Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
For all you last-minute costume shoppers, here's this year's list of Smithsonian DIY ideas
October 27, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
This weekend, understand how the U.S. courts system has affected Native Americans, learn about the science of balloons and take in a Chinese film at the Freer gallery
October 06, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Date night at the Smithsonian, grab your special someone and head out to these after-hours events
October 05, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
China's Empress Dowager commissioned portraits—now on display at the Sackler Gallery—in an attempt to polish her public image
September 27, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
Events August 1-5: Seasons Arts of Japan, Doll Pins, Gherman Titov, Ancient Central America, Dinner and a Movie
This week visit the Smithsonian for ExplorAsia, a craft session at Anacostia, a chance to learn about Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov and more
August 01, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
A new exhibit at the Sackler: "Reinventing the Wheel," celebrates an era when Japanese potters abandoned the wheel to pursue new expressive forms of the art
July 29, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
This Thursday evening, get your groove on at the Asian art museums annual celebration
July 26, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Events Post July 11-15: ExplorAsia, Addy’s World, the Goddard 1940/41 Rocket, Al Najoom and Hubble 3D
This week join the Smithsonian for a look at history of orchids in Chinese paintings, a self-guided tour of the American History Museum, an IMAX experience in space and more.
July 11, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
Watch the last space shuttle liftoff, take part in Nationals Baseball Family Day and take a peek into the Made in Hong Kong Film Festival
July 07, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
This weekend watch the first IMAX movie to show at the Air and Space Museum, a look into the life of Babe Ruth and a journey into the Sackler's Echoes of the Past exhibit.
June 30, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
June 20-24 Events Post: Interactive Carts, ImaginAsia, Choctaw Days, Forensic Science, and Tarantulas
This week join the Smithsonian Museums in offering you interactive carts, a look into the life of a Chinese opera performer, a Choctaw Indian festival and more.
June 20, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
See lavish paintings and rare jewelry at the from 18th-century China
June 10, 2011 | By Jeanne Maglaty
Events for the week of June 6 include spacesuits, a quilting demonstration, ikebana and more
June 06, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
All Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are open.Don't miss out on all the events and happenings, all scheduled as planned. Tarantula feedings at the Natural History Museum. A special tour of the Kinsey Collections at American History. An Earth Day celebration at the American Art Museum.And he...
April 08, 2011 | By Beth Py-Lieberman
Friday, March 25: DisorderUsing footage taken by amateur filmmakers, director Huang Weikai stitched short segments together to create a one-of-a-kind documentary. The film captures the anarchy, violence and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today, as urbanization advances at a breakne...
March 24, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
Weekend Events: Pulitzer Prize Winning Biologist E.O. Wilson, Rachel Carson and the Art of Digital Buddhist Shrines
Friday, March 18: E.O. Wilson: Biologist, Naturalist, Writer, Professor and EnvironmentalistTwo-time Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E.O. Wilson played a key role in the development of the new field of chemical ecology in the 1950s and 60s. With William H. Bossert of Harvard University, Wilson cre...
March 18, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
Here at the ATM blog, our St. Patrick's Day celebration this year is all about snakes and serpents. For it was these slithery reptiles that St Patrick was supposed to have driven into the sea, banishing all of that nation's snakes from the land. Turns out, though, there are lots of snakes at the Sm...
March 17, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
Discover the treasures of the Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan. Once scattered around the world, these artifacts were recently brought together for the first time in almost a century in "Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan," a multi-sensory exhibit, featuring a pion...
February 25, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
Friday, February 25: Bahcall Lecture: Revealing the Crab Nebula with the Hubble, Chandra and Fermi Space TelescopesEver since its discovery in the 18th century, the Crab Nebula has surprised astronomers and taught astrophysicists much of what they have come to take for granted about the universe. T...
February 24, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
Friday, February 11: SalveA crusty grandmother finds herself in the unlikely role of guardian angel to her rebellious granddaughter, who runs away for love of a drug dealer and is left like a tender chick at the mercy of hawks. A sense of moody poetry runs through this story that combines the grimn...
February 11, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes