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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner this week with cocktails and a toast to history.
Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”
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Girl Scouts, Little League baseball players and musicians including Phish and Train are joining a national sing-a-long on Saturday, which is flag day, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the flag that inspired its lyrics.
The treasures stored inside D.C.’s impressive collection of museums — dinosaur bones, spaceships, iconic movie and television props and artistic masterpieces — apparently have a lot of international appeal.
Costumes from the “X-Men” movie franchise are now part of the National Museum of American History’s collection.
Memorial Day honors all of the men and women who have passed away fighting for our country. Celebrate these fallen heroes in D.C. with these events.
A “Night at the Museum” will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.
One of John Coltrane’s tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.
The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.