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Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:45 PM

NPR’s Joe Palca returns to the Smithsonian to sit down with stellar scientists for some engaging and entertaining conversations about the exciting work they do and how it connects to our lives. Tonight's program features Anthony Fauci and global health. Part of a 5-Session Lecture Series.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Smithsonian volcanologist Rick Wunderman and geologist Jim Zimbelman survey the science behind the awesome and devastating power of volcanoes—both on our own planet and in extraterrestrial forms.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Spend a beautiful morning when you join Smithsonian Gardens staff member Tom Mirenda, an orchid collection specialist, as he leads a private tour of the Natural History Museum’s newest large-scale orchid exhibition.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Spend a beautiful morning when you join Smithsonian Gardens staff member Tom Mirenda, an orchid collection specialist, as he leads a private tour of the Natural History Museum’s newest large-scale orchid exhibition.

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:30 AM

With the theme Lights, Camera, Bloom!, the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates the glamour and magic of films. Horticulturist and Smithsonian Gardens staff member Cindy Brown leads a tour to this extravagant floral tribute to Hollywood.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Spend a beautiful morning when you join Smithsonian Gardens staff member Tom Mirenda, an orchid collection specialist, as he leads a private tour of the Natural History Museum’s newest large-scale orchid exhibition.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:45 PM

NPR’s Joe Palca returns to the Smithsonian to sit down with stellar scientists for some engaging and entertaining conversations about the exciting work they do and how it connects to our lives. Tonight's program features Seth Miller and marine biology. Part of a 5-Session Lecture Series.

Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM

LECTURE ONLY: Smithsonian Gardens staff introduce orchid novices to the beautiful species and its history, and provide guidance in choosing the right orchid and keeping it healthy and happy. An optional hands-on workshop portion lets you dig deeper.  

Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM

LECTURE & WORKSHOP: Smithsonian Gardens staff members introduce orchid novices to the beautiful species and its history, and provide guidance in choosing the right orchid and keeping it healthy and happy. A hands-on workshop portion lets you dig deeper. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Jim Zimbleman of the Air and Space Museum looks at the Arctic and Antarctic with a focus on the regions’ histories, climate, geology, and geography—and how each pole’s weather serves as an early preview of global climate change.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Travel with horticulturist and Smithsonian Gardens specialist Cindy Brown to view two very different gardens with a Du Pont connection at the peak of their seasonal beauty.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Travel with horticulturist and Smithsonian Gardens specialist Cindy Brown to view two very different gardens with a Du Pont connection at the peak of their seasonal beauty.

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