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Classical Movements

Classical Movements is a premier concert touring company for the world's great orchestras and choruses including youth orchestras and choral ensembles. It works in 145 countries and is an expert in the needs of music and performance groups on tour. Its mission is to spread global understanding and unity through cultural exchanges and outreach, made possible by the universal language of music.

 

Making It New: Perspectives on Korean Heritage in Art

This new exhibit at the Korean Culture Center explores the modernization and reinterpretation of traditional Korean motifs, designs, and sentiments within a contemporary artistic framework. Featuring 30 evocative paintings, sculptures, and installation works by four women artists (Donghee Goh, Han Sol Lee, Hey Sun Lee, and Jungwon Ko), Making It New reflects on the importance of traditional culture and where the traditional and the contemporary coexist in our modern world.

Friends and Fashion An American Diplomat in 1820's Russia

Focusing on 45 portraits from an album assembled by the family of politician and statesman Henry Middleton, this special exhibition at the Hillwood Estate paints a captivating picture of diplomatic life in early nineteenth-century St. Petersburg, Russia. The intimate portraits, along with objects, images, and publications selected to complement them, explore a number of themes, including the historical events surrounding Middleton's time in St. Petersburg, the family's social life in Russia, the artistic traditions of the period, and the elaborate fashions and hairstyles of the day.

 

Friday, March 3

Exhibit - El vuelo y su semilla
Mexican Cultural Institute

Lecture - Hemingway in Paris
Allianc
e Française de Washington DC

Theater - Intelligence
Arena Stage

Saturday, March 4


Concert - Dobet Gnahore
Wolf Trap

Event - Girl Scout Day
Newseum

Event - Three Exhibits: American University Arts Museum
Adventures for Creative Tourists

Exhibit - World War I: Amerian Artists View the Great War
Library of Congress

Sunday, March 5

Event - Free Community Day
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Exhibit - Stuart Davis In Full Swing
National Gallery of Art

Theater - Watch on the Rhine
Arena Stage

Monday, March 6

Exhibit - Chinamania 
Freer Sackler 

Author Talk - Brian Regan: The Spy Who Couldn't Spell
International Spy Museum

Event - Hirshhorn Highlights
Hirshhorn Museum

Tuesday, March 7

Exhibit - An Agreeable Tyrant: Fashion After The Revolution
DAR Museum

Lecture - Architects Across Generations
National Building Museum

Exhibit - American by Belief
President Lincoln's Cottage

Wednesday, March 8

Event - Artists Reception for Into the Woods Exhibit
Zenith Gallery

Lecture - The Spies of Palestine: Love, Betrayal, and the Heroic Life of Sarah Andersohn
International Spy Museum

Event - Panamanian Paradise
Embassy of Panama at ArtJamz

Thursday, March 9

Event - Welcome Pierre!
The Heurich House Museum

Exhibit - #iseedc2016
District Architecture Association

Event - Stone Carving Sculpture Demonstration with Nizette Brennan
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Newsletter for March 3 to March 9, 2017. Find more events on our calendar which presents the latest information on the city's most exciting cultural activities. It's all at your fingertips. To view our full calendar, visit our website

     
March 10

Ragtime
Ford's Theatre

March 16

Pink Tie Party 
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

March 18

Christylez Bacon
The National Theatre

March 24
Escape the Botanic Garden!
U.S. Botanic Garden

The 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival welcomes spring in Washington DC! Learn about NCBF events and other things to do during the celebration.

 

Autographed Posters by Dana Ellyn

Cultural Tourism DC is pleased to offer selected paintings from Dana Ellyn's Heritage Trail project as autographed prints. The posters are 11" x 17" on glossy poster paper and sell for $30 each. Order your posters today!

Job opening: Database Coordinator at CTDC

Cultural Tourism DC has an opening for a part-time position, Database Coordinator. The coordinator will maintain volunteer, communications and fundraising databases. For more information, click on the link.

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