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251.

Music Event | 11/9

Francisco Bernier

In celebration of "El Greco in the National Gallery of Art and Washington-Area Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration," the classical guitarist performs music from the Spanish Renaissance. Sponsored by the Billy Rose Foundation. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
252.

Music Event | 12/20

Thomas Circle Singers

The choral group sings holiday carols. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
253.

Music Event | 12/14

Baltimore Consort

In celebration of the NGA's "El Greco in the National Gallery and WashingtonArea Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration" exhibition, the early music ensemble presents a program of music from the Spanish Renaissance. Sponsored by the Billy Rose Foundation. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
254.

Music Event | 12/13

Spanish Brass

The brass quintet presents a holiday program. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
255.

Music Event | 10/5

Senegal Saint Joseph Gospel Choir

The choral group sings works by American and African composers. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
256.

Music Event | 10/12

National Gallery of Art Orchestra

Led by guest conductor Philippe Entremont, the NGA Orchestra performs works by Saint-Saens and others. Held in honor of the gallery's "Degas' Little Dancer" display, the concert will feature a solo from clarinetist Michel Lethiec. At the West Building Garden Court. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
257.

Exhibit | Through 3/11/17

Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam

Rare depictions of meetings inside the Kloveniersdoelen, the gathering place of one of Amsterdam's three militia companies, by Govert Flinck and Bartholomeus van der Helst. See all Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam locations National Gallery of Art (2 locations)

 
258.

Exhibit | Through 9/1

The Monuments Men and the National Gallery of Art: Behind the History

A display of photographs from the World War II era, documents and memorabilia. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
259.

Exhibit | Through 12/12

Masterpieces of American Furniture From the Kaufman Collection, 1700-1830

One of the largest collections of Early American furniture in private hands, acquired over the course of five decades by George M. and Linda H. Kaufman, is on display. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
260.  

Exhibit | Through 11/30

Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In

Work by the artist including watercolors, drawings and tempera paintings are featured. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
261.  

Exhibit | Through 10/5

Degas/Cassatt

An exhibition featuring around 70 pieces in a variety of media reveals the artistic connection between Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 

 
262.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 9/26

In the Library: Documenting Loss and Preservation of Art and Architecture during the Second World War

Images from the Department of Image Collections at the National Gallery of Art Library reflect the dangers and loss of cultural patrimony during wars. National Gallery of Art Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-4215

 
263.

Miscellaneous Location

Mary Livingston Ripley Garden

Jefferson Drive and Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-2220
 
264.

Bar/Club

Elephant & Castle

(2 locations)
 
265.  

Miscellaneous Location

The National Mall

Between the U.S. Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC | 202-485-9880
 
266.

Museum

Madame Tussauds

1001 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-942-7300
 
267.

Miscellaneous Location

12th Street NW Between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues

12th Street NW between Constitution and Pennsylvania avenues, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
268.

Exhibit | Through 8/17

Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios

A selection of diminutive and personal objects including postcards, locks of hair, a fragment of Plymouth Rock and more. Smithsonian Castle - Smithsonian Institution 1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
269.

Museum

Smithsonian Castle - Smithsonian Institution

1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
270.

Music Event | 12/6 - 12/7

Masterworks of Four Centuries 2014-2015 Concert Series

"Flauto traverso" Sandra Miller, violist Steven Dann, violoncellist Myron Lutzke and baryton player and pianist Kenneth Slowik perform works by Haydn and Lidl. Smithsonian Castle - Smithsonian Institution 1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC

 
271.

Museum

Arts and Industries Building - Smithsonian Institution

900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
272.

Miscellaneous Location

Woodward & Lothrop (Woodies) Building

1025 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-6300
 
273.  

Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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274.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
275.

Exhibit | 9/26 - 8/9/15

Time Covers the 1960s

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

 
276.

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

 
277.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 4/12/15

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self

Features the work of David Antonio Cruz, Carleee 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

 
278.  

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

 
279.

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

 
280.  

Exhibit | Through 1/25/15

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

 
281.  

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

This group exhibition spotlights the work of such painters as Chuck Close, whose mid-20th-century portraits bucked the trend of abstraction. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
282.  

Miscellaneous Event | Through 9/7

American Cool

To define cool, you might start by listing the names of those who've contributed to pop-culture through their artistic influence or appealing personas. On Feb. 7, the National Portrait Gallery opens "American Cool," a photographic exhibition exploring the idea of cool with 100 portraits of American artists, musicians, actors and other iconic figures. Those featured include Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday. The exhibit includes work by Carl Van Vechten, Annie Leibovitz and Cass Bird and other photographers. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
283.

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

 
284.  

Exhibit | Through 5/31/15

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals

Studio portraits by one of the most famous photographers of the Civil War. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
285.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/17

Luce Artist Talk: Adam Hager

Visitors can view works by the local artist, who uses mechanical objects he collects to create art. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
286.

Exhibit | 8/17

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection

Seventy-one pieces from the foundation explore realism. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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 | 9/4

Handi-Hour

In partnership with Fantom Comics, the museum presents an "all-you-can-craft" evening of activities featuring craft beers and live music. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
290.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/4

American Art: After and Before

Museum staff discuss and give a behind-the-scenes look at the way artwork is treated by conservators. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
291.

Miscellaneous Event | 9/18

Grant Green

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

 
292.

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

 
293.  

Exhibit | 9/26 - 2/1/15

Untitled: The Art of James Castle

Works by the Idaho-based artist, who used everyday objects to created representations of the world around him. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
294.  

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

 
295.

Exhibit | 10/10 - 2/8/15

Richard Estes' Realism

An exhibition featuring 46 paintings by Estes including panoramic landscape paintings and water scenes. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
296.

Music Event | 9/14

Steinway Series featuring the Verge Ensemble

Verge Ensemble pianists Audrey Andrist, Lura Johnson and Jenny Lin perform Rachmaninoff's "Romance" and "Valse" for piano six hands, Stravinsky's "Le Sacre du Printemps" for piano four hands as well as piano solos by Stravinsky, Scriabin and Prokofiev. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
297.

Music Event | 10/12

Steinway Series with Sean Chen

Pianist Sean Chen performs works Ravel and Scriabin composed between 1900 and 1914. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
298.

Music Event | 10/25

21st Century Consort presents Aviary

The museum's ensemble-in-residence performs a program of works inspired by birds composed between the 14th century and the past 100 years. 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

 
299.

Music Event | 11/9

Steinway Series with the Smithsonian Chamber Players

The chamber music ensemble performs Schumann's Piano Quartet and Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
300.

Music Event | 12/6

21st Century Consort presents The Passion of Scrooge

The museum's ensemble-in-residence presents a holiday program featuring Jon Deak's 1997 work, "The Passion of Scrooge," which was commissioned for the Concert. At the McEvoy Auditorium. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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