Animal care staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia, welcomed a litter of five cheetah cubs to second-time mother Echo Sept. 12. Image courtesy Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Credit: Julie Packard by Hope Gangloff, acrylic on canvas, 2019. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; funded by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Board of Trustees. Copyright Hope Gangloff.
Image courtesy Lil' Libros
Artist's rendering depicts the new Discovering Our Universe Gallery featuring lenses at the center to augment the starry sky and the Bruce Telescope at rear.
“Flower Market: Dieppe,” James McNeill Whistler, 1880s, Watercolor on paper, H x W: 12.8 x 21 cm (5 1/16 x 8 1/4 in), Credit: James McNeill Whistler/Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1907.171a-b
Audrey Flack, Queen, 1976, acrylic on canvas, 80 × 80 in. (203.2 × 203.2 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Louis K. and Susan P. Meisel, 2022.11.5
Mitsitam Cafe. Image courtesy of Restaurant Associates.
Roshan Patel/Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Congressional Gold Medal. Photo by Jaclyn Nash.
Photo: Casey McAdams, Smithsonian
One of a pair of six-panel screens: Maple leaves on a stream (front); mountain views (reverse), Ikeda Koson, Edo period, 1856-1858, Japan, Screens (six-panel), Ink and color on gilded paper; ink on paper, H x W (image, each screen): 66.3 × 343.2 cm (65 1/2 × 135 1/8 in) Credit: Ikeda Koson/Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Purchase—Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund and funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries in appreciation of James W. Lintott and his exemplary service to the galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2011-2015), F2014.7.1-2
Anna L. Fisher, Kathryn D. Sullivan and Rhea Seddon taking a break from various training exercises at a three-day water-survival school held near Homestead Air Force Base in Florida. Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Human-harvested shellfish from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History research collections. (Credit: Brittany M. Hance and James D. Tiller, Smithsonian)
As part of the museum’s longstanding commitment to and collaboration with institutions of higher learning on the continent, more than 100 copies of the Heroes catalog will be donated to universities and art institutions across Africa.
“Belated Bonsal,” Park Chan-kyong, 2019, HD film, 5.1 channel sound, 55 min, Credit: Copyright Park Chan-kyong /
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korean KCH9852-HDR
Clockwise, from upper right: Ruth Fine (photo by Frank Stewart); Keith Haring Foundation logo, courtesy Keith Haring Foundation; Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (photo by Grace Roswell)
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