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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
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
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
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 – November 16, 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
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
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
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
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 – TBA

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

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