The Smithsonian Institution canceled plans Wednesday to create an inflatable pavilion bubbling out of the circular Hirshhorn Museum on the National Mall after funding fell short for the $15.5 million project.
The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television.
An elephant with a talent for painting will be joining the herd at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo after her companion died at the Baton Rouge Zoo in Louisiana, the two zoos announced Friday.
The Smithsonian Institution is limiting the number of galleries it will close due to budget cuts mandated by Congress.
The four-day Smithsonian Craft Show is scheduled to begin Thursday.
Researchers have identified the voice of Alexander Graham Bell for the first time in some of the earliest audio recordings held at the Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
In the age of hand-held GPS devices, navigating by the stars may seem quaint and irrelevant. So it may come as a surprise that it took hundreds of years to develop the tools needed to find our way across oceans, through the air and into deep space.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is collecting stories about agriculture innovations for a future exhibition on American business.
The Smithsonian Institution has awarded a $2.4 million contract to a group of Danish architects to improve the visitor experience at its oldest buildings on the National Mall.
George Clooney’s “Batman” mask, Christopher Reeve’s costume from “Superman III” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” suit are joining the collection of Hollywood artifacts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.