Affiliate Benefits

Smithsonian Affiliations helps partner organizations expand their offerings through a variety of unique benefits:

  • A dedicated National Outreach Manager who navigates the Smithsonian Institution to meet the individual needs of each Affiliate organization.
  • Exclusive co-branding opportunities
  • Opportunity to borrow objects from the Smithsonian on a long-term basis
  • First notice of Smithsonian speakers, authors, workshops, distance learning programs, webinars, and special exhibitions
  • Custom-developed education, performing arts, and public programs
  • Inclusion in grant-funded research and education programs
  • Unique professional development opportunities
  • Special membership opportunities
  • Promotion through Smithsonian Affiliations websites and social media
  • Access to a network of supportive organizations, host venues, and shared expertise
Save Our African American Treasures program

Save our African American Treasures, a program from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, traveled to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, AL).