ...
2010_DC_SIPG_Folk58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
To see a more complete view of the Folk Art collection taken over the years, ...
2008_DC_SIPG_GM128DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters I
Graphic Masters I: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
November 27, 2008 – May 25, 2009
On view are watercolors, pastels, and drawings from the early 19th century through the 1930s to celebrate the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. The works...
2009_DC_SIPG_GM111DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters I
Graphic Masters I: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
November 27, 2008 – May 25, 2009
On view are watercolors, pastels, and drawings from the early 19th century through the 1930s to celebrate the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. The works...
2009_DC_SIPG_GM222DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters II
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum:
Graphic Masters II: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the second in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These...
2010_DC_SIPG_GM337DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Graphic Masters III
Graphic Masters III: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the third in a series of special installations, celebrates the extraordinary variety and accomplishment of American artists' works on paper. These twenty-eight exceptional watercolors, charcoals, and drawings from the 1960s to the...
2008_DC_SIPG_Local_Color13DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Local Color
Local Color: Washington Painting at Midcentury
Now through Oct. 13, 2008

Explore the expressive possibilities of color in this special installation of twenty-seven large-scale paintings from SAAM's permanent collection. Local Color: Washington Painting at Midcentury examines the cross influences of...
2008_DC_SIPG_Obata10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Obata's Yosemite
Obata's Yosemite
In 1927, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) visited Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada, where he made approximately 100 drawings in pencil, watercolor and sumi ink. Between 1928 and 1930, while Obata was in Tokyo, he transformed these California landscape watercolors and sketches into...
2007_DC_SIPG_Top7DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Over the Top
Over the Top: American Posters from World War I (10/26/2007 - 02/03/2008):
The powerful imagery of war bond posters during World War I successfully called on Americans to support the war effort. Over the Top: American Posters from World War I presents 45 of these posters, from the collection of Thomas...
2006_DC_SIPG_Luce34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2007_DC_SIPG_Luce58DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2008_DC_SIPG_Luce32DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Including a curator-led tour.
2006_DC_SIPG_Modern1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2007_DC_SIPG_Modern52DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2008_DC_SIPG_Modern16DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
Including the "Local Color" exhibit as well as the photographable graffiti portion of the Recognize exhibit.
2009_DC_SIPG_Modern45DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2009_DC_Holiday_Market57DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
Entertainment by Glorious Sounds of United House of Prayer, a gospel brass group.
2010_DC_Holiday_Market22DC -- Downtown Holiday Market by the Reynolds Center
2008_DC_Drinks_08020717DC -- Drinks after the "Running for Office: Cartooning and Politics" event
Folks here were coming in after the National Archives event.
2010_DC_DC_Snow16DC -- Driving around after a snow
DC side roads were considerably worse than the ones in my area. Still, major roads were all navigable and people were moving.
2006_DC_Dumbarton62DC -- Dumbarton Oaks
2010_DC_Birds30DC -- Dupont Circle -- Birds in the Park by Christy Hengst
"Birds in the Park" is a touring project, which involves the temporary installation of thirty to sixty porcelain birdlike forms on the ground.
 Pecking around randomly, they might be taken for pigeons.  They are, in a sense, carrier pigeons, as the forms carry images, text, and other documents, which...
2008_DC_Blaine_House12DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2009_DC_Blaine_House1DC -- Dupont Circle -- James G. Blaine Mansion (2000 Mass Ave., NW)
2005_DC_Patterson1DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2004_DC_Dupont_Circle4DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2005_DC_Dupont_Circle8DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2007_DC_Dupont_Circle12DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2008_DC_Dupont_Circle2DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2004_DC_Dupont2DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2005_DC_Dupont13DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2006_DC_Dupont2DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2007_DC_Dupont28DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2008_DC_Dupont10DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
Including a number of pictures of the outside of the CTIA/RFF building across the street from the Embassy of Kazakhstan. The flag in front of the building is from CTIA-The Wireless Association (www.ctia.org) headquaters. But the animal art work is because of the Resources for the Future group...
2009_DC_Dupont6DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2010_DC_Dupont10DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not Circle)
2005_DC_EPPV6DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2006_DC_EPPV2DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2007_DC_EPPV32DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2005_DC_Eastern_Market5DC -- Eastern Market
2006_DC_Eastern_Market10DC -- Eastern Market
2007_DC_Eastern_Market32DC -- Eastern Market
This was my first visit after a fire on April 30, 2007 caused extensive damage. The smell of charcoal was still thick in the air.
The shuttered windows had been covered by paintings that were done by various artists.
2009_DC_Eastern_Market39DC -- Eastern Market
2009_DC_EMarket_09062741DC -- Eastern Market street festival after reopening
The public street festival for the newly reopened Eastern Market. Entertainment included Memphis Gold and Jay Summerour.
2009_DC_FRB9DC -- Eccles Building (Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building)
2009_DC_Murals_RI_P_09082798DC -- Edgewood Mural artist show @ Solea Building
Meet the artists of the Edgewood Mural project in a comfortable cool place this Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. They are presenting their work on canvases along with photos of the past work and ideas for the future... The event is organized by the Pink Line Project and is in the new Solea Building on 1405...
2009_DC_Murals_RI200DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro)
Pictures taken after the "mural jam" event. To see all of the mural project pictures together, click ...
2010_DC_Murals_RI71DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro)
2009_DC_Murals_RI_D_090824181DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro) -- Dedication ceremony
Dear Friends,
You are invited to join us to celebrate the completion of the Edgewood Mural. The mural will be officially given to the community by the Mayor Adrian M. Fenty on Monday, August 24th at 4:30pm.
There will performances by the young artists from the Summer Youth Employment Program. The...
2009_DC_Murals_RI_MJ_090815233DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro) -- Mural Jam (2009)
Pictures taken during the "mural jam" Saturday event. To see all of the mural project pictures together, click ...
2010_DC_Murals_RI_MJ_10071038DC -- Edgewood Mural (at Rhode Island Avenue Metro) -- Mural Jam (2010)
2010_DC_APAE67DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: All Photo Alumni
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery: Corcoran College of Art and Design
All Photo Alumni Exhibition: October 26th-December 17
In conjunction with this year’s Fotoweek DC festival, the Corcoran’s 2010 All Photo Alumni Exhibition, curated by Cynthia Connolly and Colby Caldwell, will be held at Pepco’s Edison...
2010_DC_Breakthrough35DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Breakthrough!
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery Hosts
Breakthrough! Twenty Years After German Unification: Critical Perspectives of Berlin Artists

Sept. 21-Oct. 8

Breakthrough Art Organization, a DC-based nonprofit founded in 2009 that champions artists who use art as a means to overcome political, social and...
2010_DC_Pour53DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Pour it on!
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery announces Pour it on!, in collaboration with The Illustrators Club of DC, Maryland and Virginia. The exhibition will be on view from May 11th through June 25th with the opening reception held on the 13th of May from 6-8:30pm. This year’s jurors include: Mary K. Baumann, Will...
2010_DC_Sculpture_Now26DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Exhibit: Sculpture Now 2010
Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery Hosts Washington Sculptors Group
Gallery Showcases “Sculpture Now 2010”

WASHINGTON – Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery will host the Washington Sculptors Group’s exhibit, “Sculpture Now 2010,” from Tuesday, January 5 through Thursday, February 12.

“Sculpture Now 2010” is...
2010_DC_Breakthru_Opening_10100243DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Breakthrough!
2010_DC_Pour_Opening_100513105DC -- Edison Place Gallery -- Opening: Pour It On!
Pour It On! The Illustrators Club 15th Juried Exhibition (May 11-June 25)

Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery announces Pour it on!, in collaboration with The Illustrators Club of DC, Maryland and Virginia. The exhibition will be on view from May 11th through June 25th with the opening reception held on the...
2007_DC_Burke_Statue3DC -- Edmund Burke Statue
2009_DC_Burke_Statue4DC -- Edmund Burke Statue
2003_DC_Woodward_0306104DC -- eGov -- Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward, one of the team of two Washington Post reporters (the other being his partner Carl Bernstein) who helped bring down the Nixon administration. I'm not entirely sure why he was a keynote speaker at the eGov conference but I enjoyed him anyway. He mentioned that there are quarterly tapes...
2003_DC_Newt_0306114DC -- eGov -- Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich gave a keynote at eGov. Much of what he said centered on technology and how we have to adjust and then he moved on to management styles and ways of getting things done. He was a very effective speaker and I ended up taking notes.
2003_DC_B20201DC -- eGov 2003 Conference -- Beyond 20/20 booth
These are the folks that provide us with the software for our USA Trade Online and EuroTrade Online sites.
2004_DC_OEOB11DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2005_DC_OEOB1DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2007_DC_OEOB1DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2008_DC_OEOB7DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2009_DC_OEOB60DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
Including an inside tour!
2010_DC_OEOB8DC -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building)
2010_DC_Ike_Mem4DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
I believe this is where the new Eisenhower National Memorial is going. The design was approved by the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on March 25, 2010.
2003_DC_BSM1DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial
2005_DC_BSM2DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial
2003_DC_Butt1DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2004_DC_Butt2DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2005_DC_Butt2DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2006_DC_Butt1DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2008_DC_Butt4DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2003_DC_1stDiv2DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2004_DC_1stDiv2DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2007_DC_1stDiv4DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2008_DC_1stDiv4DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2009_DC_1stDiv4DC -- Ellipse -- First Division Monument
2005_DC_2ndDiv5DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial
2008_DC_2ndDiv6DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial
2009_DC_2ndDiv8DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial
2003_DC_Ellipse3DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2004_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2005_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2007_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2009_DC_Ellipse2DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2010_DC_Ellipse11DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
Mostly the USTR building under a construction shroud.
2005_DC_Emb_Australia2DC -- Embassy of Australia
2008_DC_Emb_Australia46DC -- Embassy of Australia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Under the stars of the Southern sky, take in performances of indigenous Australian music and exhibits on studying and working in Australia. The embassy’s gallery will feature photographic exhibition 1918 Australia and America: Allies on the...
2009_DC_Emb_Australia25DC -- Embassy of Australia
Part of Passport DC 2009:
Under the stars of the Southern Sky, learn about travel and work opportunities in Australia while enjoying Australian eats and the sounds of the didgeridoo.
2008_DC_Emb_Belgium14DC -- Embassy of Belgium
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Belgium, the Movie: A 25-minute film plays continuously, featuring magnificent aerial footage of both urban and rural areas in Belgium. Belgian food specialties will be served.
2009_DC_Emb_Bolivia1DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
2009_DC_Emb_Botswana7DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of PassportDC 2009:
In northern Botswana, women are noted for their skill at crafting baskets from Mokola palm and local dyes. The embassy presents a display of these baskets, along with art and jewelry, and an opportunity to hear listen to the sounds of traditional African music.
2008_DC_Emb_Brazil3DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2009_DC_Emb_Brazil1DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2007_DC_Emb_Bulgaria14DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2009_DC_Emb_Bulgaria3DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of Bulgaria will offer its guests samples of Bulgarian cuisine and wine as well as brochures, leaflets, booklets and pins. Bulgarian folk music will be performed at the exhibition “Medieval Bulgaria.” Additional information: “Medieval Bulgaria" will be open...
2004_DC_Emb_Canada4DC -- Embassy of Canada
2005_DC_Emb_Canada4DC -- Embassy of Canada
2006_DC_Emb_Canada3DC -- Embassy of Canada
2007_DC_Emb_Canada7DC -- Embassy of Canada
2008_DC_Emb_Canada5DC -- Embassy of Canada
2009_DC_Emb_Canada9DC -- Embassy of Canada
Christmas tree on the outside rotunda.
2010_DC_Emb_Canada3DC -- Embassy of Canada
2008_DC_EC_Champlain17DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Champlain's Dream
Champlain's Dream:

2008 is the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec by Samuel de Champlain. But there are many other reasons to celebrate an American explorer who does not receive nearly enough credit south of the border. In fact, the border as it now exists would have confused Champlain, who...
2010_DC_EC_Inuit_Prints18DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Inuit Prints
Nipirasait: Many Voices -- Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset:
In celebration of the 50th anniversay of Kinngait Studios of Cape Dorset, Nunavut, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, in partnership with St Lawrence University, is proud to announce the opening of Nipirasait: Many Voices; a collection of...
2008_DC_EC_McMichael11DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: McMichael Canada Art Collection
The Embassy of Canada is proud to announce the much anticipated McMichael Collection exhibit entitled Our Home and Native Land. This exhibit will showcase Canadian masterpieces from the McMichael permanent collection, including paintings by Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, Jean-Paul Lemieux and the Group of...
2009_DC_Inaug_ParadeC_09012040DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Tailgate party for the inaugural parade (2009)
Murray Horwitz from AFI got me into this. I froze and Barack didn't get out of his car until a couple of blocks after where I was standing but it was still great. Thanks Murray!
2008_DC_Emb_Chile2DC -- Embassy of Chile
2010_DC_Emb_Coite_Divoire2DC -- Embassy of Coite D'Ivoire
This wasn't open as part of Passport DC but I liked the look of the building.
2008_DC_Emb_Colombia53DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
A self-guided tour of the Ambassador of Colombia’s residence, including an exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs by renowned Colombian artist Ana Mercedes Hoyos.
2009_DC_Emb_Colombia1DC -- Embassy of Colombia
2010_DC_Emb_Colombia33DC -- Embassy of Colombia
2005_DC_Emb_Croatia2DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2008_DC_Emb_Croatia2DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2009_DC_Emb_Croatia3DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2009_DC_Emb_Cuba4DC -- Embassy of Cuba
2009_DC_Emb_Czech55DC -- Embassy of Czech Republic
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of the Czech Republic offers a unique program featuring traditional Czech music and world-famous beer and more. This year, visitors can view the photography exhibition “Spouses of the Ambassadors of the EU Diplomatic Missions to the US,” located in the main...
2007_DC_Emb_Denmark63DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2007
This was a cool place! In addition to the building itself which was neat, the Danish ambassador, Friis Arne Petersen, stuck around for the whole time I was there including tolerating a women's anti-war protest group.
2008_DC_Emb_Denmark12DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Tours of the Ambassador’s residence, samples of Danish specialties, traditional Danish folk dancing, and games for children will be offered throughout the day along with an opportunity to test your knowledge of Denmark.

One of the displays outside announced that it...
2009_DC_Emb_Denmark15DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and learn why Danes are the happiest people on earth. Discover why Denmark is so successful in living green, test your bicycle skills on our obstacle course, sample Danish food, play with Legos, tour the residence of the Ambassador and learn about our heritage. A...
2010_DC_Emb_Denmark20DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
I didn't run into the Danish ambassador this time but I chatted with Søren Jensen, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy, for awhile.

www.ambwashington.um.dk
Tour the first modern and carbon neutral embassy residence in Washington DC and learn about our...
2010_DC_Emb_Dominican19DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The second largest nation in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic was the first permanent colony of Europeans in the western hemisphere. DR, as it is fondly called, is also famous in the United States for the outstanding baseball players recruited each year for U.S. teams. The...
2009_DC_Emb_Ecuador1DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
2009_DC_Emb_Egypt3DC -- Embassy of Egypt
2007_DC_Emb_EU6DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2010_DC_Emb_EU7DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.eurunion.org
Be among the first to visit the EU’s new U.S. headquarters, which is on target to achieve lEED Gold status for its environmentally sustainable design, construction, and operation. Learn about EU leadership in the fight against global warming; meet...
2008_DC_Emb_Finland50DC -- Embassy of Finland
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Comment: The embassy had a variety of food items and there were several talks by, among others, Pekku Lintu, the ambassador of Finland.

During the event, they were having an exhibition in the embassy called "My Paradise". Here's the description from their web site...
2007_DC_Emb_France12DC -- Embassy of France
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2009_DC_Emb_France14DC -- Embassy of France
2009_DC_Hallowed_090522111DC -- Embassy of France -- Opening of "Hallowed Grounds" documentary
From these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
— Abraham Lincoln

Many people are aware of the famous American military cemetery at Omaha Beach, Normandy, site of one of the D-Day landings in 1944. But few know there are...
2009_DC_JazzFr_09052244DC -- Embassy of France -- Tarace Boulba
Brace yourself for a musical experience and jump into summer (a little early) with a free, invigorating performance by France's best brass ensemble, Tarace Boulba! La Maison Française and Alliance Française de Washington are thrilled to host this lively group of performers on Friday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m....
2007_DC_Emb_Georgia1DC -- Embassy of Georgia
2007_DC_Emb_Germany21DC -- Embassy of Germany
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2008_DC_Emb_Britain25DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2008

A Tour of the United Kingdom: Take a tour of the United Kingdom with stops in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland at the British Embassy. Learn more about “Being a Brit Different” and about life in DC from high-profile Brits living in the US.

Comment: I...
2009_DC_Emb_Britain37DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come visit the British Embassy and take part in a low-carbon Bazaar showcasing the best of the United Kingdom. Learn about the United Kingdom and how we are ensuring a greener future for the world with family-friendly activities, music, entertainment and tastings of the...
2010_DC_Emb_Britain51DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
This was the first time I'd run into the British Ambassador to the United States, Nigel Sheinwald, who was manning the gate with his wife.

