Press Releases

2018
May 17, 2018 LGBTQ Publisher, Journalist and Pioneer Mark Segal Donates Collection to National Museum of American History
May 15, 2018 Ruby Slippers Return to View at the Smithsonian Oct. 19
May 14, 2018 Media Advisory: LGBTQ Publisher, Journalist and Pioneer Mark Segal Donates Collection to National Museum of American History
May 14, 2018 Calendar of Events: June 2018
April 24, 2018 Smithsonian Collects Congressional Gold Medal Awarded to American Intelligence Agents
April 23, 2018 Smithsonian Commemorates 40 Years of The Inn at Little Washington
April 17, 2018 Legendary Major League Baseball Player Cal Ripken Jr. Receives Smithsonian “Great Americans” Medal
April 12, 2018 Media Advisory: Legendary Major League Baseball Player Cal Ripken Jr. to Receive Smithsonian “Great Americans” Medal
April 10, 2018 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events May 2018
March 22, 2018 Smithsonian Spotlights Giving in Culture and the Arts
March 22, 2018 National Museum of American History Exhibits Art’s Contribution to Economy
March 19, 2018 “Hamilton” Costume, Sting’s Guitar, Kermit and More in Smithsonian Spotlight
March 15, 2018 Calendar of Events: April 2018
March 13, 2018 National Museum of American History Receives Archival Materials Related to the History of The Academy of Washington, D.C.
March 7, 2018 Nancy Pelosi, First Woman Speaker of the House, Donates Historic Speaker’s Gavel to the National Museum of American History
February 28, 2018 Media Advisory: Nancy Pelosi, First Woman Speaker of the House, Donates Historic Speaker’s Gavel to National Museum of American History
February 26, 2018 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Donate Artifacts to National Museum of American History
February 22, 2018 2018 is Year of the Tractor at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
February 13, 2018 Congressman Sam Johnson Donates POW Possessions to Smithsonian
February 13, 2018 Calendar of Events: March 2018
February 9, 2018 Smithsonian Accepts Congressman Sam Johnson’s POW Possessions
February 5, 2018 Culinary History Made Fresh at National Museum of American History
February 5, 2018 Cooking Up History: Carnival and Haitian Food Traditions
February 5, 2018 National Museum of American History Receives Jean Stapleton Donations
February 1, 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Brings His Passion for Invention to Smithsonian
January 19, 2018 2018 is Year of the Tractor at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
January 17, 2018 Calendar of Events: February 2018
January 12, 2018 Political Memorabilia Acquired by National Museum of American History
2017
December 29, 2017 Smithsonian Marks 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968
December 13, 2017 Calendar of Events: January 2018
November 30, 2017 Polycom Donates SoundStation Devices to National Museum of American History
November 21, 2017 Smithsonian Shares Giving Stories on #GivingTuesday
November 9, 2017 Calendar of Events: December 2017
November 7, 2017 East Asian Coins on Display at National Museum of American History
November 6, 2017 Smithsonian Adds Eliza Hamilton Portrait and Hamilton Costume From Musical
October 31, 2017 Vietnam Combat Cameraman’s Medal of Honor To Be Displayed at Smithsonian
October 31, 2017 Calendar of Events: November 2017
October 26, 2017 Smithsonian Collects Filipino Congressional Gold Medal
October 20, 2017 Smithsonian Accepts First Lady Melania Trump’s Inaugural Gown
October 16, 2017 National Museum of American History Acquires Archival Collection Related to LGBT Conversion Therapy
October 12, 2017 Smithsonian Launches Antibody Initiative Centered on Medical History Collections
October 10, 2017 The Walking Dead Finds Sanctuary at the Smithsonian
October 4, 2017 National Museum of American History Collaborates With Telemundo To Capture Rich Legacy of Spanish-Language Television in the U.S. and Puerto Rico
September 26, 2017 Leaders in Higher Education To Showcase Innovative Approaches To Address Global Challenges
September 21, 2017 National Museum of American History to Partner With UK’s AHRC on Digital Humanities
September 19, 2017 Media Advisory Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Collects Objects From Grammy Award-Winner Bobby Rush
September 12, 2017 Selena Artifacts Highlight Hispanic Advertising History at the Smithsonian
September 12, 2017 Objetos relacionados con Selena destacan la historia de la publicidad hispana en el Smithsonian
September 8, 2017 Smithsonian To Honor Sting and J. Ralph Sept. 8 for Contributions to American Music Including Their Oscar-Nominated Song “The Empty Chair”
September 1, 2017 Calendar of Exhibitions and Programs September 2017

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