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51.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/8

Bert Williams: Lime Kiln Field Day

A film screening and discussion. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
52.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

New Display: Japanese American Nisei Congressional Gold Medal

The museum will display the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service veterans by the U.S. Congress Nov. 2, 2011. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
53.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/2 - 10/2/16

Hart-Celler Act

A display featuring a selection of artifacts related to the passage of the Hart-Cellar Act in 1965 includes a child's purse brought from Cuba by a girl who immigrated with her parents, a United Farm Workers pin and more. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
54.

Exhibit | 9/11 - 9/11/16

Science Under Glass

More than 1,000 scientific glassware pieces from the 1770s to the 1970s are on display in an exhibition exploring the development of the domestic glass industry and laboratory science in America. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
55.

Miscellaneous Event | 1/14/16

To the Mountaintop: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of the civil rights leader, actor Xavier Carnegie performs a program of selections from King's speeches. The all-ages program incorporates live performance, sound clips, photographs and video footage. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
56.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Spark! Lab

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation encourages children ages 6 to 12 to create, collaborate, explore, test, experiment and invent. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
57.

Exhibit | Through 10/25

'Hear My Voice': Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound

Exploring Bell's role in developing sound recording at his Volta Laboratory in Washington, this exhibition features documents, recordings, laboratory notes and an apparatus from the laboratory from the 1880s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
58.

Exhibit | Through 10/31/16

Through the African American Lens: Selections from the Permanent Collection

The exhibit, presented by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, highlights the American American experience from the Revolutionary era onward. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
59.

Exhibit | Through 12/17

The Americans With Disabilities Act, 1990-2015

The 25th anniversary of the passage of the act is celebrated with an exhibit of objects that highlight the significance and legacy of the ADA. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
60.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Inventive Minds

This gallery introduces visitors to the Lemelson Center's efforts to document invention, with brief video interviews and archival materials. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
61.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Object Project

The almost-4,000-square-foot exhibition space allows visitors to learn how new technologies, such as bicycles and electric refrigerators, and social changes affected each other and influenced American life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
62.

Exhibit | Through 10/2

Mr. Wizard

The Archive Center's first exhibition showcases a selection of personal papers, files and other items belonging to the late Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard). National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
63.

Exhibit | 9/25 - 4/24/17

Art Pottery and Glass in America, 1880s-1920s

A display highlighting the craftsmanship of American potters and glassmakers who created decorative wares between 1880 and 1910. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
64.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Inventing in America

Presented with support from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the exhibition highlights inventions and innovators. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
65.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Places of Invention

This interactive exhibition highlights what happens when a community is equipped with the right mix of inventive people and resources. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
66.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780-1910

The era in which the science fiction genre took shape is explored through newspaper hoaxes, works of popular science and novels. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
67.

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

The Value of Money

A display of more than 400 objects from the National Numismatics Collection, including a personal check signed in 1813 by President James Madison, presented in the new Gallery of Numismatics. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
68.  

Exhibit | 9/7 - 12/7

American Enterprise

The exhibition explores the interaction between business and innovation, and the creation and continual reinvention of American business and life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
69.

Food Event | 9/17

FOOD In the Garden

A talk about edible garden design in the past, present and future. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
70.

Miscellaneous Location

12th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue

12th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
71.

Museum

U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center

701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-2300, 800-821-8892
 
72.

Performing Arts | 9/26

Swing Time -- The Musical!

Set in a World War II era radio studio, the musical revue features a group of friends working together to put on a big band war bond drive. At the Burke Theater. U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC

 
73.

Movie Theater

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Burke Theatre - Naval Heritage Center

701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-2300

 
74.  

Restaurant | $$$

701

701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-0701
 
75.  

Museum

S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
76.

Bar/Club Event | 9/17

Sake Class

Timothy Sullivan talks about Japanese sake; tasting to follow the event. S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
77.

