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Dec 31, 2015, 12:02 ET Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Exhibition Highlights Impact of 1963-1975 Protest Years on Washington, D.C.

These popular songs tell of the national ferment and shift in consciousness, often spurred by federal policy, for which the nation's capital was...


Dec 08, 2015, 19:19 ET Dynamic Exhibition Highlights Impact of 1963-1975 Protest Years on Washington

The following media advisory is being released by Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum.   WHAT: Media preview for the exhibition...


Feb 02, 2015, 18:49 ET Exhibition Examines Impact of Civil War on DC

Media open house for the newly opened exhibition, "How the Civil War Changed Washington." The open house will feature a brief presentation, gallery...


Jan 10, 2014, 15:52 ET Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Presents Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program

 Anacostia Community Museum's 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program featuring a talk by Nicole C. Lee, president of...


Dec 31, 2013, 17:49 ET The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Presents Powerful Exhibitions featuring South African and US Women Artists through Sept. 21, 2014

The intersection of artistic ingenuity and women's empowerment is explored in two new exhibitions, "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of...


Dec 02, 2013, 14:22 ET Exhibitions to open at Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum featuring South African and U.S. Women Artists

Media Advisory Media preview for the exhibitions "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence" and "Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower...


Sep 27, 2013, 17:55 ET "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement" Exhibition Spotlights River Crisis in Cities

    Exhibition extended through Nov. 3, 2013 Whether in literature, art, song or speech, mankind has always made reverential...


Jan 16, 2013, 11:24 ET Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program Features Majora Carter, Eco-Entrepreneur

Majora Carter, president of the Majora Carter Group, will be the featured speaker for the Anacostia Community Museum's 28th Annual Martin Luther...


Nov 29, 2012, 18:46 ET "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement" Spotlights River Crisis in Cities; Exhibition on View through Sept. 15, 2013

 Whether in literature, art, song or speech, mankind has always made reverential reference to rivers and waterways, recognizing the essential...


Jul 30, 2010, 17:38 ET Press Preview for 'Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Community Through Language' at the Anacostia Community Museum

The following was released today by Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum: WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 4 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Smithsonian's Anacostia...


Jun 19, 2009, 17:55 ET Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Offers Free Summer Shuttle Service from the National Mall

UPDATE ADVISORY: Due to the Triathlon Sunday, June 21, Shuttle Anacostia will not make its regular stop at the Smithsonian Castle at 1000 Jefferson...