Jan
04

Cultural Heritage Preservation: Protecting the past from the present

Cultural Heritage Preservation: Protecting the past from the present

The Smithsonian preserves things: from stories to species, from artifacts to artworks. Increasingly, the talents of our experts are being used to preserve the history and culture of people across the country and around the world threatened by disaster and destruction, whether natural or manmade. Secretary Skorton chats with our Cultural Heritage Preservation Officer Cori Wegener and Acting Provost/Under Secretary for Museums and Research Richard Kurin to learn more about our role. Continue reading Cultural Heritage Preservation: Protecting the past from the present

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