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Museum Walk Weekend is held annually on the first full weekend in June. On Saturday, from 10am – 4pm and on Sunday, from 1 – 5pm, celebrate the art, history and culture of two historic Washington, DC neighborhoods and visit the ten DKMC museums featuring free admission and special activities for all ages and interests. Visit in any order you choose!

DKMC Museum Walk Weekend

Since 1983 Walk Weekend, sponsored by the Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium (DKMC), has drawn thousands to “off the Mall” museums in Dupont Circle and Kalorama for a variety of free activities for all ages, including special museum exhibitions, live music, food, demonstrations such as quilt making and sheep shearing (weather permitting), and walking and biking tours. Please note that not all museums will be open both days. Event held rain or shine.

In 2009, Washington City Paper’s Walk Weekend Photo Contest challenged urban explorers to visit as many Dupont-Kalorama museums as possible. Visitors who submitted photographs of themselves taken at five or more sites during Walk Weekend were entered to win a prize pack valued at over $400. Click here to view the photos.

DKMC works with volunteers at the sites and in the neighborhood to produce Walk Weekend. For more information on volunteering contact Ashley Carver by email or phone: 202-347-3168 ext. 137.

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