Capturing the Moment: Photographs by the Smithsonian Community

May 3, 2022 – Ongoing

Luna Chasing Her Shadow, Tami McDonald

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 3

Photographs, and our reactions to them, make us think both about the moment captured and the moment we are in now. Divided into eight sections, these photographs capture events that are monumental and public, and others that are introspective and personal. As is so often the case, some fall in between. More than 300 Smithsonian community members submitted photographs for this year’s show. The 32 winning entries reveal each photographer’s point of view—and give us a chance to experience the moments that brought them joy, hope, or inspiration.