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2009_DC_SISG_KirbySG46Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Event: Michael Kirby's "Falnama" chalk art
Photographs over four days:
(Day 1) He starts with outlines.
(Day 2) He paints a base using paint mixed with sugar.
(Day 3) He's mostly done with it at this point. (I got there after he'd gone back to Baltimore for the day so he's not in these pictures.)
(Day 4) All done! He covers it with a...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A1_17030921DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 1: Tower (2016): Keith Maitland
Screening and Discussion – TOWER (2016), Keith Maitland
The History Film Forum opens with a discussion with South by Southwest Grand Jury award-winning director Keith Maitland on his use of archival material and animation in his groundbreaking film Tower. On August 1st, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A2_17030943DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 2: Slavery by Another Name (2012): Sam Pollard, Douglas Blackmon and Sheila Curran Bernard
Screening - Slavery by Another Name (2012) *, Sam Pollard
Slavery by Another Name recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the American South, keeping hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A3_17030941DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 3: Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Keynote – Douglas Blackmon and Sam Pollard
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon and Emmy-Award winning producer Sam Pollard as they are interviewed by Jeff Bieber, Vice President of Content Development and Production from WETA television, about their careers and the challenges inherent...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_A4_170309121DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 1: Panel 4: Timeless: (Re)Creating American History
Screening and Discussion - TIMELESS: (Re)Creating American History
The History Film Forum takes an inside look at the NBC drama “Timeless.” Each week, “Timeless” takes viewers back in time through America’s rich history to reflect upon the lesser known details of monumental moments that have shaped our...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B1_1703109DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 1: The Real Mad Men of Advertising, Smithsonian Channel
"Mad Men" gave audiences an all-access glimpse into the world of advertising in America during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. It was inspired by the real men and women of Madison Avenue who perfected the art of the sale and transformed American culture in the process. Who were these people and what...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B2_17031066DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 2: Responsibilities of History Filmmakers: A. Scott Berg, Ed Ayers, Melissa Haizlip, Nancy Buirski and Sheila Curran Bernard
In his keynote address at the inaugural History Film Forum in 2015, filmmaker Ric Burns said “When you traffic in film and history, fiction or nonfiction, you are borrowing the authority and power and majesty of the real and counting on its potency to lift your tale. You, therefore, have a contract with...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B3_17031027DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 3: The Loving Story (2011): Nancy Buirski
Oscar-shortlist selection The Loving Story, the debut feature by Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder Nancy Buirski, is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_B4_17031064DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 2: Panel 4: The Great War (American Experience, 2017): A. Scott Berg, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Mark Samels, and Stephen Ives
Join us for an exclusive sneak peak of never before seen footage from the new film from PBS’s American Experience series: The Great War. The Great War is a six-hour, three-night event that will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C1_17031175DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 1: Women in History Filmmaking: Nancy Buirski, Lynn Novick, Hannah Ayers, Melissa Haizlip and Laurens Grant
Panel - Women in History Filmmaking
Across the top-grossing 1,100 films that debuted between 2002 and 2012, only 4.4% were created by female directors. As a study by Dr. Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg school discovered, of 129 top grossing G, PG, and PG-13 films theatrically released between 2006 and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C2_17031169DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 2: Inside Crash Course: Nicholas Jenkins, Blake de Pastino, Nicole Sweeney, Raoul Meyer, Stan Muller, and Ed Ayers
Panel - Inside Crash Course
From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C3_17031148DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 3: An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
Screening - An Outrage (2017), Hannah Ayers, Lance Warren
The History Film Forum is proud to present the premiere of An Outrage, a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants,...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_C4_17031155DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 3: Panel 4: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016), Eric Stange
Screening – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2016)*, Eric Stange
The Forum presents an exclusive advanced screening of Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which will have its exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere on the “American Masters” series in fall 2017 on PBS. Edgar Allan Poe is among the most famous and...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D1_17031240DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 1: Innovative Formats in History Media
Innovative Formats in History Media
The Forum explores three interactive documentary projects for the:
* Between the Waters, South Carolina ETV’s immersive transmedia website showcasing lowcountry culture and history,
* Walden, a game, a first person simulation of the life of American philosopher...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D2_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 2: Chinese Exclusion Act (2017): Ric Burns, Li-Shin Yu and Martin Gold
Screening and Discussion - The Chinese Exclusion Act (2017), Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu
On May 6th, 1882 – on the eve of the greatest wave of immigration in American history – President Chester A. Arthur signed into law a unique piece of federal legislation, called the Chinese Exclusion Act. Unlike any...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D3_17031250DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 3: Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film, Sam Pollard, April Reign, Fath Favis Ruffins, Nicholas Wiggins and Caty Borum Chattoo
Panel - Hollywood Shuffle? Black History on Film
Two years after #OscarsSoWhite began trending, the History Film Forum and The Undefeated examine the state of Black history on the screen. The African American Film Critics Association called 2016 the best year ever for black people in cinema, with films...
