Beth Py-Lieberman of Smithsonian.com gathers recommendations as diverse as the Smithsonian itself. Continue reading Smithsonian Scholars Pick Their Favorite Books of 2019
Smithsonian curator Michael Neufeld reflects on Apollo 10, the mission that made landing on the moon possible. Continue reading We all know about Apollo 11, but what about the other Apollo missions?
The founder of the Smithsonian may have died childless, but his descendants are nonetheless still going strong. Continue reading Mr. Smithson’s family goes to Washington
On April 15, 2019, the world watched as the Cathedral of Notre Dame caught fire, destroying much of one of the most important buildings in the world. Eleanor Harvey, senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, reflects of why this iconic French cathedral has been such a beloved subject for American artists. Continue reading Smithsonian Voices: Notre Dame
Ever wonder how museum exhibitions are put together? Here’s your answer. Continue reading Unearthing ancient sea monsters: The making of an exhibition
Here are eleven titles that intrigued and thrilled Smithsonian’s knowledge seekers this year. Continue reading Smithsonian Scholars Pick Their Favorite Books of 2018
The fears and phantoms of All Hallow’s Eve—when the dead are said to walk the earth—are forgotten with the dawn of the Day of the Dead on Nov. 1. Continue reading Gone but never forgotten: Celebrating the Day of the Dead