Press Releases

2019
December 2, 2019 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Receives Save America’s Treasures Grant
November 21, 2019 Warren Winiarski Receives James Smithson Bicentennial Medal
November 12, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: December 2019
October 30, 2019 “Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction” Opens at the Smithsonian
October 28, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 30th Anniversary of African Elephant Conservation Act With Opening of “Elephants and Us: Considering Extinction”
October 21, 2019 Smithsonian Set To Showcase Brewing History
October 21, 2019 What’s Cooking @ The National Museum of American History?
September 16, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: October 2019
September 12, 2019 Smithsonian Presents Great Americans Medal to Honoree Paul Simon
September 3, 2019 Merck Grant to Support Smithsonian Future Exhibition on History of American Medicine
August 14, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: September 2019
July 25, 2019 Smithsonian To Display Recently Acquired D-Day Flag
July 22, 2019 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: August 2019
July 18, 2019 Fact Sheet: The 48-Star Flag of D-Day Control Vessel LCC 60
July 17, 2019 Statement from the National Museum of American History: Kathy Griffin
July 17, 2019 “My Computing Devices” Opens at National Museum of American History
July 9, 2019 Rare Quilts From the Smithsonian’s Collections To Go On View
June 17, 2019 National Museum of American History Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising With “Illegal To Be You” Display
June 12, 2019 On Flag Day, Illusionist David Copperfield and the Smithsonian Blend Fact and Fiction to “Find” the Star-Spangled Banner’s Missing 15th Star
June 11, 2019 National Museum of American History Announces Fifth Annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend and Gala
June 11, 2019 Calendar of Events: July 2019
June 3, 2019 Where Is the Star-Spangled Banner’s Missing Star?
May 22, 2019 Smithsonian Commemorates 75th Anniversary of D-Day with Display of Objects From Historic WWII Battle
May 18, 2019 Marchesa Donates "Crazy Rich Asians" Gown to the Smithsonian at Los Angeles Event
May 16, 2019 "The Big Bang Theory" Costumes To Join the National Museum of American History Collection
May 10, 2019 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: June 2019
May 8, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 150th Anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad
May 8, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 150th Anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad With Opening of “Forgotten Workers” Display
May 2, 2019 Smithsonian Hosts National Youth Summit on “Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and Beyond”
April 30, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 150th Anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad
April 29, 2019 National Museum of American History Embarks on Project for Preservation of Revolutionary War-Era Gunboat Philadelphia
April 16, 2019 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events: May 2019
April 4, 2019 Smithsonian’s New Display Explores Historic Tobacco Advertising
April 2, 2019 Blurring the Lines Between Science and Art: ACCelerate Festival Explores Themes of Culture and Society, Environment, Health and Body
March 19, 2019 Smithsonian Examines Health and Medicine Through Philanthropy Lens
March 13, 2019 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions April 2019
March 7, 2019 National Museum of American History Tells Breast Cancer Philanthropy Story
March 5, 2019 Kinky Boots Steps Into the Smithsonian National Collection
February 21, 2019 Meet the Museum’s New Elizabeth MacMillan Director Anthea M. Hartig
February 21, 2019 Women’s Invisible Labor Highlighted in New Smithsonian Exhibit
February 19, 2019 Anthea M. Hartig
February 12, 2019 Smithsonian Marks 77th Anniversary of Signing of Executive Order 9066
February 6, 2019 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: March 2019
2018
December 13, 2018 Anthea M. Hartig of California Historical Society Named Director of National Museum of American History
December 11, 2018 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions: January 2019
November 27, 2018 "Dear Evan Hansen" Donates Items From Musical to the National Museum of American History
November 13, 2018 National Museum of American History Participates in Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative # BecauseOfHerStory
November 9, 2018 Calendar of Events and Exhibitions December 2018
November 1, 2018 National Museum of American History Hosts Fourth Food History Gala
October 25, 2018 Smithsonian Receives Matthew Shepard Collection

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