Smithsonian Institution Cultural Rescue Initiative
In the wake of crisis and disaster, rescue workers led by the Smithsonian step in to safeguard irreplaceable treasures
Expanding the Institution's reach and relevance requires collaborating with museums and researchers around the world
The arduous process, says the Smithsonian's Richard Kurin, is "a victory over violent extremism"
After six weeks of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia agreed to cede control of territories in the contested region to Azerbaijan
An immersive exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery uses technology to reconstruct historically significant sites in Mosul, Aleppo and Palmyra
To safeguard cultural heritage, a massive Smithsonian-led cultural rescue operation can now be mobilized to help countries recover from disaster
A team of Smithsonian conservation specialists tours the islands and offers expertise