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Warner Bros. Theater

Ongoing Tours & Activities The National Museum of American History is committed to exploring the legacy of American cinema as well as how film culture shapes how we perceive ourselves as Americans. This theater allows Smithsonian Theaters to provide visitors with new and exciting opportunities to explore the art of film in a stunning and intimate 261-seat jewel box venue. This theater hosts a full roster of public programs, from new and repertory film screenings, lectures, and concerts, to expansive film festivals. The Warner Bros. Theater provides our most intimate and personal experience to date among our theater venues, and offers state-of-the-art digital 2D & 3D and 35mm film presentation Showtimes. Categories: Films. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: 1st Floor. Get Tickets: https://www.si.edu/theaters/warnerbrostheater. Monday, September 24, 2018. For more info visit www.si.edu.

IMAX Films and Planetarium

Ongoing Activities The Smithsonian's two IMAX® theaters are the largest and most technologically advanced theaters in the Washington, DC region! Offering dual 4K laser projection and 2D and 3D presentations, our giant-screen films that measure up to 6 stories tall offer a truly remarkable and immersive movie-going experience. The Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater is located at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The Airbus IMAX Theater is located at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Parking is free after 4:00 p.m. The Einstein Planetarium's 77-foot digital dome theater is the only full-dome cinema in Washington, DC. Located at the National Air and Space Museum, audiences can journey through time and space to view some of the most extraordinary images not viewable to the naked eye. Categories: Films. Sponsor: Special Smithsonian Event. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: varies. Get Tickets: https://www.si.edu/theaters. Monday, September 24, 2018. For more info visit www.si.edu.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM.

CANCELED - Castle Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Smithsonian Visitor Center. Venue: Smithsonian Castle. Event Location: Meet at information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Highlights Tour

Daily Zoo Programs Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

World Gorilla Day

Special Zoo Events Celebrate World Gorilla Day at the National Zoo with gorilla-themed activities and demonstrations in the Great Ape House! Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Exhibition Interpreters/Navigators (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Museum volunteer interpreters welcome visitors, answer questions, and help visitors navigate exhibitions. Interpreters may be stationed in several of the following exhibitions at various times throughout the day, subject to volunteer interpreter availability. The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human? , The Sant Ocean Hall. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

American Experiments

Ongoing Tours & Activities Unity Square is home to American Experiments, a set of activities that invite you to explore, play, and connect with the people around you. Five experiments bring to life the themes of the surrounding exhibitions—participation, commitment, negotiation, voting, protest, and pluralism. You’ll reflect on the history of the nation we build together and consider your own role in creating the nation of tomorrow. “American Experiments” was developed by the National Museum of American History in collaboration with the Exploratorium of San Francisco, and was made possible by a gift from the Julie and Greg Flynn Family Fund. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Unity Square, 2 West. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM.

Audio Tours (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Put on a head set and immerse yourself into the highlights of the museum’s exhibits. Our curators and other experts will guide you through the museum. There is a tour for everyone in your family, from the youngest preschooler to your tween and all adults.   The adult tour is available in Mandarin and Spanish. There is also a tour that focuses on our Democracy, A Great Leap of Faith and Many Voices, One Nation exhibits. The tours make it easy to navigate the museum and assure that you’ll see the best of what we have to offer. The interactive activities, videos and extra information make them fun, too. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: 1 and 2 Center. Cost: Admission $7.00 each or $6.00 if you buy more than one. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM.

Ride Simulators (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Ride Simulators: (ride approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of four simulators. Experience the thrill of careening through an action-packed roller-coaster course or racing in futuristic high-speed hovercars. Choose your adventure: Cosmic Race , Bermuda Triangle , Solar Coaster , Grand Prix Raceway , Astro Canyon , Glacier Run. Note: Simulator accommodates up to 8 people per ride. Children must be 42 inches tall unless riding with an adult. Open the same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Simulator Gallery, Lower Level. Cost: Tickets always available for purchase at the entrance to the simulator gallery and may also be available at either Welcome desk. Admission Per Ride - $7.00 per person Payment Options: - Cash, VISA, and MasterCard. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM.

Spark!Lab

Ongoing Tours & Activities Spark!Lab is where museum visitors become inventors. The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation invites children between the ages of 6 and 12 to create, collaborate, explore, test, experiment and invent. Activities for children and families incorporate traditional science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with art, history and creativity. Spark!Lab activities are designed around common themes that connect to National Museum of American History collections and exhibitions. Themes are developed broadly to incorporate a wide range of collections and will change on a regular basis, ensuring that regular visitors have something new to explore. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Co-sponsor: Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Spark!Lab, First Floor, West Wing. Cost: Free; first come, first served. Related Exhibition: Places of Invention, Inventive Minds, Landmark Object: Ralph Baer's Workshop, Inventing in America. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit invention.si.edu.

