Extensive collections includes European and American paintings and sculpture, glass, modern and contemporary art, decorative art, photography, Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Islamic, East Asian, African and Pre-Columbian material Interpretation of a colonial-American city, includes Governor's Palace, Bassett Hall, Peyton Randolph House, Wythe House, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, De Witt Wallace Decorative Arts Museumwebsite, over 9,000 objects including African American fine arts, traditional African, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Island, and Asian art, and objects relating to the history of Hampton Universitywebsite, early 20th-century historic house museum with an art collection and contemporary exhibition galleries, surrounded by twelve acres of formal gardens and natural woodlands, educational wetlands, a visual arts school and a studio artists program Life and work of Maggie L.
Walker, the first woman to serve as president of a bank in the United States and her work for civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women History and artifacts of Norfolk Southern Railway, includes sections of Civil War-era track, vintage hand tools, and diagrams to teach hand signals to railroad trainees, located in the Norfolk Southern Tower Five museums: Hearse House and Caretakers’ Museum about the cemetery and funerals, Pest House Medical Museum about its use as a hospital in the Civil War, Station House Museum with railroad artifacts, Mourning Museum about mourning artifacts and customs, Chapel and Columbarium about the religious leaders buried in the cemetery Includes National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, three other museums, four historic buildings, civilian and military living history programs, and guided tours of the Breakthrough Battlefield and Tudor Hall Plantationwebsite, comprises five gallery spaces: The Art Museum at the Covington Center, Gallery 205 in Porterfield Hall, the Art Museum Downtown, and two satellite galleries located in Muse Hall and Tyler Hall Includes a station master's office, freight room with railroad artifacts and exhibits, an HO scale model railroad, a steam saddle locomotive, baggage car and caboose, along with track cars, signals and other railroad artifactswebsite, includes the Ruffin Gallery for contemporary art, history exhibits at the Harrison Institute, The Niche moving image exhibition project in the Fine Arts Library, John P.
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Many people prefer to give their time and make financial contributions to local organizations.
The following guide highlights the top charities that serve the Washington DC area including the suburbs of Maryland and Northern Virginia.DCCK seeks to combat hunger by recycling unused food and delivering meals to the needy.The Culinary Job Training Program provides homeless men and women with professional skills and a means to support themselves.Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation5151 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Suite 420, Washington, DC 20016. The organization’s goals are to find the cure for diabetes and to educate the public about prevention and living with the disease.Doorways for Women and Families PO Box 100185, Arlington, VA 22210 (703) 522-8858.The local charity provides nutrition counseling and prepares, packages and delivers meals and groceries to more than 1,400 people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses throughout Washington, DC, the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia.