NMNH After Hours
Programs for Adults
Evening and Weekend Programs
As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or cancelling all large public events, programming and gatherings through June 1. Please consult our calendar of events, museum websites, and si.edu for the latest updates. We appreciate your understanding.
Have fun, meet others, and explore the issues of our time through our science and cultural programming offered on evenings and weekends. Our After Hours events give you access to scientists, filmmakers, authors, and innovators seeking to better understand the natural world and our place in it. After Hours events are designed for adults, but all are welcome.
NMNH After Hours programs include:
Natural History on the Big Screen
This film series presents a curated selection of natural history-related films, followed by discussions with filmmakers and related experts.
Beyond the Exhibition
This series features the content, curators, and conversations inspiring new and developing exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History.
An Evening With
This signature series features cutting-edge thought leaders in conversation with paleontologist and Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, Kirk Johnson.
Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans
This discussion series explores human impact on the environment, featuring scholars, artists, and others in an intimate conversational setting.
Exploring the Arctic
These programs explore the cultures and natural history of the north.
Unique offerings that are not part of a series.