Wonderplace

Ongoing Tours & Activities This learning space designed especially for children ages six and under combines age appropriate activities with museum collections and touchable objects to provide a gateway to history and a place to exercise curiosity for the youngest historians. Weekdays On weekdays, admission to Wonderplace is on a first come, first-served basis. There may be a brief wait to enter during busy times. Weekends and Federal Holidays On weekends and federal holidays, we may use FREE, timed tickets to minimize wait time if needed. Tickets are available for 30-minute visits on a first-come, first-served basis. No tickets are required for the first session from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. To visit during a later half-hour session, visitors may pick up a ticket at Wonderplace in 1 West. The last entry is at 3:30 p.m. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Wonderplace, 1 West. Cost: Free; first come, first served. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Flight Simulators: Fly or Ride! (all day)

Ongoing Activities Ride Simulators: (approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of two simulators. Choose your adventure: Ride aboard the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station or experience the thrill of a flight in both vintage and jet-age aircraft. Note: Ride Simulators accommodate up to 8 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 42 inches tall unless accompanied by an adult.   , Interactive Flight Simulators: (approximately 6 min.) Try to become a jet combat "ace" -- in an F-4 Phantom II -- as you pilot the simulator into 360-degree barrel rolls. Choose either pilot or gunner responsibilities. Note: Interactive Flight Simulators accommodates 1 to 2 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 48 inches tall. Year-Round , Open same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: West Wing, Gallery 103, Simulator Gallery. Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or at the Simulator Gallery. Admission Per Ride: - Ride Simulator: $8.00 per person - Interactive Flight Simulator: $10.00 per person - Add a Simulator: $1.00 off with the purchase of an IMAX Theater or Planetarium ticket - Groups: Discounts available; ask at the Box Office or at the Flight Simulators - For reservations, call 202-633-4629 or 1-866-868-7774 (toll-free) Payment Options - At Simulators: Cash, VISA, or MasterCard - At IMAX and… Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Flight Simulators: SpaceWalk or Wings (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Ride Simulators: (approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of three ride simulators. Choose your adventure: Take a 3-D journey aboard the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station or experience the thrill of a flight in both vintage and jet-age aircraft. Note: Ride Simulators accommodate up to 8 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 42 inches tall unless accompanied by an adult.   , Interactive Flight Simulators: (approximately 6 min.) Try to become a jet combat "ace" -- in one of two F-4 Phantom II interactive flight simulators -- as you pilot your aircraft into 360-degree barrel rolls. Choose either pilot or gunner responsibilities. Note: Interactive Flight Simulators accommodates 1 to 2 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 48 inches tall. Year-Round: , Daily: Open same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Main Level, near the simulators. Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or at the Simulator Gallery. Admission Per Ride: - Ride Simulator: $8.00 per person - Interactive Flight Simulator: $10.00 per person - Add a Simulator: $1.00 off with the purchase of an IMAX Theater ticket - Groups: Discounts available; ask at the Box Office or at the Flight Simulators - For reservations, call 202-633-4629 or 1-866-868-7774 (toll-free) Payment Options: - At Simulator: Cash, VISA, or MasterCard - At Box Office: Cash or major… Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center | NYC

American Indian Museum NY Native people were the original innovators of the Americas: that is the powerful message of the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. In this family-friendly, interactive space, visitors of all ages will explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world. This exploration is made even more fun by solving puzzles, performing experiments, and playing state-of-the-art computer simulations. For more information, visit http://nmai.si.edu/visit/newyork/imagiNATIONS/ Group reservations are required, please contact:  nmai-ny-education@si.edu or 212-514-3705. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Butterfly Pavilion

Ongoing Tours & Activities Take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants! Located adjacent to Partners in Evolution, this tropical oasis offers visitors a rare opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from all over the world. Regular Hours: Daily: 10:15 AM-5:30 PM; last timed ticket at 5 PM. Extended Hours: 10:15 AM-6:30 PM; last timed ticket at 6 PM. Except regular hours apply when the museum closes early for a special event; for dates, click here. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Exhibit. Cost: Tickets can be purchased in advance (see Purchase Tickets Web link below), or in person on the day of your visit at either of the Butterfly Pavilion Ticket Desks. For more information about the hours of operation, timed entry policy, ticket prices, group rates, etc. visit the Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Web site. Prices per ticket: Adults $7.50 Seniors $7 (60+) Children $6.50 (2 to 12)   Tuesdays: No charge, but free timed-entry tickets are required and are available… Get Tickets: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/butterflies/tickets/. Related Exhibition: Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.butterflies.si.edu.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the museum.  Meet at the Information Desk on the first or second floor. Year-Round: Daily at 10:15 AM and 1 PM.  Additional tours may be offered at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM as docents are available; please check at either Information Desk for daily schedules. Please Note: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Fish Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Great Ape Curator

Daily Zoo Programs Celebrate World Gorilla Day at the National Zoo!  Meet Great Ape Curator Meredith Bastian and learn about how the Zoo cares for these amazing animals. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

Daily Zoo Programs An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly volunteer who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. Notes - Tours subject to volunteer availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. - No tours on most federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Meet in Rotunda, 1st floor, near information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Mon.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM , Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM            Note            - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

FREE FILM: We the People: Making a More Perfect Union, One Generation at a Time

Ongoing Tours & Activities The museum’s signature film “We the People” is a 20-minute celebration of the national ideals of democracy, opportunity and freedom. Stunning footage and a soaring soundtrack take viewers on a journey from past to present, honoring the visionary ideas, significant sacrifices and remarkable fortitude of the people who built our country, one generation at a time.  Produced by Smithsonian Channel. "We the People" screens daily at 10:30 AM unless otherwise posted. Times are subject to change. Please check at the Information Desk for updates. Categories: Films. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Warner Bros. Theater, 1 Center. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Interactive Carts

Ongoing Tours & Activities Docents stationed at carts help visitors get their hands on history and learn about the museum's collections. Activities include operating a cotton gin, peeking through a stereoscope, experiencing what it felt like to wear a corset, using a press to print a card, and copying a letter the way Jefferson did. Year-Round: Available most days between 10:30 AM and 3 PM. Please note: Activity subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Kids & Families. Workshops. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Varies. Check at Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Spotlight Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object. Look for the "Docent on Duty" signs posted outside the exhibition entrances. Year-Round: Available most days between 10:30 AM and 3 PM. Notes: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Varies. Check at Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Story Time

