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Things to Do in Washington, DC

Transportation in and around DC via Metrobus and Metrorail
AU is located approximately one mile from the Tenleytown metro stop on the red line. There is a free AU shuttle that runs frequently between the main campus and the Tenleytown metro stop.

The Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre, American University College of Arts and Sciences
The Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre was inaugurated in March 2003 with the mission of providing the Washington, D.C. and American University communities a place to experience live performances in music, theatre and dance.

Smithsonian Museums and Events
Free admission to museums (charges for select events).

The Katzen Arts Center at American University
The Katzen Arts Center brings all the visual and performing arts programs at AU into one 130,000 square foot space. Designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts, the new center provides state-of-the-art instructional, exhibition, and performance space for all the arts disciplines.

This is the latest museum to open here in Washington, April 2008. Many SOC faculty and alumni were involved in the planning process and continue to be involved with current exhibits.

The National Zoo
Free admission.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center offers free performances to the public every day at 6:00 p.m.

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
The AFI Silver is home to the annual Silverdocs Film Festival schedule on June 16 - 23, 2008.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
A Beautiful outdoor venue with performances for every taste.

Check out local media for other events in and around DC: