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The Traveler’s Eye: Scenes of Asia

Now on view at the Freer and Sackler Galleries.

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Smithsonian Associates and Natural History Museum Present

Secrets of Kennewick Man


Thursday, December 4
6:45 to 8:45 p.m.

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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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National Portrait Gallery

The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

Call for entries now open through November 30, 2014.

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Smithsonian presents

American Indian Heritage Month


November 2014

Celebrate our nation's
diverse cultural heritage
with the Smithsonian.

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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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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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