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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei gets Smithsonian showcase

Friday - 10/05/2012, 08:28am EDT

Tags: Ai Weiwei

Smithsonian to lend Dorothy's ruby slippers to UK

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: Wizard of Oz

Smithsonian features US national anthem in Spanish

A little-known official translation of the U.S. national anthem to be sung in Spanish is now part of the Smithsonian Institution's collection.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 02:41am EDT

Tags: national anthem, spanish

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

Tags: covered wagon, National Museum of American History

Smithsonian buys Ben Franklin suit for collection

Benjamin Franklin's three-piece silk suit worn on a diplomatic mission to France in 1778 is joining the permanent collection of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 04:20am EDT

Tags: benjamin franklin

Smithsonian honoring Julia Child on her birthday

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 06:00am EDT

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D.C.'s Smithsonian museums get new phone app

There's a new application to help visitors navigate the massive collection of the Smithsonian's 15 Washington museums and the National Zoo.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo

Museum guestbooks: Pre-digital responses to art

The guestbook in Annie Leibovitz's "Pilgrimage" exhibit was easy to miss. But some did stop to write or draw something and she might have seen their entries.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Heather Brady, Annie Leibovitz, American Art Museum, exhibit, guestbook,

Smithsonian eyes future of crafts with 40 artists

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 03:48am EDT

Tags: Renwick Gallery

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