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Best Upcoming Exhibits for Kids in Washington, D.C.Keep your kids engaged in learning this summer with these top exhibits for kids in the D.C. area.
End of 'Mad Men,' But Show's Relics Find New Life at MuseumDon Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Toasts Star-Spangled Past With Flag-Inspired Drinks 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.
Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection 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."
Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.
Train, Phish to Join Star-Spangled Sing-a-Long on National MallGirl 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.
D.C. Is Home To Four Of The World's 20 Most Visited MuseumsThe 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.
Stewart Donates 'X-Men' Costumes to Museum Costumes from the "X-Men" movie franchise are now part of the National Museum of American History's collection.
How to Observe Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.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.
Smithsonian to Host Summer Sleepovers For Students A "Night at the Museum" will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.
Coltrane's Sax Joins Smithsonian Jazz Collection One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.
Star-Spangled Banner Stamp Unveiled at 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.
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