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The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World
November 25, 2014 – 2018 (TBA)

How do we learn about dinosaurs and their ecosystems? Come see some of their fossils and find out!

Natural History Museum
Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family
November 13, 2014 – January 10, 2016

Contemporary jewelry by members of the Yazzie family, complemented by historic pieces from the museum's collection, illustrate the development of Navajo jewelry as a form of cultural expression and reveal the meanings behind its symbolism.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue
November 9, 2014 – January 24, 2016

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the museum in 2014, this exhibition recognizes the museum's unique history and its contributions towards furthering meaningful dialogue between Africa and the African diaspora.

African Art Museum
Recent Acquisitions Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 11, 2015

New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance.The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin Hamlisch and William Dunlap, and photographs of B. B. King, Quincy Jones, and others.

Portrait Gallery
A Room of Her Own: My Mother's Altar, an installation by Sandra Cisneros A Room of Her Own: My Mother's Altar, an installation by Sandra Cisneros
October 31, 2014 – September 7, 2015

Acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros has created an installation in the tradition of "Dia de Muertos" to honor her mother, Elvira Cordero Cisneros.

American History Museum
Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
October 18, 2014 – November 1, 2015

In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, twenty-six atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler.

Freer Gallery
At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection
October 16, 2014 – April 17, 2016

A dramatic new installation of postwar masterworks from the Hirshhorn's permanent collection, rehung in the museum's newly renovated 3rd-Level collection galleries.

Hirshhorn Museum
Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014 – Fall 2018

Learn about the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian nations and the United States.

American Indian Museum
Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria
September 17, 2014 – September 13, 2015

To celebrate the history of Nigerian photography, this exhibition focuses on the collection of Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge, one of Nigeria's premiere early photographers.

African Art Museum
Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places
September 3, 2014 – 2015 TBA

See America as you've never seen it—wild, untouched, and free.

Natural History Museum
American Bison American Bison
August 30, 2014 – Permanent

See American bison—the animal that inspired the founding of the National Zoo.

National Zoo
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
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 – April 17, 2016

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
Jars Jars
March 15, 2014 – Indefinitely

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

Sackler Gallery
The Nile and Ancient Egypt The Nile and Ancient Egypt
December 7, 2013 – January 3, 2016

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

Freer Gallery

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