Washington DC Events

Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter Sunday at the Washington National Cathedral

Palm Sunday Services  Holy Eucharist Sunday, April 13, 8 & 11 am Live webcasts. Join us for the celebration of Holy Eucharist on Palm Sunday. The service includes the palm procession and liturgy as well as the passion narrative. The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope presides at both services. Palm Sunday Concert Bach’s St. John […]

Upcoming Events at President Lincoln’s Cottage

April 16: Celebrate DC Emancipation Day On April 16, 1862, President Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia. Join us in celebrating the 152nd anniversary of emancipation in DC! Receive a free souvenir scroll of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act after touring President Lincoln’s Cottage on April 16, 2014. Buy tour […]

2014 Smithsonian Craft Show Special Events and Information

Isabelle Posillico - Jewelry

April 10 – 13, 2014 Preview Night Benefit, Wednesday, April 9 The Smithsonian Craft Show, the most prestigious juried show and sale of fine contemporary American sculptural objects and design, presents its annual event April 10-13 at the National Building Museum. One hundred twenty-two exhibitors were selected for the 2014 event from a pool of […]

April 2014 Events at the National Building Museum

April 2014 Events and Exhibits at the National Building Museum in Washington DC Family Tuesday, April 1, 10:30 am–Noon Book of the Month: Too Tall House by Gianna Marino Readings at 10:30 and 11:30 am. Free with admission to Building Zone. Recommended ages 3–5. Rabbit and Owl live happily in two small houses next to each […]

2014 Events at the Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Galleries of Art

Featured Exhibitions Women in Chinese Painting through April 27, 2014 Freer Gallery In the Confucian ideology that pervaded traditional Chinese society for more than two thousand years, women did not determine the course of their own lives. In most regards, they were subservient to and dependent on the male members of their families. Despite these […]