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2024_05_01A1_Archives_Purple6DC -- Natl Archives -- Featured Document Display: The Purple Heart Battalion
The Purple Heart Battalion
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 – Wednesday, May 15, 2024
East Rotunda Gallery
"None of us thought we were coming home alive."
— Lawson Sakai
Following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Roosevelt administration required people of Japanese descent living on the West...
2024_05_01A2_Archives_NATO9DC -- Natl Archives -- Featured Document Display: North Atlantic Treaty
Featured Document Display: North Atlantic Treaty
Monday, April 29, 2024 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024
"A shield against aggression and fear of aggression"
— President Harry S. Truman

On April 4, 1949, representatives of the United States, Canada, and 10 Western European nations met in Washington,...
2024_05_01B1_Perspectives185Natl Archives -- Perspectives on History: AAPI Voices in the American Story
Perspectives on History: AAPI Voices in the American Story

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join us for an evening conversation about the role historians, and media have played in our nation’s cultural storytelling and the impact AAPI voices have and will continue to...
2024_05_02A1_CCACX_Hop_Art122MD -- Westminster -- Carroll County Arts Council -- Exhibit: Hop Art!
Hop Art!
Monday, April 29 - Saturday, June 22
Tevis Gallery
A collection of works created by Ralph Steadman from Flying Dog Brewery, as well as other local brewery artists.
This exhibit celebrates the diversity and complexity of beer as both a beverage and a cultural symbol.

About Ralph...
2024_05_02A2_CCACX_Punked100MD -- Westminster -- Carroll County Arts Council -- Exhibit: Punked: Art in Rebellion
Punked: Art in Rebellion
Monday, April 29 - Saturday, June 22
Community Gallery
A collection of works created by Jim Saah and Jeffrey Everett.
A bold and electrifying art exhibit that celebrates the raw energy and unapologetic spirit of punk rock culture. Showcasing a diverse range of artworks that...
2024_05_02A3_CCACX_Hop_ArtO28MD -- Westminster -- Carroll County Arts Council -- Event: Public Opening for Hop Art and Punked
2024_05_02A4_CCAC36MD -- Westminster -- Carroll County Arts Council
2024_05_03A_WWC_P01155Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Friday Night -- Panel: How to Pitch an Agent
Panel in the Spotlight: “How to Pitch an Agent”
Freaking out about pitching your novel or nonfiction proposal at the 2024 Washington Writers Conference? Relax! During Friday evening’s “How to Pitch an Agent” panel, moderated by conference chair Laura Hazan, literary agents Lizz Nagle (Victress...
2024_05_03B_WWC_R79Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Friday Night -- Opening Reception
2024_05_04A1_WWC_M130Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Miscellaneous
2024_05_04A2_WWC_W9Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Welcome & Housekeeping
Jenny Yacovissi, WIROB President
Laura Hazan, Conference Chair
2024_05_04A3_WWC_A48Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Agents Room
2024_05_04B1_WWC_P0212Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: Nonfiction: From Proposal to Publication
Nonfiction: From Proposal to Publication.
Writing a proposal is only the first step of your nonfiction project. These award-winning authors share their journeys from proposal submission to published book.
* Journalist, editor, and novelist Sara Fitzgerald is author of the forthcoming The Silenced...
2024_05_04B2_WWC_P0323Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: What Do Editors Want?: Small-Press Publishers Tell All
What Do Editors Want?: Small-Press Publishers Tell All.
As writers, we often study publishing news and social media to glean what agents are looking for, but what about editors? Hear from experts who are both editors and writers:
* Hannah Grieco of Alan Squire Publishing, who recently edited Already...
2024_05_04B3_WWC_P049Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: Debut Authors Share Their Publishing Stories
Debut Authors Share Their Publishing Stories.
Learn how three Washington-area writers came to publish their first books of fiction.
* Len Kruger’s coming-of-age story, Bad Questions, won the 2023 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Award.
* Eman Quotah’s Bride of the Sea, a tale of...
2024_05_04B4_WWC_P0514Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: A Community of Letters
A Community of Letters.
Writing is solitary, but you don’t have to go it alone. Explore opportunities to work with others and to share common purpose, enrich your writing, and strengthen the literary community at large. Hear from experienced pros who’ve sponsored writing retreats, edited anthologies...
2024_05_04B5_WWC_P068Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: How to Plot a Killer Thriller
How to Plot a Killer Thriller.
* Eryk Pruitt, author of the forthcoming crime novel Blood Red Summer, leads a friendly interrogation of our panelists as they reveal insider secrets to producing a gripping page-turner.
* Novelist and memoirist Elliot Ackerman’s latest thriller, co-authored with...
2024_05_04B6_WWC_P078Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Workshop: Writing Through the Block: Embracing Your Creative Self
Writing Through the Block: Embracing Your Creative Self.
What impedes your creativity? Procrastination? Perfectionism? Myths about what success looks like? A lack of time? In this workshop, we’ll identify the creative self in each of us and explore how to establish the most effective process for...
2024_05_04C1_WWC_P08155Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Lunch: Award to Paul Dickson, Panel: A Writer’s Dream: DC's Creativity, Community, and Craft
Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Dickson presented by David O. Stewart

Keynote Panel: A Writer’s Dream: DC's Creativity, Community, and Craft.
When it comes to literary talent, the DC area is an embarrassment of riches, and that’s why, for this year’s lunchtime address, we’ll showcase a panel of...
2024_05_04C2_WWC_P0911Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: Does This Genre Look Good on Me?
Does This Genre Look Good on Me?
Every genre comes with a set of conventions and expectations, and you may wonder what’s the best fit for your story.
* Leading the discussion about such choices is Louis Bayard, whose acclaimed historical fiction includes The Pale Blue Eye, now a Netflix film.
*...
2024_05_04C3_WWC_P1011Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: Finding Your Community: Identity-Based Writing Groups
Finding Your Community: Identity-Based Writing Groups.
What does it mean to join a group of writers with whom you have something very specific in common? Four authors will discuss how their identity-based groups support and amplify writers:
* Sarah Kain Gutowski from Pen Parentis (parent writers),...
2024_05_04C4_WWC_P116Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Panel: Writing a Life: Memoir
Writing a Life: Memoir.
* Moderator Marita Golden, the award-winning author of over 20 works of fiction and nonfiction, heads up a panel of accomplished writers whose compelling individual and family stories have led them to memoir.
* Mary Collins, with her son, Donald Collins, is author of At the...
2024_05_04C5_WWC_P1225Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Workshop: Building Your Platform, Publicizing Your Book
Building Your Platform, Publicizing Your Book.
Think getting your book published is the last step? Think again! Given the sea of books vying for readers’ attention, it takes a smart effort to get yours noticed. In this workshop, Emily Barrosse, founder and CEO of Bold Story Press, will walk through how...
2024_05_04C6_WWC_H27Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Happy Hour
2024_05_05A1_Hello_Girls119Natl World War I Memorial -- Event: "The Hello Girls" preview performance (@ Willard Hotel) (Page 1 of 2)
FREE CONCERT BY CAST OF THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED MUSICAL "THE HELLO GIRLS" AT NATIONAL WWI MEMORIAL, MAY 5 @ 4PM
This Original Musical Honors the U.S. Army's Female Telephone Operators, Who Played Key Role in World War I
WASHINGTON, D.C. - There will be a free, family-friendly concert by "The Hello...
2024_05_05A2_Hello_Girls2165Natl World War I Memorial -- Event: "The Hello Girls" preview performance (@ Willard Hotel) (Page 2 of 2)
FREE CONCERT BY CAST OF THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED MUSICAL "THE HELLO GIRLS" AT NATIONAL WWI MEMORIAL, MAY 5 @ 4PM
This Original Musical Honors the U.S. Army's Female Telephone Operators, Who Played Key Role in World War I
WASHINGTON, D.C. - There will be a free, family-friendly concert by "The Hello...
