Arts & Culture | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/arts-culture/RSS feed for Arts & CultureenThu, 23 Jun 2016 15:02:35 +0000See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Libraryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/indiana-university-lilly-library-collection-180959118/Curiosity is a credential at Indiana University Library’s Lilly LibraryThu, 23 Jun 2016 15:02:35 +0000Inventing the Beach: The Unnatural History of a Natural Placehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/inventing-beach-unnatural-history-natural-place-180959538/The seashore used to be a scary place, then it became a place of respite and vacation. What happened?Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:34:06 +0000Nine Northern Italian Destinations to Visit After You View Christo's "Floating Piers" http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/northern-italys-lake-district-is-cool-for-the-summer-180959425/Cultural and historical treasures abound near Lake Iseo Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:16:23 +0000How Photography Shaped America's National Parkshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-photography-shaped-americas-national-parks-180959262/Jamie M. Allen explores how conservation and consumerism have impacted America's natural heritageWed, 22 Jun 2016 18:09:15 +0000Immerse Yourself in Italian Cuisine at These Eight Cooking Schoolshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/immerse-yourself-italian-cuisine-180959447/From local women to world-renowned chefs, here's a delicious way to get in touch with your inner ItalianTue, 21 Jun 2016 16:10:18 +0000This Painting Shows What It Might Look Like When Zika Infects a Cell http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/this-painting-shows-what-might-look-like-when-zika-infects-cell-180959507/David S. Goodsell's watercolor-and-ink artworks use the latest research to illustrate viruses, proteins and moreTue, 21 Jun 2016 14:25:55 +0000In a Historic First, a Large Collection of Islamic Qur'ans Travels This Fall to the U.S. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/in-historic-first-large-collection-islamic-qurans-travels-this-fall-to-the-us-180959421/The art of the ancient Qur'an is showcased with the loan of some 48 manuscripts and folios from Istanbul, Turkey, and on view at the SmithsonianTue, 21 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000Will Skyscrapers of the Future Be Built From Wood?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/will-skyscrapers-future-be-built-wood-180959475/Why cross-laminated timber might become the newest trend in urban architectureMon, 20 Jun 2016 16:33:15 +0000Relive 'Don Quixote' With a Trip Through Miguel de Cervantes’ Spainhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/explore-miguel-de-cervantes-spain-180959013/Tilt at windmills for the 400th anniversary of the author's deathMon, 20 Jun 2016 15:13:52 +0000The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Bollywoodhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/the-hills-are-alive-with-the-sound-of-bollywood-180959035/Learn the history of Mumbai's iconic "cut-to" Switzerland shotFri, 17 Jun 2016 15:48:24 +0000It's a Global Solstice Party and You're Invitedhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/its-global-solstice-party-and-youre-invited-180959462/Sound artist Charlie Morrow organized artists and scientists from around the Earth to celebrate the solsticeFri, 17 Jun 2016 15:04:34 +0000For Rolling Stones Fans, This Book Is a Dream Come Truehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/rolling-stones-fans-book-dream-come-true-180959455/Journalist and author Rich Cohen first covered the Stones on tour in the 90s. Now he revisits that trip and the band’s epic historyThu, 16 Jun 2016 18:17:20 +0000What Will Future Monuments in the Nation's Capital Look Like?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/what-will-future-monuments-nations-capital-look-like-180959389/Changing times and tastes leave little room for monolithic marble on the Mall Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:51:48 +0000Amazon's Jeff Bezos Honored at Citizenship Ceremonyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/amazons-jeff-bezos-honored-citizenship-ceremony-180959418/The Smithsonian awarded the internet mogul during a ceremony welcoming newly naturalized citizens Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:46:12 +0000Something Super Cool Just Turned Up in Your Digital Toolboxhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/something-super-cool-just-turned-your-digital-toolbox-180959426/The Smithsonian unveils a game-changing online tool designed to empower anyone to discover and use digital museum resourcesWed, 15 Jun 2016 18:45:46 +0000Smithsonian to Partner with Victoria and Albert Museum to Open a London Galleryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-partner-victoria-albert-museum-open-london-gallery-180959399/For