John Barrat profiles one of our Smithsonian colleagues whose work is on display in the Artists at Work exhibition. Continue reading Artist at Work: Jackson Tanner
This juried exhibition, the Smithsonian Community Committee’s seventh staff art show, highlights the often unexpected talents within the Smithsonian community. Continue reading 2019 Artists at Work
The Smithsonian Community Committee is pleased to announce that the 18th annual Staff Picnic on the Mall will break tradition and not take place on the hottest day of the year. Continue reading The 18th Annual Smithsonian Staff Picnic–Autumn Edition
The creativity and talent of Smithsonian staff are among the reasons we are so dedicated to the work we do behind the scenes of our exhibitions. Here’s your opportunity to showcase your talent and be recognized with an exhibition of your own. Continue reading 2019 Artists at Work
We all hear about the superstars—the colleagues who make scientific breakthroughs or uncover brilliant young artists or unravel historic mysteries—but what about those colleagues who do exceptional work at indispensable jobs that never make the news? This is your opportunity to nominate those Unsung Heroes who, day in and day out, help make the Smithsonian a great Institution. And after the recent shutdown, we know there are a lot of nominations to make! Continue reading Sing the praises of our Unsung Heroes!
To bee or not to bee? It’s time to dazzle your coworkers with a display of ostentatious orthography at the 2019 Smithsonian Spelling Bee! Continue reading What’s the buzz?
Organized by the Smithsonian Community Committee, A Unique Lens: Photographs from the Smithsonian Family, showcases 28 photographs selected from almost 300 submissions. Continue reading A Unique Lens: Photographs from the Smithsonian Family
The 2017 “Artists at Work” exhibition, featuring the work of our talented colleagues, is on view at the S. Dillon Ripley Center through the end of the year. Continue reading Artists at Work 2017
We all hear about the superstars—the colleagues who make scientific breakthroughs or uncover brilliant young artists or unravel historic mysteries—but what about those colleagues who do exceptional work at indispensable jobs that never make the news? Meet this year’s Unsung Heroes, Smithsonian staff who, day in and day out, make the Smithsonian a great Institution. Continue reading Going the Extra Mile Every Day: The 2016 Unsung Hero Awards
The exhibition “Artists at Work’ features the work of our talented Smithsonian colleagues. The subjects of these works and the materials from which they are made are as diverse as the collections of the Institution itself. We’ve created a slideshow of the exhibition for those of you who can’t visit in person. Continue reading Artists at Work