Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk
Don’t Forget It! The DKMC Walk Weekend Is Almost Here!
Saturday June 1, 2013 10am-4pm
Sunday June 2, 2013 1pm-5pm
Family Fun… Free Admission…Shuttle Busses…Fun Scavenger Hunts for All!
Stretch your legs and your mind during the 30th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 1 and 2, 2013). Nine diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, Fondo del Sol Visual Arts Center, Heurich House Museum, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, The Textile Museum, and the Woodrow Wilson House free of charge. In addition to a wide variety of exhibitions and a neighborhood-wide scavenger hunt, many sites are offering special programming. Celebrate the life of a loved one in a Family Story at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History with a skit, video, journal, or other creative format (2-3pm). Walk-ins welcome or submit your piece early and reserve a 10 minute time slot. The NMAJMH will offer three films screenings: Collage of documentary film clips (1-2pm); Colin The video captures the ballet memorializing Fallen Hero and Virginia’s own, LCpl Colin Wolfe, USMC. Written and directed by mother Amy Wolfe, artistic director of the Manassas Ballet Theater (3-4pm); and Hitler’s Hat, produced by independent film producer Jeff Krulik (4-5pm). Continue on and enjoy period music in the gardens at Dumbarton House, stop by The Textile Museum’s Celebration of Textiles, take part in Jazz n’ Family Fun Days at The Phillips Collection.
The 30th Annual Museum Walk Weekend media sponsor is Washington City Paper. Note: The Museum Walk event is held rain or shine. Open hours at each museum vary each day. The National Museum of American Jewish Military History is open Sunday only. A free shuttle service is offered between sites.
For more information on all activities visit http://dupontkaloramamc.com or contact
Sarah Andrews, 202-387-4062 x41222, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Amy Wike, 202-387-2151 x220, email@example.com,
Mary Westley, 202-265-6280 x511, firstname.lastname@example.org.