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301.

Exhibit | Through 12/31

Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt

The entire museum space -- walls, floor, escalator sides -- is wrapped in text on vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in halls of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
302.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

An exhibition representing Scarpitta's career features paintings by the artist that incorporate bandages and automobile parts and his full-scale race car sculptures. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
303.

Exhibit | Through 10/5

Black Box: Oliver Laric

A video installation by the artist explores the concept of authenticity by examining the history of bootleg, remixes and hybrid. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
304.

Exhibit | Through 9/30/15

Speculative Forms

Drawn from the museum's permanent collection, this sculpture exhibition examines trends in modernist sculpture since the early 20th century. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden - Smithsonian Institution Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
305.  

Museum

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
306.  

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

 
307.

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

 
308.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/1 - 8/16

Join the Student Sit-Ins

Audiences can experience a training session based on the preparation for the historic Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
309.

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

 
310.

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

 
311.

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

 
312.

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

 
313.

Exhibit | Through 1/19/15

Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown loan

First lady Michelle Obama'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

 
314.

Exhibit | Through 9/7

Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963

A collection of photos and artifacts commemorating two major events in American history. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
315.

Exhibit | 7/28 - 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

 
316.

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

 
317.

Exhibit | Through 9/7

The Quest for a Modern Museum: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Museum of American History

For the 50th anniversary of the museum, an exhibition documenting its past, present and future, with a focus on the museum circa 1964. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
318.

Exhibit | Through 9/7

Continuity and Change: Fifty Years of Museum History

Modern digital photographic prints reveal the museum's transformation from its focus on history and technology to a focus on American history. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
319.

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

 
320.

Performing Arts | 8/1 - 8/16

Time Trial of John Brown

Visitors can participate as members of the jury in the abolitionist's trial. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
321.

Music Event | 8/7

U.S. Air Force Woodwind Quintet

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
322.

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

 
323.

Book Event | 8/2 - 8/16

Author Event: Roland Mesnier

The author signs copies of his book "A Sweet World of White House Desserts: From Blown-Sugar Baskets to Gingerbread Houses, a Pastry Chef Remembers." National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
324.

Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
325.  

Restaurant | $$$

Graffiato

707 6th St NW., Washington, DC | 202-289-3600
 
326.

Restaurant | $$

La Tasca

(4 locations)
 
327.  

Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
328.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/21

Religious Art of Japan

Buddhist sculptures, masks and paintings reflect religious expression in Japanese art. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
329.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 8/17

19th Annual Made in Hong Kong Film Festival

A selection of modern films and comedies from Hong Kong. Highlights include "Mr. Vampire," a film that helped establish the Cantonese zombie genre, and "Aberdeen," a portrait of a Hong Kong family. Films are Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
330.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/10

Once Upon a Time in Shanghai; Post-screening video Q&A with star Philip Ng

A martial artist finds work with a crime lord in this throwback to old-school kung fu movies. Part of the 19th Annual Made in Hong Kong Film Festival film series. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
331.

Exhibit | Through 10/26

Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Song Legacy

Features landscape paintings from the Song dynasty period, 907-1279, and later works that show an evolution of six different styles. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
332.

Exhibit | Through 9/14

Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art

An exhibition of ceramics, paintings, prints and illustrated books that depict an appreciation for beauty and a variety of fish and other species. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
333.

Exhibit | Through 8/24

Japanese Screens: Landscapes and Waterscapes

A collection of Japanese screens from the 15th to 19th century. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
334.

Exhibit | Through 9/28

Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler

Drawings, etchings and watercolors the artist created while he was traversing the French countryside in the summer of 1858. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
335.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

The Nile and Ancient Egypt

High quality artifacts from the collections of Freer Gallery are showcased to illuminate the role and importance of water animals for ancient Egyptian religion and afterlife. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
336.

Exhibit | Through 9/14

Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan

A display of Chinese bowls, jars and ceramics acquired by Charles Lang Freer. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
337.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

A collection of stone and gilt bronze Buddhist sculptures highlight two flourishing ages, the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (6th to 8th century). The exhibition's dramatic focus is the monumental Cosmological Buddha: a life-size stone sculpture covered in intricate representations of the earthly realms. It is the only one of its kind in the world. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
338.

Bar/Club

Jackpot

726 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-628-5225
 
339.

Miscellaneous Location

Warner Building

1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
 
340.

Theater, Music Venue

Warner Theatre

13th and E streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-4000
 
341.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/14

Human Nature

Warner Theatre 13th and E streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-4000

 
342.

Performing Arts | 8/2

Defending the Caveman

Gender roles are lampooned in this comedy. Warner Theatre 13th and E streets NW, Washington, DC

 
343.

Performing Arts | 12/31

Annie

Warner Theatre 13th and E streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-4000

 
344.  

Restaurant | $$$

Oya Restaurant & Lounge

777 9th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1400
 
345.

Miscellaneous Location

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1399
 
346.

Restaurant | $$

Aria Pizzeria and Bar

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1250
 
347.

Performing Arts | 7/25 - 12/12

Capitol Steps

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1555

 
348.

Miscellaneous Location

Enid A. Haupt Garden

12th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
349.

Bar/Club

Muse Lounge

717 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-842-9800
 
350.

Museum

Smithsonian Archives of American Art

750 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-7940
 
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