At the Smithsonian | smithsonianmag.com feed for At the SmithsonianenMon, 25 Oct 2021 14:44:27 +0000The Multiple Arts and Artistries of the Inimitable Laurie Anderson Hirshhorn retrospective opens with ten new works from the pioneering artist, composer, poet and musicianMon, 25 Oct 2021 14:44:27 +0000How Do Snails Get Their Shells? And More Questions From Our Readers've got questions. We've got expertsThu, 21 Oct 2021 16:17:57 +0000Zoo's Historic Newborn Tamarin Twins Cling to Mom, Doing What Healthy Babies Do worked with breeding parents Lola and Coco, who soon “become very interested in each other”Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:15:43 +0000In One Mission in October 1944, Two F6F Hellcats Shot Down a Record 15 Enemy Aircraft Navy Pilots David McCampbell and Roy Rushing made history in a heroic air battle over the Leyte GulfThu, 21 Oct 2021 14:22:38 +0000How the Smithsonian Grapples With Climate Change a hub for research and education, the Institution is poised to help the world find solutions to the global challengeWed, 20 Oct 2021 15:54:16 +0000What Made the Air Jordan a Slam-Dunk Design world is bonkers for sneakers. This pivotal 1996 concept for basketball superstar Michael Jordan is a big reason whyTue, 19 Oct 2021 13:53:45 +0000Three Craft Artists Share How the Pandemic Has Reshaped Life and Art and innovative specialists make ready for the upcoming virtual Smithsonian Craft Show and SaleFri, 15 Oct 2021 16:38:42 +0000A Peek Behind the Curtain of Hirshhorn's Largest Artwork Ever wrapping the museum's historic building in a huge, playful painting, Swiss artist Nicolas Party reveals what he hid in plain sightTue, 12 Oct 2021 13:54:20 +0000In the Magic Kingdom, History Was a Lesson Filled With Reassurance years ago, Disney World's celebrated opening promised joy and inspiration to all; today the theme park is reckoning with its white middle-class pastThu, 07 Oct 2021 16:00:00 +0000The Revolutionary Portraiture of Hung Liu this large-scale retrospective of the Asian American artist, who died this summer, east meets west in an exquisite collisionThu, 07 Oct 2021 14:42:40 +0000These Stunning Artworks Capture the Resilience—and Defiance—of Black Lives Matter NMAAHC's new show "Reckoning" Bisa Butler’s vivid Harriet Tubman joins works from Amy Sherald, Jean-Michel Basquiat and other prominent visual artistsThu, 30 Sep 2021 13:41:09 +0000Secretary Lonnie Bunch on What It Takes to Lead the Smithsonian successful Secretary must acknowledge the Institution’s failures as well as successes—and celebrate its capacity for changeWed, 29 Sep 2021 15:23:39 +0000Following the 1986 and 2003 Shuttle Disasters, 'Discovery' Launched America Back Into Space "Champion of the Fleet," a signature Smithsonian artifact, flew 39 space missions and traveled 150 million milesWed, 29 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0000For Panama's Fall Whale-Watching Season, Scientists Offer Tips for Safeguarding These Magnificent Creatures of the Deep humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins and coastal manatees, tourism is a mixed bag, making vigilance ever more importantTue, 28 Sep 2021 16:17:55 +0000How Do Gorillas Get Heart Disease? And More Questions From Our Readers've got questions. We've got expertsMon, 27 Sep 2021 14:53:21 +0000What Secrets Does This 1,800-Year-Old Carved Stone Hold? Tuxtla Statuette illuminates an endangered Latin American cultureFri, 24 Sep 2021 14:26:43 +0000In a City Flush With Power and Wealth, D.C.'s Ward 8 Faces Food Inequity percent of U.S. households experience hunger; an expansive, new exhibition focuses how a local community manages this national problemMon, 20 Sep 2021 14:45:19 +0000Smithsonian's Chris Browne Was the Manager at Ronald Reagan National Airport on 9/11 acting director of the National Air and Space Museum reflects 20 years later on the rapid grounding of air traffic across the USFri, 10 Sep 2021 17:48:32 +0000How Conservators Preserved This Stock Certificate Destroyed on 9/11 certificate arrived in the Smithsonian's Paper Conservation Lab as a pile of paper bits stored in an envelopeFri, 10 Sep 2021 14:37:52 +0000Commemorate 9/11 With Free Virtual Programs, Resources From the Smithsonian's how the American History Museum, the National Postal Museum and more are reflecting on the tragedyThu, 09 Sep 2021 10:30:00 +0000Thirty-One Smithsonian Artifacts That Tell the Story of 9/11 a Pentagon rescuer's uniform to a Flight 93 crew log, these objects commemorate the 20th anniversary of a national tragedyWed, 08 Sep 2021 12:43:38 +0000The Art of Remembering 9/11 about five artworks in SAAM's collection and the stories they tell us about 9/11Wed, 08 Sep 2021 12:00:00 +0000How the Smithsonian Collected Artifacts That Told the Story of Hurricane Katrina Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:00:00 +0000French Cooking, Grandmasters of American Comedy, A Tour of Britain Through Piano and More Events Streaming This September world's largest museum-based educational program has over 25 events planned for this monthMon, 30 Aug 2021 12:00:00 +0000