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With their longtime penchant for lighter pleasures like bicycles and tulips, it’s hard to imagine an era when the Dutch were ruling the world. But they did have a golden age, during which they built a little city they called New Amsterdam and established the world’s first multinational corporation. The National Gallery of Art reminds visitors of this period with its latest exhibition, a collection of illustrations by artist Romeyn de Hooghe. Clearly influenced by Peter Paul Rubens, de Hooghe added artistic flourishes to everything from maps to religious materials. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view Mondays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Jan. 25 at the National Gallery of Art, 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. (202) 737-4215. nga.gov(Caroline Jones)

EAT THIS

You can now have a hangover and hangover cure in one glass at Nage Bistro. The Scott Circle restaurant has debuted a new menu of Gatorade cocktails. The $10 drinks include a lemon-lime Gatorade margarita and a Glacier Freeze Gatorade gin martini with frozen grapes. Nage Bistro, 1600 Rhode Island Ave. NW. (202) 448-8005.  nagerestaurant.com. (Jessica Sidman)

OH AND ALSO

British punk act Hard Skin joins local groups Pure Disgust and the Defense, as well as the California punks of Kicker for a noisy show at Comet Ping Pong. 9 p.m. at 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. $12.

The National Archives celebrates the work of documentary filmmaker Charles Guggenheim with a screening of his World War II piece D-Day Remembered. 7 p.m. at 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free.

Indie rappers-turned-rock group Why? plays the Black Cat with Dessa and Hemlock Ernst. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $15.

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