|2016_DC_SINMAA_Changing||165||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C1) A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Defining||356||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968|
|2020_01_21C3_SINMAA_Defining||34||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C2) Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: Era of Segregation 1876-1968 (Partially reviewed)|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Slavery||423||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877|
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Slavery||18||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877|
Including Ed Ayers' first visit to the museum.
|2020_01_21C2_SINMAA_Slavery||15||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C3) Slavery and Freedom 1400-1877 (Partially reviewed)|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Century||47||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) A Century in the Making|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_CCourt||19||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court|
|2017_DC_SINMAA_CCourt||13||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court|
|2019_DC_SINMAA_CCourt||13||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court|
|2019_DC_SINMAA_Ella||19||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Ella's Books: Volumes from the Library of Ella Fitzgerald|
Ella's Books: Volumes from the Library of Ella Fitzgerald
January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Books that were once part of Ella Fitzgerald’s personal library are on display in the museum library’s exhibit case.
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Explore||6||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More!|
|2019_DC_SINMAA_Explore||27||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More!|
|2019_12_02D_SINMAA_Posters||72||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies|
Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies
November 22, 2019 – November 1, 2020
Now Showing recognizes that good design matters and that film posters straddle an interesting role within the film industry; they serve as both art and advertising. Through the design, movie posters can help frame... (Partially reviewed)
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Making||42||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way|
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Making||3||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Making a Way Out of No Way|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Military||174||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Military History|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Place||79||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Power of Place|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Sports||179||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L3) Sports: Leveling the Playing Field|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Expressions||40||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Cultural Expressions|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Musical||271||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Musical Crossroads|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Stage||117||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Taking the Stage|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Visual||89||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L4) Visual Arts Gallery|
|2012_DC_SINMAA||15||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2013_DC_SINMAA||58||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2014_DC_SINMAA||30||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2015_DC_SINMAA||19||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2016_DC_SINMAA||13||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2017_DC_SINMAA||25||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2018_DC_SINMAA||1||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
Long lines to get in.
|2019_DC_SINMAA||2||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exterior Images|
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Int||53||DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Int||6||DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere|
I'd never seen the Oprah Winfrey Theater before.
|2019_DC_SINMAA_Int||4||DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2020_01_21C1_SINMAA_Int||2||DC -- NMAAHC -- Interior Areas Not Covered Elsewhere|
I ran into Lonnie Bunch, the first time I'd seen him since he became the head of the Smithsonian. (Partially reviewed)
|2018_DC_SINMAA_Oprah||128||DC -- NMAAHC -- Temporary Exhibit (Concourse Level): Watching Oprah|
Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture
June 8, 2018 – June 30, 2019
This exhibition explores the era that shaped Oprah Winfrey’s life and early career in TV, her talk show that dominated daytime TV for 25 years, and the ways in which she has influenced American popular culture. It...
|2019_12_17B1_SINMAA_Return||340||DC -- NMAAHC -- Temporary Exhibit (Concourse Level): We Return Fighting: The African American Experience in World War I|
We Return Fighting: The African American Experience in World War I
December 13, 2019 – June 14, 2020
Composed of three sections: Pre-War, During the War, and Post-War, the exhibition highlights nine African American historical luminaries, A. Philip Randolph, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, Col. Charles... (Partially reviewed)
|2016_DC_SINMAA_Vw||29||DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...|
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Vw||4||DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...|
|2018_DC_SINMAA_Vw||6||DC -- NMAAHC -- View from...|
|2019_DC_Bunch_190924||110||NMAAHC -- Event: A Fool's Errand w/Lonnie Bunch and Scott Pelley|
Lectures & Discussion: A Fool’s Errand by Lonnie Bunch
On the museum’s third anniversary, newly appointed Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch and Scott Pelley will delve deeply into Bunch’s latest book, A Fool’s Errand, which chronicles the strategies, support systems and coalitions he put in place to build the...
