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Michelle Obama’s Portrait Is So Popular, the Museum Moved It to a Bigger Room
Too many people were visiting the painting.
Little Girl Mesmerized by Michelle Obama Portrait Thinks She’s ‘a Queen’
And she wants to be a queen, too.
Here’s What Happened to All the Women’s March Signs
On January 21, 2016, a small team of curators in Washington collected posters for the Smithsonian.
The Mexican Artist Determined to Paint Multidimensional Women
Rafino Tamayo’s work inspired by Manhattan’s modern and fashionable are showcased.
Smithsonian Has $300K Campaign for Ruby Slippers
The slippers were made almost 80 years ago.
Michael Jordan Donates $5 Million to Smithsonian African-American History Museum
Last month, he donated $1 million each to the NAACP and the new Institute for Community-Police Relations.
Lives Long, Prospers at Smithsonian
Resistance is futile.
Bill Cosby Scandal Added to Smithsonian Exhibit
As part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Ralph Lauren and Hillary Clinton Share the Stage in D.C.
The designer received a medal from the Smithsonian.
Michelle Obama’s 2013 Inauguration Gown Headed to the Smithsonian
An unprecedented honor for a “second” dress.
Now You Can Go to Yoga Class at the Smithsonian
An interactive aspect to the first-ever yoga art exhibit.
Cooking Some Books: Bloggers Taking Culinary Inspiration From Old Novels
The Smithsonian approves.
Company Town: Frank Rich and Adam Moss on Dysfunctional D.C.
native and a frequent visitor discuss the charms and follies of our nation’s capital.
Read Some Excellent (Fake) ‘Hardcore History’ Ads for the Smithsonian
Andrew Jackson’s parrot was very cool.
An Open Letter to the Congressional Republicans
There’s indecency to be rooted out!
ask an art critic
Ask An Art Critic
Jerry Saltz answers your questions about bad art, good biographies, and the Smithsonian controversy.
Warhol Foundation Threatens to Cut Smithsonian Funding
Because, unlike Boehner, the Warhol Foundation actually paid for it.
U.S. Representative John Boehner Is Now a Curator
John Boehner and Eric Cantor successfully encouraged the removal of a gay-themed art piece at the Smithsonian today.
The Smithsonian Won’t Be Bidding on the Miracle on the Hudson Plane
It’s nothing personal, though.
Aretha Franklin Is Not Sure if She Can Bear to Give ‘the Hat’ to the Smithsonian
They’ve requested it following the outpouring of Hat fascination.