Smithsonian Second Opinion brings together thought leaders to explore some of the critical issues facing our nation and the world. Secretary David J. Skorton leads a vibrant conversation about the role immigrants play in our nation’s economy, politics, and culture. Continue reading Second Opinion: What does it mean to be an American today?
Sidedoor is a podcast only the Smithsonian can bring you. It tells stories about science, art, history, humanity and where they unexpectedly overlap. From dinosaurs to dining rooms, this podcast connects big ideas to the people who have them. Continue reading Sidedoor: Gaming the System
Currently the director of the Audience and Civic Engagement Center at the Oakland Museum of California, Sasaki will join the Smithsonian Nov. 14. Continue reading Lisa Sasaki to head Asian Pacific American Center
Konrad Ng, director of the Asian Pacific American Center is leaving for the Shangri La Center in Hawaii. Who can blame him? Continue reading Konrad Ng leaves Smithsonian for Shangri La
The Latino experience in the United States is a tapestry woven from generations of diverse and colorful stories that speak of adversity and triumph. Secretary Skorton recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month by saluting those whose rich cultural contributions have helped make this nation what it is today. Continue reading A Nation of Nations