National Museum of American History
The great American pastime of politics and posturing has deep roots, but have we become more or less civil?
August 28, 2012 | By Jeanie Riess
A staple in the collections, Cadillac marks its 110-year anniversary today as the company looks to branch out and go biking
August 22, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
A collection of the standup comic's jokes, costumes and even her signature prop–the cigarette holder–reside at the American History Museum
August 20, 2012 | By Beth Py-Lieberman
Child's kitchen is back at the American History Museum in time for what would have been her 100th birthday
August 15, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The American History Museum has a full day of screenings, book signings and special events for the famous chef's birthday
August 13, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week at the Smithsonian, learn about emerging green jobs, celebrate Julia Child's birthday and unwind with a tribute to Thelonious Monk
August 13, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Amy Poehler and Adam Scott talk about filming at the Smithsonian and around D.C. for NBC's Parks and Recreation
July 20, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
As NBC's "Parks and Recreation" prepares to shoot its season five opener in D.C., we offer up five must-sees for the newest city councilmember of Pawnee, Indiana
July 17, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
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
“Six Degrees of Peggy Bacon” shows how one relatively unknown but well-connected artist was linked to many of art and society’s most influential people.
July 06, 2012 | By Kat J. McAlpine
Kick off the Fourth of July celebration this week with flag folding, a concert and a tour of the Heirloom Garden.
July 02, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Think you know all of the cool sights on the Mall? We bet you'll find these insider tips from the Institution helpful this tourist season.
June 29, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
“One Life: Amelia Earhart” takes visitors on a clockwise journey around the one-room exhibit, a thoughtful, deliberate selection of photographs, artwork and memorabilia documents an extraordinary life.
June 29, 2012 | By Kat J. McAlpine
This past weekend’s release of the movie “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” raises the question of how other American presidents might have dealt with monsters and conspiracy theories.
June 28, 2012 | By Kat J. McAlpine
This weekend, celebrate the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, watch some Hollywood classic films and take the kids to the zoo.
June 21, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Kick off this Father's Day weekend with these events for the whole family.
June 14, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The medical report from Charles Leale, the first doctor to tend to the dying president, was discovered at the National Archives. Smithsonian curator Harry Rubenstein shares his thoughts
June 12, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
This weekend celebrate World Oceans Day, 100 Years of Girl Scouts and hat designer, Lula Mae Reeves
June 07, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The former Secretary of State speaks about the importance of immigrants, being the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States government, and her famous diplomatic pins.
June 05, 2012 | By Aviva Shen