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Free Events, Festivals and More in Washington, DC - No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man Exhibit at the Smithsonian Renwick Gallery

Whenever you’re in Washington, DC, you can plan on enjoying plenty of museum exhibits, events and festivals for free, guaranteed.

With access to free museums, the monuments and memorials, the Library of Congress and more, Washington, DC is unrivaled for its many free attractions. But at any given time, you can also take advantage of free one-of-a-kind events, groundbreaking exhibits and unique festivals, making DC the capital of free events.

Check out the list below for some of the latest free happenings creating buzz around the city.

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Leonard Bernstein portrait on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery - Free museum exhibit in Washington, DC

‘Celebrate: Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday’ – Through Sept. 23
Leonard Bernstein was one of the most important creatives of the 20th century. The composer, conductor, writer and lecturer will be recognized by the National Portrait Gallery on what would have been his 100th birthday. The gallery will display a portrait of Bernstein in its “Celebrate” space, located in the first-floor north gallery. Visitors will be able to view the portrait through Sept. 23.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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@teamgrayduck - Outside the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum at the Sculpture Garden - Free modern art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Tino Sehgal: This You’ – Through Oct. 14
This You will mark the first exclusively live work for the Hirshhorn’s permanent collection in the 44-year history of the museum. Tino Sehgal’s exhibit will feature a solo female singer on the Hirshhorn’s Plaza and in the Sculpture Garden connecting with visitors to enable one-on-one connections, or “constructed situations”, creating memorable experiences that do not involve recordings, photos or videos.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, 7th Street & Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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Child at United States Botanic Garden on Capitol Hill - Free living museum in Washington, DC

‘Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals’ – Through Oct. 15
The U.S. Botanic Garden presents this colorful new exhibit that may reframe how you view plant life. Large-scale murals from local artists will showcase plants through powerful colors and vibrant detail, highlighting the vital role that plants play in urban environments, not just suburban or rural ones. You’ll have a chance to admire botanical art in one of the country’s most amazing botanical gardens.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20001

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@chivophotos - United States Botanic Garden on the National Mall - Free museum and attraction in Washington, DC

‘Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora’ – Through Oct. 15
The U.S. Botanic Garden and the American Society of Botanical Artists have teamed up to bring you this juried exhibition of beautiful artwork that depicts native plants. In the Garden’s gallery space, you will be able to view 45 original pieces of art, which were juried from a selection of more than 200 entries.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20001

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‘Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age’ - Free art museum exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

‘Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age’ – Through Nov. 25
The Dutch had a close relationship with the water during the Golden Age, using the sea to generate their riches, to travel and, when frozen over or in the summer months, for recreation. Therefore, it’s no surprise that some of the era’s greatest artists focused on water in their work. In this exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, you’ll see nearly 50 paintings, prints, drawings, ship models and books that reflect this fascination with the marine environment from artists such as Jan van Goyen, Hendrick Avercamp and Willem van de Velde the Elder.
Hours
National Gallery of Art, 6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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Corot fall art exhibit at the National Gallery of Art - Free museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Corot: Women’ – Through Dec. 31
Mostly known for his mastery of landscape painting, which connected French Neoclassicism to the Impressionist movement, Camille Corot also crafted figure paintings that influenced modernists such as Paul Cézanne and Pablo Picasso. In this new exhibit, you’ll be able to see 44 of the 19th-century artist’s paintings of women, including Woman with a Pearl, Corot's riff on the Mona Lisa, as well as The Repose, a controversial portrait that was one of the few figure paintings displayed during Corot's lifetime. Throughout, Corot gives his subjects life through sophisticated colors and a delicate touch.
Hours
National Gallery of Art, 4th Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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Smithsonian American Art Museum - Washington, DC

‘Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen’ – Through Jan. 6, 2019
Trevor Paglen captures landscapes unlike any other artist would, incorporating the infrastructure of surveillance into his ground-breaking and sometimes unsettling photographs. This new exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum serves as a mid-career retrospective on Paglen in which his early photographs, recent sculptures and work with artificial intelligence will be featured. Contemplating Paglen’s visuals will also have you contemplating the role of privacy in our society, an important, of-the-moment topic.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004

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‘Let’s Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s’ exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History - Free museum exhibit on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Let’s Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s’ – Through Jan. 6, 2019
The tyranny of overbearing employers of the early 20th century will be on full display in this new exhibit at the National Museum of American History. Let’s Get It Right will feature 16 posters, including creations from Mather and Co. and the Parker-Holladay Co. and a World War I notice, that use images and sayings to “inspire” employees, but instead clearly attempt to lessen disagreement, influence attitudes and force workers into longer hours for lower wages.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560

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‘Sense of Humor’ exhibit at the National Gallery of Art - Free museum in Washington, DC

