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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

2010 Festival Video

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

 

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

 

2010 Opening Ceremonies


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

 

Staff Photo Time Lapse


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

 

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

 

Smithsonian Inside Out Introduction


Introduction and comments from the curator, Betty Belanus. 

 

Scientist Mary Hagedorn


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

 

Invertebrate Zookeepers


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

 

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. 

 

Secretary G. Wayne Clough


Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough talks about growing up in rural Georgia and the career path that led to hisRead More