The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is hosting the AIDS 2012 Film Festival July 25 and 28. The museum has set up two special displays, one showing several panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt and the other showing historical objects and archival materials documenting 30 years of HIV and AIDS, coinciding with the 2012 International AIDS Conference.
Six-Day Celebration Features Traditional Music, Dance, Cuisine and Alpacas
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Embassy of Peru present Kaypi Perú, a festival highlighting the South American nation’s rich and diverse cultural heritage and traditional arts, Wednesday, July 25, through Monday, July 30.
Exhibition Opens 2015 in the National Museum of American History
Visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will be immersed in the dramatic arc of the nation’s story in a multimedia exhibition focusing on the role of business and innovation in the United States from the mid-1700s to the present.
Beyond Extinction II: Caribbean Indigeneity, Updates from the Field
The Smithsonian Latino Center will host a second symposium on Caribbean indigeneity Friday, July 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Room 4018 on the fourth level of the National Museum of the American Indian. The event is free to the public but seating is limited.
Credit: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
On display in the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition, “One Life: Amelia Earhart,” June 29, 2012, through May 27, 2013. Amelia Earhart by Unidentified Artist. Gelatin silver print, 1936. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.