Tag: National Mall

The National Memorial Day Parade Takes Place Today

The National Memorial Day Parade, held annually along Constitution Avenue in our nation’s capital – Washington, DC – shares the story of American honor and sacrifice from across the generations. The parade, commemorating its twelfth year, is our nation’s largest…

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Preview

2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Celebrates Resilient Communities The 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival opens in six weeks! Join us on the National Mall between Fourth and Seventh streets in Washington, D.C., June 29–July 4 and July 7–10 from 11 a.m. to…

“The Cosmic Buddha in 3D” Exhibition to Open January 30

  Sixth-Century Sculpture Highlighted Through New Technology in Interactive Exhibition Through cutting-edge digital technology, previously hidden meanings of a masterpiece of ancient Chinese sculpture may now be accessed by museum visitors, students and scholars. A new interactive installation presents the…