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May 26, 2015, 10:08 ET
Opening July 31, "Nats at 10" will bring back memories of some of the most unforgettable moments in Nationals history, with artifacts including the bat and ball from Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off home run in the inaugural game at Nationals Park in 2008, the pitching rubber and rosin bag used by Stephen Strasburg during his record-breaking 14-strikeout major league debut in 2010, the jersey worn by 19-year-old Bryce Harper in 2012 in his first major league game and the home plate used during Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter in the last game of the 2014 regular season. Credit: Washington Nationals

"Nats at 10" Opening at the Newseum July 31, 2015

On Friday, July 31, in partnership with the Washington Nationals, the Newseum will open "Nats at 10: Baseball Makes News," a new exhibit...

May 22, 2015, 08:00 ET
"Reporting Vietnam" features powerful photos and news footage, evocative music and more than 90 compelling artifacts, historic newspapers and magazines that will take visitors back to experience a time when America was at war and young people were rejecting the conservative values of their parents. The exhibit opened May 22, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 12, 2016. Visit newseum.org to learn more. Credit: Sarah Mercier/Newseum

'Reporting Vietnam' Explores How Journalists Delivered News to a Divided Nation

Today, the Newseum opens "Reporting Vietnam," a provocative new exhibit that marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, America's first...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

Newseum Digital Classroom Learning Module Endorsed by National Council for the Social Studies

Today, the Newseum announced that its Digital Classroom learning module "Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less: The First Amendment and the Women's...

Jan 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
Police and protesters face off over voting rights in Selma, Ala., May 7, 1965, a day forever known as Bloody Sunday. A new exhibit, "1965: Civil Rights at 50" opens Friday, Jan. 16, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Credit: Spider Martin

'1965: Civil Rights at 50' Opens Today at the Newseum

Today, the Newseum opened its newest exhibit, "1965: Civil Rights at 50," which explores the dramatic civil rights events of 1965, from the...

Dec 02, 2014, 12:02 ET
This "Police the Police" poster was carried by Beverly Adams, of University City, Mo., during a protest in October. The poster is among the items Shahid acquired for the Newseum's collection.

Newseum Will Put Items From News Coverage of Ferguson, Mo., Protests on Display Later This Month

Today, the Newseum announced it has collected more than a dozen items from protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Mo., following the August 2014...

Oct 06, 2014, 17:21 ET

Newseum to Host Memorial Service Celebrating the Life of James S. Brady

On Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will host a memorial service for James S. Brady, former White House press secretary for President...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:11 ET
Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 9, 2014, at the University of South Dakota, Neuharth’s alma mater. Photo courtesy the Newseum (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

Former USA Today Editor Peter S. Prichard to Receive 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media

Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth...

Aug 12, 2014, 10:15 ET
Author Amy Tan is one of 19 influential baby boomers included in a new exhibit called, “The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders,” opening Sept. 26, 2014 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Portraits of 19 Newsmaking Baby Boomers To Be Displayed in New Newseum Exhibit

 On Sept. 26, 2014, the Newseum will open its newest exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," featuring 19...

Jun 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
2014 State of the First Amendment survey infographic. Courtesy of the Newseum Institute. (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

Support Rises Among Adults for Student Free Expression, but One-Third of Americans Still Say First Amendment Goes Too Far

In a survey released today by the Newseum Institute's First Amendment Center, a growing majority of Americans say high school journalists should be...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:00 ET
Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The longtime print and television journalist is co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour and moderator of "Washington Week." (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

PBS's Gwen Ifill to Receive Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism

 Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center. The...

May 27, 2014, 14:55 ET

Newseum to Host Journalists Memorial Rededication June 9

On Monday, June 9, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who died or were killed in the...

Apr 30, 2014, 19:38 ET
The Cherokee Phoenix -- the first Native American newspaper -- was launched in 1828 in New Echota, Ga. Publisher Elias Boudinot, born "Buck Deer," hoped for a time when "all the Indian tribes of America shall arise, Phoenix-like … and when the terms 'war whoop,' 'scalping knife' and the like shall become obsolete." Today, the Cherokee Phoenix is published monthly in print and online. Image credit: Newseum Collection (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Una nueva exposición que se inaugura el 16 de mayo en el Newseum explora el rol de la prensa étnica en Estados Unidos

El 16 de mayo, el Newseum abrirá "One Nation With News for All" (Una nación con noticias para todos), una nueva exposición que...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:03 ET
The Cherokee Phoenix -- the first Native American newspaper -- was launched in 1828 in New Echota, Ga. Publisher Elias Boudinot, born "Buck Deer," hoped for a time when "all the Indian tribes of America shall arise, Phoenix-like … and when the terms 'war whoop,' 'scalping knife' and the like shall become obsolete." Today, the Cherokee Phoenix is published monthly in print and online. Image credit: Newseum Collection (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

New Exhibit Opening May 16 at the Newseum Explores the Role of the Ethnic Media in America

On May 16, the Newseum will open "One Nation With News for All," a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:18 ET
African migrants crowd the moonlit Djibouti shore trying to capture cell phone signals from neighboring Somalia to contact relatives abroad. "Signal" won first place in the Feature category in Pictures of the Year International, one of the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism contests in the world. Credit: John Stanmeyer, Freelance (PRNewsFoto/Newseum )

'Pictures of the Year' Photo Exhibit Opens April 25, Only at the Newseum

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year," an exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people,...

Mar 13, 2014, 12:00 ET

In a Digital World, 'Show and Tell' Means Bringing the Museum to the Classroom

Today, the Newseum launched the latest component of its free Digital Classroom website, "Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less." The new learning...

Feb 06, 2014, 15:52 ET
Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, will open "One Nation With News for All", a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. "News For All" opens May 16 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Image courtesy: Newseum.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

El Newseum anuncia asociación con la Smithsonian Institution para nueva exhibición

El 16 de mayo de 2014, el Newseum, en asociación con la Smithsonian Institution, inaugurará "One Nation With News for All", una nueva...

Feb 06, 2014, 12:00 ET
Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, will open "One Nation With News for All", a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. "News For All" opens May 16 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Image courtesy: Newseum.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Newseum Announces Partnership With Smithsonian Institution on New Exhibit

Opening in May 2014, "News for All" Explores How Ethnic Media Shaped America On May 16, 2014, the Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian...

Feb 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

All the Drama and Wonder of the Winter Olympics on Display at Washington D.C.'s Newseum

AFP's Photo Coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics Will Be Displayed on the Newseum's 40-Foot-Wide High-Definition Media Screen...

Jan 14, 2014, 13:30 ET
Student civil rights activists join hands and sing as they prepare to leave Ohio to register black voters in Mississippi. The 1964 voter registration campaign was known as Freedom Summer. This image and others are now on display in a new exhibit called "1964: Civil Rights at 50" at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Credit: Ted Polumbaum/Newseum collection.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Newseum Opens "1964: Civil Rights at 50" Exhibit Featuring Powerful Photographs of Freedom Summer

Inside Media Program on Jan. 18 Will Feature Family of Renowned Photographer Ted Polumbaum On Friday, Jan. 17, the Newseum will open "1964:...

Jan 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

The Newseum Made Headlines in 2013 With Record-Breaking Number of Visitors

D.C. Museum Announces Plans for an Even Bigger 2014 The Newseum welcomed more visitors in 2013 than in any other year since the museum opened...