The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art is receiving a $1.8 million gift from Oman, the largest donation in the museum’s history.
A historical museum in Cumberland is asking Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley for $2.75 million for renovation work.
A Frederick museum is exhibiting a slave sale document signed by Maryland’s first governor, Thomas Johnson.
On Thursday, four Washington-area Holocaust survivors organized a gathering with German Ambassador Peter Ammon to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore invites you to punctuate the end of Halloween with a Pumpkin Smash.
Marilyn Monroe has a unique place in history and now will be remembered in wax at the Madame Tussauds museum in Washington.
Hagerstown was nicknamed the “Hub City” during the heyday of coal and steam, a history that one can see in small scale at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum.
A 250-pound pink, cast iron pig sculpture is missing from a Snow Hill museum.
While museums on the National Mall will close for a government shutdown, many other Washington attractions plan to stay open for tourists.
The currently shuttered home of Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore will re-open to visitors for free in October before closing again ahead of its permanent re-opening in the spring.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is returning one of its most powerful artifacts to Poland: a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.