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May 15, 2017, 10:33 ET NewseumED Visits Palo Alto High School to Pilot Class on Fake News

On Tuesday, May 16, NewseumED curriculum developers will be at Palo Alto High School in California to pilot their newest media literacy class,...


Apr 25, 2017, 14:01 ET Newseum Finds "Alternate Understanding" of the First Amendment Among Young Adults

In a new white paper published today, Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that young adults have developed an "alternate understanding"...


Feb 02, 2017, 13:00 ET Tim Cook Named Recipient of the Free Expression Award

The Newseum announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the Newseum's 2017 Free Expression Award in the Free Speech category. Cook, who...


Jan 03, 2017, 13:36 ET 'Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics' Opens Jan. 13 at the Newseum

On Jan. 13, 2017, the Newseum will unveil its newest exhibit, "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," created in partnership with the Rock...


Dec 14, 2016, 13:27 ET Newseum Announces Recipients of the 2017 Free Expression Awards

Today, the Newseum announced the recipients of the 2017 Free Expression Awards, which recognize those who exhibit passion for and dedication to...


Nov 10, 2016, 10:00 ET Newseum to Host Exclusive 2017 Presidential Inauguration Celebration Experience

To celebrate the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, the Newseum will host an all-inclusive Presidential Inauguration...


Aug 25, 2016, 11:30 ET Newseum Will Host Annenberg Space for Photography's 'REFUGEE' Exhibit, Illuminating Global Plight of the Displaced

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Newseum, in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography, will open "REFUGEE," a groundbreaking exhibit that...


Jun 29, 2016, 15:30 ET First Newspaper Printing of the Declaration of Independence Goes on Display at the Newseum

On July 1, the Newseum will open "1776 — Breaking News: Independence," a new exhibit featuring one of only 19 known copies of the July 6,...


Feb 01, 2016, 12:05 ET 'CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect' To Open at the Newseum April 15

In partnership with CNN, the Newseum announced today that on April 15, 2016, it will open "CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect," a new...


Nov 13, 2015, 07:00 ET Newseum's Popular FBI Exhibit Reopens Today

Today, the Newseum opened "Inside Today's FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror," a new version of its popular FBI exhibit, featuring...


Oct 14, 2015, 10:10 ET Newseum to Spotlight Freedom of Expression With New International Award

The Newseum, the nation's only museum dedicated to the First Amendment, announced today that it will establish an international award to recognize...


Sep 30, 2015, 12:48 ET Newseum's Popular FBI Exhibit Will Reopen on Nov. 13

On Nov. 13, 2015, the Newseum will open "Inside Today's FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror," a new version of its popular FBI exhibit,...


Jul 09, 2015, 12:00 ET Jeffrey Herbst Selected as Newseum President and CEO

 Dr. Jeffrey Herbst, the outgoing president of Colgate University and a noted political scientist and award-winning author, has been named...


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 '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 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...


Aug 12, 2014, 10:15 ET 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...


Apr 30, 2014, 19:38 ET 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 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 '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,...


Feb 06, 2014, 15:52 ET 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 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 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:...