Viewfinder features free monthly screenings of rarely seen short films and videos, followed by conversations with artists, filmmakers, and Smithsonian curators.
On the evening of the vote, Senator Mike Lee of Utah said the US does not need “separate but equal” museums.
Minneapolis museums and the Smithsonian are some of the first to announce their second closures, starting this weekend.
Indigenous people serve in the US Armed Services at a higher rate than any other group, but their contributions are often diminished. A new memorial in Washington, DC, hopes to change that.
For Native American Heritage Month, the Native Cinema Showcase includes over 60 free online screenings representing 49 Native Nations in 12 different countries.
Join the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art for a free online music festival featuring world-renowned musicians from India, France, Iran, and Morocco.
The National Museum of the American Indian will be hosting two screenings of the documentary More Than a Word alongside a conversation with activist Amanda Blackhorse, who took pro football to court.
If approved by the Senate, it would become the first Smithsonian museum specifically dedicated to the history and culture of Latinx communities.
“In 2020, there are only five full-time Black employees on a staff of over 40. There are no Black curators in a museum solely dedicated to the arts and culture of Africa,” the letter reads.
The series comprises three panels of scholars, faith leaders, and public figures exploring key issues related to spirituality and Asian religions.
In conjunction with Creative Commons and museums like the Smithsonian Institute, Sketchfab launched a virtual collection of rare and mesmerizing artifacts.
Now entering the public domain are items from the institution’s many museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.