Coming Up in Affiliateland in February 2021
Welcome to a new year of collaboration!
Eight Affiliates present two more opportunities to view the Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections virtual programs in collaboration with the National Museum of American History:
Race and Place: Yellow Fever and the Free African Society in Philadelphia on 2.2.21
Essential Workers: Prestige Versus Pay on 2.16.21
The eight participating Affiliates are:
- Museum of the Rockies (Bozeman, MT)
- Bakken Museum (Minneapolis, MN)
- Ohio History Connection (Columbus, OH)
- Oklahoma Historical Society (Oklahoma City, OK)
- National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (Cedar Rapids, IA)
- The Health Museum (Houston, TX)
- International Museum of Art and Science (McAllen, TX)
- Durham Museum (Omaha, NE)
The International Tennis Hall of Fame (Newport) will present a talk by Dr. Damion Thomas, Curator of Sports at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, on Althea Gibson and the History of Tennis on 2.24.21. Register here.
The Springfield Museums (Springfield) will feature Dr. Dorothy Moss, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery in a conversation with artists about their artistic processes as learning experiences, 2.11.21. Later in the month, the Museums feature Dr. Teasel Muir-Harmony, Curator at the National Air and Space Museum to discuss her new book, Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Project Apollo on 2.25.21.
The Civil War Museum, part of Kenosha Public Museums (Kenosha) will host Doretha Williams, Program Manager for the Robert F. Smith Fund at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, for a virtual program in collaboration with the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative about Black Women in the Central Plains 1890-1920.