More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.
The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theatre
A group of photojournalists documented Marines in Afghanistan by taking photographs and videos using only iPhones. The artful power of these images, a live musical score and spoken word text from Marines themselves come together in a riveting multimedia experience that reflects the uncertainties and separation that are byproducts of war on families and communities.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Human skulls and animal skulls - how are they alike and different? See a variety of skulls from the museum's collections and participate in skull-related craft activities. This family program is free and open to the public! Reservations are not required. Recommended for grades K-4. For more information, call 301-319-3303.
WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.
Note: Only registered users may submit events.