Lift Every Voice is a global initiative highlighting organizations co-celebrating the Grand Opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which showcases the depth and breadth of African American history and culture across the nation and around the world.
Registered events and activities may occur any time within the inaugural year (September 2016 through December 2017). To learn more about Watch Parties, Signature Events and Co-Celebrations in your area, search the Global Directory below. If you are interested in organizing a local event, we'd like to hear about it and add it to this directory.
A formal cocktail party. Featuring live music, Eclectic Southern Cajun Cuisine with a Caribbean Flare, Specialty cocktails and Historian speaker Ms. Phyllis Cunningham to speak on Historic Events.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit: A Place for All People
To celebrate the opening of the NMAAHC, The Kreeger Museum presents selected works from the permanent collection by Sam Gilliam and Simmie Knox. The Museum's relationship with both artists dates back to the early 1970s when David and Carmen Kreeger purchased their works.
Creating America – a new interactive play at the National Museum of American History
A Shopping and Ceebration Reception at Banana Republic
History Makers Soiree