It’s all happening at the zoo – at night during the holidays

WASHINGTON – Each holiday season since 2007, after the animals go to sleep, the rest of the Smithsonian National Zoo comes to life as a colorful winter wonderland.  More than half a million LED lights are transforming the zoo’s grounds…

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum reopens

An important piece of history has returned to the DMV. $4.5 million later: renovations to the Anacostia Community Museum are complete. CNS-TV’s Cam Hasbrouck visited the museum to give us a look.

Do Ho Suh’s “Almost Home” premieres at the Smithsonian

WASHINGTON – Do Ho Suh’s new exhibit, “Almost Home,” runs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from March 16 to August 5. This is Suh’s first major exhibition on the East Coast. The immersive exhibit is comprised of “hubs,” hand-sewn,…

Lewis museum expects bright future under new management

Wanda Draper has set two goals to improve Marylanders’ and tourists’ visiting experiences at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture: Invigorate and move forward.

Smithsonian’s new African American museum gears up for schools

Whether it’s a class on early African American history, civil rights movements or black pop culture, there’s an exhibit for that at the Smithsonian’s newest museum.

Freddie Gray to the Freedom House: Maryland well-represented in new African-American museum

Although the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Saturday in the heart of Washington, its neighboring state of Maryland has a strong presence.

Smithsonian’s new museum captures sweep of the African American experience

Resilience is a key theme for the newest Smithsonian creation, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

National Fossil Day Hosted at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Several students from around the region gathered at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History to celebrate National Fossil Day.

Celebration Begins for Bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

It’s been 200 years since “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written, and from singing it in classrooms to belting it out at sporting events, it’s a part of this country’s fabric. In the honor of the bicentennial, the Smithsonian launched the kickoff of its anniversary celebration.

Smithsonian Workers Strike for Higher Wages

Workers at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum went on strike to show support for higher minimum wages.