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Smithsonian



  • 8 Questions for the Smithsonian's New Beer Historian

    In January, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History announced that Theresa McCulla would be the Smithsonian's new "brewing historian." For National Beer Day, TIME talked to her about what's brewing on the research front.



  • Sneak peek of new Smithsonian shows rich black history

    “This is an opportunity to take an amazing culture, and understand what it mean to be an American through this lens,” said Lonnie Bunch, as he toured observers around a special sneak peek inside the building.



  • Rebuilding a Former Slave’s House in the Smithsonian

    Few Reconstruction-era residences from communities of former slaves are still standing today. The Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture will feature the reassembled structure of one.



  • Smithsonian to open 1st wing on innovation, business history

    A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American business history for the first time at the Smithsonian Institution.