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Notice to Our Patrons
If you are attending Smithsonian Associates programs the weekend of May 18 and 19, please be advised that there will be numerous road closures due to the events taking place on the National Mall. More information can be found at mpdc.dc.gov.
In addition, Blue Line metro will be affected by the work on the tracks. More information can be found at wmata.com.
Madhur Jaffrey introduced us to her homeland’s unique cuisine. Now, the cookbook author is back with a new recipes that might reshape the way you think about, and cook, Indian food.
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.
When the dust finally settles on Westeros, gather to commiserate and celebrate the final season of HBO’s hit series. Raise a flagon of GOT-themed beer as a trio of Washington Post TV critics serve up a banquet of highlights and low points, fan theories and unanswered questions, all designed to help loyal views say farewell to the show.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
The flowering of the visual arts in the Northern Renaissance was groundbreaking, with creators such as a van Eyck, Bosch, Bruegel, and Dürer producing work distinctly different from that of Italian masters of the period. George Mason University associate professor Angela Ho surveys the tremendous artistic and cultural innovations of northern Europe in the late 14th to 16th centuries. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Did you know there is rural beauty nearby to Washington that rivals the English countryside or Provence? Spend a June day with author and naturalist Melanie Choukas-Bradley as she shares some of her favorite places in a slice of paradise bordering the Frederick County line.
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Shochu is the most popular Japanese drink you’ve never heard of. Get an introduction from experts to the traditions and taste of this clear spirit distilled from grains and vegetables that tops sake as a favorite in its native land—and deserves to be better known beyond.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.