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The Inside Story: Radiography The Inside Story: Radiography
May 21, 2012 – Permanent

View interesting X-rays to learn how animals move, eat, and play.

National Zoo
American Stories American Stories
April 12, 2012 – Indefinitely

See more than 100 historic and cultural touchstones of American history from the museum’s vast holdings.

American History Museum
Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals
March 30, 2012 – May 31, 2015

Studio portraits of Union military leaders from George McClellan and Ambrose Burnside to William Tecumseh Sherman and Ulysses Grant by photographer Mathew Brady are on view.

Portrait Gallery
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
February 4, 2012 – Indefinitely

View highly sophisticated ancient Iranian metalwork ranging from deep bowls to elaborate drinking vessels to objects in gold and silver.

Sackler Gallery
You Must Remember This You Must Remember This
February 1, 2012 – Rotating Exhibition

See costumes worn by movie stars and other memorablia from Warner Bros. Studio.

American History Museum
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

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