The Smithsonian recently unveiled a bold new action plan, grounded in unity and outreach, that aims to touch the lives of a billion people each year. Smithsonian magazine’s Ryan P. Smith reports on the “The Short Conversation.” Continue reading A “Short Conversation” about some long-term and far-reaching goals for the Smithsonian
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?
Remarks by Dr. David Skorton on the occasion of his installation as 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian, Oct. 19, 2015. Continue reading Magic
Magic was in the air—along with the sounds of electrifying jazz played by master musicians—as David J. Skorton was installed as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian in a ceremony Monday, Oct. 19, at the historic Arts and Industries Building on the National Mall. Continue reading Dr. David Skorton is installed as 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian