Tag Archives: Smithsonian Institution

IDW Partners With Smithsonian Enterprises to Create New Graphic Novels

IDW Partners With Smithsonian Enterprises to Create New Graphic Novels

Stay tuned later this year to see new comics and other products created through a new joint effort from IDW and Smithsonian Enterprises. Read More

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Space Questions? Let’s Just ‘Ask the Astronaut’

Space Questions? Let’s Just ‘Ask the Astronaut’

I know we’re a self-selected group here in Nerdland, but which of us hasn’t wondered about what it’s like to be in space, live in space, and work in space? Regardless of your generation, there were important, space-related events that happened during your formative years. Sputnik. Yuri Gagarin. Alan Shepherd. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin (and don’t forget Michael Collins). Skylab. Sally Ride. Challenger. Mir. Columbia. The International Space Station. SpaceX. Future-oriented people look toward space. Read More

Go on an Adventure to Find ‘The Wrong Wrights’

Go on an Adventure to Find ‘The Wrong Wrights’

The great folks at Smithsonian Books have begun a new series of graphic novels for the 9-12 age range called ‘Secret Smithsonian Adventures.’ The first book in the series, ‘The Wrong Wrights’ by Chris Kientz and Steve Hockensmith, and illustrated by Lee Nielsen, comes out this week, and I can tell you that it is an entertaining read. Here’s my slightly spoiler-y recap, but I’ll refrain from spoiling the really important stuff. Read More

Tomorrow is Free Museum Day 2009!

This is a reminder to take advantage of your local participating museum tomorrow, September 26, for Smithsonian’s Free Museum Day 2009. Get free admission to museums all over the country. Visit the website and get your admission card today! Then … Read More

Free Museum Day, September 26th!

Mr. Rogers’s sweater. Image via Wikipedia Free Museum Day 2009 is quickly approaching! Mark your calendars and participate this year. On September 26th, you and a guest will get free general admission to hundreds of museums and cultural spots around … Read More