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  1. The monument shows a Mexican vaquero and Franciscan monk towering over a Native American man
  2. The Clotilda illegally transported 110 enslaved people from present-day Benin to Alabama more than 50 years after the U.S. outlawed the slave trade
  3. From red to green to indigo, each color provides festival-goers with a sense of beauty, ritual and tradition
  4. Specialists in WWII art loss and restitution discuss provenance research
  5. It will join the rest of Albert Frey's work
  6. The White House isn't the only address worth visiting this Presidents' Day
  7. The giant projection by Polish artist Krzysztof Wodiczko returns to the museum for the first time in 30 years
  8. A new Smithsonian podcast tells the story of the “Greatest Scientist of the 20th Century”
  9. The Big Easy might get all the fame, but places from Alabama to the south of France also know how to party before Lent