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Press Releases

2014
Smithsonian Receives Brian Setzer’s Gretsch Guitar (October 21, 2014)
Calendar - Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Presents Music from the Elizabethan Period through the end of the 19th Century (October 7, 2014)
Calendar Listing - Fifty Years of American Winemaking: A Smithsonian Conversation with Wine-growing Families (September 23, 2014)
Calendar of Events - October 2014 (September 22, 2014)
National Museum of American History Innovates with West Exhibition Wing (September 10, 2014)
Major Gift to Fund Education Initiatives and Learning Space at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (September 4, 2014)
National Museum of American History Joins HistoryMiami to Collect Cuban Migration History (September 2, 2014)
National Museum of American History Collects History Related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History (August 19, 2014)
National Museum of American History Announces Six Emeriti Appointments (August 14, 2014)
Calendar of Events Fall 2014 (August 11, 2014)
FOOD in the Garden - Waterways & Foodways: 1814-2014 (August 4, 2014)
Former President Carter Among Those Donating FFA Jackets to Smithsonian (July 25, 2014)
Media Advisory: Smithsonian Collects Six FFA Jackets to Showcase Nation’s Agricultural Story (July 22, 2014)
National Museum of American History Adds Historian A. Scott Berg and Numismatic Expert Jeff Garrett to its Board (July 14, 2014)
National Museum of American History Names New Numismatics Curator (June 30, 2014)
Media Advisory National Museum of American History Hosts “Raise It Up! Anthem for America” (June 13, 2014)
Media Advisory Smithsonian to Welcome New Citizens, Honor Ralph Lauren at June 17 Ceremony (June 12, 2014)
Major Music Artists Join Smithsonian’s Star-Spangled Banner Celebration (June 11, 2014)
National Museum of American History Convenes Kitchen Cabinet (June 3, 2014)
Renée Fleming’s Super Bowl Gown and Wrap Join Smithsonian Collections (May 23, 2014)
Smithsonian Collects Items from 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Movies (May 17, 2014)
National Museum of American History Loans Artifacts to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum (May 15, 2014)
Smithsonian Celebrates Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial (May 7, 2014)
National Museum of American History Travels Back to the ’60s (April 25, 2014)
Smithsonian Highlights Innovative Communities across America (April 24, 2014)
Smithsonian Marks “A Love Supreme” 50th Anniversary (March 26, 2014)
Smithsonian Preserves National Numismatic Collection Through NGC Encapsulation of International Coins (March 24, 2014)
Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s 'A Love Supreme' (March 14, 2014)
Smithsonian Celebrates the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial (March 6, 2014)
Talk Show Host Wendy Williams Donates to the Smithsonian (February 7, 2014)
Nisei Soldier Congressional Gold Medal Displayed at the Smithsonian (February 5, 2014)
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Presents “On the Road” - A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (January 30, 2014)
National Museum of American History Unpacks “Camilla’s Purse” (January 23, 2014)
Michelle Obama’s Second Inaugural Ball Gown Goes on View in National Museum of American History (January 13, 2014)
Smithsonian Celebrates the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial (January 8, 2014)
2013
Smithsonian Celebrates 50 Years of Civil Rights History (December 12, 2013)
Mr. Peanut Comes to the Smithsonian (December 5, 2013)
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Tour Kenya (October 28, 2013)
Everything from Merengue to Dembow and Merenhouse (September 27, 2013)
Miss Piggy Joins Kermit the Frog at the Smithsonian (September 24, 2013)
Marvette Pérez, 1961-2013 (August 26, 2013)
SC Johnson Supports National Museum of American History Renovation (August 13, 2013)
Smithsonian Acquires Marti Remote Pickup Unit for Radio Collection (July 1, 2013)
Smithsonian Celebrates American Ideals with 19th-Century Fire Pumper at the National Museum of American History (June 27, 2013)
National Museum of American History Launches History of Disability Online Exhibition (June 25, 2013)
Melody Thomas Scott Pledges The Young and the Restless Wedding Gown to the Smithsonian (June 17, 2013)
Richard (Dick) G. Doty, 1942-2013 (June 5, 2013)
“Hear My Voice”: Smithsonian Identifies 130-Year-Old Recording as Alexander Graham Bell’s Voice (April 25, 2013)
