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)

The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry

The documentary examines the lives of the first northern Black regiment in the American Civil War.
Through 11/15

How the Civil War Changed Washington

The exhibit examines how the war changed 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 Panama and Washington.
10/4 - 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 a family member's diary, video clips, artifacts and photographs.
1/18/16 - 4/24/16

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.
12/15 - 10/23/16

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.