Curators' Corner | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/curators-corner/RSS feed for Curators' CornerenFri, 15 Feb 2019 20:12:39 +0000The Complex Role Faith Played for Incarcerated Japanese-Americans During World War IIhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/complex-role-faith-incarcerated-japanese-americans-during-world-war-ii-180971509/Smithsonian curator of religion Peter Manseau weighs in on a history that must be toldFri, 15 Feb 2019 20:12:39 +0000In the Fair City of Verona, Star-Cross'd Lovers Want to Believe in 'La Casa di Giulietta'https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/fair-city-verona-star-crossed-lovers-want-believe-casa-giulietta-180971494/The number of visitors to this self-proclaimed Shakespearean “city of love” typically swells during the week around Valentine’s DayThu, 14 Feb 2019 13:31:01 +0000Checking in on the Health and Vigor of the Chesapeake Bayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/checking-health-and-vigor-chesapeake-bay-180971179/As clean-up milestones are registered by a recent assessment of the nation’s largest estuary, a Smithsonian geographer drops in on the region Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000One Lesson From Burning Man—Embrace the Dusthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-american-art-museum/2019/01/18/embrace-dust-burning-man-journal/One Lesson From Burning Man—Embrace the DustMon, 04 Feb 2019 15:30:24 +0000A Smithsonian Researcher Reflects on What It Will Take to Land Humans on Marshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-researcher-reflects-what-it-will-take-land-humans-mars-180971333/In a new book on space exploration, Smithsonian curator emeritus Roger D. Launius predicts boots on the Red Planet ground by the 2030sThu, 31 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000Aretha Franklin’s Decades-Old Documentary Finally Comes to Theaters in 2019 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/aretha-franklins-47-year-old-documentary-finally-comes-theaters-2019-180971203/The 2019 nationwide release, 47 years after it was made, means audiences at last will see the Queen of Soul’s transcendent masterpieceTue, 29 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0000What We Learned About Our Human Origins in 2018https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/what-we-learned-about-our-human-origins-2018-180971129/From an upper jaw to red ocher paintings, two Smithsonian scholars note the significant discoveries in human evolution this trip around the sunFri, 28 Dec 2018 19:47:02 +0000