President's Day Weekend Events: Feb 15-18, 2019 in Metro DC

CultureCapital.com's President's Day Guide is stocked full of events and activities - theatre, dance and music performances - occurring throughout Metro DC all weekend.

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Hot Hits

Lincoln's Contemporaries

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19, 2019
This exhibition features Mathew Brady’s portraits of twenty celebrities—from showman P.T. Barnum and inventor Samuel Morse to musician Teresa Carreño and clergyman Henry Ward Beecher—who reflect the diversity of American intellectual and cultural life during Lincoln’s presidency.

Tour: Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building

Library of Congress
Thru Jan. 1, 2019
Take a free one-hour walking tour of the historic Thomas Jefferson building to learn about its symbolic art and architecture.

Spotlights

Maybe April

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

Virginia Opera: The Elixir of Love

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Feb. 16 – 17, 2019

KC Jazz Club: Pedrito Martinez and Alfredo Rodríguez

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Discovery Artist in the KC Jazz Club: James Francies

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Feb 15, 2019

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 10, 2019

Tour: Anderson House

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thru Dec. 31

She A Gem

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 15 – 24, 2019

Living the Dream…Singing the Dream

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 17, 2019
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