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Suited for Space Suited for Space
July 26, 2013 – December 1, 2013

Witness the modern technological marvel that is the spacesuit.

Air and Space Museum
High Art: A Decade of Collecting High Art: A Decade of Collecting
July 26, 2013 – January 1, 2014

See how contemporary artists have depicted flight and space. 

Air and Space Museum
Searching for Goldilocks Searching for Goldilocks
July 26, 2013 – December 1, 2013

Angela Palmer's glass sculpture captures the excitement of the Kepler Space Observatory's quest for planets that might fit the criteria for life: not too hot, not too cold, but just right.

Air and Space Museum
Perspectives: Rina Banerjee Perspectives: Rina Banerjee
July 13, 2013 – June 8, 2014

Artist Rina Banerjee's latest site-specific sculptural assemblage, A world lost, touches on themes of migration and transformation.

Sackler Gallery
Ceramics from Thailand Ceramics from Thailand
July 13, 2013 – March 13, 2014

Discover the variety of ceramics produced in Thailand across four millennia.

Sackler Gallery
The Art of Handwriting The Art of Handwriting
July 2, 2013 – November 17, 2013

See how the handwriting of influential artists can offer new insights into his or her artistic style and personality. 

Archives of American Art
Peter Coffin: Here & There Peter Coffin: Here & There
June 29, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Emphasizing his chameleon-like virtuosity working with different media, look for Peter Coffin's artworks throughout the museum.

Hirshhorn Museum
One Life: Martin Luther King Jr. One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.
June 28, 2013 – June 1, 2014

Trace the trajectory of Martin Luther King Jr.’s career, from his rise to prominence as the leader of the national civil rights movement to his work as an anti-war activist and advocate for those living in poverty.

Portrait Gallery
A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
June 28, 2013 – January 5, 2014

See how photography in America evolved from a documentary medium to an artistic genre. 

American Art Museum
Little Golden Books Little Golden Books
June 28, 2013 – January 12, 2014

Learn how Little Golden Books made children's literature more widely available and transformed children's reading habits.

American History Museum
Invention and the Patent Model Invention and the Patent Model
June 20, 2013 – April 20, 2014

Some 20 patent models from the museum's collections, submitted between 1790 and 1880, reveal technological innovations and changing social roles during the period.

American History Museum
Lines, Marks, and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen Lines, Marks, and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen
June 19, 2013 – June 30, 2014

Experience how artist Roger Ballen organizes visual chaos into visual coherency.

African Art Museum
Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography
June 14, 2013 – June 1, 2014

Learn about the lives and careers of Charles R. Meade and Henry W. M. Meade, who are recognized as leading members of the first generation of American studio photographers.

Portrait Gallery
Nature's Best 2012 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards Nature's Best 2012 Photography Awards: Windland Smith Rice International Awards
June 7, 2013 – March 3, 2014

On view are winners in various categories from the 2012 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

Natural History Museum
Whales: From Bone to Book Whales: From Bone to Book
May 25, 2013 – June 8, 2014

Trace the process of Natural History from the discovery of a whale fossil on a beach to museum drawer to scientific illustration.

Natural History Museum
Mr. TIME: Portraits by Boris Chaliapin Mr. TIME: Portraits by Boris Chaliapin
May 17, 2013 – January 5, 2014

See 26 portraits by Time magazine’s most prolific artist, Boris Chaliapin.

Portrait Gallery
Making Marks: Prints from Crow's Shadow Press Making Marks: Prints from Crow's Shadow Press
May 17, 2013 – January 5, 2014

See prints by contemporary Native American artists working at Crow's Shadow Press.

American Indian Museum New York
Directions: Jennie C. Jones: Higher Resonance Directions: Jennie C. Jones: Higher Resonance
May 16, 2013 – October 27, 2013

Discover Jones's audio collages and the connections between art and music.

Hirshhorn Museum
I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story
May 1, 2013 – August 25, 2013

Learn about the diverse cultures and complex history of Asian Pacific Americans from the first immigrants centuries ago to the challenges they face today. Note: Off view July 23 and 24, 2013.

American History Museum
Nine Deaths, Two Births: Xu Bing's Phoenix Project Nine Deaths, Two Births: Xu Bing's Phoenix Project
April 27, 2013 – September 2, 2013

See how Xu Bing's Phoenix Project -- his newest sculpture on view at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) -- evolved  through drawings, scale models, and construction fragments.

Sackler Gallery