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From “The Mall” to “the mall” at Tysons Galleria in McLean, Virginia

April 24, 2014

McLEAN, VIRGINIA – On the tourist circuit in Washington, DC, the National Mall (or, as it’s affectionately known, “The Mall”) gets an awful lot of attention. What with all the museums and monuments−from the National Air and Space Museum to the National Museum of American History and the Washington Monument… (more)
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Celebrating 50 Years at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC

March 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – 50 years may be a blip in the history of African art, given that the continent has been producing art and artistic objects for thousands of years. But, the half-century mark is a rather grand milestone for the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC,… (more)
Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC
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Browse the World-Class Corcoran Gallery of Art

September 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – To have such a coveted location right across from the White House, art buffs have to know that they’re witnessing only some of the very best at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. This world-class gallery houses masterpieces from the likes of Degas, Picasso, and Warhol to name… (more)
Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC
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A Tribute to Founding Father Thomas Jefferson

September 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Located in a quiet corner of the National Mall resides one of the capital’s most contemplative spots, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Built in honor of inventor-cum-diplomat-cum-US President Thomas Jefferson, this neoclassic monument offers incredible views of nearby White House and the Washington Monument (not to mention the slightly out-of-the-way… (more)
Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC
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Classic Homage to Old Abe at the Iconic Lincoln Memorial

September 22, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Few things are more iconic of what our nation represents than the Lincoln Memorial. This marble homage to the Civil War-presiding 16th president symbolizes more than just the top-hat-wearing man though; it’s a symbol of national unity as well. The memorial blends together the work of… (more)
National Archives in Washington, DC
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America’s History: The National Archives Experience

September 20, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – It’s no surprise that our nation’s capital city helps tell the stories of America’s budding history, but no one puts a face to this incredible mosaic quite like the National Archives Experience. Visitors roaming these halls get to come face to face with some of our country’s… (more)
National Mall in Washington, DC
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Explore DC’s Core at the National Mall

September 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – When it comes to frolicking around our nation’s capital, there’s no place we’d rather be than the National Mall. With close to 310 acres to roam, it’s no wonder this one-stop-cultural-shop has become a must-see for millions of tourists from around the globe. From museums to… (more)
Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC
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Sample a Little Bit of Asia at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

September 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – While most of Washington, DC celebrates our nation’s history (think: U.S. Capitol and Lincoln Memorial among other institutions, monuments and museums), a few nonnative gems reside among the capital’s streets. And that’s where the stylishly elegant Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art come in. Since their inception,… (more)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC
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Savor Contemporary’s Greatest at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

September 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – While financier-cum-philanthropist Joseph Hirshhorn might have worn many hats throughout his life, perhaps his most important was that of art collector. A Latvian immigrant, Hirshhorn amassed a collection of close to 6,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and more. By 1974, this impressive assortment of modern art eventually became… (more)
National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC
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Reach for the Sky at the National Air and Space Museum

September 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Let your imagination soar (well, almost literally!) at the National Air and Space Museum in DC. This bright, open museum celebrates the history of flight, giving aviation enthusiasts and excited children and adults the chance to view the various iconic machines and artifacts that call this place… (more)
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