What's On

A group of dancers dressed in black, dancing

What's On

Selected Programs

See our Calendar for a full list of events and programs


Strike a Prose: Me, Myself, and I

Thursday, October 27  |  5:30–7:30 p.m. (register)
Saturday October 29 |  10:30–12:30 p.m (register)
G Street Lobby
Spark your imagination and let "The Outwin 2016" inspire you in an informal creative writing session for adults.  Materials are provided.

two young women, one white and one black standing arm in arm


Margin: Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company

Friday, October 28  |  6:30 p.m.
Kogod Courtyard
Examine outsider perspectives related to gender, socioeconomic inequality, and immigration.  Inspired by "The Outwin 2016."

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Tuesday, November 1  |  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
Join us for an evening of music, dancing and crafts as we celebrate Latin American Heritage and Día de los Muertos.


dancers in colorful costumes dancing on stage


Teen Museum Council Portrait Pop-Up

Wednesday, November 2 |  5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Get your creative juices flowing wiht interactive programs designed by the Teen Museum Council.  Ask at the front desk for locations.

Strike a Prose: Cultural Identity

Thursday, November 3  |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (register)
Saturday, November 5  |  10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (register)
G Streeet Lobby
Spark your imagination and let "The Outwin 2016" inspire  you in an informal creative wrinting session for adults.  Materials are provided.

painting of a little girl in a red patterned dress standing in her dining room

Richardson Symposium:
Racial Masquerade in American Art and Culture

Friday, November 4 –  Saturday, November 5
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
Examine how practices of racial masquerade have affected, and continue to inform, conceptions of American identity and selfhood. 

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photo of two men-Amos and Andy posing in blackface

IDENTIFY: Sheldon Scott

Saturday, November 5  |  5:30 p.m.
Great Hall
Revisit the ingenuity of enslaved Africans in the Gullah and Geechee regions of coastal South Carolina through the performance art of Sheldon Scott.

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