Budget cuts forces Smithsonian to close exhibits

Posted on: 4:07 pm, April 30, 2013, by

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVR) – Some Smithsonian exhibits along Washington D.C.’s National Mall will close as a result of budget cuts.

Starting Wednesday, small exhibit area sections in the African Art Museum, the Smithsonian Castle and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will close.

These closures are part of $42-million in cuts that are scheduled to continue last through September 30th.