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Lose yourself in the dazzling, infinite worlds of artist Yayoi Kusama.

February 23–May 14
Hirshhorn Museum

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From dinosaurs to dining rooms, connecting big ideas to the people who have them.

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Bill Viola
The Moving Portrait

Open through May 7

At the National Portrait Gallery »

"The Raft" by Bill Viola, 2004 © Bill Viola Studio

Mother Tongue Film Festival

33 Languages. 32 Films.
6 Continents. 5 Days.

February 21-25, 2017

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Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia

Explore the command module of the spacecraft that carried astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the moon.

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Follow your interests, make discoveries, create and share personalized collections... »

100 Years of Our National Parks

Now on view at the National Postal Museum »

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

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Now Playing in IMAX® 3D

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater
National Air and Space Museum


Airbus IMAX Theater
Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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Jago: A Life Underwater

Take an exhilarating journey beneath the waves with our award-winning independent film.

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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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