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Washington Sculptors Group

The Washington Sculptors Group (WSG) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an awareness and understanding of sculpture and to fostering the exchange of ideas among sculptors, collectors, and the public. The WSG sponsors events, including artists' panels, presentations, workshops, public programs, and co-sponsors a variety of exhibitions in museums and alternative spaces in the Washington area. Organized in 1984, the work of the WSG is carried out by its Board of Directors, along with its members.

 

The Environmental Film Festival

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (DCEFF) is the world's premiere showcase of environmentally themed films. Annually in March, the Festival presents more than 200 films to an audience of over 33,000. Many of the screenings are free, and all are open to the public. During the year, DCEFF offers events and online resources as part of its work to advance public understanding of the environment through the power of film.

 

500 Years of Years of Treasures
from Oxford

Corpus Christi College, one of the oldest of the 38 self-governing colleges at the modern University of Oxford, is a repository of extraordinary treasures, few of which have been seen by the public. To mark its 500th anniversary, a selection of 50 manuscripts and early printed books from its celebrated Library, is being brought to the United States for the first time. The artifacts range in date from the 10th to the 17th centuries and are presented in three languages--Latin, Greek and Hebrew. See this exhibit at the Folger Shakespeare Library through April 30.

 

Friday, March 17

Exhibit - Meet Netsuke! Storytellers of Japan
Japan Information Culture Center

Concert - Spelman College Glee Club

National Museum of American History

Theater - Ragtime
Ford's Theatre

Saturday, March 18


Exhibit - Congress and the World Wars
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Event - Guided Highlights Tour
Newseum

Tour -Duke Ellington School of the Arts
National Building Museum

Theater - Intelligence
Arena Stage

Sunday, March 19

Exhibit - PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Event - Washington Jewish Literary Festival
DCJCC at Washington Hebrew Congregation

Film - Environmental Film Festival: Kivalina
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Monday, March 20

Concert - Vinicius Cantuaria 
Blues Alley 

Event - One Destiny
Ford's Theater

Exhibit - Into The Woods
Zenith Gallery at 1111 Sculpture Place

Tuesday, March 21

Exhibit - Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
Smitihsonian National Postal Museum 

Exhibit - El vuelo y su semilla
Mexican Cultural Institute

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

Wednesday, March 22

Exhibit - K Arts: Making It New
Korean Cultural Center

Exhibit - #iseedc2016
District Architecture Center

Exhibit - Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tour
Hirshhorn Museum

Thursday, March 23

Film - Good Work: Masters of the Building Arts
Washington National Cathedral

Exhibit - National Geographic Presents Earth Explorers
National Geographic Museum

Exhibit - George Condo: The Way I Think
Phillips Collection

Newsletter for March 17 to March 23, 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 25

SAAM Cherry Blossom Celebration
Smithsonian American Art Museum

March 30

Film and Discussion: Celia the Queen 
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

April 1

Blossom Kite Festival
Grounds of the Washington Monument 

April 6-9
Benjamin Drummond Emancipation Day
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

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: Program Associate (P/T)

Cultural Tourism DC has an opening for a part-time position, Program Associate. The successful candidate will help with general office activities and maintain the volunteer, communications and fundraising databases. For more info, click here.

A Call for PassportDC Sponsors 

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