National Museum of American History Announces Initiative To Preserve Agricultural Heritage and Document Farm Innovation (March 19, 2013)
National Museum of American History Acquires Women’s History through Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Auxiliary Documents (February 28, 2013)
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Acquires “Jaws of Life” (February 26, 2013)
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Spotlights Hollywood’s History of Innovation (February 19, 2013)
What Does the Tooth Fairy Do with All Those Teeth? (February 12, 2013)
Smithsonian Hosts National Youth Summit on Abolition (February 1, 2013)
Smithsonian Partners with American Farm Bureau Federation to Announce Initiative to Document Farm Innovation (January 14, 2013)
2012
Something WICKED This Way Comes (November 29, 2012)
SJMO Orchestra’s David Baker Named Maestro Emeritus (November 27, 2012)
National Museum of American History Satisfies Food History Craving (November 8, 2012)
National Museum of American History Continues Transformation with West Exhibition Wing Plans (November 2, 2012)
Photo opportunity: Robot car “Stanley” moves to the National Air and Space Museum (October 22, 2012)
Smithsonian Ruby Slippers Depart for London's Victoria and Albert Museum on Loan to New "Hollywood Costume" Exhibition (October 4, 2012)
Benjamin Franklin’s Suit Joins Smithsonian Collections (August 29, 2012)
Smithsonian Curators to Collect 2012 Presidential Primary Memorabilia (August 28, 2012)
Smithsonian Celebrates Julia Child’s 100th Birthday (August 14, 2012)
Mars, Incorporated Funds American Business Exhibition at Smithsonian (July 18, 2012)
National Museum of American History Showcases Civil War Sheet Music (June 14, 2012)
Segway Inc. Teams Up With the Smithsonian Institution to Launch 'Smithsonian Tours By Segway' (June 4, 2012)
John Gray, Former President of Autry National Center of the American West, Named Director of National Museum of American History (May 8, 2012)
Smithsonian Hosts Exhibition of Robert Weingarten’s Portraits (May 4, 2012)
Secretary Joseph Henry Theater Program (April 25, 2012)
“American Stories” Exhibition Opens at National Museum of American History (April 12, 2012)
Smithsonian Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month with Tap Tribute (March 30, 2012)
Statement from the National Museum of American History: Collection of Materials from V.A. Shiva Ayyudurai (February 23, 2012)
Smithsonian Removes Ruby Slippers from Display to Prepare for New Home in “American Stories” Exhibition to Open April 5 (February 16, 2012)
Statement on Bob Dylan’s 1965 Newport Jacket for Exhibition at the National Museum of American History (February 6, 2012)
Smithsonian's Richard Doty receives 2011 Huntington Award (February 5, 2012)
Clint Eastwood Receives James Smithson Bicentennial Medal (January 31, 2012)
Last Day to See the National Museum of American History’s “Bon Appétit! Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian” Is Ja (January 5, 2012)
Warner Bros. Film Festivals at the National Museum of American History (January 3, 2012)
2011
Playback: 130-Year-Old Sounds Revealed (December 13, 2011)
“The First Ladies” Exhibition Opens at National Museum of American History (November 17, 2011)
National Museum of American History’s Transformation Continues with West Exhibition Wing Plans (November 17, 2011)
National Museum of American History Displays Thomas Jefferson’s Book, The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (November 9, 2011)
100 Years of Personal Electric Transportation Goes on View in the “America on the Move” Exhibition at the Smithsonian (October 25, 2011)
Statement: Occupy Wall Street Protests Collecting (October 19, 2011)
Champion Kelly Slater Donates Winning Surfboard to National Museum of American History (October 17, 2011)
National Museum of American History Receives Esperanza Spalding’s Nobel Peace Prize Performance Dress (October 16, 2011)
Passing of Roger Kennedy, Former Director of the National Museum of American History (September 29, 2011)
National Museum of American History Receives Peace Corps Objects (September 20, 2011)
Ten Years Later: Remember Sept. 11 with the Smithsonian (August 31, 2011)
National Museum of American History Celebrates Diosa Costello (August 23, 2011)
National Museum of American History to Host Innovative Online Conversations to Mark 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks (August 21, 2011)
National Museum of American History Showcases the Life and Laughs of Phyllis Diller (July 25, 2011)
Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection Presents Traveling Exhibition “Good as Gold—America’s Double Eagles” (July 24, 2011)
National Museum of American History Receives Phil Lesh’s “Eye of Horus” Bass Guitar (July 14, 2011)
Smithsonian Collects Objects from "Rescue Me" (July 13, 2011)
Marc Pachter, Former Director of National Portrait Gallery to Serve as Acting Director of National Museum of American History (July 12, 2011)
Brent Glass, Director of the National Museum of American History, Announces Retirement (June 26, 2011)
National Museum of American History to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks (June 15, 2011)
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Tour Russia (May 8, 2011)
Roger Kennedy, Former Museum Director, Receives Smithsonian’s Henry Medal (May 4, 2011)
National Museum of American History Marks 30th Anniversary of HIV and AIDS (May 3, 2011)
National Museum of American History Names Two New Board Members (April 26, 2011)
Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection Receives Sacagawea Dollar (April 24, 2011)
National Museum of American History Honors Outstanding Docents (April 24, 2011)
Song Stylist Nancy Wilson Donates Two Gowns to Smithsonian (April 21, 2011)
Smithsonian Adds to Robotics Collection and Invites Public to National Robotics Week Activities in Spark!Lab (April 4, 2011)
Smithsonian Offers Activities and Experiments during NanoDays 2011 (March 29, 2011)
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Announces Spark!Lab Outreach Program (March 22, 2011)
Gene Tunney’s Boxing Gloves from “The Long Count” Fight Donated to National Museum of American History (March 22, 2011)
National Museum of American History Embarks on Conservation of Jefferson’s Bible (March 10, 2011)
Smithsonian to Sell More Made-in-America Products at a Museum of American History Shop (March 8, 2011)
Statement Regarding Wisconsin Collecting (March 6, 2011)
National Museum of American History Showcases COBOL (February 28, 2011)
National Museum of American History Showcases “Sweet & Sour” (February 23, 2011)
Smithsonian Explores History and Experiences of Black Latinos in the United States (February 14, 2011)
Smithsonian Develops New Exhibition on American Business History (February 7, 2011)
National Museum of American History Receives Eddie Van Halen’s “Frankenstein Replica” Guitar (February 6, 2011)
Smithsonian Collects Objects from Farrah Fawcett’s Career (February 1, 2011)
Smithsonian Hosts Annual Day of Remembrance Event (January 31, 2011)
Theater Program’s New Performance Focuses on Benedict Arnold (January 23, 2011)
Statement on Merchandise in Smithsonian Stores (January 18, 2011)
National Museum of American History Announces Winners of the “Race to the Museum” Public Vote (January 11, 2011)
Smithsonian Collects Tony Hawk Skateboard (January 6, 2011)
National Museum of American History Presents “The Kennedys 50 Years Ago” (January 4, 2011)
2010
Display Showcases Two Key Smithsonian Figures (December 21, 2010)
Smithsonian Acquires Lifetouch Donation for Photographic History Collection (December 19, 2010)
National Museum of American History Showcases the William Steinway Diary in Special Display and Online Edition (November 15, 2010)
Smithsonian Commemorates Veterans Day with<br>Medal of Honor Oak Dedication (November 9, 2010)
National Museum of American History Acquires Rare 18th-century Silver Milk Pot Symbolic of Boston Tea Party (October 25, 2010)
New Book Sheds Light on America’s Doll House (October 20, 2010)
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Receives Grant from National Science Foundation (October 18, 2010)
Smithsonian Acquires Rare “Black Wall Street” Film (October 17, 2010)
National Museum of American History Acquires Important Collection of Film and Sheet Music (October 11, 2010)
National Museum of American History Showcases “View From Up North: Americans Experience Mexico, circa 1890-1945” (September 22, 2010)
Warner Bros. Presents Gift to Smithsonian; New Theater Will Feature Digital 3-D Technology (September 14, 2010)
National Museum of American History Collects Prototype Medical Emergency Crash Cart (August 31, 2010)
Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar of Events (August 29, 2010)
National Museum of American History Receives Record-Breaking Tennis Racquet (August 26, 2010)
Smithsonian Bandstand to Return to Jacksonville, Ill. (August 24, 2010)
Kermit the Frog Comes Home to Washington (August 24, 2010)
National Museum of American History Curator has “Patent Model Index” Published (August 3, 2010)
