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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lincoln's Carriage
March 23, 2015 – May 25, 2015

A special display of the carriage that transported the President, Mary Todd Lincoln, Major Henry Rathbone and his fiancée Clara Harris to Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865.

American History 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 12, 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
Hear My Voice: Experimental Sounds from Alexander Graham Bell's Volta Laboratory Hear My Voice: Experimental Sounds from Alexander Graham Bell's Volta Laboratory
January 26, 2015 – September 2015

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

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