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Earliest Known Photo of Smithsonian Castle Goes on Display

The earliest known photo of the Smithsonian Castle, the Smithsonian’s first building, is going on display to celebrate the institution’s 169th birthday.

08/10/2015

(Photo Courtesy of The Smithsonian Institute)

Smithsonian Reveals $2 Billion Plan for South Mall

The Smithsonian unveiled a $2 billion plan Thursday to revitalize its Castle and areas of the National Mall.

11/13/2014

Smithsonian food workers strike outside the National Air and Space Museum. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Food Workers At Smithsonian Strike Over ‘Living Wages’

Workers from two Smithsonian Institution museum eateries are staging a one-day strike calling for the federally funded museums to ensure they are paid a ‘living wage.’

07/11/2013

Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Smithsonian Limits Gallery Closures to 3 Museums

The Smithsonian Institution will begin closing some galleries Wednesday due to budget cuts from Congress but none of the major exhibitions will be affected.

04/30/2013