coming up in affiliateland in october 2010

October is a busy month in Affiliateland!

The  Museo del Canal Interoceánico de Panamá will open Panamanian Passages, an exhibit developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, in Panama City, 10.1.

from SITES' Lasting Light exhibition. Photo by Gary Ladd.

National Museum of American History Curator Larry Bird lectures on WWII posters at Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum, in Bisbee, 10.02.

SITES’ Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography, opens at the Dixon Historic Center in Dixon, 10.02.

A teaspoon of farm soil contains up to 1 billion bacteria in more than 4,000 species. From Dig It!

National Museum of Natural History’s Dig It! The Secrets of Soil, opens at the Durham Museum in Omaha, 10.02.  

The Durham Museum welcomes educators  presenting lessons from Dig It! and Lincoln at Smithsonian Teachers Night in Omaha, 10.08.

The Museum of American Finance will display an 18-karat gold gem studded Monopoly board on loan from the National Museum of Natural History in New York, 10.15.

The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute will display the Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion at the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts in Flushing, 10.16.

Miami Science Museum, Smithsonian Affiliations, and ASTC will host GirlsRISE, a three-day science institute in Washington DC, 10.20-23.

National Museum of American History Curator Shannon Perich speaks about Western imagery in photography at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, 10.22.

SITES’ Native Words, Native Warriors opens at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Mashantucket, 10.23.

Portrait of Ella Baker, freedom sister. Photo by Charmian Reading.

SITES’ Freedom’s Sisters opens at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore, 10.23.

25 Affiliates take part in AAM’s Universal Design: Beyond ADA webinar featuring Smithsonian Accessibility Program’s Beth Ziebarth, 10.27.

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