Two cheetahs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo have met with some unexpected prey. The result was predictable.
The African bead art of ndwango from a South African all-women artists’ community is being showcased at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum.
Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo’s director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
The Smithsonian National Zoo’s prize panda cub officially has a name. The announcement was made on a monumental day in Chinese tradition for the cub.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art is receiving a $1.8 million gift from Oman, the largest donation in the museum’s history.
A Smithsonian Institution spokesman says the Museum of the American Indian was evacuated Saturday after a man apparently jumped over a railing inside the building and fell to his death.
Singer St. Vincent and multimedia artist Doug Aitken are being honored with American Ingenuity Awards at the Smithsonian, along with seven others.
Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.
With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.
The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.