- Two documentaries examine the impact of a rising sea on coastal communities, and efforts in New England to protect both the maritime economy and the health of the ocean it depends on. March 22, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
- Join the Puppet Company of Glen Echo, Md. for a demonstration, and enjoy the Museum's puppet display. March 22, 3:30 and 4:15 p.m.
This Day In History
March 14, 1794
Today in 1794: Eli Whitney patents his cotton gin, which contributed to a dramatic expansion of the cotton industry. This is his patent model.
The land that the United States acquired from Mexico in 1848 came with its own rich history and culture. In our newest episode of Founding Fragments, host Tory Altman joins curator Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio to examine a fragile relic of the colonial Southwest: an elk hide painting of St. Anthony used inside a Spanish mission church.
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