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News & Events

red info icon The National Archives Experience exhibits will close early on the following dates: June 9 and 14 at 3:45 p.m. (last admission will be at 3:15 p.m.) and June 23 at 3 p.m. (last admission will be at 2:30 p.m.).

June 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer

National Archives, Washington, DC

Two-time Grammy Award®–winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer perform concerts on the hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (National Archives, at the corner of Constitution Avenue and Ninth Streets, NW)

June 10, at noon

The First Kitchen

National Archives, Washington, DC

Food writer and author Laura Shapiro discusses the cuisine in the FDR White House. Attendees will receive an edible treat.

June 10, at 7:00 p.m.

Chef José Andrés

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Chef, author, and TV personality José Andrés discusses the history of American food and cooking. A book signing will follow the program.

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McGowan Theater

Did you miss one of our fantastic programs? The National Archives Experience is proud to offer a selection of streaming video programs from our public program repertoire.

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