The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and is co-sponsored by the National Park Service.
The Festival is supported by federally appropriated funds; Smithsonian trust funds; contributions from governments, businesses, foundations, and individuals; in-kind assistance; and food, recording, and craft sales.
Circus Arts Program Sponsors
This program is co-presented by The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Circus Arts Conservatory Sarasota, in partnership with the American Youth Circus Organization and the American Circus Educators Association.
On the Move Program Sponsors
This program is supported by the American Anthropological Association.