Museums in Washington, DC - Page 1

Find museums in Washington, DC. Listings include Museum of the Bible, National Gallery of Art, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Geographic Museum, Smithsonian and Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

Newseum

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington 20001

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  • 08/06/19
    Today in 1998 the House Government Reform & Oversight Committe voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Janet Reno in contempt for refusing to submit internal #DOJ reports recommending appoint...
    > Today in Capitol History
  • 08/05/19
    Today in 1879 Ben Jones was born. He managed the House Republican #cloakroom for nearly 40 years; he introduced coffee and then a lunch/snack bar in the space. #OTD Image: the 1946 #PageSchool yearbo...
    > Today in Capitol History
  • 08/05/19
    ⏱ Time is running out to see "Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Borders: DMV Printmaking." Our summer exhibition closes this Sunday, August 11th. Swing by Tuesday through Sunday, 11AM-4PM. Don't miss...
    > Alper Initiative for Washington Art
  • 08/02/19
    Give a hand for Matthew McLaughlin and his Curator Takeover this past week on our Facebook and Instagram! 👏👏👏 . There's not much time left to see "Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Borders: DM...
    > Alper Initiative for Washington Art
  • 08/02/19
    Today in 1790 the first census began. Congress had passed an act that assigned the census-taking to marshals in each judicial district; marshals carried out the work under the general direction of Sec...
    > Today in Capitol History
  • 08/01/19
    Today in 1953 Congress agreed that Robert A. Taft would lay in state in the Rotunda. The senator from #Ohio had died #OTD, during his 3rd term. He was the son of Pres. William Taft and the father of R...
    > Today in Capitol History
  • 08/01/19
    At our July Dumbarton at Dusk, we displayed this 1768 British red coat which belonged to Lieutenant Eli Dagworthy of the 44th foot regiment. This coat was loaned to the The National Society of The Col...
    > Dumbarton House, NSCDA Museum & Headquarters
  • 07/31/19
    Only Mr. Darcy looks good sopping wet! Due to rain, tonight's showing of Pride and Prejudice will be postponed to next week. Please check our website for more information in the coming week. Stay d...
    > Dumbarton House, NSCDA Museum & Headquarters
  • 07/31/19
    Today in 1861 Pres. Abraham #Lincoln signed an act that appropriated $10 million for the purchase of arms for US troops. He signed another act that designated $2 million for transporting arms to citiz...
    > Today in Capitol History
  • 07/30/19
    Nilou Kazemzadeh uses multiple printmaking processes in the creation of her work. She pushes the use of print by making monoprints that utilize both relief and intaglio inking techniques to create atm...
    > Alper Initiative for Washington Art
  • 07/30/19
    Staring at the ancient site of the Acropolis still standing after thousands of years on this rocky hill. . . Read about our travels to Athens at worldtravelersunion.com! . . . #athens #greece #greecia...
    > World Travelers Union
  • 07/30/19
    Collagraphy is a form of printmaking that can be printed as either an intaglio or a relief depending on the intention of the artist. Typically focused on textures, collagraph plates are typically crea...
    > Alper Initiative for Washington Art
  • 07/30/19
    Intaglio is the second oldest form of printmaking. It was initially developed from the engraving techniques used to decorate knights armor in the 14th century, but in the 15th century the use of corro...
    > Alper Initiative for Washington Art
  • 07/30/19
    Today in 1619 the General Assembly met in #Virginia; it was the first time an English-speaking representative assembly met in the Americas. The group of appointed councilmen and elected burgesses met ...
    > Today in Capitol History