Online Conference

Teaching the 57th U.S. Presidential Inauguration, Q&A with Smithsonian Experts

Join Smithsonian experts as they share historical facts, stories, and connections with museum objects that surround inaugurations — from the first Inauguration of George Washington to the upcoming Inauguration of Barack Obama.

Date:

January 10, 2013

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies

Description

For over two centuries, people have witnessed in awe the Inauguration ceremonies of the President and Vice President of the United States. Join Smithsonian experts as they share historical facts, stories, and connections with museum objects that surround these events — from the first Inauguration of George Washington to the upcoming Inauguration of Barack Obama. These interactive sessions will give you a deeper appreciation for this quadrennial occasion and its place in history, whether you take part in the 57th Inauguration as an eyewitness in Washington, D.C., or as a spectator from home.


This Conference is free and open to the public, registration is required to participate.

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