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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Jazz Avenues – March 2017

Honoring Masters Like Melba Liston; Enjoying Women in Jazz “Melba had the incredible ability of making musicians sound better through what she wrote for...

NMUSN and Cold War Gallery Bring History to Life

Washington is known for its wealth of museums and cultural offerings, providing educational and recreational opportunities to visitors and residents alike. With so many...

Jazz Avenues – February 2017s

Grant Archives, Anacostia Museum Keep Jazz History Living “The only jazz-specific archive in the DC area is found at the University of the District of...

Jazz Avenues – January 2017

J.J. Johnson, Birthday Hero Not too long ago I reached into a stack of CDs and pulled out trombonist J.J. Johnson’s 1998 Verve release “Heroes,”...

New Exhibitions

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum and the Next 50 Years Established in 1967 in historic Anacostia, the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum has begun its transition from...