Museums in Washington D.C., DC - Page 1

Find museums in Washington D.C., DC. Listings include United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Museum of the Bible, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

DAR Museum

DAR Museum

1776 D Street NW, Washington D.C. 20006

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  • 02/20/24
    Announcing our latest batch of oral history transcripts with women who made lasting and significant contributions to the history of art and culture in the United States. Read transcripts of oral histo...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/20/24
    Richard Allen, born a slave, bought his freedom during the American Revolution and became a preacher. He founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, in 1794. Free African America...
    > Museum on Main Street
  • 02/18/24
    It's o-fish-ially Pisces season ♓ Pisces friends, if you're reel-ing for some artists, look no further than your fellow Pisces artists 🐟 Some notable Pisces found at the Archives of American Art inc...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/16/24
    📣The finding aid to the Beatrice Levy papers is now online! 🎉 Levy (1892-1974) was an etcher in Chicago and La Jolla, CA. She was President of the Chicago Society of Artists, Supervisor of the Works P...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/15/24
    The papers of Washington, D.C.-based mixed media artist Cleve Overton have been digitized and are now available online! 😃 The papers include biographical materials; correspondence (including letters...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/13/24
    Recently completed oral history interviews with textile artists Sonya Clark, Sheila Pepe, and Margaret Roach Wheeler are now available at the Archives of American Art. As our oral historian Ben Gilles...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/13/24
    This Galentine’s Day we dove into the Lucy Lippard papers and found this gem of a postcard from Howardena Pindell! Writing about the image on the postcard, her message is brief: “This you have to see ...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/11/24
    🏈🎨 Sketching on the scrimmage line: Football 🤝 Visual Artists Read more about the artist behind this photo, John Steuart Curry, and how he ended up drawing on the sidelines (or 50 yard line?) on ou...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/10/24
    🎉 Happy Year of the Dragon🎉 This mythical being is associated with leadership, good fortune, charisma, and intelligence. Artists in our collections born in the year of the dragon include Helen Franken...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/09/24
    Avel C. de Knight (1921-1995) was an African American painter, educator, and art critic. Born in New York to parents from Barbados and Puerto Rico, he attended Pratt Institute before serving in a seg...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/08/24
    ⏳ Deadline approaching February 15th! Only one week remains to apply for our paid, collections-based museum #internship. Our 1,200-hour posting at the Interior Museum is among 50 opportunities nationw...
    > U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
  • 02/08/24
    Charles Henry Alston (1907–1977) worked primarily in New York City as a painter, muralist, illustrator, and educator. He was part of the Harlem Renaissance movement in the 1930s and helped form the Ha...
    > Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
  • 02/06/24
    🖍️ Kick off your week with some color! #ColorOurCollections Week is underway, and our 2024 coloring book edition is among nearly 100 others from museums, libraries, and archives worldwide now live via...
    > U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
  • 02/04/24
    NAMA award winning artist Rufaro Murenza. Gemstone petrified wood Bust of a Woman, 2023. #rufaromurenza #petrifiedwood #zimstonegallery #oneofakind #shonasculpture #sculpture #artcollectors #collectar...
    > Zimstone Gallery