On August 23, 2011, a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Richmond, Va., the strongest quake felt on the East Coast since the Second World War. Take a look back at that day with your colleagues who were there. Continue reading Where were you the day the earth moved?
Here’s everything you need to know about where to go and how to get there. Continue reading Planning on coming to the National Mall to celebrate July 4th?
Planning on coming down to the Mall to celebrate the 4th? Continue reading Planning on coming down to the Mall to celebrate the 4th?
Volunteers are critical to the Festival’s success, as they work closely with Festival staff and participants. Join us! Continue reading The Smithsonian Folklife Festival wants YOU (to volunteer)
Here’s to anyone who’s ever looked up… Continue reading Space for Everyone: The Air and Space Museum launches new brand identity
Animal experts Elliott Rosenthal Matt Evans of the National Zoo weigh in and calculate the odds. Continue reading If Godzilla fought King Kong in real life, who would win?
However did Sidedoor find out about our perplexing tattoo of our erotic killer bees? Continue reading Sidedoor: Best of the Rest II
Despite the constraints of a global pandemic, research and discovery continue on both a microscopic and galactic scale. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week of April 6 – April 10, 2020
As the pandemic continues, museums are struggling to cope. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week of March 30 – April 3, 2020
As museums and other cultural institutions lock down internationally, the National Zoo remains alert to the possibility of a panda pregnancy, Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was March 23 – March 27, 2020