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Portraiture Now: Staging the Self Portraiture Now: Staging the Self
August 22, 2014 – April 12, 2015

Discover how Latino artists approach portraiture and how they contribute to telling the full American story.

Portrait Gallery
Experience America Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent

The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Many of the paintings in Experience America were created in 1934 for a pilot program designed to put artists to work, others under the auspices of the WPA that followed.

American Art Museum
Grand Piano made by Blüthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900 Grand Piano made by Blüthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900
August 13, 2014 – Ongoing

This piano has a version of the ornate Jubilee cast-iron plates Blüthner produced from 1898 to 1907.

American History Museum
Hawaii by Air Hawaii by Air
July 25, 2014 – July 2015

In the early days of flight, getting to Hawaii, one of the most remote places on Earth, was a challenge. See how things have changed since then.

Air and Space Museum
Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler
July 17, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Featuring key additions to the Hirshhorn's collection, this is the first solo presentation of Salvatore Scarpitta's work at an American museum in over a decade, and the first ever on the East Coast.

Hirshhorn Museum
One Life: Grant and Lee: One Life: Grant and Lee: "It is well that war is so terrible..."
July 4, 2014 – May 25, 2015

Paintings, photographs, documents, and objects reveal the personal lives and professional rivalries of Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Portrait Gallery
Behind the Badge Behind the Badge
June 27, 2014 – Permanent

Learn how the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, helps protect you and discover tips to guard against scams and fraud.

Postal Museum
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
June 24, 2014 – January 3, 2016

The story of the last passenger pigeon and the disappearance of the great auk, Carolina parakeet, and heath hen and reveal the fragile connections between species and their environment.

Natural History Museum
Speculative Forms Speculative Forms
June 16, 2014 – September 27, 2015

Drawing upon the Hirshhorn’s expansive sculpture collection, this exhibition collapses such conventional art historical divisions as figuration vs. abstraction; volumetric vs. stereometric sculpture; still vs. kinetic forms; and illusionary vs. unitary objects.

Hirshhorn Museum
Indelible: The Platinum Photographs of Larry McNeil and Will Wilson Indelible: The Platinum Photographs of Larry McNeil and Will Wilson
June 7, 2014 – January 5, 2015

Photographers Larry McNeil (Tlingit/Nisgaá) and Will Wilson (Diné/Bilagaana) challenge the romanticizing softness of 19th-century images of the “Vanishing Race.”

American Indian Museum
Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Museum of American History Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Museum of American History
May 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Retrace the history of the museum from its origins in the 1960s as the Museum of History and Technology to today's National Museum of American History.

American History Museum
Continuity and Change: Fifty Years of Museum History Continuity and Change: Fifty Years of Museum History
May 16, 2014 – Ongoing

Explore the museum's transformation from a history and technology museum to one devoted to American history through images of key exhibitions and activities.

American History Museum
Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part II Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part II
May 2, 2014 – November 2, 2014

Photographic portraits by Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002) include those of Georgia O'Keeffe, Jonas Salk, Marian Anderson, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Arden, I.M. Pei, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Portrait Gallery
The Great Picture The Great Picture
April 26, 2014 – November 17, 2014

See a 3,375-square-foot photograph taken in 2006 by the largest pinhole camera in the world.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
The Early Sixties: American Science The Early Sixties: American Science
April 25, 2014 – August 23, 2015

See some cutting-edge technology circa 1964, the year the National Museum of American History (originally the Museum of History and Technology) opened.

American History Museum
The Early Sixties: American Culture The Early Sixties: American Culture
April 25, 2014 – August 23, 2015

Experience the culture of the early 1960s, the era in which the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, opened.

American History Museum
1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang
April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015

An silver-blue 1965 Ford Mustang evokes 1964, the year the museum opened to the public.

American History Museum
Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction
April 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015

See how mid-20th century artists reinvented portraiture as a progressive art form for a new generation.

Portrait Gallery
Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol
April 8, 2014 – November 11, 2014

Marian Anderson's orange-and-black velvet ensemble, which she wore during her historic Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on April 9,1939, is on view.

American History Museum
The Lost Bird Project The Lost Bird Project
March 27, 2014 – March 15, 2015

Bronze sculptures immortalize North American birds that have been driven to extinction.

Smithsonian Gardens

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