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2008_MD_Baader_081121207AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2008) -- "Baader Meinhof Complex" (w/Stefan Aust) and Receptions
Speakers in sequence were:
-- Murray Horwitz (the director of AFI/Silver),
-- Klaus Scharioth (German ambassador to the United States),
-- Stefan Aust (the author), and
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI/Silver).

The Baader Meinhof Complex [Der Baader Meinhof Komplex]:
Germany's Official Oscar...
2008_MD_So_Long_081106244AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2008) -- "I've Loved You So Long" (w/Philippe Claudel) (incl reception)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Murray Horwitz, Director and COO of the American Film Institute's Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
-- Ambassador John Bruton, European Union Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to the USA
-- Murray Horwitz again
-- Philippe Claudel, author...
2009_MD_Mammoth_091105174AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2009) -- "Mammoth" (incl reception)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Todd Hitchcock (AFI)
-- Angelos Pangratis, Acting Head of Delegation of the European Commission,
-- Karin Olofsdotter, Deputy Chief of Mission for the Embassy of Sweden

AFI Silver Theatre celebrates the Opening of the 22nd AFI European Union Film Showcase. The evening...
2010_MD_Illegal_101104143AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2010) -- "Illegal" (incl receptions)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Ray Barry (AFI)
-- João Vale de Almeida (head of the EU delegation)

AFI European Union Film Showcase:
The best of European cinema...without the jet lag.

AFI presents the 23rd AFI European Union Film Showcase, a selection of new films from EU member states including...
2014_MD_Imitation_141205164AFI -- European Union Film Showcase (2014) -- "Imitation Game" (w/Major General Buster Howes) (incl reception)
THE IMITATION GAME
Introduction by Major General Buster Howes, Royal Marines, British Defence Attaché, Washington, DC
Benedict Cumberbatch gives a stirring performance as Alan Turing, the British mathematician and cryptologist who led the top-secret team of code-breakers housed at Bletchley Park. His...
2014_MD_Paradise_140926144AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2014) -- "Paradise" (w/Mariana Chenillo) (incl reception)
PARADISE [Paraíso]
Q&A with filmmaker Mariana Chenillo, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Mexican Cultural Institute on Sep 26
Carmen and Alfredo are a happy, overweight couple whose sheltered life in the suburbs is flipped upside-down when they move to bustling Mexico City. Adapting to...
2007_MD_Greek_07110873AFI -- "Journey: The Greek-American Dream" (w/Maria Iliou, Paul Sarbanes, George Pelecanos)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Murray Horwitz (AFI Director),
-- Maria Iliou (maybe),
-- Alexandros P. Mallias (the Greek ambassador to the United States),
-- Paul Sarbanes,
-- ??? (again)
-- ???
-- George Pelecanos,
-- ???

