March 17th is widely celebrated as St. Patrick’s Day but it also happens to be the birthday of notable childrens’ book illustrator Kate Greenaway. Continue reading Don’t burst our bubble–It’s almost spring, isn’t it?
Secretary Skorton examines some of the ways we are working to include people of all abilities in the Smithsonian experience. Continue reading Access + Ability: Designing with people, not for them
Even though the news this week was pretty much All Obama, All the Time, we found a few other things of interest, including a debate about the fate of the Haupt Garden and an ape who found the gorilla his dreams. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Feb. 11 – Feb. 17, 2018
March 12, 1853. Alterations begin in the Castle so that the First Secretary and his family can "live above the store." Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: March 12, 1853