Native Art Market

November 28, 2023

Make your holiday shopping special and support more than 30 award-winning Indigenous artists. Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., and enjoy the museum’s annual […]

Honoring Native Veterans

November 21, 2023

This Veterans Day, honor the military service of Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native Veterans at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. A presentation of the Colors […]

Artist Raven Chacon in Concert and Conversation

October 30, 2023

Artist Raven Chacon (Diné) is joined by Joy Harjo, Candice Hopkins, Ange Loft, Laura Ortman, and Olivia Shortt to present selections from his work, For Zitkála-Šá (2020). A Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

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 […]

Zuni Olla Maidens Performance

May 15, 2023

An all-women’s group, the Zuni Olla Maidens from New Mexico are known for the Pottery Dance, in which they move in carefully choreographed steps with painted jars balanced on their […]

Native American Veterans Film Screening: Corridor Four

Corridor Four challenges the image of the American hero in a heartfelt portrait of 9/11 first responder Isaac Ho‘opi‘i (Native Hawaiian) as he works to put the traumatic experience behind […]

Cherokee Days Festival

March 22, 2023

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy the three-day festival featuring storytelling, traditional flute music, traditional games, demonstrations, music, dance performances, and hands-on activities in the […]

Africa, With Love

February 9, 2023

Join the National Museum of African Art for the opening of our Research Gallery space. Drop in on Valentine’s Day for a night out at the museum, with drinks and […]

Youth in Action: Indigenous Youth Poet Warriors

April 1, 2022

How does poetry inspire change? In celebration of the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, Joy Harjo (Mvskoke [Creek] Nation), Native youth poets jaye simpson (Sapotaweyak Cree Nation), Kinsale […]

Wampanoag Celebration

February 15, 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 […]