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National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
2.

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

 
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Music Event | 4/11 - 4/12

Smithsonian Chamber Players

Violinists Vera Beths and Cynthia Roberts, violists Steven Dann and Max Mandel and violoncellist Kenneth Slowik perform string quintets by Beethoven in this Masterworks of Four Centuries concert. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
4.

Music Event | 5/27

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society

Period instruments like the Renaissance flute, bandora and cittern are featured in "English Music from Shakespeare's Time," a Masterworks of Four Centuries performance featuring SCMS performers. See all Smithsonian Chamber Music Society locations National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution (3 locations)

 
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Music Event | 3/28 - 3/29

The Castle Trio

Violinist Marilyn McDonald, violoncellist Kenneth Slowik and fortepianist Lambert Orkis perform Beethoven's The Three Trios of Op. 1 in this Masterworks of Four Centuries concert. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC

 
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Music Event | 3/8

The Axelrod String Quartet Sunday Concert Series

For the final concert in its Sunday concert series, the quartet performs Alexander Zemlinsky's String Quartet of 1896, as well as Haydn's Op. 76 quartets and one of the six quartets Mozart dedicated to Haydn. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-3030

 
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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

 
8.

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

 
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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

 
10.

Exhibit | Through 3/1

Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College

Features murals depicting heroic efforts of resistance during slavery and moments in Talladega College's history by Woodruff. National Museum of American History - Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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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

 
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Miscellaneous Location

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-369-5695
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Constitution Avenue Between Third and 15th Streets NW

Constitution Avenue between Third and 15th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Miscellaneous Location

12th Street NW Between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues

12th Street NW between Constitution and Pennsylvania avenues, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Federal Triangle Metro Station

302 12th St., NW, Washington, DC | 202-637-7000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Old Post Office Pavilion

1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-606-8691
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1399
 
18.

Performing Arts | 2/28 - 12/12

Capitol Steps

The comedy group uses music to lampoon the government. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-312-1555

 

 
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Museum

National Aquarium - Washington

1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-482-2825
 
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Smithsonian - Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-4629

A massive Imax screen at the Natural History museum.

 
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Museum

National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000
 
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Music Event | 4/18

Emerson String Quartet

Violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton and cellist Paul Watkins perform works by Haydn, Berg and Beethoven. At the Baird Auditorium. See all Emerson String Quartet locations National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution (3 locations)

 
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Music Event | 3/14

Andras Schiff

The pianist performs his newest project "The Last Sonatas," featuring works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert and Beethoven. At the Baird Auditorium. See all Andras Schiff locations National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution (3 locations)

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12/18

The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World

A large-scale fossil exhibition focused on the late Cretaceous period in North America allows visitors to view the fossils of Tyrannosaurus and other dinosaurs from a working preparation lab. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 8/16

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation

Through images, music, visual art and first-person narratives, this exhibition explores the influence and experience of Indian Americans in the United States. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12

Wilderness Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America's Wilderness

A photography exhibition in celebration of the anniversary of the Wilderness Act features large-format images by professional, amateur and student photographers. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 12/12

Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry

An underwater journey through different marine environments by the award-winning photojournalist. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 1/3/16

Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America

Examining the story of Martha, the last living passenger pigeon seen on Earth, this exhibition features illustrations from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 4/26

Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty

Approximately 300 orchids at a time will be on view during this exhibition about technological innovations that have enhanced our knowledge and appreciation of orchids. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Exhibit | Through 4/20

Nature's Best 2013 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards

Approximately 60 large-format images and photographers' stories highlight the beauty, power and humor found in nature. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 

 
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Miscellaneous Event | Through 12/12

Mud Masons of Mali

Archival and contemporary photos and engravings representing the masons. National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC | 202-633-1000

 
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Miscellaneous Location

Woodrow Wilson Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC | 202-691-4000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

The National Mall between 14th and Ninth Streets

14th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
 
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Miscellaneous Location

Pennsylvania Avenue Between 11th and 12th Streets NW

Pennsylvania Avenue between 11th and 12th streets NW, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Miscellaneous Location

John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC | 202-727-1000
 
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Miscellaneous Location

12th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue

12th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC | 202-619-7222
 
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Museum

1275 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

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

S. Dillon Ripley Center - Smithsonian Institution

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

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC
 
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Museum

Freer Gallery of Art - Smithsonian Institution

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

 
42.

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

 
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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

 
44.

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

 
45.

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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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