Events Calendar

Explore our city’s upcoming humanities events from performances and lectures to celebrations and multi-media experiences. These public events are created and hosted by either HumanitiesDC, our grantees or local partners. To submit an event for consideration, please complete this form.

DanceAfrica DC Festival 2023

Join Dance Place for a week of dance, music, and tradition during the 36th annual DanceAfrica DC festival. Celebrate the spirit of the African Diaspora with master classes and an […]


DC/DOX Film Festival

Calling all DC film enthusiasts, come out and celebrate the art of documentary film making with the inaugural festival of DC/DOX. In partnership with @dcdoxfest HumanitiesDC is also thrilled to […]


Culture Series: Pieces of Me – Music, Memory and Club Photography

Busboys and Poets 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

HumanitiesDC's Culture Series is excited to announce the first event in our summer series line-up with guest curator Dr. Natalie Hopkinson. Nothing beats the magic of live music—especially go-go: the […]


Beyond the Archives: Supreme Courts

University of the District of Columbia 4200 Connecticut Ave, Washington

Over the course of many years, Washington, DC basketball legend Pennington Greene has had the opportunity to interview over 100 people who have contributed to the city’s basketball history. In […]


Culture Series: “Lanier” Listening Party

Busboys and Poets 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

Next in the summer Culture Series line up is the HumanitiesDC premier podcast, Porchtales, listening party. Through its compelling narratives and engaging storytelling, Porchtales amplifies the voices of those who […]


Culture Series: Hip-Hop 50 – A DC Hip-Hop Love Story

Busboys and Poets 450 K St NW 450 K St NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

More information coming soon! Event Details Host: HumanitiesDC Date: July 13, 2023 • 7pm Location: Busboys and Poets,  450 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Event fee: Free Registration Event link: […]


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