Latest articles | Smithsonian Magazinehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenTue, 21 Jul 2020 11:30:00 +0000Norway Tears Down Picasso Mural After Years of Debate Between Authorities, Activistshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/moma-urges-norwegian-government-preserve-site-picasso-murals-180974874/Critics say the removal constitutes a crime against Norwegian cultural heritageThu, 14 May 2020 19:02:29 +0000New Research on the Ghent Altarpiece Validates Restorers' Rendering of the Mystic Lamb's Alarmingly Humanoid Facehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ghent-altarpiece-restorations-reveal-alarmingly-humanoid-face-famous-mystical-lamb-180973846/The animal's soul-penetrating gaze was painted over by a second set of artists in 1550 and spent the next five centuries under wrapsMon, 23 Dec 2019 14:30:20 +0000Arsonist Confesses to Starting Nantes Cathedral Firehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/suspected-arson-french-cathedral-destroys-organ-stained-glass-180975369/The July 18 blaze, which inflicted less damage than the devastating April 2019 inferno at Notre-Dame, destroyed the French church's organ, stained glassTue, 21 Jul 2020 11:30:00 +0000After Retiring Its Racist Name, D.C. Football Team Announces Temporary Monikerhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/washington-football-team-will-retire-its-racist-name-180975281/A new title will be announced once trademark issues are resolvedMon, 13 Jul 2020 13:28:42 +0000The Feminist History of ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/feminist-history-take-me-out-ball-game-180973307/Trixie Friganza, an actress and suffragist, inspired the popular song of the seventh inning stretchThu, 10 Oct 2019 15:18:19 +0000How Milton Glaser Came to Design the Iconic Poster of Bob Dylanhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/sign-of-the-times-bob-dylan-95420/The 1966 illustration of the folk-rock icon captured the psychadelic dazzle of the flower-power eraTue, 01 Jun 2010 03:00:00 +0000LGBTQ+ Pride at the Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/lgbtq-pride-hub-page-180972018/Read our newest stories about LGBTQ+ arts, culture and history, as well as a list of events around the Smithsonian related to Pride Thu, 16 May 2019 15:09:20 +0000The History of D.C.'s Epic and Unfinished Struggle for Statehood and Self-Governancehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-washington-dc-defined-its-epic-struggle-for-representation-180957613/Control of the federal city was long dictated by Congress until residents took a stand beginning in the 1960sWed, 23 Dec 2015 15:25:21 +0000Now for the First Time, Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death' Streams Onlinehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-adds-arthur-jafas-love-message-message-death-collection-180970838/The seminal work, a contemporary <em>Guernica</em>, is the first joint acquisition for the Hirshhorn and the Smithsonian American Art MuseumFri, 16 Nov 2018 18:16:12 +0000Juneteenth: Our Other Independence Dayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/juneteenth-our-other-independence-day-16340952/Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, American slavery came to an end and a celebration of freedom was bornThu, 16 Jun 2011 03:00:00 +0000