As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the world’s largest museum complex.
America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.
Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.
Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort in Baltimore that withstood a British attack, Americans from Maine to California may still have fragments from the original “Star-Spangled Banner.”
The Smithsonian Institution wants the public’s help to digitize museum collections faster to make them available to researchers online.
The National Park Service says it has reached an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution to keep the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall.
Ralph Lauren’s love for the American flag and American style earned him high honors Tuesday from the Smithsonian Institution, celebrating his five decades in fashion.
The Smithsonian Board of Regents has named Dr. David Skorton to lead the world’s largest museum and research complex in Washington.
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.
In an interview with “The Today Show” that aired Thursday morning, National Museum of African American History & Culture Director Lonnie Birch listed some of the exciting artifacts that have been obtained by the museum so far, and said the structure of the first two floors will soon be visible.