Home Tags Smithsonian Institution

Tag: Smithsonian Institution

John W. Smith Appointed New Director of Museum of Art Rhode...

PROVIDENCE, R.I.- John W. Smith has been appointed director of the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, effective fall 2011. Smith comes to the Museum with a distinguished background in visual arts institutions. He currently serves as director ...

John W. Smith Appointed New Director of Museum of Art Rhode...

PROVIDENCE, R.I.- John W. Smith has been appointed director of the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, effective fall 2011. Smith comes to the Museum with a distinguished background in visual arts institutions. He currently serves as director ...

Cooper-Hewitt Launches "Get Set in Style" Facebook Application

NEW YORK, NY.- The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum today launched a Facebook application that allows users to virtually try on more than 25 objects from the “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” exhibition...

33rd Annual Museum Mile Festival Offers Free Museum Admission and Outdoor...

NEW YORK, NY.- Now celebrating its 33rd year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festiv...

Smithsonian Institution Scientists Discover the Largest Assembly of Whale Sharks Ever...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are often thought to be solitary behemoths that live and feed in the open ocean. Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution and colleagues, however, have determined that this is not necessarily the case, ...

Smithsonian Scales Up Energy Efficiency with $45 Million Green Lab

WASHINGTON, DC.- With a $45 million federal appropriation to the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Md., on the Chesapeake Bay, will start building today what is expected to be one of the most energy-ef...

Roger Kennedy, Former Museum Director, Receives Smithsonian’s Henry Medal

WASHINGTON, DC.- Award-winning author and former director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Roger G. Kennedy was given the prestigious Henry Medal by the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents “in recognition of his many contributi...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Endorses American Latino Art Museum Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP).- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission's call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution. In an interview w...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Endorses American Latino Art Museum Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP).- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission's call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution. In an interview w...

Smithsonian Scientists Find that First Rainforests Arose When Plants Solved Plumbing...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- A team of scientists, including several from the Smithsonian Institution, discovered that leaves of flowering plants in the world’s first rainforests had more veins per unit area than leaves ever had before. They suggest that thi...

Stay Connected

1,808FollowersFollow

ART NEWS