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1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang
April 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015

An silver-blue 1965 Ford Mustang evokes 1964, the year the museum opened to the public.

American History Museum
Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction
April 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015

See how mid-20th century artists reinvented portraiture as a progressive art form for a new generation.

Portrait Gallery
The Rex Room The Rex Room
April 15, 2014 – October 20, 2014

See what it takes to put a T. rex on view while the museum processes and scans this huge skeleton, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Natural History Museum
Robert Davidson: Abstract Impulse Robert Davidson: Abstract Impulse
April 12, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Approximately 45 works—paintings, prints, jewelry, and sculpture—explore the theme of abstraction as an extension of Haida art and philosophy.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone
April 9, 2014 – August 17, 2014

Learn about the little-known arts of Liberia and Sierra Leone through 70 artworks from the collection of William Siegmann.

African Art Museum
In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – May 28, 2014

See a portrait of award-winning actor Mickey Rooney.

Portrait Gallery
Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol
April 8, 2014 – November 11, 2014

See Marian Anderson's orange-and-black velvet ensemble, which she wore during her historic Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on April 9,1939.

American History Museum
Red Bull Stratos: Mission to the Edge of Space Red Bull Stratos: Mission to the Edge of Space
April 2, 2014 – May 26, 2014

See the pressurized balloon gondola in which Felix Baumgartner traveled to the edge of space.

Air and Space Museum
Kiyochika: Master of the Night Kiyochika: Master of the Night
March 29, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Kobayashi Kiochika's prints of Tokyo were unlike anything previously produced by a Japanese artist. Created primarily at dawn, dusk, and night, his prints depict subjects veiled in sharply angled light, shadows, and darkness.

Sackler Gallery
The Lost Bird Project The Lost Bird Project
March 27, 2014 – March 15, 2015

Bronze sculptures immortalize North American birds that have been driven to extinction.

Smithsonian Gardens
Pop Art Prints Pop Art Prints
March 21, 2014 – August 31, 2014

View 37 rarely seen pop art prints from the 1960s.

American Art Museum
Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art Bountiful Waters: Aquatic Life in Japanese Art
March 8, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Prints, paintings, illustrated books, and ceramics depict Japanese appreciation for the beauty and variety of fish and other species.

Freer Gallery
Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan
March 8, 2014 – September 14, 2014

See bowls, small jars, and other ceramics used as tea utensils in 16th-century Japan.

Freer Gallery
Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail
March 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Examine the relationship between China and the United States through stamps and mail.

Postal Museum
Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection
February 28, 2014 – August 17, 2014

Explore the range of realist art in the 20th century in this exhibition of some 70 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper.

American Art Museum
Chigusa and the Art of Tea Chigusa and the Art of Tea
February 22, 2014 – July 27, 2014

Learn how one Chinese storage jar was transformed into a vessel worthy of display, adornment, and contemplation.

Sackler Gallery
American Heroes American Heroes
February 19, 2014 – June 2, 2014

Despite the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, more than 33,000 nisei (second generation) volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army. Many served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service. On view is the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to those units in 2010.

American History Museum
Black Box: Santiago Sierra and Jorge Galindo Black Box: Santiago Sierra and Jorge Galindo
February 14, 2014 – May 18, 2014

View video installation by 2 contemporary Spanish artists who combine “found” audio and fabricated visual elements to resonate beyond specific national associations, questioning the nature of political power.

Hirshhorn Museum
Unintended Journeys Unintended Journeys
February 7, 2014 – August 13, 2014

Photographs and video reveal the effects of climate change and natural disasters on refugees from Bangladesh; East Africa; Haiti; Japan; and Louisiana, USA.

Natural History Museum
American Cool American Cool
February 7, 2014 – September 7, 2014

What do we mean when we say someone is "cool"? Find out in this exhibition.

Portrait Gallery