Stay Current with Interior Museum Happenings!
We issue an e-newsletter to share with you the latest events and topics relating to the Interior Museum. Installments typically include notices of upcoming public programs, behind-the-scenes peeks, an object-of-month feature, and much more!
Explore past e-newsletters:
Count down to our May 2 reopening date; practice mindfulness and experience Thomas Moran's famous Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone painting through a guided meditation; and view an object-of-the-month apropos of Yellowstone National Park's 150th anniversary this year.
Follow along with #BigPictureMorans for the 150th anniversary of artist Thomas Moran's journey to Yellowstone; learn about an incredible new donation from the first Pacific Islander to visit the Challenger Deep; stream two sets of conservation film shorts co-presented with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital for the Summer Encore Series; and see artifacts from the U.S. Virgin Islands in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month!
Learn what public lands will be featured in future works coming to Interior Museum's collection through artists-in-residence programs; gain insight into a special 85th anniversary in April; and view an object-of-the-month perfect for spring!
Get ready for #5WomenArtists for Women's History Month; join us virtually as part of the 29th Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital; and see a collections spotlight depicting a Nebraska site that's witnessed centuries of human activity.
Channel your creativity for #ColorOurCollections; museum internship applications being accepted for summer 2021; plus a collections spotlight featuring a popular Utah recreation destination.
A tradition of secretarial portraiture continued; a new blog post exploring the art and history of hand-tinted photography; and a collections spotlight on a peaceful winter scene to end the year.
A new display focusing on works by William Henry Jackson; the launch of our blog; recent acquisitions of works by contemporary Native artists; a virtual bison tour; and a special collections highlight with a Veterans Day theme.
A peek at the #BigPictureMorans exhibit; mural conservation; a new internship opportunity; behind-the-scenes with constructing display cases; plus a collections spotlight on a historic floor medallion!
A special homecoming; the "magic" of black light photography; a new accession; your chance to #AskACurator; plus a collections highlight from the ends of the Earth!
Comings and goings; a behind-the-scenes peek into the makings of a new exhibition; and a collections highlight just in time for the "dog days of summer."
A timely addition to our collection; a spotlight on online resources; and a fascinating object-of-the month to tie in with National Pollinator Week later this month!
Gearing up for #MuseumWeek; a spotlight on our online resources; and an object-of-the-month just in time for National Wildflower Week!
A deadline fast approaching for summer internships; upcoming programs on Mary McLeod Bethune and WPA art; 2 premiere screenings with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital; plus a painting of Glacier National Park!
Upcoming programs on the U.S. Public Health Service, Marian Anderson, wildlife conservation history, and Mary McLeod Bethune; plus a one-of-a-kind silhouette!
Welcoming our new staff member; upcoming public programs on Johnny Horizon, the U.S. Public Health Service, and more; plus a collections highlight from the first transcontinental telegraph line!
An upcoming #MuseumMoment on Ansel Adams' 1940s connection to the U.S. Department of the Interior; a public program highlighting a century of partnership between the National Park Service and the U.S. Public Health Service; plus a painting with a fascinating backstory!
An internship application deadline fast approaching; upcoming public programs on surprises revealed during recent art conservation, native bees, and Alaska Native carvers; and a collections spotlight on a historically significant camera!
A #MuseumMoment about the art and history of the U.S. Department of the Interior's auditorium; an upcoming public program on native bees; plus an object-of-the-month associated with Interior's radio broadcast legacy!