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2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Perú Pachamama

June 24-28 and July 1-5

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Smithsonian Theaters

IMAX

Now available at the
Airbus IMAX Theater
Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Chantilly, VA

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Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre

Now on view at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

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Smithsonian Associates Presents

Elaine de Kooning: Portraits

Mingle at the Museum

Tuesday, July 7

6:30-8:30 p.m.

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

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