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.
Caroline Baumann was discharged from her position as museum director after the Smithsonian investigated an alleged conflict of interest regarding the dress and venue for her 2018 wedding.
The billionaire Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma who are well known for their philanthropy, has come under intense scrutiny in the art world.
Calder Brannock was told he was just transporting an empty vitrine from the National Archives in DC north toward New York. That wasn’t the full truth.
Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch wrote Senator Jeff Merkley that the Smithsonian is legally bound to maintain the name of Arthur M. Sackler.
Andy Warhol was fascinated by the concept that an image that could be reproduced in millions of versions, while Robbins fabricated this concept. Big difference.
When Dan Robbins passed away last week at the age of 93, many people paused to remember a man who made painting fun for the masses.
With the government shutdown continuing into the new year, Smithsonian museums, along with the National Zoo, must prepare to close as well.
As the museum approaches its 50th anniversary on October 7, the Smithsonian gallery announced it saw two million visitors this fiscal year.
Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection and Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography are on view at the Freer|Sackler through January 21.
The 14th annual Museum Day, sponsored by the Smithsonian, will celebrate “Women Making History” in 2018.