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2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 17 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 17 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 17 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 17 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 17 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 17 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 17 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 17 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 17 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 17 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 17 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 17 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 17 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 17 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 17 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 17 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 17 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 17 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 17 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 18 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 18 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 18 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 18 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 18 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 18 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 18 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 18 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 18 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 18 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 18 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 18 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 18 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 18 all-day
Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Year traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from the ninth annual JICC Nengajo[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 18 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 18 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Feb 18 all-day
National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Bldg.76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  The National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to host a baseball-themed exhibition.  Playball:  Navy and the National Pastime will debut on April 2, 2018[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 18 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 18 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 18 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 18 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 18 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 19 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 19 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 19 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 19 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 19 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 19 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 19 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Capitol Hill Tours
Capitol Hill Tours
Feb 19 all-day
All visitors tour the historic areas of the Capitol on a guided tour. The Capitol Visitor Center welcomes visitors from across the United States and around the world. Identification is not required to enter the[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 19 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 19 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 19 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 19 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 19 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 19 all-day
Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Year traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from the ninth annual JICC Nengajo[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 19 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Feb 19 all-day
National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Bldg.76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  The National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to host a baseball-themed exhibition.  Playball:  Navy and the National Pastime will debut on April 2, 2018[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 19 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 19 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 19 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 19 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 19 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 20 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 20 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 20 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 20 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 20 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 20 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 20 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 20 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 20 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 20 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 20 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 20 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 20 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 20 all-day
Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Year traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from the ninth annual JICC Nengajo[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 20 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Feb 20 all-day
National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Bldg.76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  The National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to host a baseball-themed exhibition.  Playball:  Navy and the National Pastime will debut on April 2, 2018[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 20 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 20 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 20 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 20 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 20 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 21 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 21 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 21 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 21 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 21 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 21 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 21 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 21 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 21 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 21 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 21 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 21 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 21 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 21 all-day
Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Year traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from the ninth annual JICC Nengajo[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 21 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Feb 21 all-day
National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Bldg.76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  The National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to host a baseball-themed exhibition.  Playball:  Navy and the National Pastime will debut on April 2, 2018[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 21 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 21 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 21 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Feb 21 all-day
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  December 6, 2018-February 28, 2019 Thursday—Saturday, 1-4pm Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 21 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 21 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 22 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 22 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 22 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 22 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 22 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 22 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 22 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 22 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 22 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 22 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 22 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 22 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 22 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 22 all-day
Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Year traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from the ninth annual JICC Nengajo[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 22 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 22 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Playball @ National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Feb 22 all-day
National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Bldg.76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.  The National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to host a baseball-themed exhibition.  Playball:  Navy and the National Pastime will debut on April 2, 2018[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 22 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 22 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 22 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Feb 22 all-day
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  December 6, 2018-February 28, 2019 Thursday—Saturday, 1-4pm Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 22 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 22 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
2019 Regional Juried Exhibition @ Hill Center
Feb 23 all-day
The Hill Center Galleries presents its 2019 Regional Juried Exhibition. The work of more than 80 artists was chosen by juror Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC. The[...]
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen @ Freer Sackler
Feb 23 all-day
When caravans transported commodities to the Mediterranean world and Indian subcontinent, cities along trade routes like Timna (in today’s Yemen) became known for artistic production. Fine alabaster figures, impressive metal work, and funerary busts became hallmark’s of Yemen’s[...]
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Adams Morgan Date Nights @ Adams Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD
Feb 23 all-day
Adams Morgan is the best place to go on a date in DC — whether you’re a mom and daughter out for ice cream, a first date, or a married couple celebrating a double-digit anniversary.[...]
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 23 all-day
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter. Her content tackles global issues of oppression and the role of[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Feb 23 all-day
Anytime Audio Tours
We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put[...]
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 23 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil[...]
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 23 all-day
May 11, 2018 – March 10, 2019 Silhouettes—cut paper profiles—were a hugely popular and democratic form of portraiture in the 19th century, offering virtually instantaneous likenesses of everyone from presidents to those who were enslaved. The exhibition[...]
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
Feb 23 all-day
Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Feb 23 all-day
There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top[...]
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Feb 23 all-day
Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.  In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works[...]
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 23 all-day
First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan 19 – Mar 31, 2019 Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm | Sun: noon–5pm Just like today, getting food from farm to table in the early modern British world was hard work. And just like today, most of[...]
