Profs & Pints DC: The Real Oppenheimer

September 20, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Real Oppenheimer,” a look at the scientist portrayed in the hit film and his role in the rise of the atomic age, with Allen Pietrobon, professor of […]

Vital Signs: The Visual Cultures of Maya Writing

April 24, 2023

Stephen D. Houston explores the complex system of Maya writing from ancient Mexico and Central America in this six-part series. Maya writing of ancient Mexico and Central America represents a […]

Landmark Lecture: Museum J.E.D.I. The Intersection of Museums & Social Justice

February 9, 2023

Join Omar Eaton-Martinez, host of the Museum J.E.D.I. (Justice. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion) podcast who will discuss his work bringing diversity and inclusion to museums and cultural institutions. Museum J.E.D.I podcasts […]

Landmark Lecture: Shopping Stories: Revealing the Lives of the Enslaved

Account books detail a wealth of information and often reveal insights into the lives of the marginalized members of a community. Molly Kerr, founding director at History Revealed, Inc., will […]

Landmark Lecture: Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade

Join Walter Hawthorne of Michigan State University and Daryle Williams of the University of California-Riverside for a dynamic overview of Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade (, an open-source, open-access […]

Landmark Lecture: Inclusivity and Interpreting Enslaved Individuals at Tudor Place

Join Tudor Place Curator Robert DeHart along with Archivist Haley Wilkinson who will share recent research that has prompted a more equitable and inclusive interpretation in tours, events and programs […]

Landmark Lecture: Identity, Trauma & Reconciliation: A Conversation with Descendants

Documentary filmmaker and founder of History Before Us, Frederick Murphy, hosts a conversation with descendants of enslaved individuals associated with Tudor Place and other historic sites with a history of […]

Landmark Lecture: Laborious Histories: Critical Fabulation & the Practice of Black Public History

Dr. Crystal Moten, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Obama Foundation in Chicago, will discuss her work focusing on the intersection of race, class and gender to uncover the […]

What is Tantra

August 26, 2022

Although the idea of Tantra is very popular these days, many people misunderstand its real meaning and it is often misused. In Buddhism, Tantra is a very special practice that […]

Close Encounters Series at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

October 28, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 5:30–6:45 p.m. (ET) Close Encounters: Angelica Kauffman, The Family of the Earl Gower (1772) and Sonya Clark, Hair Wreath (2002) This talk considers some of the ways that artworks explore family in […]