Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Robert S. Duncanson and James P. Ball Were the Height of Black Artistry in 19th-Century America

A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum reunites the work of two titans of their fields


Reflections From a Dutch National Reckoning

a classroom of students take instructions from their teacher

How the Smithsonian Is Educating the Next Generation

a person stands  in a decorated dress and vail on a beach with the sea behind them

Imagining an African Atlantis

an oil painting of a woman in black dress with an orange sky behind her

Who Claims the American West?