National Chamber Ensemble – The Remarkable Four Seasons Of Vivaldi

May 29, 2021

(Concert links will go out on May 29 and will allow our audience 12 days to enjoy the concert at their convenience, the audience will also receive an invitation to […]

Award-Winning iSing Silicon Valley Girlchoir Spring Concert Choosing Harmony

May 22, 2021

iSing Silicon Valley is pleased to announce its eighth annual Spring Concert, which will premiere on Saturday, May 22, at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET on YouTube (free). Choosing Harmony features 250 […]

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities

May 20, 2021

Indigenous coastal Pacific communities have respected and protected their homelands’ ocean resources for thousands of years. Listen to a conversation with young Indigenous activists from across the Pacific who are […]

Native American Code Talkers: A Lasting Legacy

May 19, 2021

During World War I and World War II, American Indians made a unique contribution to the U.S. Armed Forces by using their tribal languages in secret battle communications. Watch author […]

Native American Code Talkers


May 19, 2 p.m. EST An illustrated talk by author and historian William C. Meadows followed by audience Q&A. Check the museum’s website for updates and Zoom link.

Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: Good, Better, Best

May 15, 2021

Panelists Ben Evans, editor, Hali Publications Detlef Maltzhan, managing director and proprietor, Rippon Boswell & Co. Mary Jo Otsea, former worldwide director of rugs and carpets, Sotheby’s  Wendel Swan, museum trustee and collector (moderator) […]

Art Signs Online: Artful Conversations in ASL

May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. ET Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute gallery conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is […]

In Dialogue: Smithsonian Objects and Social Justice


Thursday, May 13, 5 p.m. Online via Zoom Heighten your civic awareness through conversations about art, history and material culture. Each month, educators from the National Portrait Gallery will partner with colleagues […]

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 […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum Virtual Fellows Lectures


Wednesday, May 12, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Thursday, May 13, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Friday, May 14, 2:30–5 p.m. ET Join the 2020–2021 class of Smithsonian American Art Museum research fellows as […]