Director Maria Iliou and Special Guests Former Senator Paul...
2016_DC_Goisern_160312280Austrian Embassy -- Hubert Von Goisern concert
CONCERT | Hubert Von Goisern
Hubert von Goisern was born as Hubert Achleitner on 17th November 1952 in Bad Goisern in the Austrian Salzkammergut region. At the age of 5 he told his parents that he wanted to be a conductor. When he was 12 he joined the local brass band and was loaned his first...
2004_DC_BABA_040331122British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ British Embassy
This event was held at the British Embassy.
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Afghanistan64DC -- Embassy of Afghanistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
There was also an art show upstairs. It included works by Nicolaus Aman.
2016_DC_Emb_Albania34DC -- Embassy of Albania
Part of Passport DC 2016
Greeting visitors was Ambassador Floreta Faber.
2019_11_08B2_Emb_Argentina_Pano19DC -- Embassy of Argentina -- Exhibit: From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary-Panoramic Photography
José Andrés Basbus's exhibit "From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary-Panoramic Photography" (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_Emb_Argentina6DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW)
2014_DC_Emb_Argentina91DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW)
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Food tasting, wine tasting, Yerba mate tasting, Tango and Folk shows, guided tours, art exhibits, free tango lessons, tourism clips, kid entertainment.
2017_DC_Emb_Argentina5DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW)
2019_11_08B1_Emb_Argentina39DC -- Embassy of Argentina (1600 NH Ave NW) (Partially reviewed)
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.
2016_DC_Emb_Australia5DC -- Embassy of Australia
2018_DC_Emb_Australia10DC -- Embassy of Australia
2019_09_20E1_Emb_Australia3DC -- Embassy of Australia (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_Emb_Austria25DC -- Embassy of Austria
2014_DC_Emb_Austria21DC -- Embassy of Austria
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover why Austria and Vienna rank high for quality of life. Listen to Austrian music, taste fine Austrian wines and pastries. Enjoy Viennese roasted Meinl coffee and watch a chef skillfully preparing apple strudel, a traditional Austrian dish.
2016_DC_Emb_Austria12DC -- Embassy of Austria
2016_DC_Emb_Austria_Lessing42DC -- Embassy of Austria -- Exhibit: Lessing Presents Lessing
THE JEWISH MUSEUM VIENNA ON INTERNATIONAL COURT: ERICH LESSING. ANDREW MEZVINSKY
Exhibition dates: JAN 20, 2016 – MAR, 18, 2016
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
The two exhibitions LESSING PRESENTS LESSING, works by noted photographer Erich Lessing and A GOOD...
2013_DC_Emb_Azerbaijan17DC -- Embassy of Azerbaijan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2012_DC_Emb_Bahrain2DC -- Embassy of Bahrain
2019_DC_Emb_Bahrain10DC -- Embassy of Bahrain
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
BAHRAIN
* An outside, illustrated cultural trail showcasing Bahrain’s architecture
* A puzzle displaying the country’s tourist attractions
* Display of the history and traditions of Bahrain’s pearlindustry
* Traditional foods and...
2012_DC_Emb_Bangladesh24DC -- Embassy of Bangladesh
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2019_DC_Emb_Bangladesh21DC -- Embassy of Bangladesh
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
BANGLADESH
* Celebrate a Bengali New Year
* Sample and purchase Bangladeshi cuisine
* See and purchase traditional crafts
* Enjoy aHenna Corner
* Experience a cultural show of traditional dance and music
2013_DC_Emb_Barbados29DC -- Embassy of Barbados
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Belize10DC -- Embassy of Belize
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
The ambassador, H.E Nestor Mendez, greeted vistors.
2012_DC_Emb_Benin31DC -- Embassy of Benin
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Explore the sophistication of Benin through visual exhibition, dance, and live music. The complimentary local food and drink tasting will give you a taste of this country.
Performers included Angelique Kidjo, vocalist.
2009_DC_Emb_Bolivia1DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
2011_DC_Emb_Bolivia59DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come and join us in a celebration of our “Limitless Diversity” May 14th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. From its traditions in regional folklore to its important archeological ruins, Bolivia is deeply rooted in a sense of history, and values its diverse...
2012_DC_Emb_Bolivia2DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
2013_DC_Emb_Bolivia36DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
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.
2012_DC_Emb_Botswana24DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was Her Excellency Tebelelo Seretse Ambassador of Botswana to the United States.
2015_DC_Emb_Botswana8DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2016_DC_Emb_Botswana19DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC 2016
2019_DC_Emb_Botswana3DC -- Embassy of Botswana
External only.
2008_DC_Emb_Brazil3DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2009_DC_Emb_Brazil1DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2011_DC_Emb_Brazil35DC -- Embassy of Brazil
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Learn about the Brazilian art form of Capoeira, which combines elements of martial arts, sports, and music. Explore the Brazilian Ambassador’s residence, designed in 1908 by John Russell Pope, architect of the National Archives, the Jefferson...
2013_DC_Emb_Brazil1DC -- Embassy of Brazil
2012_DC_Emb_Brunei42DC -- Embassy of Brunei
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was His Excellency Ambassador Dato Paduka Haji Yusoff bin Haji Abdul Hamid, Ambassador of Brunei to the United States, and his wife.
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...
2017_DC_Emb_Bulgaria2DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
2018_DC_Emb_Bulgaria1DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
EMBASSY OF BULGARIA
www.bulgaria-embassy.org
Explore the Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria at EU Open House.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
2004_DC_Emb_Canada4DC -- Embassy of Canada
2005_DC_Emb_Canada4DC -- Embassy of Canada
2007_DC_Emb_Canada7DC -- Embassy of Canada
2008_DC_Emb_Canada5DC -- Embassy of Canada
2010_DC_Emb_Canada3DC -- Embassy of Canada
2012_DC_Emb_Canada6DC -- Embassy of Canada
2014_DC_Emb_Canada7DC -- Embassy of Canada
2015_DC_Emb_Canada15DC -- Embassy of Canada
Including the PRIDE flag as well as the Christmas tree.
2017_DC_Emb_Canada6DC -- Embassy of Canada
2018_DC_Emb_Canada6DC -- Embassy of Canada
The Pride flag is out.
2019_06_15A3_Emb_Canada1DC -- Embassy of Canada
Unexpected flag for the Toronto Raptors. (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Can150th_170701163DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Canada 150 Celebration
The Embassy of Canada in Washington invites you and a guest to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday and the biggest Canada Day yet!
The 150th anniversary of Canada, also known as the 150th anniversary of Confederation and promoted by the Canadian government as Canada 150, occurs in 2017 as Canada marks...
2019_07_01A1_Can152nd185DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Canada 152 Celebration
The Embassy of Canada invites you to a
Canada Day Pancake Breakfast
featuring a performance by Nova Scotia Celtic duo Cassie and Maggie (Partially reviewed)
2019_04_15C_EC_Quilters128DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: A Sense of Community: Canadian & American Quilters
A Sense of Community: Canadian & American Quilters
March 7, 2019 to May 24, 2019
Quilting has long brought communities together. Quilting bees began in as a way to share work. Today, quilting guilds help artists share techniques and ideas. Many of the artists in this show are members of one or more... (Partially reviewed)
2013_DC_EC_Accessible_Arctic36DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Accessible Arctic
The Accessible Arctic
Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian Geographic
April 1, 2013 – August 30, 2013
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to present a new art gallery exhibit, The Accessible Arctic: Eighty Years of Arctic Photography from the pages of Canadian...
2013_DC_EC_Arctic_Adv41DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Arctic Adventure
Arctic Adventure
September 16, 2013 – February 14th, 2014
In celebration of Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Embassy of Canada is pleased to present Arctic Adventure, a special exhibition developed and produced by Science North – a world renowned science center based in Sudbury,...
2018_DC_EC_Belonging26DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts
Belonging to a Place: An Exhibition by Fogo Island Arts
February 15 to April 27, 2018
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers, and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting...
2019_06_19E1_EC_Friends86DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Between Friends: A Snapshot of Canada-U.S. Relations
Between Friends: A Snapshot of Canada-U.S. Relations
June 14 - August 30, 2019
For over 150 years, Canada has had no closer friend and ally than the United States. We work together to make our two countries safer and more prosperous so we can build a better future on both sides of the border.
This... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_EC_Comer44DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay
May 4 to July 20, 2018
Captain George Comer and the Inuit of Hudson Bay features artefacts, photographs, voice recordings and facial casts of the Inuit people that Captain George Comer (1858-1937) met and interacted with during his Arctic expeditions...
2014_DC_EC_25Yrs74DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
Celebrating 25 years on Pennsylvania Avenue
2014 marks the Embassy’s 25th anniversary on Pennsylvania Avenue, America’s Main Street. To mark the occasion, the Embassy’s art gallery will host an exhibit from Monday, September 29, 2014 through to the beginning of January 2015.
This exhibit traces the...
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...
2018_DC_EC_Diversity39DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher
Diversity and Identity: Renée duRocher
July 30, 2018 through October 27, 2018
Renée duRocher has taken her place in the Canadian visual arts community through patience and determination. Her exhibition, Diversity and Identity, is inspired by a recent visit to northern Vietnam and the literary work of...
2016_DC_EC_Exploring16DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Exploring Canada: Manulife Art Collection
Manulife art collection
The Embassy of Canada is pleased to host a selection of works from the Manulife art collection. Exploring Canada includes pieces from various regions, genres and artistic talents from Canada. The exhibit provides a unique view into the dynamic artistic pieces that were produced...
2019_09_12D1_EC_Johnston62DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston.(Visit 1)
The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston
September 13, 2019 through January 2020
For more than thirty years, Lynn Johnston captured the hearts of readers around the globe with her Pulitzer Prize-nominated comic strip For Better or For Worse. Now appearing as reruns, it is still seen in over 2,000 newspapers –... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_EC_Hudson_River29DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Hudson River School of Painting sculptures on portico
2017_DC_EC_Arctic137DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Into the Arctic
Into the Arctic
January 10, 2017 until February 28, 2017
The Canadian Arctic is one of the last great wilderness regions on earth. It is seldom travelled and painted even less.
Over the course of four extensive, back-breaking Arctic expeditions, artist Cory Trépanier pushed north past the tree line...
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...
2012_DC_EC_Inuit_Today8DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Inuit Today
Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today
October 22, 2012 – March 15, 2013
The Embassy of Canada and TD Bank Group are pleased to present a new Embassy gallery exhibit, Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today, Contemporary Art from TD Bank Group's Inuit Collection.
TD Bank Group assembled an Inuit art collection in 1967, to mark...
2017_DC_EC_Kinngait19DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Kinngait Stories
Kinngait Stories
As the Embassy of Canada in Washington DC marks the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we are pleased to partner with the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) to present Kinngait Stories, the first solo exhibition of renowned Cape Dorset artist Ningiukulu Teevee. It is also the first...
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...
2016_DC_EC_Murals30DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train
Embassy gallery exhibit: Murals from a Great Canadian Train
In 1953, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) purchased 173 brand-new stainless steel rail cars from the Budd Company of Philadelphia. With the glass ceiling design in its Vista Dome cars, “The Canadian” became the quintessential cross-country...
2019_DC_EC_Black_Hockey74DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour
In celebration of Black History Month, the Capitals and the Embassy of Canada will host the NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour at the Canadian embassy in Northwest Washington from Monday through Wednesday. The 525-square-foot mobile museum, which is housed in a trailer, recognizes the...
2016_DC_EC_Freedom25DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: North is Freedom
Embassy gallery exhibit: North is Freedom
North is Freedom is a photographic essay that celebrates the descendants of freedom-seekers who escaped slavery in the United States by fleeing to Canada.
In the years before the American Civil War, approximately 30,000 fugitive slaves followed the “North...
2011_DC_EC_Remembering_91120DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: Remembering 9/11
In the days following September 11, 2001, Canada stood by the US; not only as an ally, but also as a friend and neighbour.
With American airspace shutdown, 17 airports across Canada took in 239 redirected planes. Whole communities -- like Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador; Halifax, Nova Scotia;...
2015_DC_EC_Seeway10DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: SEEWAY
SEEWAY, a collection of images reflecting Canadian artist Wanda Koop’s journey down the St. Lawrence Seaway
The Embassy of Canada will host SEEWAY, an exhibit from celebrated contemporary Canadian artist, Wanda Koop. In 2010, Koop joined the crew of the Canadian Steamship Line ocean freighter,...
2018_DC_EC_NHL17DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The 100 Greatest NHL Players
The 100 Greatest NHL Players
November 6, 2018 to February 28, 2019
The 100 Greatest NHL Players is a centerpiece in honoring 100 years of NHL hockey. A Blue Ribbon panel comprised of 58 distinguished members of the hockey community - including executives, media members and NHL alumni - selected the...
2018_DC_EC_WW1_Remembers7DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Exhibit: The World Remembers (1917/1918)
The World Remembers: The Display of Names of Those Killed in 1917

