Celebrate the art and culture of Africa with a day of music, film, dance and art June 3. And cupcakes–don’t forget cupcakes! Continue reading Celebrate 50 years of the African Art Museum June 3
Forget filing and fetching coffee–this Smithsonian intern only discovered the skull of the largest snake the world has ever seen. Continue reading All in a day’s work
Enjoy the popular Asia After Dark program even more with your staff discount. Dance, drink and mingle while you explore Bollywood and Beyond June 7. But hurry–this event sells out fast! Continue reading Asia After Dark: Bollywood and Beyond
Human activity has had an unintended consequence in the increase of a debilitating tropical disease. Continue reading 250 million suffer from parasitic disease worldwide. Smithsonian scientists may have a solution.
Long before Bill Nye the Science Guy and Neil De Grasse Tyson, the original Mr. Wizard used television to awaken generations of kids to the wonders of science. Continue reading The original Mr. Wizard used science, not magic, to work everyday wonders
A Smithsonian scientist follows in the footsteps of a 19th-century naturalist to rediscover a long-lost species. Continue reading The Clarion nightsnake comes out of the shadows
So you think you can dance? Or sing? Or play the banjo and the accordion at the same time? Here’s your chance to shine! Continue reading Call for talent
“Who are you?”
—Batman, 1989 Continue reading Batman stamp, 2006
Meet Craig Saffoe. the curator of great cats at the National Zoo. Continue reading Lions and tigers and bears–no lie!
On his final day in Belize, Secretary Clough encounters sleeping policemen and explores the ancient Mayan city of Xunantunich. Continue reading On the Road in Belize III: The Secretary’s Travel Journal