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Best Museum Exhibits this Spring in Washington, D.C.

Spring means not having to hear terms like “polar vortex.” It also means you should be getting out and enjoying all the new and exciting things the city has to offer. Including the new exhibits opening at DC’s many wonderful museums. These exhibits will make you take a break from Netflix.

02/24/2014

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UMd. Disappointed Corcoran Deal Fell Apart

Officials at the Corcoran Gallery of Art had been talking to the University of Maryland about a possible partnership until Wednesday when the museum announced it would be taken over by George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art.

02/20/2014

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GWU, Nat’l Gallery of Art May Take Over Operations of Corcoran College, Gallery

Under a proposal announced by George Washington University Wednesday, the Corcoran College of Art + Design would become a part of GWU, and The National Gallery of Art would take over the Corcoran Gallery.

02/19/2014

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Real ‘Monuments Men’ Records Go on Display in D.C.

Photographs, maps and records from the real corps of soldiers known as “Monuments Men” who were tasked with protecting European cultural sites and recovering looted art during World War II are going on display in Washington, many for the first time.

02/04/2014

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Best Ice Skating In Washington DC

For the best ice skating experience, check out one of these DC-area indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks today.

12/27/2013

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Rarely Seen Van Gogh Painting Moves to National Gallery in D.C.

A Vincent Van Gogh painting that has been hidden away at a Virginia estate for decades will have a new home at the National Gallery of Art.

12/19/2013

The sculpture 'Dying Gaul,' an ancient Roman sculpture after it was unveiled at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC on December 12, 2013. Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marks the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when Napoleonic forces took the sculpture to Paris, where it was displayed at the Louvre until its return to Rome in 1816.The sculpture will be on display from December 12 through March 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Gallery Hosts Ancient Roman Sculpture

An ancient Roman sculpture portraying a warrior just before his death is visiting Washington on its first trip outside of Italy in more than 200 years.

12/12/2013

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National Gallery of Art Ice Rink Open for Business

The ice rink at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden has opened for the season.

11/16/2013

A general view during the UK Premiere of 'Life of Pi at Empire Leicester Square on December 3, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

End of Gov’t Shutdown Means Return of Free Flicks

The end of the government shutdown means a huge sigh of relief for thousands of furloughed federal workers, government contractors, and local businesses that cater to them.

10/18/2013

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Visitors Flock To DC Sites Again After Shutdown

Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.

10/17/2013

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