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Entertainment, Culture, and Identity in America
Summer 2017 – Ongoing

Explore the history of American entertainment, sports, and culture and how they have shaped American identity and the national experience.

American History Museum
American Democracy: The Great Leap of Faith
Summer 2016 – Ongoing

Explores how a nation committed to the principles of popular sovereignty debated how to make this idealistic vision work, and what living in a democracy really means.

American History Museum
Many Voices, One Nation
Summer 2016 – Ongoing

Presents the five-hundred-year journey of how many distinct peoples and cultures met, mingled, and created the culture of the United States.

American History Museum
Wonderplace, an Early Learning Gallery
Fall/Winter 2015 –

Wonderplace, an Early Learning Gallery will combine age appropriate activities with museum collections and touchable objects to provide a gateway to history and a place to exercise curiosity for children six and under.

American History Museum
November 1, 2015 – TBA

What can we discover in just a cubic foot of ocean? Enter the small worlds of marine biocubes to find out!

Natural History Museum
Living Modern Living Modern
October 30, 2015 – April 3, 2016

Features the stellar collection of Sam Rose and Julie Walters, who for the past twenty-five years have collected the work of Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Pablo Picasso and a host of others.

American Art Museum
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
October 23, 2015 – March 20, 2016

Some 160 photographs by Irving Penn demonstrate his legacy as a modern master and place him in the context of the contemporary moment.

American Art Museum
Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910 Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction, 1780-1910
July 2015 – October 2016

Travel with us to the surface of the moon, the center of the earth, and the depths of the ocean—to the fantastic worlds of fiction inspired by 19th-century discovery and invention.

American History Museum
The Value of Money The Value of Money
July 4, 2015 – Permanent

Explore the many ways that money has been valuable to society throughout history.

American History Museum
July 4, 2015 – Ongoing

Spark!Lab reveals the real story behind inventors’ work through hands-on activities that help kids and families learn about the history and process of invention.

American History Museum
One Life: Dolores Huerta One Life: Dolores Huerta
July 3, 2015 – May 15, 2016

One Life: Dolores Huerta will focus on the years 1962–75, marking the beginnings of Huerta’s activism with Cesar Chavez, the founding of the National Farm Workers Association, and the passage of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975.

Portrait Gallery
Places of Invention Places of Invention
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

What is it about a particular place that excites a creative mind and sparks invention and innovation? Discover what can happen when the right mix of inventive people, ready resources, and inspiring surroundings come together.

American History Museum
American Enterprise American Enterprise
July 1, 2015 – Permanent

Learn how business and innovation helped the United States develop from a small dependent agricultural nation to one of the world's largest economies.

American History Museum
Object Project
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

Object Project will be a place to celebrate some everyday things that changed everything,

American History Museum
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
June 26, 2015 – June 1, 2017

Discover how the Inka (Inca) built more than 20,000 miles of roads over the Andes Mountains and through the jungles of Amazonia without wheeled vehicles, iron tools, or draft animals.

American Indian Museum
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
May 22, 2015 – September 5, 2016

Celebrity faces are everywhere. The National Portrait Gallery works to include portraits of people who transcend fame and recognize them for achievement in its collection.

Portrait Gallery
Filthy Lucre: Reimagining Whistler's Peacock Room Filthy Lucre: Reimagining Whistler's Peacock Room
May 16, 2015 – November 29, 2016

Filthy Lucre, an immersive interior by painter Darren Waterston, reinterprets the James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room as a resplendent ruin.

Sackler Gallery
Watch This! Revelations in Media Art Watch This! Revelations in Media Art
April 24, 2015 – September 7, 2015

Artists have fearlessly engaged technological innovation to create an artistic revolution that continuously redefines how we imagine, receive, and understand our time. The exhibition includes forty-four works of art from 1941 to 2013, many of which were recently acquired by the museum.

American Art Museum
Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed
April 18, 2015 – February 29, 2016

Treasures from the museum's collection of Central American ceramics shed new light on the exchange of dynamic ideas about art, culture, politics, and technology within the region’s largely unknown civilizations.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists
April 8, 2015 – August 2, 2015

This dramatic multi-media exhibition reveals the ongoing global relevance of Dante Alighieri’s 14th century epic as part of a shared intellectual heritage. Including original commissions and renowned works of art by some of the most dynamic contemporary artists from African nations and the diaspora.

African Art Museum

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