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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.

For Whom It Stands

  • Through Saturday, February 28, 2015

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.

Building Zone

  • Through Friday, July 31, 2015

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.

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Sun • January 25, 2015

 

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AMHS Luncheon: "Bersaglieri"­ The Unique Italian Army Infantry Unit (January 25, 2015)

Casa Italiana Language School

Join the Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) for lunch and a fascinating presentation by Col. Rodolfo Scanga, Military Attache, Embassy of Italy. He will tell us the story behind the elite high-mobility light infantry unit of the Italian Army.  The Bersaglieri are known for their distinctive wide-brimmed plumed hats (“vaira”) and black gloves, and for their fast pace during parades, when they jog instead of march.

MENU: Lunch will be catered by Fontina Grille

Reservations are made with your payment. Please make your $25.00 ($20.00 for AMHS members) check payable to AMHS (BY JANUARY 21, 2015). Send to AMHS, c/o Jeffrey Clark - Treasurer, 12 Adams Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.

For Whom It Stands

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.

Categories: Arts, History, Exhibits

Glancing Back & Looking Forward: 100 Years of African American Culture and History in Prince George’s County, Maryland

Montpelier Arts Center

This exhibition features information about the lives of selected Prince Georgians who had a variety of occupations and community roles. Through photographs, artifacts, and excerpts from interviews, Everyday People Making History will convey the personal stories of participants and highlight the ways in which they were and still are a part of history in Prince George’s over the past century. 

Categories: History, Exhibits, Free

Submit an Event

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.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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