Ongoing Tours & Activities The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children (ages 2-3) to discover the world around them together at weekly Story Time. Children will build important developmental and social skills through books, activities, songs, and self-guided gallery exploration. Explore themes, such as shapes, colors, and sizes, in a relaxed setting at your neighborhood museum. Feel free to bring snacks and enjoy the space after the program! Missed the 10:30 am Story Time? Don't worry, the program is repeated at 11:00 am! Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Postal Museum. Venue: Postal Museum. Event Location: Byrne Education Loft. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Young Portrait Explorers: Dolores Huerta and César Chávez

Ongoing Activities This program touches on art and history through storytelling. For toddlers up to age five and their adult companions. Registration required at npg.eventbrite.com. El programa introduce el arte y la historia a través de la narración de cuentos, esta vez con un enfoque en los líderes laborales Huerta y Chávez. Para niños pequeños de hasta cinco años y sus acompañantes adultos. Es necesario registrarse: npg.eventbrite.com. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: G Street Lobby. Cost: Free. Registration required. Get Tickets: http://npg.eventbrite.com. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Thousands of fish species live in the Amazon River Basin. Meet some of them during this feeding in Amazonia. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Exhibit- entrance level. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Gorilla Story Time

Daily Zoo Programs Celebrate World Gorilla Day at the National Zoo!  Join us for a gorilla-themed story time in the Great Ape House. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Daily Zoo Programs Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly volunteer at the Welcome Desk for a 45 minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Postal Museum. Venue: Postal Museum. Event Location: Starts at the Welcome Desk in the Historic Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time

Ongoing Tours & Activities The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children (ages 2-3) to discover the world around them together at monthly Story Time. Children will build important developmental and social skills through books, activities, songs, and self-guided gallery exploration. Explore themes, such as shapes, colors, and sizes, in a relaxed setting at your neighborhood museum. Feel free to bring snacks and enjoy the space after the program! Missed the 10:30 am Story Time? Don't worry, the program is repeated at 11:00 am! Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Postal Museum. Venue: Postal Museum. Event Location: Byrne Education Loft. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Infinity of Nations Exhibition Tour

American Indian Museum NY Join Museum Ambassador Lenore Weber for a 45-60 minute tour of Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Lectures & Discussions. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demo

Daily Zoo Programs Watch as keeper staff train our seals or sea lions and learn more about these beautiful marine mammals! Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail, seal OR sea lion exhibit. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Chat & Enrichment Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Celebrate World Gorilla Day at the National Zoo!  Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Mon.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM , Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM            Note            - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

Bird Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs By 2021, the Zoo’s historic 1928 Bird House and the surrounding bird plateau will transform into Experience Migration, a first-of-its-kind attraction with almost 100 species of migratory birds integral to North, Central and South American ecosystems. Even though the Zoo's Bird House is currently closed, visitors can still talk to a Bird House keeper daily at 11:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Science Gallery. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM.

Gorilla Story Time

Daily Zoo Programs Celebrate World Gorilla Day at the National Zoo!  Join us for a gorilla-themed story time in the Great Ape House. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Introduction to No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Ongoing Tours Introduction to the Renwick Gallery and the exhibition, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in the Temple on the 2nd floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM.

Highlights of the National Portrait Gallery

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a Highlights tour of the National Portrait Gallery.   NOTE:  Beginning on September 1, 2016, Highlights tours will occur at the following times: Most Mondays - Fridays 12:00 Noon , Most Saturdays and Sundays 11:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: Meet in the F Street lobby. Cost: Free: Walk--in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer

Tours Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Freer Gallery of Art. Event Location: Meet at the Freer Information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about a Hispanic artist. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. 12:30 p.m. daily Note: No tours on federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Venue: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Event Location: Meet at the information desk in the lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM.

Electric Fishes Lab Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Visit our shocking new Electric Fishes Demonstration Lab at the Amazonia Field Station and learn about these fascinating fishes from an animal keeper who cares for them. Categories: Demonstrations. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the museum.  Meet at the Information Desk on the first or second floor. Year-Round: Daily at 10:15 AM and 1 PM.  Additional tours may be offered at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM as docents are available; please check at either Information Desk for daily schedules. Please Note: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Welcome Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Year-Round: Most days: 11 AM and 1 PM; check the date of your visit for tour availability. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Postal Museum. Venue: Postal Museum. Event Location: Starts at the Welcome Desk in the Historic Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

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. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Lectures & Discussions. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Watch as the giant pandas receive a special enrichment* item from their animal keepers. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Giant panda yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Keeper's Choice

Daily Zoo Programs Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Think Tank Research Demonstration

Daily Zoo Programs Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly volunteer who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. Notes - Tours subject to volunteer availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. - No tours on most federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Meet in Rotunda, 1st floor, near information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Mon.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM , Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM            Note            - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

CANCELED - Castle Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Smithsonian Visitor Center. Venue: Smithsonian Castle. Event Location: Meet at information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Lemur Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Watch these dynamic primates from Madagascar as they discover enrichment items. Weather permitting. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

Daily Zoo Programs An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about a Hispanic artist. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Taíno Culture and Identity Gallery Demonstrations

American Indian Museum NY The Taíno are one of the Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. Join us in the galleries to learn more about Taíno history, culture, and worldviews from museum specialist Jorge Estévez (Taíno). Through cultural materials and live demonstrations, Jorge facilitates discussion of the persistence and depth of Taíno lifeways and living traditions. This program takes place in the introductory gallery of the exhibition Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean | Taíno: herencia e identidad indígena en el Caribe every Monday and Wednesday in August from 2 to 4 p.m. For questions and special accommodations, please contact NMAI-NY-Education@si.edu / 212-514-3710. Image: Deminán Karakarakol, Taíno cemi, a central figure in the Taíno creation story, AD 1200–1500. Andrés, Dominican Republic; Click here to learn more! ________________ Los indios Taíno es un pueblo indígena del Caribe. ¡A través de objetos culturales y demostraciones en vivo, examine el origen de sus creenciass y aprenda de la… Categories: Demonstrations. Gallery Talks & Tours. Lectures & Discussions. Workshops. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Taíno Gallery. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean | Taíno: herencia e identidad indígena en el Caribe. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.nmai.si.edu.

