Sliding into summer with lots of activity!
The South Florida Museum opens SITES’ Hidden Life of Ants in Bradenton, 5/7.
Smithsonian researcher Warren Perry presents a lecture on “William E. Doster’s Defense of the Lincoln Conspirators” at the Historic Bethlehem Partnership in Bethlehem, 5/8.
Dr. Rick Potts, Director of the Human Origins Program at the National Museum of Natural History will lead a workshop and lecture focused on human evolution at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, 5/13.
Hunt Hill Farm celebrates Steinway in May with Anna Karvellas, project director for the Steinway Diaries exhibition at the National Museum of American History, presenting a lecture on “The William Steinway Diary,” 5/14. Smithsonian Scholar Robert Wyatt will speak on Steinway artists past and present in New Milford, 5/21.
Riverside Metropolitan Museum celebrates “Smithsonian Week” in Riverside, 5/19.
The Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future will display a painting by Lois Mailou Jones, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, in its exhibition, LoÃ¯s Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color in Dallas, 5/21.