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Weekend Workshops

Calling all artists! Get creative during our drop-in workshops for all ages. Learn about artists and changemakers and create art inspired by their stories. Location is Education Center, Room E151

Virtual Young Portrait Explorers

Join our interactive virtual workshop for children ages 3-6 and their adult companions to explore portraiture, history, and culture. This thirty-minute program incorporates a close look at art, movement, and creativity. Learn new stories about changemakers, ranging from astronauts to activists, presidents to painters! Registration required.

Heure du Conte (FR)

The library is delighted to invite little readers ages 3 to 7 to our monthly reading program! Come listen to French stories Saturday, March 25th from 10:30 am to 11:00 am. The event will take place in the Alliance Francaise DC Library. To attend, please bring proof of vaccination and wear a mask. Registration is …

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Play Date at NMNH: Colorful Corals

Join us on Tuesdays for special family play dates with museum educators! Tuesday, May 9th is all about exploring coral reefs! Families will learn about coral polyps (the tiny animals that help to build-up the reef), create their own artwork inspired by coral reefs, and look up close at coral specimens from the museum’s collection. …

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The World and Me Family Program: Earth Day Celebration with Smithsonian Gardens!

Learn more about your place in the world through explorations of nature and culture. Come celebrate Earth Day with The World & Me! Join us Saturday, April 22nd, as we learn about pollinators and explore the Pollinator Garden with Smithsonian Gardens! Families will make their own pollinator home to support pollinators in their neighborhood and …

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Play Date at NMNH: Lights Out!

Join us on Tuesdays for special family play dates with museum educators! Tuesday, March 28 is all about our newest exhibit, Lights Out! Together, families will explore about how life on our planet is impacted by light pollution, learn about ways people can help to cut light pollution, and hopefully be inspired to look up …

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