National Museum of African Art Collaborates With Google Cultural Institute To Explore Fashion

Google Collaboration Includes Over 180 World-Renowned Cultural Institutions June 23, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art joins more than 180 museums, cultural centers and fashion houses around the world to bring 3,000 years of the world’s fashion together in the largest-ever virtual exhibition of style. The “We Wear …

“Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – August 2017

The vote for August 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until July 15, 2017 12:00 UTC. UNetbootin UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, …

Grant Spotlight on New Harmony Project

Grant Spotlight on New Harmony Project June 23, 2017 The historic town of New Harmony, Indiana, was founded in the early 19th century to be a spiritual, social, and cultural utopia in the Midwest. It’s no surprise that the New Harmony Project , which runs an annual conference for theater, …

Study shows Ancient California Indians Risked Toxins from bitumen-coated Bottles

Sabrina Sholts, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, examines a human skull in the museum’s collection for clues to its owner’s health history. (Photo by Don Hurlbert) Finding clean ways to store water is a challenge that humans have faced for millennia. In a new paper …