Curator Damion Thomas will discuss how the collections and exhibitions at the Smithsonian’s newest museum reveal how sports matter far beyond the playing fields. Hear how artifacts and their stories celebrate impressive athletic achievement while also illuminating the historic fight for greater rights and freedoms in American culture.
Presented by Damion Thomas, Museum Curator of Sports, National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program.
Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.
Part of Smithsonian Week in Springfield, made possible by the generous support of MassMutual Foundation.