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[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day Concert

Get ready, DC! Global Citizen is celebrating Earth Day 2015 with a free concert, with performers including No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and Mary J Blige. The event wil be held on the National Mall Saturday, April 18. It is free to the public.

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

What Did the FAO Schwarz Catalog Look Like in 1911?

Old photos from an FAO Schwarz 1911 catalog provide a glimpse at past holiday toys

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

What Did the FAO Schwarz Catalog Look Like in 1911?

Old photos from an FAO Schwarz 1911 catalog provide a glimpse at past holiday toys

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

Since the Haitian Earthquake Four Years Ago, Helping Hands Made a World of Difference

The Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture reflects on the worldwide effort to restore and recover Haiti’s cultural heritage in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake

[ 0 ] January 6, 2014

Photos: The Wonderful World of Puppetry Goes On View

A host of America’s puppet favorites including Howdy Doody and Charlie McCarthy are at the American History Museum

[ 0 ] January 3, 2014

Damage Control: How Artists Destroy to Create Art

The Hirshhorn’s new exhibition explores the theme of destruction in contemporary art since 1950

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Panda Cub Gets a Name. Bao Bao

Officials gathered today at the Zoo to name the new giant panda cub

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Watch: The Air Force Band Turns the National Air and Space Museum Into a Concert Hall

Visitors got a surprise dose of holiday spirit at the Smithsonian

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

The Smithsonian’s Curator of Asian Film on Where Spike Lee’s Oldboy Fails

The Sackler Gallery’s curator Tom Vick wonders why Hollywood directors and producers even bother remaking films when the originals were so excellent

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Smithsonian Holiday Festival: Movies, Music, Shopping and More

The Smithsonian is here to get you into the swing of the holiday season by way of a free, two-day festival happening this weekend. Come out to the mall for two days of movies, music, book signings and (of course), shopping. For all gifts purchased at …

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Meet the Real “Most Interesting Man in the World”

On view at African Art, a retrospective of Eliot Elisofon, who drank scotch and was allowed to touch the museum’s art

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

How the Language of Dance and Movement Transcends Cultures

The award-winning choreographer and Lion King dancer talks about his plans for a new work celebrating Omani and East African cultures

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Join Carlos Santana, Thousands of Others in Remembering Nelson Mandela at African Art

Visitors can honor the leader in a condolence book that will remain on display through Friday, when it will be sent to his family in South Africa.

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

DC Museums are Open, Zoo Closed

The Smithsonian Institution announced museums will be open, but the Zoo will close today

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013

Before Miley, Bob Fosse Elevated the Sleaze in Dance to an Art Form

The choreographer and director sparked this curator’s imagination with his trademark razzle dazzle