Exhibition Opportunities

If you have a traveling exhibition to announce, please email your National Outreach Manager for posting.

Affiliate Exhibition Opportunities

Click on the links below for traveling exhibition opportunities from Affiliate partners.

Cosmosphere (Hutchinson, Kansas)
Liberty Bell 7 Spacecraft exhibition

Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, California)
Traveling exhibits currently available for booking

Arab American National Museum (Dearborn, Michigan)
Traveling exhibitions

Smithsonian Exhibition Opportunities

Click on the links below for traveling exhibition opportunities from Smithsonian museums.

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)
List of exhibitions

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Exhibitions offered for tour

National Museum of American History
Spark!Lab National Network

National Air and Space Museum
Art of the Airport Tower

National Portrait Gallery
Traveling Exhibitions

Featured Affiliate Exhibition

Apollo 13 capsule and exhibition panels

Apollo 13: A Mission of Survival

The Cosmosphere (Hutchinson, Kansas), wants to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission through a new exhibition and Apollo 13 resources. As three human lives were on the line 200,000+ miles above the Earth, a team on the ground feverishly worked to bring them home safely. Share the epic story of NASA’s most successful failure with your visitors with a BRAND NEW FULL EXHIBIT: Apollo 13: A Mission of Survival!

Choose a full museum exhibit with authentic artifacts or select individual components to fold into your existing display or celebration plans. In addition, browse FREE Apollo 13 resources such as print-ready images, educational activities, and expert presentations. Visit the Cosmosphere’s website for full details.

Featured Smithsonian Exhibition

Billie Holiday on stage at Sugar Hill

Billie Holiday on stage at Sugar Hill, Newark, New Jersey, April, 1957. All photographs © 2018 Jerry Dantzic/ Jerry Dantzic Archives. All rights reserved.

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic

Enter the public and private worlds of Billie Holiday, through the poignant, beautiful photographs of Jerry Dantzic.

In April 1957, photojournalist Jerry Dantzic gained special access to Billie Holiday (1915 – 1959) during a week-long run of performances at the Sugar Hill nightclub in Newark. Dantzic’s photographs reveal the full humanity of this consummate jazz artist. His discreet, artful approach, using only available light, helped forge a bond of trust – and gave him unprecedented access to his subject. The result is a series of remarkable images that challenge the tragic narrative that frequently defines Billie Holiday.

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill is curated by renowned jazz scholar Dr. Robert O’Meally, Columbia University; Smithsonian photography curator Shannon Perich; and photo archivist/ author/curator Grayson Dantzic. Celebrated author Zadie Smith was so moved by viewing these photographs, that she wrote a powerful essay to the companion book, excerpts of which also appear in the exhibition.

Join fellow Affiliate museums, Irving Arts Center (Irving, Texas) and Museum of Arts and Sciences (Daytona Beach, Florida), by sharing Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill with your audiences.

“Billie Holiday is truly iconic. Everything about her life, her story, her music, her artistry, still really speaks to us today… We are very excited about this opportunity to host such an amazing exhibition and I’m thrilled at how beautiful it looks in our space.” -Marcie Inman, Director of Exhibitions, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX (Smithsonian Affiliate)

***Special booking opportunity: December 5, 2020 – February 28, 2021, $15,000 for 12 weeks, plus $8,500 prorated shipping***

All other booking slots: $20,000 for 12-weeks, plus $8,500 prorated shipping

Contact: Minnie Russell, Senior Scheduling & Exhibitor Relations Coordinator, 202-633-3160

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