Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire next year from leading the world’s largest museum and research complex, he announced Wednesday.
There’s a new museum in Washington: a gallery commemorating the history of the District of Columbia National Guard.
The chairwoman of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents plans to step down from the museum and research complex because President Barack Obama is nominating her to lead the National Science Foundation.
A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.
Archaeologists working with Maryland’s Historic St. Mary’s City museum believe they have discovered the remains of an English ship 10 feet below the St. Mary’s River.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
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The Smithsonian Institution is limiting the number of galleries it will close due to budget cuts mandated by Congress.
he National Museum of Health and Medicine is marking National Hairball Awareness Day with a special program.
A new exhibition on the National Mall is delving into historic and modern-day land issues in Africa.
A military museum in Silver Spring is exhibiting what it calls the first three-dimensional image of Albert Einstein’s brain.
The new executive director of the Walters Art Museum is on the job.