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  • February 14 Thursday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed

    This documentary film takes an in-depth look at Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress.
  • February 8 Friday

    Atlanta, GA - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Marlon James Author Program

    Man Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James discusses his new novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf.
  • February 7 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Unexampled Courage: An Evening with Judge Richard Gergel

    Federal District Judge Richard Gergel is author of Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring.
  • February 2 Saturday

    Little Rock, AR - 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Ask A Tiny House Expert!

    Meet John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin, Hosts of the FYI Network hit TV Show "Tiny House Nation".
  • Boston, MA - 10:30am to 11:30am

    Celebrate! with Tanglewood Marionettes - The Dragon King

    Journey below the sea in this story of fantasy, courage and wonder. Tanglewood Marionettes bring to life fantastic sea creatures and a fearless grandmother who goes in search of the Dragon King.
  • February 1 Friday

    College Station, TX - 9:30am to 5:00pm

    Exhibit Opening: Grand Canyon Photographs

    The 'Grand Canyon Photographs' is an exhibit celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park.
  • January 31 Thursday

    Washington, DC - 6:30pm to 8:00pm


    Is America Ready for a Third Party?

    Former members of Congress discuss the two-party system and whether the nation is ready for a third party.
  • January 21 Monday

    Boston, MA - 10:30am to 11:30am

    Celebrate! with Benkadi Drum and Dance

    Benkadi Drum & Dance returns to perform dances showcasing traditional West African rhythms and movements. With vivid costumes, interpretive dance, and audience participation, folktales come to life before your eyes!
  • January 16 Wednesday

    Abilene, KS - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Book Talk Once Upon a Town

    Book discussion series
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Museum Selfie Day

    Join people around the world taking selfies to promote museums and their holdings.
  • December 29 Saturday

    Dallas, TX - 9:30am to 12:30pm

    Holiday Cheer at the White House: Docent Talk

    Come and learn about holiday traditions in the White House! This 45 minute docent led talk is free and open to the public. Start times for the talks are at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 11:30 AM.
  • December 27 Thursday

    Boston, MA - 10:30am to 11:30am

    Celebrate! with National Marionette Theatre - Peter and the Wolf

    Enjoy stunning scenery, handcrafted marionettes, and enchanting music from Prokofiev’s orchestral score as Peter and his animal friends work together to capture the wolf in turn-of-the-century Russia.
  • December 22 Saturday

    Dallas, TX - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Holiday Crafts & Choir

    Come and create holiday crafts from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM in our museum classroom. At 12:00 PM there will be a special choir performance. Free and open to the public!
  • Dallas, TX - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Holiday Musical Performance

    Come enjoy a holiday musical performance by the Youth Chorus of Collin County Chamber Singers at 12:00 PM! Free and open to the public.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.