National Museum of American History Accepts Red Hat Society Donation (July 29, 2010)
National Museum of American History Collects 75 Years of Auto Safety (July 13, 2010)
Suicide-Prevention Phone Acquired by National Museum of American History (June 20, 2010)
National Museum of American History Showcases “Celluloid: The First Plastic” (June 10, 2010)
National Museum of American History Showcases “Toys from the Attic” (June 2, 2010)
National Museum of American History Showcases “Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt” (May 11, 2010)
Lutron Electronics Donates Company History to National Museum of American History (April 28, 2010)
National Museum of American History Names New Board Member (April 22, 2010)
John F. Kennedy’s Cane Donated to the National Museum of American History (April 20, 2010)
Two Docents “Pinned” for 40 Years of Service to the National Museum of American History (April 17, 2010)
Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection Presents Traveling Exhibition “Good as Gold—America’s Double Eagles” (March 9, 2010)
Smithsonian Accepts Michelle Obama’s Inaugural Ball Gown (March 8, 2010)
National Museum of American History Expands “First Ladies at the Smithsonian” (March 8, 2010)
Smithsonian Museum Will Not Accept O.J. Simpson Suit (March 1, 2010)
Smithsonian Offers Activities and Experiments during NanoDays 2010 (February 22, 2010)
Judith Jamison Legacy Dances into the Smithsonian (February 3, 2010)
Smithsonian Marks 50th Anniversary of Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-in: Original Protesters Receive James Smithson Bicentennial M (February 2, 2010)
National Museum of American History Marks 50 Years of Lasers (January 31, 2010)
Jazz Appreciation Month at the Smithsonian Explores Jazz and Justice (January 21, 2010)
Smithsonian Acquires Historic Food Coupons from USDA (January 20, 2010)
2009
National Museum of American History Acquires National Cotton Council and “Maid of Cotton” Program Documents (November 30, 2009)
Legendary Burnett Costume to Go on View Dec. 1 at the Smithsonian (November 23, 2009)
Smithsonian Opens New Exhibition “Holidays on Display” (November 11, 2009)
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Explores “Hot Spots of Invention” (November 5, 2009)
Plains Indian Artists Tell 19th-Century Stories through Ledger Drawings in New National Museum of American History Exhibition (October 25, 2009)
National Museum of American History Names Four New Board Members (October 7, 2009)
“The Lion King” Roars into the Smithsonian (September 23, 2009)
National Museum of American History Presents “Cameras before Digital” (September 22, 2009)
National Museum of American History Explores Bracero Story in New Exhibition (September 8, 2009)
White House Solar Panel Acquired by Smithsonian (August 17, 2009)
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Hosts Inventor of the Video Game in Special National Inventors’ Month Program (August 13, 2009)
Julia Child’s Copper Pots Reunited with Kitchen at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (July 28, 2009)
Columbia Pictures Donates Objects from “Julie & Julia” to Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (July 28, 2009)
Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection Presents Traveling Exhibition “Good as Gold—America’s Double Eagles” (July 27, 2009)
National Museum of American History Showcases “Creating Hawai’i” (July 20, 2009)
National Museum of American History Displays 1853 South Reading Quilt (July 15, 2009)
National Museum of American History Acquires George Washington Letter (July 15, 2009)
National Museum of American History Encourages Summer Reading Fun with “OurStory” Web Site (June 22, 2009)
Public Presentation of Red Sox Artifacts (June 21, 2009)
National Museum of American History Celebrates Flag Day: Winner of National Anthem Singing Contest to Perform, Special Children (June 11, 2009)
National Museum of American History Opens New Exhibition “Earl Shaffer and the Appalachian Trail” (June 9, 2009)
Money Talks at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History: New Display of Numismatic Rarities (June 9, 2009)
Bobcat Finds a Home at the Smithsonian (June 4, 2009)
National Museum of American History’s New Exhibition Goes “On the Water” (May 19, 2009)
National Museum of American History Announces Grand Prize Winner of National Anthem YouTube Singing Contest (May 18, 2009)
“Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings” Opens at the Smithsonian’s International Gallery (May 10, 2009)
