The ICE! exhibit at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD Dec 2009-Jan 2010
They keep it a cool 9° F (-12° C) inside so the ice won’t melt.
Many of the sculpture look like they might be wax, but they're actually colored ice.
Kenny Millman, Audrey & Ken Millman
Pillar of ice
Must be polar bears
Detail of ice block construction
A skating pond
Detail of fences
One horse open sleigh
Yours truly with a very cold fellow passenger
Set for Santa
March of the penguins
Archway of lights
Entrance to slide
Sliding down the ice
Kenny shooting me shooting him
Instruments both icy and real
The Nativity scene
The atrium of the Gaylord Hotel
The Tree of Light in the daytime
Model railroad exhibit featuring MTH 'O' scale equipment
Gotta get Amtrak in the picture!
Making a splash
The Tree of Light at night
"Aurora" display in the atrium
Scenes on the waterfront at National Harbor
The George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA across the Potomac from National Harbor
The Washington sculpture in Memorial Hall (the main floor)
Pedestal of the other Washington sculpture in the George Washington Museum on the 4th floor
Museum sculpture of Washington
Representation of the Ark of the Covenant in the Royal Arch Chapter Room
Painting depicting ruins of the Jerusalem Temple - Royal Arch Chapter Room
in the Knights Templar Chapter Room
Tall Cedars Room on top floor
View from observation deck showing pathways to Memorial from the street
Looking down from the observation deck toward the Alexandria Amtrak station with the King Street Metro station just beyond.
The Memorial is across Callahan Drive from the Alexandria train station. A VRE (Virginia Railway Express) train is making the stop.
Looking back across the Potomac to National Harbor.