The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and presented in collaboration with 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.
Promotional support was provided by The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Area Authority (WMATA), and Destination DC.
In-kind program support came from Blick Art Materials, Bo & Ivy Distillers, Montana Cans, Mountain Valley Spring Water, Pizza Boli’s on U Street, Sharp’s at Waterford Farm, and True Leaf Market.
Additional promotional and special programming support is provided by Uber.
Accessibility for the Festival was funded in part by a grant from the Nora Roberts Foundation.
Living Religion: Creative Encounters in the U.S.
The program was made possible by a grant from Lilly Endowment’s Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative. This national initiative aims to help museums and other cultural institutions foster greater public understanding about religion and present the contributions of people of all faiths and diverse religious communities.
The program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the National Museum of the American Latino, and the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.
The program also received support from the National Museum of Asian Art through The Arts of Devotion, a five-year initiative dedicated to furthering civic discourse and understanding of religion, made possible by Lilly Endowment, Inc. Additional support was received from the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the American-Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation.
The Ozarks: Faces and Facets of a Region
The program was produced in partnership with Missouri State University.
The program was supported, in part, by Missouri State University, Missouri Division of Tourism, Arkansas Tourism, University of Arkansas, Experience Fayetteville, Windgate Foundation, Committee of 100 for the Ozark Folk Center, Ozark Beer Company, Crystal Bridges Arts and Social Impact Accelerator Partnership, and the Missouri Folk Arts Program.
The program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the National Museum of the American Latino; the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center; and the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative Pool.
Evening concerts and pop-up programs were presented in partnership with the Smithsonian Artisan Initiative, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the National Museum of American History, Quicksilver Productions Foundation, and Asia Society.
De Libertate: Sounds of Freedom and Hope from Ukraine is supported by the Federal Repressed Cultures Preservation Fund and Uber.