- Get Involved
Smithsonian Associates Presents
Wednesday, April 23
7 to 9 p.m.
We couldn’t do what we do without our 6,329 volunteers.
Want to join them?
Algae assassin found responsible for
whale mass grave
Interact with 3D models of Smithsonian treasures
and scientific research.
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Presents
On view through July 27, 2014
Natural History Museum Presents
Our free interactive webcasts introduce students and other learners to the research and personalities of Smithsonian scientists and experts.
Think about a real world problem and come up with a solution.
Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age
A new e–book by Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough explores our digital journey.
Smithsonian magazine’s 2nd Annual
Featuring: Patrick Stewart, Brian Greene, Adam Steltzner, George Takei, and many more
May 16-18, 2014
Your mobile guide to
visiting our museums
Discover what you can see and do, search our collections, access podcasts and other apps, add your tips and photos!
Quest for the Best
April 10-13, 2014
Preview night April 9
Most museums are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery are open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are closed Dec. 25.
Today's Extended Evening Hours