Smithsonian and Library of Congress Present Asian American Literature Festival

Festival Features Performances and Workshops Honoring the Contributions of Asian American Writing and Writers June 27, 2017 The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, the Library of Congress, the Phillips Collection and Dupont Underground will host the Asian American Literature Festival from Thursday to Saturday, July 27–29. Featuring more than 50 …

Smithsonian Associates Presents July Program Highlights

June 27, 2017 The July issue  of the Smithsonian Associates’ program guide features a variety of educational and cultural programs, including seminars, lectures, studio arts classes, performances for adults and children and local and regional study tours. Highlights this month include: The Rise of Women in Science: 250 Years of …

Hoop Dancer Teaches Native Culture During “Summer Dance!” Program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York

Ty Defoe Celebrates Unity, Creative Expression in July Series June 27, 2017 This July, the National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center hosts Ty Defoe (Oneida/Ojibwe), a multidisciplinary performance artist who will be sharing his traditional hoop dancing with visitors of the museum. Defoe draws upon many …