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Before you settle into your couch to watch the Olympics, get down to the Smithsonian for exhibits, games and more.
July 24, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, celebrate Earth, have a movie day and check out some super cool planes at the Udvar-Hazy Center.
July 19, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Smithsonian and Google Maps launched an easy to use application Tuesday providing step by step directions inside 17 museums and the National Zoo.
July 11, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Michael Pupa's story, from orphan of Nazi Europe to American citizen, is a testament to the freedoms America offers
July 03, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
Think you know all of the cool sights on the Mall? We bet you'll find these insider tips from the Institution helpful this tourist season.
June 29, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This week, learn about past Olympians, get funky with George Clinton and other music legends, and kick off this summer's Folklife Festival.
June 26, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend, celebrate the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, watch some Hollywood classic films and take the kids to the zoo.
June 21, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The longest day of the year arrives today with a natural light show in the Potomac Atrium
June 20, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Kick off this Father's Day weekend with these events for the whole family.
June 14, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Events June 12-14: Temple of Invention Tour, A Healthy Future in Renewable Energy, and Painting with Maya-Mam
This week, take a tour of the Old Patent Office Building, learn about renewable energy sources, and paint with Mayan artist Ubaldo Sánchez.
June 11, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The American Indian Museum tells the stories of indigenous Olympians both past and present.
June 06, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Events June 1-3: Native Athletes in the Olympics, Zebra Day, Ocean: Multimedia, Dance, Film and Music
This weekend, prep for the Olympics with some history, meet the Zebras at the zoo and celebrate the ocean in a multimedia experience.
June 01, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This weekend, air out your dirty laundry, live the life of "aloha" and check out the American Art Museum's latest exhibit.
May 24, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This weekend celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, do the Mambo at the National Museum of African Art and witness Tom Stone carve a traditional Hawiian surfboard.
May 17, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This week, watch a documentary about Hawaiian music, enjoy a performance of Dominican merengue and Haitian méringue, and chow down at ZooFari
May 14, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Celebrate living well with Mom this weekend at Garden Fest, the Bolivian Festival and at the Steinway series with Mendelssohn Piano Trio.
May 10, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This week, get a book signed by New Orleans specialist Carolyn Morrow Long, enjoy a concert by the Encore Chorale, and discover the real Aaron Burr in a lecture by H.W. Brands.
May 07, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
For this renowned travel writer, no place has proved harder to decipher than his home for the past 22 years
May 2012 | By Paul Theroux
From the Berkshires to the Cascades, we've crunched the numbers and pulled a list some of the most interesting spots around the country
May 2012 | By Susan Spano and Aviva Shen
Close by the Mormon colony of Colonia Dublan is an unlikely tourist attraction: the small hilltop where the legendary Apache leader exacted his revenge
April 20, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg