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)

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.

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.

Community Arts Series: Making Civil War Toys

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

Civil War Mosaic Workshop

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

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.