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Untitled: The Art of James Castle

Now on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Ancient Buddha or Pop Art?

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Smithsonian Associates Presents

Dr. Livingstone’s Lost Diary: Technology Opens a Window on History

Evening Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:45-8:45 p.m.

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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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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian


Join us for vibrant performances, lectures, family activities, and exhibitions!

(Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)

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Discover what you can see and do, search our collections, access podcasts and other apps, add your tips and photos!

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