Quantcast

Latest Smithsonian Stories

2015-04-07 12:29:10

Telling Representations of Indigenous Legacies Examined in Key Pieces from the Smithsonian Museum's Vast Collection NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National

2015-04-03 08:20:09

Artist and automaker's founder shared similar dreams of finding success far from home TORRANCE, Calif., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda is proud to partner with the Smithsonian

2015-03-31 08:32:17

Annual Jazz Appreciation Celebration Includes Displays and Concerts WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and the Smithsonian's National

2015-03-30 08:27:28

JAM Celebration Includes Dedication of Jazz Cafe and Installation of Neiman's "Big Band" Painting WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Jazz Appreciation Month

2015-03-27 20:23:31

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from Mad

selfie sticks
2015-03-09 12:35:00

Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The Smithsonian has banned the use of selfie sticks in all of its facilities, joining a long and growing list of museums and other venues barring their use.

2015-03-04 12:24:33

"The Value of Money" Exhibition to Showcase Numismatic Rarities WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vault door will mark the entrance to the National Museum of American

2015-03-03 12:34:46

EdX courses from world's largest museum and research complex will help students and educators explore American history from teacher training to Comics and beyond CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

2015-02-05 08:24:20

Bring the world to your classroom with multimedia stories and lesson plans INVERNESS, Calif., Feb.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.