Roy Googin, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Half-mile stretch of Randall’s Island pathway and shoreline to be reconstructed NYC Parks Acting Commissioner Liam Kavanagh and Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) President Deborah Maher today announced funding for multi-use pathway repairs and living shoreline restoration at Randall’s Island Park. TheContinue Reading

Preston Singletary (American Tlingit, born 1963). White Raven (Dleit Yéil), 2018. Blown, hot-sculpted, and sand-carved glass; steel stand. 19 1/4 × 9 × 14 in. (48.9 × 22.9 × 35.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Russell Johnson, courtesy of Museum of Glass  Exhibition From the Museum of Glass Features Work by Acclaimed Tlingit American Artist “Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight” will open at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian inContinue Reading

Acknowledges Pioneers in Health and Wellness Including Midwives To celebrate Black History Month, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is offering a wide array of virtual programs for all ages. The month begins with A Seat at the Table, one of NMAAHC’s signature interactive programs,Continue Reading

Featuring candid conversations with John Leguizamo, Eva Longoria and Edward James Olmos, hosted by journalist Nick Huff Barili The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences launched “Seen,” a new interview series that follows Argentinean-American journalist, director, writer and producer Nick Barili as he sits down for one-on-one conversations withContinue Reading

Britain will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a series of public events and special exhibitions in 2022. Credit: VisitBritain/James Relf Dyer/Regent Street /PRNewswire/From landmark royal anniversaries and the return of favorite annual festivals to an exciting line-up of new transatlantic airline routes and hotel openings, there’s aContinue Reading

Teen Photo Exhibition by Matailong Du, 2016. Courtesy Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Call for Entries Open Through March 29 The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has announced its Teen Portrait Competition, which is open to students between the ages of 13 and 17 residing in the U.S and its territories. TeensContinue Reading

“Claiming Space: A Symposium on Black Futures—Past, Present, and Potential” Will Take Place Online Jan. 27–29 The Smithsonian will host “Claiming Space: A Symposium on Black Futures—Past, Present, and Potential” Jan. 27–29. This free virtual symposium is a collaboration between the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, National Museum ofContinue Reading