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Inscribing Meaning: Writing + Graphic Systems in African Art Inscribing Meaning: Writing + Graphic Systems in African Art
May 9, 2007 – August 26, 2007

See the first comprehensive exhibition that addresses the interaction between African art and the communicative power of graphic systems, language, and the written word.

African Art Museum
Great Britons: Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, London Great Britons: Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, London
April 27, 2007 – September 3, 2007

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the National Portrait Gallery, London. This exhibition included 60 works representing five centuries of British history.

Portrait Gallery
Harry Benson: Being There Harry Benson: Being There
April 27, 2007 – September 3, 2007

This exhibition features approximately 100 photographs -- beginning with the era of the Beatles to 9/11 -- by New York-based, Scotland-born photographer Harry Benson.

Portrait Gallery
Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor Portraits of Sandra Day O'Connor
March 30, 2007 – October 8, 2007

The exhibition examines how a group of artists, The Painting Group, interprets the same subject—Justice Sandra Day O’Connor—at the same time.

Portrait Gallery
Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses
March 24, 2007 – August 3, 2008

See 55 dresses and more than 200 related items from the Plains, Plateau, and Great Basin regions in this exhibition of Native women's identity through traditional dress and its contemporary evolution.

American Indian Museum
African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection
February 15, 2007 – March 31, 2009

View 88 pieces representing 20 African countries and 75 peoples that covers 5 centuries of African art, and includes most major styles.

African Art Museum
Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service
February 2, 2007 – April 8, 2014

This exhibition spotlights the oldest federal law enforcement agency and its role in fighting crime.

Postal Museum
Out of the Mails Out of the Mails
December 14, 2006 – January 31, 2008

As hostilities between the colonists and the Crown grew, many people began protesting high postage rates by sending their letters "out of the mails."  Learn how Americans circumvented the official post during the Revolutionary War era.

Postal Museum
Josephine Baker: Image and Icon Josephine Baker: Image and Icon
November 24, 2006 – March 18, 2007

The exhibition celebrates Baker’s life during the 100th anniversary year of her birth.

Portrait Gallery
Trailblazers & Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp Trailblazers & Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp
November 16, 2006 – August 17, 2008

See 76 original artworks commissioned by the United States Postal Service during the last 50 years for stamps that pay tribute to American history.

Postal Museum
Earth from Space Earth from Space
November 11, 2006 – January 7, 2007

See precise, up-to-date images captured by high-tech satellites, used by geologists, meteorologists, and other scientists to study how the Earth changes from day to day and year to year.

Air and Space Museum
Nature's Best: Experience Nature Through the Art of Photography (2006)
November 10, 2006 – October 9, 2007

Natural History Museum
In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000 In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000
October 21, 2006 – January 7, 2007

See many of the most important codices in the world from the 2nd to 10th centuries.

Sackler Gallery
Asia Trail Asia Trail
October 17, 2006 – Permanent

Asia Trail is home to the following Asian species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, Asian small-clawed otters, giant pandas, and Japanese giant salamander.

National Zoo
Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family
October 17, 2006 – Permanent

Panda cub Bao Bao makes her public debut on January 18! Until then, watch her and mother Mei Xiang on the Zoo's panda cam or visit father Tian Tian when he is outdoors.  

National Zoo
Beauty Surrounds Us Beauty Surrounds Us
September 23, 2006 – January 30, 2011

The exhibition features 77 extraordinary objects showcasing the integration of art and daily life in Native cultures throughout the hemisphere.

American Indian Museum New York
William H. Johnson's World on Paper William H. Johnson's World on Paper
July 1, 2006 – January 7, 2007

Never-before-exhibited prints reveal African American modernist painter William H. Johnson (1901-1970) to be a powerful graphic artist.

American Art Museum
One Life: Walt Whitman, a kosmos One Life: Walt Whitman, a kosmos
July 1, 2006 – March 11, 2007

Whitman's images, personal memorabilia, and words create a visual portrait.

Portrait Gallery
The Presidency and the Cold War The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008

During the second half of the 20th century, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a global struggle. Beginning with Yalta and ending with the collapse of the Berlin Wall, this exhibition explores how U.S. presidents reacted to the events of the age.

Portrait Gallery
Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawing Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawing
July 1, 2006 – October 9, 2006

Showcases 20th century portraiture from the Gallery's drawing collections, and emphasizes the bold, contemporary engagement between one person and another that the term “eye contact” implies.

Portrait Gallery

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