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Road Closures - Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20

There will be numerous road closures on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, due to the 50th celebration of Apollo 11 moon landing taking place on the National Mall. Travel by metro will not be affected, however, it is anticipated that there will be increased passenger traffic.

Timeline for New Volunteers

Studio Art Representatives

  1. Now until May 31, 2019: Accepting applications
  2. May and June: Interviews with prospective volunteers
  3. June: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office
  4. Late June/Early July: One-day training session

Office Volunteers

Applications received on a rolling basis. Interviews and badging appointments are on an ongoing basis as positions become available.

Event/Concessions Representatives

  1. Now through spring of 2020: Accepting applications
  2. Spring of 2020: Interviews with prospective volunteers
  3. Spring/Summer of 2020: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office
  4. Summer 2020: Training at the S. Dillon Ripley Center