Latest articles | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 08 Dec 2017 23:03:40 +0000Controversial Statues in New York City Will Remain in Place With Added Historical Contexthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/will-survey-quell-controversy-surrounding-new-yorks-monuments-180967039/The J. Marion Sims statue is the only one the Mayor de Blasio task force recommended to be moved. It will go to the Brooklyn cemetery where he is buriedThu, 02 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000Dizzy Gillespie and His Bent Trumpethttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/dizzy-gillespie-and-his-bent-trumpet-114626062/Here's how the Smithsonian acquired the instrument of one of the world's most influential and unconventional American jazz musicians Fri, 21 Oct 2011 14:16:45 +0000After Heavy Criticism, German City's Exhibition on Jewish Art Dealer Is Back Onhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/little-warning-german-city-cancels-jewish-art-dealer-exhibition-180967331/Officials said the previously cancelled show will be put on view in a “more complete and revised form” at a later dateTue, 28 Nov 2017 15:30:00 +0000Happy Holidays! The Smithsonian is Closed on Christmas Dayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/happy-holidays-the-smithsonian-is-closed-on-christmas-day-107750599/'Twas the Night Before Christmas' on the National MallThu, 24 Dec 2009 15:55:18 +0000Finding the Sacks Appeal in a Collection of Holiday Shopping Bagshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/finding-sacks-appeal-collections-holiday-shopping-bags-139488044/The Cooper Hewitt's collection of some 1,000 bags reveals a few with some very cheery holiday scenesFri, 01 Dec 2006 05:00:00 +0000SpaceX Successfully Launches a Fully Recycled Mission to the Space Stationhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/spacex-attempts-first-fully-recycled-mission-space-station-180967474/A previously flown rocket will launch a previously flown spacecraft to the space stationFri, 08 Dec 2017 23:03:40 +0000Christmas at the Smithsonian's Dolls' House Includes All the Trimmings—in Miniaturehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/christmas-smithsonian-dolls-house-includes-trimmings-in-miniature-69183645/It's 'Deck the Halls' with Christmas cheer at the beloved Victorian-style dollhouse at the National Museum of American HistoryWed, 01 Dec 2010 05:00:00 +0000The Man Who Revealed the Hidden Structure of Falling Snowflakeshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/the-man-who-revealed-hidden-structure-falling-snowflakes-106274664/Beginning in the 1880s, amateur photographer Wilson A. Bentley considered the endlessly varied crystals "miracles of beauty"Sat, 01 Jan 2005 05:00:00 +0000The True Story Behind Plymouth Rockhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/the-true-story-behind-plymouth-rock-639690/Curator Larry Bird weighs in on the significance of Plymouth Rock—and the two pieces in the Smithsonian collectionsTue, 22 Nov 2011 22:11:00 +0000This Ambitious Landmark Hip-Hop and Rap Anthology Was Successfully Fundedhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/funding-landmark-hip-hop-and-rap-anthology-was-community-effort-180965243/Smithsonian's nonprofit record label launched a Kickstarter for help and got itTue, 17 Oct 2017 13:22:52 +0000