SLAS2017 Tuesday Night Celebration at the Newseum
Sponsored by Hamilton Company
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
All registered SLAS2017 participants are invited to enjoy dinner and celebrate freedom of expression at Washington, DC's popular Newseum.
Ranked #8 of 394 things to do in Washington, DC, the Newseum promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.
Explore seven levels of interactive exhibits, 15 galleries and 15 theaters. Popular highlights include:
- Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics presented by the Newseum and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame explores music's influence on civil rights, the Vietnam War and gender equality, and includes artists as John Lennon, Bob Dylan, U2 and Rage Against the Machine.
- 9/11 Gallery features the broadcast antennae from the top of the World Trade Center
- Berlin Wall Gallery whose eight concrete sections are one of the largest pieces of the original wall outside Germany
- Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery of photographs from every Pulitzer Prize-winning entry dating back to 1942
- Today's Front Pages Gallery shares daily headlines from more than 800 newspapers around the world
Complimentary and continuous round-trip shuttle bus service is provided for the less than one-mile journey between the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (L Street entrance) and the Newseum (Pennsylvania Street entrance, 555 Pennsylvania Ave.) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. All guests must have an SLAS2017 badge and be 21 or older to attend.