Blossom to Beverage: The Story of Chocolate

February 22, 2024

Saturday and Sunday, February 17–18, 10:30 AM–5 PM National Mall The story of chocolate begins with a small cacao tree rooted deep in the history of Mesoamerican culture. Learn the […]

Luangisa African Arts Show & Tour

December 6, 2023

Top 5 historic venues to explore – in the world! December 16 & 17 LUANGISA African Gallery was founded in 1996 by the Luangisa family from Bukoba, Tanzania. They […]

Christmas Revels: The Magical Medieval Tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

November 21, 2023

Get ready for a night of enchantment and adventure at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC! The holidays in the DMV aren’t complete without Christmas Revels, one of DC’s most beloved […]

Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos

October 23, 2023

Saturday and Sunday, October 28–29, 10 AM – 5 PM Free | National Mall Bring the whole family to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to participate in […]

Día de los Muertos Family Day

October 10, 2023

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Smithsonian American Art Museum! Bring the whole family to see exciting live performances, including traditional Mexican folk dance by Ballet Folklorico Mi Herencia […]

Fire Prevention Month Demonstration: Lowe’s – 2438 Market Street NE

In honor of Fire Prevention Month, First Alert is partnering with Lowe’s on an educational demonstration for the community to learn about the importance of fire safety before a disaster […]

ICE! Returns This Season at Gaylord National

September 20, 2023

Christmas at Gaylord National is back Nov. 19 through Dec. 31, 2023! ICE! return with the holiday classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”! Walk through scenes from this classic tale and […]

Salon Nights: I Dissent Collar Making

June 29, 2023

Multi-disciplinary artist Roxana Alger Geffen leads a creative evening of craftivism, conversation, and civic engagement.

Story Time at CJM

Playing is learning! Join us the second Thursday of each month for Story Time at CJM, presented in partnership with PJ Library. Children and their caregivers are invited to join […]

Summer Saturdays: On Our Way

June 26, 2023

Learn about travel around the world, before going on your own journey of discovery through the garden. Participants will create their own passport and fill it with stamps. Summer Saturdays […]