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Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012
January 14, 2012 – January 13, 2013

See artwork and artifacts tracing the 100-year history of Marine Corps aviation.

Air and Space Museum
Behind the Scenes: The Real Story of Quileute Wolves
January 13, 2012 – May 9, 2012

See rare artworks and objects from the Quileute Nation that create a public forum for clarifying misconceptions and offering authentic interpretations of wolf mythology.

American Indian Museum
Juliette Gordon Low and the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts
January 13, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Celebrate the centennial of the Girl Scouts of the United States, founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912. The Girl Scouts has grown from 18 members in 1912 to 3.3 million today.

Portrait Gallery
The Beautiful Time: Photography by Sammy Baloji
January 7, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Sammy Baloji’s images introduces viewers to an important conversation taking place in Africa today about postcolonial history, urbanization, and the aspirations of 21st-century Africans.

Natural History Museum
Black Box: Ali Kazma
December 19, 2011 – May 13, 2012

See clerks stamping documents at breakneck speed in O.K., Ali Kazma's U.S. museum debut.

Hirshhorn Museum
Artuaré and Conversations in the Contemporary
December 12, 2011 – April 29, 2012

See installations created by artist Steven Cumming and multimedia production studio CreativeJunkfood that are influenced by cultural expression found in schools, churches, community organizations, and other venues in the public sphere.

Anacostia Community Museum
AirCraft: The Jet as Art
November 25, 2011 – November 25, 2012

Jeffery Milstein's supersized images of aircraft in flight transform aviation technology into fine art.

Air and Space Museum
Perspectives: Minouk Lim
November 19, 2011 – April 22, 2012

South Korean performance artist Minouk Lim used a thermal imaging camera to produce the video The Weight of Hands, which was in response to issues raised by one of the largest construction projects in South Korea's history.

Sackler Gallery
Recent Acquisitions
November 18, 2011 – November 4, 2012

See 40 new objects the museum acquired from 2007 to 2011.

Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Artist: Photographers as Donors
November 18, 2011 – February 29, 2012

Images donated by 15 contemporary documentary photographers reveal the diversity of the Archives Center's photographic collection.

American History Museum
Stamps of Approval
November 15, 2011 – April 29, 2012

See eight objects featured in the U.S. Postal Service's Pioneers of American Industrial Design series of Forever stamps.

Smithsonian Castle
Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image
November 15, 2011 – March 6, 2012

In this permanent rotating gallery dedicated to the media arts, the museum examines the history and the latest developments in the art of the moving image.

American Art Museum
November 11, 2011 – March 11, 2012

This exhibition features more than 80 prints by outstanding contemporary artists who have expanded the idea of multiplicity beyond editions of identical impressions.

American Art Museum
Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models from the Rothschild Collection
November 11, 2011 – November 4, 2013

Back on view are 32 models for 19th-century inventions submitted to the Patent Office by inventors from across the United States that illustrate the imaginative fervor and amazing craftsmanship of the era.

American Art Museum
Jefferson's Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
November 11, 2011 – July 15, 2012

Thomas Jefferson's The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth provides insight into his religious and moral beliefs.

American History Museum
Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz
November 11, 2011 – January 29, 2012

See more than 30 exquisitely detailed embroidered and appliqued fabric panels that tell the story of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz's harrowing escape from the Nazis as a young girl and her voyage to freedom in America.

Ripley Center
Directions: Empire³
November 10, 2011 – March 25, 2012

Three time-based media responses to the Empire State Building in New York City by Andy Warhol, Douglas Gordon, and Wolfgang Staehle are presented.

Hirshhorn Museum
Silk Road Luxuries from China
November 5, 2011 – January 3, 2016

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
November 5, 2011 – January 3, 2016

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
November 5, 2011 – January 3, 2015

Chinese ceramics highlight glazes and the skills of Song dynasty artisans.

Freer Gallery

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