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Fahrney's Pens Fahrney's Pens

Remember when people actually wrote notes to each other as to say thank-you or congratulations? You can harken back to that era by finding the perfect pen with which to express yourself at Fahrney's Pens. While it may be true that technology has replaced the need for actual writing, the incredible selection of pens from such fine makers as Cross, Waterman, Montblanc and Park that Fahrney's Pens features may just bring back the lost art, one pen stroke at a time.

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The National Gallery of Art The National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art offers everything you ever wanted to know about art and presents an incredible amount of it all in one place. The Gallery's numerous exhibits and attractions stretch from the Middle Ages all the way to today. Works by da Vinci, Rembrandt, Raphael and Titian, among others, are all here. The facility proudly exhibits over 3,000 paintings, 2,000 pieces of sculpture and over 100,000 prints, drawings and other interesting pieces. Also, don't forget to spend a little time in the Sculpture Garden that can be found at the corner of 7th and Madison.

 
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Newseum Newseum

Located between the U.S. Capitol and the White House, Newseum offers a fresh take on the traditional museum experience. You and your date will be pleasantly surprised at how much fun you'll have absorbing the exhibits that are as informative as they are entertaining. Over the course of 14 galleries you'll see how the free press has been the cornerstone of democracy. Various mediums are the subjects of the many exhibits. They include radio, newspaper, photography, photojournalism, contemporary history and much more. There's plenty for the two of you to do and to talk about on your romantic date at Newseum.

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Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts can be considered the headquarters of stage performances in Washington, or even the whole country for that matter! The entertainment facility is immense as it sprawls out over 17 acres, overlooks the Potomac River and features six theaters that are always staging various productions like plays, operas, ballets and lots more. There are tours of the facility itself, as well as several exhibits and even an excellent concession area.

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