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The @NPG team handles it carefully, white glove treatment for a #NationalTreasure like @StephenAtHome!
After paying his respects to America's Presidents, our @StephenAtHome portrait is ready to be installed @NPG!
Thank you for making 2014 great! We look forward to sharing more behind-the-scenes, artifacts, research and much more with you. Here’s a round-up of your favorites this year. What would you like to see from us in 2015?
Happy Friday! Follow along at 4 pm as we live-tweet @StephanAtHome’s “homecoming” at @NPG
Gravity keeps us down to Earth. How much would you weigh on other planets? #howthingsfly
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A holiday message from the corals of Curacao! Send a #free @OceanPortal ecard
The #Colbert Report may have come to an end, but @StephenColbert’s portrait will live on in our @smithsoniannpg (through April 19). The portrait will be installed today at 4 p.m. near the museum’s America’s Presidents exhibition.
Need a holiday gift for the space geek in your life? DL @chandraxray’s #free 2015 calendar
Santa's image today has a lot to do w/ Coca Cola's efforts to market soda as a winter beverage
#TBT The Smithsonian Skating Team, 1980. We're thinking we should bring this back
Take a closer look inside Gemini VII capsule w/this 360 degree interior view:
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#TBT The Smithsonian Skating Team practicing at @NGADC’s skating rink December 3, 1980. Via @smithsonianarchives Pictured here are Gary Sturm, a specialist in the @amhistorymuseum’s Division of Musical Instruments, Christine Smith, a paper conservator at @npg, Betty Walker, a secretary at the @hirs
That time two astronauts played Jingle Bells in space via @airandspace
Today in 1912: The Star Spangled Banner accessioned into Smithsonian's permanent collection.
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A “singing map” featuring traditional holiday music from the @Folkways collection
A letter from painter Moses Soyer to his grandson who celebrated #Hanukkah & Christmas
This menorah from @amhistorymuseum was made in 1986 by German immigrant Manfred Anson. And yes, those are small Statue of Liberty figures with words and dates representing events in Jewish history under them. Each Statue of Liberty torch holds a candle. #HappyHanukkah #jewishhistory
We're inviting 15 social media users for sneak peek of Outside the Spacecraft: #spacewalk50
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And the winner of the #StarWars hashtag vote is #starWarsCostumes. Now, we can start putting it into the exhibition!
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We heard it was a tough commute on #WMATA this AM. Here's a cute pic of Bao Bao at @NationalZoo to make it better