More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. Rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a photograph of entertainer Mickey Rooney with his frequent co-star Judy Garland to honor the late actor at the museum in Washington.
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 Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum has received a $1 million gift to fund the acquisition of paintings and drawings by contemporary American and British artists.
While most federal workers have a snow day, the Smithsonian Institution is opening several museums to visitors at their regular times.
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 Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is opening a new exhibition to showcase examples of modern realism from 20th century artists.
President Barack Obama has appointed the former CEO of the National Geographic Society to the Smithsonian Institution’s governing board.
Martin Sullivan, the former director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, has died at his home in Piney Point, Md. He was 70.
Indian-Americans are doctors, engineers, motel owners and spelling bee champs, based on a few takeaways from a new exhibition at the Smithsonian.
A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color “corona” as the defining element of the Smithsonian’s new black history museum being built on the National Mall.