2024_05_05A4_USWWI_Taps_HG113Natl World War I Memorial -- Evening Taps Event (for "The Hello Girls" cast)
2024_05_05B_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs
2024_05_06A1_BGregory144DC -- USC/PDCA/IPDGC -- First Monday Forum: American Diplomacy’s Public Dimension (w/Bruce Gregory)
May 6 First Monday Forum: American Diplomacy’s Public Dimension
American Diplomacy’s Public Dimension
Join us for a hybrid program on Monday, May 6, 2024, at noon EDT for a conversation with PDCA member Bruce Gregory about his new book, American Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Practitioners as Change...
2024_05_06B1_Signs2DC -- Temporary Signs
2024_05_06B2_Signs_Gaza4DC -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2024_05_06B3_GWU_Tent_Gaza56DC -- Protest: Tent City for cease fire in Gaza @ GWU quad
2024_05_06C1_St_Johns8DC -- Downtown -- St John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square (1525 H St., NW)
2024_05_06C2_NBW_14th10DC -- Penn Qtr -- National Bank of Washington (699 14th St NW)
2024_05_06C3_Penn_Qtr5DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2024_05_06C4_Murals_LWright18DC -- Public Art: Murals by Luther Wright (LWArt) -- Working on a mural @ 601 E St NW
2024_05_06C5_Mt_Vernon14DC -- Mt Vernon Triangle neighborhood
2024_05_06C6_500NJ6DC -- (East) East End -- 500 New Jersey Ave NW (National Association of Realtors)
2024_05_06D_SIPG_Pres10DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
2024_05_06E1_Rescuers133DC -- U.S. Capitol -- "The Rescuers" screening and discussion
The Rescuers
From Producer Joyce D. Mandell and Director Michael W. King
Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom Hashoah & The Forgotten Heroes Of The Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act
The Rescuers Documentary & Panel Discussion
7:00 PM Opening Remarks by Congressman John B. Larson
7:10...
2024_05_06F1_Capitol_Grounds4DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2024_05_06F2_Capitol15DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2024_05_06F3_Capitol_SenatePk20DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Senate Park (Fountain, Reflecting Pool)
2024_05_06G_Metro_SS11Metro Station -- Silver Spring
They extended the railings around the retrofitted fare gates to prevent thieves from hopping over them but you can see sneaker prints as people climb on top of the fare gates to avoid paying their fare.
2024_05_08A1_Signs4DC -- Temporary Signs
2024_05_08A2_Ghost_Bike6DC -- Ghost Bikes (Cyclist Died Here)
2024_05_08B1_NMAD_Satchmo3National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) -- Popup Exhibit: Ambassador Satch Record Album
2024_05_08B2_NMAD_Badges20National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) -- Popup Exhibit: Diplomatic Security Service
2024_05_08B3_NMAD_RogersC26National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) -- Popup Exhibit: Rogers Act
2024_05_08B4_NMAD_Rogers10041NMAD -- Event: The Rogers Act: 100 Years of the Foreign Service
The National Museum of American Diplomacy invites you to
The Rogers Act: 100 Years of the Foreign Service
As the United States emerged as a global power in the early 20th century, the State Department’s 18th-century personnel structure created by Thomas Jefferson no longer fit the needs of the...
2024_05_08C1_FRB4DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Federal Reserve Building (Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Bldg) (2051 Const Ave. NW and 300 21st St NW)
2024_05_08C2_GWU_Museum_Gaza3DC -- GWU -- Museum and Textile Museum -- Closed due to Gaza protests
2024_05_08C3_GWU_Tent_Gaza11DC -- Protest: Tent City for cease fire in Gaza @ GWU quad
2024_05_08C4_GWU5DC -- GWU (George Washington University)
I had never noticed the signpost before.
2024_05_08C5_Downtown10DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2024_05_08C6_Stevens_School3DC -- Downtown -- Thaddeus Stevens School (1050 21st St NW)
2024_05_08D1_NAS_100th_Bldg35DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: 100th Anniversary of Art of the National Academy of Sciences Building
100th Anniversary of Art of the National Academy of Sciences Building
April 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024
NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Upstairs Gallery

This year holds special significance for the NAS, as our beautiful building at 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, turns 100 years old....
2024_05_08D2_NAS_100th_Timeline66DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg -- Exhibit: 1924-2024 Timeline & Promethean Sparks
Celebrating the Centennial of the National Academy of Sciences Building 1924-2024
1924-2024 Timeline & Promethean Sparks
April 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024
NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., East Gallery

“We call it the building for the National Academy of Sciences and the National...
2024_05_08D3_NAS14DC -- National Academy of Sciences Bldg
2024_05_08E_JICC_Prints66DC -- Embassy of Japan -- JICC -- Exhibit: Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s
Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and The Japan Foundation
MAY 7 - JUN 28, 2024 MON - FRI 9AM - 5PM JICC
Discover the groundbreaking era of the 1970s Japanese contemporary art in this year's traveling exhibition: Photographic Images and...
2024_05_08F_Alienable123DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's Freedom from Gun Violence art installation:
Alienable Right to Life
2024_05_08G1_PProse1DC -- Chevy Chase -- Politics & Prose (Main Store @ 5015 Connecticut Ave NW)
2024_05_08G2_Ignatius8Politics & Prose -- David Ignatius ("Phantom Orbit") w/Dan Hoffman
David Ignatius -- Phantom Orbit with Dan Hoffman -- at Conn Ave
David Ignatius is known for his uncanny ability, in novel after novel, to predict the next great national security headline. In Phantom Orbit, he presents a story both searing and topical, with stakes as far-reaching as outer space. It...
2024_05_08G3_Brosgol139Politics & Prose -- Vera Brosgol ("Plain Jane and The Mermaid")
Vera Brosgol - Plain Jane and The Mermaid - at Conn Ave
In a world that values appearance, Jane has always felt overlooked. After losing her inheritance as well as her parents, she proposes to the vain, but dashing Peter. When he is kidnapped by a nefarious mermaid, she is determined to bring him home....
2024_05_10A1_AlienableO190DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life -- Opening Event
Please join Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg for the opening of her Freedom from Gun Violence art installation:
Alienable Right to Life
Speakers at the dedication event:
* Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, artist
* Jamie Raskin, US Congress
* Nancy Pelosi, US Congress
* Denise Reid, Moms Demand Action...
2024_05_10A3_Alienable33DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
2024_05_10B1_Signs_Gaza1DC -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2024_05_10B2_Tussauds4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1001 F St NW)
The building's still up for lease.
2024_05_10B3_Le_Droit_Bldg5DC -- Penn Qtr -- Le Droit Bldg (800-812 F St NW) (Adams Bldg + old International Spy Museum bldg)
The James Bond images from the International Spy Museum exhibit from 2014 are still on the windows on one of the buildings.
2024_05_10B4_Penn_Qtr4DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2024_05_10B5_Murals_LWright5DC -- Public Art: Murals by Luther Wright (LWArt)
2024_05_10B6_Law23DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
2024_05_10C1_SIPG_Courtyard5DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Kogod Courtyard
2024_05_10C2_SIPG_TempleAR6DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: The Temple of Invention AR Experience
The Temple of Invention AR Experience
FREE
Before it was an art museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s historical building showcased ingenuity through the display of thousands of patent models. Known as a “temple of invention,” it was a place for ideas and exploration, creativity and change....
2024_05_10C3_SIPG_Luce188DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2024_05_10D1_LOC_Treasures6DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Treasures Gallery
2024_05_10D2_LOC_GershwinP20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Gershwin Prize
2024_05_10D3_LOC_Juneteenth20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile):
2024_05_10D4_LOC_GH39DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2024_05_10D5_LOC_Ceremonial16DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Librarian's Ceremonial Office (1st Floor)
2024_05_10D6_LOC_Bibles6DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bible Collection
2024_05_10D7_LOC_BStore6DC -- Library of Congress -- Bookstore
2024_05_10E1_Whoopi149Library of Congress -- Event: Whoopi Goldberg
Library of Congress to Host Whoopi Goldberg on May 10
The Library of Congress will host multi-award winner Whoopi Goldberg to discuss her forthcoming book, "Bits and Pieces: My Mother, My Brother, and Me.” Visitors are invited to attend a conversation and Q&A led by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden...
2024_05_10F1_Metro_SS4Metro Station -- Silver Spring
2024_05_10F2_SS_Discovery7MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters
2024_05_11A1_Signs_Gaza2DC -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2024_05_11A2_SIHIRO_SG1DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) -- Sculpture Garden
2024_05_11A3_SIAIR_Bldg1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2024_05_11B_Alienable94DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's Freedom from Gun Violence art installation:
Alienable Right to Life
2024_05_11C_Flyover34DC -- General Aviation DC Flyover
56 Aircraft Will Participate in General Aviation D.C. Flyover Saturday at Noon
MCS Staff

The light officially turned green earlier this week. After attaining final government approval on Tuesday, 56 general aviation (GA) aircraft will depart Frederick (Md.) Municipal Airport shortly before noon on...
2024_05_11D1_Takei175Library of Congress -- Event: George Takei Shares “My Lost Freedom”
George Takei Shares “My Lost Freedom”
Hear from award-winning author, actor and civil rights advocate George Takei about his new book, “My Lost Freedom: A Japanese American World War II Story”.
What happens when the world as you know it disappears? In 1942, two months after the bombing of Pearl...
2024_05_12A_Alienable138DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
2024_05_12B_WHouse_Garden182DC -- White House Garden Tour (2024)
2024_05_12C2_BMMarch9DC -- Event: Black Mothers March
Black Mothers March 2024
Part of the Black Mothers March 2024 collection
The colonial child protection system is part of the counterinsurgency. When a child is kidnapped, the entire community is devastated.
The Mother’s Day March on the White House is an opportunity to make the struggle to rescue our...
2024_05_12D_Shari80History Film Forum (2024) and JxJ Washington Jewish Film X Music Festival 2024 -- Shari & Lamb Chop (w/Lisa D’Apolito)
History Film Forum presents: Shari & Lamb Chop
Shari Lewis was a dancer, singer, and magician, but was best known as the ventriloquist behind sock puppets Charlie Horse, Hush Puppy and, of course, Lamb Chop. This documentary directed by Emmy-nominated Lisa D’Apolito tells the story of Lewis and her...
2024_05_12E_USWWI_Taps30Natl World War I Memorial -- Evening Taps Event
Tonight's bugler was Jesse Saldaña.
2024_05_12F_MuralsMD_BridgetC16MD -- Public Art: Murals by Bridget Cimino
The kick-off for the artist's work at Elbe's was May 9.
2024_05_13B_CBP_Memorial93DC -- Wilson Plaza -- CBP Valor Memorial Event Rehearsal
CBP Valor Memorial and Wreath Laying Ceremony in the Woodrow Wilson Plaza outside CBP headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The ceremony is held annually during National Police Week and also honors the agents and officers of CBP and its legacy agencies who died in previous years while protecting the U.S....
2024_05_13C_Taiwan88Wilson Center -- The Way Ahead to Secure Taiwan’s Resilience
The Way Ahead to Secure Taiwan’s Resilience
As President-Elect Lai Ching-te prepares to take office on May 20th, Taiwan is facing unprecedented challenges to secure its political and economic future. As pressure from Beijing to undermine Taiwan’s stability continues to mount, the adversity that Taipei...
2024_05_13D_ChildcareP107DC -- Protest: A Day Without Child Care @ Freedom Plaza
Dozens of families and teachers rallied Monday outside the Wilson Building, showing their opposition to proposed budget cuts to early childhood programs in the District.
Several early child care education centers said they would open late or stay closed for the national A Day Without Child Care. Among...
2024_05_13E_Alienable152DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
2024_05_13F1_Fords_CEL11DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2024_05_13F2_Old_Post3DC -- Federal Triangle -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside
2024_05_13F3_Signs10DC -- Temporary Signs
Kennedy for President truck, complete with workers statue.
2024_05_13F4_USWWI_Taps12Natl World War I Memorial -- Evening Taps Event
2024_05_13F5_JW_Marriott6DC -- Penn Qtr -- JW Marriott Washington DC (1331 Penn Ave)
2024_05_13F6_SIAIR_Bldg2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- General
2024_05_13F7_Lincoln_Flannery9DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2024_05_13F8_Law_PoliceC39DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
On the night of the candlelight vigil.
2024_05_13G1_Law_Candlelight286DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2024)
36th Annual Candlelight Vigil
Each year, hundreds of names of officers killed in the line of duty are engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC. These names are then read aloud during the annual Candlelight Vigil to memorialize those who made the ultimate...
2024_05_16A1_CBP_Memorial153DC -- Wilson Plaza -- CBP Valor Memorial Event Main Event
CBP Valor Memorial and Wreath Laying Ceremony in the Woodrow Wilson Plaza outside CBP headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The ceremony is held annually during National Police Week and also honors the agents and officers of CBP and its legacy agencies who died in previous years while protecting the U.S....
2024_05_16B1_Alienable310DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
2024_05_16C1_JW_Marriott23DC -- Penn Qtr -- JW Marriott Washington DC (1331 Penn Ave)
2024_05_16C2_USWWI_Taps10Natl World War I Memorial -- Evening Taps Event
2024_05_16D1_BrownVBoard128Natl Archives -- The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, 70 Years Later
The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, 70 Years Later
The 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education altered the landscape of education in the United States. This civil rights landmark decision ruled that separating children in public schools based on race was unconstitutional. In...
2024_05_16E_SS_Art_Sweet33MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Sweet Network (by Chalk Riot)
ABOUT THE NEW MURAL – SWEET NETWORK
This year’s mural design invites the Silver Spring community to reflect on two important questions:
What do you offer to your community?
What do you receive from your community? 
Chalk Riot’s ongoing pavement art project The Sweet Network uses the metaphor of...
2024_05_17A1_GBF_Reception305Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Author Reception @ Gaithersburg Marriot Washingtonian Center
The Gaithersburg Book Festival Committee cordially invites you to our
2024 VIP Author Reception
Gaithersburg Marriot Washingtonian Center
Lakeside Ballroom
Many thanks to our title sponsor:
The Carnegie at Washingtonian Center
Folks shown here include Jud Ashman, Fran Abrams, James Swanson, John...
2024_05_18A1_GBF_Misc213Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Miscellaneous
Exhausting and wet but fun day. In case you're curious, 3,900 photos and 22,000 steps. I did, however, have probably a rain-related disaster when one of my camera chips rebeled and I lost several hours of photos taken in the morning.
Among the folks shown here are Jud Ashman, Brigitta Blair, and Mike...
