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  • Your American Journey Story

    Tell Smithsonian your American Immigration or Migration Story.


  • Pilot Pals

    Introduces early learners, ages 4-6, to basic concepts about weather, parts of the airplane, rockets, sizes, shapes, and patterns.

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New to My Smithsonian (MySI)?

One of ASEA's signature initiatives, My Smithsonian is your portal to Smithsonian Educational Resources and Programs. The My Smithsonian team is building:

  • A single access point for Smithsonian educational programs and resources
  • A registration center for onsite and offsite programs
  • A place to tell SI what you think through polls and surveys
  • An interface to contribute to SI through citizen science and citizen scholarship
  • A platform for users to create communities of enthusiasts and learners.

Mark Your Calendar

ARTLAB+ Open Studio (Hirshhorn)
Weekdays, 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.

Flights of Fancy -- Stories for Children (NASM)
Most Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. and most Saturdays at 11 a.m and 1:30 p.m

Q?rius @ Natural History
Open Daily.

Smithsonian Tours by Segway
Daily 9 a.m until Noon.


Our American Journey is a new Smithsonian-wide project that brings together museums and research centers to document and interpret the history and culture of immigration and migration in the United States.



As a part of Waterways Join Neighborhood NestWatch and collect bird data in your community and share it with Smithsonian. Help the world connect through science in your backyard.

My Smithsonian (MySI) is Smithsonian's Participant Access System (PAS) initiative originating from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Access (ASEA).

My Smithsonian is being  developed to engage and educate audiences using content, resources, and programming from Smithsonian and collaborating agencies and organizations.

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