Paleontologists scour Georgia digs

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Three Smithsonian Institution paleontologists visited Chet Kirby's digs Tuesday and picked up a few things to take home. Mr. Kirby, an amateur paleontologist...

Fossil hunter interests Smithsonian

WAYNESVILLE, Ga. - The Smithsonian Institution is beating a path to Chet Kirby's door. That is not as easy as it sounds. Mr. Kirby lives modestly and slightly off the beaten...

Movie-making becomes scientific research

WASHINGTON -- When the Smithsonian Institution and the IMAX Corp. decided to make a movie about the...certainly to make a film. The film was being funded by the Smithsonian Institution and IMAX, so the idea was to make the film about research...

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Exhibit marks Montgomery bus boycott anniversary

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A Smithsonian Institution exhibit featuring a collage of photos, quotes and historical...information www.themontgomeryimprovementassociation.org Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, http://www.sites...

Florida woman cancels $38 million gift to Smithsonian

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville native Catherine B. Reynolds took back her $38 million gift to the Smithsonian Institution this week, saying she got fed up with the bureaucracy running the venerable collection of museums in Washington...

AP's 'The WIRE' honored by Smithsonian

...featured on @ugusta (The Augusta Chronicle online), will be included in the permanent research collection of the Smithsonian Institution as a winner in the 1999 Computerworld Smithsonian Awards. The WIRE was honored Monday in a ceremony on the National...

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Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

...founding 85 years ago. The government removed it from the theater and held it as evidence, and it ended up at the Smithsonian Institution. The wife of a theater co-owner petitioned to reclaim it, then sold it at auction to an agent working for...

Exhibit shows the force is strong with 'Star Wars' costumes

...display.The exhibit, Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume, was created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts and will be traveling across the United States...

World War II Museum tour visits Battle of Bulge locations 70 years later

...solicitations,'" he said.Some big museums, such as the World War II Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution, have staffs to create and market the tours, but most use specialized tour operators, DelliPriscoli said...

The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

...scanned there, so it's now possible to buy a 3.5-inch statue of a slumping Woody Allen in a cardigan. The Smithsonian Institution scanned President Barack Obama and revealed a 3-D printed bust of him this summer. It will be added to the...