AHFES Program Catalogue

Each year the Arts and Humanities for Every Student program has three different opportunities for schools to register for programs at no cost: Fall, Winter, and Spring. School selection is determined through an equitable lottery model to ensure schools in every ward are receiving equitable access to arts and humanities expereinces. DC Public and Public Charter School partners are eligible to participate in the AHFES lotteries after they have returned their school partnership agreement and attended an orientation. More information can be found here, or by contacting Clarissa Heartsfield at Clarissa@DCCollaborative.org

DC Collaborative Members can find out more about how to participate in AHFES here, or by contacting Katherine Custer at Katherine@DCCollaborative.org.


2019-2020 AHFES Lottery Schedule:

Fall: Opens week of September 9th, 2019  
Winter: Opens week of December 2nd, 2019
Spring: Opens week of March 2nd, 2020


*The asterisk on our AHFES events offerings denotes programs that have been awarded a DAHI grant in for the 2019/2020 fiscal year, and are therefore offered at no cost to schools.This program is fully funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, covering all transportation and ticket costs.

Organization Program Dates
Adventure Theatre Lyle the Crocodile
Adventure Theatre The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
Adventure Theatre Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Atlas Performing Arts Center Atlas Presents Arts on the Horizon's Drumming with Dishes
Atlas Performing Arts Center Mouse on the Move
Atlas Performing Arts Center Atlas Presents Imagination Stage's Paper Dreams
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
Gandhi Memorial Center The World of Gandhi
GWU and Textile Museum The Clothes of Many Cultures
Imagination Stage The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Joy of Motion Dance Center The Legacy Project*
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Der Besuch / The Visitor
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Daddy is a Hero
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Lenore Blank Kelner Drama and Literacy Workshops
National Children's Museum Numbers, Numbers Everywhere!
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
Opera NOVA Children's Opera: Monkey See, Monkey Do
President Lincoln's Cottage Lincoln's Hat
The National Children's Museum Head in the Clouds
The National Children's Museum Make it Fly
The National Children's Museum Building Better Communities
The Phillips Collection Guided School Tours
The Puppet Co. Hansel and Gretel
The Puppet Co. Peter and the Wolf
The Puppet Co. Rapunzel
The Puppet Co. Len Piper's Pinocchio
The Puppet Co. The Nutcracker
The Puppet Co. Beauty and the Beast
The Uncle Devin Show The Wonderful World of Percussion
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Wolf Trap Institute's Field Trip Program
Organization Program Dates
Adventure Theatre The Velveteen Rabbit
Adventure Theatre Lyle the Crocodile
Adventure Theatre The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
Adventure Theatre Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Atlas Performing Arts Center Atlas Presents Arts on the Horizon's Drumming with Dishes
Atlas Performing Arts Center Mouse on the Move
Atlas Performing Arts Center Atlas Presents Imagination Stage's Paper Dreams
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
Gandhi Memorial Center The World of Gandhi
Gandhi Memorial Center Dancing Stories
George Washington's Mount Vernon In-School Visit from Mrs. Washington
GWU and Textile Museum The Clothes of Many Cultures
Imagination Stage The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
Joy of Motion Dance Center The Legacy Project*
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Der Besuch / The Visitor
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Daddy is a Hero
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kids Euro Festival Adama
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Kids Euro Festival Masterclass with Ajoyo
Lenore Blank Kelner Drama and Literacy Workshops
National Children's Museum Numbers, Numbers Everywhere!
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
Opera NOVA Children's Opera: Monkey See, Monkey Do
President Lincoln's Cottage Lincoln's Hat
The National Children's Museum Head in the Clouds
The National Children's Museum Make it Fly
The National Children's Museum Building Better Communities
The Phillips Collection Guided School Tours
The Puppet Co. Hansel and Gretel
The Puppet Co. Peter and the Wolf
The Puppet Co. Len Piper's Pinocchio
The Puppet Co. The Nutcracker
The Puppet Co. Rapunzel
The Puppet Co. Beauty and the Beast
The Uncle Devin Show The Wonderful World of Percussion
The Washington Bach Consort A Goldberg Variation
Washington Bach Consort Bach in Time
Organization Program Dates
Adventure Theatre The Velveteen Rabbit
Adventure Theatre Lyle the Crocodile
Adventure Theatre The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
Adventure Theatre Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!"
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Choral Arts Society of Washington Living the Dream... Singing the Dream*
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
DC Jazz Festival Jazz and Hip Hop
Dumbarton House Capital Quest*
Dumbarton House Parthenon to Portico*
Explore! Children's Museum Mission Mobile
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
Gandhi Memorial Center The World of Gandhi
Gandhi Memorial Center Dancing Stories
George Washington's Mount Vernon Legends & Legacies
George Washington's Mount Vernon In-School Visit from Mrs. Washington
George Washington's Mount Vernon STEM in George Washington's World
George Washington's Mount Vernon Surviving the 18th Century
GWU and Textile Museum The Clothes of Many Cultures
Historical Society of Washington D.C. History Hunt
Imagination Stage The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Imagination Stage Escape from Peligro Island
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kids Euro Festival Adama
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Kids Euro Festival Summer with the Ghosts
Kids Euro Festival Masterclass with Ajoyo
Kids Euro Festival Anka (Film Screening)
Kids Euro Festival Der Besuch / The Visitor
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Daddy is a Hero
National Children's Museum Data Detectives
National Children's Museum Drag Racing
National Gallery of Art Every Picture Tells a Story
National Geographic Society Fantastic Frogs!
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
National Museum of Women in the Arts Thinking Routine Thursdays*
Opera NOVA Children's Opera: Monkey See, Monkey Do
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Nuestra Voz
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Writers in Schools
President Lincoln's Cottage Lincoln's Hat
The In Series Duke Ellington's Neighborhood*
The National Children's Museum Mindfulness and Me
The Phillips Collection Guided School Tours

