May
18

¡Feliz aniversario! The Smithsonian Latino Center enters its third decade

¡Feliz aniversario! The Smithsonian Latino Center enters its third decade

Two decades ago, the Smithsonian Latino Center began telling the stories of the millions of Latinos who have contributed to the vast ongoing saga of America. Maria Anderson spoke with the Center’s director about SLC’s mission and its plans for the future. Continue reading ¡Feliz aniversario! The Smithsonian Latino Center enters its third decade

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Feb
03

Recovering Voices: The Mother Tongue Film Festival

Recovering Voices: The Mother Tongue Film Festival

Language is intrinsic to culture and we are always our most authentic selves when we speak our mother tongue. This month we’re celebrating the second anniversary of the Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices Mother Tongue Film Festival, a collaborative celebration of communities around the world representing 33 languages across six continents. Continue reading Recovering Voices: The Mother Tongue Film Festival

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Sep
30

A Nation of Nations

A Nation of Nations

The Latino experience in the United States is a tapestry woven from generations of diverse and colorful stories that speak of adversity and triumph. Secretary Skorton recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month by saluting those whose rich cultural contributions have helped make this nation what it is today. Continue reading A Nation of Nations

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