2017_DC_Film_Forum_D4_17031258DC -- 2017 History Film Forum -- Day 4: Panel 4: Jazz Ambassadors
Performance and Discussion – Jazz Ambassadors *, Hugo Berkeley
What better way to close the History Film Forum than with jazz and history! In the late ’50s, U.S. government officials eager to make a case for America’s superiority to Communist regimes found a new vehicle to deliver the message to a...
2006_DC_NHAmazon_0603244Env Film Festival (2006) -- "Banking on Disaster" (w/Adrian Cowell) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Murder in the Amazon. (1989, 55 min.) The brutal murder of Chico Mendes on December 22, 1988 provoked international protest and brought worldwide attention to the problem of Amazonian deforestation. The film follows his rise as the leader of the rubber-tappers, or seringueiros, who have subsisted in the...
2006_DC_NHMF_06032624Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Monkey Folk" (w/Jacques Perrin) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
"The Monkey Folk (Le Peuple Singe)", France/Indonesia, 1989, 85 min.) DC Premiere. Five years in the making, this comprehensive French documentary record of the simian world explores the lives and behavior in the wild of over 120 different simian species. Footage from the tropical forests of Ethiopia,...
2007_DC_NHSuzuki_07031739Env Film Festival (2007) -- An Afternoon with David Suzuki @ Natl Museum of Natural History
An Afternoon with Dr. David Suzuki. At age 70, distinguished Canadian environmentalist, scientist, writer, communicator and thinker David Suzuki reflects on a life dedicated to making the world a better place. As the acclaimed host of the long-running Canadian TV program, "The Nature of Things," Chair...
2007_DC_NHSand_07032318Env Film Festival (2007) -- "Ribbon of Sand" and "Wellspring" (w/John Grabowska) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Natural history filmmaker John Grabowska introduced two films and did Q&A on both as well as his career:

Ribbon of Sand (USA, 2007, 26 min.) World Premiere:
The famed Outer Banks of North Carolina are a slim and moving line of sand in the open Atlantic. Many travelers think they know these barrier...
2011_DC_Wilson_11031858Env Film Festival (2011) -- E.O. Wilson @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Lecture by E.O. Wilson, Biologist, Naturalist, Writer, Professor and Environmentalist
One of the world’s greatest biologists, E.O. Wilson has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his pioneering books, “The Ants” and “On Human Nature.” Professor emeritus and honorary curator in entomology at Harvard University,...
2011_DC_Conover_11032021Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Islands in the Wind" and "Creating Synthetic Life" (w/David Conover) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
ISLANDS IN THE WIND (USA, 2011, 22 min.)
World Premiere Tired of the hand-wringing, moaning, and societal inaction about climate change and high energy costs? The colorful characters of North Haven and Vinalhaven, two small islands off the Maine coast, decide overwhelmingly to do something about it....
