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Life Out There: A Space Journey with the House Band of the Universe


Life Out There: A Space Journey with the House Band of the Universe

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon and Ka Chun Yu of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science team up with the House Band of the Universe for a digital voyage through the universe—set to funky jazz.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
City as Canvas: Three Distinctive New York Museums
All-Day Tour

Discover El Museo del Barrio, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Studio Museum in Harlem as museum education consultant Sheila Pinsker guides a lively exploration of how art reflects urban history and culture.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:00 A.M.
The Second City: The 55th Anniversary Tour

The legendary comedy troupe leads a hysterical history tour through more than a half-century of satire and improv, Chicago style.

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:30 P.M.
Breakfast at the Zoo: Lions and Tigers and Bears…Oh, Baby!

For Resident Promoter members or below; Smithsonian staff; and eligible Friends of the Smithsonian members: Join us as we celebrate many cuddly baby animals at this year’s Breakfast at the Zoo. There’ll be plenty of family fun, food, music, and activities—and it all happens before the zoo opens to the public.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00 A.M.
Mozart in Vienna

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s personal and musical life was inextricably bound up in the city of Vienna. Musicologist Daniel Freeman traces the creative interplay of artist and place.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Richard Nixon’s Secret White House Tapes: Echoes of a Cover-up

Historian Ken Hughes, a research specialist on the White House tapes, unravels how the Watergate cover-up connects to wider revelations of secrets and lies in the Nixon administration.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
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