http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk
Britain on Your Doorstep: Showcasing the best of Britain. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s...
2007_DC_Emb_Greece16DC -- Embassy of Greece
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2008_DC_Emb_Greece4DC -- Embassy of Greece
2009_DC_Emb_Haiti2DC -- Embassy of Haiti
2010_DC_Emb_Haiti12DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Long before the earthquake, Haiti was famous for its beauty, its art, and its hospitality. The embassy presents a historical exhibit focusing on Haiti’s cultural heritage and how it was affected by the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. The exhibit also highlights the...
2009_DC_Emb_Hungary10DC -- Embassy of Hungary
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and taste authentic Hungarian food and wine from the kitchen of Embassy Chef and Hungarian TV cook Mr. Lázár Kovács. Sing and dance to true Hungarian folk songs with the assistance of Tisza Dance Ensemble. Learn about Hungary and the European Union by watching...
2008_DC_Emb_India19DC -- Embassy of India
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
The embassy welcomes visitors with a variety of Indian music and dance performances, including Bhangra and Bharatnatyam, Indian snacks, and general information on India.
2009_DC_Emb_India1DC -- Embassy of India
2008_DC_Emb_Indonesia83DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Take a guided tour of this historic building, once known as the Walsh Mansion, a private residence built at the turn of the 20th century. Cultural artifacts from Indonesia and a short movie about the country will also be shown.
2007_DC_Emb_Ireland1DC -- Embassy of Ireland
2009_DC_Emb_Ireland21DC -- Embassy of Ireland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The open day will offer a greater perspective of Ireland and of its place in the European Union: Irish history, food and wine, film, dance, literature. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Numbers will impact on mobility.
2008_DC_Emb_Italy50DC -- Embassy of Italy
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Take a guided tour of the embassy and view short films from Italy in the auditorium. Refreshments will be available in the cafeteria for purchase.
2009_DC_Emb_Italy28DC -- Embassy of Italy
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Guided tours of the Embassy of Italy and an exhibit of ceramics of the Florentine sculptor, Paolo Staccioli, are featured. The Embassy of Italy will close at 3 pm for the Open House, instead of 4 pm. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Yes, but...
2008_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan64DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
The Heart of Eurasia: Attend a special evening concert and mingle with diplomats from Kazakhstan, including His Excellency Ambassador Erlan Idrissov. At 6 pm an authentic folk group from Western Kazakhstan will perform tunes by the Great Steppes...
2010_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan57DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Located along the ancient Silk Road, Kazakhstan is an ethnically diverse republic roughly the size of Western Europe. Kazakhstan has been at the crossroads of trade and empires for centuries. Visit the embassy for an introduction to Kazakh culture, history, modern life, as well...
2008_DC_Emb_Korea65DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Master Han J. Do and 20 traditional Korean martial arts performers will demonstrate Taekwondo and teach moves to children. View the exhibition Traditional Korean Archery and film, and tour the embassy’s museum filled with traditional musical...
2010_DC_Emb_Korea18DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Korean Embassy invites you to attend the re-dedication of the Korea Cultural Center on the occasion of Passport DC 2010. Sample Korean dishes such as Korean barbeque, kimchi, and other snacks; experience a Taekwondo demonstration and youth workshop; watch videos about...
2010_DC_Emb_Kyrgyzstan17DC -- Embassy of Kyrgyzstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Kyrgyzstan, located in the heart of Central Eurasia, is in the midst of the world-class Tien Shan Mountains. The Kyrgyz people are known for their generosity, friendliness, and hospitality.
2009_DC_Emb_Latvia24DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2009
2008_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art40DC -- Embassy of Latvia (Baltic Art Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2008
2009_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art20DC -- Embassy of Latvia ("Latvian Dimensions" Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Events include: tours of the Embassy building and an exhibit of installations and sculptures by Latvian artists. Additional information: "Latvian Dimensions: Contemporary Installations and Sculpture." Hosted by the Embassy of Latvia, during Europe Week—a week-long...
2009_DC_Emb_Lithuania3DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2007_DC_Emb_Luxembourg27DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2008_DC_Emb_Madagascar35DC -- Embassy of Madagascar
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Enjoy this showcase of authentic Malagasy culture through film, music, song, and dance and taste traditional Malagasy food and drink. Also, view wall paintings, handicrafts, and displays of books and documents.
2009_DC_Emb_Marshall1DC -- Embassy of Marshall Islands
2009_DC_Emb_MexicoCI6DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2010_DC_Emb_MexicoCI79DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2010_DC_Emb_MexicoCIX26DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibits: Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico and Shouts from the Archive
Two print exhibits -- Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico and Shouts from the Archive: The Political Prints from the Taller de Gráfica Popular:

Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico:
Elizabeth Catlett in Mexico features 57 powerful prints that the artist created in Mexico as a member of the artist collective known as...
2008_DC_Emb_Micronesia19DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Come see photographs of simple life on tropical islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. Take a moment to see island carvings and handicrafts; learn about the island cultures; and as you leave, feel free to take some brochures with you....
2008_DC_Emb_Paraguay14DC -- Embassy of Paraguay
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
From the Forests of Paraguay to Massachusetts Avenue:  The Embassy of Paraguay in collaboration with Restore Mass Ave presents colorful photographic art of the Ache people and the magnificent Paraguayan forests, alongside old photographs and...
2008_DC_Emb_Philippines3DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2009_DC_Emb_Philippines2DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2009_DC_Emb_Poland32DC -- Embassy of Poland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

As part of the EU Open House, the Embassy of Poland will open its premises to the visitors wanting to learn more about our country—the homeland of Chopin and Pope John Paul II and the cradle of "Solidarity" (the first free trade union in Central and Eastern Europe),...
2008_DC_Emb_Romania43DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Tour the Beaux-Arts style Romanian Embassy, located in distinctive Sheridan-Kalorama (home to five presidents and much of Washington’s diplomatic community), and built in 1907. Romanian film sessions will start every hour, and an exhibition about monastic life in...
2009_DC_Emb_Romania21DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Take a video tour of Romania: see its beauty and feel its atmosphere through a video presentation that will be continuously screened. Furthermore, enjoy the photography exhibition “Sihastria Putnei: Faces of a Monastic life” by Dragos Lumpan, as well as Romanian short...
2008_DC_Emb_Russia1DC -- Embassy of Russia
2010_DC_Emb_Saudi41DC -- Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Journey to the exotic and fascinating country of Saudi Arabia, the largest on the Arabian Peninsula. Have your hand painted with a henna design and your name written in Arabic calligraphy. Enjoy a variety of regional dances to the sounds of traditional music. Sample tastings of...
2009_DC_Emb_Slovenia34DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Join us for an exciting cinematic journey through Slovenia, showcasing several routes one may travel when visiting the country. Experience video projections "Transpositions" by Slovenian video artist and filmmaker Nataša Prosenc. Prosenc exhibited at the 48th Venice...
2009_DC_Emb_Spain1DC -- Embassy of Spain
2010_DC_Emb_Spain7DC -- Embassy of Spain
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.spainculture.us
Enjoy a tasting of Spanish tapas and wines, view the exhibition “Women&Women” by 5 women photographers, and discover how hi- tech windmills are back in style in the land of Don Quixote to combat climate change.
2007_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka12DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
2007_DC_Emb_SwedenV5DC -- Embassy of Sweden -- Views from rooftop terrace
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2010_DC_Emb_SwedenV11DC -- Embassy of Sweden -- Views from rooftop terrace
Part of the EU Open House 2010
2007_DC_Emb_Sweden17DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2008_DC_Emb_Sweden8DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2009_DC_Emb_Sweden15DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2010_DC_Emb_Sweden34DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.swedenabroad.com/Washington
The visitors will be greeted by live Swedish music, healthy treats for everyone, movies for children, and cool facts about Sweden. Three exhibits on the intersection of health and care for a healthy lifestyle. Rooftop lounge.
2010_DC_Emb_Thailand47DC -- Embassy of Thailand
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Discover the pride of Thailand by tasting its renowned Pad Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles with eggs and shrimp. Marvel at a live Muay Thai boxing demonstration and Ram Thai, an exquisite traditional dance. Experience a cooking demonstration, dance competition by talented...
2008_DC_Emb_Trinidad20DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Enjoy a live steelpan performance of Calypso music while tasting the country’s culinary delights. Also view an exhibit featuring renowned artists of Trinidad and Tobago.
2009_DC_Emb_Trinidad19DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of PassportDC 2009:
Enjoy live performances of steelpan – the only musical instrument invented in the 20th century – while sampling the food and rums of this country. Also view Calypso Dreams, a feature film on the history of Calypso.
2005_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2009_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2010_DC_Emb_Ukraine39DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Ukrainian Embassy regularly features traditional and artistic events including a popular classical music concert series. Located in Eastern Europe, the country’s literary heritage dates back to the 11th century. Music is a major part of its culture. Come and enjoy an...
2009_DC_Emb_Uzbekistan31DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan
Part of Passport DC 2009:
The Embassy of Uzbekistan features a sampling of Uzbek beverages and dried fruit, a gallery of ethnographic art, and a short documentary on the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.
2008_DC_Emb_Venezuela48DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Take a tour of the Ambassador’s residence and art collection where some of Venezuela’s most important painters are represented, and sample traditional cuisine and music.
2008_DC_Emb_Zambia1DC -- Embassy of Zambia
2009_DC_Emb_Zambia3DC -- Embassy of Zambia
2010_DC_Emb_Zambia1DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Zambia, a country in Southern Africa, is the home of Victoria Falls, the world’s largest curtain of falling water. Zambia offers an experience of astonishing wildlife during legendary walking safaris. Discover peaceful Zambia and its contemporary culture, which blends the...
2010_DC_Emerson_Pk23DC -- Emerson Park
2004_DC_Emirates_04041564DC -- Emirates Airlines event @ Departmental Auditorium
This was a travel event by Emirates Airlines which was inaugurating non-stop flights from New York City to Dubai, UAE, effective June 1. Hugh Downs was supposed to be the guest speaker but he had had a horse-riding accident so he was replaced by NBC News anchor Forrest Sawyer.
2008_DC_Emory6DC -- Emory United Methodist Church (by Fort Stevens)
2005_DC_March_05092412DC -- End the War In Iraq Protest March @ Mall
2009_DC_Engine034DC -- Engine Company 03 (439 NJ Ave NW)
2003_DC_SIHG1DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2004_DC_SIHG21DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2005_DC_SIHG6DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2007_DC_SIHG11DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2008_DC_SIHG52DC -- Enid A. Haupt Garden
2009_DC_Epoch6DC -- Epoch sculpture
2008_DC_Equitable1DC -- Equitable Bank Bldg (915 F St NW)
2006_DC_Falun3DC -- Falun Gong protesters
These guys have been protesting in DC for years now. Lots of leaflets. Lots of complaints about China. This time, it's that the Chinese government uses jailed Falun Gong members as unwilling organ banks. Frankly, they strike me as a bit of a cult and I'm always amused when people protest in the United...
2008_DC_Falun16DC -- Falun Gong protesters @ Pennsylvania Avenue
This was different from when I'd seen them a couple of years prior. This time there was a counter protest waving Chinese flags to counter the Falun Gong and Tibetan protesters.
2009_DC_Farmers48DC -- Farmers Market by White House
2009_DC_GovDelivery_09052824DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Connecting Web 1.0 with Web 2.0
FCG Presents: Proactive Public Communication Roundtable
"Connecting Web 1.0 with Web 2.0" - Featuring HHS & GPO

