Weekend Round Up: Nov. 18 – 21 

November 18, 2021

The joyful season is well underway with so many delightful options for the weekend. The Washington Harbour Ice Rink has re-opened, the Downtown Holiday Market is opening, brunch on Hotel […]

Smithsonian’s New “FUTURES” Will Blast Through the Space-Time Continuum to Open Saturday, Nov. 20

October 28, 2021

Smithsonian’s New “FUTURES” Will Blast Through the Space-Time Continuum to Open Saturday, Nov. 20 First Major Exploration of the Future on the National Mall to Launch With ‘FUTURES Remixed’ Festival, […]

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

October 16, 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 […]

Día de los Muertos celebration (Day of the Dead)

October 15, 2021

In recorded presentations by two renowned Mexican families, the museum showcases two traditions central to Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos): the art of making figures from sugar […]

Weekend Round Up: October 7-10

October 7, 2021

Another weekend is upon us! Enjoy a weekend of concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Mount Vernon Fall Wine Festival and Sunset Tour, the last weekend of Oktoberfest, a […]

Weekend Round Up: September 30-October 3

September 30, 2021

There are lots of events to do this weekend and great weather predicted. Check out the Wharf’s Oktoberfest (and some racing dachshunds!), the Georgetown French Market, an exhibit at the […]

Smithsonian Virtual Craft Show

September 17, 2021

The 2021 Smithsonian Craft Show will be held virtually from October 23 to October 31. Originally scheduled in-person for October, the craft show will now be online due to health […]

The Smithsonian Celebrates 175 Years  

September 16, 2021

In 1846 — the year the Liberty Bell was cracked and James K. Polk was a president — a quintessential feature of our nation’s capital and of our young republic’s life […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum September Events

September 2, 2021

America InSight Online: Verbal Description Tours Thursday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. ET Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum online for a docent-led tour designed for participants who are blind or […]

Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture with Nada Shabout

September 1, 2021

Examine the enduring impact of colonialism and orientalism within the mainstream history of modernism with scholar Nada Shabout. During this captivating virtual talk, discuss efforts to decolonize the field of […]