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Press Releases

2015
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
June 13, 2014 Media Advisory National Museum of American History Hosts “Raise It Up! Anthem for America”
June 12, 2014 Media Advisory Smithsonian to Welcome New Citizens, Honor Ralph Lauren at June 17 Ceremony
June 11, 2014 Major Music Artists Join Smithsonian’s Star-Spangled Banner Celebration
June 3, 2014 National Museum of American History Convenes Kitchen Cabinet
May 23, 2014 Renée Fleming’s Super Bowl Gown and Wrap Join Smithsonian Collections
May 17, 2014 Smithsonian Collects Items from 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Movies
May 15, 2014 National Museum of American History Loans Artifacts to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum
May 7, 2014 Smithsonian Celebrates Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial
April 25, 2014 National Museum of American History Travels Back to the ’60s
April 24, 2014 Smithsonian Highlights Innovative Communities across America
March 26, 2014 Smithsonian Marks “A Love Supreme” 50th Anniversary
March 24, 2014 Smithsonian Preserves National Numismatic Collection Through NGC Encapsulation of International Coins
March 14, 2014 Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s 'A Love Supreme'
March 6, 2014 Smithsonian Celebrates the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial
February 7, 2014 Talk Show Host Wendy Williams Donates to the Smithsonian
February 5, 2014 Nisei Soldier Congressional Gold Medal Displayed at the Smithsonian
January 30, 2014 Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Presents “On the Road” - A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
January 23, 2014 National Museum of American History Unpacks “Camilla’s Purse”

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