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Flickering Treasures @ National Building Museum
Feb 23 all-day
Movie theaters are where our culture’s dreams and desires have been projected since the arrival of nickelodeons, providing an enchanting portal into a world where moviegoers could escape their everyday lives. Yet many historic theaters[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Feb 23 all-day
Mark Bradford’s new work at the Hirshhorn spans roughly 400 linear feet inside the cutting-edge Smithsonian museum. Pickett’s Charge is a series of eight abstract paintings that depict the final charge of the Battle of[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Feb 23 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[...]
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 23 all-day
As part of a series of installations celebrating its golden anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present “One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey,” a one-room exhibition that looks back at an extraordinarily important and[...]
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum
Feb 23 all-day
Postmen of the Skies @ Postal Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
On display until May 27, 2019 In addition to its permanent exhibition on the nation’s airmail service, the Postal Museum has a temporary exhibition, Postmen of the Skies. In 1918 the first regularly scheduled airmail service began operations.[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Feb 23 all-day
Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm[...]
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 23 all-day
Nov. 1 – April 28, 2019 Innovative Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will bring the largest interactive technology exhibition to the Hirshhorn in the museum’s history starting Nov. 1. Pulse will take up the entire Second Level, with[...]
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  @ Octagon Museum
Feb 23 all-day
Victor Lundy: Educating an Architect + Preservation of Modern Architecture  December 6, 2018-February 28, 2019 Thursday—Saturday, 1-4pm Experience an exhibit featuring the work of architect and artist Victor Lundy, FAIA, before it’s catalogued by the[...]
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
What Absence Is Made Of @ Hirshhorn Museum
Feb 23 all-day
This exhibit mines the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum’s collection to show how artists surmount the limits of the material world. Spanning more than seventy works, the exhibition explores the ways artists express absence. Tracing parallel developments in[...]
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Women Who Work, Care, And Create @ Zenith Gallery
Feb 23 all-day
Women who Work, Care, and Create Featured Artists: Elizabeth Ashe, Jacqui Crocetta, Michelle Dickson, Elissa Farrow Savos, Susan Freda, Katharine Owens, Lynda Smith-Bugge, Paula Stern, Emily Tucci At 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 Show dates:[...]
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9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
12:00 pm Mrs. Rosa Parks Tour @ O Museum in The Mansion
Mrs. Rosa Parks Tour @ O Museum in The Mansion
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
When: Sundays 12pm – 2pm based on availability -(check website for additional dates & times) Where: The Mansion on O & O Street Museum 2020 O Street N.W., DC Tickets: $30/person On-line reservations are required:[...]
12:00 pm Secret Door Tour @ O Museum in The Mansion
Secret Door Tour @ O Museum in The Mansion
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
When: Sundays 12pm – 2pm based on availability (check website for additional dates & times) Where: The Mansion on O & O Street Museum 2020 O Street N.W., DC Tickets: $25/person On-line reservations are required:[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 17 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 17 @ 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 17 @ 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.
2:00 pm A Man of Integrity @ Freer Sackler
A Man of Integrity @ Freer Sackler
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
With an as-yet-unexecuted prison sentence hanging over his head, Mohammad Rasoulof (Iron Island, Manuscripts Don’t Burn) secretly filmed this movie in rural northern Iran. This biting critique of contemporary Iranian culture can be summed up by[...]
2:00 pm Twelve Angry Men @ Ford's Theatre
Twelve Angry Men @ Ford's Theatre
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm
Behind closed doors, tensions run high as a lone juror argues the innocence of a teenager accused of murder. In this provocatively resonant American drama, 12 jurors from all strata of society revisit the evidence,[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Feb 17 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and[...]
3:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Feb 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 17 @ 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.
8:00 pm Masters of Hawaiian Music @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Masters of Hawaiian Music @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm
Performing in a traditional Hawaiian style, the Masters of Hawaiian Music bring “folklore and cultural memory into a performance that…[unfolds] as breezy entertainment” (The New York Times).
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
9:00 am Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents its opening exhibition of 2019, Tradition Transformed: Bojagi, featuring vibrant fiber works that capture the artistry and originality of the traditional Korean wrapping cloth, bojagi, by artists Kumjoo Ahn, Julia[...]
10:00 am Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Feb 18 @ 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,[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
10:00 am Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Date: October 10, 2018 – March 1, 2019 Location: Gallery @ Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Photo ID essential for entry. During his lifetime, Shane Pickett (1957-2010) was one of Western[...]
