Hirshhorn Revisits the 1980s with “Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s”

Featuring Nearly 70 Artists and 150 Works, Some Displayed for First Time in 30 Years January 11, 2018 The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will open “Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s” Feb. 14–May 13, an expansive exhibition exploring the pivotal moments in the 1980s when artwork …

Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Launches New Podcast

“AirSpace” Explores Stories that Defy Gravity from the World’s Most Visited Museum January 11, 2018 Today the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum launched its first podcast, “AirSpace.” The museum contains the largest and most significant collection of air- and spacecraft in the world, and this new series aims to …

Best of 2017: Music for our Military: Exploring the Role of Music Therapy

Best of 2017: Music for our Military: Exploring the Role of Music Therapy January 11, 2018 Viewers of the 2017 National Memorial Day concert in Washington, D.C., observed a unique performance when Captain Luis Avila sang “God Bless America” with singer Renee Fleming . This may not seem extraordinary—unless you …