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Friday, June 03, 2011

28th Annual Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk

28th Annual Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk
Sat., June 4, 10AM-4PM
Sun., June 5, 1-5PM

Presented by the Dupont-Kalorama Museum Consortium
(http://dkmuseums.com/ . Free entry at all participating museums!

Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend is the perfect excuse to explore  D.C.'s "off-the-mall" museums. In addition to a wide variety of exhibitions, many sites are offering special programs in keeping with the "live green, love local" theme. Enjoy period music and bring a picnic to the gardens at Dumbarton House (weather permitting, both days,12-2pm) [also, Dumbarton House opens at 11am, and will gladly extend free admission from 11am!], stop by The Textile Museum's Celebration of Textiles to make a recycled seed packet to take home with zinnia seeds , take part in Jazz n' Family Fun Days at The Phillips Collection and
celebrate the memory of a loved one in a creative and artful way at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History (open Sunday only).Unplug the Ipod and GameBoy and try out a board game from the 1920's at Wilson House.

Refreshments will be available for sale via several of D.C.'s beloved food trucks throughout the neighborhood, including Sweet Green and Carmen's Ice.

**Please note that not all museums will be open both days. Event held rain or shine.

Participating: Anderson House, Fondo Del Sol Visual Arts Center, General Federation of Women's Clubs, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, Meridian International Center, The National Museum of American Jewish Military History (open Sunday only), The Phillips Collection, The Textile Museum, and the Woodrow Wilson House.

Check the full event schedule at http://www.dkmuseums.com/walk.html Free shuttles between museums for those who are not in the mood to walk!

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