Destroying Segregation: The Personal Mission of Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray

June 10, 2021

Attorney and Civil Rights icon Fred Gray played a pivotal role in the push for equality. Through landmark victories representing the likes of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King […]

Can Congress Reform Itself Again?

June 9, 2021

Over the years Congress has embraced reforming the institution, but that process often was voter driven. Congress has also periodically looked inwards and asked if its processes are in lockstep […]


June 6, 2021

BLACK MALE POWER AND “THE TALK”: A TOWN HALL BASED ON BLACK PANTHER: TALES OF WAKANDA WHAT: The recent police killings and harassment of unarmed Black men have shed light on […]

Virtual Concert | Congressional Chorus presents ¡VIVA LA MÚSICA! The Sounds of Latin America

June 5, 2021

The Congressional Chorus is excited to premiere our final virtual concert of the 2020-2021 season – ¡Viva La Música! The Sounds of Latin America – available to stream on Saturday, […]

On Juneteenth

June 2, 2021

In On Juneteenth, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed tells the sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history and provides a historian’s view of the country’s long road to […]

Black Wall Street: The Hidden Economy

May 26, 2021

After Reconstruction, the Black community built its own financial engine to give each other much-needed economic support and opportunity. This effort faced political and legal intimidation as well as violent […]

Renwick Invitational 2020 Virtual Studio Tour with Rowland Ricketts 

May 20, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 7 p.m. ET Enjoy a behind-the-scenes virtual studio tour and artwork demonstration by Rowland Ricketts, one of the artists featured in Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020. Discover more […]

Art Signs Online: Artful Conversations in ASL

May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. ET Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute gallery conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is […]

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 […]

Virtual May Day Family Celebration

May 1, 2021

Virtual May Day Family Celebration Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. ET Celebrate spring and learn more about art and environmental conservation with our virtual May Day family program. Explore how […]