Smithsonian American Art Museum
The world-famous photographer takes her career in an entirely different direction with her new show, "Pilgrimage"
January 25, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, see Annie Leibovitz talk about her latest project at the American Art Museum, discuss the state of the American Indian in America, and bring your kids to Air and Space to learn about the Apollo 11 flight.
January 23, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Our top ten picks from the Smithsonian Twitterati and blogrolls.
January 20, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Weekend Events January 20-22: An Evening with Alice Waters, Create Your Own Peacock Room and Dance for the Dying
This weekend, welcome Alice Waters to the National Portrait Gallery, curate your own Peacock Room, and enjoy an acoustic performance from local rock band Dance for the Dying.
January 19, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Watch a documentary about the couple who broke through interracial marriage laws, learn the story behind Dale Chihuly's blanket cylinders and beat the blues with the Andrea Wood Quintet.
January 17, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse publicly demonstrated his telegraph for the first time. But how did he get the idea in the first place?
January 06, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, take part in the Portrait Gallery's special winter break and celebrate Kwanzaa
December 27, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
A new exhibition at the American Art Museum features models of a variety of unusual 19th-century devices
December 20, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, see Happy Feet Two in 3D, meet a children's author, and enjoy an acoustic performance by a local indie frontman
December 15, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, see a holiday performance, talk to a bird expert, meet a pair of Native artists, and attend a jazz concert
December 12, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, see a critically-lauded Thai film, attend a hands-on day of aviation activities, and hear a live concert pianist perform
December 08, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
The Portrait Gallery's Cultural Historian Amy Henderson discusses the sites and scenes on a walking tour of Washington, D.C.
December 06, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
The 19th-century artist Robert Walter Weir took inspiration from Washington Irving to create a prototype of Santa Claus
December 2011 | By Owen Edwards
In honor of Thanksgiving Day, we present a wide array of feasts found in the Smithsonian's art collections
November 23, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
A new exhibition of contemporary art explores the concept of multiples in a variety of ways
November 21, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, learn about an archaeological dig, see a Tlingit legend performed, hear a panel discussion of contemporary artists, and test your knowledge of geography
November 14, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
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 week, see an inspiring film, learn about the future of biotechnology, hear stories from the Internet's birth and examine Warhol's innovative films
November 07, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
This week, hear a new soundtrack with a film classic, see the Smithsonian's ensemble group perform, and learn how to create a beautiful scrapbook
November 03, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg
Events Oct. 31-Nov. 3: Spooky Storytelling, Explore Chile, Lunder Conservation Center, and Sounds of the Dragon
This week, visit a Halloween story session, learn about Chile, get an up-close look at museum conservation, and enjoy a fusion of classical music
October 31, 2011 | By Joseph Stromberg