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Smithsonian Latino Center’s Molina Family Latino Gallery To Open in 2021 at the National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian Latino Center’s first gallery space, the Molina Family Latino Gallery, will be dedicated to celebrating the U.S. Latino experience and open at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in 2021. The gallery, designed...
6-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Smithsonian Launches American Women’s History Initiative

The Smithsonian has announced specific plans for the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story. The initiative strives to be the nation’s most comprehensive undertaking to document, research, collect, display and...
14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Endangered Eld’s Deer Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia, welcomed a new fawn to its herd of endangered Eld’s deer Oct. 26. The fawn is doing well and her mother, Ampika, is very attentive and has been nursing and caring for the...
7-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Smithsonian Announces 2019 as the Year of Music

Institution-wide Initiative To Feature 365 Days of Music
23-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Día de los Muertos Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian

he Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a three-day free public program to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), with an after-hours event, performances, family activities and Mexico’s premier indigenous...
12-Oct-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Three Cheetah Cubs Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) welcomed a litter of three cheetah cubs Sept. 22.
3-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Illuminating Culture

Pepón Osorio created “El Chandelier” for a performance piece that explored the life of a Puerto Rican woman living in New York.
25-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Bond, James Bond: The ornithologist

Ian Fleming borrowed the name of a real-life American ornithologist for his fictional British spy.
17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Smithsonian Snapshot: Preserving Coral Reefs

Threatened coral reefs have a protector in Smithsonian scientist Mary Hagedorn. Based in Oahu, Hawaii, Hagedorn has been a research scientist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute for 20 years. Her innovative, interdisciplinary work uses...
31-Mar-2017 4:10 PM EDT

Smithsonian Profile: Antonio Curet, Curator of Archaeology

Smithsonian curator Antonio Curet studies the vast collections from Latin America and the Caribbean at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to develop exhibits that tell the rich histories of these indigenous cultures. He talks...
4-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Perfil Smithsonian: Antonio Curet, Curador de Arqueología

Antonio Curet estudia las amplias colecciones de objetos provenientes de Latinoamérica y el Caribe en el Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano del Smithsonian, para desarrollar exposiciones que cuentan la historia de estas culturas indígenas.
4-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Perfil Smithsonian: Margaret Salazar-Porzio, curadora de historia y cultura latina

Margaret Salazar-Porzio ayuda a contar la historia de los latinos en los Estados Unidos, adquiriendo objetos y desarrollando exposiciones en el Museo Nacional de Historia Americana.
6-May-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Smithsonian Profile: Margaret Salazar-Porzio, Curator of Latino History and Culture

Smithsonian curator Margaret Salazar-Porzio helps tell the story of Latinos in the United States. She talks about her work in this short video profile.
6-May-2014 11:15 AM EDT

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