Arts & Culture | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/arts-culture/RSS feed for Arts & CultureenThu, 26 May 2016 19:02:58 +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 +0000How to Yodel Like a Localhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/the-art-of-swiss-yodeling-180958739/The Swiss tradition is much more than a simple yodel-ay-ee-ooooTue, 26 Apr 2016 17:35:24 +0000Is Bratislava's Communist-Era Architecture Worth Preserving? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/bratislava-slovakia-architecture-cold-war-communism-cultural-preservation-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958880/For residents of Slovakia's capital, Cold War structures recall a painful past Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:48:28 +0000When Electricity and Music Collide, the Tesla Coils Singhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/when-electricity-and-music-collide-tesla-coils-sing-180958803/The band ArcAttack delivers a high-voltage performance with a side of science educationFri, 22 Apr 2016 13:30:08 +0000Is There Such a Thing as a “Bad” Shakespeare Play?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/there-such-thing-bad-shakespeare-play-180958869/Four hundred years after the Bard’s death, the quality of his works is still a fluid scaleFri, 22 Apr 2016 11:00:00 +0000Four Hundred Years Later, Scholars Still Debate Whether Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” Is Anti-Semitic http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/why-scholars-still-debate-whether-or-not-shakespeares-merchant-venice-anti-semitic-180958867/Deconstructing what makes the Bard’s play so problematicThu, 21 Apr 2016 20:07:51 +0000Discover the Real Ramen at a Shrine to Slurpy Noodleshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/ramen-musuem-japan-180958802/The iconic dish has surprising regional rootsThu, 21 Apr 2016 18:39:44 +0000For Chris Carter, the Truth is Still Out Therehttp://www.smithsonianmag.comhttp://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/interview-chris-carter-180958438/The <i>X-Files</i> creator wants to believeThu, 21 Apr 2016 15:10:21 +0000An Oral History of "Star Trek"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/oral-history-star-trek-180958779/The trail-blazing sci-fi series debuted 50 years ago and has taken countless fans where none had gone beforeWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000How a Psychedelic Concert Poster Rocked the Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/psychedelic-concert-poster-rocked-world-180958780/C'mon baby light my flierWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Fashion Photographer Klaus Mitteldorf Captures the Chaos of Modern Identityhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/fashion-photographer-klaus-mitteldorf-captures-modern-identity-180958781/These images evoke a world of endless distractionWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Who Really Wrote "Citizen Kane"?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/who-really-wrote-citizen-kane-180958782/Two new books offer divergent theories on the authorship of the much-heralded filmWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Starship Enterprise Is Coming in for a New Landing at the Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/starship-enterprise-new-landing-smithsonian-180958788/This artifact in the Air and Space Museum collections boldly returns to public viewWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000For Those Clutching Pearls Over Buzzfeed: A History of Newspapers Reveals That It's Always Been This Wayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/history-newspapers-reveal-always-been-like-buzzfeed-180958789/From user-generated content to political screeds, the future of news happens to look a lot like the pastWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Calling All Those in the Market for Skateboard Jewelry, Czech Marionettes or Other Quirky Craftshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/calling-those-market-broken-skateboards-czech-marionettes-smithsonian-craft-show-180958816/The annual Smithsonian Craft Show features 120 of the best craft artisans from around the countryWed, 20 Apr 2016 14:21:24 +0000These Stunning Satellite Images Turn Earth Into Arthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-stunning-satellite-images-turn-earth-into-art-180958808/These images illustrate the brutal beauty geologic processes carve into our planetTue, 19 Apr 2016 15:45:03 +0000The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/20-best-small-towns-visit-2016-180958799/In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, our top picks this year are all towns close to America’s natural splendorsMon, 18 Apr 2016 15:46:25 +0000Fuzzy Pigs, Squash Swords And More of the World's Amazing, Vanishing Heirloom Breedshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/fuzzy-pigs-and-squash-swords-are-just-two-worlds-amazing-heirloom-breeds-180958766/These odd fruits, veggies and animals show the vanishing diversity of our foodMon, 18 Apr 2016 12:34:42 +0000The Timeless Art of the Viennese Waltzhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/vienna-austria-waltz-dance-history-tradition-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958736/A reminder of past glory, the dance is birthright in ViennaMon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000For a Culinary Scene Steeped in Tradition, Head to Austria's Wachau Valleyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/wachau-valley-culinary-innovation-food-wine-lower-austria-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958737/A new generation of chefs and vintners is seasoning this sleepy, vineyard-dotted valley with fresh ideasMon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000Ever Tried an Apricot Dumpling? You Need Tohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/apricot-food-wachau-valley-lower-austria-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958765/The