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This Week: Historical Society of Washington, DC

by Borderstan.com — October 13, 2008 at 8:36 am 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. (Image from Luis Gomez Photos, One Photograph A Day.)

Here’s a look at what’s happening this week at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, courtesy of Logan Circle News on Yahoo! Groups. You can sign up to be part of the group and to receive regular e-mail updates.

This Week at the Historical Society of Washington, DC

  • Through Dec. 15: Frank Smith: “40 Years Since the Riots,” collection of Smith’s art.
  • Through Oct. 15: Latino Art Beat – works by aspiring high school students.
  • PRESENTE: photographs and memorabilia from D.C.’s Latino lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
  • Tuesday, Oct 14, noon: film, “The Night James Brown Saved Boston.”
  • Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m,: lecture, “1968 Then and Now.”
  • Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon: film, “Through Our Eyes,” 30 Years of the D.C. Latino Story.
  • Wendesday, Oct 15, 12:45 p.m.: film, “Frida.”
  • Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.: lecture, “Not Your Grandmother’s Canning,” pickling for dinner.
  • Saturday, Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m.: film, Muxe’s: “Authentic, Intrepid Seekers of Danger.”

The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is located at 801 K St. NW at Mt. Vernon Square. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. For more detailed information, visit the website or call 202 383-1850.

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