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"The Walking Dead" Finds Sanctuary at the Smithsonian

National Museum of American History Accepts Donation of Artifacts From AMC’s "The Walking Dead"

In a special ceremony, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History accepted a donation of artifacts from AMC’s post-apocalyptic television series The Walking Dead.

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Smithsonian Associates Hosts the Cast and Executive Producers of ABC’s "Scandal"

Smithsonian Associates presents “Scandal-ous!” Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the University of the District of Columbia’s Auditorium at 4200 Connecticut Ave. N.W.

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Art Imitates Life As Portrait of “President Francis Underwood” Is Unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

A new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as House of Cards’ President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled last evening at the National Portrait Gallery. The portrait is a joint project between British artist Jonathan Yeo and the museum, which houses the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House.

Frank Underwood Portrait

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A new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as House of Cards’ President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled Feb. 22 at the National Portrait Gallery. The portrait is a joint project between British artist Jonathan Yeo and the museum, which houses the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House. 

Photo by Paul Morigi

National Museum of American History Adds "Breaking Bad" Artifacts to Entertainment Collection

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is adding more than 10 objects from the award-winning AMC and Sony Pictures Television series, Breaking Bad, to recognize the show’s influence on American culture.

Smithsonian Spotlights Daytime Television

Film Icon and Daytime Actress, Tippi Hedren, Hosts Ceremony With Deidre Hall, Susan Seaforth Hayes and Greg Meng of “Days of Our Lives”

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History added artifacts that reflect the contributions of daytime television programming to the national entertainment collection in a ceremony that continues an ongoing partnership with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

Smithsonian Enlists Star Trek Fans to Help Send USS Enterprise Back in Time

National Air and Space Museum Seeks Photos to Document Artifact’s History

The National Air and Space Museum is asking Star Trek fans to search their memory banks for firsthand, pre-1976 images or film of the original studio model of the USS Enterprise.

National Portrait Gallery Says Goodbye to Stephen Colbert’s Portrait

As of April 20, Stephen Colbert’s portrait will no longer be at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Created for the final season of The Colbert Report, the show loaned the comedian’s portrait to the Smithsonian in December 2014.

National Museum of American History Accepts "Mad Men" Artifacts Against Backdrop of Real Advertising History

“Mad Men” Creator and Cast Present Objects from the Iconic Series

In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from Mad Men, including costumes, props, sketches and a script as well as creator Matthew Weiner’s personal notes from the AMC drama produced by Lionsgate.

"The Wonder Years" Donates to the National Museum of American History

During a donation ceremony today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History received a collection of objects from the Emmy and Peabody award-winning ABC TV series, The Wonder Years, which told the timeless story of growing up through the eyes of a young teenager, Kevin Arnold.



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