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Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Close Encounters of a Musical Kind

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Apr 19

Camille Claudel - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Apr. 7 & 15

Gun & Powder - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Feb. 18 & 19

Hair - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
Jun. 9 & 10

Nijinsky's Last Dance - Discussion Night

Signature Theatre
May. 13 & 19

Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann Fennelly

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11

Riffs and Relations: Terrance Hayes

The Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23

Folger Poetry Board Reader: Billy Collins

National Gallery of Art
Mon. May 18

Brews and Banter: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Haskell Center for Education and Public Programs
Fri. Feb 21

Pre-Show Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Haskell Center for Education and Public Programs
Wed. Jan 29

Teacher Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Haskell Center for Education and Public Programs
Wed. Feb 5

Perfection: The Laurent Crystal Flute, 1807-1848

Library of Congress
Sat. Feb 15

#Declassified: The Beethoven Complex

Library of Congress
Sat. Apr 25

#Declassified: Fly Space 3: Attack of the Stacks

Library of Congress
Sat. May 16

Billy Strayhorn Symposium

Library of Congress
Sat. May 30

Guest Curator, Tim Davis

Montpelier Arts Center
Sat. May 2

Expand the Field

National Geographic
Tue. Feb 11

Nat Geo Nights: Africa's Last Wild Places

National Geographic
Thu. Feb 20

Through the Lens: Return to the Russian Arctic

National Geographic
Tue. Feb 25

Rob Kapilow's What Makes It Great?: American Songbook

Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sun. Feb 23

Rob Kapilow's What Makes It Great?: Beethoven, String Quartet no. 16, Op. 135

Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sun. Feb 23

Gallery Talk: Rosa Parks, Before the Bus

Library of Congress
Wed. Feb 5

Gallery Talk: More to the Movement

Library of Congress
Wed. Feb 19

A Book Discussion: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Feb 18

Alban Berg in the Library's Collections

Library of Congress
Sat. Feb 22

New Visions of the Future of Press Freedom

National Archives
Wed. Jan 29

A More or Less Perfect Union

National Archives
Thu. Jan 30

The Beloved Community: MLK Jr. and Activism in Washington, DC

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Feb 15

Driving Miss Daisy

The Writer's Center
May. 7 – 17

The Life of a Poet: A Conversation with Ron Charles + Willie Perdormo

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Mar 10

JRA Distinguished Artist Series: Annie Evelyn

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sun. Mar 8

Artist Lecture: Delita Martin

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Fri. Mar 20

Cultural Capital: Radical Empathy

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Apr 5

Book Arts Lecture: Audrey Niffenegger—A Life in Libraries

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jun 7

Cultural Capital: Contact High

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. May 3

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Feb 18

Beyond Charlottesville

National Archives
Thu. Feb 27

The Life and Legacy of Rosa Parks

Library of Congress
Thu. Feb 13

Jazz and Gender Justice

Library of Congress
Wed. May 13

Lecture – Suffering Soldiers: Moral Sentiment and Veterans’ Pensions

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Mon. Mar 30

Lunch Bite – A Map of the Province of New York, with Part of Pensilvania, and New England

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Fri. Feb 21

Lunch Bite – The Female Review: or Memoirs of an American Young Lady

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Sun. Apr 5

Panel Discussion and Tour – Life Behind the Scenes: Domestic Service in the Gilded Age

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Mon. Apr 27

Crafting Dissent, Crafting Democracy: A Storied Tradition

Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Fri. Mar 13

Mapping It Out: The Art of Needlework Map Making

Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Wed. Mar 18

Found Objects and Family Influences

Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Sun. Mar 15

National Book Festival Presents Jeffrey Rosen

Library of Congress
Thu. Mar 19

National Book Festival Presents Richard Ford

Library of Congress
Thu. Apr 2

National Book Festival Presents Joy Harjo

Library of Congress
Thu. Apr 30

National Book Festival Presents John Hessler

Library of Congress
Thu. May 7

National Book Festival Presents Philip Kennicott

Library of Congress
Thu. May 21
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