These family workshops provide a morning of history, activity, performance, and fun! Explore the Folger's exhibit Very Like a Whale to learn how the human mind can extrapolate details to turn a cloud into a camel, then a weasel, then a whale. Recommended for ages 6 - 12.
Free; Reservations required
Event begins at 10:00AM
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Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →