26-28, 2014 – Washington, DC
all Attendees to come early or stay beyond the Global Forum to use this trip to
Washington as an opportunity to explore the City’s many offerings. Please note:
the Global Forum schedule is very full with panels and speakers; it is
important that Attendees attend all portions of the Conference. However, we
provide this information for your use before or after the Global Forum.
information on Washington and its various attractions, accommodations, and
areas, and for maps, see www.washington.org.
Capitol Hill hotel is six blocks from the beginning of the National Mall, home
of the National Monuments
and many Smithsonian museums. All of these attractions are free. For hours and
details, see www.nps.gov/nama/planyourvisit/index.htm
and www.si.edu/Museums. Certain locations, such as the National
Archives, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress, have their own
websites and you will want to
review them if you are interested in visiting these buildings. In particular,
be aware that certain
buildings will not be open on weekend days.
(admission fee charged) is six blocks from The Liaison Capitol Hill hotel. For
information, hours and exhibits, see www.newseum.org.
following is a partial list of special exhibits that will be open at museums
when you are visiting Washington;
to learn more about these exhibits and others, and special events, see www.washington.org/culture
or call 1-800-422-8644.
Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000 or The First Ladies exhibit-- National Museum of American History
- A new exhibition beginning March 21, 2014,
titled "Making Their Mark: Stories
Through Signatures" in the Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery-- US National Archives
Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam--West Building– National Gallery of
- Modern and
Contemporary Art Since 1945-- Corcoran Gallery of Art (admission fee
Chicago: Circa ’75 on view January 17–April 13, 2014. - National Museum of
Women in the Arts (admission fee charged)
Horizon Line brings together more than 50 of Jean Meisel’s small watercolors of
horizon lines displayed in an intimate alcove of the Phillips house. – The
Phillips Collection (admission fee charged)
information on performances at The Kennedy Center, see www.kennedy-center.org. These include The National
Symphony Orchestra, Shear Madness,
and Washington National Opera and Millennium Stage.
of other theater shows, see http://dctheatrescene.com
is not, and is not intended to be, a full presentation of everything D.C.
offers to you during your visit. Please
explore these and other websites for more information.