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imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 and older) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ 3:30pm now accepting groups! Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu OR call 212.514.3710 (Ages 2-5 years old) Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la cultura Taíno a través… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 and older) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only 3:30pm now accepting groups! Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu OR call 212.514.3710 (Ages 2-5 years old) This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la cultura Taíno a través… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY *3:30pm is now accepting groups! (Ages 2-5)* Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 - 5) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only *Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu or call 212.514.3710 to reserve your spot now! This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

THE NMAI IN WASHINGTON, DC, IS CLOSED

One-Time Events The NMAI in Washington, D.C. is closed on Friday, January 20, 2017, due to the presidential inauguration. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Museum-wide. Friday, January 20, 2017.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, January 20, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Out of Many Festival: A Winter Multicultural Presentation of Music and Dance

One-Time Events The museum presents its winter multi-cultural Out of Many Festival, in this two-day celebration event that highlights Native performers, both traditional and contemporary, from across the country. Also performing are groups from the Washington, D.C. area highlighting mariachi music, West African dance, taiko drums, salsa music and dance, Chinese youth lion dances, jazz and much more. Generous support for this festival is provided by the National Council of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Webcast: http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/multimedia/webcasts/. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, January 21, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Thunderbird Social

American Indian Museum NY Join the Thunderbird Indian Singers and Dancers, led by Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago) and participate in inter-tribal dances. Drum groups include Heyna Second Sons Singers and the Silvercloud Indian Singers. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, January 21, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Out of Many Festival: A Winter Multicultural Presentation of Music and Dance

One-Time Events The museum presents its winter multi-cultural Out of Many Festival, in this two-day celebration event that highlights Native performers, both traditional and contemporary, from across the country. Also performing are groups from the Washington, D.C. area highlighting mariachi music, West African dance, taiko drums, salsa music and dance, Chinese youth lion dances, jazz and much more. Generous support for this festival is provided by the National Council of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Webcast: http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/multimedia/webcasts/. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, January 23, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, January 23, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, January 23, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 and older) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ 3:30pm now accepting groups! Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu OR call 212.514.3710 (Ages 2-5 years old) Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la cultura Taíno a través… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 and older) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only 3:30pm now accepting groups! Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu OR call 212.514.3710 (Ages 2-5 years old) This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la cultura Taíno a través… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Taíno Music with Irka/La Música Taíno con Irka

American Indian Museum NY *3:30pm is now accepting groups! (Ages 2-5)* Join the Taíno Music with Irka each Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Irka Mateo, singer-songwriter and educator, teaches children (ages 2 - 5) about Taíno culture through stories, songs, movement, and hands-on activities. Program is free of charge. Space is limited. Registration is required: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ Wednesdays, 10:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 11:15 am, English only Wednesdays, 3:30pm*, Spanish only *Groups of 10 or more are required to register by email NMAINYToddlers@si.edu or call 212.514.3710 to reserve your spot now! This program is generously supported with funds from the Smithsonian Latino Center. ________________________________________________________ Acompáñanos cada miércoles al programa La Música Taíno con Irka en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano en la ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acerca de la… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, January 27, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, January 27, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, January 27, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Winter Blast

American Indian Museum NY Come inside and warm up by playing games from across the hemisphere in celebration of winter. Meet Talibah Begay (Navajo), who will demonstrate Keshje, a Navajo shoe game that is only played in winter after the first official snowfall. Learn this game as well as Inuit yo-yo and high kick game, among others, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Museum-Wide. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, January 30, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, February 3, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, February 3, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 3, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, February 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 6, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, February 6, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, February 6, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Art of Storytelling with Steven Judd (Kiowa)

American Indian Museum NY Join filmmaker and artist Steven Judd (Kiowa) as he screens several of his short films (Indian and the Tourist, First Contact, Round Dance, Shhhhh) and discusses the ideas and stories behind the films as well as the filmmaking process.  Also, check out an extended storytelling program with Judd on Saturday, Feb. 11: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D121819614. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Art of Storytelling with Steven Judd (Kiowa)

American Indian Museum NY Join filmmaker and artist Steven Judd (Kiowa) as he screens several of his short films (Indian and the Tourist, First Contact, Round Dance, Shhhhh) and discusses the ideas and stories behind the films as well as the filmmaking process.  Also, check out an extended storytelling program with Judd on Saturday, Feb. 11: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D121819614. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tarzan to Tonto: Stereotypes as Obstacles to Progress Toward a More Perfect Union - A Symposium

