Cultural Tourism DC is an independent coalition of more than 250 culture, heritage, and community-based member organizations. Cultural Tourism DC and its members develop, deliver, and celebrate experiences that are authentic to Washington.
It is a leading advocate for, and broker of, local, national, and international culture and heritage. Working in partnership with local government, business, and tourism agencies, the organization envisions a city rich in diverse culture and heritage that generates civic pride and economic prosperity in neighborhoods throughout America’s Capital City.
Cultural Tourism DC shows both visitors and residents real experiences that reveal the soul of the city and that enhance Washington’s numerous historic, cultural, and natural assets. It strives to increase awareness of local cultural institutions among residents and visitors. It brings together cultural institutions throughout the city and promotes pride and appreciation for the city’s arts and vibrant heritage.
Cultural Tourism DC is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We are proud to present high-quality, free to the public arts, cultural and heritage programming with the help of individuals, sponsors, and public and private grants. Please help us maintain our programming by making a tax-deductible donation today! Your donation makes a difference.
"I looked at the new brochures for the Deanwood and Civil Rights Heritage Trails. I am always astonished and amazed at the work you do and the quality of it. Beautiful."