More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.
The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.
Washington Hebrew Congregation
The Bible we read is an abridged version, with its ancient compilers having left out holy writings for many political, theological, or practical reasons. Translator and author Joel M. Hoffman will give us the stories and texts that didn’t make it into the Bible, although they offer penetrating insight into its teachings. His Amram lecture is also the topic of his latest book, an impressive blend of history, linguistics, and religious scholarship called The Bible's Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing From Your Bible.
Booksigning: Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations by Lawrence Knutson
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Author Lawrence Knutson discusses his new book, Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations, published by the White House Historical Association.
Winner of the 2014 USA Book Awards, US History category
Free and open to the public.
Categories: Books & Authors
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