Smithsonian: Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”

Smithsonian: Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”. “The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has announced the launch of the online exhibition ’50 Years | 50 Objects: Storied Objects From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.’ The exhibition showcases for the first time a selection of objects that range from musical instruments and pottery to ceremonial costumes and sculptures from the Festival’s 50-year history. Together, these objects tell the story of skilled artisans working to preserve their heritage and crafts.”

Smithsonian: Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Launches New Digital Magazine and Redesigned Websites

Smithsonian: Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Launches New Digital Magazine and Redesigned Websites. “Among the highlights of the redesign is a new Smithsonian Folkways Recordings site, which features an improved searchable database and enhanced video players that provide visitors with better access to the record label’s online collections, educational resources and multimedia features. Since its acquisition by the Smithsonian in 1987, Folkways has published over 3,600 recordings; this new site improves access to all of the label’s 58,000 tracks, free liner notes and in-depth artist profiles.”