Save up to 17% on the price of your tickets! It's easy... Become a member today! If you are already a member, log in to get your member rate. Spaces of Remembrance: Revisiting the Memorials of Washington, D.C. Daytime Program on Zoom Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET Code: 1NV060 Tickets Login $25 - Member 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 $30 - Non-Member Resize text remove add Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (John Brathwaite) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION A memorial is public space created to remember, commemorate, instruct, uplift, or to heal. In recent years, a national conversation has emerged that questions and challenges the nature and purposes of memorials both existing and new. Who and what do we honor—and why? How do elements of design, which can sometimes be controversial, and setting interpret and enhance a memorial’s meaning and power? Kathleen Bashian, a certified master guide in Washington and a popular Smithsonian study leader, leads a virtual memorial pilgrimage through the city, examining the aesthetics of memorials as works of art and architecture, their origins, and their impact on contemporary visitors. The survey covers popular sites such as the Franklin D. Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials and the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, as well as lesser-known spaces including the Japanese American Patriotism Memorial, the Smithsonian’s Native American Veterans Memorial, and the Memorial to Victims of Communism. PATRON INFORMATION If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series.