Congratulations to these Affiliates making headlines this week!
Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana, CA)
Best of Orange County 2010 Winnersâ€¦READ MOREÂ
A life-size wax figure of George Washington appears in the â€œDiscover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernonâ€ exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, N.C. By The Associated Press
North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh, NC)
Thereâ€™s the George Washington made famous in the Gilbert Stuart portrait found in many elementary schools and, in engraved fashion, on the $1-dollar bill: a severe man, whose severity is accentuated by thin, taut lipsâ€¦READ MORE
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum (St. Augustine, FL)
Richard Willich pledges $50,000 to maritime groupâ€¦READ MORE
Smithsonian Cup goes on display at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst, Illinois. The cup was designed by Gianmaria Buccellati and donated to the National museum of Natural History in 2000. The cup is only on view at the museum until October 10, 2010.
Durham Museum (Omaha, NE)
Be one of the first to see Dig It! The Secrets of Soil created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural Historyâ€¦READ MORE
Get the dirt on something we just canâ€™t live withoutâ€¦READ MORE
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (New York, NY)
Historic music find ‘redefines’ swing era jazzâ€¦READ MORE
International Storytelling Center (Jonesborough, TN)
The worldâ€™s premier storytellers will take the stage in Jonesborough the weekend of Oct. 1-3, 2010, as Tennesseeâ€™s oldest town plays host to the 38th annual National Storytelling Festivalâ€¦READ MORE
â€œDig It! The Secrets of Soilâ€ opens at the Durham Museum on October 2.