Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW; 202-785-2040 x421; www.societyofthecincinnati.org
Exhibition Alexander Hamilton’s American Revolution explores how Hamilton’s participation in the struggle for American independence helped to shape his vision for the new nation and its institutions. After exploring the exhibition, try on a regimental coat and take a picture with a life-size Alexander Hamilton figure. Take a smaller “Flat Hamilton” home and share his travels with us on social media.
2715 Q Street, NW; 202-337-2288 x222; www.dumbartonhouse.org
Join artist Curtis Woody for an engaging discussion of his exhibit A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia on Saturday from 1–2 pm. Woody’s exhibit is in conjunction with two other exhibitions, 100 DOLLARS REWARD and The Exchange 2018/2, that explore the history of slavery in Georgetown.
On Sunday at 10 am, stretch your body and open your mind before heading out to explore the five DKMC museums with Sunday Serenity Yoga at Dumbarton House. Let local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell lead you in a 60-minute outdoor all-levels vinyasa flow class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis and yoga skeptics alike!
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
1811 R Street, NW; 202-265-6280; www.nmajmh.org
SUNDAY ONLY: Send a message of support to military families. With summer beginning, our military kids are leaving school and heading home to spend time with their families. However, with long hours at work, some military parents need activities to keep their children entertained and let them be kids. Write a card and donate children’s activities, books and more to the Jewish War Veterans’ Support Our Soldiers program. These books and toys will be delivered to military communities across the United States.
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW; 202-387-2151 x220; www.phillipscollection.org
Saturday, June 3, 10 am–4 pm; NOTE: Sunday, June 4, 12–4pm
In partnership with the Phillips, DC JazzFest celebrates the synergy between jazz and the visual arts with performances by regional artists and rising star ensembles. Enjoy an instrument petting zoo, art-making, storytelling, and the opening weekend of the exhibition Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia.
Check back for a detailed schedule of events at: http://www.phillipscollection.org/events/2017-06-03-04-jazz-n-families-fun-days
The President Woodrow Wilson House
2340 S Street, NW; 202-792-5807; www.woodrowwilsonhouse.org
Write a postcard to the past: what does an African American Doughboy, a Nurse or female ambulance driver or President Wilson himself need to know? Post your messages to the personalities of WWI on our Sticky Board.
Exhibition The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay, explores the history of the “Ghost Fleet,” tells the stories behind a scandalous wartime boondoggle and highlights the rich archaeological and ecological treasure it has become today. Enjoy the tranquil period garden and take a self-guided tour of the last home of President Woodrow Wilson.