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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
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
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
Jars Jars
March 15, 2014 – Indefinitely

Ten utilitarian storage jars on view include variations from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma.

Sackler Gallery
Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail
March 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Examine the relationship between China and the United States through stamps and mail.

Postal Museum
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
February 27, 2014 – August 16, 2015

This exhibition explores the "American Dream" as lived by Indian Americans. Through photographs, artifacts, videos, and interactive stations, learn about the Indian American experience and their dynamic role in shaping American society.

Natural History Museum
Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
December 13, 2013 – May 25, 2015

Photographs, prints, drawings, and maps reveal how the Civil War affected life in the District of Columbia.

Portrait Gallery
Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley
December 9, 2013 – January 4, 2015

View quilts by Annie Dennis and Emma Russell and learn how present-day African American women quilters continue the quilting traditions of the lower Mississippi Valley.

Anacostia Community Museum
Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence
December 9, 2013 – January 4, 2015

Learn about a new form of bead art and how Ubuhle women transform the beadwork surface into a contemporary work of art.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Nile and Ancient Egypt The Nile and Ancient Egypt
December 7, 2013 – Indefinitely

Exceptional artifacts evoke the power and enduring fascination with the Nile River.

Freer Gallery
Africa ReViewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon Africa ReViewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon
November 21, 2013 – December 14, 2014

Be transported to mid-20th-century Africa through Eliot Elisofon's photographs, collected objects, films, and journals.

African Art Museum
Four Female Supreme Court Justices Four Female Supreme Court Justices
October 29, 2013 – October 16, 2016

See Supreme Court justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan in this life-size portrait.

Portrait Gallery
World of Stamps World of Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

See stamps that have shaped history and honored people and places around the world.

Postal Museum
Mail Marks History Mail Marks History
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Trace the journeys of three historic letters by analyzing different kinds of mail markings.

Postal Museum
National Stamp Salon National Stamp Salon
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse tens of thousands of stamps, mail, medals, dies, and other artifacts from the National Philatelic Collection.

Postal Museum
Gems of American Philately Gems of American Philately
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Examine a 1918 Inverted Jenny and 12 other philatelic gems that are rarely on view.

Postal Museum
Connect with U.S. Stamps Connect with U.S. Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Explore your own connection with stamps, create your own stamp design, and learn how stamps are produced.

Postal Museum
Stamps Around the Globe Stamps Around the Globe
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse stamps from every country that has ever produced stamps—including countries that no longer exist!

Postal Museum
Fragile Beauty: The Art & Science of Sea Butterflies Fragile Beauty: The Art & Science of Sea Butterflies
September 17, 2013 – TBA

Through larger-than-life sculptures, learn how some of the smallest creatures in the ocean—ocean pteropods (“sea butterflies”)—are faring in the face of increasing ocean acidification.

Natural History Museum

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