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Arts and Cultural Anthropology Exhibit, Smithsonian Institution Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Original negative number is 41328.

Arts and Cultural Anthropology Exhibit in the Smithsonian Castle. There is a large display case in the foreground, paintings are hung along the exhibit walls, and the windows of the Castle can be seen behind the exhibit space.

"Proud of Who I Am": Arts and Culture Championship Competition

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
"This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs" from Smithsonian Folkways Magazine available here: Arts and Culture Championship Competition on Maunavhathu Military Base in Limpopo, South Africa, on September 9th, 2009. The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (/ Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.

Stephen Talty's Guide to Culture

Smithsonian Magazine
The detective novelist offers his picks for movies, tv shows and Twitter accounts to follow

Esperanza Spalding’s Pop Culture Loves

Smithsonian Magazine
She may not own a television, but the Grammy-award winning musician definitely has her favorite books and films

Ask an Expert: Early Ballooning Art and Culture

National Air and Space Museum
Senior curator Tom Crouch gives a tour of early balloon aviation art and culture in the "Clouds in a Bag: The Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection" exhibition at our Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Sonny Assu Uses Graffiti to Reassert Native Culture

Smithsonian Magazine
The 41-year-old artist mashes decades-old depictions of indigenous peoples with modern-day style

Why You Should Visit Europe's Two New Capitals of Culture

Smithsonian Magazine
Wroclaw, Poland and San Sebastian, Spain just joined the EU list—and for good reason

A South African Arts and Culture Championship on the Maunavhathu Military Base

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Arts and Culture Championship Competition on Maunavhathu Military Base in Limpopo, South Africa, on September 9th, 2009.

Agenda for National Black Organizations and Leaders in Arts and Culture meeting

National Museum of African American History and Culture
Agenda from the Second World Black Festival of Arts and Culture meeting of National Black Organizations and Leaders in Arts and Culture. The agenda is printed on legal paper listing the conveners of the meeting, the location and address of the meeting, as well as the agenda and invitation to the meeting. Top third [2nd WORLD BLACK FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE/c"/"o CONSULATE GENERAL OF NIGERIA PHONE: PL2-1670/575 LEXINGTON AVENUE, N.Y. 10022/Meeting of National Black Organizations/and Leaders in Arts and Culture/DATE: Friday, June 23, 1972/VENUE: Johnson Publishing Co. Building/(10th Floor)/820 South Michigan Avenue/Chicago, Illinois 60605/TIME: 10 a.m/CHIEF CONVENER: MR. OSSIE DAVIS]. Middle third left column [Co-Conveners:-/Mr. Charles Diggs, Chairman/Congressional Black Caucus/Mr. Imamu Baraka/Congress of African People/Dr. Charles Wesley/Ass. for Study of Negro/Life and History/Dr. H.R. Branson/President, Lincoln Univ./Dr. Ms. Samelia Lewis/National Conference of/Artists]. Middle third right column [Mr. Samuel L. Evans/Philadelphia Bicentennial Corp./Rev. Jesse Jackson, Director/Operation Push, Chicago/Miss Dorothy Height/National Council of Negro/Women/Dr. Richard Long/Center for Afro-American/Studies, Atlanta]. Bottom third [(This list of co-conveners is not complete)/Dear Brother"/"Sister:/You are cordially invited to the above meeting in Chicago, on/Friday, June 23, 1972/Purpose of Meeting: To discuss the above Festival and the/organisation of Black American participation. A brief on the/Festival is attached./AGENDA/1. Opening Remarks: Mr. Ossie Davis/2. Address by President of the Festival and Chairman of the/International Committee, Chief Anthony Enahoro,/Federal Commissioner for Information & Labour, Nigeria./3. Selection of Vice-President of the Festival (American Zone)/4. -INTERMISSION-/5. Establishment of the American National Committee./6. National Sub-Committees./7. Date and Venue of first meeting of the American National Comm./8. General].

Meet the Woman Fighting for the Survival of India's Traditional Crafts Culture

Smithsonian Magazine
Jaya Jaitly aims to protect India's cultural heritage from the threat of globalized marketplaces

The Cleveland Museum of Art Wants You To Play With Its Art

Smithsonian Magazine
The digital-savvy museum is using more than a dozen interactive games to collect data on how visitors digest artwork

Why Scientists Are Starting to Care About Cultures That Talk to Whales

Smithsonian Magazine
Arctic people have been communicating with cetaceans for centuries. The rest of the world is finally listening in

Art Installations Transform a Historic Venetian Island

Smithsonian Magazine
San Clemente Island in the Lagoon of Venice, a former refuge for crusaders and a hospice for plague victims, opens an island-wide art show

11 New Art Exhibits to See This Summer

Smithsonian Magazine
From Edvard Munch to sonic arcades, these shows are worth putting on your calendar this season

A Quest to Master the Art of Henna

Smithsonian Magazine
In anticipation of her daugher's wedding, Shoba Narayan set out to hone her mendhi craft

The Timeless Art of the Viennese Waltz

Smithsonian Magazine
A reminder of past glory, the dance is birthright in Vienna

Why Is Some Art So Bad That It’s Good?

Smithsonian Magazine
Sometimes a work of art is characterized by a string of failures, but nonetheless ends up being a gorgeous freak accident of nature

Australia's Salt Ponds Look Like Beautiful, Abstract Art From Above

Smithsonian Magazine
Taking to the sky to show how industry shapes the earth

This Moscow Subway Car Brings an Art Museum to Commuters

Smithsonian Magazine
Experience some of Russia’s most notable pieces of art while traveling by train

The Long and Winding Road of Yoko Ono’s Art

Smithsonian Magazine
A Hirshhorn exhibition of four works opens the same week Ono is credited, 46 years later, as a co-writer of the chart-topping ballad “Imagine.”

These Massive Land Art Constructions Are Actually Ancient Fishing Weirs

Smithsonian Magazine
Stone tidal traps were built off the coast of Taiwan as early as the Qing Dynasty

This 155-mile Hike Through the Pyrenees Merges Contemporary Art With Spain's Stunning Landscapes

Smithsonian Magazine
An art project of the Contemporary Art Center Nau Côclea brings artists and audiences together on a cultural pilgrimage

How Mickalene Thomas Is Ushering in a New Wave of Contemporary Art

Smithsonian Magazine
The celebrated portraitist’s glittering images of black women upend tradition
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