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Upcoming Events:

National History Day at NMAAHC 

National Contest Week
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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  • Become the Historian Gallery Activity (All week)
  • Behind-the-Scenes Curator Tour (Wednesday, June 13, 2018)
  • NHD at NMAAHC Student Documentary Showcase (Wednesday, June 13, 2018)

Summer Workshops

Young Historians Institute: The Events of 1968
Monday, June 25, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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  • An immersive institute is for rising 9 - 12 grades students who enjoy and are curious about history.
  • Students gather to take a group selfie photo (2015)
    Students gather to take a group selfie photo (2015)
  • Facilitators read and discuss with participants (2014)
    Facilitators read and discuss with participants (2014)
  • A group of students that participated in the Power of the Written Word (2015)
    A group of students that participated in the Power of the Written Word (2015)
  • Student sit in a circle in the museum and are engaged in a connection exercise
    Students participate in a connection exercise (2015)
  • A sample of student writing (2013)
    A sample of student writing (2013)
  • Students participate in a team building activity which uses Jenga pieces to encourage collaboration. (2014)
    Students participate in a team building activity which uses Jenga pieces to encourage collaboration. (2014)
  • A student speaks at the podium during final presentations.
    Final presentation (2014)
  • Students stand on a circle to participate in a listening exercise
    "The Wright Family" listening exercise (2015)
  • A female student looks into a case at a piece of African art
    Student contemplates identity as she examines a piece of art (2014)
  • Group discussion in the D.W. Reynolds Center courtyard (2014)
    Group discussion in the D.W. Reynolds Center courtyard (2014)
  • Students respond to writing prompts in the gallery (2013)
    Students respond to writing prompts in the gallery (2013)
  • Students stand in front of the Changing America NMAAHC exhibition
    TWLI participants visited the NMAAHC gallery (2013)
  • Students and facilitator participate in discussion in the classroom
    Students and facilitator participate in discussion (2013)
  • TWLI participants (2014)
    TWLI participants (2014)