Behind the Scenes of the New Reality Series, ‘The Exhibit’
Seven artists compete for a $100,000 purse and an exhibition at the Hirshhorn in this ground-breaking show airing on the Smithsonian Channel
Hirshhorn and Smithsonian Channel Team Up for New Reality Show
In "The Exhibit," a group of seven promising creators compete to become the "next great artist"
The Unrivaled Legacy of Dale Chihuly
The pioneering glassmaker and octogenarian is the subject of a new Smithsonian Channel documentary
The Real Warriors Behind 'The Woman King'
A new film stars Viola Davis as the leader of the Agojie, the all-woman army of the African kingdom of Dahomey
The Historical Roots of Racial Disparities in American Health Care
A new documentary from the Smithsonian Channel, 'The Color of Care,' produced by Oprah Winfrey, shines a light on medicine’s biases
How to Tell the Thanksgiving Story on Its 400th Anniversary
Scholars are unraveling the myths surrounding the 1621 feast, which found the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag cementing a newly established alliance
Inside the Tombs of Saqqara
Dramatic new discoveries in the ancient Egytptian burial ground. A special report produced with Smithsonian Channel
How Cher Helped Rescue the World's Loneliest Elephant
A new documentary follows the five year struggle to save an elephant named Kaavan from abuse—and seeks to inspire similar efforts around the world
Why a Smithsonian Researcher Is Tracking the Wind on Mars
When Perseverance lands, Mariah Baker will collect data that will prepare the way for crewed missions to the Red Planet
Secretary Lonnie Bunch Discusses Music's Role in African American History and Culture
From Lead Belly to Kendrick Lamar, black musicians have long used song to share stories of struggle and triumph
Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch on the History of Protest in America
Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III examines key movements in black history, from the Greensboro sit-in to Black Lives Matter
Smithsonian Channel Has Released 68 Free ‘Aerial America’ Episodes for Your Quarantine Viewing
Do some armchair traveling and see the breathtaking vistas of all 50 states while learning about their histories
Who Was Alexander von Humboldt?
Smithsonian curator Eleanor Jones Harvey explains why this revolutionary 19th-century thought leader is due for a reconsideration
How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living Room
Tour a gallery of presidential portraits, print a 3-D model of a fossil or volunteer to transcribe historical documents
The Augmented Reality App That Lets You Experience the Moon Landing
Tied to a new series from the Smithsonian Channel, the app is the closest you can get to being on the moon without time-traveling to 1969
Was the Revolutionary War Hero Casimir Pulaski Intersex?
A new Smithsonian Channel documentary may affirm long-standing suspicions about the Polish fighter’s identity
No Color Photos of Jazz Singer Mildred Bailey Existed... Until Now
An artist shows us that the past was not black-and-white
Is It Time for a Reassessment of Malcolm X?
A Smithsonian Channel film, "The Lost Tapes," challenges misconceptions about the charismatic leader
Sixty-Five Years Later, the Queen Recalls Her Coronation
New Smithsonian Channel special has rare Queen Elizabeth II interview and offers a closeup of the Crown Jewels
New Documentary Delights With Spectacular Visuals of the Panama Isthmus, A Migratory Superhighway
Scientists from all over the world come to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center to study this unique region