An article on the relationship between the Smithsonian and art pottery makers in the late 19th and early 20th century.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
An article about a Kentucky tile making firm that donated some of its products to the Smithsonian in 1899.
Explains the basics of Web 2.0 and what benefits user participation might hold for museums.
This contribution to the magazine's "You Asked for It" department answers common questions about museums and social media policies.
Describes the factors involved in building a successful online strategy and designing a museum Web site.
Examines the respective merits of physical and digital museum objects for purposes of research, education, and emotional connection.
Recaps and restates principles discussed in two "Museums Remixed" sessions presented at the 2007 AAM annual conference.
A summary of electronic outreach offerings at the Museum.
A collection of essays exploring the use of material culture artifacts as primary resources for scholarly research.
The importance of 20th-century collecting to museums and the new angles of vision needed to build a contemporary collection.
Explores Eleanor Roosevelt's style and approach to fashion and dress.
A collection of essays that explores teaching American history with a First Ladies curriculum with suggested approaches, resources, lesson plans.
This article examines how First Ladies have used social entertaining to advance their husbands' political agendas and how they have "imaged" presidential administrations.