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Exploring 'Wonder' at the Renwick Gallery-Washington, D.C.

Kiley Smith | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Kiley Smith

Before your very eyes a rainbow of brilliant, dazzling colors appears. This however, is no ordinary rainbow. The artwork has been made from embroidery thread hooked from floor to ceiling repeatedly.

What You Never Knew About Ronald Reagan National Airport: Abingdon Plantation, an Extraordinary Resource for American History

Thomas A. Foster | Posted 02.04.2015 | DC
Thomas A. Foster

The next time that you're in Washington, DC, stop by the remains of Abingdon Plantation and reflect on how it symbolizes our nation's history.

Smithsonian 'Ignores The Destructive Side Of Homosexuality' With New Exhibitions, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Tony Perkins isn't pleased by the Smithsonian Institution's recent addition of "Will and Grace" memorabilia as well as other historical documents rele...

WATCH: Ever Wonder Where Museums Get Those Prehistoric Heads?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Ever wonder about the origins of those incredibly life-like busts of our prehistoric ancestors on display in natural history museums? As it turns ...

PHOTOS: D.C. Museum Features Weird History

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- There aren't many places where you can see George Washington's hair, a stone from Joan of Arc's dungeon and a fence rail split by Abraha...

The Parthenon Marbles: A Piece of History Still Orphaned

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

The Acropolis Museum, founded on the passion and spirit of Melina Mercouri, the renowned Greek actress and Minister of Culture, patiently awaits the return of the Parthenon Marbles to their rightful resting place.

Erin Ruberry

PHOTOS: TV Star's Washington Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It was one of the most iconic moments in the history of daytime TV: With a shout of "The streak is over!" Susan Lucci, after 19 nominati...

Will You Stop Buying Things That Carry This Logo?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Should the Washington Redskins change their name? A panel discussion at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, "Ra...

David Adjaye on the Significance of the New Smithsonian (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

David Adjaye's design was selected from a list of 70 projects, led by some of the world's most renowned names in architecture. The building will be the final piece to bring the historical Washington National Mall to completion.

The Smithsonian Celebrates the Faces of American Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 12.21.2012 | Arts
John Lundberg

The Smithsonian exhibit is great way to meditate on how American poetry has changed in response to American culture, and how it will continue to change. As Whitman put it "I tramp a perpetual journey, (come listen all!)."

PHOTOS: 'Museum Day' Means Free Admission

Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel

On Saturday, museums across America will adopt the Smithsonian Insitution's free admission policy for 24 hours, allowing visitors to enjoy their colle...

40 Under 40: The Future of Craft Debuts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is celebrating 40 years of exhibitions at the institute's Renwick Gallery, a branch of the museum dedicated to cra...

The Week In Art: Controversial Urinals, Mona's Replica And Love That Smells

Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts

This week was one of many discoveries at HuffPost Arts. We found out that the Mona Lisa is not alone and that seashells are just as beautiful on the i...

Your Protest Sign Could End Up In The Smithsonian

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

Each day, Occupy Wall Street grows larger and the question persists: will this movement change history? The Smithsonian thinks it might. The Smiths...

Chilean Miners Exhibit in Smithsonian Museum

Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

latino.foxnews.com Their story is not only going to the big screen, but the extraordinary tale of 33 Chilean miners will also be featured at the Sm...

PHOTOS: TOP TEN: Street Art Moments Of The Decade

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

While many of the antecedents of our modern Street Art movement can be traced to the 1960's, the last 10 years have provided a perfect storm of demogr...

Free Entrance To Museums On September 25th To Celebrate Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

usatoday.com | With Kitty Bean Yancey, Laura Bly and Jayne Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Free admission isn't just for Washington, D.C., museums anymore. More than 1,300 museums nationwide will open their doors free of charge on Saturday,...

Climate Change And Human Evolution: Did Climate 'Make Us'?

NPR | Christopher Joyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's a plan afoot among evolutionary scientists to launch a big new project -- to look back in time and find out how climate change over millions o...