2011_DC_Grabowska_11032018Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Sky Island" and "Ribbon of Sky" (w/John Grabowska) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
SKY ISLAND (USA, 2010, 26 min.):
In northern New Mexico, a range of mountains rises up from the high desert: a wild, rugged land of the Faraway Nearby. The volcanic Jemez Mountains are isolated from all other ranges – an island in the sky, surrounded by a desert sea. Sky Island paints a lyrical and...
2015_DC_Monsoon_15032779Env Film Festival (2015) -- "Monsoon" (w/Sturla Gunnarsson) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Monsoon: Winner, Polly Krakora Award For Artistry in Film
This visually stunning meditation on the annual rains that descend upon India explores their alternately disastrous and beneficial impact on Indian society, economy, agriculture and individual lives. Chasing the monsoon throughout the country,...
2016_DC_SIFG_Closing_16010224Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Closing Weekend
2017_DC_SIFG_Press_17101149Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
What: Press preview for the grand reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler
Who:
* John Davis, Under Secretary for Museums and Research/Provost, Smithsonian
* Julian Raby, The Dame Jillian Sackler Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art
* Massumeh Farhad, chief...
2015_DC_SIFG_Aramaki_15032811Freer Gallery of Art -- Event: Shinji Aramaki
Cherry Blossom Anime: "Harlock: Space Pirate"
In person: Shinji Aramaki, director 3D screening! Watch the trailer. Inspired by a wildly popular 1970s television series, Harlock: Space Pirate is a 3D sci-fi adventure with eye-popping CGI effects. It tells the story of a mysterious loner who battles the...
2013_DC_SIHIR_Damage_13102643Hirshhorn Museum -- Event: Damage Control Symposium (w/Yoko Ono)
Damage Control Symposium
This panel discussion with Yoko Ono and Raphael Montañez Ortiz, participants in the original 1966 Destruction in Art Symposium; artist Monica Bonvicini; and art historian Dario Gamboni will explore the ways in which artists have used destruction as a means of responding to...
2019_06_30D1_Sound_Scene18Hirshhorn Museum -- Event: Sound Scene XII: AMPLIFY
Sound Scene XII: AMPLIFY
June 29, 2019 | 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sound Scene XII: AMPLIFY, organized in partnership with sound collective DC Listening Lounge, unites local audio artists with national and international creators to transform the Hirshhorn into an interactive sonic wonderland.
This year Sound... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_1703128Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Ambassadors of Jazz)
2015_DC_SIAH_Storage_15071734Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Civil War)
Various Civil War-related items were pulled out of storage to show the visiting teachers.
2018_DC_SIAH_Storage_18062311Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (Solstice Saturday)
2017_DC_SIAH_Storage_17031039Natl Museum of American History -- Items from Storage (World War I)
The medical group brought out some World War I-related items from storage.
2008_DC_NHNemo_08120616Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Animating the Ocean
Animating the Ocean: Featuring clips from the film Finding Nemo, production designers from Disney and Pixar discuss how Hollywood studios adapt sea stories to bring ocean animation to life.
The presentation was by Robin Cooper (with Pixar) and Rick Rothschild (with Imagineering).
2015_DC_GNSI_Sequential_15091636Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: GNSI-DC Sequential Art in Science Communication
GNSI-DC Sept 16th - Sequential Art in Science Communication by David Clarke
The word “comics” might bring to mind well-thumbed copies of Scrooge McDuck, Spiderman, or the newspaper's Sunday funny pages, but today sequential art is being used to communicate and teach subjects such as science, medicine...
2010_DC_SINH_Opening_10031739Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Hall of Human Origins -- Opening Event
2004_DC_NHJM_04081319Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: John Matthews ("Mammal Makeovers")
This lecture was done by John Matthews, the museum's lead taxidermist, who showed what was involved in making the new Hall of Mammals at the National Museum of Natural History. As the program description says, his "team sculpted foam and clay, cast heads, hands, toes and tongues and made thousands of...
