Brenda Richardson Malone has been named the Director of the Office of Human Resources, effective Dec. 11. She succeeds Jim Douglas, who retired from the position in June. Continue reading Georgetown VP joins Office of Human Resources
John Gray, the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the National Museum of American History, has announced he will retire in May 2018. He has been director of the museum since July 2012. Continue reading American History Museum director to return to his roots
The London-based author and broadcaster will join the Smithsonian in February. Continue reading Gus Casely-Hayford Named Director of National Museum of African Art
After 18 years piloting the National Air and Space Museum, Jack Dailey is looking forward to a new assignment: Grandpa. Continue reading Longest-serving Air and Space director to retire in January
Elliot Gruber, the chief development and external affairs officer for the Jewish Social Service Agency, has been named director of the National Postal Museum, effective Sept. 5. Continue reading New Postal Museum director to come on board Sept. 1
In this time of political dissension, shifting international alliances and increasingly incivil public discourse, the American History Museum is opening “The Nation We Build Together” on the second floor of the west wing. Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton sat down with the museum’s director, John Gray, to talk about how the new exhibitions challenge Americans to consider the values that have always united us and to look beyond the issues that divide us.
Continue reading What kind of nation do we want to be?