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Smithsonian Folklife Festival


Our mission is to promote the understanding and continuity of diverse, contemporary grassroots cultures in the United States and around the world.

Employment vacancy announcements are posted here when available. They also may be viewed on the Smithsonian Institution Human Resources website.

We are currently accepting applications for temporary staff positions for the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, due January 9, 2015. Download the position descriptions and availability questionnaire for more information: