A rare, and rarely seen, masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci that shows his interest in human flight will be at the Air and Space Museum this fall.. Continue reading 400 years before the airplane, Leonardo da Vinci took to the sky
We can’t let summer go without one last look at some highlights.Let’s go to the videotape! Continue reading And now for something completely different…
New agreement will enhance cooperation with our colleagues across the pond. Continue reading Reaching out across the pond
Caitlin Gropp reflects on the legacy of the Civil Rights movement and its resonance for young people today. Continue reading “I would do it all over again.” Reflecting on the 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Movement milestones
Marilyn Epstein takes a stroll along Rina Banerjee’s evocative riverbank at the Sackler Gallery. Continue reading A World Lost: Rina Banerjee’s River
In Memoriam: Marvette Pérez on August 19, 2013 Continue reading In Memoriam: Marvette Pérez
How can museums and libraries remain relevant in a world where Twitter condenses conversation to a hashtag and the digerati expect to curate their own sources of information? Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough offers some ideas in a new book. Continue reading “Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries and Archives in a Digital Age”
You just ask her! Giant panda Mei Xiang has voluntarily cooperated during ultrasound procedures because of special training from animal keepers. However, she changed her mind early in August, so veterinary staff were unable to detect her fetus until she gave birth to a cub on August 23. Watch more pandamonium on the National Zoo’s… Continue reading How do you get a Giant Panda to go to the doctor?
The entire Washington, D.C., metropolitan area has ground to a halt: We have a new panda cub at the Zoo! Continue reading We promised we wouldn’t say it, but we just have to…it’s Pandamonium!
August 15, 2013 Coming? Going? Let your colleagues know! Submit items to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “On the Move” in the subject line. Be sure to include contact information and a picture as an attachment. We love pictures! Office of the Inspector General President Barak Obama has nominated Scott S. Dahl for the position of Inspector… Continue reading On the move at Exhibits Central, the Office of Visitor Services and the Inspector General’s Office