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Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture
July 1, 2010 – January 2, 2011

Learn about Native people who have been active participants in contemporary music during the past century.

American Indian Museum
Editors' Picks: The Best of Smithsonian Magazine's 7th Annual Photo Contest Editors' Picks: The Best of Smithsonian Magazine's 7th Annual Photo Contest
July 1, 2010 – February 28, 2011

See the finalists from Smithsonian magazine's 7th annual photo contest. View 30 photographs from the 45,000 entries received from around the world .

Smithsonian Castle
Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
June 23, 2010 – November 28, 2010

Trace the story of the beautiful coiled basket on two continents, demonstrating the enduring contribution of African peoples and cultures to American life in southeastern United States.

African Art Museum
Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection
June 18, 2010 – October 17, 2010

See pins from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's collection, highlighting her use of jewelry as a tool of diplomacy and capturing her wit.

Smithsonian Castle
The Healing Power of Art: Works of art by Haitian children after the earthquake The Healing Power of Art: Works of art by Haitian children after the earthquake
June 17, 2010 – February 27, 2011

View nearly 100 paintings and drawings created by Haiti's young people at Plas Timoun (The Children's Place), arts centers housed in converted buses at two locations in Port-au-Prince after the 2010 earthquake.

African Art Museum
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn
June 14, 2010 – September 5, 2011

This exhibition on innovative book design highlights movable, pop-up, folding, and multiple-construction books from the year 1570 to the present day.

American History Museum
Masterpieces of Chinese Painting Masterpieces of Chinese Painting
June 12, 2010 – November 28, 2010

Trace the development of Chinese painting across the generations from 960-1911.

Freer Gallery
Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Archives of American Art, Part 2 Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Archives of American Art, Part 2
June 9, 2010 – September 27, 2010

This exhibition celebrates a common document -- the "list" -- as a key to the habits and thinking of some of the most celebrated artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Archives of American Art
Revealing Culture Revealing Culture
June 8, 2010 – August 29, 2010

Witness a groundbreaking exhibition of contemporary art by 55 artists with disabilities that features over 130 works in a range of media, including installations, video, performance, painting, sculpture, and printmaking.

Ripley Center
Archives Center Cases: Solomon "Sol" Adler: Restless Inventor, 1901-1990
June 1, 2010 – September 22, 2010

In several cases are drawings and documents related to inventor Solomon "Sol" Adler, who developed the first sewing machine that offered decorative stitches.

American History Museum
Celluloid: The First Plastic Celluloid: The First Plastic
early June 2010 – June 13, 2013

A range of objects made from celluloid, the world's first commercially successful plastic, are highlighted in this case.

American History Museum
Toys from the Attic Toys from the Attic
June 1, 2010 – Late January 2012

This case examines toys produced in 19th-century America that reflect changes in both technology and society.

American History Museum
Celebrating 100 Years at the National Museum of Natural History Celebrating 100 Years at the National Museum of Natural History
May 29, 2010 – March 20, 2011

This photographic exhibition highlights the behind-the-scenes research that advances scientific knowledge and inspires the museum's public educational programs.

Natural History Museum
Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt Cosmos in Miniature: The Remarkable Star Map of Simeon De Witt
May 28, 2010 – December 5, 2010

This exhibition features the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map, hand-drawn by Simeon De Witt, surveyor for George Washington.

American History Museum
Doodle 4 Google: If I Could Do Anything, I Would...
May 27, 2010 – August 15, 2010

Delight in 40 designs selected among tens of thousands of entries submitted by students K-12 from all 50 states in Google's annual "Doodle 4 Google" design competition.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System
May 26, 2010 – May 2, 2011

View some 148 images of the Sun, the planets, and their moons taken over the last 50 years by unmanned robotic space probes.

Air and Space Museum
Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers
May 20, 2010 – September 12, 2010

The first American retrospective in nearly 30 years of this highly influential French artist's career examines his life and work.

Hirshhorn Museum
Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia
May 15, 2010 – January 30, 2011

Learn about the fascinating story of bronze sculpture and casting in Cambodia through 36 exceptional works.

Sackler Gallery
National Design Triennial: Why Design Now? National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?
May 14, 2010 – January 9, 2011

Enjoy the most innovative designs at the center of contemporary culture in this series, that addresses and explores human and environmental problems across many design fields.

Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Paul Emmanuel: Transitions Paul Emmanuel: Transitions
May 12, 2010 – August 22, 2010

Artist Paul Emmanuel employs various media, including photography and film, to reveal complex concerns relating to his identity as a young white male living in post-apartheid South Africa.

African Art Museum