Go behind-the-scenes for an insider's look at iconic Smithsonian artifacts, beloved American treasures, and state-of-the-art research facilities on this exclusive tour led by top curators and collections managers.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
An eye opening look at aspects of the Smithsonian that we forget about-or never knew. The range of the Institution's research is astounding!”
We thoroughly enjoyed Celebrate Smithsonian and look forward to joining a Smithsonian Journeys trip in the future. We thought the program, Smithsonian representatives, and fellow participants were all top notch.”
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Dwight Bowers is a Performing Arts Curator in the Division of Music, Sports, and Entertainment at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. He served as co-curator of the National Portrait Gallery exhibition Red, Hot and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals, which toured nationally. Additional exhibitions include Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song and Muppets and Mechanisms. He has broad expertise in the history of American performing arts and has acted as producer-annotator for over 50 archival recording releases. A three-time Grammy Award nominee, he is currently involved in the development of a new Smithsonian exhibition, America Plays, a history of American Entertainment and Sports, to be presented at the National Museum of American History in 2008.