January 20th. Greg Huse, the Smithsonian’s Arborist and Tree Collection Manager, will discuss the biology and physiology of trees, and how they relate to John Grade’s Middle Fork installation. He will also discuss forest ecology and the roles that trees play in our daily lives. Free, no ticket or registration required.
January 19th – 20th. Considered one of the greatest musicals of all time, West Side Story makes its triumphant Signature debut.
January 20th. This week, NMWA Assistant Educator Ashley W. Harris discusses several works in the special exhibition Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today.
January 21st. Relax and “Take 5!” with free, live jazz in the Kogod Courtyard. Stop by the Courtyard Café for refreshments and borrow a board game to play during the concert.
January 22nd. Bringing together the unlikely combination of music, history, and public transit, Jason Mendelson and a small ensemble of musicians will fill the Missing Soldiers Office with live music in a special performance of “MetroSongs”. Historian Mark Ozer, author of “Washington Metroland”, will accompany the musicians providing historical context about the Metro system.