Explore hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history.
Nearly every genre of music, from every walk of life, from 10,000 B.C. to the present can be found.
Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices initiative promotes the documentation and revitalization of the world’s endangered languages and the knowledge preserved in them.
From vintage to high-tech, there's something for every child (and child at heart) in collections across the Smithsonian.
The Smithsonian celebrates an American civil rights icon with a look through the collections.
The history of getting help quickly in the event of an emergency.
A look back at 1968, a tumultuous, pivotal year marked by political and cultural change.
The year saw the end of the Great War along with new technologies put to use at home and on the battlefield.
Riveting and inclusive: American worker portraits that challenge convention are on view at the National Portrait Gallery.
TIme magazine cover portraits of newsworthy people and events.
Explore the online companion to a bold new exhibition revealing the ways American Indian images, names, and stories are hidden in plain sight.
What does is mean to be an American today? Secretary Skorton leads a vibrant discussion.
A gift from France in 1886, Lady Liberty in our collections and across America.
Surprising stories about the mail and our national parks.
Learn about Julia Child's tremendous impact on food and culinary history in America.