10:00 am Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from nine countries that demonstrate how culture can have a positive impact[...]
11:00 am Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 18 @ 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 18 @ 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.
1:00 pm Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and[...]
2:00 pm Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Feb 18 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and[...]
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 18 @ 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.
5:00 pm Monday Mingle: Martinis & Magic @ The Mansion on O & O Museum
Monday Mingle: Martinis & Magic @ The Mansion on O & O Museum
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mix, mingle and unwind from the day as you witness magic before your very eyes. Master Magician Rich Bloch will astonish & amaze you with close-up magic – no stage, no curtains – you are[...]
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
9:00 am Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nengajo 2019 Exhibition Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Years traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 Nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from[...]
9:00 am Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents its opening exhibition of 2019, Tradition Transformed: Bojagi, featuring vibrant fiber works that capture the artistry and originality of the traditional Korean wrapping cloth, bojagi, by artists Kumjoo Ahn, Julia[...]
10:00 am Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Feb 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,[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
10:00 am Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Date: October 10, 2018 – March 1, 2019 Location: Gallery @ Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Photo ID essential for entry. During his lifetime, Shane Pickett (1957-2010) was one of Western[...]
10:00 am Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from nine countries that demonstrate how culture can have a positive impact[...]
11:00 am Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 19 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 19 @ 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 19 @ 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.
1:00 pm Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and[...]
1:00 pm Shakespeare, Past and President @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Shakespeare, Past and President @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Board Room TICKETS: Free; Drop-In Drop by the Visitor’s Lobby any time between 1 – 4 pm and talk to a docent, who can help you[...]
2:00 pm Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Feb 19 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the special exhibitions in the Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 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.
4:00 pm Talk: “The Creative Performance of Religion”
Talk: “The Creative Performance of Religion”
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn about the vibrant and creative performance of religion in Indonesia from Anne K. Rasmussen, whose music research has taken her from Arab communities in Detroit to the Arabian Peninsula and Southeast Asia. Informed by[...]
6:15 pm Art Tour Washington Convention Center @ Washington Convention Center
Art Tour Washington Convention Center @ Washington Convention Center
Feb 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
A world-renowned art collection right at your door – literally! The Walter E. Washington Convention Center art collection is the best kept secret in the nation’s capital. In addition to being a state-of-the-art Convention Center,[...]
6:45 pm Andrea Salcedo with special guest Francisco “Yiyi” Orozco @ Mexican Cultural Institute
Andrea Salcedo with special guest Francisco “Yiyi” Orozco @ Mexican Cultural Institute
Feb 19 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
The MCI is proud to welcome Mexican flamenco guitarist, Andrea Salcedo with special guest, flamenco singer and percussionist, Francisco “Yiyi” Orozco on Thursday, February 28 th at 6:45 pm at the Music Room of the[...]
8:00 pm Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm
Consistently creating “thoroughly engaging performance[s] brimming with spirit, precision, wit and soul” (The Washington Post), this Irish-American supergroup returns with Grammy-nominated music and stepdancing that has earned great acclaim.
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
9:00 am Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nengajo 2019 Exhibition Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Years traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 Nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from[...]
9:00 am Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents its opening exhibition of 2019, Tradition Transformed: Bojagi, featuring vibrant fiber works that capture the artistry and originality of the traditional Korean wrapping cloth, bojagi, by artists Kumjoo Ahn, Julia[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
10:00 am Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Date: October 10, 2018 – March 1, 2019 Location: Gallery @ Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Photo ID essential for entry. During his lifetime, Shane Pickett (1957-2010) was one of Western[...]
10:00 am Talking Points: The 15th Amendment @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Talking Points: The 15th Amendment @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Wednesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10 a.m. Take a moment to learn about the road to the 15th amendment and early African American Congressional leaders. Objects and images related to the Reconstruction period[...]
10:00 am Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from nine countries that demonstrate how culture can have a positive impact[...]
11:00 am Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a quick class on art. Express lunchtime talks—30 minutes or fewer—are offered most Wednesdays. Facilitated by museum staff members, these conversation-driven thematic talks highlight three to six works on view. This week, NMWA Senior[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 20 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer and Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 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.
1:00 pm Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and[...]
2:00 pm Gallery Talks: See Me at the Freer|Sackler
Gallery Talks: See Me at the Freer|Sackler
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Experience an interactive tour of the museums that is tailored to individuals with dementia and their care partners.
