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Washington, culture and museums!

21 Jul 2007  Love of Art!
3.0 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

Art, culture and wonderful city.

  • Category: Best of
  • 1. The Smithsonian, the World's Largest Museum
    http://www.si.edu/

    Virtual tour for everyone. You will enjoy the visit. Plan ahead with this site.

  • 2. National Gallery of Art
    http://www.nga.gov/collection/

    Search the collection for a specific artist, collection, painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.. Virtual tour on this site. Plan ahead.

  • 3. Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    http://www.asia.si.edu/

    -10 AM to 5:30 PM every day except Dec. 25, admission is free
    -Location: National Mall; grassy area between the Capitol and the Washington Monument
    -American Art: James Whistler's & other masters
    -Asian, Egyptian, Korean, Islamic, Biblical, etc.
    Wonderful displays and art

  • 4. Holocaust Memorial Museum
    http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/

    With its online exhibition, this site is very educational. Plan ahead your visit.

  • 5. What to Do; an official up to the minute site.
    http://www.washington.org/ExistingWCTCForms/see_search.cfm?search=ATTR...

    On this site you can find an up to the minute attraction list; museums, special attractions, concerts, etc..

  • 6. Official tourism site of Washington DC Visitor Information
    http://www.washington.org/index.cfm?blnNavView=True&idContentType=428...

    Everything you need to know; maps, suggestions, entertainment, etc.. A morning browsing art at the elegant Phillips Collection or the hip design district on Seventh Street; explore the funky shops in Adams Morgan or Eastern Market in Capitol Hill – Do not miss an evening at the Kennedy Center.

  • 7. National Museum of Women in the Arts
    http://www.nmwa.org/

    Great site with a virtual visit. Plan ahead!

  • 8. George Washington's Mount Vernon
    http://www.mountvernon.org/visit/index.cfm/cfid/8473575/cftoken/917924...

    Tour the Mansion house and more than a dozen outbuildings including the slave quarters, kitchen, stables, and greenhouse. Plan your visit with this virtual site.

  • 9. Library of Congress
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/

    More than 130 million items in the Library of Congress, which are considered treasures. Thomas Jefferson's handwritten draft of the Declaration of Independence and many more.