Good day, everyone! Just letting you know, we're getting a "face lift"! Well, we, as individuals, are not; but, our website is! So we are asking that you bear with us for a little time and full functionality should be restored shortly. We do appreciate your patience.
- The Washington Monument Will Reopen in SeptemberThe discovery of contaminated soil pushed the timeline back for repairs
- Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Slain Activist, Showed How Museums Can Raise Up Their CommunitiesBaton Rouge police described the museum founder, whose death has been ruled a homicide, as a 'tireless advocate of peace'
- Watch the Apollo 11 Anniversary Show That Was Projected Onto the Washington MonumentThe immersive experience combined full-motion projection-mapping artwork and archival footage
- Lonnie G. Bunch III to Become the Smithsonian’s 14th SecretaryThe founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Bunch represents the first insider to lead the Institution in decades
- Washington Becomes First State to Allow 'Human Composting' as a Burial MethodThe accelerated decomposition method transforms remains into soil and uses just an eighth of the energy required for cremation