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The Value of Money The Value of Money
July 1, 2015 – Permanent

The Value of Money examines global histories of exchange, cultural interaction, political change, and innovation through more than 400 objects from the National Museum of American History’s National Numismatic Collection.

American History Museum
Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed
July 1, 2015 – TBA

New landscape features are revealed in Iceland after a glacier retreats—lakes, scree slopes, hills, and lots of debris from the vanishing ice. Soon vegetation settles in, and the land is scattered with hardy flowers, grass, moss, and lichen.

Natural History Museum
Spark!Lab
July 1, 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
Object Project
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

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

American History Museum
Mr. Wizard Mr. Wizard
July 1, 2015 – September 1, 2015

Personal papers, files and other items belonging to the late Don Herbert—Mr. Wizard—the well-known TV science educator from the 1950s-80s, recently acquired by the museum, will go on display.

American History Museum
Inventing America Inventing America
July 1, 2015 – Indefinitely

Inventing in America, a collaboration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, will focus on inventions and innovators of the past and present, including Samuel Morse, Alexander Graham Bell, and Thomas Edison. The displays will feature early patent models, trademarks, and inventions of National Inventors Hall of Fame members.

American History Museum
Inventive Minds
July 1, 2015 – Indefinitely

Inventive Minds, a gallery within the Lemelson Hall of Invention and Innovation, will introduce visitors to the mission and work of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, particularly its efforts to document invention.

American History Museum
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
June 26, 2015 – June 1, 2018

Explores the foundations of the Inka Road in earlier Andean cultures, technologies that made building the road possible, the cosmology and political organization of the Inka world and the legacy of the Inka Empire during the colonial period and in the present day.

American Indian Museum
Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio
June 24, 2015 – November 1, 2015

Provocations is the first museum exhibition to introduce the imaginative work of British designer Thomas Heatherwick and his London-based studio to an American audience. Heatherwick is known for his unique design concepts ranging from products, infrastructure and temporary structures, such as the U.K. Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, to, most recently, large-scale architecture projects around the world.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
David Adjaye Selects David Adjaye Selects
June 19, 2015 – February 7, 2016

The exhibition features 14 West and Central African textiles from the museum’s textile holdings, including an Asante kente cloth from Ghana, a bògòloanfini mud cloth from Mali, a Dyula ikat wrapper from Ivory Coast, a Yoruba indigo dyed wrapper from Nigeria and men’s hats from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Cameroon.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Meryl McMaster: Second Self Meryl McMaster: Second Self
June 12, 2015 – December 11, 2015

Meryl McMaster (Cree) is an emerging artist from Ottawa, Ontario, whose work is comprised of visually stunning large-scale photography. This exhibition includes selections from “Second Self,” a playful but compelling series of portraits which engage with self-perception and constructed identity.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
June 4, 2015 – November 2017

The world's rarest postage stamp, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta, will be prominently displayed in the museum’s William H. Gross Stamp Gallery for a two and one-half year period.

Postal Museum

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