Tour: Explore Buddhist Art

Tours Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and Japan. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Event Location: Meet at the Sackler Information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM.

Docent's Choice Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of one of the following: highlights of the museum, the America's Presidents exhibition, or one of the special exhibitions currently on view. Starting in September 2016 tours will occur as follows: Year-Round: Most Mon.-Fri.: 2:30 PM Most Sat. and Sun.: 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: Meets in F Street lobby. Cost: Free. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Daily Zoo Programs Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 3:20 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. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Lectures & Discussions. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian. Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. 3:30 p.m. daily Note: No tours on federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Venue: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Event Location: Meet at the information desk in the lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Warner Bros. Theater

Ongoing Tours & Activities The National Museum of American History is committed to exploring the legacy of American cinema as well as how film culture shapes how we perceive ourselves as Americans. This theater allows Smithsonian Theaters to provide visitors with new and exciting opportunities to explore the art of film in a stunning and intimate 261-seat jewel box venue. This theater hosts a full roster of public programs, from new and repertory film screenings, lectures, and concerts, to expansive film festivals. The Warner Bros. Theater provides our most intimate and personal experience to date among our theater venues, and offers state-of-the-art digital 2D & 3D and 35mm film presentation Showtimes. Categories: Films. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: 1st Floor. Get Tickets: https://www.si.edu/theaters/warnerbrostheater. Tuesday, September 25, 2018. For more info visit www.si.edu.

IMAX Films and Planetarium

Ongoing Activities The Smithsonian's two IMAX® theaters are the largest and most technologically advanced theaters in the Washington, DC region! Offering dual 4K laser projection and 2D and 3D presentations, our giant-screen films that measure up to 6 stories tall offer a truly remarkable and immersive movie-going experience. The Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater is located at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The Airbus IMAX Theater is located at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Parking is free after 4:00 p.m. The Einstein Planetarium's 77-foot digital dome theater is the only full-dome cinema in Washington, DC. Located at the National Air and Space Museum, audiences can journey through time and space to view some of the most extraordinary images not viewable to the naked eye. Categories: Films. Sponsor: Special Smithsonian Event. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: varies. Get Tickets: https://www.si.edu/theaters. Tuesday, September 25, 2018. For more info visit www.si.edu.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM.

Castle Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Did you know that the Castle is the Smithsonian’s first and oldest building? Join us as one of our dynamic volunteer docents takes you on a tour to explore the highlights of the Smithsonian Castle. Come learn about the founding and early history of the Smithsonian; its original benefactor, James Smithson; and the incredible history and architecture of the Castle. Here is your opportunity to discover the treasured stories revealed within James Smithson's crypt, the Great Hall, and the West Wing. We’ll see you at the Castle! Year-Round:  , Daily: 9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Note - Tour subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Smithsonian Visitor Center. Venue: Smithsonian Castle. Event Location: Meet at information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Highlights Tour

Daily Zoo Programs Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Exhibition Interpreters/Navigators (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Museum volunteer interpreters welcome visitors, answer questions, and help visitors navigate exhibitions. Interpreters may be stationed in several of the following exhibitions at various times throughout the day, subject to volunteer interpreter availability. The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human? , The Sant Ocean Hall. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

American Experiments

Ongoing Tours & Activities Unity Square is home to American Experiments, a set of activities that invite you to explore, play, and connect with the people around you. Five experiments bring to life the themes of the surrounding exhibitions—participation, commitment, negotiation, voting, protest, and pluralism. You’ll reflect on the history of the nation we build together and consider your own role in creating the nation of tomorrow. “American Experiments” was developed by the National Museum of American History in collaboration with the Exploratorium of San Francisco, and was made possible by a gift from the Julie and Greg Flynn Family Fund. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Unity Square, 2 West. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM.

Audio Tours (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Put on a head set and immerse yourself into the highlights of the museum’s exhibits. Our curators and other experts will guide you through the museum. There is a tour for everyone in your family, from the youngest preschooler to your tween and all adults.   The adult tour is available in Mandarin and Spanish. There is also a tour that focuses on our Democracy, A Great Leap of Faith and Many Voices, One Nation exhibits. The tours make it easy to navigate the museum and assure that you’ll see the best of what we have to offer. The interactive activities, videos and extra information make them fun, too. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: 1 and 2 Center. Cost: Admission $7.00 each or $6.00 if you buy more than one. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM.

Ride Simulators (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Ride Simulators: (ride approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of four simulators. Experience the thrill of careening through an action-packed roller-coaster course or racing in futuristic high-speed hovercars. Choose your adventure: Cosmic Race , Bermuda Triangle , Solar Coaster , Grand Prix Raceway , Astro Canyon , Glacier Run. Note: Simulator accommodates up to 8 people per ride. Children must be 42 inches tall unless riding with an adult. Open the same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Simulator Gallery, Lower Level. Cost: Tickets always available for purchase at the entrance to the simulator gallery and may also be available at either Welcome desk. Admission Per Ride - $7.00 per person Payment Options: - Cash, VISA, and MasterCard. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM.

