Vietnam Combat Cameraman’s Medal of Honor To Be Displayed at Smithsonian

Medal and Camera To Be Exhibited Together for First Time October 31, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will display the only Medal of Honor to be awarded to a combat photographer in the Medal of Honor Gallery of the “Price of Freedom” exhibition beginning Nov. 1. Marine …

“Tamayo: The New York Years” Opens Nov. 3 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Exhibition Reveals for the First Time the Influences Between This Major Mexican Modernist and the American Art World October 31, 2017 Rufino Tamayo (1899–1991), one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, was drawn to New York City at a time when unparalleled transatlantic and hemispheric cross-cultural exchange …

Hirshhorn Surprises Record 1 Millionth Visitor of 2017

Highest Attendance in 30 Years Makes Hirshhorn One of the Top-Three Most Visited Modern Art Museums in the US October 31, 2017 The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden welcomed its 1 millionth visitor of the year Tuesday, Oct. 31—a major milestone marking its highest annual attendance in nearly 30 …

How to get involved with open source if you’re a cat

We humans are social creatures, and we’re really smart and advanced, so there’s no need for us to read an article about how to get involved in open source. Cats, on the other hand, are socially awkward, sometimes aloof, sometimes overly sensitive, and a little jumpy. When a cat tries …

Five Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by Kelly Link’s “Pretty Monsters”

Five Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by Kelly Link’s “Pretty Monsters” October 31, 2017 Breaking news! Today is Halloween. OK, not exactly breaking news, but if you’re like the NEA Literature staff, you’ve had your nose stuffed in books for the entire month of October (in our case, the four new …