All-Star Film Festival
The bases are loaded with baseball history just in time for the All-Star game.
Watch your favorite baseball films on the big screen!
See rarely displayed objects from players who changed the game, and hear from baseball history makers at Giving and the Game!
Reimagine ballpark favorites at Cooking Up History: Exploring the Northeast!
On Friday July 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., spend the evening exploring how baseball can change communities, with the people that changed the game and the objects that made baseball history at this special reception, part of our All-Star Baseball Film Festival!
Enjoy ballpark favorites with a special twist! Our custom menu will include:
- Mojito Brined Pork Medallion, Mint & Parsley Gremolata
- Ropa Veija, Tortilla Chip, Cilantro
- Red Beans & Rice
- Roasted Eggplant Spears, Cuban Mojo Aioli
- Arroz con Leche
Get up close and personal with rarely viewed objects from our baseball collection.
Celebrate and explore Latino baseball culture and the impact of baseball on communities with baseball players and leaders, philanthropists, and historians. Panelists include:
- Omar Minaya, special assistant to the New York Mets' General Manager
- José Antonio Tijerino, president and CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
- Adrian Burgos, scholar of Latino and Afro-Latino baseball history, editor-in-chief at La Vida Baseball
This is a 21+ event. Tickets start at $65.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Luis Tiant will be unable to attend.
The program is made possible by the Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative, a grantmaking program of Fidelity Charitable, through the museum’s Philanthropy Initiative. The Initiative is also made possible by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and David M. Rubenstein. In addition, Giving and the Game is supported through a gift from Cordoba Corporation and a partnership with the Smithsonian Latino Center and La Vida Baseball.
Catch your favorite baseball film at our special screenings Thursday through Sunday.
Tickets are $13.50 and up, or see every movie for $58.
Friday, July 13
Saturday, July 14
6:00 p.m. | Field of Dreams
8:00 p.m. | The Natural
Make it a double feature.
Before each film, enjoy a musical performance of baseball classics for the organ by Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Orchestra pianist Tony Nalker.
Sunday, July 15
4:45 p.m. | Moneyball
7:00 p.m. | The Pride of the Yankees
Make it a double feature.
Before each film, enjoy a musical performance by our artist-in-residence interns, Hannah Rose Baker, Kelly Bosworth, Rose Rodgers, and Libby Weitnauer.
Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks … and kielbasa and sushi.
The food we serve at the ballpark says a lot about the community inside and outside the ballpark. Join guest chef Brian Peterson to explore regional folkways of baseball at Cooking Up History: Exploring the Northeast on Friday, July 13, at 1 p.m.
Free! No tickets needed!