Past Events

#FantasticObjects Tweet Up

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9:00am

Join us for a Tweet Up with the National Museum of American History and Smithsonian Libraries!


August 7th, 9am-10:30am.

To celebrate the opening of the Innovation Wing in the National Museum of American History, 10 lucky Twitter followers will have the opportunity to experience a private tour of two of the wing’s exhibits and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology. 

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Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:00am

Opening in 2015

Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910 will be the first exhibition to debut in the newly renovated Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition Gallery in the National Museum of American History. Prominent recognition opportunities are available for sponsors.

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The Curious Mister Catesby

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5:30pm

The Smithsonian Libraries presents The Curious Mister Catesby event, a panel lecture and book signing on April 14. The Catesby Trust’s new book, The Curious Mr. Catesby: A “Truly Ingenious” Naturalist Explores New Worlds is available now. The event is free and open to the public

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Questions for an Open Cultural Institution: Thinking Together in Provocative Places

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:00am

Join us for a discussion with Dr. David Carr about the potential of, and challenges facing, a cultural institution in the modern age. Carr speaks, writes, and teaches about the value of cultural institutions as essential instruments for nourishing public imaginations in democratic societies.

 
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21st Annual Dibner Library Lecture

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:00pm

Please join us for the 21st annual Dibner Library Lecture, Alchemy on the Cutting Edge on Thursday, December 11th at 5:00 p.m. in the Warner Bros. Theater. Event is free and open to the public

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