Special Programming

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.  

 Dumbarton House 

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, 124pm  

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.