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Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 12 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 12 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 12 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 12 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
Jan 12 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 12 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 13 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 13 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 13 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 13 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
Jan 13 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 13 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 14 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 14 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[...]
Capitol Hill Tours
Capitol Hill Tours
Jan 14 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 14 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 14 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
Jan 14 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 14 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 15 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 15 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 15 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 15 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
Jan 15 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 15 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 16 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 16 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 16 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 16 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
Jan 16 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 16 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 17 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 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
Jan 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 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[...]
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Animals Collected @ National Building Museum
Jan 18 all-day
Roughly 320,000 objects relating to the built environment reside inside the National Building Museum. In Animals, Collected, the museum showcases the treasures that connect to the animal kingdom specifically. Architectural pieces that showcase both real and[...]
Anytime Audio Tours
Anytime Audio Tours
Jan 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[...]
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Jan 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[...]
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Jan 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[...]
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Old Korean Legation Museum Tour @ Old Korean Legation Museum
Jan 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[...]
Private Walking Tour – $195
Private Walking Tour – $195
Jan 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[...]
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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
Jan 12 @ 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[...]
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 12 @ 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.
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 12 @ 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.
1:30 pm In Focus
In Focus
Jan 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Do you want to learn about an intriguing object or a favorite work of art in our collections? Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration (20 to 30 minutes) of one exceptional work. A[...]
2:00 pm Film: "The Warden"
Film: "The Warden"
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykxXeJ6jmNk Nima Javidi drew much-deserved praise for his first feature, the chamber drama Melbourne. His second film ups the ante in scale, scope, and ambition without sacrificing the tension and suspense that made his[...]
2:00 pm Film: "The Warden"
Film: "The Warden"
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykxXeJ6jmNk Nima Javidi drew much-deserved praise for his first feature, the chamber drama Melbourne. His second film ups the ante in scale, scope, and ambition without sacrificing the tension and suspense that made his[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Jan 12 @ 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[...]
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 12 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
3:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Jan 12 @ 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 Walk- In Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Walk- In Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Jan 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 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,[...]
4:00 pm Talk: Women, Social Media, and Dissent in Iran
Talk: Women, Social Media, and Dissent in Iran
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
How is social media changing the social conditions for women in Iran today? Through the use of hashtags, memes, and other forms of cultural production, recent campaigns for women’s rights in Iran have highlighted the[...]
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
Jan 13 @ 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 Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Jan 13 @ 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,[...]
11:30 am In Focus
In Focus
Jan 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Do you want to learn about an intriguing object or a favorite work of art in our collections? Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration (20 to 30 minutes) of one exceptional work. A[...]
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 13 @ 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.
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 13 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
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
Jan 14 @ 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 Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Open House – The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum @ L. Ron Hubbard House
Jan 14 @ 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,[...]
11:30 am In Focus
In Focus
Jan 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Do you want to learn about an intriguing object or a favorite work of art in our collections? Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration (20 to 30 minutes) of one exceptional work. A[...]
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 14 @ 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.
12:15 pm Workshop: Meditation and Mindfulness
Workshop: Meditation and Mindfulness
Jan 14 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Meditation is the process of moving from the busyness of our external environment to a place of inner quietude. In this way, meditation is simple—but frequently it doesn't feel easy. Our lives are full, and[...]
2:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Jan 14 @ 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.
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 14 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
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
Jan 15 @ 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[...]
12:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 15 @ 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.
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 15 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
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
Jan 16 @ 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[...]
11:30 am In Focus
In Focus
Jan 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Do you want to learn about an intriguing object or a favorite work of art in our collections? Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration (20 to 30 minutes) of one exceptional work. A[...]
12:00 pm Peacock Room Shutters Open
Peacock Room Shutters Open
Jan 16 @ 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 Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 16 @ 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.
1:00 pm Gallery Talk: Conservation and Scientific Investigations: Chinese Jades
Gallery Talk: Conservation and Scientific Investigations: Chinese Jades
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What counts as jade? Join scientist Matthew Clarke for an exploration of this fascinating category of stone, including its composition and the working methods used to create the ancient Chinese jade objects on view.
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 16 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
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
Jan 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[...]
11:30 am In Focus
In Focus
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Do you want to learn about an intriguing object or a favorite work of art in our collections? Join a museum guide for an in-depth exploration (20 to 30 minutes) of one exceptional work. A[...]
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 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.
2:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Walk- In Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Jan 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[...]
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 17 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
3:15 pm Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Jan 17 @ 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 Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
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
Jan 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[...]
12:00 pm City of Stories: A Community Book Art Project
City of Stories: A Community Book Art Project
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop in to contribute to the community project City of Stories with artist Sushmita Mazumdar. Inspired by photographs in My Iran: Six Women Photographers, explore how artists share their stories and perspectives on a self-guided[...]
12:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer
Jan 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.
1:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer in Chinese Mandarin
Walk-In Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer in Chinese Mandarin
Jan 18 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
The creation of art is a universal human endeavor, but what connects artworks across cultures and what sets them apart? Investigate artworks from across Asia, exploring commonalities and differences in cultures, aesthetics, and ideas. The[...]
2:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 18 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]
3:15 pm Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Walk- In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Jan 18 @ 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 Walk-In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Walk-In Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler
Jan 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The creation of art is a universal human endeavor, but what connects artwork across cultures and what sets them apart? Investigate artworks from across Asia, exploring commonalities and differences in cultures, aesthetics, and ideas.
3:15 pm Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Walk-In Tour: Hokusai and the Art of Japan
Jan 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view[...]