Art Enables “Spark 3” Gala


The Washington Monument reopens to the public on Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. after a 37-month closure to modernize the elevator control system and construct a new security screening facility. Same-day tickets for opening day and all tours through Oct. 18 will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Washington Monument Lodge, located on 15th Street, between Madison and Jefferson Drives SW. For additional information, visit