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Organization Program Dates
Adventure Theatre The Velveteen Rabbit
Adventure Theatre Lyle the Crocodile
Adventure Theatre The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Choral Arts Society of Washington Living the Dream... Singing the Dream*
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
DC Jazz Festival Jazz and Hip Hop
Dumbarton House Capital Quest*
Dumbarton House Parthenon to Portico*
Environmental Film Festival Screening of "Penguins"
Explore! Children's Museum Mission Mobile
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
Gandhi Memorial Center The World of Gandhi
George Washington's Mount Vernon In-School Visit from Mrs. Washington
George Washington's Mount Vernon Legends & Legacies
George Washington's Mount Vernon STEM in George Washington's World
George Washington's Mount Vernon Surviving the 18th Century
Imagination Stage Escape from Peligro Island
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Adama
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Kids Euro Festival Summer with the Ghosts
Kids Euro Festival Masterclass with Ajoyo
Kids Euro Festival Anka (Film Screening)
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kreeger Museum Seeing Shapes and Colors
Kreeger Museum The Making of Architecture
Lenore Blank Kelner Tuning into Reading: Radio Drama and Podcasts
National Children's Museum Data Detectives
National Children's Museum Drag Racing
National Gallery of Art Every Picture Tells a Story
National Geographic Society Fantastic Frogs!
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
National Museum of the American Indian Through Her Eyes: Celebrating Indigenous Women of the Andes
National Museum of Women in the Arts Thinking Routine Thursdays*
Opera NOVA Children's Opera: Monkey See, Monkey Do
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Nuestra Voz
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Writers in Schools
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Together We Read
Smithsonian American Art Museum- Smithsonian Institution Raise Your Voice!
The In Series Duke Ellington's Neighborhood*
The International Spy Museum Operation Code Cracker
The International Spy Museum Spy Science: Operation STEM
The MusicianShip Masters of Music- LIVE!*

