Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Caring for an American Art Treasure

A peek into the world of conservation and the meticulous care of James Hampton’s "The Throne of the Third Heaven."

Painting of a marsh with the U.S. capital in the background.

The Art of Environmental Conservation


Drawn to Tiffany Chung

Clemens Mary Heye bottle

The Wonder and Precision of Sand Art

A brown, ceramic vessel with an inscription and the artist's name "Dave" carved around the opening.

David ​'Dave' Drake: Potter and Poet

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Discovering William H. Johnson’s Hidden Stories

Judy Baca On Her Mural "Uprising of the Mujeres"