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June 08

VICTORY BOYD: CENTER STAGE

Victory’s music is a fusion between Soul music and Folk Music. Whether Victory is performing classics or original compositions, she has a way of tailoring each song with her voice and guitar to fit her unique style. Some people say that Victory is in the lane of Tracy Chapman, Roberta Flack, and Nina Simone. But […]

June 02

FREDERICK DOUGLASS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site preserves and interprets Cedar Hill, where Frederick Douglass lived from 1877 until his death in 1895. The centerpiece of the site is the historic house, which sits on top of a 50-foot hill and eight acres of the original estate. Restored to its 1895 appearance, the house is furnished […]

June 01

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: PERMANENT COLLECTION

 

June 01

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: SILHOUETTES

   

June 01

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: KARA WALKER

June 01

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: MICHELLE LAVAUGHN ROBINSON OBAMA PORTRAIT BY AMY SHERALD

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively. The artworks were revealed in a private ceremony in the museum’s Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard as part of the Portrait Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebrations. President Obama and former […]