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September 22, 2013 – Permanent
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Location: Level 2, William H. Gross Stamp Gallery
In this interactive area, learn how stamp content, design, and production have changed over time and how modern U.S. stamps reflect the nation’s identity. Explore your own connections with stamps. At three touchscreen tables, sort through the museum’s collection and create your own stamp collection based on the topics that interest you most. Create your own stamp designs. Videos feature stamp designers talking about their craft, collectors explaining what they collect and why, and footage showing how stamps are produced.