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Museum

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

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

Eighth Street NW Between D and E

8th Street NW Between D and E Streets, Washington, DC
 
3.

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

 
4.

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

 
5.  

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

 
6.

Exhibit | Through 1/11/15

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

More than 50 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from around 1945 to 1975 by artists Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Beauford Delaney, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz and Jamie Wyeth. See all Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (2 locations)

 
7.  

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

 
8.

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

 
9.

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

 
10.  

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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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

 
12.

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

 
13.

Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Ongoing exhibits:

A collection of portraits, including J.D. Salinger and Katherine Hepburn. See all Ongoing exhibits: locations National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution (69 locations)

 
14.

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

 
15.

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
 
17.

Museum

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
18.

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

 
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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

 
20.

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

 
21.

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

 
22.

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

 
23.

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

 
24.

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

 
25.

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

 
26.

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

 
27.

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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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

 
29.

Museum

Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
30.

Museum

Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
31.

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

 
32.  

Restaurant | $$$

Proof

775 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-7663
 
33.

Bar/Club

Redline

707 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-347-8683
 
34.

Miscellaneous Location

Gibson Guitar Showroom

709 G St. NW, Suite #400, Washington, DC | 202-393-1006
 
35.  

Restaurant | $$

Zaytinya

701 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-0800
 
36.

Restaurant | $$$

Legal Sea Foods

(4 locations)
 
37.

Miscellaneous Location

Tabula Rasa

731 Eighth St. SE, Washington, DC | 202-487-6332
 
38.

Theater

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

733 8th Street NW, Washington, DC | 202-824-0449
 
39.

Bar/Club

Rocket Bar

714 7th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-628-7665
 
40.

Museum

Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW , Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
41.

Restaurant | $$

Sushi Go Round & Tapas

701 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-2825
 
42.

Bar/Club

Jackpot

726 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-628-5225
 
43.

Restaurant | $

Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

901 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-3434
 
44.  

Museum

International Spy Museum

800 F St NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-7798
 
45.

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

 
46.

Restaurant | $$

La Tasca

(4 locations)
 
47.

Restaurant, Bar/Club | $

Bar Louie

701 7th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-2460
 
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Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(3 locations)
 
49.

Restaurant | $$$

Ruth's Chris Steak House

(6 locations)
 
50.  

Restaurant | $$$

Oya Restaurant & Lounge

777 9th St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-1400
 
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