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Mar 19, 2019, 17:29 ET Smithsonian Examines Health and Medicine Through Philanthropy Lens

Philanthropy to support health and medicine is the focus of the updated exhibit "Giving in America" at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American...


Mar 04, 2019, 18:06 ET Women's Invisible Labor Highlighted in New Smithsonian Exhibit

Break rooms across America display signs imploring staff to clean up after themselves. They read: "Your mother doesn't work here." The National...


Oct 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Smithsonian Receives Matthew Shepard Collection

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation of papers and personal objects from the parents of Matthew Shepard, a...


Jul 18, 2018, 10:21 ET El Museo Nacional de la Historia de los Estados Unidos analiza los derechos laborales de los latinos

Una nueva muestra –"El Caso de Luisa Moreno" ("The Case of Luisa Moreno") en la exposición Empresa Americana (American Enterprise) en el Museo...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:08 ET National Museum of American History Looks at Latino Labor Rights

A new display, "The Case of Luisa Moreno," in the American Enterprise exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, opens July ...


Jun 21, 2018, 09:57 ET "The American Revolution: A World War" Smithsonian Exhibit Opens for July 4

A global lens is placed on the story of American independence in the exhibition "The American Revolution: A World War," open June 26 through July 9,...


Jun 08, 2018, 12:17 ET Culture Makers Chat With Smithsonian's Oral History Project

Why does entertainment matter to American history? "The American Scene: A National Culture Collecting Project," is a new website from the...


May 17, 2018, 09:15 ET LGBTQ Publisher, Journalist and Pioneer Mark Segal Donates Collection to National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation from Mark Segal—publisher, activist, journalist, civil rights pioneer...


May 15, 2018, 09:15 ET Ruby Slippers Return to View at the Smithsonian Oct. 19

The Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz return to view Oct. 19 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History after a year of research and...


Apr 10, 2018, 12:22 ET Fair Housing Act of 1968 in Smithsonian Display to Mark 50th Anniversary

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 in a special...


Mar 22, 2018, 08:27 ET Smithsonian Spotlights Giving in Culture and the Arts

Culture and the arts philanthropy takes center stage at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History beginning March 22 when the museum...


Feb 22, 2018, 09:12 ET 2018 is Year of the Tractor at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will mark 2018 as the Year of the Tractor with two new displays on the past, present and future ...


Sep 11, 2017, 13:11 ET Selena Artifacts Highlight Hispanic Advertising History at the Smithsonian

A new display opening Sept. 12 within the museum's "American Enterprise" exhibition will explore advertising history through the lens of Tejano...


Sep 11, 2017, 13:11 ET Objetos relacionados con Selena destacan la historia de la publicidad hispana en el Smithsonian

Una nueva exhibición que se inaugura el 12 de septiembre dentro de la exposición "Empresa Americana" ("American Enterprise") explorará la historia de ...


Jun 14, 2017, 08:57 ET Smithsonian Transforms How Audiences Experience American Democracy

As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History opens The Nation We Build Together,...


Mar 02, 2017, 14:45 ET Filmmakers Sam Pollard and Douglas Blackmon Open Second History Film Forum

Documentary filmmakers Sam Pollard and Douglas Blackmon will introduce the History Film Forum, the second annual film festival sponsored by the...


Mar 01, 2017, 09:46 ET Smithsonian Previews Upcoming Exhibitions With LEGO Statue of Liberty Model

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will introduce the public to the museum's 2017 theme, "The Nation We Build Together," with the...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:44 ET Smithsonian Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open "Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II," a yearlong exhibition...


Feb 13, 2017, 14:38 ET Do Movies Make Good History Teachers?

The Smithsonian and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present the second annual History Film Forum, a free four-day exploration of ...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:03 ET Smithsonian Adds Black American Racers Team Materials

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a number of objects from Black American Racers Inc. (BAR) in a donation ceremony...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:48 ET Smithsonian Honors Colin L. Powell With "Great Americans" Medal

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History presented its "Great Americans" medal to former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell during an...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:03 ET Smithsonian Accepts Donation of Four Historic Instruments From Celebrated Musician Steve Cropper

Guitarist and BMI songwriter Steve Cropper donated three solid-body guitars and an amplifier to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History ...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:26 ET Smithsonian Accepts ALS "Ice Bucket" for Philanthropy Exhibition

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open "Giving in America" Nov. 29, a long-term exhibition that looks at the history of...


Nov 25, 2016, 09:03 ET National Museum of American History Opens Philanthropy Exhibition

WHAT: Press breakfast to open an exhibition focused on the history of philanthropy and to introduce the David M. Rubenstein Curator of Philanthropy....


Nov 15, 2016, 04:20 ET Smithsonian Collects Groundbreaking Surgical Device

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History today acquired a 1989 prototype of ROBODOC, a groundbreaking orthopedic surgical device created ...