7th & Constitution Avenue, NW, The Mall (map)
Sculpture Garden Ice Rink with skatersWinter is here which means it is time for open air ice skating surrounded by works of art.  The Sculpture Garden Ice Rink is open for the 2012-2013 ice-skating season, weather permitting, through mid-March.  This year, the Garden introduces evening DJs so that you can skate to popular music – hip hop, R&B, disco, pop, rock, soul and more.  DJs will be spinning tunes every Thursday, 6 pm – 9 pm, through February 28.  For more information on events, hours, rentals and lessons, please visit the website Sculpture Garden Ice Rink.


Visit our interactive map to view the options that are available for getting to this event.



The Metrorail and Metrobus are both excellent ways to get around the District and the entire DC area. The closest metrorail stations are Federal Triangle and L’Enfant Plaza Metro Stations on the Blue and Orange Lines, and Archives-Navy Memorial Metro Station on the Green and Yellow Lines.

Buses running nearby are the 13G, 16F, 32, 34, 36, 54, 70, 74, A11, A42, A46, A48, P6, P17, P19, V8, W13 and X1.  Visit to plan your trip.




At just $1 a trip, it’s hard to beat this easy way to get around town. The Georgetown-Union Station line is the closest route with a stop at 7th Street & Massachusetts Avenue, NW.  Visit for information on schedules and routes.



With over 1,675+ bikes at over 180+ stations in the District, Arlington County and Alexandria, Virginia, this on-demand mode of transportation is sure to get you on your way. And at just $7 for a 24-hour membership, it won’t break the bank either.  There are many bike stations nearby including:

10th & Constitution Ave NW

8th & F St NW / National Portrait Gallery  

Maryland & Independence Ave SW

For more information on membership options, or to check out the station locations, please visit