2024_05_18A2_GBF_PProse14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Politics and Prose bookstore
2024_05_18A3_GBF_Cake1526Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- 15th Anniversary Cake Event
2024_05_18A4_GBF_Pgm1568Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- 15th Anniversary Program Display
2024_05_18A5_GBF_StoryWalk18Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Book Story Festival Walk
This year's StoryWalk book was "The Hike" by Alison Farrell
2024_05_18B1_GBF_Perrin5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Lisa Perrin
Lisa Perrin -- The League of Lady Poisoners: Illustrated True Stories of Dangerous Women
In Conversation with Art Taylor
2024_05_18B2_GBF_LTTL4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Lauren Thoman, Tara Laskowski
Lauren Thoman -- I'll Stop the World
Tara Laskowski -- The Weekend Retreat
Moderated by Keith Donohue
2024_05_18B3_GBF_JHSSVK10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jeff Hoffmann, Sara Shepard, Vera Kurian
Jeff Hoffmann -- Like It Never Happened
Sara Shepard -- Nowhere Like Home
Vera Kurian -- A Step Past Darkness
Moderated by E.A. Aymar
2024_05_18B4_GBF_KWKN8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Kate White, K.T. Nguyen
Kate White -- The Last Time She Saw Him
K.T. Nguyen -- You Know What You Did
Moderated by Alex Finlay
2024_05_18B5_GBF_Dickinson2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Seth Dickinson
Seth Dickinson -- Exordia
In Conversation with Leigha McReynolds
2024_05_18B6_GBF_Greer5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Sierra Greer
Sierra Greer -- Annie Bot
Moderated by Nick Havey
Note: Kira Peikoff ("Baby X") was scheduled to appear but canceled
2024_05_18B7_GBF_Kim13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Angie Kim
Angie Kim -- Happiness Falls
In Conversation with Melissa Scholes Young
2024_05_18C1_GBF_ABSA5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Andie Burke, Sarah Adler
Andie Burke -- Fly with Me
Sarah Adler -- Happy Medium
Moderated by Kristina Wright
2024_05_18C2_GBF_MBAB5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Michelle Brafman, Adrienne Brodeur
Michelle Brafman -- Swimming with Ghosts
Adrienne Brodeur -- Little Monsters
Moderated by Caroline Bock
2024_05_18C3_GBF_SCSW7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Sara Goodman Confino, Sophie Wan
Sara Goodman Confino -- Don't Forget to Write
Sophie Wan -- Women of Good Fortune
Moderated by Melanie S. Hatter
2024_05_18C4_GBF_KHTJ9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Katherine Howe, Tania James
Katherine Howe -- A True Account: Hannah Masury's Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself
Tania James -- Loot
Moderated by Karin Tanabe
2024_05_18C5_GBF_JPRB8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jayne Anne Phillips, Rachel Beanland
Jayne Anne Phillips -- Night Watch
Rachel Beanland -- The House is on Fire
Moderated by Suzanne Feldman
2024_05_18C6_GBF_AESC5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Andrew Ewell, Susan Coll
Andrew Ewell -- Set for Life
Susan Coll -- Real Life and Other Fictions
Moderated by Tayla Burney
2024_05_18C7_GBF_McDermott5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Alice McDermott
Alice McDermott -- Absolution
In Conversation with John Williams
2024_05_18D1_GBF_KRMGJC11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Kim Roberts, Michael Gushue, Jessica Cuello
Kim Roberts -- Corona/Crown
Michael Gushue -- Sympathy for the Monster
Jessica Cuello -- Yours, Creature
Moderated by Courtney LeBlanc
2024_05_18D2_GBF_JRJSKB15Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Joseph Ross, Jennifer Sutherland, Kathryn Bratt-Pfotenhauer
Joseph Ross -- Crushed & Crowned
Jennifer Sutherland -- Bullet Points: A Lyric
Kathryn Bratt-Pfotenhauer -- Bad Animal
Moderated by Fran Abrams
2024_05_18D3_GBF_EKMJJN9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Edgar Kunz, Melissa Fite Johnson, Jean Nordhaus
Edgar Kunz -- Fixer
Melissa Fite Johnson -- Midlife Abecedarian
Jean Nordhaus -- The Music of Being
Moderated by Luther Jett
2024_05_18D4_GBF_CSCHSC13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Clint Smith, Cynthia Marie Hoffman, Sunu P. Chandy
Clint Smith -- Above Ground
Cynthia Marie Hoffman -- Exploding Head
Sunu P. Chandy -- My Dear Comrades
Moderated by Gregory Luce
2024_05_18D5_GBF_Blanco5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Richard Blanco
Richard Blanco -- Homeland of My Body
In Conversation with Doritt Carroll
2024_05_18D6_GBF_HSchool15Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- High School Poetry Contest Awards
High School Poetry Contest Awards
2024_05_18D7_GBF_MAJCPWIA8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jona Colson, Ping Wang, Indran Amirthayagam
Miguel Avero/Jona Colson -- Aguas/Waters
Ping Wang -- The River Within
Indran Amirthayagam -- Powèt Nan Pò A (Poet of the Port)
Moderated by Nancy Naomi Carlson
2024_05_18D8_GBF_ASSGDI8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Alba V Sarria, Sarah Kain Gutkowski, Donald Illich
Alba V Sarria -- Night Life
Sarah Kain Gutkowski -- The Familiar
Donald Illich -- Rescue Is Elsewhere
Moderated by Brandon Douglas
2024_05_18E1_GBF_Holzer5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Harold Holzer
Harold Holzer -- Brought Forth on this Continent
In Conversation with David O. Stewart
2024_05_18E2_GBF_Bordewich7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Fergus M. Bordewich
Fergus M. Bordewich -- Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction
In Conversation with Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
2024_05_18E3_GBF_Foster14Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Anne L. Foster
Anne L. Foster -- The Long War on Drugs
In Conversation with David Aldridge & Torie Clarke
2024_05_18E4_GBF_Swanson8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- James L. Swanson
James L. Swanson -- The Deerfield Massacre
2024_05_18E5_GBF_Rosen4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jeffrey Rosen
Jeffrey Rosen -- The Pursuit of Happiness
2024_05_18E6_GBF_Mundy4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Liza Mundy
Liza Mundy -- The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women at the CIA
2024_05_18E7_GBF_Hylton9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Antonia Hylton
Antonia Hylton -- Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum
In Conversation with Clint Smith
2024_05_18F1_GBF_Gonell8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Aquilino Gonell
Sgt. Aquilino Gonell -- American Shield
In Conversation with Senator Cheryl Kagan
2024_05_18F2_GBF_Jacobs6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- A.J. Jacobs
A.J. Jacobs -- The Year of Living Constitutionally
In Conversation with Holly Smith
2024_05_18F3_GBF_Page11Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Susan Page
Susan Page -- The Rulebreaker: The Life and Times of Barbara Walters
In Conversation with Sue Palka
2024_05_18F4_GBF_Kristof4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof -- Chasing Hope: A Reporter's Life
2024_05_18F5_GBF_Rieder5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Travis Rieder
Travis Rieder -- Catastrophe Ethics: How to Choose Well in a World of Tough Choices
2024_05_18F6_GBF_Coppins9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- McKay Coppins
McKay Coppins -- Romney: A Reckoning
In Conversation with Marc Korman
2024_05_18F7_GBF_Lozada16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Carlos Lozada
Carlos Lozada -- The Washington Book: How to Read Politics and Politicians
In Conversation with Chris Cillizza
2024_05_18G1_GBF_BTSB2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Barbara J. Taylor, Simon Van Booy
Barbara J. Taylor -- Rain Breaks No Bones
Simon Van Booy -- Sipsworth
Moderated by Jennifer Bort Yacovissi
2024_05_18G2_GBF_Waldman7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Adelle Waldman
Adelle Waldman -- Help Wanted
In Conversation with Comptroller Brooke E. Lierman
2024_05_18G3_GBF_JLAN13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jeffrey Dale Lofton, A.D. Nauman
Jeffrey Dale Lofton -- Red Clay Suzie
A.D. Nauman -- Down the Steep
Moderated by Amy L. Bernstein
2024_05_18G4_GBF_HERT9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Helen Ellis, R. Eric Thomas
