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2021_06_20A4_Toynbee3DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robot
2021_DC_Toynbee16DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robot
2008_DC_Toynbee1DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
My first encounter with the Stikman Robot characters, this one by the Smithsonian Castle. Originally, I thought they were a clever way to advertise the relatively new National Museum of the American Indian. I thought the head was in the direction of museum and if you looked at the figure horizontally,...
2009_DC_Toynbee2DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
Stikman Robot tile near the Mall.
2011_DC_Toynbee17DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
These little stick human things keep showing up around town. (Officially, they are called a "Stikman".) I can't find any of the original Toynbee tiles anymore but the modern successors are popular.
2012_DC_Toynbee56DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
Including a design I'd never seen before. Almost all of the previous ones had been either white or orange.
2015_DC_Toynbee37DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
2016_DC_Toynbee19DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
2017_DC_Toynbee9DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
2018_DC_Toynbee12DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
Regular Stikman Robots but also a stikman carrying a money bag outside of the National Museum of American History and a peace symbol.
2019_DC_Toynbee38DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
Stikman Robots including one on a signbox near the National Archives.
2021_07_11A2_Toynbee2DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots
2021_09_06A1_Toynbee2DC -- Public Art: Stikman Robots (Partially reviewed)
2006_DC_Toynbee3DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles
Two tiles.
(1) This one was photographed at the intersection of 15th and F, NW.
(2) This one, a color one, was right near the Temperance Fountain by the National Archives building. I just happened to run across it which was pretty cool!
"Toynbee Idea
In Movie '2001
Resurrect Dead
on Planet...
2013_DC_Toynbee96DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots
While the Stikman Robots are now appearing all over the place (there are a lot of photographs of them on this page), I hadn't seen a new Toynbee tile in several years until these two showed up near the National Portrait Gallery / Smithsonian American Art Museum.
2014_DC_Toynbee15DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots
Including some of the new 2013 vintage Toynbee tiles.
2020_DC_Toynbee24DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles/Stikman Robots
Including a new Toynbee tile!

What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2021_09_25D3_LOC_Geppi112DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Geppi Gems
Geppi Gems September 21, 2021-ongoing COMIC BOOKS have permeated almost every popular entertainment medium in the United States. When Stephen A. Geppi opened the Geppi Entertainment Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2006, he sought to show how comic books—much like newspapers, television, motion pic... (Partially reviewed)
2021_08_14B1_Trumka250AFL-CIO Headquarters -- Event: Richard Trumka in Repose at AFL-CIO Headquarters
Richard Trumka to Lie in Repose at AFL-CIO Headquarters On Saturday, Aug. 14, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET, Richard Trumka’s family is giving the public the opportunity to pay their respects to the labor legend who passed away on Aug. 5. He is making one last trip to the House of Labor, a place an... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_10B1_Come_From_Away190DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: "Come From Away" performance
Join us at the Lincoln Memorial for a one-of-a kind free concert performance of the musical Come From Away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Lawn seating is available on either side of the Reflecting Pool on a first-come basis. Members of the Broadway and national touring companies of Come... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_17B2_In_America2OC268DC -- Event: In America: Remember (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg) -- Opening Ceremony
In America: Remember Opening Ceremony Prelude: The String Queens Host: Dana Bash, CNN anchor & chief political correspondent Welcome: Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, Artist & Creator In America: Remember Lift Every Voice: Jason Max Ferdinand Singers, arrangement by Roland Carter Remarks: Deb Haaland, S... (Partially reviewed)
2021_09_15C1_In_America2226DC -- Event: In America: Remember (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg) (Visit 02) (Partially reviewed)

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