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National Museum of African American History and Culture
The newest free museum on the National Mall is devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture, housed in an eight-story building featuring 12 exhibitions across 400,000 square feet. The museum also features the 300-seat Oprah Winfrey Theater, as well as an education and technology center on its second floor.
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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Expansion
Expected in 2018, the world-renowned DC venue will add 2,500 square feet of new performance space, 7,500 square feet of pre-function and event space, new art installations and digital advancements. Outside, utilize a new video wall, a terrace for up to 1,600 people and a scenic walkway.
Museum of the Bible
Museum of the Bible is slated to open near L’Enfant Plaza in the fall of 2017 with 430,000 square feet of exhibition space, 40-foot-tall bronze doors and a rooftop garden.
National Gallery of Art East Building
After a three-year renovation, the East Building at the National Gallery of Art reopened with
12,250 square feet of additional exhibition space. The I.M. Pei-designed building also features a new rooftop sculpture garden that can hold up to 350 people, as well as large and small auditoriums.
The historic and newly renovated Renwick Gallery opens to a gorgeous Grand Staircase and elegant features that make the museum an ideal setting for your event or meeting. The sleek Grand Salon has more than 4,000 square feet of event space, perfect for a dinner or cocktail reception.
National Air & Space Museum
The recently reopened Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall includes artifacts of flight from Kitty Hawk to the Moon. The space is easily adaptable with capacity of 700 for standing receptions and 350 seated.
International Spy Museum
The new edition of the International Spy Museum (opening 2018) will be 140,000 square feet and outfitted with expanded event space and a rooftop terrace.
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