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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series

  • Through Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Phillips Collection reunites all 60 panels of The Migration Series, Jacob Lawrence’s seminal masterwork depicting the mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North between the World Wars.

America Reads

  • Through Saturday, January 21, 2017

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "America Reads," will celebrate the public’s choice of 65 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.

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Author Lecture Series: Abductions in the American Revolution

DAR Library

Part of the fall 2016 Author Lecture Series

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation

National Museum of the American Indian

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation takes visitors through the history of the Hawaiian Nation, from the consolidation of the islands by King Kamehameha I in 1810 and the establishment of a society based on law, literacy, and diplomacy; through the undermining of Hawai`i's independence and its annexation by the United States; to the rise of the Hawaiian rights movement in the late 1960s and the resurgence of Hawaiian nationalism today.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

Holiday Open House Wine Tasting by Candlelight

Marietta House Museum

Set aside a special time to enjoy the season and holiday cheer, when you visit Marietta House for our Holiday Wine Tasting.  Enjoy wines from local wineries.  Light refreshments will be served in the historic dining room, and musical sounds of the season will accompany you as you tour the beautifully decorated historic home.  View vintage decorated rooms.  Ages 21 & up.  $10/person

Categories: Food & Wine, Holiday, History

Tom Freeman: Illuminating the Past

National Museum of the United States Navy

Tom Freeman: Illuminating the Past Exhibition Celebrates Naval History
Exhibit Opens on the United States Navy’s Birthday on October 13

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building

An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Arts

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WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

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