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Miscellaneous Event | 7/12

Docent Tour: Shakespeare at the National Portrait Gallery

Docent Lorna Grenadier leads a tour highlighting figures in the museum's collection who were touched by Shakespeare. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/12

Curator's Tour: Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

Brandon Fortune, chief curator and curator of painting and sculpture, leads a tour of the exhibition. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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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
 
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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

 
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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 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)

 
8.

Miscellaneous Event | 7/16 - 7/18

Portraits Alive! Program Tours

Teens from the District, Maryland and Virginia perform a student-written play inspired by the people in the paintings. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/23

National Portrait Gallery Pop Quiz: American Cool

Participants can test their knowledge of the featured icons in the exhibit. National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
10.  

Exhibit | Through 1/25/15

Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio

The exhibit 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

 
11.  

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, Book Event | 8/22 - 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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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)

 
15.  

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 7/13

Dancing the Dream

An exhibit featuring choreographers, impresarios and performers such as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Michael Jackson and Beyonce. 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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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 | 7/20

Luce Artist Talk: Chandi Kelley

Guests can view artwork in the Luce Center with the local artist. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show

Writer and director Michael Maglaras introduces his new documentary about a New York art exhibition that introduced Americans to modern artists, such as Cezanne, Renoir and van Gogh. A Q&A session will follow the screening. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/22

Luce Unplugged Community Showcase

Visitors can view artwork at the Luce Center and listen to local bands. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/17

Four Cool Blue Maniacs

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

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/17

The Framework of Conservation

A tour and discussion about the historical background of works in the museum's collection. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

The Great Confusion

Writer and director Michael Maglaras presents his new documentary about the New York exhibition that exposed Americans to modern art by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, van Gogh, Marcel Duchamp and others. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 7/16

1913 Armory Show Tour

Visitors can take a tour of the museum's collection with highlights from the 1913 Armory Show. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Event | 8/16

Cineconcert: Buster Keaton's 'College' with pianist Andrew Greene

Pianist Andrew Greene performs a live musical score alongside a screening of Buster Keaton's 1927 silent comedy. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/3

Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget

As an advocate for laborers' rights, Fasanella celebrated average, working-class people and explored issues of postwar America in his work. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the artist's birth and features selections from his career. 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

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/17

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection

Seventy-one pieces from the Sara Roby 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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Music Event | 7/13

Pianist Sara Daneshpour

The pianist performs works by Franck, Schumann and Ravel as part of the Steinway Series. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian Institution Eighth and F streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Museum

Edison Place Gallery

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

Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-872-3396
 
34.

Book Event | 8/2

Bernice McFadden

Will read from her novel "Gathering of Waters" about black woman coming of age in Mississippi between the Great Flood of 1927 and the murder of Emmett Till; the poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, author of "Skin, Inc." will read from his work; and Jervey Tervalon will read from his novel "Monster's Chef" about an ex-con cook who takes a nightmare job working for a country singer. The event is hosted by the Hurston/Wright Foundation Pepco's Edison Place Gallery 702 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-492-1256

 
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Restaurant | $$$

Proof

775 G St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-737-7663
 
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Bar/Club

Redline

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

Gibson Guitar Showroom

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

Zaytinya

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

Legal Sea Foods

(4 locations)
 
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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
 
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Bar/Club

Rocket Bar

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

Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Eighth and F streets NW , Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
44.

Restaurant | $$

Sushi Go Round & Tapas

701 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-2825
 
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Bar/Club

Jackpot

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

Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

901 F St. NW, Washington, DC | 202-638-3434
 
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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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Exhibit | Through 7/31

The Americans

Inspired by the FX television show "The Americans," this exhibit features replicas and tools used by Soviet spies who posed as American citizens to execute operations. International Spy Museum 800 F St NW, Washington, DC | 202-393-7798

 
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Restaurant | $$

La Tasca

(4 locations)
 
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