Friday, February 29, 2008



AMERICAN ART"Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975," through May 26; "The Honor of Your Company Is Requested: President Lincoln's Inaugural Ball," Thursday through Jan. 18, 2010. Continuing: "John Alexander: A Retrospective," through March 16; "Obata's Yosemite," through June 1; "Celebrating the Lucelia Artist Award, 2001-2006," through June 22. Open daily 11:30 to 7. Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

CORCORAN"The American Evolution: A History Through Art," Saturday through July 27 ($12, seniors and students $10). Continuing: "Wild Choir: Cinematic Portraits by Jeremy Blake," through Sunday. Permanent collection includes the Salon Dore French gilt room, 16th-century Italian earthenware, 17th- to 20th-century European paintings and 18th- to 20th-century American paintings. Open Friday-Monday and Wednesday 10 to 5, Thursday 10 to 9 (closed Tuesday). Admission to permanent collections $6, ages 6 and younger free. 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1700.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, EAST BUILDING/EAST BUILDING"In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers From Corot to Monet," Monday through June 8. Continuing: "Small French Paintings," indefinitely. Permanent collection of 20th-century art. Open Friday-Saturday and Monday-Thursday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 6. Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-737-4215 (TDD: 202-842-6176).

NATIONAL POSTAL MUSEUM Continuing: "Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection," through Jan. 12. "Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service," through Feb. 28, 2009. Open indefinitely: "Customers and Communities"; "Airmail in America"; "Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story"; "Binding the Nation"; "Moving the Mail"; "On the Road," a history of city mail vehicles ; "Stamps and Stories"; "Victory Mall," opens Thursday, continues indefinitely; "What's in the Mail for You!"; "The Art of Cards and Letters." Open daily 10 to 5:30. 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-9849).

WALTERS"Maps on Purpose," Saturday through May 8. Continuing: "Mapping the Cosmos: Images From the Hubble Space Telescope," through July 27; "Salviati and the Antique: Ancient Inspiration for Modern Glassmaking," through Dec. 7. Open indefinitely: "Art From India, Nepal and Tibet: The John and Berthe Ford Collection"; "Art of the Ancient Americas"; "Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art." Permanent collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, Byzantine silver, medieval armor, Faberge eggs, and 16th- through 19th-century paintings and sculpture. At Hackerman House: Chinese and Japanese porcelains, Japanese decorative arts, early Buddhist sculpture from China, and Southeast Asian art. Open Friday 11 to 8, Saturday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday 11 to 5 (closed Monday-Tuesday). Admission free. 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. 410-547-9000.


AFRICAN ART"Body of Evidence: Selections From the Contemporary African Art Collection," through June 30; "African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection," through Sept. 7. Open daily 10 to 5:30. 950 Independence Ave. SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

AIR AND SPACE/DOWNTOWN"The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age"; "Voyager: Around the World Without a Pit Stop." Open indefinitely: "America by Air"; "Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age"; "Carrier War in the Pacific"; "Earth Today: A Digital View of Our Dynamic Planet"; "Explore the Universe"; "GPS: A New Constellation"; "How Things Fly," interactive gallery about the principles of flight; "Looking at Earth," on aerial photography; "Modern Carrier Aviation: Seapower in a Changing World"; Pershing II and SS-20 missiles; "The Golden Age of Flight"; "Treasures From American History." Large-format films in the Imax theater; "Cosmic Collisions" in the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Seventh and Independence SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

AIR AND SPACE/UDVAR-HAZY CENTER Permanent displays of the space shuttle Enterprise, an SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft, the "Grumman Goose," the B-29 Enola Gay and other aircraft and space artifacts. Large-format films in the Imax theater. Admission free; parking $12. 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

ALEXANDRIA BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM"Imaging Blackness, 1915-2002: Film Posters From the Indiana University Black Film Center/Archive," through March 7. 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. 703-838-4356.

AMERICAN U. MUSEUM"Ben L. Summerford," through March 16; "Carlos Luna: El Gran Mambo," through March 16; "Elena Sisto: New Work," through March 22; "Roger Brown: Southern Exposure," through March 22; "William Christenberry: Site/Possession," through March 22. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 to 4. American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-885-1300.

AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM Changing exhibitions of works by self-taught artists. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 to 6. $11, seniors, students and children $7. 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. 410-244-1900.

