New Smithsonian African American Museum Opening

New Smithsonian African American Museum Opening

Anticipation has mounted as people have watched new bronze-colored, visually interesting building take shape on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Finally, they will be able to see the interior; the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, the 19th museum under the Smithsonian umbrella, is opening on Saturday, Sept. 24. Due to […]

‘TIME’ for Celebrity Close-Ups at Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

‘TIME’ for Celebrity Close-Ups at Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

  For almost 100 years, TIME Magazine’s covers have chronicled the newsworthy faces affecting American life. The photographs and original artworks commissioned to look out from the distinctive red border have featured the heroes, villains, politicians, and popular figures of the day, including Hollywood stars, recording artists, authors, and others from the art and entertainment worlds. […]

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