An effort to create a National Women’s History Museum is heading to President Barack Obama’s desk after the Senate passed the measure 16 years after it was first introduced.
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is planning a major building renovation but plans to keep sections of the museum open during construction.
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.