The Smithsonian National Postal Museum is devoted to the colorful and engaging history of the nation’s mail service and showcases the largest and most comprehensive collection of stamps and...Read More
13th Annual NAPPC International Conference, Public Morning Session
The Pollinator Partnership (P2) works to protect the health of managed and native pollinating animals vital to our North American ecosystems and agriculture. As one of its many projects, P2 manages...
Thompson, a leading scholar of Shakespeare and performance studies, speaks on Romeo and Juliet. She is a Professor of English at George Washington University, the author of Colorblind Shakespeare...
Before & After: Romeo and Juliet
Poets Joel Diaz-Porter and Paulette Beete read original works that respond to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Porter has taken top prizes in the National Poetry Slam and Haiku Slam Championships....
Bolivian Festival: Suma Qamaña
Suma Qamaña means "living well" and Bolivia is proud to celebrate its cultures, history and heritage with a weekend of exciting presentations and programs including: contemporary and traditional...
Building and Exhibition Tours
Tour the Folger's historic landmark building with a knowledgable docent, see highlights from our current exhibition, and digitally leaf through one of the Folger's 82 Shakespeare First Folios. A...
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will celebrate its tribal heritage and history with two-days of food, hands-on activities and performances, including dancing, singing, storytelling and other...
The Choctaw Nation: Through a New Lens
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma celebrates its tribal history and heritage with two days of food demos, workshops, and performances. Activities and demonstrations include Native dancers, singers,...
The Civil War in America
Capitol Hill, Capitol Riverfront
The Civil War in America assembles more than 200 unique items, many of which have never been seen by the public, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of this nation’s greatest military and...
The Crusade Years, 1933-1955: Herbert Hoover’s Lost memoir of the New Deal Era and its Aftermath by George H. Nash
President Herbert Hoover composed and revised a previously unknown memoir during the 1940s and 1950s, and then set it aside. Join us today as editor George H. Nash discusses The Crusade Years,...