Peter L. Jakab, chief curator of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s first Cultural Leadership Breakfast of 2018, Thursday, March 8, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the George Town Club, 1530 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Jakab, who has a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, specializes in the history of technology, aerospace history and American social and cultural history. At Air and Space since 1983, he will talk about the staged seven-year renovation of the museum, budgeted at nearly $1 billion. Construction is expected to launch this summer.
Sponsored by Bonhams, the March 8 breakfast is the 24th in the series. Admission is $25 ($20 for George Town Club members). To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-338-4833.