American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) arrived in London in 1859 and discovered in its neighborhoods and inhabitants an inexhaustable source of aesthetic inspiration. His images of the city created over the next two decades represent one of his most successful and profound assaults on the contemporary art establishment
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.
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.
Dorothy Height/Benning Library
The DC Public Library and Pepco are working together this summer to present the new Introduction to Energy Management class to help you save money on your energy bill. In this class you’ll:
This 60 minute course, is designed to help you understand how you can manage and reduce your energy use to save money. You’ll walk away with your own energy management plan to help you take better control of your energy use at home.
Classes are being offered at the following DC Public Library locations, starting at 7 p.m.:
· September 24th – Lamond-Riggs Library
WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.
Note: Only registered users may submit events.