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A Cascade of Books by Frank Eliscu (1912–1996) is a bronze sculptural screen that rises five stories above the main entrance to the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress. Measuring approximately 50 feet high by 35 feet wide, it consists of 98 open books, with some as large as five feet wide.
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Repeats every day until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct
21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
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Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Exhibit
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems are out of sight, their beauty and importance often go unnoticed. This exhibit uses the work of Agricultural Ecologist Dr. Jerry Glover and photographer Jim Richardson... More »
The U.S. Capitol Grounds
Repeats every week on Monday through Saturday until Sat Jun 27 2015 .
Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun
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Location:
Capitol Grounds
Event Type:
Capitol Grounds, Educational Events, Tours
Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. — Explore the Capitol building and grounds on this 50-minute guided tour. Meet at the North Gift Shop inside the Capitol Visitor Center. No reservations or passes are required. For more information about special tours at the Capitol, go to visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities. More »
"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Repeats every week on Monday through Saturday until Fri Sep 25 2015 except Wed Apr 15 2015.
Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep
9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Exhibit
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled "Congress Investigates," takes a look at Congress’ investigatory powers and how Congress has used them to gain information, develop public policy, conduct oversight and inform the public. Congress has investigated issues throughout its history via formal investigations and... More »
"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct
21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Exhibit
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems are out of sight, their beauty and importance often go unnoticed. This exhibit uses the work of Agricultural Ecologist Dr. Jerry Glover and photographer Jim Richardson... More »
The U.S. Capitol Grounds
Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Location:
Capitol Grounds
Event Type:
Capitol Grounds, Educational Events, Tours
Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. — Explore the Capitol building and grounds on this 50-minute guided tour. Meet at the North Gift Shop inside the Capitol Visitor Center. No reservations or passes are required. For more information about special tours at the Capitol, go to visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities. More »
"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep
9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Exhibit
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled "Congress Investigates," takes a look at Congress’ investigatory powers and how Congress has used them to gain information, develop public policy, conduct oversight and inform the public. Congress has investigated issues throughout its history via formal investigations and... More »
"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct
21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Exhibit
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems are out of sight, their beauty and importance often go unnoticed. This exhibit uses the work of Agricultural Ecologist Dr. Jerry Glover and photographer Jim Richardson... More »
The U.S. Capitol Grounds
Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Location:
Capitol Grounds
Event Type:
Capitol Grounds, Educational Events, Tours
Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. — Explore the Capitol building and grounds on this 50-minute guided tour. Meet at the North Gift Shop inside the Capitol Visitor Center. No reservations or passes are required. For more information about special tours at the Capitol, go to visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities. More »
"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep
9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Exhibit
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled "Congress Investigates," takes a look at Congress’ investigatory powers and how Congress has used them to gain information, develop public policy, conduct oversight and inform the public. Congress has investigated issues throughout its history via formal investigations and... More »
"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct
21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Location:
U.S. Botanic Garden
Event Type:
Exhibit
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth, including the production of food and nutrients for humans and many other organisms. However, as root systems are out of sight, their beauty and importance often go unnoticed. This exhibit uses the work of Agricultural Ecologist Dr. Jerry Glover and photographer Jim Richardson... More »

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