For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf

Spandorf-headerPresented at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum and co-produced and co-curated with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., this exhibit explores the artwork of Austrian-born watercolorist and journalist Lily Spandorf (1914-2000).


For the Record: Changing D.C.

The Theatre by Zoe Aparicio (3rd Place Winner, For the Record 2015)

The Theatre by Zoe Aparicio (3rd Place Winner, For the Record 2015)

For more than 120 years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has helped preserve depictions of the city’s built environment through paintings and photographs. The Historical Society aims to continue the tradition of capturing Washington’s built environment through the arts. For the Record is a juried contest and exhibit of the 75 best new artworks that capture Washington’s changing urban landscape.


reVISION::Thinking Big / reVIEW::Looking Back

12001025_10153515015850041_4949663901206607871_oSeptember 23 – December 18, 2015

Understand the changing landscape of Washington in a historical context by examining five of the next “BIG” projects that will transform the nation’s capital.

WashHistCover-Fl2015The fall 2015 issue of Washington History is in the mail. Look for your copy soon.
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In Memoriam

Austin Kiplinger

Austin Kiplinger (1918-2015)

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