Anacostia Community Museum 

The Anacostia Community museum explores social issues impacting diverse populations of the DC metropolitan area to promote mutual understanding and strengthen community bonds. View more information on their Member Feature Page

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Fall Lottery

Events taking place from October through December will be available in the Fall Lottery opening on September 7th.

Museum Exhibition (A Right to the City and Men of Change)- Discussion Webinars
Presented by: The Anacostia Community Museum

These webinars will explore the topics of gentrification and Black male identity or other relevant exhibition themes connected to the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museums exhibitions. The webinars will be hosted by ACM and facilitated by community thought leaders.
Date: To be scheduled, please contact Linda Maxwell at maxwellL@si.edu
Time: TBD
Length of Event: 40 minutes 
Location: Virtual
Content Area: Social Studies/History
Medium: Online via StreamYard; Artifact or Object Exploration; Visual Arts;
Learning Standards: Common Core Education Standards –English Language Art Standards –History/Social Studies/Civics Grades 5-12 Connections to the Exhibition, National Core Arts Standards: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work; Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work; Anchor 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.
Grades: 6th - 12th
Ticket capacity: 30 per date.
Supplementary Materials: TBD

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Live e-STEAM
Presented by: The Anacostia Community Museum
Live e-STEAM virtual student classroom/home discussion webinars on topics related to the environment and its socio-cultural connections to communities. Six programs will be offered to schools October 2020 through April 2021 per the following schedule. Call the museum to schedule.
Date: To be scheduled, please contact Linda Maxwell at maxwellL@si.edu
Time: TBD
Length of Event: 40 minutes 
Location: Virtual
Content Area: Science
Medium: Environmental Science; Artifact or Object Exploration; Visual Arts;
Learning Standards: Next Generation Science Standards themes: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems of Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: Animals, Plants, and Their Environment; Weather and Climate, National Core Arts Standards: Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Grades: 6th - 12th
Ticket capacity: 30 per date.
Supplementary Materials: TBD

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Previous Lotteries

Spring Lottery

A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Presented by: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, today Washington DC is home to a rapidly growing population, rising rents and home prices, major new development projects, but also deepening inequality. A Right to the City explores more than five decades of neighborhood change in the nation’s capital as well as the rich history of organizing and civic engagement that accompanied it. Highlighting six neighborhoods across the city—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw, and Southwest—this exhibition tells the story of how ordinary Washingtonians have helped shape and reshape their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways: through the fight for quality public education, for healthy and green communities, for equitable development and transit, and for a genuinely democratic approach. to city planning. Students will receive guided tours of the exhibition, A Right to the City. The museum docent will give students a walk-though of the exhibition to stop, look, listen and to explore the objects and history found in the neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest DC.
Date:  5/5/2020, 5/8/2020, 6/2/2020, 6/4/2020, 6/9/2020
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM (guided tours)
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum (1901 Fort Place SE)
Content Area: Humanities: Literary Arts, Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Media Arts
Learning Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8-1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7
Grades: 5th - 12th (We will work with the classroom teachers to differentiate the school tours based on their student’s
needs and learning levels. Please contact the Education Department on (202) 633-4870.)
Ticket capacity: 30 per date 
Supplementary Materials: A Right to the City exhibition brochureA Right to the City Pre and Post Activities (Grades 6-12); Additional Resources; Student Worksheet; Student Booklet

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Winter Lottery

Programs taking place January through March will be available in the Winter Lottery beginning on December 2nd. 

A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Presented by: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, today Washington DC is home to a rapidly growing population, rising rents and home prices, major new development projects, but also deepening inequality. A Right to the City explores more than five decades of neighborhood change in the nation’s capital as well as the rich history of organizing and civic engagement that accompanied it. Highlighting six neighborhoods across the city—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw, and Southwest—this exhibition tells the story of how ordinary Washingtonians have helped shape and reshape their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways: through the fight for quality public education, for healthy and green communities, for equitable development and transit, and for a genuinely democratic approach. to city planning. Students will receive guided tours of the exhibition, A Right to the City. The museum docent will give students a walk-though of the exhibition to stop, look, listen and to explore the objects and history found in the neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest DC.
Date: 1/14; 1/15; 1/16; 1/21; 1/22; 1/23; 2/11; 2/13; 3/3; 3/4; 3/5; 3/10; 3/11; 3/12; 3/17; 3/19
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM (guided tours)
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum (1901 Fort Place SE)
Content Area: Humanities: Literary Arts, Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Media Arts
Learning Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8-1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7
Grades: 5th - 12th (We will work with the classroom teachers to differentiate the school tours based on their student’s
needs and learning levels. Please contact the Education Department on (202) 633-4870.)
Ticket capacity: 30 per date
Supplementary Materials: A Right to the City exhibition brochureA Right to the City Pre and Post Activities (Grades 6-12); Additional Resources; Student Worksheet; Student Booklet

 


Previous Lotteries

A Right to the City School Field Trip Experiences
Presented by: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

After a half-century of population decline and disinvestment, today Washington DC is home to a rapidly growing population, rising rents and home prices, major new development projects, but also deepening inequality. A Right to the City explores more than five decades of neighborhood change in the nation’s capital as well as the rich history of organizing and civic engagement that accompanied it. Highlighting six neighborhoods across the city—Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw, and Southwest—this exhibition tells the story of how ordinary Washingtonians have helped shape and reshape their neighborhoods in extraordinary ways: through the fight for quality public education, for healthy and green communities, for equitable development and transit, and for a genuinely democratic approach. to city planning. Students will receive guided tours of the exhibition, A Right to the City. The museum docent will give students a walk-though of the exhibition to stop, look, listen and to explore the objects and history found in the neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest DC.
Date: 10/29, 10/30, 10/31, 11/6, 11/7, 11/12, 11/13, 11/14, 11/19, 11/20, 11/21, 12/3, 12/4, 12/5, 12/10, 12/11, 12/12, 12/17, 12/18, 12/19
Time: 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM (guided tours)
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum (1901 Fort Place SE)
Content Area: Humanities: Literary Arts, Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Media Arts
Learning Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8-1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7
Grades: 5th - 12th (We will work with the classroom teachers to differentiate the school tours based on their student’s
needs and learning levels. Please contact the Education Department on (202) 633-4870.)
Ticket capacity: 30 per date
Supplementary Materials: A Right to the City exhibition brochureA Right to the City Pre and Post Activities (Grades 6-12); Additional Resources; Student Worksheet; Student Booklet

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