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Discovery Theater Programs
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: How Old is a Hero?

Ages 6-11.

In this uplifting play, audiences meet young people who helped change the nation by their heroic actions during the Civil Rights era.

Date
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: All Ireland!

Ages 5-10.

Experience a taste of Ireland as you join the floor-stomping fun on St. Patrick's Day!

Date
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: All Ireland!

Ages 5-10.

Experience a taste of Ireland as you join the floor-stomping fun on St. Patrick's Day!

Date
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Monica Becomes a Big Sister

Ages 3-7.

In this musical, medical adventure, Monica discovers that a hospital isn’t such a scary place—and that a baby brother might join you on the trip back home.

Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Monica Becomes a Big Sister

Ages 3-7.

In this musical, medical adventure, Monica discovers that a hospital isn’t such a scary place—and that a baby brother might join you on the trip back home.

Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Monica Becomes a Big Sister

Ages 3-7.

In this musical, medical adventure, Monica discovers that a hospital isn’t such a scary place—and that a baby brother might join you on the trip back home.

Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Monica Becomes a Big Sister

Ages 3-7.

In this musical, medical adventure, Monica discovers that a hospital isn’t such a scary place—and that a baby brother might join you on the trip back home.

Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Mother Earth & Me

Ages 5-10.

The magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original production.

Date
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Tot Rock: Alphabet Rockers

Ages 2-6.

Alphabet Rockers make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes, moves and community of hip hop.

Date
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Tot Rock: Alphabet Rockers

Ages 2-6.

Alphabet Rockers make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes, moves and community of hip hop.

Date
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Tot Rock: Alphabet Rockers

Ages 2-6.

Alphabet Rockers make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes, moves and community of hip hop.

Date
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Tot Rock: Alphabet Rockers

Ages 2-6.

Alphabet Rockers make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes, moves and community of hip hop.

Date
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Ecosystems Alive

Ages 6-11.

Children are introduced to live reptiles from a variety of habitats and they'll discover why healthy ecosystems are so important to all life.

Date
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Ecosystems Alive

Ages 6-11.

Children are introduced to live reptiles from a variety of habitats and they'll discover why healthy ecosystems are so important to all life.

Date
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Ecosystems Alive

Ages 6-11.

Children are introduced to live reptiles from a variety of habitats and they'll discover why healthy ecosystems are so important to all life.

Date
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Ecosystems Alive

Ages 6-11.

Children are introduced to live reptiles from a variety of habitats and they'll discover why healthy ecosystems are so important to all life.

Date
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Garbage to Gardens

Ages 5-10.

Meet Smithsonian naturalists from the Green Team in the beautiful Haupt Garden and find out the perfect way to celebrate our planet!

Date
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Jojo's Puppy Adventure

Ages 3-7.

Join Jojo on an interactive musical search to find a lost puppy’s home.

Date
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Jojo's Puppy Adventure

Ages 3-7.

Join Jojo on an interactive musical search to find a lost puppy’s home.

Date
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Jojo's Puppy Adventure

Ages 3-7.

Join Jojo on an interactive musical search to find a lost puppy’s home.

Date
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Jojo's Puppy Adventure

Ages 3-7.

Join Jojo on an interactive musical search to find a lost puppy’s home.

Date
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Under the Baobab Tree

Ages 3-7.

Gather beneath the iconic tree of life as master educator Iya Bashea Imana shares captivating folktales.

Date
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Under the Baobab Tree

Ages 3-7.

Gather beneath the iconic tree of life as master educator Iya Bashea Imana shares captivating folktales.

Date
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Under the Baobab Tree

Ages 3-7.

Gather beneath the iconic tree of life as master educator Iya Bashea Imana shares captivating folktales.

Date
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Under the Baobab Tree

Ages 3-7.

Gather beneath the iconic tree of life as master educator Iya Bashea Imana shares captivating folktales.

Date
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Galapagos George

Ages 4-8.

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. 

Date
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Taratibu

Ages 5-16.

Join this sensational ensemble of young artists representing the performing arts of the African diaspora.

Date
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Rhythm & Beats

Ages 5-12.

Max takes us with him as he takes the mic to make some crazy-good mouth music.

Date
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: Summer Magic

Ages 5-12.

Come celebrate an American summer on the National Mall with D’s Magic.  

Date
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
DISCOVERY THEATER: SOLE Defined

Ages 5-16.

SOLE Defined puts an exciting twist on percussive dance by turning their bodies into human drums.  

Date
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.