Brian Eno's Music for Airports is a sound environment created specifically to complement the experience of waiting in an airport terminal
June 07, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
This weekend celebrate World Oceans Day, 100 Years of Girl Scouts and hat designer, Lula Mae Reeves
June 07, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
With Saab's new digital panorama, the local air traffic controller may soon go the way of the technical support specialist.
June 04, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
This week, watch the transit of Venus, take a "living portrait," and explore the work of Chinese dissident artist Ai WeiWei.
June 04, 2012 | By Aviva Shen
Using the WayBack Machine, we looked back at how the homepage has changed since the early days of the Internet
June 04, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Richard Field was an undergrad with gumption when he visited the painter at his Long Island home. Nearly 60 years later, Field recalls the memorable affair
June 01, 2012 | By Henry Adams
Sculptor Danh Vo deconstructs the American icon
June 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
A new campaign has enjoyed stunning success in lowering the number of chronically homeless in the United States
June 2012 | By Abigail Tucker
If you've flown Virgin America, you've seen its distinctive safety video. But what's the story behind it?
May 31, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
What flight attendant uniforms say about airline brand identity, cultural attitudes, and passenger psychology
May 29, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
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 post is part of our ongoing series in which ATM invites guest bloggers from among the Smithsonian Institution’s scientists, curators, researchers and historians to write for us. The National Portrait Gallery’s cultural historian Amy Henderson recently wrote about Louis Armstrong’s last recorded performance at the National Press Club. A front page article in May [...]
May 25, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
A talented painter who died poor and forgotten may have inspired the influential American artist's work in ceramics
May 24, 2012 | By Henry Adams
This weekend, air out your dirty laundry, live the life of "aloha" and check out the American Art Museum's latest exhibit.
May 24, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Through January 2013, the Natural History Museum is home to stunning photographs of wildlife around the world
May 24, 2012 | By Smithsonian.com
One enthusiast's collection, on exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California, offers a sweeping look at grass-roots movements since the 1960s
May 23, 2012 | By Jeff Greenwald
Seattle-based design firm Teague has designed every Boeing aircraft interior since the 1940s, from the post-WWII Stratocruiser to the 2009 Dreamliner.
May 22, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
This weekend celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, do the Mambo at the National Museum of African Art and witness Tom Stone carve a traditional Hawiian surfboard.
May 17, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
A recent innovation in the design of the airline meal tray has resulted in massive savings. Maybe the next innovation should focus on the actual food.
May 17, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
By sketching the movements of people at the Cleveland Art Museum, Andrew Oriani laid the groundwork for some deep insights into how art is appreciated
May 16, 2012 | By Henry Adams