The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Join us for the 2018 “Write” Stuff festival with award-winning authors Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Paul Curtis, Brian Floca, and Jim Murphy.
We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join through YouTube and … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives
We invite students, teachers, and families to join us for a free summer writing festival at the National Archives!
The National Archives at New York City's Learning Center is hosting two educational events next week for New York City area educators. On Thursday, October 15th starting at 4:00 pm, the National Archives is hosting an Educator's Open House. Teachers will have an opportunity to explore our Learning Center, find out about student field trips and … Continue reading Upcoming Events for Educators at the National Archives at New York City
This summer we welcomed children ages 8-12 and their accompanying adult to our History, Heroes, and Treasures sleepover at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Our guests not only slept in the museum with our nation’s founding documents, but also took part in a range of fun and educational activities related to exploration. While some elements of these … Continue reading Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom
If you'll be near Washington, DC, join us for our upcoming programs and professional development opportunities. Magna Carta Family Day Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta! Meet Eileen Cameron and Doris Ettlinger, the author and illustrator of Rupert's Parchment: Story of Magna Carta, a new book perfect for ages 6-11. Participants will … Continue reading Summer Programs in DC: Cursive, Immigration, July 4th, Genealogy, Magna Carta and a Sleepover!
Core ideas behind museum-based activities can be adapted for learning about diplomacy in the classroom too.
Check out some of our events around the country in December.
Join us for upcoming programs at our locations and at the annual NCSS conference in Boston!