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Elizabeth A. Harmon

Elizabeth A. Harmon

Virtual Museum Program Manager
Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum

Elizabeth A. Harmon is a historian and curator with expertise in women’s history. She leads the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum’s inaugural efforts to develop an online exhibitions program and designs research projects to make women’s history more discoverable online. Previously, Harmon worked as a digital curator at Smithsonian Libraries and Archives where she created digital resources about women in science and wrote about collecting and sharing women’s and gender history at museums.


Elizabeth A. Harmon will be speaking at the Museum Social Impact Summit 2024:

Becoming Visible: Bringing American Women’s History Into Focus

Discover how “Becoming Visible,” the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum’s inaugural digital exhibition, was developed to shed light on stories from women’s history that have been excluded, erased, obscured, forgotten, and almost lost. Learn how we developed this exhibition using Smithsonian collection objects, dynamic illustrations, immersive motion design, and narrations by Smithsonian curators. Explore the process and power of digital media in making the invisible visible.

Elizabeth A. Harmon