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The “Echenique Disc,” a pre-Inka gold ornament recognized as the symbol of the city of Cusco. Photo: National Museum of the American Indian
Picturing Women Inventors is presented in both English and Spanish. © Smithsonian Institution
“Resident Alien” by Hung Liu, oil on canvas, 1988. Collection of the San Jose Museum of Art; gift of the Lipman Family Foundation. Copyright Hung Liu.
Angel Rodríguez-Díaz, ‘The Protagonist of an Endless Story,” 1993, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible in part by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1996.19. Copyright 1993, Angel Rodriguez-Diaz
Rendering of “Exploring the Planets Gallery” exhibition.
Credit information: (L) “Barack Obama” by Kehinde Wiley, 2018, oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright 2018 Kehinde Wiley; (R) “Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama” (detail) by Amy Sherald, 2018, oil on linen, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the generous donors who made these commissions possible and proudly recognizes them at npg.si.edu/obamaportraitstour. Support for the national tour has been generously provided by Bank of America.
Miss Navajo Nation Distributing Food. Ganado, Arizona, Navajo Nation, Oct. 2, 2020. Photo © Navajo Times, 2020.
Giant panda cub Xiao Qi Ji will be on view for the first time starting May 21. Credit: Roshan Patel, Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
"me + you" in the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building, rendering, Courtesy Reddymade.
This X-wing Starfighter appeared in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and is on long-term loan from Lucasfilm. It will go on display in 2022 in the museum's flagship building on the National Mall.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting.
“The Co-Lab” in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, rendering courtesy Autodesk Inc. “Elevate ultimate mobility vehicle model” image courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.
The outdoor “Food for the People: Eating and Activism in Greater Washington” exhibition on the front plaza of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum. Photo Credit: Samir Meghelli
Yoko Ono, “Wish Tree for Washington, DC,” 2007. Installed at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Photo by Jazmine Johnson.
“The Bias Inside Us” is a community engagement project from the Smithsonian about the psychology of implicit bias, the impact of this bias and what people can do about it. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
A preivew of the Jay I. Kislak World War II in the Air gallery, part of the museum's transformation.
Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building by Roy Blunt
Duke Ellington composing at the piano, 1928. Valentino Sarra, Duke Ellington Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Roberto Clemente working off-season with kids in Carolina, Puerto Rico, 1962. Courtesy of The Clemente Museum.
Tillie Lewis and brokers, 1945
Courtesy of Haggin Museum
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