People on Twitter are upset that the Smithsonian’s hip-hop curator is white
Should a white woman be in charge of Black art?
On Sep 24, 2018 by Alexis Tatum
Tourist finds noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
This is the second time in less than a week this has happened at a Smithsonian Institution.
On Jun 1, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz
Smithsonian using Kickstarter to save Dorothy’s ruby slippers
Even famous shoes need upkeep.
On Oct 20, 2016 by Audra Schroeder
You can help the Smithsonian preserve Neil Armstrong’s moonwalk spacesuit
No way is Congress going to pay for this—even if it should.
On Jul 20, 2015 by Eric Geller
Celebrate the beautiful, terrifying world of polychaete worms
Thankfully these worms mostly live in the ocean.
On Jul 2, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
This footage of exploding plants is astonishing and kinda hot
All we need now is someone to set this to 'Baby Got Back.'
On Jun 15, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
The Smithsonian has officially banned selfie sticks
If you're visiting a Smithsonian museum, it's best to keep your selfies stickless.
On Mar 5, 2015 by Rae Votta
Here’s a glimpse of the Smithsonian’s national ‘Star Wars’ costume tour
This awesome exhibit is headed your way, Seattle.
On Oct 31, 2014 by Lisa Granshaw
Somehow this zoo figured out how to make otters even more adorable
It's not Mozart, but it actually sounds like something.
On May 27, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski
Air Force band’s first-ever flash mob is a hit at the Smithsonian
A lone cellist started to play in the National Air and Space Museum, and then magic happened.
On Dec 9, 2013 by Michelle Jaworski
The Smithsonian is outsourcing transcription… to you
Science and history geeks, rejoice! There's something for everyone in these collections.
On Nov 8, 2013 by Curt Hopkins