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Arts and Crafts

This section includes local art schools, art museums, galleries, 3D fabrication services and makerspaces. Museums and galleries are included because they can be sources of creative inspiration even if their exhibitions don't fall within the steampunk category. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Art Museums

American University Museum

Washington, DC, USA

The American University Museum consists of a three-story, 30,000-square-foot museum and sculpture garden. . .

Freer Gallery of Art

Washington, DC, USA

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. . .

Glenstone

Potomac, MD, USA

Glenstone presents rotating exhibitions of modern and contemporary masterworks. . .

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Washington, DC, USA

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is known for its large decorative arts collection. . .

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Washington, DC, USA

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is an art museum beside the National Mall, in Washington, DC. . .

Kreeger Museum

Washington, DC, USA

The Kreeger Museum is an art museum located in the former home of David Lloyd Kreeger and Carmen Kreeger. . .

National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC, USA

The National Gallery of Art, and its attached Sculpture Garden, is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC. . .

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Washington, DC, USA

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements in the visual, performing, and literary arts. . .

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Washington, DC, USA

The National Portrait Gallery is a historic art museum that is part of the Smithsonian Institution. . .

The Phillips Collection

Washington, DC, USA

The Phillips Collection is an art museum founded by Duncan Phillips and Marjorie Acker Phillips in 1921. . .

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, DC, USA

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art. . .

University of Maryland Art Gallery

College Park, MD, USA

The University of Maryland Art Gallery is the flagship art museum on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. . .

Fabrication Services/Makerspaces

3D Hubs - Arlington

Arlington, VA, USA

3D Hubs is a website that provides access to 3D printing services around the world. . .

3D Hubs - Washington

Washington, DC, USA

3D Hubs is a website that provides access to 3D printing services around the world. . .

Catylator Makerspace

Silver Spring, MD, USA

This makerspace includes electronics tools, a vinyl cutter, 3D printers, laser cutter, drill press, bandsaw and CNC router. . .

Makersmiths

Leesburg, VA, USA

Makersmiths is a member-supported makerspace with two locations in Loudon County. . .

Makexyz 3D Printing - Washington

Washington, DC, USA

Makexyz is a website that provides access to independent 3D printing services around the world. . .

TechShop DC-Arlington

Arlington, VA, USA

TechShop DC-Arlington is a member-supported makerspace. . .

The UPS Store #2092 - Washington - 3D Printing/Scanning

Washington, DC, USA

This is one of many UPS Store locations that offer 3D printing and scanning services. . .

Fashion/Textile Museums

The Textile Museum

Washington, DC, USA

The Textile Museum, now housed at the George Washington University, was established in 1925 by George Hewitt Myers, a rug and textile collector and connoisseur. . .

Galleries

McGuire Fine Arts

Frederick, MD, USA

McGuire Fine Arts describes itself as a "full-service fine art gallery and custom framing gallery. . ."

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