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Mar
19
Tue
Hill Center Galleries @ Hill Center
Mar 19 all-day

TREEmendous Juried Exhibition
Juror Carole Ottesen, writer, photographer and illustrator specializing in garden subjects, chose the work of 98 artists for an exhibition that focuses on the beauty of trees. Co-sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League.

Collaborators: Dana Ellyn & Matt Sesow
This exhibition features recent work from both Dana and Matt, as well as some of their collaborative works.

Hill Center Galleries has two concurrent exhibitions running through April 28, 2019.

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Occasional closings for special events—please call (202) 549-4172 for confirmation of open hours on a particular day

Hoops @ National Building Museum
Mar 19 all-day
March Madness comes to the National Building Museum in the work of photographer Bill Bamberger. The Hoopsphoto exhibit shows outdoor public and private basketball courts and hoops from across the U.S. and around the world. Whether makeshift backyard hoops or playground hubs in the city, Bamberger’s large-format photographs illustrate the worldwide appeal of basketball. Hoops opens on Saturday, March 9 at 10 am and features a tour of the exhibit with the photographer at 11 am. The exhibit continues through January 5, 2020.
Nature’s Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International Awards @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Mar 19 all-day
See the best nature photography in the world on the second floor of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. More than 26,000 photos were submitted for the Windland Smith Rice International Awards and 60 were selected for display in this visually inspiring exhibit. In addition to the photos, you’ll see a video of manta rays and sharks feeding and a camera display that shows how they have evolved over time. The exhibit is open through September.

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560 Free admission.

Open every day except Dec. 25 from 10 AM to 5:30 PM

Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Mar 19 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Mar 19 @ 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, L. Ron Hubbard worked from 1957 through 1960.

The neighborhood townhouse with its historically restored spaces to the late 1950s, now museum, provides informative exhibits with photographs that give glimpses into Hubbard’s early world travels. Visitors can also step into his 1957 office and see his Remington typewriter, Ampex tape recorders, Roneo mimeograph machine, Grundig radio, and personal artifacts.

Short walk from the Dupont Circle Metro Station.

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

3:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Mar
20
Wed
Hill Center Galleries @ Hill Center
Mar 20 all-day

TREEmendous Juried Exhibition
Juror Carole Ottesen, writer, photographer and illustrator specializing in garden subjects, chose the work of 98 artists for an exhibition that focuses on the beauty of trees. Co-sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League.

Collaborators: Dana Ellyn & Matt Sesow
This exhibition features recent work from both Dana and Matt, as well as some of their collaborative works.

Hill Center Galleries has two concurrent exhibitions running through April 28, 2019.

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Occasional closings for special events—please call (202) 549-4172 for confirmation of open hours on a particular day

Hoops @ National Building Museum
Mar 20 all-day
March Madness comes to the National Building Museum in the work of photographer Bill Bamberger. The Hoopsphoto exhibit shows outdoor public and private basketball courts and hoops from across the U.S. and around the world. Whether makeshift backyard hoops or playground hubs in the city, Bamberger’s large-format photographs illustrate the worldwide appeal of basketball. Hoops opens on Saturday, March 9 at 10 am and features a tour of the exhibit with the photographer at 11 am. The exhibit continues through January 5, 2020.
Nature’s Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International Awards @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Mar 20 all-day
See the best nature photography in the world on the second floor of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. More than 26,000 photos were submitted for the Windland Smith Rice International Awards and 60 were selected for display in this visually inspiring exhibit. In addition to the photos, you’ll see a video of manta rays and sharks feeding and a camera display that shows how they have evolved over time. The exhibit is open through September.

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560 Free admission.

Open every day except Dec. 25 from 10 AM to 5:30 PM

Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Mar 20 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mar 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Mar 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

3:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Mar
21
Thu
Hill Center Galleries @ Hill Center
Mar 21 all-day

TREEmendous Juried Exhibition
Juror Carole Ottesen, writer, photographer and illustrator specializing in garden subjects, chose the work of 98 artists for an exhibition that focuses on the beauty of trees. Co-sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League.

Collaborators: Dana Ellyn & Matt Sesow
This exhibition features recent work from both Dana and Matt, as well as some of their collaborative works.

Hill Center Galleries has two concurrent exhibitions running through April 28, 2019.

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Occasional closings for special events—please call (202) 549-4172 for confirmation of open hours on a particular day

Hoops @ National Building Museum
Mar 21 all-day
March Madness comes to the National Building Museum in the work of photographer Bill Bamberger. The Hoopsphoto exhibit shows outdoor public and private basketball courts and hoops from across the U.S. and around the world. Whether makeshift backyard hoops or playground hubs in the city, Bamberger’s large-format photographs illustrate the worldwide appeal of basketball. Hoops opens on Saturday, March 9 at 10 am and features a tour of the exhibit with the photographer at 11 am. The exhibit continues through January 5, 2020.
Nature’s Best Photography: Windland Smith Rice International Awards @ Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Mar 21 all-day
See the best nature photography in the world on the second floor of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. More than 26,000 photos were submitted for the Windland Smith Rice International Awards and 60 were selected for display in this visually inspiring exhibit. In addition to the photos, you’ll see a video of manta rays and sharks feeding and a camera display that shows how they have evolved over time. The exhibit is open through September.

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560 Free admission.

Open every day except Dec. 25 from 10 AM to 5:30 PM

Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Mar 21 all-day
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Old Korean Legation is the cradle of Korea-U.S. friendship. In 1889, Korea (then Joseon) established her first diplomatic mission in the U.S. at Logan Circle, Washington, DC, but lost ownership of the legation building in 1910. 102 years later, Korea repurchased the building in 2012; restored it to its original 19th century beauty; and opened it to the public as the Old Korean Legation Museum in May 2018.

ㅇ Open from 10:00 to 17:00
ㅇ Closed on Mondays
ㅇ Free Admission / Free Tour (Both Group and Individual visits)
ㅇ Reservations available at website
ㅇ Tel : (202) 844 – 3330
ㅇ Email : info@oldkoreanlegation.org

Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In honor of Women’s History Month, learn how American suffragists exercised their 1st Amendment rights and create your own mini banner. Meet behind the Statue of Freedom. 30 minutes

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mar 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Family Program March
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In honor of Women’s History Month, learn how American suffragists exercised their 1st Amendment rights and create your own mini banner. Meet behind the Statue of Freedom. 30 minutes

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Mar 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

3:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.