The Smithsonian needs your help to make Hip-Hop history!

“Hip-Hop helps us to understand the power of black music & the impact of African American culture on the world.” -Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director Hip Hop is the culture that redefined American music, that’s why we’ve partnered with Smithsonian Folkways to bring a piece of what the museum …

Smithsonian Associates Presents “The Evolution of Alice Waters: How American Cuisine Found Its Way”

October 18, 2017 Smithsonian Associates will host chef, author, food activist and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse restaurant, Alice Waters, Thursday, Oct. 26, at 6:45 p.m. in Baird Auditorium at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. In conversation with Joe Yonan, food and dining editor for the …

“Americans” Reveals Indians Are Everywhere

Exhibition Uncovers Pervasive Images and Words, Upends Familiar Stories October 18, 2017 Images of American Indians are everywhere, from the Land O’Lakes butter maiden to the Cleveland Indians’ mascot, from classic Westerns and cartoons to episodes of Seinfeld and South Park. American Indian names are everywhere, too, from state, city …

Today in Tech – 2012

On this day just five years ago American magazine company Newsweek officially announced its transition from print publication to an online-only format. During this time print-news readership had dwindled while online audiences skyrocketed, leaving many in the publishing industry no choice but to switch to online formats. Newsweek’s shift was …