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Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Join us in a new innovative series that will look behind headlines and amplify sound bites. The newsworthy topic and featured spearker(s) will be announced the Monday before the program's date.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 6:45 PM

The beloved fashion guru from Project Runway (and D.C. native), talks about his career, what he’s learned about mentorship, and holding your own in a tough business—and in life.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Photographer Michael Soluri taught a crew of astronauts to capture their 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in vivid images. He brings his own memorable photographs of the people and the places of the space program to an evening in which he’s joined by four NASA pros who played key roles in the final service mission to the Hubble.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM

In celebration of Strayhorn’s centennial year and his 27-year collaboration with Ellington, this performance of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra delves into the treasure trove of Strayhorn music found in the American History Museum’s Archives Center.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM

COMBO TICKET: With champagne, a featured cocktail, and hors d'oeuvres, meet Visionary Award honoree and Honorary Chair Toots Zynsky. This initial reception will be held in the elegant Commissioners Suite of the National Building Museum. Afterward, enjoy the remaining Preview Night activities from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Come meet the artists and Visionary Award honoree and Honorary Chair Toots Zynsky, enjoy first-choice shopping, savor a delicious cocktail buffet, and listen to music. This ticket DOES NOT include the Visionary Artist Reception.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Save money and avoid long lines by ordering your Smithsonian Craft Show Daily Admission tickets online and in advance (includes access to the Great Collectors Series lectures scheduled daily). Two-day passes also available.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:45 PM

When the Union dissolved, Washington, D.C. was transformed—and that change profoundly affected the city’s women. Cokie Roberts discusses their experiences, influence, and contributions during this momentous period in her new book, Capital Dames.

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