Guest Programs & Optional Tours


Guest Program

Guest registration includes:

  • Welcome Reception and Dinner
  • Monday Evening Reception
  • Access to the Guest Hospitality Lounge open on Monday and Tuesday mornings
  • Monday Guest Program - What's New in DC Info Session
    • Guests will receive expert advice from a Licensed Tour Guide on finding the newest attractions the city has to offer. Hear insights on the hidden gems of dining in the district, current special events, shows and exhibits in town, and other highlights that showcase the most up-to-date and exciting daytime and nighttime entertainment in the city!

For more information on registration, click here!



Tour of the National Museum of African American History & Culture

Monday, April 27

9:30 am - 2:15 pm

Cost: $80.00 per person

Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the world class Smithsonian Institution's latest addition and the only national museum devoted solely to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture. Designed by David Adjaye, the National Museum of African American History includes thousands of artifacts that tell the story of the richness and diversity of the African American experience that has shaped our nation today. 

National Museum of African American History & Culture

















Tour of the Library of Congress & American Folklife Center with Curated Listening Session

Tuesday, April 28

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Cost: $85.00 per person

View spectacular architecture and rare documents at the largest library in the world. This excursion begins with a guided tour of the Library of Congress which highlights the building's history, symbolic art and architecture as well as the extensive collection of works housed there. The tour also includes an exclusive visit to the American Folklife Center, where guests will enjoy a brief lecture, photo displays, and listening session with audiotapes specially curated for this group from the Center's collection throughout history.

Library of Congress













Tour tickets can be purchased through online registration.  Registered already?  Email Hayley Sizemore to add tours to your registration!