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
5/23

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

A screening of the award-winning documentary about the black power movement from the perspective of a Swedish film crew.
5/24

Curator Talk: Alcione Amos

Amos, the a museum curator, speaks about the exhibit "How the Civil War Changed Washington."
5/30

Egalite for All: Toussaint L'ouverture and Haitian Revolution

A film about Toussaint L'ouverture and the first and only successful slave revolution in the Americas.
6/4

Ornette: Made in America

A documentary about the life and music of Ornette Coleman.
Through 11/15

How the Civil War Changed Washington

The exhibit examines how the war changed the composition of Washington, from its population boom to neighborhoods springing up on its outskirts.
Through 12/12

Bridging the Americas: Community and Belonging from Panama to Washington, D.C.

Using images and narratives, this exhibition presents the various ways in which Zonians and Panamanians in the D.C. metropolitan area think about home and belonging in and in-between Panama and Washington, D.C.
5/22 - 12/27

Hand of Freedom: The Life and Legacy of the Plummer Family

The story of the Plummers -- a 19th century family in Prince George's County that was separated by slavery and struggled to reunite after the end of the Civil War -- is chronicled through one of its member's diary, video clips, artifacts and photographs.
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.