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Yoga: The Art of Transformation
October 19, 2013 – January 26, 2014

Explore how the meanings of yoga changed over time as it became a global phenomenom through more than 120 masterpieces, including 10 folios from the first illustrated compilation of asanas made for a Mughal emperor in 1602 that have never been shown in the United States.

Sackler Gallery
Strange and Wondrous: Prints of India from the Robert J. Del Bonta Collection
October 19, 2013 – January 5, 2014

An exceptional group of 50 prints show how perceptions of Indian culture shifted through the centuries, from the Enlightenment to the colonial period and into modernity.

Sackler Gallery
The Incredible Bionic Man
October 18, 2013 – December 10, 2013

See the Bionic Man, a 6-foot-tall robot built entirely from bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs.

Air and Space Museum
A Measure of Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
October 17, 2013 – December 8, 2013

See a collection of modern baskets that reveal the central role basketry has played in the everyday life of Americans.

Renwick Gallery
Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby
October 17, 2013 – December 8, 2013

See ceramics by Wayne Higby, one of the most innovative second-generation artists coming out of the post-World War II American ceramic studio movement.

Renwick Gallery
Dancing the Dream
October 17, 2013 – July 13, 2014

Explore the relationship between the art of dance and the evolution of a modern American identity through images of performers, choreographers, and impresarios.

Portrait Gallery
Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler
September 28, 2013 – September 28, 2014

See how Whistler's trip to the countryside of the Rhineland was instrumental in forming his mature artistic style and choice of subject matter.

Freer Gallery
Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry
September 17, 2013 – October 4, 2015

Captivating images by photojournalist Brian Skerry reveal the mystery and beauty of the undersea world.

Natural History Museum
Preview Case: American Enterprise
September 14, 2013 – January 13, 2015

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server.

American History Museum
West Wing Exhibition Preview: Second Floor
September 14, 2013 – June 2015

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a World War II billboard, a Godess of Liberty statue, an Apache fiddle, and a menorah with Statue of Liberty candle holders.

American History Museum
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex on the Flight of Birds
September 13, 2013 – October 22, 2013

See how Leonardo da Vinci used his observations of birds to work out how humans could fly.

Air and Space Museum
Korean Style in Japanese Ceramics
August 24, 2013 – February 9, 2014

See a selection of Japanese tea bowls inspired by Korean ceramic styles.

Freer Gallery
Charles Freer and the Arts of Japan
August 24, 2013 – February 9, 2014

See works Charles Lang Freer collected during his visits to Japan between 1895-1911.

Freer Gallery
Views of Africa
August 15, 2013 – February 16, 2014

Explore diverse perspectives of the Earth, focusing on the dynamic landscapes of Africa.

Air and Space Museum
Black Box: Gerco de Ruijter
August 12, 2013 – November 12, 2013

View Crop, Gerco de Ruijter's stop-motion animation of the cultivated landscape that is identifiable yet abstract and is set to a stuttering, hypnotic score by Michel Banabila.

Hirshhorn Museum
Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes
August 10, 2013 – June 15, 2014

See how Native Anishinaabe artists past and present have been inspired by their deep indigenous roots in the Great Lakes region.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios
August 9, 2013 – January 28, 2015

What is a souvenir? What becomes a souvenir? Find out in this exhibition!

Smithsonian Castle
LEGO Model of the Smithsonian Castle
August 5, 2013 – July 23, 2014

This Smithsonian Castle model, constructed of more than 45,000 LEGO bricks, was built to celebrate the origins of the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. It is displayed in the Children's Room in the spirit of the room's early use as a museum designed to inspire wonder in children.

Smithsonian Castle
Sense of Place: Landscape Photographs from Asia
August 3, 2013 – November 11, 2013

See prints by Abbas Kiarostami, Lois Conner, Moriyama Daido, Seifollah Samadian, Hai Bo, and An-My Le that employ views of the landscape to convey personal and cultural contexts of meaning.

Sackler Gallery
Landscapes in Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes
July 26, 2013 – February 23, 2014

See how three late-20th-century photographers view the American landscape—as drive-through scenery rather than the entrancing wilderness of the 19th century.

American Art Museum

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