Visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The Monument Towering 30-feet tall, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a must-see attraction on the National Mall. Honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., this public space is nearby to the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. Engraved into this statue are many of King’s most famous quotes from …
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A vantage of the United States Capitol from inside the U.S. Botanical Gardens in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Botanic Garden

The Garden The United States Botanic Garden is located on the official grounds of the United States Capitol here in Washington D.C. It is part of the Capitol Grounds. As a result of this, it shares grounds with many important United States landmarks. Among these are the Capitol Building and Visitor Center, The Congressional Office …
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Lincoln Memorial

The iconic Lincoln Memorial is a must-see for any tourist visiting Washington DC!   The Memorial The Lincoln Memorial is a 99-foot tall marble structure in the style of classic Greek architecture. It is built out of Yule Marble quarried from Colorado. It sits atop 145 steps leading up from the reflection pool at the …
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National Cherry Blossom Festival

Events and Festivals in Washington DC: MARCH 20 – APRIL 12, 2020   Every April, our nation’s capital changes into the most spectacular color of pink one can imagine as the Cherry Trees lining the National Mall and Potomac Rivers burst forth with life and vitality. This phenomenon is an annual treat for locals as …
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A Visit to the Library of Congress

Free Events – Library of Congress Monday – Saturday (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) **Closed on Sundays**   Introduction Whether you are an avid book worm or not, a visit to the Library of Congress in Washington DC is a not-to-be-missed afternoon event for any visit to the nation’s capital. Boasting well over 164 million …
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Washington National Zoo

Free Events – Washington D.C Smithsonian National Zoological Park¬† Every Sunday – Saturday¬† 8 AM – 5 PM Location Nestled near the Adams Morgan and Woodley Park neighborhoods of Washington D.C. lies one of the world’s greatest and most expansive zoos. Offering exhibits of exotic animals from all around the world, the Smithsonian National Zoological …
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A row of grey teapots.

Retrospective at the Renwick

Michael Sherrill Retrospective 28 June 2019 – 5 January 2020 Renwick Gallery Daily, 10 am – 5:30 pm Artist Michael Sherrill is a North Carolina based craftsman. He works with a variety of materials to create both household objects and sculptures. He began his career as a potter, creating bowls and other common items. Over …
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Lower half of a ballerina

Upcoming at the Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet Presents BALANCHINE + ASHTON Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Sunday, February 23, 2020 Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater Tickets: $25 – $170 The Washington Ballet The Washington Ballet Company opened in 1976 under Mary Day, and is an extension of the Washington School of Ballet. Julie Kent is the company’s current artistic director. …
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