Youth Art Contest Online Voting is Now Open!

The Youth Art Contest and Community Art Show, coordinated in partnership with the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative, provides a chance for DC students grades K-12 to showcase their artistic talent and get recognized for their beautiful achievements. This year’s artwork will celebrate 50 years of kite flying on the National Mall. The public can view the creativity of these students’ art at Pepco Edison Place Gallery through April 19, Tuesday through Friday from noon until 4:00 PM. Vote for your overall favorite here through Wednesday, April 13.

 

 

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Join us at the Blossom Kite Festival this Saturday!

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the Blossom Kite Festival Saturday, April 2 on the grounds of the Washington Monument from 10 AM – 4:30 PM. Celebrate 50 years of kite flying on the National Mall with day-long activities full of kite flying, kite making, demonstrations and more! A full schedule of the day’s FREE activities can be found here.

Blossom Kite Festival’s media partners are Washington Parent Magazine and BIG 100.3.

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Family Day presented with the National Building Museum is this weekend!

Stop by Family Day presented with the National Building Museum on Saturday, March 26th for a day full of family, festivities, and fun! Family Day is a child and family oriented event full of hands-on activities and games from 9AM – 5PM and includes folding origami, trying on tradition Japanese clothing, getting your picture drawn by Kawasaki’s DuAro Robot, and the celebration of parks, landscape, and of course, spring!

Family Day is presented with the National Building Museum, with supporting sponsors Odyssey Cruisers, Spirit Cruises, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, and Carmine’s.

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