Author: Sara Cardello

Sara Cardello

Sara Cardello serves as the Head of Education at the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives. She develops resources for Prek-12 students using SLA’s more than two million library volumes and 44,000 cubic feet of archival records. Her work involves taking these academic, delicate, and at times inaccessible collections and turning them into online and in-person sensory rich environments featuring inclusive use of sight, sound, and touch. Sara’s been with the Smithsonian in Museum Education capacities since 2012. She holds a B.A. in Art History and an M.A. in Art History and Museum Education.

Bioimplantable device. Developed by Ellis Developments Ltd., manufactured by Pearsalls Ltd., designed by Prof. Simon Frostick, Dr. Lars Neumann, Prof. W. Angus Wallace, and Dr. Alan McLeod between 1997 and 2003, textile designed by Peter Butcher in 2004. Polyester. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Gift of Ellis Developments, Ltd., 2004-15-1. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution