Free Events: Lectures & Talks

Here is your guide to free lectures and talks, happening in the DC metro area.

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Crazy Rich Asians Author Kevin Kwan

Library of Congress
Wed. May 22

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. May 22

America’s Jewish Women

National Archives
Thu. May 23

Conversation with Helen Zughaib

Library of Congress
Thu. May 23

Maritime Archaeology of the Betsy: A Merchant Ship at War

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thu. May 23

Premodern Climate and the Environmental Humanities

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thu. May 23

Whitman 200: Whitman, Neruda, Ginsberg

Politics and Prose
Fri. May 24

Stony the Road

National Archives
Tue. May 28

Whitman 200: Whitman Humanitini

Busboys & Poets @ 14th & V
Tue. May 28

Gallery Talk: Library and Research Center Special Exhibition

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. May 29

The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thu. May 30

Whitman 200: Civil War Medicine in Washington

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
Thu. May 30

Whitman 200: Walt Birthday Concert and Poetry Reading

Arts Club of Washington
Fri. May 31

Cristian Ianculescu - Dialogues

Waverly Street Gallery
Sat. Jun 1

The Write Stuff 2019

National Archives
Sat. Jun 1

Whitman 200: A Bicentennial Celebration of Walt Whitman

Folger Shakespeare Library
Sat. Jun 1

Whitman 200: Introductory Lecture and Workshop on Walt Whitman

George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
Sat. Jun 1

Whitman 200: Walt Whitman’s Birthday Party

Library of Congress
Sat. Jun 1

Cristian Ianculescu - Dialogues - Artist Talk

Waverly Street Gallery
Sun. Jun 2

The Moon in the Age of Photography

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 2

Photography from the Sunny Side of the Alps

National Gallery of Art
Mon. Jun 3

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: David Maraniss

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Mon. Jun 3

Whitman 200: Walt Whitman Open House

Library of Congress
Mon. Jun 3

All Roads Lead to Power

National Archives
Tue. Jun 4

The Cartographic History of Afghanistan

Library of Congress
Tue. Jun 4

75th Anniversary of D-Day: The True Glory

National Archives
Thu. Jun 6

Inside Signature with the Cast of Spunk

Signature Theatre
Thu. Jun 6

Free Folger Friday: Paster Reading Room in Play

Folger Shakespeare Library
Fri. Jun 7

Playing with Fire: From American Revolutionaries to French Revolution

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Tue. Jun 11

Fair Water: A Human Rights and Gender Perspective

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Jun 13

Hurricane Hunting NASA Style

Library of Congress
Thu. Jun 13

Moms in Chief

National Archives
Thu. Jun 13

Gallery Talk: Maia Cruz Palileo

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Jun 15

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Mad Science

Reston Station
Sun. Jun 16

Our Lost Declaration

National Archives
Thu. Jun 20

There is Water. Art and Sustainable Practices

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Jun 20

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Jun 20

Lunch Bite – Tarleton’s Second Battle of Cowpens

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Fri. Jun 21

Urban Gardening Series: Sunlight, the Vitamin of Life

Martha's Table at the Commons
Sat. Jun 22

Augusta Savage: A Woman of Her Word

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 23

The Apollo

National Archives
Tue. Jun 25

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jun 26

Curator's Talk: Barry Farm/Hillsdale

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Mon. Jul 1

Gallery Talk: Suffragists and Suffragettes

Library of Congress
Wed. Jul 17

Native American Brass Bands and Beyond

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thu. Jul 18

Lunch Bite – The 1786 Published Edition of the Marquis de Chastellux’s Account of His Travels

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Fri. Jul 19

Gallery Talk: Plans to Prosper You

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Jul 20

Detroit 48202, Conversations Along a Postal Route

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sat. Aug 3

Curator Talk: Ten Strong: Women of Barry Farm/Hillsdale

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Mon. Aug 5

Cosmic Explosions and Cosmic Accelerators

Library of Congress
Thu. Aug 8

Artist Talk with Shani Shih

Woodridge Neighborhood Library
Sat. Aug 10

Lunch Bite – A Collection of Images Illustrating the Art of War in the 18th Century

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Fri. Aug 16

Urban Gardening Series: Summer Harvest, Looking to the Future

Martha's Table at the Commons
Sat. Aug 24

The Recent Discovery of Organic Matter on Mars

Library of Congress
Thu. Sep 12

Conversations with Artists: Oliver Lee Jackson

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Sep 15

The Moon in the Age of Photography

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Oct 20

Space Lasers and Satellite Measurements

Library of Congress
Thu. Dec 5
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