Goucher Creates Partnership with the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival | Photo by Walter Larrimore, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution

Goucher has partnered with the Smithsonian Institution to develop educational curricula for the M.A. in Cultural Sustainability program. Educational opportunities are likely to include internships, field schools, residencies, certificates, and courses developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington, DC. Students will learn through hands-on training and explore multiple perspectives and approaches to the discipline, experiential learning is expected to be a key theme of the academic partnership. Learn more Goucher’s partnership with the Smithsonian.

About Goucher:The low-residency degree options at Goucher’s Welch Center for Graduate & Professional Studies give you the opportunity to pursue an education and expand your horizons—and the freedom to do it from wherever you call home. Residencies on the Baltimore campus introduce you to a professional network and a supportive community, and our online courses allow you to apply what you learn to the community where you live. Goucher offers the following low-residency programs:


Goucher College is dedicated to a liberal arts education that prepares students within a broad, humane perspective for a life of inquiry, creativity, and critical and analytical thinking. The college’s principal objectives are to help each student master significant areas of knowledge and skills while developing an appreciation for individual and cultural diversity, a sense of social responsibility, and a system of personal and professional ethics.

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