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Statue of Liberty’s ‘Little Sister’ Comes to DC to Celebrate US-France Ties

On June 19, Little Lady Liberty embarked on a similar trek that her big sister took 135 years ago, crossing the Atlantic to join her full-size sibling on Ellis Island for America’s Independence Day. She was then trucked to D.C. to be displayed on the lawn of the French ambassador’s residence just in time for France’s Bastille Day.

Phillips marks its centennial by looking ahead to the next century

The Phillips Collection may have hit the grand old age of 100, but its spectacular celebratory exhibition isn’t stuck in the past. Even as the show reflects on the museum’s own history, “Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century” is grappling with the future.

AU Museum marks 60 years of Peace Corps

A new exhibition organized by the American University Museum showcases the indelible mark that the Peace Corps has left on countless lives with objects and stories from 30 volunteers representing a sampling of the 240,000 people who have joined the corps since its inception 60 years ago.

Having a ball — online: Galas adapt to going virtual

The pandemic upended the balls and galas that organizations usually host as their main source of fundraising, but many have learned that virtual events can not only still raise money, but also be more inclusive, both in terms of performers and attendees.

Events – March 2020

EVENT CATEGORIES Art Galas Dance Music Discussions Theater Festivals ART March 1 to July 5 Degas at the OpéraAn exuberant

Films – March 2020

Languages Amharic Georgian Korean Turkish Arabic German Mandarin Xhousa English Icelandic Polish French Japanese Spanish *EFF = Environmental Film Festival**NAFF

Events – February 2020

EVENT CATEGORIES Art Music Dance Theater Discussions Festivals ART   Feb. 2 to May 3 True to Nature: Open-Air Painting

Films – February 2020

Languages Czech German Korean English Hindi Russian Farsi Italian Spanish French Japanese Turkish Czech Women on the RunDirected by Martin