Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods.Hundreds of diverse gift items, such as jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles will be offered by 60 exhibitors each day. Check back as the exhibitors rotate and the selection of goods will vary daily. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment, plus great snacks and festive treats.
Lotus boasts a unique venue, amazing staff, and DJs make it a sure bet that you'll have a blast every time you come out. It also provides a calming atmosphere and elegant design which makes the space a favorite of corporate and non-profit groups alike for special events.
Whether you are looking for a place to have a lively dinner with friends, a night out on the town, or a private reception for your office, The Park at Fourteenth defines a new standard in Washington DC's social diversion.
Constructed in 2007, as part of the Harman Center for the Arts, the Sidney Harman Hall was built to address the Shakepeare Theatre's expanding mission to showcase outstanding local performing arts groups and nationally renowned organizations. This hall is comprised of a 774-seat theatre and a flexible stage that can accommodate theatre, dance, music and film.
Created in 1937, the National Gallery of Art conducts the following activtieies; art acquisition and conservation, scholarly and scientific research, exhibitions, all of which are aimed at preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
The Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint is dedicated to nurturing emerging artists, expanding the visibility of established artists, encouraging the development of new and experimental theatre and creating dialogue between theatre presenters and area theatre-goers.
The Ronald Reagan building is the first and only federal building dedicated to both government and private use. It is the official World Trade Center in Washington D.C., and houses a premier conference and event center, executive office space, ample meeting, and event facilities, retail, and dining spaces.
Located in Chinatown, the Capital One Arena, which was renovated some 15 years ago, is a 20,000-seat multi-purpose sports and and entertainment complex which hosts over 220 events annually. This arena is also home to local sports teams including; the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and the NCAA’s Georgetown University men’s basketball team.
Cultural Tourism DC is a leading advocate for, and broker of local, national, and international culture and heritage. This organization also promotes pride and appreciation for the arts and vibrant heritage of Washington DC.
Ford’s Theatre celebrates the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explores the American experience through theatre and education. A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, D.C., to explore and celebrate Lincoln’s ideals and leadership principles: courage, integrity, tolerance, equality and creative expression.