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William G. McGowan Theater - National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408 | 866-272-6272

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251.

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

 
252.

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

 
253.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
254.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
255.

Exhibit | Through 9/1

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

 
256.

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

 
257.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
258.

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

 
259.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
260.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
261.  

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
262.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
263.

Exhibit | 8/31 - 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

 
264.

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

 
265.

Museum

Madame Tussauds

1001 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-942-7300
 
266.

Miscellaneous Location

U.S. Department of Energy

1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-586-4848
 
267.

Museum

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-686-8696
 
268.

Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
269.

Miscellaneous Location

Woodward & Lothrop (Woodies) Building

1025 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-6300
 
270.

Museum

Gallery 555dc

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1409
 
271.

Store

Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Metro Center

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-0176
 
272.

Restaurant | $$

Boss Shepherd's

1299 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC | 202-347-2677
 
273.  

Restaurant | $$$$

Ristorante Tosca

1112 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-367-1990
 
274.

Performing Arts | 8/31

Improv Wars

A 90-minute improv competition hosted by the Laugh Index company. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
275.  

Theater, Museum

Flashpoint

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305
 
276.

Miscellaneous Location

Mather Building

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 301-931-3900
 
277.

Performing Arts | 9/25 - 10/11

Bhavi the Avenger

In Convergence Theater's poetic play, an elephant haunts a man. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
278.

Exhibit | Through 9/12

Ejecta

Curated by Shannon Egan, this exhibition features artist Anthony Cervino's multi-part installation made from works he created over the past 15 years. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
279.  

Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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280.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
281.  

Exhibit | Through 5/15/16

One Life: Dolores Huerta

The exhibit highlights Huerta's role in the California farmworkers movement of the 1960s and '70s. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
282.  

Exhibit | Through 1/10/16

Elaine de Kooning: Portraits

A display of gestural portraits by Kooning that depict her friends and family. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
283.

Exhibit | Through 7/10/16

Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze

An exhibition of portraits of celebrities that questions the roles of the subjects, artists and viewers in creating and experiencing the celebrity gaze. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
284.

Exhibit | Through 2/1/16

Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

The museum highlights its "Lansdowne" Washington portrait as it counts down the days until the painting is sent to the conservation lab. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
285.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 11/11

Recent Acquisitions

A display of new additions to the Portrait Gallery. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
286.

Performing Arts | 2/28/16

Dana Tai Soon Burgess

A performance of the company's piece, "America's Cloud." National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
287.  

Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
288.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
289.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/23 - 3/20/16

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

This retrospective highlights the late photographer's 70 year career and enduring influence. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
290.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/30 - 4/3/16

Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection

The exhibit displays 20th century American art alongside its European counterparts. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
291.

Exhibit | Through 11/1

Little Black Books: Address Books From the Archives of American Art

Organized by the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, this showcase presents the address books of American artists. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-7940

 
292.  

Exhibit | Through 9/7

Watch This! Revelations in Media Art

An exhibition of 45 works of art from 1941 to 2013 highlights the ways artists have used technological innovation to create artistic revolution. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
293.

Exhibit | 9/4 - 1/31/16

The Modern Pueblo Painting of Awa Tsireh

The painter draws influences from traditional art techniques from the Southwestern tribe and modern aesthetics. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
294.

Music Event | 9/13

David Rubinstein

The pianist performs in a Steinway Series concert. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
295.

Music Event | 11/7

21st Century Consort

The museum's artists in residence celebrate the exhibit "Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty" with a program including music by composers including Nicholas Maw, David Froom, Stephen Jaffe and Caroline Shaw. At the McEvoy Auditorium. See all 21st Century Consort locations Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution (3 locations)

 
296.

Music Event | 10/11

The Catholic University of America

In honor of the Catholic University of America's School of Music;s 50th anniversary, faculty pianists perform several Beethoven sonatas. Part of the Steinway Series. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
297.

Music Event | 11/8

Claremont Trio

Violinist Emily Bruskin, pianist Andrea Lam and cellist Julia Bruskin perform in a Steinway Series concert. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
298.

Miscellaneous Location

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC
 
299.

Miscellaneous Location

Woodrow Wilson Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-691-4000
 
300.

Music Event | 8/31 - 10/2

Live! Concert Series on the Plaza

Woodrow Wilson Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC

 
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