‘Sense of Humor’ – Through Jan. 6, 2019
The National Gallery of Art’s Sense of Humor exhibit pulls from the gallery’s collection to showcase how works of art can make us laugh. Renaissance caricatures, English satires and 20th century comics will all be on view, indicating how print became the primary vehicle for humor in art. You’ll see works from Alexander Calder, Jacques Callot, the Guerilla Girls and many more.
Hours
National Gallery of Art, 6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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'UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar'  - Free Museum Exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC

‘UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar’ – Through Jan. 6, 2019
Two contemporary artists highlight misrepresentations of minorities in American portraiture in this new National Portrait Gallery exhibit. Ken Gonzales-Day uses photography of sculptures, busts and ethnographic casts to create installations that show how the notion of “Otherness” has become intertwined with race, while Titus Kaphar defaces his paintings to reveal how portraits of American icons have coded racial differences and left out African Americans from their representations.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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National Gallery of Art East Building - Museum on the National Mall - Washington, DC

Rachel Whiteread – Through Jan. 13, 2019
British sculptor Rachel Whiteread receives the first comprehensive survey of her work with this exhibition in the National Gallery of Art’s East Building. Roughly 100 objects from the artist’s 30-year career will be on display, including sculptures, drawings, photographs, documentary materials and even several new pieces shown for the first time. You’ll see the wide range of Whitread’s work, which has many variations in scale, material and subject.
Hours
National Gallery of Art, 4th Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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@manishmoghe - Visitors at No Spectators Burning Man exhibit at the Smithsonian Renwick Gallery - Cutting-edge art exhibit in Washington, DC

‘No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man’ – Through Jan. 21, 2019
The Renwick Gallery hosts the first major national exhibition to focus on the large-scale participatory work from the annual gathering of bohemians who construct a city of 70,000 in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for one week every year. No Spectators will take over the entire building, even extending outdoors, with sculptures positioned throughout the surrounding neighborhood in parks and on streets in a collaboration between the museum and the Golden Triangle BID. Overall, this extensive exhibit will showcase room-sized installations, costumes, jewelry and more.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Renwick Gallery, Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

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‘Diane Arbus: A box of ten photographs’ - Exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC

‘Diane Arbus: A box of ten photographs’ – Through Jan. 21, 2019
Diane Arbus was a major figure in the acceptance of photography as a legitimate art form. The portfolio that is the subject of this exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, A box of ten photographs, was a catalyst for photography’s evolution. The exhibition will detail the history of the project, its innovation and how Arbus came to be such a vital artist, even posthumously.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004

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'Sean Scully: Landline' exhibit at the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum - Free modern art museum in Washington, DC

‘Sean Scully: Landline’ – Through Feb. 3, 2019
Sean Scully’s famous Landline series will make its U.S. debut at the Hirshhorn. Landline includes watercolors, oil paintings and sculptures, all demonstrating Scully’s expressive style that brings the beauty and glory of the natural world to mind. Using vertical and horizontal lines, Scully’s work combines the land, sea and sky to create a rush of energy and vibrant colors.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, 7th Street & Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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@preparingforpeanut - Child in Smithsonian National Postal Museum - Museum off the Mall in Washington, DC

‘Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon’ – Through March 3, 2019
View original mail sent and signed by Alexander Hamilton when he served as the first Secretary of the Treasury in this enthralling exhibit from the National Postal Museum. You’ll also be able to see portraits of Hamilton and his contemporaries on stamps, in addition to enjoying interactive elements and educational programming.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

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‘Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now’ - Free exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC

‘Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now’ – Through March 10, 2019
Sharpen your understanding of an understudied art form, from its historical significance to its modern-day application, at this new exhibit from the National Portrait Gallery. Cut paper profiles, known as silhouettes, rose to prominence as a form of portraiture in the 19th century. The exhibition will focus on fascinating pieces from that era, as well as contemporary interpretations of the form from Kara Walker, Kristi Malakoff and Kumi Yamashita, among others.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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The National Gallery of Art on the National Mall - Free art museum in Washington, DC

‘Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project’ – Through March 17, 2019
Photographer Dawoud Bey has been capturing marginalized communities with a distinct style for more than 40 years. This fall, the National Gallery of Art will display four large-scale photographs and a video from Bey’s most essential series, “The Birmingham Project”. The collection is a monument to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Al. on Sept. 15, 1963. The exhibit will coincide with the 55th anniversary of the tragedy.
Hours
National Gallery of Art, 4th Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey - Free museum exhibit at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC

‘One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey’ – Through May 19, 2019
In the same year that the National Portrait Gallery opened its doors, America was in the midst of one of its most memorable – and turbulent – years as a country. The Gallery will feature this one-room exhibition as part of its golden anniversary, as well as to highlight the incredible and world-changing events of 1968. A collection of 30 portraits will tell the stories from the year, including the first manned orbit of the moon, the Civil Rights Act being signed into law, the turning point of the Vietnam War and the tragic deaths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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@abroadwife - Family at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum - Free museum in Washington, DC