Food Event | 9/29

Culinary History Talk

Libby H. O'Connell, author of "The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites" talks about the origins of various foods. Book signing to follow. S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
78.

Food Event | 9/15

Tomato-Preserving Demo

Cathy Barrow, author of "Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry," demonstrates how to put up crushed tomatoes and tomato puree. S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
79.

Miscellaneous Location

Pennsylvania Avenue Between Ninth and 14th Streets NW

Pennsylvania Avenue between 10th and 14th streets, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
80.

Miscellaneous Location

Pennsylvania Avenue Between Ninth and 14th Streets

Pennsylvania Avenue between Ninth and 14th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
81.

Miscellaneous Location

Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market

Eighth and D streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-362-8889
 
82.

Theater

Discovery Theater

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700
 
83.  

Performing Arts | 12/31

Baby T Rex's Holiday Surprise

The baby dinosaur and his friends go on a globetrotting musical adventure to show midwinter celebrations are all about family, food and fun. Best for age 2 to 6. At the Discovery Theater. Discovery Theater 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700

 
84.

Miscellaneous Location

Smithsonian Associates

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-357-3030
 
85.  

Restaurant | $

Teaism

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86.  

Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
87.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 1/3/16

The Peacock Room Comes to America

The room is recreated to appear as it did in 1908. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
88.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 1/3/16

The Nile and Ancient Egypt

The exhibit explores how Egyptian art was inspired by the river. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
89.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes

More than 100 items from the museum's collection are displayed, including pieces from the Shang and early Western Zhou dynasties as well as the Liangzhu culture. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
90.

Exhibit | Through 9/6

Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens

The exhibition of screen paintings features landscapes from the 16th and early 17th centuries made using ink painting techniques assimilated from China. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
91.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Freer and Whistler: Points of Contact

More than a dozen of James McNeill Whistler's paintings from the museum's collection are on display. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
92.  

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art

To celebrate the Rinpa aesthetic, the exhibition features 37 paintings, ceramics, woodblock-printed books and lacquers by Ogata Korin (1658-1716) and later artists inspired by the design movement. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
93.

Exhibit | Through 11/1

Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice

The exhibition tells the story of how Charles Lang Freer acquired the "Second Venice Set," 26 etchings by James McNeil Whistler. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
94.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas

Works from the museum's collection of South Asian and Himalayan art is highlighted. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
95.

Exhibit | Through 9/13

Abbas Kiarostami: Five Dedicated to Ozu

Director Abbas Kiarostami pays tribute to Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu with a 74-minute single-screen projection of five long shots taken near the sea. See all Abbas Kiarostami: Five Dedicated to Ozu locations Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
96.  

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Enigmas: The Art of Bada Shanren (1626-1705)

Featured in this exhibition are examples of Shanren's works, with a selection of paintings and calligraphy dating from the 1660s through his peak professional years in the 1680s and 1690s. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202.633.4880

 
97.

Exhibit | Through 6/5/16

Perspectives: Lara Baladi

The Egyptian-Lebanese photographer used a digital loom to create "Oum el Dounia (The Mother of the World)," a collage of her images that anchors this exhibit. See all Perspectives: Lara Baladi locations Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
98.

Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century

The exhibition features 12 items from the museum's collection that highlight ceramic production during the Yuan dynasty. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
99.

Music Event | 10/29

Classical/Indonesian Fusions: JACK Quartet and Lightbulb

The string quartet and percussion ensemble present a program featuring Brian Baumbusch's "Hydrogen (2) Oxygen.". At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
100.

Music Event | 10/8

Musicians from Marlboro I

Los Angeles principal cellist Peter Stumpf performs Mozart and Faure as well as Earl Kim's "Three Poems in French" with violinists Hye-Jin Kim, David McCarroll, violists Shuangshuang Liu and Rebecca Albers, soprano Sarah Shafer and pianist Kuok-Wai Lio. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
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