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Guide To New Art Exhibits In April

April 7, 2011 9:58 AM

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Museum of Natural History

Credit: mnh.si.edu

Museum of Natural History

Credit: mnh.si.edu

With so much culture to experience, this guide should help you find some of the hot exhibits in town opening this April.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
202-547-6839
chaw.org

“Art That Moves” opens April 9 and runs through May 6 at CHAW. This is in conjunction with the “Dance Is The Answer” festival – admission is free!

National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565
202-737-4215
http://www.nga.gov

Mid-17th century painter Gabriel Metsu will be featured in an exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Art on April 10. Passes are not required for this exhibition!

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-633-1000
http://www.mnh.si.edu/

Natural History Museum
10th and Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-633-1000

The National Museum for Natural History has two exhibits opening this April – Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt (preview cases, April 5), and Nature’s Best 2010 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards (April 16). Plus, two exhibits are closing for good this April as well, catch them before they’re gone! (The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef and Orchids: A View From the East both close on April 24).

National Portrait Gallery
Fth and 8th Streets NW
Washington DC
202-633-8300
npg.si.edu

The National Portrait Gallery has two exhibits opening this April – Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections, 1730-2010 (April 8), and 150th Commemoration of the Civil War: The Death of Ellsworth (April 29).

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