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Throughout the year, the Center sponsors workshops, lectures, exhibits, concerts, and conferences (on its own and in cooperation with other Library of Congress offices and outside agencies) in order to educate the American people about the importance of their own cultural traditions and the traditions of others. All events are free and do not require tickets unless otherwise noted.

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2018 Events

Date

Time

Event

Location

Status

July 20, 2018 7:00 PM Jeff and Gerret Warner: From the Mountains to the Sea: The Anne and Frank Warner Collection (concert) Mumford Room, 6th floor, James Madison Memorial Building Free
         
July 28, 2018 2:00 - 3:00 pm American Folklife Center Summer Music Jam (Irish)
So grab your fiddles, whistles, accordions, or whatever other instruments you play and come on over to the Library of Congress for the second jam, dedicated to Irish music.
Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center
(LJ-G51)
Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress
Free
         
August 1, 2018 Noon-1:00 Lone Piñon: Acoustic Conjunto from New Mexico (concert) Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building Free
         
August 8, 2018 Noon-1:00 Grupo Rebolú: Afro-Colombian Music from New York (concert) Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building Free
         
August 10, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm American Folklife Center Summer Music Jam and Mini-Concert (Ballads) a mini-concert and Ballad sing featuring Rick Ward and Bobby McMillon. The first part of this event will feature a mini-concert by Appalachian traditional singers Rick Ward and Bobby McMillon. The ballad sing will feature participants' favorites as well as ballad variants mined from the AFC Archive.
Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor
Thomas Jefferson Building
Free
         
Sept. 12, 2013 7:30 PM John McCutcheon: Traditional folk music from the AFC Archive (concert) Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building Free

Announcements:

American Folklife Center Announces 2018 Fellowships & Awards Recipients

Read about the recipiants and their research projects in Folklife Today (May 30, 2018)

AFC Internship Program

To make a donation to the new AFC Internship Program Fund, donate online. Copy and paste or type in the "Other" box the name of the fund: Fund #651265 – American Folklife Center Internship.

Past Events

Find descriptions and webcasts of past American Folklife Center events, including Botkin Lectures and film screenings; Civil Rights History Events; Homegrown Concerts; and Symposia.

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