Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Calder’

Arts Roundup: Gwenfritz Edition

The Newseum is slowly bleeding money. [AP via Post]
Tabi Bonney lends his voice to a D.C. tourism promo. [Post]
Awesome Con meets its Kickstarter goal. [ComicsDC]
The Washington Monument will be a light show for the next year. [AP via WJLA]
Alexander Calder's "Gwenfritz" statue at 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW disassembled and carted off for a [...]

Quake Toppled Preserved Specimens at Natural History Museum; NGA is Just Fine

Although everything is just about back to normal at the Smithsonian Institution's museums after Tuesday's earthquake, the Smithsonian Castle is closed again today as teams continue to inspect damage sustained by the 156-year-old structure. The Smithsonian announced yesterday that the James Renwick-designed castle sustained "significant damage" to five of its decorative turrets. With heavy rain [...]