The World Remembers will display the names of those who lost their lives in names-display installations in participating nations. They will be seen in a network of schools or other organisations, on our website, and on phones and...
2019_09_12D2_Johnston154DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance.
Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington... (Partially reviewed)
2006_DC_Emb_CanadaX3DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2009_DC_Emb_CanadaX9DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2011_DC_Emb_CanadaX6DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2014_DC_Emb_CanadaX6DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2015_DC_Emb_CanadaX10DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2017_DC_Emb_CanadaX13DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2018_DC_Emb_CanadaX33DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
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
2014_DC_Emb_Chile4DC -- Embassy of Chile
2016_DC_Emb_Chile1DC -- Embassy of Chile
Part of Passport DC 2016
2012_DC_Emb_China2DC -- Embassy of China
2013_DC_Emb_China8DC -- Embassy of China
2014_DC_Emb_China4DC -- Embassy of China
2016_DC_Emb_China1DC -- Embassy of China
2019_05_04A1_Emb_China149DC -- Embassy of China
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
CHINA:
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_04A2_Emb_China_Photo64DC -- Embassy of China -- Exhibit: Photo exhibition on 40th Anniversary of China-US diplomatic relations
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
CHINA:
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific... (Partially reviewed)
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Coite_Divoire24DC -- Embassy of Coite D'Ivoire
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
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
2015_DC_Emb_Colombia47DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
Come visit the Embassy of Colombia. We'll have food, dancing, a live concert and much more!
Special guests:
Juan Valdez, Verny Varela, El Tayrona
2016_DC_Emb_Colombia2DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC 2016
2013_DC_Emb_Dominica20DC -- Embassy of Commonwealth of Domica + St. Kitts and Nevis @ Fraser Mansion
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Costa_Rica19DC -- Embassy of Costa Rica
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Visitors will enjoy Costa Rican food, drinks, music, traditional dance, national products, and tourism materials. Diplomatic staff will be at hand to interact with guests. A representative from the Institute of Tourism will offer presentations as well.
1997_DC_Emb_Croatia1DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2005_DC_Emb_Croatia2DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2008_DC_Emb_Croatia2DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2009_DC_Emb_Croatia3DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2011_DC_Emb_Croatia18DC -- Embassy of Croatia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Visit the home of seven World Heritage sites as you learn about the deep history of Croatia. The heritage of the people of Croatia reaches back tens of thousands of years, even thought the nation recently received sovereignty in 1992. The embassy...
2012_DC_Emb_Croatia15DC -- Embassy of Croatia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
“Hrvatsko veselje” (“Croatian Merriment”) ​In cooperation with the Croatian National Tourist Board, the Embassy will present the heritage, music, dance, cuisine, and beauties of Croatia, home to seven World Heritage sites, as well as the Dalmatian dog. Croatia is also...
2009_DC_Emb_Cuba4DC -- Embassy of Cuba
2016_DC_Emb_Cuba29DC -- Embassy of Cuba
Including signs on the fence a week after Fidel Castro had died.
2019_09_06B2_Emb_Cuba5DC -- Embassy of Cuba (Partially reviewed)
2011_DC_Emb_Cyprus7DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Welcome to the crossroads of civilizations, where the West and East meet. You will have the opportunity to taste our uniquely Cypriot Halloumi cheese and the fabulous dessert soudjouko, made from grape juice and almonds. You will also be able to view short films on...
2018_DC_Emb_Cyprus20DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
EMBASSY OF CYPRUS
www.cyprusembassy.net
@CyprusEmbassyUS awaits you all to experience #Cyprus in DC at #EUOpenHouse in May!
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...
2012_DC_Emb_Denmark10DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
“Denmark: Taking global challenges seriously”. Visit our Embassy to learn about Denmark’s role in the global community. Learn about the Danish bicycle culture and our green energy ambitions; build virtually anything in LEGO, Denmark’s most famous toy; and take a guided...
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...
2015_DC_Emb_Dominican16DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2009_DC_Emb_Ecuador1DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
2014_DC_Emb_Ecuador24DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Short film on (green energy) Rum tasting, Typical Food, Cultural/Tourism Desk, Foto Artist, Identity & Magic: Folkonic dances with the Dominican Republic.
2017_DC_Emb_Ecuador4DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
2009_DC_Emb_Egypt3DC -- Embassy of Egypt
2012_DC_Emb_Egypt29DC -- Embassy of Egypt
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2015_DC_Emb_Egypt4DC -- Embassy of Egypt
2011_DC_Emb_Estonia24DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Visit the Embassy of Estonia and discover more about the homeland of Skype! Enjoy Estonian folk dance and get a glimpse of Tallinn, the European Cultural Capital 2011!
2012_DC_Emb_Estonia16DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Visit the Embassy of Estonia and learn more about the “E-country“. Enjoy Estonian folk dance and song festival photo exhibition.
2013_DC_Emb_Estonia15DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Estonia – the country of Skype and Internet Freedom, 1,500 islands, Song Festivals, and pure nature. Come visit the Embassy and be positively surprised. Test your knowledge with our quiz and enter the drawing to win a five-day trip for two to Estonia!
Greeting folks...
2018_DC_Emb_Estonia1DC -- Embassy of Estonia
EMBASSY OF ESTONIA
www.estemb.org
In 2018 Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary. You’re welcome to join the jubilee celebrations!
2012_DC_Emb_Ethiopia38DC -- Embassy of Ethiopia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Discover the hidden treasures of Ethiopia: home of eight amazing World Heritage sites, the cradle of ancient civilization and the origin of humankind. The embassy will showcase the country's diverse cultures, delicious cuisine, music and a photo...
2019_DC_Emb_Ethiopia13DC -- Embassy of Ethiopia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
ETHIOPIA
* Birthplace of the coffee bean!
* Display of Ethiopia’s diverse tourism attractions and world heritage sites
* An awe-inspiring photography exhibition
* Traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony
* Traditional music and dances
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...
2016_DC_Emb_EU12DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2016
EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION
www.euintheus.org
Learn how 28 countries work together and travel to any of them in our photo booth! Win prizes for right answers and take home souvenir chocolate Euro coins.
Among those seen was David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United...
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 at...
2007_DC_Emb_France12DC -- Embassy of France
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2009_DC_Emb_France14DC -- Embassy of France
2014_DC_Emb_France4DC -- Embassy of France
2018_DC_Emb_France10DC -- 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 -- Performance: 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....
2016_DC_Emb_FranceR67DC -- Embassy of France -- Residence
2015_DC_Emb_France42DC -- Embassy of France -- Tributes after Friday the 13th attacks in Paris
Terrorists had attacked various places in Paris about 48 hours beforehand. I don't know when these commemorative items were put up but some were still being installed when I was there.
2014_DC_Emb_Gabon48DC -- Embassy of Gabon
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Dance, art, traditional instruments, batik displays, performances
Also included here was the ambassador, Michael Moussa-Adamo. I thought this was the most open of all of the embassies on this day. You actually could walk into his office. Very cool!
2007_DC_Emb_Georgia1DC -- Embassy of Georgia
2007_DC_Emb_Germany21DC -- Embassy of Germany
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2016_DC_Emb_Germany171DC -- Embassy of Germany (w/France)
Part of the EU Open House 2016
Join France and Germany for a celebration of European friendship.
Germany and France showcase their friendship and highlight the best of their two countries at their shared Open House. This year, the German Embassy in Washington, DC, will host this popular annual event,...
2012_DC_Emb_Ghana21DC -- Embassy of Ghana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Doing a book-signing was Nana Amuah-Afenyi VI aka King Peggy.
Peggielene Bartels was born in Ghana in 1953 and moved to Washington, D.C., in her early twenties to work at Ghana's embassy. In an interesting twist of fate, she was chosen to be King...
2019_DC_Emb_Ghana24DC -- Embassy of Ghana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
GHANA
* Live music
* Wood sculpture at work
* Traditional Ghanaian food vendors
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...
2011_DC_Emb_Britain34DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

The Best of Britain: Culture, Business, and Sport. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s Gardens; a bazaar highlighting British business and trade; activities on culture and sport including the Royal Family and Cultural Olympiad. Highlights also include British...
2012_DC_Emb_Britain54DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
This is GREAT Britain: Culture, Business and Sport. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s Gardens; a bazaar highlighting British business and trade; activities on culture and sport including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympics. Highlights also...
2014_DC_Emb_Britain1DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Winston Churchill, arm raised with "V" for VIctory, is roughly across the street from Nelson Mandela, arm raised in a defiant fist. South Afirca used to be British territory.
1997_DC_Emb_Britain2DC -- Embassy of Great Britain (Churchill statue)
2007_DC_Emb_Greece16DC -- Embassy of Greece
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2008_DC_Emb_Greece4DC -- Embassy of Greece
2011_DC_Emb_Greece2DC -- Embassy of Greece
Part of the EU Open House 2011. I didn't actually get in the embassy this year. The lines were awesome though!

