May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.

2016 Event Highlights


May 5

Lecture – World Energy Transformation: Asia and beyond
Dr. Gong Ping Yeh, physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will speak on world energy.

Library of Congress

Special Events

May 28-29

Mālama Honua: Hōkūle'a Worldwide Voyage Celebration
Enjoy a weekend-long celebration of the Hawaiian outrigger canoe, the hōkūle'a. Meet canoe navigators, enjoy Hawaiian music, and visit a “pop-up planetarium.”

Smithsonian Institution

Performances/Special Events

May 28-29

CrossLines: A Culture Lab on Intersectionality
The Smithsonian’s first “culture lab” features activities, interactive art, and performances by more than forty artists and scholars presenting new perspectives on identity. #crosslines

Smithsonian Institution

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National Gallery of Art Library of Congress Smithsonian Institution National Archives United States Holocaust Memorial Museum National Park Service National Endowment for the Humanities