Smithsonian Institution. Director for National Programs Search this
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the National Programs office, which existed between 2000 and 2007. The Director oversaw the Smithsonian
Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, the National Associates, and the Smithsonian Affiliates Program. These materials primarily
highlight the tenures of Herma Hightower, Director, 2000-2003; and Richard Kurin, Acting Director, 2004-2007. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, reports, strategic
plans, budgetary matters and other administrative activities.
This accession consists of records that document the museums, educational and cultural organizations that the Smithsonian Affiliations are partners with. Collaborations
documented include exhibitions, conferences, public programs, and workshops. Materials include brochures, directories, images, audiocassettes, and videocassettes. Some materials
are in electronic format.
This accession consists of a reference set of the newsletter The Affiliate, which
documents the activities of the Smithsonian Affiliations program and Smithsonian
collaborative partnerships with museums, cultural and educational organizations across
the United States. Materials include newsletters.