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Credit: “Self-portrait with Elinor (screen)” by Jess T. Dugan, inkjet print, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.
Left to right: Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Charles Lang Freer, Agnes Meyer, Dikran Kelekian
View inside the nearly finished “Early Flight” exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. "Early Flight" will be on view when the museum's west end reopens on Oct. 14, 2022. Credit: Smithsonian Institution
Credit: Maya Lin working on Civil Rights Memorial, 1989. Courtesy of Adam Stoltman
“Sunrise in Udaipur,” ca. 1722–23, The City Palace Museum - Udaipur, Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF), Udaipur, 2012.20.0015, detail
The Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia displayed in the new "Destination Moon" exhibition, opening Oct. 14, 2022. Credit: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Credit: “Harriet Beecher Stowe” by Alanson Fisher, oil on canvas, 1853. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution (L). “Congressman John Lewis” by Michael Shane Neal, oil on linen, 2020. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Gift of Jeffery and Cindy Loring in memory of Congressman John Lewis. Copyright: Michael Shane Neal (R).
Sister Gertrude Morgan, Fan, ca. 1970, paint and ink on card, Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Margaret Z. Robson Collection, Gift of John E. and Douglas O. Robson, 2016.38.43R-V.
Credit: Smithsonian Institution
Gym Suit uniform worn at Alhambra High School. Credit: National Museum of American History.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe performs at the 1967 Newport Folk Festival. Photo by Diana Jo Davies. Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the “Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” rose to prominence in the 1930s as a pioneer of mixing “secular sounds,” such as electric guitar, with sacred lyrics.
Septima Poinsette Clark by Brian Lanker, gelatin silver print, 1987. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Partial gift of Lynda Lanker, and museum purchase with the support of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron. Copyright Brian Lanker Archive.
Molina Family Latino Gallery. Credit: Tony Powell
"Great American Diamonds" displays several of the largest and finest diamonds ever discovered in the United States, including the Freedom Diamond (second from left) and the Uncle Sam Diamond (third from left). Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
George Brinton McClellan and Mary Ellen Marcy McClellan, Mathew Brady Studio, modern albumen silver print from c. 1864 wet
collodion negative. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Monica Rickert-Bolter (Prairie Band Potawatomi, Black, and German, b. 1986) Hair Stories, 2021. Digital painting. Photo by the artist.
Starting today, visitors can view the Zoo’s new binturong exhibit at Claws and Paws Pathway. Credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Credit: Jaclyn Nash
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum.
(Left) Wall of Respect, Chicago, Illinois, 1967, Photograph by Roy Lewis. Gift of Roy Lewis Archives 1967, Copyright Roy Lewis (Right) Tupac memorial mural on Houston Street in New York City, 1997. From the Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection. Photograph by Al Pereira. Copyright Al Pereira
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