Check out the just-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Items relating to Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Louis Armstrong, and James Brown are among the museum’s 37,000 objects. Timed passes are needed.
Enjoy the new exhibition “In the Tower: Barbara Kruger” in the National Gallery of Art’s East Building Tower Gallery, which recently reopened after a three-year renovation.
Stroll through the Eastern Market to see an array of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and flowers.
On weekends, arts, crafts, and antiques are added to the mix.