Helen Ellis -- Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge
R. Eric Thomas -- Congratulations, the Best is Over!
Moderated by Carrie Callaghan
2024_05_18G5_GBF_LJKR29Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Lauren Kung Jessen, Kennedy Ryan
Lauren Kung Jessen -- Red String Theory
Kennedy Ryan -- This Could Be Us
Moderated by Mariko Hewer
2024_05_18G6_GBF_SDDB7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Stephanie Dray, Denny S. Bryce
Stephanie Dray -- Becoming Madam Secretary
Denny S. Bryce -- Can't We Be Friends
Moderated by Carrie Callaghan
2024_05_18G7_GBF_MGDH8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Mojgan Ghazirad, Donna Hemans
Mojgan Ghazirad -- The House on Sun Street
Donna Hemans -- The House of Plain Truth
Moderated by Bareerah Y. Ghani
2024_05_18H1_GBF_Watson3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Bernardine (Dine) Watson
Bernardine (Dine) Watson -- Transplant: A Memoir
In Conversation with Laura Fisher Kaiser
2024_05_18H2_GBF_CBMW16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Dr. Chris Balakrishnan and Matt Wasowski
Dr. Chris Balakrishnan and Matt Wasowski -- How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi
2024_05_18H3_GBF_Posnanski4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Joe Posnanski
Joe Posnanski -- Why We Love Baseball
2024_05_18H4_GBF_PYSS4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Paul Yoon, Shannon Sanders
Paul Yoon -- The Hive and the Honey
Shannon Sanders -- Company
Modertaed by Hannah Oliver Depp
2024_05_18H5_GBF_Eisenberg3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- John Eisenberg
John Eisenberg -- Rocket Men: The Black Quarterbacks Who Revolutionized Pro Football
In Conversation with Chad Ricardo
2024_05_18H6_GBF_Winkler3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Elizabeth Winkler
Elizabeth Winkler -- Shakespeare Was a Woman and Other Heresies: How Doubting the Bard Became the Biggest Taboo in Literature
2024_05_18H7_GBF_Monosson4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Emily Monosson
Emily Monosson -- Blight
2024_05_18I1_GBF_Bernstein4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Amy L. Bernstein
Getting Out of Your Own Way to Forge Your Best Writing Life
Presented by: Amy L. Bernstein
In this interactive workshop, presenter Amy L. Bernstein will work with you to explore psychological and emotional factors that hold you back from committing to your writing craft fully and authentically....
2024_05_18I2_GBF_Arbuthnot2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Nancy Arbuthnot
Memoir as Haiku
Presented by: Nancy Arbuthnot
Join this workshop, led by Nancy Arbuthnot, to learn about the classic Japanese haiku. You will leave with the poetic techniques of imagery, alliteration, assonance and consonance, and be able to create vignettes of significant life moments.
2024_05_18I3_GBF_Roman6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Dave Roman
Comics and Graphic Novels for Grown Ups
Presented by: Dave Roman
Whether through comics, manga, graphic novels, webtoons or beyond, words and pictures combine to tell dynamic stories that draw in readers of all ages. You don’t need to be a master illustrator to develop compelling characters and...
2024_05_18I4_GBF_Sturza4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Laura Sturza
How to Submit to Magazines and Newspapers
Presented by: Laura Sturza
Many writers dream of seeing their work published in newspapers and magazines, but are unsure how to achieve their goal. Plus, there is the dreaded fear of those rejection letters. Learn the tips of the trade from Laura Sturza – who...
2024_05_18I5_GBF_Bock2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Caroline Bock
Creating Memorable Characters
Presented by: Caroline Bock
Write characters that pop off the page in this prompt-filled workshop designed to create distinctive and memorable characters. In this workshop, led by Caroline Bock, you’ll experience fast and fun exercises on description and dialogue.
2024_05_18I6_GBF_DeDakis2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- John DeDakis
How to Write a Thriller
Presented by: John DeDakis
Learn how to write a thriller with John DeDakis. This workshop offers an overview that demystifies and deconstructs how it’s done – from the germ of an idea, through the creative process, with an eye on getting a finished book into the hands of...
2024_05_18J1_GBF_CLBF5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Carole Lindstrom, Beth Ferry
Picture Books
Carole Lindstrom -- Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior
Beth Ferry -- Solar Bear
Middle Grade
2024_05_18J2_GBF_CBDL8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Cece Bell, David LaRochelle
Picture Books
Cece Bell -- Animal Albums from A to Z
David LaRochelle -- Go and Get with Rex
Middle Grade/Picture Book
2024_05_18J3_GBF_BLMK8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Brian Lies, Michelle Knudsen
Picture Books
Brian Lies -- The Rough Patch
Michelle Knudsen -- Luigi, the Spider Who Wanted to Be a Kitten
Middle Grade
2024_05_18J4_GBF_LCJR13Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
Picture Books
Lesa Cline-Ransome -- Loud and Proud
Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome -- Fighting with Love
Middle Grade
2024_05_18J5_GBF_WHTB4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Wade Hudson, Tracey Baptiste
Picture Book/Middle Grade
Wade Hudson -- Invincible: Fathers and Mothers of Black America
Tracey Baptiste -- African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History
Middle Grade
2024_05_18J6_GBF_JGDR20Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- John Patrick Green, Dave Roman
Early Reader/Middle Grade
John Patrick Green -- InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T.: From Badger to Worse
Dave Roman -- Unicorn Boy
Middle Grade
2024_05_18J7_GBF_RMJR12Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Robert Meganck, Jonathan Roth
Early Reader/Middle Grade
Robert Meganck -- This Book Is Full of Holes
Jonathan Roth -- Rover and Speck: Splash Down!
Middle Grade
2024_05_18K1_GBF_TPRL9Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Tim Probert, Rajani LaRocca
Tim Probert -- Lightfall: The Dark Times
Rajani LaRocca -- Sona and the Golden Beasts
Middle Grade
2024_05_18K2_GBF_DBFBPB8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Derrick Barnes, Fred Bowen, Phil Bildner
Derrick Barnes -- Who Got Game? Basketball: Amazing but True Stories!
Fred Bowen -- Extra Innings
Phil Bildner -- Glenn Burke, Game Changer
Middle Grade
2024_05_18K3_GBF_KMCS4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Kekla Magoon, Cynthia Leitich Smith
Kekla Magoon -- The Secret Library
Cynthia Leitich Smith and Kekla Magoon -- Blue Stars: Mission One: The Vice Principal Problem
Middle Grade/Young Adult
2024_05_18K4_GBF_Haddix16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Margaret Peterson Haddix
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Mysteries of Trash and Treasure: The Ghostly Photos
Young Adult
Note: Elizabeth C. Bunce ("Myrtle, Means, and Opportunity") was originally scheduled for this panel but canceled.
