The call for nominations is out for America’s best and brightest. Continue reading 2019 Ingenuity Award Nominations
Dr. Skorton has a few post-shutdown updates. Continue reading Update: Some notes about music and moving forward
Secretary Skorton previews a Smithsonian initiative that is especially close to his own heart. Continue reading Smithsonian Year of Music Celebrates Harmony
Secretary Skorton is leaving the Smithsonian this summer, after four years as the Institution’s leader. Continue reading The beginning of goodbye
Secretary Skorton has authorized the excused absence of Smithsonian federal and trust employees on December 24th. Enjoy! Continue reading Ho, ho, ho!
Secretary Skorton considers America’s complicated relationship with Native Americans and helps set the record straight on a meal that was more of a snack than a feast. Continue reading The Invention of Thanksgiving
A lighted cabinet and a box on a closet shelf may be enough for you to display and protect your own precious collection of matchbooks or state spoons or Star Wars action figures, but caring for 155 million objects ranging from mosquitoes to mammoth bones is a bit more daunting. Continue reading Stewardship at the Smithsonian
With the start of a new school year, Dr. Skorton takes a look at how the Smithsonian is reaching students in our own backyard. Continue reading Beyond the Three Rs: Creating Collaborative Cornerstones
Two-thirds of Smithsonian staff participated in this year’s survey Continue reading Results from the 2018 Employee Survey are now available
August is prime vacation time, so this month we’re loading up the metaphorical minivan and heading out on a Smithsonian family road trip. Continue reading Road trip!