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National Gallery of Art. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

1st Black Union Soldiers Remembered in D.C. Exhibit

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.

09/15/2013

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50th Anniversary of March on Washington Celebrated With Art

Paintings of African-American history from slavery to suburban life by artist Kerry James Marshall and portraits of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s rise to prominence will help mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this year.

06/28/2013

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Best Free Summer Music Events In Washington DC

Check out this list of best summer music events in Washington DC and get yourself some awesome entertainment for free.

05/23/2013

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National Gallery of Art Renovation Includes Rooftop Sculpture Garden

The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.

03/13/2013

A journalist examines art at the National Gallery in Washington, DC. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Gallery Opens Survey of Pre-Raphaelites

The National Gallery of Art is presenting the first major U.S. survey of Britain’s first avant-garde art movement.

02/16/2013

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Best Places For Film Geeks And Film Buffs In DC

From present-day indie films to yesteryear’s foreign-language classics, these places will satisfy the inner film geek in anyone.

07/09/2012

National Gallery of Art. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

250-Year-Old Japanese Paintings To Be Shown In DC

A set of paintings from the 1700s owned by Japan’s royal family and considered a cultural treasure is being shown at the National Gallery.

03/26/2012

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Best Impressionist Art In DC

A few of the well-known galleries in the D.C. area offer exhibitions devoted specifically to the artists of the Impressionist Period. Visit one of these free exhibitions and come away with a good impression.

01/30/2012

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Best Art Museums In Washington DC Area

Some of the best and most inspiring works of art are right at home in our nation’s Capital. Check out some of the top art museums in D.C.

01/23/2012

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Guide To New Art Exhibits In April

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

04/07/2011

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