2012_DC_Monticello_12020641Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Monticello, Slavery, and the Hemingses (Annette Gordon-Reed and Michel Martin)
Monticello, Slavery, and the Hemingses: A Conversation Between Annette Gordon-Reed and Michel Martin:
NPR’s Tell Me More host Michel Martin, and Annette Gordon-Reed, Prof. of Law, Harvard University, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family will discuss the...
2017_DC_SINH_Amazon_Adv_170418145Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: World premier of "Amazon Adventure 3D"
The Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, HHMI Tangle Bank Studios and SK Films invite you and a guest to the world premier of :
Amazon Adventure 3D: A True Story of Scientific Discovery

Amazon Adventure 3D
Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates'...
2009_DC_SINH_Bone_09020777Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: Written in Bone curator presentation
Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake Baird Auditorium, 1 - 2:00 p.m. Explore forensic science with exhibition curators Dr. Douglas Owsley and Kari Bruwelheide as they present an illustrated lecture in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition of the same name.

Learn...
2009_DC_Rainforests_090112236Natl Museum of Natural History -- Event: "Will the Rainforests Survive?” symposium
The Smithsonian Institution announces a tropical science symposium in early January 2009, as a critical review of threats to tropical biodiversity. “Will the Rainforests Survive? New Threats and Realities in the Tropical Extinction Crisis” offers cutting-edge science and first-class entertainment and...
2019_06_04A_Deep_Time_MP93Natl Museum of Natural History -- Media Preview: Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time
Media preview of “The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils -- Deep Time”
Who:
* Kirk Johnson, Sant Director, National Museum of Natural History
* Anna “Kay” Behrensmeyer, curator of fossil vertebrates, National Museum of Natural History
* Amy Bolton, education and outreach manager, National Museum of... (Partially reviewed)
2004_DC_Festival_04090037Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: First Americans Festival @ Mall
Various pictures of the First Americans Festival on the National Mall. The event went on for a week during the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian but I only visited it on two days: (040921) and (040924).
2017_DC_Tarzan_170209153Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: From Tarzan to Tonto
From Tarzan to Tonto: Stereotypes as Obstacles to Progress Toward a More Perfect Union
A Special Program Examining the Pervasiveness of Stereotypes in American Culture
As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation. Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone...
2004_DC_AmerInd_Member_0410124Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Member Night
2004_DC_Procession_04092157Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Native Nations Procession @ Mall
The grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian began with a procession. As the brochure described it: "Thousands of Native people and non-Native supporters [there was, for example, an Environmental Protection Agency group in the parade] from throughout the Western Hemisphere, many in...
2016_DC_AmerInd_Dance_16112433Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Northwest Coast Dance
A Native American Heritage Month Celebration of Northwest Coast Dance
Experience a three-day Northwest Coast dance celebration with internationally renowned West Coast First Nations mask-dancing group Git Hayetsk (People of the Copper Shield) from Vancouver B.C. and the award-winning multi-generational...
2004_DC_AmerInd_04081125Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening slide show
A slide show held August 11, 2004 describing what the museum would look like.
2004_DC_AmerInd_04082476Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Event: Pre-opening tour
A pre-opening tour held on August 24, 2004
2013_DC_SIPM_CWDisp_13031621Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Displays
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_SIPM_CWInt_13031659Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- Interior Shots
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2013_DC_SIPM_CWGrp_13031630Natl Postal Museum -- Construction Watch Tour -- NBM Tour Group
Construction Watch Tour: National Postal Museum:Housed on the lower level of the historic 1914 City Post Office Building, the National Postal Museum is undergoing an expansion to showcase its extensive stamp collection. Sarah Drumming of the Smithsonian Institution leads a tour of the
12,000 square...
2015_DC_SIPM_Tour_1502133Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Director's Tour
Allen Kane, the museum's director, was taking around a group.
2015_DC_SIPM_FreedomO_15021298Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Freedom Just Around the Corner Opening
Opening Reception: Freedom Just Around the Corner
Reception
Remarks:
* Allen Kane, Director, Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
* Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art, Culture, Smithsonian Institution
* Ron Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Ribbon Cutting...
