Smithsonian Names Acting Secretary For Early 2015 The chief financial officer at the Smithsonian Institution has been appointed to serve as acting secretary of the museum complex early next year after the current secretary retires.
100-Year-Old Time Capsule Moved To Walters Art MuseumAmazing discovery. A multi-million dollar restoration project at the Washington Monument in Baltimore reveals a rare find.
Newseum Highlights Ben Bradlee's History In NewsThe Newseum in Washington is planning a special program to remember legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who died this week.
Holocaust Museum Finds Site For Archive FacilityThe U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has identified a site in suburban Maryland for a new, $40 million facility that will house its archives.
Smithsonian Natural History Museum Closes BrieflyThe Smithsonian's Natural History Museum closed Thursday morning for emergency technology repairs.
Holocaust Museum Opens UN Archive On WWII Crimes From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files -- files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their entirety by the public.
Giant Maze Taking Over National Building MuseumThe National Building Museum wants visitors to get lost in a new installation in the museum's Great Hall this summer.
Renaissance Painting By Titian To Be Shown In D.C.An Italian Renaissance painting rarely seen in the U.S. will be displayed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington to mark the start of Italy's presidency of the European Union.
Edgar Allan Poe House To Reopen On WeekendsBaltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House may not be open forevermore just yet, but the shuttered dwelling where the famed author and poet lived from 1833-1835 will once again open its doors to the public.
2,000 Museums Offer Military Families Free AccessMore than 2,000 museums nationwide are offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer, beginning on Memorial Day.
Walters Art Museum Receives $913K For New ProjectsThe Walters Art Museum has been awarded $913,000 in grants for upcoming projects and exhibits leading into its 80th anniversary as a public museum.
‘For Whom It Stands’ Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates The FlagUSA Today calls it a must see exhibit, and it’s ready to open right here at Baltimore's Reginald F. Lewis Museum.
President Obama, First Lady Tour Sept. 11 MuseumPresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are touring the Sept. 11 museum.
Museum Eyes U.S. Flag's Meaning To Diverse PeopleA Baltimore museum has gathered dozens of artworks and artifacts to look at what the American flag means to the nation's increasingly diverse people.
House Approves Bill For U.S. Women's History MuseumCiting history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers Wednesday are reviving a long-stalled effort to create a National Women's History Museum in the nation's capital.