Plan now to attend Federal Consulting Group's timely and educational session on compelling content and social media. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be talking about...
2010_DC_GovDelivery_10030382DC -- FCG & GovDelivery -- Meeting the Open Government Directive
"Meeting the Open Government Directive"
Proactive Public Communication and Engagement Series

* Welcome: Ron Oberbillig - Chief Operating Officer, FCG
* Bobbie Browning - Vice President, Federal Consulting, GovDelivery, Using Innovative Technology to Embrace the Open Government Directive:...
2004_DC_FTC18DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2006_DC_FTC4DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2007_DC_FTC12DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2008_DC_FTC15DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2009_DC_Hughley_09092814DC -- Filming DL Hughley segment @ Union Station
I just happened to run into him and a crew filming some random people at Union Station.
2005_DC_Sentinel10DC -- Filming "Sentinel" on L Street
They were doing location shots for "Sentinel", a film with Michael Douglas and Kim Basinger. The plot: When a plot to assassinate the President is discovered, a Secret Service agent who's having an affair with the First Lady becomes the main suspect.
2010_DC_Transformers_10101128DC -- Filming "Transformers 3" outside of National Museum of the American Indian
I didn't see the car crash that was apparently today's filming. I passed by afterward and took some shots as they were preparing to leave.
2010_DC_Fireworks_1005076DC -- Fireworks after baseball game from Marine Barracks
2005_DC_FCUCC1DC -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2008_DC_FCUCC1DC -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2009_DC_FCUCC2DC -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2010_DC_Flashpoint48DC -- Flashpoint Gallery ("The Cinecitta Chapel" and "Veritas Obscura")
Two different exhibits:

Veritas Obscura by Marc Roman:
May 14 – June 19, 2010
Marc Roman combines photography, drawing and painting on mounted plexiglas sheeting and cast resin to give sculptural form to traditionally two-dimensional techniques. His interest lies in the unusual application of...
2005_DC_FMSV3DC -- FMS Building -- Views of the Tidal Basin
2008_DC_Foggy_Bottom24DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2009_DC_Foggy_Bottom27DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2010_DC_Foggy_Bottom11DC -- Foggy Bottom area
2004_DC_Folger11DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2006_DC_Folger10DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2007_DC_Folger112DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2009_DC_Folger112DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library
2007_DC_FolgerOH_07042989DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger Reading Room is open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone!

A cake-cutting ceremony in honor of Shakespeare presided over by Queen Elizabeth I at 3:30pm on the front...
2009_DC_FolgerOH_090426110DC -- Folger Shakespeare Library Open House
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger reading rooms are open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone!

This year, Elizabethan Fashion is a special focus of the Birthday. We'll explore clothing worn in...
2010_DC_FONZ_Event_10041780DC -- FONZ 2010 -- Cockadoodle Zoo
Cockadoodle Zoo
An exclusive event for FONZ members
Once a year, the National Zoo is open only to FONZ members. Formerly ZooNight, Cockadoodle Zoo is our way of saying thank you for being such good friends of the National Zoo.
FONZ members are invited to come sneak a peek at how Zoo animals and staff...
2003_DC_FONZ_AM_0310176DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2003)
This was the 45th annual meeting of the Friends of the National Zoo. This was the first in a long time where Clinton Fields, the executive director, wasn't present since he had retired a month or two previously. Jim Schroeder is acting executive director. The 2003 Miriam V Carmack Volunteer of the...
2004_DC_FONZ_AM_04101421DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2004)
The 46th annual meeting of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) featured an introduction by Tom LaRock, the Executive Director, followed by some talks by Chris Cupuano (Chair, Nominating Committee) and Mark Handwerger (President). Then, the annual Miriam V. Carmack Volunteer of the Year Award went to...
2005_DC_FONZ_AM_05101416DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2005)
The 47th annual meeting of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) featured a welcome by James Schroeder, the new executive director of FONZ. He introduced the newly-elected officers and board members, He was followed by a talk by Mark Handwerger, who was ending his presidency of FONZ with this event....
2007_DC_FONZ_AM_07101625DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2007)
2008_DC_FONZ_AM_08101738DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2008)
Join us as we look back on another successful year. As a bonus, we're adding a special Zoo-by-night tour from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Agenda:
- Welcome and Introduction -- Bob Lamb, Executive Director, FONZ
- Zoo Highlights -- John Berry, Director, Smithsonian's National Zoo
- Presentation of...
2010_DC_FONZ_AM_101015112DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2010)
We hope you will join us at the FONZ Annual Meeting on Friday, October 15 for an informative and fun evening. Events will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in the Think Tank with light refreshments. You will be updated on FONZ and Zoo accomplishments, as well as on goals for the year ahead. We will also...
2004_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_04042841DC -- FONZ Event -- Breaking new ground for Asia Trail
This was the groundbreaking event for the new Asia Trail (phase I) at the Zoo. Donors, including Fujifilm (who make my camera) and FONZ, had contributed money which will provide a new area for the pandas. Speakers included Tom LaRock (the executive director of Friends of the National Zoo [FONZ] who...
2006_DC_FONZ_Event_06111958DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday
Elephant Birthday Party: Kandula, the Zoo's young male Asian elephant, is turning five! We're planning a really big party to celebrate his fifth birthday.
2006_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_06111955DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event
The ceremony included opening remarks by the Zoo's director, John Berry, as well as the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States, Bernard Goonetilleke. It was followed by a candle-lighting ceremony -- seven candles for the seven guests lighting them -- and the presentation of an elephant-riding cloth...
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06111987DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event -- Presents and Cake
2007_DC_FONZ_Event_07111779DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 6th birthday
Elephant Birthday Party: Kandula, the Zoo's young male Asian elephant, is turning five! We're planning a really big party to celebrate his fifth birthday.
2007_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_07111774DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 6th birthday event
The ceremony included opening remarks by the Zoo's director, John Berry, as well as the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States, Bernard Goonetilleke. It was followed by the presentation of an elephant statue from Sri Lanka to the Zoo and an elephant kiss painting from the Zoo to the Sri...
2010_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_100902139DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Opening of Phase I of Elephant Trails
Dennis Kelly, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, cordially invites you to the opening and reception for The Homer and Martha Gudelsky Elephant Outpost and New Elephant Habitat.
But wait, there's more! Two other pages you might be interested in seeing:
...
2005_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_0511195DC -- FONZ Event -- Opening of Prairie Dog Land
2010_DC_FONZ_Donor_10013053DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Goodbye to Tai Shan (Breakfast with a side of butter)
Breakfast. With a side of butter:
Friends of the National Zoo invites you to a continental breakfast celebration in the Panda House. Say good-bye to Butterstick (aka Tai Shan) and learn about the future of the National Zoo's Panda Science Program.
2006_DC_FONZ_Event_06070985DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan's first birthday event
This was Tai Shan's first birthday. The event included a press conference, followed by a viewing where he received a custom-made fruitsicle prepared by Zoo nutritionists. He was also presented with a new soccer ball and a baby pool filled with water, two new toys, generously provided by Fujifilm.
The...
2010_DC_FONZ_Farewell_10013093DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan Farewell Celebration
Tai Shan Farewell Celebration:
Come wish Tai Shan a fond farewell!
Tai Shan, the Zoo's four-and-a-half-year-old giant panda, leaves for China on February 4 to be part of the breeding program that will help sustain giant panda populations in the wild. Giant pandas are endangered—only about 1,600 are...
2005_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_05101738DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan naming announcement
From the 10/18/2005 Washington Post article by Karilyn Barker describing this event:

Panda Cub's Birthday Present: A Name
'Tai Shan,' Winning Choice of Online Voters, A Symbolic Nod to U.S.-China Friendship

The National Zoo's giant panda cub was officially dubbed Tai Shan yesterday and heralded...
2007_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_07042477DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan staying 2 more years announcement
Join us for breakfast and a special announcement about Tai Shan. John Berry, Director, Smithsonian National Zoological Park and Robert J. Lamb, Executive Director, Friends of the National Zoo cordially invite you to a special giant panda press conference and breakfast. Join us as we celebrate...
2009_DC_FONZ_Event_09042369DC -- FONZ Event -- Welcome reception for Zoo's Acting Director Dr. Steven Monfort
John Berry had left to become the head of the Office of Personnel Management. Dr. Steven Monfort was chosen as Acting Director. A long-time employee of the Zoo, he was introduced in his new capacity by Bob Lamb (head of FONZ) and Wayne Clough (Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution).
2010_DC_FONZ_Event_10040884DC -- FONZ Event -- Welcome reception for Zoo's new director, Dennis Kelly
Friends of the National Zoo cordially invites you to escape the urban jungle at an exclusive reception in honor of Dennis Kelly, Director, Smithsonian's National Zoo.
2008_DC_FONZ_Talk_08111538DC -- FONZ Talk -- Brian Gratwicke (Mass frog extinction)
Brian Gratwicke discussed the research into the mass frog extinction which is going on. A lot of it is related to a fungus which people helped distribute around the world.

