Washington DC Events

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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 […]

September 2014 Events at the National Building Museum

September 2014 Events and Exhibits at the National Building Museum in Washington DC Plan your September visit to the National Building Museum in Washington DC and check out the following events: Family Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10 am–Noon Book of the Month: Tools Rule by Aaron Meshon Readings at 10:30 and 11:30 am. Free with […]

August 2014 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

August 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 Nam June Paik Birthday Tribute Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:30pm Celebrate the legacy of artist Nam June Paik with the American Art Museum and learn more […]

August 2014 Events at the National Building Museum

August 2014 Events and Exhibits at the National Building Museum in Washington DC Concerts Sunday, August 3, 2 pm Summer Concerts: CityDance Ensemble Free. CityDance Ensemble explores dances from around the world in their presentation of “Dancing In One Language.” Sunday, August 10, 2 pm Summer Concerts: Washington Performing Arts Summer Steps with Step Afrika! […]

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

Exhibitions Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota August 30, 2014–June 7, 2015 Arthur M.  Sackler Gallery Japanese performance and installation artist Chiharu Shiota installs a monumental yet intimate work in the Sackler pavilion this summer. Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an […]