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Appreciate the Art at National Harbor

It’s the 10th Anniversary of the National Harbor, and since its inception, the now-landmark has drawn crowds for various reasons—food, drink, baseball. The Art at National Harbor is just another facet of the play area that delights guests. The various installations are scattered throughout the National Harbor, from its sandy shores to its entrance, so you’ll see them whether you get there by boat, car, or public transit.

On the sandy beach, a half-buried giant beckons to guests. He was sculpted by famed Washington, DC artist J. Seward Johnson out of cast-aluminum, five separate pieces planted in the sand to create the illusion of a sinking giant. It’s called The Awakening. Nearby, The Beckoning welcomes guests who come by car, an abstract sculpture of twisted steel and striking hues that rises 85 feet into the sky. Check out these and other art installations sprinkled across National Harbor the next time you visit.

Art at National Harbor 

Public Domain/Pixabay/Evondue