Press Releases

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”
March 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - March 2016
February 19, 2016 Smithsonian Commemorates Life and Music of Ray Charles
February 17, 2016 Smithsonian Receives Collection from Japanese American Painter Roger Shimomura
February 16, 2016 National Museum of American History Opens Exhibit on “The Norie Marine Atlas and the Guano Trade”
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
February 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - February 2016
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
January 1, 2016 Calendar of Events - January 2016
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

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