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New Georgetown Guide Available Now

August 31, 2014

The Georgetown BID is pleased to announce the all new official Georgetown Map and Guide!

Both stylish marketing pieces are designed to guide tourists and locals alike to all that Georgetown has to offer and are being distributed to hotels and tourist centers across the city. Check out the Guide on the website here; the online Map, which will be interactive, will be available soon.

 


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Free Film at Rose Park: "Frozen"

August 21, 2014

On Thursday August 28, there’ll be a free showing at 8 pm of the hit Disney film FROZEN” at Rose Park, 26th and P streets, NW, Georgetown.  It’s the best of summer in Georgetown.

Bring family, friends and a picnic. No admission.  No sign ups necessary.

The night is being sponsored by Beasley RE and its founder and managing partner Jim Bell.


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Bonnard vs Matisse

August 11, 2014

'Studio, Quai Saint-Michel' by Henri Matisse (Photo by: phillipscollection.org) 'Studio, Quai Saint-Michel' by Henri Matisse

On August 21st, The Phillips Collection is hosting a talk on Bonnard vs Matisse starting at 6:30 pm. The event is free with admission to the museum.

During World War I, both Matisse and Bonnard traveled to Cagnes sur Mer to visit the aging Renoir in hopes of receiving his blessing. Who would, or could, inherit Renoir's power of color?

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, professor of modern art at the University of Virginia and former Phillips curator, discusses how Matisse and Bonnard each provided unique answers for the 20th century.

The Phillips Collection is located at 1600 21st Street NW.


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