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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 Bluthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900 Grand Piano made by Bluthner, 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
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 – Indefinite

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
FossiLab FossiLab
June 2014 – Permanent

This glass enclosed lab allows visitors to watch museum paleontologists and trained volunteers extract fossils from rock and construct fossil casts and molds.

Natural 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
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 30, 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
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
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 – February 1, 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
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
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

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