William Henry Holmes was a Smithsonian scientist, artist, director and more in the 19th and 20th centuries. Smithsonian Libraries is giving you a live, behind-the-scenes look at his art in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery.
Today we reflect on the life of John Glenn. He's pictured here in front of the Mercury capsule in which he became the first American to orbit the Earth, at our National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
The first exhibition devoted to video art has opened at our National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Take a look at "The Raft" below and learn more about the #MovingPortrait artist Bill Viola: [ S.si.edu Link ]
For years, Horace Poolaw photographed his community in rural Oklahoma, but most of the images were never printed in his lifetime.
Now photos by Poolaw—notable as an American Indian photographer who documented Indian subjects—are in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. #AmericanIndianHeritageMonth