Smithsonian Voices

The Smithsonian Institution has hundreds of scholars, researchers and curators, each with an amazing story to tell about their work, their quests and their passions. Here is a sampling of the unique voices that make up the chorus of ideas at the Institution.

Photograph of Fred Becker creating an etching plate at Atelier 17 in New York City (detail), 194- / unidentified photographer. Fred Becker papers, 1913-2004, bulk 1940-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The most colorful, dazzling jewels in the National Museum of Natural History have wings, and they are in the Butterfly Pavilion!
Steven Canty and Cristhian Perez of the Centro de Estudios Marinos of Honduras in the field. (Mayra Nuñez/Centro de Estudios Marinos)
Matt Ogburn, Charles Bangley, and SERC intern Michelle Edwards (L to R) surgically implant an acoustic transmitter into a juvenile Bull Shark. Credit: Jay Fleming/SERC
Photograph of Alma Thomas at Whitney Museum of American Art exhibition opening (detail), 1972 / unidentified photographer. Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Katie Griswold
A fossil sea turtle skull excavated from Angola’s coastal cliffs. A cast of this fossil will be featured in “Sea Monsters Unearthed,” opening November 9 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. (Hillsman S. Jackson, Southern Methodist University)
A red panda at Smithsonian's National Zoo.

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