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Monuments, Remembrance, and the Slave Past

Art historian Renée Ater draws focus to several monuments to the slave past recently added to the landscape in Virginia, Maryland, and the District as she considers the ways that visualizing, remembering, and engaging with the past may help transform the future. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.
Chesapeake Cuisine: Nourishing a Healthier Bay

Baltimore-based chef John Shields guides home cooks in preparing dishes in the Chesapeake tradition that are tasty and healthy—and support the regional food industry’s efforts to protect the Bay.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.
The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power

Smithsonian Insider Event: Get an exclusive preview of the upcoming new CNN Original Series, “The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power,” which explores the Bush family’s internal dynamics: the influential matriarchs, sibling ambitions, and unceasing competitive spirit that drove them to power.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30 p.m.
Creating the Visual World of “Game of Thrones” with Production Designer Deborah Riley

Devoted followers of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” have production designer Deborah Riley—and a small army of crafts specialists—to thank for the highly detailed environment against which the saga of power, family, revenge, and romance plays out. Join Riley and executive producer Bernadette Caulfield as they discuss the show’s distinctive visual style and offer behind-the-scenes insights into the making of the series.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:45 p.m.