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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.

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

 
252.

Exhibit | 10/27 - 12/8

Artifact Walls -- The National Woman Suffrage Parade, 1913

Illustrates a seminal day in the woman's suffrage movement, when 5,000 women marched down Pennsylvania Avenue for a "national procession" during President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
253.

Music Event | 11/22

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society: The Masterworks Series: Works of J.S. and C.P.E Bach

Violinist Robert Mealy and harpsichordist and fortepianist Kenneth Slowik perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. See all Smithsonian Chamber Music Society: The Masterworks Series: Works of J.S. and C.P.E Bach locations National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
254.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12/15

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

 
255.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 12/12

Renee Fleming's Super Bowl gown

The opera singer's gown from the 2014 Super Bowl will be on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
256.

Exhibit | Through 1/19/15

Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown loan

The first lady's second inaugural gown temporarily replaces her first in the First Ladies Room. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
257.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Ongoing Exhibits

Exhibitions featuring art and artifacts representing American life and history. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
258.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

American Stories

A cross-section of the museum's collection of artifacts shows how stories and history have shaped our national identity. For a limited time, visitors can view John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" manuscript and the Miss Piggy puppet on display in the exhibit through June 17. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
259.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

John Coltrane's tenor saxophone

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the recording of "A Love Supreme," the jazz legend's saxophone is on view. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
260.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/14

The Early Sixties: American Science

A display featuring objects circa 1964 explores innovation in American science, medicine and computing. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
261.

Exhibit | Through 12/14

The Early Sixties: American Culture

A display celebrating American culture in the 1960s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
262.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000

From food production to who does the cooking to where meals are consumed to what we know about what's good for us, this exhibit explores how new technologies and social and cultural shifts have influenced major changes in food, wine and eating in America. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
263.  

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

The First Ladies

With more than two dozen gowns from the Smithsonian's almost 100-year old First Ladies Collection, this exhibition is a must-see, with dresses worn by Frances Cleveland, Jacqueline Kennedy and Laura Bush, as well as an examination of the role of presidential wives. If you've seen it, here's a reason to return: Michelle Obama's stunning one-shouldered Jason Wu gown from the 2009 inaugural is one of the most recent additions. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

Madame Tussauds

1001 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-942-7300
 
265.

Miscellaneous Location

U.S. Department of Energy

1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-586-4848
 
266.

Museum

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-686-8696
 
267.

Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
268.

Miscellaneous Location

Woodward & Lothrop (Woodies) Building

1025 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-6300
 
269.

Museum

Gallery 555dc

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

FotoWeek Central

E Street between 12th and 13th streets NW, Washington, DC | 855-270-3632
 
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Store

Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Metro Center

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

Restaurant | $$

Boss Shepherd's

(2 locations)
 
273.  

Restaurant | $$$

Ristorante Tosca

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

Theater, Museum

Flashpoint

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305
 
275.

Miscellaneous Location

Mather Building

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 301-931-3900
 
276.

Exhibit | 2/27/15 - 3/28/15

BEN TOLMAN: Civilized

Ben Tolman explores the relationship between people and their constructed environment and to each other within that environment through drawings, sculpture and video. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | General: 202.315.1305 Press: 202.315.1322

 
277.

Exhibit | 11/21 - 12/20

Martine Workman: Dusk Woods

Workman presents small mixed media sculpture, a series of artist books/zines, and animation pieces including a video game. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
278.

Performing Arts | 10/25 - 11/16

Rage

A school counselor is put to test when confronted by a radical, suicidal student in this production by Vancouver playwright Michele Riml. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC

 
279.

Exhibit | Through 11/15

Leslie Berns and Shelley Warren: Embodying the Ephemeral

Berns and Warren explore relationships between art and ritual in this exhibition of moving images and multimedia installation. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
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Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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281.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
282.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/31 - 5/3/15

Alexander Gardner

The 150th anniversary of the artist's "cracked-plate" portrait of President Lincoln. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
283.

Miscellaneous Event | 12/13 - 1/25/15

Washington During the Civil War

Photos during the Civil War around the Patent Office Building and around the DC Metro area. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
284.

Book Event | 11/7

Laura Auricchio

Who teaches eighteenth-century French visual culture and contemporary art at the New School for Public Engagement in New York, will discuss her book "The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered" National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
285.  

Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Network

Artist Lincoln Schatz recombines interviews with famous politicians, scholars and other notables into a single-screen video. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
286.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 4/12/15

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self

Features the work of David Antonio Cruz, Carlee Fernandez, Maria Martinez-Canas, Rachelle Mozman, Karen Miranda Rivadaneira and Michael Vasquez. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
287.  

Exhibit | Through 5/25/15

Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio

The exhibition features large-format reproductions of photographs, drawings and maps that document the Civil War and its impact on Washington. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
288.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 'It is well that war is so terrible...'

The lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are explored through paintings, photographs and historic objects. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
289.

Exhibit | Through 5/25/15

One Life: Grant and Lee: 1864-1865

An installation exploring the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee during the Civil War. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
290.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

More than 50 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from around 1945 to 1975 by artists Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Beauford Delaney, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz and Jamie Wyeth. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
291.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 11/2

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

The photographer's portraits of famous people are displayed. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
292.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 5/31/15

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals

Photographer Mathew Brady's account of the ever-changing roster of Union generals during the Civil War. See all Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
293.

Exhibit | Through 8/9/15

Time Covers the 1960s

An exhibition featuring original cover art from the museum's Time magazine collection reveals the newsmakers, trends and happenings that defined the 1960s. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
294.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 4/19/15

Grant and Lee

The Civil War rivalry between generals Ulysses Grant and Robert Lee. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
295.  

Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
296.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
297.

Miscellaneous Event | 10/27

Join the Finely Crafted: James Renwick Alliance

Artists, curators, collectors and others gather for a program about the James Renwick Alliance. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
298.

Miscellaneous Event | 11/20

Take 5! Remembering the Music of Larry Young

At the Kogod Courtyard. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
299.  

Exhibit | 10/31 - 2/22/15

The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art

Works by featured artists David Beck, Rachel Berwick, Lorna Bieber and others explore how birds symbolize human impulses to both conquer and conserve nature. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
300.

Music Event | 10/25

21st Century Consort

The museum's ensemble-in-residence performs "Aviary," a program of works inspired by birds. The concert is related to the SAAM's "The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art" exhibition. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
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