Events & Programs

Dorothy Gilliam on Her Trailblazing Career

Dorothy Butler Gilliam
When: April 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Former Washington Post reporter, editor and columnist Dorothy Butler Gilliam talks about her new book, “Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America.” The memoir
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Ranking the U.S. Presidents By the Nation’s Leading Historians

Ranking the U.S. Presidents By the Nation’s Leading Historians
When: April 27, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington DC 20001 USA

C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb and co-CEO Susan Swain talk about their new book, “The Presidents: Noted Historians Rank America’s Best – and Worst – Chief Executives,” which provides a complete
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2019 National Freedom of Information Day Conference

National Freedom of Information Day
When: March 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 7th floor, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The 21st annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Day conference will bring together groups from all areas concerned with freedom of information and open records including FOI advocates, government officials, lawyers, librarians,
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Family Pride Weekend

Rise Up, Family Pride weekend
When: March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am – March 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

The Newseum and mix107.3 are coming together to host Family Pride Weekend in celebration of the opening of the Newseum’s newest exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement.”
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2019 Free Expression Awards

Free Expression Awards
When: April 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Free Expression Awards recognize individuals who have taken personal or professional risks in sharing critical information with the public, have been censored or punished by authorities or other groups
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Documentary Screening: ‘Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People’

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People
When: April 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, Concourse Level, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum presents a screening of the new documentary, “Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People,” which profiles the American icon whose newspaper, the New York World, transformed media and made
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Remembering Stonewall

Mark Segal
When: March 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

To mark the opening of the Newseum’s newest exhibit “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” LGBTQ pioneer Mark Segal shares his memories of the Stonewall uprising and reflects
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Remembering the 1960s

Frye Gaillard
When: March 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Author Frye Gaillard talks about his latest book, “A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost.” The book explores the competing story arcs
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Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year 2019
When: February 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Source by Wolfgang Puck, 575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Celebratory Bites and Cocktails Join us for a night of chef action stations and specialty cocktails to ring in the year of the pig. Purchase Tickets Highlights Duck and Pig
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Rise Up: An Evening with Alan Cumming

When: March 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001

To mark the opening of its new exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” the Newseum presents an evening featuring Alan Cumming, an award-winning actor, singer, producer, director
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