Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenFri, 20 Jul 2018 18:42:56 +0000New York Museum Sorts Through Its Collections to Highlight 15 "Rebel Women" of the 1800s of the City of New York's latest exhibition puts the spotlight on these 19th-century women who defied Victorian idealsFri, 20 Jul 2018 18:42:56 +0000Chicago Says Goodbye to Its Last Tiny Waterfall, it was notThu, 19 Jul 2018 20:59:58 +0000The Parisian Bistro Is Disappearing one bistro owner is on a mission to save themThu, 12 Jul 2018 15:42:57 +0000Take a VR Tour of an Egyptian Queen’s Elaborate Tomb resting place of Queen Nefertari, the favorite wife of Ramses II, is largely closed to visitors, but it can now be explored virtuallyThu, 12 Jul 2018 14:22:51 +0000Peep the Stunning Winners of the Audubon Society's Photo Contest'll want to tweet these.Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:05:12 +0000Two Florence Museums Are Tracing the City's 500-Year Connection to Islamic Art Uffizi explores East-West interactions between the 15th and 17th centuries; the Bargello features donations from 19th- and 20th-century collectorsThu, 05 Jul 2018 20:43:01 +0000Automata History Comes Alive in the 'Marvellous Mechanical Museum' new exhibition at Compton Verney features a Fabergé elephant with swinging trunk and a gigantic kinetic sculpture by Rowland EmettMon, 02 Jul 2018 20:05:29 +0000Viking Archaeological Site and Others Earn World Heritage Status trading center of Hedeby and its surrounding wall are considered one of the most significant Viking sites in Northern EuropeMon, 02 Jul 2018 19:26:51 +0000New Website Unearths Amsterdam’s History Via 700,000 Artifacts Spanning 5,000 Years recovered items span thousands of years, and include coins, cell phones, dentures and moreMon, 02 Jul 2018 17:13:41 +0000Route 66 and 10 Other Sites That Made the 2018 "Most Endangered Historic Places" List National Trust for Historic Preservation's annual list is outTue, 26 Jun 2018 19:41:54 +0000Mountaintop Museum Highlights the History of Bond—James Bond new 007 Elements museum is built into the top of an Alpine mountain and features a full-size airplane from the movie <i>Spectre</i>Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000Historic California Ghost Town Is Up For Sale Gordo was once a lively mining town Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:22:00 +0000Why Macedonia's Government Agreed to Change the Country's Name country will now be known as the Republic of North Macedonia, bringing an end to a decades-long conflict with GreeceWed, 13 Jun 2018 18:50:46 +0000The V&A Wants Your Help Locating Vintage Mary Quant Designs Welsh fashion designer pioneered high street fashion, popularizing bright patterns, miniskirts and hot pantsMon, 11 Jun 2018 20:58:44 +0000Step Into Scotland With Immersive AR App AR allows users to traverse Britain’s highest peak, roam the halls of Edinburgh Castle and enjoy whiskey at Highlands distilleryMon, 11 Jun 2018 20:06:36 +0000Netherlands Will Welcome Its First Community of 3D-Printed Homes concrete houses designed to look like “erratic blocks in a green landscape" will populate Eindhoven communityThu, 07 Jun 2018 18:42:47 +0000"Hidden" Attic in Westminster Abbey Is Opening as a Museum can view more than 300 relics from the Abbey’s 1,000-year history <i>and</i> peer out at one of the best views in EuropeThu, 07 Jun 2018 15:59:49 +0000What to Know About This Weekend's Centennial British Suffrage March 45,000 women are expected to participate in four-city procession—projected to be one of the largest collective art events in British historyThu, 07 Jun 2018 15:11:15 +0000Tate Britain Confronts the Aftershocks of World War I museum's newest exhibition explores how British, German and French artists struggle to comprehend bloody conflictWed, 06 Jun 2018 15:02:07 +0000Holey Swiss: Man Breaks Record in British Downhill Cheese Race fiends have been participating in this unusual tradition for centuriesMon, 04 Jun 2018 20:20:28 +0000This Is America’s Fastest-Growing City data reveals the cities in the United States experiencing population boomsMon, 04 Jun 2018 17:09:58 +0000Expert Says He's Found New Clues Into Location of Long-Lost Frida Kahlo Painting‘La Mesa Herida’ was last seen in Poland in 1955Fri, 01 Jun 2018 18:52:19 +0000The First Phase of San Antonio’s 'Latino High Line' Is Now Open Pedro Creek became a physical and metaphorical barrier between the city’s white and Latino residents. This project is looking to change thatFri, 01 Jun 2018 15:02:08 +0000Ida O’Keeffe Is Finally Getting Her First Solo Museum Exhibition O’Keeffe’s younger sister was also an artist, and this fall the Dallas Museum of Art is bringing her work into the spotlightFri, 01 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000For the First Time, See Historically Excluded Black Folk Artists at the Met'History Refused to Die' shows off the masterful works made by self-taught artists from the American SouthThu, 31 May 2018 18:25:38 +0000Man Attacks Ivan the Terrible Painting, Blames Vodka painting has been a focal point of recent debate around the notorious tsar’s imageWed, 30 May 2018 17:06:18 +0000See Georgia O’Keeffe’s Little-Known Hawaii Paintings Blossom Next to Real Plants show at the New York Botanical Gardens features 300 Hawaiian plant typesWed, 30 May 2018 15:34:25 +0000Exterior Cracks Force Indefinite Closure of the USS Arizona Memorial are currently assessing the damage to the iconic structure that straddles the sunken shipTue, 29 May 2018 18:19:29 +0000Seattle’s Iconic Space Needle Unveils New Look After $100 Million Renovation update allows visitors to experience 360-degree views of the city from the observation deckThu, 24 May 2018 17:34:49 +0000