New Smithsonian Film Festival Celebrates Black Cinema
The inaugural Smithsonian African American Film Festival features four days of screenings and master classes, plus a tribute to veteran filmmakers.
Smithsonian Unveils Indigenous Artist's Winning Plan for Veterans' Memorial
The National Museum of the American Indian chose Cheyenne & Arapaho artist Harvey Pratt’s design, which draws on a circle motif of life and death.
Smithsonian Acquires 'Black Panther' Vibranium Suit
National Museum of African American History and Culture: “The film, like the museum, provides a fuller story of Black culture and identity.”
LIVESTREAM: Smithsonian Unveils Barack and Michelle Obama Portraits
Created by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, the images will hang in the National Portrait Gallery.
Smithsonian Wants to Help Black Families Digitize Home Movies for Posterity
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is looking to partner with Black families who want to preserve their family histories.
Smithsonian Launches Campaign to Support Expansive New Anthology of #HipHopHistory
The National Museum of African American History and Culture seeks crowdfunding support to make the “Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap” a reality.
Barack and Michelle Obama Select Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to Paint National Gallery Portraits
The two visual artists will paint the first Black U.S. president and first lady for the Smithsonian Institute’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C.