Native Theater: Green Grow the Lilacs
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Lynn Riggs was a playwright of Cherokee descent whose Pulitzer Prize-nominated play Green Grow the Lilacs was later adapted into the landmark stage musical Oklahoma! His works are rarely revived, but today you will have an opportunity to see the United States Naval Academy theater troupe’s touring production of Green Grow the Lilacs. This performance repeats on November 18.
Not able to be here in person? Worry not: this performance will be webcast live.
American Indian Museum
Ask Us: Curatorial Clinic
Thursday, November 18th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Free, RSVP Required
Everyone has pieces in their homes that they hope to preserve for future generations—but making sure those prized possessions survive can sometimes be tricky. Come on over to the African Art Museum, which is providing conservation and curatorial clinics. You can ask Smithsonian experts about how to properly care for your collections. Free, but registration is required. Call 202-633-4640 to set up your appointment today. There is a limit of two objects per visit.
African Art Museum
Dialogue: Scientific and Religious Perspectives on Human Evolution
Friday, November 19th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Rick Potts, curator of the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins, and Connie Bertka, research scientist and lecturer at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, discuss the relationship between scientific and religious perspectives in light of the latest research on human evolution.
Natural History Museum
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