2017_DC_SIPM_FellowO_170405121Natl Postal Museum -- Event: My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I Opening
The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum cordially invites you to the opening of the museum's newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I.
This special exhibition commemorates the centennial of America's involvement in World War I and uncovers this rich history through compelling...
2011_DC_SIPM_Tour_1111197Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Public Tour
2017_DC_SIPM_Enholm_17041946Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Robert Enholm (Woodrow Wilson's presidency)
This April marks the centennial of the United States’ involvement in World War I. The National Postal Museum’s newest exhibition, My Fellow Soldiers: Letters From World War I commemorates this anniversary. Please join us for a Lunchtime Lecture on Wednesday, April 19 highlighting this topic. Our speaker...
2018_DC_SIPM_StampC_18050188Natl Postal Museum -- Event: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue: Air Mail
U.S. Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony (Stamp Dedication)
The U.S. Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two U.S. Air Mail Forever stamps this year. The first, depicted in blue, commemorates the pioneering spirit of the brave pilots who first flew the mail in...
2019_04_20A1_Gaye_Stamp107Natl Postal Museum -- Event: U.S. Postal Service Stamp Dedication: Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp
In celebration of the U.S. Postal Service's issuance of the Marvin Gaye Forever stamp, the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum and the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives will host Make Me Wanna Holler: Exploring D.C.'s Music Legacy at their historic Washington, D.C., locations.
Gaye, a... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_SINMAA_Charter_17093012NMAAHC -- 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_17113088NMAAHC -- 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_1511145NMAAHC -- 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_151116127NMAAHC -- 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_Comp36NMAAHC -- 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_131117184NMAAHC -- 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_171120217NMAAHC -- 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_17113050NMAAHC -- 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_170504194NMAAHC -- 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_190213115NMAAHC -- 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_18102522NMAAHC -- 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_06_15C2_SIAAI_People75Smithsonian -- By the People @ Arts and Industries Bldg
Two of the speakers on the stage: Ada Pinkston and artist Jonathan Rosen. (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Long_Convo_18120734Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Miscellaneous Images @ Arts and Industries Bldg
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
2018_DC_Long_ConvoS1A_181207176Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 1 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Skorton, Larisa Martinez, Michael Govan, Obi Felten, Danny Hillis, Liz Cottrell, Carla Hayden, Cheech Marin, Jacqueline Suskin, and Mily Treviño-Sauceda @ Arts and Industries Bldg
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
2018_DC_Long_ConvoS2A_181207204Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 2 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Rubenstein, Scott Bolton, Jessica O. Matthews, Roy Wood Jr., Mercedes Lopez-Morales, Bei Yang, Naomi Wadler, Alfre Woodard, Bruce Friedrich, Laura Esserman, Sasha Velour, and Malak Wazne @ Arts and Industries Bldg
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
2018_DC_Long_ConvoS3A_181207169Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 3 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, Malak Wazne, David Brooks, Jon Grinspan, Hawah Kasat, Troy Carter, Nick Pyenson, Spike Gjerde, Jean Bennett, and C. Brian Williams @ Arts and Industries Bldg
#TheLongConvo
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
2010_DC_SCEMS_10010874Smithsonian -- Microsoft Partners in Learning/Smithsonian Institution Summit Meeting @ Castle
Photographs from a meeting at the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum, hosted by the Smithsonian and attended by educators and education leaders from more than 70 countries. The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS) collaborates with Microsoft Partners in Learning on the...
2011_DC_SSHP_11121352Smithsonian -- Smithsonian Staff Holiday Party (2011) @ Reynolds Center
Smithsonian chiefs that I saw at this event included: Lonnie Bunch (National Museum of African American History and Culture), Bob Lamb (FONZ), Wayne Clough (head of the Smithsonian), Christian Samper (National Museum of Natural History), Dennis Kelly (National Zoo)
2012_DC_SSHP_121218137Smithsonian -- Smithsonian Staff Holiday Party (2012) @ Reynolds Center
Directors photographed during the event include:
* Wayne Clough (secretary of the Smithsonian Institution)
* Dennis Kelly (head of the National Zoo)
* Bob Lamb (head of FONZ)
* Marc Pachter (former director of the National Portrait Gallery and the Natonal Museum of American History).
