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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/movies/2015-02-05/exhibit-shows-force-str
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-20/world-war-ii-museum-tour-visits-bat
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-family-portrait-3d-pri
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-17/celebrate-45-years-mans-first-steps
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-11/washington-monument-reopen-after-ne
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-15/ramblin-rhodes-james-
The Artside: Fair, exhibits showcase fine art prints

...of Black History. Keynote speaker will be architect Zena Howard, whose award-winning projects include the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the International Civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/artside-fair-exhibits
New in rural Tennessee, a mini-Smithsonian

...energy, transportation, science, the military and space flight, the museum can be described as a mini-Smithsonian Institution.There's an earthquake simulator, a 120-foot glass-encased observation tower and a 50-foot metal replica...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-03/new-rural-tennessee-mini-smithsonia
In CSRA, special week salutes contributions of nuclear science

Monday, Oct. 21, begins the Fourth Annual National Nuclear Science Week, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Aiken and the Central Savannah River Area are proud to play host to this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-19/csra-special-wee
UGA museum lands big animal specimen collection

...now has 27,500 mammal specimens and will be adding 40,000 from the Northeastern Uni versity collection.A Smithsonian Institution official estimated that the UGA marine mammal collection now might be one of the top dozen in the world, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-26/uga-museum-lands-big-animal-s