The National Museum of American History is seeking first-person accounts for Stories of 2020, a time capsule about the whirlwind year.
A crowdsourced transcription project hopes to make the lives of women artists, art historians, art dealers, and gallery owners easier to keyword search and read.
A new study evaluates Latino representation across the institution. One of the authors, Chon Noriega, discusses the results and why they are indicative of a widespread problem in the art world.
Ikat patterns have become enormously popular in both fashion and interior design. But most consumers seem to be ignorant of the textile’s cultural origins.
The Smithsonian is the first museum complex to integrate the interactive androids.
The Smithsonian recently launched the American Women’s History Initiative — but a House bill goes further, proposing the creation of a national museum devoted to women’s history.
Bjarke Ingels Group’s revised proposal preserves the Haupt Garden, one of DC’s favorite garden spaces.
Many cultural institutions may be forced to close or scale back their operations if the government shutdown continues beyond Monday.
These nine museums are using online video series to take viewers behind the scenes of their collections.
“Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch.
Online visitors can now access and navigate decades of folk recordings from around the world more easily.
Smithsonian Gardens launched a free app to share and collect American gardening stories, from 19th-century Detroit potato patches to community greenspaces in vacant lots.