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On the horizon at SITES

Our friends at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) are working on some great upcoming exhibitions, debuting in 2014.  Book early! Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise, organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery and SITES, brings together more than 175 objects representing 45 years of uncommon achievement in American arts and […]

invention invention everywhere!

Since Smithsonian Affiliations started collaborating with the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History, we’ve learned a lot about Places of Invention.  (See this blog to learn more about our collaboration.)  Affiliates have joined the action too.  On June 15, Affiliate staff and their community partners joined a day-long […]

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Myriam Springuel

Smithsonian Announces Director for Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and Smithsonian Affiliations

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