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Press Releases

2020
October 15, 2020 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events October 2020
October 14, 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend Calendar 2020
October 9, 2020 Opening Day for “¡Pleibol!” To Coincide With MLB 2021 Season
October 5, 2020 National Museum of American History Hosts Virtual Annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend and Gala Themed “Food Futures: Striving for Justice”
October 2, 2020 “Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” Opens at National Museum of American History
September 30, 2020 Media Advisory: "Girlhood (It's Complicated)"
September 24, 2020 National Museum of American History Reopens to the Public Sept. 25
September 14, 2020 Smithsonian’s Annual Youth Summit Connects Students Across the Country for Discussions on Social Justice
August 26, 2020 Civil Rights and Suffrage History Encircle the National Museum of American History’s Building
June 11, 2020 Statement on Efforts to Collect Objects at Lafayette Square
May 31, 2020 In Slavery’s Shadow: George Floyd and American Legacies, Anthea M. Hartig, Elizabeth MacMillan Director, National Museum of American History
May 14, 2020 National Museum of American History Hosts “Viral Histories: Stories of Racism, Resilience, and Resistance in Asian American Communities”
April 27, 2020 Lemelson Center Spark!Lab Launches Virtual Invention Experience
April 22, 2020 New Exhibitions 2020-2021
April 8, 2020 STATEMENT: National Museum of American History Implements Collecting Strategy in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
April 2, 2020 Medical history curators available to share expertise with media
March 9, 2020 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events National Museum of American History April 2020
March 4, 2020 Smithsonian Marks 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage
February 27, 2020 Media Advisory -- Press Preview of “Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage”
February 26, 2020 Culture Makers Converse With Smithsonian’s Oral History Project
February 20, 2020 Smithsonian Accepts Artifacts From “The President” Lester Young
February 20, 2020 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events National Museum of American History Women's History Month 2020
February 20, 2020 Women's History Calendar
February 10, 2020 National Museum of American History Names New Associate Director
February 5, 2020 Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center is Head Over Wheels
January 31, 2020 Smithsonian Curators To Collect 2020 Presidential Election Memorabilia
January 21, 2020 Statement on Collecting Objects Regarding the Impeachment of the President
January 10, 2020 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: February 2020
January 9, 2020 National Museum of American History Marks 2020 as “Year of the Woman”
January 8, 2020 “¡Pleibol!” Slides Into Smithsonian Fall 2020
January 7, 2020 “¡Pleibol!” se desliza en el Smithsonian en el otoño de 2020
2019
December 17, 2019 “Zen Motorcycle” Takes Final Journey Into the Smithsonian’s Collections
December 13, 2019 A Museum Moment: Costumes From “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
December 10, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: January 2020
November 25, 2019 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Receives Save America’s Treasures Grant
November 21, 2019 Warren Winiarski Receives James Smithson Bicentennial Medal
November 12, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: December 2019
October 30, 2019 “Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction” Opens at the Smithsonian
October 28, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 30th Anniversary of African Elephant Conservation Act With Opening of “Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction”
October 21, 2019 Smithsonian Set To Showcase Brewing History
October 21, 2019 What’s Cooking @ The National Museum of American History?
October 10, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: November 2019
September 16, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: October 2019
September 12, 2019 Smithsonian Presents Great Americans Medal to Honoree Paul Simon
September 3, 2019 Merck Grant to Support Smithsonian Future Exhibition on History of American Medicine
August 14, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: September 2019
July 25, 2019 Smithsonian To Display Recently Acquired D-Day Flag
July 22, 2019 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: August 2019
July 18, 2019 Fact Sheet: The 48-Star Flag of D-Day Control Vessel LCC 60
July 17, 2019 Statement from the National Museum of American History: Kathy Griffin

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