Other universities that will exhibit at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

2004 Smithsonian Festival tents

More than 25 land-grant and public universities will participate in this year’s festival, including consortia of historically black colleges and universities and tribal colleges in the land-grant system, and Hispanic-serving institutions.

Universities selected to participate in the festival

University of California, Davis

University of Florida

University of Hawaii

University of Illinois

Indiana University

Iowa State University

University of Maryland

Michigan State University

Mississippi State University

University of Missouri

Montana State University

Oregon State University

University of Tennessee

Texas A&M University

Washington State University

West Virginia University

University of Vermont (a contributing university)