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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

2010 Festival Blog

Remembering Senator Daniel K. Inouye


As members of the public pay their last respects to Senator Daniel K. Inouye, the Center for Folklife and CulturalRead More

December 20, 2012   3 Comments

Material Culture Studies and the Folklife Festival


The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is thrilled to be collaborating with the Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA)Read More

June 24, 2011   No Comments

Human Origins Exhibition Introduction


In March 2010 the Smithsonian Natural History Museum opened the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins. The hall reflectsRead More

June 17, 2011   No Comments

2010 Opening Ceremonies


Highlights from the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. 

September 1, 2010   No Comments

Staff Photo Time Lapse


Many people gathered for the first ever Smithsonian staff photo during the 2010 Folklife Festival. 

September 1, 2010   No Comments

Comedian George Wallace


Comedian George Wallace shared recollections of Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater. Here, he discusses Washington-style politics and the changing face ofRead More

September 1, 2010   2 Comments

Smithsonian Inside Out Introduction


Introduction and comments from the curator, Betty Belanus. 

September 1, 2010   No Comments

Scientist Mary Hagedorn


Smithsonian scientist Mary Hagedorn is recognized as the world’s leading expert in aquatic cryobiology.  

September 1, 2010   No Comments

Invertebrate Zookeepers


Alan Peters and Mike Henley work behind the scenes at the National Zoo’s Invertebrate Hall.  

September 1, 2010   No Comments

Undersecretaries Discuss Memorable Challenges


Three of the Smithsonian’s top administrators (Richard Kurin, Alison McNally, and Eva Pell) describe some of their most memorable challenges. 

September 1, 2010   No Comments