Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Ben Gillespie

Ben Gillespie is the Arlene and Robert Kogod Secretarial Scholar for Oral History at the Archives of American Art.

New Collections: Pandemic Oral History Project

During the summer of 2020, the Archives of American Art initiated the Pandemic Oral History Project: 85 interviews with artists, teachers, curators, and administrators. The resulting 30 hours of video are "a significant record of an unprecedented time as it unfolded."