Direct from the National Stage...
► October 31 | Speaker TBA
► November 14 | Cedric Walker
► November 28 | Speaker TBA
A popular form of entertainment in America, the circus is again experiencing a revival of interest and creativity fueled by new initiatives and innovations. At the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival the circus arts were celebrated with performances, demonstrations, hands-on activities and narrative stages. Hear from those who brought the circus to life on the National Mall.
Collecting Recollections features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell about their lives - The Ringling, the circus, Sarasota- and more. Get your tickets in advance for these intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions. Reception to follow.
Collecting Recollections is made possible in part through the generosity of Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation Trust.