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2015 – A Year of Celebration, Goals and Expectations

By dosMKT.

We’ve arrived. Another year of economic performance indicators, visitation and revenue forecasts, not just for New York City or the United States, but globally. 395 more words

Writing about the past, thinking about the future: National Museum of American History

My article on the history and philosophy of collecting at the National Museum of American History has been published in the Federal History Journal569 more words



Today was a day off from the seminar, but hardly a day off from exploring. The day started at Arlington National Cemetery, where I was able to show my husband the Women in Military Service to America Memorial. 301 more words


New Joint Effort to Showcase American Innovation.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Smithsonian Institution will collaborate on a five-year project to develop programs and exhibitions showcasing American innovation. 210 more words

Work And No Play

The Changing Face of Santa Claus Throughout History

Smithsonian Magazine: Santa Claus wasn’t always the jovial white-bearded bearer of gifts that we know so well today. In fact, Santa’s historical roots in America trace to the 18th-century arrival of Dutch immigrants, who would gather on December 6 to honor the anniversary of Saint Nicholas’ death. 247 more words