Smithsonian Focuses on the Future with New Exhibit (photos)

November 21, 2021

The Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building came back to life on Saturday Nov. 20 with “Futures,” an exhibition scheduled to run until July 6, 2022. It will be part of […]


September 17, 2021

National Museum of the United States Army premiers September 11 virtual exhibit  Online exhibit complements 9/11 artifacts on permanent display at museum  Fort Belvoir, Va.— The National Museum of the United […]

Breonna Taylor Portrait Featured in New Exhibit “Reckoning”

September 10, 2021

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens its latest exhibition, “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.,” in its newly redesigned Visual Art and the American Experience gallery Sept. […]

Collection Highlights Talk

August 13, 2021

WHAT:  Collection Highlights Talk Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NWMA) for Collection Highlights talks. Drop in to these virtual tours to explore NMWA from home. During this […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Celebratory Week

August 1, 2021

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in Arts (NMWA) will host a variety of celebratory events and programs the week before the building closes for a major renovation. Visitors can enjoy free […]

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

May 27, 2021

“Nation to Nation” presents the history of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States. The exhibition explores the development and […]

Corn, Beans, and Squash: What the Three Sisters Tell Us

July 2, 2020

Corn, beans, and squash, commonly known as “the Three Sisters,” have been important companion crops in Indigenous communities in the Americas for centuries. This combination not only holds traditional wisdom […]

Walking the Red Carpet at the American Portrait Gala (photos)

November 18, 2019

Guests were treated to a private viewing of the honorees’ portraits, which will remain on view in the museum’s “Recent Acquisitions” exhibition through Aug. 30, 2020.

Film Screening: SUMÉ – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa/SUMÉ: The Sound of a Revolution

August 26, 2019

Director: Inuk Silis Høegh (Inuit) (2014, documentary, 74 min., Greenland/Denmark/Norway) In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and […]

Film Screening: Play Your Gender

August 19, 2019

Director: Stephanie Clattenburg (2016, documentary, 80 min., Canada) In 2012, Kinnie Starr (Mohawk) was approached to make a film about herself, but chose instead to make a film about the […]