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By the Light of the Silvery Moon

The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969. Photography played a significant role both in preparing for the mission and in shaping the cultural consciousness of the event. An exhibition of some 50 works will include a selection of photographs from the unmanned Ranger, Surveyor, and Lunar Orbiter missions that led up to Apollo 11.

28 April
14 October

Infinite Space

Infinite Space, the first major retrospective of the work of award-winning artist Refik Anadol, explores memories and dreams through the mind of a machine by using data sets ranging from human memories, photographs of Mars, cultural archives and sea surface activity as data sculptures and digital paintings.

13 June
02 September

Jazz in the Garden

This free concert series features jazz artists performing in a variety of styles, from Alternative Modern to New Orleans Jazz and more. Performances occur every Friday evening from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

28 June
23 August
Water lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven't met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.

03 August

Legally Blonde

The Keegan Theatre closes out its 22nd season with the award-winning musical Legally Blonde, opening on August 3, 2019. Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun and energetic musical, wrapped up with a snappy pink bow! It features music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Neil Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach. The DC premiere production at Keegan is directed by Ricky Drummond with music direction by Helen Hayes and award-winner Walter "Bobby" McCoy and choreography by Ashleigh King.

03 August
25 August