The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.
More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.
This exhibition, presented in conjunction with the Menokin Foundation, explores the fascinating work being done at the Menokin site to turn a preservation disaster into an incredible architectural, preservation, and interpretive opportunity.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
Named one of the nation's "Top 10 Must-See Exhibits This Summer" by USA Today. More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.
Gadsby's Tavern Museum
President Thomas Jefferson's Ball (18th Century Historic Ball)
Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Historic Ballroom, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA
5:30pm - 11pm
Celebrate an evening with retired President Thomas Jefferson, played by Colonial Williamsburg’s Bill Barker. Enjoy a private dinner and then dancing in the historic ballroom. President Jefferson has been working on a new project which he will announce to the assembled company. The evening will feature a period-inspired banquet, variety of English Country Dances, live music, dessert collation, gaming, and a cash bar.
Regency costume suggested; cocktail attire encouraged.
$120 Banquet & Ball; $45 Ball only. Registration required!
Beginner Dance classes offered Nov 6, 13, 20 at Gadsby's Tavern Museum Historic Ballroom, $12/class. Learn 18th-century English country dancing from expert dance instructors. Reservations recommended.
President Lincoln's Cottage
Walk in Lincoln's footsteps at President Lincoln's Cottage, the summer home of the Lincoln family and "the Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation."
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater
Washington Balalaika Society
Featuring soloist Olga Orlovskaya
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