For more than 60 years, we’ve been sharing the best of the Smithsonian with exhibitions that travel around the nation and around the world. Continue reading Oh, the places we’ll go!
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and a good time for all of us to express our deep gratitude to the many volunteers who generously share their time and talents. Meet some of the folks who help to make the Smithsonian seriously amazing. Continue reading Allow us to introduce:
Dr. Kristian Fauchald on April 4, 2015. Continue reading In Memoriam: Dr. Kristian Fauchald
Frozen sperm from a genetically valuable giant panda was transported from China to the National Zoo in hopes that artificial insemination will result in a new panda cub this year. Of course, the entire journey was documented on social media because that’s what we do now. Continue reading Plausible panda pop provides potent popsicle; pregnancy possible?
April 23, 2015. Have you reached a milestone, received an award or conquered the world (at least your little corner of it) lately? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to toot your horn for you! Be sure to include your contact information and a picture as an attachment. Continue reading Richard Kurin joins the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The Paul E. Garber storage facility has housed the collections of the Air and Space Museum since the 1950s in an assembly of unassuming metal warehouses. Artist and photographer Greg Bryant finds a moody beauty in the aging Garber facility. Continue reading The beauty of utility
Please join the South Mall Zone staff with the Office of Facilities Management & Reliability in celebrating EARTH DAY 2015. Recycle your unwanted electronics, papers, binders, books and more. Continue reading South Mall Zone Saving the Earth
Guest blogger Rene Rodgers, associate curator at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, sings the praises of the Smithsonian Affiliate program and explains how affiliation can benefit the community as a whole. Continue reading Getting in tune with the Smithsonian in the birthplace of country music
Conservator Dawn Rogala figured out why some mid-century art works are literally cracking under the strain. Continue reading Why is some mid-century art cracking up? A Smithsonian conservator cracks the case.
UPDATED April 10. At 3:15 today, join us in ringing bells to commemorate 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and to show support for the ongoing struggle for civil rights. #BellsAcrosstheLand Continue reading Bells Across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox