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Though it was founded in 1863, it was built in 1908 and is one of the esteemed clubs in town. The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington is near to the White House and other key city landmarks. Though it is a members-only club, it is a beautiful venue used for private events and dinners. It is frequented by local high-flyers. Their service is as impeccable as its reputation. This historic location has also hosted national and international leaders.
ConnerSmith is an ultra high end art gallery, essentially known to house contemporary and post war artworks. This prestigious art gallery, housed within the Smithsonian Institution and showcases art works by local as well as renowned artists. The gallery covers fields like performing art and figural realism. If you want want to spend a day immersed in appreciating magnificent artworks, visit ConnerSmith for a truly enriching experience.
Black Cat is the place to come to see the latest local bands. This club features rock, pop and rhythm-and-blues artists and has been known to book some bigger names, such as Morphine and The Foo Fighters. Live acts perform in the main space while an eclectic mix of pierced party kids hangs out in the "Red Room". Light fare is available, and the bar has microbrews on tap.
Designed by architect James Renwick, who also designed the Smithsonian Castle, this gallery was the home of the Corcoran Art Collection until it outgrew the building. Currently, the Renwick is among the foremost craft museums in the country. It includes a full array of the art form, from handwoven rugs to Shaker furniture. The museum shop is a treasure trove of art and books honoring fine craftsmanship. The place reopened in 2015 after undergoing 2 years of renovations.