MAKING A WINNING PORTRAIT
Take an inside look at the latest Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition and revisit the story of the extraordinary winning painter and painting.
Witness the classic techniques and cutting-edge technology that goes into the immense study of our tiniest friends.
TRANSFORMING AMERICA'S HISTORY
Rediscover the American dream, brought to vivid life in every corner of our newly renovated Museum of American History.
Premieres February 21st at 10am et/pt.
NATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Learn the stories behind award-winning designs, from the Viewmaster to Michelle Obama’s inaugural dress.
Premieres February 28th at 10am et/pt.
100 YEARS OF NATURAL HISTORY
Celebrate 100 years with 30 million insects, 7 million fish, 4 million plants and 2 million cultural artifacts.
Premieres March 7th at 10am et/pt.
SEEKING DEEP SEA TREASURE
Plunge into the black, perpetual winter of the deep sea, and discover the hidden treasures and secrets it harbors.
Premieres March 14th at 10am et/pt.
THE PEACOCK ROOM
Witness wounded pride, an act of revenge and an epic clash between commerce and art unfold…all within one small room.
Premieres March 21st at 10am et/pt.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
Meet Dr. Lonnie Bunch, the director of the NMAAHC and see the exhibit “Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits” .
Take a closer look at one of America’s most covered and yet most enigmatic presidents, Abraham Lincoln.
What does it take for those hats, buttons and pins to make it into the vaults of the Smithsonian?
The Smithsonian unravels the mystery of the first color photograph.
Discover the Tlingits of Alaska, a giant squid and the many creatures that live under the sea…and under threat.
Join Smithsonian's Click! to find out how photography changes everything.
Vice presidents who made the transition to the Oval Office.
Smithsonian scientists explore the world of dying stars, colliding galaxies, and most mysterious of all, black holes.
Delve deeply into the rich cultural history and sounds of mariachi music.
The only wild horse left in the world was declared extinct over 30 years ago. So how does the Smithsonian plan on saving this rare species? Find out.
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center has been the place for cutting edge research and education about invasive species.
Addison Scurlock, with help from his sons, mastered the photographic portrait and captured Black Washington.
ANTARCTICA WITH MICHAEL LANG
Antarctica is earth's southernmost land mass and it also has the dubious distinction of being the coldest, driest, windiest continent.
STRI WITH BIFF BIRMINGHAM
Smithsonian Institution maintains a project in the rainforest along the Panama Canal.
BARCODE OF LIFE
The Consortium for the Barcode of Life works to develop technology to catalog every living creature and plant on earth.
Eliot Elisofon was a prolific artist and a pioneer of 20th century photography, yet he is still largely unknown.
SPACE: THE LAST 50 YEARS
Curators from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and a former shuttle astronaut discuss memorable moments from the last 50 years in space.
ARTISTS IN THEIR STUDIO
Susan Spencer hosts an inside look into the artist’s studio.