2024_05_18K5_GBF_GSLHSF8Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Gary Schmidt, Leah Henderson, Sharon G. Flake
Gary Schmidt and Leah Henderson -- A Little Bit Super
Sharon G. Flake -- Once In a Blue Moon
Moderated by Jun Niu
Young Adult
2024_05_18K6_GBF_LEKA7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- L.M. Elliott, Kate Albus
L.M. Elliott -- Bea and the New Deal Horse
Kate Albus -- Nothing Else But Miracles
Young Adult
2024_05_18K7_GBF_HKLG10Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Hena Khan, Lisa Graff
Hena Khan -- Drawing Deena
Lisa Graff -- Rewind
Young Adult
2024_05_18L1_GBF_JSNM2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- John Schu, Nicole Melleby
John Schu -- Louder Than Hunger
Nicole Melleby -- Winnie Nash is Not Your Sunshine
2024_05_18L2_GBF_KMAW21Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Katherine Marsh, Alysa Wishingrad
Katherine Marsh -- Medusa: The Myth of Monsters
Alysa Wishingrad -- Between Monsters and Marvels
Interviewed by Alison L. Morris
Moderator Illustrator by Gareth Hinds
2024_05_18L3_GBF_CWRS7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Carole Boston Weatherford, Ray Anthony Shepard
Carole Boston Weatherford -- Kin: Rooted in Hope
Ray Anthony Shepard -- A Long Time Coming
2024_05_18L4_GBF_BKJM5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Brigid Kemmerer, Jodi Meadows
Brigid Kemmerer -- Destroy the Day
Jodi Meadows -- Dawnbreaker
2024_05_18L5_GBF_CBAW6Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Ciera Burch, Andrew Joseph White
Ciera Burch -- Something Kindred
Andrew Joseph White -- The Spirit Bares Its Teeth
2024_05_18L6_GBF_WRKJ4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- William Ritter, Kim Johnson
William Ritter -- Rook
Kim Johnson -- Invisible Son
2024_05_18L7_GBF_JVAS16Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Julian Voloj, A.K. Small
Julian Voloj -- (Not) A New York Love Story
A.K. Small -- If I Promise You Wings
2024_05_18M1_GBF_Mordhorst2Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Heidi Mordhorst
Writing Pictures: Poems About Photos
Presented by: Heidi Mordhorst
Join us in reading and writing short poems written from photographs. In this workshop, led by Heidi Mordhorst, kids will learn about the practice of “ekphrasis” (a vivid description of a work of art) and work collaboratively to compose...
2024_05_18M2_GBF_Claiborne3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Jennifer-NeToi Claiborne
Writing, Book-Making and Collage Art Fusion
Presented by: Jennifer-NeToi Claiborne
Join Jennifer-NeToi Claiborne for an hour of poetic exploration, where words, book-making and collage art converge into a blend of expression and craftsmanship. Explore two charming bookbinding methods that effortlessly...
2024_05_18M3_GBF_MisterG4Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer)
MISTER G: From Song to Story
Presented by: Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G)
Latin Grammy Award-winning artist, author and educator, Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G), will lead an interactive, bilingual family workshop to share his secrets for transforming songs into stories. MISTER G will be reading from his...
2024_05_18M4_GBF_Zweizig3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Suzanne Zweizig
Build-A-Story Workshop!
Presented by: Suzanne Zweizig
This workshop for ages 12-16 will help young writers build three essential elements of a story: the hero (protagonist), the villain (antagonist) and the conflict. In a series of fun, interactive and sometimes random creative exercises, Suzanne...
2024_05_18M5_GBF_Block3Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Hildie S. Block
Mythical Creatures on Road Trips!
Presented by: Hildie S. Block
Create a new mythical creature, a cryptid, something funky, weird, creepy and maybe even friendly, with Hildie S. Block! Our new friend will have a problem, and have to go on a trip to learn to deal with it. Come to this workshop and...
2024_05_18M6_GBF_CPM5Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Courtney Pippin-Mathu
Magic Forest Journal
Presented by: Courtney Pippin-Mathur
Create along with Courtney Pippin-Mathur as she shows you how to let your creativity roam through different painting techniques that you can use to start creating your own art journals. No art experience or technique required, just join in for...
2024_05_18N1_Bohrer2MD -- Gaithersburg -- Bohrer Park @ Summit Hall Farm
2024_05_18N2_Bohrer_Harmonious54MD -- Gaithersburg -- Bohrer Park @ Summit Hall Farm -- Exhibit: Harmonious Art Group 24th Annual Exhibition
Harmonious Art Group 24th Annual Exhibition
In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the City presents the 24th annual member exhibit featuring the artwork of the Harmonious Art Group. The exhibit is on display through June 16, 2024, at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park....
2024_05_19A1_Collins168Ronald Collins "Tragedy on Trial" w/Jamie Raskin @ Carderock Swim Club in Bethesda
If you're interested in history; if you care about civil rights; if you believe that no story holds true until all the facts are known --
Then please save Sunday, May 19, 4-5:30 PM, at the Carderock Clubhouse for the most compelling book discussion you'll attend all year. Author, Constitutional law...
2024_05_19B_MuralsMD_BridgetC27MD -- Public Art: Murals by Bridget Cimino
2024_05_20A1_Africa_Korea72DC -- USC/PDCA/GWU/UW/HU -- Africa-US Forum: First Korea-Africa Summit 2024
You are invited to join us in person or on line on Monday, May 20, at 9 a.m. EDT / afternoon in Africa, as speakers in Africa, Korea and the U.S. preview the historic "First Korea-Africa Summit 2024" that will take place next month when South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leads an African delegation...
2024_05_20A2_1771NV12DC -- Dupont Circle -- 1771 N St. NW (USC) -- View from...
2024_05_20B1_MEI_Louder80Middle East Institute -- Exhibit: Louder Than Hearts
Louder Than Hearts: Women Photographers from the Arab World and Iran
Curated by Rania Matar | May 9, 2024 - October 4, 2024
Louder Than Hearts features the work of ten women artists from the Arab World and Iran who capture the resilience, strength, beauty, and creativity of women in the region, often...
2024_05_20B2_HRC4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Human Rights Campaign HQ (1640 RI Ave, NW)
2024_05_20B3_Signs1DC -- Temporary Signs
2024_05_20B4_Lafayette_Square13DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
Including the "Black Aggie" statue (the illegal knock-off of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Grieving memorial) which had been at the Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, MD until it was moved here in 1987.
2024_05_20C_Alienable188DC -- Exhibit: Alienable Right to Life (art installation by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg)
2024_05_20D1_Metro_SS2Metro Station -- Silver Spring
2024_05_20D2_Purple_Metro2MD -- Purple Line -- Silver Spring Metro stop
2024_05_22B1_Archives_MemDay10DC -- Natl Archives -- Featured Document Display: Memorial Day: Honoring the Fallen
Featured Document Display: Memorial Day: Honoring the Fallen
Thursday, May 16, 2024 - Wednesday, June 12, 2024
East Rotunda Gallery
Memorial Day recognizes and honors the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the Armed Forces. The first national observance of Memorial Day occurred on May...
2024_05_22B2_Archives_NATO8DC -- Natl Archives -- Featured Document Display: North Atlantic Treaty
Featured Document Display: North Atlantic Treaty
Monday, April 29, 2024 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024
"A shield against aggression and fear of aggression"
— President Harry S. Truman

On April 4, 1949, representatives of the United States, Canada, and 10 Western European nations met in Washington,...
2024_05_22B3_Archives_Rotunda1DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda
2024_05_22B4_Archives_ROR_IndCit9DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Records of Rights -- Special Case: 100th Anniversary of the Indian Citizenship Act
2024_05_22C_Native_AmCitR123USCHS -- Centennial of Native American Citizenship Opening Reception
USCHS and partner organizations host an in-person reception for symposium panelists, partner organizations, VIP guests, and Members of Congress to open the commemorative activities.
Guest Speaker: Chris Naylor, Executive for Research Services at the National Archives and Records Administration
2024_05_22D1_Law4DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
A week after police week.
2024_05_22D2_Metro_JS1Metro Station -- Judiciary Square
2024_05_23B1_USCHS_P067USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Miscellaneous
Native American Suffrage Symposium
USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate:
The Centennial of Native American Suffrage
Where: Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday,...
2024_05_23B2_USCHS_P166USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Panel 1: Native American Citizenship, Suffrage, and Sovereignty in History (Larry Wright, Jr., Lila Teeters Knolle, David Silverman)
Native American Suffrage Symposium
USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate:
The Centennial of Native American Suffrage
Where: Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday,...
