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War Letters: Lost and Found War Letters: Lost and Found
November 11, 2005 – November 13, 2006

Original letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam highlight the importance of letter writing and reveal that extraordinary history is contained in these letters.

Postal Museum
John Lennon: The Lost Album
October 6, 2005 – April 10, 2006

To mark the 65th anniversary of John Lennon's birth and National Stamp Collecting Month, the museum presents Lennon's childhood stamp album.

Postal Museum
Perspectives -- Mei-Ling Hom Perspectives -- Mei-Ling Hom
August 27, 2005 – March 5, 2006

Explore the meanings of clouds and the fluidity of those meanings for people who inhabit multiple cultures in this serene and contemplative installation of 30 cloud-like forms.

Sackler Gallery
Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade
June 25, 2005 – September 11, 2005

Explore how ancient Yemen grew fabulously wealthy because of the caravan trade routes of frankincense and myrrh that ran through it.

Sackler Gallery
Where Gods and Mortals Meet: Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art Where Gods and Mortals Meet: Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art
June 23, 2005 – September 25, 2005

See the first exhibition devoted to the arts and culture of the Urhobo people, who live in the Niger River Delta in southern Nigeria.

African Art Museum
Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz
May 18, 2005 – May 29, 2006

The life of legendary Cuban-born singer Celia Cruz (1924-2003) is explored through costumes, wigs, shoes, photographs, video, and music.

American History Museum
Whatever Happened to Polio? Whatever Happened to Polio?
April 12, 2005 – September 4, 2006

The story of the polio epidemic in the United States, from vaccine development to current world efforts to stop polio.

American History Museum
The Allure of Pearls The Allure of Pearls
March 18, 2005 – September 5, 2005

On view in a case in the Winston Gallery are 12 extraordinary pearls that represent the breadth in color, shape, size, and luster of these natural gems.

Natural History Museum
Stamps Take Flight
March 15, 2005 – March 19, 2006

Learn about the creative processes and printing techniques behind America's stamps as illustrated by stamps with air and space themes, including an "Inverted Jenny."

Postal Museum
Asian Games: The Art of Contest Asian Games: The Art of Contest
February 26, 2005 – May 15, 2005

Explore the role of games as social and cultural activities in the diverse societies of pre-modern Asia through games, paintings, prints, and decorative art.

Sackler Gallery
TEXTures: Word & Symbol in Contemporary African Art TEXTures: Word & Symbol in Contemporary African Art
February 11, 2005 – September 4, 2005

View an exhibition that highlights the creative ways in which 6 contemporary artists combine the acts of writing with a range of media.

African Art Museum
Posy Holders Posy Holders
– Indefinitely

Two large cases contain approximately 80 one-of-a-kind posy holders made of precious metals and semi-precious stones, donated by Frances Jones Poetker.

Ripley Center
Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation
December 4, 2004 – July 17, 2005

See approximately 60 objects that focus on revolutionary and enduring changes that took place in Iraqi ceramics during the 9th century as Islamic pottery responded to a wave of luxury Chinese goods.

Sackler Gallery
Treasures Treasures
November 17, 2004 – August 15, 2005

View a changing exhibition that commemorates the museum's 25th anniversary by interweaving masterpieces from the museum's collection with artworks from public and private collections.

African Art Museum
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
November 11, 2004 – Permanent

This exhibition surveys the history of America's military from the Colonial Era to the present conflict in Iraq.

American History Museum
Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection
November 6, 2004 – January 2, 2005

View approximately 160 Japanese woodblock prints from the 1860s through the 1940s bequeathed to the museum by Robert O. Muller (1911-2003).

Sackler Gallery
Perspectives: Cai Guo-Qiang: Traveler: Reflection Perspectives: Cai Guo-Qiang: Traveler: Reflection
October 30, 2004 – July 31, 2005

See how Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang explores past and present artistic expression driven by contact between cultures and peoples.

Sackler Gallery
Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers
October 7, 2004 – January 9, 2005

From Althea Gibson's struggle to break the color barrier and excel as a tennis champion, through the "Battle of the Sexes" between tennis players Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, to the humanitarian efforts of baseball star Roberto Clemente, sports illustrate many facets of American life.

American History Museum
Native American Landscape Native American Landscape
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

By recalling the natural landscape environment that existed prior to European contact, the museum's landscape design embodies a theme that runs central to the museum: returning to a Native place.

Smithsonian Gardens
Vote! The Machinery of Democracy Vote! The Machinery of Democracy
July 16, 2004 – February 21, 2005

This exhibition provides an overview of the evolution and progression of voting techniques and examines the varied voting processes used today in various parts of the country.

American History Museum

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