The iconic U.S. Capitol is instantly recognizable, but did you know that the unique dome was the work of German American architects August G. Schoenborn and Thomas U. Walter? Join us on a fascinating journey of discovery through Washington, DC and its German past!
Please join us on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 5 pm EST for a special book launch party of A Face in the Night, a historical novel with a supernatural twist, by and with author Ray Kessler at the German-American Heritage Museum in Washington, DC.
It’s almost time for DC’s inaugural Oktoberfest!
Yes, that world-renowned Bavarian folk festival, which is held annually in Munich, and which attracts more than six million people from around the world in search of German beer, music, food, and entertainment.
Hosted by International Club of DC at the GAHM
Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy a taste of Germany with a very special tasting of German beer, including limited seasonal specialties, German sausage, potato salad, and pretzels.
Special Presentation, June 28 | Shared History Exhibit: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking Lands
Please join us on Tuesday, June 28 at 6PM (presentation will begin at 6:30 PM EST) at the GAHM in Washington, DC for a special presentation with Dr. Jana Schmidt, GHI, and David Brown, from LBI in NYC to learn more about the fascinating topic of our latest exhibit featuring almost two millennia of Jewish history in central Europe.
German immigrants helped build the United States through their labor, their ingenuity, and their sheer determination. Many of these German settlers from the East Coast to the Midwest used brick masonry in the construction of their buildings as the material is known for its beauty and durability.