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"Get Excited About the Creepy Crawly Stuff!" The GW Buzz

National Air and Space Museum
Bees aren't just things you find in the country. There are urban bees like those at The George Washington University. For more FREE teacher resources from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum visit STEM in 30, the museum's Emmy nominated TV show for middle school students: https://airandspace.si.edu/stem-30

"Get To Knowing" by Quetzal feat Aloe Blacc

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Order "The Eternal Getdown" by Quetzal on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings website: https://goo.gl/TrIue0 'The Eternal Getdown,' released on March 10th, 2017, features 18 original compositions performed by a total of 22 musicians, including guests such as Aloe Blacc, Ramón Gutiérrez, Rocío Marrón, César Castro, and Joey De Léon, to name a few. 'The Eternal Getdown' follows Imaginaries, Quetzal's 5th album release and first for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, which was recognized by the Recording Academy with a Grammy Award for "Best Latin Rock, or Urban, or Alternative Album" in 2013. About Quetzal: Quetzal is an ensemble of highly talented musicians, joined for the goal of creating good music that tells the social, cultural, political, and musical stories of people in struggle. Martha Gonzalez (lead singer, percussionist, and songwriter) calls it an "East LA Chican@ rock group," summing up its rootedness in the complex cultural currents of life in the barrio, its social activism, its strong feminist stance, and its rock and roll musical beginnings. Besides being a rock band, the group and its members participate in a much larger web of musical, cultural, and political engagement.

"Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad" by Dom Flemons [Official Music Video]

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Official music video for "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad" by Dom Flemons, from 'Black Cowboys' out March 23th, 2018 on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings // https://folkways.si.edu/dom-flemons/black-cowboys "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad" is a favorite of the old-time string bands. Square dance music was a big part of the cowboy's life on the range when the instruments and players were available. In an article written for the Saturday Evening Post in 1925, Will C. Barnes explained, "These singers did much toward keeping up the range songs and spreading them through the cow country." Dom Flemons: guitar, vocal Brian Farrow: fiddle and background vocal Dante Pope: cow "rhythm" bones and background vocal Dan Sheehy: guitarrón Dom Flemons: https://theamericansongster.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DomFlemonsMusic/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/domflemons/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/domflemons Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianf... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonian... The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (/www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.

"Good Old American Values" by Lula Wiles [Live at Folkways]

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Lula Wiles perform "Good Old American Values" live at the Folkways office. Their album, 'What Will We Do', comes out January 25th, 2019. Lula Wiles: http://www.lulawiles.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lulawilesband/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LulaWiles Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lulawiles/ On Tour: http://www.lulawiles.com/shows/ Smithsonian Folkways: http://www.folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways/ The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (/www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.

"HAY" | Scholten & Baijings: Lessons from the Studio

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
"HAY" Paper Porcelain designed by Scholten & Baijings and inspired by coarse paper is produced in Arita, Japan for HAY. Scholten & Baijings worked with Gen Harada to produce cups, plates and vases, in his porcelain factory in Japan. This video is described by JJ Hunt, and is part of the exhibition "Scholten & Baijings: Lessons from the Studio" on view at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum through Nov. 2019.

"Handling" ZIP Code Video

National Postal Museum
"Handling" ZIP Code Campaign Public Service Announcement Video produced by the Post Office Department, mid-1960s. Transcript: http://npm.si.edu/zipcodecampaign/video/handling_zip_code_video.pdf

"Help!" ZIP Code Video

National Postal Museum
"Help!" ZIP Code Campaign Public Service Announcement Video produced by the Post Office Department, mid-1960s. Transcript: http://npm.si.edu/zipcodecampaign/video/help_zip_code_video.pdf ZIP Code Television Public Service Announcement “Help!” Transcript provided by Smithsonian National Postal Museum Narrator: Here is a message from the United States Post Office. Post Office employee: Help! Narrator: The Post Office is flooded with mail. The mail load keeps getting bigger. It now pours in at the rate of over two hundred million new letters and packages a day. Just sorting this avalanche of mail takes longer and longer and can slow up mail delivery. Your mail. That’s why ZIP Code was created. When you add ZIP Code to the address, postal workers can sort the mail far more quickly and efficiently. And the post office can use its new electronic machines that read ZIP numbers and sort mail with space age speed. So add ZIP Code to every mailing address. If you don’t know the right ZIP, call your post office or look it up in their ZIP directory. Include your own ZIP Code in your return address. That makes it easy for others to ZIP mail to you. [Text]: Always use ZIP Code on both mail addresses and return addresses. Mail moves the country – ZIP Code moves the mail! Narrator: Remember, mail moves the country, and ZIP Code moves the mail! [End]

