Heroines of Washington

November 16, 2021

Since 2001, the March of Dimes has honored 126 “heroines” and raised over $3.64 million in support of the March of Dimes mission. March of Dimes aims to advance research […]

See Me Online at SAAM 

May 5, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2 p.m. ET Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual program designed for art lovers with mild to moderate dementia and their care partners. Enjoy […]

The Story of the Lūʻau: Dance and Cooking Demonstration

May 1, 2021

May 1 – 31; on demand Explore the story of the Native Hawaiian tradition of lūʻau and learn why it plays such an important role in Hawaiian culture featuring Vicky […]

Amy Kaslow Gallery Light the Night Event

April 23, 2021

Washington, D.C. Release: April 15. 2021. For immediate release. Amy Kaslow Gallery’s Light the Night event brings sculptor Noah James Saunders and his mesmerizing collection of rotating torsos, busts, and […]

Film Screening: SUMÉ – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa/SUMÉ: The Sound of a Revolution

August 26, 2019

Director: Inuk Silis Høegh (Inuit) (2014, documentary, 74 min., Greenland/Denmark/Norway) In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and […]

Film Screening: Play Your Gender

August 19, 2019

Director: Stephanie Clattenburg (2016, documentary, 80 min., Canada) In 2012, Kinnie Starr (Mohawk) was approached to make a film about herself, but chose instead to make a film about the […]

Kaypi Peru Festival

July 26, 2019

You are invited to the free three-day Kaypi Peru Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian. This event highlights the South American nation’s rich and diverse cultural heritage […]

Sousa on the Rez: Native American Brass Bands and Beyond

July 18, 2019

Native American jazz, classical and popular musicians have experienced artistic and commercial success since well before the turn of the 20th century. Many were first exposed to this music at […]

Hawai’i After Hours

May 17, 2019

Celebrate Hawai’i After Hours at the National Museum of the American Indian. The museum opens its doors for a late-night event to begin the three-day festival dedicated to Hawaiian Culture. […]

Opening event: Living Earth Festival 2019

April 26, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners […]