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Museum Brings African Land Art To National Mall

A new exhibition on the National Mall is delving into historic and modern-day land issues in Africa.

04/25/2013

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Smithsonian Joins Ultra-Fast Network For Colleges

The Smithsonian Institution is joining an ultra-fast broadband network built for U.S. universities to connect the world’s largest museum and research complex with hundreds of colleges and reach more people online.

04/23/2013

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Smithsonian To Close Galleries Due To Budget Cuts

Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

04/16/2013

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Obama Budget Calls For $59M Smithsonian Increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall.

04/10/2013

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Smithsonian Creates App For Presidential Portraits

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has a new way for visitors to see its images of the U.S. presidents up close.

02/15/2013

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Smithsonian Parking-Lot Thefts In Va. Exceeded $1M

Authorities have determined that parking-lot employees stole more than $1.5 million from the Smithsonian at the museum’s Udvar-Hazy Air and Space annex in Chantilly, much more than first estimated.

02/08/2013

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Smithsonian Hosts Program Series On Black History

The Smithsonian is celebrating Black History Month with a series of programs in February.

02/07/2013

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Smithsonian Picks New U.S. Portrait Gallery Chief

The Smithsonian Institution named a leading Philadelphia museum executive and art historian to be the next director of the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday.

02/05/2013

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Gabby Douglas Donates Olympic Items To Smithsonian

Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas is donating personal items to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

01/30/2013

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Smithsonian Chief: No Plans To Leave Museum Post

Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough says he’s not leaving his post anytime soon at the world’s largest museum complex.

01/29/2013

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Smithsonian To Unveil Largest Aquamarine Gem

The world’s largest cut aquamarine gem will soon go on display in its new home at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

12/05/2012

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2nd Smithsonian Worker Admits To $400K In Theft

A second former parking lot attendant at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia has pleaded guilty to stealing at least $400,000 in parking fees.

11/02/2012

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