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G. Wayne Clough, Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in the Digital Age

Title: Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age

Author: G. Wayne Clough

Publication Information: Washington, DC: Published by Smithsonian Institution, c2013… 240 more words

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Smithsonian Chief: No Plans To Leave Museum Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough says he’s not leaving his post anytime soon at the world’s largest museum complex.

After a meeting of the Smithsonian Board of Regents on Monday, Clough said he continues to enjoy the job and will continue in the chief executive role as long as the board approves. 81 more words


Index on Censorship

I was asked by the U.K.-based Index on Censorship to contribute an article about the Smithsonian Hide/Seek controversy to the Art issue they published in September (Volume 40, Issue 3, September 2011). 102 more words


Universal man

The secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, G. Wayne Clough, wrote in the May issue of the SI’s (no, that’s not Sports Illustrated!) magazine about the “last universal man”—Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859).  228 more words


Ethical Dilemma at the Smithsonian

Scientists and archaeologists are not pleased with the Smithsonian’s recent decision: the world-renowned institution is planning an exhibition of Chinese artifacts salvaged from a shipwreck.  What’s the problem, you may ask?  354 more words

Gone but Still Present: Hide/Seek

The National Portrait Gallery‘s Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture is now closed.  However, the exhibition posed some very important questions about representation and societal conventions that continue to demand contemplation. 294 more words


The Smithsonian & The Right's Culture Wars ...a message from Michael Keegan

I just posted the following piece to The Huffington Post and thought you might be interested:

The Battle over the Smithsonian and the Right’s New Culture Wars… 707 more words

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