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  • Millennium Arts Center

    The Millennium Arts Center (MAC) is a new arts center that brings fine, visual and performing artists together under one roof. MAC offers venues for artists from all over the United States and the world. MAC makes Washington, D.C. the home of this country's first national/in...

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  • Naval Historical Center

    Our Mission is to enhance the Navy's effectiveness by preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and history for the Navy and the American people Vision Statement We envision the Naval Historical Center as the indispensable ...

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  • National Women's History Museum

    Vision The National Women's History Museum's vision is to build a world-class museum at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The National Women's History Museum currently raises awareness and honors women's diverse experiences and achievements through its dynamic online mus...

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  • The Art League

    About Us: "One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region." "By nurturing the artist, we enrich the community. The Art League develops the artist through education, exhibition, and a stimulating, supportive environment, while sharing the experience of the...

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  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum

    Mission Statement: Gadsby's Tavern Museum consists of two buildings, a (circa) 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel. The mission of the Museum is to teach the public about the history of the site, and to preserve the two historic structures. Supported by on-going research an...

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  • Alexandria Archaeology Museum

    Mission Statement:  The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is dedicated to preserving and studying Alexandria’s rich archaeological heritage and fostering within citizens and visitors a connection between the past and present while inspiring a sense of stewardship and...

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  • The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum

    Mission Statement : The Lyceum provides visitors with a unique historical experience through exhibitions, programs, special events, the sale of merchandise in The Lyceum Museum Shop and rental of the facility. As both a general community history museum and a historic site,...

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  • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

    Mission Statement: The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, one of the oldest pharmacies in the nation, exists today to promote a greater understanding of historic public health issues, inspire people with the values of Quaker founder, Edward Stabler, and engage the visito...

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  • Friendship Firehouse Museum

    The Friendship Fire Company was established in 1774, as the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. The current firehouse was built in 1855, was substantially remodeled in 1871, and was restored by the City of Alexandria in 1992. In a town of mostly wooden buildings, ...

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  • Alexandria Seaport Center

    Although the Seaport Foundation focuses on serving at-risk youths, our programs reach out to all the elements of our community. Bringing the diverse elements of the community together in our programs is what makes the programs successful. Our programs include: -boatbuilding...

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  • Drug Enforcement Administration Museum

    Mission Statement: The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and Visitors Center is to educate the American public on the history of drugs, drug addiction and drug law enforcement in the United States through engaging and state-of-the-art exhibits, disp...

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  • Discovery Theater

    Mission: Mission of The Smithsonian Institution: "The increase and diffusion of knowledge."  The Smithsonian Associates advances the Institution's mission to "increase and diffuse knowledge" through life-enriching educational and cultural experiences inspired by the Smithso...

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  • Arena Stage

    Mission Statement: Arena Stage is a national center for the production, presentation, development and study ofAmerican theater.ProductionArena Stage produces huge plays of all that is passionate, exuberant, profound, deep and dangerous in the American spirit. We have broad s...

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  • Little Theatre Of Alexandria

    History:         Founded in 1934, the Little Theatre of Alexandria began as a small play-reading group in Old Town Alexandria under the Presidency of Miss Mary Lindsey. Full productions ensued, and in 1939 the group bought a rickety...

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  • MetroStage

    History:     Founded in 1984 as American Showcase Theatre Company, Inc., MetroStage is the oldest professional theatre in Northern Virginia. From its inception until 1996, MetroStage operated out of a series of converted storefronts on Duke Street, unti...

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  • Alexandria Symphony Orchestra

    Mission:       The mission of the ASO is to provide quality, affordable and accessible music in the greater Metropolitan area of Northern Virginia through its highly respected, innovative, professional performances and programming. To foster a ...

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  • Collingwood Library and Museum on Americanism

    On October 20th 1976, without fanfare, a library and museum unique in America came into existence. It is an entity dedicated to providing information about our national heritage to the American Public. This facility is available to anyone who cares to learn of the heroic eff...

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  • The Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum

    In 1839, a group of gentlemen calling themselves The Alexandria Lyceum joined with the Alexandria Library Company to build a grand hall to provide a place for lectures, scientific experiments and quiet reading. Eventually, the building itself became known as The Lyceum and,...

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  • Ramsay House Visitors Center

    About Us: In the heart of historic Alexandria's Old Town, the Ramsay House is named for one of Alexandria's most distinguished founders, William Ramsay, a Scottish merchant and esteemed friend of George Washington. Named for Scottish merchant and city founder William Ramsa...