One-Time Events As early Americans sought to define their identity in a new country, race became a major fixation. Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone Ranger, Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima—these and other stereotypes about Native American, African, and African American people have long been part of the American scene. Join us for a lively evening as noted scholars, writers, and critics discuss the ongoing presence of such stereotypes and the barriers these stereotypes pose to the advancement of American culture. A reception in the museum’s Potomac Atrium follows the symposium. From Tarzan to Tonto is cosponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, National Museum of the American Indian and National Museum of African American History and Culture. This program is generously supported by Accenture. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. The event will be webcast live.  For further information, please contact NMAI-SSP@si.edu. Co-sponsor: Accenture. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: 1st Floor level. Webcast: http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/multimedia/webcasts/. Cost: Free. Related Events: Black History Month at the Smithsonian. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.nmai.si.edu.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Art of Storytelling with Steven Judd (Kiowa)

American Indian Museum NY Join filmmaker and artist Steven Judd (Kiowa) as he screens several of his short films (Indian and the Tourist, First Contact, Round Dance, Shhhhh) and discusses the ideas and stories behind the films as well as the filmmaking process.  Also, check out an extended storytelling program with Judd on Saturday, Feb. 11: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D121819614. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 10, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Power of Chocolate

One-Time Events The story of chocolate begins with a small tree that has its roots deep in the world of Mesoamerican culture. Join us for a celebration of one of the world’s most beloved foods. Explore the rich history and ongoing story of chocolate by grinding chocolate, creating a vase with Maya glyphs and learning more about the science, art and culture of chocolate. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Art of Storytelling with Steven Judd (Kiowa)

American Indian Museum NY Join filmmaker and artist Steven Judd (Kiowa) as he screens several of his short films (Indian and the Tourist, First Contact, Round Dance, Shhhhh) and discusses ideas and stories behind the films as well as the filmmaking process. Share your personal stories through the creation of stop-motion films on your own smartphones and tablets. A limited number of tablets will be available for participants without smartphones. *Sessions take place each hour on the hour; last session starts at 3 p.m. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Storybook Reading & Hands-On Activity

American Indian Museum NY Listen to The Star People: A Lakota Story by S.D. Nelson (Standing Rock Sioux). Learn about the importance of the "Morning Star" design and make one to take home. Image: Cover of The Star People: A Lakota Story. Copyright Harry N. Abrams. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Power of Chocolate

One-Time Events The story of chocolate begins with a small tree that has its roots deep in the world of Mesoamerican culture. Join us for a celebration of one of the world’s most beloved foods. Explore the rich history and ongoing story of chocolate by grinding chocolate, creating a vase with Maya glyphs and learning more about the science, art and culture of chocolate. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 13, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, February 13, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, February 13, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Native Fashion Now: Curator's Conversation

American Indian Museum NY Join Karen Kramer, curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture at the Peabody Essex Museum and curator of the exhibition, "Native Fashion Now," in conversation with NMAI associate curator Kathleen Ash-Milby (Navajo) about the development of the exhibition. Also, preview the exhibition before it opens the following day. Co-sponsor: The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, February 17, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Opening of "Native Fashion Now" Exhibition

American Indian Museum NY Experience the public opening of "Native Fashion Now," which runs from Feb. 17, 2017, to Sept. 4, 2017. Learn more at: http://nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=954 "Native Fashion Now" is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. The Coby Foundation Ltd. provided generous support. Funding for the New York presentation of this exhibition and associated programming is made possible through the support of Ameriprise Financial. Image: Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]), cape, dress, and headdress from "Desert Heat" collection, 2012. Silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers, beads, and silver; porcupine quills and feathers. Model: Julia Foster. Hair and makeup: Dina DeVore. Photo by Nate Francis/Unék Photography. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: East Gallery. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 17, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, February 17, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, February 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Native Sounds Concert with James Lovell (Garifuna)

One-Time Events Celebrate Black History Month with an engaging concert of Garifuna music and culture performed by noted Garifuna artist and historian James Lovell. His music is a lively manifestation of the Afro-Carib-Arawak mix that originated in St. Vincent and is now found along the Caribbean coast of Central America, including his home country of Belize. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, February 18, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 20, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, February 20, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, February 20, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Mele Murals