ANACOSTIA MUSEUM"East of the River: Continuity and Change," through Nov. 9. Open daily 10 to 5. 1901 Fort Pl. SE. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

ANDERSON HOUSE The headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati exhibits items related to the American Revolution and collections of American, European and Oriental antiques and artifacts. Open Tuesday-Saturday 1 to 4. 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-785-2040.

ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS"Mexico: Festival of Toys," through March 16. Permanent collection of 20th-century Latin American art. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 to 5. 201 18th St. NW. 202-458-6016.

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART"Printed Sculpture/Sculpted Prints," through March 30; "Rodin: Expression and Influence," through April 6; "Front Room: Notes on Monumentality," through May 25; "A Grand Legacy: Five Centuries of European Art," indefinitely. Permanent exhibitions include the Cone Collection of postimpressionist and early-modern art, Old Masters galleries, the American Wing of American decorative arts, the Garrett and Lucas collections of prints and drawings, and the Saidie A. May collection of art since 1900. Open Friday and Wednesday-Thursday 11 to 5, Saturday-Sunday 11 to 6 (open to 9 on the first Thursday each month). Admission free. North Charles Street and Art Museum Drive, Baltimore. 443-573-1700.

COLLEGE PARK AVIATION MUSEUM"Heroes of the Sky: Adventure in Early Flight," through April 20. Permanent exhibits and memorabilia related to the history of aviation at the world's oldest continuously operating airport. Open daily 10 to 5. $4, seniors $3, children $2. 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029.

CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM"Double-Take: The Poetics of Illusion and Light," through May 11. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11 to 5. 100 W. Centre St., Baltimore. 410-783-5720.

DAR"New Threads: Quilts and Costumes," through Saturday. Permanent collection includes ceramics, glass and silver, period rooms and children's section. Open Monday-Friday 9:30 to 4, Saturday 9 to 5 (closed Sundays). 1776 D St. NW. 202-879-3241.

FAIRFAX MUSEUM Open indefinitely: "The Fairfax Story." Open daily 9 to 5. 10209 Main St., Fairfax City. 703-385-8414.

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY"History in the Making: How Early Modern Britain Imagined Its Past," through May 17; Shakespeare First Folio on permanent display. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 4. 201 East Capitol St. SE. 202-544-7077.

FORT WARD"Civil War Drawings" by William Lydston Jr., through Tuesday. Permanent exhibit about the Civil War defense of Washington. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday noon to 5. 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-838-4848.

FREDERICK DOUGLASS HOME Visitors center offers orientation at the last residence of the 19th-century abolitionist. Open daily 9 to 4. 1411 W St. SE. 202-426-5961.

FREER GALLERY"Tales of the Brush Continued: Chinese Paintings With Literary Themes," through July 27. Open indefinitely: "Art for Art's Sake"; "Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas"; "Arts of the Islamic World"; "Black and White: Chinese Ceramics From the 10th-14th Centuries"; "Charles Lang Freer and Egypt"; "Shades of Blue and Green: Chinese Celadon Ceramics"; "Small Masterpieces: Whistler Paintings From the 1880s"; "South Asian Sculpture"; "Surface Beauty: American Art and Freer's Aesthetic Vision," opens Saturday; "Whistler Paintings at the Freer"; "Winged Figures"; "Ancient Chinese Pottery and Bronze"; "Vietnamese Ceramics From the Red River Delta." Changing exhibits from the permanent collection of Asian and American art. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE CENTER Paintings and monotypes by Selma Cohen and June Carlough, through Friday. 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797.

HILLWOOD The former home of Marjorie Merriweather Post displays her collection of Russian and French decorative art and maintains 13 acres of formal gardens. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 to 5. $12, seniors $10, students $7, ages 6 to 18 $5. 4155 Linnean Ave. NW. 202-686-5807.

HIRSHHORN"Currents: Recent Acquisitions," through March 16; "Black Box: Rivane Neuenschwander," through April 20; "The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Part I: Dreams," through May 11. Permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Seventh and Independence SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT MUSEUM"Vietnam Veterans Memorial: America Responds," through May 23. Open indefinitely: "Conservation in Action: The Legacy of Rachel Carson"; "Portraits of Archeology"; "The Bats and the Bees: Pollination Systems in America"; "The Surveying and Mapping of America." Open weekdays except federal holidays 8:30 to 4:30, and from 1 to 4 on the third Saturday monthly. Free; photo ID required. 18th and C NW. 202-208-4743.

INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM Permanent displays of wristwatch cameras, poison gas guns, a World War II Enigma cipher machine and other coding machines, disguises, etc. Open daily 10 to 6. $18, seniors $17, ages 5 to 11 $15, younger free. Separate admission to "Operation Spy," $14 for age 12 and older; combination ticket $25. 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.

KOSHLAND SCIENCE MUSEUM Open indefinitely: "Global Warming Facts & Our Future"; "Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health"; "Wonders of Science." Open daily except Tuesdays 10 to 5. $5, seniors, students and military $3. Sixth and E NW. 202-334-1201.

KREEGER MUSEUM The Philip Johnson-designed former residence of Carmen and David Kreeger displays their collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, and traditional African art. Open Saturday 10 to 4; guided tours by reservation only Tuesday-Friday at 10:30 and 1:30. $8, seniors and students $5. 2401 Foxhall Rd. NW. 202-338-3552.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Open indefinitely: "Bob Hope and American Variety"; "Exploring the Early Americas." Tour the Thomas Jefferson Building hourly 10:30 to 3:30 Mondays-Fridays and 10:30 to 2:30 Saturdays. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5. 10 First St. SE. 202-707-4604.

MADAME TUSSAUDS Permanent displays of wax figures of celebrities and historical figures. Open daily 10 to 6. $25, seniors $23, ages 4 to 12 $18, younger free. 1025 F St. NW. 888-929-4632.

MARINE CORPS Multimedia exhibitions about the history of the U.S. Marine Corps and its role in the history of the United States, including re-creations of a Korean War battlefield and a Vietnam combat zone, indefinitely. Open daily 9 to 5. 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-653-1775.

MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER"Body Worlds 2" and "The Brain -- Our Three Pound Gem," through Sept. 30 (with museum admission $24, seniors and students $23, ages 3 to 18; "Body Worlds"- only on selected evenings after museum exhibits close $19, ages 3 to 18 $14). Open Friday 9:30 to 8, Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 9 to 5, Monday-Thursday 9:30 to 5, through March 16. Museum admission, depending on options selected, $14-$19.50, ages 4 to 12 $9.50-$13.50; Fridays after 5, $8 for all. 601 Light St., Baltimore. 410-685-5225.

MOUNT VERNON"Setting the President's Table: American Presidential China From the Robert L. McNeil Jr. Collection," through Jan. 21. The home and burial place of George Washington. Open daily 8 to 5. $13, seniors $12, ages 6 through 11 $6, younger free. 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria. 703-780-2000.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES"Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman," through Aug. 17. Open indefinitely: "Public Vaults"; "The Charters of Freedom." Permanent displays of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Open daily 10 to 7. Ninth and Constitution NW. 202-357-5000.

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM"David Macaulay: The Art of Drawing Architecture," through May 4. Open indefinitely: "Cityscapes Revealed: Highlights From the Collection"; "Washington: Symbol and City." Building tours Monday-Wednesday at 12:30; Thursday-Saturday at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30; Sunday at 12:30 and 1:30. Museum open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 5. 401 F St. NW. 202-272-2448.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WEST BUILDING"Bronze and Boxwood: Renaissance Masterpieces From the Robert H. Smith Collection," through May 4; "Impressed by Light: British Photographs From Paper Negatives, 1840-1860," through May 4. Permanent collections of European and American paintings, sculpture and decorative arts from the 13th through the 19th centuries, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 6. Sixth and Constitution NW. 202-737-4215 (TDD: 202-842-6176).

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC"Extreme Dinosaur -- Nigersaurus: Africa's Long-Necked Fern Mower," through March 18; "Through the Eyes of the Condor," through March 18; "Frogs! A Chorus of Colors," through May 11. Open Monday-Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 10 to 5. 17th and M streets NW. 202-857-7588.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH MILITARY HISTORY Artifacts, photographs and memorabilia documenting the role of Jewish men and women in the U.S. armed forces. Open Monday-Friday 9 to 5. 1811 R St. NW. 202-265-6280.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN Open indefinitely: "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities"; "Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories"; "Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World"; "Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake"; "Window on Collections: Many Hands, Many Voices." Permanent and rotating exhibitions about the history and culture of Native Americans. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Fourth and Independence SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE"Expressions of Hope," through Sunday. Open indefinitely: "Evolution of the Microscope"; "From a Single Cell"; "Human Body, Human Being"; "To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds." Open daily 10 to 5:30. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 54, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-782-2200.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS"The Book as Art," through April 13; "Louise Nevelson: Dawn's Wedding Feast," through May 18; "Paula Rego," through May 25. Open indefinitely: Selections from the permanent collection and the silver collection. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday noon to 5. $10, students and seniors $8, ages 18 and younger free; free on first Sunday each month. 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY"Recognize! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture," through Oct. 26; "Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits," through Sunday; "Kate: A Centennial Celebration," through Oct. 5. Open daily 11:30 to 7. Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

NATURAL HISTORY Open indefinitely: "African Voices"; "Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution"; "Forces of Change: Global Links, El Nino's Powerful Reach"; "Frozen in Time: The Iceman"; Korea Gallery; "Life in the Ancient Seas"; "Native Alaskan Cultures"; "T-Rex"; "Discovering Rastafari," through Nov. 8; Kenneth E. Behring Hall of Mammals; Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals; Discovery Center; Orkin Insect Zoo. Open daily 10 to 5:30. 10th and Constitution NW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

NAVY MUSEUM"A Vision of History"; "Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan"; "Dive, Dive: U.S. Navy Submarine Force"; "Joshua Barney's Chesapeake Bay Flotilla"; "Navigating the Dead Sea: U.S. Navy 1848 Expedition"; "Polar Exploration"; "Securing the Seas for Union Victory"; "Spanish-American War"; "Spanning Three Centuries: Museums on the Washington Navy Yard"; "The American Revolution and the French Alliance"; "The Forgotten Wars of the 19th Century." Open by appointment only Monday-Friday 9 to 4, Saturday-Sunday 10 to 5. Building 70, Washington Navy Yard, Ninth and M SE. 202-433-6897.

PHILLIPS COLLECTION"Degas to Diebenkorn: The Phillips Collects," through May 25 ($12, students and seniors $10). Permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings. Open Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 6, Thursday 10 to 8:30 (closed Monday). Admission to permanent collection, Saturdays and Sundays $10, seniors and students $8, ages 18 and younger free; Tuesdays-Fridays by donation. 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151.

RADIO AND TELEVISION MUSEUM Permanent collection of working vintage radios and televisions and related memorabilia. Open Friday 10 to 5, Saturday-Sunday 1 to 5. 2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. 301-390-1020 or 301-809-3088.

RENWICK"George Catlin's Indian Gallery," indefinitely. Permanent collection of American crafts. Open daily 10 to 5:30. 17th and Pennsylvania NW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY"Patterned Feathers, Piercing Eyes: Edo Masters From the Price Collection," through April 13. Open indefinitely: "Arts of China"; "Contemporary Japanese Porcelain"; "Sculpture of South and Southeast Asia"; "Taking Shape: Ceramics in Southeast Asia." Open daily 10 to 5:30. 1050 Independence Ave. SW. 202-633-1000 (TDD: 202-633-5285).

SEWALL-BELMONT HOUSE Permanent exhibits of women's suffrage and equal rights memorabilia. Open Tuesday-Friday 11 to 3, Saturday noon to 4. Suggested donation $3. 144 Constitution Ave. NE. 202-546-1210.

TEXTILE MUSEUM"The Finishing Touch: Accessories From the Bolivian Highlands," through Sept. 18; Rotating exhibitions of textiles and carpets from around the world. Open Monday-Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 1 to 5. Suggested contribution $5. 2320 S St. NW. 202-667-0441.

TUDOR PLACE Permanent display of Mount Vernon objects, furniture and silver in the 1816 mansion, and a five-acre garden. Open for tours Tuesday-Saturday 10 to 4, Sunday noon to 4. House tour $6; garden tour $2. 1644 31st St. NW. 202-965-0400.

U.S. BOTANIC GARDEN"A Stitch in Vine," quilts by the Chesapeake & Potomac Applique Guild, through April 27. Permanent exhibitions of more than 4,000 plants and a tropical rain forest. Open daily 10 to 5. 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333.