‘Postmen of the Skies: Celebrating 100 Years of Airmail Service’ – Through May 27, 2019
America’s fascination with airmail service in the early 20th century will be the focus of this new exhibit at the National Postal Museum. Trace the beginnings of the service, which initially only covered DC, Philadelphia and New York City, to its eventual privatization in 1927, when businesses began building their infrastructure through airmail, which led to the country’s commercial aviation industry boom.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

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@jessipatel - Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Washington Monument - Free Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC

‘Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture’ – Through June 2019
One of the leading figures in modern media, Oprah Winfrey, serves as the subject of this exciting new exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Watching Oprah will explore the entertainer’s early life, her wildly successful daytime talk show and her powerful influence on popular culture. You’ll be able to view artifacts from Harpo Studios in Chicago, as well as video clips, photographs and interactive elements.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. |  Timed passes
National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560

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‘Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting’  - Free museum exhibit at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC

‘Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting’ – Through June 2, 2019
The National Portrait Gallery celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with this exhibit that will showcase the museum’s extensive collection of daguerreotypes. These types of photographs were the first made available to the public, employing a process that involved a plate and mercury vapor. In this exhibit, you’ll be able to see portraits of icons such as P.T. Barnum, activist Dorothea Dix, artist Alfred Waud and many more.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Smithsonian National Museum of American History

‘The American Revolution: A World War’ – Through July 9, 2019
The National Museum of American History examines the true scope of the American Revolution in this year-long exhibit set to debut in late June. The revolutionary victory at Yorktown and the Franco-American friendship that made it happen will be the focus. The exhibit will include two famous paintings by Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe, The Siege of Yorktown and The Surrender of Yorktown paintings and a famous portrait of George Washington from the early 1780s. The latter three will be displayed together for the first time since the late 1700s.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560

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'A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen' at the Freer | Sackler Gallery on the National Mall - Free art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen’ – Through Aug. 18, 2019
Located in the Sackler Gallery, this exhibit highlights south Arabia (now known as Yemen) and its prosperous trading during ancient times. Aromatics such as frankincense and myrrh came from the region to Greece, Rome and Persia, which in turn spread artistic and cultural traditions in Arabia. The exhibit features objects that were retrieved from the region in the early 1950s, painting a detailed picture of an ancient metropolis.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Freer|Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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Shaping Clay in Ancient Iran at the Freer | Sackler Gallery on the National Mall - Free art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Shaping Clay in Ancient Iran’ – Through Sept. 2019
Pottery was an art form in ancient Iran, where waterfowl and rams with curled horns roamed. Ceramics of the time showcase potters using distinct shapes and decorations in their experiments with clay, indicating that even utilitarian pieces could be turned into works of art. The exhibit will feature jars, bowls and other ceramics that dare as far back as 5,200 BCE.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Freer|Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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Baseball Americana exhibit at the Library of Congress - Free baseball exhibit in Washington, DC

‘Baseball Americana’ – Ongoing
The Library of Congress is tipping its cap to baseball with an expansive new exhibit that puts the its incredible resources to use, chronicling the game from its earliest days – see: baseball's "Magna Carta" featuring the official rules of the game, as written in 1856 by the game's founder Daniel “Doc” Adams – to its modern day status as a worldwide sport. Highlights include photos from previous times Washington, DC has hosted the All-Star Game, a Babe Ruth baseball card, the 1908 sheet music to Take Me Out to the Ballgame and Dorothy “Dot” Ferguson's Rockford Peach uniform from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed Sundays)
Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540

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United States Department of the Interior Building in Washington, DC

‘People, Land & Water’ – Ongoing
The vitality of the Department of Interior is relayed through this state-of-the-art exhibition at the Interior Museum. People, Land & Water features more than 75 artifacts, a 14-minute film, a multimedia presentation that details the Department’s relevance and history and a timeline that showcases the interplay between the Department’s nine bureaus and their missions.
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
Interior Museum, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240

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@dartavv - Atrium in the National Gallery of Art's East Building - Free modern art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Spaces: Works from the Collection, 1966-1976’ – Ongoing
Five essential minimal and post-minimal sculptures will each be given their own individual gallery in this new exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. The East Building and its fascinating architecture will be showcased in this arrangement, as the pieces and their appearance will also be shaped by the space around them. Works by Fred Sandback, Robert Morris and Barry Le Va will be featured, among others.
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National Gallery of Art, 6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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ZooFiesta at the Smithsonian National Zoo - Free family-friendly events in Washington, DC

