Entries by Jennifer Brundage

kudos Affiliates! for August 2017

Congrats to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments! FUNDING The Smart Museum of Art and DuSable Museum of African American History (Chicago, IL) have been jointly awarded a $250,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art in support of the special exhibition South Side Stories. The collaborative exhibition opens in September 2018 as part […]

kudos! for July 2017

Congratulations to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments!   FUNDING The Whatcom Museum has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Norcliffe Foundation in support of the upcoming exhibition, Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity. The grant will assist the Museum in funding exhibition design, related educational programming, and an exhibition catalogue. […]

Coming Up in Affiliateland in July 2017

Happy summer! NATIONWIDE Teen participants in the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassador Program will be doing internships at nine Affiliates in July, including the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix; the California Science Center in Los Angeles; the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA; History Miami and the Frost Museum of Science, FL; […]

kudos Affiliates! for June 2017

Congrats to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments. FUNDING The Pinhead Institute (Telluride, CO) won the first-ever Telluride Foundation Innovation Prize of $50,000 for its Climate Institute idea. The new institute will aim to reduce the area’s carbon footprint by focusing on emissions from the Galloping Goose buses, and eventually, the Telluride Regional Airport. The Wisconsin […]

Coming Up in Affiliateland in May 2017

Flowers (and programs) are sprouting up all over the Affiliate network in May. Welcome spring! CONNECTICUT The Decorative Arts Society of the Connecticut Historical Society will be touring The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s exhibition and touring behind the scenes at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, 5.2.17. Connecticut […]

Coming Up in Affiliateland in April 2017

Smithsonian activity is popping up across the country this spring! NEW YORK Director of the Smithsonian Latino Center Eduardo Diaz will present the final talk in the Diversity in America lecture series at the Rockwell Museum in Corning, 4.6. Susan Evans McClure, director of the Food program at the National Museum of American History, will […]