Curators' Corner | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/curators-corner/RSS feed for Curators' CornerenMon, 19 Nov 2018 15:19:58 +0000Why a New Robin Hood Arises Every Generationhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/why-new-robin-hood-rises-every-generation-180970844/Troubled times always bring out the noble bandit who, in the face of tyranny and corruption, robs from the rich to give back to the peopleMon, 19 Nov 2018 15:19:58 +0000How the First LGBTQ Mariachi Became an Outlet for Advocacy https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-first-LGBTQ-mariachi-became-outlet-advocacy-180970789/LA musicians Carlos Samaniego and Natalia Melendez do traditional Mexican music their wayWed, 14 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000Stan Lee Helped Shape the Story of What It Is to Be Americanhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/stan-lee-helped-shape-story-what-it-be-american-180970796/Smithsonian curator Eric Jentsch weighs into the legacy of the comic-book mastermind Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:08:48 +0000Hartley Edwards Played “Taps” on this Bugle After World War I to Honor the Fallenhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/hartley-edwards-played-taps-bugle-after-world-war-i-honor-fallen-180970752/But the bugler remembered the story a bit wrong. A century later, a curator sets the record straightFri, 09 Nov 2018 13:00:36 +0000World War I Handmade American Flag to Stay in Scotlandhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/world-war-i-handmade-american-flag-stay-scotland-180970594/The Smithsonian Institution extends its loan of the historic artifact to Islay—a small island with a big heartWed, 24 Oct 2018 10:00:00 +0000The Much-Loved Paddington Bear Turns Sixtyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/paddington-bear-turns-sixty-180970439/Celebrating the October 1958 publication of <em>A Bear Called Paddington,</em> Smithsonian Libraries takes a look at several pop-up books Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:22:28 +0000