"I Do Solemnly Swear: Photographs of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration” Opens at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Ameri (April 27, 2009)
National Museum of American History Announces Names of Semi-finalists for National Anthem YouTube Singing Contest (April 22, 2009)
"America's Funniest Home Videos" Brings Laughter to the Smithsonian (April 7, 2009)
Eighth Annual Jazz Appreciation Month at the Smithsonian Celebrates Chuck Mangione and Benny Goodman (April 1, 2009)
Smithsonian Uncovers Secret Message Inside Abraham Lincoln’s Watch (March 9, 2009)
Call for Entries! National Museum of American History and USA Weekend Magazine Partner for National Anthem YouTube Singing Conte (February 14, 2009)
“The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise” Photography Exhibition Opens at the Smithsonian Jan. 30 (January 29, 2009)
Lincoln on Smithsonian’s History Explorer: “A Letter to Mr. Lincoln” Activities (January 15, 2009)
National Museum of American History to Open "Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life" (January 13, 2009)
Calendar Listing: National Museum of American History Celebrates Abraham Lincoln (January 4, 2009)
Media Advisory: <em>Lincoln the Inventor</em> book signing (January 4, 2009)
Media Advisory: <em>The Bus Ride That Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks</em> book signing (January 4, 2009)
2008
National Museum of American History Presidency and Inauguration-Related Exhibitions (December 31, 2008)
National Museum of American History to Open “Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life” (December 30, 2008)
National Museum of American History to Display Lincoln Documents from Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (December 30, 2008)
Media Open House for “First Ladies at the Smithsonian” (December 18, 2008)
“First Ladies at the Smithsonian” Exhibition Opens at National Museum of American History (December 2, 2008)
National Museum of American History Explores “Robots on the Road?” (November 24, 2008)
Original Star-Spangled Banner Debuts in New State-of-the-Art Gallery at the Heart of the National Museum of American History (November 16, 2008)
National Museum of American History Moves Original Star-Spangled Banner into New State-of-the-Art Gallery (September 30, 2008)
National Museum of American History Launches New Educational Web Site “Smithsonian’s History Explorer” on Verizon’s Thinkfinity.org (September 14, 2008)
National Museum of American History Acquires Wasserburg Mass Spectrometer (September 11, 2008)
National Museum of American History Will Open <br>Nov. 21 (July 29, 2008)
Smithsonian Wants to Believe! National Museum of American History Acquires X-Files Collection (July 15, 2008)
National Museum of American History Acquires 18th-Century Sampler (July 13, 2008)
National Museum of American History Acquires Collection of HIV and AIDS Research Materials from Author, John-Manuel Andriote (June 26, 2008)
The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon (June 23, 2008)
Curators at the National Museum of American History Collect 2008 Campaign Memorabilia (June 13, 2008)
Dress from the Pre-Revolutionary War-Era Added to Smithsonian Costume Collection (April 23, 2008)
Smithsonian Collects Historic Patent Medicines Spanning 150 Years (April 16, 2008)
National Museum of American History Celebrates Seventh Annual Jazz Appreciation Month (March 30, 2008)
National Museum of American History Updates Preservation of National Numismatic Collection (February 28, 2008)
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Tour Egypt (February 13, 2008)
Nine Legendary Leading Ladies From Stage and Screen Donate Career Memorabilia to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Amer (January 28, 2008)
2007
Smithsonian’s Bracero History Project Records Bittersweet History (December 26, 2007)
Smithsonian Curators to Collect Primary Memorabilia (December 18, 2007)
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Nominated for Grammy (December 16, 2007)
Singer-Songwriter Garth Brooks Donates Career Memorabilia to the National Museum of American History (December 3, 2007)
National Museum of American History Makes Great Strides in Major Renovation (November 27, 2007)
National Museum of American History Receives $1.5 Million Gift (November 27, 2007)
Major Gift to Fund Maritime History Exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (November 27, 2007)
National Museum of American History Names Two Historians to Its Board (November 18, 2007)
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, The Getty Conservation Institute, and The Getty Foundation Collaborate to Unravel Photography’s Most Controversial Mystery (October 28, 2007)
