CONNECTICUT Roger Connor, Curator at the National Air and Space Museum, will present a talk on â€œBy the Stars to Victory: Making Aerial Celestial Navigation Practical Between the World Warsâ€ as part of the Stars of the Smithsonian lecture series at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, 3.3. PENNSYLVANIA The traveling exhibition Toys of the â€˜50s, â€˜60s […]
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In Affiliations, we like to say that our partnerships are two-way streets. We learn as much from our Affiliates as we share. Our Affiliate partners lend ideas, energy and expertise not only to the Smithsonian, but to each other. They also lend artifacts, and often, the very best, rare ones they have in their collections. […]
Scheduled to open on September 24, 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be the Smithsonian’s newest addition to its campus on the National Mall.Â Activities to commemorate and welcome the new Museum are being planned around the Smithsonian, to include special events and exhibitions that celebrate the African American experience.Â […]
2016 is off to a great start with some noteworthy events at Affiliates: NEW YORK Undersecretary for Museums and Research Richard Kurin will give a lecture on the Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects followed by a book signing at the Museum of American Finance in New York, 2.10. FLORIDA National Museum of African […]
Many thanks to guest author Cathy Faye, PhD, assistant director at the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at the University of Akron for this post! Museums have the power to present us with unfamiliar and interesting places, spaces, things, ideas, and people. Sometimes, these things are new to us, […]
Affiliates finished the year off with a bang, and are charging into 2016, full steam ahead.Â Happy holidays to all! RHODE ISLAND Archives of American Art curator Mary Savig gave a lecture on handmade holiday cards by 20th century artists at the Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, 12.5. NORTH CAROLINA The Schiele Museum of […]
In 46 states, Puerto Rico, and Panama, there are over 200 Smithsonian Affiliate organizations all working together to preserve our heritage, expand knowledge, and inspire learning.
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