Washington, DC Area Events

  • June 7 Thursday

    Washington, DC - 7:00pm to 8:30pm EDT

    Independent Media and the Rule of Law

    Distinguished journalists and other guests will discuss the nexus between a robust rule of law and a robust independent media, drawing on lessons from recent decades from the U.S. and abroad.

  • June 9 Saturday

    Washington, DC - 10:00am to 5:30pm EDT

    International Archives Day

    Family Day in the Learning Center

    The National Archives joins the worldwide celebration of International Archives Day and its theme of “Archives: Governance, Memory, and Heritage” with hands-on activities .

  • June 15 Friday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT

    The Hello Girls

    Featuring archival film and photographs from the National Archives, this new documentary film tells the story of America’s first female soldiers.

  • September 13 Thursday

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

    Educators Open House

    Educators: Come for a special after-hours viewing of National Archives exhibits and learn about resources and workshops.

  • October 13 Saturday

    Washington, DC - 6:30pm to 9:00am EDT

    Archives Sleepover

    Archives Rotunda sleepover

    Have you ever wondered what happens in a museum after the building closes and the lights go out? Now’s your chance!