National Museum of American History Acquires Wireless Picturephone Prototypes (October 23, 2007)
New Virtual Exhibit Highlights Milestone in U.S. Education Reform (September 24, 2007)
Texas Instruments Donates Math Education Technology to Smithsonian (September 24, 2007)
Smithsonian Photographs Travel to the Frederick Douglass Museum and Cultural Center (September 16, 2007)
“Hot off the press!” Three New Books Authored by American History Curators (September 16, 2007)
Celia Cruz Salsas Into The Alameda National Center for Latino Arts and Culture of San Antonio Texas (September 11, 2007)
Two “All-American” Docents Celebrate Four Decades of Service to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (August 14, 2007)
Numismatic Rarities Exhibition Extended Through January 2008 (August 2, 2007)
Smithsonian Celebrates America’s Numismatic Renaissance in Milwaukee (July 31, 2007)
“Whatever Happened to Polio?” Smithsonian Exhibition Travels to President Roosevelt’s Warm Springs (July 31, 2007)
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Brings Home Nordic Ware Company Artifacts (July 8, 2007)
"Die Hard" to Live On at the Smithsonian (June 26, 2007)
Smithsonian Acquires Borden World’s Fair Materials (June 5, 2007)
National Museum of American History Receives “Bob,” Ventriloquist Figure From TV Show “Soap” (May 15, 2007)
National Museum of American History Acquires Civilian Conservation Corps Collection (May 13, 2007)
A Modern American Success Story Comes to the Smithsonian (May 8, 2007)
National Museum of American History Joins Thinkfinity Learning Project (April 17, 2007)
National Museum of American History Acquires Emergency 911 Cell-phone Technology (April 11, 2007)
Smithsonian Celebrates Sixth Annual Jazz Appreciation Month This April (March 28, 2007)
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Slides into Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (March 28, 2007)
Katherine Joseph’s Photographic Legacy Comes to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (March 4, 2007)
Virginia Historical Society Takes Innovative Look at Jamestown’s 400th (February 27, 2007)
David McCullough Joins National Museum of American History’s Board (February 19, 2007)
National Museum of American History Receives Joe Louis’ Boxing Gloves From Historic 1936 Fight (February 1, 2007)
Dr. Jarvik Presents Artificial Hearts to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (January 29, 2007)
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Awarded Accreditation by the American Association of Museums (January 24, 2007)
2006
Rocky Boxes into American History (December 4, 2006)
Smithsonian Showcases Never-before-seen Pattern Coins in Traveling Display (November 30, 2006)
National Museum of American History Announces Capital Campaign (November 15, 2006)
National Museum of American History Displays Treasures During Renovation (November 15, 2006)
Pre-Revolutionary War Teapot Added to Smithsonian Collections (November 7, 2006)
Smithsonian’s History Collection Hits the Road (October 15, 2006)
Smithsonian Marks Day of the Dead With a Two-Day Celebration (October 10, 2006)
Gay Civil Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny Presents Lifetime Papers and Historic Artifacts to the Nation (October 5, 2006)
Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Receives Grant to Study One of Photography's Biggest Historical Mysteries (September 26, 2006)
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Presents Musical Masterpieces from the 17th to the 20th Centuries (August 24, 2006)
Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Move In with Neil Armstrong’s Space Suit (August 21, 2006)
Statement Regarding the Headsville, W.Va. Country Store and Post Office (July 18, 2006)
National Museum of American History Displays Recent Hip-Hop Acquisitions (July 6, 2006)
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Highlights Frontier Gold (July 4, 2006)
Race-Winning “Stanley” Robot at the Museum (June 25, 2006)
NOAA Donates Hurricane Katrina Materials to Smithsonian Collection (June 13, 2006)
Happiness Hotel! Original Muppets Come Home to Washington (May 17, 2006)
Smithsonian Completes Star-Spangled Banner Conservation Treatment (April 11, 2006)
National Museum of American History Announces Major Renovation Including New Gallery for Star-Spangled Banner (April 11, 2006)
Smithsonian Jazzes Up Collection with Donations from Miles and Monk (March 29, 2006)
Hip-Hop Comes to the Smithsonian (February 27, 2006)
