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Primate keepers—with help from the western lowland gorilla troop—revealed that the baby gorilla born May 27 at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is female. Pictured are Calaya and her newborn, Moke and Mandara. (Photo by Jen Zoon, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)
The Venerable Lama Losang Samten helped introduce Tibetan Buddhist sand mandalas to the West when he moved to the United States in 1988.
Photo courtesy of Losang Samten
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, formed in Springfield, Missouri in 1972, perform an evening concert. Photo by Jim Mayfield
Courtesy National Air and Space Museum
Courtesy Peacock Network
2023 Smithsonian Folkife Festival, June 29 to July 4 and July 6 to July 9
Jaclyn Nash | Smithsonian Institution
Credit: Image courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
La Palma, Canary Islands, May 2018. Copyright Babak Tafreshi, TWAN.
“Janelle Monae in helmet” by Martin Schoeller / August Images
Photo by Bruce Guthrie
Credit: (Left) “Maya Lin working on Civil Rights Memorial” by Adam Stoltman, 1989. Photograph. Courtesy of Adam Stoltman. (Center) “Dr. Marta Moreno Vega” by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 2011. Inkjet print. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Catherine and Ingrid Pino Duran. copyright 2011 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. (Right) “Althea Gibson” by Brian Lanker, 1988. Gelatin silver print. Partial gift of Lynda Lanker and a museum purchase made possible with generous support from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois Sr. and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and CindyAron. Copyright Brian Lanker Archive
Art by Amir Khadar
Eric Nam / Courtesy of Eric Nam
Still from Daughter of a Lost Bird (2020), directed by Brooke Swaney
Rick Steves and Fred Plotkin
Performance image of Yvonne Rainer’s “Hellzapoppin’: What About the Bees?” (2022). Courtesy of Performa. Photo by Maria Baranova
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