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Spain’s Involvement in the American Revolution
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Spain’s Involvement in the American Revolution

This joint program of the Embassy of Spain and the National Museum of American History explores various aspects of the global nature of the American Revolution, focusing particularly on the involvement of Spain in the war.

Oct 25, 2018

Jorge Palacios and Karen Lemmey in conversation
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Jorge Palacios and Karen Lemmey in conversation

Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios is joined by Smithsonian American Art Museum Curator of Sculpture, Karen Lemmey, for a conversation on his work on the occasion of Palacios’s exhibition in New York.

Oct 18, 2018

Olan'P: Orquesta Langreana de Plectro
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Olan'P: Orquesta Langreana de Plectro

Founded in 1945, the Spanish lute orchestra Olan’P presents two different repertoires in Washington, D.C.

Oct 9, 2018

Mujeres de cine film series 2018
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Mujeres de cine film series 2018

The NMMWA, AFI Silver Theatre and the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain host the “Mujeres de Cine Film Series,” a traveling film showcase dedicated to promoting Spanish films and short films made by women.

Oct 9 – Dec 4, 2018

Alberto García-Alix. La línea de sombra (The Shadow Line)
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Alberto García-Alix. La línea de sombra (The Shadow Line)

“Alberto García-Alix. The Shadow Line” is a documentary about the one of the most relevant photographers of the Spanish artistic scene, representing a whole generation of creators.

Oct 7, 2018

Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States by Carmen Benito-Vessels
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States by Carmen Benito-Vessels

The Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress hosts the talk “Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States: Four Characters from the 16th Century in Search of an Author” by Carmen Benito-Vessels.

Oct 4, 2018

Get to Know Bernardo de Gálvez by Guillermo Fesser
  • Kids
  • Washington, D.C.

Get to Know Bernardo de Gálvez by Guillermo Fesser

Spanish journalist and writer Guillermo Fesser presents his illustrated children’s book that tells the story of this Spanish military leader and his role to the American Revolution.

Oct 3 – Nov 8, 2018

Recovered Memories: Spain and the Support for the American Revolution
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Recovered Memories: Spain and the Support for the American Revolution

The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain hosts this engaging and carefully documented survey of Spain’s contribution to the founding of the United States.

Sep 28 – Nov 18, 2018

Almost 40 at AFI Latin American Film Festival
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Almost 40 at AFI Latin American Film Festival

The AFI Latin American Film Festival celebrates Ibero-American cultural connections with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal.

Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2018

Shoes (1916) with live film score by Alexis Cuadrado
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Shoes (1916) with live film score by Alexis Cuadrado

Spanish bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado performs the new original film score composed for the 1916 silent film, “Shoes,” directed by the American pioneer female filmmaker Lois Weber.

Sep 18, 2018

Dominio Público (Public Space) by Roger Bernat
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Dominio Público (Public Space) by Roger Bernat

Award-winning Spanish artist Roger Bernat presents the U.S. premiere of “Dominio Público,” a unique participatory theater spectacle that aims to map societal structures.

Sep 17, 2018

Urban Crisis & Creative Destruction: Barcelona Resilient City
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

Urban Crisis & Creative Destruction: Barcelona Resilient City

Rafael de Balanzo, director of the Action Without Borders Project for the Social Habitat Work Program, offers a Q&A session after the screening of “Encaixonats,” a documentary about urban resilience in Barcelona.

Sep 17, 2018

Emma Ríos at SPX 2018
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Emma Ríos at SPX 2018

SPX (Small Press Expo) 2018, the premier event for indie comics, cartooning and graphic novels, presents Spanish graphic novelist Emma Ríos.

Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2018

Sense of Humor
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Sense of Humor

Major works from the “Caprichos” by Francisco de Goya, a series of etchings showing powerful social commentary, are included in the NGA exhibition.

Jul 15 – Jan 6, 2019

Blanca Muñoz at Women to watch 2018: Heavy Metal
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Blanca Muñoz at Women to watch 2018: Heavy Metal

“Heavy Metal,” the fifth installment in NMWA’s Women to Watch exhibition series, showcases contemporary artists working in metal, and includes works by Spanish sculptor Blanca Muñoz.

Jun 28 – Sep 16, 2018

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean

Visitors to the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can see how Catalan people channel their creativity to ensure the vitality of their local cultures and livelihoods.

Jun 27 – Jul 8, 2018