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In Memoriam: Pete Seeger In Memoriam: Pete Seeger
January 28, 2014 – March 3, 2014

On view is a photograph of American musician and social activist Pete Seeger (1919-2014) taken by Sid Grossman in the late 1940s. 

Portrait Gallery
Puppetry in America Puppetry in America
December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Meet the original Howdy Doody, Charlie McCarthy, and some of their puppet cousins and learn about their role in American culture.

American History Museum
Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art
November 27, 2013 – January 5, 2014

See how artists imagined the holidays—through whimsical watercolors, quirky collages, and cheerful prints and drawings.

Archives of American Art
The Smithsonian AIDS Memorial Quilt Block The Smithsonian AIDS Memorial Quilt Block
November 26, 2013 – February 28, 2014

See a 12-by-12-foot block created by Smithsonian staff, docents, interns, volunteers, and friends to honor Smithsonian colleagues and friends who lost their battles with AIDS.

Ripley Center
Exhibiting Freer's Bibles Exhibiting Freer's Bibles
November 16, 2013 – February 16, 2014

Two antique works—a parchment codex of Deuteronomy and Joshua, and the so-called Washington codex (the third oldest parchment manuscript of the Gospels)—are shown against the backdrop of Whistler's brilliant blue-and-gold decorations.

Freer Gallery
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
October 25, 2013 – March 2, 2014

More than 90 works show how Latino artists tackled classic American themes and actively participated in the artistic movements of their day.

American Art Museum
In/finite Earth: A National Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25 In/finite Earth: A National Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
October 24, 2013 – January 5, 2014

See how emerging artists with disabilities illustrate their innovative viewpoints at the intersection of environmentalism, creativity, and disability.

Ripley Center
Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison
October 24, 2013 – February 23, 2014

Drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture by Native American modernist George Morrison bring together concepts of abstraction, landscape, and spiritual reflection.

American Indian Museum New York
Yoga: The Art of Transformation Yoga: The Art of Transformation
October 19, 2013 – January 26, 2014

Explore how the meanings of yoga changed over time as it became a global phenomenom through more than 120 masterpieces, including 10 folios from the first illustrated compilation of asanas made for a Mughal emperor in 1602 that have never been shown in the United States.

Sackler Gallery
Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bonta Collection Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bonta Collection
October 19, 2013 – January 5, 2014

An exceptional group of 50 prints show how perceptions of Indian culture shifted through the centuries, from the Enlightenment to the colonial period and into modernity. 

Sackler Gallery
The Incredible Bionic Man The Incredible Bionic Man
October 18, 2013 – December 10, 2013

See the Bionic Man, a 6-foot-tall robot built entirely from bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs.

Air and Space Museum
A Measure of Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets A Measure of Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
October 17, 2013 – December 8, 2013

See a collection of modern baskets that reveal the central role basketry has played in the everyday life of Americans.

Renwick Gallery
Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby
October 17, 2013 – December 8, 2013

See ceramics by Wayne Higby, one of the most innovative second-generation artists coming out of the post-World War II American ceramic studio movement.

Renwick Gallery
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
September 13, 2013 – October 22, 2013

See how Leonardo da Vinci used his observations of birds to work out how humans could fly.

Air and Space Museum
Korean Style in Japanese Ceramics Korean Style in Japanese Ceramics
August 24, 2013 – February 9, 2014

 See a selection of Japanese tea bowls inspired by Korean ceramic styles.

Freer Gallery
Charles Freer and the Arts of Japan Charles Freer and the Arts of Japan
August 24, 2013 – February 9, 2014

See works Charles Lang Freer collected during his visits to Japan between 1895-1911.

Freer Gallery
Views of Africa Views of Africa
August 15, 2013 – February 16, 2014

Explore diverse perspectives of the Earth, focusing on the dynamic landscapes of Africa.

Air and Space Museum
Black Box: Gerco de Ruijter Black Box: Gerco de Ruijter
August 12, 2013 – November 12, 2013

View Crop, Gerco de Ruijter's stop-motion animation of the cultivated landscape that is identifiable yet abstract and is set to a stuttering, hypnotic score by Michel Banabila.

Hirshhorn Museum
Sense of Place: Landscape Photographs from Asia Sense of Place: Landscape Photographs from Asia
August 3, 2013 – November 11, 2013

See prints by Abbas Kiarostami, Lois Conner, Moriyama Daido, Seifollah Samadian, Hai Bo, and An-My Le that employ views of the landscape to convey personal and cultural contexts of meaning.

Sackler Gallery
Landscapes in Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes Landscapes in Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes
July 26, 2013 – February 23, 2014

See how three late-20th-century photographers view the American landscape—as drive-through scenery rather than the entrancing wilderness of the 19th century.

American Art Museum