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Museums in Minutes: Artifacts of D.C.

Aerial view of the National Mall, Washington, D.C.  The Washington Monument is an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk in height standing 555 feet 5 inches. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

Visit the spectacular artifacts in Washington in just one day.

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Proposals for Humanities-Art Technology Festival in DC

The proposals are due July 31, 2015 and the festival will be on September 26-27, 2015.

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Struggling to Preserve: Washington DC’s Archives and Public Records Office

Sanborn Map showing location of stables now housing the DC Archives (Library of Congress).

By Matthew B. Gilmore

Thirty years after its foundation, the DC Office of Public Records struggles to preserve the records of the District of Columbia government.

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Mapping Segregation in DC

This public history project is using GIS mapping software to document the historic segregation of DC’s public venues.

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Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk in D.C.

This June, you can stretch your legs and your mind during the 32nd Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk.

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Civil War Exhibits on Saturdays in DC

Painting depicting battle during the Civil War. Photo courtesy of www.history.com.

On Saturdays this summer, a free shuttle will take visitors to three Civil War exhibitions across Washington, D.C.

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National Civic Art Society Internship

The National Civic Art Society is seeking a college intern for the summer to help them protect and advance a beautiful and meaningful American civic realm.

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