The National Air And Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open today, March 5; all other Smithsonian Washington, D.C.-area museums and the National Zoo will be closed due to inclement weather. The Smithsonian museums in New York will be open today.

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Hawaii: The Royal Isles

March 9, 1982 – May 9, 1982

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 1st Floor

Visiting the Cooper-Hewitt as a part of a U.S. tour, this major exhibition of more than 300 ethnographic and historic artifacts presents the richness and scope of Hawaiian culture. On display are objects of wood, ivory, stone, shell, basketwork, and feather-work garments as well as paintings, sketches, and photographs by Westerners.

Traveling exhibit from the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu.