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101.

Exhibit | Through 5/31

The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia

The exhibition provides a glimpse into travels across the continent. It features East Asian scrolls, Japanese woodblock prints, contemporary photography with maps and more. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
102.

Exhibit | Through 5/3

Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy

The focus of this exhibition is a calligraphic script that was developed in 14th-century Iran, with more than 20 works from 1400 to 1600 on display. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
103.

Exhibit | Through 6/7

Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

An exhibition highlighting discoveries made by the paleontologist and geologist during his adventures. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
104.  

Exhibit | Through 6/7

Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota

An installation by the artist inspired by personal memories of lost individuals and moments features discarded shoes and notes she collected. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
105.

Exhibit | 5/16 - 11/29/16

Peacock Room Remix: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre

Waterston reimagined James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room in this exhibition that explores the tensions between art and money, ego and patronage and the Peacock Room's beauty and past. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
106.

Movie Theater

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William G. McGowan Theater - National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 866-272-6272

The theater is the home screen for the film collection of the National Archives, the world's largest holding of non-commercial film and sound recordings.

 
107.

Book Event | 2/3

Eric Foner

A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian at Columbia University and the author of "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad," will join a panel discussion on the underground railroad. Panelists will include Edna Greene Medford, professor of history, Howard University; and Adam Rothman, associate professor of history, Georgetown University. A distinguished panel Ed Ayers, the president of the University of Richmond, will moderate the discussion. At the William G. McGowan Theater. William G. McGowan Theater - National Archives 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-357-5000

 
108.

Book Event | 2/13

Lea VanderVelde

A professor of Law at the University of Iowa, will discuss her book "Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott". At the William G. McGowan Theater. William G. McGowan Theater - National Archives 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-357-5000

 
109.

Museum

National Garden

100 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-225-8333
 
110.  

Miscellaneous Event | 1/23

Karen K & the Jitterbugs

The kiddie rock band plays high-energy, upbeat tunes that blend imagination and humor. At the Discovery Theater. Discovery Theater 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700

 
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Theater

Discovery Theater

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700
 
112.  

Performing Arts | 12/31

Baby T Rex's Holiday Surprise

The baby dinosaur and his friends go on a globetrotting musical adventure to show midwinter celebrations are all about family, food and fun. Best for age 2 to 6. At the Discovery Theater. Discovery Theater 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-8700

 
113.

Miscellaneous Location

Smithsonian Associates

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-357-3030
 
114.  

Restaurant | $$$$

The Capital Grille

(3 locations)
 
115.

Museum

James A. Garfield Memorial

First Street and Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC | 202-225-6827
 
116.

Hotel

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 202-484-1000
 
117.

Miscellaneous Location

L'Enfant Plaza

L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
118.

Miscellaneous Location

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue

Ninth Street NW and Consitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-426-6841
 
119.

Miscellaneous Location

L'Enfant Plaza Station Post Office

458 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC | 800-275-8777
 
120.  

Restaurant | $$$$

Fiola

601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW , Washington, DC | 202-628-2888
 
121.  

Museum

S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution

1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
122.

Miscellaneous Location

Market Square

Pennsylvania Avenue NW between Seventh and Ninth streets, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
123.

Exhibit | Through 1/15

The Fall of the Berlin Wall -- Seen from an American Perspective

An exhibition featuring photos taken by San Francisco photographer Colin Campbell when the Berlin Wall fell. See all The Fall of the Berlin Wall -- Seen from an American Perspective locations Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
124.  

Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
125.

Exhibit | 3/7 - 9/6

Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens

An exhibition of screen paintings of landscapes from the 16th and early 17th centuries combine ink painting techniques assimilated from China. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
126.

Music Event | 2/10

Music From Japan 40th Anniversary Concert

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
127.

Exhibit | Through 11/2

Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer and Venice

The exhibition tells the story of how Charles Lang Freer acquired the "Second Venice Set," 26 etchings by James McNeil Whistler. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
128.

