The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will display objects from a slave ship that sank off the coast of Cape Town in 1794.
While its new building is still under construction, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is offering a look at its growing collection.
Smithsonian Institution officials say the new National Museum of African American History and Culture is on track to open on the National Mall in late 2016.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian’s Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.
IBM’s Watson computing system will be making a visit to Washington for the Smithsonian’s “The Future is Here” Festival, and organizers plan to demonstrate a real hoverboard inspired by the movie “Back to the Future.”
After several cases of police shooting unarmed black men have drawn protests and national scrutiny, the Smithsonian Institution is examining this moment in American history.
The Smithsonian plans to reopen the Renwick Gallery in November after a $30 million renovation of the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.
Smithsonian officials are quietly working to reopen one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall that’s been shuttered for a decade.
Smithsonian Enterprises, the business arm of the popular museum complex, is launching its first new magazine in 30 years with a focus on cultural travelers.
A gem aficionado is giving $13 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History for science education initiatives.