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November Events

[Docent Tours]   [Performance Tours]   [More]  

 

Docent Tours

Museum docents will lead tours on Tuesdays at noon. All tours are free and open to the public.


 

 

Performance Tours at the International Gallery

Thursdays and Saturdays, noon, within the exhibition. Tours begin at exhibition entrance. The International Gallery and Ripley Center are NOT at the National Museum of American History. Click here for Museum Maps.

The Thanksgiving Day tour has been moved to Friday, Nov. 24.
Professional pianists specializing in various musical genres -- classical, jazz, traditional, gospel, and popular -- lead visitors through the exhibitions, talking about and performing on some of the historic pianos.

Thursday, Nov. 2 Burnett Thompson , classical and jazz
Saturday, Nov. 4 Barbara Wing, classical
Thursday, Nov. 9 Dave Wiesler, traditional
Saturday, Nov. 11 Marcia Daft, classical
Thursday, Nov. 16 Carlos César Rodríguez, classical
Saturday, Nov. 18 Deena Gift, classical and popular
Friday, Nov. 24 Liz Donaldson, traditional
Saturday, Nov. 25 Edwin Good, classical
Thursday, Nov. 30 Tony Walker, classical and jazz


 

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Concerts and Special Programs

Friday
November 3
8 p.m.

Music of Mexico performed by Ana Cervantes
Mexican Cultural Institute,
2829 16th Street N.W.
Free and open to the public. For further information, please call 202-357-2700.

Saturday
November 4

Ana Cervantes
Master class has been CANCELLED

Sunday
November 19
7 p.m.

Music of the White House Series
Music of the Civil War Era
Hall of Musical Instruments, NMAH. Tickets required: 202-357-3030. Click here for Museum Maps.

The first of seven concerts presented in conjunction with the new NMAH exhibition, "The American Presidency--A Glorious Burden," (opening Nov. 15), this concert features three musicians who played music for Ken Burns's "Civil War" series. Jay Unger, fiddle; Molly Mason, guitar, bass, vocals; and Jacqueline Schwab, piano, play songs and dance tunes from the 19th century. This concert features the Steinway piano that was at the White House from 1903 to 1938.

Sunday
February 25
7 p.m.

Music of the White House Series
A Tribute to Marian Anderson.
Hall of Musical Instruments, NMAH. Tickets required: 202-357-3030. Click here for Museum Maps.

Soprano Carmen Balthrop performs a program of classical songs and spirituals in tribute to one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century, Marian Anderson, who performed several times at the White House.


 

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