Here are some more free arts and culture events thanks to CultureCapital.com, a program of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, linking you to the Metro DC's vibrant arts community. Please be sure to click through for more info about the event and location details. You can also find lots more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized Inside-Out page on their site designed especially for fans of Free in DC!
Saturday, July 14th
Lunchtime - Film Screening
1940: America Goes to the Movies series
12:00pm - 1:45pm
An all-star cast including Humphrey Bogart, appear in They Drive By Night, a melodrama about two brothers battling corruption in the interstate trucking business.
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial
Words Beats & Life: The Poetics of Place
D.C.-based organization Words Beats & Life comes to the Corcoran! The first half of this event features spoken-word artists who "paint verbal pictures of the uncommon beauty of the places they find themselves." Followed by an open mic, sign up early if you want to perform.
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Metro: Farragut West
Artist Talk for Awning Studies: Marvin Gaye Park
Presented by Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) A reception and artist talk will take place at the Marvin Gaye Park Recreation Center. See event link above for more info.
Marvin Gaye Park
NE Division Av & NE Fitch Pl (map)
The United States Chamber Orchestra Summer Concert Series II
The United States Marine Chamber Orchestra performs a free concert.Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NVCC, Alexandria Campus
Metro: Ballston and take the 25A bus, or see metro trip-planner for best access from where you are coming from
Sunday, July 15th
Afternoon - Art Lecture
The American Century, 1900- 2000: Robert Henri, "Art Cannot be Separated from Life"
Talk given by Wilford W. Scott, staff lecturer, NGA
National Gallery of Art
Metro: Judiciary Sq
Afternoon - Literary Reading
Sunday Open Door Readings: 07/15/12
Multi-award winning journalist and author Charlene Smith - best known as Nelson Mandela's biographer - reads from her book Mandela and America.
The Writer's Center
Metro: Bethesda, the elevator exit is closest
Early Evening - Artist Talk & Closing Reception
Loose Ends Exhibition: Artist Talk
Curated by Deborah Anzinger, Loose Ends showcases the most recent works of the five artists in Sparkplug, DCAC's art collective. Click link above to read more. DCAC (DC Arts Center)
in Adams Morgan
Metro: Woodley Park and walk over the bridge or take the Circulator bus to Adams Mill