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A toast to pollinating
bats!

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Freer and Sackler Galleries present

Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota

Watch the installation
August 18-21!

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Join us as a digital volunteer!

Help us digitize and transcribe our collections – unlocking stories, increasing access, and discovering new knowledge.

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Smithsonian Channel Presents

Wild Inside the National Zoo

In the first episode of this exclusive Web series, take a behind-the-scenes look at baby giant panda Bao Bao’s first year.

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Smithsonian Channel Presents

Speed Kills

The fastest animals on Earth use speed to kill. Journey across scorching deserts, dense jungles, and murky lagoons where predators and prey run, swim, and fly for their lives.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pop Art Prints

Rarely seen pop art prints from the 1960s.

Through August 31, 2014

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Visiting the Museums & Zoo

Most museums are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery are open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are closed Dec. 25.

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