Freer Gallery of Art
All you need to know for the day: where to eat, rest and what to see
January 21, 2013 | By Leah Binkovitz
Only one man won the election, but with free tours and insider information, you can still win the weekend. Plus hours, eating spots and where to rest your feet
January 16, 2013 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week, learn why the Higgs Boson particle matters, see a huge portrait of President Obama, discover modern origami and stand in DC's most opulent room
January 14, 2013 | By Paul Bisceglio
Events Nov. 30-Dec. 2: Africa’s Space Programs, the Middle East’s Diva and Ang Lee’s Wedding Banquet
This weekend, explore a continent's long history with the stars, hear the vocal stylings of Karima Skalli and watch another classic in a series of film screenings
November 29, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week, review the musical genius of Capitol Records co-founder, examine identity in Middle Eastern art and start your stitching
November 26, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, watch an Ang Lee classic, celebrate American Indian Heritage Month and listen to the famous musician's son perform
November 15, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week at the Smithsonian, daily screenings, the best of American cuisine and new arrangements of Chinese folk songs
October 08, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, a 99-year old judo legend, a scientist who studies the sun and a season-opener with the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society.
October 04, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
A handful of Whistler's etchings, many never-before exhibited and on view at the Freer, offer a view of the artist's Chelsea neighborhood
September 10, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, an acclaimed foreign film, butterflies and bees and Schubert all want to entertain you
September 06, 2012 | By Jeanie Riess
A new exhibit at the Freer examines the adoption of Buddhism in China through richly detailed paintings
August 29, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Start the weekend off with a date night at the Freer Gallery, then enjoy Super Science Saturday at the Udvar-Hazy Center and learn about the Earth with author Robert Hazen.
August 09, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Events July 13-15: After Hours at the Museum of African Art, Cranes and Clouds, “Don Juan” Screening
This weekend, hit up the Museum of African Art after hours, create Korean art and view a screening of "Don Juan."
July 12, 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
This weekend, become a constellation, make your own Silk Road mirror and enjoy the Classical stylings of pianist James D'León
July 05, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
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
Events May 4-6: Cool off with IMAX, Fly a kite at the Sackler and celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Smithsonian
This weekend, view the spectacular journey of a polar bear and her cubs in IMAX, make your own Korean kite and join Smithsonian in kicking off the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration.
May 03, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This week, discover new research on genetics, enjoy a performance from the Marlboro Music Festival's best young talent, and learn the elements that make a good film.
April 23, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend check out the Kyoto Kimono: Spring Trunk Show, American Pictures: Tony Horwitz and take a tour of the Institution's first and oldest building.
April 05, 2012 | By Kelly Smith
This week, test your memory of the 80s, enjoy a performance from Marlboro Music Festival's best young musicians, and learn what techniques distinguished early American painters.
March 26, 2012 | By Aviva Shen