Once a year, the National Cathedral moves its chairs to the side, and invites photographers in to see the open space. When the strong morning sun shines through the stained glass, it creates reflections in unreally-bright neon colors.
The Washington Auto Show is 750,000 square feet of colors and machines.
January: New Year’s Day on the Mall February: Tour of Dupont Underground March: Blossom Kite Festival April: Cherry Blossom fireworks May: WWII Flyover June: Capital Pride July: Rehoboth Beach fireworks August: Montgomery County Fair September: Art All Night October: Adams Morgan Porchfest November: The Renwick reopens December: The Museum of Feelings (NYC)
Five light installations are on view in Georgetown for the holidays. “A Happy Place” projections by Kelly Towles are in an office courtyard: “The Lovers”, by Arthur Gallice and Herve Orgeas, are hung from the Wisconsin Avenue bridge. The two bottom figures are the reflection in the canal. iGlow, a light corridor by Hijac, is … Continue reading Georgetown GLOW
Santarchy is D.C.’s version of Santacon. These images are from this year’s Santarchy, on the National Mall and the Smithsonian carousel.
The USS Barry has been a prominent sight on the Anacostia River for the last 31 years, but it is soon to be turned into scrap. That’s because it is becoming land-locked once construction starts on the replacement for the nearby Frederick Douglass Bridge. The current bridge has a swing span that will open to … Continue reading USS Barry
The Museum of Feelings is an awesome pop-up museum for the holiday season in New York City. It’s a promotional event for Glade, with five rooms with different technologies representing different associated smells. After a brief orientation by one of the guides, you go into the first room. It is dark except for a couple … Continue reading The Museum of Feelings
Catharsis on the Mall: A Vigil for Healing the Drug War was a two-day ceremony on the grounds of the Washington Monument. The highlight was the burning of the Temple of Essence. The temple was the work of Michael Verdon. Here is how the temple looked when it was finished and getting ready to be … Continue reading Catharsis on the Mall
The new National Museum of African American History and Culture had its first event last night. Commemorate and Celebrate Freedom was a ceremony to kick off the countdown to the museum’s opening next fall. The view of the building was partially blocked by the construction equipment and the grandstand for the invited guests for the … Continue reading Commemorate and Celebrate Freedom
After two years of renovations, the Renwick has re-opened with an amazing new show. Called WONDERS, the show has nine site-specific works that each fill an entire room of the gallery. These photos were taken during one of the parties previewing the re-opening. For the gala, there were entertainers both inside the museum and outside … Continue reading The Renwick reopens