Freer Gallery of Art
Events Oct. 31-Nov. 3: Spooky Storytelling, Explore Chile, Lunder Conservation Center, and Sounds of the Dragon
This week, visit a Halloween story session, learn about Chile, get an up-close look at museum conservation, and enjoy a fusion of classical music
October 31, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
For all you last-minute costume shoppers, here's this year's list of Smithsonian DIY ideas
October 27, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
This week, come to a panel discussion with the Chilean miners, a talk about baseball, and join in an evening of Japanese culture
October 11, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
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 Sept 26-29: Great Apes, The Peacock Room, Immigrants and Revolutionists, and Talking About Andy
This week, learn from gorillas, see a masterpiece of Asian art, play a pop quiz, and hear from an expert about Andy Warhol
September 26, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This upcoming weekend, check out a Kung Fu classic, a hip hop performance and meet emerging musicians
August 18, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This weekend, bring your child for story time at the Air and Space Museum, play in a scavenger hunt , and catch a sculpture exhibit that's about to close
August 11, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
A Chinese film screening, fold the Star-Spangled Banner and other upcoming events for the weekend
August 04, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Summer and the city is hot. Refresh and cool down at these exhibits, closing this month.
August 02, 2011 | By Jamie Simon
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
This Thursday evening, get your groove on at the Asian art museums annual celebration
July 26, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
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
How a portrait sparked a battle between an artist–James McNeill Whistler—and his patron–Frederick R. Leyland
June 2011 | By Owen Edwards
It is said that April showers bring May flowers. So what do May flowers bring? Pollen, which attracts bees (and attacks the sinuses), and nectar which feeds the butterflies, emblematic of the welcome change in seasons. We know it's spring when we start to see butterflies again, but how do butterfli...
May 12, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
International and indie film buffs should check out the veritable bonanza of fine selections at the Film Forward Festival coming up this Thursday night, May 12. Movies will be showing in eight Smithsonian venues on the National Mall. See below for details, and check here for ticket information.A Sm...
May 10, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Monday, May 2 Written in BoneFamily-friendly and hands-on. Forensic anthropology is not just for scientists! Meet at Natural History in the exhibition, "Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake," and learn to use human bones to solve mysteries. In no time at all, be an expert ...
May 02, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
Friday, April 29 Poets & PaintersCelebrate National Poetry Month! Use the paintings at the museum to inspire your poetry. View the paintings and read poetry aloud, followed by a discussion of the artwork. Free. 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. American Art Gallery. Madeline Andre and Arcynta Ali-Childs blog...
April 28, 2011 | By Michelle Strange