the U.S. museum and research complex originally funded by Englishman James Smithson, the announcement brings the 19th-century gift full circleTue, 14 Jun 2016 14:52:09 +0000Architects Reimagine Detroithttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/architects-reimagine-detroit-180959387/A new exhibition in Venice showcases how 12 teams would reinvent four sites in Detroit badly in need of faceliftsTue, 14 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000Walker Evans Wrote the Story of America With His Camerahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/walker-evans-wrote-story-american-with-his-camera-180959353/One of the greatest historians of 20th-century America was a man who used his camera to stare, pry, listen, and eavesdropFri, 10 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000How a Museum Cancelling a Controversial Mapplethorpe Exhibition Changed My Lifehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-museum-cancelling-controversial-mapplethorpe-exhibition-changed-my-life-180959311/As an intern at the Corcoran, I suddenly understood the power of artThu, 09 Jun 2016 12:34:38 +0000When the Painting Is Also Poetryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/when-painting-also-poetry-180959163/A sublime new show honors the Chinese tradition of the ‘Three Perfections’—poetry, painting and calligraphyThu, 09 Jun 2016 11:35:29 +0000How One Woman Helped End Lunch Counter Segregation in the Nation’s Capitalhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-one-woman-helped-end-lunch-counter-segregation-nations-capital-180959345/Mary Church Terrell’s court case demanded the district’s “lost laws” put an end to racial discrimination in dining establishmentsWed, 08 Jun 2016 16:46:00 +0000What the Politics of Andrew Jackson’s Era Can Tell Us About Todayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-politics-andrew-jacksons-era-can-tell-us-about-today-180959316/NPR correspondent Steve Inskeep speaks about his book <em>Jacksonland</em> and what it says about America’s democratic traditionWed, 08 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000The Smithsonian Gets Experimental and Field-Tests a New Forum for Bringing Artists to the Publichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/articles/smithsonian-gets-experimental-and-field-tests-new-forum-bringing-artists-public-180959330/A Two-Day Festival in the historic Arts & Industries Building brings community, artists and scholars together for a “Culture Lab”Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000How Would You React If We Discovered Alien Life?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-would-you-react-if-we-discovered-alien-life-180959286/Experts weigh in on what the detection of other life forms might mean to the human raceTue, 07 Jun 2016 13:27:06 +0000These Drone-Lit Photos of the American West Are Straight Out of a Science Fiction Novelhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/reuben-wu-lux-noctis-american-west-landscapes-featured-photographer-180959250/Photographer Reuben Wu casts new light on a familiar worldTue, 07 Jun 2016 12:53:46 +0000Martin Puryear’s Hometown Retrospective Brings the World Renowned Artist Back to His Rootshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/martin-puryears-hometown-retrospective-brings-world-renowned-artist-back-his-roots-180959304/After treks to Africa, Scandinavia and Japan, Puryear’s works go on display at the Smithsonian, where he first developed his curiosity for world culturesMon, 06 Jun 2016 18:23:59 +0000Before There Was “Hamilton,” There Was “Burr”http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/there-was-hamilton-there-was-burr-180959295/Although Gore Vidal’s book never became a hit on Broadway, the novel helped create the public personae of Alexander Hamilton’s nemesisMon, 06 Jun 2016 13:07:06 +0000There’s a Bunch of Animals at the Zoo this Summer Made Out of Ocean Garbagehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/theres-bunch-animals-zoo-summer-made-out-ocean-garbage-180959303/Delightfully whimsical, the sculptures drive home the message that there’s a whole lot of trash washing ashoreMon, 06 Jun 2016 12:03:07 +0000Six Critically Acclaimed African Artists Explore the Dimensions and Complexities of Timehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/six-critically-acclaimed-african-artists-explore-dimensions-and-complexities-time-180959226/Much more abstract than seconds, minutes and hours, time in the hands of artists becomes even more perplexingFri, 03 Jun 2016 16:07:29 +0000Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor Dig Into the History of Food at the Supreme Courthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ruth-bader-ginsburg-and-sonia-sotomayor-dig-history-food-supreme-court-180959292/The American History Museum and the Supreme Court Historical Society brought the justices together to share tales from the highest courtThu, 02 Jun 2016 19:41:14 +0000Is the Internet an Enormous Work of Realist Art?