Spring Arts Preview: D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out

March 7, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month and our special arts preview issue, we asked area arts leaders what it’s like working at the famed museums and theaters D.C. has to […]

National Museum of American History February Events

February 15, 2022

COOKING UP HISTORY “Bakers Against Racism: The Power of Community Activism through Food” Guest Chef: Paola VelezFeb. 22; Virtual demonstration at 6:45 p.m. For more information, see https://americanhistory.si.edu/topics/food/pages/cooking-historyChef Paola Velez, co-founder of Bakers Against […]

José Andrés Receives Julia Child Award

December 4, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, home to Julia Child’s kitchen, hosted its fifth annual Smithsonian Food History Gala Nov. 7. The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the […]

Paul Simon: A Great American

October 11, 2019

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon received the Great Americans Medal, presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, on Sept. 18. The award is given annually to individuals whose life’s work […]