5 Of Washington DC's Best Hidden GemsWashington, D.C. is a complex city, offering a little bit of everything, and a lot of some particular things. One of the best places for free museum visits, the city is an open book in a way. But there are some secrets the city keeps to itself. Tourists, and even some residents, overlook these hidden gems everyday.
Earliest Known Photo of Smithsonian Castle Goes on DisplayThe earliest known photo of the Smithsonian Castle, the Smithsonian's first building, is going on display to celebrate the institution's 169th birthday.
Smithsonian Official: I Wouldn't Have Opened Cosby ExhibitThe 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.
Remains of 4 Early Colonial Leaders Discovered at JamestownArchaeologists 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.
Public Divided Over Smithsonian Display of Bill Cosby's ArtAs 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.
National Zoo's 12-Year-Old Cheetah Shombay Has DiedThe National Zoo announced Tuesday its 12-year-old male cheetah named Shombay died on Saturday.
Smithsonian to Post Sign Outside Bill Cosby's Art CollectionThe 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.
Bill Cosby's Art Collection to Remain on View at SmithsonianWhile 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.
Smithsonian Stands Behind Exhibit Based on Cosby CollectionThe Smithsonian Institution is standing behind a museum exhibition that relies in part on the art collection of Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille Cosby.
Huge American Flag Made of Legos on Display at SmithsonianThousands of visitors at the Smithsonian have helped build the largest American flag made out of Lego bricks in time for the Fourth of July.
Family Guide To National Zoological ParkKids 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.
Smithsonian Museum to Display Artifacts From Slave ShipThe 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.