Flight Simulators: Fly or Ride! (all day)

Ongoing Activities Ride Simulators: (approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of two simulators. Choose your adventure: Ride aboard the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station or experience the thrill of a flight in both vintage and jet-age aircraft. Note: Ride Simulators accommodate up to 8 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 42 inches tall unless accompanied by an adult.   , Interactive Flight Simulators: (approximately 6 min.) Try to become a jet combat "ace" -- in an F-4 Phantom II -- as you pilot the simulator into 360-degree barrel rolls. Choose either pilot or gunner responsibilities. Note: Interactive Flight Simulators accommodates 1 to 2 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 48 inches tall. Year-Round , Open same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: West Wing, Gallery 103, Simulator Gallery. Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or at the Simulator Gallery. Admission Per Ride: - Ride Simulator: $8.00 per person - Interactive Flight Simulator: $10.00 per person - Add a Simulator: $1.00 off with the purchase of an IMAX Theater or Planetarium ticket - Groups: Discounts available; ask at the Box Office or at the Flight Simulators - For reservations, call 202-633-4629 or 1-866-868-7774 (toll-free) Payment Options - At Simulators: Cash, VISA, or MasterCard - At IMAX and… Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Flight Simulators: SpaceWalk or Wings (throughout the day)

Ongoing Tours & Activities Ride Simulators: (approximately 5 min.) Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of three ride simulators. Choose your adventure: Take a 3-D journey aboard the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station or experience the thrill of a flight in both vintage and jet-age aircraft. Note: Ride Simulators accommodate up to 8 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 42 inches tall unless accompanied by an adult.   , Interactive Flight Simulators: (approximately 6 min.) Try to become a jet combat "ace" -- in one of two F-4 Phantom II interactive flight simulators -- as you pilot your aircraft into 360-degree barrel rolls. Choose either pilot or gunner responsibilities. Note: Interactive Flight Simulators accommodates 1 to 2 people per ride. For safety reasons, children must be 48 inches tall. Year-Round: , Daily: Open same hours as museum. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Main Level, near the simulators. Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or at the Simulator Gallery. Admission Per Ride: - Ride Simulator: $8.00 per person - Interactive Flight Simulator: $10.00 per person - Add a Simulator: $1.00 off with the purchase of an IMAX Theater ticket - Groups: Discounts available; ask at the Box Office or at the Flight Simulators - For reservations, call 202-633-4629 or 1-866-868-7774 (toll-free) Payment Options: - At Simulator: Cash, VISA, or MasterCard - At Box Office: Cash or major… Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center | DC

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. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Third Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center | NYC

American Indian Museum NY Native people were the original innovators of the Americas: that is the powerful message of the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. In this family-friendly, interactive space, visitors of all ages will explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world. This exploration is made even more fun by solving puzzles, performing experiments, and playing state-of-the-art computer simulations. For more information, visit http://nmai.si.edu/visit/newyork/imagiNATIONS/ Group reservations are required, please contact:  nmai-ny-education@si.edu or 212-514-3705. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Bring Your Own Baby

Early Enrichment Center Bring Your Own Baby is a specially designed program for adult audiences who are looking for a rich learning experience and an opportunity to meet other caretakers. Join us as we ease into the morning with some light conversation and a walk to a nearby museum where we will explore one of the topics outlined below. While aimed at adults, the rich environment will benefit baby too by exposing them to new stimuli and vocabulary! Theme: Did You Know?: Amazing Animals Let’s explore the animals of the Museum of Natural History as we learn some truly amazing, and sometimes surprising, facts. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Constitution Ave. Lobby - SI Libraries Doors. Cost: $15 - one adults + one child (under 1). Get Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/13931/smithsonian-early-enrichment-center-bring-your-own-baby. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit seecstories.com.

Butterfly Pavilion

Ongoing Tours & Activities Take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants! Located adjacent to Partners in Evolution, this tropical oasis offers visitors a rare opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from all over the world. Regular Hours: Daily: 10:15 AM-5:30 PM; last timed ticket at 5 PM. Extended Hours: 10:15 AM-6:30 PM; last timed ticket at 6 PM. Except regular hours apply when the museum closes early for a special event; for dates, click here. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Exhibit. Cost: Tickets can be purchased in advance (see Purchase Tickets Web link below), or in person on the day of your visit at either of the Butterfly Pavilion Ticket Desks. For more information about the hours of operation, timed entry policy, ticket prices, group rates, etc. visit the Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Web site. Prices per ticket: Adults $7.50 Seniors $7 (60+) Children $6.50 (2 to 12)   Tuesdays: No charge, but free timed-entry tickets are required and are available… Get Tickets: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/butterflies/tickets/. Related Exhibition: Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.butterflies.si.edu.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the museum.  Meet at the Information Desk on the first or second floor. Year-Round: Daily at 10:15 AM and 1 PM.  Additional tours may be offered at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM as docents are available; please check at either Information Desk for daily schedules. Please Note: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Fish Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

Daily Zoo Programs An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly volunteer who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. Notes - Tours subject to volunteer availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. - No tours on most federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Meet in Rotunda, 1st floor, near information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Tues.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM , Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM Note - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Insect Zoo, O. Orkin. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