Come celebrate with us 2500 years of Greek culture from Marathon to the Special Olympics World Summer Games, Athens 2011. Dance with the music of Zorba the Greek and indulge your palates in...
2012_DC_Emb_Greece3DC -- Embassy of Greece
2013_DC_Emb_Greece6DC -- Embassy of Greece
2018_DC_Emb_Greece24DC -- Embassy of Greece
EMBASSY OF GREECE
www.mfa.gr/usa
“All Time Classic” places, gastronomy, culture on display: Explore the Greek way of life and enjoy unique flavors! Organized for the second consecutive year in collaboration with our partner, North Events -- Greece.
2016_DC_Emb_Guatemala17DC -- Embassy of Guatemala
Part of Passport DC 2016
2017_DC_Emb_Guatemala4DC -- Embassy of Guatemala (2220 R St NW)
2014_DC_Emb_Guinea9DC -- Embassy of Guinea
Part of Passport DC 2014
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...
2013_DC_Emb_Haiti1DC -- Embassy of Haiti
2016_DC_Emb_Haiti38DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of Passport DC 2016.
Present to greet the tourists was His Excellency Paul Altidor, the ambassador.
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
2011_DC_Emb_India1DC -- Embassy of India
Just a walk-by photo. I didn't get in this embassy this year.
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Indonesia22DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
2014_DC_Emb_Indonesia23DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
The new statue.
2017_DC_Emb_Indonesia15DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
2014_DC_Emb_Iran5DC -- Embassy of Iran
2011_DC_Emb_Iraq38DC -- Embassy of Iraq
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come experience the wonders of ancient and modern day Iraq. Indulge your senses and discover ancient Babylonian and Assyrian artifacts, sample authentic Iraqi food, listen to Arabic music, learn traditional dance, and much more in this exciting...
2013_DC_Emb_Iraq2DC -- Embassy of Iraq
2016_DC_Emb_Iraq4DC -- Embassy of Iraq
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...
2013_DC_Emb_Japan1DC -- Embassy of Japan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
2016_DC_Emb_JapanR29DC -- Embassy of Japan -- Ambassador's Residence
2011_DC_Emb_Japan29DC -- Embassy of Japan, Japan Information and Cultural Center
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come to the Old Ambassador's Residence and experience different aspects of Japanese culture. Japan is known for a culture rooted in traditions and rituals kabuki, tea ceremonies, and Budō (martial arts). From Noh Theater to Karaoke, Japanese...
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...
2014_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan62DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The embassy will be glad to welcome guests to showcase its rich cultural heritage and tourism opportunities of Kazakhstan, including traditionally dressed ladies for photos opportunities and traditional instruments. We are also selling scarves.
Included here at Kairat Umarov,...
2012_DC_Emb_Kenya2DC -- Embassy of Kenya
2016_DC_Emb_Kenya2DC -- Embassy of Kenya
Part of Passport DC 2016
2015_DC_Emb_KoreaR10DC -- Embassy of Korea -- Residence
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...
2011_DC_Emb_Korea44DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Korus House, the cultural branch of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, hosts events year round including taekwondo classes, film festivals, culinary expos, calligraphy exhibits, and much more. Be sure to visit Korus House to learn more about...
2016_DC_Emb_Korea35DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC 2016
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
2011_DC_Emb_Latvia33DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Enjoy Latvian folk songs by Sudrabavots, a folk music ensemble from the Washington, DC area. Featured also: screening of films on the country, history and culture in the Reception Hall.
2012_DC_Emb_Latvia20DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Take a unique opportunity and visit the traveling Exhibit of leading contemporary Latvian painters, including Ieva Iltnere, Miervaldis Polis, Kaspars Brambergs, Harijs Brants and others. Enjoy Latvian folk costumes, Latvian music, and films on the country and culture....
2013_DC_Emb_Latvia19DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy the exhibit “What does Amber have in mind?” Amber thread combines the mysteries of textile art and innovative science into art installations, showing that we still do not know the modern potential of Baltic amber. Visit historic Alice Pike Barney House and enjoy...
2015_DC_Emb_Latvia35DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Latvia through art, literature, and folklore! Enjoy Latvian folk music by the folk ensemble "Sudrabavots"! Dance along with folk dance group "Namejs"! Get to know Latvian contemporary literature by meeting Latvian writers! Explore Latvia through exiled painter...
2008_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art40DC -- Embassy of Latvia (Baltic Art Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2008
2012_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art14DC -- Embassy of Latvia (Contemporary Latvian Painters Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Take a unique opportunity and visit the traveling Exhibit of leading contemporary Latvian painters, including Ieva Iltnere, Miervaldis Polis, Kaspars Brambergs, Harijs Brants and others. Enjoy Latvian folk costumes, Latvian music, and films on the country and culture....
2015_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art16DC -- Embassy of Latvia (Laimonis Eglitis "Retrospective" Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Latvia through art, literature, and folklore! Enjoy Latvian folk music by the folk ensemble "Sudrabavots"! Dance along with folk dance group "Namejs"! Get to know Latvian contemporary literature by meeting Latvian writers! Explore Latvia through exiled painter...
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...
2011_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art16DC -- Embassy of Latvia ("Moments of Happiness" Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2011.
2013_DC_Emb_Latvia_Art7DC -- Embassy of Latvia (“What does Amber have in mind?” Exhibition)
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy the exhibit “What does Amber have in mind?” Amber thread combines the mysteries of textile art and innovative science into art installations, showing that we still do not know the modern potential of Baltic amber. Visit historic Alice Pike Barney House and enjoy...
2015_DC_Emb_Libya5DC -- Embassy of Libya
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2009_DC_Emb_Lithuania3DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2012_DC_Emb_Lithuania14DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2013_DC_Emb_Lithuania53DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

The photography exhibition of Vitas Luckus (1943-1987), the founder of conceptual photography in Lithuania, will be displayed in the Embassy’s historic stateroom. Visitors will also have a unique chance to be introduced to Lithuanian music and song tradition and...
2014_DC_Emb_Lithuania1DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2016_DC_Emb_Lithuania34DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2017_DC_Emb_Lithuania2DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
2019_09_06B3_Emb_Lithuania9DC -- Embassy of Lithuania (Partially reviewed)
2007_DC_Emb_Luxembourg27DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2011_DC_Emb_Luxembourg21DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Come visit the Embassy of Luxembourg for the day!
2018_DC_Emb_Luxembourg2DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
EMBASSY OF LUXEMBOURG
www.washington.mae.lu/en
Discover not only the mansion, purchased in 1941 by H.R.H. Grand Duchess Charlotte, that hosts until today the Luxembourg Embassy to the US, but learn also about modern day Luxembourg.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
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.
2015_DC_Emb_Malta4DC -- Embassy of Malta
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Malta, a unique archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Experience our traditional hospitality and homemade sweets. Learn about Malta’s amazing collection of archives and manuscripts that preserve the history and heritage of the Maltese...
2009_DC_Emb_Marshall1DC -- Embassy of Marshall Islands
2013_DC_Emb_Mexico3DC -- Embassy of Mexico
2018_DC_Emb_Mexico5DC -- Embassy of Mexico
2009_DC_Emb_MexicoCI6DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2010_DC_Emb_MexicoCI79DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2012_DC_Emb_MexicoCI99DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2013_DC_Emb_MexicoCI57DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2014_DC_Emb_MexicoCI46DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2016_DC_Emb_MexicoCI1DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2017_DC_Emb_MexicoCI73DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2019_06_19G1_Emb_MexicoCI14DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_06A3_Emb_MexicoCI35DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Emb_MexicoCI47DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution
2019_06_19G4_SacalT44DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Event: Curator's Talk for "Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal"
Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal
The Mexican Cultural Institute presents its newest exhibit, SACAL: UN MEXICANO UNIVERSAL opening on June 19 and on display through July 27.
Join us for the exhibit opening on Wednesday, June 19 at 6:45 pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute, featuring a curator's talk with... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_IACDC_Suitcase_1202045DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Event: "Mexican Suitcase" film
As part of the Iberoamerican Film Showcase that will take place from January 19th to February 23rd, 2012 at multiple Embassies and Cultural Centers, the Mexican Cultural Institute is pleased to screen:

THE MEXICAN SUITCASE: La Maleta Mexicana @ 4:00 pm

The story of three lost boxes, found in a...
2010_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Catlett26DC -- 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...
2019_09_06A1_Emb_MexCIX_Cartoons136DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: 100 Years Of Cartoons In El Universal
Exhibit: 100 Years Of Cartoons In El Universal
September 4 - October 30, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute is proud to announce its newest exhibit, 100 Years of Cartoons in El Universal: Mexico - United States as Seen by Mexican Cartoonists, taking place from... (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Emb_MexCIX_25Years50DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: 25 Years/25 Artists
25 Years / 25 Artists:
February 24th through May 30th, 2015 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
"25 years 25 artists" is an exhibition celebrating the Mexican Cultural Institute's first 25 years. This visual arts exhibition presents works from several generations and artistic movements. From the...
2015_DC_25YearsO_150224119DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: 25 Years/25 Artists -- Opening Event
25 Years / 25 Artists:
February 24th through May 30th, 2015 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
"25 years 25 artists" is an exhibition celebrating the Mexican Cultural Institute's first 25 years. This visual arts exhibition presents works from several generations and artistic movements. From the...
2017_DC_Emb_MexCIX_B45th76DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art
SEPTEMBER 5 - DECEMBER 29, 2017 AT THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Before the 45th | Action/Reaction in Chicano and Latino Art explores how Southern California-based Chicano and Latino artists worked tirelessly in an effort to shed light on the economic, political, and social injustices faced over the...
2013_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Codex37DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Codex Maxico: The Book as Art
"Codex Maxico: The Book as Art"
Open until June 29th at the Mexican Cultural Institute
On Friday, March 22nd, The Embassy of Mexico's Cultural Institute welcomed the Codex Mexico: The Book as Art exhibition to Washington, DC, in partnership with The Codex Foundation and Stanford University Libraries....
2014_DC_Emb_MexCIX_XRoads200DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads"
Diego Rivera's "Man at the Crossroads"
Open through May 17th, 2014 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Museums present the exhibition Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera's Mural at Rockefeller Center,...
2019_09_06A2_Emb_MexCIX_Recon67DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Reconciling City And Nature By Architect Mario Schjetnan
Exhibit: Reconciling City And Nature By Architect Mario Schjetnan
August 8 - October 12, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The exhibition, Reconciling City and Nature, by Mario Schjetnan, architect and landscape architect, and his team Grupo de Diseño Urbano (based in Mexico City), presents the... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19G2_Emb_MexCIX_Sacal147DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal
Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal
June 19 - July 27, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute presents its newest exhibit, SACAL: UN MEXICANO UNIVERSAL opening on June 19 and on display through July 27.
The sample of works comprise two series: The Paraphrase series, inspired... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_19G3_Emb_MexCIX_Sodi17DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Topographies By Bosco Sodi
Topographies By Bosco Sodi
May 9 through July 27, 2019
Spanning the Institute’s first floor galleries, the presentation brings together Sodi’s first series of paintings realized in black and white with four of the artist’s timber columns and an installation comprised of ceramic glazed volcanic rocks.... (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Vested57DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Vested Values
Exhibit: Vested Values
September 14 - January 29 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
The Mexican Cultural Institute is proud to announce its exhibit 'Vested Values' open September 14th, 2018.
Vested Values, a selection comprising more than 40 works of various Mexican contemporary artists, explores the...
2019_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Array6DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Voice Array by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Installation: Voice Array by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
October 31, 2018 - ???
The Mexican Cultural Institute is proud to present Voice Array by Mexican artist Rafael Lozano Hemmer, in conjunction with Pulse, a series featuring three major interactive installations at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture...
2019_06_19G5_Emb_MexicoCIVw15DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- View from... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Photo15DC -- Embassy of Mexico & FotoWeek DC -- Mexican Cultural Institution -- Exhibit: Photo exhibits
"This exhibition represents a year-long collaboration between the two artists, one from Mexico and one an annual visitor to Mexico which with a single photograph sent by Pablo Ortiz Monasterio as a digital file to Muriel Hasbun, who replied by sending back one of her own. This exchange went on for...
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....
2014_DC_Emb_Micronesia14DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
There will be a variety of activities including handicrafts, products, and a video presentation of the Micronesian culture.
Included here is Yosiwo P. George, ambassador to the US.
2015_DC_Emb_Morocco9DC -- Embassy of Morocco
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2012_DC_Emb_Mozambique28DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was Her Excellency Amélia Matos Sumbana Ambassador of Mozambique to the United States.
2015_DC_Emb_Mozambique23DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2019_DC_Emb_Mozambique4DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
External only.
2011_DC_Emb_Nepal30DC -- Embassy of Nepal
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Nepal, in South Asia, is a country of diverse culture, cuisine, music, and incredible geography. Eight of the world's 10 highest mountains, including Mt. Everest, are found in Nepal. The nation's rich tradition of storytelling is often conveyed...
2013_DC_Emb_Nepal18DC -- Embassy of Nepal
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
Greeting folks was the ambassador, Dr. Shankar P Sharma.
2011_DC_Emb_Netherlands66DC -- Embassy of Netherlands
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

