Smithsonian Institution

Actress Susan Lucci (AP Photo)

Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. On Thursday, actress Susan Lucci from TV’s […]

05/09/2013

Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough (AP Photo)

Smithsonian to close galleries due to budget cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments.

04/16/2013

Sandy death toll now 55

NEW YORK (AP) – The death toll from superstorm Sandy is now at least 55 people along the Atlantic Coast. Meanwhile, communities are slowly recovering from the storm. In hard-hit New York City, hundreds of […]

10/31/2012

Museums open free on Saturday

This Saturday, September 29th, museums nationwide will open their doors for free and local museums in your area are participating.  Museum-goers can download free tickets on the Smithsonian website, which grants free admission for 2 […]

09/24/2012

Smithsonian plans 1st ad campaign to broaden reach

WASHINGTON (AP) – The most-visited museums in the U.S. are about to launch their first-ever national advertising campaign to connect more people with the Smithsonian Institution online, in schools or in the museums themselves. The […]

09/20/2012

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