Who says the Smithsonian isn’t hep to the social media jive? Continue reading Smithsonian: Next
We are only beginning to understand the interwoven complexity of life on Earth. The unraveling of a single thread–the extinction of a species, the emergence of a pandemic–can have a devastating effect. Dr. Skorton spoke with Dr. Suzan Murray about the Smithsonian Global Health Program and its work to keep Earth’s rich tapestry intact. Continue reading A planet in peril
Two much-anticipated films are opening this month at the Airbus IMAX Theater at the Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Discounted tickets for staff! Continue reading Looking for Fantastic Beasts? We know where to find them.
Managing your personal collections may mean no more than putting up a few shelves in the basement for Dad’s “Beer Cans of the World” or renting a pod down at EZ Storage for grandma’s antiques, but managing the Smithsonian’s collections is a bit more complex. Samantha Snell offers an introduction to the National Collections Program and some of its initiatives. Plus, presidential bobble heads! Just because. Continue reading Strengthening collections by strengthening collaboration
The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday to commemorate and honor the lives of dead loved ones, with traditions that include feasts, music, vigils and creating temporary ofrendasor altars. Continue reading Flores, flores para los muertos