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The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities partner with CultureCapital.com to provide you with a quick guide to the District of Columbia's vibrant arts & culture scene.

Take in a show, hear some music, visit a museum or venture out for that dance class! You can find everything you need to know right here. Each event contains complete info including description, time, cost and (where appropriate) a link to the presenter's box office to purchase a ticket. There are even categories for Free and Family & Kids.

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Hot Hits
Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage
District of Columbia
Free Performances every day at 6pm. As part of the Kennedy Center's "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative, visitors can enjoy local, national, and international artists as they showcase their talents in music, dance, theater, and more.
National Gallery of Art - Jazz in the Garden: Now thru Aug 29, 2014
The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles.
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District of Columbia
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Highlights
Children's Film: Degas and the Dancer
Wed, July 30
National Gallery of Art
Conversation Piece: Lacrimacorpus
Wed, July 30
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Create at the Corcoran Happy Hour: Interior Design Workshop
Wed, July 30
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Gallery Talk: "The Invisible Object (Hands Holding the Void)" by Alberto Giacometti
Wed, July 30
National Gallery of Art
Gallery Talk: The Dutch Portrait
Wed, July 30
National Gallery of Art
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Wed, July 30
National Geographic
K@20 Kreeger Museum 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Thru Thu, July 31
Kreeger Museum
EnviroNature
Thru Thu, July 31
Gallery plan b
Gallery Talk: Van Gogh's Late Works
Thu, July 31
National Gallery of Art
Open Sessions: Drawing or Painting
Thu, July 31
Washington Studio School
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company 2014-2015 Season
Thru Fri, August 1
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Film Event: The Great Confusion: 1913 Armory Show
Fri, August 1
National Gallery of Art
Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns – Episode Ten: A Masterpiece at Midnight
Fri, August 1
National Archives
Move This World (for Youth)
Fri, August 1
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sonya Lawyer: A Peace (of the Dream)
Thru Sat, August 2
Flashpoint Gallery: CulturalDC
Archives Sleepover: History, Heroes, and Treasures
Sat, August 2
National Archives
Community Leaders Are Readers: The South African Spoken Word Tradition
Sat, August 2
Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Cultures of the Mekong: All-Day Seminar
Sat, August 2
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Defending the Caveman
Sat, August 2
Warner Theatre
Free Summer Saturdays: Family Workshop: Animal Maquettes
Sat, August 2
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Free Summer Saturdays: Family Workshop: Animal Maquettes
Sat, August 2
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
The World of Olive Oil: All-Day Seminar with tasting
Sat, August 2
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Carrie: The Musical
Thru Sun, August 3
Studio Theatre
Jazz Music with Freddie Dunn Jr
Sat, August 2 thru Sun, August 3
Dance Place
Lecture: Behind the Smiles: Frans Hals and His Circle
Sat, August 2 thru Sun, August 3
National Gallery of Art
Film Event: In the Shadow of the Light
Sun, August 3
National Gallery of Art
Free Community Day: August 2014
Sun, August 3
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Cartooning and Book Arts: Grades 7 - 9
Mon, August 4
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Colin Powell: On Life and Leadership: Evening Lecture and Book Signing
Mon, August 4
GW Lisner Auditorium
Georgetown Summer History Days
Mon, August 4
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Greatest American Hero: Grades 4 - 6
Mon, August 4
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
The Most Powerful Man in Baseball? An Evening with Superagent Scott Boras: Evening Seminar
Mon, August 4
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Walk Like an Egyptian: Grades 1 - 3
Mon, August 4
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Studio Theatre 2014-2015 Season
Thru Tue, August 5
Studio Theatre
Mars Up Close
Tue, August 5
National Geographic
The Goldfish and the Minotaur: The Modernist Rivalry Between Matisse and Picasso: Evening Seminar
Tue, August 5
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Conversation Piece: 89 Seconds at Alcázar
Wed, August 6
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Cuba Today: History, Heritage, and Modern Life: Evening Seminar
Wed, August 6
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
George Washington Carver Trail
Wed, August 6
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Jane Austen Film Fest: Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Wed, August 6
Dumbarton House
Beading Workshop for Campers
Thu, August 7
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Home Makeover Magic with HGTVs Don Hirsch: Evening Lecture
Thu, August 7
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
The General Public: Opening Reception
Thu, August 7
Gallery plan b
The Nixon Tapes
Fri, August 8
National Archives
Cross-Pollinate Returns: Literary Art Tour: Altered Ego
Sat, August 9
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: Lost and Found: Stan Brakhage
Sat, August 9
National Gallery of Art
Focus on Women! Artist Studio Tour to Baltimore
Sat, August 9
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Free Summer Saturdays: Sketching Workshop and "Art + ___" Trivia Series
Sat, August 9
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
House + Walking Tours: Tudor Place and the Civil War Home Front
Sat, August 9
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
The Seven Days Battle: All-Day Tour
Sat, August 9
Holiday Inn Capitol-Smithsonian Associates Tours
Lecture: Digital Dutch: The Evolution of NGA Online Editions' "Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century"
Sat, August 9 thru Sun, August 10
National Gallery of Art
City Farmers (1996; 31 min.)
