SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

One feature that makes our programs uniquely special is our world-class Smithsonian Journeys Experts. Chosen for their charisma, expertise and affability, these men and women are the secret ingredient that turns a fine tour into an unforgettable experience. Other tour companies can take you to the most splendid sites, but in the hands of our experts, your journey will take on new meaning. Our Smithsonian Journeys Experts have dedicated entire careers to pursuing personal and professional passions. Their enthusiasm is contagious; their expert guidance consistently brings depth, excitement and substance to the travelers who join them on our tours — and that is the signature of Smithsonian Journeys. We're proud to introduce you to our stars.

To be considered as a Smithsonian Journeys Expert, submit your resume and cover letter with areas of expertise to smithsonianjourneys@si.edu, attn: Gloria Baxevanis.

SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

Janetta Rebold Benton

Janetta Rebold Benton is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Pace University, New York. She has lectu...

Boris Berman

Well known to the audiences of more than forty countries on six continents, Professor Boris Berman, Yale Pr...

Johnnetta Betsch Cole

Johnnetta Betsch Cole is the Director of the Smithsonian'’s National Museum of African Art. A lifelong ...

Maggie Bickford

Maggie Bickford is Professor Emerita of the History of Art & Architecture at Brown University, where fo...

Peter Bobrowsky

Peter Bobrowsky is an archaeologist and geologist who has spent the past 30 years doing field work in North...

Barbara Boehm

Barbara Boehm is a Curator of Medieval Art and The Cloisters and a specialist in sacred art. She is an alum...

Dorothy Borei

Dorothy (Dottie) Borei is an expert in East Asian history with interests ranging from Imperial to 20th cent...

Anne-Marie Bouché

Anne-Marie Bouché is Associate Professor of Art History at Florida Gulf Coast University in For...

Patrick Bowe

Patrick Bowe is a Dublin-based landscape designer and architectural historian. The author of Gardens of the...

Virginia Bower

Virginia Bower is an expert on Chinese art and archaeology. Virginia did her graduate study at Princeton Un...

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