The new director of the National Museum of African Art talks about his passion for sharing the astonishing breadth of his parents’ continent.
A traveling Smithsonian exhibition, “Water/Ways,” will examine the political, economic and cultural roles water plays, at six museums in the state.
Chase F. Robinson, the president of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will assume his post at the Smithsonian on Dec. 10.
“Black people will be free,” said Ms. Franklin, who throughout her career remained passionate about progress for African-Americans and women.
For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.
With about 400 Roy Lichtenstein works going to the Whitney Museum and a historic archive to the Smithsonian, the Lichtenstein Foundation begins a long goodbye.
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
After they defaced a historic black schoolhouse with racist graffiti, they were ordered to read. Not all the authors were happy about this.
Ellen Stofan will become the first woman to head the National Air and Space Museum.