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Ever wonder what kind objects we use to tell the story of American diplomacy at the U.S. Diplomacy Center?
Don’t wonder, ask our curator! For the first time in our museum’s history, we’ll be answering your questions about our collection. Between 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT on September 12, 2018, tweet us questions about the only museum collection dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy. Our Directory Mary Kane, Associate Curator Kathryn Speckart, and Public Historian Dr. Alison Mann will be on hand to answer your questions. Initiated on Twitter in 2010, Ask a Curator Day is a worldwide Q&A that now has over 1,500 participating museums from 58 countries, is taking place. Tweet us at @DiplomacyCenter and use the #AskaCurator to participate! Or dive in right away!
- What type of gifts do Secretaries of State receive?
- What do sports have to do with diplomacy?
- What do a fire helmet, a missile launcher, and a Carnival costume have to do with diplomacy?