Entries by Jennifer Brundage

kudos! for July 2017

Congratulations to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments!   FUNDING The National Park Service announced $1.6 million in grants to fund preservation, restoration and education projects at several Japanese American confinement sites including the following Affiliate projects: Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (Seattle, WA)-$148,764 for “Inspiring Future Generations: Friends and Supporters […]

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 […]

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 […]