Sun, August 10
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Digital Camera Basics
Sun, August 10
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Film Series: Broadcast Culture: La Maison de la radio
Sun, August 10
National Gallery of Art
Early Animation and 3DFX: Grades 7 - 9
Mon, August 11
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Fiesta Latina!: Grades 3 - 5
Mon, August 11
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Flights of Fantasy: Grades 7 - 9
Mon, August 11
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Panama: Crossroads of the World: Evening Lecture
Mon, August 11
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Summer Acting Camp for Kids (ages 6-7) Session V
Mon, August 11
Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Summer Acting Camp for Kids (ages 8-10) Session V
Mon, August 11
Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Summer Stock with Bob Boross
Mon, August 11
Joy of Motion Dance Center - Atlas
Cheers to the Chief! Favorite Presidential Cocktails: Evening Seminar with tasting
Tue, August 12
National Museum of the American Indian
Holy Icons of Medieval Russia: Reawakening to a Spiritual Past: Evening Lecture
Tue, August 12
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
75 Years on the Yellow Brick Road: Things You Likely Never Knew About The Wizard Of Oz: Evening Seminar
Wed, August 13
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
A Collections Conversation: Dolley Madison and the War of 1812
Wed, August 13
Dumbarton House
Conversation Piece: Ninna Nanna
Wed, August 13
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Handwriting Analysis Workshop
Wed, August 13
National Archives
How to Live to be 100: Evening Seminar
Wed, August 13
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Film Series: Master Class: Pina and Tanaquil: Pina
Thu, August 14
National Gallery of Art
Inside the World of Diplomacy: All-Day Seminar
Thu, August 14
American Foreign Service Association
Life Above All (2010; 100 min.)
Thu, August 14
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Pina (Film)
Thu, August 14
National Archives
Smokey Robinson presents Human Nature: The Motown Show
Thu, August 14
Warner Theatre
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan: Evening Lecture with Book Signing
Thu, August 14
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Smithsonian Sleepover at the American History Museum
Fri, August 1 thru Fri, August 15
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Film Event: Sol LeWitt
Tue, August 12 thru Fri, August 15
National Gallery of Art
American Experience: The Panama Canal (2008; 81 min.)
Fri, August 15
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
City as Canvas: Three Distinctive New York Museums: All-Day Tour
Fri, August 15
Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
Community Forum: Sister Waterways
Fri, August 15
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Mary Freedman: Outgrowths and Passages
Thru Sat, August 16
Washington Studio School
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: A Minor Cinema
Sat, August 16
National Gallery of Art
Free Summer Saturdays: Kid Pan Alley Performance
Sat, August 16
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
SynchroSwim!
Sat, August 16
Capitol Skyline Hotel
Disney's The Lion King
Thru Sun, August 17
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Children's Film: Getting to Know Degas and Cassatt
Thru Sun, August 17
National Gallery of Art
Stupid F##king Bird
Thru Sun, August 17
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Lecture: A Quiet Cult: The Continuing Allure of the Art of Vermeer
Sat, August 16 thru Sun, August 17
National Gallery of Art
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: Art World Crossover
Sun, August 17
National Gallery of Art
Global Warming We Can Live With: Chili Peppers are Hot: Evening Seminar with tasting
Sun, August 17
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Lobola (2013; 90 min.)
Sun, August 17
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Ford's Theatre: 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, August 18
Ford's Theatre
Film Captures the Great War: Käthe Kollwitz - Images of a Life
Mon, August 18
Goethe-Institut
Beadazzling Beads!
Tue, August 19
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Community Forum: Women in Business, Pt 1
Wed, August 20
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Gallery Talk: Meret Oppenheim
Wed, August 20
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Pressure Cooker (2008; 99 min.)
Thu, August 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
The Burning of Washington, 1814: Evening Lecture
Thu, August 21
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Smithsonian Sleepover: For Kids ages 8 - 12 with Adult
Fri, August 8 thru Fri, August 22
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Altered Ego
Thru Sat, August 23
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
A Matter of Worth
Sat, August 23
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Ciné-Concert: The Big Parade
Sat, August 23
National Gallery of Art
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: Archival Finds
Sat, August 23
National Gallery of Art
Free Summer Saturdays: Guided Tours
Sat, August 23
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Metro Mambo Summer Edition: “The Revolution Was Televised”
Sat, August 23
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Strategic Civil War Crossings of the Upper Potomac: All-Day Tour With Special Guest Ed Bearss
Sat, August 23
Holiday Inn Capitol-Smithsonian Associates Tours
The General Public
Wed, August 6 thru Sun, August 24
Gallery plan b
45 Degrees Project
Mon, August 18 thru Sun, August 24
Joy of Motion Dance Center - Atlas
Lecture: Van Gogh's Late Works
Sat, August 23 thru Sun, August 24
National Gallery of Art
War of 1812 Walking Tour
Sat, August 23 thru Sun, August 24
Dumbarton House
Dolley Day at Dumbarton House: War of 1812 Commemoration
Sun, August 24
Dumbarton House
Film Series: Broadcast Culture: Late at Night—Voices of Ordinary Madness followed by Silence Radio
Sun, August 24
National Gallery of Art
New Urban Cowboy: Toward a New Pedestrianism (2008; 83 min.)