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/is-internet-enormous-work-realist-art-180959272/Journalist Virginia Heffernan makes a compelling case that it is in a new bookThu, 02 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000How Ferris Bueller's Day Off Perfectly Illustrates the Power of Art Museums http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-ferris-buellers-day-perfectly-illustrates-power-art-museums-180959279/Three decades after it premiered, the coming-of-age film remains a classicWed, 01 Jun 2016 16:45:33 +0000Reimagining Portraiture Through Dancehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/reimagining-portraiture-through-dance-180959267/Choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess joins forces with the National Portrait GalleryWed, 01 Jun 2016 12:35:14 +0000From Sticks and Stones, Two Artists Make Pinhole Camerashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/from-sticks-stones-two-artists-make-pinhole-cameras-180959246/David Janesko and Adam Donnelly are using materials found in nature to photograph natureThu, 26 May 2016 19:02:58 +0000Native Americans Decry the Auctioning-Off of Their Heritage in Paris http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/native-americans-decry-auctioning-their-heritage-paris-180959244/Community leaders convene at the National Museum of the American Indian to push for changeThu, 26 May 2016 15:58:25 +0000The Public Puts Great Trust in Museums, and Now It’s Time Museums Trust the Public http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/public-puts-great-trust-museums-and-now-its-time-museums-trust-public-180959237/A new exhibition, curated by the community, debuts this weekend at the SmithsonianThu, 26 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000Meet the First and Only Foreign-Born First Lady: Louisa Catherine Adamshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/meet-the-first-and-only-foreign-born-first-lady-louisa-cathernine-adams-180959149/Almost 200 years ago, the wife of John Quincy Adams set a precedentWed, 25 May 2016 12:56:38 +0000The Mesmerizing Results When a Museum Asks an Artist to Draw All Over Its Wallshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/hirshhorn-linn-meyers-drawing-art-walls-180959215/Linn Meyers took on the monumental task of creating a 400-foot-long artwork at the Hirshhorn Tue, 24 May 2016 18:31:56 +0000The Forgotten Dust Bowl Novel That Rivaled "The Grapes of Wrath"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/forgotten-dust-bowl-novel-rivaled-grapes-wrath-180959196/Sanora Babb wrote about a family devastated by the Dust Bowl, but she lost her shot at stardom when John Steinbeck beat her to the punchMon, 23 May 2016 17:23:12 +0000A Photographic Tour of the Wonders That World's Fairs Leave Behindhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/photographic-tour-wonders-worlds-fairs-leave-behind-180959195/Jade Doskow goes to old World's Fair sites and photographs the remnants of once glorious visionsMon, 23 May 2016 17:16:09 +0000To Really Appreciate Louis Armstrong's Trumpet, You Gotta Play it. Just Ask Wynton Marsalishttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/to-really-appreciate-louis-armstrongs-trumpet-you-gotta-play-it-180959184/It’s not always the white-glove treatment; some artifacts live on through performanceMon, 23 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000A Band of Biking Farmers in Florida Reinvents Sharecroppinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/band-biking-farmers-florida-reinvents-sharecropping-180959182/Fleet Farming transforms lawns into farms to create a new local food systemFri, 20 May 2016 15:12:46 +0000These Kits Beautifully Explain How City Sewers and Zoning Laws Workhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/these-kits-beautifully-explain-how-city-sewers-zoning-laws-work-180959168/New York's Center for Urban Pedagogy uses art and design to help people better understand complex laws and systemsThu, 19 May 2016 17:32:51 +0000The Unlikely, Charming Designer Who Is Changing the Face of Gardeninghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/unlikely-charming-designer-changing-face-gardening-180959067/With weeds, critters and Celtic symbols, Mary Reynolds is transforming what it means to gardenThu, 19 May 2016 17:27:20 +0000Take a Closer Look at Mary Reynolds’s Innovative Celtic Gardenshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/take-closer-look-mary-reynoldss-innovative-celtic-gardens-180959176/The award-winning landscape designer bases her ideas on the four seasons, but with a regional twistThu, 19 May 2016 17:26:43 +0000In This Heartfelt Video, American Muslims Connect With World War II Interneeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/heartfelt-video-american-muslims-connect-world-war-ii-internees-180959164/Filmmaker and activist Frank Chi sheds light on a sobering historical comparisonThu, 19 May 2016 14:11:22 +0000Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble Celebrates Our Differences Through Songhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/yo-yo-mas-silk-road-ensemble-celebrates-our-differences-through-song-180959155/"Sing Me Home" is a multicultural feast for the earsThu, 19 May 2016 13:15:00 +0000A Tweet Is Just a Ritz Cracker, But an IMAX Film Is a Steak Dinnerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/tweet-just-ritz-cracker-imax-film-steak-dinner-180959148/That’s what astronaut Terry Virts says about the new IMAX film he helped to makeWed, 18 May 2016 17:10:33 +0000How an Obscure Photographer Saved Yosemitehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/carleton-watkins-yosemite-photographer-national-parks-180959065/The beauty of the national park became clear long before Ansel AdamsWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Inside Story of Christo's Floating Piershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/inside-story-christo-floating-piers-180959072/The renowned artist dazzles the world again, this time using a lake in northern Italy as his canvasWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000Underwater Photographer Heather Perry Dives Deep and Looks Uphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/underwater-photographer-heather-perry-dives-deep-180959075/Is it crazy to think that people are at their most natural in the water?Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Unhurried World of Pre-War Viennahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/stefan-zweig-book-excerpt-world-of-yesterday-old-vienna-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958904/Author Stefan Zweig, who inspired Wes Anderson's <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, recalls Austria at the dawn of the 20th centuryWed, 18 May 2016 12:00:00 +0000A Look at the Creative Process and What Makes an Artist Tickhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/a-look-creative-process-and-what-makes-artist-tick-180959141/A new exhibition delivers a better understanding of where artists find their inspirationTue, 17 May 2016 18:40:10 +0000If Grit Breeds Success, How Can I Get Grittier?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/if-grit-breeds-success-how-can-get-grittier-180959140/University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth talks about her new book and the importance of the personal qualityTue, 17 May 2016 15:34:25 +0000Eek! Each of These Insect Portraits Is Made From More Than 8,000 Imageshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/eek-each-these-insect-portraits-made-from-more-than-8000-images-180959134/With a mastery of macro, Levon Biss captures every hair and dimple on insects’ vibrant bodiesMon, 16 May 2016 18:41:12 +0000Celebrate National Salad Month with Rare and Historic Books that Include Your Favorite Leafy Greenshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/celebrate-salad-month-rare-historic-books-favorite-leafy-greens-180959104/A Smithsonian librarian journeys through history and time on a quest to explore salads throughout antiquityMon, 16 May 2016 18:08:15 +0000Lithuania Is Now Hosting 'War and Peace' Filming Location Tourshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/lithuania-now-hosting-war-and-peace-filming-location-tours-180959102/Check out the filming highlights in Eastern and Central EuropeMon, 16 May 2016 15:07:48 +0000History in a Glass: (Re)discovering Armenian Winehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/history-glass-rediscovering-armenian-wine-180959095/With more than six thousand-year-old history of viniculture, Armenian wines are gaining popularity Fri, 13 May 2016 16:50:20 +0000Ten Things to Love in What Is Now the Nation’s Largest Modern Art Museumhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/ten-things-sfmoma-love-largest-modern-art-museum-180959093/SFMOMA is finally open after three years of renovations, and it’s magnificentFri, 13 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000The Hollywood Bombshell Who Invented an Indispensable War Technologyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/hedy-lamarr-brainy-bombshell-hollywood-actress-world-war-II-frequency-hopping-patent-cultural-travel-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958901/In 1942, Hedy Lamarr received a patent for frequency hopping, but was told to devote her efforts elsewhereThu, 12 May 2016 18:50:49 +0000From Farm to Bottle: Sip Brews Among the Hop Bines at This Vancouver-Area Beer Farmhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/beer-farm-persephone-vancouver-180959041/Persephone Brewing Company brings beer and farming to the Sunshine CoastWed, 11 May 2016 17:55:51 +0000The Science Behind Nature's Patternshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/science-behind-natures-patterns-180959033/A new book explores the physical and chemical reasons behind incredible visual structures in the living and non-living worldTue, 10 May 2016 14:27:39 +0000This Photographer Shoots Sharks to Save Themhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/photographer-shoots-sharks-save-them-180959037/When he’s not creating movie posters, Michael Muller swims among the oceanic predators, capturing stunning imagesTue, 10 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000Traveling to the Danube? Here's What You Should Read, Watch and Downloadhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/travel-guide-danube-resources-know-before-you-go-180958903/Know before you goTue, 10 May 2016 10:30:00 +0000Is Europe Returning to Pre Cold War Divisions?