Cooking Up History: Pleibol and Eat Well! Latino Culinary Traditions and Américas’ Game

July 26, 2021

Monday, July 26; 6:45 p.m. Virtual demonstration Tickets available for purchase here: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/subscriptions/series/?id=175503 Explore the tangible connections between baseball and Latino culinary traditions, food fusions, and experiences that reflect broader themes […]

Summer Concerts: US Marine Band – Latin Jazz Ensemble

July 22, 2021

Enjoy an evening of live Cajun and swing music with the US Marine Band’s Latin Jazz Ensemble. Enjoy the Marine Band’s Latin jazz ensemble as they perform a spicy mix […]

“¡Pleibol!” Virtual Exhibition Opening

July 9, 2021

July 9; 7 p.m. Free; required signup: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pleibol-virtual-exhibition-opening-tickets-157118189735 In a virtual opening celebration of the new exhibition “¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues” / “En los barrios y las grandes ligas,” […]

Celebrating the 26th Amendment: Young Women and the Vote Today

June 22, 2021

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, join the National Archives Foundation for a virtual program exploring the history of civic engagement among youth, the impact that […]

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 […]

Moment of Reflection with the NMAAHC

June 1, 2021

Moment of Reflection Tuesday, June 1; 12 p.m. ET The public is invited to join NMAAHC and Smithsonian museums for a digital commemoration of Tulsa Race Massacre centennial that took […]

The soon-to-open African American History Museum on the National Mall.

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 […]

Beyond the Studio Virtual Workshop: Watercolor Illustration with Marcella Kriebel 

May 23, 2021

Sunday, May 23, 1–2 p.m. ET Venture beyond the studio with DC artist Marcella Kriebel. Register now for this engaging Zoom workshop and learn the basics of watercolor and illustration techniques, […]

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 […]