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...

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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Ramblin' Rhodes: James Brown memorabilia is right here in Augusta

...place at the right time.Her mother, Jane Glaser, spent 20 years of her own museums career working with the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Museum Programs.Nancy herself, before coming to Augusta, worked at the Chrysler Museum of Art...

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

...and give him a wink."Some other easy ways to get swept up in moon fever:-Follow along on Twitter as the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum recreates, in 140 characters or less per tweet, the eight-day flight...

Washington Monument to reopen after nearly three years

...Rubenstein is co-chairman of a campaign to raise funds to help restore the National Mall, serves as a regent of the Smithsonian Institution and is chairman of the Kennedy Center. He has also made major gifts to the National Archives and Library of...