Exhibit | Through 12/31

Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century

An exhibition featuring 12 Chinese ceramics from the museum's collection highlights ceramic production during the Yuan dynasty. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
129.

Exhibit | Through 6/14

Zen, Tea, and Chinese Art in Medieval Japan

Chinese and Japanese paintings, lacquerware and ceramics show how Chinese arts and ideas influenced medieval Japan between 1192 and 1867. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
130.

Exhibit | Through 6/14

Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics

Patterned Japanese ceramics made using a 17th-century technique are displayed. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
131.  

Exhibit | Through 5/31

Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Yuan Legacy

Highlighting the tradition of landscape painting in Chinese culture, this exhibition features early works from the museum's collection. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
132.

Music Event | 2/11

Musicians from Marlboro II

Gifted young musicians perform vocal and instrumental works by composers ranging from Schubert to Kurtag. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
133.

Music Event | 4/30

Shanghai Quartet

The string ensemble performs the world premiere of Lei Liang's Verge Quartet, as well as works by Ravel and Beethoven. Part of the Bill and Mary Meyer Concert Series. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
134.

Music Event | 3/19

Kayhan Kalhor and Shujaat Khan

Performing together for the first time, the musicians present "Ghazal: Indian and Persian Improvisations," a program featuring Persian and Indian classical music. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
135.

Music Event | 5/6

Musicians from Marlboro III

Peter Wiley, Mary Lynch, Itamar Zorman and young artists from the Marlboro Music Festival perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
136.

Music Event | 4/10

Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
137.

Music Event | 3/14

Anton Belov

In "Inspired by Persia," the Russian baritone performs Persian and Persian-inspired poetry set to music by Brahms, Schumann, Wolf, and Tchaikovsky performed by pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern. At the Meyer Auditorium. Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW, Washington, DC

 
138.  

Miscellaneous Event | Through 1/4

Season's Greenings

Beyond being a delightfully warm place to seek refuge from winter's worst weather, the Botanic Garden is decked out in extra greenery for its annual exhibit of Washington landmarks created out of plants. And if a miniature Lincoln Memorial made out of sea grape leaves, reindeer moss and coriander seeds isn't whimsical enough for you, there's also a nautical-themed model train display with more than 30 lighthouses, mermaids and a pirate ship. -- Amy Orndorff U.S. Botanic Garden 100 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC

 
139.  

Museum

U.S. Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-225-8333
 
140.

Museum

The Gen. Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

At the Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC | 202-225-6827
 
141.

Museum

U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center

701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-2300, 800-821-8892
 
142.

Exhibit | Through 3/31

Year of the Coast Guard

A year-long exhibit featuring historical photographs, uniforms, recruiting posters from military collections and other rare artifacts. See all Year of the Coast Guard locations U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center (2 locations)

 
143.

Miscellaneous Location

Archives-Navy Memorial Metro Station

701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
144.

Miscellaneous Location

12th St. and Independence Avenue

12th St. and Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
145.

Exhibit | Through 1/5

Making Their Mark

A display of signatures by such figures as Jacqueline Kennedy, Michelle Obama and Johnny Cash. The exhibition also features an invention patented by Michael Jackson. National Archives and Records Administration Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-357-5000

 
146.  

Museum

National Archives and Records Administration

Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-357-5000
 
147.

Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
148.

Miscellaneous Location

USDA Farmers Market, Department of Agriculture

12th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC
 
149.

Music Event | 1/10

Emerson String Quartet

The ensemble performs works for string quartet by Mozart, Beethoven and Shostakovich. At the Baird Auditorium. See all Emerson String Quartet locations National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution (4 locations)

 
150.

Music Event | Through 1/11

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society

Violinist Mark Fewer, violist Steven Dann, violoncellist Myron Lutzke, bassist John Feeney and fortepianist Kenneth Slowik perform works by Schubert. See all Smithsonian Chamber Music Society locations National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution (4 locations)

 
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