Posts tagged Mt. Vernon Square

Carnegie Building Tour: Race, Space, and the Power of Place at Mt. Vernon Square

Race, Space, and the Power of Place on Mt. Vernon Square Carnegie Library Tour Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. This experiential tour explores how race and difference impact how citizens are allowed, prohibited, or discouraged to share space. How we use public space speaks to who is seen as having “a […]

Carnegie Building Tour: Race, Space, and the Power of Place on Mt. Vernon Square

Race, Space, and the Power of Place on Mt. Vernon Square Carnegie Library Tour Saturday, February 18, 2017 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. This experiential tour explores how race and difference impact how citizens are allowed, prohibited, or discouraged to share space. How we use public space speaks to who is seen as having “a right […]

New HSW Banners Up Around Mt. Vernon Square

Just in time for next week’s Making D.C. History Awards on November 5 (get your tickets!) and the Smithsonian’s Save Our African American Treasures program on November 8 and 9,  the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has put up new banners around its home in the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. The new blue-and-red […]

HSW Continues to Flourish at Carnegie Library Despite Cancellation of Spy Museum Plans

In response to today’s decision by Events DC and the International Spy Museum to cancel their plans for a relocation of the Spy Museum to Mt. Vernon Square, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (HSW) wishes to clarify that this will in no way affect the continuation of the Society’s current programming and public use […]

HSW Creates Space for Spy Feedback

HSW Creates Space for Spy Feedback

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has created a space in the blogosphere about the new redevelopment project for the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. The International Spy Museum, EventsDC, and HSW are all partners on a project to create an additional 65,000 square feet of space to house the re-created Spy Museum (now […]