Join BellRinger at Lombardi Live!

September 15, 2022

Meet your fellow BellRinger Riders, Virtual Riders, and volunteers at Lombardi Live, a concert benefitting Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center presented by Friends of Lombardi. We’ll be hanging out at the […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 30, 2022

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 23, 2022

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Acclaimed String Quartet ETHEL Performs “Signature Sessions” at Kennedy Center 5/12

May 12, 2022

Acclaimed String Quartet ETHEL Performs “Signature Sessions” at Kennedy Center 5/12 “They own their own music, and when they want it to roar, they roar.” – Los Angeles Times “ETHEL’s distinction […]

MUSICALBASICS: A Transcendental Experience at the Terrace Theater

March 13, 2022

Washington DC — Lionel Yu, the DC-based pianist behind the hit YouTube channel MusicalBasics (1,000,000+ Subscribers), makes his debut at the Kennedy Center, performing MUSICALBASICS, A Transcendental Experience at the Terrace Theater on Sunday, March 13 […]

Tiffany Poon

December 12, 2021

Hayes Piano Artist Tiffany Poon Sunday, December 12, 2pm Kennedy Center Terrace Theater The phrase “something old, something new” comes to mind when considering the career to date of 24-year-old […]

The Tea: Rachel Andie

December 3, 2021

WHAT: The Tea: Rachel AndieIn this online series, women musicians perform original work via livestream on the museum’s social media channels on the first Friday of the month. Each session includes a […]

Tomorrow I May Be Far Away

November 3, 2021

Lara Downes with Rita Dove, poet Thalea String Quartet Wednesday, November 3, 8pm Sixth & I Hailed for her “luscious, moody, and dreamy” playing by the New York Times, pianist […]