ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival

The 3-day ACCelerate Festival is an opportunity for all ACC universities in partnership with the Lemelson Center to showcase their work to the public, each other, students, alumni, companies, legislators, and invited guests from the nation’s capital.  A celebration of creative exploration and research at the nexus of science, engineering, arts, and design (SEAD), this biennial event involves Several hundred faculty & student presenters/exhibitors and over 30,000 visitors at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

First Festival: October 13-15, 2017
Future Festival: April 5-7, 2019