Press Releases

2016
February 9, 2016 Smithsonian Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the “Judgment of Paris”
February 2, 2016 Smithsonian’s “Let’s Do History Tour” Program Partners with School Districts to Energize Social Studies Teaching
January 29, 2016 National Museum of American History Adds Little Rock Nine Objects
January 14, 2016 National Museum of American History Opens “Hooray for Politics!”
January 5, 2016 Smithsonian Announces “Latinos and Baseball” Collecting Initiative
2015
December 9, 2015 Smithsonian Opens Wegmans Wonderplace for Young Historians
December 3, 2015 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Opens Wegmans Wonderplace—First Gallery for Children 0–6
December 1, 2015 National Museum of American History Adds Objects on #GivingTuesday
November 16, 2015 National Museum of American History Adds Breaking Bad Artifacts to Entertainment Collection
November 16, 2015 Calendar of Exhibition and Events National Museum of American History December 2015
November 4, 2015 Smithsonian Spotlights Daytime Television
October 30, 2015 Media Advisory - Smithsonian Adds Days of Our Lives Artifacts to National Collections
October 27, 2015 Smithsonian Collects Hispanic Advertising History
October 22, 2015 National Museum of American History Hosts Inaugural Food History Gala
October 19, 2015 Photo Op: Jacques Pépin, Guest of Honor at Inaugural Smithsonian Food History Gala, Will Receive First Award from Julia Child Foundation
October 19, 2015 Calendar of Events November 2015
October 13, 2015 Latinos and Baseball: In the Barrios and the Big Leagues
October 9, 2015 Smithsonian and National Endowment for the Humanities Present History on the Screen with Inaugural Film Forum
October 2, 2015 Hawaii Artifacts Featured in National Museum of American History Website
September 15, 2015 National Museum of American History Hosts Innovation Festival Sept. 26 – 27
September 9, 2015 Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Announces 25th Season
September 1, 2015 National Museum of American History Names Four New Board Members
August 27, 2015 Calendar of Events Fall 2015
August 20, 2015 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Surfing on a Wave of Innovation: Donations from the World of Surfing and “The Endless Summer”
August 18, 2015 Is America Exceptional?
August 13, 2015 Julia Child Foundation: JACQUES PEPIN ANNOUNCED AS FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE JULIA CHILD AWARD
August 13, 2015 National Museum of American History Unveils First Smithsonian Food History Weekend Including Gala Participants
August 10, 2015 Arthur Daemmrich Named Director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
August 7, 2015 Smithsonian Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew and Historians on U.S. Currency Redesign
July 30, 2015 Smithsonian To Host Innovation Festival at National Museum of American History
July 1, 2015 Smithsonian and USPTO Present “Inventing in America” Gateway to National Museum of American History’s New Innovation Wing Opening July 1
June 29, 2015 The Lemelson Foundation Honors Dr. Arthur Molella with Fellowship to Advance Invention and Innovation Scholarship
June 29, 2015 Measuring Worth at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History: “The Value of Money” Exhibition to Showcase Numismatic Rarities
June 25, 2015 Wegmans Gives $1.5 Million To Support New Early Childhood Learning Space at the Smithsonian
June 25, 2015 Smithsonian Brings History Sizzling to Life: New Demonstration Kitchen To Feature New “Food Fridays” Program
June 18, 2015 “Object Project” Explores Everyday Things That Changed Everything
June 18, 2015 “Object Project” Multimedia Press Kit
June 18, 2015 Lemelson Hall of Invention and Innovation Multimedia Press Kit
June 18, 2015 “Places of Invention” Explores Invention Hotspots Throughout American History
June 18, 2015 New Draper Spark!Lab Offers Hands-on Inventive Fun for Kids
June 12, 2015 Grand Opening Week: Innovation Wing July 1 - 5 Calendar of Events
June 11, 2015 Smithsonian’s “American Enterprise” Explores Business History
June 6, 2015 Internet Society and Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to Co-host Summit Exploring Past, Present and Future of the Internet
June 2, 2015 Media Advisory: Smithsonian to Celebrate Innovation, Creativity and Business with New Exhibition and welcomes New Citizens, Honors Sebastian Thrun at Ceremony
April 30, 2015 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Debuts First e-Book Centered on Abraham Lincoln
April 30, 2015 Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Presents Symposium on Historically Informed Performance
April 14, 2015 Calendar of Events: May - June 2015
March 31, 2015 Calendar: Jazz Appreciation Month 2015
March 31, 2015 Smithsonian Examines the Legacy of the War on Poverty
March 30, 2015 Smithsonian Announces $2.5 Million Jazz Endowment by LeRoy Neiman Foundation and Installation of Neiman’s “Big Band” Painting

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