The years that followed World War I found the world fascinated by
the new. It was an era marked by creativity, innovation, and excitement,
fueled by new freedoms and a rush to embrace the modern.
How the 1920s shaped and defined that modernity—and the decade's
lasting legacy—provides the focus of a series of Smithsonian
Associates programs that extend from spring through fall 2017.
Join us for an exhilarating look at a decade that dared.
Current Programs (In Date Order):
Studio Arts Workshop
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.
Egyptian-inspired jewelry was all the rage in the 1920s.
Learn the secrets to great-looking wire work and hammering
and finishing techniques as you create a fluid coil chain
any flapper would be proud to wear.