National Museum of African Art
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
"African Cosmos: Stellar Arts" opens today at the African Art Museum.
June 21, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This week, explore the history of political advertising, talk to designer Jackie Flanagan of Nana Boutique, and find the intersection of art and astronomy with Karel Nel and Nick Scoville of the COSMOS project.
June 18, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
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
A new solo exhibition by Lalla Essaydi challenges Western and Muslim perceptions of women's identities
May 09, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The Environmental Film Festival floods DC with 180 of the top nature and conservancy films from 42 countries. Here, we've picked a few highlights on view at Smithsonian locations.
March 16, 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
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
This week, learn why water matters, take a guided tour of the American Art Museum's exhibition, Multiplicity, and enjoy a free film at the African Art House Film Festival.
February 06, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Our top ten picks from the Smithsonian Twitterati and blogrolls.
January 20, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend, see a Russian film classic, get a taste of Afro-Peruvian rhythms, and listen to a pianist's new take on the classics
November 10, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This weekend, come to a party with wearable crafts, experience the pairing of poetry and art, and participate in a drumming workshop
October 20, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Events Oct. 3-6: Butterfly Pavilion, Quiltmaking Demonstration, America in Black and White and African Drumming
This week, see exotic insects, learn a new craft, be part of a thought-provoking discussion on race and join a drum circle
October 03, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
A landmark new exhibition takes visitors on a tour through the world of African art
September 16, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Friday, September 9 Remembering 9/11 View the documentary, 9/11: Stories in Fragments, featuring interviews with victims, witnesses and ordinary people from New York, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The Smithsonian Channel production also focuses on the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of September 11th objects and the stories each artifact reflects, as told by museum curators and [...]
September 08, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week join the Smithsonian Institution in offering you a look into the stars, a drawing work shop courtesy of the African Art Museum, National Zoo Keeper Week, a free summer concert series and Mars Day!
July 18, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
Events Post July 11-15: ExplorAsia, Addy’s World, the Goddard 1940/41 Rocket, Al Najoom and Hubble 3D
This week join the Smithsonian for a look at history of orchids in Chinese paintings, a self-guided tour of the American History Museum, an IMAX experience in space and more.
July 11, 2011 | By Brittany Dant
Guitarist Vernon Reid takes on a new project, the multimedia show, Artificial Afrika; see the performance at the Portrait Gallery this weekend
June 24, 2011 | By Jeff Campagna