National Museum of the American Indian

tour, program

RSS XML iCal Eastern Time
This hCalendar-compliant page is optimized for search engines. View this calendar as published at 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. Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program for families. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: ImagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Saturday, August 27, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45-minute tour provides an overview of the museum's background, history, and architecture and a visit through one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, August 27, 2016, 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. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program for families. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: ImagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Sunday, August 28, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45-minute tour provides an overview of the museum's background, history, and architecture and a visit through one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, August 28, 2016, 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, August 29, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, August 29, 2016, 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, August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program for families. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: ImagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45-minute tour provides an overview of the museum's background, history, and architecture and a visit through one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 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, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program for families. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hok-noth-da Storytelling Program

Ongoing Tours & Activities Hok-noth-da, “Did you hear?” in the Shawnee language, is an interactive story program. For millennia, people in all cultures have told stories as a way to teach children. We invite parents and children to hear a story about a Native community. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: ImagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free and open to the public! Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45-minute tour provides an overview of the museum's background, history, and architecture and a visit through one of the main exhibition galleries. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 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, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Native Landscape Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a tour and discussion of some of the native plants and garden techniques used in the National Museum of the American Indian Native Landscape gardens. Native Landscape tours offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. June 2 through September 29, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Venue: American Indian Museum. Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet near the flagpole outside the south entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Native Landscape. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 1:00 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 1, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 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, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 2, 2016, 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, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 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. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 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, September 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 5, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 5, 2016, 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, September 6, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 6, 2016, 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, September 7, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 7, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 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, September 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Native Landscape Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a tour and discussion of some of the native plants and garden techniques used in the National Museum of the American Indian Native Landscape gardens. Native Landscape tours offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. June 2 through September 29, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Venue: American Indian Museum. Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet near the flagpole outside the south entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Native Landscape. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, September 8, 2016, 1:00 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 8, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, September 8, 2016, 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, September 9, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 9, 2016, 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, September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu

American Indian Museum NY Maya artists and knowledge keepers share stories about the historic impacts affecting Maya peoples and the ways in which communities adapt to the times. Community representatives discuss the challenges of maintaining traditions and the value of traditions that have transformed, and show examples of continuity and ingenuity that have resulted from, or in spite of, migration and immigration. Guatemalan Maya youth and weavers, representing partner organizations Unlocking Silent Histories and the Maya Traditions Foundations, will share their Maya identities, illustrating their resilience, knowledge, and unique traditions demonstrated through documentaries and traditional backstrap weaving.  Unlocking Silent Histories is a global organization with an aim to open spaces for indigenous youth to capture, represent, and revive their traditions and associated cultural knowledges.  Maya Traditions, leverages traditional Maya heritage and art, connecting female artisans with national and international markets committe… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion and Lower Auditorium. Cost: Free. Continues: Through Sunday, September 11, 2016. Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, September 10, 2016, 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. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu

American Indian Museum NY Maya artists and knowledge keepers share stories about the historic impacts affecting Maya peoples and the ways in which communities adapt to the times. Community representatives discuss the challenges of maintaining traditions and the value of traditions that have transformed, and show examples of continuity and ingenuity that have resulted from, or in spite of, migration and immigration. Guatemalan Maya youth and weavers, representing partner organizations Unlocking Silent Histories and the Maya Traditions Foundations, will share their Maya identities, illustrating their resilience, knowledge, and unique traditions demonstrated through documentaries and traditional backstrap weaving.  Unlocking Silent Histories is a global organization with an aim to open spaces for indigenous youth to capture, represent, and revive their traditions and associated cultural knowledges.  Maya Traditions, leverages traditional Maya heritage and art, connecting female artisans with national and international markets committe… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Diker Pavilion and Lower Auditorium. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, September 11, 2016, 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, September 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 12, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 12, 2016, 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, September 13, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 13, 2016, 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, September 14, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 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, 2* pm, Spanish only 2pm 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos,… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 14, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 2:00 PM – 2:45 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, September 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Native Landscape Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a tour and discussion of some of the native plants and garden techniques used in the National Museum of the American Indian Native Landscape gardens. Native Landscape tours offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. June 2 through September 29, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Venue: American Indian Museum. Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet near the flagpole outside the south entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Native Landscape. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, September 15, 2016, 1:00 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 15, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, September 15, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu

One-Time Events To highlight indigenous peoples' experiences for Hispanic Heritage Month, Maya artists and knowledge keepers will share stories about the historic impacts affecting Maya peoples and the ways in which each community adapts to the times. Community representatives will discuss the challenges of maintaining traditions and the value of traditions that have transformed, and will show examples of continuity and ingenuity that resulted from, or in spite of, migration and immigration. Maya Traditions Foundation weavers, accompanied by local Maya weavers from Weaving for the Future, a Washington, D.C. cooperative, will demonstrate traditions distinct to each of their family lineages along with collective community designs. Representatives of Indigenous Design Collective, a D.C.-based Maya graphic arts initiative educating people about Maya symbolism, will provide hands-on activities for all ages. Speakers from Washington, D.C. indigenous rights groups will present information about Maya experiences in diaspora;… Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Continues: Through Sunday, September 18, 2016. Friday, September 16, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 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, September 16, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, September 16, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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: Level 4 Landing. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, September 16, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu

One-Time Events To highlight indigenous peoples' experiences for Hispanic Heritage Month, Maya artists and knowledge keepers will share stories about the historic impacts affecting Maya peoples and the ways in which each community adapts to the times. Community representatives will discuss the challenges of maintaining traditions and the value of traditions that have transformed, and will show examples of continuity and ingenuity that resulted from, or in spite of, migration and immigration. Maya Traditions Foundation weavers, accompanied by local Maya weavers from Weaving for the Future, a Washington, D.C. cooperative, will demonstrate traditions distinct to each of their family lineages along with collective community designs. Representatives of Indigenous Design Collective, a D.C.-based Maya graphic arts initiative educating people about Maya symbolism, will provide hands-on activities for all ages. Speakers from Washington, D.C. indigenous rights groups will present information about Maya experiences in diaspora;… Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Continues: Through Sunday, September 18, 2016. Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 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, September 17, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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: Level 4 Landing. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, September 17, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Vistas and Dreams: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Museum of the American Indian

American Indian Museum NY This special symposium marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NMAI's predecessor institution—the Museum of the American Indian (MAI)—by George Gustav Heye (1874–1957). Distinguished scholars will delve into the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century contexts of North American museums, philanthropy, personal and scientific collecting, and perceptions of Native people. The symposium will explore how these circumstances set the stage for George Heye’s personal collecting after 1897 and his establishment of a museum dedicated to Native peoples of the Americas in New York City in 1916. A reception with refreshments follows the event. Speakers: Steven Conn, W.E. Smith Professor of History, Miami University , Philip J. Deloria, Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor, University of Michigan , Ann McMullen, Curator and Head of Collections Research and Documentation, NMAI , Ruth B. Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture, Carleton University , James E. Snead, Associate… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Lower-Level Auditorium. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu

One-Time Events To highlight indigenous peoples' experiences for Hispanic Heritage Month, Maya artists and knowledge keepers will share stories about the historic impacts affecting Maya peoples and the ways in which each community adapts to the times. Community representatives will discuss the challenges of maintaining traditions and the value of traditions that have transformed, and will show examples of continuity and ingenuity that resulted from, or in spite of, migration and immigration. Maya Traditions Foundation weavers, accompanied by local Maya weavers from Weaving for the Future, a Washington, D.C. cooperative, will demonstrate traditions distinct to each of their family lineages along with collective community designs. Representatives of Indigenous Design Collective, a D.C.-based Maya graphic arts initiative educating people about Maya symbolism, will provide hands-on activities for all ages. Speakers from Washington, D.C. indigenous rights groups will present information about Maya experiences in diaspora;… Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 10:00 AM – 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, September 18, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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: Level 4 Landing. Cost: Free and open to the public! Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 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, September 19, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 19, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 19, 2016, 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, September 20, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Children's Hawaiian Program with Melissa Mokihana Scalph

One-Time Events This is an entertaining educational program about Hawaiian traditions and culture. Traditional hula teacher Melissa Mokihana Scalph shares Hawaiian culture through stories, dance, song, games, and crafts or other hands-on activities. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn the basic movements of hula and how the dance is used to tell a story. Recommended for ages 5 years and up.  Seating is limited and first come, first served.  Melissa Mokihana Scalph is a certified school teacher and a graduate of Halau Mohala `Ilima, a traditional hula school in Kailua, Hawai`i, directed by respected master Mapuana de Silva. Mokihana’s family roots go back to the garden island of Kaua`i. She has been performing and teaching hula in the D.C. area since 1981. Mokihana’s small classes and programs strive to dispel stereotypes about hula and teach a correct understanding of the people, history, and culture of Hawai`i through traditional hula, crafts, and storytelling. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS ACTIVITY CENTER, Level 3. Cost: Free, open to the public. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Hawaiian Program with Melissa Mokihana Scalph

One-Time Events This is an entertaining educational program about Hawaiian traditions and culture. Traditional hula teacher Melissa Mokihana Scalph shares Hawaiian culture through stories, dance, song, games, and crafts or other hands-on activities. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn the basic movements of hula and how the dance is used to tell a story. Recommended for ages 5 years and up.  Seating is limited and first come, first served.  Melissa Mokihana Scalph is a certified school teacher and a graduate of Halau Mohala `Ilima, a traditional hula school in Kailua, Hawai`i, directed by respected master Mapuana de Silva. Mokihana’s family roots go back to the garden island of Kaua`i. She has been performing and teaching hula in the D.C. area since 1981. Mokihana’s small classes and programs strive to dispel stereotypes about hula and teach a correct understanding of the people, history, and culture of Hawai`i through traditional hula, crafts, and storytelling. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS ACTIVITY CENTER, Level 3. Cost: Free, open to the public. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM.

