This weekend celebrate World Oceans Day, 100 Years of Girl Scouts and hat designer, Lula Mae Reeves
June 07, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The guitarist and singer pioneered the genre of Go-Go and became intricately connected with DC's cultural identity
May 17, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
Forty years ago, the sports superstar and humanitarian transcended baseball's borders
April 2012 | By David Maraniss
Events Feb 28-March 1: Paradox of Liberty, A Not So Still Life, and Perspectives on “Limits to Growth”
This week, learn about slavery at Monticello, meet artist Ginny Ruffner, and join experts for a day of discussion on sustainability.
February 27, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
President Barack Obama presided over the start of a new museum devoted to African American history and culture
February 22, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
This weekend, learn about the influences of artist Jacob Lawrence, celebrate Presidents' Day Weekend with the whole family, and take a tour of some of the most famous Civil War sites.
February 17, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Smithsonian's newest museum, scheduled to open in 2015, will feature Obama, Laura Bush and others
February 16, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
From American art, history and culture, air and space technology, contemporary art, Asian art and any of the sciences from astronomy to zoology, we'll find an answer
February 07, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
From Kenyan storytelling performances to Black Power film screenings, February on the Mall is buzzing with Black History Month events.
February 01, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Take a look at the five upcoming exhibits we're most excited about.
February 01, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, this exhibit looks at the iconic founding father through the eyes of his slaves.
January 31, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The final voyage of a World War II biplane evokes the exploits of the legendary fighting force
November 2011 | By Owen Edwards
Curators review family heirlooms brought in to the B.B. King Museum in Indianola
September 20, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
This week, see feeding time for exotic animals, get a guided tour of the Civil Rights movement and more..
August 29, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
After a month-long trip from California to Washington, D.C., a biplane once used to train Tuskegee Airmen arrives at the Smithsonian
August 05, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
Captain Matt Quy, in his Spirit of Tuskegee Stearman biplane, is on a journey across the United States to deliver his historic aircraft to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
July 27, 2011 | By Smithsonian Staff
This weekend take part in a satellite discussion about the Inca Road, Pheon and a look into a new American History exhibition.
July 14, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
"For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights," encourages visitors to take another look at the civil rights movement
July 11, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
The Stearman biplane will be put on display when the museum opens on the Mall in 2015 and will remain a vivid, perpetual tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen
July 08, 2011 | By admin
Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, American slavery came to an end and a celebration of freedom was born
June 16, 2011 | By Kenneth C. Davis