The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will offer a variety of programs in the coming weeks.

Offerings will include its ninth annual Green Corn Festival Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($10/adult and $6/child); "Spirit of the Drum" with Allan Madahbee, Ojobway artist and musician, for ages 12 and older Aug. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. ($125/member, $150/non-member); and"A Time of Change: A Reception," to welcome new executive director Laurie Lamarre, who is replacing retiring executive director Elizabeth McCormack, Aug. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Also, an artifact identification day Sept. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. ($6/adult and senior, $5/child, free/member); and "Fire as a Tool" with Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living Sept. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. ($30/non-member, $25/member).

"From the Earth and the Sea," a clam bake and drumming fundraiser, will be held Sept. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Children 12 and under will be served hot dogs, chips and lemonade.

The fee is $40 for non-members, $35 for members and $10 for children 12 and under.

For more information, call the 38 Curtis Road museum at 860-868-0518.