Sturgeon Bay - "Every Stamp Tells a Story at the Smithsonian" with Cheryl Ganz

Every Stamp Tells a Story“Every Stamp Tells a Story at the Smithsonian” gives an insider perspective on how curators create exhibits. Cheryl Ganz retired recently from her position as Chief Curator of Philately at Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum and as lead curator of the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery, the world’s largest postage stamp gallery. She currently serves as vice-chair on the USPS Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee, the committee that selects subjects and approves designs for U.S. postage stamps. Ganz spends summers on Washington Island, where she is a fifth generation Islander. She earned a PhD in U.S. history from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her publications include Pots of Promise: Mexicans and Pottery at Hull-House, 1920-40;  The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair: A Century of Progress; Delivering Hope: FDR & Stamps of the Great Depression; Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic; Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail; Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection; and Zeppelin Hindenburg: An Illustrated History of LZ-129.

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm