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This Week at the Historical Society of Washington

by Borderstan.com — October 5, 2008 at 8:52 pm 0

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center.

Mount Vernon Square, 801 K Street NW: The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is housed in this 1902 Beaux-Arts building. It also houses the Kiplinger Research Library and National Music Center. (Photo from Luis Gomez, One Photograph A Day.)

From Logan Circle News, here is a look at events this week at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, located at Mount Vernon Square:

  • Through December 15–“Riots Are the Language of the Unheard,” photos, video artifacts from 1968.
  • Through December 15–Frank Smith–art with roots in the ’60s.
  • Through October 15–Latino Art Beat: winning artwork of aspiring high school students.
  • PRESENTE–the D.C. Latino lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, as seen through photos, articles and memorabilia.
  • Thursday, October 9–film, “Calle 54,” featuring 90 minutes of Latin Jazz.
  • Saturday, October 11–film, “Artists of the Harlem Renaissance.”
  • Saturday, October 11–workshop, “Creating Autobiographical and Historical Plays” (registration required and $10 fee).
  • Saturday, October 11–film and discussion, “No! The Rape Documentary.”
  • Sunday, October 12–lecture, “The Making of the American Capital,” with author Fergus Bordewich.

More Information

  • All events at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, are free unless otherwise indicated.
  • The society is located at 801 K Street NW, at Mount Vernon Square.
  • For more details, visit the Historical Society Web site or call (202 383)1850.

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