Holiday Shopping with the Arts - Metro DC
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Holiday Shopping with the Arts - Metro DC
Check here for museum and gallery holiday shopping events. See what gift shops from Metro DC museums, galleries and theatres have in store. Purchase a gift card for performances or arts classes.
Walking Tour: "The Kennedys in Georgetown"
Dumbarton House
Sat, November 22
Discover the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington.
A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War
National Archives
Thu, December 4
Author Stanley Weintraub discusses his book A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War.
Deck the Halls: Holidays at the White House
National Archives
Thu, December 11
Panelists, including Lynda Johnson Robb, daughter of President Johnson, Genevieve Gorder, Host of HGTV’s White House Christmas, former White House Chief Usher Gary Walters, and Coleen Christian Burke, author of Christmas with the First Ladies will present a visual feast of the themes, designs, and processes that go into decking the halls, rooms, and exterior of the White House.
Tasting Thru Time: An Early American Christmas
Dumbarton House
Thu, December 11
Learn about the traditions that have shaped how Americans have celebrated Christmas over time, from the Colonial days, to the age of the new republic, to the Victorian days.
Holiday Wreath Workshop
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Fri, December 5 thru Sat, December 13
Learn to make your own lush wreath using greenery from the Tudor Place Garden. We provide instruction along with all the cedar, magnolia, berry-laden holly, pinecones, and boxwood you’ll need, as well as generous supplies of ribbons and décor.
High Tea for the Holidays
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Thu, December 11 thru Thu, December 18
Enjoy a traditional Victorian tea and tour the mansion, decked for the holidays in Red, Green and Gold: Tudor Place Sparkles for Christmas, a blend of contemporary style and classic traditions.
Family Chocolate House Workshop
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat, December 20
Children design and build their own chocolate houses to take home, complete with chocolate walls and roofs and sweet décor. Enjoy hot apple cider and sweet treats after the program during house-making.
Emilie Brzezinski: The Lure of the Forest
Kreeger Museum
Thru Sat, December 27
The Kreeger Museum presents an exhibition of monumental wood sculptures by Emilie Brzezinski.
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
National Archives
Thru Monday, January 5, 2015
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures features original signatures from our nationwide holdings. From developing a signature style to signing groundbreaking policy into law, they illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.
John L. Dreyfuss' Inventions
Kreeger Museum
Thru Saturday, April 1, 2017
Rendered for the first time at monumental scale in composite materials, these extraordinary works simultaneously draw on ancient and primal references, while being distinctly contemporary in their conception.
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Dumbarton House
District of Columbia
George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
Fairfax County, Virginia
Kreeger Museum
District of Columbia
Montpelier Mansion
Prince George's County, Maryland
National Archives
District of Columbia
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
District of Columbia