A Month of International Events A Month of International Events

Programs Throughout Passport DC 2016

Throughout the month on both weekdays and weekends, cultural and arts organizations present internationally themed programming—ranging from traditional to contemporary, from swinging music to scholarly pursuits, from classical to experimental. As you enjoy Passport DC, remember that many events are free thanks to contributions from individuals like you who financially support nonprofit cultural organizations.

European Month of Culture
May 1-31
Multiple Venues
Admission: Most events are free

She Who Tells A Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World
May 1-31, Monday–Saturday 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts 
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Admission: Most events are free

Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora
May 1-31, Monday, Wednesday - Friday: 11:30 am - 6:30 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am - 5 pm; Sunday: 1 - 5 pm
The Textile Museum
701 21st Street, NW 
Admission: $8

Rimer Cardillo: A Journey to Ombú Bellaumbra
May 1-29, Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 am - 5 pm
Art Museum of the Americas
201 18 Street, SW

Admission: Free

May 1-29
Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage 
1101 6th Street, SW 
Admission: $55 - $110

A Picture Plus a Thousand Words: Aligning Art with Stories
May 1, 1 pm – 3 pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW 
Admission: Free

Beyond Nuclear presents Lessons from Chernobyl and Fukushima - The Risks of "Normalizing" Radiation
May 3, 2 pm - 5 pm and 7:30 pm - 9 pm
1601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Admission: Free

Rita Gabis - A Guest at the Shooter's Banquet
May 3, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Washington District of Columbia-Jewish Community Center 
1529 16th Street, NW
Admission: $16.50

Edgar Moreau
May 6, 7:30 pm
Belmont Mansion
1618 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Admission: $150

Nordic Stars Exhibition
May 6 -28, Monday - Saturday, 12 pm - 5 pm
Hillyer Art Space 
9 Hillyer Court, NW
Admission: Free

Multicultural Open House
May 7, 3 pm - 6 pm
Hostelling International-Washington, DC
1009 11th Street, NW 
Admission: Free

Exploring the Invisible: Diving the Blue Holes of the Bahamas
May 12, 10:15 am
National Geographic Museum
1145 17th Street, NW
Admission: $10 per student

Demonstrations: Artisans at Work
May 12, 14, 15, and 19, 10 am – 1 pm
Freer Gallery of Art
1050 Independence Ave, SW
Admission: Free

Eurovision Screening Party Event With Live Broadcast From Stockholm
May 14, 1:30 pm - 6 pm
House of Sweden
2900 K Street, NW
Admission: $15, $5 (under age 15)

The Muslim Women's Association (MWA) Annual International Bazaar
May 14, 10 am - 4 pm
Islamic Center
2551 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Admission: Free

Saturday Stories
May 14 and May 28, 1:30 pm - 3 pm
National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Admission: Free

Fresh Talk: Women on Wheels - Can a bicycle be an agent of change?
May 15, 5 pm – 8 pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW 
Admission: Free

Ireland 100: Celebrating A Century Of Irish Arts And Culture
May 17 - 31, various times
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F St, NW
Admission: Varies per performance

World Bee Day: To Bee or Not To Bee
May 20, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Delegation of the European Union to the United States
2175 K Street, NW 
Admission: Free (registration required)

French Wine & Cheese & Conversation
May 20, 7 pm - 9 pm
Alliance Française de Washington DC
2142 Wyoming Avenue, NW
Admission: $15 (members), $20 (nonmembers)

Italian Master Cooking Class with Jake Addeo
May 21, 11 am - 2 pm
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE 
Admission: $85 (includes beer and wine)

The Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival
May 21-22, 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thompsons Boat Center
2900 Virginia Avenue, NW
Admission: Free

Meet the Artisan Tour
May 22, 2 pm - 3 pm
Freer Gallery of Art
1050 Independence Ave, SW
Admission: Free


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