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Community Calendar

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

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.

Man Ray—Human Equations: A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare

  • Through Sunday, May 10, 2015

Man Ray's inquisitive spirit and mastery of transforming three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional imagery is revealed in this exploration of the intersections of art and science.

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Tue • March 31, 2015

 

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"Through Their Eyes: A Photographic Journey" Gallery Talk and Photography Lecture with Hullihen Williams Moore

The Octagon House Museum

Join The Menokin Foundation and the Octagon House Museum for a gallery talk and photography lecture regarding Through Thier Eyes: A Photographic Journey  featuring the photographs of Hullihen Williams Moore and Frances Benjamin Johnston. The exhibit features the photographs taken of the Menokin plantation by two noted photographers, Frances Benjamin Johnston in the 1930s and Hullihen Williams Moore from 2012-2014. 

Categories: Exhibits, History, Lecture

Author Talk: Marc Leepson "What So Proudly We Hailed Francis Scott Key, A Life"

Beatley Central Library

Francis Scott Key was immortalized for writing the words that became "The Star-Spangled Banner", but he was so much more. Join us and learn about one of the most influential men in the Early American Republic. Book signing to follow talk.

Tuesday Talk Lunchtime Lecture: "Just Imported...and to be Sold on Reasonable Terms by the Subscriber:" Visualizing 18th Century Textiles Through Primary Research with Angela Burnley, Owner of historic textile business Burnley & Trowbridge Co.

DAR Museum

Step back into the past Angela Burnley, owner of historic textile business Burnley and Trowbridge Co., explores through primary sources the many textile offerings being imported to 18th century America. This lunchtime lecture is FREE, but space is limited. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Categories: Free, History, Lecture

“Making Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Relevant”

Loyola University Maryland

Adrienne Dixson, Ph.D., associate professor of critical race theory and education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will give her talk, “Making Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Relevant,” on Tuesday, March 31, from 6:30—7:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall—West. More information here: http://loyo.la/1aIUWKa.

Categories: Lecture

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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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