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Hear My Voice: Experimental Sounds from Alexander Graham Bell's Volta Laboratory

See and hear some of the earliest sound recordings ever made, by Alexander Graham Bell’s Volta Laboratory in Washington, D.C., in the 1880s.

American History Museum
Entertainment, Culture, and Identity in America
July 4, 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
July 4, 2016 – Ongoing

Explore the democratic commitment that continues to shape the American nation.

American History Museum
Many Voices, One Nation
July 4, 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
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
Places of Invention Places of Invention
July 4, 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 4, 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
The Value of Money
July 4, 2015 – Permanent

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

American History Museum
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
June 26, 2015 – January 2017 (TBA)

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
Filthy Lucre: Stories of Art and Money Filthy Lucre: Stories of Art and Money
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
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
April 3, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Some 70 of Yasuo Kuniyoshi's best paintings and drawings are on view in this first survey of the artist's work in 25 years.

American Art Museum
Alexander Gardner Alexander Gardner
March 6, 2015 – September 13, 2015

This exhibition explores the work of Alexander Gardner, who took the iconic cracked-plate portrait of President Abraham Lincoln on February 5, 1865.

Portrait Gallery
Mingering Mike’s Supersonic Greatest Hits Mingering Mike’s Supersonic Greatest Hits
February 27, 2015 – August 2, 2015

See how self-taught Washington, D.C., artist "Mingering Mike" exercised his youthful fantasy of being a famous soul singer/songwriter in the late 1960s and the 1970s—and reflected the aspirations of countless other kids who dreamed of being discovered.

American Art Museum
Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights
February 6, 2015 – February 29, 2016

A chronicle of the African American experience told from the perspective of stamps and mail.

Postal Museum
How the Civil War Changed Washington
February 2, 2015 – October 18, 2015

See how the Civil War changed the layout and population of Washington, D.C.

Anacostia Community Museum
Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century
December 20, 2014 – December 2015

A dozen Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection show highlights of Yuan ceramic styles.

Freer Gallery
Zen, Tea, and Chinese art in Medieval Japan
December 13, 2014 – June 14, 2015

In this exhibition, Chinese and Japanese paintings, lacquer ware, and ceramics illuminate this remarkable period of cultural contact and synthesis.

Freer Gallery
Tools: Extending Our Reach Tools: Extending Our Reach
December 12, 2014 – May 25, 2015

Can tools be functional and have great design? This exhibition examines the role and significance of tools that span world cultures and histories.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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