2:00 pm Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Feb 20 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and[...]
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 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.
10:30 pm The Windsock Arms @ College Park Aviation Museum
The Windsock Arms @ College Park Aviation Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:30 pm – Feb 21 @ 12:30 am
Happy Hour & Activities http://collegeparkaviationmuseum.com/calendar.aspx?EID=3690
5:30 pm The Windsock Arms: Board Games @ College Park Aviation Museum
The Windsock Arms: Board Games @ College Park Aviation Museum
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Enjoy an evening with friends playing classic games, or try your hand at a new game. Enjoy after-hours access to the exhibits, socialize with friends, and snack on appetizers.   1 drink ticket included, purchase additional[...]
6:30 pm What a Wonderful Family @ Japan Information & Culture Center
What a Wonderful Family @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The eldest son of an old couple, Shuzo and Tomiko, lives with his parents along with his wife while their eldest daughter lives with her husband in the same neighborhood. The second son is planning to get married[...]
7:00 pm Duo Guschlbauer @ Austrian Cultural Forum Washington
Duo Guschlbauer @ Austrian Cultural Forum Washington
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The ACF Washington is delighted to present a concert by the young Austrian classical duo Marilies and Nikolaus Guschlbauer. Having played together since their childhood, the musical siblings managed to establish a great harmony and[...]
8:00 pm Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm
Consistently creating “thoroughly engaging performance[s] brimming with spirit, precision, wit and soul” (The Washington Post), this Irish-American supergroup returns with Grammy-nominated music and stepdancing that has earned great acclaim.
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
9:00 am Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nengajo 2019 Exhibition Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Years traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 Nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from[...]
9:00 am Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents its opening exhibition of 2019, Tradition Transformed: Bojagi, featuring vibrant fiber works that capture the artistry and originality of the traditional Korean wrapping cloth, bojagi, by artists Kumjoo Ahn, Julia[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
10:00 am Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Date: October 10, 2018 – March 1, 2019 Location: Gallery @ Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Photo ID essential for entry. During his lifetime, Shane Pickett (1957-2010) was one of Western[...]
10:00 am Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from nine countries that demonstrate how culture can have a positive impact[...]
11:00 am Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
12:00 pm Peacock Room Shutters Open
Peacock Room Shutters Open
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
See the Peacock Room in a whole new light! When the shutters of Whistler’s “harmony in blue and gold” are open, a flood of natural light turns the Peacock Room into a glowing jewel of[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 21 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 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.
1:00 pm Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and[...]
1:30 pm Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn about Congressional Gold Medals that have been presented to honor the achievements of African American leaders, artists, and athletes. Then create your[...]
2:00 pm Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Feb 21 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the special exhibitions in the Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 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.
6:00 pm Talk with the Curator – Combating Terrorism: Law Enforcement at Home and Abroad @ National Law Enforcement Museum
Talk with the Curator – Combating Terrorism: Law Enforcement at Home and Abroad @ National Law Enforcement Museum
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Curator Sarah Haggerty for a behind-the-scenes talk on how international and domestic terrorism has changed law enforcement. See artifacts that have never been on display and hear about the effects of major terrorist attacks[...]
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
9:00 am Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Nengajo 2019 Year of the Boar Exhibition @ Japan Information & Culture Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nengajo 2019 Exhibition Kick off the Year of the Boar with nengajo designs from around the world! Explore Japanese New Years traditions with an exhibition of nearly 160 Nengajo, or Japanese New Year’s cards, from[...]
9:00 am Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Tradition Transformed: Bojagi @ Korean Cultural Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents its opening exhibition of 2019, Tradition Transformed: Bojagi, featuring vibrant fiber works that capture the artistry and originality of the traditional Korean wrapping cloth, bojagi, by artists Kumjoo Ahn, Julia[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
10:00 am Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja Look at the Land I Have Travelled @ Embassy of Australia | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Date: October 10, 2018 – March 1, 2019 Location: Gallery @ Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Photo ID essential for entry. During his lifetime, Shane Pickett (1957-2010) was one of Western[...]
10:00 am Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The District Architecture Center is pleased to host Transforming Cities, Transforming Lives: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, an exhibition of 27 regeneration projects from nine countries that demonstrate how culture can have a positive impact[...]
