National Museum of Natural History
This week, celebrate the British illustrator's 300th anniversary, learn about how insects survive the season and hear from a U-2 pilot
November 06, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Japanese singer-dancer Nobuko Miyamoto will speak about her role in making a place for Asian Americans in music October 19th
October 17, 2012 | By Joann Stevens
This week, get face-to-face with America's poets, learn about biomedical research in the deep sea and enjoy live music and drawing
October 15, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
A new exhibition offers a contemporary look at the links between Inuit and Norse cultures
October 05, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, an acclaimed foreign film, butterflies and bees and Schubert all want to entertain you
September 06, 2012 | By Jeanie Riess
After receiving suggestions for the new dinosaur hall in a Sunday comic, Matthew Carrano of the Natural History Museum responds
September 06, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Creative minds are increasingly turning to nature—banyan tree leaves, butterfly wings, a bird's beak— for fresh design solutions
September 2012 | By Tom Vanderbilt
This weekend, learn how man really came to walk the Earth, visit the newly opened American Trail and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Castle
August 30, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, bone up on your skeletal knowledge, survey new artwork from the Middle East and celebrate the steel pan
August 23, 2012 | By Jeanie Riess
Start the weekend off with a date night at the Freer Gallery, then enjoy Super Science Saturday at the Udvar-Hazy Center and learn about the Earth with author Robert Hazen.
August 09, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Marine mammals expert Charles Potter has big plans for his newest acquisition
August 03, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week at the Smithsonian, the evolution of fish through X-Ray, India's imperial arts and the divisive legacy of Native blood laws.
July 30, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Celebrate Peru and learn traditional Indian dance this weekend.
July 26, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The author discusses his new book, a collection of entertaining stories about the field of genetics titled The Violinst's Thumb.
July 24, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Smithsonian Research Associate Alain Touwaide will argue that a quest for medicinal plants may have spurred Roman expansion at his July 18 lecture.
July 17, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
In between aiding wounded soldiers on the battlefield, Sammy Ray collected 171 birds for the Smithsonian. His commitment to science is now on view at the Natural History Museum
July 13, 2012 | By Kat J. McAlpine
This week at the Smithsonian, debate the merits of contemporary art, craft your own stationery, and learn more about the Battle of Shiloh.
July 09, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Photographer Sarah Rhodes documents how aboriginal communities in Australia are reclaiming their heritage.
June 27, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend celebrate World Oceans Day, 100 Years of Girl Scouts and hat designer, Lula Mae Reeves
June 07, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Events June 1-3: Native Athletes in the Olympics, Zebra Day, Ocean: Multimedia, Dance, Film and Music
This weekend, prep for the Olympics with some history, meet the Zebras at the zoo and celebrate the ocean in a multimedia experience.
June 01, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith