Author: Angela Roberts Reeder
Angela Roberts Reeder is an exhibitions writer/editor in the Office of Exhibits at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Her mission is to pique visitors’ curiosity about the natural world through engaging stories and plain language. She works closely with exhibition, education, and scientific staff to craft exhibition messages, ensure scientific accuracy, avoid jargon, and negotiate word counts. From 2003 to 2008, she was a writer/editor at the Smithsonian Office of Exhibits Central (now Smithsonian Exhibitions) where she massaged and polished exhibition scripts for SITES, Smithsonian Gardens, the International Gallery, and the Archives of American Art. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she managed the interpretation of the gardens at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens. She received her Masters of Arts in Teaching from the Museum Education Program at George Washington University in 1998.