May
04

A few of my favorite things: Charles Noble

A few of my favorite things: Charles Noble

Smithsonian staff work countless hours in the halls of our museums and research centers, in the field, at the Zoo, in our gardens and facilities. We are privileged to spend time with some of the nation’s most cherished treasures as we go about our duties. Sometimes, these unique experiences find a special place in our… Continue reading A few of my favorite things: Charles Noble

Apr
26

Earth Matters

Earth Matters

As Earth Week comes to a close, take a stroll through the Enid A. Haupt Garden and enjoy some of the land-art installations that are part of the important exhibition “Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa” Continue reading Earth Matters

Jun
27

Blast from the Past

In the good old summertime. A young visitor plays in a pool of water which, together with the water jet and the tiny water canals, form the Fountain Garden, a unique setting outside the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art. The fountain garden is part of the Enid A. Haupt Garden in the South… Continue reading Blast from the Past