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

American Origins is a conversation about America that begins with the first days of contact between Native Americans and European explorers, through the struggles of independence, to the Gilded Age.

Portrait Gallery
Twentieth-Century Americans
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

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

Portrait Gallery
American Art through 1940
– Permanent

See artworks from the museum’s permanent collection that connect with major moments in America’s past, from early America and the Republic to the settlement of the western frontier, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age.

American Art Museum
Art Since 1945
– Permanent

On view is modern and contemporary art, including works from Color Field, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art.

American Art Museum
Modern and Contemporary Art
– Permanent

See contemporary artworks from the museum's permanent collection, including Jenny Holzer's For SAAM and Duane Hanson's Woman Eating.

American Art Museum
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
Luce Foundation Center for American Art
– Permanent

The Luce Foundation Center for American Art is the first visible art storage and study center in Washington that showcases more than 3,300 artworks from the museum's permanent collection.

American Art Museum
Bravo!
July 1, 2006 – Indefinitely

Bravo! showcases individuals who have brought the performing arts to life, beginning with P. T. Barnum, who raised the curtain on modern entertainment in the late 19th century, and continuing through the present. 

Portrait Gallery
Champions
July 1, 2006 – Indefinitely

Champions salutes the dynamic American sports figures whose impact extends beyond the athletic realm and makes them a part of the larger story of the nation.

Portrait Gallery
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
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
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
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
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
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
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
September 21, 2004 – December 2017

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
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
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
Kids' Farm
June 12, 2004 – Permanent

At the Kids’ Farm, children of all ages have an opportunity to meet and greet cows, alpacas, hogs, donkeys, goats, chickens, and fish.

National Zoo
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely

This whimsical sculpture, hanging from the atrium to the refllecting pool, is composed of 21 laminated wood pieces, with each forming the word "monkey" in a dozen different languages.

Sackler Gallery

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