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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.
As President Barack Obama once said, “When a woman succeeds, America succeeds.” Truer words were never spoken. Here are a few events to help celebrate Women’s History Month.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is opening a new exhibit based on the contents of one Holocaust survivor’s purse and the story of her imprisonment in a concentration camp.
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.
The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.
George Clooney’s “Batman” mask, Christopher Reeve’s costume from “Superman III” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” suit are joining the collection of Hollywood artifacts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Who doesn’t like a good whodunit murder mystery? Attend a murder-mystery show or event in and around D.C. and enjoy delicious four-course meals, a zany cast of characters and good old-fashioned fun.
Clint Eastwood helped open a new movie theater on the national mall and was honored by the Smithsonian Institution for his six decades of work in American film.