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Jul 30, 2015, 09:53 ET

Smithsonian To Host Innovation Festival at National Museum of American History

 The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will host an innovation festival Sept. 26 and 27 as a signature event of the...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
America Innovates at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History!

Smithsonian Innovation Wing Opens at National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History opens its Innovation Wing July 1 with a celebration to inaugurate the 45,000-square-foot...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:03 ET

Grand Opening of National Museum of American History's Innovation Wing

Grand Opening of the museum's Innovation Wing: The media can preview two exhibitions, "Inventing in America" and "The Value of Money" before the...

Jun 26, 2015, 10:21 ET

Smithsonian Brings History Sizzling to Life

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will unveil a demonstration kitchen July 3 in the Wallace H. Coulter Performance Plaza...

Jun 25, 2015, 09:21 ET

Wegmans Gives $1.5 Million To Support New Early Childhood Learning Space at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open "Wegmans Wonderplace" Dec. 9 as the first exhibition on the National Mall designed...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:56 ET
Monitor top Refrigerator, Object Project, National Museum of American History

"Object Project" Explores Everyday Things That Changed Everything

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open a unique hands-on learning space, the...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:57 ET
National Museum of American History, American Enterprise exhibition

Smithsonian's "American Enterprise" Explores Business History

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will be immersed in the dramatic arc of labor, power,...

May 14, 2015, 08:57 ET
Celebrating Bicycle History at the Smithsonian, Object Project Opens July 1

Smithsonian Rolls Out Bicycle History for Bike-to-Work Day

Americans first became fascinated with the bicycle at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. National Bike-to-Work Day on May 15...

Apr 27, 2015, 14:03 ET
American Enterprise exhibition, National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History Looks at Agriculture History in "American Enterprise" Exhibition

 The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open a new exhibition on American business July 1 in the Mars Hall of American...

Mar 31, 2015, 08:40 ET
Smithsonian Announces $2.5 Million Jazz Endowment by LeRoy Neiman Foundation and Installation of Neiman's "Big Band" Painting

Smithsonian Announces $2.5 Million Jazz Endowment by LeRoy Neiman Foundation and Installation of Neiman's "Big Band" Painting

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will launch the celebration with a special announcement...

Mar 30, 2015, 16:12 ET
Mad Men meets advertising history at the Smithsonian's American Enterprise exhibit

National Museum of American History Accepts Mad Men Artifacts Against Backdrop of Real Advertising History

In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from Mad Men...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:48 ET
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National Museum of American History Accepts Mad Men Artifacts Against Backdrop of Real Advertising History

In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50...

Mar 30, 2015, 08:40 ET

Media Advisory: Smithsonian Announces $2.5 Million Jazz Endowment by LeRoy Neiman Foundation

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will launch the celebration with a special announcement...

Mar 04, 2015, 10:11 ET

Measuring Worth at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

A vault door will mark the entrance to the National Museum of American History's new Gallery of Numismatics and its inaugural exhibition, "The...

Jan 26, 2015, 09:38 ET

National Museum of American History Celebrates American Inventiveness in 2015

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will inspire the next generation of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs in 2015 through...

Dec 01, 2014, 12:38 ET

Sandra Day O'Connor, Anna María Chávez y Eddie Van Halen lanzan la iniciativa Smithsonian/Zócalo

El Museo Nacional de Historia Americana (National Museum of American History) del Smithsonian y el foro intercambio de Ideas Zócalo Public...

Dec 01, 2014, 12:38 ET

Sandra Day O'Connor, Anna Maria Chavez and Eddie Van Halen Launch Smithsonian/Zocalo Initiative

National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square Announce Partnership on "What It Means to Be American"  The Smithsonian's...

Nov 25, 2014, 10:42 ET

Pledge to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Expands K - 12 Teaching Program

The Clark Charitable Foundation has pledged $5 million to expand the A. James Clark Excellence in History Teaching Program at the Smithsonian's...

Oct 20, 2014, 10:03 ET

Smithsonian Receives Brian Setzer's Gretsch Guitar

Grammy Award-winning musician Brian Setzer donated his signature orange Gretsch guitar to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:02 ET

National Museum of American History Innovates with West Exhibition Wing

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History plans to transform how its audiences experience history by creating a multiplex of exhibition...