INAUGURAL EXHIBITION RESEARCH ASSISTANT – Slavery and Freedom This Request for Quote (RFQ) is issued by the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). SCOPE The contractor shall provide technical, professional, non-personal research and writing services to exhibition curators working on the inaugural exhibition, Slavery and Freedom. The contractor shall provide historical and cultural research reports using current scholarship as well as archival and other resources, write reports and justifications for acquisitions and loans, and develop and maintain checklists of objects and graphics for use in this exhibition. The period of performance will be on or about June 8, 2016-December 7, 2016. Contact William Pretzer ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) for bid package. Quotes are due COB May 20, 2016.