Brown Bag Brief: Latinx: A Question of Identity
Wed Sep 15 2021 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
National Museum of the U.S. Navy | Washington, D.C., DC
About this Event
Join our panel in discussion as active duty Navy service members look at issues surrounding Latinx identity and share their individual perspectives and personal stories. Panel will be moderated by
Kathryn Krepp, Naval History and Heritage Command, Director’s Action Group.
This program will be in the Museum Education Center, Building 76, Washington Navy Yard.
Note: Note: Due to security requirements at the Washington Navy Yard, you will need to be escorted onto the base then to the museum building. If taking Metro, exit the Navy Yard/Ballpark stop. Exit the metro then walk to the base entrance at 6th and M Street SE (about 10 minutes). Plan to arrive at the entrance one hour before the start of the program. Please be prompt. A museum educator will be there to bring you onto the base. If you need to contact the museum on the day of the program, call our front desk at 202.685.0589
Parking Option: If driving, we recommend you use the nearby Harris Teeters underground parking garage (401 M Street SE). Parking is free for 90 minutes. Once you park, you will need to go into the store and validate your ticket. Keep your ticket since you will need it to exit the garage. After validating your ticket, exit the store and walk to the 6th and M Street entrance of the Navy Yard. Be at the entrance by 11am and wait on the sidewalk outside the entrance gate. Have your driver’s license or other form of government issued I.D. with you.
A museum educator will be at the gate to escort you onto the base and to the museum. A second and final pick-up from the gate will made at 11:20am.
Mask Guidelines: A mask is required for all visitors while inside the museum or while attending any programs. A mask is not required (if you are fully vaccinated) anywhere outside on the Washington Navy Yard grounds. Social distancing will be observed for all inside seated public programs.
Register through Eventbrite or email David Barker at [email protected]
Navy Bandmaster, MU2 Jose Contreras, 1938. Originally
from Chile, Contreras became one of the Navy Band’s
leading musicians for over twenty years. Photo courtesy
of the United States Navy Band.
Where is it happening?National Museum of the U.S. Navy, 736 Sicard Street Southeast, Washington, D.C., United States