U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM Open indefinitely: "A Dangerous Lie: Protocols of the Elders of Zion"; "Genocide Emergency: Darfur, Sudan"; "The Nuremburg Trials: What is Justice?"; "Witness to History: Documenting the Path of American Liberators"; "Remember the Children: Daniel's Story." Permanent exhibition of artifacts, photographs and oral histories. Open daily 10 to 5:30. Admission to permanent exhibition by timed-entry ticket available at the museum daily or in advance through 800-400-9373. 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. (15th Street) SW. 202-488-0400.

U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE MUSEUM"Art of Invention, Invention of Art," indefinitely. Open Monday-Friday 9 to 5, Saturday noon to 5, closed Sunday. 600 Dulany St., Alexandria. 571-272-0095.

Art Spaces

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ARTOMATIC"Glass3," through March 9. The Shops at Georgetown Park, 3222 M St. NW. 202-298-9222.

ARTS BARN"Russian Spirit," group exhibition by Russian artists, through March 16. 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394.

BEAD MUSEUM"Treasures of the Earth," through Aug. 31. Permanent displays of beads from around the world. Open Tuesday-Saturday noon to 6. $3 suggested donation. 400 Seventh St. NW. 202-624-4500.

D.C. JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER"L(A)TTITUDES," works by 10 artists, through June 2. 1529 16th St. NW. 202-518-9400.

¿ GEORGETOWN U. Trompe l'oeil paintings by Sharon Moody, through April 10. Gallery 101, Walsh Building, Georgetown University, 1221 36th St. NW. 202-687-6467.

GOETHE-INSTITUT"Muslim Women in Germany: Photos From Ostkreuz Photo Agency," through Friday. 812 Seventh St. NW. 202-289-1200.

HOUSE OF SWEDEN"Herbarium Amoris," photographs, through March 16. 901 30th St. NW. 202-467-2671.

JERUSALEM FUND Paintings by Zahi Khamis, through March 14. 2425 Virginia Ave. NW. 202-338-1958.

GOLDMAN GALLERY"Treasures From My Attic," through March 23. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. 301-348-3770.

KENTLANDS MANSION"Through Our Lenses," group show by the Gaithersburg Camera Club, through March 30. 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394.

MANSION AT STRATHMORE"Head to Toe: 17th Annual Strathmore Membership Juried Exhibition," through April 5. 10701 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER"Five American Voices," through March 16. 1624 Crescent Pl. NW. 202-667-6800.

MONTPELIER ARTS CENTER"Digital Sequences," photographs by Christopher Jordan and Gail Rebhan, through Friday. 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-953-1993 (TDD: 301-490-2329).

¿ NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES"The Last Iceberg," photographs of the Arctic and Antarctic by Camille Seaman, Sunday through May 30. 2100 C St. NW. 202-334-2436.

NVCC/ALEXANDRIA"2008 Fine Art Student Exhibtion," through Wednesday. Tyler Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-845-6239.

RIVERSDALE HOUSE MUSEUM"Out of the Shadows: Servants in the Spotlight," through March 16. Open Friday and Sunday noon to 3:30. 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale. 301-864-0420.

WHITE HOUSE VISITORS CENTER Open indefinitely: "Furnishing the Nation's Home: Treasures From the President's House"; "The Presidential Seal"; "White House Pets." 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-208-1631.

WOMEN IN MILITARY SERVICE FOR AMERICA MEMORIAL"American Servicewomen in the Global War on Terror," indefinitely. Permanent exhibitions of World War II and Korean War artifacts and memorabilia. Arlington National Cemetery, Memorial Bridge and Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. 800-222-2294 or 703-892-2606.


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The District

¿ ADDISON/RIPLEY New works by Agnes Jacobs, Saturday through April 5. 1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-338-5180.

¿ CARROLL SQUARE"Great American Pastime," Thursday through May 30. 975 F St. NW. 202-234-5601.

¿ FOXHALL Paintings by Joe Fitzgerald, Monday through March 31. 3301 New Mexico Ave. NW. 202-966-7144.

¿ GALLERY 10 Works by Felisa Federman, Wednesday through March 29. Continuing: Mixed-media and digital prints by Lucy Blankstein and Ellouise Schoettler, through Saturday. 1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-232-3326.

¿ WASHINGTON PRINTMAKERS Prints by Dorothy Anderson Grow, through March 30. 1732 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-332-7757.


WAVERLY STREET Pastel landscapes by Loriann Signori, through March 7. 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 301-951-9441.


¿ TARGET"The Five Senses," Thursday through April 6. 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4565, Ext. 4.

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