Sun, August 24
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Film Captures the Great War: The Lost Angel
Mon, August 25
Goethe-Institut
Music on the Mall
Tue, August 5 thru Tue, August 26
National Mall
Women’s History on the Horizon: the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in 2020
Tue, August 26
National Archives
Gallery Talk: Nineteenth-Century Realism
Mon, August 4 thru Wed, August 27
National Gallery of Art
Gallery Talk: "The Alchemist" by Cornelis Bega
Wed, August 6 thru Wed, August 27
National Gallery of Art
ApocalyptiCAT: Opening Reception
Wed, August 27
Goethe-Institut
Community Forum: Women in Business, Pt 2
Wed, August 27
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Conversation Piece: La Petite Mort
Wed, August 27
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Film Event: Watermark
Wed, August 27
National Gallery of Art
Gallery Talk: Picture This: Old Master Paintings for People with Visual Impairments
Wed, August 27
National Gallery of Art
Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil LeClercq (Film)
Thu, August 28
National Archives
Film Series: Master Class: Pina and Tanaquil: Afternooon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Thu, August 28
National Gallery of Art
Lobby Project: Anthony Palliparambil Jr.
Thru Fri, August 29
1200 First St. NE
Gallery Talk: Degas/Cassatt
Thu, July 31 thru Fri, August 29
National Gallery of Art
Gallery Talk: Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
Fri, August 1 thru Fri, August 29
National Gallery of Art
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: Revitalization
Sat, August 30
National Gallery of Art
Free Summer Saturdays: Guided Tours
Sat, August 30
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
KanKouran West African Dance Company: Sounougal (Our Boat)
Sat, August 30
GW Lisner Auditorium
Made In The USA: American Masters From The Phillips Collection, 1850-1970
Thru Sun, August 31
The Phillips Collection
The Washington Ballet 2014-2015 Season
Thru Sun, August 31
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Film Series: From Vault to Screen: Canyon Cinema 16 mm: Metamorphosis
Sun, August 31
National Gallery of Art
National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2014
Sun, August 31
West Lawn US Capital
The Monuments Men and the National Gallery of Art
Thru Mon, September 1
National Gallery of Art
Folger Theatre 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
Folger Theatre
The Kennedy Center: Theater 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: Washington National Opera 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: Fortas Chamber Music Concerts 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: National Symphony Orchestra 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: National Symphony Orchestra Pops 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: Ballet 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: Contemporary Dance 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Kennedy Center: Jazz 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
National Symphony Orchestra Family Concerts 2014-2015 Season
Thru Mon, September 1
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Peruvian Gold Ancient Treasures Unearthed
Thru Tue, September 2
National Geographic
Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D
Thru Sun, September 7
National Geographic
Celebrating Van Gogh at the National Gallery of Art
Thru Sun, September 7
National Gallery of Art
Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships
Thru Sun, September 14
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Color of Nature: Recent Acquisitions of Landscape Watercolors
Thru Sun, September 14
National Gallery of Art
American Journeys - Visions of Place
Thru Sun, September 21
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley
Thru Sun, September 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence
Thru Sun, September 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
Thru Sun, September 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
NOW at the Corcoran—Mark Tribe: Plein Air
Thru Sun, September 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
ApocalyptiCAT
Wed, August 27 thru Wed, October 1
Goethe-Institut
Degas/Cassatt
Thru Sun, October 5
National Gallery of Art
Total Art: Contemporary Video
Thru Sun, October 12
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Guided Garden Tour: Historic & Growing
Tue, August 5 thru Tue, October 28
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Homefront 1812: Friends, Family & Foe
Thru Sun, November 2
Dumbarton House
Five Generations of Nourse Family Artists
Thru Sun, November 2
Dumbarton House
Titian's Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
Thru Sun, November 2
National Gallery of Art
The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová
Thru Fri, November 14
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Andew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
Thru Sun, November 30
National Gallery of Art
Swing Time – The Musical!
Thu, July 31 thru Sun, November 30
Burke Theater: US Navy Memorial
"Making Their Mark" Family Day
Tue, December 30
National Archives
Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700 - 1830
Thru Wed, December 31
National Gallery of Art
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
Thru Monday, January 5, 2015
National Archives
Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #65
Thru Sunday, March 15, 2015
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Gallery Talk: Meret Oppenheim
Thu, July 16, 2015
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Shear Madness
Thru Thursday, December 31, 2015
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
John L. Dreyfuss' Inventions
Thru Saturday, April 1, 2017
Kreeger Museum