FREE FILM: We the People: Making a More Perfect Union, One Generation at a Time

Ongoing Tours & Activities The museum’s signature film “We the People” is a 20-minute celebration of the national ideals of democracy, opportunity and freedom. Stunning footage and a soaring soundtrack take viewers on a journey from past to present, honoring the visionary ideas, significant sacrifices and remarkable fortitude of the people who built our country, one generation at a time.  Produced by Smithsonian Channel. "We the People" screens daily at 10:30 AM unless otherwise posted. Times are subject to change. Please check at the Information Desk for updates. Categories: Films. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Warner Bros. Theater, 1 Center. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Interactive Carts

Ongoing Tours & Activities Docents stationed at carts help visitors get their hands on history and learn about the museum's collections. Activities include operating a cotton gin, peeking through a stereoscope, experiencing what it felt like to wear a corset, using a press to print a card, and copying a letter the way Jefferson did. Year-Round: Available most days between 10:30 AM and 3 PM. Please note: Activity subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Kids & Families. Workshops. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Varies. Check at Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Spotlight Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Docents offer a 15-minute overview of an exhibition or briefly discuss a favorite museum object. Look for the "Docent on Duty" signs posted outside the exhibition entrances. Year-Round: Available most days between 10:30 AM and 3 PM. Notes: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Varies. Check at Information Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free! Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

National Voter Registration Day!

One-Time Events National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote?  Make your history by registering to vote here in the museum today. The museum is partnering with non-partisan Headcount.org on Voter Registration Day. Come by and register to vote, no matter your state. Learn more about voting in American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith and Many Voices, One Nation in 2 West. Categories: Celebrations. Demonstrations. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: 2nd floor, Flag Hall. Cost: FREE. Related Events: http://americanhistory.si.edu/events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D129503095. Related Exhibition: American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Many Voices, One Nation. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Amazon Fish Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Thousands of fish species live in the Amazon River Basin. Meet some of them during this feeding in Amazonia. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Exhibit- entrance level. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Daily Zoo Programs Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Little Leaders Library at NMAAHC

One-Time Events Calling all little learners! Join us for September Walk-up Weekdays at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Museum educators will lead engaging drop-in activities for children ages 0 - 5 every Tuesday and Thursday in September! On Tuesdays, drop by the pop-up Little Leaders Library on the 4th floor and read with us! Little ones and their caregivers are invited to read children’s books inspired by the museum collection. All activities are free, fun and open to everyone. Passes are NOT required to enter the museum on weekdays in September. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: African American History and Culture Museum. Event Location: 4th Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demo

Daily Zoo Programs Watch as keeper staff train our seals or sea lions and learn more about these beautiful marine mammals! Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail, seal OR sea lion exhibit. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Story & Discovery: Kiwala Goes to the Jungle

Ongoing Tours & Activities September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. We're starting our observance early with the September storybook Kiwala Goes to the Jungle (Kiwala va a la Selva), written by Ana María Pavez and Constanza Recart, with illustrations by Paloma Valdivia. In this Andean story, the llama Kiwala and her friends are on a mission to save their village from sickness. Together, we join Kiwala on her journey to the rainforest to find a healer and learn about the traditional medicines that can be made from plants. As always, stick around after the story for some interactive fun! Recommended age: 3+ Please note: Groups (e.g. school or home school classes; daycare, camp, or scout groups; etc.) are required to schedule entry time to the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: imagiNATIONS Activity Center. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Tues.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM , Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM Note - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Insect Zoo, O. Orkin. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

Bird Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs By 2021, the Zoo’s historic 1928 Bird House and the surrounding bird plateau will transform into Experience Migration, a first-of-its-kind attraction with almost 100 species of migratory birds integral to North, Central and South American ecosystems. Even though the Zoo's Bird House is currently closed, visitors can still talk to a Bird House keeper daily at 11:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lower Zoo Entrance. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM.

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Ongoing Activities Story time in our Explore! space immerses you in tales of artists, presidents, inventors, athletes, and more! Before or after story time, enjoy our family space where you can play and learn about portraiture. 11:45am Tuesday-Friday. All ages welcome. No reservation required. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: Explore! space, first floor. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:45 AM. For more info visit npg.si.edu.

National Voter Registration Social Media Day

One-Time Events Explore the history of civic engagement and voting with us on National Voter Registration Day. We'll share objects and stories that illuminate the history of American democracy, from "get out the vote" posters to Susan B. Anthony's shawl. We'll use the hashtag #NationalVoterRegistrationDay and #VotingHistory. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram and share the story of the first time you voted! The National Museum of American History welcomes visitors of all abilities, in person and online. Alt-text will be included in this campaign. Categories: Webcasts & Online. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Online. Related Exhibition: American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, Many Voices: One Nation. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Bird Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs By 2021, the Zoo’s historic 1928 Bird House and the surrounding bird plateau will transform into Experience Migration, a first-of-its-kind attraction with almost 100 species of migratory birds integral to North, Central and South American ecosystems. Even though the Zoo's Bird House is currently closed, visitors can still talk to a Bird House keeper daily at 11:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lower Zoo Entrance. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM.

Introduction to No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Ongoing Tours Introduction to the Renwick Gallery and the exhibition, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in the Temple on the 2nd floor. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM.

Highlights of the National Portrait Gallery

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a Highlights tour of the National Portrait Gallery.   NOTE:  Beginning on September 1, 2016, Highlights tours will occur at the following times: Most Mondays - Fridays 12:00 Noon , Most Saturdays and Sundays 11:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: Meet in the F Street lobby. Cost: Free: Walk--in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tour: Art across Cultures: Freer

Tours Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Freer. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Freer Gallery of Art. Event Location: Meet at the Freer Information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

Meditation and Mindfulness

Workshops Meditation is the process of moving from the busyness of our external environment to a place of inner quietude. In this way, meditation is simple—but frequently it doesn't feel easy. Our lives are full, and our commitments to others are significant. Most of us have little experience going inward and few tools to do so systematically. Each Tuesday from September 11 to December 18, 2018, we'll take a moment out of our day to find a comfortable posture, calm the breath, relax deeply, and awaken to effortless attention. We'll develop an effective practice to make common hurdles less troublesome and bring forward the fruits of meditation: reduced stress, improved sleep, enhanced sense of well-being, and greater access to intuition and creative states. These free weekly drop-in sessions are appropriate for all levels of practitioners. Please join us, and then if you have time, visit the galleries and continue your contemplative practice. No special clothing or previous experience is required. Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Event Location: Sackler, gallery 28. Cost: Free. Continues: Tuesdays, September 11–December 18, 12:15–12:45 pm. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about a Hispanic artist. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Justice Must Be Done

Ongoing Tours & Activities Meet a costumed actor and explore the way Lucy Caldwell and her neighbors helped end slavery while working within the limits of the “women’s sphere”. The 20-minute interactive play transports participants to 1840 where they participate in the first meeting of the Ipswich Female Anti-Slavery Society. Exploring the intersection of civic activism and religious inspiration, this program encourages visitors to consider what they would be willing to do to make a positive change in society. Showtimes: Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. Please note: Shows subject to actor availability; last minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Performances. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Within These Walls, 2 West. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. 12:30 p.m. daily Note: No tours on federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Venue: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Event Location: Meet at the information desk in the lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM.

Electric Fishes Lab Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Visit our shocking new Electric Fishes Demonstration Lab at the Amazonia Field Station and learn about these fascinating fishes from an animal keeper who cares for them. Categories: Demonstrations. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Amazonia Field Station. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the museum.  Meet at the Information Desk on the first or second floor. Year-Round: Daily at 10:15 AM and 1 PM.  Additional tours may be offered at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM as docents are available; please check at either Information Desk for daily schedules. Please Note: Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Welcome Desks, 1 Center and 2 Center. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit airandspace.si.edu.

Spanish language tour for the Renwick Gallery and No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Ongoing Tours Introduction in Spanish to the Renwick Gallery and the exhibition, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man Introdución en español a la Galería Renwick y a la exposición No Spectators ,The Art of Burning Man (Sin Espectadores , el Arte de Burning Man). Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: Renwick Gallery. Event Location: Meet in the Renwick Lobby, Encontrarse en el Lobby. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docents who will lead a tour of the highlights of the Museum. Daily: 10:30 AM and 1 PM Note: Additional tours may be offered as posted at the Welcome Center. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Air and Space Museum. Venue: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. Event Location: Meet at tour desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit airandspace.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. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center. Event Location: Meet at East Visitor Services Desk, 2nd Floor. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Watch as the giant pandas receive a special enrichment* item from their animal keepers. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Giant panda yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Keeper's Choice

Daily Zoo Programs Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Think Tank Research Demonstration

Daily Zoo Programs Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Highlights Tours

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly volunteer who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. Notes - Tours subject to volunteer availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. - No tours on most federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Meet in Rotunda, 1st floor, near information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Live Tarantula Feedings

Ongoing Tours & Activities Volunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo. Year-Round: Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM , Tues.- Fri.: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM Note - Demonstrations offered unless otherwise posted. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: 2nd Floor, West, O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Cost: Free; walk-in. Related Exhibition: Insect Zoo, O. Orkin. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM. For more info visit www.mnh.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a 30-minute tour of the highlights of the museum. Year-Round: Most days: 11 AM and 1 PM; check the date of your visit for tour availability. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Postal Museum. Venue: Postal Museum. Event Location: Starts at the Welcome Desk in the Historic Lobby. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Gallery Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities These 45‑minute tours provide an overview of the museum’s background and history and a visit to one of the main exhibition galleries. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Gallery Tour: Nation to Nation

Ongoing Tours & Activities This 45 minute tour with a Cultural Interpreter provides an overview of the museum’s background and history, as well as a visit to the exhibition Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations. Treaties lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States. Nation to Nation is the story of that relationship, including the history and legacy of U.S.–American Indian diplomacy from the colonial period through the present. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Indian Museum. Venue: American Indian Museum. Event Location: Potomac Atrium, Level 1. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM. For more info visit nmai.si.edu.

Castle Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours Did you know that the Castle is the Smithsonian’s first and oldest building? Join us as one of our dynamic volunteer docents takes you on a tour to explore the highlights of the Smithsonian Castle. Come learn about the founding and early history of the Smithsonian; its original benefactor, James Smithson; and the incredible history and architecture of the Castle. Here is your opportunity to discover the treasured stories revealed within James Smithson's crypt, the Great Hall, and the West Wing. We’ll see you at the Castle! Year-Round:  , Daily: 9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Note - Tour subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Smithsonian Visitor Center. Venue: Smithsonian Castle. Event Location: Meet at information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Daily Zoo Programs Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Categories: Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Daily Zoo Programs Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Lemur Feeding

Daily Zoo Programs Watch these dynamic primates from Madagascar as they discover enrichment items. Weather permitting. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

Daily Zoo Programs An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Highlights Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, walk-in tours at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will highlight a work by or about a Hispanic artist. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Mary Livingston Ripley Garden Tour

Ongoing Tours & Activities Join a Smithsonian Gardens' horticulturist for a casual and informative tour of the more than 200 varieties of plants arrayed in hanging baskets, borders, and raised beds in the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden. For more information on the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden visit http://gardens.si.edu/our-gardens/ripley-garden.html.  Tours each Tuesday at 2 p.m. through October 30, weather permitting. No tours on federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Smithsonian Gardens. Venue: Smithsonian Gardens. Event Location: Meet at the fountain on the National Mall side of the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden. Cost: Free. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. For more info visit gardens.si.edu.

