Anacostia Community Museum

The Smithsonian's only neighborhood museum examines the history and culture of African Americans.
Daily 10 am-5 pm
Anacostia (Green Line)

Foxy Brown

Pam Grier portrays a woman battling bigotry, sexism, and deceit within the White establishment in this 1974 film that kicks off a month of films at the museum exploring "blaxploitation."

Fly By Light

An intimate look at Washington, D.C. teens as they face emotional challenges and renewal during a trip into West Virginia. The film's producer, Rajeev Kasat ("Hawah") will direct an audience Q&A after the screening.

Black Panthers, Vanguard of the Revolution

The documentary chronicles the people and events that made the Black Panther Party one of the most controversial social groups of the turbulent 1960s civil rights struggle.
Through 4/24

From the Permanent Collection: The Artists of the Spiral Collective, 1963-1965

The socially conscious group of artists -- which meet weekly and exhibited once before disbanding -- is examined in this exhibition of their works.
Through 10/23

Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975

The exhibit focuses on the social, economic and political changes that impacted the city within that brief window of time.
Through 12/12/20

Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia

An examination of the once-segregated national pastime in the African American community.