If you require a personal response, please use ourContact page. h and center yourself in a one-of-a-kind wellness experience, part of the Arts + Industries Buildings, Living Longer Festival: Health + Wellness 2050, Blending light, sound, nature, and harmony, its. Kick off the summer with a friendly game of corn hole. The summer solstice is the day when the sun moves to the highest point in the sky and the earth experiences its longest day of sunlight. On June 25, 2022, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summerSolstice Saturdayby staying open late and hosting parties, programs, and performances, including a free concert on the National Mall hosted by the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, a late-night garden dance party with glow yoga, a wellness day, and more. Secretary Charles G. Abbot Reading the Pyrheliometer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, South Yard, 1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt, Spectraltafel nach der Originalzeichnung von G. Kirchoff und R. Bunsen, This is Summer Solstice: Prairie Dog Stonehenge Enrichment, Tom Law watching drummers at the first summer solstice celebration, "Switch to Solar for Heat, Light and Life", Portable Diptych Sundial by T. G. Kleininger, The Great Inka Road: Saqsaywaman - Engineering at the Temple of the Sun, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, African Art. Additionally, he is currently pursuing computer science research to make software more reliable and transparent in its behavior and easier to create and modify, especially for people without technical backgrounds, built on declarative programming techniques together with reinforcement learning and techniques for computing with uncertain information. festival, when museums all along the National Mall will stay open late to celebrate the years longest day. In partnership with MedWand, this one-day-only installation shows you how you and your medical professionals could monitor your key health data from anywhere, anytime, allowing for distanced diagnoses and immediate care. Pre-registration required. Always verify with the event source/venue before participating. This years summer solstice was actually on June 21, but the Smithsonian will celebrate on Saturday. Yoga teacher Giovanna Macejka will lead participants through a solstice-inspired yoga class. She is the Deputy Head Diversity Officer of theSmithsonian Institution and the director of Access Smithsonian. Beth is currently serving as the Institutions Interim Head Diversity Officer. Important Disclaimer: This opportunity is curated from a public source and subject to changes/cancelations that might not be reflected here. Livestream thanks to NBC Comcast Universal. Technology like telemedicine can play a role, and so will our neighbors, our food, our habits, and especially the systems of caregiving and healthcare that surround us. Check 'em out below: Highlights from Solstice Saturday include Hofstra UniversitysAstronomy Festival on the National Mall; an astronomy clinic where visitors can view space through a variety of telescopes and get questions answered by astronomers. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow WTOP on Twitter and Instagram to engage in conversation about this article and others. 2 PM 4 PM

Blending light, sound, nature, and harmony, its a holistic experience for all ages. The following museums will be open until midnight: Smithsonian Castle and Haupt Garden, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Asian Art, and the National Museum of Natural History. Celebrate the summer solstice at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum While this event is free, your RSVP is recommended (details below). The event is called Solstice Saturday and includes live music, crafts, and a yoga garden party. Be the first to know about new lectures and events, ticket giveaways, discounts and more. African American History Curatorial Collective. The complete festival schedule is online. How could we get there and what do we need to make it happen? How could we get there and what do we need to make it happen? Our collection database is a work in progress. Constitution Avenue, NW No plans this weekend? All Rights Reserved. Join in June 25-27, 2022, for a full day of activities, including hands-on activations, a drawing for relaxation workshop with local artist Yen Mooi, meet-and-greet conversations with innovators and inventors featured in FUTURES, and an exciting expert-led session of We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel to explore health on the horizon. To end the evening, take over the beautiful Haupt Garden with a late-night glow yoga session, a centering finale to the day, to take your wellness forward into the future. During the special pop-up The Doctor is In (Space), visit a healthcare provider in the year 2050 with a futuristic distanced healthcare visit. On June 25, 2022, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summerSolstice Saturdayby staying open late and hosting parties, programs, and performances, including a free concert on the National Mall hosted by the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, a late-night garden dance party with glow yoga, a wellness day, and more. Soak up some sun in our garden while playing Ping Pong. To celebrate, several Smithsonian museums are staying open late this weekend. Pre-registration required, 6:30-7:30 PM Gigi Barnett | gbarnett@wtop.com.

