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
3/27

Who Owns Water

The film, screened as part of the Environmental Film Festival, follows filmmaker and his brother as they canoe the Chattahoochee River, which is threatened by competing interests.
4/25

Community History Series: Prince George's County and the Civil War

Author Nathania A. Branch Miles discusses how the Civil War affected Prince George's County.
4/26

Community Arts Series: Making Civil War Toys

Culture Queen Jessica Smith introduces families to Civil War-era fun.
5/9

Civil War Mosaic Workshop

Participants can view the mosaic at Ballou High School and then create their own using symbols from the Civil War.
5/24

Curator Talk: Alcione Amos

Amos, the a museum curator, speaks about the exhibit "How the Civil War Changed Washington."
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.
3/27 - 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.