Smithsonian Affiliations Proposal Process

Organizations interested in affiliating with the Smithsonian Institution must submit a proposal to Smithsonian Affiliations. The 2018 deadline is November 30.

We are currently updating our proposal process and will have new information posted soon. Please check back in the coming weeks for details on how to apply.

In the meantime, if you have questions about becoming a Smithsonian Affiliate or would like to be notified when application materials are available, please contact us.

Object loans at the Museum of American Finance

The Museum of American Finance (New York, New York) featured 27 artifacts from the Smithsonian, including loans from the National Postal Museum, National Air and Space Museum, and National Museum of Natural History in its exhibition Worth its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up. The museum also collaborated with several Affiliates for artifact loans as well.