Stories for April 2006

Eye Level Wins MUSE Award

April 28, 2006

Eye Level has won a MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums—we took home a silver in “Two-Way Communication Projects.” COSI Columbus took the gold in this category for its videoconference In Depth: Autopsy, SFMOMA and Antenna Audio received...


The Lucelia Artist Award: Matthew Coolidge of the Center for Land Use Interpretation

April 27, 2006

Center for Land Use Interpretation, Subterranean Renovations: The Unique Architectural Spaces of Show Caves, 1998, CLUI Archive photo Congratulations are in order for Matthew Coolidge, director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) and winner of the 2006 SAAM...


Speaking of Pictures: Abbott Handerson Thayer

April 25, 2006

Abbott Handerson Thayer, My Children (Mary, Gerald, and Gladys Thayer), about 1897, oil, 86 1/4×61 1/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly, 1929.6.122 Check out SAAM’s new Interact feature—Speaking of Pictures—which allows you to roll over an...


Design This Web Site

April 25, 2006

If you were Boss of the World, and you were designing a new visit section for the SAAM and National Portrait Gallery Web site, you would...


Meet the Press

April 22, 2006

The Old Patent Office building housed government offices in the 1950s. Last week All Things Considered ran a feature by Lynn Neary about the restoration of the Old Patent Office building, which houses the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the...