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Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Jim Henson, Miss Piggy, Kermit,

Celebrating the American food experience in a garden

Hibiscus and orchid cupcakes, fried green tomato sandwiches and cucumber cups with shrimp ceviche. These are all the edible ways in which the National Museum of American History is celebrating food with the public this summer.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 07:02am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, food, Food in the Garden, museum, garden

Smithsonian to add covered wagon at history museum

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is installing a covered wagon from its collection to show more of its objects on the museum floor in Washington.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 03:43am EDT

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Smithsonian opens new, diverse US history timeline

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:01pm EDT

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Obama budget calls for $47M Smithsonian increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama's budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 11:06am EST

Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Zoo, Smithsonian Institution