The ever-popular ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz will be off display temporarily on a routine visit to the conservation lab. For a few weeks only, the Scarecrow costume worn by actor Ray Bolger will be shown in their place in our American Stories exhibition. Sunday, Feb. 7 will be the last day to see the ruby slippers before they go off view.
The Museum hosts a day of activities and presentations with the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
This year's Day of Remembrance program features artist Roger Shimomura, whose work is informed by the experience of incarcerated Japanese Americans during WWII. Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.
The Masterworks of Four Centuries series continues with a program of piano quintets by Dvorak and Brahms. Feb. 20 and 21, 7:30 p.m.; pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tickets required.