On Thursday, December 8, the museum will close at 3:30 p.m. due to a special event; Spark!Lab and Wonderplace will close at 3 p.m.

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Kathleen Golden

Associate Curator

B.A., Rutgers University

Research Specialties: 
  • United States Navy
  • Military animal heroes
Role in Museum: 

Kathleen Golden assists in the researching and writing of exhibitions and publications. She also helps to develop and preserve the museum’s Armed Forces History collection by locating and acquiring objects related to military history. 

Current Projects:
  • WWI 100th anniversary exhibition
  • The Price of Freedom exhibition; updating Iran and Afghanistan sections
Past Projects:
  • Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection, book and website
  • The Price of Freedom: Americans at War exhibition
  • West Point In the Making of America exhibition
  • Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War exhibition