Launched yesterday, the Searchable Museum brings the institution’s celebrated installations to the screen.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
How Banks Artwash the Funds that Enable Police Brutality
The art scene is directly linked to and financially benefits from one of the most violent, heinous components of racist oppression in the US: police brutality against communities of color.
A Rediscovered Portrait of Harriet Tubman Is Unveiled
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will display a new portrait of the legendary abolitionist that “adds significantly to what we know about this fierce abolitionist.”
Smithsonian Gets Some Vibranium with Acquisition of Iconic Black Panther Costume
The National Museum of African American History and Culture acquired various objects from the movie, embracing the first superhero of African descent to feature in mainstream American comics.
Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week
“Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch.
The Smithsonian’s African American Museum Tells the Myriad Stories of Black Heroism
Being among such a dizzying selection of uplifting stories, you cannot avoid the conclusion that America would not be what it is without all the people represented here.
A Journey from Brutality to Brightness at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
In the heart of what was once known as Chocolate City a new museum has found its place on the National Mall.
A New National Museum Conveys the Pain and Power of the African American Experience
WASHINGTON, DC — After 100 years of lobbying, 10 years of planning, and almost 5 years of construction, the newest member of the Smithsonian family is finally here.
Remains of 18th-Century Slave Ship Find Safe Harbor at Smithsonian
Long-lost between two reefs off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, are the fragmented remains of a Portuguese slave ship, now identified centuries later as the first known wreck of its kind.