Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

The 'Friend to America' Who Helped Recognize the Country's Independence

Learn about the short-lived British prime minister who negotiated a peace treaty that ended the American Revolutionary War.

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Delicious Recipes for Your Next Juneteenth Celebration

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Spend World Sea Turtle Day With the Loggerheads

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How Portraiture Displays Desire


How the Language of Presidents and First Ladies Shapes the Country


The Many Faces of Mt. Everest

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The Man Behind Lincoln's Inauguration Photos


Where Is Everybody in Our Universe?

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How the Smithsonian Conserved the Jefferson Bible

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Move Over Dune Sandworms, These Desert Beetles Conjure Water from Thin Air

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The Legacy of the Cherry Blossom Festival

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The Disappearing Birds of Hawai'i

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A Long Story of Freedom Seeking

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Five Mindfulness Activities to Transform Your Museum Experience