Money Rolls In To Rescue Dorothy's Ruby SlippersOn Monday, the Smithsonian launched a campaign to raise $300,000 to preserve the ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas in "The Wizard of Oz." By Friday morning, the campaign had already raised $239,000.
$300,000 Campaign To Save Dorothy's Ruby SlippersThe ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas are looking a little down at the heels, prompting the Smithsonian to launch a $300,000 online campaign to conserve them.
Smithsonian Distributing More Timed Passes For New MuseumGetting in to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture requires a timed entry pass, and now more of them are about to be distributed to the public.
New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensAmerica's first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country's first black president.
Texas Ballerina Donating Items To Smithsonian's African American MuseumThis weekend, thousands of people are expected to be in Washington D.C. for the opening of Smithsonian's African American Museum of History and Culture and there will be several Texas connections.
The Smithsonian Unites With Tuskegee UniversityThe Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture will collaborate with the Tuskegee University Archives to preserve and share significant parts of the nation's Civil Rights Era with the world.
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Miss Piggy Joins Kermit In The SmithsonianMiss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.
New Mammal Species Discovered In South AmericaResearchers are announcing the rare discovery of a new species of mammal.