Unity in Diversity Across New Exhibitions at National Museum of Asian Art

By Sheila Wickouski The Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art will celebrate its 100th anniversary in May 2023. James McNeill Whistler’s “harmony in blue and gold,” the Peacock Room, had been on display since the gallery opened and is now accessible to the public again after a renovation.  A new exhibit […]

A Glimpse into Southwest’s Past

This image depicts a great glimpse into the past, and is among the DC Public Library system’s many great collections that look back at the history of our city, several of which have been digitized for easier access to the public—along with their availability in the Special Collections at the library. Among these are numerous […]

Urban Photography Series Offers Workshops and Tours

The Historical Society of Washington DC is holding a summer Urban Photography series that will feature photography workshops and walking tours throughout the city. Photography is key in recording visual history by documenting changes in DC neighborhoods block-by-block over many decades. Photos taken by participants in these workshop-tours will be featured in an online exhibit […]