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Art Lover’s Walking Tour of Washington, D.C.

D.C. is easily walkable; you can walk around for hours exploring the different neighborhoods. And, because the city is filled with a number of different museums and attractions, you can plan out a fun walking tour. If you are an art lover, a walking tour of some of the city’s wonderful arts institutions would be a great idea. Start with this itinerary and then explore on your own.

06/08/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Washington DC

There is no shortage of museums in Washington, D.C. There are museums dedicated art, history, science, crime and more. That means there is always some interesting and informative exhibits going on in the city. Whatever subject you are interested there is bound to be an exhibit that you want to see. These are the best upcoming museum exhibits in Washington, D.C.

05/11/2015

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Best Places to Do Arts & Crafts for the Whole Family D.C.

Arts and crafts are not just for grade school and camp activities. The whole family can enjoy spending time making things together. Whether you want to try pottery, painting, basket weaving or something else, there are many fun places in D.C. you can try. These are the best places to do arts and crafts for the whole family in Washington, D.C.

05/01/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands. (Photo by Ian Waldie - Pool/Getty Images)

Japan’s Prime Minister Announces $1M Gift to Smithsonian

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian’s Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.

04/30/2015

The distinctive, Victorian-style towers of the Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Family Loans 19 Paintings to Smithsonian American Art

Rarely seen American paintings from a private family collection in Maryland will be going on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

03/13/2015

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Md. Woman Uses Sister’s Art to Highlight Mental Illness

A Baltimore woman who lost her sister, Carolyn Anne Watts, to depression is looking to open up a discussion on mental illness through her sister’s art, WNEW’s Jenny Glick reports.

03/11/2015

Artist Jon McNaughton's latest piece, "Obama Foreign Policy." (Credit: jonmcnaughton.com)

Controversial Artist Creates New Obama Foreign Policy Critique

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Artist Jon McNaughton released a new painting Monday critiquing President Barack Obama on foreign policy. McNaughton is known for his controversial work, often mixing religion with politics. His latest work includes a […]

03/02/2015

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The Best Gift Ideas to Bring Back From a Trip

This list will give you an idea of what gifts are best to bring back from a trip.

02/26/2015

America's first museum of modern art started as a house. (Credit: phillipscollection.com)

Phillips Collection Crowdfunding for Art Project

The Phillips Collection is turning to the crowd to raise money for a new program to accompany a major exhibition focused on the artwork of Jacob Lawrence.

11/10/2014

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Artist is Turning National Mall Into Massive Portrait

The iconic National Mall will soon transform into an enormous 6-acre portrait made out of sand and soil.

09/15/2014

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