Mexico, Asian Pacific Americans highlighted at Folklife Fest

Thursday, June 24, 2010

TODAY AT THE FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

The 44th annual Folklife Festival returns to the Mall with a full schedule of concerts, demonstrations, discussions and food. This year, the free celebration features Mexico, the Asian-Pacific American identity and a behind-the-scenes look at Smithsonian projects. For more information, call 202-633-1000 or visit http://festival.si.edu.

11 a.m. Opening Ceremony on the Asian Fusions Stage

SMITHSONIAN INSIDE OUT

THE COMMONS

Noon Education at the Smithsonian: A Public Exchange

1:15 p.m. Tools for the 21st Century: Art and New Technology

2 p.m. Working Together: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

2:45 p.m. Expeditions and Explorations: The Arctic Center

3:30 p.m. My Smithsonian: Undersecretaries

4:15 p.m. Beyond the Mall: Celebrating Mexican Cultural Heritage

5 p.m. Research and Outreach: Animal Thinking Panel

MÉXICO

EL SALÓN DE MÉXICO

11 a.m. Opening Ceremony


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