National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History plans to open its first section of newly renovated galleries next year with a focus on innovation and the history of American business.
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Costumes from the “X-Men” movie franchise are now part of the National Museum of American History’s collection.
Michelle Obama’s fashion is making history again, at least for the next year, as her second inaugural gown will be displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.
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.