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Hamilton donation

green suit

National Museum of American History

Full suit worn by Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in Hamiton: An American Musical, designed by Paul Tazewell. Suit consists of breeches, waistcoat, coat, white shirt with ruffled collar and sleeve cuffs, white stockings and black leather shoes.

Courtesy Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Hamilton donation

Hamilton suit detail

National Museum of American History

Detail of the green suit worn by Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in Hamiton: An American Musical, designed by Paul Tazewell. Suit consists of breeches, waistcoat, coat, white shirt with ruffled collar and sleeve cuffs.

Courtesy Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Hamilton donation

Scene from musical "Hamilton"

Joan Marcus

A still from Hamilton: An American Musical with Lin-Manuel Miranda, as Alexander Hamilton and Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler Church.

Photo by Joan Marcus

"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.

Walking dead promotional photo

Smithsonian Adds Black American Racers Team Materials

Founder Leonard W. Miller and Members Donate Memorabilia to the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will receive a number of objects from Black American Racers Inc. (BAR) in a donation ceremony Feb. 1. Former owner and president Leonard W. Miller and former members of BAR will present the donation of authentic memorabilia used during the team’s operating days.

Black and white photo of four men grouped around an auto engine

Hirshhorn Hosts Rock Band OK Go Dec. 9

Grammy Award Winners to Perform and Discuss the Art of Music Videos

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will host rock band OK Go Friday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. for an exclusive unplugged performance and intimate conversation on the art of music videos.

Four OK Go band members sitting in airplane seats

Bob Dylan

Black and white photo of young Dylan with harmonica and guitar

. © John Cohen, courtesy L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, NYC

Bob Dylan by John Cohen. Gelatin silver print, 1962. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

© John Cohen, courtesy L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, NYC

Taraji P. Henson, Star of FOX’s "Empire," Speaks at Smithsonian Associates Event

Smithsonian Associates presents an afternoon with Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Taraji P. Henson, Saturday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. in Baird Auditorium at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

promotional photo of Hensen


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