One slide:

The Situation:
- 5,743 species of amphibians
- 42% of all non data-deficient species were in danger of...
2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_06111660DC -- FONZ Talk -- Conservation of Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka and Beyond
As part of the Zoo’s celebration of Asian elephant Kandula’s fifth birthday, Bernard Goonetilleke, the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States greeted the audience. He turned us over to Dayananda Kariyawasam, Director General of Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation, who opened the program...
2005_DC_FONZ_Talk_05111621DC -- FONZ Talk -- Giant Panda Cub Celebration
A panel of three Zoo experts talked about caring for the new panda cub and the research that went into bringing about this conservation success. For the first time, I saw video clips of the panda's birth which was amazing.
Speakers were: Lisa Stevens (National Zoo Assistant Curator for Primates and...
2007_DC_FONZ_Event_07062819DC -- FONZ Talk -- National Zoo Facilities Master Plan
National Zoo Facilities Master Plan: The National Zoo is currently undergoing a comprehensive planning process to identify facilities and infrastructure needs, as well as implementation strategies at its two campuses: the National Zoo located in Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C., and the Conservation...
2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_0603225DC -- FONZ Talk -- Tim Flannery ("Weather Makers")
Tim Flannery is director of the South Australia Museum, professor at the University of Adelaide, and an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist, and writer. In addition to his specialized scientific writing, he contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books, and is the...
2008_DC_FONZ_Tour_08082384DC -- FONZ Tour -- Asia Trails (elephant trail) construction
The was a FONZ event on the status of the Asia Trail, with the emphasis on the elephant trail. Speakers included Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya, the new Sri Lankan ambassador in his first public appearance at the Zoo. Also speaking were John Berry (Director of the Smithsonian's National Zoological...
2010_DC_FONZ_Tour_10012339DC -- FONZ Tour -- Backstage at the new Elephant Trails project
2008_DC_FONZ_Tour_08111543DC -- FONZ Tour -- Member tour of Amazonia
2003_DC_FONZ_Tour_03042812DC -- FONZ Tour -- Special tour with Clinton Fields (and Lucy Spelman)
2004_DC_FONZ_Tour_04100516DC -- FONZ Tour -- Special tour with Tom LaRock
2003_DC_FONZ_Viewing_03112531DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Elephants: Unveiling Kandula's new yard
Kandula, the Zoo's new baby male elephant, was two years old. Knowing that he would become too big and strong for the existing enclosure, the Zoo had created a "special male-elephant-proof yard" which was designed to hold him until the even-more-resistant new Asia Trail could be built in a few years....
2009_DC_FONZ_Viewing_09022852DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Gorilla baby
Go bananas and help celebrate the birth of a western lowland gorilla at the National Zoo. Enjoy an a-peel-ing breakfast and have bunches of fun. Meet curator Lisa Stevens and hear her speak about western lowland gorillas. Then check out a special presentation about the Zoo's cognitive research...
2010_DC_FONZ_Cubs_10111230DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: Cub-dunking event
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06121852DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: New African lions
A lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away. With the arrival of the National Zoo's three new African lions, our excitement is probably just as audible!
Please join us in welcoming these lions at an exclusive continental breakfast and preview at the Great Cats exhibit on Monday, December 18, from...
2003_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_0310159DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: New lions
The National Zoo received two new lions -- two sisters named Lusaka and Kisangali -- to accompany their lonely male lion. The new lions were transported from the Wildlife Waystation in California with the help of Lyondell Chemical Company. A Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) reception was held before...
2007_DC_FONZ_Viewing_07091413DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Meet the Cheetahs and Zebras
Meet the Cheetahs and Zebras: Meet the National Zoo's three new cheetahs and take an exclusive tour of the Cheetah Conservation Station. The two-year-old brothers -- Draco, Granger, and Zabini -- are named after characters in the Harry Potter stories. They arrived earlier this summer and will be part of...
2005_DC_FONZ_Viewing_05111741DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Pandas: Tai Shan cub pre-opening donor event
This was a pre-opening donor event that gave you quite awhile to gawk at the new panda cub. Very cute! The mother was playing outside for the first 45 minutes while we watched the cub. Eventually, she came in, casually took a sniff of her cub, he took a swing at her, and she decided he was okay and...
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06083087DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Sumatran tiger cubs pre-opening viewing
This was a donor event for the new Sumatran tiger cubs. We got to see them before they went on exhibit to the public.

While there, I got to meet the new executive director of FONZ, Robert J. Lamb. He had been selected June 5 of this year. According to the FONZ press release about the...
2004_DC_Zoofari_04052015DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2004)
People seen here include Clinton Fields, Tom LaRock and his wife, and Lucy Spelman.
2005_DC_Zoofari_0505194DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2005)
Included here is Clinton Fields, the previous director of FONZ.
2006_DC_Zoofari_06051849DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2006)
I ran into all sorts of Zoo people at this event including John Berry (director), Lucy Spelman (former director), Jim Schroeder (FONZ president), Mara Mayor (director of education), and Lisa Stevens (the panda lady, not pictured), I also ran into a few people from other groups that I belong to.
2007_DC_Zoofari_07051767DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2007)
2008_DC_Zoofari_08051563DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2008)
2009_DC_Zoofari_09051431DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2009)
Folks here include Bob Lamb, Clinton Fields (a previous FONZ director), and Brian Gratwicke (the zoo's amphibian specialist who's heading a program to save South America's frogs from a fatal skin fungus).
2010_DC_Zoofari_10052095DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2010)
Zoofari 2010: A Panda Bear Affair
ZooFari has been called D.C.’s "foodie event of the year," and the lineup for 2010 features more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, including Marcel's, The Source, and Vidalia. Add the fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and a great...
2010_DC_ZoofariC_10052085DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2010) -- Cake competition
Zoofari 2010: A Panda Bear Affair
ZooFari has been called D.C.’s "foodie event of the year," and the lineup for 2010 features more than 100 of the area’s finest restaurants, including Marcel's, The Source, and Vidalia. Add the fine wines, fabulous entertainment, animal demonstrations, and a great...
2005_DC_Fords_CEL2DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
2007_DC_Fords_CEL3DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
2008_DC_Fords_CEL2DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
2009_DC_Fords_CEL1DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
2010_DC_Fords_CEL8DC -- Ford's Theatre -- Center for Education and Leadership
Scaffolding is up for the Center for Education and Leadership. I miss the Lincoln mural that was there!
From http://www.fordstheatre.org/home/about-fords/facilities-and-centers/center-education-and-leadership :
The Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership will be housed at 514 Tenth...
2004_DC_Fords_Museum5DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
2005_DC_Fords_Museum4DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
2009_DC_Fords_Museum78DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
Pre-opening tour of the new museum. (A lot of these photos are of signage. There's *lots* of signage! Which is good.)
2010_DC_Fords_Museum32DC -- Ford's Theatre Museum
2003_DC_Fords5DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
The day I was here, the theatre had to close early so the cast of "1776" could rehearse. The Lincoln Museum in the basement was closed for renovation as was the Petersen House across the street. Plus the street was being ripped apart for something or another. I presume most of this is either being...
2004_DC_Fords4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2005_DC_Fords9DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2006_DC_Fords12DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2007_DC_Fords4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2008_DC_Fords17DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
Ford's Theatre itself is currently closed for renovation. Pictures here are of the back alley and were encouraged by a walking tour sign which mentioned that this was the way that John Wilkes Booth came after the fanatic had murdered Abraham Lincoln.
2009_DC_Fords64DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2010_DC_Fords15DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS
2004_DC_Ft_StevensNC5DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2007_DC_Ft_StevensNC16DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2008_DC_Ft_StevensNC38DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2010_DC_Ft_StevensNC19DC -- Fort Stevens Park National Cemetery
2003_DC_FOSE10DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Two visits:
...
2004_DC_FOSE15DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
2005_DC_FOSE35DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Two visits here: ...
2006_DC_FOSE25DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Two visits to FOSE this year: ...
2007_DC_FOSE2DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
2008_DC_FOSE34DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Pictures from several talks and others of the convention in general.

Opening Keynote: David Girouard. Vice President and General Manager, Google Enterprise

Keynote Address: Scott McNealy, Chairman and Co-Founder, Sun Microsystems and Chairman, Sun Microsystems Federal Inc.
2010_DC_FOSE42DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Mostly the military section of the show.
2010_DC_Zuiker_10032367DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Anthony Zuiker
Opening Keynote:
Cross Platforming: A Visionary's Use of Technology
Anthony E. Zuiker
Creator & Executive Producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Zuiker is the creator and executive producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, one of the highest-rated dramas in television history, receiving an...
2006_DC_BlackBerry_0603086DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Clyde's
2008_DC_BlackBerry_08040215DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Zola's
2009_DC_BlackBerry_09031145DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Zola's
2010_DC_BlackBerry_10032468DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Zola's
2010_DC_Crowley_10032428DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Candy Crowley
Keynote: Candy Crowley’s STATE OF THE UNION: Insight on the changing political landscape
Candy Crowley is CNN's award-winning senior political correspondent and anchor of "State of the Union with Candy Crowley". She is based in the network’s Washington, D.C., bureau. Crowley will take the reins of...
2004_DC_Edge_04032410DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Digital Edge: eGovernment Making a Difference In Our Lives
Panelists included: Eleanor Clift (Newsweek contributing editor, serving as moderator), Brad Stone (Newsweek Silicon Valley correspondent), Donald Murphy (National Park Service Deputy Director), Casey Coleman (GSA person heading the FirstGov portal site), David B McMillen (from the Technology,...
2007_DC_Hacking_07032226DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Hacking in the Federal Government
Hacking in the Federal Government: As more Government services are moved online, few will argue that these web applications present significant threat to the security of our nation and its citizens.

