Storied Women of the Civil War Era

National Portrait Gallery 8th St NW & F St NW, DC

A photographs exhibition about women who rose to national prominence during the Civil War era, from First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln to the actress and Union spy Pauline Cushman. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Equilateral Network: An Artistic Social Distancing Lawn Design by Lisa Marie Thalhammer

From the event organizer: The National Building Museum’s West Lawn will feature an attractive art installation designed with typical pandemic-era social distancing guidance in mind. The installation entitled Equilateral Network: An Artistic Social Distancing Lawn Design will be created by Lisa Marie Thalhammer, best known for her LOVE mural in Blagden Alley. “Inspired by Pierre Read more...

Respect Her Crank!: Creating Sounds Of Blackness

From the event organizer: Black women have used graphic design to enhance their sound. Just think about your favorite album cover. The workshop series Respect Her Crank!: Designing Sounds of Blackness draws the relationship between graphic design and music and teaches the fundamental principles of design.   Click here for tickets and more info.   Read more...

Respect Her Crank!: Creating Sounds Of Blackness

From the event organizer: Black women have used graphic design to enhance their sound. Just think about your favorite album cover. The workshop series Respect Her Crank!: Designing Sounds of Blackness draws the relationship between graphic design and music and teaches the fundamental principles of design.   Click here for tickets and more info.   Read more...

Passing the Torch: Senegalese Metalsmithing Across Geography and Gender

From the event organizer: In 2017, Karen Smith was already working full time as a metalsmith, but she wanted to learn the heritage skills of goldsmithing. Initially, she was told, “Women don’t wield the hammer,” but through encouragement and support from her network, Smith had the opportunity to train with master craftsman Ibrahima Sow. She Read more...

Live Tour: Under the Rainbow by A Tour Of Her Own

From the event organizer: Join TOHO and guide Ella Schiralli as we discover the history of the gay community from war hero to modern-day human rights activists. Engage and explore how Washington, DC has been a pivotal location for the struggle for equal rights. Discover the many women who have contributed to the movement, and Read more...

Finding Jane Austen at Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House 2715 Q St NW, Washington, DC

From the event organizer: Enjoy a tour of Dumbarton House after hours focused on Jane Austen and the Regency period! We will explore the period rooms of the house as well as a few collections pieces through the lens of Austen’s work.   Click here for tickets and more info.   Back to Calendar   Read more...

First Lady Nancy Reagan’s 100th Birthday Livestream Event

From the event organizer: Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A to celebrate the 100th birthday of First Lady Nancy Reagan with author and historian Andrew Och, “The First Ladies Man.” Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921 – March 6, 2016) was an American film actress and the second wife Read more...

FREE Admission in the National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

From the event organizer: Visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts - Every first Sunday admission is Free! Advance reservation of timed tickets is required.   Click here for tickets and more info.   Back to Calendar        (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

10th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival

Dumbarton House 2715 Q St NW, Washington, DC

From the event organizer: Welcome back for the 10th year of Jane Austen at Dumbarton House! Grab a blanket, grab a date, grab friends and family and enjoy Jane Austen’s timeless love stories under the stars in our beautiful historic garden. Ticket sales begin June 7, 2021, at noon EST. July 7th- Emma (2020) July Read more...

10th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival

Dumbarton House 2715 Q St NW, Washington, DC

From the event organizer: Welcome back for the 10th year of Jane Austen at Dumbarton House! Grab a blanket, grab a date, grab friends and family and enjoy Jane Austen’s timeless love stories under the stars in our beautiful historic garden. Ticket sales begin June 7, 2021, at noon EST. July 7th- Emma (2020) July Read more...