We hope you'll join us on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 PM EST for the first-ever livestream of the Smithsonian's People>Passion>Purpose speaker series!

Every day, Smithsonian thinkers, doers and dreamers bring the Smithsonian to life for millions of visitors. Their passion is contagious. Their purpose is to discover and share new knowledge, tell America's story in all its diversity and preserve cultural heritage across the globe. The People>Passion>Purpose series connects Smithsonian experts' stories with the people who make it all possible: supporters like you.

Now, for the first time ever, we're livestreaming a People>Passion>Purpose event at the Smithsonian's newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture. And our speakers would love to have you join them. ClickTap each speaker below to learn more.

RSVP to secure your spot and receive a reminder on the day of the event. Plus, you'll receive emails from the Smithsonian so you can stay current on all the latest news, discoveries, research, events and more.