Festival Schedule

November 6th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Solutions for Food Security: Urban Food Hubs
National Museum of Natural History

November 14th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
6:30 to 8:10 p.m. An Evening with Paul Watson: Solving an Arctic Mystery
National Museum of Natural History

November 15th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Ingenuity At War: the Women Who Decrypted WWII - SOLD OUT
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Ring Auditorium

November 16th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Thomas Paine: The Revolutions Of A Founding Father
S. Dillon Ripley Center

November 17th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
5:30 p.m. The Message Is The Medium
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

November 27th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Genius of Mother Nature
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

November 28th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 a.m. American Genius at the National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery, Entrance: G Street Lobby
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Genes In A Bottle
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Changing How We See the World
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius Theater, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

November 29th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
9:30 a.m. Creativity and Accessibility - CANCELLED
Freer | Sackler Galleries
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. “One Day When the Glory Comes”: A Conversation with John Legend on Music, Philanthropy and Social Change - SOLD OUT
National Museum of American History, Hall of Music
1:00 p.m. Through the African American Lens: A Conversation between Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo - SOLD OUT
National Museum of African American History and Culture, Oprah Winfrey Theatre
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Genes In A Bottle
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Jony Ive: The Future of Design - SOLD OUT
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Ring Auditorium
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Custom Digital Printing and Mat Cutting
S. Dillon Ripley Center

November 30th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. Family Fun: A Celebration of Sesame Street
National Museum of American History
10:00 to 3:00 p.m. Ingenuity Demos & Discovery Stations
National Air and Space Museum
10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Ingenuity Kick-Off
National Air and Space Museum, Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
10:30 to 3:00 p.m. Design Challenge
National Air and Space Museum, Wright Brother, America By Air, Space Race Galleries
10:30 to 11:20 a.m. Events For Young Geniuses
National Air and Space Museum, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery
10:30 to 11:00 a.m. The Stars Tonight (Exoplanets Edition)
National Air and Space Museum, Albert Einstein Planetarium
10:30 to 3:00 p.m. Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car, Department of Energy
National Air and Space Museum, West End Gallery
11:00 to 3:00 p.m. Observe the Sun with Safe Telescopes
National Air and Space Museum, Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
11:00 to 11:42 a.m. Dream Big
National Air and Space Museum, IMAX Theater
11:30 to 12:00 p.m. STEM in 30 Presentation
National Air and Space Museum, Moving Beyond Earth Gallery
12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Science Snippets Wind Tunnel
National Air and Space Museum, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery (208)
12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Design, Build, and Test Your Own Flying Machines
National Air and Space Museum, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery
1:00 p.m. Brave New Worlds
National Air and Space Museum
1:00 p.m. WNIA-Special Guest Natalie Batalha
National Air and Space Museum, Moving Beyond Earth Gallery
1:15 to 2:00 p.m. Dream Big
National Air and Space Museum, IMAX Theater
2:00 p.m. On Art and Creativity: A Conversation between Quincy Jones and Dwandalyn Reece - SOLD OUT
National Museum of African American History and Culture, Oprah Winfrey Theatre
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Genius of Mother Nature
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Stargazing
National Air and Space Museum, Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. "How To Survive A Plague": Film Screening and Panel Discussion
National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium, Ground Floor
6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Starry Nights
National Air and Space Museum
6:45 to 8:15 p.m. The Genius of Dogs: Adventures In Animal Neuroscience - SOLD OUT
S. Dillon Ripley Center

December 1st, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 2:00 p.m. The Genius of Mother Nature
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Innovations In Nature: Reefs Revealed!
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
3:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Long Conversation: Solving The Future
Arts and Industries Building
7:30 p.m. The Timeless Genius of Duke Ellington
National Museum of American History

December 2nd, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. The Million Lego Family Saturday Mornings
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
11:00 to 12:30 p.m. What Makes You Tick? (New York City Program)
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. What Makes You Tick? (New York City Program)
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Genes In A Bottle
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

December 3rd, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Genius of Mother Nature
National Museum of Natural History, Q?urius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

December 9th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. The Million Lego Family Saturday Mornings
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

December 16th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. The Million Lego Family Saturday Mornings
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

December 23rd, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. The Million Lego Family Saturday Mornings
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

December 30th, 2017

Time Talk / Speaker  
10:00 to 12:00 p.m. The Million Lego Family Saturday Mornings
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden