Newsletter for November 22 to November 28, 2019 Newsletter for November 22 to November 28, 2019


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WPOW 13th Annual Juried Show

The WPOW 13th Annual Juried Show features standout photography and multimedia by members of the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) from the past year. Images taken by more than 20 women are part of this exhibit, including three cited as Best in Show. WPOW was founded to educate and promote the professional accomplishments of female photographers, photo editors, and multimedia producers in the DC area. See this showcase at IA&A at Hillyer through December 15.


With the fourth Thursday of the November on the latest date possible, are you ready for the shortest, most compact holiday shopping season? Start your shopping engines and remember, it's great to support neighborhood retailers on Small Business Saturday (November 30.) Museum and theater gift shops are wonderful places to delve into creative gift-giving and nothing beats a visit to a full-blown department store or shopping mall to get in the holiday spirit. Shopping is lots more fun when you do it with someone but if you're on your own, check out our Affiliates' digital shopping mall from the comfort of your desktop computer, share your gift with a favorite nonprofit (like us) through, and remember someone with a tribute gift during #GivingTuesday (December 3).

Embassy of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain has a constitutional monarchy and a government that has close relations with the United States. Represented in Washington by H.E. Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and his staff, the Kingdom located its embassy in upper northwest along International Drive. The embassy is a popular destination during Around the World Embassy Tour and a favorite booth at Winternational, where visitors learn about the nation's cuisine, culture, history and modern-day reforms now shaping the country.

Friday, November 22

Exhibit - Delivering America: Airmail to Email
College Park Aviation Museum

Event - Season's Greenings: America's Gardens
U.S. Botanic Garden

Event - Fact or Fiction Fridays
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Event - Folger Friday: Mozart vs. Salieri
Folger Shakespeare Library

Saturday, November 23

Exhibit - Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Event - Ivy Pull & Thanksgiving Wreathmaking Workshop
Tudor Place

Tour - Embassy Row
Washington Walks

Exhibit - Inside Today's FBI 

Sunday, November 24

Tour - National Mall
DC by Foot

Concert - Sutton Foster
The Barns at Wolf Trap

Exhibit - In Mid-Sentence
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery 

Exhibit - Animals, Collected
National Building Museum

Event - Secret Door Tour: Be a Super Sleuth!
The Mansion on O Street


Monday, November 25

Exhibit - The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Exhibit - Resonance: Works by Jubee Lee
Korean Cultural Center

Exhibit - Oman: A Vision of Modernity
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

Exhibit - 6@35, Fabricating Culture
Zenith Gallery, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Tuesday, November 26

Event - Turkish Travel Essentials
Yunus Emre Institute

Theater - Amadeus
Folger Theatre

Tour - Open House
Tudor Place

Tour - Museum Highlights
Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Wednesday, November 27

Tour - Open House
Old Korean Legation Museum

Exhibit - Smart Policies for a Changing Climate
American Society of Landscape Architects

Theater - A Christmas Carol
Ford's Theatre

Event - An American Thanksgiving Dinner
Hostelling International Washington DC

Thursday, November 28

Event - Thanksgiving Buffet & Tour
The Mansion on O Street

Tour - Monuments & Memorials
Washington Photo Safari

Tour - Capitol Hill Tour
Hostelling International Washington DC

Newsletter for November 22 to November 28, 2019. Find more events on our calendar, which presents the latest information on the District's most exciting cultural activities. It's all at your fingertips. To view our full calendar, visit our website

Pianist Elham Fanoos

On Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm, hear classical pianist Elham Fanoos at the Embassy of Afghanistan. Elham has been playing music since the age of five and studied at the Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM). A native of Kabul, Elham has performed at venues and events in Europe. In 2012, Elham was awarded the third position at the Golden Key Piano Competition in Frankfurt. This ticketed event includes a buffet.

Discovering Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office

Take the opportunity to tour the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum on Saturday, November 23 with the man who saved the historic site. Richard Lyons will lead tours and share how he discovered the space where Clara Barton lived and worked during and after the Civil War. The tours are included with admission to the museum, and museum members get in free. Advance registration is recommended. Lyons will lead tours at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

Picnic Theatre Company at Dupont Underground Presents Ray Bradbury!

Visit Dupont Underground on Sunday, November 24 at 7:00 pm for two iconic short stories of suspense from sci-fy mystery master Ray Bradbury! In the first tale, a family finds out that not all is what it seems in a house of perfect technology. In the second story, a man fulfills an extraordinary birthday wish for a time traveling adventure with some unsavory characters. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door. Proceeds benefit the preservation of Dupont Underground.

15th Annual Downtown DC Holiday Market

The festive outdoor Downtown Holiday Market opens this Friday, November 22, at noon! Grab your friends and colleagues and head to F Street, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, for a spectacular shopping experience. In addition to more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses, the market offers holiday entertainment and seasonal treats. The Downtown Holiday Market is open 12 noon to 8 pm daily, through Sunday, December 23.

December 3
Seasonal Music at the Garden: Project Natale
U.S. Botanic Garden

December 3 
Downtown DC Momentum Awards
Downtown DC BID

December 7 and 8
Annual Holiday Card Workshop
Smithsonian National Postal Museum

December 10
Preserving Intelligence Integrity in a Dangerous World
International Spy Museum

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