Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Brigitte Blachère

Brigitte Blachère is a program manager with the education unit, Smithsonian Associates. Over her 22 years at the Institution, she has had the sheer delight of developing and managing some amazing youth and family programs including Smithsonian Summer Camp, Discovery Theater, Smithsonian Sleepovers, and the Smithsonian Kite Festival. She loves using the collections to teach and is always looking for new projects to bring the Smithsonian alive for all ages.

From Museum Chef to Zoo Educator, Careers Come to Life for Local Students

This summer, local students explored careers in hospitality with Smithsonian mentors and advisors' support.