Sunday, July 29, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free events this Weekend from! SUN, April 21st

Here's a list of more free arts and culture events from CultureCapital.coma super online resource from the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington that covers the metro area's vibrant arts community! You can also find more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized "Free in DC" Inside-Out page. Free events below are organized by start time. Be sure to click through for more details!

Sunday, April 21st

Afternoon - Family Friendly Celebration at Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill
Shakespeare's Birthday Open House!
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Rain or Shine, if raining, activities will move indoors
Food and drinks avaialeble for purchase
Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It's the one day of the year when the Folger reading rooms are open to all--plus, birthday cake for everyone!
Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol St, SE
Metro: Capitol South

Afternoon - Film Screening at the NMWA
Film: This Life
Film,  Directed by Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis, in Danish with English subtitles
Presented in conjunction with A World Apart: Anna Ancher and the Skagen Art Colony exhibition.
The NMWA screens the inspiring and poignant film, "This Life," one of the highest grossing Danish films of the past 35 years. Based on a true story about a group of Danish resistance fighters during World War II, this drama depicts a group of men and women living in eastern Jutland who decide to hide supplies and agents dropped by British aircraft despite Denmark cooperating with its German occupiers
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Metro: Metro Center or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St to 13th & NY Ave 

Afternoon - Art Talk at the NGAThe Sixty-Second A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts:
Not at Home: Architecture on Display from World's Fairs to Williamsburg
Barry Bergdoll, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, and professor, Columbia University.
National Gallery of Art
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
4th & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Judiciary Sq, closest to the East Building

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