Country Stars Go on Display at the Smithsonian (January 3, 2006)
2005
National Museum of American History Names New Board Chairman (December 26, 2005)
National Museum of American History Sets Up Hurricane Katrina Collection (November 30, 2005)
Inventing America: National Museum of American History Commemorates Benjamin Franklin’s 300th Birthday (November 16, 2005)
Smithsonian Exhibition Highlights Numismatic Rarities (November 13, 2005)
Symbols of a New Nation (November 12, 2005)
Fire and Water (October 27, 2005)
Sounds Like a Winner (October 24, 2005)
Can’t Stop Loving You (October 2, 2005)
National Museum of American History Acquires Frozen Margarita Machine (September 27, 2005)
Ray Charles on Smithsonian’s Mind (September 20, 2005)
National Museum of American History Adds Nash Editions Digital Photography Equipment, Prints to Collections (August 12, 2005)
Numismatic Community Contributes to Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection (July 5, 2005)
Dow Donates DNA Fermenter to National Museum of American History (June 9, 2005)
Disneyland comes to Washington (June 8, 2005)
Flag Day Celebration Events (June 1, 2005)
Basketball Legend William “Bill” Russell Presented with James Smithson Bicentennial Medal (May 4, 2005)
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Marks 50th Anniversary of the Polio Vaccine (April 10, 2005)
Smithsonian Celebrates Life and Legacy of Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz (March 31, 2005)
Jazz Appreciation Month Takes on a Latin Flair in Fourth Year at the National Museum of American History (March 20, 2005)
National Museum of American History Commemorates Voting Rights March with Special Display (March 20, 2005)
1997 EV1 Donated to the National Museum of American History (March 14, 2005)
National Museum of American History Launches Revamped Web Site (March 10, 2005)
2004
Smithsonian Exhibitions Highlight Nation’s Highest Elected Office During the Presidential Inauguration (December 19, 2004)
1965 Ford Mustang Coupe Donated to the National Museum of American History (December 7, 2004)
Jerry Seinfeld to Present the National Museum of American History with “Puffy Shirt” from the Acclaimed Television Sitcom “Seinfeld” (November 17, 2004)
National Museum of American History’s New Exhibition Examines 250 Years of American Military Conflicts (October 20, 2004)
National Museum of American History Explores the Voting Process (June 21, 2004)
Test (June 17, 2004)
National Museum of American History Marks 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (May 11, 2004)
Numismatics Hall Closing at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (April 15, 2004)
2003
“America On The Move” Exhibition Opens Nov. 22 at National Museum Of American History (November 17, 2003)
2002
Brent D. Glass Named Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (October 16, 2002)
Bon Appétit! Julia Child's Kitchen on Display at the Smithsonian (July 14, 2002)
Smithsonian Selects Firm to Plan Renovation of its National Museum of American History Building (June 4, 2002)
Laura Bush Presents Inaugural Ball Gown To The Smithsonian (January 19, 2002)
2001
Smithsonian Launches Online Exhibition "A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution" (November 7, 2001)
Smithsonian Adds Votomatic To Presidential Collections (November 5, 2001)
National Museum of American History Considers Collection Strategy in Response to Terrorist Attacks (October 9, 2001)
Smithsonian Unveils "HistoryWired" Web site (July 31, 2001)
Smithsonian Tells 200 Years of History Through One House (April 19, 2001)
2000
Smithsonian Web Sites Honor and Explore the Presidency (October 30, 2000)
The Nation's Flagship History Museum Explores a Uniquely American Office--The Presidency--in Exhibition of Unprecedented Size and Scope (September 19, 2000)
Smithsonian Institution Announces Biggest Single Donation in its 154-year History (September 18, 2000)
Smithsonian Announces Preliminary Findings of Star-Spangled Banner Preservation (June 18, 2000)
National Association of Realtors Sponsors Smithsonian Exhibition Centered on 300-year-old American Home (March 26, 2000)
1999
"On Time" Opens at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (November 17, 1999)
Smithsonian's Star-Spangled Banner Conservation Laboratory and Exhibition Open at National Museum of American History (May 26, 1999)
Smithsonian's Star-Spangled Banner to Undergo Three-Year Conservation (February 21, 1999)
The National Museum of American History Explores the Promise of America Through Three 19th Century Communities (February 10, 1999)