Press Releases

2015
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
March 27, 2015 National Museum of American History Accepts Mad Men Artifacts Against Backdrop of Real Advertising History
March 26, 2015 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Accepts Mad Men Objects Against Backdrop of Real Advertising History
March 24, 2015 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Announces $2.5 Million Jazz Endowment by LeRoy Neiman Foundation
March 24, 2015 National Museum of American History Announces Annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend
March 4, 2015 Measuring Worth at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
February 20, 2015 Changing the Game: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to Debut Its First Educational Game App for iPad
February 5, 2015 Smithsonian Seeks Objects to Document WWII-era Japanese American History for Future Exhibition
February 3, 2015 Smithsonian Highlights Hispanic Advertising History
February 3, 2015 Rock Icon Eddie Van Halen Talks Innovation at the Smithsonian
January 22, 2015 National Museum of American History Celebrates American Inventiveness in 2015
2014
December 23, 2014 Rare Uncle Sam Figure Collected by the National Museum of American History
December 2, 2014 The Wonder Years Donates to the National Museum of American History
December 1, 2014 Sandra Day O’Connor, Anna Maria Chávez and Eddie Van Halen Launch Smithsonian/Zócalo Initiative
November 25, 2014 Generous Pledge to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Expands K-12 Teaching Program
November 20, 2014 National Museum of American History Receives Donations from California-based Muralist and Painter Judith Baca
November 18, 2014 Smithsonian Acquires American School Artifacts
November 14, 2014 National Museum of American History Commemorates the Vietnam War with the Donation of a Coffin Flag
October 29, 2014 Media Advisory Special Preview of Smithsonian Day of the Dead Display by Sandra Cisneros
October 28, 2014 Media Advisory Rededication of Alexander Calder’s Stabile “Gwenfritz”
October 21, 2014 Smithsonian Receives Brian Setzer’s Gretsch Guitar
October 7, 2014 Calendar - Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Presents Music from the Elizabethan Period through the end of the 19th Century
September 23, 2014 Calendar Listing - Fifty Years of American Winemaking: A Smithsonian Conversation with Wine-growing Families
September 22, 2014 Calendar of Events - October 2014
September 10, 2014 National Museum of American History Innovates with West Exhibition Wing
September 4, 2014 Major Gift to Fund Education Initiatives and Learning Space at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
September 2, 2014 National Museum of American History Joins HistoryMiami to Collect Cuban Migration History
August 19, 2014 National Museum of American History Collects History Related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History
August 14, 2014 National Museum of American History Announces Six Emeriti Appointments
August 11, 2014 Calendar of Events Fall 2014
August 4, 2014 FOOD in the Garden - Waterways & Foodways: 1814-2014
July 25, 2014 Former President Carter Among Those Donating FFA Jackets to Smithsonian
July 22, 2014 Media Advisory: Smithsonian Collects Six FFA Jackets to Showcase Nation’s Agricultural Story
July 14, 2014 National Museum of American History Adds Historian A. Scott Berg and Numismatic Expert Jeff Garrett to its Board
June 30, 2014 National Museum of American History Names New Numismatics Curator

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