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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
1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
April 2015 – Spring 2018

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 three-year period.

Postal 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
Elaine de Kooning: Portraits Elaine de Kooning: Portraits
March 13, 2015 – January 10, 2016

Elaine de Kooning’s gestural portraits of friends and family were much admired during her lifetime, and included many well-known Americans

Portrait Gallery
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 – October 25, 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
Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty
January 24, 2015 – April 26, 2015

Thousands of live orchids and the opportunity to explore how new ideas, technologies, and inventions change the way we study, protect, and enjoy these beautiful plants.

Natural History Museum
Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota—U.S. War of 1862 Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota—U.S. War of 1862
January 12, 2015 – December 29, 2015

Explore the causes, voices, events, and long-lasting consequences of the conflict between Dakota akicitas (warriors) and the U.S. military and immigrant settlers.

American Indian Museum
Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
January 8, 2015 – June 8, 2015

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of those first two ventures outside the spacecraft, this exhibition presents art, photography, artifacts, and personal accounts that relate the continuing story of EVA.

Air and Space 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 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
Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics
December 13, 2014 – June 14, 2015

This exhibition highlights the best selections of Oribe ware in the Freer's collection, including two new acquisitions on view for the first time.

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
Beautiful Users Beautiful Users
December 12, 2014 – April 26, 2015

Beautiful Users introduces visitors to one of the fundamental changes in design thinking over the past half-century: the shift toward designs based on observations of human anatomy and behavior.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Maira Kalman Selects Maira Kalman Selects
December 12, 2014 – June 14, 2015

56 objects from the collections of Cooper Hewitt, other Smithsonian museums, and Kalman herself.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Making Design Making Design
December 12, 2014 – Ongoing

Some 360 objects, including furniture, lighting fixtures, tableware, clothing, jewelry, books, and posters, providing an overview of five key elements of design: color, form, line, pattern, and texture.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Hewitt Sisters Collect Hewitt Sisters Collect
December 12, 2014 – Ongoing

The remarkable story of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, who in 1897 established a museum within Cooper Union.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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