National Museum of American History
Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of Jim Henson’s Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.
The Smithsonian is celebrating Black History Month with a series of programs in February.
Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas is donating personal items to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History working with farmers to build a new collection showing the evolution of modern agriculture.
Students in nine states and the nation’s capital are preparing to examine the legacy of the Dust Bowl and the current impact of drought on agriculture and global food security.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is installing a covered wagon from its collection to show more of its objects on the museum floor in Washington.
David Allison has been named acting director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Benjamin Franklin’s three-piece silk suit worn on a diplomatic mission to France in 1778 is joining the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
The Smithsonian is honoring Julia Child on what would have been the celebrated chef’s 100th birthday.
Candy maker Mars Inc. is donating $5 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to create a new gallery focused on business and innovation in the United States dating back to the 1700s, the museum announced Wednesday.
The founding president of the Autry National Center of the American West, a group of museums in Los Angeles and Denver, has been named director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington.
Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” have a new home with a diverse set of artifacts in a new timeline of American history that includes a piece of Plymouth Rock, a slave ship manifest, Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone and Kermit the Frog at the Smithsonian Institution.