The National Museum of African American History and Culture, established in 2003 by an Act of Congress, will be the the 19th Smithsonian Institution museum. It is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture. Construction is expected to be completed in 2015. Whether you are [...] Continue Reading »
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Whether you are a native Washingtonian or newly relocating to DC, there are lots of wonderful things to do on a summer day. One of the great museums in Washington is the Corcoran Gallery of Art, a major center of American art, both historic and contemporary. Founded “for the purpose of encouraging American Genius,” the Corcoran’s extensive collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century American art represents most significant American artists. The Corcoran possesses a fine collection of European art as well.