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The Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre is a modest theater with seating capacity for up to 200 people. The unique shape of the seating area ensures that each seat offers the best view in the house. The intimate nature of this theater adds to the overall show watching experience and makes it ideal for small theatrical productions, concerts and other events. The Studio Theatre- Metheny Theatre can be rented for reasonable rates for hosting all events of all kinds and size.
Mary McLeod Bethune, a noted teacher and political leader, lived in this house from 1943 until her death in 1955. She served as director of the Division of Negro Affairs under Franklin Roosevelt and was an advisor to three other U.S. presidents. The house was the original headquarters for the National Council of Negro Women. Founded by Bethune, the group sought to promote women in society and eliminate all forms of discrimination. Today, the home is a museum dedicated to Bethune and all American black women. A large collection of writings, artwork, photographs and memorabilia are on display. Donations accepted.
Hemphill Fine Arts is a gallery comprising of contemporary art marvels. The place houses work done by both, established and emerging artists. You will get appreciate art work that are based on social relevance or highlight historical events. This varying collection of art appeals to many and so the gallery makes for a good place for art enthusiasts.
The Showroom is a top-notch event venue in the downtown district of Washington. A dynamic venue, it is suited to handle events of all nature, be it corporate ones like meetings and conferences, private events like birthdays and weddings or cultural extravaganzas like concerts, galas and more. The versatility, the first class service and state of the art facilities have made it a firm favorite amongst organizers and patrons alike.
Farragut Square is the epicenter of corporate Washington DC, so don't be surprised to see lots of serious-looking people walking about. The square though, is filled with an upbeat ambiance where picnickers can enjoy the sounds of street musicians in summer. On Thursdays in the summer months, the square hosts free jazz at lunchtime. A statue of Civil War Admiral David Farragut stands in the middle of the square, spyglass in hand. Farragut coined the phrase “Full speed ahead!” during the 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.