On-site volunteering may be on hold due to the temporary closure, but the Smithsonian still has ways you can be involved. Continue reading Volunteer from home: you can begin today!
Looking to continue learning from the Smithsonian while staying at home? Check out the Natural History Museum’s webcast, Smithsonian Science How. Continue reading Science How, Science Now: Learn from your couch
We may not be able to get out and celebrate spring as we normally would, so please enjoy this virtual tour of the Enid A. Haupt Garden, led by volunteer Janet Hewitt. Continue reading Thank you, Mrs. Haupt.
We all have stories to tell. Katie Lowe explains how the Smithsonian Transcription Center unearths stories from notes, diaries and images from the past. Continue reading Transcribing the stories of the past to inform the future
Every day, Dr. Elizabeth Harmon, a digital curator at the Smithsonian Institution Archives, researches women who furthered science at the Smithsonian and finds ways to make their stories known. Continue reading Elizabeth Harmon: Science sleuth
February 21, 1984. Milo Cleveland Beach, who has perhaps the most awesome name ever, becomes Director of the Sackler Gallery. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: February 21, 1984
February 20, 1994. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery presents its first major exhibition of Korean Art. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: February 20, 1994
Co-curator Teri Greeves explains how Native women shaped the vision for a groundbreaking new exhibition at the Renwick Gallery. Continue reading How Native Women artists guided the creation of “Hearts of Our People”
Steve Reynolds invites current Smithsonian docents to attend the annual SIDE docent workshop. This year’s topic is Collaboration Opportunities Among SI Museums. Continue reading The Smithsonian SIDE of Life
No matter how you choose to express your affection, find inspiration in our collections. From vintage valentines to love songs, our collections have heart. Continue reading Be my Valentine