Includes links to Washington, DC, places or institutions that conserve, study, house or exhibit collections of objects with artistic, historical, military or scientific value.
Collection of 20th-century Latin American and Caribbean art, special Latin American art exhibits and related educational programs. Features exhibitions, a virtual gallery, educational resources, services and directions.
Highlights of past exhibits at the Bead Museum (currently closed) and information on the Bead Society of Greater Washington, both dedicated to the appreciation of beads as a decorative art form.
Showcases the furnishings and decorative arts of pre-industrial America with permanent and changing exhibitions in two galleries. Features news, events, visitor information, virtual exhibitions, recent acquisitions, educational programs, volunteer opportunities and gift shop.
Exhibits focused on educating the public on the history of the agency and on the impact of drug addiction from past to present. Features exhibits, education resources and visitor information.
Features a comprehensive collection of 18th- and 19th-century Russian imperial art and one of the world's most important collections of 18th-century French decorative arts on a twenty-five acre estate with pleasure gardens and important azalea and orchid collections. Features visitor information, museum shop, volunteer and employment opportunities, photographic tour and online exhibitions.
Exhibits focus on human intelligence and reveal the role spies have played in world events throughout history. Features visitor information, calendar, membership information, employment opportunities, directions and museum shop.
National Academy of Sciences exhibits focus on scientific practice and its implications for society.
Dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture and related disciplines. Features lectures, exhibitions, news, online exhibits [requires Flash], educational programs and resources, employment and internship opportunities and membership information.
Child-centered museum scheduled to open in 2008. Includes information on planning for the museum, events, and news updates.
Collection illustrates major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present. Features exhibitions, online tours, educational programs and resources, internship, fellowship and volunteer opportunities, programs, events, gallery shop and collection guides in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Documents and preserves the contributions of Jewish Americans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. Site has information on the museum, its collections, and exhibitions.
A proposed museum dedicated to women's contributions to American culture and society. Includes online exhibits, information about the museum project and educational resources.
Details of the not yet open interactive museum of news, with behind-the-scenes views of how and why news is made. Features online exhibits, information about the museum, and front page images of more than 400 of today's newspapers in 38 countries.
Catholic museum and cultural center focusing on religious faith, art and scholarship. Information on the galleries, current exhibits, calendar of events and news.
Collection contains North American Indian artifacts, most of which are handicrafts such as storyboards, dolls, and baskets that date from the 1940s to present time, as well as items made in the United States insular areas of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Features tour information, history, exhibitions, events and programs.
Works of Impressionists and American artists from the 1850s to the 1970s, and a collection of traditional pieces from west and central Africa. Features visitor's information, programs, membership information, volunteer opportunities and educational resources.
Dedicated exclusively to the exhibition, preservation, and acquisition of works by women artists of all nationalities and periods. Features the collection, exhibitions, educational programs and tours, outreach programs and publications.
A museum of modern art. Provides museum history, collection overview with photos and descriptions, programs, events, and special exhibitions.
Dedicated to furthering the understanding of mankind's creative achievements in the textile arts. Features calendar, exhibitions, educational programs and museum shop.
America's national institution for the documentation, study and interpretation of Holocaust history. Offers extensive exhibits, collections, library, and arts and educational programs.
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