After an extensive restoration process, Judy Garland’s iconic Ruby Slippers return on display Friday at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Want to brush up on American history? Put down the books and grab a fork instead.
Sam Van Aken can grow over 40 varieties of stone fruits on an individual tree. One of these creations will be on display at the Smithsonian as part of a festival showcasing ACC universities’ innovations.
D.C. museum-goers only have a few weeks left to see the ruby red slippers before they’re taken out of public view for an extensive restoration process.
“The best job ever” is no longer available. Meet the new beer guru in town.
Etiquette experts advise that politics is not polite dinner conversation — but what happens when everything on your plate is political? A free Smithsonian festival explores the intersection of politics and food.
Nearly 80 years old, Dorothy’s ruby red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are in desperate need of repairs. So the museum that houses them has launched a Kickstarter campaign.
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History wants to make sure that history is well documented through a new position: official beer historian.
Millions of people have seen Muhammad Ali’s famous “rumble in the jungle” boxing gloves at the National Museum of American History, but it turns out those gloves were not used in the fight.
Locals lined up Saturday to see Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves and other artifacts at the National Museum of American History after Ali’s death Friday night. Across D.C. , people are mourning the loss of the heavyweight champion.
In 1976, a blind taste test in Paris shocked the world and put American wine on the map.
By Allison Keyes, WTOP.com WASHINGTON — The children were bent with faces intent, concentrating on making portraits, murals and puzzles. April Bass, of Leesburg, brought her 11-year-old and 6-year-old out for Black History Month Family…
The west wing of the Smithsonian\’s National Museum of
American History is undergoing a major facelift. A peek inside reveals that
the changes will bring new ways for visitors to learn and enjoy history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner this week with cocktails and a toast to history. The Food Network’s Simon Majumdar is hosting…
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.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.