Support Us with a Donation
GENOME SERIES Smithsonian Summer CAMP Send me a FREE program guide Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program Sign up for eAlerts today!
Connect with us!
Connect with us! Smithsonian Associates Facebook Page Studio Arts Facebook Page Discovery Theater Facebook Page Smithsonian Associates on Twitter Smithsonian Kids Twitter Civil War Studies on Twitter Studio Arts on Twitter Studio Arts S+Art Blog
Support the Smithsonian Associates
Now available, our digital program guide.
What the Bones Reveal: Inside the Forensic Anthropology Center
With your support, The Smithsonian Associates offers hundreds of enjoyable educational and cultural experiences each year
Celebrating Sondheim!


What the Bones Reveal: Real-Time Crime Scene Investigation

Volumes of information can be found in a skeleton or decomposing body. There are plenty of each at the Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, whose director Dawnie Wolfe Steadman shares how the grim secrets unlocked by scientists aid work in law enforcement and human rights investigations.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Books@Noon

Grab your sandwich or salad and spend the noon hour with Craig Nelson and his book The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era. The format is informal, the topics are timely, and there’s time to chat with the featured writer.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 12:00 P.M.
Louisa Lim: Remembering the Legacy of Tiananmen Square

In her new book, The People’s Republic of Amnesia: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square, Louisa Lim offers an insider’s account of this defining moment in China’s modern history. Lim reveals how the events of June 4, 1989 changed the nation, and how the nation’s government changed those events by rewriting its own history.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
American Journey: The Life and Times of Ed Bearss

You know Ed Bearss as an indefatigable Civil War tour guide, but that’s just one aspect of this remarkable man. Join director David Currey and Ed at a screening of a new documentary portrait of a man for whom a love of history has always been way of life.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Private Collections: Glenstone and the Kreeger Museum
All-Day Tour

Visit two of the area’s most intriguing and significant private collections—from both the standpoints of art and architecture—when you spend the day exploring Glenstone in suburban Potomac and the Kreeger Museum in Upper Northwest Washington with art historian Ursula Wolfman.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 9:00 A.M.
Carla Hall’s International Flavors of Home

No matter what traditions shape the home cooking you love, Carla Hall knows that comfort food serves the same purpose all over the globe: It makes us feel closer to the things and people we love. Join her as she talks about crafting an international spin on classic recipes in her newest book, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Share/Save