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Gem Lover Donates $13M for Smithsonian’s Science Education

A gem aficionado is giving $13 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History for science education initiatives.

04/08/2015

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Five Must-See Museums in Washington, D.C.

Washington DC is best known for its historic buildings, monuments and museums. Check out this list of five must-see museums and see exactly what our nation’s capital has to offer.

03/28/2015

Matthew Weiner, January Jones, John Slattery, Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks attend the "Mad Men" New York Special Screening at The Museum of Modern Art on March 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

End of ‘Mad Men,’ But Show’s Relics Find New Life at Museum

Don Draper is making his exit with “Mad Men” this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution.

03/27/2015

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Smithsonian Hatches Rare Frog in Captivity for 1st Time

Scientists from the Smithsonian working with an amphibian rescue project have hatched a newly discovered poison dart frog species for the first time in captivity.

03/10/2015

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Smithsonian Planning New Exhibit All About Money

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is preparing a new exhibition all about money, money, money.

03/09/2015

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24 Hours In Washington, D.C.

There’s no place quite like Washington, D.C. Whether you prefer to spend your day exploring neighborhoods, monuments or museums, D.C. has it all.

02/28/2015

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Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery to Close in 2016 for Renovations

One of the Smithsonian’s museums devoted to Asian art will close next year for a major renovation.

02/11/2015

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Smithsonian to Develop Rules on ‘Selfie Sticks’ for Photos

Millions of visitors to museums on the National Mall may soon have to leave their selfie sticks at home.

02/06/2015

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Smithsonian Exhibits Documents, Early Recordings from Bell

The National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording.

01/28/2015

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Smithsonian Working to Finalize Deal for New London Site

The Smithsonian Institution is working to establish its first international museum outpost in London as that city redevelops its Olympic park, officials said Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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