Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenWed, 19 Sep 2018 18:10:25 +0000Elon Musk Is Sending a Japanese Billionaire to the Moon, and He’s Taking a Group of Artists With Him Maezawa hopes to recruit six to eight artists for the week-long mission, which is expected to launch as early as 2023Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:10:25 +0000British Museum Traces History of Dissent From Ancient Egypt to Today'I Object: Ian Hislop’s Search for Dissent' span centuries, continentsWed, 12 Sep 2018 20:07:27 +0000See the Electrifying Art Lighting up This Year's LUMA Projection Arts Festival Binghamton visual arts festival is the only one in the U.S. to focus exclusively on projection mappingFri, 07 Sep 2018 18:11:18 +0000British Aristocrat Commissions 180-Foot Monument Celebrating Elizabeth II’s Reign Third Viscount Devonport has chosen sculptor Simon Hitchens to bring the Elizabeth Landmark to lifeFri, 31 Aug 2018 19:26:22 +0000Hidden Medieval Door Leading to Smugglers’ Caves Discovered Underneath Scottish Castle Castle, a towering fortress overlooking the cliffs of Ayrshire, sits atop a labyrinthine network allegedly used by smugglers, ghosts and fugitivesThu, 30 Aug 2018 19:29:20 +0000'Baroque's Leading Lady' Artist Michaelina Wautier Finally Gets Retrospective 17th-century painter mastered an array of genres at a time when most female artists were consigned to painting flowersFri, 17 Aug 2018 17:25:27 +0000Swiss Institute Reimagines Duchamp’s Readymades for the Modern World exhibition asks visitors to revisit the objects in their daily life that are often taken for granted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000How an Artist Is Rebuilding a Baghdad Library Destroyed During the Iraq War“168:01,” an installation now on view at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, encourages visitors to donate books to the University of Baghdad Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Missouri Exhibition Explores the Centuries-Old Specter of ‘Fake News’ considers three categories of 'fake news': error, hoax and truths deemed falseTue, 14 Aug 2018 17:40:21 +0000Fog Sculptures Are Enshrouding Boston's Historic Parks Fujiko Nakaya brings five fog installations to life to mark the Emerald Necklace Conservancy's 20th anniversaryTue, 14 Aug 2018 14:26:57 +0000After 100 Years, Roald Amundsen's Polar Ship Returns to Norway<i>Maud</i>, which sunk in Arctic Canada in 1930, was floated across the Atlantic to its new home in a museum in VollenMon, 13 Aug 2018 16:20:23 +0000This New Zealand Natural Wonder Is Probably Gone for Good new study reconfirms that the Pink and White Terraces were destroyed by a volcano in 1886 and can't be dug upFri, 10 Aug 2018 15:39:13 +0000A Unique Enzyme Gives Bermuda Fireworms Their Glow new study reveals the secret to the invertebrates’ dazzling mating ritual Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:27:05 +0000Fire Closes Yosemite Valley Indefinitely and flames from the Ferguson Fire have closed the roads to the National Park's most popular attraction at the height of tourist seasonThu, 09 Aug 2018 18:28:22 +0000The Eruption on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Is Simmering Down experts caution that violent activity could start again at any moment Wed, 08 Aug 2018 20:12:31 +0000Why This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower Promises to Be Especially Dazzling to the moon’s conspicuous absence, those looking up at peak viewing hours will see 60-70 shooting stars every hourWed, 08 Aug 2018 17:20:25 +0000Ten Picassos Discovered Amid Tehran Museum’s Hidden Collection of Western Art Picassos will be included in a major exhibition of works that have been held in storage since Iran’s 1979 revolutionTue, 07 Aug 2018 16:55:07 +0000New Virginia Monument Will Pay Tribute to Hundreds of Historic Women monument features 12 bronze statues and a wall etched with 400 additional names of women who played an important role in shaping Virginia's historyMon, 06 Aug 2018 18:42:06 +0000Why Did the Welsh Bury Their Dead at Stonehenge? suggests cremated remains found at the site belong to outsiders who may have brought stones from Welsh quarry, aided monument’s constructionMon, 06 Aug 2018 16:45:41 +0000Have Researchers Unraveled the Six-Decade Mystery of a Kansas Museum Portrait? team believes it has identified the rightful artist behind ‘Mrs. Thomas Pelham,’ a nearly life-size portrait depicting an 18th-century aristocratFri, 03 Aug 2018 16:35:30 +0000An Australian City Beats Dengue Fever Using Special Mosquitoes has not been a case of the disease in Townsville for four years after the release of insects carrying a naturally occurring bacteriaThu, 02 Aug 2018 17:55:01 +0000A New Exhibition Is Here to Spice Up Your Life you really, really, really wanna see it?Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:16:41 +0000Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife exhibition draws on 315 artifacts to unravel the myths behind central surrealist figureMon, 30 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000This Initiative Is Loaning Artwork Back to the Communities They're Most Associated With's National Portrait Gallery's 'Coming Home' initiative will loan portraits to the towns and cities most closely associated with their subjectsFri, 27 Jul 2018 19:38:36 +0000Step Inside the World's First Intertidal Art Gallery the "Coralarium," the artwork in the Maldives contains almost 30 coral-covered sculptures that will change with the tidesFri, 27 Jul 2018 18:20:57 +0000Black and Female Circus Artists Take Center Ring in New Museum Show “Circus! Show of Shows” at the U.K.’s Weston Park Museum reveals how the circus was shaped by diverse groups of performersFri, 27 Jul 2018 17:14:38 +0000Library of Congress Puts Spotlight on 440 Snapshots Culled From Archive of 14 Million 300 of the images have been newly digitized, and 200 of these are free for public useThu, 26 Jul 2018 14:23:08 +0000Project to Create Opportunities for Artists Living in Conflict Zones Maps will stage exhibitions, talks and commissions for artists working in countries often overlooked by the Western marketMon, 23 Jul 2018 20:35:43 +0000See Yves Klein's Experimental Art Take Over the Palatial Blenheim Estate and sculptures rendered in Klein’s signature blue stand alongside Old Masters, 18th-century baroque stylingsMon, 23 Jul 2018 19:34:06 +0000