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Washington, DC History & Culture

"Bringing People Together to Experience the History and Culture of Washington, DC."

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For more fun and educational programs visit us at:

https://www.Instagram.com/DCHistoryAndCulture

https://www.Facebook.com/DCHistoryAndCulture

https://DCHistoryAndCulture.Eventbrite.com

https://www.Meetup.com/DCHistoryAndCulture

#DCHistoryAndCulture

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We look forward to seeing you - thanks!

Robert Kelleman

rkelleman@yahoo.com

202-821-6325 (text only)

Upcoming events (5+)

Smithsonian American History Museum - FREE Highlights Tour

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. Among the items on display is the original Star-Spangled Banner. The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution and located on the National Mall at 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. Through incomparable collections, rigorous research, and dynamic public outreach, we explore the infinite richness and complexity of American history. We help people understand the past in order to make sense of the present and shape a more humane future. Let’s take the FREE Docent Tour which highlights the museum’s American history collection. ________________________________________ EVENT DETAILS: Registration: FREE, just show-up. This event is open to the general public as well as Meetup members and all are welcome. Meeting Point: Just inside the Madison Drive entrance to the museum (not the Constitution Avenue entrance) - past the security checkpoint. Look for Robert and a group of friendly people. The tour starts at 10:15 but plan on arriving a few minutes early for socializing. Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google or common sense please let us know. ________________________________________ This program is being promoted for our friends at the Smithsonian by the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture: “bringing people together to experience the history and culture of Washington, DC.” For more fun and educational programs visit us at: https://www.Facebook.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Meetup.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Instagram.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://DCHistoryAndCulture.Eventbrite.com #DCHistoryAndCulture We look forward to seeing you - thanks! Robert Kelleman [masked][masked] (text only) https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertkelleman/

Smithsonian Postal Museum - FREE Highlights Tour

National Postal Museum

The National Postal Museum, located opposite Union Station in Washington, D.C., was established through joint agreement between the United States Postal Service and the Smithsonian Institution and opened in 1993. The Museum's galleries explore America's postal history from colonial times to the present. Visitors learn how mail has been transported and the wondrous diversity of postage stamps. Learn more about objects in the museum’s collections. From the tiniest stamps to a full-sized bus, the museum is home to a wide variety of fascinating objects. Let’s take the FREE Docent Tour which highlights the museum’s American history collection. ________________________________________ EVENT DETAILS: Registration: FREE, just show-up. This event is open to the general public as well as Meetup members and all are welcome. Meeting Point: Starts at the Welcome Desk in the Historic Lobby. The tour starts at 1:00 but plan on arriving a few minutes early for socializing. Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google or common sense please let us know. ________________________________________ This program is being promoted for our friends at the Smithsonian by the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture: “bringing people together to experience the history and culture of Washington, DC.” For more fun and educational programs visit us at: https://www.Facebook.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Meetup.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Instagram.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://DCHistoryAndCulture.Eventbrite.com #DCHistoryAndCulture We look forward to seeing you - thanks! Robert Kelleman [masked][masked] (text only) https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertkelleman/

African American & Black History Art Tour at the Smithsonian - Sat. Feb. 23

National Portrait Gallery Courtyard Cafe

$8.00

For Black History Month let’s visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum / National Portrait Gallery to explore African American & Black Art History - from the perspective of artists, models and patrons. Our guided tour will include both lesser-known and well-known works, including the popular portraits of Barrack and Michele Obama. Group participation and discussion strongly encouraged! Your tour host will be Robert Kelleman: the founder of the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture, art history major (University of Michigan), former employee of the Detroit Institute of Arts, etc. _____________________________________________ EVENT DETAILS: Registration: As this is a limited space event there is an $8.00 per person pay-in-advance registration fee with proceeds supporting our Washington, DC History & Culture non-profit community programs. Full refund if the event is cancelled or if you cancel your RSVP at least 48 hours beforehand. Meeting Point: 4:45 pm sharp outside of the museum café which is in the Kogod Courtyard, a large interior space in the center of the museum’s ground floor. Look for your host Robert and a group of friendly people. We’ll have our traditional group “icebreaker” introductions to get to know one another and then proceed on our tour. Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google, or common sense please let us know. _____________________________________________ This program is sponsored by the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture: “bringing people together to experience the history and culture of Washington, DC.” For more fun and educational programs visit us at: https://www.Facebook.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Meetup.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Instagram.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://DCHistoryAndCulture.Eventbrite.com #DCHistoryAndCulture We look forward to seeing you - thanks! Robert Kelleman [masked][masked] (text only) https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertkelleman/

Calling All: Journalists, Photojournalists, Photographers & Videographers

Calling All: Journalists, Photojournalists, Photographers & Videographers .... professional, semi-professional, in-training or amateur. Washington, DC History & Culture = Community + News + Happenings Come Share Your Digital Content With Us …. EXAMPLES IN THE "PHOTOS" SECTION BELOW. : ) #DCHistoryAndCulture #Media #Community #News #Happenings #Journalism #Photojournalism #Photography #Videography Preferred Content Suggestions: Related to the History and/or Culture of Washington, DC Visually Interesting (unique) Broad & Popular Interest Quality over Quantity Original (your work) Current (not from five years ago) Independent (non-partisan) Short-Form: 10 photos or less / 1-3 minute videos or less FYI: Culture = DC’s Architecture, Art, Books, Dance, Fashion, Film, Food, Gender, Music, Photography, Politics, Race, Religion, Sexuality, etc. EXAMPLES IN THE "PHOTOS" SECTION BELOW. : ) Thank you! Robert Kelleman [masked][masked] (text only) https://www.Facebook.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Meetup.com/DCHistoryAndCulture https://www.Instagram.com/DCHistoryAndCulture #DCHistoryAndCulture

Past events (1,083)

African American & Black History Art Tour at the Smithsonian - Mon. Feb. 18

National Portrait Gallery Courtyard Cafe

$8.00

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