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Smithsonian Associates Presents

A New Certificate Program in
World Art History
Debuting January 2015
You love art.
Now become the expert
you've always wanted to be.

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First 3-D Printed Presidential
Life Mask & Bust

Now on view in the
Smithsonian Castle.

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The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art

Now on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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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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Introducing...
Smithsonian Mobile


Your mobile guide to
visiting our museums

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

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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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