Press Releases

2014
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”
January 13, 2014 Michelle Obama’s Second Inaugural Ball Gown Goes on View in National Museum of American History
January 8, 2014 Smithsonian Celebrates the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial
2013
December 12, 2013 Smithsonian Celebrates 50 Years of Civil Rights History
December 5, 2013 Mr. Peanut Comes to the Smithsonian
October 28, 2013 The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Tour Kenya
September 27, 2013 Everything from Merengue to Dembow and Merenhouse
September 24, 2013 Miss Piggy Joins Kermit the Frog at the Smithsonian
August 26, 2013 Marvette Pérez, 1961-2013
August 13, 2013 SC Johnson Supports National Museum of American History Renovation
July 1, 2013 Smithsonian Acquires Marti Remote Pickup Unit for Radio Collection
June 27, 2013 Smithsonian Celebrates American Ideals with 19th-Century Fire Pumper at the National Museum of American History
June 25, 2013 National Museum of American History Launches History of Disability Online Exhibition
June 17, 2013 Melody Thomas Scott Pledges The Young and the Restless Wedding Gown to the Smithsonian
June 5, 2013 Richard (Dick) G. Doty, 1942-2013
April 25, 2013 “Hear My Voice”: Smithsonian Identifies 130-Year-Old Recording as Alexander Graham Bell’s Voice
March 19, 2013 National Museum of American History Announces Initiative To Preserve Agricultural Heritage and Document Farm Innovation
February 28, 2013 National Museum of American History Acquires Women’s History through Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Auxiliary Documents

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