Entries by Elizabeth Bugbee

Affiliations at AAM 2018

Are you headed to the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting in Phoenix? Three Smithsonian Affiliations team members will be attending and have organized several opportunities to meet with Affiliates. On Monday, May 7, brainstorm possible programs and events with the Smithsonian and fellow Affiliates around the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing in 2019. […]

Five questions with Amanda Moniz, Curator of Philanthropy at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

What do we love more than helping you navigate the Smithsonian? Sending someone from the Smithsonian to your neighborhood! Our people are our greatest resource and when new curators join the Smithsonian family, we like to share their stories with our network. This week, I had the chance to ask a few questions of Amanda Moniz, Curator of […]

News from SITES

Our friends at SITES have some exciting new traveling exhibitions to share with you, and some last-minute booking opportunities for those looking for a great exhibition to fit in to your schedule. New Exhibitions 100 Faces of War An exploration into the meaning of service, the exhibition features 100 portraits of veterans from every state and […]

Kudos Affiliates! for September 2017

Great job Affiliates! The National Endowment for the Humanities announced more than $39 million will be awarded to nonprofit organizations including the following Affiliate initiatives: Denver Museum of Nature & Science (Denver, CO) $300,000 To support a project to rehouse an archaeology collection of 72,000 objects that focuses on North America. The artifacts will be moved […]

Join the Universe of Learning

Smithsonian Affiliations, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and funded through NASA’s Universe of Learning, is launching a new, two-year science literacy pilot program and looking for participants. Funding is available–up to $2,000 per year– for seven Affiliate organizations to use resources from the Universe of Learning site to develop programs exploring  art, history, […]