Five major festival hubs and other venues to be annouced. From visual art installations to performances and civic dialogue, we’re taking over the District. Be a part of this inaugural sweep across the nation’s capital. Click on a location below to learn more.

Don't miss the Smithsonian's extended evening hours on the 22nd or 23rd (more details coming soon!), and the augmented reality art hunt at each of the festival sites! Smithsonian museums partnering with By The People include: Anacostia Community Museum; Freer and Sackler Galleries; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; National Museum of African American History and Culture; National Museum of African Art, National Museum of American History; National Museum of the American Indian; National Portrait Gallery; National Zoological Park; Smithsonian American Art Museum; and Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building.