Curators' Corner | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/curators-corner/RSS feed for Curators' CornerenTue, 15 Oct 2019 18:42:50 +0000Yes, Tropical Forests Tragically Burned This Summer, but Here’s What You Can Dohttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/yes-world-forests-tragically-burned-summer-heres-what-you-can-do-180973289/Fires stoked worldwide anxiety, but Smithsonian forest ecologist Kristina Anderson-Teixeira offers a few practices for making a differenceTue, 15 Oct 2019 18:42:50 +0000How Food Brought Success to a Chef, a Cookbook Author and a Restaurateurhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-food-brought-success-chef-cookbook-author-and-restaurateur-180973292/Historian Ashley Rose Young shares research from the Smithsonian’s 23-year-long ‘American Food History Project’Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:09:34 +0000How Lonnie Bunch Built a Museum Dream Team https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-lonnie-bunch-built-museum-dream-team-1-180973132/An exclusive excerpt from the Smithsonian Secretary’s new book, ‘A Fool’s Errand’Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:34:49 +0000Here’s What’s Brewing in the New Smithsonian Beer Collectionshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/heres-whats-brewing-new-smithsonian-beer-collections-180973134/After two years of documenting the nation’s craft brewing industry, curator Theresa McCulla makes ready for a public debutMon, 16 Sep 2019 18:23:02 +0000The Long, Strange Tale of the Hand Beast Footprintshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/long-strange-tale-hand-beast-footprints-180973096/A Triassic creature left curious tracks in the sandstone; it took decades to unravel the mystery Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:39:17 +0000How to Discover Dinosaurshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-discover-dinosaurs-180973003/Smithsonian paleontologist Hans Sues reveals some of his tips for finding and excavating a Mesozoic monsterTue, 03 Sep 2019 13:00:00 +0000How the Turtle Got Its Shell, With Apologies to Aesophttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-turtle-got-its-shell-apologies-aesop-180972929/Smithsonian paleontologist Hans Sues unpacks the complicated evolution of how this creature grew a home upon its backTue, 20 Aug 2019 16:27:44 +0000