|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|
|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.
|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_01_30C3_SINMAA_CCourt||16||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (C) Contemplative Court (Partially reviewed)|
|2019_01_30C1_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. (Partially reviewed)
|2019_DC_SINMAA_Ella||5||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_01_30C2_SINMAA_Explore||27||DC -- NMAAHC -- Exhibit: (L2) Explore More! (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.
|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|
|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...
|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...|
|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...
|2019_08_12_Straczynski||117||Politics & Prose -- J. Michael Straczynski ("Becoming Superman")|
J. Michael Straczynski - Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood
Straczynski is best known as the creator of the Babylon 5 and Sense8 TV shows, but his amazing four-decade career also encompasses screenwriting—Changeling, Thor, and World War Z—writing for several D.C. and Marvel Comi... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_02C2_Touchstone_AmerIsO||152||DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Opening Reception: America Is...|
AMERICA IS ...
Artists Explore, Ask and Answer: What is America today?
National Juried Show
On display: August 2 – 29, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 - 8:30 pm
Hors d'oeuvres by Occasions Caterers
Gourmet Frozen Desserts by Moorenko's Ice Cream
Program: 7pm - jurors remarks, 7:15pm - c... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_01A1_McAuliffe||168||Politics & Prose -- Terry McAuliffe ("Beyond Charlottesville")|
Terry McAuliffe - Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism
Governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018, McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville when white supremacists descended on the town in August 2017. His action was undermined by Trump, however, who, findin... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_07_20C4_SDCCP03||82||CA -- San Diego -- Comic-Con International 2019 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices I|
Cartoon Voices I
Each year, moderator Mark Evanier gathers a bevy of the most talented cartoon voice actors working today and invites them to explain and demonstrate their artistry. This year's lineup includes Marieve Herington (Big City Greens, Disney Junior), Adam McArthur (Star vs. the Forces of ... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_07_21C3_SDCCP03||141||CA -- San Diego -- Comic-Con International 2019 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices II|
Cartoon Voices II
With the smash-hit success of yesterday's Cartoon Voices I panel, there's no choice but to do another one-with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Jim Meskimen... (Partially reviewed)