Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers Wednesday are reviving a long-stalled effort to create a National Women’s History Museum in the nation’s capital.
A significant holy event at the Vatican is expected to draw millions to Rome this weekend. Two pontiffs will be named saints, including Pope John Paul II. The late pope has a special place in the hearts of many in Baltimore after his visit here in 1995.
There’s a new and unusual exhibit opening Wednesday at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum. It features artwork by local students who are refugees.
A “Night at the Museum” will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.
Museum visitors in Washington are getting a look at real Soviet-era spy gear compared with props from TV’s spy drama “The Americans.”
When cabin fever strikes on a rainy spring day, and the kids loudly voice their boredom, take them downtown to Port Discovery. With lots of amazing exhibits, both permanent and visiting, your child won’t be able to pick a favorite.
A new museum exhibit explores the history of the banjo in Baltimore, home to the first U.S. banjo factory.
It is Opening Day for the new Negro League Baseball Museum in Baltimore County. Organizers spent decades and thousands of dollars collecting artifacts.
Museum officials say the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has reopened after being evacuated when a suspicious briefcase was found near an unconscious person in one of the galleries.
The Hagerstown student tradition of shooting prom and homecoming photos in a museum’s outdoor rose garden causes such traffic jams that the museum is making high schools pay for the privilege.
A heart doctor and Ivy League university president who also plays the saxophone and flute was named the next leader of the Smithsonian Institution on Monday, combining his love of the arts and sciences at the world’s largest museum and research complex.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is opening a new exhibition to showcase examples of modern realism from 20th century artists.