The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, is open to the publicTimed-entry passes are required for visitors of all ages.
The National Museum of the American Indian in New York, NY, remains temporarily closed.

The Power of Native Voice

A series of virtual programs

Upcoming Programs



Oct
30
6–7 PM
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illumiNATIONS: Día de los Muertos

Learn about monarch butterflies from cultural and scientific experts, and enjoy the music of GRAMMY-winning East L.A. band Quetzal.

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Oct | Nov
31–1
2 PM
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Día de los Muertos Weekend Festival

Join museum folklorist Cynthia Vidaurri as she answers frequently asked questions about Day of the Dead. How is Day of the Dead different from Halloween? What is an ofrenda? What is the cultural significance of Day of the Dead decorations?

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Nov
12
2–3 PM
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Conversation with Why We Serve Co-Author Alexandra Harris

Join museum senior editor Alexandra Harris, co-author of Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces, for a discussion about identity and the warrior stereotype of Native people serving in the military, as well as actual—and remarkable—traditions of peace and war within American Indian communities.

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Nov
18–27
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Native Cinema Showcase

Native Cinema Showcase is an annual celebration of the best in Native film. This year, for the 20th-anniversary showcase, the museum presents the full program online, streaming new films, fan favorite classics, and conversations with filmmakers.

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Nov
19
4–5 PM
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Youth in Action: Conversations about Our Future

Hear from young Native activists and changemakers from across the Western Hemisphere working towards equity and social justice for Indigenous peoples.

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