Festival Dates May 23 – June 3 The Walt Whitman 200 Festival celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s most significant and enduring poets, who was a resident of Washington, DC for ten years during and after the Civil War. Over the course of twelve days, this city-wide celebration will emphasize the poet’s continuing influence on American culture and the city’s culture, and showcase the themes closest to the poet’s heart: unity, democracy, and healing.
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“HumanitiesDC gives a voice to our past and helps people really understand why that past is important to us” -Councilmember Robert C. White Jr. (At-Large) Did you miss our Supporter Reception at Bus Boys & Poets on February 4th? No worries! Relive the night with this excellent recap reel produced by our friends at Double R Productions.