View paintings by 16th and 17th century Dutch Masters on display at the Residence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United States. The neo-classical Residence is home to tapestries and paintings by Dutch Masters such as Jan van Goyen and...
2017_DC_Emb_New_Zealand23DC -- Embassy of New Zealand
2015_DC_Emb_Nicaragua40DC -- Embassy of Nicaragua
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2012_DC_Emb_Nigeria31DC -- Embassy of Nigeria
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2011_DC_Emb_Norway3DC -- Embassy of Norway
Just a walk-by photo. I didn't get in this embassy this year.
2012_DC_Emb_Pakistan15DC -- Embassy of Pakistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Experience the numerous diverse cultures and ethnic groups that the society and culture of Pakistan comprises. The comprehensive programs include performing arts showcase, food and drinks as well as vendors on the site.
2019_DC_Emb_Pakistan15DC -- Embassy of Pakistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
PAKISTAN
* Celebrate Basant with kites and colors
* Play cricket in the courtyard
* Savor traditional kebabs and biryani dishes
* Enjoy music, performances and more
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...
2014_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Welcome to Peru and its culture. Enjoy its food, dance, music and get the opportunity to know more about our fascinating country and its commercial possibilities. Live music and dances, cooking and pis-co sour lessons and tasting, soft drinks tasting, exhibition and sale of...
2018_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
2019_DC_Emb_Peru_Sabre31DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: A Journey in Stone (Sabre)
A Journey in Stone
The Ambassador of Peru to the United States cordially invites you to the opening night of the art exhibition A Journey in Stone, by celebrated Peruvian artist SABRE.
"A Journey in Stone", is a lithographic journey of the artist over the years, that touches diverse themes that will...
2019_DC_Emb_Peru_Caral28DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Caral: The Earliest Civilization in the Americas
Caral: The earliest civilization in the Americas
Caral is not only a city but also the name of an entire civilization of at least 25 sites centered on the Supe Valley in Peru.The Caral Civilization is considered one of the six “cradles of civilization”, joining Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India and...
2019_07_02C1_Emb_Peru_Fragile58DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Fragile
Fragile by Pedro Jarque Krebs
There are few things more fascinating than the diversity of the animal kingdom—and it’s a wonder under immense threat. The latest figures estimate that 60 percent of all animal populations on our planet have been wiped out in the last 50 years.
Pedro Jarque Krebs, a... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Emb_Peru_Illum25DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Illumination (Enrique Polanco)
The art gallery of the Embassy of Peru in the United States is honored to present one of the most representative Peruvian painters of the last decades, Enrique Polanco, who will exhibit his pictorial work for the first time in the United States capital.
The paintings that make up the exhibition are, in...
2019_10_11B_Emb_Peru_Overtime46DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Overtime | Peruvian Contemporary Painting | Magaly Sánchez
Overtime | Peruvian Contemporary Painting | Magaly Sánchez (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Emb_Peru_Beauty30DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: Peruvian Beauty
"Peruvian Beauty" is a photographic project that, through a series of portraits of women from different social and geographical areas throughout Peru, seeks to redefine the concepts of beauty that determine how Peruvians perceive and value themselves.
Throughout his career, photographer Yayo Lopez, has...
2019_05_09C1_Emb_Peru_Condor83DC -- Embassy of Peru -- Exhibit: The Condor & the Eagle
The Condor & the Eagle
On view May 1 - June 7, 2019
The Embassy of Peru in the United States is pleased to present the pictorial exhibition of two Chicano artists of Peruvian origin who have contributed with their art to launch Chicano art to the national and world markets.
Mario Acevedo Torero and... (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_Emb_Philippines3DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2009_DC_Emb_Philippines2DC -- Embassy of Philippines
2014_DC_Emb_Philippines44DC -- Embassy of Philippines
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Come by the Philippines Embassy and enjoy a martial arts presentation, a fashion show of traditional Filipino attire, wood carvers, and grab a bite of a very popular pork dish of suckling pig or lechon.
2018_DC_Emb_Philippines6DC -- 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),...
2017_DC_Emb_Poland_Regained25DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Fence Exhibit: Poland Regained
Hello neighbors,
As some of you may have noticed, our historic Embassy has taken on a splash of color in recent days. A total of 21 Polish posters now adorn our Embassy fence as part of the “Poland Regained” exhibit created in cooperation with the Poster Museum at Wilanów, the oldest museum of its type...
2019_09_06B1_Emb_Poland_Bday15DC -- Embassy of Poland -- Fence Exhibit: The Longest Birthday Card in the History of the World (Partially reviewed)
2015_DC_Emb_Portugal18DC -- Embassy of Portugal
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover the West Coast of Europe during your visit to the Portuguese Embassy. Get acquainted with a variety of Portuguese products, and view a photography exhibition, “Looking for Portugal”, by Jorge Serpa.
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...
2011_DC_Emb_Romania28DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Come and visit the Beaux-Arts style embassy built in 1907 and you will have the chance to explore Romania through a video tour of its architectural treasures and vibrant cities. Leaflets on Romania’s history, culture and tourism will be available. Don’t miss the...
2012_DC_Emb_Romania38DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Come and visit the Beaux-Arts style embassy built at the beginning of the 20th century and explore Romania through a video tour of both its unspoiled natural treasures and its vibrant cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, and culture, as well as other...
2013_DC_Emb_Romania5DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Come and explore Romania through a video tour of its unspoiled natural treasures and vibrant  cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, and culture as well as other surprises will be  available at the Romanian Tourist Office’s booth. Enjoy an exciting per-...
2015_DC_Emb_Romania26DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2015
By visiting the Romanian Embassy to the U.S., you will not only be delighted to see one of the finest examples of the Beaux-Arts style of architecture, but also to discover Romania’s traditions and culture through tasting local food and drinks. Exciting performances of...
2008_DC_Emb_Russia1DC -- Embassy of Russia
2019_DC_Emb_Russia4DC -- 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...
2012_DC_Emb_Serbia17DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2013_DC_Emb_Serbia37DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Serbia23DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Presentation of fashion and traditional costumes, food and dance!
2012_DC_Emb_Singapore3DC -- Embassy of Singapore
2014_DC_Emb_Slovakia48DC -- Embassy of Slovakia
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover Slovakia through all your senses. Experience the Slovak natural beauty, culture, art and culinary delights. Come and enjoy the folk art display and folk music performance in traditional costumes. Meet the embassy staff and learn about our work.
Part of the events...
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...
2011_DC_Emb_Slovenia5DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Discover sLOVEnia and it's ECO tourism. While you enjoy the photographic exhibit of Lipizzaner horses, taste traditional food and listen to traditional beat, your children can watch the performance by Shaed Middle school, learn how to dance traditional dances and take...
2017_DC_Emb_Slovenia2DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
2012_DC_Emb_SAfrica34DC -- Embassy of South Africa
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
The embassy building itself was being redone and the staff has temporarily been moved into the Intelsat building.
2013_DC_Emb_SAfrica3DC -- Embassy of South Africa
It's still under construction.
2014_DC_Emb_SAfrica11DC -- Embassy of South Africa
The new Nelson Mandela statue.
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Spain17DC -- Embassy of Spain
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy a taste of Spain at the recently renovated former residence of the Ambassador of Spain by sampling Spanish food and wine provided by local restaurants while viewing the groundbreaking photography exhibition Latino US Cotidiano.
Not wheelchair accessible
2015_DC_Emb_Spain2DC -- Embassy of Spain
2016_DC_Emb_Spain3DC -- Embassy of Spain
2014_DC_Emb_Spain_Tapas107DC -- Embassy of Spain -- TAPAS: Spanish Design for Food
'TAPAS. Spanish Design for Food'
Fri, January 24 – Sun, March 23, 2014
This exhibition provides a rich panorama of the most recent Spanish design as applied to cuisine, a creative taster menu of 'tapas' from all the fields in which design plays a role in the act of eating.
Curated by Juli Capella...
2007_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka12DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
2012_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was His Excellency Jaliya Wickramasuriya Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States.
2013_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka10DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC 2014:
To showcase Sri Lanka's cultural heritage and to provide an opportunity to taste pure Ceylon tea and an authentic culinary spread.
Included here is H.E. Jaliya C. Wickramasuriya
2012_DC_Emb_SwedenV10DC -- Embassy of Sweden -- View from rooftop terrace
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Come and visit us for a day of family fun in our Georgetown waterfront location. Sample Swedish treats and enjoy our rooftop lounge as you get a taste of life and trends in Sweden and the European Union.
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.
2012_DC_Emb_Sweden34DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Come and visit us for a day of family fun in our Georgetown waterfront location. Sample Swedish treats and enjoy our rooftop lounge as you get a taste of life and trends in Sweden and the European Union.
Entertainment was provided by Nordic Fiddle Magic.
2017_DC_Emb_Sweden3DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
2017_DC_Challenges_17062768DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden) -- Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Welcome to a Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Join us for a public conversation on challenges facing Northern Europe and the scope for cooperation and collaboration across the Atlantic.
Welcome Remarks:
* Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United...
2011_DC_Emb_Switzerland20DC -- Embassy of Switzerland
2016_DC_Emb_Switzerland26DC -- Embassy of Switzerland -- Residence
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...
2017_DC_Emb_Thailand2DC -- Embassy of Thailand
2018_DC_Emb_Thailand2DC -- Embassy of Thailand
2014_DC_Emb_Congo16DC -- Embassy of the Congo
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Folk tales for children, paintings and sculptures, gospel singer, language class
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.
2014_DC_Emb_Trinidad48DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will delight visitors with an all day cultural extravaganza featuring cultural exhibits, culinary delights, steel drums and products from Trinidad and Tobago.
2018_DC_Emb_Tunisia4DC -- Embassy of Tunisia
2005_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2009_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2011_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
Just a walk-by photo. I didn't get in this embassy this year.
2013_DC_Emb_Turkey2DC -- Embassy of Turkey
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
2015_DC_Emb_Turkey5DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2017_DC_Emb_Turkey7DC -- 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...
2017_DC_Emb_Ukraine3DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
2012_DC_Emb_UAE5DC -- Embassy of United Arab Emirates
2016_DC_Emb_UAE6DC -- Embassy of United Arab Emirates
2013_DC_Emb_Uruguay5DC -- Embassy of Uruguay
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.
2018_DC_Emb_Uzbekistan4DC -- Embassy 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.
2011_DC_Emb_Venezuela18DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
The Bolivarian Hall, located in 2443 Massachusetts Ave. NW, will be open to the public and offer Venezuelan traditional dances, music, appetizers, and games in an environment full of culture and fun. Additionally, an art exhibition will be...
2013_DC_Emb_Venezuela49DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2017_DC_Emb_Venezuela4DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
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...
2013_DC_Emb_Zambia13DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2012_DC_Emb_Zimbabwe3DC -- Embassy of Zimbabwe
2013_DC_Emb_Zimbabwe3DC -- Embassy of Zimbabwe
2019_DC_Emb_Zimbabwe7DC -- Embassy of Zimbabwe
External only.
2014_DC_Emb_Row_Hotel20DC -- Embassy Row Hotel collection (Fiji, Uganda, League of Arab States)
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Fiji: Explore the Embassy of Fiji and get a chance to win two tickets to Fiji on Fiji Airways.
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...
2007_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_07111774DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 6th birthday ceremony
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...
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...
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...
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...
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks90DC -- Historic Twin Oaks estate
Photographed during a Cultural Tourism DC-sponsored tour of the estate.
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...
2008_DC_IDB10DC -- IDB -- Inter-American Development Bank building
Very cool lobby!
2009_DC_IDBCC_50Years17DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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...
2018_DC_IDBCC_Questions43DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: A City of Questions: DC Artists Encouraging Inclusive Development
A City of Questions: DC Artists Encouraging Inclusive Development
Art can make us see hidden realities, hear silenced voices, and discover forgotten narratives. It has the power to make us stop, think, and potentially change our mind. With the rise of digital technology and connectivity, access to...
2012_DC_IDBCC_Culture21DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Art in Society: The Power of Culture
Art in Society: The Power of Culture:
IDB displays works of grand masters of painting. Works by Mexico’s Diego Rivera, Andy Warhol of the United States, and Edgar Negret of Colombia are part of an art exhibit organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Being22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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...
2011_DC_IDBCC_Canadian35DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Canadian Impressions
Canadian Impressions
February 28 – April 29, 2011

An exhibition honoring Canada and the City of Calgary, in Alberta, site of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank. Twelve Canadian artists, selected from an open call, present 34 prints in various...
2011_DC_IDBCC_Jamaica26DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Contemporary Jamaican Artists
Cultural Center Exhibition: Contemporary Jamaican Artists, Jamaica
18 May 2011 to 22 Jul 2011
A selection of contemporary Jamaican artists, invited by the World Bank to exhibit their work in the Caribbean segment of ABOUT CHANGE, the hemispheric survey organized by the World Bank Art Program in...
2012_DC_IDBCC_Uruguay26DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Contemporary Uruguayan Artists
IDB Cultural Center presents exhibit “Contemporary Uruguayan Artists”
Showing of works by 13 artists coincides with upcoming IDB annual meeting in Montevideo

The exhibit Contemporary Uruguayan Artists will open March 5 in the Cultural Center Gallery of the Inter-American Development Bank, in...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Expressions44DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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 -- Exhibit: 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...
2018_DC_IDBCC_Fashioning51DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow
IDB presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow
Installation features contemporary Argentine fashion that merges science, technology, and creativity
The IDB Cultural Center presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow in recognition of the...
2014_DC_IDBCC_Flow32DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: FLOW
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean
June 6 to August 29, 2014
FLOW: Economies of the Look and Creativity in Contemporary Art from the Caribbean showcases works by 27 artists from 14 countries. Drawing from the IDB Art Collection, as well as private...
2011_DC_IDBCC_LAItaly31DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Latin American Artists of Italian Descent
Cultural Center Exhibition: Latin American Artists of Italian Descent, Italy
15 Aug 2011 to 21 Oct 2011
This selection of art works by Latin American artists of Italian descent constitutes a symbolic yet significant exploration of the Italian cultural presence and its influence in Latin America. The...
2009_DC_IDBCC_Medellin20DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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.
2011_DC_IDBCC_Visions16DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: New Visions
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announces the opening of the exhibition 
New Visions: A Selection of the Latest Acquisitions from the IDB Art Collection, 2008-2011
November 7, 2011 to February 3, 2012

The present exhibition entitled New Visions: A Selection of the...
2008_DC_IDBCC_Show17DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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...
2016_DC_IDBCC_Resilience24DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: Resilience: Reclaiming History and the Dominican Disaspora
RESILIENCE: RECLAIMING HISTORY AND THE DOMINICAN DIASPORA
October 27, 2016 - January 2017
Resilience is defined as the human ability to cope with difficult times and bounce back from personal trauma. In much the same way, when a society is confronted with the aftermath of a collective hardship –...
2010_DC_IDBCC_Turns22DC -- IDB Cultural Center -- Exhibit: 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...
2018_DC_IDB_SAAG_6x670DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- 6 x 6 Ceramic Tile Exhibition
6 x 6 Ceramic Tile Exhibition
6x6 is the IDB Staff Association's (SA) first project of collective artists through the IDB Staff Association Art Gallery and the Country Offices (COFs). With 6x6, we intend to link the cultures, thoughts, and aesthetic concepts common in member countries of the IDB...
2013_DC_IDB_SAAG_Jimenez31DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- Dilsa Jimenez: Retratos
Dilsa Jiménez:
The artist assimilates calligraphy with graffiti referring to the tiny human figures that establish a dialogue with each other as contributors to balance the composition. Jimenez manages colorful hues and contrasts that often intervene with lines that divide the surface into irregular...
2018_DC_IDB_SAAG_Pisces27DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- Exhibit: Fiat Pisces -- The photos of Pedro Genaro
Pedro Genaro (Dominican Republic)

Fiat Pisces (Dominican Republic)
The photos of Pedro Genaro

The show speaks of the intricate and mythical relationship between man and the sea. The images are full of symbolisms evoking beliefs and common elements between distant and close cultures such as the...
2019_04_24B3_IDB_SAAG_Chevalier60DC -- IDB Staff Assn Art Gallery -- Exhibit: Mildor Chevalier (Haiti) - Northward / Hacia El Norte
Mildor Chevalier (Haiti) - Northward / Hacia El Norte
April 9 - May 3, 2019
"For the past three years, I have been creating this body of work that orbits between the idea of belonging and solitude. I created worlds with fragments of my personal experience and depicted situations that speak to the... (Partially reviewed)
2012_DC_ISS_120912161DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois State Society Cordially Invites You To Attend A Reception At The Embassy Of The Republic Of Lithuania

Program:
* Minister Plenipotentiary Rolandas Kacinskas (welcoming remarks)
* Deanna Howes (singing in Lithuanian, Lietuva, Tevyne music)
* Rod Ross (speaking on "Illinois and...
2016_DC_ISS_161203101DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois Statue Society joins in welcoming you to a reception at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.
An evening hosted by His Excellency Rolandas Krisciunas
Illinois Statehood Day at the Lithuanian Embassy.
Program:
* Welcome: Terry T. Campo, President, Illinois State Society
* Keynote...
2005_DC_IMF10DC -- International Monetary Fund
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
2008_DC_Kossuth7DC -- Kossuth House
2013_DC_Kossuth6DC -- Kossuth House
2008_DC_CB_FFD_08032982DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Family Day @ NBM
National Cherry Blossom Festival Family Day presented with the National Building Museum

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival® and the National Building Museum in celebrating the third annual opening of Washington, DC’s cherry blossom season.

