Schedule of Events

With dozens of installations, pop-up performances, ticketed events, dialogues and activities, you'll want to curate your own By The People experience. Learn more about the artists here, and explore participating venues here.

We're adding new events all the time, so check back for a final schedule close to the event.

Festival Hub   Satellite Location   One-Time Event

Wednesday 6/20

Ticketed Performance

Ray LaMontagne with Neko Case

The Anthem
8:00PM to 11:00PM

Thursday 6/21

La Maison Française - Embassy of France
9:00AM
United States Institute of Peace
9:30AM

Speakers

Dr. Avi Mandell

United States Institute of Peace
9:30AM
United States Institute of Peace
9:30AM

Installation

Estefaní Mercedes

Gallery 102
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Maya Freelon

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Imran Qureshi

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Avish Khebrehzadeh

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Liliane Tomasko

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Linda Hesh

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stacy Cantrell

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Heide Trepanier

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Erin Curtis

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nekisha Durrett

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

THEARC I CAN Program

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Jenny E. Sabin

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Holladay Brothers

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Dan Steinhilber

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nick Cave

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM
All Festival Hub Locations
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rachel Schmidt

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Activity

Mind the Heart!

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Kristin Adair

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Michael JN Bowles

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Anacostia Arts Center
10:00AM

Installation

Georgia Saxelby

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM
United States Institute of Peace
10:30AM

Speakers

Yousef Bashir

United States Institute of Peace
10:30AM
United States Institute of Peace
10:30AM

Workshop

Open Studio

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 2:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 12:00PM

Speakers

Picnic Talks

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
12:00PM to 1:00PM
United States Institute of Peace
12:30PM

Speakers

Robin Hunicke

United States Institute of Peace
12:30PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 3:00PM

Speakers

Sonal Shah

United States Institute of Peace
1:30PM

Speakers

Todd Hitt

United States Institute of Peace
1:30PM

Speakers

Tony Fratto

United States Institute of Peace
1:30PM

Activity

Common Ground

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
2:00PM to 3:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Washington National Cathedral
5:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

Washington National Cathedral
5:30PM
The Miracle Theater
6:00PM to 8:00PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Washington National Cathedral
6:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

Washington National Cathedral
6:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Washington National Cathedral
7:00PM

Ticketed Performance

Jason Moran

Washington National Cathedral
8:00PM

Friday 6/22

Anacostia Arts Center
10:00AM

Installation

Georgia Saxelby

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nick Cave

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Maya Freelon

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Estefaní Mercedes

Gallery 102
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Imran Qureshi

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Avish Khebrehzadeh

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Liliane Tomasko

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Linda Hesh

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stacy Cantrell

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Heide Trepanier

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Erin Curtis

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nekisha Durrett

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

THEARC I CAN Program

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Jenny E. Sabin

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rachel Schmidt

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Holladay Brothers

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Dan Steinhilber

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nick Cave

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM
All Festival Hub Locations
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Activity

Mind the Heart!

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Kristin Adair

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Michael JN Bowles

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Workshop

Strike a Prose

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 2:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Transformer @ Farragut Square Park
11:30AM to 2:30PM

Speakers

Picnic Talks

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
12:00PM to 1:00PM

Free Performance

Ballet X Pop-Up Performance

Union Market
12:30PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 3:00PM

Free Performance

Dupont Brass

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:30PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

The Parks at Walter Reed
1:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

The Parks at Walter Reed
2:00PM

Activity

Common Ground

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
2:00PM to 3:30PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

The Parks at Walter Reed
2:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

The Parks at Walter Reed
3:00PM

Free Performance

Dupont Brass

The Parks at Walter Reed
3:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

The Parks at Walter Reed
4:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

The Parks at Walter Reed
4:30PM

Installation

Jefferson Pinder

The Parks at Walter Reed
5:00PM

Ticketed Performance

BalletX

Union Market
8:00PM

Saturday 6/23

All Around DC
(All day)

Installation

Kristin Adair

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Michael JN Bowles

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Anacostia Arts Center
10:00AM

Installation

Jefferson Pinder

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Georgia Saxelby

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Nick Cave

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Maya Freelon

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Estefaní Mercedes

Gallery 102
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Imran Qureshi

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Avish Khebrehzadeh

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Liliane Tomasko

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Linda Hesh

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Antonius Bui

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stacy Cantrell

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Heide Trepanier

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Erin Curtis

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nekisha Durrett

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

THEARC I CAN Program

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Jenny E. Sabin

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Rachel Schmidt

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Holladay Brothers

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Dan Steinhilber

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 12:00AM

Installation

Nick Cave

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM
All Festival Hub Locations
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Activity

Mind the Heart!

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 12:00PM

Speakers

Picnic Talks

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 3:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

THEARC West
2:00PM to 3:30PM

Ticketed Performance

BalletX

Union Market
2:00PM

Activity

Common Ground

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
2:00PM to 3:30PM

Free Performance

Wolf Trap Opera Pop Up

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
3:30PM to 4:00PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

THEARC West
4:00PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

THEARC West
5:00PM

Activity

Common Ground

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
7:00PM to 8:30PM

Installation

Hoesy Corona

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
7:00PM to 8:30PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
7:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
8:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Union Market
9:45PM

Sunday 6/24

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM
All Festival Hub Locations
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Activity

Mind the Heart!

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Kristin Adair

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Michael JN Bowles

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Anacostia Arts Center
10:00AM

Installation

Jefferson Pinder

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Georgia Saxelby

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nick Cave

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Maya Freelon

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Estefaní Mercedes

Gallery 102
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Imran Qureshi

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Avish Khebrehzadeh

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Liliane Tomasko

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Linda Hesh

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rebecca Clark

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stacy Cantrell

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Stephen Hayes

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Heide Trepanier

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Erin Curtis

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nekisha Durrett

The Parks at Walter Reed
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

THEARC I CAN Program

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Antonius Bui

10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Chloe Bensahel

Washington National Cathedral
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Jenny E. Sabin

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Rachel Schmidt

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Holladay Brothers

Union Market
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Dan Steinhilber

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Installation

Nick Cave

THEARC West
10:00AM to 6:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
11:00AM to 12:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

Union Market
11:30AM

Speakers

Picnic Talks

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
12:00PM to 1:00PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

Union Market
12:30PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
1:00PM to 3:00PM
No Kings Collective (1402 H Street NE)
1:30PM

Free Performance

Dupont Brass

Union Market
2:00PM

Activity

Common Ground

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
2:00PM to 3:30PM

Free Performance

Double Nickels Theatre

Union Market
2:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Union Market
3:00PM
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
3:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Union Market
4:00PM

Free Performance

Dupont Brass

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
4:30PM

Free Performance

Bridgman|Packer Dance

Union Market
5:00PM

Ticketed Performance

Punk Latitudes

Union Market
5:30PM

Free Performance

Beauty Pill

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
6:00PM
Unity in Diversity at Bossa Bistro + Lounge
7:00PM to 11:00PM

Ticketed Performance

Rare Essence with Small Upsetters

U Street Music Hall
7:00PM to 10:00PM