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Music & Mindfulness:Yoga with APO

October 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm UTC+0
Dupont Underground, 19 Dupont Cir NW
Washington, Dist of Columbia 20036 United States
$25

Join The American Pops for innovative yoga practices in the iconic Dupont Underground. Each practice will feature live music to create a peaceful backdrop as instructor Michael Peterson guides you on a journey through yoga and meditation. Runtimes 70 mins. All practices at DuPont Underground.

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Magnificent Obessesions

November 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - July 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
national Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC
Washington D.C., 20560 United States
Free

The Smithsonian Libraries will be presenting the opening of the exhibition Magnificent Obsessions: Loving Books, Expanding Knowledge, on November 7th as a part of their 50th anniversary celebration at the National Museum of American History. The event is about the book collectors and their marvelous collections that helped to develop the Smithsonian libraries and expand […]

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Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms

February 13 @ 11:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, 701 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
$8

Norman Rockwell’s masterpieces make their way to Washington as part of a major international traveling exhibition on the Four Freedoms famously outlined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech; freedom of worship; freedom from want; and freedom from fear. In Enduring Ideals, Rockwell’s iconic paintings and works by other artists capture expressions of freedom from […]

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All Nature Is But Art: Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 6:00 pm UTC+0
Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812, 7300 MacArthur BLVD
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
Free

"All Nature Is But Art" features artwork by the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region (BASNCR). In the early nineteenth century, the intrepid English author Frances Trollope embarked on a multiyear journey around the United States. Her travels took her from New Orleans to Niagara Falls. The spring of 1830 found her staying […]

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Meditations on the Personal: The Work of Susan Lyon

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 6:00 pm UTC+0
Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812, 7300 MacArthur BLVD
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
Free

This April, world-renowned portrait artist Susan Lyon is showcasing her work at the Stone Tower Gallery at Glen Echo Park. The exhibition of works on paper titled “Meditations on the Personal” focuses on her world travels. Meeting people from other cultures has become the primary inspiration for her artwork. The exhibition coincides with a two-day […]

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NSLMOLOGY: Science of Sporting Art

April 12 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
$8 – $12

This Spring, NSLM melds art with science to create NSLMology, an exhibition for explorers of all ages! Visitors are invited to experience scientific principles within three centuries of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and hands-on activities. Get up close and personal with the physics of locomotion and identify meteorological patterns, ecology, the science of colors, […]

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Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

April 12 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
$8 – $12

Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s permanent collection. Recently conserved, the four-panel screen is comprised of paintings and prints showing 18th century racing portraits on one side and manège training (an early form of dressage) on the other. The exhibit will cast light on a captivating era […]

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Bluemercury Hosting Conscious Beauty Program

April 22 @ 10:00 am - May 2 @ 7:00 pm UTC-5
Bluemercury, 3059 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
Free

Bluemercury launched their Conscious Beauty Program in stores from April 22nd – May 2nd. The program will empower those to select products that support a lifestyle of healthy and conscious living. From vegan and ingredient-focused formulas to organic and botanically-based naturals, choose the products that mean the most to you without sacrificing results. Bluemercury’s Beauty […]

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Smithsonian Craft Show 2019

April 25 @ 10:30 am - April 28 @ 5:30 pm UTC+0
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, 20004 United States
$17

The most prestigious juried show of fine American crafts in the country, the 37th annual Smithsonian Craft Show is not to be missed! On display and for sale - works from 120 artists representing all facets of contemporary design and craft – basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable […]

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Living Earth Festival 2019: Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future through Indigenous Knowledge

April 26 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 5:30 pm UTC+0
National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20560 United States
Free

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners dedicated to using Indigenous knowledge to protect and sustain the environment. The theme of this year’s festival, “Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future Through Indigenous […]

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10:00 am

NSLM Community Day

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
Free

NSLM offers free admission the last Sunday of each month. Join us in April to see highlights from our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions! Exhibitions on view include: NSLMology: Science of Sporting Art (on view April 12 - September 15) Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen (on view April 12 - September 15)

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1:00 pm

Beyond the Studio with Smithsonian Gardens

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Luce Foundation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, F St NW &, 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
$10

Hear from professionals who work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker’s expertise. Please register online at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar ($10 materials fee).

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6:00 pm

Profs & Pints: Pinball’s Wizardry

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037 United States
$2 – $12

Profs and Pints presents: “Pinball’s Wizardry,” with Adam Ruben, host of the Science Channel's Outrageous Acts of Science and author of Pinball Wizards: Jackpots, Drains, and the Cult of the Silver Ball. Pinball has had a bumpy, zig-zagging, pot-holed past, with the passion for it repeatedly springing back to life even after it seemed the […]

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The Muslim Women of Spoken Word – 2019

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
busboys and poets, 1025 5th St NW
Washington, DC 2000 United States
$20.00

Celebrate diversity and creativity of thought through diction in our 7th year presentation of The Muslim Women of Spoken Word. Join in the journey of a plethora of amazing spoken word artists from various cultural and geographical backgrounds who, although they are connected by the strings of Islam and gender, their experiences are radically different […]

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