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America's Presidents America's Presidents
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition displays multiple images of the presidents of the United States, including Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne" portrait of George Washington.

Portrait Gallery
American Origins, 1600-1900 American Origins, 1600-1900
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition starts from the days of contact between Native Americans and European explorers through the struggles of independence to the Gilded Age.

Portrait Gallery
Contemporary Americans Contemporary Americans
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

Four galleries showcase the major cultural, scientific, and political figures of the 20th century. 

Portrait Gallery
Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

On view are portraits made by renowned American sculptor Jo Davidson between 1908 and 1946.

Portrait Gallery
World War II Prints by Robert Taylor
Early March 2006 – Permanent

Prints by Robert Taylor depict World War II.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Prairie Dog Playland Prairie Dog Playland
November 19, 2005 – Permanent

This prairie-dog-themed playground, designed for children ages 2-6, reveals a prairie-dog's perspective on survival.

National Zoo
Graphic Eloquence: Limited-Edition Prints from Graphic Eloquence: Limited-Edition Prints from "The Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program"
June 2005 – Permanent

On view are limited-edition works on paper created by American artists—including Sean Scully, Janet Fish, Wolf Kahn, and Elizabeth Catlett—for the Art Collectors Program, which began in the early 1970's.

Ripley Center
The Smithsonian Institution: America's Treasure Chest The Smithsonian Institution: America's Treasure Chest
May 8, 2005 – Permanent

See selected objects representing all of the museums that offer a tantalizing sample of the breadth and depth of the Smithsonian's vast collections.

Smithsonian Castle
Featured Areas: Children's Room, The Commons, and Schermer Hall Featured Areas: Children's Room, The Commons, and Schermer Hall
– Permanent

Featured areas include the Children's Room and Schermer Hall.

Smithsonian Castle
Posy Holders Posy Holders
– Indefinitely

Two large cases contain approximately 80 one-of-a-kind posy holders made of precious metals and semi-precious stones, donated by Frances Jones Poetker.

Ripley Center
Human Spaceflight Human Spaceflight
November 2004 – Permanent

Learn how the United States, Soviet Union/Russia, and other nations have made human spaceflight a reality. 

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
November 11, 2004 – Permanent

This exhibition surveys the history of America's military from the Colonial Era to the present conflict in Iraq.

American History Museum
Applications Satellites Applications Satellites
November 1, 2004 – Permanent

See how applications satellites have become an integral part of contemporary life.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Space Science Space Science
November 1, 2004 – Permanent

The spacecraft on view represent those that perform science in Earth's upper atmosphere or beyond.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas
October 16, 2004 – Indefinitely

This exhibition showcases the extraordinary range of South Asian and Himalayan art.

Freer Gallery
Native American Landscape Native American Landscape
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

By recalling the natural landscape environment that existed prior to European contact, the museum's landscape design embodies a theme that runs central to the museum: returning to a Native place.

Smithsonian Gardens
Indoor Sculptures:  Sacred Rain Arrow and Eagle and Young Chief Indoor Sculptures: Sacred Rain Arrow and Eagle and Young Chief
– Indefinitely

See the Tsimshian Totem Pole by David Boxley and Sacred Rain Arrow by Allan Houser.

American Indian Museum
Window on Collections: Many Hands, Many Voices Window on Collections: Many Hands, Many Voices
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

These permanent displays feature more than 3,500 items from the museum's collection that reveal the remarkable breadth and diversity of Native American objects.

American Indian Museum
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

Focusing on Native cosmology and organized around one solar year, this exhibition explores the annual ceremonies of Native peoples as a window on their ancestral teachings.

American Indian Museum
Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

This exhibition examines the identities of Native peoples in the 21st century, and how those identities—both individual and communal—are the results of deliberate, often difficult choices made in challenging circumstances.

American Indian Museum

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