Hofstra Universitys Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June25, 611p.m., across from the National Museum of the American Indian. For this day of fun, learning, and wellness, AIBs FUTURES blasts into the health ecosystem of our near-future to look at how we all can thrive and flourish into 2050 and beyond. Copyright 2022 by WTOP. The National Museum of Asian Art is hosting an all-day dance party in the Enid A. Haupt Garden headlined by D.C.s own DJ Ayes Cold and the FUTURES exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building is hosting Living Longer Festival: Health + Wellness 2050, a look at healthcare in the future. Technology like telemedicine can play a role, and so will our neighbors, our food, our habits, and especially the systems of caregiving and healthcare that surround us. Over the two weeks, the festival will feature a music concert on the National Mall, poetry performances, craft workshops and cooking demonstrations. Search for the solstice related objects throughout the museum with our Solstice Scavenger Hunt. The National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Hirshhorn Museum will be open until 8 p.m. Organizers are planning several programs, performances and a late-night, yoga-inspired party on June 25 to commemorate the occasion. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (passes not required after 5:30p.m.) and the Hirshhorn Museum will be open until 8p.m. Solstice Saturday is held in association with Hofstra Universitys Department of Physics and Astronomy. In addition to a day of programming on the mall, eight museums will stay open late. A full schedule of events for Summer Solstice is available at si.edu. 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Hofstra Universitys Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June25, 611p.m., across from the National Museum of the American Indian. After the program join the Designing Time presenters for tea and continued conversation. 10 AM 9 PM He is a Co-founder ofBLKHLTHInc, a non-profit thatengages the public and health professionals on the impact of racism on the health of Black people and then equips them to do something about it. No advance registration is required but space is limited. She specializes in public art, new media, and large-scale design/build projects. We may update this record based on further research and review. This program is part of Smithsonians Solstice Saturday festival, when museums all along the National Mall will stay open late to celebrate the years longest day. This The Summer Solstice celebration began in 2018 but was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID. FUTURES closed July 6. For this day of fun, learning, and wellness, AIBs FUTURES blasts into the health ecosystem of our near future to look at how we all can thrive and flourish into 2050 and beyond. AIB is temporarily closed. Matthewhas a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Georgia State University and a Master of Public Health from Emory Universitys Rollins School of Public Health. 2022 Copyright DullesMoms.com; all rights reserved. We apologize for the interruption. Visit the IIIF page to learn more. Refunds will be available. Here are some last-minute things to do. To end the evening, take over the beautiful Haupt Garden with a late-night glow yoga session, a centering finale to the day, to take your wellness forward into the future. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (passes not required after 5:30p.m.) and the Hirshhorn Museum will be open until 8p.m. Solstice Saturday is held in association with Hofstra Universitys Department of Physics and Astronomy. Matthew McCurdy (he/him) is passionate about employing social science theory, health equity frameworks, and design to develop creative solutions that improve health outcomes for marginalized communities. In partnership with MedWand, this one-day-only installation shows you how you and your medical professionals could monitor your key health data from anywhere, anytime, allowing for distanced diagnoses and immediate care. Winston Frazeris a CEO who works with founders, engineers, production managers, and online manufacturers to design, develop, and manufacture products. 2022 WTOP. On June 25, 2022, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summerSolstice Saturdayby staying open late and hosting parties, programs, and performances, including a free concert on the National Mall hosted by the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, a late-night garden dance party with glow yoga, a wellness day, and more. Take a breath and center yourself in a one-of-a-kind wellness experience, part of the Arts + Industries Buildings Living Longer Festival: Health + Wellness 2050. Smithsonian's Solstice Saturday Celebration 2019. Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you. This free yoga class in the Smithsonians beautiful Enid A. Haupt Garden comes with a unique twist it glows in the dark! Winston believes the freedom of design in 3D printing will lead to a renaissance and hyper-expansion into a future that generations before could only dream about. Washington, D.C. Email powered by MailChimp (Privacy Policy & Terms of Use), International Media Interoperability Framework. website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area. Get Thought Gallery newsletter via email. The following museums will be open until midnight: Smithsonian Castle and Haupt Garden, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Asian Art, and the National Museum of Natural History. In her position, she is moving forward organizational DEAI efforts by bringing together DEAI cohorts around the Smithsonian to build a community of practice, serving as a lead advisor and participant in the implementation of institutional strategic initiatives, and developing opportunities to bring DEAI resources into the Institution. Secretary Charles G. Abbot Reading the Pyrheliometer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, South Yard, 1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt, Spectraltafel nach der Originalzeichnung von G. Kirchoff und R. Bunsen, This is Summer Solstice: Prairie Dog Stonehenge Enrichment, Tom Law watching drummers at the first summer solstice celebration, "Switch to Solar for Heat, Light and Life", Portable Diptych Sundial by T. G. Kleininger, The Great Inka Road: Saqsaywaman - Engineering at the Temple of the Sun, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, African Art. Join us for a full day of activities, including hands-on activations, a drawing for relaxation workshop with local artist Yen Mooi, meet-and-greet conversations with innovators and inventors featured in FUTURES, and an exciting expert-led session of We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel to explore health on the