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Google maps Smithsonian's 17 museums for visitors

The world's largest museum complex is being mapped room by room through a partnership with Google.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Google

Folklife Festival offers evening concerts on Mall

This year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival features a series of evening concerts on the National Mall, beginning with a group from West Virginia University and a funk concert featuring George Clinton.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 12:57pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Folklife

Betty White draws a wild crowd at the National Zoo

Betty White describes herself as a "zoo nut." So it's fitting during her trip to D.C., she made a stop at the National Zoo for a behind-the-scenes tour and to meet with fans.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Betty White, National Zoo, Smithsonian, panda, Rose Nylund

Betty White brings laughter, love for animals to D.C.

TV stars come and go, but one woman with an infectious smile has always been there.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 03:19am EDT

Tags: Betty White, Smithsonian, National Zoo

Betty White heads to D.C., talks passion for animals

Betty White is headed to Washington and her agenda includes donkeys and elephants, but not the kind roaming on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 12:39am EDT

Tags: Betty White, National Zoo, Smithsonian

National Museum of American History lands new director

The Smithsonian Institution has named John Gray, founding president of the Autry National Center of the American West, to lead the National Museum of American History.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 02:05am EDT

Tags: John Gray, Smithsonian

Portrait Gallery chief steps down at Smithsonian

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery director is stepping down at the end of May due to health reasons.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian

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