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A Look at American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs

American Beauty

On view June 7, 2019 to October 14, 2019 At first glance you would think that this exhibit would appeal to only those that are interested in photography, but there is so much more going on with David Levinthal’s artwork. When you visit, I suggest first sitting down to look at the video where he…

Memorial Day Weekend

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The start-of-summer for my family really kicks off with Memorial Day Weekend.  This is a wonderful time for family and friends to get together and celebrate our Nation’s hero.  Many people feel that Memorial Day in Washington, DC is a very  important tradition.  Of course, most travelers think that the only thing to see are…

Focus on African American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Focus on African American Art at Smithsonian

Earlier this month our group went to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Our guide Lee Ann gave us a retrospective look at African American Art work throughout the museum. It was a great way to familiarize yourself with the Museum’s collection, while focusing on African American Artists. We began by viewing these rare portraits painted by Joshua Johnson,…

Art at the Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Dumbarton Museum Sculpture

Last weekend we visited Dumbarton Oaks Museum.  I love this museum because of the unique collection and the story of how the collection came together. Quite a few attendees had never been to this museum. Below is a little snippet from the museum’s website about the previous owners Robert and Mildred Bliss. Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss…