To commemorate Women’s History Month, we are releasing a new video each week in the series “Women Changemakers You May Not Know.” Continue reading Women Changemakers You May Not Know: Care for the Community
Plant therapy is the perfect panacea for a pandemic. Continue reading Even National Geographic takes advice from Smithsonian Gardens
More than 3.2 million digital collection images, representing objects across the arts, sciences, history, culture, technology and design are now part of the program and available to the public. Continue reading Smithsonian Open Access celebrates first anniversary
Maybe because looking outward feels so daunting, many people are looking inward, through mindfulness and meditation. Continue reading Life is Hard. Let’s meditate!
Insomniac, aristocrat, gambler, philanthropist—James Smithson also was an indefatigably curious chemist who deserves more credit for his contributions to science. Continue reading The Science of James Smithson
We may be about to find out. Continue reading Is There Life on Mars?
Today, we abhor the idea that one’s lineage is one’s identity. But Native Americans are still defined by “blood quantum.” Continue reading Reservation Math: Navigating Love in Native America
Feeling a little fatigued about the current state of American politics? Refresh yourself and gain some perspective by visiting “America’s Presidents” at the National Portrait Gallery. Continue reading Celebrate President’s Day in the company of greatness
Here is the story of a man of unique and wide-ranging talents: Solomon G. Brown, the Smithsonian’s first African American employee. Continue reading Solomon Brown’s Verses and Vision
Even though the museum itself remains closed, the Anacostia Community Museum has opened a new outdoor exhibition. Men of Change: Taking it to the Streets. Susan Rosenvold talked with Andrea Jones, ACM Associate Director of Education, about the project. Continue reading Men of Change: Taking it to the Streets: