Smithsonian American Art Museum
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
This weekend, get down after dark, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and get an artist's perspective on art in the collection
September 27, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week, explore the role of the Anacostia River, art conservators at the museum and video blogging in contemporary life
September 24, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week, take in some spoken word, learn more about the artist behind iconic scenes and tour the official guest house of U.S. presidents
September 17, 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
This week, learn from a quilting guild, celebrate composer John Cage's avant-garde legacy and stitch a little
September 04, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
The final part in our series introduces you to the work of five more artists, from giant roses to combat video games to surrealist assemblages
August 22, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week's look at five more names from the prestigious short list and where to see their work
August 15, 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
We help you sort out who's who from the museum's recent announcement, in a series of three posts
August 08, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This week, sketch like a master, catch a concert that blends Native American and Celtic sounds and stitch in the presence of greatness
August 06, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
Virginia Mecklenburg offers a Wednesday lecture on the artists from "Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond"
July 31, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
This weekend, celebrate Earth, have a movie day and check out some super cool planes at the Udvar-Hazy Center.
July 19, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
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
This week at the Smithsonian: take a virtual tour beneath the earth's surface, see the Air Force Strings perform and honor the genius of Thelonius Monk.
July 16, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
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 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
“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
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
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