The Smithsonian American Art Museum has enhanced its curatorial staff with two new appointments—Sarah Newman and Melissa Ho—who will bring fresh perspectives to the museum’s collection, and future exhibitions and acquisitions. Continue reading Two new curators join team at the American Art Museum
With over 138 million collection objects, 2.1 million library volumes, and 137,000 cubic feet of archives, the stories of how our collections have made their way to the Smithsonian are almost as varied as the collections themselves. From a tiny mosquito to a space shuttle, we’ve seen, and moved, it all. This is an ode to all the collectors and movers that have made the Smithsonian what it is today. Continue reading Mind your step and take a brief tour through 17 decades of collecting
As a member of the Smithsonian family you and one guest are invited to a special preview of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opens to the public on Saturday, September 24. Continue reading You’re invited!