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Africa ReViewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon Africa ReViewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon
November 21, 2013 – August 24, 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
Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler
September 28, 2013 – September 28, 2014

See how Whistler's trip to the countryside of the Rhineland was instrumental in forming his mature artistic style and choice of subject matter.

Freer 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
Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry
September 17, 2013 – Fall 2015 (TBA)

Captivating images by photojournalist Brian Skerry reveal the mystery and beauty of the undersea world.

Natural History Museum
Living on an Ocean Planet Living on an Ocean Planet
September 17, 2013 – Permanent

Explore our connections to the ocean and discover ideas and tools for each of us to help keep those connections healthy and sustainable.

Natural History 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
Preview Case: American Enterprise Preview Case: American Enterprise
September 14, 2013 – TBA

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server.

American History Museum
West Wing Exhibition Preview: Second Floor West Wing Exhibition Preview: Second Floor
September 14, 2013 –

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a World War II billboard, a Godess of Liberty statue, an Apache fiddle, and a menorah with Statue of Liberty candle holders.

American History Museum
Mud Masons of Mali Mud Masons of Mali
August 31, 2013 – TBA

Discover how mud masons maintain the spectacular traditional architecture of Djenne, Mali, in the modern world.

Natural History Museum
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios
August 9, 2013 – Early 2015 (TBA)

What is a souvenir? What becomes a souvenir? Find out in this exhibition!

 

This exhibition will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

 

Smithsonian Castle
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Genome: Unlocking Life's Code
June 14, 2013 – September 1, 2014

Explore the future of genomics and learn what makes you ... you: DNA.

Natural History Museum
Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing, and Japan
May 18, 2013 – March 22, 2015

Landscapes by Thomas Dewing are juxtaposed with Japanese works that Freer acquired in the late 1890s to illuminate the connection between Freer's taste for Japanese art and his affection for American tonalist paintings.

Freer Gallery
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
May 1, 2013 – February 15, 2015

In this permanent rotating gallery dedicated to the media arts, the museum examines the history and the latest developments in the art of the moving image.

American Art Museum
Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There
April 12, 2013 – Permanent

This exhibition reveals why a good clock is crucial to navigation -- for 18th-century mariners to current-day GPS users -- and how increasingly accurate timekeeping has influenced how we find our way.

Air and Space Museum

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