This year’s family festival features hands-on...
2009_DC_CBOC_090328143DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM
Opening Ceremony events on the stage:
- Waltz of the Cherry Blossoms from the Nutcracker, by the Washington Ballet and the Washington School of Ballet
- National Anthem of Japan & National Anthem of the United States, performed by Noriko Sakai Hunter
- "Yozara" (Night Sky) and "Umiyuki" (Ocean...
2010_DC_CBOC_100327197DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM
National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
- Sambaso -- Shigeyama Kyogen Theatre Group
- National Anthem of the United States -- Miss DC 2009 Jennifer Corey
- National Anthem of Japan -- Miss Iori Kotake
- Masters of Ceremonies -- Ms. Melanie Hastings and Mr. Doug McKelway, ABC...
2008_DC_CBOC_080329168DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Miscellaneous
National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony is the official kick-off to the two-week Festival.

Washington dignitaries welcome residents and visitors to enjoy the city-wide events that make Washington, DC synonymous with spring around the world.

...
2009_DC_CBOCM_09032890DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Miscellaneous
Anything except the stage itself from the opening ceremony events. This includes family day participants and performers getting ready.
2010_DC_CBOCM_10032735DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Miscellaneous
Anything except the stage itself from the opening ceremony events. This includes family day participants.
2009_DC_CBOCR_09032888DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Post-ceremony reception
Pictures from the reception after the ceremony.
2010_DC_CBOCR_10032747DC -- Natl Cherry Blossom Festival -- Opening Ceremony @ NBM -- Post-ceremony reception
Pictures from the reception after the ceremony.
2019_09_20F6_Korean_Old_LM15DC -- Old Korean Legation Museum (1500 13th St NW) (Partially reviewed)
2009_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
2012_DC_PassportDC7DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
2013_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
Bob Levey was our bus captain.
2018_DC_See_ChangeP1_18062653DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (1 of 3) Panel 1: David O'Sullivan, Maros Sefcovic, Sally Jewell, Sherri Goodman
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

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

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

Pictures...
2018_DC_SQCC_Oxy68DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Oil and Gas in Oman
Oil and Gas in Oman
Her Excellency Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy and Mr. Sandy A. Lowe, Executive Vice President and Group Chairman Middle East, Occidental Petroleum invite you to join us for this special program on Occidental Petroleum's oil and gas operations in Oman.
Featured Speakers:
*...
2018_DC_SQCC_Goes_18041032DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Event: Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources (w/Dr. Joaquim I. Goes)
Shrinking Snow Caps and Rising Tides: Implications for Oman's Coastal Resources
A public lecture by Dr. Joaquim Goes, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University and 2017 SQCC Research Fellow
Of the many oceanic ecosystems experiencing climate-driven changes worldwide, the Arabian Sea...
2017_DC_SQCC_Sinbad48DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) -- Exhibit: From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy
"From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy" 10 July - 30 September

Come with us as we sail the high seas alongside some of history’s most famous explorers and navigators – Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, and Ahmad Ibn Majid - and visit different Omani ports of call. Each leg of this journey will...
2016_DC_SQCC44DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) (1100 16th St NW)
2018_DC_SQCC35DC -- Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) (1100 16th St NW)
2009_DC_ColombiaBPR_090910102DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Breakfast press roundtable
Washington, DC – Ambassador Carolina Barco, Colombian Ambassador to US, and Maria Claudia Lacouture, General Manager of Colombia is Passion, will hold a breakfast press roundtable on Thursday to discuss the cultural exhibit that is being showcased at Union Station and at 40 satellite locations around...
2009_DC_ColombiaCCDP_09091289DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Colombian Community Day -- Awards presentation
Colombian Community Day: Listen to traditional Colombian music performed by Colombia Tropical. Presentation of the “Colombian Footprint in the World” community service award. Award recipients to be announced.

Formal description of the presentation:

The Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and...
2009_DC_ColombiaCCDM_09091283DC -- Union Station -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Colombian Community Day -- Musicians and audience
Colombian Community Day: Listen to traditional Colombian music performed by Colombia Tropical. Presentation of the “Colombian Footprint in the World” community service award. Award recipients to be announced.
2009_DC_US_Colombia217DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Discover Colombia Through Its Heart
2016_DC_Sepetys_160203152Embassy of Lithuania and Politics & Prose -- Ruta Sepetys ("Salt to the Sea")
Ruta Sepetys - Salt to the Sea — at The Embassy of Lithuania **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
When the Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine in 1945, it became the single deadliest maritime disaster in history: over 9,000 soldiers and civilians perished, far more casualties than those of the...
2007_DC_Can_Suzuki_07031732Env Film Festival (2007) -- David Suzuki reception @ Canadian Embassy
2011_DC_Oil_Rocks_11031626Env Film Festival (2011) -- Marc Wolfensberger ("Oil Rocks") @ Swiss Embassy
OIL ROCKS – CITY ABOVE THE SEA (LA CITÉ DU PÉTROLE) (Switzerland / Azerbaijan, 2009, 52 min.)
Winner of the second annual Polly Krakora Award for artistry in film, presented by the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
Shown as part of the multi-day, multi-venue Energy Film...
2011_DC_Bodmers_11032150Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Bodmers Journey" (w/Luke Gasser) @ Swiss Embassy
BODMERS JOURNEY (BODMERS REISE) (Switzerland, 2010, 94 min.)
Wine reception follows screening
Washington, D.C. Premiere On May 17, 1832 the German ethnologist and naturalist Prince Maximilian zu Wied and the young Swiss artist Karl Bodmer set out on a long and adventurous journey into the vast...
2012_DC_Wolves_12031548Env Film Festival (2012) -- "Radioactive Wolves" (w/Klaus Feichtenberger) @ Austrian Embassy
RADIOACTIVE WOLVES (Austria, 2011, 50 min.)
After the explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor on April 26, 1986, around 340,000 people were displaced from the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, which stretches from Ukraine into Belarus and Russia. In the absence of humans, a profusion of wild species has...
2013_DC_Lost_Rivers_13031331Env Film Festival (2013) -- "Lost Rivers" (w/Katarina Soukup) @ Canadian Embassy
LOST RIVERS (Canada, 2012, 72 min.) 
Washington, D.C. Premiere Once flowing through nearly every developed city in the world, rivers provided the infrastructure upon which modern metropolises were built. Why did they disappear and how? Could we see them again? In this adventurous and revelatory look...
2014_DC_ForestR_14031984Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) -- Reception @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_Forest_14031977Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2008_DC_FNA_08100289Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "1783: Subject or Citizen?" opening
Private Reception and Exhibition Preview of "1783: Subject or Citizen?" An international exhibition presented by the National Archives and Library and Archives Canada with support from the Foundation for the National Archives.