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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 20, 2016, 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, September 21, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 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, 2* pm, Spanish only 2pm 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos,… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 21, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 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, September 22, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Native Landscape Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a tour and discussion of some of the native plants and garden techniques used in the National Museum of the American Indian Native Landscape gardens. Native Landscape tours offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. June 2 through September 29, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Venue: American Indian Museum. Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet near the flagpole outside the south entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Native Landscape. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, September 22, 2016, 1:00 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 22, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, September 22, 2016, 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, September 23, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, September 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 23, 2016, 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, September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, September 24, 2016, 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. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Children's Hawaiian Program with Melissa Mokihana Scalph

One-Time Events This is an entertaining educational program about Hawaiian traditions and culture. Traditional hula teacher Melissa Mokihana Scalph shares Hawaiian culture through stories, dance, song, games, and crafts or other hands-on activities. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn the basic movements of hula and how the dance is used to tell a story. Recommended for ages 5 years and up.  Seating is limited and first come, first served.  Melissa Mokihana Scalph is a certified school teacher and a graduate of Halau Mohala `Ilima, a traditional hula school in Kailua, Hawai`i, directed by respected master Mapuana de Silva. Mokihana’s family roots go back to the garden island of Kaua`i. She has been performing and teaching hula in the D.C. area since 1981. Mokihana’s small classes and programs strive to dispel stereotypes about hula and teach a correct understanding of the people, history, and culture of Hawai`i through traditional hula, crafts, and storytelling. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS ACTIVITY CENTER, Level 3. Cost: Free, open to the public. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Hawaiian Program with Melissa Mokihana Scalph

One-Time Events This is an entertaining educational program about Hawaiian traditions and culture. Traditional hula teacher Melissa Mokihana Scalph shares Hawaiian culture through stories, dance, song, games, and crafts or other hands-on activities. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn the basic movements of hula and how the dance is used to tell a story. Recommended for ages 5 years and up.  Seating is limited and first come, first served.  Melissa Mokihana Scalph is a certified school teacher and a graduate of Halau Mohala `Ilima, a traditional hula school in Kailua, Hawai`i, directed by respected master Mapuana de Silva. Mokihana’s family roots go back to the garden island of Kaua`i. She has been performing and teaching hula in the D.C. area since 1981. Mokihana’s small classes and programs strive to dispel stereotypes about hula and teach a correct understanding of the people, history, and culture of Hawai`i through traditional hula, crafts, and storytelling. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS ACTIVITY CENTER, Level 3. Cost: Free, open to the public. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 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, September 26, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 26, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 26, 2016, 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, September 27, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 27, 2016, 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, September 28, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 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, 2* pm, Spanish only 2pm 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos,… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 28, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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, 2 pm, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos, canciones, movimiento y actividades manuales. El programa es gratuito y se requiere su inscripción: http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/ Miércoles, 10… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 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, September 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Native Landscape Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a tour and discussion of some of the native plants and garden techniques used in the National Museum of the American Indian Native Landscape gardens. Native Landscape tours offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. June 2 through September 29, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Venue: American Indian Museum. Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet near the flagpole outside the south entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Native Landscape. Accessibility Services: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 1:00 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 29, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 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, September 30, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, September 30, 2016, 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, October 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 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. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 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, October 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 3, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, October 3, 2016, 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, October 4, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 4, 2016, 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, October 5, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 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, 2* pm, Spanish only 2pm 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos,… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 5, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 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, October 6, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 6, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 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, October 7, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, October 7, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 7, 2016, 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, October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 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. Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, October 9, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, October 9, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, October 9, 2016, 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, October 10, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 10, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, October 10, 2016, 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, October 11, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, 2nd floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 11, 2016, 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, October 12, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 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, 2* pm, Spanish only 2pm 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura Taíno a través de cuentos,… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Tour in South Gallery. Cost: free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 12, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 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 ciudad de Nueva York . Irka Mateo, cantautora y educadora, enseñará a niños (mayores de 2 años) acera de la cultura… Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: 2nd Floor Education Classroom! Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 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, October 13, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 13, 2016, 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: Second Floor visitors desk. Cost: Free. Related Events: Tours. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 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, October 14, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, second floor. Cost: Free, no reservations required. Friday, October 14, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 14, 2016, 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, October 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 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. Sunday, October 16, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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. Sunday, October 16, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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: 2nd Floor, Meet at Information Desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Related Exhibition: Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed. Sunday, October 16, 2016, 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: 2nd fl. visitors desk. Cost: FREE. Related Events: Gallery Tours. Sunday, October 16, 2016, 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, October 17, 2016, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45‑minute tour provides 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, October 17, 2016, 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 in Great Hall, tour will be in South Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, October 17, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.