Curators' Corner | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/curators-corner/RSS feed for Curators' CornerenThu, 26 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000The Public Puts Great Trust in Museums, and Now It’s Time Museums Trust the Public http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/public-puts-great-trust-museums-and-now-its-time-museums-trust-public-180959237/A new exhibition, curated by the community, debuts this weekend at the SmithsonianThu, 26 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000Why Do Humans Have Canine Teeth and More Questions From Our Readershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/humans-canine-teeth-questions-readers-180959074/You asked, we answeredWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000How the Redesign of U.S. Money Shows the Power of Protesthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-redesign-us-money-shows-power-protest-180958982/A Smithsonian curator notes how a heavy dose of social activism prompted the U.S. Treasury to honor historic social and political movementsWed, 04 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000The Priceless Impact Harriet Tubman Will Have as the Face of the $20 Billhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/priceless-impact-harriet-tubman-will-have-face-20-bill-180958886/Curator Nancy Bercaw from the African American History Museum discusses the freedom fighter's ongoing legacyMon, 25 Apr 2016 19:51:23 +0000Teddy Roosevelt's Epic (But Strangely Altruistic) Hunt for a White Rhinohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/teddy-roosevelts-epic-strangely-altruistic-hunt-white-rhino-180958626/In a new book, a Smithsonian naturalist tells the gritty, controversial tale of how one of America’s presidents felled a threatened speciesTue, 12 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000Remembering Dr. Joe Medicine Crowhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/remembering-dr-joe-medicine-crow-180958676/ He showed us we are capable of great things when we look within ourselves, says scholar Nina Sanders Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:33:51 +0000Smithsonian Jazz Expert Gives Liner Notes to the New Miles Davis Biopichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/Smithsonian-jazz-expert-gives-liner-notes-to-new-miles-davis-biopic-180958658/The American History Museum's James Zimmerman dives into Miles Davis' sound and styleWed, 06 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000A Firsthand Account of What It Takes to Pilot a Voyaging Canoe Across the Oceanhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/firsthand-account-what-takes-pilot-voyaging-canoe-ocean-180958611/More than just a desire to learn, a seat aboard the historic vessel Hōkūle`a requires skill, dedication and well, . . .obsessionThu, 31 Mar 2016 15:26:47 +0000