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Event Calendar
Ongoing Exhibition
Event icon   The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present
Ongoing Exhibition , 10 am - 5 pm
Anacostia Community Museum
Ongoing Exhibition
Event icon   IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Ongoing Exhibition , 10 am - 5:30 pm
National Museum of the American Indian, Sealaska Gallery
February  1
Event icon   Teacher Workshop: Rap as Poetry: The Poetics of Hip Hop
Monday,  February  1 , 4 pm
Capital Gallery, Training Room, First Floor West
600 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, D.C.
Registration is required by Wednesday, January 27.
February  1  -  February 28
Event icon   Renwick Walk-In Docent Tours
Monday,  February  1  -  Sunday,  February 28 , 12 noon weekdays, 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Meet in the lobby.
February  1  -  February 28
Event icon   Sing for Freedom
Monday,  February  1  -  Sunday,  February 28 , 1, 3, and 5 pm
National Museum of American History, East Wing, Second Floor
February  2
Event icon   Three Days Before the Shooting by Ralph Ellison: A Discussion on Race and Literary Legacy
Tuesday,  February  2 , 6:30 pm
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
February  2  -  February 27
Event icon   African Discovery Station
Tuesday,  February  2  -  Saturday,  February 27 , days and times very
National Museum of Natural History, African Voices Hall (First Floor)
February  3
Event icon   Lions of Industry, Mothers of Invention
Wednesday,  February  3 , 10:15 and 11:30 am
Discovery Theater, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  3
Event icon   Walk-In Tour: African American Artists in the Collection
Wednesday,  February  3 , 12:30 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  4
Event icon   Face-to-Face
Thursday,  February  4 , 6 pm
National Portrait Gallery
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  4  -  February 5
Event icon   Sit Down, Stand Up!
Thursday,  February  4  -  Friday,  February 5 , 10:15 and 11:30 am
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  4  -  February 14
Event icon   Historic Theater: Join the Student Sit-Ins
Thursday,  February  4  -  Sunday,  February 14 , 
Thursdays through Sundays, February 4-14, 11 am, 2 pm, 4 pm
National Museum of American History, East Wing, Second Floor
February  6
Event icon   CANCELED: Black History Month Family Day Celebration
Saturday,  February  6 , 10 am - 5:30 pm
National Museum of American History
February  6
Event icon   Blended Families: Tracing African-Native American Genealogy
Saturday,  February  6 , 1 pm
National Museum of the American Indian, Resource Center, Third Level
February  6
Event icon   The Lady Who Swings the Band: The Mary Lou Williams Centennial Celebration
Saturday,  February  6 , 7:30 pm
National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  10
Event icon   Walk-In Tour: African American Arts in the Collection
Wednesday,  February  10 , 12:30 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  10
Event icon   African Americans in Mexico--Historical Linkages
Wednesday,  February  10 , 7 pm
Anacostia Community Musuem
Reservations required. Call 202.633.4844.
February  11
Event icon   Duke Ellington--Scurlock Family Friend
Thursday,  February  11 , 12:15 pm
National Museum of American History, Flag Hall, Second Floor
February  11
Event icon   Face-to-Face
Thursday,  February  11 , 6 pm
National Portrait Gallery
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  11
Event icon   The Brass Letters of Citizenship: Lincoln, African Americans, and Military Service
Thursday,  February  11 , 7 pm
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
February  11  -  February 12
Event icon   Sit Down, Stand Up!
Thursday,  February  11  -  Friday,  February 12 , 10:15 and 11:30 am
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  13
Event icon   Family Days: African American Pioneers in Aviation
Saturday,  February  13 , 10 am - 3 pm
National Air and Space Museum, Steven Udvar-Hazy Center
February  13
Event icon   Reel Portraits: Artist and Sitter
Saturday,  February  13 , 2 and 4:30 pm
National Portrait Gallery, McEvoy Auditorium
February  13
Event icon   Picturing the Promise: Reading Memories
Saturday,  February  13 , 4 pm
Bus Boys and Poets
5th and K Streets NW, Washington, D.C.
February  14
Event icon   The Legacy of the Tenor Saxophone: From Coleman Hawkins to the Present
Sunday,  February  14 , 11 am
Anacostia Community Museum
Tickets are $15. Space is limited. Call 202.633.4866.
February  16  -  February 28
Event icon   Historic Theater: Join the Student Sit-Ins
Tuesday,  February  16  -  Sunday,  February 28 , 
Tuesdays through Sundays, February 16-28, 11 am, 2 pm, 4 pm
National Museum of American History, East Wing, Second Floor
February  17
Event icon   Walk-In Tour: African American Artists in the Collection
Wednesday,  February  17 , 12:30 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  18
Event icon   Teacher Workshop: IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Thursday,  February  18 , 4-6:30 pm
National Museum of the American Indian
February  18
Event icon   Face-to-Face
Thursday,  February  18 , 6 pm
National Portrait Gallery
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  18
Event icon   Lincoln, Race, and the American Presidency
Thursday,  February  18 , 7 pm
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
February  18  -  February 19
Event icon   Sit Down, Stand Up!
Thursday,  February  18  -  Friday,  February 19 , 10:15 and 11:30 am
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  20
Event icon   Family Days: African American Pioneers in Aviation
Saturday,  February  20 , 10 am - 3 pm
National Air and Space Museum, National Mall
February  20
Event icon   Artist Miguel Covarrubias Depicts Noted African Americans
Saturday,  February  20 , 10:30 am
Anacostia Community Museum
Reservations required. Call 202.633.4844.
February  20
Event icon   Black History Month Family Celebration
Saturday,  February  20 , 11 am - 3 pm
National Postal Museum, Atrium
February  20
Event icon   Mardi Gras Day: Veracruz Carnaval
Saturday,  February  20 , 11 am - 3 pm
Anacostia Community Museum
For information, call 202.633.4875 or e-mail ACMinfo@si.edu.
February  22
Event icon   Words Between Two Reformers: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt
Sunday,  February  22 , 7 pm
Donald W. Reynolds Center, McEvoy Auditorium
February  24
Event icon   Women in Education: Continuing the Legacy
Wednesday,  February  24 , 11 am
S. Dillon Ripley Center, Discovery Theater
February  24
Event icon   Walk-In Tour: African American Artists in the Collection
Wednesday,  February  24 , 12:30 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Meet in the F Street Lobby.
February  25
Event icon   Diane Macklin: Griot Storyteller
Thursday,  February  25 , 11:30 am
Discovery Theater, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  25
Event icon   How--and Why--the Lunch Counter Came to the Museum
Thursday,  February  25 , 12:15 pm
National Museum of American History, Flag Hall, Second Floor
February  25
Event icon   All-American Music: Behind the Scenes with Porgy and Bess
Thursday,  February  25 , 7 pm
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium
February  26
Event icon   Diane Macklin: Griot Storyteller
Friday,  February  26 , 10:15 am
Discovery Theater, S. Dillon Ripley Center
Tickets required. Call 202.633.3030.
February  27
Event icon   Picturing the Promise: Making Photo and Memory Quilts
Saturday,  February  27 , 10 am - 12 noon
Lamond-Riggs Public Library
5401 South Dakota Avenue NE, Washington, D.C.
For more information, call 202.633.0070 or 202.541.6255.
February  27
Event icon   Casbah to Zanzibar: Diversity Through Dance
Saturday,  February  27 , 2 pm
Anacostia Community Museum
Space is limited. For reservations, call 202.633.4866.

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