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Smithsonian Associates - Entertaining, Informative, Eclectic, Insightful

This program has been canceled. Ticket holders will be notified about credit and/or refund options.


with Mark Rooney

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
$5 - Child Member
$5 - Member
$8 - Adult
$6 - Child
$3 - Child under 2

This program is recommended for children ages 5 and up. 

BOOM! The self-described “world’s most dangerous half-Japanese/half-Scottish solo improvisational taiko drum artist” mixes the traditional power of this huge instrument with a modern vibe. Mark’s participatory performances rock the house with massive sound and energy as he celebrates this fierce Japanese art form. An Asian Pacific American Heritage Month program.

Please Note:

-EVERYONE must have a ticket to enter; including children under the age of 2 (select ‘Child Under 2’ from above price types).
-Seating is at the discretion of House Management based on theater size and the number of people attending the show. You may be asked to sit in a designated section/area of the theater or auditorium.
-If you do not arrive by your show time, your seats may be released to people on the wait list.
-For groups of 10 children or more (ages 2-16) please call Discovery Theater at 202-633-8700 for a group discount.

National Museum of Natural History
Baird Auditorium
10th St & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Federal Triangle