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Nasta'Liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy
September 13, 2014 – March 22, 2015

More than 20 works focus on nasta?liq, a calligraphic script that developed in the 14th century in Iran and remains one of the most expressive forms of aesthetic refinement in Persian culture to this day.

Sackler Gallery
For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw
September 9, 2014 – February 15, 2015

Horace Poolaw's photographs celebrate his subjects’ place in American life and preserve an insider’s perspective on a world few outsiders are familiar with: the Native America of the Southern Plains during the mid-20th century.

American Indian Museum New York
Wilderness Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America's Wilderness Wilderness Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America's Wilderness
September 3, 2014 – TBA

See America as you've never seen it -- wild, untouched, and free.

Natural History Museum
Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota
August 30, 2014 – June 7, 2015

Public installation: August 18-21, 2014: Visitors may watch Japanese performance and installation artist Chiharu Shiota install a monumental yet intimate work in the Sackler pavilion. The work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist and will be on view beginning August 30, 2014.

Sackler Gallery
Portraiture Now: Staging the Self
August 22, 2014 – April 12, 2015

Discover how Latino artists approach portraiture and how they contribute to telling the full American story.

Portrait Gallery
Days of Endless Time Days of Endless Time
August 2014 – February 2015

The galleries will be transformed into a compelling refuge where visitors enter a poetic, drifting, reflective realm that Jorge Luis Borges once characterized in a phrase, days of endless time…

Hirshhorn Museum
Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler
July 17, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Featuring key additions to the Hirshhorn’s collection, this will be the first solo presentation of Salvatore Scarpitta’s work at an American museum in over a decade, and the first ever on the East Coast.

Hirshhorn Museum
One Life: Grant and Lee: “It is well that war is so terrible. . .”
July 4, 2014 – May 25, 2015

Paintings, photographs, documents, and objects reveal the personal lives and professional rivalries of Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Portrait Gallery
Speculative Forms Speculative Forms
Summer 2014 – TBA

Drawing upon the Hirshhorn’s expansive sculpture collection, this exhibition collapses such conventional art historical divisions as figuration vs. abstraction; volumetric vs. stereometric sculpture; still vs. kinetic forms; and illusionary vs. unitary objects.

Hirshhorn Museum
Behind the Badge Behind the Badge
Summer 2014 –

Learn how the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, helps protect you and discover tips to guard against scams and fraud.

Postal Museum
Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America
June 24, 2014 – October 2015

The story of the last passenger pigeon and the disappearance of the great auk, Carolina parakeet, and heath hen and reveal the fragile connections between species and their environment.

Natural History Museum
"Star-Spangled Banner" Manuscript
June 14, 2014 – July 6, 2014

See Francis Scott Key’s original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner to celebrate the song's  200th anniversary. 

American History Museum
Indelible: The Platinum Prints of Photographers Larry McNeil and Will Wilson Indelible: The Platinum Prints of Photographers Larry McNeil and Will Wilson
June 7, 2014 – January 15, 2015

Photographers Larry McNeil (Tlingit/Nisgaá) and Will Wilson (Diné/Bilagaana) challenge the romanticizing softness of 19th-century images of the “Vanishing Race.”

American Indian Museum
Making a Modern Museum: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Museum of American History
May 16, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Retrace the history of the museum from its origins in the 1960s as the Museum of History and Technology to today's National Museum of American History.

American History Museum
Continuity and Change: Fifty Years of Museum History
May 16, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Explore the museum's transformation from a history and technology museum to one devoted to American history through images of key exhibitions and activities.

American History Museum
An American in London: Whistler and the Thames An American in London: Whistler and the Thames
May 3, 2014 – August 17, 2014

Rarely seen drawings, watercolors, and pastels, alongside iconic nocturnes, are featured in this first major James McNeill Whistler exhibition in the Sackler Gallery.

Sackler Gallery
Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget
May 2, 2014 – August 3, 2014

See how artist Ralph Fasanella (1914-1997) addressed issues of postwar America.

American Art Museum
Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part II Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part II
May 2, 2014 – November 22, 2014

Photographic portraits by Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002) include those of Georgia O'Keeffe, Jonas Salk, Marian Anderson, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Arden, I.M. Pei, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Portrait Gallery
The Early Sixties: American Science The Early Sixties: American Science
April 25, 2014 – December 14, 2014

See some cutting-edge technology circa 1964, the year the National Museum of American History (originally the Museum of History and Technology) opened.

American History Museum
The Early Sixties: American Culture The Early Sixties: American Culture
April 25, 2014 – December 14, 2014

Experience the culture of the early 1960s, the era in which the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, opened.

American History Museum

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