Anacostia Community Museum

Smithsonian
The Smithsonian's only neighborhood museum examines the history and culture of African Americans.
Daily 10 am-5 pm
(Anacostia)
Anacostia (Green Line)
Free
202-633-4820
4/24

Stories from South Africa with Bill Grimmette

The storyteller tells stories based on the topic "Resurrection of Possibility and the Triumph of The Optimist."
Through 9/21

Home Sewn: Quilts From the Lower Mississippi Valley

The exhibition examines the generational, social, and economic fabric of an African American quilting community in rural Mississippi. In addition, fieldwork and interviews with present-day African American women quilters give voice to the continuing tradition of quilting in these communities. This is the first in a series of collections-focused exhibitions.
Through 9/21

Ubuhle Women, Beadwork and the Art of Independence

This exhibition features a new form of bead art, the ndwango (which translates as "cloth"), developed by a community of women living and working together in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Through 12/12

Black Baseball in the District of Columbia

An examination of the national pastime in the African American community.