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A group from the photo club recently visited the National Museum of the Marine Corps. This photo was taken by Ed Marion

Field Trips are on the 3rd Friday of each month. We usually carpool from the Tallwood parking lot at 9:00 am, or meet at the designated location at 10:00 am. Field trip destinations are announced at club meetings and by email to members.

For more information, or to suggest future field trip destinations, email Lynn Cline or call her at (c) 703-789-6930.

 

 

 

 

Field Trip Schedule for 2020

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January 17 Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC
Opportunity to photograph Masonic building architecture, the art collection, and to see a special photography exhibit called “Live Dangerously.”
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February 21 Smithsonian Natural History Museum
10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC
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March 20 National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW

Museum exploring the history and impact of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and design...
The Virtual Field Trip to the NBMWelcome to the OLLI Photo Club’s virtual field trip to the National Building Museum.  The link above will open a YouTube video of a slide presentation given in the OLLI 2018 course, F106 Virtual Museum Tour.  Slides advance every 10 seconds.  Pressing the space bar will pause and restart the video.  Moving the timeline cursor along the bottom of the video will position to different slides.  Enjoy!.
April 17 River Farm
7931 E Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA
Home of the American Horticultural Society, 25 landscaped acres overlooking the Potomac..WIFT – Social Distancing Survival Techniques
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April 24
WIFT – Celebrations
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May 1
Reston, VA
View from 22nd floor of John Hoover’s Reston building is a 360 degree look including DULLES AIRPORT, EAST & NORTH TO MARYLAND, WEST, TYSONS CORNER, MOUNTAINS, ETC.

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.WIFT – Trails and Sidewalks
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May 15 Franciscan Monastery
1400 Quincy Street, NE, Washington, DC
Church and gardens.
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.WIFT – Abstracts and Pets
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May 22 WIFT – Photos of Unusual Perspective
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May 29 WIFT – Landscapes: Home and Neighborhood
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June 19
Green Springs Gardens

Gunston Hall
10709 Gunston Rd, Mason Neck, VA
Home of George Mason, gardens and trail to the Potomac.
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Mason Neck State Park
7301 High Point Road, Lorton, VA
Park on the Belmont Bay with trails along the coast, through the marsh and woodlands.
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July 3 Nearby Old Towns, Our Heritage
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July 17 National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave., NE, Washington, DC
Gardens representing different climates, the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum and the National Capitol Columns.
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Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
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August 21
Sully Historical Site
3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA, 20151
Sully was completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia’s first Representative to Congress.  It is on the National Register for Historic Places and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
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River Farm
7121 East Boulevard Drive in Alexandria
River Farm  is the home of the American Horticultural Society, with extensive gardens along the Potomac River.
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September 18
Occoquan Regional Park
9751 Ox Road
Trails along the river, Turning Point Plaza honoring women suffragists. Options to combine this with a visit to the nearby Workhouse Arts Center or the town of Occoquan.
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October 16 Theodore Roosevelt Island
Off of Northbound Memorial Parkway near Key Bridge
Park with trails, views of the Potomac River. Option of bridge photos.
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November 20
National Army Museum
Ft. Belvoir, Virginia
Museum opens in June 2020.
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December 18
US Botanical Garden
Special Christmas display at this time.
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Schedule subject to change per weather, member’s preferences and suggestions.

 

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Field Trip Schedule for 2019

January 18 Mazda Product Shoot
February 15 Sackler Gallery
March 15/29 US Botanic Garden / Tidal Basin
April 19 National Gallery of Art
May 17 Union Market
June 21 Adams Morgan
July 19 Udvar-Hazy Center (replaces Kenilworth)
August 16 Hillwood Gardens inc Eisenstaedt Photos
September 20 Huntley Meadows
October 18 Middleburg/Upperville
November 15 African American Museum
December 20 Washington National Cathedral

Schedule subject to change per weather, member’s preferences and suggestions.

 

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Field Trip Schedule for 2018

January 19 National Air and Space Museum, DC
February 16 American Art & Portraiture Museum
March 16 Old Post Office and Smithsonian Natural History Museum with Nature’s Best Photography Exhibit
– Adams/Morgan (Cancelled due to weather)
April 20 Meadowlarks Gardens
May 18 Rock Creek Church & Cemetery (Cancelled, Rain)
May 25
Workhouse Art Center (Makeup Field Trip)
June 15 Sackler/Freer Galleries and adjacent facilities: the African Art Museum, the S. Dillon Ripley Center, the Smithsonian Castle, and the Haupt Gardens.
July 20 Kenilworth Gardens
August 17 Renwick-the Art of Burning Man
September 21 Alexandria
October 19 Purcellville and local vineyard
November 16 Library of Congress (cancelled).  Make-up destination:
The Wharf on December 12
December 21 Washington National Cathedral (Date corrected).
Special event in WNC, destination changed to Freer.

Schedule subject to change per weather, member’s preferences and suggestions

 

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Field Trip Schedule for 2017

March 17              St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral

April 21                Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

May 19                  National Zoo

June 16                Yards Park (Nationals) and Blind Whino Church

July 21                  Kenilworth Gardens

August 18            Museum of Natural History

September 15     Georgetown Waterfront

October 20          Freer and Sackler Galleries

Novembe 17        Holocaust Museum

December 15      National Museum of African American History and Culture

 

Schedule subject to change per weather, member’s preferences and suggestions

Additional Friday venues: Alexandria and Occoquan

Additional Possibilities: Folklife Festival (June 29-July 4 and July 6-9), Summit Point Racetrack (day trip – approximately 40 minutes from Dulles Airport), Scales and Tails (Cunningham Falls State Park, MD)

 

 

 


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