rich soils of Austria's Wachau Walley yield some of the tastiest apricots and apricot products in the worldMon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000The Humble Beginnings of Goulashhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/goulash-origins-food-history-atlas-of-eating-soup-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-danube-180958690/The hearty soup-stew known around the world began as the everything-goes-in meal of Hungarian herdsmenMon, 18 Apr 2016 11:59:00 +0000Harken Back to the Glory Days When 'Time' Magazine Was Kinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/harken-back-glory-days-when-time-magazine-was-king-180958747/A new show honors the once powerful cover shot and the artists who made celebs shine brightWed, 13 Apr 2016 16:39:02 +0000It’s Springtime and Jazz Is In Bloomhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/its-springtime-jazz-is-in-bloom-180958731/This year's Jazz Appreciation Month celebrates the singularly talented alto saxophonist Benny CarterTue, 12 Apr 2016 20:31:00 +0000In Switzerland, an Exploding Snowman Helps Predict Springhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/in-switzerland-giant-exploding-snowman-helps-predict-spring-180958667/Think Groundhog Day—but with fireTue, 12 Apr 2016 17:20:52 +0000This Haunting Exhibit Unearths the Stories of Syria’s Slainhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/this-haunting-exhibit-unearths-stories-syrias-slain-180958715/Ten victims of the Middle East crisis have their stories told in a moving art installation in Washington, D.C.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:23:33 +0000Vintage Photos Recall the Early Days of Hip-Hop, Before It Became a Billion-Dollar Industryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/vintage-photos-early-days-hip-hop-billion-dollar-industry-180958616/More than 400 images from the 1980s to the early 2000s detail the "standout moments" of the rise of Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Jay Z and many more artistsMon, 11 Apr 2016 16:11:55 +0000A Science Lecture Accidentally Sparked a Global Craze for Yogurthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/science-lecture-accidentally-sparked-global-craze-yogurt-180958700/More than a century ago, a biologist’s remarks set people searching for yogurt as a cure for old ageMon, 11 Apr 2016 12:11:23 +0000To Truly Experience Robert Irwin, You Simply Must View His Artworks in Person http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/truly-experience-robert-irwin-you-must-view-artworks-person-180958695/Part visionary, part magician, Irwin makes art that breaks all the rulesFri, 08 Apr 2016 19:30:18 +0000These Rarely Seen Images Show Jazz Greats Pouring Out Their Hearts http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/these-rarely-seen-images-show-jazz-greats-pouring-out-their-hearts-180958693/Frank Wolff's gritty portraits, the hallmark of Blue Note Records, became a visual catalog of jazz in actionFri, 08 Apr 2016 16:18:42 +0000A Changing Mecca Is the Focus of the First U.S. Exhibition to Feature a Saudi Artisthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/changing-mecca-focus-first-us-exhibition-feature-saudi-artist-180958618/The works of Ahmed Mater at the Sackler examine the stark collision of the sacred and profaneThu, 07 Apr 2016 14:19:34 +0000Tastes of Memory: How to Bake an Authentic Armenian Lavashhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/tastes-memory-lavash-and-armenian-identity-180958673/Preserving Armenian culture, memory and identity in the kitchenThu, 07 Apr 2016 12:30:00 +0000Remembering Dr. Joe Medicine Crowhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/remembering-dr-joe-medicine-crow-180958676/ He showed us we are capable of great things when we look within ourselves, says scholar Nina Sanders Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:33:51 +0000Smithsonian Jazz Expert Gives Liner Notes to the New Miles Davis Biopichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/Smithsonian-jazz-expert-gives-liner-notes-to-new-miles-davis-biopic-180958658/The American History Museum's James Zimmerman dives into Miles Davis' sound and styleWed, 06 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000What to Read, Watch and Download Before Your Trip to Indiahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/travel-guide-india-resources-know-before-you-go-180958122/Know before you goTue, 05 Apr 2016 19:49:14 +000011 Artists Capture What It Is Like to Live in a Megacityhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/11-artists-capture-what-it-like-to-live-in-megacity-180958644/"Megacities Asia," a new exhibition at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, features 19 installations inspired by cities with populations of 10 million or moreMon, 04 Apr 2016 19:12:03 +0000Meet the Woman Fighting for the Survival of India's Traditional Crafts Culturehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/crafts-atlas-india-traditional-culture-jaya-jaitly-smithsonian-journeys-travel-quarterly-180958120/Jaya Jaitly aims to protect India's cultural heritage from the threat of globalized marketplacesMon, 04 Apr 2016 14:25:13 +0000A Cheese-Lover’s Guide to the Midwesthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/cheese-lovers-guide-midwest-180958479/America's heartland is a cheesy paradiseFri, 01 Apr 2016 17:35:52 +0000Chicago Is Getting a Pizza Museumhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/chicago-getting-pizza-museum-180958624/Hold the anchovies: This pop-up is a pizza-lover’s dreamThu, 31 Mar 2016 19:20:00 +0000A Firsthand Account of What It Takes to Pilot a Voyaging Canoe Across the Oceanhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/firsthand-account-what-takes-pilot-voyaging-canoe-ocean-180958611/More than just a desire to learn, a seat aboard the historic vessel Hōkūle`a requires skill, dedication and well, . . .obsessionThu, 31 Mar 2016 15:26:47 +0000