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Organization Program Dates
Adventure Theatre The Velveteen Rabbit
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "He Named Me Malala"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Wonder"
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Anacostia Community Museum A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Choral Arts Society of Washington Living the Dream... Singing the Dream*
Day Eight DC Stories Performed by DC Poets
Day Eight DC Poets for DC Schools
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
DC Jazz Festival Jazz and Hip Hop
Dumbarton House Parthenon to Portico*
Dumbarton House Capital Quest*
Environmental Film Festival Screening of "Penguins"
Explore! Children's Museum Mission Mobile
Freer|Sackler My Iran: Six Women Photographers
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
George Washington's Mount Vernon Legends & Legacies
George Washington's Mount Vernon STEM in George Washington's World
George Washington's Mount Vernon Surviving the 18th Century
George Washington's Mount Vernon Telling Their Stories
George Washington's Mount Vernon In-School Visit from Mrs. Washington
Imagination Stage Escape from Peligro Island
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Jazz Doodle Jam
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Dom Flemons: American Songster
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Justin Kanflin
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Havana Hop
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Girl Power! Celebrating Women in Music
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts WNO Opera Look-In: The Magic Flute
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts String Queens
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Mozart Mash-Up
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Pokon
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts The Girl Who Swallowed the Cactus
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Anka (Film Screening)
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kids Euro Festival Adama
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Kids Euro Festival Summer with the Ghosts
Kids Euro Festival Masterclass with Ajoyo
Kreeger Museum Seeing Shapes and Colors
Kreeger Museum The Making of Architecture
Lenore Blank Kelner Tuning into Reading: Radio Drama and Podcasts
National Children's Museum Data Detectives

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Organization Program Dates
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Queen of Katwe"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "He Named Me Malala"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Wonder"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Not One Less"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Hidden Figures"
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Screening of "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (Middle School Screening)
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Screening of "Wadjda"
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Anacostia Community Museum A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Avalon Theatre A Better Life
Avalon Theatre Science Fair
Avalon Theatre Soundtrack for a Revolution*
Avalon Theatre The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler*
Avalon Theatre Chasing Coral
Avalon Theatre Tell Them We are Rising*
Choral Arts Society of Washington Living the Dream... Singing the Dream*
Company|E Letters to Earth*
Dance Loft on 14th Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet
Dance Loft on 14th Field Trip Initiative
Day Eight DC Stories Performed by DC Poets
Day Eight DC Poets for DC Schools
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
Discovery Theater Going the Distance*
Dumbarton Oaks Beyond the Grave: Unearthing Medieval Egyptian Fashion
Environmental Film Festival Screening of "Penguins"
Explore! Children's Museum Mission Mobile
Freer|Sackler My Iran: Six Women Photographers
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
George Washington's Mount Vernon Legends & Legacies
George Washington's Mount Vernon STEM in George Washington's World
George Washington's Mount Vernon Telling Their Stories
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Kids Euro Festival Popolvár
Kids Euro Festival To Be
Kids Euro Festival My True Selves
Kids Euro Festival Zeus the Mighty
Kids Euro Festival The Ugly Duckling
Kids Euro Festival Adama
Kids Euro Festival Leo Da Vinci, Mission Mona Lisa
Kids Euro Festival Summer with the Ghosts
Kids Euro Festival Masterclass with Ajoyo
Kids Euro Festival Anka (Film Screening)
Kreeger Museum Seeing Shapes and Colors
Kreeger Museum The Making of Architecture
Lenore Blank Kelner Tuning into Reading: Radio Drama and Podcasts
National Air and Space Museum The Body in Space
National Gallery of Art Every Picture Tells a Story
National Geographic Society The Secret Life of Wolves

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Organization Program Dates
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Queen of Katwe"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "He Named Me Malala"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Wonder"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Not One Less"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "All the President's Men"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Hidden Figures"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "The Hate U Give"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Glory"
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Screening of "Wadjda"
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Screening of "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (Middle School Screening)
African American Civil War Museum School of the Soldier
Anacostia Community Museum A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Avalon Theatre Chasing Coral
Avalon Theatre Tell Them We are Rising*
Avalon Theatre A Better Life
Avalon Theatre Science Fair
Avalon Theatre Soundtrack for a Revolution*
Avalon Theatre The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler*
Company|E Letters to Earth*
Dance Loft on 14th Glacier: A Climate Change Ballet
Dance Loft on 14th Field Trip Initiative
Day Eight DC Poets for DC Schools
Day Eight DC Stories Performed by DC Poets
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
Discovery Theater Going the Distance*
Dumbarton Oaks Beyond the Grave: Unearthing Medieval Egyptian Fashion
Environmental Film Festival Screening of "Penguins"
Freer|Sackler My Iran: Six Women Photographers
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
George Washington's Mount Vernon Telling Their Stories
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Lenore Blank Kelner Tuning into Reading: Radio Drama and Podcasts
National Air and Space Museum Forces of Falling
National Gallery of Art Every Picture Tells a Story
National Geographic Society Exploring the Arctic: National Geographic Student Matinee
National Geographic Society Gombe Stream National Park: National Geographic Student Matinee
National Geographic Society Wild Waters
National Geographic Society Fantastic Frogs!
National Geographic Society Into the Canopy (In Virtual Reality)
National Geographic Society The Secret Life of Wolves
National Geographic Society Rhinos, Rickshaws, and Revolutions
National Geographic Society Building the Photo Ark with Explorer Joel Satore
National Geographic Society Meet the Manatees
National Geographic Society Sharks! VR with Explorer Filipe DeAndrade
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
National Museum of Natural History Q?rius School Programs
National Museum of the American Indian The Lakota Music Project
National Museum of the American Indian Through Her Eyes: Celebrating Indigenous Women of the Andes

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Organization Program Dates
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Bisbee '17"
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center Screening of "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" (High School Screening)
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "All the President's Men"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "I Am Not Your Negro
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "The Hate U Give"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "Glory"
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center Screening of "13th"
Anacostia Community Museum A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Avalon Theatre Chasing Coral
Avalon Theatre A Better Life
Avalon Theatre Science Fair
Avalon Theatre Soundtrack for a Revolution*
Avalon Theatre The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler*
Ayesis Clay Standing on the Edge Experience
Cintia Cabib Kindred Spirits In-School Screening
Cintia Cabib Kindred Spirits
Day Eight DC Stories Performed by DC Poets
Day Eight DC Poets for DC Schools
DC Fire and EMS Museum Museum Tour and Safety Demonstration
Dumbarton Oaks Beyond the Grave: Unearthing Medieval Egyptian Fashion
Environmental Film Festival Screening of "Penguins"
Freer|Sackler My Iran: Six Women Photographers
Freer|Sackler Exploring Japanese Painting
Freer|Sackler Exploring the Arts of Asia
Gala Hispanic Theatre EXQUISTA AGONÍA (Exquisite Agony)*
George Washington's Mount Vernon Telling Their Stories
Historical Society of Washington D.C. History Hunt
Japan America Society Japan In A Suitcase
KanKouran West African Dance Company Visit Africa
Mosaic Theater Theory
Mosaic Theater Eureka Day
Mosaic Theater Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World
Mosaic Theater Inherit the Windbag
Mosaic Theater The Ballad of Emmett Till
Mosaic Theater That Summer in Sumner
Mosaic Theater Benevolence
Mosaic Theatre Fabulation
National Gallery of Art Every Picture Tells a Story
National Geographic Society Into the Canopy (In Virtual Reality)
National Museum of African Art African Art Tours
National Museum of Natural History Q?rius School Programs
National Museum of the American Indian The Lakota Music Project
National Museum of the American Indian Contemporary Dance Performance: The Mush Hole
National Museum of the American Indian Through Her Eyes: Celebrating Indigenous Women of the Andes
National Museum of the American Indian Hear Me Say My Name
National Portrait Gallery Voices of Social Justice
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Nuestra Voz
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Writers in Schools
PEN/Faulkner Foundation Personal Essay Writing Workshop
President Lincoln's Cottage Lincoln's Toughest Decisions

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