Alma Woodsey Thomas: Beneath the Surface at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

December 8, 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 1­–1:45 p.m.  Join a colorful conversation with Gwen Manthey, paintings conservator at Smithsonian American Art Museum, on the Smithsonian’s research into Alma Woodsey Thomas’s artistic process. Learn about […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Past and Future of Abortion

November 29, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “The Past and Future of Abortion,” with Sara Matthiesen, assistant professor of history and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at George Washington University and author of […]

Brews and Views at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

October 21, 2021

Thursdays, October 21, November 18, December 16; 5:30–6:30 p.m. Celeste Beatty, founder of the Harlem Brewing Company, hosts a monthly happy hour to highlight topics in beer making, the restaurant industry, art, politics, […]

For the Record: Ten Years of Luce Unplugged at SAAM

October 1, 2021

Luce Unplugged, DC’s favorite local music concert series, is celebrating ten years of rocking out! Let’s celebrate by looking back at some of the greatest hits with DC music aficionados […]

Profs & Pints: Understanding Racial Capitalism

September 26, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “Understanding Racial Capitalism,” with Olufemi Taiwo, assistant professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and scholar of Black political movements. [Under current District of Columbia regulations attendees […]

Profs & Pints: The Damage Done by Darwin

September 20, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “The Damage Done by Darwin,” a look at how the acclaimed naturalist’s racism and sexism undermined his work and haunts us to this day, with Rui […]

Profs & Pints: How the Brain Creates

September 14, 2021

Profs & Pints presents: “How the Brain Creates,” a look at scientific research on the human brain’s capacity for inspiration, with Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, professor of psychiatry and behavioral […]

Innovative Lives: Sarah Will and Mike Schultz

May 12, 2021

May 12; 4 p.m. Free registration: invention.si.edu/events Sarah Will, Paralympic skier and accessibility advocate and Mike Schultz, inventor of the Moto Knee and Versa Foot, will come together to talk with NMAH […]

Gay is Good: Frank Kameny and the Fight for LGBTQ Rights

April 22, 2021

Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 pm Frank Kameny spent five decades in DC as a civil rights activist and politician, including serving on Mayor Walter Washington’s inaugural Commission on Human […]