Join SAAM and the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Earth Day! Enjoy musical performances from Bash the Trash and other acts to learn how art and science can help protect the earth. Attendees can also enjoy nature-themed crafts and coloring pages as well as face painting for those ages 12 and under. A scavenger hunt in the galleries features works in both museums’ collections that highlight the natural wonders of earth and the various ways artists contribute to the care of our planet.

Image credit: Alma Thomas, Grassy Melodic Chant, 1976, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 36 in. (116.8 x 91.5 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of the artist, 1980.36.5

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