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Box of Daylight @ NMAI

Next date: July 4, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight features works from internationally acclaimed artist Preston Singletary (Tlingit American, b. 1963), and tells the story of Raven, the creator of the world and giver of the stars, moon, and sun. Through an immersive, multisensory experience, Raven takes visitors on a journey of the transformation of darkness into …

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Box of Daylight @ NMAI

Next date: July 4, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight features works from internationally acclaimed artist Preston Singletary (Tlingit American, b. 1963), and tells the story of Raven, the creator of the world and giver of the stars, moon, and sun. Through an immersive, multisensory experience, Raven takes visitors on a journey of the transformation of darkness into …

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Afro-Atlantic Histories @ NGA

Next date: July 4, 2022 10:00 am

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It’s hard to overstate the allure of Afro-Atlantic Histories, on exhibit at the NGA through July 17, 2022. For centuries, artists have told and retold the complex histories of the African Diaspora. Explore this enduring legacy in the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories, which takes an in-depth look at the historical experiences and cultural formations of Black and …

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Yayoi Kusami @ Hirshhorn

Next date: July 7, 2022 10:30 am

Pre-registration is highly recommended

The Hirshhorn museum is now open daily from 10am to 5pm, and there are two great exhibits worth seeing: One with Eternity and The Weather. The first of these, One with Eternity: Yayoi Kusama requires a free, timed entry pass.  If you are a Hirshhorn member, you can book your free Hirshhorn ticket online.  Non-members …

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Movie on the River (Free)

Next date: July 3, 2022 6:00 pm

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What better way to celebrate Summer than a movie under the stars?  And did I mention it’s free? National Harbor (just across the Potomac from Old Town, Alexandria) has free movies every Thursday (7pm) and Sunday (6pm) from May through September.  And they’re all the classics you remember as a kid.  Find your favorite movie …

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Box of Daylight @ NMAI

Next date: July 4, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight features works from internationally acclaimed artist Preston Singletary (Tlingit American, b. 1963), and tells the story of Raven, the creator of the world and giver of the stars, moon, and sun. Through an immersive, multisensory experience, Raven takes visitors on a journey of the transformation of darkness into …

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Afro-Atlantic Histories @ NGA

Next date: July 4, 2022 10:00 am

Just show up! You don't need tickets.

It’s hard to overstate the allure of Afro-Atlantic Histories, on exhibit at the NGA through July 17, 2022. For centuries, artists have told and retold the complex histories of the African Diaspora. Explore this enduring legacy in the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories, which takes an in-depth look at the historical experiences and cultural formations of Black and …

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Yayoi Kusami @ Hirshhorn

Next date: July 7, 2022 10:30 am

Pre-registration is highly recommended

The Hirshhorn museum is now open daily from 10am to 5pm, and there are two great exhibits worth seeing: One with Eternity and The Weather. The first of these, One with Eternity: Yayoi Kusama requires a free, timed entry pass.  If you are a Hirshhorn member, you can book your free Hirshhorn ticket online.  Non-members …

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Tyson’s Summerfest

Next date: July 8, 2022 6:00 pm

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The Tyson’s Corner Plaza hosts live events most evenings all summer.  Some events are geared towards kids, while others are for dog-lovers.  You can always count on live music on Friday and Saturday nights, from 6-8pm and an hour earlier on Sunday nights. Check the Tyson’s website for details.

Free Concert at Lubber Run

Next date: July 8, 2022 8:00 pm

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You can find complete details about the Summer 2022 Free Concert Series at Lubber Run Amphitheater here. Friday Series: Signature Theatre – Fri, June 10, 8pm David Chappell and Friends – The Anacostia Delta Sound – Fri, June 24, 8pm The Fuss – Fri, July 8, 8pm Avant Bard Theatre – Fri, August 5 Saturday Series: …

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