One-Time Events Mele Murals 2016, 66 min. United States, Documentary            Director: Tadashi Nakamura In English and ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi with English subtitles Two world-famous graffiti artists, Estria Miyashiro (Kanaka Maoli), aka Estria, and John Hina (Kanaka Maoli), aka Prime, are tasked with teaching the art of “writing” to a group of students at Kanu o ka ʻĀina New Century Public Charter School in Waimea on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Together the sharing of traditional and contemporary cultures, mo’olelo ‘aina (stories of a place), and mele (song), create a new form of expressive art that is purely Hawaiian. WEBSITE: www.melemurals.com TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_k1x6oYW86c. Venue: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Event Location: Ring Auditorium. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, February 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Dauna: Gone With the River

One-Time Events Dauna: Gone With the River 2014, 104 min. Venezuela, Narrative Director: Mario Crespo In Warao and Spanish with English subtitles. Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up to defeats and loses, she reconciles with her people and culture, and becomes part of a legend herself. WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/DaunaLoquellevaelrio/ TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOd9AwwNL1E. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Rasmuson Theater. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Dinner and a Movie Screening – Poi E: The Story of Our Song

One-Time Events Dinner and a Movie Screening – Poi E: The Story of Our Song 2016, 96 min. New Zealand, Documentary Director: Tearepa Kahi (Māori) In English and Te Reo Māori with English subtitles. Poi E: The Story of Our Song tells the story behind one of New Zealand’s most iconic pop songs. Led by Dalvanius Prime, the Patea Māori Club single was released soon after the closure of the town’s freezing works. Conquering disinterest from record labels and radio, Poi E became New Zealand's highest selling single in 1984. Written and directed by Tearepa Kahi (“Mt Zion”), the "warm, funny, touching" documentary (NZ Herald) features interviews with those involved, and famous fans (eg. Taika Waititi). Poi E won applause after premiering at the opening of the 2016 Auckland Film Festival. WEBSITE: https://www.nzonscreen.com/title/poi-e-story-of-our-song-2015 TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZRbIG6X2Z0. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Rasmuson Theater. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, February 27, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, February 27, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, February 27, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, March 3, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Sounds of Awareness: Music and Poetry From Across Native America

One-Time Events For Women’s History Month, the National Museum of the American Indian will hold Sounds of Awareness: Music and Poetry from Across Native America, a public program featuring recording artist and motivational speaker Radmilla Cody (Navajo) in concert, and poetic instrumental performances by First Nations writer, scholar, and spoken word artist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg). These incredible Indigenous women have been involved in powerful awareness-building initiatives; Cody speaks out about domestic abuse in Indian Country, and Simpson participates with the Walking with Our Sisters movement dedicated to missing and murdered First Nations women. The stories they share are difficult, rooted in the challenges facing Native women, but silence does not create change, and this is an afternoon of enlightenment.    Accompanying this program will be a display of Guatemalan Maya women’s traje exploring the stored memories housed in the fabrics worn by Maya women. Collaboration with the… Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: first floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 6, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, March 6, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Yvonne Seck provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Loretta Shapiro gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Bob Gevert provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Thursday, March 9, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Jeff Harrington provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House,home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, March 9, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Lois Kaminsky provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Rhonda Asher provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, and sculptor Daniel Chester French; viewing the Collectors Office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals; and the 140-ton Rotunda dome by Rafael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Saturday, March 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Ongoing Tours & Activities Play an interactive skateboarding video game inspired by the sport’s popularity among Native youth. Test yourself at an interactive quiz show about Native American history and culture. Explore kid-friendly replicas of traditional Native homes, including an Amazonian stilt house adorned with photos by indigenous youth from the region. Group reservations required. Call 202-633-6644 (Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM) for details. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Sunday, March 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, March 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ruth Rosenberg gives a 45-minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Sunday, March 12, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tour - Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina gives a 45-minute guided tour through the exhibition, "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed." It examines seven broad regions representing Central American cultural areas that are today part of Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Belize. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the exceptional artistry of approximately 155 objects made of clay, gold, jade, stone and shell. All together, these objects span the period from 2000 B.C. to the present and provide fascinating details about the lives of the peoples who have called the area home for centuries. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, "Cerámica de los Ancestros" is the culmination of several years of research on the NMAI's vast collection of Central American ceramics. Tours of “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed” are now offered in Spanish upon request. Sundays at 2 p.m. For tours in Spanish, please contact Visitor Services at… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Carlos Molina provides a tour of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Tour highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, architect Cass Gilbert, viewing the Collectors office with Tiffany woodwork; Reginald Marsh murals and the 140 ton Rotunda Dome by Raphael Gustavino. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, March 12, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour

American Indian Museum NY Museum Ambassador Ron Madson provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, March 13, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Ron Madson for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, March 13, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.