Most ARCE-DC lectures are presented at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC. A wine-and-cheese reception starts about 6:30 pm, followed by the lecture at 7:00 pm.  Contributions of $5.00/person are appreciated at the reception. Following each lecture, ARCE-DC offers a Meet-the-Speaker Dinner at the Beacon Bar and Grill--across the street on Rhode Island Avenue.  Each member or guest is required to pay $5.00 to assist with the cost of the speaker's dinner. 
Upcoming Lectures 2015-2016 Season (Check the home page for the most current speaker information)
Friday, September 18, 2015, Khadiga Adam & J. J. Shirley
Friday, October 9, 2015, Regine Schulz
Friday, November 13, 2015, Joe Bothwell    
Friday, December 4, 2015, to be determined
Friday, January 15, 2015, John Gaudier
ARCE-DC 2014-2015 Speakers:

Don Ryan (Sept.), Steven Vinson (Oct.), Kara Cooney (Nov.), Roger Bagnall (Dec.), Colleen Manassa Darnell (Jan.), Kathryn Bard (Feb.), Lauren Lippiello (March), Aidan Dodson (April), Meryl Gensheimer (May) & Joshua Trampier (June).

ARCE-DC 2013-2014 Speakers: 

Bart Vanthuyne (Sept. 2013), Eric Cline (Sept. 2013), John Adams (Oct. 2013), Jeremy Pope (Nov. 2013), Stuart Tyson Smith (Dec. 2013), Eugene Cruz-Uribe (Jan. 2014), Marjorie Venit (Feb. 2014--not pictured), Cynthia Sheikelshami (Mar. 2014), John Baines (April 2014), Chahira Kozma (May 2014), Beth Hart (May 2014), and

Caroline Williams (June 2014).

Bust of PtolemyII
Shafik Gabr--Owner of Orientalist Art Collection
Cover of John Adams' book: The Millionaire and the Mummies
Cynthia Sheikelashami