Support Us with a Donation
Zoo Breakfast Emerson String Quartet 2014-2015 Season - Subscribe Today! Send me a FREE program guide Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program Sign up for eAlerts today! Smithsonian Gift Certificates
Connect with us!
Connect with us! Smithsonian Associates Facebook Page Studio Arts Facebook Page Discovery Theater Facebook Page Smithsonian Associates on Twitter Smithsonian Kids Twitter Civil War Studies on Twitter Studio Arts on Twitter Studio Arts S+Art Blog 1100 Jefferson Blog The Smithsonian Associates Instagram The Smithsonian Associates Flickr Smithsonian Studio Arts
Support the Smithsonian Associates
Now available, our digital program guide.

Zoo Breakfast
With your support, The Smithsonian Associates offers hundreds of enjoyable educational and cultural experiences each year
Korean Food Heats Up


The Battle of Cedar Creek: Crossroads in the Fight for the Shenandoah Valley

Warren Perry, a former writer at the National Portrait Gallery, recounts the story of the bloody encounter in which nearly 50,000 men fought for control of the “breadbasket of the Confederacy.” He also discusses several objects in Smithsonian collections with connections to the battle.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:45 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.
Korean Food Heats Up

Join Steve Kim, creator of KimKim Korean Hot Sauce, and chef Todd Johnson as they explore the heritage of Korean cooking and the ingredients that create its characteristic intensity. Then try your hand at some dishes to add to your at-home Korean repertoire.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Henry Rollins on the DC Punk Scene

Hometown boy Henry Rollins recalls his role in the influential hardcore punk scene of 1980s Washington and the trailblazing artists it spawned.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Dave Broom’s World Atlas of Whisky

Whisky expert Dave Broom leads a toast to the history, lore, and enjoyment of this versatile spirit. And raise your own at a tasting that follows the program.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Masterworks of Four Centuries 2014-2015 Saturday Concert Series

The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society celebrates its 38th season with musical masterpieces from the Elizabethan period to late 19th century. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 7:30 P.M.
Share/Save