Entries by Jennifer Brundage

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, […]

what’s going on in Affiliateland this summer?

Short answer – A LOT! SOUTH DAKOTA The South Dakota State Historical Society featured Searching for Life in the Solar System, a web program from the National Air and Space Museum on 7.9. COLORADO   The Denver Art Museum opened the Rhythm and Roots:  Dance in American Art exhibition, featuring artworks on loan from the National […]

kudos affiliates! for april 2016

Congratulations to these Affiliates on their spring accomplishments! The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City is contributing $250,000 to an expansion and bridge project underway at Union Station. The gift brings the station closer to meeting its fundraising goal for the $7.5 million project. Construction is underway on a vehicular and pedestrian bridge which will allow […]

coming up in Affiliateland in April 2016

PENNSYLVANIA Rex Ellis, associate director for curatorial affairs at the National Museum of African American History and Culture will deliver the keynote talk at the Shifting Narratives symposium, to be held at the African American Museum in Philadelphia in partnership with the National Park Service, 4.16. GEORGIA Smithsonian staff from the National Zoo, National Portrait […]

way to go Affiliates! kudos for March 2016

Congrats to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments. FUNDING Pennsylvania’s Northampton County Council awarded more than $480,000 in grants raised from hotel room taxes to a variety of organizations, including the National Canal Museum, Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites, and the National Museum of Industrial History to promote tourism, historical sites and cultural events in […]