Historically Speaking: The Launch of The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip Hop and Rap (Smithsonian African American History and Culture Museum) – VIRTUAL

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and Smithsonian Folkways are pleased to launch The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap. The first-of-its-kind multimedia collection chronicles the growth of the music and culture from the parks of the Bronx to solidifying a reach that spans the globe. […]

The Man, The Movement, The Museum: A Look Into The Life of John Kinard (Smithsonian Anacostia Museum) – VIRTUAL

The Man, The Movement, The Museum: The Journey of John R. Kinard as the First African American Director of a Smithsonian Institution Museum The dramatic scope of John Kinard’s extraordinary life is richly detailed by his daughter, Dr. Joy G. Kinard. Dr. Kinard guides us to an appreciation of her […]

Language is What Makes us Human: Learn about the New Planet Word Museum (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Rebecca Roberts, Curator of Programming at the new Planet Word Museum will talk about the Planet Word Museum, and how it inspires a love of words and language through immersive learning experiences. This program is being presented in association with the Potomac Community Village (PCV).  PCV is an all-volunteer organization […]

A Right to the City: Connecting Neighborhoods to Libraries and Museums through History and Storytelling (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

To celebrate the culmination of the A Right to the City pop-up exhibits in four of our neighborhood libraries, join us for a panel discussion of the exhibition and our partnership with the Smithsonian Institution Anacostia Community Museum. We will discuss the exhibit’s stories of DC neighborhoods and how they organized to make […]

#MoreThanAMonth: Museum Day Live (Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center & Smithsonian Magazine) – CANCELLED

Description: During this year’s annual Museum Day hosted by Smithsonian magazine, we are presenting live music, black history, and powerful art. Click here to register/RSVP for the event Highlights Ongoing: View the Museum’s exhibitions on display: A Space of Their Own; Race, Religion, and Revolt; and Footsteps from North Brentwood. Explore the Museum […]

Not for Sale: Preserving & Sharing a Community Collection – Day of Remembrance/Japanese in Incarceration (American History Museum)

Join us to observe Day of Remembrance with a conversation, exploring how museums have told the story of Japanese in incarceration over time About this Event February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, the annual recognition of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing Executive Order 9066 and the subsequent incarceration of […]