Tour: Art across Cultures: Sackler

Tours Discover outstanding works of art from throughout Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour through the Sackler. Explore art from varied time periods, countries, and cultures. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Event Location: Meet at the Sackler Information desk. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

Ongoing Tours & Activities Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils. Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: American Art Museum. Venue: American Art Museum. Event Location: Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor. Cost: Free | Walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Justice Must Be Done

Ongoing Tours & Activities Meet a costumed actor and explore the way Lucy Caldwell and her neighbors helped end slavery while working within the limits of the “women’s sphere”. The 20-minute interactive play transports participants to 1840 where they participate in the first meeting of the Ipswich Female Anti-Slavery Society. Exploring the intersection of civic activism and religious inspiration, this program encourages visitors to consider what they would be willing to do to make a positive change in society. Showtimes: Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Please note: Shows subject to actor availability; last minute cancellations may occur. Categories: Performances. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Within These Walls, 2 West. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Docent's Choice Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of one of the following: highlights of the museum, the America's Presidents exhibition, or one of the special exhibitions currently on view. Starting in September 2016 tours will occur as follows: Year-Round: Most Mon.-Fri.: 2:30 PM Most Sat. and Sun.: 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Portrait Gallery. Venue: Portrait Gallery. Event Location: Meets in F Street lobby. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Daily Zoo Programs Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Categories: Demonstrations. Kids & Families. Sponsor: National Zoo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour

Ongoing Activities Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum. 3:30 p.m. daily Note: No tours on federal holidays. Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours. Sponsor: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Venue: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden. Event Location: Meet at the information desk in the lobby. Cost: Free; walk-in. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Maryland: A Fertile State for Dinosaur Fossils

Resident Associate Program Ray Stanford , a self-taught fossil hunter, accidentally found the tracks of five dinosaur species in the parking lot of NASA s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. Stanford, who has tracked dinosaurs for 25 years, talks about the amazing diversity of fossils preserved within Maryland, from Ice-Age mammals to fossils hundreds of millions of years old. Categories: After Five. Lectures & Discussions. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates. Venue: S. Dillon Ripley Center. Event Location: S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit). Cost: Click here to view prices. Get Tickets: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/242653?utm_source=SI-Trumba-Calendar&utm_medium=SIWeb&utm_campaign=2017FY-Trumba-TSA-ev&utm_content=SA-event&tmssource=227982. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM.

Music from the Anacostia Delta: Celebrating the Legacy of Washington's Guitar Masters

Resident Associate Program The late great guitarist Danny Gatton was the preeminent artist of a uniquely Washington sound—a virtuosic blend of rock and roll, jazz, blues, rockabilly, country, and soul that he said came from the Anacostia Delta. Experience that unique form as several master Anacostia Delta musicians gather to celebrate the music in stories and performance. Categories: After Five. Performances. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates. Event Location: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Marion & Gustave Ring Auditorium, 7th St & Independence Ave SW, Metro: L'Enfant Plaza. Cost: Click here to view prices. Get Tickets: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/242652?utm_source=SI-Trumba-Calendar&utm_medium=SIWeb&utm_campaign=2017FY-Trumba-TSA-ev&utm_content=SA-event&tmssource=227982. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM.

Views of Taiwan: "On Happiness Road"

Films In person: Sung Hsin-yin, director Pre-film reception at 6 pm Watch the trailer. The Freer|Sackler teams up with the Global Taiwan Institute for an evening of Taiwanese snacks, the delightful animated feature On Happiness Road, and director Sung Hsin-yin as our special guest. An “ambitious, affecting mix of history and nostalgia that avoids cheap sentimentality” (Clarence Tsui, Hollywood Reporter), Sung’s semi-autobiographical film covers decades of Taiwanese history through the eyes of an expatriate. Her return home following her grandmother’s death prompts bittersweet nostalgia and self-reflection. (Dir.: Sung Hsin-yin, Taiwan, 2017, 111 min. DCP, Mandarin with English subtitles). Categories: After Five. Films. Sponsor: Freer and Sackler Galleries. Venue: Freer Gallery of Art. Event Location: Meyer Auditorium. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:00 PM.

Great Americans: Billie Jean King

One-Time Events In a special ceremony, the museum will honor the United States’ former world champion professional tennis player Billie Jean King with the Great Americans Medal for lifetime contributions that embody American ideals and ideas. King was named one of the “100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century” by Life magazine and is a 2009 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. King won 39 Grand Slam titles during her career and may be best known for defeating Bobby Riggs in one of the greatest moments in sports history–the “Battle of the Sexes” on Sept. 20, 1973. King has long been a champion for social change. Focusing on gender equality, in partnership with Teneo, she launched the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative to address inclusion and diversity issues in the workplace. She is the co-founder of World TeamTennis and founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Women’s Tennis Association. The museum’s collections include the tennis dress she wore during the “Battle of the Sexes.” A… Categories: After Five. Lectures & Discussions. Sponsor: American History Museum. Venue: American History Museum. Event Location: Warner Bros. Theater, 1 West. Cost: Free. Get Tickets: http://invtdu.to/5ed94. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit greatamericans.si.edu.