David J. Sencer CDC Museum

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The David J. Sencer CDC Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, uses award-winning exhibits and innovative programing to educate visitors about the value of public health.

Where Children Sleep

Thursday October 27, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Explore feelings of comfort, hope, pain and insecurity through James Mollison's personal portraits. Each piece consists of a child from around the world positioned where they sleep at night bring to light social and cultural issues such as economic inequality, children’s rights, and how we are def...
Cost: Free

Resettling in America: Georgia's Refugee Communities

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 pm EST
This exhibit explores the challenges of resettlement and the resiliency of refugees living in metropolitan Atlanta as they build new lives, identities, and a sense of community. Through photography, testimonies, and artwork, it particularly focuses on Clarkston, a small suburb of Atlanta with the hi...
Cost: Free

GYRE: The Plastic Ocean

Thursday June 18, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Through the work of 25 artists, including Pam Longobardi, GYRE: The Plastic Ocean tells a story of global marine debris. First exhibited at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska, the exhibition links both science and art, and will continue until June 19.
Cost: Free

The Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

Wednesday March 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Guest speakers and field experts discuss current research, artwork, and politics are changing the way we view plastic pollution. Facilitate conversations on sustainable alternatives, best practices, creative realignment and imaginative solutions. Closing reception on Friday, March 27, 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America

Thursday April 24, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Yes, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a museum. It’s currently in the middle of hosting Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America, a temporary exhibit that looks at the fight for equal health care over the past 120 years. The collection includes historic documents, photog...
Cost: Free

Design with the Other 90%: CITIES

Thursday May 23, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
This exhibition, the second in a series organized by Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, features 60 projects that address the multiple issues arising from life in informal settlements, commonly known as slums, such as the lack of potable water and crowded living conditions. The res...
Cost: Free
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