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Gingerbreadpalooza!

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 21

Engineering 101

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 21, 2019 & Jan. 19, 2020

My Brooklyn

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Fri. Dec 13

Southwest Remembered: A Story of Urban Renewal

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Jan 11, 2020

A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Theodore Greene

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Dec 11

Gallery Talk: Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Dec 18

Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 8, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 15, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 22, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 29, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 19, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 26, 2020

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 12, 2020

Young Learners Tour: Spotting Shapes and Looking for Lines

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Dec 14

Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Stephen Danley

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Brandi T. Summers

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Mar 21, 2020

Candlelight Tours Commemorating Christmas 1899

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Dec. 11 – 19

ACM Kwanzaa Celebration

THEARC
Fri. Dec 27

Heifetz Holiday Concert

The Kreeger Museum
Thu. Dec 19

First Studio: Story + Workshop

The Kreeger Museum
Sat. Dec 21

Expand the Field

National Geographic
Tue. Feb 11, 2020

Nat Geo Nights: Africa's Last Wild Places

National Geographic
Thu. Feb 20, 2020

Through the Lens: Return to the Russian Arctic

National Geographic
Tue. Feb 25, 2020

Artists in Conversation: Janaina Tschäpe

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 8, 2020

Free Community Day: January

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 1, 2020

Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jan 5, 2020

Lunch Bite - Nisbet Balfour’s Letter Book of 1781

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Fri. Dec 13

ARCADIA Closing Party

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Dec 14

Citizen Lane Film Screening

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Wed. Dec 11

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 14 – 29

Young Portrait Explorers: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Dec 16

See Me at the Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Wed. Dec 11

Curator Tour–Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Dec 15

Roundtable with Women Leaders of the Smithsonian

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Dec 17

Working Women: The Smithsonian Institution as a Case Study—A Symposium

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Wed. Dec 18

Portrait Signs

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 26 & 28

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 5, 2020

Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Feb 2, 2020

MLK Jr. Family Program

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

A Book Discussion: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Feb 18, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 12

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 26

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Jan 9, 2020

Cub Corner

College Park Aviation Museum
Wed. Jan 1, 2020

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company A Tribute to Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 3 – 24, 2020

Day with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Engineering 101

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Jan 18, 2020

Engineering 101 - Build an Aircraft

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Dec 21

Flights Under Lights

College Park Aviation Museum
Fri. Dec 20

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 20 – 22

In Focus: Come Let Us Build a New World Together

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Jan 6, 2020

In Focus: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jan 9, 2020

Keynote Lecture–The Greenberg Steinhauser Forum in American Portraiture

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Jan 17, 2020

Morning at the Museum

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 8, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 4 – 26, 2020

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 1, 2020

Portrait InSight

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 16 & 18, 2020

Portrait Signs

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 23 & 25, 2020

Portrait Signs

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 27 & 29, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 4 – 26, 2020

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 8 – 29, 2020

Presidential Family Fun Day

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 15, 2020

See Me at the Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Wed. Feb 12, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Fishes with Julie Packard

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 11 – 27, 2020

Young Portrait Explorers: Martin Luther King Jr.

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 10 & 24, 2020

Wreath Workshop: Herbal

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 15

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Dec. 14 – 15

Wine & Design

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thu. Dec 19

Conversation Circles

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 13 – 27

Open Studio

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 13 – 27

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 14 – 29

Conversation Circles

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 3 – 31, 2020

Conversation Circles

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 7 – 28, 2020

Drawn to Figures

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 12 – 22, 2020

Open Studio

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 3 – 31, 2020

Open Studio

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 7 – 28, 2020

Portraiture 101

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Jan 7, 2020

Portraiture 101

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Feb 4, 2020

Ongoing Events

Tour: Tudor Place

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Thru Feb. 29, 2020

Anderson House

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Thru Dec. 31

New York Ave Sculpture Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Sep. 20, 2020

Americans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2022

Nation to Nation

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2021

Our Universes

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Sep. 30, 2020

Return to a Native Place

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2022

The Great Inka Road

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Gallery Tours

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31

The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

In Mid-Sentence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 29, 2020

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 17, 2020

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

Asian Art from the Bliss Collection

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020

Section 14: The Other Palm Springs

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Right to the City @Shaw Neighborhood Library

Shaw Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Mt Pleasant Library

Mt Pleasant Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Anacostia Neighborhood Library

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Woodridge Neighborhood Library

Woodridge Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Miniature Shakespeare Books from the Harner Collection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Dec. 31

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Moves Like Walter: New Curators Open the Corcoran Legacy Collection

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Topographies of Life: Pam Rogers, Lynn Sures, Mel Watkin

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

America’s First Veterans

Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute
Thru Apr. 5, 2020

Women of Progress: Early Camera Portraits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 31, 2020

Storied Women of the Civil War Era

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 8, 2022

Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 14 – 21

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Apr. 15, 2020

None Swifter Than These: 100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jan. 26, 2020

WOMEN: A Century of Change

National Geographic
Thru May. 1, 2020

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 12, 2020

Ornament: Fragments of Byzantine Fashion

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

ARCADIA: The Clyde’s Murals by William Woodward

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Christine Neill: Observations from the Valley Floor

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Dark World: Photographs by Frank Hallam Day

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Michal Heiman's Radical Link: A New Community of Women, 1855-2020

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Fair is foul & foul is fair

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Baseball: America’s Home Run

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Apr. 1, 2020 – Feb. 1, 2023

Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb. 8 – May. 25, 2020

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Delita Martin: Calling Down The Spirits

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jan. 17 – Apr. 19, 2020
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