2024_05_23B3_USCHS_P246USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Panel 2: Suffrage, Activism, & the Law Today (John Echohawk, Jennifer Romero)
Native American Suffrage Symposium
USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate:
The Centennial of Native American Suffrage
Where: Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday,...
2024_05_23B4_USCHS_P349USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Lunch Panel: Representation in National and Local Narratives (Cedar Hunt, Kevin Gover, Dawson Her Many Horses)
Native American Suffrage Symposium
USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate:
The Centennial of Native American Suffrage
Where: Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday,...
2024_05_23B5_USCHS_P462USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Panel 3: Sovereignty in the 21st Century (Bryan Newland, Larry Wright, Jr.)
Native American Suffrage Symposium
USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate:
The Centennial of Native American Suffrage
Where: Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday,...
2024_05_23C_Russell_SOB33DC -- Capitol Hill -- Russell Senate Office Bldg
2024_05_24_Rock_Creek_KG13MD -- Rock Creek Park -- Ken-Gar Palisades Local Park (Colin Vale chainsaw carving)
My first visit back since the Linden Oak piece returned from the Kennedy Center's "Reach To Forest" exhibit.
2024_05_25A1_WW2_Yr20C144DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 20th Anniversary (Page 1 of 3) Mingling Before
Join Us for the National World War II Memorial 20th Anniversary Commemoration & Memorial Day Tribute!
Gathering to commemorate two decades since the dedication of the magnificent World War II Memorial, we will unite to honor the sacrifices and valor of those who served during World War II. This solemn...
2024_05_25A2_WW2_Yr20C2204DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 20th Anniversary (Page 2 of 3) Ceremony
Join Us for the National World War II Memorial 20th Anniversary Commemoration & Memorial Day Tribute!
Gathering to commemorate two decades since the dedication of the magnificent World War II Memorial, we will unite to honor the sacrifices and valor of those who served during World War II. This solemn...
2024_05_25A5_WW2_Yr20C5121DC -- Natl World War II Memorial -- Event: 20th Anniversary (Page 3 of 3) Ceremony: Wreath Laying and aftermath
Join Us for the National World War II Memorial 20th Anniversary Commemoration & Memorial Day Tribute!
Gathering to commemorate two decades since the dedication of the magnificent World War II Memorial, we will unite to honor the sacrifices and valor of those who served during World War II. This solemn...
2024_05_25B1_Poppy_Wall56DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: USAA Poppy Wall
The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor pays tribute to each U.S. service member lost in the line of duty since WWI. The exhibit is free and open to the public Friday-Sunday on the National Mall in D.C., at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
2024_05_25B2_Lincoln_Mem_VAU12DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- VAU Fallen Heroes Memorial
2024_05_25B3_Lincoln_Mem38DC -- Lincoln Memorial
I hadn't been in the memorial since they closed off the bathrooms including the elevator and added the ramp.
2024_05_25B4_Lincoln_MemV6DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
From atop the new ramp this time.
2024_05_25C1_Viet_Mem58DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- Event: Gathering before Memorial Day
2024_05_25C2_Signs_Gaza4DC -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2024_05_25C3_GWU_Tent_Gaza9DC -- Protest: Tent City for cease fire in Gaza @ GWU quad
The quad with the George Washington statue was still sealed off but the statue had been totally cleaned up. The gate for the other quad area was open but I didn't try to get in there.
2024_05_26A1_Takoma_Park16MD -- Takoma Park
2024_05_26A2_Takoma_Park_BCalls8MD -- Takoma Park -- Public Art: Bird Calls Phone
Bird Calls Phone
Takoma Park, Maryland
An old pay phone rewired to play local bird calls and songs at the press of a button.
An old public pay phone that plays bird songs from local birds. By pushing the phone buttons, one will hear different bird calls, all local to Takoma Park. When you pick up...
2024_05_26A3_Free_LibraryMD12MD -- Little Free Library
2024_05_26B1_Takoma_CC24MD -- Takoma Park Community Center
I missed the "topping off" ceremony earlier in the week when my car had a flat tire. Construction continues!
2024_05_26B2_SignsMD_Gaza1MD -- Israel-Hamas-Gaza War Signs
2024_05_26B3_Takoma_TPBP14MD -- Takoma Park -- Takoma-Piney Branch Park
2024_05_28A_Sanctions70Brookings Institution -- Sanctions on Russia: What’s working? What’s not?
Sanctions on Russia: What’s working? What’s not?
In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the U.S. and its allies imposed an unprecedented set of sanctions on the Russian economy including restrictions on Russian imports of high-tech goods, limits on Russia’s revenues through a...
2024_05_28B1_Emb_Uzbekistan9DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan
2024_05_28B2_Emb_Colombia4DC -- Embassy of Colombia
2024_05_28C1_USIP56DC -- Foggy Bottom -- United States Institute of Peace
2024_05_28C2_USIP_OHouse86DC -- United States Institute of Peace -- Open House
USIP Open House
Visit the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) headquarters at the northwest corner of the National Mall! USIP’s monthly open houses are a chance to learn more about conflict management, explore the institute’s iconic headquarters building, and meet USIP staff who work on...
2024_05_28D1_Eizenstat101Politics & Prose -- Stuart Eizenstat ("The Art of Diplomacy") w/Laura Blumenfeld
Stuart Eizenstat -- The Art of Diplomacy: How American Negotiators Reached Historic Agreements That Changed the World - with Laura Blumenfeld — at Conn Ave
In one readable volume, diplomat and negotiator Stuart E. Eizenstat covers every major contemporary international agreement, from the treaty to end...
2024_05_28D3_CPage5DC -- Running into Clarence Page's family outside of Politics and Prose
2024_05_29_Steyer57Politics & Prose -- Tom Steyer ("Cheaper, Faster, Better") w/Bill McKibben
Tom Steyer -- Cheaper, Faster, Better: How We'll Win the Climate War - with Bill McKibben— at Conn Ave
The climate is changing more rapidly than scientists predicted even a few years ago, with extreme weather already touching our everyday lives. At the same time, the clean energy revolution is forging...
2024_05_30A_I70_South_Mountain22MD -- I-70 @ South Mountain -- Visitor Center
2024_05_30B1_Hagerstown_CityPk5MD -- Hagerstown City Park
2024_05_30B2_Hagerstown_Barton12MD -- Hagerstown -- Clara Barton Memorial
2024_05_30B3_Hagerstown_CTrail91MD -- Hagerstown -- Public Art: Cultural Trail
2024_05_30B4_Hagerstown73MD -- Hagerstown
2024_05_30B5_Hagerstown_ArtTF34MD -- Hagerstown -- Public Art: Take Flight I (butterflies) and II (hot air balloons)
2024_05_30B6_Free_LibraryMD5MD -- Little Free Library
2024_05_30B7_Hagerstown_TCB11MD -- Hagerstown -- Public Art: Traffic Control Boxes
2024_05_30B8_Hagerstown_CTrailF94MD -- Hagerstown -- Public Art: Cultural Trail -- Faces of Hagerstown
2024_05_30B9_Hagerstown_Signs1MD -- Temporary Signs
2024_05_30C1_Hagerstown_POffice15MD -- Hagerstown -- Main Post Office
Post Office Murals – Hagerstown MD
New Deal Agencies: Arts Programs, Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA)
Completed: 1938
Artist: Frank Long
The post office contains a set of three murals entitled “Transportation of the Mural.” The murals were funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and painted...
