In honor of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month, Smithsonian.com explores Louis Castro's contribution to Major League Baseball, examines the private life of the great Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, who so profoundly influenced American art, and offers a list of festivals, concerts and lectures at the Smithsonian Institution and throughout the country. Be sure to check out the virtual tour of the ruins at Tikal in Guatamala.
National Hispanic Heritage Month at Smithsonian.com.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, the Smithsonian Institution and places across the country will honor the culture and diversity of Hispanic Americans with exhibits, lectures and festivals. See a list of Washington, DC events here.