The Smithsonian National Museum of American History officially opened its new $63-million Innovation Wing to visitors, just in time for the July 4th weekend.
Not too long ago, Washington, D.C., was without a comic-con of its own. Then came along Awesome Con in ...
Thousands of supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage gathered in front of the steps of the United States Supreme Court ...
The Folger Shakespeare Library celebrated William Shakespeare's 451st birthday with its traditional open house on Sunday, April 19, with a full day of Shakespeare-related activities.
Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Ford's Theatre, and a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15.
The First Family hosted the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll under sunny skies and summer-like temperatures on Easter ...
In a March 31 ceremony, the National Museum of American History unveiled LeRoy Neiman’s “Big Band,” an epic jazz painting, part of the museum's expansion of jazz programming.
In a March 27 ceremony, the National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from the TV show, "Mad Men," including costumes, props and a script.
The circus come to town March 19: the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus's "Legends" was at the Verizon Center for eight shows.
The luck o' the Irish was all around Washington, D.C., for St. Patrick's Day -- from the annual parade to the feast day mass at St. Patrick's on 10th Street NW.
It is the year of the Sheep, as the Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, next to Chinatown.
At the horse show, Jessica Springsteen of Colts Neck, N.J., kicked off the first day of international jumper competition with a win, riding Davendy S. Jessica may not yet be as well known as her dad Bruce.
The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial opened this weekend near the U.S. Capitol and across from the U.S. Botanic Garden with a dedication by President Barack Obama.
The 12th Annual Turkish Festival took place last weekend. Check out the Georgetowner's photos from the event.
This year's Values Voter Summit gave increased attention to the ideals of religious freedom and to the persecution of Christians, especially those in Islamic countries.