National Museum of Natural History
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
This week, watch a tarantula feeding, test your Hollywood knowledge at the National Portrait Gallery's trivia night, and learn about the extraordinary phenomenon of bird migration.
May 29, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
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
Smithsonian experts answer your burning questions.
April 03, 2012 | By Beth Py-Lieberman
An upcoming Natural History Museum exhibit will look at the cultural and ecological effects of mobile phones
March 30, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
See the giant prehistoric snake everyone's been talking about at the Natural History Museum, starting Friday, March 30 through January 6, 2013
March 29, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The winners of the Nature's Best Photography awards go on display at the Natural History Museum on Friday
March 28, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Sculptor Kevin Hockley unveils his fearsome replica of Titanoboa—the star of an upcoming Smithsonian Channel special and National Museum of Natural History exhibition
March 22, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
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