Optional Monday EVENTS
Choose ONE from below only when registered and paid for the week. Offered on Monday, July 15, 2019. When confirmed for training, choose one of the three optional sessions or the tour.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. The museum and its treasured artifacts tell a new story about America. In what will likely be the last new building on the National Mall, the museum represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reintroduce important ideas and themes to an eager public.