Press Releases

2016
December 8, 2016 Smithsonian Honors Colin L. Powell With “Great Americans” Medal
December 1, 2016 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events December 2016
December 1, 2016 Smithsonian Accepts Donation of Four Historic Instruments From Celebrated Musician Steve Cropper
November 29, 2016 Smithsonian Accepts ALS “Ice Bucket” for Philanthropy Exhibition
November 29, 2016 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Accepts Donation of Four Historic Instruments From Celebrated Musician Steve Cropper
November 23, 2016 National Museum of American History Opens Philanthropy Exhibition
November 15, 2016 Smithsonian Collects Groundbreaking Surgical Device
November 1, 2016 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events November 2016
November 1, 2016 Harnessing the Power of the Sun
October 25, 2016 Smithsonian Collects From “Roadfood” Series Authors
October 24, 2016 Chicago Chef Rick Bayless Accepts Julia Child Award at Smithsonian Food History Gala
October 23, 2016 Smithsonian Surpasses Ruby Slippers Kickstarter Goal
October 20, 2016 Food History Weekend Schedule of Events
October 17, 2016 Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter for The Wizard of Oz’s Ruby Slippers Conservation
October 13, 2016 National Museum of American History Examines Religion in America
October 13, 2016 Smithsonian Hosts Premiere of “Waking the Ancestors: Recovering the Lost Sacred Sounds of Colonial America” A Production by Plimoth Plantation
October 4, 2016 Spanish Language Broadcast History - Fact Sheet
September 28, 2016 “Everyone Plays!” Shows How Innovation Shaped Adaptive Sports
September 23, 2016 Calendar of Events - October 2016
September 22, 2016 Smithsonian Shows How To Mend a Broken Heart
September 16, 2016 National Museum of American History Looks at African American Businesses
September 15, 2016 National Museum of American History Explores 19th-Century Firefighting
September 13, 2016 African American History Highlights at the National Museum of American History
September 8, 2016 Photos of African American Life at National Museum of American History
September 8, 2016 Smithsonian Announces “Latinos and Baseball” Collecting Initiative - Updated September 2016
September 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - September 2016
August 31, 2016 Museum Honors Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell
August 31, 2016 Fifteen Years Later: Remember Sept. 11 with the Smithsonian
August 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - August 2016
July 15, 2016 Smithsonian Curators to Collect 2016 Presidential Convention Memorabilia From RNC, DNC
July 14, 2016 Smithsonian Announces “Latinos and Baseball” Collecting Initiative - Updated July 2016
July 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - July 2016
June 29, 2016 The Smithsonian Looks at Laughter
June 27, 2016 Smithsonian Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Transatlantic Cable
June 14, 2016 Jeff Bezos To Receive James Smithson Bicentennial Medal at National Museum of American History Naturalization Ceremony
June 13, 2016 Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Announces Video Game Pioneers Archive Initiative
June 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - June 2016
May 23, 2016 National Museum of American History Announces Second Annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend
May 12, 2016 Smithsonian Recognizes the Military Service of Nisei Soldiers With Congressional Gold Medal Digital Exhibition
May 11, 2016 Museum Invites Participation in Special Photo Display To Commemorate Opening of African American History and Culture Museum
May 11, 2016 Smithsonian Announces the Cosmetics and Personal Care Collections Digitization Project With Support From Kiehl’s
May 4, 2016 Smithsonian Announces New Initiative To Document Brewing History
May 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - May 2016
April 27, 2016 “America Now”: America Participates at Three Smithsonian Museums
April 22, 2016 Prince’s Yellow Cloud Guitar on Display at the National Museum of American History
April 19, 2016 Smithsonian Collects Hispanic Advertising History
April 18, 2016 Smithsonian Collects Congressional Gold Medal
March 24, 2016 History Sizzles at National Museum of History
March 14, 2016 Calendar of Events - April 2016
March 14, 2016 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Tells History of “Women on Money”

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