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Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum challenges perceptions, broaden perspectives, generates new knowledge, and deepens understanding about the ever-changing concepts and realities of ‘community' while maintaining its strong ties to Anacostia and the D.C. Metropolitan region. The Museum's changing exhibition schedule explores themes in family and community history. Unique to this institution is the inclusion of community perspectives in the exhibition process and content.

Hours
Daily 10am-5pm. Closed December 25.

Admission
Free

Calendar of Events
Dec 9 - Sep 21Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence
Dec 9 - Sep 21Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley
Jul 23Story of a Beautiful Country (2004; 72 min.)
Jul 24Beading Workshop for Campers
Jul 25Tattoo Design and Symbolism
Jul 26Art of Adornment
Jul 27Da'Originalz featuring “Beat Ya Feet”
Aug 1Move This World (for Youth)
Aug 2Community Leaders Are Readers: The South African Spoken Word Tradition
Aug 6George Washington Carver Trail
Aug 7Beading Workshop for Campers
Aug 9Focus on Women! Artist Studio Tour to Baltimore
Aug 10City Farmers (1996; 31 min.)
Aug 14Life Above All (2010; 100 min.)
Aug 15American Experience: The Panama Canal (2008; 81 min.)
Aug 15Community Forum: Sister Waterways
Aug 17Lobola (2013; 90 min.)
Aug 19Beadazzling Beads!
Aug 20Community Forum: Women in Business, Pt 1
Aug 21Pressure Cooker (2008; 99 min.)
Aug 23A Matter of Worth
Aug 23Metro Mambo Summer Edition: “The Revolution Was Televised”
Aug 24New Urban Cowboy: Toward a New Pedestrianism (2008; 83 min.)
Aug 27Community Forum: Women in Business, Pt 2
Sep 6Move This World (for Women)
Sep 6Move This World (for Adults)
Sep 9Beadazzling Beads!
Sep 11Community Forum: HIV/AIDS in At-Risk Populations
Sep 13ACM 47th Anniversary Community Celebration
Sep 14Author Talk
Sep 18Community Forum: HIV/AIDS in At-Risk Populations
Sep 20Focus on Women! Artist Studio Tour to Baltimore
Sep 21Celia the Queen (2009; 79 min.)
Sep 27The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011; 79 min.)
Sep 28The Return of Sara Baartman (2003; 90 min.)
Sep 29Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2014; 84 min.)

Plan Your Visit

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC 20020
202-633-4820 phone
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