Lift Every Voice Global Directory

Find a Local Event Celebrating the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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.

District Of Columbia

Washington

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: Smithsonian Affiliations
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Event Type: Co-Celebration
Organized by: SPIEGEL PROFESSIONALS 7000
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Ticket/Registration Required
Date: August 28, 2017 - August 28, 2017
Organized by: Summit Preservation and Research Institute
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: The City Club of Washingotn
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Description:

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.

Event Type: Co-Celebration
Organized by: The Kreeger Museum
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Description:

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.

Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: The National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Description:

Creating America – a new interactive play at the National Museum of American History

Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: Union Temple Baptist Church
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Event Type: Watch Party
Organized by: Ward 8 Education Council
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Event Type: Signature Event
Organized by: Warren Huntley Presents, Inc.
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Description:

A Shopping and Ceebration Reception at Banana Republic

Event Type: Co-Celebration
Organized by: Watch Party & Exhibit presented by the DC Host Committee
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia