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2013 Festival Blog - The Will To Adorn

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 6, 2013


It’s 9 pm, and the musicians are still playing away at the Dance Barn of the Hungarian Heritage program. ItRead More

July 6, 2013   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #8


Have you ever wanted to meet a Folklife Festival photographer? On the closing weekend of the Festival you’ll have aRead More

July 5, 2013   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 5, 2013


It’s Friday—the end of the work week! There are only two remaining days of the Festival. We enjoyed sunnier, drierRead More

July 5, 2013   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #7


On the end of day seven of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, we are happy to be able to shareRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 4, 2013


Happy Fourth of July! We enjoyed a great, lively day of big crowds, fabulous performances, and blue sky.  Click onRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

A Day in the Life: Festival Warehouse Coordinator Jason Morris


Today’s “Day in the Life” features Jason Morris, the Warehouse Coordinator for the Folklife Festival. This is Jason’s third yearRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

Will to Adorn presents Muslim fashion show


Designer Lubna Muhammad creates clothing fashions for Muslim women. She presented examples of her work at the Will to AdornRead More

July 4, 2013   No Comments

Streakers, Strollers and Students: What Kind of Festival Visitor Are You?


Museum visitors are often classified by evaluators as “streakers, strollers, and students,” terms apparently coined by Australian museum administrator GeorgeRead More

July 4, 2013   2 Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 3, 2013


We kicked off the second week of the Festival after a two-day break. We bade fond farewell to several participants, andRead More

July 3, 2013   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #6


We are delighted to bring you a selection of eye-catching visitor photos from day six of the 2013 Smithsonian FolklifeRead More

July 3, 2013   No Comments