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This program will be available for sale to the general public starting on December 21, 2021.

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Seasons of Light

Discovery Theater On-Demand Video

This video will be viewable during the following dates:

Thursday, December 23, 2021 to Sunday, January 2, 2022 ET
Code: DT10011
Select Your Tickets
$10 - Member
$12 - Non-Member

Note: Registration begins December 21, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. ET.  You will receive an access link in your email receipt that will be good for unlimited viewing anytime between December 23, 2021 and January 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. ET.  Sales will close on January 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

See the beloved holiday favorite that bridges communities and cultures the world over -- virtually!   An adapted, filmed version of this enchanting, signature Discovery Theater show will be available for online viewing this year.  Celebrate the history and customs of Diwali (Devali), Chanukah, Las Posadas, Ramadan, Sankta Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and the First Nations’ tradition of the Winter Solstice – right from your home!  Recommended for Ages 5-12 (Grades K-5).

BONUS FEATURE:  Following the show, children can discover more about these celebrations with a pre-recorded activity, led by Teaching Artist Jessica Andrews.

Made possible by a generous grant from the Nora Roberts Foundation and a partnership with The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.

Important Information

  • You are purchasing an on-demand, filmed version of Seasons of Light for viewing anytime between December 23, 2021 – January 2, 2022
  • You do not need to select a specific viewing date, simply add the event on December 23, 2021 to your cart and checkout.  You will have unlimited access to the film anytime between 7:00 a.m. ET on December 23, 2021 and 6:00 p.m. ET on January 2, 2022.
  • Immediately after your purchase, you will receive an email receipt from Smithsonian Associates confirming payment details.  This email receipt will also contain your YouTube link which is your access to the film.  The link will be valid anytime between December 23, 2021 – January 2, 2022.  If you misplace your email confirmation, you can log into your account and resend it to yourself.


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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.