It has been widely reported that 75% of all attacks are targeted at the web application layer. For...
2004_DC_4Free_04032318DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- Panel discussion about cartoons and press freedom
This was a panel discussion about cartoons and how they fit into freedoms these days. The discussion was hosted by Sam Donaldson (everyone asked me about his wig afterward) and featured three cartoonists: (1) Mort Walker, creator and artist of Beetle Bailey; (2) Rich Tennant, cartoonist for the...
2009_DC_FOSE71DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- w/Chris Anderson, Louis Freeh, and Vivek Kundra
Chris Anderson: Editor-in-chief, Wired Magazine
For the People and By the People: Delivering on the Promise of Gov 2.0
Outside of government, a generation of consumers is growing up in Web 2.0, where popular sites are fast, easy to use and full of user participation tools, from comments to popularity...
2004_DC_FSKey_Park2DC -- Francis Scott Key Park
2009_DC_FSKey_Park5DC -- Francis Scott Key Park
2005_DC_Franciscan85DC -- Franciscan Monastery
2008_DC_Franciscan45DC -- Franciscan Monastery
2004_DC_FDR15DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2005_DC_FDR53DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Several visits here, mostly during cherry blossom time: ...
2006_DC_FDR7DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2007_DC_FDR8DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2010_DC_FDR19DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
For some reason, they allowed the water areas to freeze before draining them. The icicles were very cool!
2007_DC_FDR_Archives2DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives)
2009_DC_FDR_Archives1DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (Original one outside of National Archives)
2005_DC_Franklin5DC -- Franklin School
2006_DC_Franklin3DC -- Franklin School
2007_DC_Franklin5DC -- Franklin School
2009_DC_Franklin16DC -- Franklin School
2006_DC_Franklin_Sq13DC -- Franklin Square
2009_DC_Franklin_Sq18DC -- Franklin Square
2010_DC_Franklin_Sq14DC -- Franklin Square
Several visits. Including snow-damaged trees and a white tree in the middle of the park. Also including what turned out to be a religious concert at Franklin Square. The homeless had to listen to the concert before they were allowed to get the food or clothes that they wanted.
2004_DC_Douglass15DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS
During this visit, they were in the process of trying to redo the rooms so everything was stripped and all of the artifacts had been removed. Totally different place!
2007_DC_Douglass113DC -- Frederick Douglass NHS
2006_DC_FPlaza2DC -- Freedom Plaza
2007_DC_FPlaza1DC -- Freedom Plaza
2008_DC_FPlaza1DC -- Freedom Plaza
2009_DC_FPlaza9DC -- Freedom Plaza
2010_DC_FPlaza5DC -- Freedom Plaza
2010_DC_FP_Census_Day_100401102DC -- Freedom Plaza -- Census Day Rally
The US Census presents: 2010 Census Day Rally
Freedom Plaza
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Hosted by
- Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, (D-DC)
Opening Musical Act
- Boys and Girls Club Steel Drum Marching Band
Speakers:
- D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown...
2006_DC_FP_Shooter_06100414DC -- Freedom Plaza -- Filming "Shooter" w/Mark Wahlberg
2004_DC_SIFG_Avant6DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London
Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London
November 20, 2003 – April 4, 2004
This exhibition, marking the centenary of Whistler's death on July 17, 1903, highlights his importance to the history of exhibition design by creating new versions of 2 of his most influential installations:...
2004_DC_SIFG_Peacock8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2008_DC_SIFG_Peacock8DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Peacock Room
2004_DC_SIFG84DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SIFG37DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2008_DC_SIFG64DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2004_DC_Georgetown_WFPk1DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2010_DC_Georgetown_WFPk13DC -- Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park (and Views from...)
2005_DC_Gallaudet8DC -- Gallaudet University
2005_DC_Gallery_Place6DC -- Gallery Place building
2007_DC_Gallery_Place1DC -- Gallery Place building
2008_DC_Gallery_Place2DC -- Gallery Place building
2009_DC_Gallery_Place3DC -- Gallery Place building
2010_DC_Gallery_Place1DC -- Gallery Place building
2007_DC_Gallup_07011667DC -- Gallup -- Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum
Re-Thinking Global Leadership: The Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum: At the Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum in January, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, social theorist Richard Florida, Gallup CEO Jim Clifton, and University of Nebraska faculty will speak...
2005_DC_Gallup_05072624DC -- Gallup -- World Poll advance briefing
The Gallup Organization held a special advance briefing for federal government agencies on The Gallup World Poll -- a global data collection and analysis effort that is the largest in Gallup’s 70-year history. In up to 200 countries, this project will gather first-hand, “on the ground” answers directly...
2006_DC_Gallup_Bldg4DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
2007_DC_Gallup_Bldg11DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
2008_DC_Gallup_Bldg6DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
2009_DC_Gallup_Bldg3DC -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F)
2004_DC_GAR7DC -- GAR Memorial
2007_DC_GAR8DC -- GAR Memorial
2008_DC_GAR17DC -- GAR Memorial
2010_DC_GAR4DC -- GAR Memorial
2005_DC_Rawlins_Statue2DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2006_DC_Rawlins_Statue2DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2009_DC_Rawlins_Statue6DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2009_DC_Artigas_Statue2DC -- General Jose Gervasio Artigas Statue
2004_DC_Hancock_Mem1DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
2007_DC_Hancock_Mem1DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
2008_DC_Hancock_Mem6DC -- General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) Memorial
2004_DC_Mason11DC -- George Mason Memorial
2007_DC_Mason2DC -- George Mason Memorial
2005_DC_Mason3DC -- George Mason Memorial (at night)
2004_DC_Meade3DC -- George Meade Memorial
2005_DC_Meade7DC -- George Meade Memorial
2007_DC_Meade11DC -- George Meade Memorial
2009_DC_Meade9DC -- George Meade Memorial
2006_DC_Book_Hill2DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park
2009_DC_Book_Hill1DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park
2009_DC_Duke_SOA8DC -- Georgetown -- Duke Ellington School of the Arts
2008_DC_Dumbarton_UMC3DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton United Methodist Church (3133 Dumbarton St NW)
2004_DC_Exorcist4DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
2007_DC_Exorcist6DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
2009_DC_Exorcist11DC -- Georgetown -- Exorcist Steps (Prospect and 36th St NW)
2008_DC_Illuminated_Crowd7DC -- Georgetown -- Four Seasons Hotel -- Illuminated Crowd (Raymond Mason)
2009_DC_GeorgetownL2DC -- Georgetown -- Library
They're still saying this library is going to reopen in 2010.
2006_DC_Montrose_Pk1DC -- Georgetown -- Montrose and Dumbarton Park
2008_DC_PCArt5DC -- Georgetown -- P&C Art Gallery (3808 M St NW)
2007_DC_StreetcarG5DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2009_DC_StreetcarG6DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2010_DC_StreetcarG4DC -- Georgetown -- Streetcar remnants (tracks and Car Barn)
2009_DC_Volta4DC -- Georgetown -- Volta Laboratory and Bureau (3414 Volta Pl NW)
2004_DC_Wash_Harbor4DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2008_DC_Wash_Harbor2DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2009_DC_Wash_Harbor7DC -- Georgetown -- Washington Harbor
2008_DC_Whitehurst_UPass1DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2009_DC_Whitehurst_UPass1DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2010_DC_Whitehurst_UPass7DC -- Georgetown -- Whitehurst Freeway Underpass
2004_DC_Georgetown5DC -- Georgetown areas
2006_DC_Georgetown13DC -- Georgetown areas
2007_DC_Georgetown5DC -- Georgetown areas
2008_DC_Georgetown42DC -- Georgetown areas
2009_DC_Georgetown59DC -- Georgetown areas
2010_DC_Georgetown21DC -- Georgetown areas
2004_DC_GeorgetownU3DC -- Georgetown University
2007_DC_GeorgetownU56DC -- Georgetown University
2009_DC_GeorgetownU20DC -- Georgetown University
2009_DC_Goodall_09090954DC -- Georgetown University -- Dr. Jane Goodall
Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Jane Goodall in Gaston Hall. Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will give a special keynote lecture at Georgetown University. Join Dr. Goodall as she shares stories from her new book, 'Hope for Animals and Their...
2009_DC_GULC7DC -- Georgetown University Law Center
2009_DC_GeorgetownSG6DC -- Georgetown University & FotoWeek DC -- Lucille and Richard Spagnuolo Gallery
2008_DC_GeorgetownV9DC -- Georgetown view of the bridge and Rosslyn
Taken from the FotoWeek DC building.
2009_DC_GeorgetownV3DC -- Georgetown view of the bridge and Rosslyn
Taken from "Book Hill" and the FotoWeek DC building.
2010_DC_GAHM15DC -- German-American Heritage Museum
2006_DC_Glenwood14DC -- Glenwood Cemetery
2007_DC_GPO10DC -- Government Printing Office -- Harding Hall
2007_DC_Grace_Reformed8DC -- Grace Reformed Church (1405 15th St NW)
2008_DC_New_Hope29DC -- Greater New Hope Baptist Church / Washington Hebrew Congregation
2009_DC_New_Hope6DC -- Greater New Hope Baptist Church / Washington Hebrew Congregation
2006_DC_Greyhound1DC -- Greyhound Bus Station
2007_DC_Greyhound2DC -- Greyhound Bus Station
2008_DC_Greyhound19DC -- Greyhound Bus Station
2009_DC_Greyhound9DC -- Greyhound Bus Station
2005_DC_Teddy_Island10DC -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
2007_DC_Teddy_Island12DC -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
2008_DC_GWU12DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
2007_DC_Lisner8DC -- GWU (George Washington University) -- Lisner Auditorium
Artwork in the basement.
2007_DC_Hains35DC -- Hains Point ("The Awakening")
After hearing that The Awakening had been sold to National Harbor, I realized I hadn't visited the work since 2002 and decided it was time to see it again.
2009_DC_HamiltonianAT_09042132DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Artist Talk
Hamiltonian Gallery had an artist talk involving the three artists on display at the gallery's fifth exhibition: Lisa Brotman, Tom Block, and Michael Enn Sirvet
2009_DC_Hamiltonian_09032197DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Exhibition opening
Hamiltonian Gallery and Hamiltonian Artists are proud to announce the opening of their fifth exhibition featuring the lush and emotional work of Lisa Brotman, the tumultuous second installment of Tom Block's series exploring mysticism in our post-religious age, and Michael Enn Sirvet's sculptural work...
2009_DC_HamiltonianV7DC -- Hamiltonian Gallery -- Views of U Street area
2007_DC_Henley_Park11DC -- Henley Park Hotel
2004_DC_Longfellow1DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2005_DC_Longfellow2DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2009_DC_HI_Washington2DC -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2010_DC_HI_Washington3DC -- HI Washington DC hostel (1009 11th St NW)
2009_DC_Hill_Center7DC -- Hill Center
2003_DC_SIHIR1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2004_DC_SIHIR11DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2005_DC_SIHIR47DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2006_DC_SIHIR2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2009_DC_SIHIR122DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2003_DC_SIHIRO1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
This was a new outdoor sculpture they were installing outside of the Hirshhorn.
2004_DC_SIHIRO21DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2005_DC_SIHIRO18DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
I was taking a lunch break and saw this banner on the Hirshhorn Museum. Lots of different languages, none of which were all that familiar. But if you look toward the lower left, you'll see "Don't be afraid!" in small script. I have no idea what the exhibit is like but I was certainly curious after...
2007_DC_SIHIRO1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2009_DC_SIHIRO139DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks90DC -- Historic Twin Oaks estate
Photographed during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the estate.
2010_DC_Italiana32DC -- Holy Rosary Church and Casa Italiana
2006_DC_Hotel_Monaco13DC -- Hotel Monaco
My first government job was in this building. Back when I arrived in 1979, this was the headquarters of the International Trade Commission. After awhile, I changed jobs and left. The agency, which was already too big for the building and was simultaneously occupying space in the Bicentennial...
2007_DC_Hotel_Monaco1DC -- Hotel Monaco
2010_DC_Hotel_Monaco1DC -- Hotel Monaco
The telegraph marker.
2005_DC_HotelW1DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2006_DC_HotelW3DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2007_DC_HotelW7DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2008_DC_HotelW4DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2009_DC_HotelW8DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington)
2005_DC_HotelW_Vw12DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) -- Views from rooftop cafeteria
2009_DC_Stills_091107170DC -- House of Sweden w/FotoWeek DC and AFI -- Stills and Flicks Reception
The Embassy of Sweden, FotoWeek DC, and AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center cordially invite you and a guest to an opening reception of: Stills and Flicks
Join us for a spectacular evening as we inaugurate the exhibition "What Lies Beneath: Nature & Urban Landscape in EU Photography" and celebrate the...
2010_DC_Howard16DC -- Howard University area
2009_DC_I3953DC -- I-395 Overpass Work
2008_DC_IDB10DC -- IDB -- Inter-American Development Bank building
Very cool lobby!
2009_DC_IDBCC_50Years17DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "50 Years, 50 Works"
50 Years, 50 Works: The Art of Latin America and the Caribbean in the 20th Century. The exhibition gathered 50 outstanding artworks from the art collections of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States—both in Washington, D.C. It was...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Being22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Being Elsewhere"
Being Elsewhere (Canada)
Seven Artists from the Latin American and Caribbean Diaspora in Canada
The exhibition features artists born in Latin America and the Caribbean who have emigrated to Canada. The exhibit takes a closer look at their work in an attempt to understand some of the motivations behind...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Expressions44DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Expressions of the Americas"
IDB Cultural Center Exhibition: Expressions of the Americas: Selections from the IDB Art Collection:
A selection of popular and folk art from the Americas, drawn from the Collection of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The selection includes works in polychrome clay and wood, stone, and...
2008_DC_IDBCC_Extended25DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Extended Boundary"
February 19, 2008
IDB art exhibition honors Miami

