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Smithsonian



  • Smithsonian Elevates the Frequently Ignored Histories of Women

    by Erin Blakemore

    Packed with ordinary objects made and used by American women, Smithsonian American Women: Remarkable Objects and Stories of Strength, Ingenuity, and Vision from the National Collection considers their contributions to the nation’s history through the lens of the things they invented, created and owned.



  • 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.