Preservation in Practice Panel

September 29, 2021

Preservation in Practice is a four part series examining the field of historic preservation. Topics for conversation will include how to increase training in the trades, the business of historic […]

The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States

September 24, 2021

Stories of enslaved Indigenous peoples have often been absent from the historical narrative. Join the Smithsonian for a virtual symposium that explores the hidden stories of enslaved Indigenous peoples, focusing […]

Carousel Story Time: The Carousel

September 18, 2021

Join us online as we read The Carousel by Liz Rosenberg. Two sisters remember their mother saying, “The carousel horses sleep all winter and wake in the spring.” But one […]

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: 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: 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.