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.
A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton bound for the Smithsonian Institution is set to arrive in Washington in April as a new home is built for the specimen on the National Mall.
A budget deal approved by Congress restores funding for some national arts and cultural programs, but others will still see reductions.
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.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s death has sparked people in the Washington area to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid icon.
A small team has begun creating 3D models of some key objects that represent the breadth of the collection at the world’s largest museum complex.
More than 100 exhibits, programs and events are opening as part of the FotoWeek DC 2013 festival.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress.
Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.