Celebrating the Holidays With the U.S. Navy Band (photos)

December 24, 2019

Featured along with the Concert Band on Dec. 21 and 22 were the Sea Chanters, Country Current and the Cruisers. There was also a visit from Santa, playing a mean trumpet.

‘Assassins’ Opens Signature’s Anniversary Season

August 7, 2019

For Signature Theatre and its artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, the end of this long summer means a head start on its 30th anniversary season, a celebration of sorts for the little […]

Concert: Indian Summer Showcase with Indian City

July 17, 2019

Indian City is a Native music group based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their style harmoniously draws from pop, acoustic and rock, bringing it all together in an entertaining live show. Their […]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Concert with Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche)

In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the National Museum of the American Indian will host a special concert featuring Chilean tenor Miguel Ángel Pellao (Pehuenche). […]

Solstice Saturday Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian

June 3, 2019

The National Museum of the American Indian celebrates the first Saturday of summer—“Solstice Saturday”— beginning with an afternoon of Andean music, dance and family friendly activities celebrating the Great Inka […]

Hawaiian Cultural Festival

April 30, 2019

King Kamehameha—respected Native Hawaiian warrior, leader and diplomat—united the Hawaiian Islands into a royal kingdom in 1810. Learn about the King’s legacy by exploring the lua, traditional training for warriors, […]

Performance Art by Métis artist Jaime Black

March 18, 2019

Métis artist Jaime Black conceptualized the outdoor art installation “The REDress Project.” The artist will engage with the red dresses displayed along the Riverwalk located in the museum’s Native landscape […]

Chocolate Festival

February 3, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian holds its annual Chocolate Festival in February. From the blossoms of the cacao tree which grows in Mesoamerica, the Maya culture developed […]

Honor Song for Returning Native American Women Warriors

November 6, 2018

In advance of Veterans Day, composer, singer and drummer Ralph Zotigh (Kiowa) will sing an honor song he composed for Native American women veterans. He will be joined by his […]

Hopi Tribal Festival

The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in northeastern Arizona. Their nation encompasses more than 1.5-million acres, and is made up of 12 villages on three mesas. Over the […]