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National Museum of African American History & Culture - Public Programs


Aug
25 Sat
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A Day in the Life of a People

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 11:00 AM
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REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
COMP: $0.00

REGISTRATION SALE DATES
COMP Registration Opens: August 17, 2018 11:00 AM to August 25, 2018 11:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
This Community Day is inspired by Ava DuVernay’s cinematic installation, August 28: A Day in the Life of the People. The film focuses on six significant historical events that transpired on the same date through the lens of the African American experience. These events will be celebrated with presentations, speakers, and hands-on activities for all ages.

1833-Escaping Enslavement (hands-on time line activity)

1955-Because of Emmett Till-mixed media presentation

1961-Mr. Postman Delivers—and other hits! (DJ)

1963-Why Do We March? Make a sign - OUTSIDE


2005 When Disaster Strikes
Group Build activity based on re-building the Lower Ninth Ward.

2008-We are the Change
Visitor response board

Free-registration required for indoor activities.

 Public Onsale:
11:00 AM
Aug 17, 2018
Aug
25 Sat
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A Day in the Life of a People - Members

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 11:00 AM
 More Information
REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
COMP: $0.00

REGISTRATION SALE DATES
COMP Registration Opens: August 7, 2018 11:09 AM to August 25, 2018 11:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
This Community Day is inspired by Ava DuVernay’s cinematic installation, August 28: A Day in the Life of the People. The film focuses on six significant historical events that transpired on the same date through the lens of the African American experience. These events will be celebrated with presentations, speakers, and hands-on activities for all ages.

1833-Escaping Enslavement (hands-on time line activity)

1955-Because of Emmett Till-mixed media presentation

1961-Mr. Postman Delivers—and other hits! (DJ)

1963-Why Do We March? Make a sign - OUTSIDE


2005 When Disaster Strikes
Group Build activity based on re-building the Lower Ninth Ward.

2008-We are the Change
Visitor response board

Free-registration required for indoor activities.

Sep
27 Thu

Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 4:00 PM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Registration has reached capacity. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows. You are invited to view virtually via the livestream, and to join the conversation on social media with #ShiftingLandscapes.



The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture presents
Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now, a symposium focused on the activism, engagement, and impact of black architects and planners over the past fifty years. The symposium will bring together architects, planners, and scholars of the built environment to discuss how events of the late 1960s shaped architecture and planning in the decades that followed. Join us as we reflect on past achievements, expose current challenges, and share aspirations for the future.

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Sep
28 Fri

Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 8:45 AM
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PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Registration has reached capacity. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows. You are invited to view virtually via the livestream, and to join the conversation on social media with #ShiftingLandscapes.



The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture presents
Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now, a symposium focused on the activism, engagement, and impact of black architects and planners over the past fifty years. The symposium will bring together architects, planners, and scholars of the built environment to discuss how events of the late 1960s shaped architecture and planning in the decades that followed. Join us as we reflect on past achievements, expose current challenges, and share aspirations for the future.

Sold Out

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Washington, DC
United States