This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Latino Center as they existed on March 18, 2013.
The main Smithsonian Latino Center website provides information about the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, collections, and exhibitions across
the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes online exhibitions.
The "Creating the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) in Second Life" blog serves to document the development of the LVM as well as invite open dialogue in the process
and production of virtual world building in Second Life. The blog was opened in November 2006 and has been inactive since March 2012.
The "LVM Interactive Archive" website is the convergent media archive exploring Latino identity and connecting communities through trans-media experiences. It includes
multimedia educational resources.
The "Musica del Pueblo" website consists of an online exhibition presenting Latino and Latin American music and allowing visitors to explore the fuller meaning of traditional
Materials are in electronic format.
Creating the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) in Second Life (Blog) Search this
This accession consists of the Smithsonian Latino Center website and two of its Tumblr blogs as they existed on March 27, 2015. The website provides information about
the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, and exhibitions across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes online exhibitions. The "Smithsonian
Latino Virtual Museum: Learning in the 21st Century" Tumblr blog highlights Latino influences in art, science, and culture. The Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) is a pan-institutional
digital initiative which highlights the collections, research, scholarship, exhibitions, and educational activities of the Smithsonian Institution as they relate to United
States Latinos and Latin America. The blog launched in July 2013. The "Smithsonian LVM Dia de Los Muertos Celebracion" Tumblr blog highlights events associated with the LVM,
most notably the annual Day of the Dead Real/Virtual Festival, in collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso. The blog launched in October 2012. Materials are in