horizon. The day is also part of Smithsonians Solstice Saturday festival, when museums all along the National Mall will stay open late to celebrate the years longest day. If inclement weather is forecasted, the yoga program will be cancelled 24 hours prior to event start time. If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. On June 25, 2022, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summerSolstice Saturdayby staying open late and hosting parties, programs, and performances, including a free concert on the National Mall hosted by the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, a late-night garden dance party with glow yoga, a wellness day, and more. Between 12th and 14th Streets Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here. 7:30pm Enjoy a post-yoga summer cocktail in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. Designing Time AIB is temporarily closed. The following museums will be open until midnight: Smithsonian Castle and Haupt Garden, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Asian Art, and the National Museum of Natural History. Hofstra Universitys Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June25, 611p.m., across from the National Museum of the American Indian. This wellness exploration supported by MedWand. Winston holds a BFA in Painting from MICA. Matthew has had a variety of public health and healthcare experiences across Federal government, academic medical centers, and non-profit organizations. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online. , All-Ages Fishing Derby @ Leesburg Animal Park, Summer Movies on the Lawn @ the Library of Congress, Coming Soon: Summer of Sunflowers @ Burnside Farms, Half-Price Admission @ the National Aquarium, Movies Under the Stars @ Woodland Park Crossing. 2022 Our Community Now - All Rights Reserved - Device: The Smithsonian Institution Building ("The Castle"), The National Museum of African American History and Culture, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. We recommend bringing your own yoga mat and water bottle, and arrive a few minutes early to pick up your glow in the dark accessories. Following yoga, enjoy a summer cocktail at a cash bar in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. Beth develops and implements accessibility policy and guidelines for the Institutions 21 museums, the National Zoo, and nine research centers, ensuring that Smithsonian visitors equitably experience inclusive physical and digital environments. Presenters: Emily Orr, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemproary Design at Cooper Hewitt; Brittany Cox, Antiquarian Horologist at Memoria Technica; Lana Sutherland, CEO at Tealeaves;and Albert Shum, CVP of Design at Microsoft. Hofstra Universitys Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June25, 611p.m., across from the National Museum of the American Indian. Parking is limited, so take advantage of the DC Metros late service hours and free weekend parking. Secretary Charles G. Abbot Reading the Pyrheliometer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, South Yard, 1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt, Spectraltafel nach der Originalzeichnung von G. Kirchoff und R. Bunsen, This is Summer Solstice: Prairie Dog Stonehenge Enrichment, Tom Law watching drummers at the first summer solstice celebration, "Switch to Solar for Heat, Light and Life", Portable Diptych Sundial by T. G. Kleininger, The Great Inka Road: Saqsaywaman - Engineering at the Temple of the Sun, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, African Art. This wellness exploration supported by MedWand Solutions. The National Museum of African American History and Culture (passes not required after 5:30p.m.) and the Hirshhorn Museum will be open until 8p.m. Solstice Saturday is held in association with Hofstra Universitys Department of Physics and Astronomy. Join us for a full day of activities, including hands-on activations, We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel, Drawing for Relaxation with artist Yen Mooi (@YenMakesArt). Her work includes staff training on accessibility and disability topics, facility and program technical assistance, direct accessibility services, stakeholder engagement, and five signature programs for disabled people. On June 25, 2022, the Smithsonian marks the first Saturday of summerSolstice Saturdayby staying open late and hosting parties, programs, and performances, including a free concert on the National Mall hosted by the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, a late-night garden dance party with glow yoga, a wellness day, and more. The two-week event kicks off Wednesday in D.C. and runs through June 27. Our team prioritizes collaboration and relationship management with clients spanning a variety of industries to provide personalized solutions for companies looking to build out prototypes or produce iterative designs. The extended hours are part of Solstice Saturday, a highlight of the festival that marks the first weekend of summer. He is founder and president of the Open Insulin Foundation, an effort to develop open technology for insulin production at a microbrewery scale and organize user owned and managed cooperatives to manufacture it. 12:30 to 2 pm: Drawing for Relaxation with artist Yen Mooi (@YenMakesArt), 4 pm 5 pm: We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel: Living Longer in the Future, 8:45 pm 10 pm: Glow Yoga in the Haupt Garden. Solstice Yoga The following museums will be open until midnight: Smithsonian Castle and Haupt Garden, Arts and Industries Building, National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Asian Art, and the National Museum of Natural History. Suitable for all levels. What would it look like for us to live longer, better, healthier lives? IIIF provides researchers rich metadata and media viewing options for comparison of works across cultural heritage collections. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is back in person this week, after the pandemic forced it to pause for two years. Hofstra Universitys Astronomy Festival on the National Mall takes place Saturday, June25, 611p.m., across from the National Museum of the American Indian.

Secretary Charles G. Abbot Reading the Pyrheliometer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, South Yard, 1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt, Spectraltafel nach der Originalzeichnung von G. Kirchoff und R. Bunsen, This is Summer Solstice: Prairie Dog Stonehenge Enrichment, Tom Law watching drummers at the first summer solstice celebration, "Switch to Solar for Heat, Light and Life", Portable Diptych Sundial by T. G. Kleininger, The Great Inka Road: Saqsaywaman - Engineering at the Temple of the Sun, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, African Art.