*...
2017_DC_SITES_Briefing_171005224Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference -- Briefing on the Hill @ Rayburn House Office Building
Briefing on the Hill: Smithsonian Around the Country
Foyer, Rayburn House Office Building, Capitol Hill
Affiliate participants are invited to attend a briefing in the foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The briefing...
2015_DC_SI_Secretary_151019214Smithsonian Installation of David J. Skorton as 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution @ Arts and Industries Bldg
The Board of Regents cordially invites you to attend the Installation of David J. Skorton as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The ceremony will take place on Monday, October 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Arts and Industries Building. Smithsonian staff, contractors, volunteers, fellows and...
2009_DC_STN_091023204Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- All except the welcoming presentation
Smithsonian Teachers' Night :
Attention all teachers of all subjects and grade levels!
Find new classroom-ready resources, meet Smithsonian educators, and attend demonstrations of school programs and materials at the Smithsonian's annual education expo. Be among the first three thousand educators to...
2009_DC_STN_Welcome_09102357Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2009) @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- ONLY the welcoming presentation
Join Dr. Jill Biden, Dr. G. Wayne Clough, and Ms. Stephanie Norby for a very special welcome and kickoff to Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2009.
Jill Biden has been an educator for the past twenty-nine years and continues to teach English classes at a DC-area community college. She is the wife of Vice...
2010_DC_STN_101022230Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2010) @ Natl Museum of American History
Attention all teachers of all subjects and grade levels!
Find new classroom-ready resources, meet Smithsonian educators, and attend demonstrations of school programs and materials at the Smithsonian's annual education expo.
Join Brent D. Glass, Director of the National Museum of American History;...
2011_DC_STN_111021158Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2011) @ Natl Museum of American Indian
2012_DC_STN_120928252Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2012) @ Donald Reynolds Center
2013_DC_STN_131115283Smithsonian Teachers' Night (2013) @ National Museum of Natural History
2013_DC_SI_Volunteer_13040840Smithsonian Volunteer Appreciation Reception @ Ripley Center
The Office of Visitor Services cordially invites you to attend the Volunteer Appreciation Reception


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2019_06_23H3_Pageant_9APost622019 Miss District of Columbia -- Post-Award Shots on Stage (9 of 10) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_23H2_Pageant_8Awards832019 Miss District of Columbia -- Awards (Katelynne Cox) (8 of 10)
Miss DC 2019 contestants: * KATELYNNE COX -- 2019 Miss District of Columbia * Alivia Roberts * Andolyn Medina * Anna Kelly * Aquila Harper * Chiamaka Ezeonyebuchi * Dina Gharib * Faith Jackson * Hannah Menzner * Hope Hukkeri * Judy Mabone * Kate Shea * Lily Donaldson * Maya Rimpsey ... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_28B4_Alexander_GS168VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Edward E. Alexander Jr. -- Gravesite Service (2 of 3) (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_05A1_Broadcast_News213AFI and Washington Monthly -- Fourth Estate Film Series -- "Broadcast News" (w/James L. Brooks and Jane Mayer)
BROADCAST NEWS Special Features: Panel discussion with Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James L. Brooks and New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer, moderated by Washington Monthly digital editor Eric Cortellessa. Introductory remarks were provided by Washington Monthly editor in chief Paul Glastris. One... (Partially reviewed)
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NETWORK Special Features: Panel discussion w/Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Beth Reinhard; Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page; local feature writer Arch Campbell; moderated by Paul Glastris, editor in chief of Washington Monthly "I'm as mad as hell, and ... (Partially reviewed)


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