Photographic Creativity, Design & Composition class photo. By Joe Yablonsky After the 4th of July, we're officially in the dog days of summer. Combat any boredom you may have with some fun streaming programs (91 to be exact!) brought to you by Smithsonian Associates. Fun fact: This is the first time the Smithsonian Associates have released their educational programs into the virtual realm. … [Read more...] about Nearly 100 New Smithsonian Streaming Programs to Combat Your Midsummer Boredom
If you're at a loss about what to do in the city with all the recent closures, here are some affordable area memberships to consider purchasing. Not only are you patronizing places that may lose a lot of money and foot traffic the next few months, you will have lots of things to do come summer! A yearly subscription to area museums gets you lots of discounts and perks. FONZ (Friends of the … [Read more...] about Affordable Family-Friendly DC Area Museum & Bookstore Memberships to Purchase
The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place every March and April in DC. Women's History Celebration at the DAR Museum - Celebrate American women who made their mark. There will be activities, crafts, games and more and free admission. Girl Scouts can have the opportunity to earn a badge too. (Sat. 3/14 10 a.m.-3 p.m.)The 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival - From March 20th through … [Read more...] about 7 Cheap Things to Do in DC in March 2020
It's really difficult to narrow down a list of free things to do in Washington this summer--or anytime of year, for that matter. But here's a starting point for families looking to experience some of the best D.C. has to offer--for adults as well as kids! l. Visit the National Zoo 2. Take a free kid-friendly walking tour of major sites in the city (including Arlington Cemetery) 3. … [Read more...] about 10 Free Family Friendly Things to Do in Washington, D.C.
National Postal Museum. Sounds dull, right? Nothing could be further from the truth! Below are some of the fun activities for kids and interesting exhibits for adults. What's more, you can park next door (not free) at Union Station and walk to the museum, which is one of the lesser known parts of the Smithsonian Institution. For Kids Watch how stamps were made 100 years ago on the Spider … [Read more...] about Free Fun at the National Postal Museum
A trip to an art museum can be overwhelming. What do you focus on? What are the must-see pieces? Professional museum tour guide Stephen Mead takes you through the National Gallery of Art's highlights, historical showstoppers and fan favorites. He'll stop to discuss each piece's symbols, stories and background. Mead lived in London until about six years ago, where he led exhibit tours of the … [Read more...] about Less Than Half Price to Enjoy National Gallery of Art Guided Tour
Here's our list of things to do with kids in Baltimore from attractions to festivals, family friendly restaurants and even a few suggestions on where to sleep when you're ready to crash. Go wild for art at the three-day free Artscape street festival See art at its most kooky and kinetic at the American Visionary Art Museum Ride the first mile of rail laid in America at the … [Read more...] about 37 Things to Do with Kids on a Road Trip to Baltimore
The Library of Congress is commemorating the 100thanniversary of the United States’ entry into The Great War with a new free, online webinar series highlighting some of the Library’s most remarkable World War I resources, including documents, photographs, maps, and personal stories collected through the Veterans History Project. The five-part series of 40-minute talks will present discussions … [Read more...] about Library of Congress Launches Free WWI Webinar Series