Today at the Folklife Festival: tea dance, African heritage dancers and drummers, and Hungarian roma music
July 01, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Objects from Muhammad Ali's headgear to Nat Turner's Bible sit in a holding facility in Maryland, ready to be put on display
July 2012 | By G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
The mass media artist has been refashioning our idioms into sharp-edged cultural critiques for three decades—and now brings her work to the Hirshhorn
July 2012 | By Ron Rosenbaum
Today at the Folklife Festival: Mississippi Hills cultural tourism, traditional Indiana cooking, and a tattoo workshop with Coco Bayron.
June 30, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
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
Today at the Folklife Festival: cooking with goat meat, seeing HIV/AIDS through photography, and an evening concert by Quetzal and La Sardina de Naiguatá
June 29, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This weekend, commemorate Amelia Earhart, observe the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and make your own graphic tee.
June 28, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
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
Today at the Folklife Festival: spoken word, Missouri regional cooking, a steel band performance, and more.
June 28, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Photographer Sarah Rhodes documents how aboriginal communities in Australia are reclaiming their heritage.
June 27, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
The Folklife Festival kicks off today, June 27.
June 27, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This week, learn about past Olympians, get funky with George Clinton and other music legends, and kick off this summer's Folklife Festival.
June 26, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
"African Cosmos: Stellar Arts" opens today at the African Art Museum.
June 21, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
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
The longest day of the year arrives today with a natural light show in the Potomac Atrium
June 20, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
The Small Mammal House's loudest and most charismatic critters is getting a name this week.
June 19, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
This week, explore the history of political advertising, talk to designer Jackie Flanagan of Nana Boutique, and find the intersection of art and astronomy with Karel Nel and Nick Scoville of the COSMOS project.
June 18, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
To commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the museum debuts a curated collection of portraits and artifacts
June 15, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
Kick off this Father's Day weekend with these events for the whole family.
June 14, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith