Smithsonian African American Film Festival Unveils Inaugural Film Slate

    The Smithsonian African American Film Festival, presented by the National Museum for African American History and Culture, has announced the film slate for its inaugural event, taking place Oct. 24–27 in Washington, D.C. Of the over 80 total films that will be screened, 15 are part of the film festival’s competition. The films that … More Smithsonian African American Film Festival Unveils Inaugural Film Slate

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Meets Kickstarter Goal

With over 70 percent of the goal reached, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings have announced a new set of rewards, including two portraits of artist Keith Haring, in conjunction with a Smithsonian Cypher (twitter rap battle) to meet Kickstarter goals for the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and … More Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Meets Kickstarter Goal

Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for Culture-Defining “Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap”

The Smithsonian has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign today for the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a powerful cultural statement told through an unequaled combination of music, text and stunning visuals. The compilation, to be produced and released by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, includes nine CDs, more than 120 tracks and a 300-page book with extensive … More Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for Culture-Defining “Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap”