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National Museum of African American History & Culture - Public Programs


Sep
28 Sat
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NMAAHC Live: Furious Flower at 25-Donor

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 1:00 PM
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REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

REGISTRATION SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Registration Opens: September 3, 2019 10:53 AM to September 28, 2019 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison University, dedicated to ensuring the visibility, inclusion and critical importance of Black poets in American letters, celebrates its 25th anniversary at NMAAHC. The day includes discussions, workshops, and a 3:45 performance by the Swazi Poets of South Africa. Festivities end with readings featuring 25 of the nation's most esteemed poets including Camille Dungy, Nikki Giovanni, A. Vann Jordan, and Sonia Sanchez. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises. (A Smithsonian Year of Music Event)

Sep
28 Sat
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NMAAHC Live: Furious Flower at 25-GA

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 1:00 PM
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REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

REGISTRATION SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Registration Opens: September 3, 2019 9:44 AM to September 28, 2019 1:00 PM
INDIVIDUAL Registration Opens: September 3, 2019 10:04 AM to September 28, 2019 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison University, dedicated to ensuring the visibility, inclusion and critical importance of Black poets in American letters, celebrates its 25th anniversary at NMAAHC. The day includes discussions, workshops, and a 3:45 performance by the Swazi Poets of South Africa. Festivities end with readings between 7:30 and 9:30 PM featuring 25 of the nation's most esteemed poets including Camille Dungy, Nikki Giovanni, A. Vann Jordan, and Sonia Sanchez. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises. (A Smithsonian Year of Music Event)

Sep
28 Sat
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NMAAHC Live: Furious Flower at 25-Member

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 1:00 PM
 More Information
REGISTRATION PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $0.00

REGISTRATION SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Registration Opens: September 3, 2019 10:00 AM to September 28, 2019 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison University, dedicated to ensuring the visibility, inclusion and critical importance of Black poets in American letters, celebrates its 25th anniversary at NMAAHC. The day includes discussions, workshops, and a 3:45 performance by the Swazi Poets of South Africa. Festivities end with readings featuring 25 of the nation's most esteemed poets including Camille Dungy, Nikki Giovanni, A. Vann Jordan, and Sonia Sanchez. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises. (A Smithsonian Year of Music Event)

Oct
23 Wed
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Historically Speaking the Bold World: A Conversation between Jodie Patterson and Thelma Golden (General Admission)

Washington, DC
United States
Doors at 6:45 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL PUBLIC: $20.00

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL PUBLIC Public Onsale: September 9, 2019 10:32 AM to October 23, 2019 6:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Based on her memoir entitled The Bold World, author Jodie Patterson discusses how she reshaped her attitudes and beliefs, as well as those of her community, to meet the needs of her trans-gendered son, Penelope. Thelma Golden, director, Studio Museum of Harlem will moderate the discussion. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Books.
Oct
23 Wed
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Historically Speaking the Bold World: A Conversation between Jodie Patterson and Thelma Golden (Member)

Washington, DC
United States
Doors at 6:45 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
MEMBER: $15.00

TICKET SALE DATES
MEMBER Public Onsale: September 9, 2019 11:03 AM to October 23, 2019 7:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Based on her memoir entitled The Bold World, author Jodie Patterson discusses how she reshaped her attitudes and beliefs, as well as those of her community, to meet the needs of her trans-gendered son, Penelope. Thelma Golden, director, Studio Museum of Harlem will moderate the discussion. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Books.
Nov
3 Sun
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A Seat at the Table: Racial Disparities and Health (General Admission)

Washington, DC
United States
Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 6:45 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $40.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: September 4, 2019 12:18 PM to November 3, 2019 6:45 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Join us for a thought-provoking conversation on racial disparities in health outcomes. Cindy George of Texas Medical Center's TMC Pulse Magazine will moderate a discussion between physician Doris Browne and professor Craig Fryer on their efforts to end the racial disparities. Our speakers will discuss the latest studies on how economic and social inequities negatively affect the health of communities of color.

After the presentation, audience participants will have the opportunity to share their stories and ideas on ways of improving their health and the health of their communities. A Seat at the Table is an interactive program for participants to consider challenging questions about race, identity, and economic justice over a family-style meal.

1400 Constitution Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC
United States