At Home) On Art and Everyday Life: Artist Talk With Rachel Harrison

March 19, 2021

Wednesday, April 21; 12 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Rachel Harrison will be joined in conversation by art history professor Darby English, author of the […]

Museums: Still Closed, for the Most Part, But Not at Risk

August 13, 2020

NPR recently broadcast a story with the alarming headline: “One-Third Of U.S. Museums May Not Survive The Year, Survey Finds.”

July 4th at the National Archives

June 11, 2019

Join a tradition like no other: the annual Independence Day celebration at the National Archives in Washington, DC – home of the original Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and […]

History Happy Hour with Derek Brown

June 10, 2019

Join the National Archives for an afternoon of cocktails and discussion with area mixologist and author Derek Brown as he discusses his new book. The event will feature a cocktail […]

Winter Blast: A Family Day of Native Games

December 31, 2018

This family-friendly event celebrates Indigenous games from the Arctic to Argentina. Visitors can meet Talibah Begay (Navajo) as she shares a traditional Navajo shoe game and test their skill with […]

35th Annual DKMC Walk Weekend

May 29, 2018

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 35th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk. Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in […]

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

November 22, 2017

If you’re not leaving town for the holidays, December is the perfect month to visit Washington museums. Warm, spacious havens from the claustrophobic chill of winter — and a half-decent […]