The exhibition shows off Miami's Latin American-flavored dynamism and creativity and relates the city's cultural history.

Miami's characteristic intensity and diversity are on display in "Extended Boundary: Latin American and Caribbean Artists in...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Medellin20DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Medellín"
Medellín: Art and Development. An exhibition exploring the development and projection of the City of Medellín, Colombia, site of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank, as interpreted by the work of 19th and 20th century artists and photographers.
2008_DC_IDBCC_Show17DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "On With The Show"
On with the Show!
A celebration of the 100th Anniversary and Restoration of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina,
May 21 to August 1, 2008
The process of upgrading the Teatro Colón infrastructure began eight years ago with the design and unveiling of a Master Plan. Included will be the...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Turns22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- "Turns and Directions"
Turns and Directions: Changes in the Arts of Central America's Spanish-Speaking Nations and Panama During and After the 1950s
August 16 – November 19, 2010
The exhibition will present a total of 27 pieces, coming from the IDB and the OAS collections, and it is part of an ambitious project, “About...
2009_DC_ICC45DC -- Immaculate Conception Church
Stop #11 on the Shaw Heritage Trail: Seventh Street Develops:
Seventh and N Streets, NW
In 1864, St. Patrick's Parish opened a new mission church — Immaculate Conception Church — for Catholics living far from St. Patrick’s downtown F Street home. The current imposing, Gothic style building opened a...
2006_DC_Immigration_06051729DC -- Immigration rally @ Mall
This was a pre-march rally in support of immigration reform that was held on the National Mall. I had missed the big on in March because of social commitments and I had a member event to go to during the planned evening march on the U.S. Capitol but I decided to try to see this. There weren't many...
2009_DC_Inaug_Parade_09012050DC -- Inaugural parade (2009)
I hadn't tried to see an inauguration since 1993 but this was Barack Obama! It was bitterly cold. The event was delayed because Senator Kennedy had had a seizure in the Capital. And neither Barack nor Joe Biden were outside of their vehicles by the time they reach my position at the Canadian Embassy....
2010_DC_Meritalk_10030435DC -- Innovation Nation Forum Spring Line Fashion Show (w/Kathy Ireland)
This was the event which ended the MeriTalk Innovation Nation Forum 20/20 IT Vision conference -- a Federal IT Spring Line Fashion Show featuring Strut Your IT Stuff. The host of this event was Kathy Ireland, "Supermodel turned Super Mogul".
2009_DC_IWP10DC -- Institute of World Politics building
2010_DC_IWP23DC -- Institute of World Politics building
2005_DC_IRS1DC -- Internal Revenue Service building
2010_DC_IRS3DC -- Internal Revenue Service building
2009_DC_SIIG9DC -- International Gallery
2005_DC_SIIG_VSA14DC -- International Gallery (VSA 4th: "Shifting Gears")
Shifting Gears was a contest sponsored by VSA arts and Volkswagen of America. The artists competed for a total of $60,000 in prize money, the largest awards program for young artists with disabilities.
A distinguished panel of experts reviewed 215 submissions from artist ages 16-25 years old. The...
2006_DC_SIIG_VSA10DC -- International Gallery (VSA 5th: "Destination Anywhere")
"Destination Anywhere": VSA Arts 5th Annual National Juried Exhibition for Young Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
On view are 15 artworks that reflect the experiences of young artist with disabilities and reveal how those disabilities shape or transform the artists' lives and ultimate...
2007_DC_SIIG_VSA9DC -- International Gallery (VSA 6th: "Driven")
Driven: A National Juried Exhibit for Young Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
Marking the 5th (6th?) year of the VSA arts awards program, on view are 15 award-winning works of art by young artists (ages 16-25) with disabilities that illustrate the forces that move them to create. VSA arts is an...
2009_DC_SIIG_VSA10DC -- International Gallery (VSA 8th: "Accelerate")
A Juried Exhibition of Emerging Artists with Disabilities:
For the eighth year, VSA arts and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., have partnered to recognize and showcase emerging artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are living in the United States. This collaboration supports these artists at a...
2010_DC_SIIG_VSA55DC -- International Gallery (VSA 9th: "Revealing Culture")
REVEALING CULTURE
Revealing Culture presents more than 146 works of art in a broad range of media—including installations, video, performance, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. The exhibition showcases 54 artists juried from more than 400 submissions. Revealing Culture is designed by Michael Graves...
2003_DC_SIIG_Brush121DC -- International Gallery ("A Brush With History")
GWU description of the exhibition: A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery” Seventy-five paintings of Americans, including works by some of the most important portrait painters the nation has produced, are on view. The portraits reflect the range of the gallery’s collection....
2006_DC_SIIG_Amazon5DC -- International Gallery ("Amazon Voyage")
Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches: This exhibition follows a boat journey along the Amazon River, with stops at 9 ports of call. On view are live fish, objects, over 20 interactives, and multimedia presentations to explore biodiversity and the relationships between the environment, the...
2005_DC_SIIG_Black18DC -- International Gallery ("Close Up In Black")
This touring exhibition, on a three-year, ten-city tour, captures the extraordinary visual imagery of blacks in film history as displayed through the bold and stylized graphic art of the movie poster. Through a dynamic installation of 90 vintage and contemporary film posters from the Edward Mapp...
2007_DC_SIIG_Little_Saigon4DC -- International Gallery ("Exit Saigon, Enter Little Saigon")
Exit Saigon, Enter Little Saigon: Vietnamese America since 1975
January 19, 2007 – April 1, 2007
When the war ended in South East Asia in 1975, the U.S. government opened its gates to thousands of Vietnamese. The images in this exhibition reveal how Vietnamese Americans adapted to life in the U.S. and...
2007_DC_SIIG_Mexican11DC -- International Gallery ("Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art")
These five cases feature folk art made by a group of master artisans representing urban, rural, and indigenous communities across Mexico. The items on view -- whether made for everyday use, ritual purposes, or "art for art's sake" -- reveal the artists' superb technical mastery of the materials and...
2010_DC_SIIG_Healing12DC -- International Gallery ("Healing Power Of Art")
Imagine the ground beneath you suddenly trembling... buildings collapsing... untold numbers of maimed and injured all around. Now, imagine you are a child.
For 35 terrifying long seconds this is what the children of Haiti experienced on January 12, 2010, as an earthquake forever changed the world they...
2005_DC_SIIG_Russian47DC -- International Gallery ("In The Russian Tradition")
In the Russian Tradition is a historic exhibition in many ways. Through a unique collaboration among The State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis, and the Smithsonian Institution, these paintings tell the story of Russian art in the 20th century.
This cross-section...
2008_DC_SIIG_Henson10DC -- International Gallery ("Jim Henson's Fantastic World")
No photography was allowed in the exhibit so there's not much to show you here. Sorry!

Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with The Jim Henson Legacy, Jim Henson's Fantastic World offers audiences a rare peek into the imagination of this brilliant innovator and...
2006_DC_SIIG_Myth70DC -- International Gallery ("Myth, Mortals and Immortality")
"Myth, Mortals and Immortality: Works from Museo Soumaya de México" kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center and the Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, features approximately 100 works by Mexico’s most renowned artists...
2007_DC_SIIG_Planning35DC -- International Gallery ("National Capital Planning Commission")
On view from the 2006 second edition Worthy of the Nation: The Planning of Washington, D.C., from L'Enfant to the National Capital Planning Commission are approximately 75 photographs and illustrations that depict the challenges associated with planning Washington, D.C., over its 200-year history. This...
2010_DC_SIIG_Sisters29DC -- International Gallery ("Woman and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America")
Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America
January 15, 2010 - April 25, 2010 (new closing date)
Rare artifacts and photographs from more than 400 communities are on view to explore the role of Catholic sisters in American life. From the time they first arrived in America nearly 300 years ago,...
2005_DC_IMF10DC -- International Monetary Fund
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
2007_DC_Intl_Square8DC -- International Square
2003_DC_Storm4DC -- Isabel-uprooted trees by Natl Cathedral
2009_DC_Islamic_Center1DC -- Islamic Center of Washington
2005_DC_ItsGov6DC -- itsGov -- 2nd annual itsGov “Technology Buying at Year-End” Showcase
The keynote speaker was Anand Chandrasekher, Vice President and Director, Sales and Marketing Group, Intel Corporation. Helping out the Fisher House ("Helping military families") was Darryl Grant, former Washington Redskin and two-time Super Bowl champion.
2005_DC_Garfield_Mem10DC -- James A. Garfield Monument
2007_DC_Garfield_Mem8DC -- James A. Garfield Monument
2009_DC_Garfield_Mem14DC -- James A. Garfield Monument
2005_DC_McPherson4DC -- James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2007_DC_McPherson3DC -- James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2009_DC_McPherson7DC -- James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2005_DC_JAWilson1DC -- John A. Wilson Building
From http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11203-2005Feb9.html

A statue of Alexander Robey "Boss" Shepherd, a former governor of the District, was recently returned to its former place of honor outside the John A. Wilson Building, the District's city hall. Shepherd, a D.C. Council member...
2006_DC_JAWilson2DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2007_DC_JAWilson9DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2008_DC_JAWilson146DC -- John A. Wilson Building
Including close ups of the statues lining the top. I was impressed at how well the Fuji s100sf handled these.
2009_DC_JAWilson7DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2008_DC_JAWilson_Tour50DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Architectural Tour
2008_DC_JAWilson_100_08101585DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Centennial Event
John A. Wilson Building Centennial
Join in the celebration of the Centennial of the John A. Wilson Building. This commemoration includes an exhibit co-curated by the Historical Society of Washington and the DC Archives. The exhibits include fascinating artifacts: an original DC flag (courtesy of the...
2007_DC_Press_07082449DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: City council press conference on commitment to education by parents
This was press conference sponsored by at-large Councilmember Kwame R. Brown to promote a parental-involvement commitment:
Parental Engagement Pledge
2007-2008 School Year
As a parent, grandparent, or caring adult, I hereby pledge to help the District of Columbia's children and Public Schools to...
2010_DC_Arizona_10042711DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: City council press conference on No More Arizonas
“No More Arizonas" say DC Rights Activists:
Condemning Arizona’s passage last week of the “Secure Communities” program as “racist and perverse,” dozens of labor, community and immigrant rights activists spoke out forcefully yesterday about the dangers of collaboration between local police and...
2007_DC_Effi_0709139DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Effi Barry viewing
Former D.C. First Lady Effi Barry Dies
The Associated Press
Thursday, September 6, 2007; 5:28 PM

WASHINGTON -- Effi Barry, the District of Columbia's stoic former first lady who endured her husband's drug abuse and unfaithfulness during his years as the city's mayor, died Thursday. She was...
2005_DC_Ericsson1DC -- John Ericsson Memorial
2004_DC_Kennedy_Center16DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2007_DC_Kennedy_Center10DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2009_DC_Kennedy_Center1DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Taken from across the water by the House of Sweden building.
2004_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw22DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2005_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw5DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2007_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw13DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
KeyImgsShort Description
2017_09_12D2_USCHS_Freedom2104USCHS -- 2017 Freedom Award to Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Formal Presentation
Program: * Welcome: The Honorable Ronald A. Sarasin, President, US Capitol Historical Society * Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader * Congratulatory Remarks: The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska * 2017 Freedom Award Presentation: Lin-... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_25A1_Place196AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2017) -- "A Place in the Caribbean" (w/Juan Carlos Fanconi, Lali González and Sandra Estrada)
PLACE IN THE CARIBBEAN, A Special Features: Q&A with director Juan Carlos Fanconi, actress Lali González and producer Sandra Estrada [UN LUGAR EN EL CARIBE] Three love stories unfold on the picturesque island of Roatán in this visually lush tale of romance and adventure. Famous writer Gael (José Zú... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_16B_SPX_Other103MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2017) -- Other (Saturday)
Folks here include: Ben Marra, ???, Gilbert Hernandez, Evan Keeling, ???, Matt Dembicki, Jason Rodriguez, Lenora Yerkes, Eric Gordon, Sam Bosma, Steve Conley, ???, Joe Carabeo, R. Sikoryak, ???, ???, Michael Cavna, Emil Ferris, Alex Alice, Mike Rhode, Rick Banning, Eric Knisley ("Exquisite Corpse"),... (Partially reviewed)
2017_09_22B_BCCA126MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Artists (Friday)
Folks here: Sean Von Gorman, Stan Sakai, Lora Innes, Dominike Stanton, Thom Zahler, J. Robert Deans, Joe Staton, Andy Runton, Franco (Aureliani), Laura Martin, John K. Snyder III, Tim Truman, Mike Gold, ???, Bob Ingersoll, Bob Mathias, Jen Taylor, Jeremy Vinar, Tim Murphy, ???, Laura Charles, Mark W... (Partially reviewed)
2017_10_12A_Murray119AFI -- "Don Murray: Unsung Hero" (w/Don Murray and Don Malcolm)
DON MURRAY: UNSUNG HERO Special Features: Q&A with Don Murray and filmmaker Don Malcolm Currently featured on TWIN PEAKS as Bushnell Mullins, actor Don Murray has a career spanning back to the early 1950s which includes an Oscar®-nominated role opposite Marilyn Monroe (BUS STOP). Throughout his care... (Partially reviewed)


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