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Union Station Coronavirus Update

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and in accordance with DC government regulations, public events and gatherings at Union Station are canceled until further notice. Some retailers and eateries remain closed of their own volition. Those that are open may have limited hours and service. The list at https://www.unionstationdc.com/directory/ is up to date as of […]

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Union Station Featured in the News

On March 19, 2021, USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley was interviewed by WUSA9‘s Mike Valerio. Ms. Swaim-Staley shared information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Union Station and how, nevertheless, the station is expected to return to its former vibrancy in the future. The article and video are available here. The video can […]

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The Holiday Season at Union Station

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this year, Union Station is not hosting a live, public holiday tree lighting ceremony. Nevertheless, in the Main Hall, for the 24th year in a row, there is a beautiful holiday tree, thanks to the Royal Norwegian Embassy in partnership with the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter and Washington Performing Arts. […]

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“A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”

Recently, Stephen Cirello, a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC, wrote an article about the Union Stations in DC and Los Angeles. Entitled “A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”, the article was featured in the summer edition of The Itinerary, the Guild’s newsletter, and on the French […]

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Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit at Union Station – A Great Success!

From August 24 to 29, 2020, Union Station’s Main Hall was host to Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change, an awe-inspiring, 1000 square foot, interactive photo mosaic and art installation, which depicted a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned […]

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Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit at Union Station

Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change is an interactive photo mosaic and art installation depicting a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, and produced by Christina Korp, Purpose Entertainment, Our Story commemorates the […]

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Notice: January 29 to 31, 2020 Closures at Union Station

Due to private events, the East Hall of Union Station will be closed to the public all day on Wednesday, January 29th and Thursday, January 30th. Additionally, the eastern doors of the Main Hall will not be accessible from 3:00 pm on January 29, 2020. The Main Hall will be completely reopened at 5:00 am […]

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Union Station Represented at the 2020 American Bus Association Annual Meeting

Every January, the American Bus Association (ABA) welcomes the travel and tour community to the industry’s premier business event, the ABA Annual Meeting and Marketplace, which features more than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers, and exhibitors. Representatives of the Union Station Parking Garage (USPG) take part in this annual event for business opportunities and educational seminars. […]

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Performances at Union Station – November and December 2019

There were some fantastic, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in November and December 2019. The Miami Arts Studio band had a great performance on November 4, 2019. On December 12th, for the third year in a row, the Catonsville High School (MD) chamber singers performed some holiday favorites. Also performing holiday songs […]

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Notice: December 7, 2019 Closures at Union Station

Due to a private event, the East Hall of Union Station will be closed to the public all day on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Additionally, the train display in the Main Hall will close from 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 7th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations […]

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