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  • Torpedo Factory Art Center

    Mission The Torpedo Factory Art Center's mission is to enhance public art appreciation and education by providing the opportunity to visit working art studios and artist cooperatives, and to take classes. The goals of the Torpedo Factory Art Center Board are:- To carry out ...

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  • Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site

    The Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site interprets American history of the 1860-1870 period, focusing on the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C., Fort Ward as a military site, wartime Alexandria, and the experiences of Alexandrians during the Union occupation of the City. ...

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  • Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall And Arts Center

    Just as an audience is captivated by the merging of unusual notes and off-beat percussion, visitors to the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be mesmerized by the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. The facility took center stage in...

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  • Washington Shakespeare Company

    Founded in 1990, Washington Shakespeare Company (WSC) is a performing arts organization dedicated to producing primarily classic works, both time-tested and contemporary classics; emphasizing a provocative, bold approach in an intimate setting; and training and showcasing th...

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  • Dominion Stage

    Dominion Stage is a member of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, the Southeast Theatre Association, the Northern Virginia Theatre Alliance (NVTA), and Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH). Dominion Stage is supported in part by the Arlington Arts Commi...

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  • The Birchmere Music Hall

    About Us: In music circles, the reputation of the Birchmere is legendary. Many careers have been launched from this internationally recognized music hall. On any given night, a star may be born. Mary Chapin Carpenter, Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Jeff Walker, Dave Mat...

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  • Arlington County Fair

    Mission:The Arlington County Fair is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization that embraces a diverse community by educating, entertaining, and showcasing the best of Arlington.Vision:The Arlington County Fair is the premier community-wide event that effectively provides a...

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  • Mystery Dinner Playhouse - Washington DC

    Looking for somewhere different to have your office party, holiday event, bachelorette party or just a night out with a group of friends? Then come to Mystery Dinner Playhouse where we're celebrating our 16th year in Virginia with locations in Richmond, Williamsburg, Virg...

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  • National Concert Band of America

    Founded in l974 by former military band musicians of the nation's capital, this 60-piece, regional Washington, D.C. group's mission is to provide quality, affordable and accessible and entertaining music programs from the best of concert band literature and orchestral transc...

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  • Port City Playhouse

    Mission:Port City Playhouse's mission is to produce top-quality thought-provoking plays within a diverse community that are either outside of the usual community theatre repertoire or are of significant historical or human importance.Port City Playhouse was organized in 1977...

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  • Signature Theatre
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  • Green Spring Gardens

    About Us:Green Spring Gardens is a "must visit" for everyone in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. It's a year-round gold mine of information and inspiration for the home gardener. It's an outdoor classroom  for children and their families to learn about plants and...

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  • River Farm

    About Us:River Farm serves as the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens, it is one of the Washington, D.C.-area's premier gardening destinations....

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  • ShadowLand Laser Adventures

    ShadowLand is a top destination for families in Maryland and Virginia searching for local, high quality entertainment centersShadowLand’s unique laser adventures provide fantastic ‘whole group’ activities for area families, youth groups, sports teams and bu...

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  • Air Force Memorial Foundation

    Members of the Airman's Society provide a powerful boost to Air Force Memorial programs that support retirement and promotion ceremonies as well as wreath-laying ceremonies on Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and many other days throughout the year. These and other events help ed...

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  • Birchmere: America's Legendary Music Hall

    In music circles, the reputation of the Birchmere is legendary. Many careers have been launched from this internationally recognized music hall. On any given night, a star may be born. The Birchmere is committed to the presentation of the highest quality music in a comfortab...

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  • Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past

    Tales of war and peace..intrigue, betrayal, and heartache...tragedies, comedies...ghosts and graves...all part of the real history of the city, brought to you by a staff of unparalleled researchers, historians, and storytellers...guides whose knowledge, infectious enthusiasm...

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  • Great Waves Waterpark

    Great Waves offers some of the most unique and fun water attractions in Northern Virginia! Great Waves also offers several other attractions to really make your day memorable....

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  • First Night Alexandria

    About Us:First Night celebrations around the country are becoming more popular with each passing year. If you've never attended First Night Alexandria, (VA) you don't know what you're missing!First Night Alexandria is a celebration of the new year through the performing arts...

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  • Synetic Theater

    The Washington, D.C. regions' premiere physical theater company, Synetic redefines theater by blending innovative techniques and movement, and creating unforgettable visceral experiences for any audience. Our productions are one-of-a kind and unlike anything you will see els...

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