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Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution
February 15, 2008 – Permanent

This exhibition shows how butterflies have evolved, adapted, and diversified with their plant partners over millions of years.

Natural History Museum
RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture
February 8, 2008 – October 26, 2008

Images of hip hop stars are as pervasive as the music itself, and the National Portrait Gallery is featuring the work of artists who have explored this phenomenon.

Portrait Gallery
Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani
December 1, 2007 – February 24, 2008

See more than 100 objects that provide a rich archaeological view of the ancient Asian country Colchis—land of the Golden Fleece.

Sackler Gallery
America by Air America by Air
November 17, 2007 – Permanent

This exhibition traces the history of commercial air transportation in the U.S. from 1914 to today and discusses how technological innovations have revolutionized air travel .

Air and Space Museum
Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part II Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part II
November 5, 2007 – March 1, 2009

On view in Part II of this exhibition are U.S. stamps printed from 1894 to the 1920s from the Benjamin K. Miller Collection.

Postal Museum
One Life: Kate: A Centennial Celebration One Life: Kate: A Centennial Celebration
November 2, 2007 – September 28, 2008

This exhibition is dedicated to 20th-century icon Katharine Hepburn, who carefully constructed and maintained her own myth from her earliest days in the studio system through more than 50 years on stage, screen, and television.

Portrait Gallery
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
October 19, 2007 – March 2, 2008

Photographs illuminate the variety of ways that African Americans resisted and redefined an America that needed but rarely accepted its black citizens.

Portrait Gallery
Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World
October 10, 2007 – January 27, 2008

View more than 200 decorative works that depict the culture and arts of the Tuareg people of Mali, Niger, and Algeria from the 219th century to the present.

African Art Museum
Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848 Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848
September 27, 2007 – February 10, 2008

Through approximately 70 portraits and compelling authentic documents, this exhibition explores Spain's key role in the Revolutionary War and the founding of the new nation.

Portrait Gallery
Mexican Treasures of the Smithsonian Mexican Treasures of the Smithsonian
September 5, 2007 – January 27, 2008

Witness the full range of the Mexican presence in the Smithsonian's collections through art and artifacts that span several centuries.

Ripley Center
Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries
June 24, 2007 – September 16, 2007

Visit an exhibition bringing together approximately 250 objects reflecting the unprecedented cross-cultural dialogue that followed the establishment of Portugal's world trading network.

Sackler Gallery
Portraiture Now: Framing Memory Portraiture Now: Framing Memory
May 25, 2007 – January 6, 2008

This exhibition highlights contemporary art that incorporates portraits of iconic figures as a means to explore history and culture.

Portrait Gallery
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 includes 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

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