ZooFiesta – Sept. 23
The Smithsonian National Zoo hosts this free event in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Bring along the entire family to enjoy live music, authentic cuisine and educational activities regarding conservation in South and Central America. Animal keepers will also be on-site for talks, feedings and demonstrations that highlight a range of animals from the region, including sloths, giant anteaters and Panamanian golden frogs!
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Smithsonian National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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The DC State Fair - Things to do this fall in Washington, DC

DC State Fair – Sept. 23
Waterfront Station in the Southwest Waterfront will host the ninth annual DC State Fair, a free showcase featuring local food, music, art and entertainment. Peruse arts and crafts, scoop eats from DC-based vendors, enjoy live music and workshops and participate in any number of contests, including photography, artwork, numerous types of food, plant-growing, ice cream eating, hula hooping, and oh boy, we could go on and on. There will also be a pet parade!
11 a.m. – 8 p.m. |  Register
Waterfront Station, 399 M Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

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People at Truckeroo in The Bullpen - Things to do this September in Washington, DC

Truckeroo – Sept. 28
Truckeroo brings local food trucks to The Bullpen near Yards Park in the bustling Capitol Riverfront neighborhood to dole out everything from barbeque to crepes to premium, hand-scooped ice cream. About two dozen wheeled food sellers show up, and there are picnic tables and shade to keep things cool. There will also be games, cold beverages and live music.
4-11 p.m.
The Bullpen, 1299 Half Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

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Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor - Fall art exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC

‘Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor’ – Sept. 28 – March 17, 2019
The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present the first major retrospective on an artist born into slavery with this fascinating look into the work of Bill Traylor. Born in Alabama in 1853, Traylor lived through enslavement, the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow laws and the Great Migration. He painted and drew striking pieces that covered a gamut of subjects, from the political to the racial to the powerful, delivering a stunning interpretation of African American life. You’ll be able to view 155 of Traylor’s most important paintings and drawings in this exhibit.
11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th & F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001

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@kapeacor - Art All Night - Free arts event in Washington, DC

Art All Night – Sept. 29
An all-night arts festival? Sign us up. Yes, DC has that with Art All Night: Made in DC, which is spread over six neighborhoods. Art experiences don’t get much more lavish or expansive than this: Everything from painting to performing arts to music to sculpture will be showcased in both public and private spaces, indoors and outdoors.
7 p.m. – 3 a.m. |  RSVP
Various locations in DC

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Child dancing during Fiesta DC parade - Free fall events and festivals in Washington, DC

Fiesta DC – Sept. 29-30
This annual celebration of Latino culture includes a parade and a festival on back-to-back days, both held in the heart of the District. Saturday’s Parade of Nations features Native Latino dance troupes and other local groups. Sunday’s festival will gather thousands with a beauty pageant, live musical and dance performances, plenty of food and much, much more. Both are free to attend!
9/29 Parade: 1- 5:30 p.m. | Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, between 7th and 14th Streets
9/30 Festival: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, between 3rd and 7th Streets

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Japan Modern Photography Exhibit at the Freer | Sackler Gallery on the National Mall - Free art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection’ – Sept. 29 – Jan. 21, 2019
A recent acquisition of major Japanese photography by the Freer|Sackler led to this exciting new exhibition that will highlight influential photographers of the 20th century in all their glory. Expect to see jaw-dropping landscapes and hard-hitting portraits of postwar Japan. The photographs are both rural and urban, serving as social commentary in some cases and deeply personal meditations in others. Photobooks and films will also be included.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Freer|Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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'Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography' at the Freer | Sackler Gallery on the National Mall - Free art museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC

‘Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography’ – Sept. 29 – Jan. 21, 2019
Traditional woodblock printmaking was the norm in Japan until the mid-19th century, when photography became prominent. Printmakers were forced to innovate in order to stay relevant. Additionally, a new government, a powerful earthquake and a world war also contributed to the major upheaval that these artists faced. This exhibit will highlight how printmakers dealt with such radical change, and in turn, elevated and evolved an art form to reflect the times.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Freer|Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560

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Anderson House Headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati - Dupont Circle - Washington, DC

‘A Revolution in Arms’ – Oct. 11 – March 24, 2019
Anderson House will dive into an essential element in America’s fight for its independence during the Revolutionary War in this new exhibit. When the war began in 1775, there were not many shops or factories producing weapons in America. In order to battle the well-armed British, the Continental Army had to resort to numerous resources in order to procure firearms and swords. A Revolution in Arms will showcase muskets, pistols, swords and other weapons used by American troops during the effort.
Hours
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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Crowd at H Street Festival in DC's H Street NE neighborhood - Fall festivals in Washington, DC

H Street Festival – Oct. 13
Another one of DC’s most popular neighborhoods pulls out all the stops for this annual festival that draws thousands of attendees every year. The H Street Festival will feature live music, dance performances, family-friendly activities, contests and plenty of food vendors across its 14 staging areas, with dozens of businesses participating.
12-7 p.m.
H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

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