Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.
A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.
Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners, taxi drivers and spelling bee champs — just a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress.
The end of the government shutdown means a huge sigh of relief for thousands of furloughed federal workers, government contractors, and local businesses that cater to them.
Police in Howard County are raising money for a new police museum that is under construction.
Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire next year from leading the world’s largest museum and research complex, he announced Wednesday.
The U.S. tried to rally support on Saturday for a military strike against Syria, running into resistance from the American public and skeptics in Congress and from European allies bent on awaiting a U.N. report about a chemical attack they acknowledge strongly points to the Assad government.
Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.
The Newseum in Washington is poking some fun at TV anchors with a new exhibit about the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” starring Will Ferrell.