May 16, 2022

#ColorOurCollections2021: Smithsonian Libraries and Archives Releases New Coloring Book

From the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives:

Calling all coloring enthusiasts! #ColorOurCollections is back for 2021 and we have a brand new coloring packet just for you. We’ve teamed up with our colleagues at Smithsonian Institution Archives to bring you ten coloring pages to help break your winter boredom. Download them now!

During Color Our Collections, organized by the New York Academy of Medicine, cultural institutions from around the world provide inspiration and free coloring sheets for artists of all ages. At-home artists can share their creations on social media by tagging the organization and using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections. Our coloring book uses images that are freely available in our Digital Library, Biodiversity Heritage Library and Smithsonian Institution Archives Collections.

Learn More About the Images in the Coloring Book, Read the Complete Blog Post

Direct to New Coloring Book from the Smithsonian Library and Archives

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