Washington DC Events

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December 2014 Events at the National Building Museum

December 2014 Events and Exhibits at the National Building Museum in Washington DC Plan your December visit to the National Building Museum in Washington DC and check out the following events: Family Tuesday, December 2, 10 am–Noon Book of the Month: Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett Readings at 10:30 and 11:30 am. Free with admission […]

December 2014 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

December 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 Handi-hour Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:30 – 8pm DC’s premier DIY hour is back for a fun evening of all-you-can-craft activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. […]

Holiday Events at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, welcomes a festive season with special events at the estate of the first president! Walk off your Thanksgiving meal, get away from the in-laws, or add some culture to your holiday by visiting Washington’s estate on Thanksgiving. Step back in time during Mount Vernon by Candlelight tours.  “Lady […]

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

Exhibitions Nasta’liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy through March 22, 2015 Arthur M Sackler Gallery This exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on nasta’liq, a calligraphic script that developed in 14th-century Iran. More than 20 works dating from 1400 to 1600, the height of nasta’liq’s development, tell the story of its transformation […]

2014-15 Season at the Arena Stage

The Shoplifters Arena Stage

The Shoplifters World-premiere comedy Written and Directed by Morris Panych Featuring Jayne Houdyshell as Alma Previews begin: September 5, 2014 Closing night: October 19, 2014 In the Kreeger Theater Meet Alma — a career shoplifter who prefers the “five-finger discount” over some lousy senior citizen deal. When her life of petty crime is halted by […]