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Gettysburg Address at the Library of Congress

Library of Congress
Mon. Nov 19
Visitors will have the opportunity to view the earliest known draft of the Gettysburg address.

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19, 2019
The show relies on some thirty portraits to tell the story of 1968.

Reel Architecture Films Series – “24 City” (2008)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Nov 18
Philip Kennicott, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Senior Art and Architecture Critic, hosts a series of films in which architecture is the star.

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 10, 2019
The show features works from the Portrait Gallery’s extensive collection of silhouettes.

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center

Washington ALL AGES: 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.


Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29, 2019

Latvian Radio Choir

Library of Congress
Fri. Nov 16


National Building Museum
Nov. 19 – 25

Figurative Meets Abstraction

Reston Community Center
Thru Nov. 26
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