The indelible comedian opens up about her favorite TV moments
The pioneering glassmaker and octogenarian is the subject of a new Smithsonian Channel documentary
The performer's vivacious life takes the stage as part of the new Smithsonian exhibition, "Entertainment Nation"
The National Portrait Gallery's 2022 Portrait of a Nation Award honors seven changemakers, from Anthony Fauci to Clive Davis
Even after three centuries of their existence, the violins spark debate over what makes their sound special
The twins are an important addition to their vulnerable species and its dwindling gene pool
The transfer of ownership of 29 artworks is the first to be carried out under a new policy and practice
The 1909 Military Flyer is the centerpiece of the "Early Flight" exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum
The story behind the Smithsonian’s showstopper is one of a major dust-up between the artist and his patron
The speeding-bullet design propelled Chuck Yeager into history
Fans are making plans to visit the Smithsonian this December when the show's signature signpost goes on view in the new exhibition "Entertainment Nation"
Hear about the colonial period postal service in the latest "Portraits" podcast
The pioneering sculptor defied trends to honor the daily lives of her subjects
When the National Air and Space Museum reopens October 14, Geraldine Mock’s Cessna 180 soars in the new exhibition, "We All Fly"
When NASA asked for help, the actress said: 'I will bring you the most qualified people on the planet'
For Jon and Patricia Sharp, crafting and flying the sleek airplanes was as much about sport as it was about ingenuity
The country's distinct history is revealed in banknotes, coins and other monetary objects, says the Smithsonian’s curator of numismatics
David Hammons' 'African American Flag' is newly acquired and on view at NMAAHC