National Museum of the American Indian To Dedicate National Native American Veterans Memorial Nov. 11

November 11, 2022

National Museum of the American Indian To Dedicate National Native American Veterans Memorial Nov. 11 Ceremony Will Be Part of Weekend-long Event To Honor Native Veterans The Smithsonian’s National Museum of […]

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian April & May 2022 Events

April 1, 2022

Public Events Calendar April – May 2022 New in New York City Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe Open through Sept. 11 View this major retrospective of the Yanktonai […]

2022 Spring Arts Guide

March 9, 2022

The D.C. arts scene has awakened from its winter slumber. Enjoy performances, art exhibits and more this spring with this arts guide.   Performing Arts   “Catch Me If You Can” at […]

Weekend Roundup, Feb. 3 – 6 

February 3, 2022

Happy weekend! It may be cold and rainy outside today but take comfort in all the hot local activities this weekend. Celebrate Lunar New Year, or a tour involving the […]

Wampanoag Celebration

February 1, 2022

Watch members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), both of Massachusetts, as they share their culture and history in a virtual celebration of […]

2021 Native Cinema Showcase

November 12, 2021

Nov. 12–18, on demand americanindian.si.edu/calendar The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase is an annual celebration of the best in Native film. This year focuses on Native […]

Weekend Round Up, Nov. 11 – 14

November 11, 2021

Happy Veterans Day! And, the weekend is just around the corner. So many options, including the Native Cinema Showcase at the National American Indian Museum, Questlove (from the Roots) at […]

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

October 28, 2021

Oct. 28, On demand americanindian.si.edu/calendar To celebrate Día de los Muertos, the museum will showcase two unique Day of the Dead traditions: figural sugar work and papier-mâché arts. The Mondragón […]

The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States with the National Museum of the American Indian

September 24, 2021

The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States Sept. 24–27, on demand americanindian.si.edu Stories of enslaved Indigenous peoples have often been absent from the […]

Summer Virtual Field Trip: Bison – One Stop Shopping 

August 17, 2021

Summer Virtual Field Trip: Bison – One Stop Shopping Tuesdays through Aug. 31, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET. 30 mins. Free, advance registration is required https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/student-programs/virtual-field-trips/ The American bison—or […]