2024_05_30C2_Hagerstown_Art21MD -- Hagerstown -- Public Art
2024_05_30C3_Hagerstown_WCFLib78MD -- Hagerstown -- Washington County Free Library (Main)
Washington County Free Library (Main)
Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown MD 21740
2024_05_30C4_Hagerstown_TKennPk32MD -- Hagerstown -- Thomas Kennedy Park
2024_05_30D1_WCMFA96MD -- Hagerstown -- Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
2024_05_30D2_WCMFA_CVPX80MD -- Hagerstown -- Washington County Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition
March 23 – June 2, 2024
Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition
The “Cumberland Valley Artists” exhibition will follow June 15 - Aug 25. 2024. An annual tradition since the 1930s, the Cumberland Valley Photographers and Cumberland Valley Artists exhibitions showcase, celebrate, and support artists...
2024_05_30E_Natl_Road_Wilson43MD -- Historic National Road @ Wilson
2024_05_31A1_Lancaster_MofA19PA -- Lancaster Museum of Art (& Musser Park)
2024_05_31A2_Lancaster_MofA_S81PA -- Lancaster Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Selections from the Collection: Reflections of Lancaster
Selections from the Collection: Reflections of Lancaster
Sat, Apr 13, 2024 10:00 AM Sun, Jun 9, 2024 4:00 PM
The people, places, and things that make up Lancaster's rich culture and heritage are highlighted through this special exhibit of 35+ works from the Lancaster Museum of Art's permanent...
2024_05_31A3_Lancaster_MofA_SA129PA -- Lancaster Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Stay Alive / Make Art / Lancaster
Stay Alive / Make Art / Lancaster
Sat, May 4, 2024 10:00 AM Sun, Jun 9, 2024 4:00 PM
Featuring the artwork of Berks County native Amos Lemon Burkhart, Stay Alive / Make Art is an interactive traveling exhibition that addresses adolescent mental health issues. Lemon Burkhart was a young artist who died...
2024_05_31B1_DemuthM121PA -- Lancaster -- Demuth Museum
2024_05_31B2_DemuthM_Still_Life104PA -- Lancaster -- Demuth Museum -- Exhibit: Demuth Invitational: Still Life
Demuth Invitational: Still Life
Sat, May 25, 2024 10:00 AM Sun, Jul 21, 2024 4:00 PM
Some of Charles Demuth’s most intriguing and beloved works are watercolors featuring vegetables and fruits that highlight the abundance of Lancaster County’s farms. In 2023, we received a major acquisition of a...
2024_05_31B3_DemuthM_Tobacco69PA -- Lancaster -- Demuth Museum -- Demuth Tobacco Shop
Demuth Tobacco Shop
The most unique type of family succession in the tobacco business is the cigar and tobacco establishment of H. C. Demuth, 114 East King Street, Lancaster, which is said to be the oldest tobacco shop in the United States. The Demuth business was established in 1770 by Christopher...
2024_05_31C1_Lancaster_Art3PA -- Lancaster -- Public Art
2024_05_31C2_Lancaster_Keys12PA -- Lancaster -- Public Art: Keys For The City
Keys For The City
Welcome to Lancaster Pennsylvania,
the Street Piano Capital of the World!
Keys for the City 2024 marks the return of the MFE Street piano program. We’re excited to bring the city’s most impactful interactive, mixed media public art project back to the streets of Lancaster.
In the...
2024_05_31C3_Lancaster_Murals14PA -- Lancaster -- Public Art -- Murals
2024_05_31C4_Lancaster_Steinman20PA -- Lancaster -- Steinman Park: Newspaper Reader statue
'Newspaper Reader'
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
This iconic Lancaster everyman has been reading the same story since 1980.
Lancaster is well-known for its rich history in the already-storied state of Pennsylvania, but one thing not often acknowledged is the city’s long relationship with newspaper...
2024_05_31D1_Lancaster79PA -- Lancaster
2024_05_31D2_Lancaster_CMarket7PA -- Lancaster -- Central Market
Central Market
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
The oldest farmer's market in America is so ancient it was approved by the King of England.
The oldest continuously operating farmers market in the United States, fresh produce has been sold here in Pennsylvania Dutch country since the 1730s when it was...
2024_05_31D3_PCAD5PA -- Lancaster -- Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
2024_05_31D4_PCAD_Andinos74PA -- Lancaster -- Pennsylvania College of Art & Design -- Exhibit: Andinos: Encounters in Cusco, Perú
Andinos: Encounters in Cusco, Perú
4/09/2024 - 6/07/2024
PCA&D is excited to announce the inaugural exhibition of Andinos: Encounters in Cusco, Perú by Peruvian photographer Gabriel Barreto Bentín featuring work from his first photo book, with the same title, published by Rizzoli. The exhibition is...
2024_05_31E1_Lancaster_SCCem55PA -- Lancaster -- Scheiner-Concord Cemetery
2024_05_31E2_Lancaster_Cem61PA -- Lancaster -- Lancaster Cemetery
Lancaster Cemetery
The first of Lancaster's "rural cemeteries."
In 1846, the vestry of the German Reformed Church acquired a ten acre property along the New Holland Turnpike north of the city, and the following year received a charter of incorporation from the state legislature which guaranteed...
2024_05_31E3_Lancaster_GreenCem28PA -- Lancaster -- Greenwood Cemetery
Lancaster Crematorium
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
In this cemetery stands the country's first public crematorium.
The nation’s first public crematorium and second crematory ever in the United States, can be found in the historic Greenwood Cemetery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
This historic building...
2024_05_31F_Shoe_House10PA -- Yorklyn -- Haines Shoe House
Haines Shoe House
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania
An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire.
An eccentric and self-made man, “Colonel” Mahlon N. Haines sold shoes. Haines built his empire around his shoes, starting with the proceeds of his very first commission. He was well known for...
2024_05_31G_MuralsMD_Jahru17MD -- Public Art: Murals by Jahru (Jeff Huntington)
I met Jahru (Jeff Huntington) as he was working on a new piece at Burtonsville Crossing.
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2024_05_17A1_GBF_Reception305Gaithersburg Book Festival (2024) -- Author Reception @ Gaithersburg Marriot Washingtonian Center
The Gaithersburg Book Festival Committee cordially invites you to our 2024 VIP Author Reception Gaithersburg Marriot Washingtonian Center Lakeside Ballroom Many thanks to our title sponsor: The Carnegie at Washingtonian Center Folks shown here include Jud Ashman, Fran Abrams, James Swanson, John Pat... (Partially reviewed)
2024_06_04C1_LOC_Brodner85Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2024): Steve Brodner -- Reception
The Herblock Prize Award Ceremony & Lecture Prize Winner: Steve Brodner, caricature artist, political cartoonist, educator, and author Finalist: Pedro X Molina, political cartoonist Lecturer: The Honorable Stephen Breyer Note: Photography was prohibited at the presentation itself. Folks shown here ... (Partially reviewed)
2024_05_22C_Native_AmCitR123USCHS -- Centennial of Native American Citizenship Opening Reception
USCHS and partner organizations host an in-person reception for symposium panelists, partner organizations, VIP guests, and Members of Congress to open the commemorative activities. Guest Speaker: Chris Naylor, Executive for Research Services at the National Archives and Records Administration (Partially reviewed)
2024_05_04A1_WWC_M130Washington Writers Conference (2024) -- Saturday -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2024_05_23B4_USCHS_P349USCHS -- Annual Symposium 2024 "Native American Suffrage" -- Lunch Panel: Representation in National and Local Narratives (Cedar Hunt, Kevin Gover, Dawson Her Many Horses)
Native American Suffrage Symposium USCHS presents a special symposium to commemorate: The Centennial of Native American Suffrage Where: Kennedy Caucus Room Russell Senate Office Building You're invited to attend the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Native American Suffrage Symposium on Thursday, Ma... (Partially reviewed)


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