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Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Advantages of Single-Gender Schools

Single-gender education, the teaching of male or female students in separate classes or schools, was common in the United States until the twentieth century....

Art and Me

On Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 to 3 p.m., explore how art and science collide when conservators preserve precious works of...

Family Thursdays at the Capitol

On Thursdays, Feb. 15 and 22, learn about the suffragist and abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Make a collage in honor of this important American freedom...

Intersections: Los Carpinteros’s Cuba Va!

Los Carpinteros (Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez) is an internationally acclaimed Cuban artist collective best known for merging architecture, sculpture, design and drawing. From...

The Educational Benefits of Sports

Kid’s sports are associated with getting fit and having fun. The health benefits of sports and fitness are obvious. But coaches, administrators and experts...

Parker Looks Up

When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she did not just...

Race and History in the Classroom

Cornerstone School Principal and Executive Director Derrick Max remembers watching video of the murder of George Floyd. Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police May...

Story Time for Pre-Schoolers

On Jan. 22, 10 to 11 a.m., join archives staff for story time designed for 3 to 5-year-old children and accompanying adults. Children will...

For Young Robotics Students, STEM Becomes Hands On

When a member of Payne Elementary School’s Robotics Club couldn’t attend the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, 5th grader Makaya Cox was asked to...

The Big Meow Family Fun Day

The Big Meow, adapted from the book by Elizabeth Spires, is the story of an ever-hopeful fluff-ball who desperately wants to belong to the...