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Stewart Stevens found his calling washing windows at the White House for every president from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush.
Cultural Transmission, Work Life
Tibetan traditions, knowledge, and skills are disappearing so quickly, but documentation plays a vital role in sustaining our cultural identity.
Environment, Work Life
Janet Draper is Smithsonian Gardens’ lead horticulturalist for the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden in Washington, D.C.
Cultural Sustainability, Work Life
I hoped we would have time to make personal connections, but I couldn’t predict the way it would became the heart and soul of the trip.
Art & Design, Work Life
In an office full of folklorists, picking a valentine is work-related.
History, Work Life
On May 12, 2009, the U.S. Congress authorized a national initiative by passing the Civil Rights History Project Act.
On April 18, 1977, President Jimmy Carter delivered sobering news to the nation: “The energy crisis has not yet overwhelmed us, but it will if we do not act quickly.”
At the Center, I took my experience in layout and design to the next level.
Behind the Scenes, Work Life
After working in the commercial realm, the Festival was a humbling reminder that arts and cultures are organic, with a life of their own.
My internship at Smithsonian Folkways convinced me that music was a powerful tool for understanding the people of the world.