Entries by Laura Hansen

Kudos September 2016

Congrats to these Affiliates on their recent accomplishments! Funding The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium announced that it has received $20,000 from the Cultural Leadership Partners Program from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support staff and related expenses that are dedicated to implementing […]

Highlight Your Affiliation with a SITES Exhibition

The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) works closely with many Smithsonian Affiliates to bring diverse exhibitions to local communities.  Many Affiliates complement exhibitions by hosting speakers or creating innovative programming to engage their communities and serve their missions.  Two new exhibitions, Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science. and Things Come Apart- explore the […]

Back to school webcasts for everyone!

The Smithsonian has archived webcasts available for use in all types of programming.  Show a webcast and discuss local connections afterward, or partner with an expert to answer questions and discuss with your audience.  Webcasts can help organizations connect with schools or under-served audiences.  Use a webcast to start the conversation and connect with your mission! […]

A First Look at New Traveling Exhibitions from the Smithsonian

Among other benefits, Smithsonian Affiliates learn about new Smithsonian traveling exhibitions first!  We’re pleased to bring you two exciting new exhibitions that will travel.  The first, Armchair Archaeology: Paul Singer’s Search for Ancient China from the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery details the amazing story of collector Dr. Paul Singer, a psychiatrist by trade […]

Brand New Exhibitions from SITES

Special thanks to our friends at SITES for this update. SITES has been busy planning several new exhibits to meet the needs of our diverse host venues. Whether you are looking for a unique and affordable photography exhibit or an epic blockbuster, we’ve got the show for you. Here’s what’s new: Things Come Apart Through […]