Press Releases

Smithsonian Libraries Presents “Come Together: American Artists Respond to Al-Mutanabbi Street”

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

The Smithsonian Libraries will open “Come Together: American Artists Respond to Al-Mutanabbi Street,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery Library Feb. 1. “Come Together” will be on display through March 30. 

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Smithsonian Libraries Opens “Color in a New Light”

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 4:38pm

The Smithsonian Libraries unveils a new exhibition, “Color in a New Light,” at the National Museum of Natural History beginning Feb. 4. “Color in a New Light” will be on display through March 2017. 

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Smithsonian Libraries Receives 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award for BHL Field Notes Project

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:59am

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has selected the “Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project” for a 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award. The award of $491,713 will help support increased accessibility to original scientific documentation found in archival field notes in participating institution collections. 

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Benjamin Moore Funds “Color in a New Light”

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:14am

The Smithsonian Libraries announces Benjamin Moore as the lead sponsor for the upcoming exhibition Color in a New Light. The exhibition opens in the Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition Gallery at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History on January 23, 2016.

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Burpee Foundation Funds “Cultivating America’s Gardens”

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 12:00am

The Smithsonian Libraries announces the Burpee Foundation as the sole sponsor for the upcoming exhibition Cultivating America’s Gardens. The exhibition opens in the Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition Gallery at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in April 2017.

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