HI DC Afro- Latino Fest
Saturday, May 18 - 4 pm - 6:30 pm
In celebration of Passport DC and DC International Cultural Awareness Month, Hostelling International DC invites the local community to its first Afro-Latino Fest. Come discover Afro-Latino cultures through music, food, dance, and fun activities. Food, 734 Coffee, and natural ginger juice will be served. The event highlights include: - a live performance by Proyecto Piquete (Puerto Rico) - a live performance by La Marvela (Colombia) - a fun DIY keychain activity, and - a brief talk by 734 Coffee team.
Hostelling International DC - 1009 11th Street, NW
Old Korean Legislation Museum Guided Tour
Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm
The Old Korean Legation building has witnessed major events in both Korean and American history. It was a cradle for the Korea-U.S. friendship born out of the dedicated diplomatic efforts of King Gojong (r. 1863–1907) and a symbol of the drive for independence among Korean residents in the United States. Enjoy a guided tour of this building as you learn about its history and that of Korean-US relations.
Old Korean Legation Museum, 1500 13th Street NW
Returns, Refugees, and Refusal: Art, War Memory, and the Politics of Representation
Thursday, May 23 6:00 pm
Responding to SAAM's exhibition Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue, critically acclaimed artist, writer and professor Viêt Lê speaks about representation and memory seen through contemporary art and the legacy of the Vietnam War.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, McEvoy Auditorium
Photography: Mexico Between Life And Death
Wednesday, May 8 6:45 pm
The Mexican Cultural Institute and Art Exchange invite you to an evening with world renowned photographer Harvey Stein, who will show and discuss images from his latest book. During 14 trips between 1993 and 2010, Stein photographed primarily in small towns and villages and mostly during festivals (e.g., Day of the Dead, Easter, Semana Santa, Independence Day) to highlight Mexico's unique relationship to death, myth, ritual, and religion. This book is the definitive expression of Stein's intimate relationship with the people and culture of Mexico.
Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th Street
Embassy Row Walking Tour
Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 10:00 AM Tour
Join Washington Walks for a two-hour walking tour along historic Massachusetts Avenue, better known as "Embassy Row," and hear the stories of the families of fortune whose mansions later were bought for as little as 10 cents on a dollar.
Meet at Dupont Circle Metrorail Station, South exit
International Spy Museum Grand Opening
Sunday, May 12 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Experience the new Spy Museum, now open at L'Enfant Plaza with completely reimagined interactive exhibitions, an immersive installation using RFID technology and the foremost collection of spy artifacts in the world. RSVP here.
International Spy Museum, 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling
Through July 28, 2019 10 am to 5 pm
Monumental wood sculptures by German artist Ursula von Rydingsvard evoke the grandeur and power of nature. They also bear evidence of the artist's meticulous process of cutting, shaping and assembling her works from thousands of cedar blocks. The Contour of Feeling exhibit focuses on von Rydingsvard's work since 2000 and her continued commitment to experimentation.
National Museum of Women in the Arts