Division of Culture and the Arts

The Division of Culture and the Arts dedicates itself to educating and inspiring its audiences by preserving and presenting their heritage. The division carries out its mission through collections, research, exhibitions, publications, teaching and lectures, performances, broadcasts, and other presentations. The areas of focus for collections and programs are: music, dance, theater, film, broadcast media, sports, recreation, popular culture, photographic history, printing and the graphic arts.

Division of Culture and the Arts: Collections

The division maintains collections of music and musical instruments, sports and recreation, theater and film, popular culture, photographic history, printing history and the graphic arts. 

Digitized publications include:

Division of Culture and the Arts: Exhibitions

The division maintains the following exhibitions at the museum:

The division was involved in the curation of the following virtual exhibitions:

Division of Culture and the Arts: Programs

In collaboration with other Smithsonian units, the division produces the following continuing programs:

Staff

Curator

Maria Eipert

Project Assistant

Joan Hua

Project Assistant
Deputy Chair and Curator
Chair and Curator
Curatorial Assistant
Associate Curator
Curator
Associate Curator
Music Program Coordinator