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 director of the Cooper Hewitt joins eminent colleagues recognized for their work furthering the arts. Continue reading Paris-born Caroline Baumann honored with Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Amy Kehs introduces Cristina Diaz-Carrerra, curator for the Center for Folklife and Cultureal Heritage, and a few of her favorite things.
At its annual conference in January, the International Ticketing Association honored Smithsonian Enterprises with its “Outstanding Ticket Office” Award. Continue reading That’s the ticket! Smithsonian box office recognized for outstanding customer service
After a lifetime of service to Smithsonian visitors, Bill Blandy will retire March 31. Continue reading Central Services Assistant Bill Blandy is retiring.
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It’s a day to remember those you love, often by giving candy or flowers. This year, instead of (or in addition to!) giving Valentine’s candy, give the gift of life by donating blood our Red Cross Blood Drive. Continue reading Instead of flowers, give the gift of life for Valentine’s Day
In which it is shown that the skills learned in 6th grade will carry you far in the field of competitive spelling… Continue reading Bee all you can bee at the Smithsonian
Tammy Peters will serve as Acting Director of Smithsonian Institution Archives, effective today. She succeeds Director Anne Van Camp, who has retired. Continue reading Acting Director for Archives named
Smithsonian staff work countless hours in the halls of our museums and research centers, in the field, at the Zoo, in our gardens and facilities. We are privileged to spend time with some of the nation’s most cherished treasures as we go about our duties. Sometimes, these unique experiences find a special place in our own personal stories. Amy Kehs introduces Darren Milligan and a few of his favorite things.
In the broadest study yet of low oxygen in the world’s seas, scientists reveal the planetary implications of a dying ocean. They also suggest some solutions. Continue reading The ocean is suffocating. How do we catch our breath?