National Air and Space Museum
The best spots to see space shuttle Discovery's descent to Dulles Airport.
April 12, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The IMAX cameras used to capture dozens of NASA missions are now part of the Air and Space Museum's collections
April 11, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
Events April 10-12: What a Face, IUE: The Little Satellite That Could, and Semper Fidelis: Marine Aviation Centennial
This week, draw a portrait with Jay Coleman, learn about the International Ultraviolet Explorer with Andrea K. Dupree, and celebrate the Marine aviation centennial with General James F. Amos.
April 09, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Buzz Lightyear returns from space and stakes out a new home in the Air and Space Museum.
March 29, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
With new leads on where she may have landed, the mystery and her legacy continue.
March 20, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Events March 20-22: Walt Whitman and the Civil War, Pray the Devil Back to Hell, and Big Bang for the Buck
This week, learn about Walt Whitman's hospital work in DC during the Civil War, watch a documentary on Liberian women who helped stop a bloody conflict with silent protest, and trace the origins of the universe through the results of the WMAP Explorer space mission.
March 19, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend, experience the action of John Carter in IMAX, learn how to make your own mud cloth, and find out why the horse is such an important symbol in Native American culture.
March 08, 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
Just in time for the Super Bowl, take a look at giants and patriots of all kinds in the Smithsonian
February 03, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
This weekend, explore the night sky at the Air and Space Museum, celebrate Black History Month at the American Art Museum, and watch The Big Sleep at the new Warner Brothers theater in the American History Museum.
February 02, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This week, see Annie Leibovitz talk about her latest project at the American Art Museum, discuss the state of the American Indian in America, and bring your kids to Air and Space to learn about the Apollo 11 flight.
January 23, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Our top ten picks from the Smithsonian Twitterati and blogrolls.
January 20, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This New Year's weekend, meet a children's book author and archivist, come to aviation story time, and catch ZooLights before it's over
December 30, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
On the 15th anniversary of astronomer Carl Sagan's death, we celebrate one of his most lasting impacts: a time capsule for humankind
December 20, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Events Dec. 19-22: Fly Me To Mars, Holiday Arts and Crafts, American Craft Masterpieces, Butterfly Pavilion
This week, meet a children's author and scientist, make holiday crafts, learn about a masterpiece tapestry, and see exotic tropical butterflies
December 19, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, see a critically-lauded Thai film, attend a hands-on day of aviation activities, and hear a live concert pianist perform
December 08, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
In his photographs, now on display at the National Air and Space Museum, Jeffrey Milstein bares the bellies of airplanes
November 29, 2011 | By Megan Gambino
This weekend, learn about commercial space travel, celebrate Chile's Native heritage, and examine the meaning of color with an expert
November 17, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, learn about an archaeological dig, see a Tlingit legend performed, hear a panel discussion of contemporary artists, and test your knowledge of geography
November 14, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg