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

View the winners in 15 categories from the 2006 Nature's Best International Windland Smith Rice Awards,  and the winners in 9 categories from the National Wildlife Photography Awards.  

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

Giant panda cub Bao Bao is now on exhibit! Bao Bao is now spending much of her time in the trees of her outdoor exhibit where she can sometimes be difficult to see. Sharp eyes will spot her.

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 Heye Center
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

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

Portrait Gallery
America's Presidents America's Presidents
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition displays multiple images of the presidents of the United States, including Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne" portrait of George Washington.

Portrait Gallery
American Origins, 1600-1900 American Origins, 1600-1900
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition starts from the days of contact between Native Americans and European explorers through the struggles of independence to the Gilded Age.

Portrait Gallery
Lunder Conservation Center Lunder Conservation Center
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

The Lunder Conservation Center provides a unique opportunity to view conservators at work.

Portrait Gallery
Temple of Invention: History of a National Landmark Temple of Invention: History of a National Landmark
July 1, 2006 – January 21, 2008

To celebrate the historic Patent Office Building's 170th anniversary, this exhibition tells its story from its construction begun in 1836 to the current 2000-2006 restoration.

Portrait Gallery
Body of Evidence: Selections from the Contemporary African Art Collection Body of Evidence: Selections from the Contemporary African Art Collection
June 14, 2006 – December 2, 2007

View art using the human body—directly or indirectly—as a primary canvas for self-expression for these 20 African contemporary artists.

African Art Museum
Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part I Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Collection, Part I
May 27, 2006 – October 1, 2007

Part I of this exhibition features U.S. stamps from before 1894 from the Benjamin K. Miller Collection.

Postal Museum
African Gold from the Glassell Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston African Gold from the Glassell Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
May 26, 2006 – November 26, 2006

See approximately 135 works of art that represent the rich diversity of Akan gold work and royal regalia from Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa.

African Art Museum

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