Events

Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.

These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.

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Date Event Location
 
  • April 12, 2008
  • (Saturday)
Public Celebration Marks Opening of the Library of Congress Experience - The Library of Congress

On Saturday, April 12, the Library of Congress debuts an immersive, new "Library of Congress Experience," offering visitors unique historical and cultural treasures brought to life through cutting-edge interactive technology and a companion Web site.

  • Washington, DC
  • The Library of Congress
    Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE
    Washington, DC
  • September 26, 2008
  • - September 28, 2008
  • (Friday)- (Sunday)
Grand Opening Celebration of the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center - The Gettysburg Foundation

The Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park plans a number of special events and programs during its Grand Opening Celebration, September 26-28, 2008.

  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
    1195 Baltimore Pike
    Gettysburg, PA
  • December 1, 2008
  • (Monday)
Now Open at the National Museum of American History: The Star-Spangled Banner—The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem - Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History opened its doors to the public on Friday, November 21, providing a new look at the almost 200-year-old Star-Spangled Banner and a rare chance to see the White House copy of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

  • Washington, DC
  • National Museum of American History
    National Mall
    14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • September 27, 2009
  • (Sunday)
The National Parks: America's Best Idea - PBS (Public Broadcasting Service)

PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) will air the new Ken Burns documentary series, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," beginning Sunday, September 27, 2009.

  • Arlington, VA
  • Ken Burns' six-part series
    airs on local PBS stations beginning September 27
    Arlington, VA