Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture with Richard Powell

November 17, 2021

Discover the magnificent Scandinavian landscapes and other European-based paintings created by celebrated Harlem Renaissance painter William H. Johnson. Take a deep dive into this often overlooked and misunderstood period in […]

Día de los Muertos celebration (Day of the Dead)

October 28, 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 […]

Smithsonian Virtual Craft Show

October 23, 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 […]

Curative Collective Conversations

October 14, 2021

Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and members of the Curative Collective for a weekly conversation at the intersection of food, art and social change. From […]

Happy Hour: Alma Woodsey Thomas and Her Circles 

October 13, 2021

WHAT Happy Hour: Alma Woodsey Thomas and Her Circles  A virtual happy hour will celebrate Alma Woodsey Thomas and her remarkable art circles. A specialty cocktail will be made in […]

Collection Highlights Talk at the National Museum of Women in The Arts (virtual)

October 4, 2021

WHAT:  Collection Highlights Talk Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NWMA) for Collection Highlights Talks. Drop in to these virtual tours to explore NMWA from home. During […]

CHESAPEAKE FILM FESTIVAL

October 1, 2021

CHESAPEAKE FILM FESTIVAL is LIVE and VIRTUAL October 1-10, 2021 For more information: chesapeakefilmfestival.com Easton, Maryland, August 13, 2021—As the lights dim in the grandeur of the historic Avalon Theatre in […]

Cooking Up History: Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge: Chinese Americans and the Power of Stir-Frying at the National Museum of American History

September 30, 2021

Cooking Up History: Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge: Chinese Americans and the Power of Stir-Frying Sept. 30; 6:45 p.m. Virtual demonstration Tickets available for purchase here: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/stir-frying-to-skys-edge-chinese-americans-and-power-of-stir-frying In Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, […]

Building Your Future in a Changing Museum World

September 29, 2021

Museums are powered by professionals with wide-ranging backgrounds—from historians and scientists to accountants, attorneys, computer programmers, and graphic designers. Join staff members from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and […]

Virtual Happy Hour: Mary Vaux Walcott

September 22, 2021

WHAT Virtual Happy Hour: Mary Vaux Walcott Join the staff of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for a virtual happy hour to celebrate the life and […]