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Matthew B. Gilmore

Category Archives: Museums

International Spy Museum reopens

https://www.bisnow.com/washington-dc/news/economic-development/inside-the-new-162m-spy-museums-mission-to-lure-tourists-to-lenfant-plaza-98870 May 12, 2019 the International Spy Museum officially reopens at its new location. 700 L’Enfant Plaza, SW Washington DC 20024202.393.7798 Click https://www.spymuseum.org/ https://www.spymuseum.org/exhibition-experiences/ for all DC’s museums see: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/2019/03/29/museums-in-washington-dc-2019-spring-update-and-a-list-of-all-d-c-s-museums/

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Museums in Washington DC – 2019 – Spring update (and a list of ALL D.C.’s museums)

May 12, 2019 is the re-opening of the International Spy Museum. https://www.spymuseum.org/newlocation/the-spy-museum-at-l-enfant-pla/ Anacostia Museum closed for renovation http://anacostia.si.edu/ “Anacostia Community Museum Closes for Renovation–Museum Will Be Closed March 15 Through … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Museums in Washington DC – 2019 – update

There’s more news about museums. Smithsonian museums reopen January 29, 2019 (today). Newseum is leaving its Pennsylvania Avenue site, however “…the Newseum will remain open to the public through 2019” … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Museums in Washington DC 2019

Just how many museums are there in Washington DC?   71 – plus or minus — 2018 saw two new museums open. The National Law Enforcement Museum opened October 13, 2018 @NLEMuseum 444 E Street, … Continue reading

January 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

2016 Washington DC History Books

What follows is a list of books on Washington DC history published  in 2016: The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space. Lisa Benton-Short. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division © … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Washington DC Museums – A complete list for Museum Day 2015

To celebrate Museum Day 2015 below (and here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/washington-dc-museums-a-concise-complete-list/) is the list of all museums (and art galleries) in the District of Columbia. If available a website, twitter account, and … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 3 Comments