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201.

Exhibit | Through 12/15

Palmyra

For the first time in nearly a decade the bust of a woman from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. It is accompanied by a images of the city. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
202.  

Exhibit | Through 1/1/17

Peacock Room Remix: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre

Waterston reimagined James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room in this exhibition, which 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

 
203.  

Exhibit | 8/29 - 6/5/16

Perspectives: Lara Baladi

Baladi, an Egyptian-Lebanese artist, showcases her experimental photography, which focuses on how the medium shaped perceptions of the Middle East. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202.633.4880

 
204.

Restaurant | $

Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

901 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-3434
 
205.  

Museum

National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
206.

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

 
207.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

New Display: Japanese American Nisei Congressional Gold Medal

The museum will display the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service veterans by the U.S. Congress Nov. 2, 2011. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
208.

Exhibit | Through 8/23

Artifact Walls -- The Early Sixties: American Culture

An exhibition celebrating American culture in the early 1960s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
209.

Exhibit | Through 8/23

Artifact Walls -- The Early Sixties: American Science

An exhibition celebrating innovation in American science during the early 1960s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
210.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Inventive Minds

This gallery introduces visitors to the Lemelson Center's efforts to document invention, with brief video interviews and archival materials. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
211.

Exhibit | Through 10/4

Mr. Wizard

The Archive Center's first exhibition showcases a selection of personal papers, files and other items belonging to the late Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard). National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
212.

Exhibit | Through 12/17

The Americans With Disabilities Act, 1990-2015

The 25th anniversary of the passage of the act is celebrated with an exhibit of objects that highlight the significance and legacy of the ADA. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
213.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Inventing in America

Presented with support from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the exhibition highlights inventions and innovators. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
214.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Spark! Lab

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation encourages children ages 6 to 12 to create, collaborate, explore, test, experiment and invent. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
215.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780-1910

The era in which the science fiction genre took shape is explored through newspaper hoaxes, works of popular science and novels. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
216.  

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

American Enterprise

The exhibition explores the interaction between business and innovation, and the creation and continual reinvention of American business and life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
217.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Object Project

The almost-4,000-square-foot exhibition space allows visitors to learn how new technologies, such as bicycles and electric refrigerators, and social changes affected each other and influenced American life. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
218.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

The Value of Money

A display of more than 400 objects from the National Numismatics Collection, including a personal check signed in 1813 by President James Madison, presented in the new Gallery of Numismatics. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
219.

Exhibit | Through 10/25

'Hear My Voice': Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound

Exploring Bell's role in developing sound recording at his Volta Laboratory in Washington, this exhibition features documents, recordings, laboratory notes and an apparatus from the laboratory from the 1880s. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
220.

Exhibit | 8/3 - 12/7

Places of Invention

This interactive exhibition highlights what happens when a community is equipped with the right mix of inventive people and resources. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
221.

Food Event | 8/20

FOOD in the Garden

Scientists, researcher and historians discuss all things seeds. Ticket includes two drinks and a plate of garden-fresh food. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
222.

Museum

Madame Tussauds

1001 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-942-7300
 
223.

Miscellaneous Location

U.S. Department of Energy

1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC | 202-586-4848
 
224.

Museum

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-686-8696
 
225.

Museum

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

500 Indiana Ave. NW, #6000, Washington, DC
 
226.

Miscellaneous Location

Woodward & Lothrop (Woodies) Building

1025 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-6300
 
227.

Museum

Gallery 555dc

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1409
 
228.

Store

Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Metro Center

555 12th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-0176
 
229.

Restaurant | $$

Boss Shepherd's

1299 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC | 202-347-2677
 
230.  

Restaurant | $$$$

Ristorante Tosca

1112 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-367-1990
 
231.  

Theater, Museum

Flashpoint

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305
 
232.

Miscellaneous Location

Mather Building

916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 301-931-3900
 
233.

Performing Arts | 8/17 - 8/31

Improv Wars

A 90-minute improv competition hosted by the Laugh Index company. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
234.

Exhibit | 8/14 - 9/12

Ejecta

Curated by Shannon Egan, this exhibition features artist Anthony Cervino's multi-part installation made from works he created over the past 15 years. Flashpoint 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-315-1305

 
235.  

Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
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236.

Miscellaneous Location

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
237.  

Exhibit | Through 5/15/16

One Life: Dolores Huerta

The exhibit highlights Huerta's role in the California farmworkers movement of the 1960s and '70s. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
238.

Exhibit | Through 8/9

Time Covers the 1960s

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

 
239.

Exhibit | Through 2/1/16

Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

The museum highlights its "Lansdowne" Washington portrait as it counts down the days until Stuart's iconic painting is sent to the conservation lab. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC

 
240.  

Exhibit | Through 1/10/16

Elaine de Kooning: Portraits

A display of gestural portraits by Kooning that depict her friends and family. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
241.

Exhibit | Through 7/10/16

Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze

An exhibition of portraits of celebrities that questions the roles of the subjects, artists and viewers in creating and experiencing the celebrity gaze. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
242.

Exhibit, Book Event | Through 11/11

Recent Acquisitions

A display of new additions to the Portrait Gallery. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
243.  

Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
244.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
245.

Miscellaneous Event | 8/6

Luce Unplugged with Fellow Creatures

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

 
246.

Exhibit | 8/7 - 11/1

Little Black Books: Address Books from the Archives of American Art

Organized by the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, this showcase presents the address books of American artists. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-7940

 
247.  

Exhibit | Through 8/30

The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Nearly 70 paintings and drawings comprise the first overview of the artist's work in decades. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
248.  

Exhibit | Through 9/7

Watch This! Revelations in Media Art

An exhibition of 45 works of art from 1941 to 2013 highlights the ways artists have used technological innovation to create artistic revolution. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
249.  

Exhibit | Through 8/2

Mingering Mike's Supersonic Greatest Hits

An installation featuring objects from the museum's collection of more than 100 pieces of musical collectibles made between 1965 and 1979 by the self-taught D.C. artist known as Mingering Mike. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
250.

Miscellaneous Location

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC
 
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