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Charter_170930||12||NMAAHC -- Event: Charter Member Open House|
We are delighted that you will be joining us this Saturday, September 30th for the National Museum of African American History and Culture's First Anniversary Charter Members' Open House! The evening will be a special opportunity for members like you to explore the entire Museum and to mix and mingle...
|2017_DC_Mudbound_171130||88||NMAAHC -- Event: Cinema + Conversation: Mudbound (w/Dee Rees, Rob Morgan, Jason Mitchell, and Garrett Hedlund)|
A screening of acclaimed director Dee Rees’ new film MUDBOUND in the Oprah Winfrey Theater. Based on a book by Hillary Jordan, the film illustrates the lives of white and black families in rural Mississippi as they confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming and friendship in a divided World War...
|2015_DC_SINMAA_CFC_1511||145||NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Corona Projection|
A dynamic 3D visual presentation projected on the Corona, our Museum’s signature façade, on the south (Madison Drive) and west (15th street facing Washington Monument) sides. The video presentation will explore the legacy of the African American Experience and how it has helped America live up to it...
|2015_DC_SINMAA_CFP_151116||127||NMAAHC -- Event: Commemorate Freedom Program|
Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
Cordially invites you to an outdoor program and video screening honoring three milestones in America’s struggle for freedom, justice and equality
2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the...
|2009_DC_SINMAA_Comp||36||NMAAHC -- Event: Conceptual Design Competition @ The Castle|
These models were on display at the Smithsonian Castle for several weeks. Sign:
A New Museum:
The Smithsonian presents six visions of its new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The museum -- the Smithsonian's nineteenth -- is scheduled to rise on the National Mall, on a...
|2013_DC_SINMAA_Install_131117||184||NMAAHC -- Event: Installation of Railroad car and Guard Tower|
Witness the installation of the Museum's first objects inot the museum on the National Mall: A Southern Railway (segregated) car built in 1920 and a 1930s-era guard tower from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will install two of its...
|2017_DC_Souza_171120||217||NMAAHC -- Event: Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza|
Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza
Former White House photographer, Pete Souza has collected more than three hundred of his most iconic photographs into a comprehensive visual chronicle of the Obama presidency. These photographs, some of which have never been published, document the most...
|2017_DC_Quincy_Jones_171130||50||NMAAHC -- Event: On Art and Creativity: Quincy Jones|
On Art and Creativity a Conversation between Quincy Jones and Dwandalyn Reece:
Listen as 2017 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner, Quincy Jones, talk about his incomparable career as a composer, arranger, and producer in the television, film and recording industries. Dwandalyn Reece, PhD,...
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Picture_170504||194||NMAAHC -- Event: Opening for "More Than A Picture" exhibit|
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director
National Museum of African American History and Culture
invites you to the Opening Reception for
More Than A Picture
Selections from the Photography Collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
|2019_DC_400Yrs_190213||115||NMAAHC -- Event: Public comments for 400 Years Commemoration|
The federal commission created to coordinate the nationwide commemoration of the arrival of the first Africans to the English colonies in North America will meet at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington on Wednesday, February 13.
In 2019 the 400 Years of...
|2018_DC_Panther_181025||22||NMAAHC -- Press Preview: Black Panther costume|
Media Availability: First Display of Black Panther Costume At Smithsonian African American Film Festival
Smithsonian African American Film Festival organizers will be available to discuss the inaugural Film Festival. The Black Panther costume will also be on-site during the availability for its...
|2020_01_09A3_Iron_Cages||189||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Exhibit: Iron Cages|
New Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'
Featuring Artwork by Incarcerated Artists
This January we are partnering with our friends at the Justice Arts Coalition, a national network providing resources for people creating art in and around the US carceral system, to exhibit works of art created... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_01_09A1_Iron_Cages_O||141||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Opening Reception for our new Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'|
Join us at the Opening Reception for our new Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'
Featuring Artwork by Incarcerated Artists
Join us on January 9th from 6:30-8:30pm
This January we are partnering with our friends at the Justice Arts Coalition, a national network providing resources for people creating art in... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_02_14D5_Date_Lab||218||Washington Post @ Smithsonian American Art Museum -- DATE LAB: Night at the Museum|
DATE LAB: Night at the Museum
by The Washington Post
Join us as The Washington Post Magazine’s popular Date Lab column comes to life this Valentine’s Day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Get a behind the scenes look at how Date Lab writers make matches and coordinate dates plus what makes a d... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_02_16E_Wuerker||126||DC -- Word Bubble Party @ Matt Wuerker's|
Folks here include Alexandra Bowman, Teresa Roberts Logan, Claire Rhode, Randy Lieberman and Ulia, Steve Artley, Martha and Dane Kennedy, Matthew Schneer, Donna Lewis, Matt Wuerker, Dana Maier and Ralph Geiger, Mike Rhode, Clay Jones, Mike Jenkins, Lisa Vogel and Art Hondros, Nicole Belanus, Warren ... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_01_25E2_KatzenO||40||DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2020A Winter Opening Reception (Public)|
Folks here include: Luis Lorenzana, Laura Roulet, Tobin Bell, Artemis Herber, Carol Barsha, and Ed Bisese. (Partially reviewed)