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Update: Smithsonian’s “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” Campaign Nears $350,000 During the Final Days on Kickstarter

With its Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday (November 16th), Smithsonian Institute has successfully secured nearly $350,000 for its “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” project. The organization launched the initiative last month originally seeking $300,000. The Ruby Slippers were made nearly 80 years ago for… Read More

Update: Smithsonian’s “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” Kickstarter Nears $300,000 Funding Target Less than One Week

Less than a week after launching its latest Kickstarter to conserve the iconic Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers, the Smithsonian Institute has already captured nearly $250,000 from more than 4,500 backers. The museum is currently seeking $300,000 for the project. As previously reported, the Smithsonian… Read More

Smithsonian Unveils Neil Armstrong’s Gloves & Helmet One Year After Kickstarter Launch

Just one year after launching its Neil Armstrong Spacesuit Kickstarter campaign, the Smithsonian announced the unveiling of the famous astronaut’s space gloves and helmet exhibit. As previously reported, the organization announced in June 2015 it has teamed up with Kickstarter to help fund a few… Read More

Kickstarter Celebrates #MuseumWeek By Looking Back at Eight Memorable Collaborations

In celebration of this year’s #MuseumWeek, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter revealed its top eight most memorable collaboration it has done with various institutions throughout the world. The Kickstarter team shared: “In the nearly seven years we’ve spent helping new creative projects come into the world, we’ve seen… Read More

Smithsonian’s First Major Crowdfunding Campaign Raises $174K for Art of Yoga

“Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” the first exhibi­tion about the visual history of yoga explores yoga’s rich diversity and historical transformations during the past 2,000 years.  These programs are made possible in part due to the Smithsonian’s first major crowdfunding campaign, “Together We’re One.”  Launched… Read More

Razoo Hosts Crowdfunding Campaign for the Smithsonian

Razoo.com, a crowdfunding site for causes, has launched the Smithsonian’s first major crowdfunding campaign. The online fundraiser will support the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery’s “Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” the world’s first exhibition on the visual history of yoga. The fundraiser begins today, May 29,… Read More

Smithsonian Launches First Major Crowdfunding Campaign

“Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” will be on view  at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery October 19th  through Jan. 26, 2014.  This is the world’s first exhibi­tion about the discipline’s visual history and will reveal its fascinating meanings and histories over the past 2,000 years.   To… Read More

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