Smithsonian unveils plans to revitalize National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian has unveiled plans to revitalize the National Air and Space Museum and transform its exhibitions. The project, which will take approximately seven years, will be done on a phased sequencing schedule that will keep many exhibitions open during the construction process, according to officials. The building will undergo complete refacing of the exterior, […]

Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum director to retire

Gen. J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, will retire in January 2018. With 18 years as head of the museum, he is its longest-serving director. Dailey, a retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general and pilot, assumed the duties of director in January 2000. As head of the museum, Dailey has […]