Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
This week, come to an interactive art event, discuss life on meteorites, learn about Women in Hong Kong and take in some live jazz
October 17, 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
Hirshhorn curator Evelyn Hankins discusses the new Warhol show, on view through January 15, 2012
September 29, 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
Calling all students, finding it hard to concentrate on your studies, we recommend five cool places to hit the books
September 14, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
It may look as if gunshots are being fired at a zoo exhibit full of flamingos in the Hirshhorn's new looped video installation, "Black Box: Nira Pereg," but life isn't always what it seems
August 26, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Take a unique tour through American history, create your own art, listen to an author speak about civil rights, and enjoy a nighttime tour of an exhibition soon to close
August 22, 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
It seems as though the film might have been exhibiting camp tendencies back in 1956, too.
June 29, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
French multimedia artist Laurent Grasso, 2008 winner of the prestigious Prix Marcel Duchamp, has a mania for naturally occurring scientific phenomenon like electromagnetic energy. He enjoys controlling reality on his own terms through his art
May 18, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
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 9 -- Beautiful butterfliesWith new summer hours in place, you can stroll through this special butterfly exhibit with exotic plants and live butterflies from around the world until the last entry at 6 PM. Tickets are required, however and rates are as follows: $6 for adults; $5.50 for ...
May 09, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
April is National Poetry Month, so to honor the words and songs of famous poets, the Wednesday List is all about poetry. Scattered across the Smithsonian museums, here are a few of the most influential and famous poets you already know, as well as a few newcomers whose work you may want to get fami...
April 28, 2011 | By Madeline Andre
Step into either side of the gallery theatre at the Hirshhorn to see the new exhibition, “Directions: Grazia Toderi,” and one is greeted by the faint aroma of fresh paint that’s indicative of a new installation. Yet the smell is strangely comforting and exciting at the same time. It makes for a per...
April 27, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna
Monday, April 25 Born to be Wild 3D features the conservation efforts of primatologist Birute Galdikas with orangutans in Borneo, along with that of Dame Daphne Sheldrick‘s work with elephants in Kenya. Both women live near the animals, rescuing them and returning them to live in the wild. Film ...
April 25, 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
At this time, all Smithsonian Institution museums and the National Zoo are open and the weekend's events and exhibitions are ongoing. However, in the event of a government shutdown, please note that all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo will be closed. Friday April 8: CreativityDr. ...
April 07, 2011 | By Michelle Strange
It seems that the weather is finally breaking and spring temperatures might be here to stay. So, the ATM blog team has come up with a list of the five best kept secret gardens and getaways around the Smithsonian Institution. Get the jump on summer and discover some great new places to take in the b...
April 06, 2011 | By Arcynta Ali Childs
Monday, March 14: Recreating Our Past: The Art of Human OriginsWith only fossil records to go by, how do artists go about envisioning what our human ancestors looked like? In this Resident Associate Program event, paleoartists John Gurche and Karen Carr discuss the techniques and science behind the...
March 14, 2011 | By Jesse Rhodes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYqiLJBXbss"The best fashion show is definitely on the street," says Bill Cunningham. "Always has been and always will be."The words ooze with the confidence of a fashion expert, and after decades of snapping pictures of bold hats, spiky heals and inventive necklines ...
March 09, 2011 | By Megan Gambino