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2010 Festival Video

Remembering Senator Daniel K. Inouye


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