11:00 am Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
12:00 pm Thus Sighs My Heart: Songs for & of Medieval Women @ National Gallery of Art
Thus Sighs My Heart: Songs for & of Medieval Women @ National Gallery of Art
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join three modern women of Armonia Nova as they explore views of medieval women from the perspective of love, both sacred and secular. Taking inspiration from the glorious collective of medieval art at the Gallery,[...]
12:15 pm Art Bites Gallery Talks: Talia Shabtay @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Art Bites Gallery Talks: Talia Shabtay @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Feb 22 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Take a lunch break and join SAAM’s research fellows as they share their new discoveries about artworks from the collection. For this installment, research fellow Talia Shabtay discusses Harry Bertoia’s Sculpture Group Symbolizing World’s Communication in[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 22 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 22 @ 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 22 @ 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.
1:00 pm Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collection Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. Meet four ordinary Americans whose extraordinary actions changed the course of our civil rights history. This tour visits the Old Senate Chamber and[...]
1:30 pm Seen on Screen: 1963 March on Washington @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Seen on Screen: 1963 March on Washington @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Fridays February 1, 8, 15, 22 at 1:30 p.m. In recognition of African American History month watch rare footage of the 1963 March on Washington and learn about this major American event.
2:00 pm Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Halls of the Senate @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discover the beautifully decorated Senate corridors of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. This 30-minute tour visits an area[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Feb 22 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and[...]
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 22 @ 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.
6:00 pm Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. @ National Building Museum
Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. @ National Building Museum
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
View over 35 feature length and short films, including Leaning Out (2018), Barbara Stauffacher: Visions Not Previously Seen (2018), and the D.C. premiere of Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light (2018). Full schedule available to[...]
6:30 pm Folger Friday: The Language of the Fan @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Friday: The Language of the Fan @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
“The fan, Mistress Gwynn, is not simply a crass tool for cooling one’s brow.  The language of the fan is a complex art.” Much more than a mere accessory, it is widely believed that fans[...]
7:00 pm The Military Enlightenment, book talk @ Alliance Française de Washington DC
The Military Enlightenment, book talk @ Alliance Française de Washington DC
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
In an era when men went to battle donning embroidered coats with gold buttons and buckles, silk stockings, powdered wigs, and full makeup, participants in the French military enterprise changed the face of war as[...]
7:30 pm Wu Han and Friends – Schubertiad @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Wu Han and Friends – Schubertiad @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
An all-star group of musicians presents an evening of Schubert including his E-flat piano trio, several beautiful Lieder, and the beloved Trout Quintet.
9:00 am Culture at Risk: Yemen’s Heritage under Threat
Culture at Risk: Yemen’s Heritage under Threat
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Yemen’s millennia of rich cultural heritage is being threatened, damaged, or destroyed due to ongoing conflict in the region. Join us when an international roster of archaeologists, art historians, and specialists in heritage preservation explore[...]
9:00 am Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am
Explore DC’s Green Spaces, Parks, and Gardens with Free Online Guide
The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. is a free, mobile-friendly website that helps visitors and locals discover more than 75 historic, modern and contemporary landscapes in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Va. Expert commentary and more[...]
10:00 am Family Program February @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Family Program February @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn about Congressional Gold Medals that have been presented to honor the achievements of African American leaders, artists, and athletes. Then create your own[...]
10:00 am Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project @ National Building Museum
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit this new exhibition that examines the highly classified effort to produce the atomic bomb and the three new “secret cities” that were built to accommodate the thousands of people who worked on the project.[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Feb 23 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
12:30 pm Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Feb 23 @ 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.
12:30 pm Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Feb 23 @ 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.
1:00 pm Museum Science Saturday @ National Law Enforcement Museum
Museum Science Saturday @ National Law Enforcement Museum
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon of science activities in the Learning Center. This month’s theme is Fibers and Textiles. Practice your investigative skills with crime scene fiber pick-up, uncover the identities of textiles[...]
2:00 pm Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Family Program @ U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn about Congressional Gold Medals that have been presented to honor the achievements of African American leaders, artists, and athletes. Then create your own[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Feb 23 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and[...]
3:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Feb 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
3:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Feb 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures.
3:30 pm Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Feb 23 @ 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.
6:00 pm Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. @ National Building Museum
Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. @ National Building Museum
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
View over 35 feature length and short films, including Leaning Out (2018), Barbara Stauffacher: Visions Not Previously Seen (2018), and the D.C. premiere of Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light (2018). Full schedule available to[...]