Posts tagged "smithsonian"

The Smithsonian Won’t Take Down Cosby’s Artworks

There’s a smallish storm abrew about a Smithsonian exhibit that’s comprised one-third by never-before-exhibited artworks donated from Bill and Camille Cosby’s private collection. While many of Cosby’s affiliated organizations have…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 13, 2015 - 10:30 am

In Honor Of “Mean Girls” Day, The Smithsonian Has Been Tweeting Movie References All Day

There are about a million and one reasons to love the Smithsonian museums, but I guess one of them is their Twitter account, which is run by someone who’s apparently…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Fashion, From The Beginning

Ever wonder what made peplums such an enduring trend while men’s powdered wigs fell by the wayside? Me too. That’s why I’m obsessing over a new compendium of the history…

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2012 - 11:40 am

Squish Of The Day: Cheetah Cubs Born At National Zoo

Oh, hello. Were you trying to get something done today? Too bad, because I’ve now thwarted your attempt at productivity with this too cute for words pic of a couple…

Julie Gerstein | May 24, 2012 - 11:20 am

Get Smithsonian-Style Gems On QVC This Fall

Here’s a fashion pairing we didn’t see coming. The Smithsonian Institution has licensed its amazing 375,000-specimen National Gem and Mineral Collection, which includes the famous Hope Diamond and Marie Antoinette

Catherine Strawn | April 10, 2010 - 7:00 pm