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Matthew KenyattaThe Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the ACHP  Foundation are pleased to announce the selection of Matthew Kenyatta, PhD to be the 21st Century Preservation Leaders Fellow for 2023. Dr. Kenyatta will be the first Fellow in this new program designed to promote diversity in the leadership ranks of the national historic preservation movement. He will commence his six-month fellowship in January 2023.

Interested applicants to the ACHP-Smithsonian Institution's fall cultural heritage fellowship regarding the music heritage of the District of Columbia have until June 23 at 11:59 p.m. to submit their applications. Please find information about the fellowship on the Smithsonian's website as well as contact information. 

Attention college students and recent grads: apply to join the ACHP and Smithsonian Institution this fall in a Cultural Heritage Fellowship! The application deadline is Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

The 2019 fellowship theme is Music Heritage of the District of Columbia. Those with an interest in learning more about the preservation of historic sites, intangible heritage, and artifacts within and around the nation’s capital as they relate to the preservation of music are encouraged to apply. The Smithsonian Institution could very well be the world’s largest museum of music, with more than 16,000 musical instruments, 100,000 pages of sheet music, 80,000 recorded music tracks, and approximately 400 musical activities per year.