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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)

 
202.  

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

 
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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

 
204.  

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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Bar/Club

Kelly's Irish Times

14 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-543-5433
 
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Restaurant | $$$$

The Capital Grille

(3 locations)
 
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Museum

Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
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Museum

International Spy Museum

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

Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
212.

Exhibit | Through 9/27

Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War

This exhibit shines a light on the imagery produced by ordinary soldiers who were drafted or commissioned into the conflict. The art they produced was often painted or drawn on government-approved postcards that they could use to communicate with their loved ones on. Pepco's Edison Place Gallery 702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396

 
213.

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

 
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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
 
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Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

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

 
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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

 
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Exhibit | 9/20 - 9/27

A Closer Look at the Emergence of Modern Art

Art historian William Kloss leads a lecture series about modern art. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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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

 
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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

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

 
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Music Event | 10/25

21st Century Consort presents Aviary

The museum's ensemble-in-residence performs 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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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

 
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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

 
 
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Bar/Club

Hooters - Chinatown

825 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-962-0965
 
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Restaurant, Bar/Club | $$$

The Source

575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-6100
 
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Food Event | 9/21 - 12/9/18

Dim Sum Brunch

Excellent Dim Sum, Saturdays only. The Source 575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC

 
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Restaurant | $$$

Bistro Bis

15 E St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-661-2700
Editors' Picks: Best cheese plates
 
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Museum

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386
Editors' Picks: Best bathrooms
 
232.

Exhibit | Through 1/4/15

G-Men and Journalists

An exhibition exploring the FBI's effort to combat crime features photographs, newspapers and interactive displays. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/31/15

Civil Rights at 50

A three-year changing exhibition follows the civil rights movement from 1963 to 1965 with images and the front pages of newspapers and magazines from the time. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/28

1964: Civil Rights at 50

An exhibition about Freedom Summer features images taken for Time magazine by photographer Ted Polumbaum. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Exhibit | 9/26 - 7/5/15

The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

An exhibition of 19 large-format portraits of influential baby boomers captured by photographer and filmmaker Greenfield-Sanders. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Exhibit | 9/22 - 12/8

Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement

This exhibit will explore leaders in the 1960s who fought segregation. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Exhibit | Through 1/4/15

One Nation With News for All

A historical exhibition exploring how immigrants and minority groups used the press to fight for their rights in America. Freedom's Journal, the first black newspaper, and the Cherokee Phoenix, the first Native American newspaper, will be displayed. Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 888-639-7386

 
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Restaurant | $$$$

Fiola

601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW , Washington, DC | 202-628-2888
 
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Bar/Club

Penn Social

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

The Partisan

709 D Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-524-5322
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Archives-Navy Memorial Metro Station

701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Jones Day Building

51 Louisiana Ave. NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC
 
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Restaurant | $

Pepe food truck

Various, Washington, DC
 
244.

Miscellaneous Location

Pennsylvania Avenue and Fourth Street NW

Pennsylvania Avenue and Fourth Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Miscellaneous Location

John Marshall Park

Pennsylvania Avenue and Fourth Street NW, Washington, DC
 
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Restaurant | $$$

Kushi Izakaya & Sushi

465 K St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-682-3123
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Tabula Rasa

731 Eighth St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-487-6332
 
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Theater

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

733 8th Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-824-0449
 
249.  

Bar/Club, Restaurant | $

R.F.D. Washington

810 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-289-2030
 
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Restaurant | $

Taylor Gourmet

(4 locations)
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