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
Beginning on March 14, 2020, as a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and in New York City, including the National Zoo, have temporarily closed to the public.
A message from the Secretary: Please stay home and stay safe. Continue reading Thank you, volunteers
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
Did you know the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center has over 100 volunteers who contributed more than 40,000 hours of service last year? That’s the equivalent of nearly 20 full time staff members! Continue reading Did you know?
Smithsonian volunteers may not be paid, but there are other compensations, such as the opportunity to go on special tours, get insider insights on exhibitions and—cookies! Continue reading Enrichment Replay: Wrapping up 2019
Take a look and take a bow, volunteers! We couldn’t do it without you. Continue reading Smithsonian Volunteers by the Numbers
Watch as our Smithsonian Gardens staff and volunteers (very) quickly put together the Smithsonian Christmas tree–one of the most visible and anticipated of all our holiday displays. Continue reading One tall tree, one short morning
The 2019 National Docent Symposium was a rousing success. Nancy LeBaron shares some highlights. Continue reading 2019 National Docent Symposium