Magazine | Smithsonian Magazine feed for MagazineenThu, 22 Apr 2021 14:00:00 +0000Readers Respond to the April 2021 Issue feedback on our coverage of the Tulsa Race Massacre and moreThu, 22 Apr 2021 14:00:00 +0000Lessons Learned photographic homage to a momentous education experimentThu, 22 Apr 2021 14:00:00 +0000Secretary Lonnie Bunch on the Power of Research at the Smithsonian can accomplish more when we unite our robust scientific capabilities with our educational reachThu, 22 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000The New Science of Motherhood studies of fetal DNA, researchers are revealing how a child can shape a mom's heart and mind—literallyThu, 22 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000What a Vintage Guidebook Taught Me About Oregon's Past and Present writer takes a quirky trip through Oregon, from a wilderness lodge to a Gilded Age saloon to a town hidden undergroundThu, 22 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000When Is Kente Cloth Worn and More Questions From Our Readers've got questions. We've got expertsWed, 21 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000Before He Wrote a Thesaurus, Roget Had to Escape Napoleon's Dragnet the dawn of the 19th century, the young Brit got caught in an international crisis while touring EuropeWed, 21 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000An Epic Monarch Migration Faces New Threats butterflies’ path, which stretches thousands of miles, is endangered by an array of challenges, including changes in climate and pesticidesWed, 21 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000How the Associated Press Got Its Start 175 Years Ago newsworthy birthday for a venerable source of trusted reportingWed, 21 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000The Unmatched Bravery of the Harlem Hellfighters salute to the all-Black World War I fighting unitTue, 20 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000Why the Peace Corps’ Mission Is Needed Now More Than Ever its 60th anniversary, a moment of reckoning arrives for the nation's globe-trotting volunteersTue, 20 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000An Exclusive Look at James Turrell's Visionary Artwork in the Arizona Desert the American Southwest, the famed light-bending artist is putting the final touches on Roden Crater, his ambitious, mind-boggling masterpieceTue, 20 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000These Are the Winners of Smithsonian Magazine's 18th Annual Photo Contest India to Antarctica, these pictures capture the passion, solitude and surprise of a year unlike any otherThu, 01 Apr 2021 13:01:00 +0000Secretary Lonnie Bunch on What Makes for a Great Museum Exhibition well-curated show makes the unknown feel familiar—and reveals the unexpected Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000How Mrs. Edge Saved the Birds a forgotten hero of our natural world whose brave campaign to protect birds charted a new course for the environmental movementFri, 19 Mar 2021 14:15:57 +0000This Summer, a New Smithsonian Exhibition Takes You Inside Béisbol the American History Museum, cover all the bases with Latino ballplayersFri, 19 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000How the Baseball Cap Went From Athletic Gear to Fashion Statement tip of the cap to the nation’s crowning accessoryFri, 19 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000A Brief History of the Harmonica the world’s handiest instrument took over American musicFri, 19 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Is the Artwork of Sophie Taeuber-Arp Still Avant-Garde? after she painted this canvas, a new show reconsiders a misunderstood Swiss artistFri, 19 Mar 2021 10:00:00 +0000Biologist Marie Fish Catalogued the Sounds of the Ocean for the World to Hear once thought marine life kept quiet. Then the Navy tapped an aptly named researcher with an open mindThu, 18 Mar 2021 15:48:44 +0000Readers Respond to the March 2021 Issue feedback on our coverage of polar bears, Juanita Moody and the U.S. Capitol Peace MonumentThu, 18 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000How Can Suburbs Control Deer Populations? And More Questions From Our Readers've got questions. We've got expertsThu, 18 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000The Wild World of a New Nature Preserve in Ecuador have already begun discovering new species in the hotbed of biodiversityThu, 18 Mar 2021 10:00:00 +0000Looking Back at the Tulsa Race Massacre, 100 Years Later the murderous attack on the most prosperous black community in the nationWed, 17 Mar 2021 12:01:00 +0000The Unrealized Promise of Oklahoma the push for statehood led a beacon of racial progress to oppression and violenceWed, 17 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000The Wolf That Discovered California a century after the last wolf was eradicated in the state, a lone female arrived and established a pack. Not everyone is cheeringTue, 16 Mar 2021 14:20:00 +0000A Small Band of Panamanian Golden Frogs Is Saving Their Species From Oblivion of a deadly fungus, the amphibians are now being selectively bred through a program at the Smithsonian's National ZooTue, 16 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000A Brief History of the Invention of the Home Security Alarm hardworking nurse envisioned a new way to know who was at the doorFri, 26 Feb 2021 13:00:00 +0000The Fever That Struck New York front lines of a terrible epidemic, through the eyes of a young doctor profoundly touched by tragedyFri, 26 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0000Secretary Lonnie Bunch on Healing a Divided Nation must use the lessons of the past to help our country grow and move forwardThu, 25 Feb 2021 17:44:57 +0000Readers Respond to the January/February Issue feedback on Yellowstone's history, Reconstruction and moreThu, 25 Feb 2021 16:47:39 +0000The Tragic Irony of the U.S. Capitol's Peace Monument unfinished Civil War memorial became an allegory for peace—and a scene of insurrectionThu, 25 Feb 2021 16:44:25 +0000How Navajo Physicians Are Battling the Covid-19 Pandemic traditional medicine and modern science, these courageous doctors have risen to the challengeWed, 24 Feb 2021 13:00:00 +0000A New Exhibition Brings Artist Dusti Bongé Into the Light overlooked Mississippi painter's strong connection to the South infused her workTue, 23 Feb 2021 16:00:00 +0000Will We Ever Send Humans to Venus?’ve got questions. We’ve got expertsTue, 23 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000The Once-Classified Tale of Juanita Moody: The Woman Who Helped Avert a Nuclear War’s bold response to the Soviet Union depended on an unknown spy agency operative whose story can at last be toldTue, 23 Feb 2021 13:00:00 +0000