About Us

Career

Affinity and Advocacy Groups

Heritage Months

Exhibits and Multiculturalism

 

 

Diversity Initiatives

 

About Us:

The Smithsonian reflects the diversity of the American people and the world today.  Our mission, the “increase and diffusion of knowledge,” is achieved through the efforts of our highly qualified staff. We strive to maximize our effectiveness, cultural inclusion and internal diversity by welcoming people of all backgrounds.  Please tour our web site for a glimpse of the diversity initiatives that the Smithsonian offers to both employees and the general public.

 

Career

Information on Smithsonian career opportunities is available at

http://www.sihr.si.edu/

 

Affinity and Advocacy groups:

Smithsonian employee advocacy groups provide recruitment and programming assistance and are instrumental in the development of the Smithsonian’s cultural awareness programming.  Groups may meet regularly or maintain contact by other means.

  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transsexual Employees at the Smithsonian Institution (SI GLOBE)
  • Latino Working Committee (LWC)
  • Smithsonian Advocates for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SIADHH)
  • Smithsonian African American Association (SAAA)
  • Smithsonian American Indian Employee Network (SAIEN)
  • Smithsonian Asian/Pacific American Heritage Committee (SAPAHC)
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Women’s Council (SIWC)

Professional interest groups and committees - Professional interest groups provide the opportunity to meet with colleagues from around the Smithsonian campus, exchange information and ideas, make recommendations and develop collaborative projects. There are organizations for most professional groups (scientists, scholars, educators, training, administrators etc.) as well as committees to guide special projects that have Institution wide impact (collections systems, digitization etc.)

 

Heritage Months  

Click here to view the Heritage months celebrated by the Smithsonian Institution.

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/heritage_month/index.html

 

Exhibits and Multiculturalism

African Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AfricanArt.htm

Africa , History and Culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/Africa_History.htm

African American History and Culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/AfricanAmerican_History.htm

American Indian History and culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/AmericanIndian_History.htm

American Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AmericanArt.htm

American Indian Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AmericanIndianArt.htm

Asia , History and Culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/Asia_History.htm

Asian Pacific History and Culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/AsianPacificAmerican_History.htm

Asian Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

Chinese Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

European Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/EuropeanArt.htm

Islamic Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

Japanese Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

Korean Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

Latino Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/LatinoArt.htm

Latino History and Culture

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/History_and_Culture/USLatino_History.htm

Native American Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AmericanIndianArt.htm

Near Eastern Art

http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/AsianArt.htm

National Museum of African Art

http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/index.html

National Museum of the American Indian

http://www.nmai.si.edu/subpage.cfm?subpage=exhibitions&second=dc&third=current

Anacostia Community Museum

http://anacostia.si.edu/exhibits/Exhibition_Navigation.htm

Freer and Sackler Galleries

http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/default.htm

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program

http://www.apa.si.edu/exhibitions_current.html

Smithsonian Latino Center

http://latino.si.edu/exhibitions/

National Museum of African American History and Culture

http://nmaahc.si.edu/section/programs