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4-D Film @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater (Showtimes are subject to availability)
Aug 28 all-day
Some of the most dramatic events in journalism history are recreated in “I-Witness: A 4-D Time Travel Adventure,” where a 3-D film and fourth-dimension special effects take visitors on a journalistic trip through time. Running[...]
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Aug 28 all-day
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Have limited time, but lots of interest? Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Newseum and explore the very best of our exhibits and collections. Buy your tour tickets at the Newseum admissions desk on[...]
Holocaust: The Untold Story @ Documentary Theater (Showtimes are subject to availability)
Aug 28 all-day
Hitler’s systematic extermination of six million Jews was not a secret. Details of the Nazi death camps were known as early as December 1942. Yet the American media — especially The New York Times —[...]
4-D Film – No Shows @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
Aug 29 all-day
 No showings due to a private event. The 4-D experience will not be available from August 29 through September 9 due to theater maintenance.
Built to Scale Exhibition @ District Architecture Center
Aug 29 all-day
Built to Scale Exhibition @ District Architecture Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Built to Scale celebrates the power of scale models and the important role models play in the creative and technical development of design projects.Scale models are communicative tools in three-dimension that give designers the power to[...]
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Aug 29 all-day
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Have limited time, but lots of interest? Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Newseum and explore the very best of our exhibits and collections. Buy your tour tickets at the Newseum admissions desk on[...]
Washed Ashore @ National Zoo
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Washed Ashore @ National Zoo | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Smithsonian National Zoo has commissioned fascinating works of art and in turn, made a powerful statement on the dire need to limit pollution in the world’s oceans. Washed Ashore consists of 17 marine wildlife sculptures,[...]
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1966: Civil Rights at 50 @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
“1966: CIVIL RIGHTS AT 50” OPENING JAN. 15, 2016 | LEVEL 4 “MAKE SOME NOISE: STUDENTS AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT” This companion exhibit features a section of the original F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in[...]
American by Belief @ President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
American by Belief @ President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home   | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On July 4, 1864, the same day the Lincoln family moved to the Cottage for the last time, Abraham Lincoln signed into law An Act to Encourage Immigration. This legislation cemented Lincoln and the Republican[...]
Chinamania @ Freer Sackler Gallery
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Chinamania @ Freer Sackler Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
A mania for Chinese blue-and-white porcelain swept through London in the 1870s as a new generation of artists and collectors “rediscovered” imported wares from Asia. Foremost among them was American expatriate artist James McNeill Whistler.[...]
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
EXHIBIT: The GM de Mexico Collection of Drawings and Graphic Art @ Mexican Cultural Institute | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
General Motors de Mexico and the Embassy of Mexico in the United States, through its Cultural Institute, are proud to present the exhibit The GM de Mexico Collection of Drawings and Graphic Art. Through 100[...]
Flourish Inside and Out @ U.S. Botanic Garden
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flourish Inside and Out @ U.S. Botanic Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Special Exhibit. From a walk in the woods to strolling through a park, and from gardening at home to visiting a public garden, therapeutic horticulture, nature therapy, and accessible gardening connect people to nature and[...]
ICEBERGS @ National Building Museum
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
ICEBERGS @ National Building Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Opens July 2, through September 5 The National Building Museum offers a new, one-of-a-kind destination with ICEBERGS, designed by James Corner Field Operations. Representing a beautiful, underwater world of glacial ice spanning the Museum’s enormous[...]
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Open House - The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Open House from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm  This Dupont Circle landmark is the original site of the first Founding Church in the world in Washington D.C. Here, the prolific American writer, explorer, and founder,[...]
TWELVE YEARS THAT SHOOK AND SHAPED WASHINGTON: 1963-1975 @ Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
TWELVE YEARS THAT SHOOK AND SHAPED WASHINGTON: 1963-1975 @ Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
During this period, Washingtonians experienced their first meaningful presidential vote, elected a city council and mayor for the first time in a century, and became the largest majority African American city in the country. Freeways[...]
