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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 23rd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony – A Great Success!
The Union Station holiday extravaganza and 23rd annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony took place on December 3, 2019. A consortium of partners, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Washington Performing Arts, Union Station, and exclusive media partner WHUR 96.3 FM, presented the Norwegian holiday tree to the people of Washington, DC. On behalf of […]
The holiday season is upon us once again. So, what better way to kick off the festivities than to attend the Union Station holiday extravaganza and 23rd annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, December 3rd? At 6:00 pm in the Main Hall of Union Station, a consortium of partners, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American […]
From November 6 to 12, 2019, there was a Berlin Wall exhibit at Union Station, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the display outlined the history of the wall and highlighted stories of individuals who perished trying to cross it.
From November 6 to 12, 2019, there will be a Berlin Wall exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. The display, sponsored by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The exhibit will feature six panels depicting the history of the wall and […]
There were some wonderful, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in September and October 2019. The Imaoikiruhito (people living in the now) Resonance Harmony Group, comprised of singers from Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa, and Kanagawa, performed a number of great songs in Japanese on September 12th. On October 18, 2019, the Salvation Army choir […]