Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers will be back on view soon after a successful Kickstarter campaign launched by @amhistorymuseum to conserve and display them. Come hear Dawn Wallace, the conservator that saved the Ruby Slippers’ sparkle, speak at the Smithsonian. Join us for Real Gems: Rubies and Ruby Slippers, part of our popular Strange and Curious Smithsonian Jobs series on Monday, Aug. 6. Jeffrey Post, a geologist and chair of the mineral science department at @SmithsonianNMNH, will share captivating stories about minerals and gems including the #HopeDiamond. Link in bio for tickets.
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