Tag: Smithsonian

Exploding Objects: A Month at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Haidy Geismar , August 27th, 2019

Rose Taylor, PhD Candidate, UCL Anthropology Over the course of four weeks between June and July 2019 I participated in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History’s Summer…

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Art is a Movement – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , October 9th, 2018

“Money cannot be the reason why you make art. Artwork can be sold and should be sold because artists need to make a living. But they should not,…

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TAL Goes to the Smithsonian – This Anthro Life

Gamwell , June 21st, 2018

Hey Listeners! We are incredibly excited (and humbled) to announce that This Anthro Life is partnering with the American Anthropological Association and the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and…

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Where the Whacky Franz Boas Pictures Come From

Rex , January 12th, 2018

Ya’ll know what I’m talking about, right? Franz Boas posing for figure in USNM exhibit entitled “Hamats’a coming out of secret room” 1895 or before. Via the Smithsonian….


Food at the Museum

foodanthro , November 28th, 2017

A brief reminder about two off-site events during the AAA meetings in DC: The SAFN distinguished lecturer, Paula J. Johnson, is a curator, project director, and public historian…


Collecting and Curating Food History for a Hungry Public

foodanthro , November 2nd, 2017

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition is thrilled to announce our distinguished speaker for the Annual Meetings: Paula J. Johnson is a curator, project director, and…