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/robert-d-kaplan-question-answer-europe-divisions-cold-war-cultural-travel-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958902/Author Robert D. Kaplan notes the beginnings of a complex map, caused by Russian revisionism, the refugee crisis and a structural economic crisis in the EUMon, 09 May 2016 13:06:43 +0000These Photos Taken From Space Look Astonishingly Like Art Masterpieceshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/space-art-masterpieces-180959002/ASTER reveals how art imitates realityFri, 06 May 2016 13:26:40 +0000Need a New Hobby? We Recommend Playing Musical Vegetableshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/playing-musical-vegetables-180958990/From carrot flutes to to zucchini clarinets, vegetables have musical potentialThu, 05 May 2016 14:08:51 +0000These Black and White Images Reveal a Vienna Most Travelers Don’t Seehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/local-lens-vienna-instagram-carl-yurttas-mobile-photography-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958899/Photographer Carl Yurttas captures the city's many moodsThu, 05 May 2016 13:26:14 +0000These Eerie Portraits Capture Endangered and Extinct Animals in a Film That Is Also Vanishinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/these-eerie-portraits-capture-endangered-extinct-animals-film-also-vanishing-180958988/Denis Defibaugh uses Polaroid 55 film to give animal specimens an afterlifeThu, 05 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000Shonda Rhimes and the Cast of 'Scandal' Dish on the Show's Behind-the-Scenes Secretshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/shonda-rhimes-cast-scandal-dish-shows-behind-the-scenes-secrets-180958978/The stars of the Washington, D.C.-inspired show reveal the method behind the magic Wed, 04 May 2016 16:56:52 +0000Can You Really Tell the Difference Between Bourbon and Rye?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/can-you-really-tell-difference-between-bourbon-and-rye-180958989/Drexel University puts professional tasters to the testWed, 04 May 2016 14:17:08 +0000Iris Van Herpen Is Revolutionizing the Look and Tech of Fashionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/iris-van-herpen-revolutionizing-look-and-tech-fashion-180958969/The Dutch designer redefines what it means to be fashion forwardMon, 02 May 2016 18:17:10 +0000Famous for His Rocking Chair, Sam Maloof Made Furniture That Had Soulhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/famous-his-rocking-chair-sam-maloof-made-furniture-had-soul-180958943/A centennial appreciation for this master of mid-century modernism is underway with a California exhibition and an upcoming seminarMon, 02 May 2016 16:00:00 +0000Meet the “Mad Scientists” Behind ‘Captain America: Civil War’http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/meet-the-mad-scientists-behind-captain-america-civil-war-180958923/In their latest film, directors Joe and Anthony Russo explore the morality of the Star-Spangled Avenger Mon, 02 May 2016 13:30:00 +0000Exclusive: Read Harper Lee’s Profile of “In Cold Blood” Detective Al Dewey That Hasn’t Been Seen in More Than 50 Yearshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/exclusive-read-harper-lees-profile-cold-blood-detective-al-dewey-hasnt-been-seen-more-50-years-180958957/Reprinted here for the first time, the article was published five years before Truman Capote’s best-selling bookFri, 29 Apr 2016 16:15:48 +0000Nine Unique Gifts to Buy in Viennahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/vienna-austria-9-things-luxury-items-gift-guide-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958894/From specialty fruit preserves to Habsburg figurines, Austria's capital has it allThu, 28 Apr 2016 15:33:17 +0000Grab Your Pitchfork and Take an "American Gothic"-Themed Road Triphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/road-trip-through-american-gothic-180958928/A drive through eastern Iowa is the best way to appreciate one of the country’s most famous imagesThu, 28 Apr 2016 13:42:39 +0000The Original Country Musichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/the-original-country-music/Country music star Trace Adkins stops by the Smithsonian to examine some authentic sheet music from the Civil War.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:01:28 +0000