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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.

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

  • Through Thursday, November 29, 2018

This centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front.

2017 AFI Latin American Film Festival

  • Through Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with the 28th AFI Latin American Film Festival! Featuring more than 40 films, the festival showcases the best in cinema from Latin America with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal.

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Thu • September 21, 2017

 

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14th Annual Sundman Lecture "The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World"

National Postal Museum

Join us for the fourteenth annual Maynard Sundman Lecture at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum! This year, we welcome Mr. James Barron, author of the recently-published book “The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World.” Through the stories of those who have bought, owned, and sold the One-Cent Magenta, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect.

History After Hours: Talk and Book Signing with Author James Barron

National Postal Museum

Join us for an evening talk with James Barron, New York Times journalist and author of the recently published book “The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World” (Algonquin Books). Through the stories of those who have bought, owned, and sold the One-Cent Magenta, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect.

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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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