Washington DC Events

(For a list of annual events in Washington DC, visit our Annual Events Page)

October 2014 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

October 2014 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC Programs are free and open to the public unless ticket information is noted. Art Talks and Activities American Art: After and Before Thursday, October 2, 2014, 1pm Join us in the gallery where we will discuss a featured artwork after it has received treatment […]

October 2014 Events at the National Building Museum

October 2014 Events and Exhibits at the National Building Museum in Washington DC Plan your October visit to the National Building Museum in Washington DC and check out the following events: Family Tuesday, October 7, 10 am–Noon Book of the Month: Rain School by James Rumford Readings at 10:30 and 11:30 am. Free with admission to […]

Special Events and Seasonal Tours this Fall at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, has special events this Fall for the whole family! Learn how to play cricket with our 18th-century cricket expert during the Colonial Market & Fair, September 20-21. Then in October, take the kids for a spooktacular evening of fun at Mount Vernon’s first ever Trick-or-Treat event! In October and November, go behind-the-scenes […]

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

Exhibitions Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Song Legacy through October 26, 2014 Freer Gallery of Art Landscape painting is one of the outstanding achievements of Chinese culture. While the tradition has a long history reaching back to the third century, it was during the roughly four hundred-year period from the Five Dynasties (907–960) to […]

Veterans Day Events in Washington DC

Veterans Day is a national holiday to honor Veterans of the armed forces of the United States. In Washington, DC there are several wreath-laying ceremonies and other events in honor of these veterans. Wreath-Laying Ceremonies Arlington National Cemetery November 11, 2014 11:00 am Veterans Day wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns followed by a ceremony inside the Memorial […]