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all-day It’s Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
It’s Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
Jul 30 all-day
It's Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
July is Maker Month at DC Public Library Maker Month is here! Children, teens and families are welcome to embrace their inner maker and join at DC Library locations around the city for hands-on Maker[...]
6:00 PM RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
Jul 30 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center | Gaithersburg | Maryland | United States
  Summer Concert Series provides live music every Friday and Saturday night from 6-9pm on RIO Patio near the paddle boats and Union Jack’s! Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading[...]
6:30 PM Nando’s Spicy Saturday Night Con... @ Fountain Plaza Stage
Nando’s Spicy Saturday Night Con... @ Fountain Plaza Stage
Jul 30 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Nando's Spicy Saturday Night Concerts @ Fountain Plaza Stage | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
  Watch all your favorite local bands LIVE from 6:30pm-8:30pm on the Fountain Plaza Stage every Saturday Night through September. Performing: The Vurge   Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading out; Event information[...]
7:00 PM Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn
Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn
Jul 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn | Bowie | Maryland | United States
  Every Saturday come out to the Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn for live music. Chairs and blankets are welcomed. Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading out; Event information[...]
7:30 PM Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Jul 30 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Live bands perform a variety of music genres from around the country. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and enjoy live music in the Pavilion. Free. Rain or shine. Alcohol permitted at restaurants only. Presented[...]

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FREE Spring Break Special Programs at The National Portrait Gallery

Posted on April 8, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, April 2014 Activities and Events and tagged with , ,

Spring Break 2014

National Portrait Gallery

Spring Break Special Programs at

The National Portrait Gallery

When: April 14 – 17, 2014 from 1 – 4 PM

Where:  Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Cost: FREE!

 

(for ages 4 and up with an adult) Looking for some fun activities for the kids during spring break? Searching for something creative and hands-on? Drop by the the museum to enjoy some of our favorite stories and activities. A story about each featured person is read at 1:05, 2:05 and 3:05 each day. Check out a Portrait Discovery Kit and learn about famous Americans by doing some or all of the several activities included in the kit.

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French Americanornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

Georgia O'Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

Georgia O’Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Georgia Totto O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, O’Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She made large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens, and New York buildings, most of which date from the same decade. Beginning in 1929, when she began working part of the year in Northern New Mexico—which she made her permanent home in 1949—O’Keeffe depicted subjects specific to that area. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the Mother of American Modernism.

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in thevisual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist.

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

From faithringgold.com – Faith Ringgold, painter, writer, speaker, mixed media sculptor and performance artist lives and works in Englewood, New Jersey. Ms Ringgold is professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego where she taught art from 1987 until 2002. Professor Ringgold is the recipient of more than 75 awards including 22 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degrees.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an African-American artist, best known for her painted story quilts.

 

Connect with THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY:

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube |iTunes |Flickr

Catalog of American Portraits, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

One Response so far.

  1. Michelle James says:
    Thanks so much for the CultureCapital.com website information. I had never heard of this website and it is full of great camp ideas!! Thanks DC Thrifty Mom.

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FREE Spring Break Special Programs at The National Portrait Gallery

Posted on April 8, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, April 2014 Activities and Events and tagged with , ,

Spring Break 2014

National Portrait Gallery

Spring Break Special Programs at

The National Portrait Gallery

When: April 14 – 17, 2014 from 1 – 4 PM

Where:  Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Cost: FREE!

 

(for ages 4 and up with an adult) Looking for some fun activities for the kids during spring break? Searching for something creative and hands-on? Drop by the the museum to enjoy some of our favorite stories and activities. A story about each featured person is read at 1:05, 2:05 and 3:05 each day. Check out a Portrait Discovery Kit and learn about famous Americans by doing some or all of the several activities included in the kit.

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

John James Audubon by John Syme, 1826

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French Americanornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

Georgia O'Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

Georgia O’Keeffe, hands 1918, photo by Alfred Stieglitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Georgia Totto O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, O’Keeffe first came to the attention of the New York art community in 1916. She made large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms, presenting them close up as if seen through a magnifying lens, and New York buildings, most of which date from the same decade. Beginning in 1929, when she began working part of the year in Northern New Mexico—which she made her permanent home in 1949—O’Keeffe depicted subjects specific to that area. O’Keeffe has been recognized as the Mother of American Modernism.

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

Andy Warhol, with Archie, by Jack Mitchell, 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in thevisual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist.

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

Faith Ringgold, Visual artist Photo by Grace Matthews 1993

From faithringgold.com – Faith Ringgold, painter, writer, speaker, mixed media sculptor and performance artist lives and works in Englewood, New Jersey. Ms Ringgold is professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego where she taught art from 1987 until 2002. Professor Ringgold is the recipient of more than 75 awards including 22 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degrees.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an African-American artist, best known for her painted story quilts.

 

Connect with THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY:

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube |iTunes |Flickr

Catalog of American Portraits, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

One Response so far.

  1. Michelle James says:
    Thanks so much for the CultureCapital.com website information. I had never heard of this website and it is full of great camp ideas!! Thanks DC Thrifty Mom.

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FREE SUMMER FUN WEDNESDAYS AT A.C.MOORE

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Upcoming Events

Jul
30
Sat
all-day It’s Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
It’s Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
Jul 30 all-day
It's Maker Month! @ DC Public Libraries
July is Maker Month at DC Public Library Maker Month is here! Children, teens and families are welcome to embrace their inner maker and join at DC Library locations around the city for hands-on Maker[...]
6:00 PM RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center
Jul 30 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
RIO Summer Concert Series @ RIO Washingtonian Center | Gaithersburg | Maryland | United States
  Summer Concert Series provides live music every Friday and Saturday night from 6-9pm on RIO Patio near the paddle boats and Union Jack’s! Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading[...]
6:30 PM Nando’s Spicy Saturday Night Con... @ Fountain Plaza Stage
Nando’s Spicy Saturday Night Con... @ Fountain Plaza Stage
Jul 30 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Nando's Spicy Saturday Night Concerts @ Fountain Plaza Stage | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
  Watch all your favorite local bands LIVE from 6:30pm-8:30pm on the Fountain Plaza Stage every Saturday Night through September. Performing: The Vurge   Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading out; Event information[...]
7:00 PM Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn
Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn
Jul 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday Summer Concert Series @ Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn | Bowie | Maryland | United States
  Every Saturday come out to the Bowie Town Center Food Court Lawn for live music. Chairs and blankets are welcomed. Courtesy of www.DCThriftyMom.com Web | Facebook |Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Instagram | Google+ Always call or check the event website before heading out; Event information[...]
7:30 PM Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Jul 30 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Reston Concerts on the Town @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Live bands perform a variety of music genres from around the country. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and enjoy live music in the Pavilion. Free. Rain or shine. Alcohol permitted at restaurants only. Presented[...]

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FREE KIDS WORKSHOPS

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