The Smithsonian Associates Presents March Program Highlights

February 27, 2015
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The March issue of the Smithsonian Associates’ program guide features a variety of educational and cultural programs, including seminars, lectures, studio arts classes, performances for adults and children and local and regional study tours. Highlights this month include:

Voix de Femmes

Friday, March 6; 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center

Part of the 2015 Francophonie Cultural Festival, Voix de Femmes (Women’s Voices) is a work that brings together poetry written by women from a wide range of French-speaking countries and regions across the globe including Cameroon, Haiti, Quebec and Lebanon.

Unbuilt Washington: Alternative Visions

Tuesday, March 10; 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center

Part of The Smithsonian Associates’ 50th anniversary programming on the design and development of Washington D.C., this event explores insights into the Washington that once was and might have been with architect and historian Don Hawkins.

Coach Gary Williams: Let March Madness Begin!

Monday, March 16; 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s Marion and Gustave Ring Auditorium

Legendary University of Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams talks about basketball, college athletics, the conference system and local sports on the day after Selection Sunday for the NCAA basketball tournament—and the day before the tournament play-in games begin.

Capital Cheers: A DC Brew Tour

Friday, March 27; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tour departs by bus from the Mayflower Hotel at 1127 Connecticut Ave. N.W.

Local historian Garrett Peck leads a day tour exploring Washington’s brewing traditions at several brew-related sites, including the Heurich House Museum, Bluejacket Brewery, New Columbia Distillers and Atlas Brew Works.


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