Free tour, Art Collection at the DC Convention Center @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington [11 October]

Free tour, Art Collection at the DC Convention Center


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11
October
18:15 - 19:30

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
A world-renowned art collection right at your door — literally! The Walter E. Washington Convention Center art collection is the best kept secret in the nation’s capital. In addition to being a state-of-the-art Convention Center, the building is home to one of the largest public art collections in Washington, DC outside of museums, with 137 works by 93 artists. One highlight is Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #1103, encompassing a 3 story staircase. Another is the Shaw Wall, a 72’ wall of dynamic artwork that honors and celebrates the Shaw community, the neighborhood that is home to the Convention Center.

Schedule:
6:15 pm: Registration/Check-In
6:30 pm: Tour Begins
No admission after 6:45 pm

Tours led by Convention Center collection curators, Dena Crosson and Robin Moore.

Note: We strongly recommend taking Metro (Yellow or Green line) to Mt. Vernon Square. Street parking can be hard to find.

Looking for a place to eat or drink after your tour? Contact the organizer: [email protected] for recommendations.
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