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For the Record: Picturing D.C.

November 9, 2017 - March 4, 2018
George Washington University Museum | The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States

This juried exhibit includes 44 original artworks by 25 local artists focused on neighborhoods in each of Washington, D.C.’s eight wards. These two-dimensional artworks, created between 1988 and 2017, offer the artists’ interpretations of the neighborhoods below.  

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12:00 pm

The Grocery Shopping Evolution in the D.C. Region, 1880–Present

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
George Washington University Museum | The Textile Museum, 701 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States

In the 1930s, stores like Piggly Wiggly, Sanitary Grocery, and District Grocery allowed Washington area consumers to select their food from store shelves, a novel idea at a time when shoppers had to wait for a clerk to gather their orders. This concept continues to evolve even today, with self-checkout machines at Giant and the ability to […]

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