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51.

Exhibit | 8/22 - 9/2

Jayme McLellan: Pleasing Nature

Photographs by the Washington-based artist explore the concept of beauty as scenes from nature are paired with contemporary material culture. Heurich Gallery 505 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC

 
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Restaurant | $$$

Ristorante Tosca

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

Harry's Restaurant and Saloon

436 11th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-624-0053
 
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Restaurant | $

Cosi

(11 locations)
 
55.  

Museum

International Spy Museum

800 F St NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-7798
 
56.

Exhibit | Through 12/31

Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains

More than 100 artifacts from the movie series will be on display. International Spy Museum 800 F St NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-7798

 
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Restaurant | $

Mesob on Wheels food truck

Various, Washington, DC | 240-367-2217
 
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Restaurant, Bar/Club | $$

Barmini

855 E St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-4451
 
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Restaurant | $$$$

Minibar

855 E St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-0812
 
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Museum

Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

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

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(3 locations)
 
62.  

Restaurant | $$

Zaytinya

701 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-0800
 
63.

Miscellaneous Location

Richard Hunt Sculptures

11th and G streets NW, Washington, DC
 
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Museum

Gallery 555dc

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1409
 
65.

Store

Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Metro Center

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-0176
 
66.

Miscellaneous Location

Metro Center Station

607 13th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
67.  

Restaurant, Bar/Club | $$$

Poste Moderne Brasserie

555 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-783-6060
 
68.

Restaurant | $$

Cedar Restaurant

822 E St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-0012
 
69.

Hotel

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-582-1234
 
70.

Restaurant | $$$

Ruth's Chris Steak House

(6 locations)
 
71.

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

 
72.

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

 
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Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
74.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
75.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/24

Pleasure Curses

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
76.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/23

Luce Design with Tanis Gray

Gray, a local knitwear designer, discusses her creative process. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
77.

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

 
78.

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

 
79.

Exhibit | Through 8/31

Pop Art Prints

Thirty-nine rarely displayed prints from the American Art Museum's permanent collection include work from the 1960s by Allan D'Arcangelo, Jim Dine, Andy Warhol and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
80.

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

 
81.

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

 
82.

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

 
83.

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

 
84.

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

 
85.

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

 
86.

Bar/Club

Penn Social

801 E St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-697-4900
 
87.

Museum

Smithsonian Archives of American Art

750 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-7940
 
88.

Exhibit | 9/26 - 1/25/15

A Day in the Life: Artists' Diaries from the Archives of American Art

Through 35 artists' diaries this exhibition gives viewers firsthand accounts of artists' daily lives, works in progress, travel plans and more. The diaries date from 1865 to 2001. Smithsonian Archives of American Art 750 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC

 
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Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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90.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
91.

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

 
92.

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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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)

 
97.

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

 
98.  

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

 
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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

 
100.

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

 
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