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When Art By Women is Credited to Men

Join National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Associate Curator Ginny Treanor and docent Carolyn Higgins for a virtual happy hour as they...

Honorary Washingtonian Bethune Honored with Statue in Capitol

A statue with DC roots has been added to the National Statuary Hall inside the US Capitol. The newest installation was unveiled on July...

“Damn Fool Lines”

Remember those World War II movies where the gung-ho unit was made up of one soldier of every color, religion and ethnic group, each...

Honor Juneteenth at African American History Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American and History and Culture(NMAAHC, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW) will host a variety of virtual and in-person events...

Take the CHRS House & Garden Tour May This Weekend

What to get Mom this Mother's day? Time together this weekend! Join the 65th annual Mother's Day House & Garden Tour - Two days of...

Hands-On History Lessons at the Navy Museum

Sunlight streams down from skylights onto ship models, guns and artifacts in the 123-year-old building that now serves as the US Navy Museum. The...

‘Capitol’ Crimes and Misdemeanors

“Never shall I forget my tortured feelings when I beheld that noble edifice wrapt in flames,” wrote a horrified Dr. James Ewell in 1814....

Telling the Stories Behind the Things

About five years ago, Heather Nickerson suddenly lost her mother. “One day she was there, and the next day she wasn’t.” Being the eldest daughter,...

Opinion: On Redistricting and Southwest

I have lived in Southwest since 1975. In that time, I have made several false starts to move somewhere else, but Southwest always drew...

The Peculiar History of Buzzard Point

Buzzard Point’s current status as Washington’s newest hot property belies its peculiar history. For nearly two centuries its main attraction was the US Arsenal,...
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