The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is unveiling the newest addition to its famous gem collection with a butterfly brooch made of 2,300 gems.
The world’s largest museum complex is bracing for a $40 million cut in funding due to the budget stalemate in Congress, but the Smithsonian Institution is vowing to keep the doors open at its museums and the National Zoo.
Broadway legend Joel Grey is visiting the Smithsonian to donate items from the film “Cabaret” to the National Museum of American History.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum plans to close its Renwick Gallery near the White House next year for its first major renovation in 40 years.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has a new way for visitors to see its images of the U.S. presidents up close.
Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough says he’s not leaving his post anytime soon at the world’s largest museum complex.
While a first lady’s first inaugural gown is traditionally donated to the Smithsonian, Michelle Obama’s second inaugural gown is destined to be among the first objects in a future Obama presidential library.
As crowds descended and the inauguration unfolded, a few museum curators in Washington kept watch for symbols and messages that would make history.
A former museum parking lot attendant who stole nearly half a million dollars in parking fees has been sentenced to a year and 8 months in federal prison.
The Smithsonian Institution announced plans Wednesday to create an innovation pavilion with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall.
Imax Corp. is beginning an initiative to transition museum-based theaters to new laser digital projection, beginning with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History working with farmers to build a new collection showing the evolution of modern agriculture.