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Mitsitam Cafe's own Chef Richard Hetzler does battle against Chef Don McClellan (Cherokee) using ingredients of the Three Sisters–corn, beans and squash
July 21, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
This weekend take part in a satellite discussion about the Inca Road, Pheon and a look into a new American History exhibition.
July 14, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
Events Post July 4-8: a tour of Air and Space’s highlights, jury duty for the John Brown trial, a trip to the Ocean Hall, Pirates and the dancing Siletz
The week of July 4, join the Smithsonian Institution in offering you a look at the Air and Space Museum, an exploration of piracy, an Ocean Hall scientist and more
July 05, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
Events June 27-July 1: Trivia Night, Book Signing, the Butterfly Garden and an American Indian Museum Film
Join the Smithsonian Institution this week in offering a look into questions of race, a Hollywood inspired trivia game, a fun filled afternoon with the butterflies and more.
June 27, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
June 20-24 Events Post: Interactive Carts, ImaginAsia, Choctaw Days, Forensic Science, and Tarantulas
This week join the Smithsonian Museums in offering you interactive carts, a look into the life of a Chinese opera performer, a Choctaw Indian festival and more.
June 20, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
The Holocaust survivor, author and Medal of Freedom winner discusses liberation day and cherished freedoms
June 13, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
Catch up-and-coming Navajo country artist Victoria Blackie this Saturday, June 11, outside of NMAI
June 08, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Weekend Events May 27-30: May 30 is your last chance to see Abraham Lincoln, An Extraordinary Life exhibition at the Museum of American History.
May 26, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
Events for the weekend of May 20-22 include a celebration of Hawaiian culture and the Renwick Craft Invitational
May 18, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
Events for the week of 5/16/11 - 5/21/11
May 16, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
International and indie film buffs should check out the veritable bonanza of fine selections at the Film Forward Festival coming up this Thursday night, May 12. Movies will be showing in eight Smithsonian venues on the National Mall. See below for details, and check here for ticket information.A Sm...
May 10, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Monday, May 9 -- Beautiful butterfliesWith new summer hours in place, you can stroll through this special butterfly exhibit with exotic plants and live butterflies from around the world until the last entry at 6 PM. Tickets are required, however and rates are as follows: $6 for adults; $5.50 for ...
May 09, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
April is National Poetry Month, so to honor the words and songs of famous poets, the Wednesday List is all about poetry. Scattered across the Smithsonian museums, here are a few of the most influential and famous poets you already know, as well as a few newcomers whose work you may want to get fami...
April 28, 2011 | By Madeline Andre
Friday, April 22 River of RenewalDocumentary producers Jack Kohler and Stephen Most will be on hand at the American Indian Museum to discuss the environmental issues raised in their award-winning film, River of Renewal. Based on Most's book of the same title, the film explores the conflict between ...
April 21, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
All Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are open.Don't miss out on all the events and happenings, all scheduled as planned. Tarantula feedings at the Natural History Museum. A special tour of the Kinsey Collections at American History. An Earth Day celebration at the American Art Museum.And he...
April 08, 2011 | By Beth Py-Lieberman
Monday, March 28: March Film Screening: My Name Is KahentiiostaKahentiiosta, a young Kahnawake Mohawk woman, took part in a 78-day armed standoff in 1990 as a part of a land dispute between the Mohawks and the Canadian federal government. Arrested and imprisoned, she was detained longer than her pe...
March 28, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
Storytelling is one of the rich cultural traditions of the Tlingit Indians of the Pacific Northwest Coast. This is the story of Preston Singletary, one of their native sons, and how he became the internationally renowned glass artist who almost wasn't.Preston Singletary, who grew up in a creative f...
March 24, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
Monday, March 21: March Film Screening: My Name Is KahentiiostaKahentiiosta, a young Kahnawake Mohawk woman, took part in a 78-day armed standoff in 1990 as a part of a land dispute between the Mohawks and the Canadian federal government. Arrested and imprisoned, she was detained longer than her pe...
March 21, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
Here at the ATM blog, our St. Patrick's Day celebration this year is all about snakes and serpents. For it was these slithery reptiles that St Patrick was supposed to have driven into the sea, banishing all of that nation's snakes from the land. Turns out, though, there are lots of snakes at the Sm...
March 17, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
We all know the saying “like mother, like daughter” but for third-generation Pueblo artist Margarete Bagshaw the phrase may as well be “like mother, like daughter, like grand daughter.” Following in the footsteps of her mother, Helen Hardin (1943-1984), and grandmother, Pablita Velarde (1918-2006),...
March 11, 2011 | By Madeline Andre