Advisory: Smithsonian Adds “The Walking Dead” Artifacts to National Collections

Media only:  Laura Duff     (202) 633-3129duffl@si.edu Melinda Machado      (202) 633-3129machadom@si.edu What:  Cast and production executives from the award-winning TV series The Walking Dead will donate memorabilia to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Date:  Monday, October 9, 2017 – 10:30am When:  Tuesday, Oct. 10 11 a.m. (Media check-in: 10:30 …

Spellbinding Exhibition “Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light” Opens Oct. 6 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Exhibition Restores Pioneering Light Artist to His Rightful Place in the History of Modern Art October 4, 2017 The groundbreaking exhibition “Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light” restores Thomas Wilfred (1889–1968) to his rightful place in the history of modern art. This pioneering artist invented a new art form that …

National Museum of American History Collaborates With Telemundo To Capture Rich Legacy of Spanish-Language Television in the U.S. and Puerto Rico

Smithsonian Documents Television History With Objects, Photos and Oral Histories October 4, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will add objects from Telemundo, one of the historic Spanish-language television networks in the U.S. whose roots go back to the 1950s, its local stations and employees to the national …