Weekly Arts Round Up, April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

Woolly Mammoth’s free virtual gala will take place on Monday and the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center will reopen on Wednesday with timed-entry ticketing.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.

Apollo 11 Rocket Projected on Washington Monument (photos)

July 23, 2019

It was one of the defining moments in history. Those who were around at the time will never forget where they were at 4:17:40 p.m. EDT on July 20, 1969 […]

Armstrong’s Spacesuit Back on Display at Smithsonian (photos)

July 17, 2019

A cleaned and restored suit was unveiled on Tuesday to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11. The late astronaut’s son and grandson were in attendance.

Weekend Round Up April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019

This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.

Air and Space Curator Shares Revamp Plans

March 8, 2018

Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, who spoke at this month’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast, started out at the National Air and Space Museum seven years after the museum opened, during the nation’s bicentennial.