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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

The ice rink at the National Sculpture Garden is now open. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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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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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