Speakers included:
* Marvin Pinkert, director, museum programs at the...
2012_DC_GIFF_IWN_Pre_12051677GI Film Festival (2012) @ Canadian Embassy -- International Warrior Night Pre-Event Mingling
Mingling before the screenings for International Warrior Night with Pat Sajak.
2012_DC_GIFF_IWN_Recp_120516130GI Film Festival (2012) @ Canadian Embassy -- International Warrior Night Reception
The reception after the International Warrior Night screenings with Pat Sajak.
Among the speakers were Gary Doer, Ambassador of Canada to the United States.
2012_DC_GIFF_IWN_Scr_12051638GI Film Festival (2012) @ Canadian Embassy -- International Warrior Night Screening
International Warrior Night with Pat Sajak -- Films included:

Bridges:
Captain Saul Bridges was an American bomber pilot in World War II. Just before the end of the war his plane is shot down over Berlin and he is saved by two children. After the war, he again crashes in Berlin during a supply drop...
2007_DC_SL59_Other53National Day of Sri Lanka -- Other
The National Day of Sri Lanka marking the 59th anniversary of independence was observed at the Van Ness campus of the University of the District of Columbia. It was sponsored by the Embassy of Sri Lanka, included several presentations and addresses, including one by the ambassador Bernard Goonetilleke,...
2007_DC_SL59_Performances97National Day of Sri Lanka -- Performances
The National Day of Sri Lanka marking the 59th anniversary of independence was observed at the Van Ness campus of the University of the District of Columbia. It was sponsored by the Embassy of Sri Lanka, included several presentations and addresses, including one by the ambassador Bernard Goonetilleke,...
2007_DC_SL59_Speakers46National Day of Sri Lanka -- Speakers
The National Day of Sri Lanka marking the 59th anniversary of independence was observed at the Van Ness campus of the University of the District of Columbia. It was sponsored by the Embassy of Sri Lanka, included several presentations and addresses, including one by the ambassador Bernard Goonetilleke,...
2008_DC_BuildingO_08043083NBM -- Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future Opening Reception
Museum members are invited to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s newest exhibition, Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, at a private reception featuring a gallery talk with the exhibition’s coordinating curator Martin Moeller. This invitation-only event is exclusively for Museum members, exhibition...
2018_NY_NYC_972Fifth70NY -- NYC -- French Cultural Institute (Payne Whitney House) (972 Fifth Avenue)
2019_08_26D6_UN_Art_Dream17NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Dream Catcher for Peace (Korakot Aromdee) (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_Art_Golden3NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Golden Rule (Norman Rockwell)
2003_NY_UN_Art_Golden3NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Golden Rule (Norman Rockwell)
2019_08_26D7_UN_Art_Golden18NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Golden Rule (Norman Rockwell) (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26D5_UN_Art_Struggle18NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Mankind's Struggle for a Lasting Peace (Partially reviewed)
2003_NY_UN_Art_Struggle7NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Inside): Mankind's Struggle for a Lasting Peace (Jose Vela Zanetti)
2019_08_26D8_UN_Art_Ark22NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art (Outside): Ark of Return
For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history.
Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the... (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_Inside_Art1NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Indoors
2003_NY_UN_Inside_Art14NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Indoors
2019_08_26D4_UN_Inside_Art82NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Indoors (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_Outside_Art9NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Outdoors
2003_NY_UN_Outside_Art9NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Outdoors
2019_08_26D2_UN_Outside_Art59NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Art: Outdoors (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26F4_UN_ESC7NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Economic and Social Council (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_GA1NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: General Assembly
2003_NY_UN_GA5NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: General Assembly
2019_08_26F5_UN_GA20NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: General Assembly (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_SC2NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Security Council
2003_NY_UN_SC4NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Security Council
2019_08_26F2_UN_SC27NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Security Council (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_TC1NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Trusteeship Council
2003_NY_UN_TC2NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Trusteeship Council
2019_08_26F3_UN_TC8NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Chamber: Trusteeship Council (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26F1_UN_Conf_Rm4NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Conference Room (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_Disarmament1NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Disarmament (incl Hiroshima)
2003_NY_UN_Disarmament6NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Disarmament (incl Hiroshima)
2019_08_26E7_UN_Disarmament31NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Disarmament (incl Hiroshima) (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26E3_UN_Education38NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Education Transforms Lives
Education Transforms Lives
On display 1 July - 27 August 2019
The exhibition examines the centrality of education for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. It raises awareness of the efforts of governments, civil society and other partners in ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26E6_UN_Human_Rights42NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Human Rights (Partially reviewed)
2003_NY_UN_Memoriam1NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: In Memoriam
2019_08_26E4_UN_Memoriam25NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: In Memoriam (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26E2_UN_1Day73NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: One Day, I Will
One Day, I Will
On display 26 July – 9 September 2019
The exhibition documents the hopes and dreams of girls trapped in humanitarian crises. Combining an artistic approach with a documentary purpose, the images highlight the crucial role of education for girls in humanitarian crises, for securing... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26E1_UN_ILO52NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: Social Justice, Decent Work: 100 Years of the ILO
Social Justice, Decent Work: 100 Years of the ILO
On display 28 June - 26 August 2019
This exhibition charts the history of the ILO, from its early beginnings, through turning points in the world of work and looks ahead to maintaining its founding values in a future marked by the impact of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_26E5_UN_HQ71NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Exhibit: UN Headquarters: A Workshop for Peace
UN Headquarters: A Workshop for Peace
Ongoing
The exhibition features archival images of the planning and building of UNHQ between 1949 and 1952 and photos of the recently renovated compound. The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Public Information in collaboration with the Mission of... (Partially reviewed)
2003_NY_UN_Inside2NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Miscellaneous Inside
2019_08_26D3_UN_Inside56NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Miscellaneous Inside (Partially reviewed)
2002_NY_UN_Outside3NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Outside images
2003_NY_UN_Outside2NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Outside images
2019_08_26D1_UN_OutSide29NY -- NYC -- United Nations headquarters -- Outside images (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_Afghan_080717101Sixth & I -- Evening with the Afghan Ambassador to the United States and his wife
An Evening with Afghan Ambassador to the United States Said T. Jawad and Mrs. Shamim Jawad:
This summer, Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul will enchant visitors to the National Gallery of Art with visions of antiquity never before seen in the U.S. As part of Washington,...
2008_DC_Turkey_080309251Sixth & I -- Jewish Life in Turkey Then and Now: Historic Synagogues of Turkey
This was the formal program tied to the exhibit opening for "Jewish Life In Turkey Then and Now: Historic Synagogues of Turkey". The event featured numerous guests including the Ambassador of Turkey Nabi Sensoy and his wife, Gülgün, It also featured Rabbi Joshua Maroof of Magen David Sephardic...
2003_DC_SAAMB_03021116Smithsonian Associates -- American Ambassador, Moscow
This was a unique presentation as part of the Smithsonian Associate's "Splendors of Russia" series which celebrated 300 years of St Petersburg. The event featured three former US ambassadors to the Soviet Union--Arthur Hartman (1981-87), Thomas Pickering (1993-96), and James Collins...
2009_DC_Sarcophagus_09032677Smithsonian Associates & the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus -- Sarcophagus from Palaipafos
Sarcophagus from Palaipafos

Cosponsored with the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus. With Reception Hosted by His Excellency Ambassador Andreas S. Kakouris

In 2006 one of the most important archaeological finds was unearthed in western Cyprus—a richly colored sarcophagus dating back to the 5th...
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_CSIS100Sri Lankan Foreign Minister lunch at CSIS
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) seeks to advance global security and prosperity in an era of economic and political transformation by providing strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decisionmakers. CSIS serves as a strategic planning partner for the government by...
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_PC22Sri Lankan Foreign Minister press conference
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_CR8Sri Lankan Foreign Minister State Dept visit w/Condoleezza Rice
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_RB4Sri Lankan Foreign Minister State Dept visit w/R. Nicholas Burns
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_State34Sri Lankan Foreign Minister State Dept visit (general)
2007_DC_SriFM_070316_USTR21Sri Lankan Foreign Minister visit to USTR
2007_DC_WilJap_07090610Wilson Center -- J. Thomas Schieffer (Japan and America's Interest in NE Asia)
Japan and America's Interest in Northeast Asia, A Director's Forum with the Honorable J. Thomas Schieffer, United States Ambassador to Japan


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2019_10_24B_Rogers139NPC -- Faith in American Public Life w/Melissa Rogers, Sabrina Dent, Imam Mohamed Magid, and Rabbi David Saperstein
As part of Melissa Rogers' book tour for "Faith in American Public Life", a panel discussion was held at the National Press Club. Welcome and Opening Remarks: * David Aycock, Interim Director at Baylor University Press, Associate Director for Sales, Marketing, & Publicity Moderator: * Mike McCurr... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_01D_Bookfair150NPC -- 42nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2019)
One hundred authors -- and their books -- will be under one roof at the National Press Club, just in time for the gift-giving season. Navigate national politics and history, whisk your way to tasty treats, or laugh with your little one during the 2019 Book Fair and Authors’ Night on Friday, Nov. 1. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_27A_Chappelle179DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2019 -- Dave Chappelle)
Folks shown here include: Q-Tip, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Kenan Thompson, Aziz Ansari, David Rubenstein, Morgan Freeman, ???, Kidd O'Shea (ABC 7), Fab Five Freddie, Robert L. Johnson, ???, ???, John Legend, Neal Brennan, ??? (again), David Rubenstein (again), Jeff Ross, Common, Sarah Silverman, Aziz... (Partially reviewed)
2019_10_11E1_Pilkey362Library of Congress -- Event: Dav Pilkey (Do Good Tour)
Come see Dav Pilkey talk about his books and his Do Good initiative! Please join us for a special evening with Dav Pilkey, a Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents event. International bestselling author/illustrator Dav Pilkey will appear at the Library of Congress on his Do Good Tour. ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_11_08A1_THIS_Twilight415THIS for Diplomats Twilight in Argentina Gala @ Embassy of Argentina
THIS for Diplomats 2019 Gala: Twilight in Argentina THIS is proud to announce that on November 8, 2019, we are co-hosting our Annual Fundraiser Gala “Twilight in Argentina” with the Argentine Republic. The event will take place at the Argentinian Embassy and will feature live music (by Sweet Somethi... (Partially reviewed)


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