Entries by Jennifer Brundage

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 […]

Kudos Affiliates! March 2017 edition

Congrats to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments. FUNDING The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (Strasburg, PA) has met a $50,000 matching grant challenge by the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society, with funds designated for the preservation of five historic Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotives.  The National Park Service (NPS) announced funding for 39 projects in over […]

All Aboard! Welcome to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

On November 4, Smithsonian Affiliations welcomed the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania into the Affiliate network.  The Museum, located in Strasburg, is the first member of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) properties to join the Smithsonian family.  At the affiliation announcement ceremony, representatives from the state and federal legislatures gave remarks, as well as […]

October 2016 is BUSY in Affiliateland!

Thanks to all our Affiliates for such great work! CONNECTICUT Affiliations program Director Harold Closter will announce the new affiliation with the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, 10.5. IOWA The Dubuque Museum of Art will hold a videoconference on En Plein Air with the American Art Museum in Dubuque, 10.11. LOUISIANA The Smithsonian Associates will […]

coming up in affiliateland in september 2016

Plenty of activity around the Affiliate network and the Smithsonian as school starts back up again. WASHINGTON, DC Presented jointly by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Affiliate, the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts (Alta Loma, CA), the symposium “Furniture and the Future,” will  celebrate the centennial of Sam Maloof’s birth, […]