This Black History Month, we invite you to explore our full calendar of programming featuring educational programs, tours and in-person and virtual public programs.

Historically Speaking: Comrade Sisters: The Women of the Black Panther Party – An Evening with Stephen Shames and Ericka Huggins

Concourse, Oprah Winfrey Theater + streaming

Free; Registration required

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Sweet Home Café Black History Month Chef’s Table

Sweet Home Cafe (Concourse Level)

Free to attend. Menu items vary in price.  

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NMAAHC Kids Learning Together: Celebrating Encanto’s Antonio!

Online Only

FREE. Registration Required. 

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Through the African American Lens: Afrofuturism: The Origin Story – A Smithsonian Channel Documentary

Concourse, Oprah Winfrey Theater

Free; Registration Required

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NMAAHC Kids Learning Together: Celebrating Frozone!

Online Only

FREE. Registration Required. 

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A Space for Us All

Online

This is a free event.

Links to watch will follow.

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Sweet Home Café Black History Month Chef’s Table

Sweet Home Cafe (Concourse Level)

Free to attend. Menu items vary in price.  

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NMAAHC Kids Learning Together: Celebrating Princess Tiana!

Online Only

FREE. Registration Required. 

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Sweet Home Café Black History Month Chef’s Table

Sweet Home Cafe (Concourse Level)

Free to attend. Menu items vary in price.  

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NMAAHC Kids Learning Together: Celebrating Doc McStuffins!

Online Only

FREE. Registration Required. 

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Historically Speaking: Next Generation of Black Leaders in Genetic Science

Heritage Hall, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Free; Registration Required

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Black History Month 2022

The 2022 national theme for Black History Month is “Black Health and Wellness.” In celebration, the Museum examines the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, and other ways of knowing throughout the African Diaspora.
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Through the African American Lens: Afrofuturism: The Origin Story – A Smithsonian Channel Documentary

Concourse, Oprah Winfrey Theater

Free; Registration Required

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Community Day: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Lion King on Broadway

Multiple Locations, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Series: Community Day

Free; Registration Required

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Historically Speaking: Next Generation of Black Leaders in Genetic Science

Heritage Hall, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Free; Registration Required

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