A Candlelight Christmas Celebrate the splendor of the season with The Washington Chorus’s beloved holiday event and an annual favorite with Kennedy Center audiences. With brass, organ, percussion, harp, and the 200-voice chorus, the program features Christmas classics, sing-alongs, theatrical lighting, and the glorious candlelight processional.
The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., is a symbol of the American people and their government, the meeting place of the nation’s legislature. The Capitol also houses an important collection of American art, and it is an architectural achievement in its own right. It is a working office building as well as a tourist […]
The National Zoo has two campuses. The first is an 163-acre (66 ha) urban park located in Northwest Washington, D.C. that is 20 minutes from the National Mall by Metro. The other campus is the 3,200-acre (1,300 ha) Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI; formerly known as the Conservation and Research Center) in Front Royal, Virginia. On this […]
The National Portrait Gallery displays portraits of men and women who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States.
Luray Caverns, that was originally called Luray Cave, is a large, celebrated commercial cave just west of Luray, Virginia, USA, which has drawn many visitors since its discovery in 1878.
THE SCULPTURE GARDEN ICE RINK Ice-skating season at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink will begin in November and continue through March. The experience of ice-skating in the Sculpture Garden, surrounded by the grand architecture of national museums and monuments, is enhanced by splendid views of large-scale sculptures by modern and contemporary artists.