Washington DC Events

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June 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

June 2015 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 Conserving and Curating Media Art Wednesday, June 3, 6 pm Objects Conservator L.H. (Hugh) Shockey, Jr., and Curator of Film and Media Arts Michael Mansfield discuss the challenges and triumphs of […]

May 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 2015 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 Innovation Family Festival Saturday, May 2, 11:30 – 5pm Celebrate creativity, invention, and thinking outside the box-or container! Explore how containers are put to work, from shipping art and […]

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

Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery in Washington, DC

Exhibitions Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice Freer Gallery of Art In 1887, Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, 26 atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler. This marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership between collector and artist, which eventually led to the founding of the Freer Gallery, today the […]

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 […]

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 […]