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Systems at Work Systems at Work
December 14, 2011 – Permanent

Learn how mail travels from sender to recipient and how the process has changed over the last 200 years!

Postal Museum
The First Ladies The First Ladies
November 19, 2011 – Indefinitely

View two dozen dresses worn by former first ladies.

American History Museum
Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt
November 17, 2011 – Permanent

Learn about Egyptian burial ritual and cosmology and what they reveal about life in ancient Egypt.

Natural History Museum
Mail Call Mail Call
November 10, 2011 – Permanent

This exhibition addresses the emotional importance of mail to troops and their families during wartime and the logistics of delivering mail to troops at war.

Postal Museum
Silk Road Luxuries from China Silk Road Luxuries from China
November 5, 2011 – Indefinitely

View exceptional examples of tableware and other functional objects crafted by Chinese artisans, who were influenced by new techniques and materials used in foreign luxury goods that were traded along the Silk Road. 

Freer Gallery
Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay
November 5, 2011 – Indefinitely

See how the distinctive Korean ceramic decoration technique -- sanggam -- that made stamped or carved motifs appear to float within a limpid green glaze evolved.

Freer Gallery
Chinese Ceramics: 10th-13th Century Chinese Ceramics: 10th-13th Century
November 5, 2011 – Indefinitely

Chinese ceramics highlight glazes and the skills of Song dynasty artisans.

Freer Gallery
The Peacock Room Comes to America The Peacock Room Comes to America
April 9, 2011 – December 2015 (TBA)

Restored to its appearance in 1908, the Peacock Room's special exhibition highlights "points of contacts" between American and Asian art.

Freer Gallery
New Animals at the Zoo New Animals at the Zoo
Rotating – Permanent

Visit some of the newest members of the Zoo family.

National Zoo
Two Key Smithsonian Figures: Leonard Carmichael and Frank Taylor Two Key Smithsonian Figures: Leonard Carmichael and Frank Taylor
December 22, 2010 – TBA

This display case honors two people instrumental in the creation of the National Museum of American History.

American History Museum
Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes
November 20, 2010 – Indefinitely

More than 100 of the Freer's jades and bronzes—among the greatest treasures of Chinese art outside China—are on view.

Freer Gallery
African Mosaic: Building a Collection African Mosaic: Building a Collection
November 19, 2010 – Indefinitely

The diversity and outstanding quality of Africa's arts are reflected in some 112 objects collected by the museum during the past 10 years.

African Art Museum
Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
November 19, 2010 – Permanent

This gallery features famous "firsts" and record-setting aviators during the 1920s and 30s.

Air and Space Museum
Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian
October 23, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition of some 700 works of Native art from throughout North, Central, and South America demonstrates the breadth of the museum's renowned collection and highlight the historic importance of many of these iconic objects.

American Indian Museum New York
Elephant Trails Elephant Trails
September 3, 2010 – Permanent

As part of the Zoo's campaign to save Asian elephants, this expanded and transformed home for the Zoo's Asian elephants provides new indoor and outdoor space and  features a variety of habitats that support the natural behavior of the multi-generational herd.

National Zoo
Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality
April 3, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition examines fictional and actual stories from the history of the world's best known mail carriers.

Postal Museum
The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human? The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?
March 17, 2010 – Permanent

This major exhibition hall focuses on the story of human origins and probes the ecological and genetic connections that human beings have had with the natural world over time.

Natural History Museum
The Struggle for Justice The Struggle for Justice
February 12, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition showcases major cultural and political figures who struggled to achieve civil rights for disenfranchised or marginalized groups.

Portrait Gallery
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye! Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye!
2009 – Indefinitely

This small exhibition features historic Transformers toys and props used in the major motion picture.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Moving Beyond Earth Moving Beyond Earth
November 19, 2009 – Permanent

Explore the achievements and challenges of human spaceflight in the United States during the space shuttle and space station era.

Air and Space Museum

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