WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Board of Regents on Monday named Cornell University President Dr. David Skorton to lead the world’s largest museum and research complex in the nation’s capital. Skorton, who is a cardiologist, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama’s fashion is making history again, at least for the next year, as her second inaugural gown will be displayed at the Smithsonian Institution. Before it’s stowed away for a future […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years after NASA landed two rovers on Mars for a 90-day mission, one is still exploring, and the project has generated hundreds of thousands of images from the planet’s surface. Now […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of […]
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nearly 2,600-year-old clay cylinder that’s been described as the world’s first human rights declaration is being shown for the first time in the U.S.
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 […]
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 […]
(AP) – The world’s largest museum complex is being mapped room by room through a partnership with Google. Beginning Tuesday, visitors at the Smithsonian Institution can use a smartphone to find their way through 17 […]
(AP) – Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” have a new home with a diverse set of artifacts in a new timeline of American history that includes a piece of Plymouth Rock, a […]