The earliest known photo of the Smithsonian Castle, the Smithsonian’s first building, is going on display to celebrate the institution’s 169th birthday.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art’s director says that if she had been aware of sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, she wouldn’t have moved forward with an exhibit featuring artworks he owns.
Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America’s first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.
As the Smithsonian Institution continues to stand behind an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection, the public has begun weighing in and appears to be sharply divided over the display, based on dozens of emails and comments left at the museum.
The National Zoo announced Tuesday its 12-year-old male cheetah named Shombay died on Saturday.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says it will post a sign telling visitors that an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection is about the artists, not a tribute to the comedian.
While many companies and universities have distanced themselves from Bill Cosby as sexual misconduct allegations mounted, Smithsonian officials have concluded an exhibit showcasing his art collection should continue.
The Smithsonian Institution is standing behind a museum exhibition that relies in part on the art collection of Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille Cosby.
Thousands of visitors at the Smithsonian have helped build the largest American flag made out of Lego bricks in time for the Fourth of July.
Kids and adults love and are constantly amazed at the exhibits on hand at the The National Zoo. From large and small mammals to reptiles, to migratory birds, there are so many different animals to see that the family will have a tough time deciding what to see first.