How well do you know the Constitution? Probably not as well as you think, according to experts who conducted a national survey on the public’s knowledge of America’s founding document. Michael Meyerson, Chuck Quigley, and Cokie Roberts present the findings in a panel discussion titled “The State of the Constitution: What Every American Should Know” at the National Archives. Free. 7 PM. Call 202-357-5000 to order tickets.
Check out a unique mix of contemporary and local art at the Trawick Prize Gallery (4729 Hampden Lane, Bethesda; 301-951-7900) during the last week of an exhibition that features the winners of the Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. The top prize was awarded to DC’s Sara Pomerance for her projected videos that portray middle-class life. Other projects include paintings attached to the wall using static electricity and brilliantly colored photos of Venice. The show runs until September 25, and admission is free.