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The Caos on F is an art gallery offering a unique blend of fine art, hand painted fabric and furnitire across multiple mediums, styles, and scale.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery share the Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, a new 346-seat facility located on the building's lower level. Upcoming public programming includes lectures and films as well as music, theater and dance performances. The auditorium is fully accessible from the lobby of the G Street entrance for after-hours events and performances.
The Lunder Conservation Center is the first art conservation facility that allows the public permanent behind-the-scenes views of essential preservation work. Conservation staff for both the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery are visible to the public through floor-to-ceiling glass walls that allow visitors to see firsthand all the techniques that conservators use to examine, treat and preserve artworks.The center is a destination for learning about conservation science and techniques through educational kiosks, videos, public programs and outreach initiatives.
Made possible through funding by the Henry Luce Foundation, the Luce Foundation Center for American Art at the Smithsonian Art Museum, is renown as the first visible art storage and study center in the nation's capital. Visitors can peruse over 3,300 pieces, and utilize computer kiosks to obtain background information about featured artists, watch videos, and view additional photopgraphs about each artwork
Blake Real Estate Building: Built to encourage the adoption of greenroof technology in Washington DC, the Greenroof located at the top of the 1425 K complex is the result of a joint initiative between DC Greenworks, Casey Trees, and Blake Real Estate; the property owners. This initiative which won the Washington Business Journal's category for Sustainable Growth and Environmental Impact in 2004, is expected to reduce storm water runoff and reduce rooftop temperatures over time
Co Co. Sala is Washington DC's luxurious chocolate boutique lounge and restaurant, crafting signature cocktails and serving delicious savory and sweet meals.
In the heart of downtown Washington, DC, the rhythm of everyday life is changing. Vibrant city streetscapes and historic buildings intertwine with modern neighborhoods. Anchoring the newest urban renewal is CityCenterDC, and rising up from this reimagined downtown mecca is the new ideal for sophisticated, modern, urban living: The Apartments at CityCenter.
Multiple programs and activities to commemorate Asian Pacific American Month including a Fashion Cocktail Launch, free weekly performing arts series, movie showcase, open house, book launch and more.The grand celebration - the Fiesta Asia Street Fair will be located on Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 6th Streets.
Upon entering the Sackler underground gallery, visitors are greeted by a temporary collection of contemporary Asian artword called the 'Perspectives series.' This gallery also features an incomparable collection of Asian art, and includes some of the most important ancient Chinese jades and bronzes in the world.
Dedicated in 2000, the National Japanese American Memorial which is located just north of the US Capitol on a trainglar plot, symbolizes Japanese American history of patriotism and perseverance for posterity.