Aug 29 @ 12:15 pm – 12:15 pm
Explore the Sackler Gallery’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. The museum opened in 1987 to house a gift of some 1,000 works of Asian art from Dr. Arthur M. Sackler. Among its highlights are sculptures[...]
Aug 29 @ 2:15 pm – 2:15 pm
This tour explores Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre, an immersive installation by painter Darren Waterston that reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room. Waterston’s dynamic space highlights complicated tensions and acts of creative[...]
PARTYLAB+ Teen Event @ Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PARTYLAB+ Teen Event @ Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
PARTYLAB+ Teen Event 5 – 8 pm, Sculpture Garden On Mondays this summer, teens are invited to the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden to hang with the crew at ARTLAB+ for a party featuring sets from DC’s[...]
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Almeida Live: Richard III @ Folger Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen[...]
4-D Film – No Shows @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
Aug 30 all-day
 No showings due to a private event. The 4-D experience will not be available from August 29 through September 9 due to theater maintenance.
Built to Scale Exhibition @ District Architecture Center
Aug 30 all-day
Built to Scale Exhibition @ District Architecture Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Built to Scale celebrates the power of scale models and the important role models play in the creative and technical development of design projects.Scale models are communicative tools in three-dimension that give designers the power to[...]
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Aug 30 all-day
Guided Highlights Tour @ Newseum, Information Desk
Have limited time, but lots of interest? Take a 60-minute guided tour of the Newseum and explore the very best of our exhibits and collections. Buy your tour tickets at the Newseum admissions desk on[...]
Washed Ashore @ National Zoo
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Washed Ashore @ National Zoo | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Smithsonian National Zoo has commissioned fascinating works of art and in turn, made a powerful statement on the dire need to limit pollution in the world’s oceans. Washed Ashore consists of 17 marine wildlife sculptures,[...]
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1966: Civil Rights at 50 @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
“1966: CIVIL RIGHTS AT 50” OPENING JAN. 15, 2016 | LEVEL 4 “MAKE SOME NOISE: STUDENTS AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT” This companion exhibit features a section of the original F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in[...]
Operation: George Washington @ International Spy Museum
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Operation: George Washington @ International Spy Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
1/2 price tickets to the International Spy Museum & George Washington’s Mount Vernon. 50% off general admission to SPY when you also visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Two of DC s most popular attractions have[...]
American by Belief @ President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
American by Belief @ President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home   | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On July 4, 1864, the same day the Lincoln family moved to the Cottage for the last time, Abraham Lincoln signed into law An Act to Encourage Immigration. This legislation cemented Lincoln and the Republican[...]
Chinamania @ Freer Sackler Gallery
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Chinamania @ Freer Sackler Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
A mania for Chinese blue-and-white porcelain swept through London in the 1870s as a new generation of artists and collectors “rediscovered” imported wares from Asia. Foremost among them was American expatriate artist James McNeill Whistler.[...]
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
EXHIBIT: The GM de Mexico Collection of Drawings and Graphic Art @ Mexican Cultural Institute | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
General Motors de Mexico and the Embassy of Mexico in the United States, through its Cultural Institute, are proud to present the exhibit The GM de Mexico Collection of Drawings and Graphic Art. Through 100[...]
Flourish Inside and Out @ U.S. Botanic Garden
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flourish Inside and Out @ U.S. Botanic Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Special Exhibit. From a walk in the woods to strolling through a park, and from gardening at home to visiting a public garden, therapeutic horticulture, nature therapy, and accessible gardening connect people to nature and[...]
ICEBERGS @ National Building Museum
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
ICEBERGS @ National Building Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Opens July 2, through September 5 The National Building Museum offers a new, one-of-a-kind destination with ICEBERGS, designed by James Corner Field Operations. Representing a beautiful, underwater world of glacial ice spanning the Museum’s enormous[...]