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The 5th annual #LivingEarth Festival is at @SmithsonianNMAI 7/18-7/20! A full listing of fun & family-friendly events
"How Red is Dragon's Blood?" Explore our color guides and terminology
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When Pres. Truman visited Disneyland in 1957, he avoided Dumbo. Why? Elephants symbolize the Republican party.
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59 years ago today: Disneyland opens in Anaheim, CA, and includes the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride.
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Miss #saturdaymorning #cartoons? Get your fix in @sitesexhibitions’ Chuck Jones exhibition, “What’s Up, Doc?” The exhibition reveals the creative genius behind some of your faves like, #bugsbunny, #daffyduck, #elmerfudd and #roadrunner. Check it out 7/19 at the Museum of the Moving Image. More info
Smithsonian's first photographer shot our collections WAY before you Instagrammed our exhibits…
.@3D_Digi_SI team up with @SIGardens to create a 3D model of a rare yet ecologically important orchid. Watch here…
Long before you could Instagram our exhibits, Thomas Smillie photographed our collections…
Why is American art in our @FreerSackler gallery? The Bento blog clues us in
#Repost from @smithsoniannmnh --- Mexican Fireleg tarantula (Brachypelma boehmei). The #InsectZoo is excited to announce that tarantula feedings will now happen every day of the week! Our three tarantulas have made their debut, but we need your help to name them. Vote for your favorites on the Butte
Miss Saturday AM 'toons? Chuck Jones: What's Up Doc? @sitesExhibits opens 7/19 @MovingImageNYC
Catch jazz musician @EspeSpalding’s video portrait on @NPG’s YouTube before it goes on view May ’15…
How entire bird populations are being threatened by urban development…
#SneakPeakPreview of Portrait Comeptition winner Bo Gehrings's video portrait of Esperanza Spalding! Full r...
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Stay tuned to see Bo Gehring’s video portrait of Esperanza Spalding! Unveiling tomorrow at 8am on our YouTube page @EspeSpalding
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Happy birthday, Rubik's Cube! The colorfully mind-bending toy turns 40 today…
Vote your favorite names for @NMNH #InsectZoo's newest additions, 3 tarantulas! #NMNHtarantula
Your office building may be wiping out native birds. How urban landscapes threaten our friends in flight…
Celebrate a "Week of Chuck" as our traveling exhibit "What's Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones" opens @MovingImageNYC #wabbitExhibit
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.@mattyigreene Looks eerie, but what you're actually looking at is the light coming in from the window directly across from that one