Okay, it’s time to put all those skills you learned on “The Food Network” to the test. The deadline is looming to enter the third annual Smithsonian Staff Cook-Off! Continue reading Food fight!
What do a feathered dinosaur, a 500,000-gallon aquarium full of hammerhead sharks and the supersonic Northrup F-58 light fighter have in common? They’re all part of the experience at a spectacular new museum in Miami. Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Now more than ever, families in need can use our help. Be part of the solution and contribute to Feds Feed Families. Continue reading Feds Feed Families 2017
June 23, 1965. President Johnson approves the transfer of the Old Court of Claims building to the Smithsonian. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: June 23, 1965
Season two of the acclaimed Sidedoor podcast has arrived! So come on in and check out the first episode about a 150-year-old murder mystery. Continue reading Sidedoor: If these bones could talk
June 22, 1975. Clouded leopards are among the rare species who have a new home in the rolling hills of Virginia. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: June 22, 1975
The Smithsonian has launched a new platform to bring together thought leaders to explore critical issues facing the nation and the world. Have an opinion? So do we. Continue reading What’s the big idea?
UPDATED: The Smithsonian community is resolute in our commitment to being a welcoming, inclusive, and safe place for all. Join Secretary Skorton, Monday, June 26 for an All-Staff meeting to discuss how we can fight fear and intolerance and lead the conversation about inclusion in America. Continue reading Standing firm against hatred and intolerance
June 12, 1878. An early intercom system is installed in the Castle, allowing everyone to annoy each other with impunity. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: June 12, 1878
June 11, 1868. Congress votes to pay for the rations for 25 men on an expedition to explore the Colorado River. Clean socks are not included. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: June 11, 1868