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Christopher Reed - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Christopher Reed, presenting his paper " Imagining Identity: Sexuality, Regionalism, and Legacy in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Art" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Christopher Reed teaches English and visual culture at Penn State University. He is author of the forthcoming Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas and co-author of the forthcoming If Memory Serves: Imagining Gay Pasts After AIDS..

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: David Getsy - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
David Getsy, presenting his paper " Open Seating: Scott Burton, Performance Art, Public Art, and the 1970s " on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." David Getsy is a Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Associate Professor and director of undergraduate programs for the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is also the author of Rodin: Sex and the Making of Modern Sculpture and Body Doubles: Sculpture in Britain, 1877--1905.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Diana Linden - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Diana Linden, presenting her paper " 'I Am a Man!': Race and Gender in William Christopher's Paintings in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Her presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Diana Linden is a social historian of American art with expertise in art and politics, public murals, African American art, and Jewish visual culture. Currently, she is at work on two books:The City of Promises: The History of Jews in New York City, 1654 to the Present and Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Dominic Johnson - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Dominic Johnson, presenting his paper " Jack Smith's Flaming Creatures, or the Burden of Disgust" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Dominic Johnson is a lecturer in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. He is editor ofFrankoB: Blinded by LoveandManuel Vason: Encountersand author of the forthcomingGlorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture. He is an assistant editor of the peer-reviewed journalContemporary Theatre Review.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Final Q & A - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Final Q & A session of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." It occurred on January 29, 2011 at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: James Boaden - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
James Boaden, presenting his paper " Jess' Imaginary Portraits " on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." James Boaden is a lecturer in the history of art at the University of York, UK. He is an external adviser on the project ―"Surrealism and Sexuality "at the University of Manchester—for which he has organized the conferences The Convulsive Nursery: Surrealism and Childhood Sexuality and Sexuality and the Surrealist Sensorium, both in 2010.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Jennifer Doyle - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Jennifer Doyle, presenting her paper "Hold It Against Me: Difficulty, Emotion, and David Wojnarowicz" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Her presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Jennifer Doyle is the author of Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desireand co-editor of Pop Out: Queer Warhol. She has also written the forthcoming Hold It Against Me: Difficulty, Emotion and Contemporary Art.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Joe Lucchesi - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Joe Lucchesi, presenting his paper "The Body's Shadow: On Archives, Photographs, and Queer Desire" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Joe Lucchesiis associate professor and chair of the Department of Art History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. His current research focuses on issues of history and memory in photography and on images of the American soldier in World War II--era advertising campaigns.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Jonathan D. Katz - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Jonathan D. Katz, presenting his paper The Sexuality of Abstraction: Agnes Martin " on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Jonathan D. Katz is director of the doctoral program in visual studies at the State University of New York—Buffalo; an honorary research faculty member at the University of Manchester, UK; co-curator of the exhibition ―Hide/Seek‖; and co-author of its accompanying book. He was founding director of the Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies at Yale University and founding chair of the very first department of lesbian and gay studies in the United States, at City College of San Francisco. Here, he also co-founded the activist group Queer Nation, San Francisco, and founded both the Queer Caucus of the College Art Association and the Harvey Milk Institute.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Jonathan Weinberg - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Jonathan Weinberg, presenting his paper "Lost and Found: Searching for the Lesbian and Gay Presence in the Archives of American Art" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Jonathan Weinberg is a painter and author of several books, including Male Desire: The Homoerotic in American Art and Ambition and Love in Modern American Art. He is a visiting critic at the Yale University Art School and the Rhode Island School of Design. He is recipient of the 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2009 grant from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Q & A on "Desire at Midcentury" - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
James Boaden, Jonathan D. Katz and Dominic Johnson take questions on their papers given at the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art," January 29, 2010. The symposium presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." James Boaden is a lecturer in the history of art at the University of York, UK. He is an external adviser on the project ―"Surrealism and Sexuality "at the University of Manchester—for which he has organized the conferences The Convulsive Nursery: Surrealism and Childhood Sexuality and Sexuality and the Surrealist Sensorium, both in 2010. Jonathan D. Katz is director of the doctoral program in visual studies at the State University of New York—Buffalo; an honorary research faculty member at the University of Manchester, UK; co-curator of the exhibition ―Hide/Seek‖; and co-author of its accompanying book. He was founding director of the Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies at Yale University and founding chair of the very first department of lesbian and gay studies in the United States, at City College of San Francisco. Here, he also co-founded the activist group Queer Nation, San Francisco, and founded both the Queer Caucus of the College Art Association and the Harvey Milk Institute. Dominic Johnson is a lecturer in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. He is editor ofFrankoB: Blinded by LoveandManuel Vason: Encountersand author of the forthcoming Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture. He is an assistant editor of the peer-reviewed journalContemporary Theatre Review.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Q & A on "Racing Desires" - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Tavia Nyong'o, Tirza Latimer and Diana Linden take questions on their papers given at the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art," January 29, 2010. The symposium presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Tavia Nyong'o is an associate professor of performance studies at New York University and author of The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory. His research interests include the intersections of race and sexuality, visual art and performance, and cultural history. Tirza Latimer is associate professor and chair of the graduate program in visual and critical studies at California College of the Arts, San Francisco. She has published work from a lesbian feminist perspective on a wide range of topics in the fields of visual culture, sexual culture, and criticism. She is coeditor of the anthology The Modern Woman Revisited: Paris Between the Wars, and the author of Women Together/Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris. Diana Linden is a social historian of American art with expertise in art and politics, public murals, African American art, and Jewish visual culture. Currently, she is at work on two books:The City of Promises: The History of Jews in New York City, 1654 to the Present and Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Q & A on Archives - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Jonathan Weinberg & Joe Lucchesi,take questions on their papers given at the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art," January 29, 2010. The symposium presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Joe Lucchesiis associate professor and chair of the Department of Art History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. His current research focuses on issues of history and memory in photography and on images of the American soldier in World War II--era advertising campaigns. Jonathan Weinberg is a painter and author of several books, including Male Desire: The Homoerotic in American Art and Ambition and Love in Modern American Art. He is a visiting critic at the Yale University Art School and the Rhode Island School of Design. He is recipient of the 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2009 grant from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Tavia Nyong'o - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Tavia Nyong'o, presenting his paper " The Confidence Man as Painted Lady: Dandyism and Transgendered Self-Fashioning in Antebellum New York" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. His presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Tavia Nyong'o is an associate professor of performance studies at New York University and author of The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory. His research interests include the intersections of race and sexuality, visual art and performance, and cultural history.

"Hide/Seek" 2012 Scholarly Symposium: Tirza Latimer - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Tirza Latimer, presenting her paper " Modernism's Other Others: Faith Ringgold's Dinner at Gertrude Stein's" on January 29, 2011 at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Her presentation was part of the scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" which presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." Tirza Latimer is associate professor and chair of the graduate program in visual and critical studies at California College of the Arts, San Francisco. She has published work from a lesbian feminist perspective on a wide range of topics in the fields of visual culture, sexual culture, and criticism. She is coeditor of the anthology The Modern Woman Revisited: Paris Between the Wars, and the author of Women Together/Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris.

"Hide/Seek" Scholarly Symposium Introductory Remarks - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Introductory remarks by Marty Sullivan, director of the National Portrait Gallery, and David C. Ward, historian and co-curator of "Hide/Seek." The scholarly symposium "Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art" presented papers from 11 scholars in the fields of art, art history, performance art, and social history. This symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture." It occurred on January 29, 2011.

"Hide/Seek" Visitor Comments - National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry asks visitors their thoughts on the "Hide/Seek" exhibition
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