• 3D Technologies for Accessibility in Museums

    by Carolyn Dillian and Katie Stringer Clary

    We wanted to create an exhibit that was tactile, using 3D technologies, because almost everyone wants to touch when they go in the museum.

  • Colombia’s conflict spills over to museum of memory

    “What’s at stake is potentially losing the opportunity for the museum to be another instrument through which to build peace in Colombia,” said Rafael Tamayo, an academic who until recently served as the museum’s leader.

  • A Museum For The People: Anacostia Community Museum

    by Laura Gonzalez

    A "Museum For The People" symposium was organized by the Anacostia Community Museum to discuss how museums and community orgs can create inclusive spaces for dialogue, action, collaboration, and reflection. 

  • Smithsonian Elevates the Frequently Ignored Histories of Women

    by Erin Blakemore

    Packed with ordinary objects made and used by American women, Smithsonian American Women: Remarkable Objects and Stories of Strength, Ingenuity, and Vision from the National Collection considers their contributions to the nation’s history through the lens of the things they invented, created and owned.